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Board of Commissioners Calendar

  1. Commissioners' Board Meeting

    April 16, 2020, 10:00 AM @ Commissioners' Board Room One Montgomery Plaza 8th Floor

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Historic Sites

  1. CANCELLED Sheep Shearing Day

    April 18, 2020, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Peter Wentz Farmstead

    Watch as the farmers shear the sheep, and welcome in the first weeks of spring on the Farm. For the kids there will be colonial toys and games and a puppet show. Highlights are open-hearth cooking, farm tours, spinning, weaving, colonial music, and many other historical crafts. All ages; suggested donation $2 per person.

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Parks Events

  1. CANCELLED - Color Your Eggs - Naturally

    April 4, 2020, 10:00 AM @ Green Lane Park

    Looking for an alternative to chemical food coloring tablets from the grocery store? Join us to color Easter eggs like our grandparents did—using natural materials! Bring a dozen hardboiled eggs and sample colors from Mother Nature’s palette. Due to high demand, we added a second time slot. Spaces are limited, pre-registration is required! Meet at the Deep Creek Stone Lodge, 2115 Snyder Road. Ages: 5 to adult; materials fee of $5 per dozen eggs.

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  2. CANCELLED Caring For Trees!

    April 4, 2020, 1:00 PM @ Norristown Farm Park

    CANCELLED We can’t overstate the importance of trees! They produce oxygen, absorb carbon dioxide, clean the air, provide shade, and prevent soil erosion. Make sure your trees get the care they need to thrive. Join a park ranger for a presentation on effective tree care. We will dispel mulching myths and discuss proper methods for planting, pruning, and overall maintenance. Pre-registration required; meet in the Salt Wing. All ages; free.

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  3. CANCELLED Eco-Egg Hunt

    April 5, 2020, 2:00 PM @ Norristown Farm Park

    CANCELLED Come to the only educational egg hunt that we know of. Children ages 6–9 will be challenged to find eggs by following a series of ecological clues hidden in eggs that are in the woods and fields. The treasure trove will be found at the end of the hunt. Younger children (ages 3–5) will simply hunt for eggs. Children ages 3-5 should bring a small basket for collecting. Pre-registration by April 2nd is required; meet at the pavilions. Ages: 3 to 9 with an adult; fee: $1 per child.

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  4. CANCELLED Full Moon Hike

    April 7, 2020, 7:15 PM @ Norristown Farm Park

    CANCELLED Find out why April's full moon is sometimes called the Pink Moon or the Fish Moon. The full moon name is applied to the entire month and is often tied in to what is happening in nature. Enjoy the sounds and smells of spring on this evening walk. Limit: 50 people. Pre-registration is required; meet in parking lot #2. Ages: adults & children 8 & up; free.

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  5. CANCELLED Children's Nature Series: Splish, Splash, Spring

    April 9, 2020, 1:00 PM @ Norristown Farm Park

    CANCELLED April showers bring May flowers and lots of other seasonal changes. Join the park naturalist in an exploration of spring. We’ll look for flowers, worms, salamanders and more. Please wear clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty. This program will happen rain or shine. Pre-registration required; meet at the pavilions. Ages: 3 & up with an adult; fee: $5 per child.

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  6. CANCELLED Morning Bird Walk

    April 14, 2020, 8:30 AM @ Norristown Farm Park

    CANCELLED Now that spring is here, birds are much more vocal. Also, our resident species are pairing off and making nests. Songbirds are migrating to northern breeding grounds. See and hear some of the brightly colored birds of spring. Bring binoculars if you have them. Pre-registration is preferred; meet in parking lot #3. All ages; free.

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  7. CANCELLED Earth Day @ Green Lane Park presented by the Friends of Green Lane Park: Enhance your Landscape with small native trees (presentation)

    April 18, 2020, 10:00 AM @ Green Lane Park

    Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day with The Friends of Green Lane Park. Pam Herceg, a Penn State Extension Master Gardener, will present a program during which you will learn which small native trees are right for your landscape, how they provide food and shelter for wildlife and how best to care for them. Call the park office to sign up. Maximum capacity is 40 people. Meet at the Deep Creek Stone Lodge, 2115 Snyder Road. Ages: 12 & up; free.

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  8. CANCELLED Earth Day @ Green Lane Park presented by the Friends of Green Lane Park: Naturalization at Hemlock Point

    April 18, 2020, 2:00 PM @ Green Lane Park

    Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day with The Friends of Green Lane Park by helping to naturalize an overgrown meadow within the Hemlock Point section of Green Lane Park. Join “The Friends” in removing invasive species and planting environmentally beneficial native plants within a meadow next to the Green Lane Connector Trail. Meet at the Family and Youth Services Building, 1492 Gravel Pike. All ages; free

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  9. CANCELLED Spring Wild Edible & Medicinal Plants

    April 19, 2020, 2:00 PM @ Lorimer Park

    CANCELLED Join the park naturalist in a search for wild edible and medicinal plants. Spring is the best time for harvesting tender wild greens. Learn about the history of their use, the nutritional value, how to prepare them for eating, and what plants to stay away from. Pre-registration is required; meet near the ranger hut. Ages: adults & children 12 & up; free.

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  10. CANCELLED Audubon Bird Town Bird Walk

    April 21, 2020, 8:00 AM @ Lorimer Park

    Meet at the Pennypack Trail lot at 800 Welsh Road for our morning bird walk. This walk will explore different sections of the park; an official Audubon IBA (Important Bird Area). All are welcome, including new birders and experienced birders alike. Bring binoculars if you have them. For more Information: Contact: Leigh Altadonna at wyncoteaudubonsociety@gmail.com. All ages; free.

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  11. CANCELLED Children's Nature Series: Earth Day Everyday

    April 22, 2020, 1:00 PM @ Norristown Farm Park

    Come and celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. It is never too early to start learning about ways to help our earth. We’ll talk about what we can do at home to make the earth a better place. Play a recycling game and make an Earth Day craft. Pre-registration is required; meet in the Salt Wing. Ages: 3 & up with an adult; fee: $5 per child.

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  12. Kid's Fishing Clinic & Derby

    April 25, 2020, 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Lorimer Park

    The 2020 Annual Rotary Club Kid's Fishing Derby will take place at Lorimer Park. Learn the basics of fishing from the “experts” then try and land that big one! The Pennypack Creek will be freshly stocked with trout so everybody will have a great opportunity to catch a fish. Sponsored by The Huntingdon Valley/Churchville Rotary Club and Southeastern Montgomery County Trout Unlimited. Suggested ages: 7 to 14 with an adult; donations accepted.

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  13. CANCELLED Earth Week Project

    April 26, 2020, 1:00 PM @ Norristown Farm Park

    Join us in an animal habitat restoration project. Ranger Mike Seasholtz and volunteers will lead an effort to remove invasive plants from a section of our park. Some native species will be planted. Bring work gloves; loppers, pruning shears, & shovels are helpful if you have them. Pre-registration preferred; meet at the park office. Ages: 9 & up; free.

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Recycling

  1. Household Hazardous Waste Collection - EVENT CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS

    April 25, 2020, All Day @ Boyertown Middle School East

    EVENT CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS.

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