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The Schuylkill Navigation (Canal): A Picture Postcard Journey Downriver

Tonight, join the Historical Society of the Phoenixville Area for their Quarterly Meeting at 7:30pm at the Phoenixville Bank and Trust Company, 564 Nutt Street in Phoenixville, as Aaron Heckler, historian and author, presents, "The Schuylkill Navigation (Canal): A Picture Postcard Journey Downriver."

This is a fully illustrated presentation about the Schuylkill Navigation, often also called the Schuylkill Canal. Utilizing photographic picture postcards, mostly dating from 1905-1920, attendees will see and learn about the numerous locks, canal sections, dams and other features constructed along the Schuylkill River for the primary purpose of shipping coal from Schuylkill County to Philadelphia.

Light refreshments will be served following the presentation. The meeting is FREE and is open to Society members and the general public.

Note: This was originally scheduled for last Wednesday but the snow caused it to be pushed back a week. Please disregard the date in the flyer below…

Filling Empty Bowls Concert Benefitting PACS

On Sunday, March 18, St. Basil's the Great Parish is hosting a concert to benefit Phoenixville Area Community Services. From the Facebook Event:
Please join us as our parish choirs present a wonderful program of spiritual music, including popular favorites and classical masterpieces. Admission is free. We will, however, gratefully accept good will donations for Phoenixville Area Community Services.

PACS has been helping needy families in the Phoenixville area for over 45 years. Since 1972, PACS has worked tirelessly to end poverty and hunger in our community by connecting people in need with resources for food security, financial stability, and better health. In addition to providing ongoing case management analysis, support, and education, PACS provides emergency financial assistance for essential needs such as food, heat, utilities, and housing. For more information about PACS and the amazing work it does, please visit http://www.pacsphx.org/

We hope you join us for this wonderfu…

Upcoming TLC Rescue Events

To Love a Canine Rescue is hosting the following events over the next few months:
Yoga fundraiser at Phileo Method - March 175th Birthday Yappy Hour at the Rec Room - May 3Raffles for Ruffs at Twenty9 - May 19Cuts For A Cause at Prestige Salon - June 10To Love a Canine Rescue, Inc. (TLC) is a non-profit, all breed, foster based, no-kill rescue operating in Chester County, PA. Their mission is to rescue and find permanent homes for abandoned, stray and surrendered dogs in order to minimize the needless euthanizing of animals. For more information and for a list of available dogs, visit them at tlcrescuepa.com.