Halloween activities begin this weekend, plus a job fair, Soul Food, theater, and music at various venues. You can also get rid of old electronic devices and medications at Municipal Hall on Saturday.
Today, Friday, October 21, 10 am-3 pm, Greater Norristown PAL, 340 Harding Blvd, Open Job Fair. Part-time, Holiday Season, Full time opportunities. More than 25 participating companies.
Also Friday, 2 pm at the Norristown Library. Halloween Fun. Come for some holiday themed activities and crafts. For kids in grades K-6. Norristown area schools no-school day. Drop in.
Friday, 7:30 pm, Coffee Talk (507 W Marshall) welcomes Songwriters and Performers. Donation $5.
Friday, 7-11 pm at Five Saints Distillery (Green and Main), Pat's Run performs~duo acoustic guitars.
Friday, 8 pm at Theatre Horizon (401 Dekalb), The musical "A New Brain." Other performances this week are Saturday (8 pm), Sunday (2 pm), Wednesday and Thursday at 7:30 pm. Tickets on sale at this link. The show will run through November 6.
10 am-2 pm at the Norristown Police Department (235 E Airy, rear). TAKE
BACK DAY. Turn in unused or expired medications for safe disposal in
the Norristown Police Department Lobby. Sponsored by the Montgomery
County District Attorney & Police Chiefs. (If you can't make that
day, there's a disposal container in the NPD lobby~bring your meds
Saturday, 10 am-noon, New Life Plaza (25 E Marshall). Photo ID clinic. (You do NOT need a photo ID to vote).
Sunday, noon-3 pm, Elmwood Park Zoo. Boo At The Zoo. Live
entertainment, costume contests, costume parades, trick-or-treat
stations with candy, prizes, crafts and educational pieces, and much
more. Children are encouraged to bring their own treat bags for
trick-or-treating. The zoo will not be providing any bags. Live
performances at 1 pm on the Eagles Deck. Live animal program in the
ZooBowl Theater at 1:45 pm. Continuing Saturdays and Sundays through
6 pm, Norristown Public Library (Swede and Powell). Nutrition Matters
Presentation Komal Shah from Penn State Extension on Food safety &
myths surrounding it. Free program. To register, please visit or call
the Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Reference Desk at
610-278-5100 extension 2.
Tuesday, 7 pm, Municipal Hall, Zoning Board Hearing. No agenda yet.
11 am-12:30pm, Norristown Hospitality Center, 530 Church St # 1 presents
"A Taste of African Heritage", a FREE healthy cooking class that
includes 6 sessions, Low cost cooking ideas, food tastings, giveaways.
Contact Susan Shuller Frantz, email@example.com.
Thursday, 11 am-2:30 pm, Main St. below the Courthouse, LAST Farmer's Market of the season.
Thursdays, 5-10 pm at Five Saints Distilling. Open Mic.
5 pm-7 pm, Montgomery Cemetery Walk and Presentation, The Culture of
Death by Barry Rauhauser of the Historical Society of Norristown.
Tickets $15 and include the walking tour, refreshments and presentation
afterwards. Tickets are limited, call 610-272-0297.
Also next Saturday, 5-10 pm, TEDx
Talks at Centre Theatre (208 Dekalb). Videos and live speakers share
ideas. FREE program. For more info, go to https://www.ted.com/tedx/events/20249.
Marketplace, 353 E Johnson Highway (St Paul's Church) will hold their
Fall Harvest Fest on November 3, 6-8 pm. They're looking for
vendors~non-profits or local restaurants. If interested, contact Eli
Wenger at firstname.lastname@example.org. Space is limited so contact them now.
Norristown Preservation Society will be hosting their 1st Annual
Holiday Craft Show at Selma Mansion on November 19th. They're looking
for vendors. $15 a spot or 2 for $25. Must supply own table. This will
be held inside the mansion. Santa and Christmas Carolers will be making a
visit. To reserve a vendor space, call or text Dee Kirkpatrick at