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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: 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: 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: 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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Parks, Trails, and Historic Sites
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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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