Local Flower Show Provides Glimpse of Spring

By Betsy Natter If the last shot of winter weather kept you from enjoying the annual big-city flower show in Philadelphia, you can still enjoy a sneak peak at spring’s beauty by attending the 34th annual Flower Show at Peter Becker Community in Harleysville, PA. The annual event is being held March 23-25 at the [...]

Green Lane Park Hosts “Waterfowl Watch” Saturday March 11th

Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park will offer a “Waterfowl Watch” program on Saturday March 11th at 1:00 p.m.  The spring migration of ducks, geese and swans should be well underway as we search the lakes of Green Lane Park. Join us in our search for these north-bound travelers. Bring binoculars and meet at Tennis Court [...]

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

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 [...]

Star Performers at Dino’s Backstage and The Celebrity Room

Dino’s Backstage and The Celebrity Room is feeling lucky this March! Marvelous entertainers and singers will grace the stage all month long, creating an unforgettable experience. This month’s performers include Mark Nadler “Cole Porter After Dark”, Gabrielle Stravelli, Kathy “Babe” Robinson, Bob Egan (for his Bob Egan Showcase) and, Michael Richard Kelly. Additionally, the dynamic [...]

Four Places to Celebrate Fastnacht Day 2017

By Betsy Natter        Photo credit: http://www.facebook.com/WeinrichsBakery Montgomery County and eastern Pennsylvania have many cultural foods that are unique to the area. Eating fastnachts, a special type of fried doughnut pronounced “fost-nokt” on Fastnacht Day is another opportunity to indulge your taste buds in one of these specialties! Literally meaning “fast night,” this annual [...]

Maple Sugar Magic at Green Lane Park

Magic on Saturday, March 4, 2017. There will be two demonstrations, beginning at 11:00am and 2:00pm. Join staff celebrating the annual maple sap harvest in the park. Park staff and volunteers will demonstrate this centuries-old American process which includes tree tapping, boiling of sap in our evaporator, and the tradition of “sugaring off”. Visitors can [...]

Montco Band SPiN Rock Stars On Stage and Behind the Scenes

by Anna Idler In an interview for NJ.com, Steven Van Zandt, member of Bruce Springsteen’s E-Street Band, said that “a great band is more than just some people working together.” “It's like a highly specialized army unit, or a winning sports team,” Van Zandt explained. “A unique combination of elements that becomes stronger together than [...]

Locally Grown Showcase

The Souderton-Telford Business and Professional Women’s Club wants to help close the gap between the local community and unknown locally grown vendors. Their new Spring event the Locally Grown Showcase coming March 18th at the Indian Creek Foundation will help promote farm to table restaurants, food producers and suppliers, local organizations, and local charities. Their [...]

Barenaked Ladies to perform at Valley Forge Music Fair

  Valley Forge Casino Resort welcomes Canadian rock band Barenaked Ladies to Valley Forge Music Fair on Saturday, April 22, 2017. The band is still together after nearly three decades, producing 14 studio albums which have collectively sold more than 14 million copies, won eight Juno Awards, earned multiple Grammy nominations, a U.S. chart-topping single [...]