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Winter Hikes for Learning & Fun


// BY BETSY NATTER It’s cold outside but there is still plenty of activity in the woodlands and parks throughout Montgomery County. Many animals are especially active as owls and foxes are in the midst of mating seasons. Resist the urge to hibernate indoors and join naturalists at these area parks for winter excursions to [...]

Winter Hikes for Learning & Fun2018-01-23T23:14:23+00:00

Charity Spotlight: Last Chance Ranch


It’s been said that everyone deserves a second chance. For many animals who have been neglected, abused or otherwise abandoned, Last Chance Ranch (LCR) in Quakertown provides the opportunity to be rescued from an uncertain future and the chance to live a life with love. Last Chance [...]

Charity Spotlight: Last Chance Ranch2018-01-23T15:02:04+00:00

6 Phone Apps for Getting Connected in Montco


In our technology driven world, smartphone apps meet our needs by providing news, directions, advice and hours of entertainment. Did you know that Montgomery County residents also have access to several apps that are designed specifically for use by residents? From updates on local news, traffic tips and ways to serve your neighbors in need [...]

6 Phone Apps for Getting Connected in Montco2018-01-21T22:47:51+00:00

Living with Littles: Give a Hoot


Flock to It- Bird Watching All you need is an outdoor space.  Whether it's a yard or a public park, bird watching is free, fun way to peak your little's interest in nature and wildlife.  It will also help your little sharpen their awareness skills.  It doesn't hurt that bird watching is also [...]

Living with Littles: Give a Hoot2018-01-17T12:02:15+00:00

Allie-Oops! A Musical Jamboree for Kids


Grab the kids and head to Ambler on Sunday, February 4, 2018 at 11am. Accompanying herself on guitar, Allie will sing your favorite kid and family friendly songs, as well as some of her light-hearted, kid-inspired originals. An affordable treat for the family!

Allie-Oops! A Musical Jamboree for Kids2018-01-04T12:04:48+00:00

Tracy Grammer Coming Soon to Local Stage


Tracy Grammer, writer and musician, is pleased to present words+music at Act II Playhouse on  Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018 at 7 p.m. — a captivating, intimate show featuring readings from her memoir-in-progress interspersed with songs on violin and guitar. Grammer rose to acclaim as half of the "postmodern, mythic American folk" duo, Dave Carter & Tracy Grammer. From 1997-2002, the duo [...]

Tracy Grammer Coming Soon to Local Stage2018-01-03T17:43:27+00:00

Act II Playhouse presents A Few of Our Favorite Things, with Tony Braithwaite and Jennifer Childs


Act II Playhouse presents A Few of Our Favorite Things, anew show from Philly's favorite comedy couple, Tony Braithwaite & Jen Childs, on stage in Ambler from Jan. 9-28, 2018. A glorious grab bag of sketches and songs, A Few of Our Favorite Things isa co-production with Philadelphia's 1812 Productions. Mary Carpenter is the director, and Owen Robbins joins the [...]

Act II Playhouse presents A Few of Our Favorite Things, with Tony Braithwaite and Jennifer Childs2017-12-28T11:37:11+00:00

Coming Soon: PA Farm Show


Montgomery County is home to sprawling farm land and of course, plenty of farm to table treats. Celebrate local eats statewide on Thursday, January 4, 2018 at 11:45 a.m. at the Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. Known as the "Mushroom Capital of the World," Pennsylvania mushroom farms have been growing mushrooms in the Commonwealth for more than [...]

Coming Soon: PA Farm Show2017-12-27T17:03:58+00:00

New Connections for a New Year


By Betsy Natter In the midst of setting goals and defining strategies for the new year, conventional wisdom dictates intentionally planning to make new business connections as a means of expanding your personal or company reach. For some that may mean searching out and becoming a member of a local business association or chamber of [...]

New Connections for a New Year2017-12-27T15:16:01+00:00

Charity Spotlight: Bucks County Opportunity Council


By Betsy Natter Photo: https://www.facebook.com/bcopportunity/ It may seem that all is well among the scenic beauty of Bucks County, but unseen and possibly unknown to many, some forty thousand plus individuals live in poverty, nearly one-fourth of them children. Yet, the Bucks County Opportunity Council (BCOC) has been meeting the needs of [...]

Charity Spotlight: Bucks County Opportunity Council2017-12-27T14:47:09+00:00