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Posted on: January 21, 2019

Montgomery County Commissioners Announce New Paid Parental Leave Policy

The Montgomery County Commissioners announced a new parental leave policy for eligible county employees that will provide up to six weeks of paid parental leave during the 12 months immediately following the birth, adoption, guardianship or ...

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Posted on: January 18, 2019

"Code Blue" Cold Weather Declaration

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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.

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Posted on: January 17, 2019

Montgomery County Now Accepting Montco 2040 Implementation Grant Applications for 2019

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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.

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Posted on: January 16, 2019

"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.

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Posted on: January 14, 2019

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.

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Posted on: January 10, 2019

"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 ...

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Posted on: January 10, 2019

Enjoy a Month of Sweet Treats at Pottsgrove Manor

front of 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.

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Posted on: January 10, 2019

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.

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Posted on: January 8, 2019

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.

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Posted on: January 8, 2019

Winter Morning Bird Walk at Norristown Farm Park Feb. 5

A Male Cardinal At Norristown Farm Park

Don’t stay indoors all winter! Come to the regular first-Tuesday-of-the-month guided bird walk.

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Posted on: January 8, 2019

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

A Nature Valentine

Turn paper hearts into animals and make special valentines for your friends and family.

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Posted on: January 8, 2019

Winter Wildlife Hike at Norristown Farm Park Feb. 3

A red fox at Norristown Farm Park

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.

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Posted on: January 3, 2019

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.

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Posted on: January 8, 2019

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

Historic dairy barn at Norristown Farm Park

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.

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Posted on: January 8, 2019

Full Moon Walk at Norristown Farm Park Feb. 19

Full moon over Norristown Farm Park

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!

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Posted on: January 8, 2019

Children's Nature Series "Backyard Birds" at Norristown Farm Park Feb. 20

Black-capped Chickadee on bird feeder

Study the features and learn to identify the birds that come to your backyard.

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Posted on: January 8, 2019

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

Audubon Bird Town Bird Walk on the Pennypack Trail at Lorimer Park

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.

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Posted on: January 8, 2019

Sugar Maple Trees at Norristown Farm Park Feb. 24

Checking the sap flow on a winter day

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.

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