Friday, July 25, 2014

Events for the Coming Week

This is the last weekend for the rock musical The Who's "Tommy" at Theatre Horizon (Dekalb and Penn Sts) by New Cavern Productions. For show times and tickets, go to

Saturday at 5 pm, GNPAL (340 Harding Blvd) hosts the "Throwdown in N-Town," a night of amateur boxing featuring fighters from GNPAL and the mid-Atlantic region. MAIN EVENT - Julio Berry vs. Kieran Hooks, also featuring Waddell Parker and Andre Mack. $20 for adults (18 - up), $15 for teens (13-17), $10 for youth (8-12), Kids under 7 are free!

Sunday night at 7, The Summer Concert Series presents Mango Men in Concert at the Elmwood Park band shell. Sponsored by The Arcadia Foundation. Food/drinks available at the snack stand. For cancellations, call 610-270-0467 on the day of the concert.

Tuesday from 5:30-7:30 pm, Greater Norristown PAL (340 Harding Blvd) will celebrate its 10th Anniversary with a reception--a gathering of local dignitaries, individuals who helped purchase and refurbish the former Stewart Armory, former board members and the local community. During the event, the winners of the 2014 GNPAL Mirabile Scholarship will also be honored. All are invited. RSVP TODAY to 610-278-8040 or

Thursday from 5 to 7 pm at Montgomery County OIC, 1101 Arch St, youth room. Chosen Ones meeting. This is a youth organization of Montgomery County OIC and managed by The Norristown Project. They are a group of teens ages 12-18 who look to make a positive change in Norristown through volunteering and community outreach. Meetings are open to anyone interested in joining. Email for info.

Next Saturday, Aug 2, from 9 am to noon, the Norristown Project and Chosen Ones will host a community cleanup at McCann Park (listed as Ford and Sandy Sts, but best access is to go up Sandy another block and take Toarmina or Angelo Sts). Chosen Ones are asking the community to help with the following tasks: General park cleaning, removing weeds, park beautification through planting. Open to all ages, anyone from Norristown or its surrounding community, high school students who wish to earn community service hours (bring necessary documents for an organizer to sign). If you have any questions about the cleanup or want more information on how your organization can participate, email In the event of inclement weather, the cleanup will take place on August 3rd at 3 pm.

Also next Saturday starting at 10 am, you can help a MONTCO Sheriff K9 get a new safety vest at "Bocce for Baldo." Sign up now for the CPL James Baldovsky Memorial Bocce Tournament, Holy Saviour Bocce Club, 436 E. Main St. $25 per person, $100 per team. Food, beer, soda and water included. For more info, contact Deputy Michael Petriga, 610-278-3342,, or Sgt. Patricia Haas, 610-278-3830,

As always, check the calendar links to the right for the usual weekly events at the Library and elsewhere.

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