Okay, sure, summer's over. No more Sunday night concerts. But there's still lots of other things to do in Norristown this coming week, and festival season won't end for at least another month.
Saturday from 8 am to 3 pm, Habitat for Humanity Neighborhood Revitalization Initiative will host "Rock The Block" at Cherry St. Park (Cherry and Oak Sts). Fun, food, friends and improvements on Cherry Street. Dow Chemical will be there with demos on things like home weatherization. Contact Marianne Lynch at firstname.lastname@example.org or 610-278-7710, ext 112 for more info.
www.acppa.net for more information.
All second Saturday nights (and that means this week), Jazz and Word at
August Moon (East Main and Arch) from 8 to 10:30 pm. This week the Harry
"Butch" Reed Group is featured, along with Shyster aka Miss Betty's
Sunday is Elmwood Park Zoo's annual Oktoberfest Beer Tasting
Festival from noon to 3:30 pm (note--the Zoo will be closed to regular admission). 60 beers for unlimited sampling, food trucks, live entertainment. The truly adventurous can experience a
once-in-a-lifetime thrill: a new opportunity for hand-feeding
1,200-pound bison. Tickets start at $40 and are available at http://elmwoodparkzoo.org/event/132. Designated driver tickets start at $15.
Monday from 4 to 5 pm at the Library (Powell
and Swede) Sew Awesome workshop for grades 3-6. Learn basic hand and
machine sewing techniques. Create great things to wear and decorate your
space! Essential to attend all three classes, as we will build on
skills learned the week before. Registration required. Signups begin
September 2. Stop in the Children’s Department to sign up.
from 6 to 7:30 pm at the Library, local artist Andrea O'Driscoll will
demonstrate how to repurpose old book by turning them into art. Free
workshop. Questions:Asha Verma, 610-278-5100.
Also Tuesday, the Municipal Council workshop at Municipal Hall at 6:30 pm. No agenda yet.
Saturday (the 20th) is Riverfest at Riverfront Park (1 Haws Avenue)
starting at 11 am. Food vendors, music. Try a kayak, outrigger canoe,
canoe or paddle board. Dragon boats through out the day. More info next week.