Friday, November 3, 2017

Election, Theater, Comedy, FREE Library Programs

Good news this week ~ CONGRATS to Theatre Horizon for winning 2 Barrymore Awards for their 2016-2017 season. Also, I want to see all you registered voters out for election day this week. Don't let the weather or anything else stop you. Send a message that everyone in N-town cares about their government. Voter info can be found at or scroll down here on my blog and read the previous entries for this week.

From Nov 1 through 15, Stewart Middle School will be collecting wearable clothing, shoes, belts, handbags, linens, stuffed animals and hard toys. They'll receive money for each pound of goods they collect. Place items in tightly tied plastic bags drop off in the rear of the building. A sign will be posted on the drop-off door.

Friday and Saturday, Nov 3 and 4, 8 pm at Centre Theater. "Sweet Charity" by the King of Prussia Players opens. Will run weekends through Nov 19. Info at this link.

Saturday, starting at 8 am, Reformed Church, 1700 W Main, 5K Run for Immigrant Rights. Info at

Saturday 9-10 am at Norristown Library. NCIA (Norristown Citizens in Action) is forming a Welcome Committee. The goal is to create a cost-effective, useful, welcome package that is thoughtful, intentional and informs newcomers to Norristown. The scope of this initiative is for homeowners, renters and businesses and will be implemented in phases. Bring your enthusiasm, ideas, and "can do" spirit.

Saturday, 9 pm-midnight at Five Saints Distillery (E Main and Green Sts.). Peggy Kellar will perform.

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

TUESDAY, 7 am-8 pm at your polling place. Election Day. (FREE admission, but preregistration required.) Polling locations and sample ballots at this link.

Tuesday, 2 pm at Norristown Library. Thanksgiving Craft Fun for children, grades K-6. Make some festive holiday-themed crafts. Kids under age 8 must be accompanied by an adult. Drop in.

Tuesday, 3:30-5 pm at Norristown Library. Create Club for Teens (ages 10+). Monthly arts and crafts. This week's club: creating temporary tattoos. No registration required.

Tuesday (and all Tuesdays in November), 6-7:45 pm, Norristown Library. Career Workshops. This week Find Your Dream Job.
Tuesday, 7 pm, Five Saints Distillery, Laugh Out Loud Comedy Showcase. Doors open at 6 pm. $7 presale, $10 at door. Info at 701-314-2147.

Wednesday, 7:30 pm, Council meeting. Municipal Hall.

Thursday, 9-10:30 am, Human Services Center (1430 Dekalb St). ICN presents Opiod Update. For info, contact Vivian Schorle,

Next Friday, November 10, Municipal offices will be closed (Veterans Day).
Next Saturday, 9 am-3:30 pm at Selma Mansion (1301 W Airy) Norristown Preservation Society's Annual Holiday Craft Fair, featuring gifts and decorations for Thanksgiving, Christmas and other December holidays, such as jewelry, candles, homemade items, candy, bath items, baked goods, and more. Raffle baskets. Santa! Historical Harmonies will sing carols from 10 am to noon. The event is free and open to the public. All profits from the sale of vendor spaces go towards the restoration and maintenance of Selma Mansion.

Next Saturday, 11 am-1 pm at Cecil and Grace Soup Kitchen, 521 Church St. A November to Remember Event. We will be offering a healthy hot lunch, warm hats, gloves, and socks (adults and kids) as well as hot chocolate, FREE. Sponsored byAlpha Kappa Alpha, Advocates Against Hunger and Einstein Medical Center.

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