Friday, May 20, 2016

Summer Is Coming. Honest.

The weather will change soon, and this week we have an outdoor movie, CADCOM's 50th Anniversary event (if it doesn't rain), and the beginning of the Summer Concert Series in Elmwood Park.

Tonight, Friday May 20, 8 pm at Theatre Horizon (410 Dekalb), "Fully Committed" continues. This week's other shows are Saturday at 8 pm, Sunday at 2 pm, Monday and Thursday at 7:30 pm. The play will run through June 5. Check out the full schedule and buy tickets at this link.

Also tonight at 9 pm at Elmwood Park Zoo's lower lot, Drive-In-Movie Night, featuring Alvin and the Chipmunks in The Road Chip. Gates open at 8 pm. $15 per car/members, $20 per car/non-members. Order tickets at this link. Even though it asks for # of people, order tickets based on number of CARS.

Saturday, 10 am-noon, 130 Wayne Avenue (near Markley and Spruce). Home Dedication. Join Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County as they dedicate their newest home renovation in Norristown. Habitat volunteers and the new homeowners have worked hard to make 130 Wayne Avenue into a beautiful home. Help them celebrate.

Saturday, 10 am-noon, New Life Plaza, 25 E Main Street. Photo ID Clinic. Free assistance for low-income residents who need assistance obtaining a photo ID.

Saturday, noon-3 pm at Norristown High School. The Rotary Club is hosting a Bike Drive to collect used bikes to send to 3rd world countries. They ask a voluntary $10 donation with the bike to help with shipping. They're also collecting portable sewing machines. For more info, call 484-994-2349 or email

Saturday from noon-5 pm at 340 East Oak St (Oak St Park), CADCOM is celebrating its 50th anniversary. Food, health screenings, music, kid's activities and more. FREE pony rides. Basketball tournament. Rain date June 4. To register your basketball team or be a vendor, contact Heather Lewis at 610-277-6363, ext 166 or email .

Sunday, 7 pm Summer Concert Series begins at the Elmwood Park bandshell with the Allen Reynolds Band. Bring something to sit on. The snack stand will be open.

Monday, 7-9 pm, Montgomery County Human Services, 1430 Dekalb. Home-Buying Seminar. Free home buying basics class sponsored by Genesis Housing. Learn about Realtors, Agreements of Sale, Mortgages, Inspections and More. Learn about Grant and Loan Programs for Homebuyers.

Tuesday, 3:30 pm at One Montgomery Plaza Suite 202. Agricultural Land Preservation Meeting. The Agricultural Land Preservation Board is commonly referred to as the farm board. The five-member board, appointed by the Montgomery County Commissioners, consists of two active farmers, one elected municipal official, one builder, and one member-at-large, in accordance with state law. The board meets to prioritize farmland for preservation and to negotiate values with farm owners. For further information, contact Elizabeth Emlen at 610-278-3754.

Tuesday, 7 pm, Zoning Board Hearing at Municipal Hall. No agenda yet.

Wednesday, 6-7 pm online at this link , Facebook Live Chat with the Municipal Administrator, Crandall Jones. You need to be a member of Facebook in order to ask questions.

Wednesday, 7 pm at Municipal Hall. Historical Architecture Review Board meeting.

Thursday, 4-6 pm at Elmwood Park Zoo, FREE Small Business Marketing Workshop. The 1st of a series of FREE workshops for local small businesses hosted by the Norristown Planning Dept.  Keys to marketing and promoting your business, growing your sales and getting your business noticed. Guest speaker: Kevin Homer, Navitas Marketing. Refreshments will be served. The rest of the series will be held on June 23rd and July 28th. RSVP with Bryan Smith, 266 East Main Street, Suite #7, 610-277-1085

Next Saturday at 11 am, for Memorial Day, join the Historical Society of Montgomery County in honoring the veterans buried at the historic Montgomery Cemetery. Meet at the Gatehouse of the cemetery, 1 Hartranft St. For information call: 610-272-0297 or email

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