The Norristown Project and Montco OIC upgraded their community calendar for easier reading. Check their link in the righthand column, and the link for the municipal calendar, for events not listed below.
Start your Friday evening at a Scotch Tasting from 6 to 8 pm at Centre Theater. Tickets are $50 each or two for $90. All proceeds go to the Centre Theater. For more information, click here. For tickets, call Robert Polsky at 610-585-9082 or email A4quad@comcast.net .
Friday night at 7 pm, Coffee Talk (507 W. Marshall) presents local educator Larry Reed in "Historic Norristown As Seen Through Old Photographs." Admission, $5. Call 610-272-4811 for info.
Theatre Horizon (401 Dekalb
St.) last night. It's extremely funny and entertaining, doubly so if
you're a Hitchcock fan. The cast is amazing and full of energy. I highly
recommend it. Tonight's show starts at 8 pm and is just up the street
from the Centre Theater, so you can walk there if you've been sipping Scotch the 2 hours before (make a theater night of it). Best parking is
at the end of Penn St., near the theater entrance. Other performances
this week: Saturday at 8 pm, Sunday at 2 pm, Wednesday and Thursday at
7:30 pm. Wednesday is Norristown Night--members of the cast and creative
team will be answering questions and leading a conversation about the
play's themes immediately following this performance. Norristown residents can get in FREE
to selected performances. Please contact Audience Services Manager
Lyndsey Piecyk at 610-283-2230 for more information and reservations.
Saturday starting at 8 am, multi-family yard sale on the 1500 block of Powell Street.
from 9 am to 2 pm, the Master Gardeners of Penn State will hold their
annual Plant Sale at 1015 Bridge Rd in Collegeville. I mention it here
because Penn State has presented wonderful free gardening workshops at
the Norristown Library this past winter. The plant sale benefits the
Master Gardener program (so maybe they'll be able to come back to the
library next year). They'll have all kinds of herbs, vegetables, annuals
and perennials and garden items. For more info, go to this link.
Tuesday is primary election day. We'll be voting for the candidates for
Governor, Lt. Governor, US Congress Rep, and State Representative. Polls
open at 7. Click here to find your polling place. To see a sample ballot, click here, choose "Norristown", then click on your Ward.
The Municipal Council meeting will be Wednesday night instead of Tuesday this week because of election day. 7:30 pm. No agenda yet.
CleanUpNorristown Week is actually a 10-day stretch from May 21 through the 30th.The Norristown Project will host various cleanup projects in the community each day. Residents around Norristown are encouraged to volunteer by either attending one of our projects or by doing gardening or other clean up around your own home. Next Saturday, May 24th at 9am - Elmwood Park Community Cleanup. Sunday, May 25th at 2pm - Riverfront Park Community Cleanup. If you're on Twitter or Facebook, post each day about what you're doing to keep Norristown beautiful.
Next weekend, May 24 and 25, the Norristown Business association and the Dragon Boat Club of Norristown will host a Flea Market in the lot at Airy and Dekalb from 8 am to 3 pm. Vendors interested in reserving a spot, please send an email this week to firstname.lastname@example.org. Space rental is $20 a day, or both days for $30. Bring your own tables, tents and chairs. A vendor space is equal to 2 parking spots and you'll be able to park your car right next to your space for easy unloading.