Norristown

Native American Day in Norristown

Native American Day in Norristown

Come to Norristown Farm Park for the annual Native American Day on Sunday, September 25, 2016 from 10:00am to 3:00pm. See Native American artifacts as well as replicas. Experienced presenters will give demonstrations and displays of Lenape culture, including flint knapping, jewelry, clothing, tools, foods, and animal pelts and bones. Come and talk to these […]

Photo courtesy of Ruth King, Environmental Education Specialist

Explore the Senses

Take a “first look” at the five senses during a “Using Our Senses” program at Norristown Farm Park on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 1:00pm. Explore the woods with a particular emphasis on using each sense to help learn about the surroundings. Participants will do special seeing, hearing, and smelling activities that will hone sensory […]

Cheers! 3 Fall Beer Festivals in Montco

Cheers! 3 Fall Beer Festivals in Montco

Cheers to fall!  Here are three can’t miss beer festivals coming to Montgomery County this fall: TAPPED Ultimate Beer Fest: Saturday, September 24 · Elmwood Park Zoo 1661 Harding Blvd. Norristown, PA 19401 TAPPED Ultimate Beer Fest gives you the chance to share a beer with a bison, an Allagash with an alligator, or a draft with a giraffe […]

Hit the Trail on Horseback in Montco

Hit the Trail on Horseback in Montco

By Betsy Natter Horses have long been one of man’s closest companions. They come along side in work, provide transportation and capture the hearts of young and old alike. And while not everyone can own their own equine friend, several local farms share their beloved animals and knowledge of these special creatures with the public. […]

3 Free Events for House & Road Safety

3 Free Events for House & Road Safety

by Betsy Natter In between spring cleaning and gearing up for back-to-school is a great time to check out these home cleanup and safety and security checks. Whether protecting your children from hazardous materials and loose car seats or keeping your personal identity secure, these collection and safety check events will keep you coasting through […]

9 Talks and Walks about Things that Fly, Tweet and Buzz!

9 Talks and Walks about Things that Fly, Tweet and Buzz!

by Betsy Natter Summer is for the Birds & Bees – and other creatures! The air is warm and filled with all kinds of flying and tweeting. Grab the family and buzz over to one of these outdoor walks or attend an educational talk and learn more about the creatures that fill our summer skies. […]

3 Unique Outdoor Games to Try this Summer

3 Unique Outdoor Games to Try this Summer

By Betsy Natter Are you looking to try some outdoor activities that go beyond backyard ring toss? Montgomery County has lots of courts and courses where you can try your hand at some not so common sports. Grab a partner or the whole gang and try one of these outdoor recreational spots. Mennonite Heritage Center […]

3 Ways to Keep Cool in Montgomery County’s Waterways

3 Ways to Keep Cool in Montgomery County’s Waterways

by Betsy Natter Looking for new ways to keep cool during a hot summer day? Montgomery County’s many creeks, rivers, lakes and ponds provide lots of opportunities to cool off and enjoy a day out. Whether fishing, canoeing or just poking around for little critters there’s something here for everyone. Norristown Farm Park – Knee Deep […]

MaGerk’s 2nd Annual Mutts & Martinis Fundraiser!

MaGerk’s 2nd Annual Mutts & Martinis Fundraiser!

Fort Washington’s favorite neighborhood pub is once again opening up their patio to all our four legged friends on a special day this Spring! On Sunday, April 24th, MaGerk’s Pub & Grill in Fort Washington will host their 2nd annual Mutts & Martinis event to help raise funds for Alpha Bravo Canine. This non-profit organization […]

MH Goes Behind the Music with ROZES!!!

MH Goes Behind the Music with ROZES!!!

Everything is coming up ROZES!!! Montco Happening recently had the chance to sit down for a one on one interview with music sensation, North Penn graduate and Montgomeryville resident, LizBeth Mencel, aka ROZES. If your not familiar with the name right now, just turn on your radio and listen to her first hand. With an […]