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PHS Tree Tenders – Fall Basic Training

Become a neighborhood greening hero and enjoy the fellowship of more than 6,000 Tree Tenders in the Greater Philadelphia area!Register for the upcoming PHS Tree Tenders Fall Basic Training webinar to learn the basics of tree biology, identification, planting, and care. As a participant, you will be joining one of the nation’s oldest and most respected volunteer urban tree care programs.This four-part program will take place virtually over Zoom from 6:00 - 8:00 pm on Thursdays beginning September 22 through October 13.Participants will also be invited to attend one of the optional hands-on Outdoor Workshops on Saturday, Oct. 15 10:00

Wild & Scenic Film Festival

Myrick Conservation Center 1760 Unionville-Wawaset Road, West Chester, Pennsylvania

Mark your calendars for the 15th Annual Trail Creek Outfitters Wild and Scenic Film Festival to benefit the Stroud Center and Brandywine Red Clay Alliance!

What Have We Learned About Emergency Rental Assistance?

220 S 34th St 220 South 34th Street, Philadelphia, PA

A convening of leading researchers to understand the scope, impact, and future policy implications of pandemic emergency rental assistance.The Housing Initiative at Penn, in partnership with the Housing Crisis Research Collaborative, is pleased to invite you to participate in an closed-door convening to consider the lessons of Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) programs on Friday, September 30th at the Kleinman Center on the University of Pennsylvania's West Philadelphia campus.This event will provide an opportunity for leading ERA researchers to assess the state of our knowledge about pandemic-era rental assistance and to consider how these findings should inform future housing policy.The convening

September 30 – Timed Entry Ticket – APS Museum

APS Museum - Philosophical Hall 104 South 5th Street, Philadelphia, PA

Friday, September 30 (10am-5pm): Timed entry tickets for viewing the exhibition, "Becoming Weatherwise" at the APS Museum.Becoming Weatherwise: A History of Climate Science in America, an APS Museum exhibition, is open! The American Philosophical Society is delighted to have visitors back in the historic Philosophical Hall to explore the exhibition. TIMED ENTRYTimed entry tickets required for visitation. The time of your ticket notes the time frame in which you must arrive at the Museum. Visitors typically spend between 15-45 minutes in the exhibition. Only 20 visitors will be allowed in the exhibition at a time. Visitors are welcome to explore

Langhorne Free TV & Electronic Recycling

Habitat for Humanity ReStore 1377 East Lincoln Highway, Levittown, PA

Schedule your FREE Drop off of your working and/or Non-Working TV's & Tech for FREE recycling through Habitat for Humanity of Bucks County.

POOL Exhibition

Fairmount Water Works, 640 Water Works Drive, Philadelphia, PA, 19130, United States

  POOL weaves together history, site-specific artwork, storytelling, scholarship and place-based learning. The exhibit installations build on one another to illuminate a history of segregated swimming in America, and its connection to present-day drowning issues affecting Black communities. Open Wednesdays – Fridays, 12pm – 5pm and Saturdays, 10am – 5pm.  

Fall 2022 Yard Talk: Fall Superstars for Wildlife – Asters and Goldenrods

Redbud Native Plant Nursery 904 North Providence Road, Media, PA

Bring flower power to your late-season garden!Bring flower power to your late-season garden! Get tips on species suited to sun and shade, moist or dry conditions. Be inspired to incorporate these ecological beauties in your space to support a diversity of insects and birds. Michelle Detwiler is a wildlife gardener, PA Master Naturalist, and owner of Wild About Native Plants — an ecological design and consulting business helping property owners and public space stewards create resilient living landscapes by incorporating native plants. IG @wildaboutnativeplants

VOLUNTEER – Youth Bike Fridays

Bike Container

The Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia is hosting FREE biking days at Bartram’s Garden through the end of November. Volunteers help with setup and breakdown at the outdoor Bike Hub, assist with helmet fitting, hand out snacks, and lead free bike rentals registration while BCGP staff is teaching classes, giving tours, or taking a bathroom break. No previous knowledge or experience in cycling required. We are ideally looking for volunteers to commit to our Friday volunteer days throughout the season, including a few of our Saturday and Sunday Open Bike Hubs. Volunteers must be able to complete a minimum of

Fall Fundraiser – Helping Replenish Radnor’s TREE CANOPY

752 Brooke Rd 752 Brooke Road, Wayne, PA

Join us, at the beautiful Stables at Berkley V Farm in Wayne, PA. Help support our local environmental efforts around native trees!Join us for an evening with friends and colleagues to help raise funds for local environmental projects, including our beloved free tree giveaway - coming up this October. The act of planting trees helps support our ecosystem, providing food and habitat, cooling temperatures, filtering and cleaning air and water, slowing stormwater, bringing a sense of tranquility to our lives.We are pleased to honor the thoughtful leadership of Eileen Brett, who served as the past Chair of Radnor's Shade Tree

Final Fridays at the Rail Park

The Rail Park 1300 Noble Street, Philadelphia, PA

Friends of the Rail Park presents: Final Fridays at the Rail Park! Every last Friday of the month from May to September.

Suburban Jungle Seed Saving Workshop

Hub:868 868 Haddon Avenue, Collingswood, NJ

Join us for a seed saving workshop to learn how to harvest, process and save seeds for the next growing seasonJoin us for a seed saving workshop at Hub:868, a local co-working community. Learn how to harvest, process and save seeds for the next growing season. The workshop will include Swamp Milkweed, Butterfly Weed Milkweed, Coneflower, Blue False Indigo, Shasta Daisy, Garden Phlox, Zinnia, Cosmos, Calendula and Sunflower seeds. Envelopes will be provided for attendees to bring seeds home.

Backyard Chickens 101

morris arboretum 100 E Northwestern Ave, Philadelphia, PA

Backyard Chickens 101 Maureen Breen President, Philadelphia Backyard Chickens Learn the basics of keeping backyard chickens! This class will cover everything from choosing the right chicks, setting up a coop, and keeping them happy and healthy year round. After the class you will have the knowledge to decide whether backyard chickens are right for you and the confidence to start a flock of your own. Maureen Breen is a veteran chicken keeper and the president of Philadelphia Backyard Chickens. She also conducts research on the role of backyard chickens in reducing food waste. Saturday, October 1 10:00 am–12:00 pm Morris

$35

South Street Fest

South Street from 2nd to 8th streets Philadelphia, PA

South Street Fest is a family-friendly festival presented by South Street Headhouse District where visitors can support local businesses while enjoying international food and drinks, handmade crafts, and live music. With over 70 unique vendors, South Street Fest is sure to have something for everyone.

Free

Fall Migration Bird-Watching Hike

Garrett Williamson 395 Bishop Hollow Road, Newtown Square, PA

Join CRC Watersheds Association, Newtown Township EAC & the Garrett Williamson Foundation for a hike during peak fall bird migration.Back by popular demand, accomplished birders Mike McGraw and Bonnie Witmer will guide us through the beautiful 240-acre Garrett Williamson property during the peak of fall bird migration. We anticipate seeing flocks of warblers, vireos, and thrushes streaming through the woods and fields on their way to their winter homes in Central and South America and the Caribbean islands. As an added bonus, there will be a hands-on demonstration of the revolutionary new bird identification tool added to the Merlin App

Volunteer – Give Back to Nature

Stroud Preserve Private Entrance, 449 Lucky Hill Road, West Chester, PA, 19382, United States

Love nature and want to lend her a helping hand? Join fellow volunteers in removing invasives, nurturing native plants, or restoring habitat. Projects vary, but good fun (and dirt) is guaranteed! Natural Lands cares for more than 23,000 acres and 120 miles of trails, and we couldn’t do it without volunteers like you. Volunteering with Natural Lands is a great way to learn more about the natural world, give your time to a great cause, and connect with enthusiastic, like-minded people. The health and safety of staff and volunteers is our highest priority during this volunteer event. Please review “before

Goldenrod Herbal Studies: Nervous System Materia Medicas

Bartram’s Garden Conference Room, 5400 Lindbergh Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA, 19143, United States

  ​Do you… Want to expand and deepen your understand of some of the primary herbs to keep in your home apothecary? Want to study herbal medicine with others, in person?  Have a hard time finding reliable, well sourced info when trying to research herbal medicine online?  Want to know the best way to use each herb and what dosage to take Enjoy lecture-style learning? The Nervous System Herbs Materia Medica workshop is part of the Goldenrod Herbal Studies series, taught by Clinical Herbalist Kelly McCarthy of Attic Apothecary. This workshop is divided into two days: October 1-2, 9am-3pm. It

Gentle Flow Yoga

Saturday mornings, 9:30 -10:30 am Join instructor Christina Teofilak and experience a slower flow class incorporating simple sequences suitable for beginners and intermediate levels. Poses will be guided with modifications focused on alignment and gentle movements, along with breath. Please bring a yoga mat. All classes will be held on-site in the Barn or outdoors, weather permitting. Your first workout is free with admission to Tyler (non-member admission is $15; feel free to stay for the day after class!). After that, you pay a fee of $15 per in-person class, payable to the instructor at the start of class; multi-class discounts are available

The Magic of Nature: The Wonder of Trees

FOR CHILDREN AGES 6-11 Take a walk with your child through the ‘Old Arboretum’ to explore a variety of different trees. As we touch the different bark, smell the sap and listen to the leaves, we will talk about how vital trees are for all life. Are you looking for ways to increase your child’s awareness of the natural world? Then, join us as we begin a new adventure at Tyler for youth ages 6-11: The Magic of Nature! Barbara Frank, one of our experienced Docents and a PA Master Naturalist, will guide you. Seeing our youth fall in love with nature

The Magic of Nature: The Wonder of Trees

FOR CHILDREN AGES 6-11 Take a walk with your child through the ‘Old Arboretum’ to explore a variety of different trees. As we touch the different bark, smell the sap and listen to the leaves, we will talk about how vital trees are for all life. Are you looking for ways to increase your child’s awareness of the natural world? Then, join us as we begin a new adventure at Tyler for youth ages 6-11: The Magic of Nature! Barbara Frank, one of our experienced Docents and a PA Master Naturalist, will guide you. Seeing our youth fall in love with nature

Cobbs Creek Community Water Testing Program

Cobbs Creek Community Environmental Center 700 Cobbs Creek Parkway, Philadelphia, PA

We're inviting you to join our efforts to monitor the quality of water in the Cobbs Creek.   Hello Friends,   We cordially invite you to join us in our mission to monitor water quality in Cobbs Creek. On the 1st Saturday of every month we collect water samples from the Cobbs Creek, conduct a series of water quality tests, and record the data. We then share the data with the Philadelphia Water Department and the Parks and Rec. We're looking forward to meeting you.

Adults’ Learn to Ride Biking Classes (ages 16+) (SOLD OUT)

Bike Container

This FREE two-hour Learn to Ride class teaches participants how to ride a bicycle.  This class is perfect for those who have never ridden a bike or who may need a refresher course!   Staff and volunteers will teach participants how to: ·        Balance ·        Pedaling techniques ·        Starting and stopping ·        Steering and shifting gears   You can bring your own bike and helmet or rent a bike and helmet for free at the class.  This class is for individuals ages 16 and up. For children under 16, check out our Kids’ Learn to Ride Classes!   Registration in

Plant Division, and Fall Trees and Shrubs

Many experienced gardeners spend very little money on plants – they have mastered the techniques of seed collection, plant division, plant swaps, and other frugal methods to create a diverse and vital garden without constant trips to the nursery or garden center. Learn how to divide and propagate your most prolific perennials to grow your garden year-after year. Explore a variety of easy-to-grow native trees and shrubs that will enhance your landscape. This program takes place in-person (at Mt. Cuba Center) Saturday, October 1 About the Instructor: Leah Brooks is Mt Cuba’s Public Programs Assistant. She is a University of

$19

Kids, Teach Your Adults to Hike

Bear Creek Preserve, 47 Rabbit Run Lane, Bear Creek, PA, 18602, United States

Kids, the adults in your life may have forgotten the magic of exploring outside – and how to experience nature with all their senses! Bring them out to Bear Creek Preserve for a wonder-filled exploration of the trails with forest resident Weavre Molina, for a joyful and practical lesson on hiking as a family. And just wait until you discover who else lives in the forest!

Food Beneath Our Feet: Foraging Tours in Fairmount Park

Belmont Plateau Parking Lot 1800 Belmont Mansion Drive, Philadelphia, PA

Join us for “Food Beneath Our Feet in Fairmount Park” tours with expert forager and naturalist Lynn Landes and Lady Danni Morinich. Lynn is the founder of The Wild Foodies of Philly, a 6000+ member educational foraging meetup since 2010. This will be the last in a 3-part series in Fairmount Park. On these tours you will learn about the wonderful world of wild plants and their “uses” for food, fiber, and medicine. Wild edible plants and animals are the only truly sustainable food source, in that they can reproduce themselves without human help. Wild foods also add diversity and

Sankofa Farm Stand at Clark Park Farmer’s Market

Clark Park, 4300-4398 Baltimore Avenue, Philadelphia, 19104

Come purchase fresh, chemical-free inspirited local produce straight from Sankofa Community Farm every Saturday at the Clark Park Famer’s Market, now through mid-November! EBT, cash, WIC Farmer’s Market vouchers, and Senior vouchers are all accepted methods of payment (standard retail WIC vouchers are not accepted).   You can also catch the Sankofa Farm Stand at the 54th and Lindbergh Blvd entrance of Bartram’s Village every Thursday from 3-6pm!  

Saturday Free Boating

Dock & Community Boathouse, Bartram's Garden, 5400 Lindbergh Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA, 19143-6128, United States

Join us for free kayaking and rowboating on the Tidal Schuylkill River! No pre-registration or experience necessary. Suitable for all ages and beginners. Equipment, life jackets, and basic instruction provided–first come, first served. Minors must be accompanied by an adult.

Langhorne Free TV & Electronic Recycling

Habitat for Humanity ReStore 1377 East Lincoln Highway, Levittown, PA

Schedule your FREE Drop off of your working and/or Non-Working TV's & Tech for FREE recycling through Habitat for Humanity of Bucks County.

Spaces for PEC’s Fall Festival and Arts & Crafts Show

Pennypack Environmental Center 8600A Verree Road, Philadelphia, PA

Artists and Crafters needed for our Annual Fall FestivalArtists and Crafters are invited to join us for this annual fall festival and enjoy a day in the park. $20.00 per 10x10 space. Tents are allowed, but not provided. If paid online, you will be responsible for eventbrite fees. HANDMADE CRAFT DESCRIPTION Please provide some information about your craft. We do not accept registrations for booths containing direct sales, imports, flea market items, or live animals. If your booth is an assortment of crafts, please indicate what the main crafts will be. This will help us better place your booth. As

UTC Fall Farm Party

Neighborhood Foods Farm 608 N. 53rd Street, Philadelphia, PA

Come celebrate the season with us at our annual Fall Farm Party at Neighborhood Foods Farm!We are grateful for another abundant growing season and an opportunity to gather together to celebrate another year of community-building! Join us for music, food, vendors, farm tours and rich conversation on envisioning and bringing to life thriving food systems in our communities.*Rain date: October 8

Friends of Penn Treaty Park Environmental Education Day

Penn Treaty Park 1301 North Beach Street, Philadelphia, PA

Enjoy beautiful park while learning about sustainability & environmental organizations & practices happening in & around the Riverwards.Come enjoy the beautiful park while learning about sustainability & environmental organizations & practices happening in & around the Riverwards communities! 🍁🌿🍂 A fun filled day kicked off with free yoga from Monarch Yoga, special appearances by Raptor Jawns, Cedar Run Wildlife Center, Academy of Natural Sciences, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts & much much more! 🍁🌿🍂 Street Tails Animal Rescue Adoption Event! & a clothing swap! 🍁🌿🍂 We look forward to seeing you at the park!!

Saturday Wildflower Walk

Rain or shine Appropriate for adults (18+) and youth ages 12-17  Join wildflower expert Dick Cloud on an informative two-hour hike that will take you through meadows, woods, and occasionally streamside. These walks are for those who love plants, their role in ecology, or those who want to learn more. Although the focus is on plants, we will talk about whatever we might see while we are out! All levels of knowledge are welcome. There may be some periods of moderately paced hiking, so wear comfortable hiking shoes. Feel free to bring a camera and a wildflower guide, such as Peterson’s Field

Community Collage Make-In

InLiquid Gallery 1400 N American St, Gallery 108, Crane Arts Building, Philadelphia, PA

Please join InLiquid and Philadelphia Collage Works (PCW) on Saturday Oct 1, 2022 for a free community collage make-in. Come see collage demonstrations, and explore your creativity through collage.Participants will be given pre-cut 5 inch paper squares and supplies, allowing them the freedom to create, no matter what their experience with art making may be. The collaged paper squares created will be assembled into larger "quilts” representing the magnificent diversity and cultures that make up our city. All needed supplies will be provided, but participants are encouraged to bring their favorite paper, photographs, magazines, etc and scissors. Philadelphia CollageWorks is

Tacony Creek Park Music & Arts Festival

Tacony Creek Park East Olney Avenue and East Clarkson Avenue, Philadelphia, PA

Community event celebrating Tacony Creek Park with live music, performing arts, crafts & games and family fun!Olney Culture Lab of CultureTrust Greater Philadelphia and Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership is happy to present the 2nd edition of the freshly dubbed Tacony Creek Park Music & Arts Festival! Hot off the heels of last year's successful inauguration of this event, we are bringing it back on Saturday, October 1, 2022 from 1 pm - 5 pm at the Big Field in Tacony Creek Park. The Big Field is located on East Olney Avenue between Rising Sun Avenue and Tabor Road.There will be music

Intro to Papermaking

The Soapbox: Community Print Shop & Zine Library 4700 Kingsessing Avenue, Philadelphia, PA

An introduction to making paper at the Soapbox Community Print Shop & Zine Library.About This EventIn this introductory course you will learn the basics of western-style papermaking including sheet forming, and how to easily modify moulds to create different shaped sheets, as well as proper studio cleanup. A materials fee covers pre-beaten cotton/abaca pulp, as well as use of moulds, deckles, felts, and drying system. Students will need to pick up dry paper from the studio the following week.Please note: We require all visitors to the Soapbox wear masks, regardless of their vaccination status. The instructor reserves the right to

WeWalkPHL Saturday Walking Group

Bartram’s Garden Welcome Center

Come out for a walk in the park! Join neighbors for a free, easy 1-hour walk on the Bartram’s Mile Trail with a group. Come every week or just when you can! All walks will be led by a trained We Walk group leader from the community. Saturday walks will be held weekly at 3 PM between September 3 and October 29, 2022.  

Paradigm Gallery is pleased to present Lauren Rinaldi “Second Shift”

Paradigm Gallery + Studio 746 S. 4th Street, 1st Floor, Philadelphia

Paradigm Gallery is pleased to present "Second Shift" a solo exhibition of new work by Philadelphia artist Lauren Rinaldi. Self-constructed “Fashion Plates” inspired by the popular Takara Tomy brand 80s/90s-era toy serve as the basis for Rinaldi’s updated compositions of everyday women. Societal expectations, impossible aspirations, and the never-ending laundry heap of women’s labor in the home and workplace come together in Second Shift. Rinaldi modifies the idealistic scenes of her childhood fashion plates to reflect the complex reality behind the archetype of “having it all.” Interchangeable, handmade stencils of heads, torsos, and legs offer 261 possible combinations for a

Beats and Brews – SOLD OUT

Binky Lee Preserve, 1445 Pikeland Road, Chester Springs, PA, 19425, United States

Event is sold out. Please connect with us at another adventure outdoors. Jam out, drink up, and give back some love to Binky Lee. Don’t miss Natural Lands’ annual Beats & Brews bash, which includes live music, craft brews, fantastic food options, and sunset socializing. Rock out under the starry sky with music from jam band Pure Jerry Craft beer, wine and food truck fare available to purchase: Local craft beer from East Branch Brewing Company  Wine provided by Le Garage Winery Yummy food truck fare from Gourmet Jerk Shack and Every Soul Vegan Bakery Ticket sales are limited so purchase in advance! Online sales

Sound Healing Meditation on the Trolley Trail

Belmont Plateau Parking Lot 1800 Belmont Mansion Drive, Philadelphia, PA

Join us for a one of a kind immersive experience with Reiki Master and Sound Meditation Practitioner Tamara Murphy El. Let the soothing sounds of nature meld with rhythmic echoes of bowls. Manage your stress, improve your wellbeing, and literally find your grounding on a historic Fairmount Park trail. Hear the singing of meditation bowls from where clang clang once went the trolley! PLEASE NOTE: There will be a very short group hike (1/2 mile) departing at 8:35 am from the parking lot of the Belmont Plateau. What is a Sound Bath? Essentially, a sound bath is a meditation class with ambient sound played by the instructor that aims

Volunteer – Care for Nature

Binky Lee Preserve, 1445 Pikeland Road, Chester Springs, PA, 19425, United States

Grab gloves and join fellow volunteers in removing invasive plant species, nurturing native plants, and restoring habitats. Projects vary, but good fun (and dirt) is guaranteed! Natural Lands cares for more than 23,000 acres and 120 miles of trails, and we couldn’t do it without volunteers like you. Volunteering with Natural Lands is a great way to learn more about the natural world, give your time to a great cause, and connect with enthusiastic, like-minded people. The health and safety of staff and volunteers is our highest priority during this outdoor volunteer event. Please review “before you go” details. Capacity

Vinyasa Flow Yoga – Sundays AM

Sunday mornings, 9:30 – 10:30 am Join instructor Lisa Fell to energize your body and mind. Dynamic creative sequences are based on traditional postures encouraging a strong, efficient body & mind. Emphasis is on strength, stretching, mobility and breathing. All levels are welcome. Pose options are offered based on the needs of the class. Please bring a yoga mat. All classes will be held on-site outdoors. Your first workout is free with admission to Tyler (non-member admission is $15; feel free to stay for the day after class!). After that, you pay a fee of $15 per in-person class, payable to

Education Station: Tasting in Lucille’s Garden

Stop by our Education Tasting Station in Lucille’s Garden to sample the seasonal bounty from our edible garden! No registration is necessary, and it’s free with admission. Just stop by any time during the hours of 10 am to 1 pm. See you there! NO REGISTRATION NECESSARY

Yoga in the Garden

Stoneleigh: A Natural Garden, 1829 East County Line Road, Villanova, PA, 19085, United States

Relax with an all-levels yoga class and meditation session guided by Christina Fittipoldi Alden. The gentle pace will allow time to linger in poses and build a deeper connection to the body using our breath.  Allow our inspiring garden to find your own renewal and re-awakening.  Please bring a mat, water bottle, and any props you may like to use. 

October Plant Swap

PHS Pop Up Garden 106 Jamestown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA

Monthly Plant Swap where you can share your plants and bring home some new ones!PHS Plant Swaps are a free, family-friendly event. Bring plants, plant cuttings, or any garden-related items (i.e., books, tools, vegetables from your garden, etc.), then come to our garden to swap and meet new plant enthusiasts. It’s a one-for-one exchange; if you bring five items, you'll go home with five new items! We will have plant experts on hand to help identify unknown plants and special plant society guests with demonstration specimens. Please register before the swap and check in with us when you arrive. By

Volunteer – Fall Gardening

Stoneleigh: A Natural Garden, 1829 East County Line Road, Villanova, PA, 19085, United States

Did you know more than 40,000 plants thrive at Stoneleigh: a natural garden? Grab gloves and join staff and fellow volunteers in weeding, planting, mulching, and other seasonal garden projects. Volunteering with Natural Lands is a great way to learn more about the natural world, give your time to a great cause, and connect with like-minded people. The health and safety of staff and volunteers is our highest priority during this volunteer event. Please review “before you go” details. Capacity is limited for this small-group event, and pre-registration is required. If you sign-up, please show-up. If you need to cancel, please let

Gentle Flow Yoga

Tuesday mornings, 9:30-10:30 am Enjoy a new wave of energy with a gentle, balancing, and energizing morning yoga practice with Lisa Fell. This class is designed for everyone – from experienced yogis to those just curious about yoga. Students will benefit from the restorative, relaxing, and centering focus of this class. Please bring a yoga mat. All classes will be held on-site in the Barn or outdoors, weather permitting. Your first workout is free with admission to Tyler (non-member admission is $15; feel free to stay for the day after class!). After that, you pay a fee of $15 per

Langhorne Free TV & Electronic Recycling

Habitat for Humanity ReStore 1377 East Lincoln Highway, Levittown, PA

Schedule your FREE Drop off of your working and/or Non-Working TV's & Tech for FREE recycling through Habitat for Humanity of Bucks County.

Afternoon Activities/Home School Programs

Wissahickon Environmental Center (Tree House) 300 West Northwestern Avenue, Philadelphia, PA

This is a series of nature themed mostly outdoor activities and lessons aimed at elementary school aged children. Topic changes weekly.

FABSCRAP PHL Volunteer Session: Tuesday, October 4, PM session

BOK 1901 S Ninth St., Unit 601A, Philadelphia, PA

FABSCRAP needs your help to save designer textiles from landfills! It's easy to learn, fun to do, and a safe way to help out.FABSCRAP Philly needs your help to save designer textiles from landfill! Volunteers will sort through fabric samples and swatches, separating fabric from paper headers and folding large, usable fabric to be saved for reuse.FABSCRAP Philly is committed to keeping our volunteers, community, and team safe:Masks are required to enter the FABSCRAP warehouse.Volunteer stations are spaced at least 6 feet apartCleaning and sanitizing of volunteer stations and frequently touched surfaces will take place between all volunteer sessionsThe FABSCRAP

Growing Organics: Inside or Out

1329 S 15th St 1329 South 15th Street, Philadelphia, PA

Turning Your Household Waste into Worm Compost ‘Black Gold’This hands-on workshop aims to teach the audience the benefits of, and start-to-finish process for, creating one’s own cache of vermicompost; as well as demonstrate how to build a worm bin from two designs currently used by the presenter in her own Philly rowhome. One design is intended for indoor use, using affordable materials found in most discount big-box stores. The second design is an outdoor bin that has proven to sustain a healthy worm population year-round in the City’s climate. Following a discussion containing samples of all things vermicomposting, participants will

Gardening with Pets in Mind (Online)

Many backyard plants are listed as “toxic” to cats and dogs, but toxicity can range from simple stomach irritation to life-threatening illness. Learn how to identify the most common garden plant offenders and which ones are cause for real concern in this talk. Basic at-home care will be discussed, as well as when, and how, to seek appropriate emergency veterinary care for a potential toxic plant exposure. Dr. Danielle Downs also shares her practical approach to native garden design with pets in mind. This program takes place online Tuesday, October 4, 2022 About the Instructor: Dr. Danielle Downs is a

$19

Weekday Bird Walk

Tyler Arboretum, 515 Painter Road, Media, PA, 19063, United States

Join birders Sara Boucas-Neto, Chuck Root, and Dave Eberly on Wednesday morning walks at Tyler. With acres of unbroken forest interior and extensive meadows, Tyler is recognized by the Pennsylvania Audubon Society as an Important Bird Area. Bring your own binoculars and be prepared to walk on all types of surfaces. Walks are rain or shine.  PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED GATES OPEN AT 8 am. Please be on time as the group leaves promptly from the parking lot at 8:10 am, and the gate will close at 8:10 am. Members: FREE – sign in for your member discount! Non-Members: $15 (18-64); Seniors (65+): $13

Volunteer – Give Back to Nature

Crow’s Nest Preserve, 201 Piersol Road, Elverson, PA, 19520, United States

Love nature and want to lend her a helping hand? Grab gloves and join fellow volunteers in removing invasives, nurturing native plants, or restoring habitat. Projects vary, but good fun (and dirt) is guaranteed! Natural Lands cares for more than 23,000 acres and 120 miles of trails, and we couldn’t do it without volunteers like you. Volunteering with Natural Lands is a great way to learn more about the natural world, give your time to a great cause, and connect with enthusiastic, like-minded people. The health and safety of staff and volunteers is our highest priority during this volunteer event.

Coffee with the Birds

Wissahickon Environmental Center (Tree House) 300 West Northwestern Avenue, Philadelphia, PA

We will brew a pot of hot or iced coffee to enjoy as well see what birds are around the grounds.

Langhorne Free TV & Electronic Recycling

Habitat for Humanity ReStore 1377 East Lincoln Highway, Levittown, PA

Schedule your FREE Drop off of your working and/or Non-Working TV's & Tech for FREE recycling through Habitat for Humanity of Bucks County.

Artrageous: Creating Art for Social Justice IN PERSON

The Tacony LAB Community Arts Center 6918 Torresdale Avenue, Philadelphia, PA

This 4 week multi-media class will enable participants to create art about specific political, social or emotional issuesThis 4 week multi-media class will enable participants to create art about the specific political, social or emotional issue that is important to them. Issues discussed will include justice, equality and human rights. Students will spend each class creating mixed media works using any or all of the following: drawing, painting, collage, photography and writing. These works will showcase the artists’ ideas, translating the issues they are passionate about into works of art.About the teacher:Carolyn Harper is a Philadelphia based artist who creates

Global Water Alliance 15th Annual Conference

Perry World House 3803 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA

Are We There Yet? United Nations Goal of Universal Access to Sanitation Services by 2030 – Progress, Challenges, and SolutionsThe lack of adequate sanitation and hygiene kills over 4,500 people per day, many of them children. It also results in many illnesses, and disruptions to education. This year marks the midpoint between when the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) were set (2015) and the deadline for when they are to be accomplished (2030). SDG 6 includes universal access for sanitation services as one of its goals and there is still a great amount of work to be done to meet

Volunteer – Fall Gardening

Stoneleigh: A Natural Garden, 1829 East County Line Road, Villanova, PA, 19085, United States

Did you know more than 40,000 plants thrive at Stoneleigh: a natural garden? Grab gloves and join staff and fellow volunteers in weeding, planting, mulching, and other seasonal garden projects. Volunteering with Natural Lands is a great way to learn more about the natural world, give your time to a great cause, and connect with like-minded people. The health and safety of staff and volunteers is our highest priority during this volunteer event. Please review “before you go” details. Capacity is limited for this small-group event, and pre-registration is required. If you sign-up, please show-up. If you need to cancel, please let

Volunteer – Care for Nature

Mariton Wildlife Sanctuary, 240 Sunnyside Road, Easton, PA, 18042, United States

Love nature and want to lend her a helping hand? Join fellow volunteers in removing invasives, nurturing native plants, or restoring habitat. Projects vary, but good fun (and dirt) is guaranteed! Natural Lands cares for more than 23,000 acres and 120 miles of trails, and we couldn’t do it without volunteers like you. Volunteering with Natural Lands is a great way to learn more about the natural world, give your time to a great cause, and connect with enthusiastic, like-minded people. The health and safety of staff and volunteers is our highest priority during this volunteer event. Please review “before

​Trail Hike with the Chester County Trail Club

Tyler Arboretum, 515 Painter Road, Media, PA, 19063, United States

The Chester County Trail Club will be leading monthly hikes at Tyler. We will be exploring 5 to 7 miles of the Arboretum’s outer, inner, and connecting trails, covering meadows, forests, and streams. This is a great way to get a general lay of the land. Upon arrival, check-in first at the Visitor Center window and then meet your guide in the grassy area in front of the Barn. Please be on time as the group will be starting promptly at 9:30 am. Pre-registration required. Rain or shine. Please dress for the outdoors and wear supportive hiking shoes as we

Langhorne Free TV & Electronic Recycling

Habitat for Humanity ReStore 1377 East Lincoln Highway, Levittown, PA

Schedule your FREE Drop off of your working and/or Non-Working TV's & Tech for FREE recycling through Habitat for Humanity of Bucks County.

Langhorne Free TV & Electronic Recycling

Habitat for Humanity ReStore 1377 East Lincoln Highway, Levittown, PA

Schedule your FREE Drop off of your working and/or Non-Working TV's & Tech for FREE recycling through Habitat for Humanity of Bucks County.

Afternoon Activities/Home School Programs

Wissahickon Environmental Center (Tree House) 300 West Northwestern Avenue, Philadelphia, PA

This is a series of nature themed mostly outdoor activities and lessons aimed at elementary school aged children. Topic changes weekly.

HOT•BED presents: WAITING ROOM/Immersive Art for Wellbeing

HOT•BED 723 Chestnut Street, Floor 2, Philadelphia, PA

HOT•BED is pleased to present WAITING ROOM, a six person show featuring works by Aidan Fowler, Alyson Denny, Lyn Godley, Jessica Judith Beckwith, Philip Hart, Yael Erel, and the winners of the 2022 Immersive Arts for Health Student Design Competition (IAHSDC). Research shows that art can have a positive impact on healthcare environments. Most existing research in this field focuses on painting, prints, and sculpture. More recent studies examine the use of virtual reality in pain management and anxiety reduction. One of the methods in this process is the use of immersive experiences. Artists and interactive designers have long used

Free

Foraging for Beginners: Plant Walk with Rob Greenfield in Philadelphia, PA

East Fairmount Park 2839 West Glenwood Avenue, Philadelphia, PA

Plant Walk with Rob Greenfield in Philadelphia, PAFood and medicine is growing freely and abundantly all around us! For one month, Rob Greenfield is foraging 100% of his food. Every. Single. Bite. Nature is his garden, pantry and pharmacy! While living on this bounty from the land, he is traveling across the US sharing knowledge and inspiration with YOU to help you deepen your relationship with our plant relatives and reconnect with Earth. Join Rob for this Foraging for Beginner’s Plant Walk and learn how to safely and sustainably forage the common edible and medicinal plants that most of us

Stories of Community Resilience, Identity and Power — presented by IPMF

PhillyCAM 699 Ranstead Street, #Suite 1, Philadelphia, PA

Join us outdoors at PhillyCAM for a screening featuring the work of Independence Public Media Foundation filmmaker grantees.This event is a part of PhillyCAM’s People Powered Media Fest (PPM Fest; Oct 1-31)—presented by Independence Public Media Foundation (IPMF) and produced by cinéSPEAK.PPM Fest 2022 theme is Building Community Power uplifts all the ways grassroots media makers, activists, and organizers create collective impact through teamwork across cultures and genres.—**EVENT FLOW**DOORS @ 6:00PM — Come early to mix n' mingle and enjoy light refreshments by Vannah Banana (vegan ice cream) and Amy’s Pastelillos (Puerto Rican turnovers)! FILMS @ 6:45/7PM—with Q&A with filmmakers

Weekend Warm-up Hike: Autumn Meadows

TGIF! Start your day off right with a brisk, one-hour hike through Tyler’s gardens and out onto the trails. Each week we’ll explore a different part of the Arboretum and be back in time for a picnic breakfast or whatever else your Friday has in store. The Weekend Warm-up Hike is an introduction to Tyler’s hiking trails and a moderate cardio workout. Routes will cover a mix of asphalt, gravel and natural surfaces. Hikes are not suitable for those with limited mobility. While a description of each hike is posted in advance, we reserve the right to make last-minute changes,

Langhorne Free TV & Electronic Recycling

Habitat for Humanity ReStore 1377 East Lincoln Highway, Levittown, PA

Schedule your FREE Drop off of your working and/or Non-Working TV's & Tech for FREE recycling through Habitat for Humanity of Bucks County.

Langhorne Free TV & Electronic Recycling

Habitat for Humanity ReStore 1377 East Lincoln Highway, Levittown, PA

Schedule your FREE Drop off of your working and/or Non-Working TV's & Tech for FREE recycling through Habitat for Humanity of Bucks County.

After Hours at The Woodlands

The Woodlands, 4000 Woodland Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA

Explore The Woodlands after dark on Friday, October 7th. BYO chairs or blankets, picnics, and beverages warm up by a fire pit and wander the historic Hamilton Core of The Woodlands by moonlight. This After Hours will feature a spooky outdoor concert by the Philadelphia Viola Quartet at 6:30pm. After Hours events are free for members. (Members will receive an email with a registration code in September.) $10 for nonmembers. Pre-registration is required. Registration will close at 12 PM on the day of the event. *REGISTRATION COMING SOON* PLEASE NOTE: The grounds will only be open to active members and After Hours

Moonlight Hike

SUITABLE FOR ADULTS AND TEENS AGES 15-17 Experience the magic of Tyler’s natural areas at night! Join guides Dick Cloud and Richard Brenner as we head into the forest under the light of the nearly full moon. Hiking at night is a unique sensory experience. We will use our senses of hearing, smell and touch to navigate the forest. Our guides will share points of special interest and seasonal highlights. In addition, we hope to see and hear some of the nocturnal wildlife that makes a home in Tyler’s natural areas! This moderately-paced hike is for adults and teens. All youth must be accompanied

Moonlight Hike

SUITABLE FOR ADULTS AND TEENS AGES 15-17 Experience the magic of Tyler’s natural areas at night! Join guides Dick Cloud and Richard Brenner as we head into the forest under the light of the nearly full moon. Hiking at night is a unique sensory experience. We will use our senses of hearing, smell and touch to navigate the forest. Our guides will share points of special interest and seasonal highlights. In addition, we hope to see and hear some of the nocturnal wildlife that makes a home in Tyler’s natural areas! This moderately-paced hike is for adults and teens. All youth must be accompanied

Moonlight Hike

SUITABLE FOR ADULTS AND TEENS AGES 15-17 Experience the magic of Tyler’s natural areas at night! Join guides Dick Cloud and Richard Brenner as we head into the forest under the light of the nearly full moon. Hiking at night is a unique sensory experience. We will use our senses of hearing, smell and touch to navigate the forest. Our guides will share points of special interest and seasonal highlights. In addition, we hope to see and hear some of the nocturnal wildlife that makes a home in Tyler’s natural areas! This moderately-paced hike is for adults and teens. All youth must be accompanied

Autumn Avian Adventures

ChesLen Preserve, 1199 Cannery Road, Coatesville, PA, 19320, United States

Each autumn, raptors and songbirds flock across our forests and fields, following age-old instincts to fly south for the winter.  Expansive fields, wetlands, and woodlands sustain a variety of avian species. Bring your binoculars and join birder Mike Niven for a guided bird walk. We’ll look for migratory and resident birds, including woodpeckers, jays, and other woodland species.  

Volunteer – Care for Nature

Gwynedd Preserve, 640 South Swedesford Road, North Wales, PA, 19002, United States

Love nature and want to lend her a helping hand? Join fellow volunteers in removing invasives, nurturing native plants, or restoring habitat. Projects vary, but good fun (and dirt) is guaranteed! Natural Lands cares for more than 23,000 acres and 120 miles of trails, and we couldn’t do it without volunteers like you. Volunteering with Natural Lands is a great way to learn more about the natural world, give your time to a great cause, and connect with enthusiastic, like-minded people. The health and safety of staff and volunteers is our highest priority during this volunteer event. Please review “before

Volunteer – Nurture Nature

Bryn Coed Preserve, 1869 Flint Road, Chester Springs, PA, 19425, United States

Love nature and want to lend her a helping hand? Join fellow volunteers in removing invasives, nurturing native plants, or restoring habitat. Projects vary, but good fun (and dirt) is guaranteed! Natural Lands cares for more than 23,000 acres and 120 miles of trails, and we couldn’t do it without volunteers like you. Volunteering with Natural Lands is a great way to learn more about the natural world, give your time to a great cause, and connect with enthusiastic, like-minded people. The health and safety of staff and volunteers is our highest priority during this volunteer event. Please review “before

Gentle Flow Yoga

Saturday mornings, 9:30 -10:30 am Join instructor Christina Teofilak and experience a slower flow class incorporating simple sequences suitable for beginners and intermediate levels. Poses will be guided with modifications focused on alignment and gentle movements, along with breath. Please bring a yoga mat. All classes will be held on-site in the Barn or outdoors, weather permitting. Your first workout is free with admission to Tyler (non-member admission is $15; feel free to stay for the day after class!). After that, you pay a fee of $15 per in-person class, payable to the instructor at the start of class; multi-class discounts are available

Fall Florals Centerpiece (AM Workshop)

Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens 631 Berwyn Baptist Road, Devon, PA

Bring beautiful blooms indoors this fall!Fall Florals CenterpieceSaturday, October 8, 10:00 – 11:30 am Presented by Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens StaffBring beautiful blooms indoors this fall! Join us for a hands-on workshop to create your own seasonal masterpiece. Play with colors and textures as you arrange your centerpiece with flowers and foliage. All materials provided – just bring your creativity!Members: $35; Non-Members: $45*we are also holding a Fall Florals Centerpiece workshop from 12:30 – 2:00 pm