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Aug 22
Sep 26
Oct 22
Nov 19
Nov 26

Open Mic Poetry Night

The Dead Bards
Sep 27

Stand Up Comedy Night

Divine Equality
Sep 28

Driven By Passion Talent Show

Driven By Passion
Oct 4

Ballet Folkrorico Yaretzi 10th Anniversary

Ballet Folkrorico Yaretzi
Oct 5

Kim Warren Productions

Oct 11 to Oct 13

Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

The Star Players

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Friday, May 17, 2019

Shoe Box Theatre Collective is hosting another wonderful theatre festival this year. The performances will be spectacular with great artists from around the Philadelphia area. Check the website for tickets and showtimes. You don't want to miss these great performances. Treat yourself to the arts!

Friday, May 10, 2019

There was such a great response from the first two performances that we had to bring it back for a third. The new theatre company on the block; Grounded Theatre Company that specializes in the stories of the African Diaspora began their launch with a wonderful performance of The Slave Narratives that they have been asked to have an encore performance.

Friday, June 29, 2018

We apologize that we have not kept you in the loop about all the exciting events and programs happening here at Venice Island. We've been so busy that we forgot to update you. There have been musicals, plays, concerts, dance recital, dance concerts, chess competitions and a whole lot more. We will do our best to keep you informed about all the exciting events here at Venice Island. Have a wonderful summer, and oh, yeah.... THE SPRAY PARK IS ON!!!! WHOOHOO!!

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Venice Island is a public private partnership that does not function without the help from members of the Manayunk community and beyond. Please fill out a quick survey and we'll respond with the best way that you can help.

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Venice Island able to provide low to no cost programming opportunities to youth and families, as well as a very competitively priced theatre and recreation space. Your financial support will go a long way to ensure that Venice Island will continue to provide these great services and achieve our mission.