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NarbNet: Friday, May 8, 2015 Edition

Mayor Tom Grady

Posted: Friday, May 8, 2015

Welcome to the Friday, May 8, 2015 Edition of NarbNet!

Shop Narberth!
Thanks to everyone that came out last weekend during the Narberth Sidewalk Festival and supported our
downtown. It was a beautiful (and wonderful) weekend but it doesn't have to stop.
Please remember to shop and dine in our downtown, often, before the camp, shore and summer trips roll
Our small town merchants and restaurants rely upon you to spend your dollars locally (just think of it as a
Thank you!

Little Otters,
Time to strap on your rugby cleats, pull on your rugby shorts, tighten up your belt and flags and play some
rugby! The 2015 Narberth Flag Rugby season is right around the corner and we are looking forward to having
you back for another exciting season. Each summer our program has grown and we are looking forward to
doing the same this summer. Please send this information to family and friends who you think would be
interested in joining us as we bring the fastest growing sport in the world to Narberth Park. Our program is
designed to be a fun and exciting learning experience for all players, novice and veteran. Please contact Coach
Robb DeLuca at with questions, or view our website
for registration and program information.

Memorial Day Parade Marshalls wanted!
If you are interested in marshaling the Narberth Memorial Parade, please contact John Nardi at 610-664-5504.
The parade is scheduled for Monday, May 25th starting at 9:30 AM and the Marshals will be needed starting at
8:00 AM until the end of the parade. Also, there will be a meeting of the Marshals Sunday evening to go over
what will be their duties and required of them before, during and after the parade.
Thank you!

Narberth Summer Music Series-Wednesday Nights in the Park:



Please Slow Down and Stop.
Remember to come to a complete stop at designated stop signs in the Borough. Our children rely on you to
completely stop (hey you, no rolling) for their safety.

Narberth Business Directory. Borough Council and the NBA are working on a "Narberth Guide" , which will
include a directory of Narberth businesses. Please make sure that we have your correct contact information so
that locals can find you in this guide. There is no charge to be included, so send your business name, address,
phone, e-mail and/or website to Ed Ridgway at

Happy "Beerthday" Narberth Beer Runners!
Please visit the Narberth Beer Runners page at , "Like
them"and the NBR will let you know of the next run.
Also check out: too!

> Avi-
SPRING PHOTOGRAPHY SESSIONS (Families, Headshots, Couples!)

Hello Narberth! It is officially SPRING and I am excited to offer outdoor natural light family photo shoots!
This season I am doing a "Narberth Special" ... a 30 minute photo shoot anywhere in the borough with 30 of
my favorite images individually finished and delivered in an online gallery. NEW this year: you also have the
option to view and/or order additional images in an online proofing gallery. Mention "NARBNET" and receive
$25 off this $275 session. You can see my portfolio at and book your session by
emailing Can't wait to hear from you and capture your smiling faces :-) Happy
Spring! - Avi

In other interesting news:

Do you Facebook? Check out Friends of Narberth History!

Make sure you check out too!
Thanks Avi!

The Narberth Community Library now has baking pans to lend out! Feeling creative and craving a yummy
cake? Check out our list of pans (

Now here's a list of fun, entertaining and community events in and about our town (Narberth and Nearberth)
for the upcoming week (and don't forget to check for more updates):

1.) Sunday, May 10, 2015. Happy Mother's Day!

2.) Monday, May 11, 2015 we will welcome Senator Bob Casey to the Borough with a meeting at the
Narberth Bridge beginning at 10:30 AM. Please join us in a warm welcome to Senator Casey!

3.) Tuesday, May 12, 2015, Tiny Tales , Tuesdays AND Thursdays @ 10:30 a.m. at the Narberth
Community Library. For ages Birth to 5. Stories, songs and a craft with Miss Janine and Miss Mayuri.

4.) Tuesday, May 12, 2015--Spring Classes at The Handwork Studio are a great way to keep your kids
creative outside of school. These one-hour classes are offered in Handwork & Machine Sewing (Ages 5-12)
and Fashion & Machine Sewing (Ages 8-15). Classes are pro-rated for the remainder of the 5-week session
and enrollment is always open! You can get more details or register by calling Miss Ana at 610-660-9600 or
learn more here:

5.) Tuesday, May 12, 2015, *Narberth Community Food Bank *All are Welcome!*

Narberth Community Food Bank is thrilled to announce Annette Heinsheimer has joined our team!

As Montgomery County Community Connections Advocate, Annette is available every Tuesday 9-2 to help
all Narberth and Lower Merion citizens find the resources they need at NO COST!
Help with-
Low cost medicine

Please let your members, guests, and volunteers know this is a walk in service! No appointment needed.

Narberth Food bank is in strong need of the following:

Canned Fruit
Soy Milk, Almond Milk, Cow Milk
Almond Butter
Any help is much appreciated!

Donations Monday evenings 7pm & Tuesday 10am-1pm, PM 6- 7:30 201 Sabine Ave, Narberth
Questions? Visit

Thank you to all who volunteer, donate and support ending hunger in our community. In order to facilitate
donations to the Narberth Food Bank, the Narberth Community Library has become a Drop Off point for
donations. There is a receptacle just inside the library front door, in front of the circulation desk. We hope this
will make it easier for library patrons and other Narberth citizens to drop off much needed donations at a time
that is convenient for them. The library is open from 10:00 to 8:00 - Monday thru Thursday and 10:00 to 5:00
- Friday and Saturday. is now publishing a self-updating notice of items currently needed for donation
to the food bank at the Narberth Family Resource Center. The needs change regularly, and so will this list. I
hope this will facilitate more efficient giving. Please remember the food bank! Even just a few extra cans or
items from a trip makes a difference. There is significant and regular need right here in Lower Merion &
Narberth. Check out the article space in the top right hand column of under Family
Resource Center of Narberth. Thank you for your support!

6.) Wednesday, May 13, 2015, YOGA FOR CHILDREN aged 3 to 5 years. A friendly class, where we will
create a warm and welcoming space for children and parents too come and enjoy the benefits yoga can offer.
Blending movement, story, games and magical meditations, this class will open the door to a space where we
slow down and smile at how much fun taking our time can be!! At : Milokiflow, new Jiu Jitsu and Yoga studio
on 950 Montgomery Avenue, Narberth (tel: 610 605 3299) Wednesdays at 1pm. Please contact

7.) Thursday, May 14, 2015, YOGA FOR 4th and 5th GRADERS – FREE EVENT in Narberth. EVERY
ongoing weekly class especially designed for busy 4th and 5th graders. It's a small group of children who I
welcome each week and work with in a yoga setting - helping them to soften the heavy school week and learn
about the beauty of mindfulness. Gentle, safe, and very friendly. Pre-registration necessary as numbers are
limited to 8 places each session. SIGN UP BY CONTACTING DENISE DONNIO AT:

8.) Friday, May 15, 2015 is Mayor's Movie Night!
We're showing Disney's "Into the Woods" (2014) and a few other Pixar shorts in the Borough Auditorium,
Boro Hall, 100 Conway Avenue, 2nd Floor, Narberth beginning at 7:00 P.M. Movie Night is always "FREE"
and there will be refreshments, popcorn and candy available. Parents/Guardians: Make it a Narberth Date
Night! Grab a bite to eat or shop in our downtown during the movie. There will be a sign-in sheet or just see
me (I'm the projectionist) at Mayor's Movie Night!

9.) Wednesday, May 20, 2015 it's Walk to School Day!
Hello Narberth families who attend Belmont Hills school. Ever wondered how to get to our school on foot?
Ever wished for some early morning hiking exercise, and intergenerational socialization? Give the Walk-
toschool Group a try! If you've never experienced it before, our route is an eye-opening adventure. We will
meetWednesday, May 20, at 7:50 AM at the corner of Meetinghouse and Iona Aves. Questions? contact Jim
Speer at

Please check out for upcoming information as well as Twitter! I will be sending
Just link to follow tomgrady!

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Have a great and safe weekend!

Best regards,

Mayor Tom Grady

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