Wednesday, July 27, 2016

National Night Out Comes to Pottstown Aug. 2

 Pottstown is once again gearing up for National Night out on Aug. 2 and at least two events have been planning in the borough.

Chestnut Street Park

Genesis Housing Corporation and the Victory Christian Life Center will host the annual National Night Out Community Block Party at the Chestnut Street Park located on Washington and Chestnut Streets, starting at 6 p.m.

The festivities will promote neighborhood spirit, community partnership, law enforcement and residents for a safer Pottstown with a community block party filled with family fun, music, games, info and food. 

The event, held rain or shine, kicks off with DJ dance music and community information tables.
National Night Out at Chestnut Street Park.
There will be free food – hot dogs, hamburgers, popcorn, soft drinks and more. There will be games for the kids to play along with a moon bounce.

Visitors will have have an opportunity to learn about businesses and non-profit agencies in the area. 

Among them, Genesis Housing Corporation will be available to answer questions about their upcoming free classes at the Pottstown YWCA, 315 King St. 

The first session, “Understanding Credit” will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 3, followed by “Money Management” on Wednesday, Aug 10 and “Home Buying Basics” on Wednesday, Aug. 17. 

All classes are from 6 – 8 PM. Registration for the free classes is recommended, as space is limited. Register online at or by calling 610-275-4357.

The National Night Out Community Block Party is funded, in part, by BB&T Bank (formerly National Penn Bank) and the Pottstown Neighborhood Partnership.

Pottstown Armory

Pottstown Karate Club will hold a free work out, open to the public, at the Armonry at 263 King St.

The work-out, which will feature D.J. Sean Robbins, starts at 6 p.m.

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