Monthly Archives: May 2016

In the Parks; music and festivals

With Memorial Day comes parades, community festivals, and the start of music in the parks, including at our own Green Lane Park. Harleysville Country Fair Days began Wednesday night at the Harleysville Community Center, 435 Park Drive, Harleysville, PA and … Continue reading

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Festivals This Weekend

Maybe it is foolish to hope that this sunny warm weather will last through the weekend, but that doesn’t meant we shouldn’t try to enjoy the day, and days ahead, rain or shine. I know of at least four different … Continue reading

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A unique take on classical music with Illumine in Pottstown tonight

Featuring compositions by J.S. Bach, Beethoven, Brahms, Schoenberg, and Spohr, Illumine, a Philadelphia-based trio, is performing at Shenkel United Church of Christ in North Coventry Township, tonight, Friday, May 20, 2016. The free concert, open to the public, begins at … Continue reading

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Make Music Upper Perk – May News!

With only a little over a month left before this year’s Make Music Upper Perk – Tuesday, June 21, 2016 – preparation and  planning (and practicing, of instruments and new music) are in high gear! Anyone and everyone interested in … Continue reading

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Something different…

This weekend and throughout the month, several slightly offbeat theatre productions are playing in the area, along with a few other new interesting events not too far from here. Stephen Sondheim’s musical Assassins is being performed this month at the … Continue reading

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Valley Choral Arts and Red Hill Band Spring Concerts

Valley Choral Arts will give two concerts this weekend; “spirituals and music of the African-American experience” featuring original music and arrangements by Harry Bruleigh and Moses Hogan in their 2016 spring concert series. Saturday evening, May 14, 2016, you can … Continue reading

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Is gardening an art?

After attending the Philadelphia Flower Show, and surveying some local gardens (and trying my hand at an herb garden and planting a very few flowers in front of the house), I have concluded that yes, gardening is indeed an art. … Continue reading

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