Friday, July 28, 2017

National Night Out, Theater, Music, Etc.

The worst of the nor'easter is supposed to end Saturday evening, so enjoy the indoor events until then. And bring your bug repellent to the Sunday concert.

Friday, July 28, 6-10 pm at Casa Villasenor (1339 Sandy Hill Road). Caribbean Night. $30 (includes show, music, food and one free drink).
Friday, 8 pm at Centre Theatre (208 Dekalb). Dorian Gray (the Musical) Homecoming Concert. Friday and Sunday (July 30), doors open at 7. Come see select songs and scenes from their sold-out run at the 2017 New York Musical Festival. Tickets at this link.

Saturday, 7-11 pm, Five Saints Distilling (Main and Green).  Either Len Martelli or Wes Johnson will perform. Come and find out which.
Sunday 9:30 am, Christ UCC Church (Noble and W Marshall) will hold a breakfast honoring veterans. Veterans, active duty, families and friends are welcome.

Sunday, 7 pm at the Elmwood Park Bandshell, Summer Concert Series presents Flower Power (classic rock). Bring a chair or blanket to sit on. Concession stand will be open.

Monday, deadline for the CADCOM Community Day Basketball Tournament. The tournament takes place the following Saturday, Aug 5 from noon to 4 pm at Oak Street Park. Open to kids grades 4-12 and adults. For information, email Adrienne Aiken,

Tuesday, 5:30-8:30, National Night Out. Town block party on 1300 block of Willow Street. FREE food, fun, games. Everyone invited.

Wednesday, 10-11 am at Norristown Library (Powell and Swede). Cyber Bullying and Internet Safety. Learn how to stay safe on the internet. Join speaker Joseph Peterson (School Resource Officer at Eisenhower Middle School) as he shares his advice on how adults can stay safe on the internet, avoid scams, and deal with online bullying and harassment. Contact 610-278-5100, x2 for info.

Wednesday, 7:30 pm at Municipal Hall. Council meeting. (Wednesday this week because of National Night Out on Tuesday.)

Thursday, 11 am-2:30 pm on East Main in front of the Courthouse. Norristown Farmers Market. Every Thursday through Oct 26. Variety of fruits and vegetables, farm fresh. Watermelons, cantaloupes and more this week.

Thursday, 2-3 pm at Norristown Library in the Children's Dept. Dinosaur Dig. Join the dig with field paleontologists Mike and Roberta Straka. Interactive fossil talk followed by an actual dig for fossils. Kids will build a Triceratops with the fossil bones they discover. Afterwards, view the fossil museum. Ages 5 and up. Class size limited. First come, first served.  Contact 610-278-5100 x 205.

Next Friday, August 4, Hero School opens at Theatre Horizon, an interactive play for children and their parents. Performances at 5, 6:15, and 7:30 pm. Only 30 seats per performance. Hero School will run Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through August 27. This weekend's performances Saturday at 10 am, 11:15, 1:30 pm, 2:45. Sunday at 2 pm, 3:15, 5:30 and 6:45. Tickets at this link.

Also next Friday, 5-9 pm at Holy Saviour Club, 436 E Main. The 3-day San Salvatore Festival begins. Italian foods, beer on tap, music, games, rides. Continues Saturday and Sunday. More info next week.

Next Saturday, August 5, noon-4 pm at 340 E Oak St. CADCOM's Community Day (raindate Aug 12). Food, drinks, snacks, music, activities, vendors and the Famous CADCOM Basketball Tourney. FREE for everyone. For info, contact Heather Lewis at 610-277-6363 x166 or email

Next Saturday, 6:30-9:30 pm at Diva's Kitchen, 9 W Main. Gospel Night. All You Can Eat Buffet. Music, Singing, Praying. $15.

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