There are some amazing experiences on offer in Montgomery County this month, from family-friendly fishing to catching fireflies in the park. If you want to get out and enjoy some park activities and learn a little bit more about nature, look no further than your own county.
Family Fishing Program
June 16, 2018, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Green Lane Park
Join a Park Ranger as they teach the PA Fish and Boat Commission’s Fishing Skills Class. Participants will learn the basics of aquatic ecology, fishing equipment and techniques. Rods, tackle and bait are supplied for free during the program. No fishing license required. Pre-registration required; NO organized groups. The program meets at the Deep Creek Stone Pavilion (2115 Snyder Road, Green Lane PA 18054). All ages; free; all children must be accompanied by an adult.
Lightning in a Jar
June 22, 2018, 8:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Green Lane Park
Did you know that fireflies are Pennsylvania’s official state insect? Join us as we explore the magic and mystery of the firefly in this special nighttime program. Bring a non-breakable bug catching container (we will have some loaners on hand also). NO glass containers, please. The program will meet at Tennis Court parking lot (2298 Green Lane Road, Green Lane, PA 18054). All ages; free
June 20, 2018, 8:00 – 9:30 PM @ Mill Grove
Explore a side of Mill Grove rarely seen with a night hike in the park. As we rise and set with the sun, another amazing world of nocturnal animals become alive in the dark. Let your senses be your guide as we explore the sounds, sights, and smells of this amazing nocturnal world. Pre-registration is required. All ages; $5 per person.
Summer Concert Series – Southern Edge
Saturday, June 23, 2018
Join us for an evening of music in the park at the amphitheater. Southern Edge is a Philadelphia-based southern rock group performing southern rock, country and classic rock for more than a decade. Please bring a lawn chair or blanket to sit on. All ages; free.
June 16, 2018, from 11:00 am to 3:00 PM
Celebrate the history of fatherhood in Colonial America. Compare your modern skills with the skills needed by gentlemen in the 18th century. Join us for hearth cooking, hands-on activities highlighting different trades, and colonial games. Bring the entire family and let our living history interpreters teach the men in your life to become a true colonial gentleman. All ages; suggested donation $2 per person.
June 17, 2018, at 2:00 [email protected] Farm park
Bring your dad to the park this Father’s Day for a challenging nature scavenger hunt. He’ll have to follow a series of clues to find the items or answer questions. The first dad back with all requirements met is the winner! Families are welcome to help dad in the search. There will be lots of prizes for the dads. Pre-registration required; meet in parking lot #2. All ages; free.
June 19 from 8:00 to 10:30 AM @ Lorimer Park
The final scheduled bird walk for the spring season. There will be many summer and year-round residents that are well into their breeding cycle. Visitors may get to locate Baltimore Orioles, Wood Thrush, Scarlet Tanagers, and other breeding birds. The walk will be south along the Pennypack Trail through Bethayres Swamp. This walk will start at the parking lot access to the Pennypack Trail located at Terwood and Welsh Roads. For more information contact: Leigh Altadonna at [email protected] or Jennifer Sherwood at [email protected] Please pre-register. Ages: 12 & up; free.