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Young Audiences

Film Tickets: $5. Children <3 are free!
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Age recommendations and/or ratings are noted but please use your own best judgment — you know yourself and your children best. For relatively unbiased reviews check out Common Sense Media. You can also search the database to find out why a film got a particular rating.

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The Princess Bride

Sat., April 21, 2018

Directed by Rob Reiner. US. 1987. Ages 8+. 1 hour 38 minutes. Fox. DCP.

“Both a send-up and a salute to the storybook adventure, The Princess Bride mixes in all the essential ingredients—a beautiful heroine (Robin Wright), a simple farmhand who is much more than he seems (Cary Elwes), a friendly giant (Andre the Giant, who else?), a Spaniard out for revenge (Mandy Patinkin), an evil prince (Chris Sarandon), rodents of unusual size, a decrepit miracle worker (Billy Crystal) and much else . . .

The Wizard of Oz

Sat., April 28, 2018

Directed by Victor Fleming. US. 1939. Ages 6+. 1 hour 41 minutes. Warner Bros. Digital.

Winner of two Academy Awards, The Wizard of Oz is an American classic. Starring Judy Garland, Bert Lahr, Ray Bolger and Jack Haley. A perfect score by Harold Arlen and E.Y. Harburg, highly imaginative sets and brilliant characterizations make this adaptation of the Frank Baum story a musical fantasy of the highest caliber. Audiences of all ages have been enchanted with The Wizard of Oz since it’s first . . .

Spring-Ford Student Film Festival

Tue., May 22, 2018

The 9th Annual Spring-Ford Film Festival highlights the creative endeavors of Spring-Ford High School’s Broadcasting Classes. The best of the best make it to the festival, from Stop Motion Animation and Music Videos, to Movie Shorts and PSAs. Admission is free and open to the public. Monetary donations accepted to support the Steve Bonetz Memorial Scholarship. Doors open at 6:15, show starts at 6:30.

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Mister G

Tue., July 10, 2018

A Latin GRAMMY® award-winner, Mister G has been called a ”kid-friendly bilingual rock star” by The Washington Post and “irresistible” by People Magazine. The recipient of four Parents’ Choice Gold Awards, Mister G has released eight albums of original, multicultural music. His 2017 release, Mundo Verde/Green World, is a collection of environmental-themed songs which were debuted at his concert during the national climate rally in Washington . . .

Gustafer Yellowgold

Tue., July 17, 2018

Described by the New York Times as “Dr. Seuss Meets Yellow Submarine,” Two-time GRAMMY® nominated artist, Morgan Taylor, brings his one-of-a-kind, music and animation show back to Phoenixville. Taylor will be featuring material from his new GRAMMY nominated album Brighter Side alongside classic fan favorites. Taylor’s funny and touching multimedia presentation about a little guy from the Sun who landed in the Minnesota woods has . . .

Alex and The Kaleidoscope

Tue., July 24, 2018

Emmy® award winning children’s entertainer Alex Mitnick, leader of Alex & The Kaleidoscope, is your trusted friend & guide on a journey that leads to the treasures of the world! Alex has been captivating kids & adults alike with his fresh approach to music for young audiences for over a decade. Audiences clap along, sing, dance and improvise with the Alex and his band, actively participating in the concerts . . .

The Cat’s Pajamas

Tue., July 31, 2018

The Cat’s Pajamas has been making very cool music for kids for 28 years and counting! With juice box jams and car seat choreography, they bring a musical comedy twist to high-octane kindie rock. Their Andrews Sisters vocals and red-hot band are unique in their genre and create an all-ages sound that knocks the socks off today’s musically savvy families. Lead vocalist Janet Schreiner draws . . .

Balloon Freak John Cassidy

Tue., August 7, 2018

John Cassidy is an eccentric comedian whose bizarre antics have earned him widespread acclaim as one of the most original and unique performers today. He has also made numerous television appearances having appeared on such popular shows as Live with Regis and Kelly, NBC’s Today Show and Martha Stewart Living and regularly plays Los Angeles, Las Vegas, New York City and his native Philadelphia. John also holds several Guinness . . .

The Not-Its!

Tue., August 14, 2018

For 10 years, The Not-Its! have rocked kids and families with their up-tempo albums and live concerts that give children their first “rock show” experience. With the release of their seventh studio album, Ready or Not, this Seattle “Kindie Rock” quintet will have children and their parents on their feet screaming for more, the moment they hit the dance floor!

Thanks to PECO’s generous support of our . . .

Ran’D Shine

Tue., August 21, 2018

Ran’D Shine’s engaging illusions and sleight of hand has amazed audiences in over 20 countries and hundreds of American cities. He’s performed at the 44th Presidential Inauguration in Washington, D.C.; was featured on the CW’s Penn & Teller: Fool Us; has been on The BET Network; and is one of only a few magicians to perform at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba. As one audience member . . .