Friday, May 18, 2018

Stuff To Do While Staying Dry

The monsoons are supposed to be over by Wednesday, but in the meantime, N-town has a lot of indoor activities for you and your family.

Friday, May 18, 5:45-8 pm at 1st Pres Church, Airy and Dekalb, Spring Game Night. Coco Movie Night. FREE.

Friday, 8 pm. Last weekend for "Peter and the Starcatcher" at Theatre Horizon (401 Dekalb). Other shows: Saturday at 3 pm and 8 pm, and Sunday at 3 pm. ALL shows are limited availability. Click on this link to see what tickets are left.

Saturday is the last day to pre-order compost bins and rain barrels at discounted prices through Montco PA Recycles (county recycling dept). Pickup will be Saturday, June 2, 9 am-noon, at Norristown Farm Park (2500 Upper Farm Road entrance, at the intersection of Germantown Pike and North Wales Road). Compost bin is $50 and rain barrel is $65. Order online at (Note from Elena: I bought both. Compost bin is still going strong. Rain barrel cracked after 5 years of May-October use. Still, these are good prices for both these items.)

Saturday, 2-3:30 pm at Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library Board Room (2nd floor), Saturday Book Club. Selection this month is "My Brilliant Friend," by Elena Ferante. Copies of the book are available at the Front Desk. Registration encouraged. Stop by the Front Desk or call to register. Contact Asha Verma 610-278-5100 x0,

Saturday, 6-9 pm at Diva's Kitchen (9 W Main). Karoke Night. $15 per person. Door Prizes.

Saturday, 7-11 pm, Five Saints Distilling (Green and Main). Jazz 180. No cover.

Sunday, 7 pm at Elmwood Park Bandshell. Summer Concert Series continues. This week, Old School (80's Hard Rock Band). 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 (dates per library website, not sure why the poster is different), 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.

Monday, 6:30-8 pm at the Historical Society of Montgomery County (1654 DeKalb). Making History Greater Series: “The Works of Benjamin and David Rittenhouse.” Social 6:30 pm; Presentation 7 pm. FREE and open to the public. For information 610-272-0297 or or

Tuesday, 7 pm, Municipal Hall. Zoning Board Hearing. Agenda at this link.

Wednesday, 1-3:30 pm in Norristown Public Library Board Room. Free movie. "The Shape of Water." Drop in. For info, contact Mary Motta 610-278-5100 x111,

Wednesday, 5:30-7 pm, at Five Saints Distilling (Main and Green). Rotary Club and Dragon Boat Club are hosting a Happy Hour, open to the public. Come meet them and find out about their projects. Light finger food will be served.

Next Saturday, May 26, 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.

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