Events

Please pre-register by calling 215-482-7300 x 110.

For the complete Schuylkill Center events calendar, please visit: Interactive Events Calendar.

Download a complete print version of our latest event calendar with the link(s) below:

Sept/Oct/Nov 2013
March/April/May 2014

Apr 24th, 2014 : Stroller Strides: Outdoor Fitness for Moms [Tuesdays & Thursdays]
9:00am - 10:00am
Register and enroll at www.chhillplymeet.fit4mom.com
Work your body, and restore your spirit with a mom-and-tot workout. It's a total body fitness program moms can do with their children in the stroller. After your workout, take your little one over to our nature playground for some fun. First class is FREE!


Apr 25th, 2014 : 10th Annual Native Plant Sale
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Featuring a selection of more than 100 species of perennial trees, shrubs, vines, and wildflowers native to this region. Grow your edible garden with heirloom vegetables and herbs. Volunteers and plant experts will answer all your questions and help you find the right native plant for your yard.


Apr 25th, 2014 : Seedlings
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
$6 M; $8 NM per child
Play and learn with activities inspired by nature. Get a sneak peek of Nature Preschool with parent-and-child nature fun.

For ages 2-5 and parents/caregivers. Please dress for outdoor play. Adult participation and pre-registration required.


Apr 26th, 2014 : Naturepalooza! Earth Day Festival
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
A Philadelphia Science Festival Discovery Day event | Free
Celebrate all things natural at our third annual family-friendly Earth Day festival. Live music, live animal shows, nature walks, a food court, games, participatory art events, and more. Explore the great outdoors at this Earth Day celebration.


Apr 27th, 2014 : Urban Naturalist Bernard Brown in the Field
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
A Philadelphia Science Festival Explorer Sunday event | Free
Explore the secret places of the Schuylkill Center's 340 acre property with Grid magazine's Urban Naturalist columnist. Explore streams, rocks, ponds, and forests to discover the elusive and fascinating creatures that lurk out of sight.


Apr 29th, 2014 : Stroller Strides: Outdoor Fitness for Moms [Tuesdays & Thursdays]
9:00am - 10:00am
Register and enroll at www.chhillplymeet.fit4mom.com
Work your body, and restore your spirit with a mom-and-tot workout. It's a total body fitness program moms can do with their children in the stroller. After your workout, take your little one over to our nature playground for some fun. First class is FREE!


May 1st, 2014 : Diving into Wildflowers: Part I, Lecture
7:00 pm
$30 M; $40 NM
Spring in a Pennsylvania forest is an extraordinary parade of ephemeral wildflowers: trillium, bluebells, spring beauty, cohosh, trout lily. Executive Director Mike Weilbacher and Land Stewardship Manager Melissa Nase team up on a two-part lecture/walk series where you meet the full range of flowers blooming in our forest. Thursday's lecture covers a wide spectrum of plants, including herbal uses, and ecology.

Two-part course: Thursday, May 1, 7:00 pm & Saturday, May 3, 8:30 am. Must register for both sessions



May 1st, 2014 : Stroller Rides: Outdoor Fitness for Moms [Tuesdays & Thursdays]
9:00am - 10:00am
Register and enroll at www.chhillplymeet.fit4mom.com
Work your body, and restore your spirit with a mom-and-tot workout. It's a total body fitness program moms can do with their children in the stroller. After your workout, take your little one over to our nature playground for some fun. First class is FREE!


May 2nd, 2014 : Seedlings
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
$6 M; $8 NM per child
Play and learn with activities inspired by nature. Get a sneak peek of Nature Preschool with parent-and-child nature fun.

For ages 2-5 and parents/caregivers. Please dress for outdoor play. Adult participation and pre-registration required.


May 3rd, 2014 : 10th Annual Native Plant Sale
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Free
Featuring a selection of more than 100 species of perennial trees, shrubs, vines, and wildflowers native to this region. Grow your edible garden with heirloom vegetables and herbs. Volunteers and plant experts will answer all your questions and help you find the right native plant for your yard.


May 3rd, 2014 : Yoga Series with Blue Banyan Yoga: Week 1
9:00 am - 10:00 am
$100 M & Blue Banyan class card holders; $110 NM
Usher in spring with a six-week outdoor gentle yoga series designed to improve flexibility and strength, tap the energetic body through breath-work, and inspire the spirit and quiet the mind.

Pre-registration required.

Week 1 of 6. Must register for all 6 weeks.


May 3rd, 2014 : Saturdays@SCEE [Every Saturday]
10:30am - 11:30am
FREE
Fun for the little ones every Saturday morning. Gather in the Discovery Center for story time, and then go on a naturalist-led exploration, looking at different nature themes each week.


May 3rd, 2014 : Diving into Wildflowers: Part II, In the Field
8:30 am


The field portion of our two-part lecture/walk: Explore the beauty of the forest up-close as we search for spring ephemeral wildflowers, the captivating yet fleeting members of our woodland plant community. Learn the preferred site conditions for these flowers and where they reside in our forest. Consider the role they play in our forest ecosystem and how we can incorporate native species into our own gardens.

Two-part course: Thursday, May 1, 7:00 pm & Saturday, May 3, 8:30 am. Must register for both sessions


May 4th, 2014 : 10th Annual Native Plant Sale
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free
Featuring a selection of more than 100 species of perennial trees, shrubs, vines, and wildflowers native to this region. Grow your edible garden with heirloom vegetables and herbs. Volunteers and plant experts will answer all your questions and help you find the right native plant for your yard.


May 6th, 2014 : Stroller Strides: Outdoor Fitness for Moms [Tuesdays & Thursdays]
9:00am - 10:00am
Register and enroll at www.chhillplymeet.fit4mom.com
Work your body, and restore your spirit with a mom-and-tot workout. It's a total body fitness program moms can do with their children in the stroller. After your workout, take your little one over to our nature playground for some fun. First class is FREE!


May 8th, 2014 : Food for Thought: La Vida Local
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
$10 SCEE & Weavers Way members; $15 NM
It's an evening of great local food and drinks in the pavilion, surrounded by the spring forest. In partnership with Weavers Way Co-op, a panel of food writers, growers, and activists will explore the nuances of local food and what it means to create a new, place-based food culture. Public Programs Manager Elisabeth Zafiris will moderate an engaging discussion about the intersection of food, place, and culture.

Advanced tickets recommended; limited seating.

Buy tickets for Food for Thought: La Vida Local


May 8th, 2014 : Stroller Strides: Outdoor Fitness for Moms [Tuesdays & Thursdays]
9:00am - 10:00am
Register and enroll at www.chhillplymeet.fit4mom.com
Work your body, and restore your spirit with a mom-and-tot workout. It's a total body fitness program moms can do with their children in the stroller. After your workout, take your little one over to our nature playground for some fun. First class is FREE!


May 9th, 2014 : Seedlings
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
$6 M; $8 NM per child

Play and learn with activities inspired by nature. Get a sneak peek of Nature Preschool with parent-and-child nature fun.

For ages 2-5 and parents/caregivers. Please dress for outdoor play. Adult participation and pre-registration required.


May 10th, 2014 : Yoga Series with Blue Banyan Yoga: Week 2
9:00 am - 10:00 am
$100 M & Blue Banyan class card holders; $110 NM
Usher in spring with a six-week outdoor gentle yoga series designed to improve flexibility and strength, tap the energetic body through breath-work, and inspire the spirit and quiet the mind.

Pre-registration required.

Week 2 of 6. Must register for all 6 weeks.


May 10th, 2014 : Saturdays@SCEE [Every Saturday]
10:30am - 11:30am
FREE
Fun for the little ones every Saturday morning. Gather in the Discovery Center for story time, and then go on a naturalist-led exploration, looking at different nature themes each week.


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