Friday, September 22, 2017

Theater, History, Convoy of Hope, Etc.

Happy Autumnal Equinox (in time for the return of summer-like weather).

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Friday, Sept 21, 8 pm at Centre Theater (208 Dekalb). "'Night, Mother" continues, presented by 1880 Theatricals. A round table discussion on suicide prevention will take place after tonight's show. The play finishes its run on Saturday at 8 pm. Tickets:

Saturday, 10 am at Eisenhower Middle School. Convoy of Hope. Free groceries, health and dental screenings, haircuts, family portraits, meals, etc. While supplies last. Hot lunch and live entertainment. Info at this link.

Saturday, 11 am at Montgomery Cemetery. How the Streets Got Their Names Cemetery Tour by the Historical Society. Walking tour of Historic Montgomery Cemetery that begins at 11:00 am followed by light refreshments inside the Cemetery’s gatehouse with a presentation from 11:45 am to 12:30 pm. Tickets for the event are $15 and include the walking tour, refreshments, and presentation. Tickets are limited to reserve a seat call 610-272-0297 or go online at to reserve your spot.

Saturday, 7-11 pm, Five Saints Distilling (Main and Green). Music by Danielle and Jennifer.

Tuesday, 7 pm, Zoning Board Hearing at Municipal Hall.

Wednesday, 8-9 am at Montgomery County Intermediate Unit (2 W Lafayette). Panel Discussion: Economic Impacts of the Cosby Trial. Hosted by the Greater Norristown Corporation. Panelists of local officials, business owners, and reporters will give their perspectives of how the area was able to take advantage of the national attention, as well as what could have been approved upon. With reports that a second trial will be occurring later this year, hopefully the feedback received can be used to our advantage to put our local area into a positive light. RSVP at this link.

Wednesday, 4:30-6 pm at the Norristown Library (Powell and Swede). Norristown Rocks. After finding painted rocks in a park in another community, a family in Norristown began painting rocks themselves to leave around town. This workshop expands on their efforts. Come paint your own rocks. Keep some for yourself or share them by placing them in public spaces for others to discover. When people find them, they can post a picture of their discovery to social media with the hashtag #norristownrocks. FREE workshop. Info and RSVP at this link.

Thursday, 11 am-2:30 pm on East Main in front of the Courthouse. The Norristown Farmers Market still continues every Thursday through Oct 26. Fall seasonal veggies and apples, farm fresh, plus baked goods (even gluten-free).

Next Saturday, Sept 30, 1-5 pm, The Norristown Project Fall Cleanup. Volunteers are needed to assist with cleaning, weeding, and mulching the flower beds around the trees in the downtown area. In addition to this project, volunteers will work on cleaning the sidewalks. Meet at the intersection of Main Street and DeKalb. Free street parking is available on weekends in the municipality. Businesses and organizations who wish to sponsor or partner on this event can email To RSVP, email Groups are encouraged to attend. If you would like to register your group, email in advance.

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