SANATOGA PA – Weekend activities for Sanatogans (and anyone else!), March 13-15, 2009:
Friday, March 13
“Six Degrees of Separation,” a play by John Guare that touches on racial tensions, homophobia, homelessness, obsession with status, and relationships between parents and children, will be presented at 8 p.m. tonight and Saturday, and at 3 p.m. Sunday, at the Tri-County Performing Arts Center, 245 E. High Street, Pottstown PA. Tickets, which can be purchased online or at the door, cost $19 for adults and $17 for seniors age 65 and older and students with identification. For more information, call 610-970-1100.
Saturday, March 14
Hear about the medicines made and used by colonial women to care for their families’ health in the days before penicillin and adhesive bandages. Pottsgrove Manor, 100 W. King St., Pottstown PA, will feature “Dr. Mom,” Clarissa Dillon, as its guest speaker to open its “Domestick Beings” exhibition. Reservations suggested. The Montgomery County PA historic site is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and admission is free. For more information, call 610-326-4014.
The first annual Northeast Motorcycle Expo opens from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center, 422 Business Center, Oaks PA, and continues Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. All brands of motorcycles will be on display, and the show features the “Best of Northeast” custom bikes. Vendors and motorcycle dealers will showcase latest models, biker accessories and fashions. Entertainment will be available for children. Tickets cost $15 for adults, $7 for children ages 6-12; and children age 5 and younger are free. For more information, call 877-245-3976.
The borough of Conshohocken PA, 23 miles southeast of Sanatoga, launches its St. Patrick’s Day celebration early with a parade beginning at 2 p.m. It starts at 11th Avenue and Fayette Street in Conshohocken, and will end in front of the Washington Fire Company. Keeping Our Tradition Alive, the parade theme, highlights the desire to help others. A food drive to benefit the Hibernian Hunger Project will be held during the parade, with locations along the parade route set up to receive donations. During and after the parade, Conshohocken pubs and restaurants will host parties. (This event appears at Eventful.com)
If you’re a poet and you know it, and you’re interested in having your poems heard, visit the Village Coffeehaus and Books, 4019 Skippack Pike, Skippack PA, at 7 p.m. Spoken Word Artists are wanted for its for Open Mic Night. Spoken word is a form of literary art or artistic performance in which lyrics, poetry, or stories are spoken rather than sung. Spoken word is often done with a musical background, but emphasis is kept on the speaker. For more information, call 484-961-7130. (This event appears at Eventful.com)