Friday, March 2, 2018

FREE Film, Music, Workshops, This Week

No events today, which is a good thing because we're having a nor'easter. Better to stay inside if you can. But check out the interesting and FREE events for all ages at the library tomorrow at 2 pm.

Saturday, March 3, 2 pm at Norristown Library Community Room (Powell and Swede, 1st floor). BLACK BALLERINA: FREE Screening and Q&A of the Documentary Film. Black Ballerina tells the story of black women from different generations who fell in love with ballet, and stimulates a fresh discussion about race, inclusion and opportunity across all sectors of American society. Producer/Director Frances McElroy will be on-hand for a Q& A discussion after the viewing of the 57 minute film. She's a 2009 Pew Fellow in the Arts and 2010 Leeway Foundation Transformation Awardee. BLACK BALLERINA is produced by Shirley Road Productions and distributed by American Public Television. Door prizes, too, and the Friends of the Library will provide refreshments. For info, contact Asha Verma at 610-278-5100, x0 or (Note from Elena: I've seen this film and it's amazing. Definitely worth seeing. I'll be there.)

Saturday, 2-3 pm in the Norristown Public Library Youth Services Department (2nd floor). Dr. Seuss' Birthday Celebration. Create your own Cat In the Hat thinking cap. How high can you stack the Cat's hats contest. Create your own Which Pet Should I Get? pet. And 2 very special guest readers ~ Crandall Jones, Norristown Municipal Administrator, and Valerie Scott Cooper, Councilwoman for the 3rd District. For kids of all ages. Drop in. For info, call 610-278-5100 x 205.

Saturday, 7-11 pm, Five Saints Distillery (Main and Green). Little Scarecrow performs. No cover.

Sunday, 2-5 pm, Elmwood Park Zoo. Free admission to all Norristown residents who show a valid ID.

Tuesday, 2-3:30 pm, Norristown Public Library Board Room. Mystery Tuesdays Book Club. This month's book is "The Cuckoo's Calling," by Robert Galbraith. Copies of the book are available at the Front Desk.  We encourage registration. Call or drop by the Front Desk to register.  Monica D'Antonio of Montgomery County Community College hosts this group. Contact Cliff Hirst 610-278-5100, x 0 or

Tuesday, 6:30-7:30 pm, Historical Society of Montgomery County, 1654 DeKalb. "Maximizing" New, special topic genealogy class presented by Sydney F. Cruice Dixon, genealogist. FREE to members, $10 for non-members. To reserve a seat or for further information, contact the Society at 610-272-0297.

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

Thursday, 10 am-noon, 7-Eleven at 708 E Johnson Hwy. Coffee With A Cop.

Thursday, 4-5:30 pm, Montco OIC (1101 Arch, 2nd floor). FREE Young Playwrights Monologue Workshops for Middle School students on March 1, 8, and 15 (sorry, didn't get notice of them before last week's blog). No experience needed. Final performance will be March 17 at 1:30 pm.

Next Saturday, March 10, 7 pm, Centre Theatre (208 Dekalb). JT Presents Catch A Vibe. Hip Hop, Spoken Word, Open Mic.

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