The Norristown Maenner-Chor Club, 920 Haws Ave, is hosting Designer Bag Bingo on Saturday, December 4, 2021. Doors open at noon and games begin at 1 pm. Regular or 4-coin bingo – Advanced tickets $ 25; $ 30 at the door. Specials available – 4 for $ 5 or $ 2 each. Jackpot Bingo: Cover all 3 for $ 5 or $ 2 each. Raffles and 50/50 will be available.
Anyone who brings a pair of women’s or children’s slippers for Laurel House will be entered into a draw for a special basket.
Food and drinks will be available for sale. No outside alcohol is allowed and this is a non-smoking event.
Tickets are available now at the Maenner-Chor Club bar. For more information, contact: Joy – 610-476-1614 or Michelle 610-342-7161.
Montgomery County SPCA to Host Annual Vacation Dinner
The Montgomery County SPCA will be hosting their annual Animal Party Dinner on December 11 at 10 a.m. The event will take place at the Conshohocken Hut, 19 East Ridge Pike. Thereafter, the three shelters will receive their quota of holiday lunches before the holidays.
For over half a century, the Montgomery County SPCA has been dedicated to preparing a unique festive meal for protected animals. Frances Frazier, working with the Mainline Auxiliary, originally started this meal to give the animals a special treat during the holiday season. The menu currently consists of ground beef, vegetables and broth, all freshly prepared in our shelters.
Noma Ann “Cricket” Roberts is the Chair of our Special Holiday Food Program. In addition to the kennel dinner for dogs and cats, special treats will also be available for our large and small animals. There will be several opportunities to take photos and videos.
Roberts will also be offering members and friends holiday gifts to purchase at the Holiday Tables in the Conshohocken Lobby. Gift items for sale will include items for humans and pets. The holiday sales tables will be in the Conshohocken hall from Saturday 11 December. Proceeds from the sale will benefit the protected pets. Montgomery County SPCA sweatshirts and t-shirts will be included as personal gifts.
For more information on this event, contact the SPCA at (610) 825-0111.
Christmas food orders
Introducing Our Lord The Ukrainian Catholic Church is now taking orders for Christmas dishes! Please call 215-362-9599, leave your name and phone number clearly, to receive a reminder to confirm your order of Pierogi, Kielbasa, Walnut and Poppy Seed Rolls for your Christmas! Orders are accepted until November 21. Orders will be available for pickup on Saturday, December 18 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at 1564 Allentown Rd, Lansdale.
Holiday Frost Fair is coming to Pottsgrove Manor on December 12
Explore the history of the holidays at Pottsgrove Manor on Sunday, December 12, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. vendors, demonstrations and games.
Visitors can also discover handmade products and seasonal crafts from local artisans at the Holiday Market. This event has a suggested donation of $ 2 per person.
Gather the whole family and dress for the weather to start a new holiday tradition at the Frost Fair in Pottsgrove Manor. Learn about gingerbread recipes from the past and see how it was baked. Follow the sound of laughter and music to engage with the Tucker’s Tales Puppet Theater and play a fair game to win a prize at one of three game booths.
See what merchants were selling in the 18th century, like historic art made by At the Sign of the Black Bear, as well as woodworking and weaving at Stone House History. Stop by the hot chocolate tent for a sample of this historic drink, then laugh and make new friends at the tavern.
Learn about the history of the Twelfth Night celebrations of the 1750s as the first floor of the Pottsgrove Mansion will be open for self-guided tours. Hearth cooking in the breeding kitchen will highlight some of your favorite seasonal treats you might want to include at your party table.
Find a unique gift for everyone on your list of local artisans, set up in the holiday market. From ornaments to jewelry, pottery and more, there is something special about every stall. Hot food and goodies complete the day, but the memories of Frost Fair will last all season.
Frost Fair is an outdoor event depending on the weather. Free parking and a free shuttle service will be available at Pottstown Memorial Park. Follow the signs for parking.
Pottsgrove Manor follows all of the CDC’s updated guidelines for COVID-19 mitigation in the facility, including proper mask wear, social distancing and capacity limits. All visitors should follow these guidelines.
Theater Horizon stages Holiday Spectacular: A Celebration of Gathering
Theater Horizon, an award-winning professional theater company based in Norristown, Pa., Is delighted to reopen the doors of its theater just in time for the holiday season with an organized evening of much needed music, poetry and laughter. curated by Philadelphia Theater Icons, Brett Robinson and Alex Bechtel. The Holiday Spectacular: A Celebration of Gathering will be Theater Horizon’s first in-person production after nearly 18 months of virtual programming as beloved actors, musicians and community members celebrate the holiday season with this show from original varieties. Directed by artistic director Nell Bang-Jensen, the show will be offered on Friday December 10 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday December 11 at 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., and Sunday December 12 at 3 p.m.
“We are delighted to welcome our guests back to our theater in Norristown,” notes artistic director Nell Bang-Jensen. “Our holiday celebration will bring audiences back to Theater Horizon to celebrate community and a world in which we can come together once again. Brett, Alex and I had so much fun creating the storyline for the show. We take a look at the silliness inspired by the season and can’t wait to have a laugh with you.
The festival’s holiday-themed show will feature memorable songs, skits, poetry and plenty of laughs as Robinson and Bechtel are joined on stage by Theater Horizon favorites Suli Holum, Steve Pacek, Pax Ressler, Jenn Rose , and a special appearance by Andrea Lamy from Horizon’s acclaimed digital program Art Houses.
Tickets for the Holiday Spectacular: A Celebration of Gathering are $ 25. A limited number of $ 2 tickets are available to residents of Norristown (Norristown tickets must be reserved by phone and require proof of a Norristown postal code). Discounts for artists will also be available.