Saturday, January 19, 2013
About 300 guests participated in the kickoff for the 22nd annual multicultural event, coming April 20 to North Penn High School
While the 22nd annual International Spring Festival brings its multicultural flair to North Penn High School on April 20, the kickoff event Thursday at Christopher Dock Mennonite High School previewed what to expect at the ethnic and cultural celebration in diversity. Planning Committee Co-Chair Tom Meyer told The Reporter that the kickoff event lets sponsors know that the festival is happening again, and lets new sponsors and new volunteers sign on for a chance to be part of the festival. Click through our photo gallery to get a taste of what the kickoff event and dinner offered to participants and sponsors.
Thursday, July 5, 2012
So ... who had to go back to work today?
1. A "Teen Time" concert in Whites Road Park was cancelled today due to lack of interest. Teen Time is a component of the park's Performing Arts Series, which gives youth an opportunity to perform. Teen bands interested in performing should contact the department at 215-361-8352 or email information to firstname.lastname@example.org. 2. Upward Flag Football and Cheerleading earlybird registration begins today. Practices and games are on the turf at Christopher Dock High School, 1000 Forty Foot Road, Towamencin. Registration fee is $99. You can download a pdf of our registration form at www.gracemennonite.org. Registration forms can be mailed with your check to: Upward Flag Football, c/o Grace Mennonite Church, 630 York Avenue, Lansdale, PA 19446. …
Friday, April 20, 2012
Fundraisers galore this weekend
1. North Penn High School holds a DUI follow-up assembly today from 9:40 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. in the auditorium. 2. Gwynedd Square Elementary will hold an exercise for education walk-a-thon for students in kindergarten to sixth grades, beginning at 9:45 a.m. 3. North Penn United Way holds a Superheroes United for Kids fundraiser at PineCrest Country Club, Montgomery Township, from 7 p.m. to midnight. The cocktail-style event features dancing with music by Second Vision, a silent auction and raffle tickets. Tickets are $125 a person in advance or $150 at the door. The event honros more than 20 local heroes and duos that are doing terrific things for children in the North Penn, Indian Valley and surrounding areas. 4. Lansdale Library will show…
Thursday, March 29, 2012
The Souderton-based bank gave money to 30 nonprofits in Bucks and Montgomery counties as part of its new initiative.
Univest Corp. has handed out more than $172,000 in the first round of its new "Committed to Local" grant making program. On Tuesday, bank officials gathered with representatives from some of those nonprofit groups in Doylestown. They spoke at the Central Bucks Family YMCA's Teen Center to announce the first quarter allocations of the program, which it announced last year. In November, Univest ended its sponsorship of the hugely popular Univest Grand Prix bike race and its second leg, the Doylestown Criterium, that coincides with Doylestown’s September Arts Festival. Instead, the bank said it would start the "Committed to Local" program, focusing on youth education and wellness development, two areas supported previously through the Univest…
Thursday, May 19, 2011
Christopher Dock holds an open house today, and be happy—Friday is right around the corner.
1. Christopher Dock Mennonite High School, 1000 Forty Foot Road, Lansdale (Towamencin Township), holds an open house today from 3 to 5 p.m. 2. Get your children out to the Barnes & Noble Bookstore, 1271 Knapp Road, Lansdale, this morning at 11 for the weekly storytime event. Families are welcome, and it is open to everyone. 3. The All Bands Concert plays at North Penn High School tonight at 7:30. 4. The North Penn School Board meets tonight at 7:30 at the Educational Services Center. 5. Keep your umbrellas out and that smile on your face. Today's forecast calls for scattered thunderstorms and a high of 70. Rain continues tonight, with a low of 58.
Thursday, May 5, 2011
Here's a sampling of events to keep you busy this weekend.
Our Patch Calendar is chock-full of events and activities to keep you busy this week. Here at Get Out, we’ve rounded up the five best for you: 1. Mom's Night Out Where/When: Montgomery Mall, 230 Montgomery Mall, North Wales; May 5, 4 to 8 p.m. Why go: In celebration of all things Mom, Montgomery Mall invites all mothers to kick back and relax, with mall-wide shopping discounts, free food and drinks from local restaurants and a fashion show. Pricing: Free 2. Lady Windermere's Fan Where/When: Christopher Dock High School, 1000 Forty Foot Road, Lansdale; May 5 to 7, 7:30 p.m. Why go: Christopher Dock students will present Oscar Wilde’s play Lady Windermere’s Fan, part farce, with mistaken identities, bad timing and twists of fate; and …
Thursday, March 31, 2011
Thursday's here, and you have no idea what to do for the weekend.
It’s Thursday, and you’ve got no idea what you’ll do for the weekend. Patch is coming to the rescue. We’ve got the best bets for your done-work-outta-here time. Check our picks for the activities to hit and new bars/restaurants/shops to explore. 1. Lansdale Catholic Presents Bye Bye Birdie Where/When: Lansdale Catholic High School, 700 Lansdale Ave., Lansdale; March 31-April 3, 7 p.m., and April 2-3 at 1 p.m. Why go: Lansdale Catholic High School students will perform the energetic rock and roll musical Bye Bye Birdie. Pricing: $8 students, $10 adults 2. Digital Photography Class Where/When: North Penn YMCA, Harleysville branch, 311 Alumni Ave., Harleysville; April 1 and every Friday in April, from 10 to 11 a.m. Why go: Learn PC-based …
Sunday, January 23, 2011
Christopher Dock High School hosted a local robotics competition for middle and high school students on Saturday. The event is a qualifier for VEX international competitions.
On Saturday at Christopher Dock Mennonite High School, students from all over competed in a robotics competition qualifier for the VEX international competitions. “This is our 3rd year hosting the event, the first year being a scrimmage and proving to be quite popular. We decided to host it from then on. The winners today will go on to compete in a worldwide VEX competition this April in Orlando,” said event organizer Gail Anderson, a math teacher and robotics coach at Christopher Dock. Competing schools play in a total of five matches through the day-long event. A match is played in a “pit” and points are awarded based on three levels. Teams earn their points by directing a robot go through a series of picking up and placing tubes upon …