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Township eNews

March 2, 2018

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Community

Last Chance for BCA Applications!

The deadline to submit your application for a BCA grant is March 15. Get your applications in now for one of the many possible grants and scholarships that are awarded through the BCA each year.

Swedesburg Vol. Fire Company Lent Dinners

Fridays from February 16 through March 30

5:00PM to 8:00PM

Swedesburg Fire Company Social Hall

310 Jefferson Street, Bridgeport

Come out for the best seafood in town prepared by the best cooks around. Menus and pricing are available at the hall.

 

dineKOP Returns!

Monday, March 5 to Sunday, March 11

Enjoy King of Prussia's own Restaurant Week when dineKOP returns with incredible prix-fixe lunch and dinner menus at restaurants all throughout the community. A portion of the proceeds is donated to Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's (CHOP) King of Prussia Specialty Care Center. Also, new this year, dineKOP introduces KOP Shops for CHOP, which is a charitable day of giving for local retailers and fast-casual restaurants on Saturday, March 10. Learn more.

 



Meeting Schedule

 

MONDAY

March 5


No Meetings Scheduled

 

TUESDAY

March 6

 

No Meetings Scheduled 

 

WEDNESDAY

March 7 

 

Zoning Hearing Board

7:00PM

Freedom Hall


THURSDAY

March 8

 

No Meetings Scheduled

 

FRIDAY

March 9

 

No Meetings Scheduled

Distilling as Women’s Work
Saturday, March 10 | 2:00PM
Christ Church (Old Swedes) Hall 
During Woman’s History Month, come and hear how colonial housewives used their distilling skills to produce medicinals, cosmetics and various household preparations in the 18th century from historian, demonstrator, interpreter and teacher, Clarissa F. Dillon, Ph.D. Program is free and open to the public. More info.


Upper Merion Community Garden News

The groundbreaking ceremony for the Community Garden will take place on Saturday, March 10, at 10:00AM. Meet in the field located on Ross and Henderson Roads. The Garden is also raising funds to support initial expenses and ongoing sustainability. Learn more about the project and the fundraising efforts.

 

Rambler Schedule Update

The current Rambler schedule will remain in effect for the time being. It will not be changing on March 5 as previously advertised. We will update with any changes as they become available. 

Join the Team!

Upper Merion Township is hiring for a variety of positions. Browse the job openings and learn more about the application process.

Community Center

431 West Valley Forge Road

King of Prussia, PA 19040

610-265-1071

 

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There's always something fun happening at the Community Center! Try a fitness class, learn a new craft, or pick up a sport during Open Gym.

Parks & Recreation

Jumpstart for Healthy Living

Wednesdays, March 7 through March 21 | 7:00PM to 8:15PM

Do you want to recharge your health? In Jumpstart for Healthy Living, you will gain an awareness of the choices you make, and take steps to align with the life you want to live. Learn more today.

 

Flower Show Tickets

Saturday, March 3 through Sunday, March 11

This year, see the artists' work come alive with “Wonders of Water” at The Philadelphia Flower Show. Tickets are on sale at the Community Center for $30.


Library

Meet & Greet with Author David Walton

Wednesday, March 7 | 7:00PM

Some people call fiction writing "telling lies for a living," but good fiction, even though it never happened, tells us true things about ourselves. So what can a story about a fungus that infiltrates human brains and makes people smarter tell us about ourselves? To find out, come hear internationally-bestselling science fiction author David Walton talk about his work. Register today.


Play Workshop

Mondays, March 5, 12, 19 and 26 | 10:00AM

Join us at this indoor play session filled with friends and developmentally appropriate fun toys. Sign up for each workshop separately.

 

Farmers Market

Winter Market

175 West Valley Forge Road
Every Other Saturday
10:00AM-12:00PM
Rain or Shine!

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If you haven't joined us before in the off-season, here's how it works:

 

We have a smaller group of vendors, all of whom have a way of pre-ordering. Every other Saturday from 10:00AM to 12:00PM, they set up on the lower level of the parking lot behind the Township Building. You can pick up your orders, and most vendors bring a little extra to tempt you. The next Market is March 10th.

Public Safety

The Upper Merion Township Public Safety Department is a singular, unified department that encompasses the divisions of police, fire, ambulance, and emergency management services, overseen by Director Tom Nolan, who is also the current Chief of Police.

 

 
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Upper Merion Police

View the crime bulletin archive.

 

Fire & Rescue

Have No Fear - Volunteer!

The Upper Merion Township Fire & Rescue Services is seeking volunteers. Interested in joining? Contact William Daywalt, Deputy Fire Marshal, at 610-205-8554 or find out more on our website.

 

Montgomery County News

 

Upper Merion Senior Service Center

Located at the Community Center
431 West Valley Forge Road
King of Prussia, PA 19406

Roadway Restrictions

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US 422 E. Ramp to Route 23 Temporarily Closed

The ramp from EB US 422 to Route 23 (Valley Forge Rd) is scheduled to be closed through late summer for construction on a new fly-over ramp. Learn more.


A list of weekly road restrictions and PennDOT maintenance operations in the five-county Philadelphia region is available on the District 6 Traffic Bulletin.

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