Friday, August 4, 2017

Hero School, Festa Italiana, Community Day and Lots of MUSIC

Superheros downtown this weekend, plus the Italian Fest and Community Day. Enjoy.

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 and FREE tickets are available for Norristown families at this link.

Friday, 5-11 pm in the lot behind the Holy Saviour Club, 436 E Main (park across the street in the church lot). The 3-day San Salvatore Festival begins. Italian pork, beef and sausage sandwiches, fried pizza, tomato pie, beer and birch beer on tap, music, games, rides. Saturday 4-11 pm, Sunday after last mass and procession ends (about 1 pm) until 9 pm.

Saturday, noon-4 pm at 340 E Oak Street. CADCOM's Community Day (raindate Aug 12). FREE 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

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

Saturday, 7-11 pm, Five Saints Distilling (Main and Green). Jazz Night with Jazz 180.

Sunday, 2-5 pm at Elmwood Park Zoo. Free admission for Norristown residents with ID.

Sunday, 2:30 pm at the Centre Theatre. The Rachmaninoff Duo is back with Classical Music in the County Seat. (concert begins at 3 pm). FREE concert.

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

Monday, 7-8 pm at Friends Meeting House, Swede and Jacoby (parking lot on Jacoby). Presentation on cooperative homeownership by Cabini (cooperative housing would like an apartment building where, instead of a landlord, all residents would own a share of the property).

Tuesday, 7 pm at Municipal Hall. Planning Commission.

Wednesday, 5:30-7:30 pm at Norristown Library. My Life Montco meets, a group for youth between the ages of 13 and 23 who have had experiences with mental health, substance abuse, foster care and other challenges. No cost. Dinner is provided.

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.

Next Saturday, Aug 12, Noon-2 pm at the Carver Center. 2nd of Council's Listening Tour meetings, this one on Code Enforcement. Bring a smartphone if you have one or a pen if you don't. They'll be asking the questions, not the other way around. And they probably won't give you much time to think about your opinion on each aspect of codes. But hopefully, there will be time allotted to speak one-on-one with a council person or with someone from the codes department.

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