August History Fun in MontCo Parks


By Betsy Natter Photo credit: Are you looking for fun activities for the family that will keep everyone’s brains going and ready for the start of school? Then plan to visit several of Montgomery County’s historical sites throughout August for fun and educational programming for the entire family. Most events are free, [...]

August History Fun in MontCo Parks2017-07-25T09:27:57+00:00

Kategory 5 Band ‘70s and ‘80s Concert at Green Lane Park


On August 6, 2017, at 7:00pm, Green Lane Park will host Kategory 5 Band. Kategory 5 is the reigning 2016-2017 House band for WMGK. Hailing from Newark, Delaware, they are six top notch performers who bring an amazing variety of classic and progressive rock and pop from the ‘70s and ‘80s. Their musicianship is so [...]

Kategory 5 Band ‘70s and ‘80s Concert at Green Lane Park2017-07-25T09:20:02+00:00

Adult Scavenger Hunt


Credit: Join Pennypacker Mills on July 29, 2017 from 4:30pm to 7pm for a scavenger hunt of historic items and points of interest all around the grounds! Collect a token at each stop on the hunt. Prizes will be awarded. At the end of the hunt, cool off with cold beer and light fare. [...]

Adult Scavenger Hunt2017-07-17T22:48:56+00:00

Green Lane Park Hosts “Incredible Insects”


Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park will hold a program entitled “Incredible Insects” on Saturday, July 15, 2017 beginning at 1:00 pm. Join staff for a close-up look at our six-legged neighbors, the insects. Participants will use nets and bug magnifier boxes to examine our discoveries. All bugs will be released unharmed. Meet atTennis Courts (2298 [...]

Green Lane Park Hosts “Incredible Insects”2017-07-05T18:57:22+00:00

7 Outdoor Concert Venues


By Betsy Natter If you are looking to enjoy a music-filled summer, local Montgomery County parks will keep you happy all season long. The free outdoor concerts are sponsored by many local community organizations and are open to everyone. Just bring your blankets, chairs and a picnic supper if you’d like and enjoy the varied [...]

7 Outdoor Concert Venues2017-06-20T20:51:55+00:00

Shakespeare in the Park at Green Lane Park


Commonwealth Classic Theater Company makes a return visit to Green Lane Park on Sunday, July 9, 2017 at 7:00 pm. This year’s production is Shakespeare’s beautiful and heartrending masterpiece, Romeo and Juliet. Young love and old grudges collide in this timeless romantic tragedy. Critically acclaimed director Kathryn MacMillan returns to CCTC with a fast paced [...]

Shakespeare in the Park at Green Lane Park2017-06-19T13:24:31+00:00

Cruising in Montgomery and Berks Counties


Montgomery and Berks Counties have been central to the car industry for decades, employing residents of the cities and surrounding small towns. Pottstown first came to be known as the cruising capital of the East Coast in the 1950s and held on to the title for many years. In the 1960s, hundreds would line the [...]

Cruising in Montgomery and Berks Counties2017-06-15T09:05:59+00:00

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 [...]

Green Lane Park Hosts “Waterfowl Watch” Saturday March 11th2017-03-07T13:21:10+00:00

Pennypacker Mills during a Valentines Workshop for Kids


Spend a winter morning at Pennypacker Mills during a Valentines Workshop for Kids on Saturday, February 11, 2017 from 10:00am to 12:00pm. Kids will have fun making four Valentine crafts to share, including two awesome Valentine ornaments, a 3-D card that will have a sweet surprise inside, and finally, a small gift in a special [...]

Pennypacker Mills during a Valentines Workshop for Kids2017-02-06T21:45:05+00:00

Montgomery County Commissioners Holiday Celebration


The Montgomery County Commissioners will light the County tree, menorah, and kinara celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa at 4:15pm on Thursday, December 15, 2016. The brief ceremony will take place on the plaza level of the courthouse overlooking Main Street in Norristown. WHO:           Montgomery County Commissioners Dr. Val Arkoosh, Josh Shapiro, and Joe Gale WHAT:         [...]

Montgomery County Commissioners Holiday Celebration2016-12-15T21:41:04+00:00