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Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education

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8480 Hagy's Mill Road, Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States
215-482-7300, 110http://www.schuylkillcenter.org

Upcoming Events

February 2019

Community Gallery Opening Reception

February 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Schuylkill Center’s Environmental Art program is proud to present Community, a gallery show celebrating the artwork of Schuylkill Center members. Featuring artists of any medium, style, theme, or concept, Community will reveal how people see nature in Philadelphia and inspire everyone to connect with nature in their own way.

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Winter Bird Seed Sale

February 23 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Save on birdseed, seed mixes, and suet—in quantities from 4 to 50 lb. bags.

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Free

Wellness Saturdays: Tai Chi

February 23 @ 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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Schuylkill Saturday: Nature Exploration for Families

February 23 @ 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.

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March 2019

Schuylkill Saturday: Nature Play

March 2 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Bring your family for a hike and unstructured nature play with representatives from our NaturePHL program. We’ll climb, explore, and learn more about the many health benefits of outdoor activity.

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Free

Schuylkill Saturday: Nature Exploration for Families

March 9 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Who’s up in that tree? What’s under that rock? Learn about the plants and animals that call our forest home in this FREE program. Each week we’ll explore a different theme so visitors can join us again and again.

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Restoration Volunteer Workday

March 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Help us to improve our forest’s health and biodiversity through invasive plant removals, native species plantings, and trail maintenance projects.

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Schuylkill Saturday: Nature Exploration for Families

March 16 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Who’s up in that tree? What’s under that rock? Learn about the plants and animals that call our forest home in this FREE program. Each week we’ll explore a different theme so visitors can join us again and again.

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$35

Yards DIY Workshop: Crafting Herbal Cocktail Bitters

March 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for a DIY workshop every third Tuesday from March to May. Learn a new skill and enjoy beer generously provided by Yards Brewery. Sign up for one workshop or for all three. Registration required. Cost varies by program.

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Day-Off Camp: Geocaching

March 22 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Hunt for treasure, learn how to use a compass, and test your knowledge as we find geocaches along the Schuylkill River Trail. End the day with the ultimate scavenger hunt as we create and place our own caches.

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Schuylkill Saturday: Nature Exploration for Families

March 23 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Who’s up in that tree? What’s under that rock? Learn about the plants and animals that call our forest home in this FREE program. Each week we’ll explore a different theme so visitors can join us again and again.

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$20

Webelo Scouts: Into the Wild

March 23 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Take a walk on the wild side in this adventure-filled scout program focused on local habitats and native wildlife. Scouts will complete requirements #2 through #9. Registration is required and closes one week prior to the program.

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Wellness Saturdays: Mindfulness in Nature

March 30 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am

Come explore our familiar fields, forests, and pond habitats through the lens of mindful, meditative awareness.

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Schuylkill Saturday: Nature Exploration for Families

March 30 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Who’s up in that tree? What’s under that rock? Learn about the plants and animals that call our forest home in this FREE program. Each week we’ll explore a different theme so visitors can join us again and again.

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April 2019
$300

Fledglings

April 1 - May 10

This five-week series of developmentally-appropriate outdoor learning will include nature walks, songs, stories, and art as part of our multi-sensory approach to enjoying the outdoors.

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Free

Schuylkill Saturday: Nature Play

April 6 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Bring your family for a hike and unstructured nature play with representatives from our NaturePHL program. We’ll climb, explore, and learn more about the many health benefits of outdoor activity.

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$15

Toad Nights

April 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

See an American toad up close, learn about its life history, and discover the important work that we’re doing to help protect their population. We’ll visit our ponds to listen and look for these amazing amphibians.

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$15

Toad Nights

April 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

See an American toad up close, learn about its life history, and discover the important work that we’re doing to help protect their population. We’ll visit our ponds to listen and look for these amazing amphibians.

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$45

Yards DIY Workshop: Embroidery for Beginners

April 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

In this workshop led by Handcraft Workshop, learn the basics of embroidery—from threading needles to using hoops. Practice a variety of stitches and then take home a personalized stitch sampler.

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Free

Restoration Volunteer Workday

April 20 @ 10:00 am

Join us the third Saturday of every month to help improve our forest’s health and biodiversity through invasive plant removals, native species plantings, and trail maintenance projects.

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Free

Schuylkill Saturday: Nature Exploration for Families

April 20 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Who’s up in that tree? What’s under that rock? Learn about the plants and animals that call our forest home in this FREE program. Each week we’ll explore a different theme so visitors can join us again and again.

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Free

Wellness Saturday: Yoga

April 27 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am

Start off the morning with a walk and yoga on our trails. This month’s wellness program will incorporate beginner yoga with teacher Kelly Miller.

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Free

Naturepalooza: A Family Earth Day Celebration

April 27 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Celebrate Earth Day in the midst of a 340 acre forest. Take a hike to learn about pond ecology, participate in a fort-building competition, or make a science-based craft with our Nature Preschool.

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