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NarbNet: Friday, March 27, 2015 Edition

Mayor Tom Grady

Posted: Friday, March 27, 2015

Welcome to the Friday, March 27, 2015 Edition of NarbNet!

Carpe Weekend!
The snow is disappearing (still a spot here and there), it's getting warmer (remember everything is relative)
and now, right now, would be a wonderful time to walk into town and buy a thing or two, get a bite to eat and
support our downtown. Every dollar spent here (shop local!), stays here and that's a good (and green) thing to
do.

Did I also mention there are only two (2) weeks to the start of Narberth T-Ball and Coffee!

Narberth T-Ball and Coffee News:
Coffee is La Colombe's Corsica.
Opening Day is Sunday, April 12, 2015!
Play Ball!

PICTURES!
NARBERTH family PHOTOGRAPHY session with Avi! Spring is just around the corner! Book your spring
family photo shoot with Avi Loren Fox. Narberth special: $275 for a 30 minute photo shoot and 50 digital
images delivered in a private online gallery. See Avi's portfolio and get in touch at www.avilorenfox.com

NARBERTH BASEBALL CAL RIPKEN LEAGUE
T-BALL - 5 & 6 yrs. old - Sunday games - 9:00 to 10:00 - FULL
ROOKIES - 7 & 8 yrs. old - Sunday/weeknight games - 15 SPOTS LEFT
MINORS - 9 & 10 yrs. old - Saturday/weeknight games - 9 SPOTS LEFT
MAJORS - 11 & 12 yrs. old - Saturday/weeknight games - FULL
REGISTER AT WWW.NARBERTHAA.COM
OPENING WEEKEND
MAJORS & MINORS - APRIL 11TH
ROOKIES & T-BALL - APRIL 12TH
CLOSING WEEKEND
MAJORS & MINOR - JUNE 6TH
ROOKIES & T-BALL - JUNE 7TH

RUN NARB RUN…it's the
NARBERTH RUN!
Online Registration is now open for the 20th Annual Narberth Cystic Fibrosis Run & Walk!
Plus, Volunteers are welcome, needed and requested.

Date: Saturday, April 25th, 2015: 9:00 am

Events: Five Mile Run, 1.5 Mile Walk, Kids Fun Run.

Cause: All proceeds benefit the Take A Breather Foundation,www.takeabreather.net, a local organization
fulfilling Wishes for children living with Cystic Fibrosis.

Online Registration: www.narberthrun.com

Please share this email with your fellow runners and walkers.

Interested in Sponsorship opportunities? Contact Matt McCloskey at 610-642-9474 or matt@takeabreather.net

Like us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/NarberthCFRun
Follow us on twitter: @narberthcf5

Election News:
April 20, 2015 is last day to register to Vote in the May 19, 2015 Primary Election.
*Not going to be in the Borough for Primary Election Day, May 19, 2015? **
***
Remember the Absentee Ballot Application is a two step process!

1.Fill out the Application mail to MontCo Board of Elections.

2. Voting Ballots will then be mailed to you. You must mail it back.

Pick up an Absentee Ballot Application at 206 Wayne Ave or go to www.montcopa.org/index.aspx?NID=754

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 Girls Basketball League accepting registrations
The Narberth Girls Basketball League, entering its 31st season, is now accepting applications for registration
for the 2015 season, which starts in May and runs to the end of July.
The league is for girls who are currently in grades 5-12. Q. Registration fee is $75 prior to April 15; after April
15, the registration fee is $100. Ecah team plays nine regular-season games, and all of the teams make the
postseason playoffs.
The Narberth Girls Basketball League player draft will be held during the last week of April. The league uses
PIAA officials and PIAA rules.
For more information about the Narberth Girls Basketball League, visit www.ngbbl.com or e-mail
staff@ngbbl.com.

In other interesting news:

Do you Facebook? Check out Friends of Narberth History! https://www.facebook.com/NarberthHistory

Make sure you check out www.mayorgrady.com too!
Thanks Avi!

Run + Beer = Fun!
Check out: http://vimeo.com/109624211 and run.
Join the Narberth Beer Runners. See: http://www.narberthbeerrunners.blogspot.com/?m=1

Bryn Mawr Twilight Concerts - TKTS on sale now……(note: Family Show June 27) Get tkts. here…..
http://www.ticketweb.com/snl/Search.action?query=bryn+mawr+twilight+concerts

June 6 John Gorka
June 7 (Sun.) Trespass: Genesis Tribute Band
June 13 Steve Poltz w/ Joe Crookston
June 19 (Fri.) Larry McKenna & the Girls of Summer present THE GREAT GIRL SONGS OF THE 60'S
June 20 Steve Forbert w/Mark Schultz
June 27 Recess Monkey ($12 Adults/$5 kids 5 to 16)
July 10 (Fri.) Dukes of Destiny w/Broken Arrow: Neil Young Tribute
July 11 Megan & Liz w/Found Wandering ($12 Adults/$5 kids 5 to 16)
July 18 Marc Silver & the Stonethrowers w/
July 25 David Wilcox w/Denise Moser
August 1 Dar Williams w/Jonathan Doh & Richard Douglass ($15 adults/$5 kids 5 to 16)
August 8 Christine Havrilla & Gypsy Fuzz

BACK AT THE LIBRARY:
BORROW BAKING PANS FROM OUR LIBRARY:
The Narberth Community Library now has baking pans to lend out! Feeling creative and craving a yummy
cake? Check out our list of pans (http://nar.mclinc.org/).

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 www.meetthemayor.org for more updates):

1.) Friday, March 27, 2015, St Margarets' School is holding the annual "SMS has Talent"show on Friday
March 27, 2015 at 7pm in the Gym. All are welcome!

2.) Sunday, March 29, 2015, Come and join us for a FREE concert on Sunday, March 29th at 7:30pmat Holy
Trinity Lutheran Church in Narberth, PA! Spark Brass is a group of professional musicians and educators
from across the United States whose experience of the positive impact of music has led them to be advocates
for the value of music education. Bring the family! Bring a date! Bring a friend! The concert is open to all, and
any donations given will support the work of Spark Brass. Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Narberth, PA is
located at the corner of Woodbine and North Narberth Avenue (196 Woodbine Avenue, Narberth, PA). Street
parking. For more information, check back often and visit www.sparkbrass.com and for more information
about Holy Trinity, check out www.holytrinitynarberth.org.

3.) Tuesday, March 31, 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, March 31, 2015, *Narberth Community Food Bank *All are Welcome!*

Narberth Food bank is in strong need of the following:

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

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

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.
www.NarberthCivic.org/news 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 NarberthCivic.org/news under Family
Resource Center of Narberth. Thank you for your support!

5.) Wednesday, April 1, 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 Trish:trish@milokiflow.com.

6.) Thursday, April 2, 2015, YOGA FOR 4th and 5th GRADERS - FREE EVENT in Narberth. EVERY
THURSDAY FROM 4.15pm. MEET IN FRONT OF NARBERTH POST OFFICE AT 4pm
This is an 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: denyogastories@gmail.com

7.) Thursday, April 9, 2015, Come to the Narberth Area Garden Club to watch beautiful container gardens
take shape before your eyes as Catherine Potter demonstrates plant choices and design principles that will help
you create a long lasting, gorgeous display. (Following the meeting, these artistically completed container
gardens will be for sale.) Educated at the Barnes Foundation Arboretum School, she is a top designer with
LoveDirt, a unique professional gardening company, where she specializes in garden restoration, perennial
garden design, fine pruning, and custom container planting. Thursday, April 9, 2015, 7:15 p.m. - 9:15 p.m.,
Narberth Borough Building, 100 Conway Avenue, Narberth, Pa., 19072, 2nd floor, Haverfor Avenue entrance.
Free for members; $10. for visitors.

8.) Thursday, April 9, 2015, STORYTIME FOR CHILDREN (and grownups!!) with Denise Donnio at The
Handwork Studio, Narberth Ave, Narberth. FREE EVENT
The next storytime gathering will be on Thursday, April 9th at 11am. Come sit with me in the comfy space full
of colour and beauty that the Handwork Studio has to offer. Grown ups get coffee and treats, wee ones get to
enjoy my magical stories pulled from the golden box .

9.) Saturday, April 25, 2015, The Narberth Civic Association thanks you for making last year's NarbEarth
Day such a resounding success!

This year NarbEarth Day will be on Saturday April 25th, from noon to 4 pm next to the Narberth Library on
Windsor Avenue (same place as last year). Planning is already underway for another fabulous day of
celebration and care for our earth.

Date: Saturday April 25th, 12pm - 4 pm

Rain Date: Sunday April 26th, 12pm - 4 pm

Set up starting at 11am

If you know of any other appropriate, environmentally friendly businesses or non-profits, or potential
volunteers, please either forward this email to them or let me know their contact details.

Exhibitors:
We are inviting you to have a space and request that you bring your own table if possible. Please let us know
if you plan to join us by completing the attached form describing the product or service you will be exhibiting.
If you need a copy of your form from last year, let me know. We will be having a raffle again and require for-
profit businesses to donate an item. Please indicate what you plan to donate.

Volunteers:
This event can't happen without your energy and support! We hope that you will be able to help out this year.
Would you please let us know if you are available? We need help to set up at 11 am and clean up at 4 pm as
well as help during the event.

NarbEarth Day is growing bigger and better every year. Please let us know as soon as possible so that we can
reserve your space.
Best regards,
Patsy Higgins
patsy.r.higgins@gmail.com

610-608-2445

Please check out www.mayorgrady.com for upcoming information as well as Twitter! I will be sending
updates.
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Have a great and safe weekend!

Best regards,

Mayor Tom Grady
Borough of Narberth
Thomas F. Grady, Esquire
Thomas F. Grady, P.C.
2033 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
tel. (215) 977-7400
fax (215) 977-8160

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