5 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day

2018-04-10T12:33:40+00:00

Did you know that although Earth Day is on April 22, 2018, the entire month is celebrated as Earth Month? That allows plenty of time to get involved in your community and take part in supporting conservation and earth-friendly events in your area. From cleaning up existing habitats to creating new ones, check out the [...]

5 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day 2018-04-10T12:33:40+00:00

Winter Hikes for Learning & Fun

2018-01-23T23:14:23+00:00

// BY BETSY NATTER It’s cold outside but there is still plenty of activity in the woodlands and parks throughout Montgomery County. Many animals are especially active as owls and foxes are in the midst of mating seasons. Resist the urge to hibernate indoors and join naturalists at these area parks for winter excursions to [...]

Winter Hikes for Learning & Fun 2018-01-23T23:14:23+00:00

Montgomery County Commissioners to Light Tree, Menorah, and Kinara

2017-12-11T12:04:54+00:00

The Montgomery County Commissioners - Dr. Val Arkoosh, Ken Lawrence Jr., and Joe Gale - will light the county tree, menorah, and kinara celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa at 4:30 p.m. onTuesday, Dec. 12, 2017. The brief ceremony will take place on the plaza level of the courthouse overlooking Main Street in Norristown. (The lighting will take place [...]

Montgomery County Commissioners to Light Tree, Menorah, and Kinara 2017-12-11T12:04:54+00:00

Talk of the Town: Lafayette Street Extension Project

2017-12-05T23:43:56+00:00

On Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017 at 10 a.m., Montgomery County commissioners and state and local officials will gather to break ground on the third phase of the Lafayette Street Extension Project. The Lafayette Street Extension Project is considered the largest local infrastructure project in the Commonwealth. It will provide improved access to downtown Norristown and [...]

Talk of the Town: Lafayette Street Extension Project 2017-12-05T23:43:56+00:00

Holiday Craft Workshops in MontCo

2017-11-01T11:13:21+00:00

By Betsy Natter The leaves are in full color and the days are still fairly warm, but don’t let the holidays sneak up on you unprepared. Get a jump on your holiday preparations and tap your creativity with these crafting workshops designed for both adults and kids. Most workshops and classes fill up, so register [...]

Holiday Craft Workshops in MontCo 2017-11-01T11:13:21+00:00

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