It looks like the Narberth Avenue bridge will be out for a month for repairs. Losing a main approach to the downtown can be quite a challenge for the local shops, so locals are reminded to make extra effort to support the downtown businesses.
Here's a few coming events:
Saturday,September 15, 2012. The Narberth Democratic Club is sponsoring a fundraiser in support of Mary Jo Daley’s campaign for PA State Representative.
It is 5:00 pm September 15, 2012, at 509 North Essex Avenue. Refreshments
will be served. RSVP to email@example.com.
Wednesday, September 19, 2012. Narberth Borough and the Narberth Civic
Association invite you to join your community on September 19th for a talk by Sandy Sorlien, a national expert in form-based coding. The topic of the presentation is, "The Transect, the SmartCode and the Neighborhood Conservation Code: Protecting Character and Guiding Growth in Traditional Towns". This is a great opportunity to learn more about the principles behind the zoningcode currently being designed for Narberth. Learn the essential principlesof walkable communities and how the right kind of zoning code can support them. What makes places like Narberth special? What are the basics of Form-Based Zoning Codes? How has the model code been customized for local character? Where has the SmartCode been adopted, and what lessons have been learned? Don’t miss this important opportunity to learn more about your community. This event supports the DesigNarberth re-zoning project. Know where we’ve been to know where we’re going! Learn more at www.narberthcivic.org.
Sunday, September 23. Narberth’s traditional “Welcome Back” Picnic has
been combined with another great tradition, the Fall Music & Arts Festival.
This free family event on Haverford Avenue runs from 2pm to 7pm on Sunday, September 23, featuring street food, drinks, and free live music all day. Artists
Alley is right next door on Forrest Ave. For more information, see www.narberthfestival.com
Tuesday October 2, 2012. Borough Budget Tutorial. Borough Manager, Bill Martin, leads an annual presentation on the Narberth Budget. This public tutorial is open to all interested Narberth residents who want to learn more about the income and expenses of our local government, and how the Borough budget is put together. This in-depth meeting will be continued, if necessary, the following Tuesday,
October 9. www.narberthborough.com.
Saturday, October 6, 2012. Narberth Oktoberfest. If you were at last year’s NarberthOktoberfest, you know why everyone was calling it Narberth’s party of the year – and the 2012 version promises to be bigger and better than ever. This 21-and-over event is a fundraiser for the Narberth Fire Company and the Narberth Dickens Festival. It features great local beer, German food, and live music, outdoors under festival tents in Narberth Park. Last year’s event was a hit, so get your tickets now. For more information or to buy tickets online, go to the Oktoberfest event page at www.narberthonline.com.