Get Out This Weekend
There's plenty of parties and a few good causes to make your weekend fly by.
It’s Thursday, and you’ve got no idea what you’ll do for the weekend.
Norristown Patch is coming to the rescue. We’ve got your best bets for your done-work-outta-here time.
Where/When: Plymouth Country Club, 888 Plymouth Road, Plymouth Meeting; Sept. 8, 5 to 9 p.m.
Why go: Greater Norristown Police Athletic League’s 11th annual Festival of Food and Wine offers a great menu, entertainment, live auction, valet parking, special guests and more. The event supports GNPAL and its community center.
Where/When: Montgomery County Human Services Center, 1430 Dekalb St.; Sept. 9, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Why go: The Suicide Prevention Taskforce Open House will feature information about suicide prevention, crisis intervention, help after a suicide attempt and coping with a suicide loss. Representatives from support groups, health providers and veteran affairs agencies will be on hand to present information and answer questions.
Where/When: Wings Field, 1501 Narcissa Road, Blue Bell; Sept. 10, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Why go: The annual fundraiser for Angel Flight East includes an artists and crafters showcase, sightseeing flights, music, entertainment, food, a petting zoo, children’s activities and much more.
Price: $8 admission and parking
Where/When: Lower Providence Township, 100 Parklane Drive, Eagleville; Sept. 11, 8:30 a.m.
Why go: This ceremony will commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 1 attacks. You should arrive by 8 a.m. to allow time to park and be seated. Light refreshments will be served following the ceremony.
Where/When: MLK Park, Arch and East Oak streets; Sept. 11, noon to 4 p.m.
Why go: This event, rescheduled due to rain, will be an all-day celebration featuring Praise in the Park, Children’s Village, Vendor’s Marketplace, Health Afrikan American Muzikfest and entertainment. All are welcome.