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Mid-Season Enrollment at Edge Dance Company

Did you miss the chance to enroll you kids in dance lessons earlier this year? As we approach the mid-way point of the 2016 - 2017 academic year, parents get a second chance to enroll their kids in character-building activities, like the dozens of class offering from Edge Dance Company in Jenkintown. Whether mom and dad are seeking a place for their [...]

Montco Happening Holiday Decorating Contest, Presented by Jefferson Outpatient Imaging

Deck the Homes! We all know Montgomery County is a beautiful place to live year round, but every holiday season, our county’s small communities shine their brightest under the glow of holiday light and decoration displays! In the spirit of holiday giving, Montco Happening has teamed up with the caring professionals at East Norriton’s Jefferson Outpatient [...]

Winds and Weather at Norristown Farm Park

Photo courtesy of Ruth King, Environmental Education Specialist Take a “first look” at weather during a Winds and Weather program at Norristown Farm Park on Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at 1:00pm. The beginning of winter is a great time to investigate the local atmosphere. Is it possible to tell what the weather will [...]

Holidays on the Rails

By Betsy Natter Are you looking for a unique way to celebrate the holiday season with the train enthusiast in your family? Enjoy holiday splendor and the magic of Christmas by visiting one of Montgomery County’s railway venues this month. Seasonal decorations, lights, and riding the rails with Santa will delight young and old alike. [...]

Happening Teen: Lauren Ann Moser

The Miss Pennsylvania Teen USA Pageant will be held December 2nd, 3rd and 4th, at the Hyatt Regency Pittsburgh Int’l Airport Hotel, and one of the contestant’s in this year’s competition is Lauren Ann Moser of Blue Bell, Whitpain Township. Miss Pennsylvania Teen USA will go on to represent the state in the national Miss [...]

Celebrate the Season at Upper Merion’s Holiday Hoopla

Bring the family and join Upper Merion Parks and Recreation as they Light Up the Holiday season. At 6:30pm on Friday December 2, 2016 at the Upper Merion Township Building Freedom Hall (175 W. Valley Forge Road, King of Prussia), the community is invited to the official Tree Lighting ceremony where Santa and Mrs. Claus will be on [...]

Montgomerian on the Move: Playing Explorers in Sapa, Vietnam

by Anna Idler “You have to move faster, we might need to run.” Our homestay host and trekking guide, John, quietly dictated this to our group as we crept past him down to a ravine off of our original trail. He motioned for us to keep moving while he stared down two water buffalo directly to [...]

Holiday Happenings, Presented by Jamba Juice

By Betsy Natter The end of the year is fast approaching, but there is always lots to do in Montgomery County. Before the holiday season gets too hectic enjoy some time locally at one or more of these community events taking place during the first two weeks in December. Holiday Theater Byers Choice – A [...]

Montgomerian on the Move: Loi Krathong Festival in Thailand

by Anna Idler I’ve never wished I was taller more than fighting through the Loi Krathong festival crowds in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Fragile paper lanterns in hand, Rachel and I weaved through the packed streets trying not to knock into anything or anyone, a near impossible act. I looked up at the sky near the [...]

Green Lane Park Hosts “Waterfowl Watch” November 26th at 1:00 p.m.

Green Lane Park will host a Waterfowl Watch program on Saturday November 26th beginning at 1:00 p.m. Did you know that Green Lane Park is one of eastern Pennsylvania’s premier birding destinations, and has been designated as an “Important Bird Area” by Audubon Pennsylvania ? The fall migration of ducks, geese and other birds will [...]