The Happenings!

The TriCounty Area Chamber of Commerce has two events coming up this month. On March 23rd, the REACH group has a luncheon at Sunnybrook Ballroom 11:30-1:00 featuring Leslie Richards, General Manager of SEPTA. There is also a Boyertown Area Progress Dinner on March 30th at 5:00 pm until 8:30 at La Massaria at Bella Vista Golf Course. For more info on either event, see the Chamber website

Hobart’s Run is holding Block Clean-ups on May 7th and 21st. They are always happy to lend equipment if you would like to host your own block clean-up, too. There will also be a Neighborhood Summit on May 14th, and don’t forget the Community Yard Sale they are hosting on June 4th. For more information on any of these events, go to

Montgomery County Community College (West Campus) will also be holding a community clean-up on April 23rd at 11:00 am, with participants meeting at North Hall. To celebrate MCCC’s West Campus 25th Anniversary, there will be fireworks in Riverfront Park April 21st.

The show Musical Comedy Murders of 1940 opens at Steel River Playhouse on Friday, March 11th. For tickets, go to

This is the final weekend for the All-District show Shrek: The Musical being staged in the Pottstown High School auditorium. Tickets may be purchased at

The Pottstown Housing Coalition is looking for Pottstown residents to participate in a survey about their experience interacting with the Borough website, as well as the Licensing and Inspections department. To take the short survey, please go to

The Montgomery County Partners for Homeownership is holding a free virtual workshop entitled MORTGAGES – What you should know! on Tuesday, March 8th at 6:00 pm. For more info, go to

ArtFusion 19464 is running their eight-week Create with a Cop art series and a new session begins April 7th. Contact ArtFusion for more information at (610) 326-2506.

There will be a community clean-up day and an Art Fair at Edgewood Cemetery on April 30th beginning at 9:00 am, and many hands are needed. The Art Fair will benefit the cemetery maintenance fund. For more information on Edgewood and how to support the efforts there, go to

Schuylkill River Greenways will be hosting the International Paddling Film Festival in Riverfront Park on May 21st, complete with Kayak programming and a sale on last year’s kayaks. In addition, the Schuylkill River Sojourn begins the third week of June. The sojourn will hit Pottstown on the evening of June 20th. For more info, go to

The Pottstown YMCA will be hosting a blood drive on March 17th from 2-7 pm, and the address is 724 N Adams Street. The next day, there will be a Family Night activity there, too. For more information, call the YMCA at (610) 323-7300.

Collecting for Ukraine

The local congregation of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has secured reliable transport for emergency refugee relief supplies for Ukraine and will be collecting at their building Saturday, March 5th from 9:00 am – Noon. The church is located at 93 Maugers Mill Road, Pottstown. Below is a list of the items needed:

The following is a list of desperately needed medical supplies. If anyone has a source for items on this list, please bring them Saturday or contact Tracy Purdy at (319)321-9142. We apologize about the quality of the image:

Monetary donations can be accepted at .

For answers to any questions, please call or text Tracy Purdy at (319)321-9142. Thank you so much for anything you can give!

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