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2018

Council Meeting

August

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Council Workshop

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August

03

2018

Wine Safari at Elmwood Park Zoo

Join us at Elmwood Park Zoo's third annual Wine Safari, featuring a gourmet dinner from DiBruno Brothers & Savory Safari and unparalleled vintages from the area's best wineries.

This intimate, 300-person event will grant you exclusive access to not only unbelievable wine and food, but also Elmwood Park Zoo, Montgomery County's greatest attraction.

August

11

2018

Elmwood Park Zoo Member Special

Members receive 20% off any bison merchandise.

August

18

2018

Symbols in the Cemetery

HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY
CEMETERY TOUR AND PRESENTATION
“SYMBOLS IN THE CEMETERY”
Author and Historian Tammy Schane, Presenter
Discover the meaning of symbols carved on tombstones; the history behind them; and why tombstone styles changed in the 19th century.
Saturday, August 18, 2018, 6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
at
HISTORIC MONTGOMERY CEMETERY
One Hartranft Avenue
Norristown, PA 19401

Tickets: $15 per person includes: Walking Tour, Refreshments and Presentation

Tickets are limited: to reserve a space by phone: 610-272-0297; online: hsmcpa.org; or email: contact@hsmcpa.org.

Ms. Schane lectures on her research of 18th and 19th century cemeteries. She is also the author of “Engraved: The Meanings Behind 19th Century Tombstone Symbols”.

August

25

2018

Community Arts Norristown Fall Open House

Join us to learn all about what's in store for Fall Session 2018! In addition to meeting our wonderful teachers, we will have live music, art activities, and snacks provided by Vetri Mobile Teaching Kitchen!

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August

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2018

Norristown Farmers Market

Thursdays 11am-2:30pm
The Norristown Farmers Market
Real Farmers, Real Food.

Cash, EBT and Farmers Market vouchers all accepted.

June 7 thru October 25th
25 E. Main St.
Norristown, PA 19401
Sponsored by:
Municipality of Norristown
Montgomery County Commissioners
Share Montco Hunger Solutions
Phone: 610-628-2000

August

18

2018

Country Fest with 92.5 XTU at Elmwood Park Zoo

Yeehaw! Country Fest is BACK by popular demand!

Grab your hats & boots, and join us on Saturday, August 18th from 12-4pm for a day of country-themed activities! Spend the afternoon with your favorite country radio station as 92.5 XTU broadcasts LIVE
from our Zoo Brew Beer Garden!



Enjoy refreshments, a mechanical bull, and live entertainment all afternoon long!

92.5 XTU will be broadcasting live from 1-4pm. This event is free to attend with admission.
Drinks and concessions will be available for purchase from Zoo Brew.

Zoo Brew Line-Up:
11am-1pm: John Valerio
1:30-3pm: Kendal Conrad
3:30-5pm: Tyler Hunsberger

Community BBQ Event

Find out more about the NCIA’s work, and join a team to take action! For example:
➢ New Neighbor Welcome Packet
➢ Open Air Movie Night Planning
➢ Park/Community Garden Design and Planning
➢ Bulk Trash and Electronic Removal Planning
➢ Cultural Dance and Music Event Planning

August

20

2018

Summer Classes

Community Arts Norristown is dedicated to ensuring that all children and adults have access to a creative education. Our instructors teach with compassion first, encouraging students and adults to grow and flourish in all aspects of the arts. Whether your child or you are a budding artist, actor, growing musician, or anything you choose to be, CAN's teachers will help you develop your talents.

Teens ages 14+ are welcome to take adult-level classes.

Summer Session begins on June 18! Browse the available classes at the links below or call 610-272-1545 or email hello@communityartsnorristown.org for more information.

August

22

2018

Members Picnic at Elmwood Park Zoo

The zoo's annual Members Picnic is back!

We invite our members to join us on Wednesday, August 22nd from 5-8pm* to spend the evening at the zoo! This event is FREE to attend!

*Please note: The zoo will be closing at 3pm on 8/22 to prepare for the picnic! We will reopen at 5pm.

This year's activities include food stations, live music, crafts, giraffe feedings, Birds of Paradise walk-throughs, discounted ziplining at Treetop Adventures, and more! Members can also take advantage of special discounts on future memberships to the zoo and Treetop Adventures!

Only EPZ members are eligible to attend, and may bring as many guests as their membership level allows.

Though this event is free, members MUST register at the link below. Registration closes on Friday, August

Kappa Safe Infant Sleep Community Engagement

The Kappa Safe Infant Sleep Community Engagement Project is an educational outreach project to help reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and other sleep-related causes of infant death, such as accidental suffocation. The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), is working with Kappa Alpha Psi to provide community awareness of the following:

1) Increase public awareness about the impact of SIDS and other sleep-related causes of infant death

2) Teach ways to create safe infant sleep environments and reduce the risk of SIDS and other sleep-related causes of infant death.

3) Provide an opportunity to educate community members on the important role they have in reducing
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and other sleep-related causes of infant death.

Norristown Run Club Weekly Group Meetup

Norristown Run Club has is weekly meeting of local community members that have a passion for running and positive community engagement. We share training ideas, accomplishments and comradery. Wednesdays @ 6:30pm during the spring and summer months. Group run updates are posted on the FB group page.


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August

08

2018

Sewer Authority Board Meeting

August

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Planning Commission Meeting

August

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Design Review Board

August

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2018

Zoning Hearing Board

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Norristown Police Department



Municipality of Norristown
235 East Airy Street
Norristown, PA 19401

Phone: 610-272-8080
Fax: 610-275-0687

info@norristown.org


Norristown Council tours Riverfront Properties: https://t.co/bqPtJvPFza via @YouTube

Looking for something to do? Free outdoor concert tonight 7pm ar Elmwood Park! @pedroAMAriachi will begin in 15mins!

RT @MontcoPA: Join Montgomery County officials, residents, and community leaders on Friday, August 31 at 8:30am on the #MontcoPA courthouse…

Looking forward to tonight's show, @mariachi4you will perform at 7pm ar Elmwood Park as part of the Summer Concert… https://t.co/MEdzOVXKKG

Norristown Council tours Riverfront Properties
Norristown Council Meeting held on August 8, 2018
Norristown Recreation Fall Programs
The Municipality Focuses on Keeping Norristown Beautiful


On July 31, 2018 Plymouth Ambulance and Norristown Fire Department conducted joint UTV training. Members from both Departments trained on incline ascents and descents, winch use for evacuation and overall UTV safety and operations.
From the gallery Norristown Fire Department


Members of Council celebrated the Grand Opening of Timshel Coffee. They are located downtown at 104 E Main Street.
From the gallery Municipal Council and Staff 2017


Councilwoman Valerie Cooper with Dan Drake, Vice President, at the Mercy LIFE Norristown Groundbreaking
From the gallery Municipal Council and Staff 2017