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January 13, 2017

Out & About – The Perkiomen Trail

Tomorrow morning (Saturday 1/14/17 at 10 AM)- Join us for a brisk winter’s walk on the Perkiomen Trail.  Along the way we’ll investigate plant life, animal sounds and signs and anything else that pops up.  Note- winter conditions can be unpredictable. Suitable footwear recommended.  Meet at Crusher Road Trailhead south of Green Lane Borough (1125 Crusher Road, Green Lane PA 18054). Pre-registration required.
Ages: 8 to adult; free.  Green Lane Park Website

Do Your Best Robot Dance

The robokids in Upper Perk Robotics are gearing up for competition on Saturday, January 14th, held at Perkiomenville Mennonite Church, 1836 Gravel Pike, Perkiomenville. 9 am – 3pm. Robots built, driving strategy formulated, programming done, engineering notebooks up to date and STEM projects ready for presentation! We are ready! Come on out and cheer the kids on. Facebook Post

 

Riding Into The Weekend

Today’s briefing made available by Upper Perk’s Used Bike Shop – Bike & Soul on Main Street in East Greenville.

 

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January 12, 2017

Tax Calculation

The Upper Perk School District board meeting is on tonight (Thursday 1/12/17) with a special tax calculation presentation. Meeting starts at 7 pm at the Ed Ctr, 2229 East Buck Road in Pennsburg.

Cell Phones & Cancer?

On UPTV’s Newscast from yesterday (1/11/17) they review if cell phones cause cancer and give you a sports update. Youtube Link

Give me an M! 

The Mohawks are looking for a Cheer Director. If you have a cheer background and want to teach cheer and oversee the program please let us know. Contact us at upmohawks@gmail.com. Please think about giving your time for some great girls and boys.

Gracias

Support for today’s briefing comes from the Upper Perkiomen Community Thrift Shop. Have you been to the new location? It’s at  301 4th Street in Pennsburg across from the train station. New items every day; visit their Facebook page to see the latest.

January 11, 2017

Dog Lovers Unite

The date and location for this year’s Bark For Life of Upper Perk event have been announced.  Join them in Camelot Park (1124 Church Rd East Greenville) on Saturday, June 3, 2017. Sign up your pups today and let’s “Take a Bite out of Cancer!”

How To Art?

Learn how to art on UPTV’s Newscast for Tuesday 1/10/17.  You can also watch UPTV’s trip to NYC. During a tour of NBC Studios, students got to produce a talk show.

They Keep Us Rolling

A special thanks to Bike & Soul on Main Street in East Greenville for their support of today’s briefing. Go take a look at their used bikes or get your own bike tuned up.

 

January 10, 2017

**Update**

**Because of possible icing, tonight’s UP High School band concert is postponed. The varsity boys basketball game begins at 5:30 instead of 6:45. The JV game is cancelled.**

The Show Must Go On (or not see above)

Tonight at 7:00 pm is the Upper Perk High School band & orchestra concert.

Later in the Week

The Upper Perk School District board meeting is on Thursday (1/12/17) with a special tax calculation presentation. Meeting starts at 7 pm at the Ed Ctr, 2229 East Buck Road in Pennsburg. You may remember that building as the Embassy roller skating rink (1993-2006).

I’m All Shook Up

The UPTV newscast from Monday features a tribute to Elvis. In sports news, varsity basketball beat Pottstown Friday night and wrestling beat Neshaminy at Hawk Mountain Duals.  Video Link

They’d Give you the Shirt Off Their Back

Today’s support comes from the Upper Perkiomen Community Thrift Shop at  301 4th Street in Pennsburg across from the train station. Here’s their Facebook page.

January 9, 2017

Getting Down to Business

Business and Professional Women of Upper Perkiomen meet tonight at the PC Pub from 6pm-8:30pm. RSVP needed to attend. BPW is a group of business and professional working and retired women from all walks of life and levels of employment. Women working together for pay equity, work-place equality, and self-sufficiency. Information & RSVP

Strike Up the Band

Tomorrow (Tuesday 1/10/17) at 7:00 pm is the Upper Perk High School band & orchestra concert.

Many Thanks

Support for today’s briefing comes from the Upper Perkiomen Community Thrift Shop. Have you been to the new location? It’s at  301 4th Street in Pennsburg across from the train station. New items every day; visit their Facebook page to see the latest.

January 8, 2017

Wise Like An..

Today at 2:00pm go learn about The Owls of Pennsylvania at Norristown Farm Park. Learn about the natural history of our Pennsylvania owls at this informative indoor program. A slide show will be followed by a visit from an educator with Elmwood Park Zoo who will show us some real owls. Don’t miss the chance to see one at close range. Pre-registration required; meet in the salt wing of the barn. Ages: adults & children ages 6 & up; suggested donation $3 per person. – Link

Get Outside

Saturday 1/14/17 at 10 AM
Out and About – the Perkiomen Trail
Join us for a brisk winter’s walk on the Perkiomen Trail.  Along the way we’ll investigate plant life, animal sounds and signs and anything else that pops up.  Note- winter conditions can be unpredictable. Suitable footwear recommended.  Meet at Crusher Road Trailhead south of Green Lane Borough (1125 Crusher Road, Green Lane PA 18054). Pre-registration required.
Ages: 8 to adult; free.  Green Lane Park Website

Run (through a) Forest, Run

Saturday 2/18/17at 9 AM – Green Lane, PA
1st Annual Triple Dam 10K Trail Race in support of the Friends of GLP.  Details and Registration Here

 

Today’s Daddy Warbucks

Upper Perk’s Used Bike Shop – Bike & Soul on Main Street in East Greenville.

January 7, 2017

  • UPTV’s telecast from yesterday. – Youtube Link
  • Like that smooth Jazz? Tonight is music night at Bear Creek’s Trail’s End Cafe – Facebook Event

Mark Your Calendar

  • Saturday, Jan. 28th (7:00am – 11:00 AM) Bally Mennonite Church’s Pancake breakfast including pancakes, French toast, sausage, scrapple, OJ, tea, & coffee in the Church Fellowship hall. Website Link

Thanks for the Support:
Upper Perk’s Used Bike Shop – Bike & Soul on Main Street in East Greenville.

January 6, 2017

  • Need a boost of positivity? Read the Richland Township Fire & Rescue’s Facebook post thanking The Spinnerstown Hotel Restaurant and Tap Room. Facebook Post
  • Feel like giving back? Help support a local mother who was struck by an SUV in December. Story & Fund Link
  • Town & Country’s Latest Photo Gallery is available. Gallery Link

Thanks for the Support:
Upper Perk’s Used Bike Shop – Bike & Soul on Main Street in East Greenville.

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