At this point it looks like Hurricane Joaquin may go out to sea. It'll still be a rainy weekend, but probably not a total washout. Lots of things to do in town, especially Sunday.
First, though, the Norristown Police Department is helping out Ebenezer Methodist with their annual blanket drive for the homeless. You can drop off clean new blankets at the Police Department (in back of Municipal Hall, 235 E Airy) anytime before November 13.
Saturday from 1-4 pm, at the Norristown Library (Powell and Swede) for students grade 4 and up— Wear old clothes and be ready to make history! You will be helping to paint a mural that will be permanently attached to the outside of the library.
Sunday 11 am-4 pm, Elmwood Park Zoo lower parking lot. Fire Smart, free program presented by the Norristown Fire Department. Activities include a fire safety house, extinguisher simulator, show and TOUCH FIRE truck, hose demonstrations, fire fighter dress-up, fingerprinting, and much more!
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Also, remember Sunday is FREE admission (2-5 pm) at Elmwood Park Zoo for Norristown residents. Must show proof of residency.
is the deadline for voter registration if you want to vote in the
November election. You can register online at this link or go downtown
to One Montgomery Plaza.
5:30 to 7 pm, Montgomery County OIC, 1101 Arch St #2. The OIC is
offering FREE computer classes for the community this month. Each class
is limited to 16 attendees or you may bring your own laptop. Evening
classes are held on Mondays and afternoon classes will be held on
Wednesdays and Fridays. To register for one or all classes, please call
610-279-9700 or email firstname.lastname@example.org .
Tuesday from 10 am to 1
pm, Flu Shot Clinic at the Norristown Public Library (Powell and
Swede). FREE flu shots for residents of the county. It's going to be a
nasty strain this year, so make sure you and your family get flu shots.
If you can't make this clinic, you can find a list of all county clinics
this fall at this link.
Tuesday, 7:30 pm at Municipal Hall, Municipal Council Meeting. No agenda yet.
9-10:30 am, Montgomery County Human Services, 1430 Dekalb St.
Interagency Council of Norristown Membership Meeting. Speaker will be
Michele Kristofco, Community Relations Specialist, who will speak about
the laws related to reporting suspicions of child abuse and neglect. For
more information, contact Viviann Schorle, 610-270-2902 or go to