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Health Department

  1. Car Seat Inspection Station - Limerick Fire Station

    October 21, 2016, 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM

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  2. Car Seat Inspection Station - Montgomeryville (Battalion 1 Fire Station)

    October 27, 2016, 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM

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Historic Sites

  1. An Apple a Day, the Colonial Way

    October 22, 2016, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Pottsgrove Manor

    Learn how apples would be made into both sweet and hard cider, and try your hand at working the cider press. Watch the colonial cooks as they make apple butter and other historic apple recipes. Young visitors can make a themed craft to take home.

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  2. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

    October 29, 2016, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Pennypacker Mills

    Enjoy an interactive adaptation of the classic tale by Washington Irving. See Ichabod leading the audience in song, and dancing with his love. Then follow him on his fateful journey home as he meets the Headless Horseman! Actor Neill Hartley will bring Ichabod to life and answer questions at the end of the performance. Bring a lawn chair/blanket to sit upon.

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Parks Events

  1. Fall Foliage Ramble

    October 22, 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Green Lane Park

    Join us for a leisurely stroll to enjoy and learn about fall foliage along the Blue Trail. This should be peak time for fall colors in the park. Along the way, we’ll learn about how and why leaves change color, and just enjoy the sights and sounds of an autumn morning. Terrain can be rocky and in some places muddy, please wear appropriate footwear. Program will meet at Hill Road Day Use Area (2821 Hill Road, Green Lane, PA 18054).

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  2. Audubon Bird Town Bird Walks

    October 23, 2016, 8:30 AM @ Lorimer Park

    Meet at the Welsh Road parking area for a morning bird walk. Explore the Pennypack Trail and Bethayres Swamp; an official Audubon IBA (Important Bird Area) and look for late fall migrants as well as winter residents. All are welcome, including new birders and experienced birders alike. Leaders will be from the Wyncote Audubon Society. Bring binoculars if you have them. Ages: 12 & up; free; please pre-register.

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  3. Potpourri of Pods

    October 23, 2016, 1:00 PM @ Norristown Farm Park

    Capture some of the vibrant gold of autumn in this program. We’ll take a walk to harvest some gently curled leaves, airdried fall wild flowers, grasses, and other bounty to use in our arrangements. Bring pruning shears, garden gloves, a basket or bucket for collecting, and an opaque crock or vase to make your arrangement in. Meet in parking lot #5. Ages: adults & children 12 & up; fee: $5 per person; pre-registration required.

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  4. Halloween Crafts

    October 26, 2016, 1:00 PM @ Norristown Farm Park

    Hear a seasonal story and make some spooky crafts. Do black cats, spiders, bats, and owls scare you? Come out and learn more about these creatures of the night. Are you ‘up’ for a trick or a treat? Meet at the park office. Ages: 3 & up with an adult; fee: $5 per child; pre-registration required.

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  5. Twilight Spooky Hike

    October 30, 2016, 6:30 PM @ Norristown Farm Park

    It’s a spooky time of the year, just perfect for an evening hike. Fading light makes seeing more challenging, so we’ll need to rely on our other senses. Learn to walk more quietly in the woods so we can hear the sounds of the night. Learn about our night time animals. Hear a couple of local haunting tales on the way. Sign up early. Registration is limited to 25 people. Meet at parking lot #2. Ages: adults only; free; pre-registration required.

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Planning Commission Events

  1. Rethinking Institutional Properties

    October 26, 2016, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Ambler Borough Hall (Council Chambers)

    Join us for a discussion on how to embrace our past and invest in our future by adapting former institutional properties for new purposes. When institutional buildings and grounds are no longer needed, they can be successfully transformed into residences and businesses that enliven the surrounding community while preserving the architectural character and heritage of landmark places in our neighborhoods. This collaborative process offers an opportunity for municipalities and developers to plan ahead and meet challenges creatively. This session will examine successful case studies of institutional adaptive reuse in the county and provide guidelines that can be used by communities to plan for and achieve transformative reuse.

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  1. 2016 Community Paper Shredding Event

    October 23, 2016, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Lower Merion Transfer Station

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