2019 Back to School Guide

2019-08-05T12:36:27-04:00

The stores have spoken. It is back-to-school time again. Whether you are ready for the bell to ring or you wish the summer could stretch just a little longer, it is time to start preparing. This guide will help you whether this is your first time leading a little one to the bus stop or [...]

2019 Back to School Guide2019-08-05T12:36:27-04:00

Elmwood Park Zoo Opens New Dinosaur Exhibit July 19

2019-07-15T12:28:24-04:00

Elmwood Park Zoo is celebrating its 95th anniversary this year. But with its newest exhibit, the Norristown destination will take guests back in time roughly 145 million years! The Zoo is opening a new exhibit on Friday, July 19, showcasing a moving, 65-foot long and 35-foot tall brachiosaurus model. The exhibit will be located next [...]

Elmwood Park Zoo Opens New Dinosaur Exhibit July 192019-07-15T12:28:24-04:00

5 Reasons to Rediscover Your Local Library This Summer

2019-06-26T11:08:41-04:00

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 Summer2019-06-26T11:08:41-04:00

MontCo Happening’s Weekend Picks: May 17 – May 19

2019-05-14T11:27:35-04:00

Festivals, wine, cars, shows and more! Here are our picks for things to do in MontCo this weekend. You can find more spring events by clicking here, or visit our Event Calendar. Broadway Wishes When: Friday and Saturday, May 17 and 18 at 7:30 p.m. Where: La Salle College High School, 8605 Cheltenham Avenue, Wyndmoor [...]

MontCo Happening’s Weekend Picks: May 17 – May 192019-05-14T11:27:35-04:00

MontCo Students Use Music to Help Make Wishes Come True

2019-06-10T11:28:15-04:00

Music can inspire, move you to tears, get you on your feet, allow you to escape, and bring people together. And this weekend, it can also help wishes come true. Students from La Salle College High School, Mount Saint Joseph Academy, Gwynedd Mercy Academy and Lansdale Catholic are coming together for a wonderful cause. The [...]

MontCo Students Use Music to Help Make Wishes Come True2019-06-10T11:28:15-04:00

MontCo Teacher Challenges Students in $20 Pay It Forward Project

2019-05-08T21:34:17-04:00

As it is currently Teacher Appreciation Week, it seemed especially fitting to share this uplifting story.  It’s a Pay It Forward story about a MontCo teacher, her sister, her students, and a lesson that we’re all connected. In fact, the kindness we show others can extend even beyond our own lifetime. [...]

MontCo Teacher Challenges Students in $20 Pay It Forward Project2019-05-08T21:34:17-04:00

MontCo High Schools Receive Top Grades

2019-05-21T21:48:32-04:00

U.S. News & World Reports just released America’s Top High Schools of 2019, and it’s no surprise that Montgomery County has several on the list. Schools are ranked on their performance on state-required tests, graduation and how well they prepare students for college. Here are the Montgomery County schools that made the Top 100 in Pennsylvania: Wissahickon High [...]

MontCo High Schools Receive Top Grades2019-05-21T21:48:32-04:00

MontCo Happening’s Weekend Picks: May 3 – May 5

2019-04-29T14:38:55-04:00

Festivals, festivals, festivals. (And more!) Here are our picks for fun things to do in Montgomery County this weekend. You can find even more by visiting our Event Calendar. First Friday Events First Friday Events are featured in Communities all over Montgomery County. Restaurant specials, local vendors, musical street performers and activities for the kids are [...]

MontCo Happening’s Weekend Picks: May 3 – May 52019-04-29T14:38:55-04:00

MontCo Happening’s Weekend Picks: February 1 – February 3

2019-01-28T16:11:22-04:00

Watching the Big Game on Sunday isn't the only fun thing happening this weekend! Here are our picks for things to do in Montgomery County February 1 through February 3. You can always find even more events by visiting our calendar. Chestnut Hill On Ice When: Friday, February 1 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. [...]

MontCo Happening’s Weekend Picks: February 1 – February 32019-01-28T16:11:22-04:00

MontCo Happening’s Weekend Picks: November 9 – November 11

2019-08-21T09:46:05-04:00

Looking for something to do this weekend? These are our picks for events in Montgomery County from November 9 through November 11. If you'd like more ideas, you can also visit the MontCo Happening calendar at this link. Night Life – Fall & Winter at the Wentz House When: Friday, November 9 at 7:30 p.m. [...]

MontCo Happening’s Weekend Picks: November 9 – November 112019-08-21T09:46:05-04:00