Five Things to Know in Lansdale: April 21
The International Spring Festival hits North Penn High School today. Across town, at Montgomery Mall, an Earth Day event takes place all day
1. The International Spring Festival, hosted annually by Lansdale Library, takes place today from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at North Penn High School, 1340 Valley Forge Road, Towamencin. Enjoy and learn about different cultures from around the world. Food, activities, music, dancing and more are featured during the free event.
- Free residential paper shredding and free electronic and equipment recycling by 1-800-GOT JUNK in the Dick’s Sporting Goods parking lot from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
- Demonstrations on composting, raised bed gardens, rain barrels, solar panels, stormwater management, energy conservation and children’s crafts in the lower level court of Macy’s from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- A display of energy-efficient cars
- Guest speaker Richard Whiteford, of Climate Reality Project, will discuss “An Inconvenient Truth” at 1 p.m.
- Guest speaker Anne Crowley, of PennFuture, will discuss “Environmental Action-Harrisburg and How You Can Make a Difference” at 2 p.m.
- Guest speaker Thomas Schneider, of North Penn School District, will discuss “Save Big Money with Small Changes” at 3 p.m.
3. In recognition of Easter Seals’ “Act for Autism” campaign, today from 1 to 3, all A.C. Moore stores will host a family T-shirt decorating event. Customers will get to decorate a purchased shirt for free with a theme supportive of the campaign.
4. Platinum Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Nanci Griffith performs at Sellersville Theater at 8 p.m. with special guest The Kennedys.
5. Today is the closing reception for the “Drawn to the Dance” exhibit by Barbara Schaff and Helen Mirkill at Water Elemental Crafts and Fine Art in Lansdale from noon to 7 p.m. A gallery talk will occur at 2 p.m.