County News & Updates
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    "Code Blue" Cold Weather Declaration

    The Code Blue Declaration has been issued for Montgomery County for the period beginning Friday, January 18th at 9:00pm and ending on Tuesday, January 22nd at 12:00pm. Read on...
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    Montgomery County Now Accepting Montco 2040 Implementation Grant Applications for 2019

    The Montgomery County Planning Commission (MCPC) is seeking applications for the 2019 cycle of the Montco 2040 Implementation Grant Program. Applications are due March 1, 2019. Read on...
  3. "Code Blue" Cold Weather Declaration

    Norristown, PA (January 16, 2019) – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a Code Blue Cold Weather Emergency based on forecasts from the National Weather Service. Additional Info...
  4. ManuFest 2019 Invites Students and Parents to Explore Careers with Area Manufacturers

    For the past five years MontcoWorks, the workforce development board for Montgomery County, has gathered regional employers to showcase for our future workforce the in-demand, high paying opportunities that a career in manufacturing can offer. Read on ...
  5. "Code Blue" Cold Weather Declaration

    Norristown, PA (January 10, 2019) – The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a Code Blue Cold Weather Emergency for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts ... Additional Info...
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    Enjoy a Month of Sweet Treats at Pottsgrove Manor

    Discover something special to satisfy your sweet tooth on Saturday, February 9th from 11:00am to 3:00pm. Then, learn about the role of hot beverages on Sunday, February 17th at 1:00pm. Read on...
  7. Beginner Genealogy Classes at Pennypacker Mills

    Join us on Saturday, March 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th from 10:30 am to 11:30 am as genealogist Rose Brown leads a fascinating genealogy workshop for beginners. Read on...
  8. Green Lane Park to Host Tree ID Walk Jan. 19

    Green Lane Park will hold a guided walk entitled “Winter Tree ID Made Easy” on Saturday, January 19th at 1:00pm. Read on...
  9. Green Lane Park to Host Winter Wonders Hike Jan. 26

    Green Lane Park will hold a “Winter Wonders Hike” on Saturday, January 26th beginning at 10:00 a.m. Read on...
  10. A Male Cardinal At Norristown Farm Park

    Winter Morning Bird Walk at Norristown Farm Park Feb. 5

    Don’t stay indoors all winter! Come to the regular first-Tuesday-of-the-month guided bird walk. Read on...
  11. A Nature Valentine

    Children’s Nature Series: "Nature Valentines" at Norristown Farm Park Feb. 7

    Turn paper hearts into animals and make special valentines for your friends and family. Read on...
  12. A red fox at Norristown Farm Park

    Winter Wildlife Hike at Norristown Farm Park Feb. 3

    Find out about the special adaptations of our winter-active animals. Go on a hike with a park ranger to look for signs of winter animal activity in the park. Read on...
  13. Valentine Workshop for Kids at Pennypacker Mills

    Put on your creative hats and get ready to cut, paste, and create crafts on Saturday, February 9th from 10 am to 12 pm at Pennypacker Mills. Read on...
  14. Historic dairy barn at Norristown Farm Park

    Shadows of the Past: A History of the Norristown Farm Park Feb. 10

    This program will trace the history of the land from the late 1600’s to the present day. Find out about the original land owners, their successors, and the history of the existing buildings. Read on...
  15. Full moon over Norristown Farm Park

    Full Moon Walk at Norristown Farm Park Feb. 19

    Join a park ranger on a full moon walk. Enjoy an opportunity to be in the park past sunset. View the winter landscape by the light of a full moon. Bundle up! Read on...
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    Children's Nature Series "Backyard Birds" at Norristown Farm Park Feb. 20

    Study the features and learn to identify the birds that come to your backyard. Read on...
  17. Audubon Bird Town Bird Walk on the Pennypack Trail at Lorimer Park

    Audubon Bird Town Bird Walk on the Pennypack Trail Feb. 19

    Join a bird walk led by members of the Wyncote Audubon Society. The walk will cover sections of the Pennypack Trail as well as some of the interior trails of Lorimer Park, depending on winter conditions. Read on...
  18. Checking the sap flow on a winter day

    Sugar Maple Trees at Norristown Farm Park Feb. 24

    Learn how we can make maple syrup from the sap of this special tree. Taste maple sugar and pure maple syrup and compare with commercial varieties. Read on...
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