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Oct
21
Sun
Toys for Tots motorcycle drive
Oct 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Glenside chapter of Toys for Tots – which is based in Horsham Township – will be the beneficiary of toys and possibly cash donations courtesy of a second annual motorcycle ride on Oct. 21. The ride begins at 11 a.m. at Hannum’s Harley-Davidson in Sellersville and ends with lunch at Bikes Built Better, 133 Horsham Road in Horsham.

Riders can register beginning at 10 a.m. on Oct. 21. Cost to participate is either $10 or one unwrapped toy. Horsham Police will again escort ride participants to ensure that the entire group remains together for the ride.

Get involved

To learn more about the Oct. 21 motorcycle ride, call John Davis at 302-730-8899. Registration begins at 10 a.m. on Oct. 21 at Hannum’s Harley-Davidson, 3255 State St., in Sellersville. The ride begins at 11 a.m. 

Oct
23
Tue
Teenie Halloweenie
Oct 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join Whitemarsh Township Parks and Recreation for our annual Teenie Halloweenie party your little ones ages 5 and under.  Come dressed in your favorite costume for fun, games, treats, music, crafts, and more.  Meet us at the Cedar Grove Barn located at 100 Cedar Grove Road in Conshohocken from 10:00am-12:00pm and cost is $5 at the door.

For more information contact the Parks and Recreation office at 610-828-7276 or visit our website at www.whitemarshparks.org 

Oct
28
Sun
Twilight Spooky Hike at Norristown Farm Park on October 28th at 6:30 pm
Oct 28 @ 6:30 pm – 7:45 pm

TWILIGHT SPOOKY HIKE

It’s a spooky time of the year, just perfect for an evening hike. Fading light makes seeing more challenging, so we’ll need to rely on our other senses. We’ll be walking quietly so we can hear the sounds of the night. Learn about our night time animals. Hear a couple of local haunting tales on the way. Pre-registration is required. Sign up early! Registration is limited to 25 people. Meet in parking lot #2.

Ages: adults only; free.

Oct
30
Tue
Children’s Nature Series: Creatures of the Night at Norristown Farm Park
Oct 30 @ 1:00 pm – 2:15 pm
Where:
Germantown Pike & Barley Sheaf Dr./North Wales Rd. E. Norriton PA 19403
When:
  • Tuesday October 30th 2018, 1:00pm to 2:15pm

Children will hear a seasonal story and make some spooky crafts. They will also be learning about the adaptations of local animals that are active and hunting at night, such as owls, bats, and spiders.

 

Ages: 3 and up with an adult. $5.00 per child. Pre-registration is required.

Nov
10
Sat
Punch Needle Christmas Ornament Workshop
Nov 10 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Create a fantastic Christmas ornament using the punch needle technique with our instructor Betsy Smyth. This workshop is for both beginners and people who have enjoyed doing this craft technique before. The fee includes all materials and instructions. Location: Classroom Bldg. Adults only. Refreshments served. Fee if you own the punch needle: $30 per person. Fee if you need to purchase the 3-strand punch needle equipment $50 per person. By pre-registration & pre-payment. Deadline Tuesday, October 16.

Pennypacker Mills is the home of Pennsylvania Governor Samuel W. Pennypacker (1903-1907) 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. https://www.montcopa.org/pennypackermills T: 610-287-9349 Closed Mondays and County Holidays. 

Nov
20
Tue
Holiday Exhibit: “The Gilded Age of Christmas”
Nov 20 2018 @ 10:00 am – Jan 6 2019 @ 10:00 am

The galleries will highlight antique Christmas ornaments of the early 20th century along with some ornaments and glass icicles from the Pennypacker family. Included on all tours. The Museum Shop, which is stocked with unique Victorian inspired ornaments, gift items, books, children’s toys, and holiday sweets.

All ages, free, suggested donation $2 per person.

Holiday tours are offered Tues., Nov. 20th thru Sun., Jan 6th, 2019.
Holiday Tour Hours: Tues-Sat: 10 am to 4 pm; Sun: 1 to 4 pm. Closed Mondays, County Holidays and Christmas Eve & Day; New Year’s Eve & Day. Tours take approximately 1 hour, last tour at 3 pm each day.

Pennypacker Mills is the home of Pennsylvania Governor Samuel W. Pennypacker (1903-1907) 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. https://www.montcopa.org/pennypackermills  T: 610-287-9349 Closed Mondays and County Holidays. 

Holiday Tours at Historic Pennypacker Mills
Nov 20 2018 @ 10:00 am – Jan 6 2019 @ 10:00 am

Take a tour through historic Pennypacker Mills for an unforgettable Victorian Christmas experience! Using vintage inspired ornaments, the Christmas traditions of the early 1900’s, and how the Pennypackers spent their holiday, the site creates a magical experience for visitors. All tours include a stop at the Museum Shop, which is stocked with unique Victorian inspired ornaments, gift items, books, children’s toys, and holiday sweets. Groups of 10 or more should contact the site to arrange for a group reservation.

All ages; free, suggested donation $2 per person.

Holiday tours are offered Tues., Nov. 20th thru Sun., Jan 7th, 2019.
Holiday Tour Hours: Tues-Sat: 10 am to 4 pm; Sun: 1 to 4 pm. Closed Mondays, County Holidays and Christmas Eve & Day; New Year’s Eve & Day.

Pennypacker Mills is the home of Pennsylvania Governor Samuel W. Pennypacker (1903-1907) 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. https://www.montcopa.org/pennypackermills T: 610-287-9349 Closed Mondays and County Holidays. 

Dec
8
Sat
Victorian Christmas Open House
Dec 8 @ 2:00 pm – 8:00 pm

There is nothing quite as Victorian as visiting Pennypacker Mills’ Christmas Open House. With an entertaining bell choir playing Christmas music, a Victorian Santa Claus welcoming families, and living historians inside the mansion portraying family and friends, this one day gives visitors a glimpse of Christmastime in the early 1900’s. With greens on every mantle, silky ribbon strewing throughout, shiny glass and tin ornaments to add shine to the tree, and plainly wrapped presents beneath, visitors will be treated to a special experience at each room. In the kitchen, see a clear toy candy demonstration with three-dimensional clear candies. The Museum Shop, which is stocked with unique Victorian inspired ornaments, gift items, books, children’s toys, and holiday sweets.

All ages; free, suggested donation $2 per person.  

 Pennypacker Mills is the home of Pennsylvania Governor Samuel W. Pennypacker (1903-1907) 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. https://www.montcopa.org/pennypackermills T: 610-287-9349 Closed Mondays and County Holidays.