5 Enchanting Autumn Outings

2017-10-03T21:33:30+00:00

by Betsy Natter  Enjoy fall fun around Montgomery County: Scarecrow Making – 10/15 Norristown Farm Park 2500 Upper Farm Rd., Norristown, PA 19403 (610) 270-0215 Do you need some help decorating for the Halloween season? Come on out to Norristown Farm Park join in the fun as you learn how to make your own scarecrow [...]

5 Enchanting Autumn Outings 2017-10-03T21:33:30+00:00

NAACP Youth Chapter Day Party

2017-10-03T09:35:36+00:00

On Saturday, September 30, the NAACP Youth Chapter of Norristown will host a Day Party to kick-off the 2017/2018 program year at the Norristown’s PAL Center located at 340 Harding Boulevard from 12:00 until 2:00. The NAACP Youth Chapter has partnered with Lincoln University, Montgomery County Community College, Brotha (DJ) Onaci Entertainment, Mothers With Sons [...]

NAACP Youth Chapter Day Party 2017-10-03T09:35:36+00:00

Outdoor Fun to Kick Off Fall in Montco

2017-09-27T14:24:34+00:00

By Betsy Natter The nights are beginning to get crisp and there is a tinge of color to the foliage on the trees. As the bustle of back to school ends and schedules settle in, take some time to relax with the family and enjoy the outdoors at one of these family friendly events. Upper [...]

Outdoor Fun to Kick Off Fall in Montco 2017-09-27T14:24:34+00:00

PARK(ing) Day in Norristown

2017-09-13T16:14:40+00:00

The Montgomery County Planning Commission and Montgomery County Health Department, along with the Municipality of Norristown, will celebrate PARK(ing) Day 2017 on Friday, Sept.15. Everyone is invited to come see how an ordinary parking spot can be transformed into a great public space. The event will take place, weather permitting, in front of the county courthouse [...]

PARK(ing) Day in Norristown 2017-09-13T16:14:40+00:00

First Annual Lights of Hope Event to Raise Awareness of Substance Use Disorders

2017-09-05T14:13:26+00:00

The Montgomery County Office of Drug and Alcohol is hosting its first Annual Lights of Hope community recovery event to remember loved ones lost to addiction and celebrate those in recovery.  This luminaria event provides the opportunity to raise awareness about prevention, treatment, case management, and recovery support services in the area. There will be [...]

First Annual Lights of Hope Event to Raise Awareness of Substance Use Disorders 2017-09-05T14:13:26+00:00

5 Outings for Labor Day Weekend

2017-08-22T22:07:42+00:00

By Betsy Natter If you’re not heading out of town this Labor Day weekend, but still looking for a fun family activity, there is still lots going on close to home. Check out one of the events below while enjoying the last days of summer. Morris Arboretum - Circus Week at the Garden Railway 100 [...]

5 Outings for Labor Day Weekend 2017-08-22T22:07:42+00:00

Uncover Symbols in the Cemetery

2017-07-31T09:28:05+00:00

Photo Credit: https://www.facebook.com/hsmcpa.org/ Author and Historian Tammy Schane will present Symbols in the Cemetery on Saturday, August 19, 2017 from 7pm to 8:30pm. Discover the meaning of symbols carved on tombstones; the history behind them; and why tombstone styles changed in the 19th century. Ms. Schane lectures on her research of 18th and [...]

Uncover Symbols in the Cemetery 2017-07-31T09:28:05+00:00

Summer Insect Workshops for the Family

2017-08-06T11:53:41+00:00

By Betsy Natter Summer is filled with sunshine, flowers, and lots of things that creep, crawl and buzz. What exactly are those things flying around and will they start “bugging” you? Gather some new information and enjoy some hands on exploration with this variety of workshops designed to teach you about some of these amazing [...]

Summer Insect Workshops for the Family 2017-08-06T11:53:41+00:00

5 Memorial Day Celebration Activities

2017-05-23T15:57:50+00:00

By Betsy Natter Memorial Day marks the official start of summer, but traditionally it is the remembrance of those fallen soldiers who have defended and served our nation. Originally called Decoration Day, the practice of laying flowers and wreaths on the graves of fallen soldiers began in 1868 following the American Civil War. Remembrances have [...]

5 Memorial Day Celebration Activities 2017-05-23T15:57:50+00:00

Nature Detectives at Norristown Farm Park

2017-01-18T20:12:25+00:00

Squirrel Tracks in Deep SnowPhoto courtesy of Ruth King, Environmental Education Specialist Be a nature detective and come take a “first look” at the signs that animals leave behind at Norristown Farm Park on Wednesday, January 25, 2017. Chew marks, tracks, and scat are some of the clues that participants will investigate. Learn [...]

Nature Detectives at Norristown Farm Park 2017-01-18T20:12:25+00:00