Whitemarsh Township, Pennsylvania
Board of Supervisors
Sara Erlbaum, Chair
Amy Grossman, Vice-Chair
Robert R. Hart
Cathy Peduzzi
James A.Totten

Special Events

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Whitemarsh Township Parks & Recreation offers many fun and exciting events throughout the year. If you are interested in volunteering for any of the Township events please contact Whitemarsh Township, Parks & Recreation Department at 610-828-7276 for more info.


Township History Tour

When: Saturday May 3, 2014

Time: 9:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Where: Meet at Hope Lodge (553 Bethlehem Pike)

Fee: $30.00 - Bus / $15.00 Self Guided

Ages: Any

 

Take a trip back in time to visit some of the historical sites located throughout Whitemarsh Township. Sites include Hope Lodge, Highlands Mansion and Garden, Plymouth Meeting Friends School, and much more!

There is the options of a bus tour or a self-guided tours. To register please visit our registration page.

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Touch-A-Truck

 

When: Fall 2014

Times: TBD

Where: Miles Park

Fee: Free!

Ages: Any

Join us as we explore police vehicles, construction trucks and equipment, school buses, and so much more!

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Bike Rodeo

 

 


Shredding Day

When: Saturday, March 22, 2014

Times: 8:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.

Where: Miles Park

Fee: Free for Township Residents. $10/bag or container for Commercial Residents of Whitemarsh Township. $15/bag or container for all non-residents.

Ages: N/A

Free shredding event for residents to bring unwanted documents to be shredded. No x-rays, disks or dvd's please. There is a $10.00 fee for commerical residents AND $15.00 for all commercial non-residents. There are no limits. Proceeds will benefit local organization volunteering to assist with the event.

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Teenie Halloweenie

When: Fall 2014

Times: TBD

Where: Koontz Park

Fee: TBD

Ages: For ages 2-5. Parent participation is required.

Boo! to you. Drop by and join the fun at our Annual pre-school Halloween party hosted by the Parks & Recreation Department. Children will enjoy games, crafts, snacks, and more. come in costume for a spooktacular good time. Parent participation is required but pre-registration is not.

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Haunted Barn

When: October 2014

Times: TBD

Where: Cedar Grove barn (1 Cedar Grove Road)

Fee: TBD

Ages:8+

Think you can make it through three levels of intense, creepy, noisy darkness? Join us to be literally scared out our door! WARNING: This is not recommended for children under eight years of age. We strongly urge you to comply. NO REFUNDS; NO EXCEPTIONS!

 

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Pre-School Haunted Barn

When: October 2014

Times: TBD

Where: Cedar Grove barn (1 Cedar Grove Road)

Fee: TBD

Ages:ANY

Children will get to walk through the haunted barn with all lights on. Characters will be scattered around but will not make any noise. There will also be a limited number of special effects. Children will exit onto the basketball court where we will have arts and crafts, games, music and a moobounce. This is geared toward younger children. Children must be accompanied by an adult while walking through the barn. Refreshments will also be available at an additional cost.

 

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Holiday Gingerbread House Decorating

When: Winter 2014

Times: TBD

Where: Parks & Recreation Building (4021 Joshua Rd., Lafayette Hill)

Fee: TBD

Ages: Any

Squeeze in some family time during the hectic holiday season and spend an afternoon makeing a wonderful craft to decorate your home. We will be decorating gingerbread houses with plenty of icing and candy. Bring your creativity! This project is not recommended for children under four. Adult supervision is required. Payment is per house.

 

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4th of July Parade

 

When: Friday July 4, 2014

Times: Parade starts at 10:00 A.M.

Where: Parade runs from Barren Hill Fire Company down Germantown Pike to Miles park.

Fee: N/A

Ages: Any

The Township will be accepting registration for groups and individuals who would like to participate in the 2014 4th of July Parade! Please check back as we get closer for registration procedures.

Entries will include:

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Garden Contest

When: Saturday, May 31, 2014

Times: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Where: N/A

Fee: N/A

Ages: N/A

Whitemarsh Township residents and businesses are invited to share their love of gardening with the comminity and receive recogniation for doing their part to make our area greener and more beautiful. Juding will take place on Sunday June 1st. Residents may pick up a submission form at the Parks and Recreation Administrative Offices, 2391 Harts Lane or from our website at www.whitemarshparks.org. Drop-Off or mail forms to Jon Walker, Program Coordinator or email to jwalker@whitemarshtwp.org. All submissions are due by Friday May 23rd.

Forms will be made available early April.

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2014 Township Day

 

When:Saturday April 26th - Rain Date is Sunday April 27th

Times: 12:00 P.M. -5:00 P.M.

Where: Miles Park (Upper Field)

Fee: Entry is free. Additional cost for rides/games.

Ages: Any

Come out and join us for a fun-filled afternoon at Miles Park, including rides, games, live entertainment, food and much more.

This event is free to attend, but there is a fee for rides, games and food. Wristbands may be purchased on the day of at the ticket tent, or if you don't want to wait in a line on the day of the event, you can pre-purchase your wristbands at the Parks & Recreation Department. Wristbands are $15.00 and are good for all rides and games.

There will be a variety of local restaurants at Restaurant Row as well as other food vendors throughout the event.

For sponsorship opportunities, visit the Sponsorship page of the Township website.

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Movies in the Park

Come out to Miles Park this summer for FREE movies. All movies will be on the field facing the Parks & Recreation Building starting at dusk (~9 PM).

Refreshments will be available for purchase. Bring a beach chair or blanket and don't forget the bug spray!

In the event of inclement weather, check the Township website or call the Parks & Recreation Department for information.

Please check back in Spring 2014 for a movie schedule.

 

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