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  1. From Home to Headquarters: Washington in Worcester

    September 30, 2022, 10:00 AM - November 29, 2022, 4:00 PM
    @
    Peter Wentz Farmstead

    Friday, September 30 to Tuesday, November 29 From Home to Headquarters: Washington in Worcester This fall, the Peter Wentz Farmstead is beginning a new annual tradition! This yearly interpretive event will see the Wentz family’s home transformed into Washington’s headquarters as it was in October of 1777. Using reproduction furniture and other objects, the Stove Room will become General Washington’s Aide-de-Camp office to more effectively help visitors understand Washington’s use of this house during his occupation of the Farmstead. This is an ongoing exhibit that will be included in all regular tours between September 30th and November 29th. This exhibit has been made possible through a generous grant from the Spring House Questers. All ages, free.

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Parks Events

  1. Holiday Craft Workshops

    November 19, 2022, 10:00 AM
    @
    Green Lane Park

    Come to the park to create some festive holiday crafts to take home (or give as a gift). Participants can choose from a variety of craft projects including “Winsome Woodland Critters”, a centerpiece, wall-hanging, pine-cone wreath and more. We provide all the cones, nuts, pods needed to create your masterpiece from natural materials. NO previous crafting experience needed, our talented instructors can help you along the way. Bring a hot-glue gun, if you like (or borrow one of ours). Ages 12 to adult. Program fee of $ 10.00 per person. Spaces limited, pre-registration required. Call (215) 234-4528 and please specify which session you plan to attend.

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  2. Orienteering

    November 19, 2022, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    @
    Norristown Farm Park

    Learn about the sport of Orienteering. Mary Frank from Delaware Valley Orienteering Association will teach the basics. After the lesson, take your new knowledge and put it to the test on a sample course. This program is about 2 hours and you will hike 1.5 miles on all paved trails. All ages; Free Limited space - registration required. Please register for this event by contacting Rebecca at rblacketter@montcopa.org. Meeting location will be provided once you register. Also reach out for directions if needed! GPS does not always take you to the right location of the park. Our educator, Rebecca can make sure you get where you need to be!

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  3. Holiday Craft Workshops

    November 19, 2022, 1:00 PM
    @
    Green Lane Park

    Come to the park to create some festive holiday crafts to take home (or give as a gift). Participants can choose from a variety of craft projects including “Winsome Woodland Critters”, a centerpiece, wall-hanging, pine-cone wreath and more. We provide all the cones, nuts, pods needed to create your masterpiece from natural materials. NO previous crafting experience needed, our talented instructors can help you along the way. Bring a hot-glue gun, if you like (or borrow one of ours). Ages 12 to adult. Program fee of $ 10.00 per person. Spaces limited, pre-registration required. Call (215) 234-4528 and please specify which session you plan to attend.

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