It’s almost impossible to believe May 2019 is halfway over already. And soon, the whole year will be halfway over. Despite more drenching rains than we can shake a stick at, the year is flying by. Here’s a snapshot of some fun Montgomery and Berks County events for kids and families to enjoy in May 2019. Also be sure to download a copy of my May Passport to Fun so you can check off as many fun kids’ activities in the month of May as possible.
When a full trip to the zoo isn’t in the cards, a visit to the Oley Turnpike Dairy and Petting Zoo can be just as much fun at a moment’s notice and a fraction of the cost. On the way to the petting zoo, Berks County roads took us over a picturesque covered bridge shortly before our arrival. The country roads flanked by serene landscape offered a calm and comfortable, leisurely commute. The Oley petting zoo prices and wide variety of animals, plus play area and ice cream, offered a fun and affordable stop on our birthday girl’s Saturday afternoon family celebration.
Most of the time, parents go to carnivals to make their kids happy. Kids go to carnivals to ride all the rides, play all the games, and eat all the junk food. I am totally down with funnel cake, cotton candy, and ice cream, but c’mon, we adults know there’s more to a Friday or Saturday night than a cup of cheese fries. That’s why I’ve compiled this list of local outdoor beer garden carnivals and kid-friendly festivals for your convenience.
To mark Earth Day 2019, we can all do a little more to protect and preserve our planet. Earth Day recycling is an easy way to start a new habit that carries on throughout the year. From recycling more and trashing less to composting and beyond, the Earth Day possibilities go on and on. And, some companies are willing to reward you for being a good steward of our planet – especially when you recycle those difficult and unusual items. Check out our infographic on Earth Day recycling, deals, and upcoming eco-friendly events in Berks and Montgomery County.
I don’t know about you, but for me, fishing is a favorite pastime I enjoyed as a young girl. I still remember the excitement of the annual fishing contest we used to attend as children. Getting up early, grabbing our gear, getting sprayed down in a cloud of DEET. A quick breakfast later and we were off to catch Big Charlie. (Or sometimes little Charlie. Or sometimes, a cold.) Trying your luck in a fishing contest with your kids can become a treasured memory for a lifetime to come. Here are some fishing derbies and events scheduled for 2019 in our area.
Every mama needs a break here and there. Schedule your next girls’ night out in Berks or Montgomery County with one of these fun femme bucket list ideas. I’ve pulled together 22 ladies’ night ideas in our area and will continue to add more as they come to my attention. Enjoy your much-deserved girls’ night and make your own bucket list with some of these ideas. (Forgive the fact that most of my photos are with my little girls! Clearly I don’t get out as much as I should.)
While researching Easter egg hunts for kids, I pleasantly surprised myself finding a few adult Easter egg hunt events in our area. Easter egg hunts with beer. Easter egg hunts with wine. Adult Easter egg hunts with gift certificates, and lottery tickets, and of course, grand prizes. The more I found, the more I realized I really need this in my life. Don’t you? I mean, don’t we all? Shouldn’t we remember what it feels like to be a kid again, at least every once in a while?
Whatever the case, if you live along the Route 422 corridor in Montgomery or Berks County and you’ve been searching for an “adult Easter egg hunt near me,” you’ve come to the right place!
Looking for an “Easter egg hunt near me?” We’ve got 39 for you. Is your family of the “get-in, get-out” Easter egg hunt mentality or more of the “let’s make a day of it” crowd? Whichever way you roll, you’ll be sure to find plenty of options for local Easter egg hunts across the first few weekends in April.
Not to burst your bubble, but if you’re still using just those old-school bubble containers and plastic bubble wands, you’re doing it wrong.
You can treat your kids to amazing bubbles beyond their wildest dreams at one of the many FREE Grandpop Bubbles Bubble Festival events happening up and down Route 422 and beyond. Enjoy bubbles in the spring, summer, and fall where your kids AND you can make the biggest bubbles of your life.