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Fall Gallery Opening: Art in the Open

September 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Our fall gallery show features artworks created as part of Art in the Open, a public art program in which selected artists create their work on the Schuylkill Banks for three days in May. Ten artists working in a range of media will present work in our gallery and on our trails. Enjoy artist talks, light refreshments, and a guided walk to the outdoor installations at the reception.

Restoration Volunteer Workday

September 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Help us to improve the health and biodiversity of our forest while getting to know the Center's property, connecting with nature, and making new friends.

Member Appreciation Day

September 15 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Join us for a very special event thanking you for supporting us. We’ll re-dedicate Founders Grove on its 30th anniversary, unveil the bird blind’s new name, launch our planned giving program (the 1965 Legacy Society), and formally thank members who have sustained their support for 10, 20, and 30+ years.

Bird Seed Sale

September 22 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Save on birdseed, seed mixes, and suet—in quantities from 4 to 50 lb. bags. Members receive 20% off birdseed and non-members receive 10% off birdseed.

Fall Plant Sale

September 22 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Replenish your garden with native trees, shrubs, grasses like curly grass and switchgrass, and fall-blooming wildflowers like goldenrod, asters, and alumroot—all perfect for migrating birds and insects.

Ribbon-Cutting for the River Trail Gateway

September 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Celebrate the opening of our new connection with the Schuylkill River Trail. The River Trail Gateway reveals an unparalleled and previously hidden view of Smith Run’s forested glen, includes a trailside gathering area, adds a bike rack and new signage, and weaves stone, metal, and landscaping together to create our new entrance on the River Trail.

Wellness Saturdays: Yoga

September 29 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Start off the morning with a gentle walk and beginner yoga on our trails with teacher Kelly Miller.

LandLab: Dance Exchange

October 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Every day until October 14, 2018
Culminating a year of research and artmaking at the Schuylkill Center, Dance Exchange will lead a series of animated hikes on our trails that connect participants to local ecology and reflect on the ways that water shapes our lives.

LandLab: Dance Exchange

October 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until October 14, 2018
Culminating a year of research and artmaking at the Schuylkill Center, Dance Exchange will lead a series of animated hikes on our trails that connect participants to local ecology and reflect on the ways that water shapes our lives.

Restoration Volunteer Workday

October 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Help us to improve the health and biodiversity of our forest while getting to know the Center’s property, connecting with nature, and making new friends.

Medicinal Plant Workshop

October 20 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
In this slow-paced walk, clinical herbalist Kelly McCarthy will highlight the medicinal uses of common weeds and trees, covering basic plant identifications and going in-depth about using these plants as medicine.

Wellness Saturdays: Mindfulness in Nature

October 27 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Mindfulness is our ability to focus on the present moment while acknowledging our feelings and thoughts. Studies have shown that practicing mindfulness can lead to positive effects on our physical and mental well-being.

Nature Preschool Open House

November 13 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Take a peek inside our preschool and kindergarten classrooms, meet the teachers, and learn about the curriculum, philosophy, and values that guide this unique program.

Restoration Volunteer Workday

November 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Help us to improve the health and biodiversity of our forest while getting to know the Center’s property, connecting with nature, and making new friends.

Wellness Saturdays: Yoga

November 24 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Start off the morning with a gentle walk and beginner yoga on our trails with teacher Kelly Miller.

Schuylkill Saturdays: Nature Exploration for Families

December 8 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Discover the Schuylkill Center with our free event every Saturday. We’ll gather in our Visitor Center before hitting the trails for a guided exploration.

Wellness Saturdays: Mindfulness in Nature

December 29 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Mindfulness is our ability to focus on the present moment while acknowledging our feelings and thoughts. Studies have shown that practicing mindfulness can lead to positive effects on our physical and mental well-being.

Restoration Volunteer Workday

January 19, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Help us to improve the health and biodiversity of our forest while getting to know the Center’s property, connecting with nature, and making new friends.

Wellness Saturdays: Shinrin Yoku—Taking in the Forest

January 26, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Come experience the forest in a whole new way. Shinrin Yoku, “forest bathing,” combines natural beauty with guided activities designed to open our senses.

Wellness Saturdays: Tai Chi

February 23, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Start your morning off with a beginning class led by Jing Tang of Oriental Fitness Institute. Tai Chi combines slow, focused movements and deep breathing.
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