Romp through American History with Theater in the Parks

2018-07-05T22:05:42+00:00

by Betsy Natter Need to brush up on your American History? Do you usually find learning history boring? Well, this summer enjoy The Complete History of America (Abridged) during a free outdoor theater experience and have a few laughs too. As the title suggests, this is a comedic play that spans 600 years of history [...]

Romp through American History with Theater in the Parks 2018-07-05T22:05:42+00:00

Try a Local Happening Farmers Market

2018-07-03T20:23:42+00:00

Summer is the season for farmers markets. They are the best place to get local and organically grown produce, locally crafted beverages, baked goods and even fresh made soap. If you need to get out and get a taste of summer visit one of the farmers' markets that you voted to the Happening List. Lansdale [...]

Try a Local Happening Farmers Market 2018-07-03T20:23:42+00:00

Lambertville’s Shad Fest Reels in the Best Art and Food

2018-04-26T11:17:32+00:00

When you cross a hot local arts scene with the migratory patterns of fish you get the Shad Fest of Lambertville. The Fest, now in its 37th year, has grown from a celebration of the fruits of the river and arts into one of the largest spring festivals in the Garden State. The Delaware River [...]

Lambertville’s Shad Fest Reels in the Best Art and Food 2018-04-26T11:17:32+00:00

Philly Comic Con Comes to Oaks Expo Center

2018-04-24T09:44:26+00:00

Calling all geeks! It’s time for the Great Philadelphia Comic Con, a three-day celebration of comics and pop culture. The show motto, “Get UR Geek On!” represents the diversity of geeky fans who love a variety of comic expressions. Whether through comics, movies, TV, cosplay, anime, or gaming, everyone gets to be a geek! The [...]

Philly Comic Con Comes to Oaks Expo Center 2018-04-24T09:44:26+00:00

11 Spring Activities in MontCo Parks

2018-03-13T17:21:33+00:00

Spring is just around the corner... ...and MontCo is bustling with activities to kick off the season. Whether learning about nature, getting ready for the big egg hunt or snuggling up to a woolly sheep, there is something here for everyone. Learn About Nature Norristown Farm Park 2500 Upper Farm Rd., Norristown, PA 19403 (610) [...]

11 Spring Activities in MontCo Parks 2018-03-13T17:21:33+00:00

Allie-Oops! A Musical Jamboree for Kids

2018-01-04T12:04:48+00:00

Grab the kids and head to Ambler on Sunday, February 4, 2018 at 11am. Accompanying herself on guitar, Allie will sing your favorite kid and family friendly songs, as well as some of her light-hearted, kid-inspired originals. An affordable treat for the family!

Allie-Oops! A Musical Jamboree for Kids 2018-01-04T12:04:48+00:00

Act II Playhouse presents A Few of Our Favorite Things, with Tony Braithwaite and Jennifer Childs

2017-12-28T11:37:11+00:00

Act II Playhouse presents A Few of Our Favorite Things, anew show from Philly's favorite comedy couple, Tony Braithwaite & Jen Childs, on stage in Ambler from Jan. 9-28, 2018. A glorious grab bag of sketches and songs, A Few of Our Favorite Things isa co-production with Philadelphia's 1812 Productions. Mary Carpenter is the director, and Owen Robbins joins the [...]

Act II Playhouse presents A Few of Our Favorite Things, with Tony Braithwaite and Jennifer Childs 2017-12-28T11:37:11+00:00

Coming Soon: PA Farm Show

2017-12-27T17:03:58+00:00

Montgomery County is home to sprawling farm land and of course, plenty of farm to table treats. Celebrate local eats statewide on Thursday, January 4, 2018 at 11:45 a.m. at the Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. Known as the "Mushroom Capital of the World," Pennsylvania mushroom farms have been growing mushrooms in the Commonwealth for more than [...]

Coming Soon: PA Farm Show 2017-12-27T17:03:58+00:00

Wilderness First Aid Course Offered to Outdoor Leaders

2017-12-27T15:01:13+00:00

By Betsy Natter Picture yourself out on the open trail, deep in the woods or on a canoe trip miles from the nearest roadway. What happens if a medical emergency arises? Are you prepared to manage the situation and take care of someone in your group, getting them stabilized and evacuated to receive medical care? [...]

Wilderness First Aid Course Offered to Outdoor Leaders 2017-12-27T15:01:13+00:00

Discover the history of women’s pockets and hand-sew one of your own during this interactive workshop at Pottsgrove Manor

2017-12-25T21:56:15+00:00

Ever wondered how colonial women carried around the items they might need throughout their day? They used their pockets! However, these pockets look a lot different from modern ones. They were worn around the waist and were not attached to any gowns or petticoats. Find out more about the history and use of pockets while [...]

Discover the history of women’s pockets and hand-sew one of your own during this interactive workshop at Pottsgrove Manor 2017-12-25T21:56:15+00:00