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

7 Weekend Festivals to Enjoy this Spring

2017-05-16T21:54:25+00:00

By Betsy Natter The sun is warm, the air is cool, flowers are blooming everywhere – it’s time to get out and enjoy the beautiful weather in Montgomery County. Several local communities are making it easy by holding outdoor festivals with plenty of music, food and fun for the entire family. Check out your favorite [...]

7 Weekend Festivals to Enjoy this Spring 2017-05-16T21:54:25+00:00

Sunday in the Park with George

2017-05-15T11:58:42+00:00

The Opening Day at the George Taylor House (GTH) – Sunday in the Park with George – is this Sunday, May 21st, from 1-4 PM. Bring your family and friends to the GTH at Lehigh and Poplar Streets in Catasauqua for an afternoon of entertainment, education, and fun! Featured will be: The 2017 opening of our [...]

Sunday in the Park with George 2017-05-15T11:58:42+00:00

26th Annual Ukranian Folk Festival

2017-05-15T15:45:43+00:00

The 26th Annual Ukrainian Folk Festival will be held at the Ukrainian American Sport Center -- Tryzub (www.tryzub.org), County Line and Lower State Roads, Horsham, PA on Sunday, August 27 – 12:00 PM to 8:00 PM Exciting, spectacular, dazzling, breathtaking, exhilarating, spirited, soulful, enchanting, captivating, and intriguing – modest words which describe but by no means [...]

26th Annual Ukranian Folk Festival 2017-05-15T15:45:43+00:00

Recycling Events Keep MontCo Green

2017-04-18T13:27:39+00:00

By Betsy Natter Sat. April 22 is Earth Day 2017 and while many organizations sponsor special educational events and project days, recycling and care of the environment is a year-round task. Montgomery County residents can do their part by participating in a variety of recycling programs over the next several months. County sponsored events will [...]

Recycling Events Keep MontCo Green 2017-04-18T13:27:39+00:00

McKinley Elementary School Transforms to “Seussville” to Celebrate Read Across America

2017-03-06T17:05:12+00:00

During the week of February 27, McKinley Elementary School in Elkins Park transformed into Seussville to Celebrate Read Across America. The school engaged in a wide array of fun-filled reading-themed activities in celebration of reading.  The school celebrated with dress up days, guest readers shared books written by Dr. Seuss, students created artistic renderings of [...]

McKinley Elementary School Transforms to “Seussville” to Celebrate Read Across America 2017-03-06T17:05:12+00:00

4 Ideas for Winter Break Family Fun

2016-12-18T21:41:35+00:00

By Betsy Natter The holidays are fast approaching and the kids will soon be home for winter break. Once the excitement of new toys is over and they’re done playing with the boxes too, it will be time to head out for some family fun. Whether just for your family or out-of-town guests, now’s the [...]

4 Ideas for Winter Break Family Fun 2016-12-18T21:41:35+00:00

2016 Montgomery Holiday Guide, presented by BKZ Consulting

2017-08-06T11:56:32+00:00

by Edie Weinstein  Your 2016 Holiday Guide is sponsored by BKZ Consulting Partners, LLC, a veteran-owned credit card processing provider based in North Wales. BKZ manages and maintains relationships with the best processing and merchant services companies in the United States and delivers that expertise to local businesses. First-hand experience of the strengths and weaknesses [...]

2016 Montgomery Holiday Guide, presented by BKZ Consulting 2017-08-06T11:56:32+00:00

“Colonial Wreaths and Kissing Balls” Holiday Workshop

2016-12-10T16:19:24+00:00

Learn about holiday decorations from the colonial era and make a mini-wreath and mistletoe “kissing ball” in a workshop led by Museum Educator, Lynn Symborski, at Pottsgrove Manor on Sunday, December 18, 2016 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm. Crafters may bring their own greens or use those provided at the session. This program is suitable for [...]

“Colonial Wreaths and Kissing Balls” Holiday Workshop 2016-12-10T16:19:24+00:00

Winds and Weather at Norristown Farm Park

2016-12-10T16:19:24+00:00

Photo courtesy of Ruth King, Environmental Education Specialist Take a “first look” at weather during a Winds and Weather program at Norristown Farm Park on Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at 1:00pm. The beginning of winter is a great time to investigate the local atmosphere. Is it possible to tell what the weather will [...]

Winds and Weather at Norristown Farm Park 2016-12-10T16:19:24+00:00