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Volunteer Celebration Party in the Greenhouse

September 8 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Volunteers are invited to join us for spirits and light refreshments in the late summer evening in our greenhouse as we honor our dedicated volunteers who work with us.

Natural Wellness: Herbal First Aid

September 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
In this workshop, we will discuss the medicinal properties of some common plants and learn recipes to make a variety of herbal first-aid products.

Restoration Volunteer Workday

September 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Help us improve the health and biodiversity of our forest while getting to know the Center's property.

River Days: Kayak the Schuylkill River

September 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Paddling from the Pencoyd to Manayunk bridges, we’ll see—and learn the stories of—mills, locks, bridges and the canal, using old maps and photos to tell the story of Manayunk and its beloved river.

Fall Birdseed Sale

September 23 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Save on birdseed, seed mixes, and suet—in quantities from 4-50 lb. bags. Members receive 20% off birdseed and non-members receive 10% off birdseed.

Fall Native Plant Sale

September 23 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Stock up for fall! Replenish your garden with native trees, shrubs, grasses like Indian Grass and Big Bluestem, and fall-blooming wildflowers like goldenrod, asters, and alumroot.

Native Plant Walk with John Janick & Andrew Kirkpatrick

September 23 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Come early for a special walk through the fall plant sale to learn about native plants with John Janick from Good Host Plants and our very own Andrew Kirkpatrick!

Wellness Walk

September 30 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Greet fall with some outdoor exercise on the trails. The walk will be led at a moderate pace; be prepared for uneven terrain.

University of Nature

October 7 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
The day offers a mixture of natural history, environmental art, and humanities.

The Hidden Life of Trees Book Discussion

October 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Schuylkill Center and the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society are partnering up to create a joint book club to build climate change literacy, awareness, and action.

Gaia Movement Workshop with Jenny Sawyer

October 21 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Jenny Roe Sawyer, of From the Earth Dance, presents a movement workshop which offers a place to ground your energy in the earth, reconnect with your body, activate your natural energy, and rejuvenate your spirit.

Fall Wellness Walk

October 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Greet fall with some outdoor exercise on the trails.  The walk will be led at a moderate pace; be prepared for uneven terrain.

The Hidden Life of Trees Book Discussion @ PHS

November 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Registration is required and will open by September 1. Be one of the first 25 people to register and pick up a free copy of the book while supplies last.

Natural Wellness: Stress Relief and Calming Herbs

November 2 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Herbal remedies can promote immune function, calm an anxious mind, aid sleep, and promote detoxification and renewal.

Meigs Award Town Meeting: A Vision for Finishing Manayunk’s River Trail and Towpath

November 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
We are thrilled to present the 2017 Henry Meigs Environmental Leadership Award, our highest honor, to longtime community leader Kay Sykora.

Fall Wellness Walk

November 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Greet fall with some outdoor exercise on the trails.  The walk will be led at a moderate pace; be prepared for uneven terrain.

December Birdseed Sale

December 2 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Save on birdseed, seed mixes, and suet—in quantities from 4-50 lb. bags.

Environmental Artist Party

December 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Schuylkill Center is building a network of artists working in the environmental realm through periodic casual gatherings that give artists the opportunity to connect with each other and with potential collaborators in other disciplines.

Winter Wellness Walk

December 30 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Experience winter with some outdoor exercise on the trails. The walk will be led at a moderate pace; be prepared for uneven terrain.

Winter Bird Census

January 6, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 11:30 am
Winter is a great time for bird watching. Birds need to be active and feeding to stay warm, and with the leaves off the trees they become easier to observe along the trails.
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