6 Unique Summer Camps for Kids

2017-06-13T15:55:34+00:00

By Betsy Natter Photo credit: https://funefarmtoo.com/camps School is out and kids are ready for summer fun. It is often a challenge for parents to fill their childrens’ long summer days with activities that keep them active, learning and engaged with others instead of absorbed with the TV or electronic devices. And while Montgomery [...]

6 Unique Summer Camps for Kids 2017-06-13T15:55:34+00:00

Take Your Family on the MontCo Trail Challenge

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

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 Challenge 2017-05-09T13:59:07+00:00

Abington Junior High School Chorus Sings National Anthem at Phillies Game

2017-04-14T12:44:34+00:00

  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 [...]

Abington Junior High School Chorus Sings National Anthem at Phillies Game 2017-04-14T12:44:34+00:00

Fishing Fun for Kids

2017-04-11T13:09:15+00:00

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 [...]

Fishing Fun for Kids 2017-04-11T13:09:15+00:00

28th Annual NarbEarth Day

2017-04-04T15:24:31+00:00

Calling all who want to celebrate and save our dear Earth! The 28th annual NarbEarth Day will be held on Saturday April 22nd, from noon to 4 p.m.  Come connect with the EPA, Clean Air Council and Citizens Climate Lobby, as well as local groups such as GMO Free PA, Providence Animal Center and Roughwood Seed Collection. Walk over or ride [...]

28th Annual NarbEarth Day 2017-04-04T15:24:31+00:00

Green Lane Park Hosts “Earth Day Workday in the Park”

2017-04-06T16:13:03+00:00

Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park will host an “Earth Day Workday” program in the park on Saturday, April 22nd from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Join staff as we celebrate Earth Day with a day of service in the park. We will continue our ongoing battle to eliminate invasive plants from along the Perkiomen Trail. [...]

Green Lane Park Hosts “Earth Day Workday in the Park” 2017-04-06T16:13:03+00:00

2017 Montgomery County Easter Celebrations

2017-04-03T09:28:24+00:00

By Betsy Natter Easter celebrations are some of the most anticipated activities of spring as weather warms, flowers begin to bloom and the earth springs back to life. In preparation for the season, local churches and parks are hosting a wide variety of activities including craft activities, egg hunts and religious observances. Check out the [...]

2017 Montgomery County Easter Celebrations 2017-04-03T09:28:24+00:00

Living with Littles: Time for children

2017-03-19T21:39:36+00:00

by Nicole Loughan My mother had three children before she was 30. My grandmother had four children before age 25. She started having babies straight out of high school. The math of these births always weighed on me. I couldn’t imagine being a teenager with a child. I vowed never to have kids at a [...]

Living with Littles: Time for children 2017-03-19T21:39:36+00:00

Planning a Visit to the Happiest Place on Earth

2017-03-02T13:19:29+00:00

by Nicole Loughan We just made our first family trip to Disney, for me it was my first ever. From the moment we stepped onto our first Disneyfied shuttle the magic was palpable. Songs from Moana played on the sound system overhead or classics from The Jungle Book and my kids were enchanted. Sure it [...]

Planning a Visit to the Happiest Place on Earth 2017-03-02T13:19:29+00:00

Happening Kids: Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Judges Visit Junior Flower Show at Highland Elementary School

2017-02-24T10:08:31+00:00

Highland Elementary School hosted a Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Junior Flower Show.  Students at Highland displayed 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.   Student Sloan Tyler’s entry was judged best for Artistic Class and student Charlotte Jones’ entry [...]

Happening Kids: Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Judges Visit Junior Flower Show at Highland Elementary School 2017-02-24T10:08:31+00:00