Pottstown Family Fest

by Mary on March 17, 2015 Filed under: Family Information

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Don’t forget… Pottstown Family Fest is Wednesday, March 18 from 5:00-7:00 at Pottstown High School. Lots of fun for the family!

Family Fest is a free, annual, community-based event that has been in effect for well over a decade.  This affair is a collaborative effort organized by the following entities: Pottstown Parks and Recreation, the Pottstown Family Center (a program under Family Services of Montgomery County) and the Pottstown School District.

Family Fest is an entertaining night for local families, providing them an opportunity to visit the local high school, engage in healthy and enjoyable family-friendly activities, such as Zumba, yoga and variety of arts and crafts.

Food, drinks and Rita’s water ice is provided at no cost, the Pottstown High School jazz band performs and parents are informed of local resources, agencies and businesses along with upcoming events in the greater Pottstown community.

This year’s Family Fest takes place on Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at the Pottstown High School from 5:00 to 7:00 PM.  

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Join us for a “Childhood Chatter parent discussion about how to deal with sibling rivalry.

This event will be on Wednesday, March 11th from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm at the Pottstown Middle School.

Dinner will be provided and child care is available.  This event is for parents of Pre-K through fourth grade students.

To register or for more information call 610-326-1610 ext. 333.

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Childhood Chatter – Discipline Series

by Mary on January 20, 2015 Filed under: Family Information

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Join us for a Childhood Chatter parent discussion about overcoming challenging behaviors and parenting strategies. This will be a 3 week series held on Wednesday, February 4th, Wednesday, February 11th and Wednesday, February 18th from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm at the Pottstown Middle School.

Dinner is provided and child care is available.  This event is for parents of Pre-K through fourth grade students.

To register or for more information call610-326-1610 ext. 333.

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Childhood Chatter – Family Friendly Recipes

by Mary on November 12, 2014 Filed under: Family Information

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Join us for a “Childhood Chatter parent discussion about nutrition and easy family friendly recipes.

This event will be on Tuesday, November 18th from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm at the Pottstown Middle School. Dinner will be provided and child care is available. This event is for parents of Pre-K through fourth grade students.

To register or for more information call 610-326-1610 ext. 333.

 

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New Pre-K Counts Slots for Pottstown

by Mary on October 20, 2014 Filed under: Family Information

The Pottstown PEAK Pre-K Counts Partnership has been awarded an additional 37 full-day slots for the free state funded program which serves eligible district three and four year olds. The new funding brings the number of PA Pre-K Counts slots in Pottstown to 160.

The eligibility requirements for the classes are: 1) the child must live in Pottstown School District; 2) the child must be three or four-years-old by September 1; 3) the family must meet the income requirements of “at or below 250% of federal poverty level.” Verification of income eligibility is required.

The classes are located at community partner programs and at Pottstown High School and spaces are currently available. If you have a child who meets the eligibility requirements and are interested in a free high-quality full-day (6.5 hours) instructional program, contact Mary Rieck, PEAK Coordinator, for more information at 610-970-6655 or for a listing of Pre-K Counts sites visit the PEAK at www.peakonline.org

 

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