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5 Free Library Programs to Keep Summer Reading Going Strong

5 Free Library Programs to Keep Summer Reading Going Strong

By Betsy Natter Keep your kids summer reading inspired with these free programs sponsored by your Montgomery County Libraries. All programs are a part of the summer reading programs held each year and are free to the public. Here we highlight five, but check your local library for programs offered close to you.  Horsham Township […]

Enter to Win Montco’s Ultimate Makeover

Enter to Win Montco’s Ultimate Makeover

Last year, our friends at Bucks Happening awarded one lucky reader with a life change makeover at the debut Happenistas Night Out event. Now it’s Montgomery County’s turn; we’re excited to announce our BIGGEST contest ever! One lucky reader is going to win a life-changing makeover from Montgomery County’s top health and wellness experts, valued at over $5,000! […]

9 Talks and Walks about Things that Fly, Tweet and Buzz!

9 Talks and Walks about Things that Fly, Tweet and Buzz!

by Betsy Natter Summer is for the Birds & Bees – and other creatures! The air is warm and filled with all kinds of flying and tweeting. Grab the family and buzz over to one of these outdoor walks or attend an educational talk and learn more about the creatures that fill our summer skies. […]

3 Unique Outdoor Games to Try this Summer

3 Unique Outdoor Games to Try this Summer

By Betsy Natter Are you looking to try some outdoor activities that go beyond backyard ring toss? Montgomery County has lots of courts and courses where you can try your hand at some not so common sports. Grab a partner or the whole gang and try one of these outdoor recreational spots. Mennonite Heritage Center […]

Celebrate Summer with FREE Shaved Ice from Jefferson Outpatient Imaging

Celebrate Summer with FREE Shaved Ice from Jefferson Outpatient Imaging

Jefferson Outpatient Imaging is celebrating the beginning of summer next week with an exciting event! Summer Days will be held over two days at both of Jefferson Outpatient Imaging’s suburban locations: East Norriton on Monday, June 27th, and Collegeville on Tuesday, June 28th. The event is open to the public, so feel free to bring […]

Hometown Hero Brandon McManus to Host Football Skills Camp

Hometown Hero Brandon McManus to Host Football Skills Camp

It was 10am Eastern Standard Time, but 8am in Colorado where hometown hero, Brandon McManus, was calling in from. The Hatfield-native was no doubt exhausted after having attended the Super Bowl Ring ceremony at Denver’s Sports Authority Field the evening before. “After a cocktail hour in the locker room, each of us received a gold […]

3 Ways to Keep Cool in Montgomery County’s Waterways

3 Ways to Keep Cool in Montgomery County’s Waterways

by Betsy Natter Looking for new ways to keep cool during a hot summer day? Montgomery County’s many creeks, rivers, lakes and ponds provide lots of opportunities to cool off and enjoy a day out. Whether fishing, canoeing or just poking around for little critters there’s something here for everyone. Norristown Farm Park – Knee Deep […]

Green Lane Park Hosts “Creek Critters” Program

Green Lane Park Hosts “Creek Critters” Program

Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park will hold a program entitled “Creek Critters” on Saturday, June 11, 2016 beginning at 1:00pm. Join the staff at Green Lane Park and investigate the amazing creatures that live in moving waters. Participants will use nets to collect creatures and learn about their many adaptations for life in the creek. Wear water shoes […]

Get Out and Go Montco This Summer

Get Out and Go Montco This Summer

In conjunction with National Trails Day on June 4th, the Montgomery County Health Department (MCHD), with assistance from the Montgomery County Planning Commission (MCPC), and the Parks, Trails, and Historic Sites Division (PTHS) of the Department of Assets and Infrastructure, will launch an exciting new way to “Get Out and Go Montco” – the Montco […]

2016 Montgomery County 4th of July Guide

2016 Montgomery County 4th of July Guide

Summer is almost upon us, and with it comes the most anticipated holiday of the season! There is so much fun to be had in Montgomery County this 4th of July. So grab your friends and family and head over to one of the fantastic Independence Day events! Celebrate the 4th of July with the […]