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Aug
20
Sun
Living History Sundays at Pottsgrove Manor
Aug 20 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

 

Pottsgrove Manor holds Living History days every Sunday in August

Sundays, August 6th, 13th, 20th, and 27th, 2017 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Pottstown, PA (July 20, 2017) – Living History is happening every Sunday in August as Pottsgrove Manor presents our Living History Sundays.

Pottsgrove Manor is coming alive on August 6th, 13th, 20th, and 27th for Living History Sundays. From 1:00pm to 4:00pm, our staff and volunteers will be interpreting 18th century trades and everyday life with demonstrations and hands-on activities. Explore how to make butter and tape weave using box looms with period interpreters. See and smell food being prepared in our reproduction colonial kitchen. Try your hand at embroidery and needlework, and find out how to make 18th century soap. Learn about the skills needed to spin wool into yarn and more! In addition to the activities each week, there will be colonial games for everyone in the whole family to play with and enjoy! The activities will vary week by week, so be sure to check our website (www.montcopa.org/pottsgrovemanor) or call Pottsgrove Manor (610-326-4014) to discover what will be happening on the days you’d like to visit.

Colonial ironmaster John Potts’ 1752 manor house will also be open for tours during the day. Our current exhibit, Rise and Shine at the Manor, delves into the daily morning routines of both the Potts family and their household staff. Visitors will also be able to shop at the manor’s museum store for colonial games, books, and unique gifts. Visit Pottsgrove Manor to see how history still lives today!

These programs welcomes all ages; suggested donation $2 per person. The programs will be held rain or shine!

Pottsgrove Manor is located at 100 West King Street near the intersection of King Street and Route 100, just off Route 422 near the Carousel at Pottsgrove and Manatawny Green Miniature Golf Course, in Pottstown, Pennsylvania. Pottsgrove Manor is operated by the Montgomery County Division of Parks, Trails, and Historic Sites.

For more information, please call 610-326-4014, or visit the website at www.montcopa.org/pottsgrovemanor. Like Pottsgrove Manor on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/pottsgrovemanor. 

Aug
21
Mon
Abundantly Nourished Presents – Carb Cycling & Intermittent Fasting 6 Week Program
Aug 21 @ 7:00 pm – 7:15 pm

Does this sound like you?  I follow all of the rules, but I still can’t lose weight…I lose 5 lbs, then gain 7 back…I’m just getting old and my metabolism is slow…I’ve tried everything to lose weight and nothing works…I exercise everyday, eat like a bird and get nowhere.  What if you could eat more and exercise less…become a fat burning machine…have more energy…reduce inflammation AND help balance your hormones?  Then this 6 week program could be for you!  With this program you will receive…1. Program Guide  2. Weekly Food Cycling Plan  3.  Weekly Food Exercise Plan  4.  Recipes and Food/ Shopping Guides  5.  Online Private Facebook Group.  TWO meetings to be held at Limerick Chiropractic Center.  The first one will be on Thursday, 2/16 from 7pm-8pm and the last will be on Sunday, April 2 from 12:30pm-1:30pm.  At this meeting we will take all pertinent measurements, record stats, go over the guidelines, provide you with a checklist, shopping list, recipes,and answer any questions you may have.  If you cannot attend, all of this information will be provided in our online, private FB group. This meeting is intended to help answer questions to those that still prefer face to face contact.  During the last meeting we will assess success and re-take measurements, interpret your results, discuss how to continue and stay successful.  If you cannot attend, again, all of this information will be discussed in our private FB group.  The private FB group will provide daily support, tips, check-ins, additional recipes and you can ask questions when they arise.  You will get the food and exercise plan one week at a time.  This method keeps you focused on the goal for the week!  The cost of this program is $99.00 and registration is required.  Please contact Shannon at 610-489-1000 to register OR you can register online http://www.genbook.com/bookings/slot/reservation/30245440/1354459257/1129100045/1486357200000?bookingContactId=2364004973 

Aug
22
Tue
Beginner Irish Dance Classes forming now at OGQ’s Hatfield Studio
Aug 22 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Aug
23
Wed
Woodford Mansion, Staying Cool in the Colonies
Aug 23 @ 10:00 am – Aug 27 @ 4:00 pm

Visit Woodford Mansion and learn about the 18th century summer homes that dotted the edges of Philadelphia. This National Historic Landmark served as escape from a crowded Philadelphia during the summer months. Through a magnificent collection of historical items, portraits, and antiques, you’ll find out how people lived during the warmest months of the year on these special guided tours from August 23rd through August 27th. When it comes to history you couldn’t get much hotter, but don’t worry, Woodford is fully air-conditioned. 

Aug
24
Thu
Spiders: The Original Web Designers
Aug 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Spiders were one of the first predators to walk on land, starting more than 350 million years ago.  They live almost everywhere on earth.  Learn more about them.  Overcome your fears, if you have any.  Join the park naturalist in a spider search of our meadow.  After the field activity younger participants can make a spider craft.  Pre-registration is required.  Meet at the pavilions.  Ages: adults and children (minimum age 3). 

Aug
26
Sat
4th Annual Art in the Park Craft Show
Aug 26 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

4th Annual Art in the Park Craft Show 

Get an early start to holiday shopping without the snow and cold weather!

 

On Saturday, August 26, 2017, from 9:00am to 3:00pm (rain date: Sunday, August 27th), The Friends of Upper Dublin Public Library will host their 4th Annual Art in the Park Craft Show at Mondauk Common Park (Central Pavilion), Dillon Road, Fort Washington, Upper Dublin Township. The wide selection of varied crafts will include jewelry, stained glass, mosaic trays, candles, soaps and scrubs, knitted and crocheted items, digital art, photography, greeting cards, hair accessories, and much more. Free admission and free parking on site. Food and drinks will be available for sale by The Friends. All proceeds benefit the Upper Dublin Public Library. For additional information, visit The Friends page at www.udfriends.org.

Aug
27
Sun
Dragonflies and Damselflies
Aug 27 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am

Dragonflies and damselflies represent an ancient order of insects that have been on earth since before the dinosaurs.  Learn about their life history, territorial behavior, and how to recognize individual species.  If you have an insect net and a large non-glass bug jar, bring them along.  Some hiking is required.  Meet in parking lot #3.  Ages: adults and children 6 and up.  Pre-registration is required. 

Hava NaGrilla Smoke BBQ Festival
Aug 27 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

The 1st Kosher Philly Summer BBQ Festival 2017 & Competition in the Greater Philadelphia area sanctioned by the Kansas City BBQ Society.

Fun for everyone!!

Lots of fun and entertaining activities for children & adults!!

There will be a pickle eating contest, face-painting for the kids, a wandering magician, craft artisans, mechanical bull riding, educational & interactive  booths (how to make the perfect matzah ball, how to clean a barbeque grill, how to make a grill into a smoker, have your swing analyzed by a PGA professional and more…).

craft beer gardenkosher Gurupremium scotch tasting table

Hava Nagrilla T-shirts, the Jewish Academy presentations, the Kosher Guru as our MC, a Philadelphia celebrity chef judge, delicious food for all – including vegetarian cuisine, Rita’s Water Ice, grilled corn on the cob, a craft beer garden, scotch & bourbon tasting … and who can forget the kosher barbeque?! 

The aim of the competition is to raise money and collect kosher food for the Mitzvah Food Project of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia.  This food bank serves five food pantries in the five counties of the Philadelphia area, serving needy people of all denominations and backgrounds.

Look for:

  • the “Wandering Que”, the celebrity BBQ champion from NYCH who just was nominated the 2016 Brisket King of NYC, won best brisket of New York City two weeks and was also voted best kosher caterer in 2012 a national award.
  • Alon Shaya, our celebrity chef guest judge from New Orleans who recently named as the James Beard 2015 winner of “Best Chef of the South”Esquire magazine recently voted Shaya’s restaurant as “America’s Best Restaurant“.
Living History Sundays at Pottsgrove Manor
Aug 27 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

 

Pottsgrove Manor holds Living History days every Sunday in August

Sundays, August 6th, 13th, 20th, and 27th, 2017 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Pottstown, PA (July 20, 2017) – Living History is happening every Sunday in August as Pottsgrove Manor presents our Living History Sundays.

Pottsgrove Manor is coming alive on August 6th, 13th, 20th, and 27th for Living History Sundays. From 1:00pm to 4:00pm, our staff and volunteers will be interpreting 18th century trades and everyday life with demonstrations and hands-on activities. Explore how to make butter and tape weave using box looms with period interpreters. See and smell food being prepared in our reproduction colonial kitchen. Try your hand at embroidery and needlework, and find out how to make 18th century soap. Learn about the skills needed to spin wool into yarn and more! In addition to the activities each week, there will be colonial games for everyone in the whole family to play with and enjoy! The activities will vary week by week, so be sure to check our website (www.montcopa.org/pottsgrovemanor) or call Pottsgrove Manor (610-326-4014) to discover what will be happening on the days you’d like to visit.

Colonial ironmaster John Potts’ 1752 manor house will also be open for tours during the day. Our current exhibit, Rise and Shine at the Manor, delves into the daily morning routines of both the Potts family and their household staff. Visitors will also be able to shop at the manor’s museum store for colonial games, books, and unique gifts. Visit Pottsgrove Manor to see how history still lives today!

These programs welcomes all ages; suggested donation $2 per person. The programs will be held rain or shine!

Pottsgrove Manor is located at 100 West King Street near the intersection of King Street and Route 100, just off Route 422 near the Carousel at Pottsgrove and Manatawny Green Miniature Golf Course, in Pottstown, Pennsylvania. Pottsgrove Manor is operated by the Montgomery County Division of Parks, Trails, and Historic Sites.

For more information, please call 610-326-4014, or visit the website at www.montcopa.org/pottsgrovemanor. Like Pottsgrove Manor on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/pottsgrovemanor. 

Aug
28
Mon
Abundantly Nourished Presents – Carb Cycling & Intermittent Fasting 6 Week Program
Aug 28 @ 7:00 pm – 7:15 pm

Does this sound like you?  I follow all of the rules, but I still can’t lose weight…I lose 5 lbs, then gain 7 back…I’m just getting old and my metabolism is slow…I’ve tried everything to lose weight and nothing works…I exercise everyday, eat like a bird and get nowhere.  What if you could eat more and exercise less…become a fat burning machine…have more energy…reduce inflammation AND help balance your hormones?  Then this 6 week program could be for you!  With this program you will receive…1. Program Guide  2. Weekly Food Cycling Plan  3.  Weekly Food Exercise Plan  4.  Recipes and Food/ Shopping Guides  5.  Online Private Facebook Group.  TWO meetings to be held at Limerick Chiropractic Center.  The first one will be on Thursday, 2/16 from 7pm-8pm and the last will be on Sunday, April 2 from 12:30pm-1:30pm.  At this meeting we will take all pertinent measurements, record stats, go over the guidelines, provide you with a checklist, shopping list, recipes,and answer any questions you may have.  If you cannot attend, all of this information will be provided in our online, private FB group. This meeting is intended to help answer questions to those that still prefer face to face contact.  During the last meeting we will assess success and re-take measurements, interpret your results, discuss how to continue and stay successful.  If you cannot attend, again, all of this information will be discussed in our private FB group.  The private FB group will provide daily support, tips, check-ins, additional recipes and you can ask questions when they arise.  You will get the food and exercise plan one week at a time.  This method keeps you focused on the goal for the week!  The cost of this program is $99.00 and registration is required.  Please contact Shannon at 610-489-1000 to register OR you can register online http://www.genbook.com/bookings/slot/reservation/30245440/1354459257/1129100045/1486357200000?bookingContactId=2364004973