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Art & Nature for Teens!

Wed, April 25, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Andorra Library

Calling all teen artists and teen nature enthusiasts. We'll take it outside into the Wissahickon Valley Park for a 4-week program.  Activities will include painting, writing, hiking, birding, botany, and more.  No experience in any of these is necessary.  Space is limited -…

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Exhibition - Backyard Birding

Now through Mon, April 30, 2018 3:57 P.M.
Children's Literature Research Collection at Parkway Central Library

Spring heralds in warmer weather, fresh flowers, and the return of certain species of birds.  Take a look outside.  What birds do you see around your neighborhood?  The pieces in this show feature items that include birds commonly found throughout Pennsylvania.  Original…

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Art & Nature for Teens!

Wed, May 2, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Andorra Library

Calling all teen artists and teen nature enthusiasts. We'll take it outside into the Wissahickon Valley Park for a 4-week program.  Activities will include painting, writing, hiking, birding, botany, and more.  No experience in any of these is necessary.  Space is limited -…

Young Adult Other Great Programs Environment & Nature Teens Animals and Nature arts & crafts

Alan Stern and David Grinspoon | Chasing New Horizons: Inside the Epic First Mission to Pluto

Wed, May 2, 2018 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: FREE

The principal investigator of the New Horizons mission to Pluto, a planetary scientist, and an aerospace executive and consultant, Dr. Alan Stern has participated in a mind-blowing 29 space missions and has served in the loftiest strata of contemporary American space exploration. The chair of…

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Birding with Books (and Apps!)

Fri, May 4, 2018 7:45 A.M.
Andorra Library

Join us for a 6 week birding program.  We will learn to identify local bird species using our collective knowledge, field guides, and apps.  No experience necessary.  We will meet at the Wissahickon Environmental Center, also known as the Tree House, and hike through the Andorra…

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Environment & Nature Animals and Nature

Rain Check Workshop

Mon, May 7, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Fishtown Community Library

Come to this workshop to learn how you can get a free rain barrel from Philadelphia Water! Reduced pricing for downspout planters, rain gardens, depaving, and permeable pavers will also be offered. PWD’s Rain Check program gives Philadelphia residents an opportunity to reduce pollution…

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Art & Nature for Teens!

Wed, May 9, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Andorra Library

Calling all teen artists and teen nature enthusiasts. We'll take it outside into the Wissahickon Valley Park for a 4-week program.  Activities will include painting, writing, hiking, birding, botany, and more.  No experience in any of these is necessary.  Space is limited -…

Young Adult Other Great Programs Environment & Nature Teens Animals and Nature arts & crafts

Birding with Books (and Apps!)

Fri, May 11, 2018 7:45 A.M.
Andorra Library

Join us for a 6 week birding program.  We will learn to identify local bird species using our collective knowledge, field guides, and apps.  No experience necessary.  We will meet at the Wissahickon Environmental Center, also known as the Tree House, and hike through the Andorra…

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Environment & Nature Animals and Nature

Save money solarizing your house, and help save the planet!

Now through Tue, May 15, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Rare Book Department at Parkway Central Library

On Tuesday, May 15 from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. the Philadelphia Energy Authority (PEA) will give an enganging presentation on  Solarize Philly  and how this program is helping make solar affordable for all Philadelphians. The presentation will be in the historic Elkins Library in…

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Art & Nature for Teens!

Wed, May 16, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Andorra Library

Calling all teen artists and teen nature enthusiasts. We'll take it outside into the Wissahickon Valley Park for a 4-week program.  Activities will include painting, writing, hiking, birding, botany, and more.  No experience in any of these is necessary.  Space is limited -…

Young Adult Other Great Programs Environment & Nature Teens Animals and Nature arts & crafts

Birding with Books (and Apps!)

Fri, May 18, 2018 7:45 A.M.
Andorra Library

Join us for a 6 week birding program.  We will learn to identify local bird species using our collective knowledge, field guides, and apps.  No experience necessary.  We will meet at the Wissahickon Environmental Center, also known as the Tree House, and hike through the Andorra…

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Environment & Nature Animals and Nature

Saturday Stroll

Sat, May 19, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Kingsessing Library

Calling all Nature Explorers! Join us for a Saturday Stroll from Kingsessing Library to Bartram's Garden. Explore nature themes along the walk. Enjoy FREE Boating at Bartram's Garden from 11 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Children younger than 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

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Pollination presented by Bartram’s Garden

Wed, May 23, 2018 4:30 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Learn why bees and other animals are so important to the garden and the food we like to eat. We’ll taste some honey and design the perfect living machine to pollinate our flowers. For ages 12 and under.

School Age Preschool Workshops and Enrichment Environment & Nature Science Animals and Nature STEM

Birding with Books (and Apps!)

Fri, May 25, 2018 7:45 A.M.
Andorra Library

Join us for a 6 week birding program.  We will learn to identify local bird species using our collective knowledge, field guides, and apps.  No experience necessary.  We will meet at the Wissahickon Environmental Center, also known as the Tree House, and hike through the Andorra…

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Environment & Nature Animals and Nature

Birding with Books (and Apps!)

Fri, June 1, 2018 7:45 A.M.
Andorra Library

Join us for a 6 week birding program.  We will learn to identify local bird species using our collective knowledge, field guides, and apps.  No experience necessary.  We will meet at the Wissahickon Environmental Center, also known as the Tree House, and hike through the Andorra…

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Environment & Nature Animals and Nature

Birding with Books (and Apps!)

Fri, June 8, 2018 7:45 A.M.
Andorra Library

Join us for a 6 week birding program.  We will learn to identify local bird species using our collective knowledge, field guides, and apps.  No experience necessary.  We will meet at the Wissahickon Environmental Center, also known as the Tree House, and hike through the Andorra…

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Environment & Nature Animals and Nature

Teen Gardening Club

Tue, June 12, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Whitman Library

Teens, help spruce up Whitman’s yard with flowers, plants, and other natural fauna! Please wear closed-toe shoes. For ages 12-19.

Young Adult Family Programs Children Environment & Nature Summer Reading

Eliza Griswold | Amity and Prosperity: One Family and the Fracturing of America

Tue, June 12, 2018 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: FREE

In the  New York Times  bestselling book  The Tenth Parallel , immersive journalist Eliza Griswold spent seven years traversing the geographic and ideological fronts in Africa and Asia where Christianity and Islam collide. In I Am the Beggar of the World , she traveled to…

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Saturday Stroll

Sat, June 16, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Kingsessing Library

Calling all Nature Explorers! Join us for a Saturday Stroll from Kingsessing Library to Bartram's Garden. Explore nature themes along the walk. Enjoy FREE Boating at Bartram's Garden from 11 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Children younger than 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Family Programs Environment & Nature Philadelphia Animals and Nature

Teen Gardening Club

Tue, June 19, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Whitman Library

Teens, help spruce up Whitman’s yard with flowers, plants, and other natural fauna! Please wear closed-toe shoes. For ages 12-19.

Young Adult Family Programs Children Environment & Nature Summer Reading
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