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August 19, 2021, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Commissioners' Board Room & Virtual
Public comment can be submitted:
In person: Residents can join us in person in the Commissioners' Board Room on the 8th floor of One Montgomery Plaza in Norristown, PA. Seating is limited.
By Email: Residents can email comments to: email@example.com
By Mail: Residents can mail comments to: Montgomery County Board of Commissioners, P.O. Box 311, Norristown, PA 19404
Virtually: Residents may comment virtually using Zoom. Note: To do so, you MUST register. Click here to register. Please note: Those who want to watch the meeting but not comment are asked to use the live stream on our social channels (Twitter, Facebook, Youtube) or on our website: https://www.montcopa.org/95/County-Commissioners Public comment can't be provided via social media.
August 7, 2021, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Pottsgrove Manor
See select 18th century items from the Pottsgrove Manor collection up close and ask your questions for the curator one weekend while summer treats are also being created in the reproduction kitchen the next. Visit every week to see something from our cook and our collections. The first floor of the museum will be open for visitors to view at their leisure.
August 14, 2021, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Pottsgrove Manor
August 14, 2021, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Pennypacker Mills
Early American Songs, Singing, Games, and More
Performers Stacy Roth and folksinger Bob Dupre, together known as “LIBERTY TREE,” present their favorite rhymes, riddles, rounds, and ditties from the 17th to early 19th centuries. In addition to vocals, selected songs are accompanied with guitar, fife, penny whistle, drum, and limberjack. Lots of audience participation for kids, their parents, and their grandparents! Interactive features include inventing rhymes, answering riddles, singing along, clapping along, jigging in place, and learning Continental soldier facing movements to the drum.
Our presenters will perform from the mansion porch. Please bring a chair or blanket to sit on the lawn. Wear a mask and social distance. Fun for all ages.
August 21, 2021, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Pottsgrove Manor
August 28, 2021, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Pottsgrove Manor
August 7, 2021, 1:00 PM @ Lower Perkiomen Valley Park
Creek studies are both educational and fun! Children will be able to safely explore the creek, while searching for and collecting macroinvertebrates and examining them up close. Together as a group we will determine whether or not we think our creek is healthy, based on the quantity and diversity of organisms that we find. Your child will get the experience to think and work like a real scientist! At the end of the program, they will have learned how to properly collect and examine macroinvertebrates, as well as understand the importance of them. Pre-registration is required by August 1st. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/kids-creek-study-tickets-158013022203. Ages 6-12; Participants should dress for the weather—sunscreen, hats, etc. Parents are encouraged to bring insect repellent and towels in case children get wet. Proper shoes are required, such as water shoes, or waterproof boots. NO flip flops.
August 13, 2021, 8:00 PM - 9:15 PM @ Norristown Farm Park
Come explore the creepy crawling insects that are active while your sleep. See them up close as we catch them with light and sugar traps. All animals caught will be release unharmed. Bring a small flash light if you have it. Wear sturdy shoes for hiking. Limited space available, Registration required.
All Ages; Free
August 14, 2021, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Norristown Farm Park
Do you have children interested in Cub Scouts? Attend our Terrific Turtles program, sponsored by Cub Scout Pack 724. Children will discover facts about our local turtles. Inspect some animal artifacts and create a turtle cutout to race in a turtle race. At the end you'll be able to take information for children 5 to 11 who may interested in Cub Scout! No Registration required. Meet at pavilion.
All ages; Free.
August 20, 2021, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Norristown Farm Park
Ever wonder what lives in the locals creeks? Come explore the Stony Creek and discover all the critters that call it home. Observe a variety of aquatic creatures including water bugs and maybe even a frog or salamander. All animals will be released unharmed. Be prepared to get wet and wear closed toed shoes! We will provide all supplies needed to catch the critters. Limited space available, Registration required.
All Ages; Free
August 21, 2021, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Norristown Farm Park
While hiking at the park, have you noticed all the bird houses? Join us to learn why these boxes are important. Discover how volunteer monitors care for the boxes and submit information for science. Explore how you can help and participant in projects like this. This will be an indoor program. Limited space available, Registration required.
Ages 12 – Adult; Free.
August 22, 2021, 7:45 PM - 9:00 PM @ Norristown Farm Park
Come experience a hike under the almost full moon. This nearly two mile hike will be led by park ranger Dave. See some nocturnal animals and experience the starry sky. Wear sturdy shoes for hiking. .
Ages 8 – Adult; Free.
August 26, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Norristown Farm Park
Join Imagine More: Story Adventure for a fun, engaging outdoor adventure! You'll experience the story visually, discover soundscapes, and move expressively through music & movement. Children will continue to explore through games and activities as we bring the story to life! Limited space available, Registration required.
Ages 3-6 with Adult; $5
August 28, 2021, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Upper Schuylkill Valley Park
Come and help us celebrate this amazing little insect, the butterfly. This annual program will include information on tagging, feeding and raising butterflies. This year the park will be hosting local experts Dave and Audrey Harding from Marvelous Monarchs. They will be sharing their knowledge of butterfly rearing and migration at 10:30am. There will be crafts, butterfly bingo for the kids and much more. If the weather allows, we will be releasing the tagged monarchs at the end of the program so they can begin their migration south.
This event is for all ages; suggested donation $4 per person; in the event of inclement weather, activities will be reduced.
August 28, 2021, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Norristown Farm Park
Join Delaware Valley Amateur Astronomers to learn about observing planets, stars, galaxies and other celestial objects. This will be an indoor event. Limited space available, Registration required.
Ages 12-Adult; Free
August 26, 2021, 10:00 AM @ Congregation KI, 8339 Old York Road, Elkins Park, PA 19027
August 26, 2021, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Congregation K.I
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