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Board of Commissioners Calendar

  1. County Holiday - Labor Day

    September 7, All Day

    County Holiday - The Courthouse and county facilities are closed in observance of Labor Day

Board of Commissioners' Meetings

  1. Commissioners' Meeting

    September 10, 10:00 AM @ One Montgomery Plaza Suite 800

Health Department

  1. Car Seat Inspection - Norristown (Montgomery Hose Fire Station)

    September 9, 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM @ 201 West Freedley Street

  2. Car Seat Inspection - Limerick (Limerick Fire Station)

    September 18, 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM @ 390 West Ridge Pike

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

    September 29, 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM @ 325 Stump Road

Historic Sites

  1. Saturday Series: "Canoe with Perks"

    September 5, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove

    Take a guided canoe tour of the Perkiomen Creek with one of our educators! View birds as they feed along the creek, explore the world of macroinvertebrates, and hopefully catch a glimpse of an elusive muskrat! PFDs, canoes, and oars provided. All participants are required to wear a PFD. All ages, must be over 30 lbs; pre-registration is required.

  2. Senior Social

    September 9, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Pennypacker Mills

    Join us for a fascinating program as Seniors explore the Revolutionary War encampment that occurred at Pennypacker Mills in the fall of 1777. Our staff will provide an overview of the events and personal recollections of the Pennypacker family who shared their home with General Washington and 8,000 troops who encamped on this farm. Then, meet a Revolutionary War reenactor who will bring to life what it was like to be a soldier fighting for America’s freedom.

  3. Senior Social

    September 10, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Pennypacker Mills

    Join us for a fascinating program as Seniors explore the Revolutionary War encampment that occurred at Pennypacker Mills in the fall of 1777. Our staff will provide an overview of the events and personal recollections of the Pennypacker family who shared their home with General Washington and 8,000 troops who encamped on this farm. Then, meet a Revolutionary War reenactor who will bring to life what it was like to be a soldier fighting for America’s freedom.

  4. Open-Hearth Cooking Demonstration: "Time for Tea"

    September 19, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Pottsgrove Manor

    Before declaring their independence, American colonists loved tea as much as their English brethren! Learn about tea in 18th-century America and watch as historic cook Ed Hulmes makes foods that Ruth Potts may have served alongside it. All ages.

  5. Victorian Tea - P. T. Barnum: The Master Showman

    September 27, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Pennypacker Mills

    Enjoy a three-course tea with sandwiches, scones and desserts served by period-style servants on our wrap-around porch. You will also be entertained by a presentation about the brilliant and shameless promoter PT Barnum, who gave the public of the 19th century shameless hucksterism, peerless spectacle, and everything in between with enough entertainment to earn the title “Master Showman” a dozen times over with his crowning success: “The Greatest Show on Earth!”

Parks Events

  1. Butterflies & Dragonflies through Binoculars

    September 5, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Green Lane Park

    Come out and learn about these colorful and fascinating winged insects in their native haunts. We’ll try to identify different species and discuss some of their favorite plants. Bring binoculars if you have them. Meet at the Fly-Fishing Area on Church Road.

  2. Barbone Street Jazz Band

    September 5, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Green Lane Park

    Enjoy one of the Delaware Valley’s best-known and hardest-swinging musical groups for an evening of hot Dixieland Jazz and Swing music! Please bring a blanket or chair to sit on.

  3. Wednesday Walks Series: "Trees!"

    September 16, 9:00 AM @ Lower Perkiomen Valley Park

    Join us every third Wednesday of the month from April to October as we enjoy a themed walk that highlights the best features of Lower Perkiomen Valley Park. Walks are designed for all ages and the pace is leisurely. This month will feature trees. There are many marvelous tree species growing in the Park. We’ll compare evergreen and deciduous trees, and talk about how they define our region. Participants should meet at the Main Pavilion; bring hydration and wear comfy clothing and sturdy shoes; binoculars and cameras are encouraged; weather permitting. All ages.

  4. Tree ID and More

    September 19, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Green Lane Park

    Do you know the difference between an Oak and a Maple? What benefits do we get from these magical plants? Discover some tips on how to identify our native trees and shrubs, and all the wonderful things they provide for our environment. Meet at Stone Pavilion.

  5. Geology Walk

    September 20, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Lock 60 at Schuylkill Canal Park

    Join the Schuylkill Canal Association’s Dave Williams for a guided walk to geological wonders along the Schuylkill River and ravines. Dave will point out faults, fossils, and more. Weather permitting, this is a moderately difficult 1.5 hour hike up the first ravine, up a steep hill, along the bluffs, then down a narrow trail, and back to Lock 60 along the Schuylkill River. Meet at Locktender’s House. Pre-registration required. Ages 8 and up with adult supervision.

  6. My How You've Changed, My Deer!

    September 25, 10:00 AM @ Upper Schuylkill Valley Park

    Come and meet the Park’s resident White-tailed Deer, Max. We’ll talk about this favorite Pennsylvania mammal and how they change throughout the year. This program will include a craft to make and take home. Event held weather permitting. Ages 3 to 5; pre-registration required; registration deadline September 23rd.

  7. 5th Annual Upper Perkiomen Bird & Wildlife Festival

    September 26, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Green Lane Park

    Join us to celebrate our 5th annual festival that focuses on nature, education, entertainment and a whole lot of fun! You won’t want to miss our feature presentation from the Lehigh Valley Zoo, which will be bringing a variety of live animals! Food & craft vendors will be on hand and plenty of activities for the kids.

Planning Commission Events

  1. Establishing Green and Sustainable Parking Lots

    September 30, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Arborcrest

    This workshop corresponds to the Sustainable Places theme in Montgomery County's new comprehensive plan, Montco 2040: A Shared Vision.Come learn how effective landscaping, smart layout and design, and innovative pavement surfaces can transform parking lots into an attractive amenity that can reduce stormwater runoff and maintain moderate temperatures. Participants will be among the first to view MCPC’s new guidebook to green and sustainable parking lots and will have an opportunity to take a brief tour of the green elements of Arborcrest’s parking lot. Aborcrest was the recipient of a 2013 Montgomery Award.