Skip to main content

Fourth Annual Burn off the Bird 5K being held Saturday, November 30th

The annual Phoenixville Jaycees Burn off the Bird 5K and 1 mile fun run returns on Saturday, November 30th.

Brief Description
5K race & 1 mile fun walk through Phoenixville, PA, beginning and ending at Stepping Stone Educational Center. Water available midway in 5K Run. Timing is provided by The Athlete’s Closet. Strollers are allowed on the course.

Register Online and Save $$. Get Long Sleeve Blended Shirt
Register online up until the day before the race and pay only $25. Register by November 15th, 2013 and be guaranteed a LONG SLEEVE BLENDED SHIRT in the size you want! After November 15th, shirts will be first come / first served.

Race Day Registration
Yes, you can register for this event on race day at the event site, right up until the start of the race. Day-of registration price is $30. Remaining shirts are on a first come-first served basis.

Vendor Fair Before and After Race
Come in and meet some of the areas best vendors and take advantage of their race day discounts.

Awards and Prizes
Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 men and women overall, as well as top 3 men/women in the following age groups (no duplication of awards). 12 & under, 13-18, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60– 69, 70 & over.

Help Our Host Stepping Stone on Race Day!
Donate supplies and receive a gift from the Phoenixville Jaycees. Needed items are: lysol wipes, gloves for changing diapers, toilet paper, hand soap, tape refill for tape dispenser, baby wipes, paper towels, dish soap, sponges, hand towels, jumbo crayons, toddler forks and spoons, tissues, copy paper (white and colored)

For more information and to sign up, visit burnoffthebird.info.

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Several Local Businesses Closing Up Shop

Over the next couple of months, three local businesses will be closing their doors.

On Saturday, February 16th, Polka Dots will be closing their store at 246 Bridge Street. The shop, a women's clothing boutique, opened nearly two and a half years ago but has recently found business slow.

---
Originally, (owner Susan) Randels said that the store was doing well, but that the momentum could not keep up.

"The things that sold in Paoli didn't sell in Phoenixville," she said, adding that some customers thought that the store was too expensive or the sizing did not go high enough (size 12 being the highest size sold). "We tried everything."

Randels also said that parking was an issue for many of her customers who could either not find spaces or did not feel safe parking behind the store.
---

Polka Dots remains open until the 16th, with hours on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. The phone number is 610-935-5914. Clothing and shoes are bei…

Public meeting to discuss future of Melchiorre Park scheduled for Nov. 29th

On Thursday, November 29th, the Borough is holding a 'brainstorming session' in which plans for Melchiorre Park will be discussed with its park planning consultants. The event will be held at the High School and will begin 7pm.

For those of you who do not know about Melchiorre Park (of which I am included, even though I apparently live across the street from it), it is a 23 acre park located south of High Street on the land between it and French Creek. It appears, based on the drawing on the Borough home page, to be the land that is next to Westridge Village and across the street from the new Northridge Village community.

As part of the meeting, the consultants will 'provide a brief background of the project and present a pre-final master plan for the park'.


Source: Phoenixville Borough Website

La Crêperie Café Bis Opens

Yesterday, Phoenixville's newest cafe opened. La Crêperie Café Bis, located at the corner of Bridge and Gay Streets at the base of the Gay St. Bridge, opened its doors at 11am. As you can probably guess by its name, La Crêperie features both sweet and savory crêpes which, owner Marietou Fanny says, are made with only fresh ingredients. Fanny also owns a restaurant in Center City in Philadelphia called La Crêperie Café, which has been open for nine years.

La Crêperie is open seven days a week. Hours are Monday-Friday from 11am-10pm, Saturday 11am-11pm and Sunday from 10am-7pm.

Best of luck to Marietou and her staff!


Source: The Phoenix