Events - Awbury Arboretum

  • Egg Hunt

    10am Save the date to join friends and neighbors for a spring egg hunt on the gorgeous grounds of the Arboretum!  Free and open to the public, no registration required.

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  • Astronomy Night

    Awbury is a perfect place to view the stars on a clear night!  Come on out for stargazing facilitated by a professional astronomer and fancy telescope! Feel free to BYOT (Bring Your Own Telescope) too!  Part of the Philadelphia Science Festival. Location:  The Francis Cope House at Awbury Arboretum – 1…

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  • Earth and Arbor Day Celebration

                                                              Celebrate Earth and Arbor Day at Awbury Arboretum! Tree planting, plant sales, games, tours, crafts, food for sale, and much more! Fun for the whole family! Participating organizations include: The Philadelphia Orchard Project,Weavers Way Community Programs, Weavers Way Co-op Farms, the Hand Weavers and Dyers Guild, Grumblethorpe, Penn State Master Gardeners, Penn State 4-H, East Mt.…

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  • Tamale Party with Zea May’s Kitchen!

    With Zea May’s Kitchen! Tamales are one of the oldest “Native American” foods, enjoyed among the Aztec in Central America some 7,000 years ago. Tamales are a portable meal:  corn meal dough surrounding any of a variety of fillings, all wrapped up in a corn husk. Originally developed as a source…

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  • Moss Growing Workshop

    With Al Benner of Moss Acres Participants will learn about the history, morphology, and life cycle of moss as well as how to create and maintain a moss garden! Al and Dave Benner When it comes to knowledge and experience with growing moss in the landscape, the Benner name is well known.  Al…

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  • Botany and Birds

    Visit Awbury to learn about how plants and birds depend on each other for survival. Birds are among the greatest travelers of living creatures.  Individual plants not so much.  However, both are highly interdependent.  Birds require specific plants for food, nesting materials and shelter.  Plants propagation and distribution may be determined by birds.  Changes in distribution…

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  • Beekeeping Workshop – Swarming & Second Year Beekeeping

    Swarming of your bees usually results in loss of both bees and honey harvest. Historically, honey bees are expected to swarm around the time of dandelion bloom in our microclimate. However, climate change is changing the way we take care of our bee colonies. For the last two springs, beekeepers…

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