Annual comedy night at Maenner-Chor Club
Norristown MaennerChor Club is holding its 5th annual comedy night on Saturday, May 19. Doors open at 6:30 and the show starts at 8:30 p.m. Cost is $25 a person with a cash bar and food. This is a nonsmoking event.
The stand-up acts scheduled to perform are Jeff Pirrami, Joey Callahan and Missy Grynkiewicz.
Pirrami has opened for the Charlie Daniels Band, 3 Dog Night, the Temptations, 4 Tops and Ray Charles, according to his biography.
According to his website, Callahan has been seen on Comedy Central, and ESPN’s “Lighter Side of Sports” and Fox TV. Joey is also a national headliner and opening act for such names as Richard Belzar, Steven Wright, Bobby Collins, Michael Winslow, Joe Piscopo, Jeff Marder, Bob Nelson and Weird Al Yankovic.
Grynkiewicz, according to her bio, “is a comedian, mom and motivational speaker with a sharp-witted, universal style that captivates audiences around the country. She enjoys naps, her new dog, Dennis, and making up words that no one else understands.”
She’s been featured in “Road Spill” on TruTV and in the feature film “Days of Power” with Eric Roberts released in 2018.
Tickets for the comedy night can be purchased at the door, or by visiting http://www.norristownmaennerchor.com/
Plymouth Township Community Day
Plymouth Township Day will be held on June 2 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at East Plymouth Valley Park, 900 Germantown Pike. Admission to Plymouth Day is free but fees are charged for the various festivities, which include, inflatable attractions, slot car racing, entertainment, a video game truck, food trucks and carnival games. Friends and neighbors can also enjoy a craft fair, adult tailgate games, and entertainment and fun from a DJ. Various community groups will be on hand to share information on their unique offerings. Vendors provide games and free giveaway items.
June Jazz at The Zoo
Montgomery CountyNorristown Public Library’s annual fundraiser is on June 7, from 5-8 pm, at the Elmwood Park Zoo. Tickets are $50 per person, and 100 percent of the proceeds from ticket sales goes toward off-setting the library’s persistent funding challenges. Attendees have the chance to listen and dance to the energizing sounds of local jazz group The N Town Band. Guests will enjoy delicious hors d’oeuvres complemented by a fine selection of beer and wine. To add to the evening there will also be a fabulous assortment of Silent Auction items up for bid! The Door Prizes – dozens of amazing titles from local and national publishing companies – have become a hallmark of our event, and we are thrilled to say this delightful and literary part of the evening will continue. By purchasing tickets, or becoming a sponsor, you show confidence in what the Library does for you, your neighbors, and the community at large. All money raised by this event – through sponsorships, ticket sales, and silent auction – goes into the Library’s materials budget and, essentially, straight into the homes, hands & minds of the Montgomery County families we serve. Interested in becoming a sponsor of this fun and worthwhile event? Would you like to purchase tickets and spend a fun, music filled evening at the zoo in support of a good cause? Contact the library about sponsorships and/or tickets at 610-278-5100 x140.
Sacred Heart Parish Carnival starts June 13
June 13-June 16: This will be the first carnival for the Sacred Heart Parish that will take place on the 120 Jefferson Street in Bridgeport form June 13th to June 16th. This community parish event will have rides for everyone. Food will also be available to purchase that will include perogies, hot pork sandwiches, Kielbasa, special baked goods and more. The carnival will be open from 6 to 10 Wednesday, Thursday and Friday and 4 to 10 on Saturday.
Schuylkill River Sojourn registration
Registration for partial trip participants: Registration is now open for paddlers who want to participate in only a portion of the trip, scheduled for June 2-8. After registering, download several waivers and medical forms that must be filled out and mailed in with original signatures. Links to these forms will be available on your registration confirmation. They can also be found on our website: www.schuylkillriver. org/sojourn/aspx. If you do not wish to register online, please download both a mail-in registration form & a confirmation form. If you choose this option, you must still download the waivers and medical history form at www.schuylkillriver.org. For more information or to view photos of past sojourns click here or contact the Schuylkill River Heritage Area at 484-945-0200, or firstname.lastname@example.org
PW Class of 1968 reunion
The 50th Reunion of the Plymouth Whitemarsh Class of 1968 will be Saturday September 29, 2018 at the Great American Pub, Valley Top Ballroom, 123 Fayette Street, Conshohocken from 6 to 10:30. The night will sure to be filled with fun, camaraderie, and shared remembrances. For updates and reservations please send your contact info to:1968pwreunion@ gmail.com; Facebook: PW Class of ‘68 - 50 yr reunion. Live Entertainment will be provided by The Fabulous Highballs. Cost is $60 a person.
Children’s Nature Series: ‘Birds, Birds, Birds’
Monday, May 21: Take a ‘first look’ at birds. Learn more about our colorful feathered friends and their nesting habits. Hear a story, make a bird craft, and walk with the park naturalist to listen and look for birds in the park at 1 p.m. Meet at the pavilions. This program is appropriate for ages three and up with an adult. The cost is $5.00 per child. Pre-registration is required. To pre-register please call 610-270-0215 or email: rking2@montcopa. org Norristown Farm Park is located at Barley Sheaf Drive and Germantown Pike in East Norriton.
Audubon Bird Town Bird Walk
Join a morning bird walk led by members of the Wyncote Audubon Society from 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on May 22. Both new birders and those with experience are welcome. Expect to see many of the transient spring migrants, especially warblers and vireos, stopping over on their northward journey. Bring binoculars if you have them. The walk will start from the main parking lot in Lorimer Park on Moredon Road. This program is appropriate for adults and children ages 12 and up. Pre-registration is suggested. To pre-register please call Lorimer Park (215-947-3477) or email: email@example.com