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July 2021

Schuylkill Saturday: Self-Guided Nature Exploration for Families

July 24, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagy's Mill Road
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States

Discover the beauty and wonder along our trails through this FREE weekly self-guided program. Pick up a nature explorer kit at our Visitor Center and then hit the trails with your family. One explorer kit will be given to each family. Each kit includes: one magnifying glass, one bug box, one set of binoculars, one trail map, and ten different scavenger hunt sheets. Explorer kits can be picked up anytime between 10:00-12:00 on a first-come, first-served basis. Nature kits are…

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The Artist Is In

July 28, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagy's Mill Road
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States
Free

Meet the artist Iraqi designer Yaroub Al-Obaidi at the Iraqi guesthouse (Al Mudhif) for conversation and reflection. A mudhif is where special community events like weddings and birthday celebrations occur, but also where conflicting parties go to discuss and resolve differences. Special coffee ceremonies are held there as well, often hosted by the local sheikh, the tribal leader or elder. Conceived and created by Iraqi designer, immigrant Yaroub Al-Obaidi along with environmental artist Sarah Kavage, the mudhif is constructed entirely of…

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Schuylkill Saturday: Self-Guided Nature Exploration for Families

July 31, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagy's Mill Road
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States

Discover the beauty and wonder along our trails through this FREE weekly self-guided program. Pick up a nature explorer kit at our Visitor Center and then hit the trails with your family. One explorer kit will be given to each family. Each kit includes: one magnifying glass, one bug box, one set of binoculars, one trail map, and ten different scavenger hunt sheets. Explorer kits can be picked up anytime between 10:00-12:00 on a first-come, first-served basis. Nature kits are…

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August 2021

Schuylkill Saturday: Self-Guided Nature Exploration for Families

August 7, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagy's Mill Road
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States

Discover the beauty and wonder along our trails through this FREE weekly self-guided program. Pick up a nature explorer kit at our Visitor Center and then hit the trails with your family. One explorer kit will be given to each family. Each kit includes: one magnifying glass, one bug box, one set of binoculars, one trail map, and ten different scavenger hunt sheets. Explorer kits can be picked up anytime between 10:00-12:00 on a first-come, first-served basis. Nature kits are…

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Schuylkill Saturday: Self-Guided Nature Exploration for Families

August 14, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagy's Mill Road
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States

Discover the beauty and wonder along our trails through this FREE weekly self-guided program. Pick up a nature explorer kit at our Visitor Center and then hit the trails with your family. One explorer kit will be given to each family. Each kit includes: one magnifying glass, one bug box, one set of binoculars, one trail map, and ten different scavenger hunt sheets. Explorer kits can be picked up anytime between 10:00-12:00 on a first-come, first-served basis. Nature kits are…

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Schuylkill Saturday: Self-Guided Nature Exploration for Families

August 21, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagy's Mill Road
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States

Discover the beauty and wonder along our trails through this FREE weekly self-guided program. Pick up a nature explorer kit at our Visitor Center and then hit the trails with your family. One explorer kit will be given to each family. Each kit includes: one magnifying glass, one bug box, one set of binoculars, one trail map, and ten different scavenger hunt sheets. Explorer kits can be picked up anytime between 10:00-12:00 on a first-come, first-served basis. Nature kits are…

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The Artist Is In

August 25, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagy's Mill Road
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States
Free

Meet the artist Iraqi designer Yaroub Al-Obaidi at the Iraqi guesthouse (Al Mudhif) for conversation and reflection. A mudhif is where special community events like weddings and birthday celebrations occur, but also where conflicting parties go to discuss and resolve differences. Special coffee ceremonies are held there as well, often hosted by the local sheikh, the tribal leader or elder. Conceived and created by Iraqi designer, immigrant Yaroub Al-Obaidi along with environmental artist Sarah Kavage, the mudhif is constructed entirely of…

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Schuylkill Saturday: Self-Guided Nature Exploration for Families

August 28, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagy's Mill Road
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States

Discover the beauty and wonder along our trails through this FREE weekly self-guided program. Pick up a nature explorer kit at our Visitor Center and then hit the trails with your family. One explorer kit will be given to each family. Each kit includes: one magnifying glass, one bug box, one set of binoculars, one trail map, and ten different scavenger hunt sheets. Explorer kits can be picked up anytime between 10:00-12:00 on a first-come, first-served basis. Nature kits are…

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September 2021

The Artist Is In

September 29, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagy's Mill Road
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States
Free

Meet the artist Iraqi designer Yaroub Al-Obaidi at the Iraqi guesthouse (Al Mudhif) for conversation and reflection. A mudhif is where special community events like weddings and birthday celebrations occur, but also where conflicting parties go to discuss and resolve differences. Special coffee ceremonies are held there as well, often hosted by the local sheikh, the tribal leader or elder. Conceived and created by Iraqi designer, immigrant Yaroub Al-Obaidi along with environmental artist Sarah Kavage, the mudhif is constructed entirely of…

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October 2021

Schuylkill Saturday: Self-Guided Nature Exploration for Families

October 9, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagy's Mill Road
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States

From the colorful autumn leaves to the fresh snow of winter to the budding flowers of spring and summer, discover the beauty and wonder along our trails in every season through this FREE weekly self-guided program. Pick up a nature exploration kit at our Visitor Center and then hit the trails with your family to complete the activities inside. Explorer kits can be picked up anytime between 10:00-12:00 on a first-come, first-served basis. Explorer kits have activities in them that…

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Trek ‘n Game (interactive card game)

October 9, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagy's Mill Road
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States

From 2–4pm, guests will stroll along our trails, responding to prompts that are silly, physical, reflective, and everything in between—finding and deepening their connections to the natural world.  Featuring three distinct, beautifully illustrated card decks, each card has its own challenge or question. The card game, Aqua Marooned!, casts players as extraterrestrial explorers sent to explore earth’s mysterious “watersphere.” Vibrant pictures of plants, animals, and land are paired with prompts that ask players to get creative, use their bodies, reflect…

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Schuylkill Saturday: Self-Guided Nature Exploration for Families

October 16, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagy's Mill Road
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States

From the colorful autumn leaves to the fresh snow of winter to the budding flowers of spring and summer, discover the beauty and wonder along our trails in every season through this FREE weekly self-guided program. Pick up a nature exploration kit at our Visitor Center and then hit the trails with your family to complete the activities inside. Explorer kits can be picked up anytime between 10:00-12:00 on a first-come, first-served basis. Explorer kits have activities in them that…

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Halloween Hikes and Hayrides

October 22, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagy's Mill Road
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States
$7.5 – $15

Our annual holiday favorite is back with spooktacular mystery-filled hikes, nature-inspired crafts and activities, and hayrides through our magical moonlit forest. Enjoy s’mores by the campfire, snacks from local food trucks, and a Halloween movie on the lawn (once the sun has set) as we celebrate the spirit of the season. Space is limited; registration is required. Please bring a flashlight and dress for the weather. In the case of inclement weather, the event will be postponed to the following…

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Schuylkill Saturday: Self-Guided Nature Exploration for Families

October 23, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagy's Mill Road
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States

From the colorful autumn leaves to the fresh snow of winter to the budding flowers of spring and summer, discover the beauty and wonder along our trails in every season through this FREE weekly self-guided program. Pick up a nature exploration kit at our Visitor Center and then hit the trails with your family to complete the activities inside. Explorer kits can be picked up anytime between 10:00-12:00 on a first-come, first-served basis. Explorer kits have activities in them that…

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Halloween Hikes and Hayrides

October 23, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagy's Mill Road
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States

Our annual holiday favorite is back with spooktacular mystery-filled hikes, nature-inspired crafts and activities, and hayrides through our magical moonlit forest. Enjoy s’mores by the campfire, snacks from local food trucks, and a Halloween movie on the lawn (once the sun has set) as we celebrate the spirit of the season. Space is limited; registration is required. Please bring a flashlight and dress for the weather. In the case of inclement weather, the event will be postponed to the following…

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Cultural Roots: Jewish-Iraqi Food and Conversation

October 27, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagy's Mill Road
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States
$10 – $20

Enjoy spicy and aromatic Jewish-Iraqi cuisine with chef Annabel Rabiyah of Awafi Kitchen (Boston), and discover the rich history of the Jewish Iraqi diaspora in the United States. Chef Annabel will demonstrate traditional recipes, and participants will taste a hearty Iraqi style beet stew (Kubba Schwandar) with optional meat dumplings, served with tea. While breaking homemade bread in our Iraqi guesthouse, we’ll talk with Iraqi-American artist Michael Rakowitz, cook Annabel Rabiyah, and artists of Al Mudhif Yaroub Al-Obaidi and Sarah Kavage, together exploring food, culture, and belonging. Space…

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Schuylkill Saturday: Self-Guided Nature Exploration for Families

October 30, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagy's Mill Road
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States

From the colorful autumn leaves to the fresh snow of winter to the budding flowers of spring and summer, discover the beauty and wonder along our trails in every season through this FREE weekly self-guided program. Pick up a nature exploration kit at our Visitor Center and then hit the trails with your family to complete the activities inside. Explorer kits can be picked up anytime between 10:00-12:00 on a first-come, first-served basis. Explorer kits have activities in them that…

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November 2021

Schuylkill Saturday: Self-Guided Nature Exploration for Families

November 6, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagy's Mill Road
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States

From the colorful autumn leaves to the fresh snow of winter to the budding flowers of spring and summer, discover the beauty and wonder along our trails in every season through this FREE weekly self-guided program. Pick up a nature exploration kit at our Visitor Center and then hit the trails with your family to complete the activities inside. Explorer kits can be picked up anytime between 10:00-12:00 on a first-come, first-served basis. Explorer kits have activities in them that…

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Schuylkill Saturday: Self-Guided Nature Exploration for Families

November 13, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagy's Mill Road
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States

From the colorful autumn leaves to the fresh snow of winter to the budding flowers of spring and summer, discover the beauty and wonder along our trails in every season through this FREE weekly self-guided program. Pick up a nature exploration kit at our Visitor Center and then hit the trails with your family to complete the activities inside. Explorer kits can be picked up anytime between 10:00-12:00 on a first-come, first-served basis. Explorer kits have activities in them that…

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Full Moon Hike

November 19, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagy's Mill Road
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States
$5 – $10

Take a walk under the light of the moon as we listen for the nocturnal animals, gaze at the craters and seas of the moon through a telescope, and use specialized UV-flashlights to see the forest in a whole new way. Space is limited to 20; registration is required. Please bring a flashlight and dress for the weather.

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