Expressive Path and the Elmwood Park Zoo will present Art in the Park at Elmwood Park on Saturday, September 7, from 2 to 6 pm. There will be free activities from Fire Chief’s Memorial Bandshell to the south gate of Elmwood Park Zoo.
The afternoon will feature live music from The Sofa Kings, The SuperNaturals, Carlos Danger, Lets Link L8R Band, Norristown Area High School Drumline, as well as students, Danavia, Ammaarah, and Creole Storm and the up and rising Flow King. Additionally, there will be a Rotation Records Stage with several of Rotation’s top performers.
At Art in the Park, there will be something to do for everyone! Enjoy art vendors, boutiques, games, raffles, and a beer garden. Get creative with canvas painting, face painting and tie dye making. There is a playground, games, and a Norristown Fire Company Truck for the kids.
Art in the Park will have a rare treat from infamous Philadelphia sculptor, Zenos Frudakis who will be displaying his work and creating new pieces at the event. There will also be a special visit from Philadelphia’s beloved Philly Phanatic!
“Expressive Path is proud to bring our Annual Arts & Music Festival back to Norristown. We are excited to partner with the Elmwood Park Zoo for the first time! Together we can make a difference for the teens in our community,” said Pamela Martin, Executive Director of Expressive Path.
All funds raised from Art in the Park benefits Expressive Path. Expressive Path is a 90 percent mobile non-profit organization that provides free creative art and music workshops for teens that would not have otherwise had the chance. They give their students the opportunity to showcase their talents through exhibition and performance. You can become a sponsor by going to www.expressivepath.org and clicking the donate button on their homepage.
Elmwood Park Zoo fosters an appreciation for wildlife and the environment that inspires active participation in conservation. Learn more at www.elmwoodparkzoo.org