Friday, February 13, 2015

Valentines, Presidential Pets and More Events

Sorry the Diary's been AWOL this week. I had a lot of other work I had to catch up on. Loads of Valentine's, President's Day and Black History events this week.

Today from 11 am to 12:30 pm at the Human Resources Center Community Room (Fornance & Dekalb), Black History Lunch and Learn, with Tony Davis. Topic: Race Awareness. Free event. Bring your own lunch.

Also today, a Valentine Party at the Norristown Public Library from 2-3 pm for kids K-6. Valentine crafts and activities. Call 610-278-5100 x205 for more information, or visit

Saturday from 6-9 pm, ACPPA is hosting a Valentine's Dance Party for ages 5-12. $7 per child ($6 members). Register online at

Saturday from 5:30 to 11 pm is Valentines Kids Night at the Zoo. Dinner, a Valentine's-themed live animal show, games, crafts, a Zoo tour, and a movie screening. For children ages 6 to 10. Members - $30.95/child and $20.95/additional sibling; Non-Members - $50.95/child and $40.95/additional sibling. More info and registration at

Saturday, 7 pm at Coffee Talk Artists Co-op, 507 W Marshall, "An Evening of Love Poems and Songs."
Saturday, 8-11 pm at August Moon, Crying Sam Entertainment presents Miss Justine and Friends for an evening of "Songs of Romance" and dinner with loved ones in the Jazz Room. Sets every hour on the hour. Entertainment Fee: $10, 2 Drink Minimum.

Monday, at 1 pm, Elmwood Park Zoo is holding a special animal show for President's Day. Learn about the "Presidential Pets" who have lived in the White House over the years! Show will take place in the Canopy Gardens Hall. Free with zoo admission. Contact Jessica Carter, 610-277-3825,

Monday at 7 pm, the Greater Norristown Pal, 340 Harding Blvd, will host an open house/meet and greet with light refreshments for the GNPAL Track Teams. Kids ages 5-18 are all welcomed to join. Registration ends March 19. They're looking for volunteer coaches also. Practices will begin on March 16 at the Norristown Area High School, 1900 Eagle Drive.

Tuesday at GNPAL, "How Does a Ballot Effect 2015?" with Michael Coard, esq. Defense Attorney. Doors open at 6 pm. Program begins at 6:30.

Wednesday at 6:30 pm, Council workshop at Municipal Hall. No agenda yet.

For Theatre Horizon's run of "Into the Woods", only 4 performances left that aren't sold out, which include Wednesday and Thursday this coming week, both at 7:30 pm.Tickets and info at

Thursday from 6-8 pm at Municipal Hall. The Montco Advisory Council will present info on what to do if you're discriminated against because of your age, race, religion, ethnic background, physical challenges, gender, or sexual orientation. Light refreshments will be served.

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