5 Reasons to Rediscover Your Local Library This Summer

2019-06-11T23:09:51-04:00

By Betsy Natter School’s out, summer is here and MontCo’s libraries are ready to go. With lots of summer reading list programs chock full of prizes, your local library is a great resource for summer free time. But don’t think the library is just about books for the beach or kid’s reading lists. Check out [...]

5 Reasons to Rediscover Your Local Library This Summer2019-06-11T23:09:51-04:00

2019 Mother’s Day Guide

2019-05-14T20:53:44-04:00

Mother's Day is Sunday, May 12! Remember to take a moment to honor the moms in your life. Check out our picks for #lovelocal ideas that will pamper, inspire and treat those special women! Salon & Spa Self-Care Treatments Self-care is a necessity, not an indulgence. This belief is [...]

2019 Mother’s Day Guide2019-05-14T20:53:44-04:00

5 Cures for Cabin Fever

2019-03-07T17:32:27-04:00

By Betsy Natter We're hoping that Punxsutawney Phil was right, and we'll be enjoying spring weather soon enough. But the last stretch of winter can be brutal as everyone starts to get a little stir crazy from too much time cooped up inside. If you're starting to feel the effects of [...]

5 Cures for Cabin Fever2019-03-07T17:32:27-04:00

Date Ideas for a Memorable Valentine’s Day

2019-02-18T22:30:02-04:00

By Betsy Natter Coming up with a knockout way to celebrate Valentine’s Day can sometimes be tough. Chocolates and roses are certainly the old standbys, but why not try something different this year? Surprise your valentine with an interactive experience that’s unique and sure to be remembered. Our top five ideas also feature venues from [...]

Date Ideas for a Memorable Valentine’s Day2019-02-18T22:30:02-04:00

Discover a New Passion During National Hobby Month

2019-02-20T22:18:35-04:00

By Betsy Natter Have you always wanted to learn to knit? Have you made a resolution to read more books this year? The start of a new year is often a great time to try a new hobby while seeking out new social opportunities too. Many local businesses offer a range of short term classes [...]

Discover a New Passion During National Hobby Month2019-02-20T22:18:35-04:00

Montgomery County Native Justin Bamforth Explores “The Highly Strange” in His New Book, The Spectrum

2018-10-25T22:12:43-04:00

By Michelle Reese Justin Bamforth's book The Spectrum was released in August 2018. Do ghosts, aliens and psychic phenomena all share a common source? Montgomery County native (and current Bucks County resident) Justin Bamforth explores this question in his recently published book The Spectrum: Glimpses of the Paranormal and Encounters with the Strange. [...]

Montgomery County Native Justin Bamforth Explores “The Highly Strange” in His New Book, The Spectrum2018-10-25T22:12:43-04:00

MontCo Happening’s Weekend Picks: October 19 – October 21

2018-10-13T23:33:04-04:00

There are so many things to do this time of year! We're making things easy for you by highlighting our top picks in the area for October 19 through October 21. For more fun ideas, remember to check our Fall and Halloween Guides. Witches & Wizards Weekend When: Friday, October 19 and Saturday, October 20 [...]

MontCo Happening’s Weekend Picks: October 19 – October 212018-10-13T23:33:04-04:00

Explore, Paint & Relax in Montco’s Glorious Gardens

2018-07-31T13:17:45-04:00

by Betsy Natter Montgomery County is in full bloom and summer is the perfect time to enjoy the gorgeous color and fragrances of the season at a public garden or arboretum. While the Greater Philadelphia area is well known for the magnificence of Longwood Gardens, there’s no need to take a long drive when several [...]

Explore, Paint & Relax in Montco’s Glorious Gardens2018-07-31T13:17:45-04:00

August History Fun in MontCo Parks

2017-07-25T09:27:57-04:00

By Betsy Natter Photo credit: http://www.peterwentzfarmsteadsociety.org/ 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 Parks2017-07-25T09:27:57-04:00

Take Your Family on the MontCo Trail Challenge

2017-05-09T13:59:07-04:00

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 Challenge2017-05-09T13:59:07-04:00