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First Presbyterian Church of Phoenixville Hosting "Trunk 'n Treat" this Sunday

This Sunday, come out to First Presbyterian Church of Phoenixville (145 S. Main Street) between 3-5pm for their "Trunk 'n Treat" event. They will have cars decorated for Halloween and participants handing out candy! This is a safe family environment for trick-or-treaters of all ages.

Halloween Parade to be held this Saturday

The annual Phoenixville Halloween Parade will be held this Saturday beginning at 3pm. For more information, including the parade route, visit

Phoenixville Ranked 16th in NerdWallet's Top Cities on the Rise in Pennsylvania

NerdWallet recently compile a list of the top 20 cities on the rise in each state and Phoenixville placed 16th in Pennsylvania. From the study:
To find the cities and communities that are growing the fastest and why, NerdWallet crunched the data to determine the “cities on the rise” in states across America. Our analysis factors in growth in the working-age population, employment and income from 2009 to 2012 to create a composite growth metric.
Visit for more including the ranking methodology and the rest of the top 20.

Award Winning Author to Speak about Schuylkill River and the Imagination on Oct. 14

"That’s the thing about this river: you have to imagine it to see it.” That line was written by award-winning author Beth Kephart in the prelude to her book Flow: The Life and Times of Philadelphia’s Schuylkill River.

On Tuesday, October 14 Kephart will talk about the place the Schuylkill River has forged in her own imagination. Her talk will take place at Montgomery County Community College West Campus, in the Community Room in South Hall at 7 p.m. A second presentation will be held on Thursday Oct. 16 at 7 p.m. at the Trinity Center for Urban Life in Philadelphia.

Both talks are free. Registration is not required but recommended. Register at or by calling the Schuylkill River Heritage Area at 484-945-0200.

In addition to speaking about the place the Schuylkill River has in her own imagination and teaching, she will also look at the impact rivers have on all our lives, and the legacy of those who have worked to restore Philadelphia’s essential waterway…

Golden Autumn Music Festival coming to Collegeville on October 18th

Golden Autumn is a one-day music festival and charity event taking place on Saturday October 18th in Collegeville, PA. All proceeds will benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Philadelphia and Susquehanna Valley.

The event will feature two stages, vendors, yoga, byob, and 10+ bands from Philadelphia, Collegeville, and the neighboring areas. Guaranteed to be a great time for a great cause.

For more information, visit their website at or their Facebook event page.

Featuring performances from:
Mo Lowda & the Humble
Satellite Hearts
Glim Dropper
The Folded Faces
Vita and the Woolf
Jeremiah Tall
Off Duty Cops
Barnjam All-Star Band

The Humane Society Phoenixville And The Art Deska Gallery Celebrating Their First Anniversary This Weekend

This first Friday of October will be a very special first Friday for the Humane Society Phoenixville & The Art Deska Gallery. Not only will the Humane Society Phoenixville & The Art Deska Gallerry be participating in the Borough of Phoenixville’s regular First Friday festivities, but it will also be commemorating its first anniversary in the borough.

The First Friday event, October 3, 2014 from 6 – 8 p.m. will feature renowned artist and creator of Humane Pennsylvania’s omnipresent Spike & Tilly logos Adrienne Trafford as well as Phoenixville Mayor Michael J. Speck. In addition, and as a special thank you to the Humane Society Phoenixville’s new friends in the community and in order to commemorate the 1st anniversary, all cat adoptions will be just one dollar ($1) all weekend long from October 3, 2014 through October 5, 2014.

“The Phoenixville community has been great for us to be a part of and has been really supportive. We are excited to build on the relationships we’ve …