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Rain Check Workshop

Mon, October 23, 2017 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. Philadelphia Water (PWD) believes that everyone can make a difference in transforming…

Adult Other Great Programs Environment & Nature

Kitchen Science: Crickets with Adam Brody

Sat, November 4, 2017 1:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Insects have been an important part of the human diet for millennia. Join Adam Brody, founder of Brooklyn's CricketFarm, for a hands-on experience in cooking with crickets. Currently, crickets and other insects are eaten around the world and prized for being tasty, healthy and incredibly…

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The Sioux Chef's Indigenous Cookbook: Book Talk and Tasting

Mon, November 6, 2017 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Cost: $0

Join Sean Sherman, Oglala Lakota from the Pine Ridge reservation, and the founder of the company The Sioux Chef for a talk and tasting at Parkway Central Library's Skyline Room. Chef Sean has become renowned nationally and internationally in the culinary movement of indigenous foods and with…

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Seedlings Storytime

Sat, November 18, 2017 1:00 P.M.
Andorra Library

Join the Schuylkill Center for a nature-themed story, walk and activity.  Children will have the opportunity to engage in nature-based activities and experience the wildlife and ecosystems at their local library.  For children ages 2 to 6, along with an adult caregiver.

Preschool Other Great Programs Storytimes Environment & Nature

Film Screening | Chasing Ice

Sat, November 18, 2017 1:00 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

Nearly 10 years ago, environmental photographer James Balog embarked on an arctic pilgrimage to gather real-time evidence of global warming in Iceland, for National Geographic.  His account took years to complete.  This film is epically haunting, heart wrenching, dramatic and…

Adult Young Adult Senior Film Screening Environment & Nature

Bill McKibben | Radio Free Vermont: A Fable of Resistance

Thu, November 30, 2017 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: FREE

Bill McKibben gave one of the earliest cautions about global warming with his 1989 book  The End of Nature . His myriad other bestselling books about the environment include Deep Economy, Eaarth , and Oil and Honey , a call to arms in the fight for a sustainable planet. Recipient of the…

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Rain Check Workshop

Wed, December 6, 2017 5:30 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez 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. Philadelphia Water (PWD) believes that everyone can make a difference in transforming Philadelphia…

Adult Other Great Programs Environment & Nature
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