Thursday, August 28, 2014

The CAR SHOW and Other Events

I'm posting events today because I'm going to try to get to the first event posted tomorrow morning. If I hear of any others, I'll post them later tomorrow. As always, check the calendar links to the right of this article.

Friday morning from 8:30 to 10:30 am, the Norristown Police Department will open their bi-weekly COMPSTAT meeting to the public. Municipal Hall, 1st Floor Council Conference Room. Seating is limited. First come, first served.

Friday is the Red Cross Blood Drive from 2-7 pm at Hancock Fire Co, 820 W Airy St. Appointment is required, call 1-800-RED-CROSS.

Saturday at 11 am at 19 W Marshall St, YouthNet Creative Session built around teaching & encouraging healthy forms of self-expression for youth ages 12-17 years. LUNCH IS INCLUDED. For information, call 484-250-1996.

Saturday at 6 pm, Summer Concert Series presents The Battle of the Bands Winner at the Elmwood Park band shell. FREE Summer Outdoor Concert. Food/drinks available at the snack stand. Any questions call 610-270-0467.

Sunday from noon-4 pm is the Norristown Police Thomas Barone Memorial Car Show on Main St.  Registration at 10 am. Pre-Registration $15, Day of Show $20. Awards for excellence to top 25, best in class, goody bags to first 50 registered. Food, Beverages, Music. Contact Rich Racich 610-585-7115. or email

Sunday night at 7 pm at the Elmwood Park band shell, Summer Concert Series present the Beach Bumz in concert (think Beach Boys/Jimmy Buffet). Food/drinks available at the snack stand. Any questions call 610-270-0467.

Monday at 6 pm, Edible Forrest Urban Farm (417 Forrest Ave) is hosting a Labor Day Farm Party and Vegetarian Potluck. Bring your best vegan/vegetarian friendly dish to share. Or, if don't have time to make a dish and don't have the ingredients around, come anyway. Games, guitars for impromptu jam sessions, possibly fire pits for the evening. Feel free to go a little early to work in their garden with them or use their kitchen and veggies to make your dish. More info on their Facebook page:

Tuesday at 7:30 pm at Municipal Hall, Council Meeting. No agenda yet, but I do know the winners of the Norristown Garden Club contest will be honored.

Wednesday from 2 to 4 pm, Basic Computer Skills Class at Montgomery County OIC, Arch and Basin Sts. Learn basic computing skills with this FREE class at Montco OIC. Space is limited to 8 per session, registration is required. Call 610-279-9700 to register.

Thursday at 7 pm at the Centre Theater will be the 2nd organizational meeting for those interested in forming a middle school community marching band. Volunteers are needed. For information, contact Ernie Hadrick Jr at 484-614-0983 or

Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Adult Computer Classes start in three weeks. The following courses are being offered: Computer Basics, File Management, Internet, MS Word, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint. Seating is limited. Registration must be done in advance and in person. You can view course descriptions at this link.

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