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Posted on: May 25, 2022

Pottsgrove Manor Invites Community to Two Juneteenth Programs

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POTTSTOWN, PA – The public is invited to join Pottsgrove Manor for a Juneteenth Book Club and lecture on Saturday, June 18, 2022 to honor the history of the black experience in America.

Juneteenth Book Club Saturday, June 18, 10 a.m. to ...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: May 18, 2022

Green Lane Park Summer Concert Series Sponsored by PECO Starts This Weekend

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GREEN LANE, PA – Green Lane Park announced it will kick off its 2022 Summer Concert Series this weekend. Visitors are invited to attend these live open-air performances on Sunday evenings from 6-8 p.m. Four concerts will be hosted throughout the...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Pennypacker Mills Announces June Events

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SCHWENKSVILLE, PA – Looking for new and exciting events for the whole family to enjoy? Pennypacker Mills is the place! The following events will be held in June.

Meet Harriet TubmanSaturday, June 4 at 4 p.m. In celebration of Juneteenth,...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: May 4, 2022

7th Annual Montco Trail Challenge Returns

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*This post has been updated to reflect the new kickoff date of June 4, 2022.

NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County announced today the return of the Montco Trail Challenge for its seventh year. This annual family-friendly program encourages particip...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: April 8, 2022

Pottsgrove Manor to Welcome Spring at Annual Colonial Mayfair

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POTTSTOWN, PA – The public is invited to visit Pottsgrove Manor for their special event, the Annual Colonial Mayfair, to celebrate the arrival of warm, spring days!
Annual Colonial Mayfair
Saturday, May 7 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: April 5, 2022

Lower Perkiomen Valley Park Announces Upcoming Spring Events

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OAKS, PA – The public is invited to join in the fun of springtime events at Lower Perkiomen Valley Park. Back by popular demand is Orienteering for Beginners and our Digital Scavenger Hunt. Each event will guarantee a great family outing to enjoy...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: April 4, 2022

Peter Wentz Farmstead Announces Return of their Annual Sheep Shearing Day

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LANSDALE, PA – Join the Peter Wentz Farmstead for the return of their annual Sheep Shearing Day on Saturday, April 23 from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Watch our ewes lose their winter coats as our farmers demonstrate 18th-century methods of sh...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: March 28, 2022

Montgomery County Extends “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration to March 29, 2022

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have extended the “Code Blue” Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecas...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: March 25, 2022

Green Lane Park Announces April Events

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GREEN LANE, PA – Green Lane Park announced today its upcoming events for April. The public is encouraged to register to attend these upcoming family-friendly events.
Color Your Eggs - Naturally
Saturday, April 9 at 10 a.m. or 1 p.m.
Use na...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: March 2, 2022

Norristown Farm Park Announces March Events

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County's Norristown Farm Park has released their upcoming educational and family-friendly events scheduled for March.

Evening Bird WalkFriday, March 11, 6 p.m.Join us to explore species that are active in the evening hours. Sear...

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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: February 24, 2022

Montgomery County Extends “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration to February 26, 2022

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have extended the “Code Blue” Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecas...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: February 23, 2022

Pennypacker Mills Announces New Exhibit, Stereographing America: A 3-D History of Stereographs

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SCHWENKSVILLE, PA – Starting Tuesday, March 1, visitors are invited to Pennypacker Mills to discover how Victorians entertained their guests with 3-D images using a stereoscope.
Before the easy entertainment of television or videogames, people fou...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: February 22, 2022

Green Lane Park Announces February and March Events

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GREEN LANE, PA – Green Lane Park announced today its upcoming events in late February and March. The public is encouraged to register to attend these upcoming family-friendly events.
Waterfowl Watch
Saturday, February 26 and Saturday, March 12 at 1...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: February 15, 2022

Montgomery County Extends “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration to February 16, 2022

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have extended the “Code Blue” Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecas...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: February 2, 2022

Pennypacker Mills to Host Talk on Philadelphia Immigrants

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SCHWENKSVILLE, PA – On Saturday, March 5, Pennypacker Mills will host "Ghosts of Immigrants Past," a program to discuss the stories of immigrants who arrived in Philadelphia at Pier 53 between 1873 and 1915. Historian Susan McAninley wi...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: January 31, 2022

Montgomery County Extends “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration to February 1, 2022

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have extended the “Code Blue” Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecas...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: January 24, 2022

Norristown Farm Park Announces February Events

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County's Norristown Farm Park has announced upcoming educational and family-friendly events scheduled for February.
Morning Bird Walk
Tuesday, February 8, 9 a.m.
Get outdoors and join park staff for our regular Tuesday bi...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: January 21, 2022

Pottsgrove Manor Announces Upcoming Winter Events

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POTTSTOWN, PA – The public is invited to join Pottsgrove Manor for their special events throughout the late winter season. These events include a historic thread button making workshop and a living history day focused on the time of the Seven Yea...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: January 17, 2022

Montgomery County Extends “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration to January 18, 2022

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have extended the “Code Blue” Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecas...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Montgomery County Extends “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration to January 12, 2022

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NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have extended the “Code Blue” Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts from the ...
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2022 Press Releases
Posted on: December 29, 2021

Pennypacker Mills to Host Woodstove Cooking Workshop

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SCHWENKSVILLE, PA – On Saturday, January 22, visitors are invited to Pennypacker Mills to meet resident cooks who will share their knowledge of cooking on a cast iron stove fueled by wood. During the early 20th century, cooks had to periodically add fuel ...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: December 27, 2021

Norristown Farm Park Announces January Events

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County's Norristown Farm Park has announced upcoming educational and family-friendly events scheduled for January.
Create a Snow Globe
Saturday, January 8, 11 a.m.
One of the best parts of the winter season is the snow! C...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: November 24, 2021

Norristown Farm Park Announces December Events

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County's Norristown Farm Park has announced upcoming educational and family-friendly events scheduled for December.

Owl Prowl- Adult OnlySaturday, December 4, 4:30 p.m. Limited SpaceLooking for an awesome date...

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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Historic Pennypacker Mills Announces Annual Victorian Christmas Open House

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SCHWENKSVILLE, PA – Visitors are invited to Pennypacker Mills to on December 11 to experience the beauty of an early 20th century Christmas. The Bells of Praise bell choir will serenade visitors as they approach the Pennypacker mansion porch. Ins...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: November 9, 2021

Green Lane Park Announces November and December Events

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GREEN LANE, PA – Green Lane Park announced today its upcoming events in November and December. The public is encouraged to register to attend these upcoming family-friendly events.
Waterfowl Watch
Saturday, November 27, 1 p.m.
Saturday, De...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: October 28, 2021

Norristown Farm Park Announces November Events

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County's Norristown Farm Park has announced upcoming educational and family-friendly events slated for November.
Morning Bird Walk
Tuesday, November 9, 8:30 a.m.
Get outdoors and join park staff for our regular Tuesday bi...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: August 31, 2021

Green Lane Park Announces Fall Events

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Green Lane Park announced upcoming outdoor events slated for fall. The public is encouraged to register to attend these upcoming family-friendly events.
Tree ID Made Easy
Saturday, September 18, 10 a.m.
On this guided walk...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: August 17, 2021

The Craft Marketplace Celebrates its 10th Anniversary at Pennypacker Mills

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SCHWENKSVILLE, PA – Craft Marketplace, where over 90 carefully selected artisans will sell unique handcrafted items, returns to historic Pennypacker Mills on Saturday, September 18 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event is hosted by...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Green Lane Park Announces Environmental Educational Programs for June

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GREEN LANE, PA – Green Lane Park announced today two upcoming outdoor events in June. The public is encouraged to register to attend these upcoming family-friendly events.
Lightning in a Jar - Fireflies
Friday June 25th at 8:30 p.m. 
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: May 20, 2021

Peter Wentz Farmstead Selected as National Underground Railroad Historic Site

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NORRISTOWN, PA – Montgomery County Parks, Trails, and Historic Sites announced today that Peter Wentz Farmstead has been officially recognized by the National Parks Service (NPS) as a National Underground Railroad Network to Fr...
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2021 Press Releases
Posted on: January 25, 2021

Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) Green Resource Center at Farm Park

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Norristown Farm Park currently has a designated area under construction that will eventually house the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) Green Resource Center at Farm Park, which includes a number of  amenities and services to benefit our ...

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