Green Lane Park Hosts “Incredible Insects”

2017-07-05T18:57:22+00:00

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

Gear Up for Summer Biking on Montco’s Trails

2017-07-05T09:41:47+00:00

By Betsy Natter If you’re looking to get yourself or the whole family outdoors for some great biking experiences this summer, Montgomery County’s vast trail system is an ideal locale for safe and scenic views for bike riders of all ability levels. Both seasoned riders and those just beginning to venture out on two wheels [...]

Gear Up for Summer Biking on Montco’s Trails 2017-07-05T09:41:47+00:00

Four Trail Projects in Montco Awarded DVRPC Funding

2017-06-29T15:09:26+00:00

The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC) has awarded funding for four trail projects in Montgomery County through its Regional Trails Program. The program provides planning assistance and funding to trail developers, counties, municipalities, and nonprofit organizations for completion of the Circuit—a 750-mile network of multiuse trails in the Greater Philadelphia area. “These projects are [...]

Four Trail Projects in Montco Awarded DVRPC Funding 2017-06-29T15:09:26+00:00

7 Outdoor Concert Venues

2017-06-20T20:51:55+00:00

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 Venues 2017-06-20T20:51:55+00:00

Another Farm Permanently Preserved in Montgomery County

2017-06-16T12:30:57+00:00

Montgomery County has added another farm to its growing list of permanently preserved farm properties. The Mashintonio #2 Farm was preserved on June 1, 2017. This 90-acre grain farm is located on Hoffmansville Road in New Hanover Township. This newest farm brings the total to 159 farms and 9,351 acres preserved under the Montgomery County [...]

Another Farm Permanently Preserved in Montgomery County 2017-06-16T12:30:57+00:00

Cruising in Montgomery and Berks Counties

2017-06-15T09:05:59+00:00

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 Counties 2017-06-15T09:05:59+00:00

6 Unique Summer Camps for Kids

2017-06-13T15:55:34+00:00

By Betsy Natter Photo credit: https://funefarmtoo.com/camps School is out and kids are ready for summer fun. It is often a challenge for parents to fill their childrens’ long summer days with activities that keep them active, learning and engaged with others instead of absorbed with the TV or electronic devices. And while Montgomery [...]

6 Unique Summer Camps for Kids 2017-06-13T15:55:34+00:00

Take Your Family on the MontCo Trail Challenge

2017-05-09T13:59:07+00:00

By Betsy Natter Three Montgomery County agencies have partnered to sponsor the 2nd annual Montgomery County Trail Challenge, an outdoor initiative to encourage residents to get outdoors and explore the community via the county’s vast network of trails and parks. The County Health Department in cooperation with the County Planning Commission (MCPC), and the Parks, [...]

Take Your Family on the MontCo Trail Challenge 2017-05-09T13:59:07+00:00

The Red Hill Band to Perform at Green Lane Park’s Amphitheater

2017-05-02T15:04:23+00:00

Kick off Memorial Day weekend at Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park with the season’s first free outdoor concert featuring the Red Hill Band on Saturday, May 27, 2017 from 7:00 to 8:30 PM. Bring a blanket or chair! The Red Hill band, organized in 1900 with only 22 members, is among the oldest active concert [...]

The Red Hill Band to Perform at Green Lane Park’s Amphitheater 2017-05-02T15:04:23+00:00