Friday, May 9, 2014
FOOD, Music, Carnival, and a Clean Car
Another busy weekend, plus events coming up later that you should plan for now. They're calling for summer-like weather. And remember, Sunday's Mom's Day. Take her to a Norristown restaurant, to the Zoo's carnival, bring her flowers from a Norristown flower shop or greenhouse, and buy her tickets to the upcoming play at Theatre Horizon. Pick her up in a car newly washed by NASD students. See below.
The Dragon Boat Club and Norristown Business Association are partnering to sponsor a Community Flea Market on May 24-25 from 8 am to 3 pm at Airy and Dekalb Sts. If you're interested in being a vendor, the cost per space is $20 for one day and $30 for both days. Reserve your space NOW by email firstname.lastname@example.org . Details will be forthcoming.
There are 3 days left on Restaurant Week. Remember, the participating restaurants are Almaz Cafe, Banh Mi Bar, Casa Bonita, Crispy & Juicy, Diva's Kitchen, Jus' Java, and Taqueria La Michoacana. They all have Friday and Saturday hours. The latter 3 have Sunday hours. For a complete listing of discounts and hours, go to Restaurant Week's Facebook page. You don't have to sign in to Facebook to see the information.
Elmwood Park Zoo's Season Kickoff Carnival is still on tonight, 5-10 pm, Saturday, noon to 10 pm, and Sunday, noon to 5 pm. Rides, games, food and fun right in the Zoo's parking lot. Admission to the carnival is FREE and separate from Zoo admission. Tickets for rides and games may be purchased at the carnival. The Zoo will be open its regularly scheduled hours of 10 am to 5 pm.
Family Feud Game Night: The reigning champions of the Norristown Council will take on the Norristown Men of Excellence. 7 pm at Caffe Galileo (317 Swede). The trash talk started at the Arts Hill Fest last week. Come out and see who will emerge victorious.
Saturday, 11 am - 2 pm, Car Wash at Stewart Middle School to benefit the Music Boosters. If I find out cost, I'll update this entry. Get a clean car and help keep music in our schools.
At 4 pm, Saturday, The Norristown Chorale will present its spring concert, "The Music's Always There" at Victory Church, 2650 Audubon Rd, Audubon. FREE admission--good-will offering accepted.
Saturday night from 8:30 to 1 am is Comedy Night @TheCarver, featuring Norristown's Own Comedians, NASIR, Stan Tannell. Tickets $10. Carver Center, 249 East Jacoby St.
Tuesday at 7 pm, Planning Commission Meeting at Municipal Hall. No agenda yet.
Also Tuesday at 7 pm, INTRODUCTION TO GENEALOGY presented by Genealogist Rose Brown at The Historical Society of Montgomery County (1654 DeKalb Street). This begins a 4-week workshop for beginners, each Tuesday through June 3. $7.50 member/$10 non-member non-refundable materials fee. Seating is limited. For information or to reserve a space, cal: 610-272-0297 or email email@example.com
Wednesday from 8:30 am to 2:30 pm at the Library (Swede and Powell), the Montgomery County Health Department will have certified child car seat technicians who'll inspect child safety seats. Participants are educated on the proper way to install a car seat in their car, and to ensure their child is properly restrained in the car seat. Car seat checks are by appointment only. Call 610-278-5119 to make an appointment
HITCHCOCK'S THE 39 STEPS opens at Theatre Horizon with a "Pay What You Can" Preview. (They'd really appreciate at least a $10 donation). The play is described as "...a fast-paced whodunit...packed with nonstop laughs, over 150 zany characters (played by a ridiculously talented cast of 4), handcuffs, missing fingers and some good old-fashioned romance!" Discounted previews ($20-22) will continue on Friday (16th) and Saturday (17th) at 8 pm, and Sunday (18th) at 2 pm. The show will run through June 8th. And remember, Norristown residents can get FREE tickets through the PNC Norristown Neighbor Program. Email Ticket@TheatreHorizon.org or call 610-283-2230 for information. Or reserve regular seats online at http://www.theatrehorizon.org/shows/the39steps.html.
Remember to check the calendar links to the right of this blog for more events.