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Family Programming in the Wetlands, with Let’s Go Outdoors

October 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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One event on May 16, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on August 29, 2021 at 1:00 pm

Free

 

In celebration of the Year of Water at Awbury, family programming will be offered in our Wetlands area from 1:00 – 2:00 PM on the following dates:

April:  ▪ Saturday, 4/10 and  ▪ Sunday, 4/25

May:    ▪ Saturday, 5/8 and    ▪ Sunday, 5/16

June:  ▪ Saturday, 6/12 and   ▪ Sunday, 6/27

July:   ▪ Saturday, 7/10 and   ▪ Sunday, 7/25

August:   ▪ Saturday, 8/14 and   ▪ Sunday, 8/29

September:   ▪ Saturday, 9/11 and   ▪ Sunday, 9/26

October:   ▪ Saturday, 10/9 and   ▪ Sunday, 10/24

Programming may include coloring/decorating water bottles, cinch sacks, hacky sacks or small flowerpots, informational family hikes around the wetlands, and geo-caching.

Cost: FREE.  No registration required. This programming is made possible with the support of Let’s Go Outdoors and Awbury grant funders.

Location: the Awbury Arboretum pond and wetlandsPlease park on Washington Ln by the Washington Lane Train Station.  

(Please note: parking for this event is not available at the Cope House.  Please do not park at 1 Awbury Rd.)   If you are already planning to visit AdventureWoods during its open public hours, you are welcome to park on Ardleigh St and walk to the pond.  We encourage you to plan extra for time for the walk.

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, we will be enforcing mask-wearing and social distancing.  Thank you in advance for your adherence to these policies.

Let’s Go Outdoors has a mission to Connect City Communities to Outdoor Experiences! They do this through using their diverse team of educators to work throughout Philadelphia and other areas to engage children, families, and adults in nature awareness activities, environmental programs, recreation, and learning opportunities. They can be found doing this at schools, parks/greenspaces/centers, community events, local partner sites like Awbury Arboretum, or via consultative/private work with other organizations.

Details

Date:
October 9
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Venue

the Pond and Wetlands
Washington Lane
Philadelphia, PA