Friday, May 25, 2018

Memorial Day Events, Summer Camps, & Water Ice With A Cop

Have a great Memorial Day weekend! If you have kids ages 5-12, now's the time to register them for Community Arts Norristown's summer camp and/or, if your kids are in grades 2-6, sign them up for the Science in the Summer workshops at the library (see below for details on both).

Friday, May 25, 7:30 pm at Coffee Talk, 507 W Marshall. The XVI Annual Bob Dylan's Birthday Bash.

Friday, RSVP by today for next Friday's event (June 1), Noon-2 pm at the Einstein Medical Building, 1330 Powell, 5th Floor Atrium. Information about their new Healthy Women Program that provides FREE screenings for breast and cervical cancers. Lunch provided. RSVP to Brandi Chawaga, 484-622-7013 or

Saturday, 11 am-1 pm at Montgomery Cemetery (Hartranft and Jackson Sts). Memorial Day Observance by the Historical Society of Montgomery County. Wreath laying, speeches, military reenactors.

Saturday, 8-11 pm, Five Saints Distilling (Green and Main). Somewhat Civil performs. No cover.

Sunday, 7 pm at Elmwood Park Bandshell. Summer Concert Series continues. This week, Dean Garofolo, Elvis impersonator. FREE. Bring a lawn chair or something to sit on.

Monday, Science in the Summer registration continues at the Norristown Library Website ( Children entering grades 2 through 6 can sign up for this FREE, fun science enrichment program provided by The Franklin Institute. This year we explore the Science of Space. Through active, hands-on learning, students explore the sun’s energy, the phases of the moon, human survival in space, and how rockets overcome Earth’s gravity. Two-day session dates are July 11 and 12, or July 30 and 31. Sign up is online and requires an email address. Registration will continue through June. Info at 610-278-5100 x205.

Tuesday at Community Arts Norristown (506 Haws Ave). Register your kids for Summer Camp by today (May 29) and receive 10% off. Camp begins June 18. Register at

Tuesday, 4:30-6:30 pm, 600 block of Astor. Water Ice with a Cop, with the Norristown Police Department. Stop by for some free water ice and get to know your neighborhood cops.

Thursday, 10-11 am, Norristown Public Library (Swede and Powell). FREE Infant CPR training. Learn how to save your baby's life. Hosted by Montco Dept of Health and Human Services. To register, call Megan Anteparra at 610-278-5117 x6760
Next Saturday, 5-8 pm, Timshel Coffee (104 E Main). Partay! FREE. Lite refreshments. Fun activities. Come say hello to Norristown's new coffee shop.

Next Saturday, June 2, 7 pm at Coffee Talk Artists Co-op (507 W Marshall). Herman Bruning and Friends in concert.

On Saturday, June 16, the Norristown Preservation Society will once again host their annual Flea Market at Selma Mansion. If you'd like to be a vendor, indoor spaces are limited and filling up, first come first serve. $20/space, 8×4 feet bring your own table. Outdoor spaces are 8×8 feet bring your own table, chair, and canopy if you want. $15/space. These are pick your own space when you arrive. Payments can be made through PayPal at or by check or money order mailed to Norristown Preservation Society, PO Box 2097, Norristown, PA 19403. If mailing please include your contact info and type of craft, product you vend, or if it is yard sale or flea market items. To check availability and for other info, call or text Dee Kirkpatrick at 484-860-2533.

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