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Township eNews

March 9, 2018

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Community

UM Community Garden Groundbreaking

*CANCELLED*

Saturday, March 10 | 10:00AM

Due to the weather conditions, the groundbreaking ceremony for the Community Garden is cancelled. If you want to learn more about the project, visit their Facebook page. You can also help support their initial expenses and ongoing sustainability by making a donation

 

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.


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. 


Breakfast with the Easter Bunny

Sunday, March 25 | 8:00AM to 12:00PM

Swedesburg Fire Co Social Hall

310 Jefferson Street, Bridgeport

Come have a hopping good time with the firefighters and their special guest...the Easter Bunny! He can't wait to meet you! Enjoy eggs, bacon, sausage, pancakes, much more.

Call for pricing - 610-272-9853.

 

Students - Want to Win $250?

Enter Got AED's Easiest Scholarship Ever contest! All you have to do is locate and photograph AED devices throughout Montgomery County. Every month, one student (16 or older) will receive $250 for uploading the most AED devices in Montgomery County to the PulsePoint registry. Learn more.

 


Meeting Schedule

 

MONDAY

March 12


Library Board of Directors

6:45PM

Henderson Room

 

Media Communications Advisory Board

7:00PM

Administrative Conference Room

 

TUESDAY

March 13

 

Fire & Rescue Services Board

7:00PM

Atrium Conference Room (A101 - Lower Level)

 

Parks & Recreation Board

7:30PM

Community Center Conference Room

 

WEDNESDAY

March 14

 

Planning Commission

7:00PM

Henderson Room

*CANCELLED* 


Upper Merion Transportation Authority

7:00PM

Board Room


Upper Merion General Authority

7:30PM

Board Room


THURSDAY

March 15

 

No Meetings Scheduled

 

FRIDAY

March 16

 

No Meetings Scheduled

 

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

Floral Collage Design

Saturday, March 17 | 1:30PM to 3:00PM

Create small, dimensional art collages using locally grown dried flowers and foliage. Learn more today.

 

Date Night

Friday, March 16 | 5:30PM to 8:30PM

Everyone needs a Date Night! Drop off the kids for a fun filled night of crafts, activities, pizza, and a movie, while you go and enjoy yourself! Learn more today. If you're looking for something to do while the kids are busy, check out UnWined & Paint BYOB for Adults!

 

Computer Explorers - Build and Create Using a Credit Card Sized Computer

Tuesdays from March 13 through April 17 | 5:30PM to 6:30PM

Check out this new user friendly way to control robots, musical instruments, send messages, sense motion, write and debug code, or create just about anything. Learn more today.


Library

Improve Your Health with Dr. Ana M. Negron

Monday, March 12 | 7:00PM

Henderson Room

Don't miss this talk on changing your diet to improve your health! Register online.

 

Harry Potter Party!

Wednesday, March 14 | 7:00PM to 8:00PM

Freedom Hall

Come celebrate all things Harry Potter with magical trivia, activities, games and fun. Register today!

 

Farmers Market

Winter Market

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

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After a mild February, winter has decided she's not done with us yet. We hope you've had a safe week after all the snow, wind, power outages and traffic woes. Spring is only two weeks away! Saturday looks to be relatively peaceful; a perfect day to come out to the Market.

Spring Creek Farms is our only confirmed vendor this week, so come for the milk, eggs, and meat. Watch our Facebook page or Twitter feed for any changes. Spring Creek tells us their egg supply is still improving, but ordering ahead ensures that you won't be disappointed.

 

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. 

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

General Meeting

Wednesday, March 14 | 10:00AM

Our monthly meeting is open to all members. Learn about what's going on at the Senior Center! We hope you will join us to celebrate March birthdays with cake, a 50/50 raffle, and a birthday raffle to win a hoagie. Following the meeting, we will have a presentation from Rose Hykel, Upper Merion Tax Collector, as well as from Brightview Senior Living with Angel Companions.

 

 

Friday Flicks

Friday, March 16 | Pizza lunch at 11:30AM, Movie starts at 12:15PM

We're showing "The Last Hurrah," starring Spencer Tracy. Pizza is $3; you must register and pay for lunch at the information desk by Thursday, March 15. Open to UMSSC members only.

 

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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175 West Valley Forge Road • King of Prussia, PA 19406-1802

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