Norristown Councilwoman organizes Care Package collection drive for class of 2020 Graduates

This is a perfect time to get in where you fit it! Councilwoman Heather Lewis is organizing an effort to collect and donate 'Graduation Care Packages' Lewis had this to say, "Despite what is going on in the world, in our nation, my community never ceases to amaze me. Covid-19 threw us all for a … Continue reading Norristown Councilwoman organizes Care Package collection drive for class of 2020 Graduates

Norristown’s own Theater Horizon to host Hamilton’s Daveed Diggs LIVE During Its Weekly Online Live Show PoppaPink

Tony and Grammy Award-winning actor, rapper and producer Daveed Diggs will guest star on #POPPAPANK! a weekly Facebook Live show hosted on Theatre Horizon’s Facebook page, Wednesday April 29th. Daveed Diggs gained critical acclaim for originating the dual roles of Marquis de Lafayette and Thomas Jefferson in the original Broadway sensation cast of “HAMILTON” Daveed … Continue reading Norristown’s own Theater Horizon to host Hamilton’s Daveed Diggs LIVE During Its Weekly Online Live Show PoppaPink

FREE Mask Kits For Nurses -Husband and Wife team up to support local healthcare workers with homemade protective kits

MEET THE FLOWERS Rebecca May Flowers, Associate Artistic Director at Theatre Horizon in Norristown, and her husband Sean Flowers, a registered nurse working in Philadelphia, have started a project to deliver high quality homemade protections kits directly to healthcare workers who need them. According to their posts, the Flowers duo had this to say about … Continue reading FREE Mask Kits For Nurses -Husband and Wife team up to support local healthcare workers with homemade protective kits

10 ways to help a small business or artist right now

#10TOKNOW - SMALL BIZ vs COVID-19 Edition In this special edition of #10TOKNOW we've split it into 5 WAYS TO SUPPORT A LOCAL BUSINESS/ARTIST EFFECTED BY COVID-19 and 5 WAYS TO SUPPORT YOURSELF AS A LOCAL BUSINESS/ARTIST EFFECTED BY COVID-19. Now is pretty a good time to go back to the drawing board... Photo by … Continue reading 10 ways to help a small business or artist right now

Horizon At Home – Theatre Horizon, Norristown, Launches a New Virtual Classroom experience to combat quarantine boredom

Today marks the official launch of HORIZON AT HOME! Powered by Theatre Horizon, Norristown In the first virtual class posted you can learn a fun dance to the song ZIP-A-DEE-DOO-DAH from ALICE IN WONDERLAND JR with Theatre Horizon Teaching Artist Dakota Demato https://youtu.be/IEsPS7Y27no https://youtu.be/IEsPS7Y27no Horizon at Home is a free service provided by Theatre Horizon. … Continue reading Horizon At Home – Theatre Horizon, Norristown, Launches a New Virtual Classroom experience to combat quarantine boredom

Norristown Area School District obtains waiver to feed students during school closures through grab-and-go meals distribution

Norristown Area School District Meal Distribution during School Closure Mar 14, 2020 The Pennsylvania Department of Education has obtained a waiver from the federal government for school districts to provide meal service to students during school closure related to the Coronavirus.  "I am very pleased to inform you that late Friday evening we received approval … Continue reading Norristown Area School District obtains waiver to feed students during school closures through grab-and-go meals distribution

Senior Adults in Norristown NEED OUR HELP!

"With everything happening [with COVID-19], Montco SAAC is desperately in need of Meals on Wheels drivers." says Melissa Buckminster, Montco Senior Adult Activities Center Coordinator  The senior centers will be closed for the next two weeks due to the declaration made by Governor Tom Wolf’s today,  Meals on Wheels is an essential service and will … Continue reading Senior Adults in Norristown NEED OUR HELP!

There is HOPE, fundraisers and more supporting the upcoming HOPE COMMUNITY BALL

RAD Karaoke & Entertainment. RAD Karaoke owner, Luke Ellers, along with Hopeworx Inc and Christ Church are hosting a prom style dinner/dance for the homeless on April 18th.  Tonight they present The CHARITY SILENT ART AUCTION, 1 of 3 planned fundraisers to support the upcoming Ball. The Silent Art Auction will take place at two … Continue reading There is HOPE, fundraisers and more supporting the upcoming HOPE COMMUNITY BALL

Help us keep this community voice going

Since our launch in February 2019, HappeningInTown.com has taken pride in being a hyperlocal media source in Norristown, PA. We believe there is greatness happening in the 19401 everyday, and we want to continue to share and bear witness to these stories. Your donation will help us continue this mission well into 2020.  To date, … Continue reading Help us keep this community voice going

AQueen is home and ready to rule

Ariana Queenan is no stranger to Norristown. After some time away pursuing her Masters in Journalism from Hofstra University, Ariana has returned home to the area, and she is building out her throne one line at time. Journalist, Marketing & Communications Coordinator, and Business Owner are just a few of the crowns Ariana is sporting … Continue reading AQueen is home and ready to rule