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  1. Calendar Overlay Historic Sites (3)
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Historic Sites

  1. Remaking the Past--Online Series with Pottsgrove Manor

    January 21, 2022, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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    Pottsgrove Manor

    This is a virtual program and will be available to view on our website and Facebook page. Ever see an item in a museum and think how did they make that? Follow Pottsgrove Manor in this virtual series as we discover how skilled researchers recreate museum pieces to connect us with the material culture of the 1700s. Learn how 18th century hats, caps, and powder horns share their stories and secrets as we remake objects from the past.

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  2. Holy Smokehouse! at Peter Wentz Farmstead

    January 22, 2022, 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
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    Peter Wentz Farmstead

    Winters were harsh in the 18th century, and the Wentz family prepared with plenty of provisions. Without refrigeration, colonial families found other ways to preserve food. Watch a demonstration of how meats were flavored, cured, and preserved at an 18th century farm. All ages; suggested donation $2

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  3. Remaking the Past--Online Series with Pottsgrove Manor

    January 28, 2022, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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    Pottsgrove Manor

    This is a virtual program and will be available to view on our website and Facebook page. Ever see an item in a museum and think how did they make that? Follow Pottsgrove Manor in this virtual series as we discover how skilled researchers recreate museum pieces to connect us with the material culture of the 1700s. Learn how 18th century hats, caps, and powder horns share their stories and secrets as we remake objects from the past.

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Parks Events

  1. Bird Town Bird Walks at Lorimer Park

    January 18, 2022, 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
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    Lorimer Park

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  2. Morning Bird Walk

    January 18, 2022, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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    Norristown Farm Park

    Welcome to 2022! Start the New Year off by attending our monthly bird walk. Join our park staff and discover many species that are wintering at the Farm Park. Bring binoculars or borrow ours! Wear sturdy shoes for hiking. For meeting location & registration email Rebecca – rblacketter@montcopa.org. All ages; Free

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  3. Full Moon Hike (was 1/17 now Postponed until 1/18/22)

    January 18, 2022, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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    Norristown Farm Park

    *Due to weather and overcast skies, our Full Moon Walk is postponed until tomorrow 1/18/22. It will be at the same time 5pm and same meeting location. If you were register, an email should of been received. Any question reach out to Rebecca at rblacketter@montcopa.org* Don’t let winter keep you indoors! Enjoy an opportunity to be in the park past sunset. View winter landscapes by the light of the Full Moon. Non-slip footwear is recommended. The hike will be about two miles. For meeting location & registration email Rebecca – rblacketter@montcopa.org Ages 6 – Adult; Free.

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  4. Winter Meal Cooked on a Wood Stove

    January 22, 2022, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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    Pennypacker Mills

    See a demonstration of cooking soup, bread, meat and desert on a wood-fired cast iron cook stove. The mansion will be open for guided tours. Reserve your time for the demonstration & tour. Location: Classroom Bldg. All ages; pre-registration required; FREE, suggested donation $2/person. Masks required.

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  5. Winter Tree ID Made Easy

    January 22, 2022, 1:00 PM
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    Green Lane Park

    Don’t know winter trees without their leaves? Join us on a guided walk to learn tips and tricks for winter tree identification. We will use bark, twigs, buds, and fruit as clues to tree ID. Program is free and suitable for ages 9 to adult. Meet outside Park Office (2144 Snyder Road, Green Lane, PA 18054).

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  6. Homeschool- Tracks and Scat

    January 26, 2022, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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    Norristown Farm Park

    Search for clues of the animals that call the Farm Park home. Learn how to identify different species tracks and scat. Take a hike and use your new skills. We will be both inside and outside, if weather is very cold. For meeting location & registration email Rebecca – rblacketter@montcopa.org. All ages; Free

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  7. Homeschool- Tracks and Scat

    January 26, 2022, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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    Norristown Farm Park

    Search for clues of the animals that call the Farm Park home. Learn how to identify different species tracks and scat. Take a hike and use your new skills. We will be both inside and outside, if weather is very cold. For meeting location & registration email Rebecca – rblacketter@montcopa.org. All ages; Free

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  8. Night-time Sensory Hike

    January 28, 2022, 6:15 PM - 7:15 PM
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    Norristown Farm Park

    Animals that are active at night use senses differently than animals during the day. Come put your senses to work! Take a walk in the dark and discover adaptions animals use to survive. For meeting location & registration email Rebecca – rblacketter@montcopa.org. All ages; Free

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