Friday, May 29, 2015

Free Concert, Jobs, Coffee With A Cop, and More

Sorry the Diary was quiet this week. I had a bunch of early appointments that ended up lasting half the day and I never did get caught up. But here's this week's events. Get out and enjoy the nice weather.

Tonight starting at 6:30 pm, the Kimberton Arts Alliance presents Le Jazz Hot, Jazz Vocal Series at Theatre Horizon (401 Dekalb). Featuring Alita Moses with the Kevin MacConnell Trio. Reception at 6:30 pm, concert at 8 pm. $45 per person includes wine, beer and hors-d'oeuvre. Tickets at

Tomorrow (Saturday) is Free Community Shred Day from 9 am to 1 pm at Matt Bradford's Office, 1846 Markley. Bring your sensitive information for shredding and disposal in a secure, environmentally safe manner. For more info call 610-270-1150.

Sunday at 7 pm, the FREE Sunday Concert Series continues with Dean Garofolo, Elvis Impersonator, at the Elmwood Park Bandshell. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Refreshments available for purchase.
Monday from 6-7 pm at the Carver Center (Jacoby and Arch), a FREE information session about CADCOM's 2015 Career Development, Training and Entrepreneurial Opportunities. Space is limited. Call 610-277-6363 x110 to reserve a space.

Tuesday at 7:30 pm is the Council meeting in Municipal Hall. No agenda yet.

Wednesday from 8-10 am you can have Coffee With A Cop at Dunkin' Donuts, 151 West Main. Join your neighbors and police officers for coffee and conversation. No agendas or speeches, just a chance to ask questions, voice concerns, and get to know officers in your neighborhood. For more information, contact Gina Davies at 610-270-0490 or

Next Saturday (June 6) from 10-11:30 am at Municipal Hall is registration for the Norristown Department of Recreation Summer Playground Program. The program will begin June 22 and continue for 6 weeks. The summer programs will be held at the Elmwood Park (Bandshell) and at Hancock School. Fee: $250 per child and this includes a required summer T-shirt. A $25 late fee will be charged after June 21. Trips and swimming (if applicable) are additional. Amounts for the trips vary, the specific amounts will be distributed before trips. The program is for children ages 5-13 and runs from 9 am to 2:45 pm, Monday thru Friday. Further info, call Bill Plichta 610-270-0467.

Reminder, CADCOM is still soliciting vendors for their Community Day to be held at Oak St (Simmons) Park on June 27 (rain date June 28). Vendors from both for profit and non-profit businesses and service providers can set up tables that day. To keep providing this event free to the community, they'd like financial, in-kind, and human (volunteers) donations in addition to the low, low for-profit vendor fee of $15. No charge for non-profit vendors. For info, contact Heather Lewis at 610-277-6363 x166.

Norristown Recreation is offering discount tickets to attractions in the Delaware Valley area (like Dorney Park and Adventure Aquarium). Cash only. For information and to purchase tickets, call 610-270-0467.

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