Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Residents are invited to Masons Mill Park on Oct. 20 for a fun-filled night of Halloween activities.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Rob Chakler
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
The Upper Moreland Township Parks and Recreation Department is hosting the 23rd Annual Pumpkins on Parade event at Masons Mills Park. On Saturday, Oct. 20, residents are invited to participate in hay rides, face painting, and other fun-filled events from 6 to 9 p.m. The township estimates about 600 families attend this event each year. View the complete photo gallery from last year's event. If you are an Upper Moreland resent, you can skip the line by pre-registering at the Parks & Recreation office beginning Oct. 5, and receive your tickets prior to the event. This guarantees a treat bag for you little ones. Other activities include: Pumpkin patch, bouncy house, storytelling Witch, Scarecrow making, child's rock band. Fees:
Thursday, April 26, 2012
Upper Moreland Township's Parks and Recreation Department encourages families to sign up for its summer programs, as spots are quickly filling.
Upper Moreland Township residents recently recieved the Township Newsletter, containing a pull-out section that highligts all of the township's summer offerings. "Registrations are about average for this time of year," Pat Stasio, township Parks and Recereation director, said a the last Parks and Recreation committee meeting. With over 40 programs for children and teen youth, Stasio said that registration is around 50-percent capacity. He said that some programs, including the township's supervised playground program, fill quickly, and advising residents not to wait unitl the last minute to sign up. Stasio added that the township is willing to discuss payment options with parents or gaurdians for its various programs. According to an …
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
According to the Upper Moreland Parks and Recreation Department, the Pumpkins on Parade festival draws nearly 600 families each year.
The 22nd annual Pumpkins on Parade festival was held on the 22nd of October this year at Masons Mill Park. Overflow parking was in the business complex across the street, and by 6:30 p.m. it was nearly full. The atmosphere walking from the parking lot into the park was filled with excitement, mystery, and fun. From the amount of activities going on, it is no surprise that the attendance was so high. “Pumpkins on Parade first started out in front of the Upper Moreland Public Library and township building," Katie Koller, programs coordinator for the township's Parks and Recreation Department, said. "Decorated pumpkins lined the sidewalk from one street corner to the other, which is where the name of the festival comes from.” The first …