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 [...]

Central Perkiomen Valley Park Hosts “Winter Tree ID Made Easy” Walk

Montgomery County’s Central Perkiomen Valley Park will hold a “Winter Tree ID Walk” on Saturday, January 28, 2017 beginning at 1:00pm. No leaves? No problem! While most native trees have lost their leaves, there are many ways to identify them in the dead of winter. Join the staff Central Perkiomen Park as they share tips [...]

Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Junior Flower Show

Highland Elementary School will host a Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Junior Flower Show on Wednesday, February 15, 2017.  Students at Highland Elementary School will display artwork and plants in various Artistic and Horticulture classes.  Highland’s Best of Show will be on display at the Philadelphia Flower Show in March, 2017 On Wednesday, December 21, 2016, Highland [...]

2017 New Years Resolution Solution Guide

Happy New Year, Montgomery County! After a hectic holiday season full of sweet temptations, it’s time to launch into the New Year with our very best intentions and more importantly, a plan to achieve them. There are tons of resources available at your fingertips in Montgomery County that will help you meet your 2017 New Year’s Resolutions. Eat Right Check [...]

#HappeningKids: Abington Junior High School Science Fair

The Science Fair at the Junior High School was a HUGE success of scientific investigation and presentation. Setting a new school Science Fair record, nearly 450 student-created projects were presented to parents, teachers, administrators, community visitors, and other students. The projects included a wide range of subjects; among the many real-world applications, visitors learned which [...]

Green Lane Park Hosts “Waterfowl Watch” November 26th at 1:00 p.m.

Green Lane Park will host a Waterfowl Watch program on Saturday November 26th beginning at 1:00 p.m. Did you know that Green Lane Park is one of eastern Pennsylvania’s premier birding destinations, and has been designated as an “Important Bird Area” by Audubon Pennsylvania ? The fall migration of ducks, geese and other birds will [...]

MH TV: Upper Merion Community Center Grand Opening

Montco Happening TV stopped by the Upper Merion Community Center Grand Opening Celebration on Saturday, October 15, 2016 where locals celebrated the brand new state-of-the-art building equipped with kitchens, art studios, a fitness room, multiple athletic courts, free wifi, and many other great amenities. The center is now officially open to the public, offering a [...]

Explore the Senses

Photo courtesy of Ruth King, Environmental Education Specialist Take a “first look” at the five senses during a “Using Our Senses” program at Norristown Farm Park on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 1:00pm. Explore the woods with a particular emphasis on using each sense to help learn about the surroundings. Participants will do [...]

Support Literacy Day by Visiting a Local Bookstore

by Betsy Natter Kids are back in school and cracking open books just in time for International Literacy Day on Sept. 8th. This year marks the 50th anniversary that UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, has promoted the day in an effort to mobilize international communities to encourage literacy and increase literacy [...]