Thursday, March 20, 2014

It's Spring! Get Out And Do Something!

The first full weekend of spring! Hopefully it won't feel like winter. I'm posting this Thursday since I'll be out early tomorrow morning. Everyone have a good weekend.

Friday at 8 pm, Buried Child opens at the Centre Theater. Other performances Saturday night at 8 pm and Sunday at 2 pm. For tickets: or call 610-279-1013.

Saturday from 8 am to noon, volunteers are wanted for the Stony Creek Cleanup. Volunteers are asked to dress accordingly and meet at the bocce ball courts next to the Elmwood Park Zoo. Drinks will be provided by Starbucks and lunch provided by The Anglers Club.

ACPPA will run another of their Keeping it Klassy events for 4th and 5th grade girls on Saturday from 1:30 to 3 pm. Location Haws Avenue in the rear of Grace Lutheran Church. Each girl attending is asked to bring a snack to share and their favorite pillow or blanket to hang out on. Please RSVP by Friday, March 21st  at

Monday, March 24 at 6:30 pm, the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission will hold a public input hearing at the Montgomery County Community College Advanced Technology Center 322, Room 101, 340 DeKalb Pike in Blue Bell, to hear customers questions and concerns regarding the outages due to the February 5th icestorm.. If you're going to make a statement, it's suggested, but not required, that you write it out beforehand.

Monday, March 24, at 7 pm, Genesis Housing Corporation, DeKalb Street, will hold a FREE class on Home Buying Basics. Registration required. Visit or call 610-275-4357.

IMPORTANT: Tuesday night is the Zoning Board Hearing, 7 pm at Municipal Hall. The agenda is posted at . This hearing is all about the proposed cellphone tower, satellite dishes and antennas that Cingular and T-Mobile each wants to put in totally inappropriate locations on or near the Montgomery Hospital property. More about this next week.

Starting Wednesday, March 26th, GNPAL, 340 Harding Blvd., will host The Incite Institute, which will engage NASD students in grades 6-8 through exposure to science, technology, engineering, and math, and physical fitness through creative projects and trips. Mon, Wed, and Thurs from 4:30-7:30 p.m., Friday 4:30-6:00 p.m. and some Saturdays. The Program is not only FREE, but participants will receive a one year membership to PAL. To register, call Hakim Jones 484-213-7275 or Xaras Collins 484-684-7010.

IMPORTANT: Wednesday night is the Meet the Chief Town Hall meeting at 6:30 pm, American Legion Post #39, 500 E. Marshall. Come out and meet Norristown Police Chief Mark Talbot as he introduces himself and outlines the department's policing strategies. Additional parking is available at the old Washington School parking lot in the 600 block of Violet Street.

You can see more events by clicking on The Norristown Project link in the right column or going to the Town Calendar at .

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