Warm Soup and Cool Art At Pottstown’s Gallery On High

POTTSTOWN, PA – The non-profit Gallery School of Pottstown will be holding a delicious, beat-the-winter-chill fundraiser on Saturday, February 18th from noon until 3:00pm.  Guests can choose a handcrafted ceramic bowl and then fill it with their favorite soup.  Bread, beverages and homemade desserts will complete the meal.  They will have a nice variety of soups to sample, made by Gallery School members and volunteers, and donated by local restaurants. Vegetarian soups will be included in the selection.  Guests can have some culinary fun sampling every option, or fill up on their favorite!

Tickets are only $15 and all proceeds benefit the non-profit Gallery School of Pottstown.  Tickets can be purchase online at their website www.galleryonhigh.org, or in person at 254 E. High St.

When guests finish their soup, they will be able view the Gallery’s Winter Member Show: “Baby, it’s cold outside!”.  This fun show is all about contrasts: warm and cold, tropical paradise and winter wonderland.  Visitors can take a virtual vacation to a sunny beach or a snow capped mountain.

Participating artists include: Robyn Burckhardt, Joe Hoover, Joni Peters, Dora Siemel, Cari Myford, Tina Madonia, Sue Ploppert, Peter Ehlinger, Mary Chisak, Geoffrey Meyers, Donna Meyers, Arline Christ, Molly Light, Kristy Bell, Millie Lea, Charles McCann, Jackie Pierson, and Carol Ross Noyes.

The Gallery School of Pottstown is a 501c3 non-profit community art school and gallery.  The School offers day, evening and weekend classes to all ages.  The goal of these classes is to help students develop their creative skills through self-expression and independence.  The Gallery on High hosts rotating shows featuring local artists.  The Gallery also sells handcrafted, one-of-a-kind gift items.  The Gallery on High is open Tuesday through Friday from 10am-4:30pm and Saturday 10am-3pm. The Gallery is closed Sunday and Monday.

The Gallery School of Pottstown
@Gallery on High
254 E. High St.
Pottstown, PA 19464

Gunfire Reported In Standoff At Pottstown Apartment Complex

Location of Pottstown in Montgomery County

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A woman huddling in a home basement near where Pottstown police are engaged in a standoff with an apartment dweller has told her husband she heard “a ton of gunshots” this afternoon.

“My wife just heard a ton of gunshots,” John Shoen, pool manager of the Mary Robin Brigham Aquatic Center in Berwyn, e-mailed at 3:24 p.m. today. “She is on Logan Street in the basement of my sister’s house with my son. She called me on her cellphone crying.”

Shoen said his wife and son were in the basement at 713 Logan, maybe five or 10 houses from the Logan Square Apartments where the standoff was occurring.

Read more: http://www.philly.com/philly/news/breaking/20120209_Police_stand-off_with_barricaded_man_in_Montco.html