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Parktoberfest Pie Contest

Time to flex your Pie muscle.

Come join our Parktoberfest celebration in the Park on Saturday (Oct 27th) and enter into our pie baking contest. See contest rules below. Bring the kids for activities and games, along with your homemade pie! This is part of our larger Parktoberfest event.

Pie Contest Rules
1. Registration is preferred, contact or 215.782.8082
2. All pies must be home-baked, including crust
3. Pies can be of two types: Apple or Pumpkin
4. All pies should be baked in 9 inch disposable pie tins
5. The baker’s name should be posted on the bottom of the tin(s)

Parktoberfest 2018

Is it finally cool outside?! Has Summer finally ended?

It’s that time of year again! That means it is also almost time for the next Parktoberfest in High School Park. Our event will take place on Saturday October 27th from 11 – 1PM.  Come enjoy free treats and games. Bring a costume and stay around for the moon bounce*, and our annual pie baking contest followed by music in the park at 1 PM as part of the Elkins Park Fall Festival.

This is a free event for the community. Children of all ages welcome.


*Children in the moon bounce  must be supervised at all times. Parents/guardians assume all responsibility.

Pest Alert – Spotted Lanternfly

The Spotted Lanternfly, Lycorma delicatula, an invasive planthopper, has been discovered in Berks County. This insect attacks many hosts including grapes, apples, stone fruits, and tree of heaven and has the potential to greatly impact the grape, fruit tree, and logging industries. Early detection is vital for the protection of Pennsylvania businesses and agriculture.

Learn more about it and other stories in our Nature in the News section.

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