Summer Insect Workshops for the Family

By Betsy Natter Summer is filled with sunshine, flowers, and lots of things that creep, crawl and buzz. What exactly are those things flying around and will they start “bugging” you? Gather some new information and enjoy some hands on exploration with this variety of workshops designed to teach you about some of these amazing [...]

Celebrate Harry Potter’s Birthday

By Betsy Natter This year marks the 20th anniversary of the release of the Harry Potter book series in the U.S. and fans are still loving everything about the magical world created by author J.K. Rowling. Seven books, eight movies and a few spin-off books later, Harry is still a popular fellow. Celebrate his birthday, [...]

Green Lane Park Hosts “Incredible Insects”

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 [...]

Family Fun Guide

There's always something fun to do with the family in the Greater Philadelphia Region! Discover awesome things to do around town in the Happening Family Fun Guide: Peddler's Village & Giggleberry Fair Route 263 Lahaska, Bucks County, PA Peddler’s Village is home to Giggleberry Fair, Bucks County’s favorite indoor play scape for family fun, great times [...]

#HappeningKids: Abington Senior High School Chess Teams Ranked #2 and #7 in the U.S.

  Last night the Abington School District School Board honored Abington Senior High School’s Chess Team that competed at the United States Chess Federation’s Super Nationals competition last month – the largest recorded chess tournament in the history of chess with 5,500 players competing from around the country. In the u1200 section, Abington’s team of [...]

Cruising in Montgomery and Berks Counties

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 [...]

Take Your Family on the MontCo Trail Challenge

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, [...]

Abington Junior High School Chorus Sings National Anthem at Phillies Game

  This week the chorus at Abington Junior High School, directed by Mrs. Mindy Walker, sang the National Anthem prior to the Phillies game. The chorus auditioned in 2006 for the inaugural season at Citizens Bank Park via video and were selected to sing.  The chorus sang several years in a row and was selected [...]

Fishing Fun for Kids

By Betsy Natter The beginning of April marked the official opening of fishing season in Montgomery County. Many waterways are stocked and ready to go for eager fishermen. As the season kicks off, kids can also get in on the fun with free programs and derbies where they can practice their angling skills and have [...]