LIMERICK PA – Weekend activities for township residents (and anyone else!), March 20-22, 2009:

Friday, March 20

“Six Degrees of Separation,” a play by John Guare that touches on racial tensions, homophobia, homelessness, obsession with status, and relationships between parents and children, will be presented at 8 p.m. tonight and Saturday, and at 3 p.m. Sunday, at the Tri-County Performing Arts Center, 245 E. High Street, Pottstown PA. Tickets, which can be purchased online or at the door, cost $19 for adults and $17 for seniors age 65 and older and students with identification. For more information, call 610-970-1100.

The free winter show of work by members of The Gallery on High, 254 E. High St., Pottstown PA, will continue beginning at 10 a.m. today and Saturday during operating hours at the gallery. It features work in a variety of media. (This event appears at

Club Revive logo.

Club Revive logo.

Club Revive, a night club for teens age 14-19 only, returns to Sunnybrook Ballroom, 50 Sunnybrook Rd., Sanatoga PA, from 7-11 p.m. with top Philadelphia area DJs spinning the latest beats. Proper dress and ID required. Tickets cost $10 at the door.

More than 300 juried artists from across the country will display and sell hand-crafted wares at various times today through Sunday during the Sugarloaf Crafts Festival being held at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center, 100 Station Ave., Oaks PA. Visit the Sugarloaf website for details.

Saturday, March 21

A free morning bird walk to explore the meadows and forested areas of Black Rock Sanctuary, 953 Black Rock Rd. (about 1-1/2 miles north of Phoenixville PA on Route 113), will be held from 8-10 a.m. Instructor Vincent Smith, a naturalist and experienced birder in Valley Forge PA, will lead the expedition to learn about birds that regularly inhabit Black Rock’s natural areas, as well as those who just stop-by for a winter visit.

The 79th semi-annual Antiques Show and Sale to benefit the Twin Valley Scholastic Football Boosters will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and again Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Twin Valley High School in Elverson PA. Admission at the door is $5. For more information, call 610-999-1291.

A free “Historic Home Buyer and Cultural Show” produced by the borough of Pottstown is scheduled to be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Pottstown PA campus of Montgomery County Community College, 101 College Dr. The show offers ideas and information about renovating and restoring interior and exterior elements of old and historic homes. A featured speaker will be Dr. Lori, antiques and collectibles columnist for The (Pottstown PA) Mercury newspaper.

Basket weaving for beginners, a winter workshop in which participants learn how to make a friendship basket in their choice of color and size (9- or 10-inches long by 4-inches wide), will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at
Pennypacker Mills, the Montgomery County PA historic site, 5 Haldeman Rd., Schwenksville PA. Registration and a pre-paid fee for provided materials are required. The activity is geared toward those age 12 and older. For more information, call 610-287-9349.

Roll Over and Read, a seminar intended to help school-age children build confidence in their reading skills while reading to specially trained dogs, will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the children’s department of the Norristown Public Library, 1001 Powell St., Norristown PA. For more information or to register, call 610-278-5100, Ext. 3.

The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission‘s annual pre-season trout stocking of French Creek, which marks the start of preparations for opening day of trout fishing, will be held at Noon in Chester County’s Warwick Park, 191 County Park Road, Pottstown PA.  The park is located 3-1/2 miles west of the intersection of Routes 100 and 23.

A Monte Carlo and DJ Karaoke Night is scheduled to be held from 7 p.m. to Midnight at the Elks Club, 61 High St., Pottstown PA. Tickets cost $20 per person and include meatball sandwiches. For more information, call Kim at 610-404-2088.

Sunday, March 22

Could you find your way through the woods using just a map and a compass? That’s the challenge of a sport called orienteering, which is being introduced at 10 a.m. in Warwick County Park, 382 County Park Rd., Knauertown PA. Course maps must be purchased from the program sponsor, the Delaware Valley Orienteering Association (DVOA). Maps cost $4 for DVOA members, $5 for scouting and youth groups, and $7 for non-members. For more information or to sign up, call the park at 610-469-1916.

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