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Apr
29
Sat
What’s All the Buzz About?
Apr 29 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Meet our bee keeper, Scott Famous, and discover how bees make honey and how the hive works; also see a live hive!  Scott is an Executive Board Member of the Montgomery County Bee Keepers Association of Pennsylvania, provides mentoring, informational presentations, and outreach for the preservation of pollinators and pollinator resources.  He has been a bee keeper since 2002. FREE, suggested donation $2/person.

All ages, located in the Classroom Bldg.

Pennypacker Mills is the home of Pennsylvania Governor Samuel W. Pennypacker and his family. Set on 170-acres of bucolic farmland, the mansion is completely furnished and houses an extensive collection of official and personal artifacts of the Pennypacker family. Operated by the County of Montgomery, the site is open year-round for guided tours, seasonal events, educational programs, changing exhibits, and special programs.

Hours: Tues-Sat: 10 am to 4 pm; Sun: 1-4 pm; Closed Mondays & County holidays. 

Apr
30
Sun
Secret Valley Expedition Brunch Option
Apr 30 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

Once the province of pioneers and patriots, the Colebrookdale is your ticket to a verdant land lost in time. The Colebrookdale Railroad offers nearly two-hour expeditions into the Secret Valley, of the most scenic and historic regions in the northeast.

May
1
Mon
May Day Celebration for Kids
May 1 @ 1:00 pm – 2:15 pm

Celebrate the first day of May in the traditional way by dancing around a maypole in the park.  Do some spring exploring.  Birds are very active now, flowers are blooming, and spring is in the air. Make a craft to celebrate the day.  Meet at the pavilions.  Ages: 3 and up with an adult.  Pre-registration is required. 

May
2
Tue
Beginner Irish Dance Classes forming now at OGQ’s Hatfield Studio
May 2 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
May
6
Sat
South Street Spring Festival
May 6 @ 11:00 am – 8:00 pm

South Street kicks off Philly’s summer festival season with a free, all-day, all ages block party on Saturday, May 6, 2017 from 11:00am to 8:00pm. South Street Spring Festival will take over South Street between Front and 8th, plus continue onto 2nd Street Plaza. 30+ restaurants and bars will serve food and drink outside on the street. The district will come alive with music and entertainment from 40 bands, three stages and seven additional street locations. Children of all ages will enjoy free family fun in the Family Fun Zone. 100+ artists and retailers will cater to your shopping needs. In conjunction with the Festival, Brauhaus Schmitz will host the 5th Annual German Maifest with German beers, dancers, music, food and the city’s largest Maypole. Atomic City Comics will host free giveaways and super hero sightings during Free Comic Book Day. South Street Spring Festival is FREE and open to the public. Food and drink are pay-as-you-go. 21 and up with identification to drink. Rain or shine. For the full schedule, visit www.southstreet.com, call 215-413-3713 and follow @officialsouthst #SouthStFest on Twitter. 

May
9
Tue
Beginner Irish Dance Classes forming now at OGQ’s Hatfield Studio
May 9 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
May
15
Mon
Birds for Beginners
May 15 @ 1:00 pm – 2:15 pm

Take a first look at birds.  What makes birds different than other animals?  Hear a story and make a craft to take home.  Walk with the park naturalist to look and listen for birds.  Ages: 3 and up with an adult.  Meet at the pavilions.  Pre-registration is required. 

May
16
Tue
Audubon Bird Town Bird Walks at Lorimer Park (monthly)
May 16 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am

Join our third Tuesday of the month morning bird walks.  In November and December the start time is 8:30 am, but that will change to 8:00 am in 2017.  Walks meet at either the parking lot on Moredon Road, or at the Welsh Rd./Pennypack Trail parking area.  November’s walk meets at Moredon Road.  Lorimer Park is an official Audubon IBA (Important Bird Area).  Look for late fall migrants as well as winter resident species.  The walk is led by members of the Wyncote Audubon Society.  Bring binoculars if you have them.  Pre-registration is preferred.  Ages: adults and children 12 and up. 

Beginner Irish Dance Classes forming now at OGQ’s Hatfield Studio
May 16 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
May
20
Sat
Church of the Holy Spirit Fair and Pie Contest
May 20 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

This annual fundraising event benefits the Keystone Opportunity Center part of the Outreach Ministry at the Church of the Holy Spirit.

The Fair features local artisans, crafters, a flea market, food, a large plant sale and children’s events. The anchor event of the day is the Pie Festival, including Pie sales and a Pie Contest.

Contact Jon Gavetti at [email protected] for additional information or visit our website at www.churchoftheholyspirit.us/event/9th-cohs-fair-day-pie-festival

We are located at the intersection of Barndt Road and Sumneytown Pike.