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Food for Thought: Connecting with the Land of Philadelphia

May 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Come for an evening in the forest with delicious local foods and drinks and a roundtable discussion about the future of Philadelphia’s land and food systems.

Seedlings: a nature hour for the young

May 29 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Play and learn with parent-child activities inspired by nature.

Saturdays@SCEE with Let’s Go Outdoors

May 30 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
We’ll learn sign language and become “interpreters” of nature.

Saturday Wellness Walk

May 30 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Every month on the last Saturday until May 30, 2015
Stretch your legs in the beauty of the spring forest with an invigorating walk along our trails.

Annual Nesting Bird Census

June 6 @ 7:30 am - 11:00 am
Interested in birding but overwhelmed by the prospect of getting started? We pair experienced birders with beginners, making the Nesting Bird Census a great opportunity to learn to recognize local birds and to help the Schuylkill Center collect valuable information on the birds that live here.


June 6 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
It’s fun for the little ones every Saturday morning.

Open Spaces: An Art in the Open Exhibition

June 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Nine artists extend our art gallery on to the trails this summer, with installations including string and ribbon sculptures which transform natural places and meditation shelters.

Early Summer Native Plant Sale

June 27 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Celebrate summer by adding pollinator-friendly plants to your garden.

Great American Backyard Campout

June 27 @ 3:00 pm - June 28 @ 11:00 am
Go hiking, tell stories around the campfire, and meet animals from the Wildlife Clinic. Wake up Sunday morning to breakfast, and canoeing.

50th Anniversary Picnic

June 27 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
It’s the party of the year – a summer picnic celebrating our 50th anniversary with a barbecue presented by Weaver’s Way Co-op.

Restoration Volunteer Workday

July 6 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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Every month on the first Monday, recurring 3 times
Get some fresh air and exercise while maintaining the beauty and biodiversity of our forest.

Summer Yoga Class & Picnic

July 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Spend a summer evening connecting with nature and centering your mind and body.

Monarchs, Swallowtails & More: An Annual Butterfly Count

July 9 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Become a citizen-scientist while learning the life histories of monarchs, swallowtails, cabbage whites, and many more.

Wineberry Harvest

July 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Bring your family and your pails out to gather these sweet and delicious gems of summer.

A Midsummer Nature’s Dream: Art & the Summer Solstice

July 11 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
How does art that idealizes nature change the way we see the world? University of the Arts master lecturer Cristine Larson returns to talk about nature in art.

Local Plant Dyeing Hike: Foraging & Extracting Color

July 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Come for a foraging and learning hike in preparation for Saturday's natural dyeing workshop. We'll learn all about how to identify common dye plants and when and how to collect them.

Local Plant Dyeing Workshop: Foraging & Extracting Color

July 18 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
We'll learn about the history of natural dyeing then dye silk scarves.

Tall Trees Nature Playscape Playdate

July 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Come for fun in our natural playscape to explore the mud kitchen, play on the music wall, and more as you and your children enjoy the wonders of the outdoors while meeting other families.

Saturday Wellness Walk

July 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Trade the sweaty gym for open skies, fresh air, and friendly company with an invigorating walk along our beautiful trails.


August 1 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Every Saturday
It’s fun for the little ones every Saturday morning. First, we gather in the Discovery Center for story time, and then go on a naturalist-led exploration on our trails. We’ll explore different nature themes each week.
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