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Destination Norristown Arts Hill: Creating change through creativity The Norristown Arts Festival brings together talents from across the Philadelphia region for a day of food, fun and entertainment for people of all ages. Showcasing local and regional talents the festival strives to bring new life to the Norristown community through the arts. Visit for directions and more information.

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Juneteenth Festival, June 16th

The hour long tours begin at The Centre Theater at 208 DeKalb Street in Norristown from 10 am to 2:20 pm with a tour leaving every 20 minutes. This free event includes a walking tour led by member’s of the NAACP Youth Council who will share Norristown and African American historical details.
This third celebration includes additional performances which speak to the head and the heart. Figures like Martin Luther King, Fred Mampton, Howard Zinn and Sojourner Truth will be brought to life as well as  more personal stories.
The cast includes Maurice Tucker, Richard Bradford, Bob Weick, Seidah Hill, Michael LeLand, Walter DeShields, Mydera Robinson and Tiffany Joyner.
The event is supported by a variety of local sponsors including Upward Bound, Health Partners, Norristown NAACP, Milligan and Co. LLC, The Norristown Arts Council, and H and H Realty.
Please Join us or at least forward this information to people you think might enjoy this dramatic, historical adventure!
 For information or to reserve a time on a tour, contact

Thursday, June 7, 2012

Movies on the Hill, Friday June 8th 8 pm

Movies From The Hill - OFFICIAL LINEUP

Friday, June 8, 2012, 8 pm
(rain dates June 24)
Dekalb & East Airy Street
Norristown, PA 19401
FREE screening of independent animations, conveniently located a few blocks from the Norristown Transportation Center! (R-6, High Speed line, etc.)
Bring your blankets, chairs, and the whole family to see the shorts and
meet the artists!
Selections  include:
1. Un Duelo, Felipe Esquivel/Carpio Iglesias, Priscila, Mexico
2. Halfway, Gustav Karlson,
Henryville, PA
3. Another Bad Idea,
Rusty Eveland, Philadelphia, PA
4. Gypsies, Joe Torres, Philadelphia, PA
5. How the Coyote Got His Cunning, Claire Nielbergall, Philadelphia, PA
6. Sandwich Sam, Jamison Conti, Philadelphia, PA
7. Shadowplay, Jeff Hatcher, Philadelphia, PA
8. Trees, Adam Cusack,
Philadelphia, PA
9. Little Dudes, Chris Barley & Timothy Fuller, Yardley, PA
10. The House That Hate Built: The Midas Touh, Gardner Watts, Galloway, NJ
11. Desperate Crossing, MinSeok Jeon, Jersey City, NJ
12. Schijnwerper, Liesje Kraai, New York, NY
13. Masks, Patrick Smith, New York, NY
14. Spare Time, Edmond Hawkins, Brooklyn, NY
15. The Man Who Moved Manhattan, Rob Ludacer, New York, NY
16. Bait, Michael Moore, Orange, CA
17. The Wanna-Be Oddie, Jun Bin Lam, San Francisco, CA
18. Bad Blood, Jon Etkins, Blue Bell, PA
19. The Lighthouse, Po Chou Chi, Taiwan
20. Craft, Mari Jaye Blanchardl, Brooklyn, NY
21. Noches de Tungsteno, MarÌa Torres, Mexico
Sincere thanks to our presenting sponsors:
-The Municipality of Norristown
-Life Unchained
-Portnoff Law Associates, LTD
-State Street Advisors
Also extra-special thanks to our donors, who are the heart of our organization.
Want to have your film featured in future
Movies From The Hill Events?
Submit to the Philadelphia Film & Animation Festival and make sure to check the box for “film library”. We are still accepting entries for this year's festival. Late deadline is June 21st.   More info>>>

Your friends, as always,

Stephanie, Matt & All the "Susie Filmmakers"
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Norristown Mural Community Paint Day, Saturday June 16

Norristown Mural Community Paint Day
Saturday, June 16
10am – 12pm
Centre Theater
208 Dekalb Street, 3rd Floor
Norristown, PA

Norristown is getting its first Norristown Arts Hill mural and you can help with the painting! Bring the kids for a fun event. Adults are welcome too!

Join us for a Community Paint Day for the Norristown Mural Project.  All supplies and instruction will be provided.  All are welcome but pre-registration is recommended.  All painters under the age of 13 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Please RSVP to or 484-961-0884with:

1.    Names of painters.
2.    Number of painters and their ages.

Only the first 40 to 50 painters will be able to help, so RSVP today! We hope to see you there!

Thank you.