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Every Saturday Starting in April – Phoenixville Farmers Market
9 am – 1 pm
The Market helps support local agriculture by connecting farmers with consumers. The Market is family-friendly — providing a children’s area at the market table each week with books, toys, and crafts. We also host live music by local musicians every week beginning at 10am.
French Creek under the Veterans Memorial Gay Street Bridge, accessed from Taylor Alley
http://www.phoenixvillefarmersmarket.org/

First Fridays, May – October 2018
Swing by downtown Phoenixville from 6-10pm and you’ll find live music, theatrical performances, local artists, & fun surprises! Walk around and explore some of our arts venues, small shops , unique boutiques and outstanding restaurants.
www.PHXfirstfriday.com

October 6, 2018 – Phoenixville Food Truck Festival
12 pm – 6 pm
Downtown Phoenixville, Bridge Street
http://www.phoenixvillefoodfestival.com/

October 6, 2018 – Phoenixville Kiwanis KidsFest
9 am – 3 pm
A huge colorful celebration for kids and their families including, but not limited to:- high quality entertainment on the main stage and throughout Reeves Park all day, many vendors with fun, engaging activities geared towards children in their booths, food and a scarecrow contest!
Reeves Park Phoenixville
http://kidsfestphoenixville.blogspot.com/

Oct 20 – Phoenixville Pumpkin Fest
10:30 am – 4 pm
Pumpkinfest is a fun, free, family-friendly festival in the heart of downtown Phoenixville. Celebrate all things pumpkin! Featuring Derby races, a carnival, crafts, live music and much more! Witness a live expert carving contest, sample pumpkin dishes from local restaurants (vote for your favorite!), or compete in one of the contests for some great prizes!
Bridge & Main Streets
https://www.phoenixvillepumpkinfest.com/

Oct 24 – Phoenixville Recreation Annual Halloween Parade
7 pm
Start: 300 Block of Bridge Street & Taylor Alley
Finish: 100 Block of Bridge Street & Church Alley

Oct 28 – 31 Annual Phoenixville Run – Reeves Park, 7-11am http://www.phoenixvillerun.com

Nov 1 – 4th – Harvest Fest
Celebrating Community gems, parks & recreation.
Thursday, November 1st: Night Market kick-off event at Riverworks | 6 pm – 10 pm
Friday, November 2nd: Movie in the Park at Reeves Park | 7 pm
Saturday, November 3rd: Harvest Breakfast at the Colonial Theatre, Fun Run along the Schuylkill River, Kids Crafts in Andre Thornton Park, Beer Garden in Phoenix Village Parking Lot, and more!
Saturday, November 4th: Pet Parade and Pet event in Reeves Park, and Craft Festival at Reservoir Park!
https://www.phoenixvilleharvestfestival.com/

Saturday, November 3, 2018
1st Annual Phoenixville Bed Races
Grab your friends, family, or colleagues to create a team, or come just to witness the excitement as 30+ teams put on their racing caps! This super fun, family-friendly event will raise funds and awareness for all the great work accomplished by three Phoenixville organizations that provide shelter for the homeless: Ann’s Heart, Good Samaritan Services and The House-Phoenixville Women’s Outreach
http://www.pxvbedraces.org

December 7, 2018 – Christmas Parade on Bridge Street
7 pm
The Parade will start at Borough Hall and End on the 100 Block of Bridge Street
The tree lighting is directly after the Holiday Parade at Renaissance Park

TOOLBOX™ is a Kindergarten through 6th grade program (being used in preK-8) that supports children in understanding and managing their own emotional, social, and academic success. The foundation of TOOLBOX is 12 human capacities that reside within all of us. Through its simple and profound metaphor of Tools, TOOLBOX brings forward a set of skills and practices that help students access their own inner resilience at any time, in any context.

Children learn 12 simple yet powerful Tools. With practice, these Tools become valuable personal skills and strategies for self-awareness, self-management, and relationship-building, which, in turn, foster responsible decision-making. Because the techniques are simple and the language is shared, children adopt the Tools and master them quickly.  To learn more about the 12 Tools, please visit Dovetail Learning’s website!

101 Ways to Praise a Child

Wow
Way To Go
Super
You’re Special
Outstanding
Excellent
Great
Good
Neat
Well Done
Remarkable
I Knew You Could Do It
I’m Proud Of You
Fantastic
Super Star
Nice Work
Looking Good
You’re On Top Of It
Beautiful
Now You’re Flying
You’re Catching On
Now You’ve Got It
You’re Incredible
Bravo
You’re Fantastic
Hurray For You
You’re On Target
You’re On Your Way
How Nice
How Smart
Good Job
That’s Incredible
Hot Dog
Dynamic
You’re Beautiful
You’re Unique
Nothing Can Stop You Now
Good For You
I like You
You’re A Winner
Remarkable Job
Beautiful Work
Spectacular
You’re Spectacular
You’re A Darling
You’re Precious
Great Discovery
You’ve Discovered The Secret
You Figured It Out
Fantastic Job
Hip, Hip, Hurray
Bingo
Magnificent
Marvelous
Terrific
You’re Important
Phenomenal
You’re Sensational
Super Work
Creative Job
Super Job
Fantastic Job
Exceptional Performance
You’re A Real Trooper
You Are Responsible
You Are Exciting
You Learned It Right
What An Imagination
What A Good Listener
You Are Fun
You’re Growing Up
You Tried Hard
You Care
Beautiful Sharing
Outstanding Performance
You’re A Good Friend
I Trust You
You’re Important
You Mean A lot To Me
You Make Me Happy
You Belong
You’ve Got A Friend
You Make Me Laugh
You Brighten My Day
I Respect You
You Mean The World To Me
That’s Correct
You’re A Joy
You’re A Treasure
You’re Wonderful
You’re Perfect
Awesome
A Plus Job
You’re The Best
A Big Hug
A Big Kiss
I Love You!

Helpful Resources

Domestic Violence Center of Chester County
24 hour hotline 888.711.6270
http://www.dvccc.com

Phoenixville Area Help Book
Provided by the Phoenixville Community Health Foundation
http://www.pchf1.org/programs-initiatives/the-help-book

Crime Victims Center of Chester County
http://www.cvcofcc.org

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health
http://www.devereux.org

Network for Behavioral Change
http://www.ibc-pa.org

Big Brothers Big Sisters
http://www.bbbssepa.org

Home of the Sparrow
Housing Education Support
www.homeofthesparrow.org

Phoenixville Communities That Care
www.phoenixvillectc.org.weebly.com

Phoenixville Area Community Services
http://www.pacsphx.org

DrugRehab.com
https://www.drugrehab.com/guides/domestic-abuse/

Domestic Violence
https://www.therecoveryvillage.com/resources/domestic-violence/

Domestic Violence
https://online.rutgers.edu/awareness-of-domestic-violence-and-abusive-relationships/