Browsed by
Category: Children

Forest Easter Egg Hunt

Forest Easter Egg Hunt

Forest Easter Egg Hunt a great success! Over 150 people attended including our own Easter Bunny! Pottsgrove High School’s Spark the Wave volunteers planned, organized and carried out a fun event for everyone. Thanks to Kimberton Whole Foods Douglassville for the healthy snacks! They were a hit! Read all about it in the Sanatoga Post! Heard someone leaving say, “See, this is what we used to do for Easter at Grandma’s” – ah, family memories and good times in the…

Read More Read More

The Pottstown Challenge!

The Pottstown Challenge!

Deadline extended to April 4th! The Greater Pottstown Foundation has challenged us! If we can raise $5,000 for the Althouse Arboretum, the Greater Pottstown Foundation will match it with another $5,000 for special summer programs for at-risk and low-income children at the Arboretum. The money will pay for transportation, program costs, and provide scholarships for our local high school student interns who will run the programs. We have already established partnerships with The Rickett’s Community Center and Art Fusion to…

Read More Read More

Family Night Hike

Family Night Hike

An exciting event last night in Upper Pottsgrove. About 350 people showed up for a Night Hike at the Althouse Arboretum. There were games, storytelling, a scavenger hunt, glow stick lit trails, snacks, face and pumpkin painting, a marshmallow roast and prizes for every child. Some children came in costume, all came with flashlights to explore and find what awaited them. Students organized by the Spark the Wave Club ran the entire event flawlessly from planning, organizing, getting donations, shopping,…

Read More Read More