Blue Bell Place residents recently set out on an exciting adventure to Lake Tobias Wildlife Park for an unforgettable safari tour! We enthusiastically boarded the safari bus and ventured on an interactive, scenic drive on over 150 acres of land. As we took in the beauty of our surroundings, our tour guide educated us about […]
Category: Out and About
Just in time for the end of summer, Blue Bell Place residents ventured on an extraordinary journey to Cape May! Our adventurous group took a two hour ride as we traveled from Blue Bell, Pennsylvania to Cape May, New Jersey for an unforgettable experience. Once we arrived, we eagerly boarded the one-and-only Cape May Whale […]
Our bowling league got back into action this week and we couldn't be happier about it. We had a blast at the newly renovated Our Town Alley in East Norriton, Pennsylvania! The competition was friendly but fierce. Our top bowler even bowled a 107 in his first game! Be sure to join us at our […]
We had a wonderful time cheering on the Reading Phillies at the game last Thursday. We came ready to root on our baseball team with Phillies gear and cheer! We enjoyed an all you can eat buffet and seats right at the third base. The Reading Fightin Phillies played a great game and we enjoyed […]
Last week was filled with holiday cheer! We enjoyed a lovely night out on the town at Montgomery County College where we watched the Philadelphia Dance perform the winter classic, The Nutcracker. The Dancers were incredible and put us all in the holiday spirit. We then had the treat of Montgomery County Technical School students […]
We had a wonderful time at Special Equestrian. Equine Therapy is a form of experiential therapy that involves interactions between people and horses. The therapy horses created a relaxing environment for our residents. We enjoyed learning about the horses, how they became therapy horses and even found out what they will be for Halloween. Our favorite […]
We had a wonderful time spending the day in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. The day started with a beautiful scenic drive. When we arrived in Lancaster, we enjoy a delicious Amish Barbecue lunch. After lunch, all thirteen of us hopped on a horse and buggy ride. The ride was lead by a gentleman who was once Amish, […]
The Blue Bell Place gang took in the rest of the fresh summer air at Peace Valley Park. There we enjoyed a fresh seafood lunch including: Shrimp, Crab Cakes, Twice Baked Potatoes, Orzo and Applesauce. The day was spent taking in the beauty of the Lake Galena, a 365-acre lake created by the damming of the […]
The Blue Bell Place gang took in the rest of the fresh summer air at Point Pleasant Beach. We indulged in delicious seafood at Jake's Crab House as we glanced out the windows at the ocean. We then took a walk down the boardwalk to Jenkinsons Aquarium where we saw penguins, fish, sea lions, sharks […]
The William Penn Inn, founded in 1714 and located on beautifully landscaped grounds in Montgomery County, is the oldest continuously operated country inn in Pennsylvania offering continental country dining in an elegant setting. We had a wonderful day enjoying the fine dining experience that the William Penn Inn has been doing so wonderfully for the […]
The residents enjoyed a fun and interactive trip to the Briar Bush Nature Center.
Our Pathways residents had a wonderful time observing the animals and soaking up the sun at the Elmwood Park Zoo yesterday.
Today we adventured to The American Treasure Tour. We had a wonderful time enjoying an all you can eat buffet, a ride on a tram car through the museum and most importantly making new friends. Our residents were blown away by the spectacular collection of antiques, classic automobiles and mechanical musical instruments.
We had a wonderful time yesterday exploring the grounds at Longwood Gardens. This was a remarkable trip filled with beautiful plants, flowers, holiday lights and good friends!
The residents at Blue Bell Place had a wonderful time at Peddlers Village. We ate a delicious lunch at Buttonwood Grill, followed by a stroll through Peddlers Village's scarecrow exhibit.
We had a blast yesterday at Cedar Point Pond. We caught a variety of fish and enjoyed the beautiful sunny weather.
Yesterday we packed our sunglasses and flip flops and traveled to Ocean City. We had a blast soaking up the sun and walking on the boardwalk.
The Mummers traditions date back to 400 BC. They symbolize celebration, fun, family and tradition. The residents at Blue Bell Place celebrated their Philadelphian heritage by visiting this exciting and colorful museum. At the museum we enjoyed a detailed tour, a buffet lunch and live music performed by the Mummers themselves.
This week we enjoyed an old-fashioned railroading experience on a vintage train that departed from the 1891 New Hope & Ivyland Train Station. The minute we stepped on the platform, we all felt transformed back in time to the days when riding a train wasn't just transportation, but an event in and of itself. We learned the […]
Last week we had a friendly bowling competition with Rose Tree Place. Thank you, Rose Tree for sharing this wonderful afternoon with us! We can't to see you next time, we will be sure to bring our A game!
This month we had a blast at Facenda Whitaker lanes! We all were on our A game bowling strikes and getting high scores up to 150. Of course we had a great teacher, our very own Blue Bell Place resident, Margie. Margie helped by giving us all a few pointers and shared stories of how she created […]
Today, our Pathways residents took a fun tour through Bryers Choice Holiday Museum. We had a great time viewing all the holiday figurines and decorations. At the end, we explored the beautiful gift shop and enjoyed cookies with cider.
This month we took a trip to Linvilla Orchards for a hayride tour around the 300 acre family owned farm. We had a great time! On this wagon ride we learned all about the Linvilla family and how they grow all their crops from pears to peaches to apples and more. After the hayride we enjoyed […]
In September, we explored New York City from the Hudson River. The trip was perfect! We had a wonderful lunch overlooking the water on pier 83 in Manhattan. Once we were done with lunch we boarded a large circle line cruise ship that toured us around the Statue of Liberty. The boat ride was wonderful! […]
This summer we took our Pathway's residents to the Camden Aquarium. What a great day we had. The weather was perfect, especially for such a hot summer. Inside the aquarium we explored various exhibits of the great underwater world. Adventured to see the wonderful world of hippos and gasped in excitement as we watched the […]
This week our Pathways residents enjoyed a delicious pizza for lunch at Mr. P's Pizza in Blue Bell. We had a wonderful time laughing and joking with each other. Thank you Mr. P's Pizza for helping to make this a day to remember!
This month we had a blast at Fascenda Whitaker Lanes, where we bowled the afternoon away. We had two teams, men vs. women, competing to see who would be the bowling champs. The competition was close but in the end the women took it with a combined bowling score of 327 to 270.
This summer we decided to take an exciting trip down the Delaware River on the Spirit Cruise of Philadelphia. We learned about some of Philadelphia's water history while enjoying a delicious lunch and wonderful musical entertainment. We couldn't have asked for a better day!
In the month of May, ten residents from Pathways ventured to Fascenda Whitaker Lanes to engage in a rousing game of bowling. What a great time we had! Each of us took turns stepping up to the lane and rolling the ball in hopes to knock down all the pins. Some came with skills and […]
March has finally come to an end and what better way to say goodbye to a lucky month than some fun at the Parx Casino! We pressed our luck at the slot machines and card tables to win against the house.
Last week, we enjoyed delicious Asian cuisine at the Golden Sea Chinese Restaurant in Blue Bell. It turned out to be a perfect evening with friends, both fun and quiet.
Spring has sprung! In celebration of spring, we took a trip to the Peter Becker's Community Flower Show. It was amazing to smell all the fresh flowers and see the magnificent art installations this community created. We had a great time touring the exhibit and then enjoyed a little shopping through the marketplace filled with […]
Last week we enjoyed an Irish lunch at Brittingham's Pub as part of the St. Patrick's Day holiday. We had a blast celebrating the holiday with delicious Irish food and sharing fun Irish jokes in good company.
We had a great time dining out at the Olive Garden. We all joked and laughed as we celebrated the night out with friends and family.
The fall months are here and nothing says autumn better than pumpkins! In October, our Pathways residents got in the seasonal spirit by heading to Merrymead Farms for some pumpkin picking. We had such a great time exploring the farm and picking out the best pumpkins for decorating. During our exploration, we saw many kinds of […]
In September, we explored the beautiful botanical gardens of Longwood in Kennette Square. This trip was a sight to remember, as we toured through the Longwood conservatory. We adventured in rooms such as the palm house, acacia passage, the tropical terrace and the water lily display. The orchid house and waterlily display voted to be […]
The below article is featured in the Times Herald, posted on Sunday, November, 2nd, 2014. Click here for the original article published in the Times Herald. From the sounds of the whistle blowing to the thump-thump-thumping of the wheels chugging down the tracks, there's something about a train ride that can stir up the romance and mystery […]
We recently traveled to the Brandywine River Museum to view American art. This museum is housed in a converted grist mill along the Brandywine River and is home to still life, landscapes and portraits from three generations of the Wyeth family. Grandfather, N.C. Wyeth was one of America's foremost illustrators. His son, Andrew Wyeth has […]
A day on the water restores the soul and those of us that traveled to Harbor Park and took a boat ride on the Riverlink Ferry can attest to the beauty of nature that surrounded us on our journey. We arrived at Harbor Park at Penn’s Landing to find vibrant lights swinging gracefully from the […]