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December 2018

Santa Paws is Coming to Town

December 22, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
West Mill Creek Park

This year, once again, Santa Paws will visit the park, bringing a treat to each good dog and cocoa and a cupcake for their people!  He will pose for a photo if you want a picture of your dog with Santa Paws.  In keeping with the holiday spirit, this  annual fundraiser benefits local dogs and other pets that are less fortunate than our own dogs.  All donations will go to the Pennsylvania S.P.C.A.   Cash or checks are accepted -- If…

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March 2019

Sixth Annual Meeting

March 3, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Beth David, 1130 Vaughan Lane
Gladwyne, PA 19035
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We'll have a quick recap of projects completed in 2018, plans for 2019, and thank yous to our volunteers--then on to our speaker, Marsha Perelman, who give a presentation entitiled  "Beyond Shelters."   Marsha is a nationally known animal welfare advocate and will talk to us about current legal and other creative efforts to  improve the lives of dogs and other companion animals.  Refreshments and a chance to chat with your fellow dog park friends will follow.  Please join us!

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Wood Chip Work Day

March 16, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wildlife & Respite Garden, West Mill Creek Park, Old Gulph & Mill Creek Rds
Gladwyne, PA 19096 United States
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Calling all volunteers to help us renew the wood chip path in the Wildlife Garden at the park entrance.  All we need to do is fill wheelbarrows from the wood chip pile near the lower gate and spread them along the path to make a nice, springy, water-absorbing trail.  No gardening knowledge required this time!  Come and go as you please -- every barrow-full helps!

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May 2019

Spring Planting Day

May 20, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
West Mill Creek Park

Join us to help plant  perennials at the Park!  Bring work gloves and a trowel if you have one, and come and go as you please.  Water and Kind Bars will be provided.

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June 2019

Knotweed Day 2019

June 8, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Japanese Knotweed Please join us in the battle against invasive Japanese Knotweed!  Our battle plan consists of cutting down the plant at ground level, loading it onto tarps or into a dumpster provided by the Township.  Long sleeves, long pants and work-ready shoes are a MUST.  Water and Kind bars will be provided.

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October 2019

Fall Planting Day

October 2, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Please join us for our annual Fall planting day!  The fabulous Lower Merion Parks crew will plant trees and shrubs that we have purchased with member donations, while our volunteers weed and plant perennials.  All plantings are designed to enhance park ecology and beauty -- as well as lessen the amount of mud we have to contend with.  Bring work gloves and a trowel if you have one (we do have extras if you forget).  Light refreshments will be provided.

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December 2019

Holiday Lunch

December 5, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Iron Hill Brewery and Restaurant, 60 Greenfield Ave
Ardmore, PA United States
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Join us for a holiday lunch at Iron Hill Brewery and Restaurant, 60 Greenfield Ave, Ardmore, at 12:00 pm.  Everyone pays their own tab, so you can feel free to order whatever you want, be it a lot or a little.  It's a great chance to get to know your fellow (human) denizens of the dog park better, and compare notes on our favorite canines!  If you did not get our E-vite email, you can RSVP through the Contact Us…

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Santa Paws is NOT Coming to Town

December 14, 2019
West Mill Creek Park

SADLY, SANTA PAWS'S ELVES HAVE CANCELED HIS APPEARANCE DUE TO RAIN AND FOG.  THIS EVENT WAS IN SUPPORT OF THE PENNSYLVANIA SPCA.  IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO DONATE TO THE PSPCA ANYWAY, GO TO OUR FRIENDS OF WEST MILL CREEK PARK FACEBOOK PAGE FOR THE DONATION LINK.  P.S. PSPCA HAS OBTAINED MATCHING FUNDS FOR ALL DONATIONS THROUGH DECEMBER 31 -- !

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March 2020

Friends of WMC Park Annual Meeting

March 1 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Beth David, 1130 Vaughan Lane
Gladwyne, PA 19035
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Join us for a report on our accomplishments during the past year and plans for the year ahead, followed by a fascinating talk on the ecology of our Park by Master Naturalist and Friends of WMC member Michelle Detwiler.  Light refreshments and a chance to chat with your fellow dog-parkers will conclude the meeting.

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October 2020

Pollinator Pathway Kickoff

October 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
ZOOM

We are proud to announce the Kickoff  program (on Zoom) for the Lower Merion/Narberth Pollinator Pathway.  This project is established in over 90 towns throughout New York and Connecticut. Lower Merion and Narberth will be the first towns to join in Pennsylvania, and  West Mill Creek Park is a founding participant! Dog park member and naturalist Michelle Detwiler, will begin the program by explaining how each of us can add our own yard or garden to the pathway; then, Pat…

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