Happening Kids: Abington Junior High School Students Worked the Philadelphia Marathon to Help Raise Funds for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

2017-11-20T22:46:15+00:00

This past weekend, at 5:30 in the morning in the pouring rain, thirty-one 9th graders, two 10th graders, and a number of parents from Abington Junior High School arrived to volunteer at the Philadelphia Marathon.  The students worked at water station #8 until 2:00 in the afternoon with other volunteers from Team in Training, raising money [...]

Happening Kids: Abington Junior High School Students Worked the Philadelphia Marathon to Help Raise Funds for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society 2017-11-20T22:46:15+00:00

2017 Montgomery County Holiday Guide

2017-11-20T17:45:33+00:00

by Melanie Stauble  The weather is getting colder and the decorations are starting be displayed because it is everyone’s favorite time of the year. Jump right into the holiday spirit and start planning all of the fun activities to come over the next few weeks. Layer up for the outdoor activities or put on your best [...]

2017 Montgomery County Holiday Guide 2017-11-20T17:45:33+00:00

Happening Kids: McKinley Elementary School’s Roots and Shoots Club Does McWood’s Cleanup and Restoration

2017-11-09T10:53:56+00:00

Students, families, and staff of McKinley Elementary School’s Roots and Shoots Club spent a weekend afternoon cleaning up the McWoods outdoor classroom.  Students and their families helped collect and dispose of litter. They also weeded and spread woodchips to create a path into the McWoods. The McWoods outdoor classroom is a space where McKinley students [...]

Happening Kids: McKinley Elementary School’s Roots and Shoots Club Does McWood’s Cleanup and Restoration 2017-11-09T10:53:56+00:00

Thanksgiving Guide 2017

2017-11-07T20:31:21+00:00

By Betsy Natter Despite the warmer weather this season, fall celebrations of thanks are just around the corner.  As always, there is plenty to do in MontCo, from nature programs, to buying fresh farm raised birds, to running a race to burn off all those extra calories in advance. Check our list of options for [...]

Thanksgiving Guide 2017 2017-11-07T20:31:21+00:00

All Aboard! The Shops at Valley Square to Reveal New Town Center with Train Extravaganza

2017-11-07T14:14:20+00:00

It's time for the big reveal! A few months back, The Shops at Valley Square announced plans to renovate "Center Court" – the focal point of the popular mixed-use lifestyle center in Warrington. The highly-anticipated renovation has been completed just in time for the busy holiday shopping season.  "Center Court" has transformed into a dynamic [...]

All Aboard! The Shops at Valley Square to Reveal New Town Center with Train Extravaganza 2017-11-07T14:14:20+00:00

Professional Shakespearean Actor’s Workshop

2017-11-01T16:03:36+00:00

Play to be presented November 16, 17, 18 at Abington Senior High School. The Abington Senior High School Theater Department hosted Mr. James Keegan, Shakespearean actor and longtime professor at the University of Delaware, for a workshop he presented for the cast and crew of the upcoming production of Much Ado About Nothing. Mr. Keegan [...]

Professional Shakespearean Actor’s Workshop 2017-11-01T16:03:36+00:00

The Scene: McKinley Elementary School Hosts Fun Masquerade Ball!

2017-10-31T10:56:44+00:00

Last Friday, October 27th, fourth through sixth grade students at The McKinley Masquerade Ball in Abington enjoyed pizza, dancing, and a night out with their friends, many in costume! Check out all the photos here.

The Scene: McKinley Elementary School Hosts Fun Masquerade Ball! 2017-10-31T10:56:44+00:00

Corn Maze Guide 2017

2017-10-17T21:46:19+00:00

Since the first corn maze was created in Pennsylvania nearly 15 years ago, the task of winding in and hopefully out of corn stalk walls has excited maze goers ever since. Each year, farmers carve out paths and decorative pictures, seen only from aerial shots, to delight and challenge their visitors. Try your hand at [...]

Corn Maze Guide 2017 2017-10-17T21:46:19+00:00

Green Lane Park Hosts “Leave it to Beavers”

2017-10-15T20:41:56+00:00

Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park will hold a program entitled “Leave it to Beavers” on Saturday October 28th beginning at 4:30 p.m. Explore the world of the North American Beaver and learn about their incredible adaptations for a life spent mostly in and under water. After a brief indoor session, head outdoors to search for [...]

Green Lane Park Hosts “Leave it to Beavers” 2017-10-15T20:41:56+00:00

Oktoberfest Fun: German History, Heritage, Gardening and Great Food

2017-10-03T07:47:09+00:00

Celebrate the Trappe area's German heritage at a family-friendly Oktoberfest held on the grounds of The Speaker's House on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m..   Enjoy live music, delicious food, 18th century trade demonstrations, colonial kids' games, and locally-made artisanal wares. Learn about the historic house's ongoing restoration on a behind-the-scenes tour and [...]

Oktoberfest Fun: German History, Heritage, Gardening and Great Food 2017-10-03T07:47:09+00:00