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Ramsey Builders LLC, a Chester County based home remodeling company, seeks a Carpenter's Apprentice. Candidates must have a valid driver's license, be able to lift 80 lbs repeatedly without fatigue, work continuously on one's feet throughout the day and have a clean and presentable appearance. No experience is necessary.

This is an excellent opportunity to learn a trade and advance with an award winning company. Focus on quality, building relationships and an eagerness to constantly improve is strongly valued.

Compensation is $12 - $15 an hour, based on experience. Please e-mail resume and any questions to

Posted 4/24/14

Art and Design
April 1 – May 16, 2014

Erik Rehl, a 1989 Shipley graduate, is a designer and visual artist working within the disciplines of film and television as well as performance and installation art.  He is currently based in London and Paris.

Artist Reception
Saturday, May 3
4:00 - 5:30pm

Location Information:
Upper Campus - Upper School Main Building  
814 Yarrow Street
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
Phone: 610-525-4300
Room: US Speer Gallery
Contact Information:
Name: Melissa Fairfield
Phone: x4618
Email: mfairfield@shipleyschool.org

Posted 4/22/14

Bringing Joy to Orphans
Since 2003, the Tashirat Orphanage has been a home to more than 30 abandoned and abused children. At Tashirat, they are provided a family style home life that is full of love and beauty. The children are encouraged to shine as individuals to unleash their inner beauty and talents. (To learn more, visit www.tashirat.com/orphanage-school.)

Three 11th graders and one parent from the Kimberton Waldorf School will be traveling to the orphanage this summer to teach the older children how to make Waldorf dolls for the younger children and themselves. The Kimberton group will stay about two weeks to engage the children, learn from them, and work the land as well.

Tashirat Orphanage does not receive any government support – it runs entirely on donations and its efforts in self-sustainability. The group will pay for their flight, room and board 

Helena Hewitt, Annie Jones and Kathryn Miles will be organizing ongoing fundraising efforts from selling handmade items to holding garage sales to raise the funds to cover the expenses for this trip, but most importantly, to purchase the materials to make the dolls. Here is a list of supplies needed to make the dolls. If you would consider donating any of the supplies, or purchasing them on Weir dolls, the group would be extremely grateful. Weir dolls will ship directly to the girls, but if you have items you would like to donate directly, there will be a box in the high school and another in the gym foyer. (http://www.weirdollsandcrafts.com/cp/mary.hirsch.html)

10 yards skin fabric
10 spools thread (in various flesh colors)
15 yards cotton knit velour
10 yards cotton stockinette
Embroidery thread 20 skeins (eye and lip colors)
10 packages doll making needles                          
3 Box pins
10 skeins mohair boucle for doll hair (blond, brown, black)
10 pounds wool
large bottle lavender essential oil
3 pkgs dental floss
60 4” wooden peg dolls
12 piece of 100% wool felt  8” x 12” various colors
2 bottles glue

Thank you for helping us bring some joy to the children of Tashirat!            

Posted 4/22/14                               

A Night for Nora
We hope you’ll join us on Friday night, May 2nd from 7 to 11 pm at the beautiful Rose Bank Winery in Newtown, PA for night of great food, friends, family, live music, cocktails, laughs and lots of love as we help support The Neely Family during this very difficult time.

Scheduled to perform live are:

  • Stone Attic
  • The Flames
  • The Cabelleros

$75.00 per ticket.  (All proceeds will be donated to the Neely Family Trust)
Dress is casual. Doors will open at 7 pm.

Posted 4/21/14

Open House Sunday April 27 at 11:30 am
2 Pine Drive, Chester Springs 19425 

House for Sale in the heart of Chester Springs, bordering historic Horseshoe Trail. Located on a spectacular private one-acre diversified landscaped lot. This beautiful 4 bedroom, (+ 2 in the basement) 3 bath Colonial has a traditional floor plan.

The family and dining room both lead to a large multi-level deck, perfect for entertaining and relaxation. The open space between the kitchen, family room, living room and dining room create a unique beautiful space that makes the house one big integrated unit.

Hardwood flooring throughout the home; the kitchen and hall are both tiled. In addition to the four bedrooms, there are two living/working spaces in the finished walk-out basement which steps out to a patio and partially fenced back yard. The one-acre landscaped lot also includes an oversized two-car garage, large shed and 6 x 8 children’s playhouse. 

Chester Springs is a quiet country neighborhood, yet close to major routes including the Downingtown Turnpike exit. 7-10 minute drive to Kimberton Waldorf School. If you are interested, please contact  .

Posted 4/22/14

BRV Yoga Grand Opening - New Location in Kimberton/Phoenixville
550 Kimberton Road, Kimberton Shoppes, behind Citadel Bank.

Friday April 25
6pm – 7:15 pm Free Yoga class, all levels
7:30 – 9pm Reception

BRV YOGA, now located in Kimberton Shoppes. Please join us on April 25th for yoga and community.  Visit www.brvyoga.com for more information, or contact , 610-304-2734. Studio offers a variety of Yoga classes 7 days a week, including YIN, Baptiste, Vinyasa, No flow (stationary), and chair yoga for seniors.  Studio also offers Mindfulness Meditation and Stress Management programs. See you in the studio!

Posted 4/21/14

An afternoon concert and an “instrumental petting zoo” for kids of all ages featuring a performance of  ”Peter and the Wolf ” with the Wissahickon Dance Academy. Don’t forget to come early for our “Instrumental Petting Zoo” for a great way to learn and experience all of the instruments of the orchestra! A concert finale for our 81st season that you will NOT want to miss! This concert will be held on April 26th, 2014 at 2:00 pm at the Abington Junior High School Little Theater. To buy tickets for this event, click this link: http://oyrs.ticketleap.com/our-2014-family-concert/.

Posted 4/16/14

Free well-aged horse manure for gardens. Our farm is less than 10 minutes from KWS and we will help you load with our tractor. We have lots of "black gold" to share - come and get it. Contact  or call 484-985-8092. 

Posted 4/15/14

Numerous Kimberton Waldorf School students attending Feet First Center for Dance will be performing in the spring performance, Places and Spaces, in the beautiful Kaleidoscope Theatre at Ursinus College in Collegeville on Saturday, May 17th at 7 pm and on Sunday, May 18th at 3 pm. Come be inspired and delighted by the dancers of all ages! The performance, appropriate for all ages, will be a lively array of many dance techniques: Modern, Ballet, Pointe, Tap, and Hip-Hop. Each dance will be inspired by a place or space. Tickets are available through the dancers in advance or can be purchased at the door.

Feet First Center for Dance Summer Camps and Dance Classes
Younger Children:
Session I - June 23-27 (Ages 7-12) 9am-3pm    Theme - Dance Medley
Students ready for technique classes will have the oportunity to explore different dance forms including Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, Improvization, African and Modern.

Session II - July 14-18 ( Ages 5-7) 9:30-11:30am    Theme - Frozen
Students will explore the current movie "Frozen" inspired by the Hans Christian Anderson tale, "The Snow Queen", through creative and age appropriate curriculum, dance movement, music and props.

Session III - July 21, 22, & 24 (Ages 3&4) 9:30-11:30am    Theme - Super Heros for Girls and Boys
Both boys and girls will explore Super Heros though age appropriate dance, music and props.

Pre-teens and Adults:
Session I - June 1-30 Beginning and Intermediate/ Advanced Tap on Monday nights
June 1-30 Beginning and Intermediate/ Advanced Hip-Hop on Wednesday nights
Session II - July 14-August 12 Contemporary Jazz and Ballet on Tuesday nights

For more information please contact our website: www.feefirstdance.com and/or call: 610-933-2688.

Posted 4/15/14

Items needed for Jamaican Service Project and Tag Sale
In June, seven folks from Kimberton will be going to to work at a camp for Jamaican children and do construction work at an orphanage there. We would like to bring some things to donate to the camp, especially art supplies, balls and other sports equipment, and good picture books. If you have any extra crayons, modelling beeswax, watercolor paints, brushes, scissors, string, or other art supplies in good condition, or jumpropes, balls, or other sports or games equipment, please put them in the box outside the 10th grade classroom.

Also, in order to raise money for the trip, there will be a tag sale at the Kimberton CSA during the hours of the KWS May Faire. If you have any items to donate to the tag sale, please put them in the CSA pickup shed (across the street from the high school parking lot.) Now is your chance to do some spring cleaning for a good cause and move on some of your outgrown clothes, toys, books, and other (non-electronic) items. Please contact Martha Cownap with any questions at . Thanks!

Posted 4/7/14

Massage, Energetic and Holistic Heath Coaching Services
I began massaging people 20 years ago while working as an RN at Moss Rehab. This led me to study various modalities of naturopathic and holistic healing. Massage sessions are highly individualized, drawing from a wide range of techniques and disciplines. 

The Health Coach services are a series of empowering sessions to support sustainable and individualized lifestyle changes. 

My business is located in Phoenixville; however, I also travel to client's homes. With questions or to book a session, contact:
Pauline Avicolli
RN, LMT and Certified Holistic Health Coach

Posted 4/4/14

Women in Transition: Navigating Through Change
Join a circle of women who are facing the realities of our bodies as they age, menopause, relationship question and the uncertainty of what's next. Through creative exploration of thoughts and feelings, movement pieces, sharing and reflection you will gain a sense of well being and a healthy nurturing resilience to support you in the second half of your life.

Wednesday mornings at 9:30 beginning April 9 for eight weeks.

For more information contact:
Melody Schaper 610-348-9072,
Katey Moody 484-802-4833, kateymoody.com

Posted 4/4/14

Become a Tree Tender®
at Kimberton Waldorf School!
Help plant and care for trees in your region, your community, or your yard. Become a Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Tree Tender!
The PHS Tree Tenders® program offers hands-on tree care training for residents of the five-county Philadelphia region. The 9-hour training covers tree biology, identification, planting, proper care and pruning, and working within your community. Available for ISA, PA LA, and PLNA credit. This course is not appropriate for children under 16.
This training will occur in the Garden Building over three consecutive Thursday evenings: April 10, 17, and 24, from 6:00 to 9:00 pm.
Fee: $25
Contact with questions.
Posted 4/2/14

WHERE IS MY MUSE? An Introduction to Clowning
Clowning is a state of playfulness that allows us to experience a child-like, naïve and vulnerable state of being . . . and paradoxically we learn, grow, and are strengthened through reconnecting playfully with what makes us most vulnerable.

This approach to clowning is not a technique (tricks, gags and routines), but a personal journey towards finding one’s unique way of being — by listening and being receptive, essential skills for any creative and imaginative endeavor. It is only in letting go of control that we begin to be surprised by the depth of that which is around us and within us. Please call or email to register.

$35 per workshop — for ages 16 - 116

Sunday, June 1, 2014
2:00-5:00 pm

Kimberton Waldorf School
410 West Seven Stars Road
Phoenixville, PA 19460

Sunday, June 8, 2014
Sunday, June 15, 2014
2:00-5:00 pm

The Sedgwick Theater
7137 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19119

For more information, please email Angie at  • 610.608.1238

Posted 3/18/14

Camp Glen Brook is located in southwestern New Hampshire and has been weaving Waldorf ideals into an amazing summer camp experience for 3rd - 8th graders since 1946. We offer a well-rounded experience, in a family like atmosphere at our beautiful farm and forest setting. Our Falcon Outdoor Leadership Program is for high school students and offers an amazing wilderness and community immersion.

Mark Stehlik
Program Director
Camp Glen Brook


Posted 2/11/14

Don't miss the 2014 Monastery Tour! Now in its ninth year, this year's tour to the medieval Caucasus kingdom of Georgia promises to be the best yet. Join us for an exploration of Georgia's oldest monasteries, founded in the sixth century by Christian ascetics from Assyria. Be among the first westerners to rediscover the frescoes and acoustics of these ancient houses of worship set amidst rolling vineyards, towering peaks, and the desert vistas of the Caspian basin. Taste the exquisite Saperavi and Mtsvane home-made wines, grape varietals found only in the cradle of wine civilization.  

June 17 - 19, 2014
Sign up today!

Posted 1/7/14