Friday, November 29, 2013

Upcoming Events in Norristown

Comet Ison burned up in the sun, alas, but there are lots of other things happening this weekend.

TODAY from 10 am to 1 pm at Jus' Java, Dekalb and Brown Sts., TRV Protection will have a BLACK FRIDAY Sale. TRV specializes in security and self-defense equipment. 15% off total purchase AND a free Kubotan (self-defense baton).

This is the last weekend for "A LESSON BEFORE DYING" at Centre Theater. I saw this play last Sunday and highly recommend it. Don't miss it. Tonight and tomorrow at 8 pm, Sunday at 2 pm. Buy tickets at the door or online at

On Sunday, December 1, from 11 am to 2 pm, Elmwood Park  Zoo will host a Hanukkah Celebration. Free with zoo admission. The celebration will begin with the lighting of the Zoo's giant menorah, followed by music, games, food, stories and more. For information, contact Jessica Carter, 610-277-3825, ext. 228.

Sunday afternoon from 2:30 to 3:30, the Historical Society of Montgomery County, located at 1654 Dekalb St, will host a FREE program: "THE POW-WOW PRINCIPLE: Pennsylvania German Folk Healing." Open to the public. Journey back to the Old World origins of pow-wow. Learn how it evolved in Pennsylvania and quietly flourished, side by side with the culture's main-stream practices. From its beginnings in the 19th century, to the famous 20th century "Hex Murder" in York County, learn how pow-wow changed the ways in which Pennsylvania Germans were viewed. Presenter Canddace Kintzer Perry is curator at the Schwenkfelder Library & Heritage Center. Society Headquarters is handicapped accessible. See more information on Facebook.  or call Karen Wolfe at 610-272-0297.

Starting on Wednesday, Dec. 4, Elmwood Park Zoo's 12 DAYS OF DEALS is back, just in time for all your gift giving needs. They'll be offering special, one-of-a-kind items and experiences each weekday. Visit each weekday morning at 10 am to see the deal of the day. Each deal will only be good for 24 hours. The last deal wraps up on Thursday, December 19. For more information on Elmwood Park Zoo's 12 DAYS OF DEALS contact Guest Services at 610-277-3825 ext. 222, or email

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