Friday, July 13, 2018

Fireworks (at last) and FREE Concerts

Rescheduled * FIREWORKS * at Elmwood Park Sunday night. Plus lots of music around town all week, at Coffee Talk, Five Saints, the Bandshell, Timshel Coffee, and even hip-hop at the Library. And most of these performances are FREE.

Saturday, July 14, Noon-2 pm, at the Carver Community Center. Senior Swim and Game Day. $3. For info call Ericka Wharton, 610-272-7480 or email gwcarvercenter19401@gmail.com.


Saturday, 7-10 pm at Coffee Talk (507 W Marshall). Her Man and Friends Woody Guthrie Summer Student Showcase.
Saturday, 7-11 pm, Five Saints Distilling (Green and Main). Coupe de Ville performs. No cover.

Sunday, 7 pm at Elmwood Park Bandshell. Summer Concert Series continues. This week, Mark Reno performs. FREE. Bring a lawn chair or something to sit on.

Sunday, at dusk, after the concert at Elmwood Park. Rescheduled FIREWORKS! Bring a chair or blanket.

Tuesday, Municipal Hall. AGAIN no Council meeting is listed on the town calendar at Norristown.org. Earlier this month when it wasn't listed, they met anyway, and last week they had a last minute "special meeting" (also not on the calendar). One would think they don't want citizens showing up.

Thursday, 11 am-2:30 pm, in front of the Courthouse. The Norristown Farmers' Market. (Maybe even watermelons this week.) Stop by Thursdays through October 25.

Thursday, 3 pm at Norristown Library. Rhythms of Rich Flow. Hip-hop music. For ages 12 and up only.

Thursday, 7-9 pm at Timshel Coffee (104 E Main). Campfire Acoustic Open Mike.

Next Friday, July 20, 9 pm (gate opens 8:30 pm) at the Carver Community Center. Poolside movie night. $3 admission for movie alone. $5 for movie, snack and beverage. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Info call Ericka Wharton, 610-272-7480 or email gwcarvercenter19401@gmail.com.

Friday, July 6, 2018

FREE Movies, Activities for Kids, and Rescheduled Fireworks

I hope you all got through that awful heat wave without problems. (I got the feeling that a lot of people escaped to the shore or mountains.) The good news is, the fireworks have been scheduled! See the last entry below.

Tonight, Friday, July 6, 9 pm (gate opens 8:30 pm) at the Carver Community Center. Today's nasty weather will clear out in time for the Poolside Movie Night. $3 admission for movie alone. $5 for movie, snack and beverage. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Info call Ericka Wharton, 610-272-7480 or email gwcarvercenter19401@gmail.com.

Saturday, 8-11 am at the Carver Center. Carver Kids' Car Wash. $7. Info call Ericka Wharton, 610-272-7480 or email gwcarvercenter19401@gmail.com.

Saturday, 7-11 pm, Five Saints Distilling (Green and Main). Brian Horoho performs. No cover.

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

Tuesday, 1-2 pm, Norristown Public Library Youth Services Department. Theater Workshop. Children will be introduced to a variety of theater games that will demonstrate such concepts as stage presence, character development, and stage direction. The class will eventually end with a short scripted play in which all children will have an opportunity to demonstrate the skills taught in the workshop. Ages 8-12. Registration required. Contact 610-278-5100 x205.

Tuesday, 3-4 pm, Norristown Public Library Youth Services Department. Crafternoon. For kids ages 6-12. Feeling creative? Come make something. Art, crafts, and STEM projects. Drop in. Children under age 8 must be accompanied by an adult. Contact 610-278-5100 x205.

Tuesday, 7 pm, Municipal Hall. Planning Commission.

Wednesday, 8:30-11 am, Shilom Baptist Church (1329 Willow). Inter-cultural workshop. Learn how to reach every person in your community. FREE. Sponsored by the Greater Norristown Area Ministerium. Register at https://www.gnaministerium.org/events.

Wednesday, 1-3:30 pm, Norristown Public Library Board Room (2nd floor). Mary's Matinee. Enjoy a free movie the second and fourth Wednesday of each month. This week: "The Post." Drop in. For info, contact Mary Motta at 610-278-5100 x111, mmotta@mclinc.org.
Wednesday, 5-7 pm, Norristown Library Community Room. My Life Montco meeting. For youth 13 to 23 with challenges such as mental health, foster care, substance abuse, etc. Speakers, entertainment, free dinner, and information. FREE.

Thursday, 11 am-2:30 pm, in front of the Courthouse. The Norristown Farmers' Market. Stop by Thursdays through October 25.

Next Saturday, July 14, Noon-2 pm, at the Carver Community Center. Senior Swim and Game Day. $3. For info call Ericka Wharton, 610-272-7480 or email gwcarvercenter19401@gmail.com.

Next Sunday, July 15, at dusk, after the concert at Elmwood Park. Rescheduled fireworks. Bring a chair or blanket.