Friday, April 18, 2014

Eggs Again, Spring Break, and More

It's a holiday weekend, so many of you will be spending time with family and friends, but there are still plenty of activities around town the next week. Check out the calendar links in the right-hand column for the regular programs at the library and elsewhere.

Today from 10 am to noon, bring your kids to the tot lot at Elmwood Park (next to the bandshell) for an Easter Egg Hunt.  3-4 yr olds at 10 am, 5-6 yr olds at 10:30 am, 7-9 yr olds at 11 am. Meet at tot lot 10 minutes before the starting time. All children will hunt for eggs in the playground and be supervised by the Recreation staff. No parents will be allowed in the tot lot during the hunt. Every child who finds at least one egg will win a prize, whomever finds a gold egg wins a special prize. For more details call 610-270-0467.

Spring Break Youth Party! Saturday, April 19th from 8-11 pm at the George Washington Carver Community Center (249 E. Jacoby St) $5 admission fee OR $3 fee with a student ID.

Saturday from 8 to 11 pm at Jus' Java (Dekalb and Brown). "Java After Dark" presents "Conversations With Alex." Topics of discussion to include: Can you handle what you Attract? Do you know who's right for YOU? BYOB. Food menu available. Mature audience only (ages 25+). $5.

On Monday from noon to 2 pm, Historical Society of Montgomery County presents the 2nd of a 4-part series on "WORLD WAR I: The Great War" which will examine the outbreak, conduct and aftermath of the first total war of the modern age. $40 per person. For information or to reserve a seat contact The Historical Society @ 610-272-0297 or

Tuesday at 8:30 am, the Norristown Business Association will hold their monthly meeting at Casa Bonita (801 Dekalb). This month's guest speaker is Lawrence Schade, Business Specialist and Brokerage Associate with Wells Fargo Bank. If you have a business in Norristown, you should join this growing organization. For info, contact Eddie Turner at 610-275-3727 or

Tuesday is Earth Day. Join the clean up teams around town--9 am to noon, meet at the bandshell in Elmwood Park, or from 10 am to 1 pm, meet on the 2nd floor of the Montco OIC (Arch and Basin).

Tuesday night at 7 pm at Municipal Hall is the Zoning Board Hearing. See the agenda here.

Next Friday at 7 pm, Greater Norristown PAL (340 Harding Blvd) will host a Zumba Fundraiser. Get in shape and support the youth! Come on out with your family, have fun and get fit! For tickets and information contact either Cynthia at 610-633-7076 or Erica at 610-226-7977.

Also next Friday, Norristown Ladies Flag Football is having a Pre Season Football Party at 8 pm at the George Washington Carver Community Center. All are welcome! It is FREE for ALL coaches and team members, but $10 for everyone else.

Happy Easter and Passover.

1 comment:

  1. Also a quick note for Tuesday's cleanup beginning at the OIC: If you're arriving late, just look for the group and jump in. A volunteer will carry extra supplies for you.