Friday, November 22, 2013

This Weekend: Music, Sports, and Feed the Hungry

Another packed weekend in town.

Tonight at Norristown PAL at  340 Harding Blvd, an All Boys Lock In, hosted by Parents that Care. Open to boys ages 8-17 yrs. Parent must be present for sign up. Come out and enjoy a night filled with fun, food, and games. Contact PAL at 610-278-8040 for details.

I already mentioned the Health Insurance Seminar a few days ago. If you need to get health insurance, go and find out your options. Saturday Nov 23rd, 11 am-1 pm, Norristown Regional Health Center, 1401 DeKalb St. Questions? Call 610-278-7787.

The Centre Theater will be auditioning for its student production of "THE WIZ" on Saturday from noon to 4 pm, and Sunday from 3 to 5 pm. Bring photo and sheet music for the accompanist. Rehearsals will run through December and January, and the 6 performances will be late January, early February. This is a T.Y.A. Production (Theater for the Young). Make an appointment by emailing,,, or

Saturday and Sunday at 6:30 pm, a basketball tournament will be held at the Carver Community Center, 249 Jacoby St.  18 & up. 2 game elimination, $10 a man (I guess that means guys only). Contact Buddy Epps for details 610-279-4556.

Saturday night at 7 pm, Coffee Talk Artists' Co-op at 507 W. Marshall will host Vinnie Roggio and Band, Blues and Jazz evening. $5.00 contribution. For more info call: 610-272-4811.

Also on Saturday night, a Hip Hop Social II at the George Washington Carver Center, 249 Jacoby St. Music by DJ POODA, food, fun. Doors open at 7 pm. Whitney Winters, Blaq N Nappy, Tre Mega, Brock Brown, Nada, and much more. (Same time as the basketball tournament? Is that correct?)

Sunday, Nov 24th at the Norristown Arts Building, 619 W. Washington St, an Open Studios & Exhibition, Open Reception, from 1 to 4 pm. Participating artists will also have an exhibition on display at Pagus Gallery. Call 610-272-8484 for info.

Sunday from 1 to 6 pm, a Feed the Hungry Fall Holiday Dinner at American Legion Post #39, 500 East Marshall St. Turkey Dinner with all the Trimmings! Call Kenny (happy) Peterson, 267-507-8652, Rose Boyd Young, 484-213-6862, Tiffany Boyd, 267-975-3688. If you would like to make a DONATION for this event please call as well. They are looking for food items. It would be greatly appreciated if all food is fully cooked and ready to serve or donated early enough so they can cook it.

Next Wednesday, Norristown PAL will host a FREE 1 Day Basketball Day Camp in 2 sessions: 9 am to noon and 1 to 4 pm. The 1st 100 campers that sign up online get in FREE.

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