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Event Series Story Time Sprouts

Story Time Sprouts

Mt Cuba 3120 Barley Mill Rd, Hockessin, DE, United States

Get lost in a book in Mt. Cuba’s gardens. Listen to stories from nature-themed children’s books ideal for kids ages five and under. Meet on the Upper Lawn in Bluey’s Woods. We recommend bringing a blanket to sit on. No reservations required. Included with garden admission. This program takes place in-person at Mt. Cuba Center Thursdays, Memorial Day to Labor Day.

Free

Writers Group at Recycle Read Repeat

208 Cherry St 208 Cherry Street, Norristown, PA, United States

Come find your writing people every third Thursday at Norristown's favorite bookstore, Recycle Read Repeat.

On-Demand Tree Tenders Virtual Training

Online

Become a neighborhood greening hero! Learn about tree care and planting by participating in a PHS Tree Tenders training. This eight-hour course* will be offered through recorded sessions available until July 31. Workshop topics include tree biology, identification, planting, and proper care. You will be joining one of the nation’s oldest, most respected volunteer urban tree-care programs. Tree Tenders are given the tools to plant and nurture trees in their own neighborhoods. Regionally, there are over 6,200 Tree Tenders from 100 + neighborhoods! Join a group or form your own Tree Tenders group, by attending the training with two neighbors. For

Summer Camp at McKaig Nature Education Center

mckaig nature education center 889 Croton Road, Wayne, United States

McKaig offers pristine 91-acre woods that are well suited for hands-on nature discovery for this full-day, week-long summer camp. Camps will be led by Riverbend’s skilled educators to guide your campers in nature exploration through hikes, stream-stomping, bug-catching, and so much more. Camps have weekly themes including Mini-Worlds, Messy Science, Water Warriors, and Nature Arts! Check out our website for more info! General Information Ages: 5-10 Dates: July 1-July 26 2024 Group Size and Information: 2 Groups (Ages 5 - 7 and Ages 8-10) Each group will be 10-12 campers with 2 educators Camp Schedule: Monday through Friday: 8:45am -

$450

Riverbend Trailblazers Summer Camp!

Riverbend Environmental Education Center 1950 Spring Mill Road, Gladwyne, PA, United States

Trailblazers is an all new program for older campers ages 11-13 who are looking for a fun and enriching summer experience. During their week at Riverbend, the Trailblazers will practice collaboration, problem solving, and leadership through service projects centered around nature stewardship, environmental education, or animal care. This is a great program for campers of all personalities, experience levels, and backgrounds who are seeking a community of people to learn and engage with. Each week will involve about 15 hours of volunteer service and end in a field trip.

$625

Native Alternatives to Invasive Ornamentals

Mt Cuba, 3120 Barley Mill Rd, Hockessin, DE, 19707, United States

Non-native invasive plants, like Japanese barberry and English ivy, damage our environment by invading natural areas and outcompeting native plants. To help stop the spread, the Delaware state legislature recently passed a law banning the sale of 36 invasive plant species. Join Leah Brooks as she presents beautiful native alternatives to these invasive ornamentals and explains how making these substitutes helps protect our ecosystems. A garden walk to view recommended plants is included. This program takes place in person at Mt. Cuba Center on Friday, July 19, 2024. About the Instructor: Leah Brooks is the Public Programs Coordinator at Mt.

$29

Hansberry Garden & Nature Center Collective work hours

The Hansberry Garden & Nature Center 5150 Wayne Ave, Philadelphia, PA, United States

One of two weekly work sessions (the other is Sunday from 3-5 p.m.) for Hansberry Garden & Nature Center's Garden Collective. The Hansberry Garden and Nature Center builds community by offering organic gardening, educational programs, and fresh, wholesome produce to an underserved neighborhood.

Event Series Twilight on the Terrace

Twilight on the Terrace

Mt Cuba 3120 Barley Mill Rd, Hockessin, DE, United States

Unwind from the week with a bite to eat while enjoying live music on the terrace and evening access to the gardens. Food, beer, and wine will be available for purchase. Lineup, details, and more at mtcubacenter.org/twilight. Included with garden admission and free for members. Advanced registration is not required. This program takes place in person at Mt. Cuba Center on Friday, May 17, 2024 (Rain Date: Following Friday). Music by Jason Ager & the Golden Eagles

INCLUDED WITH GARDEN ADMISSION
Event Series Volunteer Days at FarmerJawn

Volunteer Days at FarmerJawn

Farmer Jawn Elkins Park 1813 Beech Ave, Elkins Park, United States

Join FarmerJawn in making a difference! Whether you can spare just one day each month or are able to commit to more frequent volunteering as a dedicated volunteer, we welcome your support. Our mission is to provide fresh, local produce while fostering connections with like-minded individuals who share a passion for sustainable farming. Come be a part of our team and help us cultivate a brighter, healthier future for our community and our planet.

On-Demand Tree Tenders Virtual Training

Online

Become a neighborhood greening hero! Learn about tree care and planting by participating in a PHS Tree Tenders training. This eight-hour course* will be offered through recorded sessions available until July 31. Workshop topics include tree biology, identification, planting, and proper care. You will be joining one of the nation’s oldest, most respected volunteer urban tree-care programs. Tree Tenders are given the tools to plant and nurture trees in their own neighborhoods. Regionally, there are over 6,200 Tree Tenders from 100 + neighborhoods! Join a group or form your own Tree Tenders group, by attending the training with two neighbors. For

Summer Camp at McKaig Nature Education Center

mckaig nature education center 889 Croton Road, Wayne, United States

McKaig offers pristine 91-acre woods that are well suited for hands-on nature discovery for this full-day, week-long summer camp. Camps will be led by Riverbend’s skilled educators to guide your campers in nature exploration through hikes, stream-stomping, bug-catching, and so much more. Camps have weekly themes including Mini-Worlds, Messy Science, Water Warriors, and Nature Arts! Check out our website for more info! General Information Ages: 5-10 Dates: July 1-July 26 2024 Group Size and Information: 2 Groups (Ages 5 - 7 and Ages 8-10) Each group will be 10-12 campers with 2 educators Camp Schedule: Monday through Friday: 8:45am -

$450

Riverbend Trailblazers Summer Camp!

Riverbend Environmental Education Center 1950 Spring Mill Road, Gladwyne, PA, United States

Trailblazers is an all new program for older campers ages 11-13 who are looking for a fun and enriching summer experience. During their week at Riverbend, the Trailblazers will practice collaboration, problem solving, and leadership through service projects centered around nature stewardship, environmental education, or animal care. This is a great program for campers of all personalities, experience levels, and backgrounds who are seeking a community of people to learn and engage with. Each week will involve about 15 hours of volunteer service and end in a field trip.

$625

Summer Camp at McKaig Nature Education Center

mckaig nature education center 889 Croton Road, Wayne, United States

McKaig offers pristine 91-acre woods that are well suited for hands-on nature discovery for this full-day, week-long summer camp. Camps will be led by Riverbend’s skilled educators to guide your campers in nature exploration through hikes, stream-stomping, bug-catching, and so much more. Camps have weekly themes including Mini-Worlds, Messy Science, Water Warriors, and Nature Arts! Check out our website for more info! General Information Ages: 5-10 Dates: July 1-July 26 2024 Group Size and Information: 2 Groups (Ages 5 - 7 and Ages 8-10) Each group will be 10-12 campers with 2 educators Camp Schedule: Monday through Friday: 8:45am -

$450

Riverbend Trailblazers Summer Camp!

Riverbend Environmental Education Center 1950 Spring Mill Road, Gladwyne, PA, United States

Trailblazers is an all new program for older campers ages 11-13 who are looking for a fun and enriching summer experience. During their week at Riverbend, the Trailblazers will practice collaboration, problem solving, and leadership through service projects centered around nature stewardship, environmental education, or animal care. This is a great program for campers of all personalities, experience levels, and backgrounds who are seeking a community of people to learn and engage with. Each week will involve about 15 hours of volunteer service and end in a field trip.

$625

Summer Camp at McKaig Nature Education Center

mckaig nature education center 889 Croton Road, Wayne, United States

McKaig offers pristine 91-acre woods that are well suited for hands-on nature discovery for this full-day, week-long summer camp. Camps will be led by Riverbend’s skilled educators to guide your campers in nature exploration through hikes, stream-stomping, bug-catching, and so much more. Camps have weekly themes including Mini-Worlds, Messy Science, Water Warriors, and Nature Arts! Check out our website for more info! General Information Ages: 5-10 Dates: July 1-July 26 2024 Group Size and Information: 2 Groups (Ages 5 - 7 and Ages 8-10) Each group will be 10-12 campers with 2 educators Camp Schedule: Monday through Friday: 8:45am -

$450

Riverbend Trailblazers Summer Camp!

Riverbend Environmental Education Center 1950 Spring Mill Road, Gladwyne, PA, United States

Trailblazers is an all new program for older campers ages 11-13 who are looking for a fun and enriching summer experience. During their week at Riverbend, the Trailblazers will practice collaboration, problem solving, and leadership through service projects centered around nature stewardship, environmental education, or animal care. This is a great program for campers of all personalities, experience levels, and backgrounds who are seeking a community of people to learn and engage with. Each week will involve about 15 hours of volunteer service and end in a field trip.

$625
Event Series Plant Health Care

Plant Health Care

Mt Cuba, 3120 Barley Mill Rd, Hockessin, DE, 19707, United States

Gardening ecologically requires knowledge of the various pathogenic fungi, bacteria, and viruses that affect native plants and the environmental conditions that lead to infection. Study strategies for prevention and control to implement in your garden. Focus on integrated pest management techniques as well as the identification of both harmful and beneficial organisms. Go home knowing how to control pests in your garden using safe, wildlife-friendly practices. This program takes place in-person at Mt. Cuba Center Wednesdays and Thursdays, 7/24, 7/25, 7/31 & 8/1. About the Instructor: Timothy J. Waller’s major responsibilities are to provide leadership and support for the commercial

$399

Bike Advocacy Training – League of American Bicyclists

Temple University

Overview The League of American Bicyclists’ mission is to build a Bicycle Friendly America for Everyone, improving lives and strengthening communities through bicycling. Our successes to date are thanks in part to the growing bike movement, a network of changemakers leading at the national, state, and local levels. To achieve even more wins for better biking that benefit everyone, we must continue to grow this movement by empowering more people to be capable, confident leaders and advocates in their communities. In support of this goal, the League is thrilled to announce that we have launched a new workshop for people

$100

League of American Bicyclists – League Cycling Advocate Workshop

Philadelphia Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Join your fellow bike advocates for a League-led bike advocacy workshop to help build a Bicycle Friendly America for Everyone!OverviewThe League of American Bicyclists’ mission is to build a Bicycle Friendly America for Everyone, improving lives and strengthening communities through bicycling. Our successes to date are thanks in part to the growing bike movement, a network of changemakers leading at the national, state, and local levels.To achieve even more wins for better biking that benefit everyone, we must continue to grow this movement by empowering more people to be capable, confident leaders and advocates in their communities.In support of this

Event Series Tour the PECO Green Roof

Tour the PECO Green Roof

PECO 2301 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Join PHS on an hour-long tour of the green roof at PECO’s downtown Philadelphia headquarters. At 45,000 square feet, the PECO green roof offers stunning views of the city. It includes an observation deck and an “intensive” area featuring large planters filled with native grasses and perennials such as switchgrass, little bluestem grass, Agastache, and Amsonia. DATE May 22, 2024 TIME 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm COST $10 for PHS Members $15 for Non-Members LOCATION PECO Building 2301 Market St Philadelphia, PA 19103 ACCESSIBILITY The PECO main building is fully ADA-compliant. For more questions on accessibility during the tour please

T’ai Chi Chih®: Guided Practice

Mt Cuba 3120 Barley Mill Rd, Hockessin, DE, United States

For those who have completed the introductory level class, guided practice is an ideal way to gain even greater physical and mental health benefits through closer examination and refinement of T’ai Chi Chih’s 20 simple movements. Instruction is very flexible, addressing the needs of individual students while leaving plenty of time for the group to enjoy a shared full practice experience during each session. Comfortable clothing is recommended. This program takes place in person at Mt. Cuba Center Eight Thursdays: 7/11 through 9/5 *No class on Thursday 7/25. About the Instructor: Jessica Lewis, CPT, CNC, is an Accredited T’ai Chi

$132

On-Demand Tree Tenders Virtual Training

Online

Become a neighborhood greening hero! Learn about tree care and planting by participating in a PHS Tree Tenders training. This eight-hour course* will be offered through recorded sessions available until July 31. Workshop topics include tree biology, identification, planting, and proper care. You will be joining one of the nation’s oldest, most respected volunteer urban tree-care programs. Tree Tenders are given the tools to plant and nurture trees in their own neighborhoods. Regionally, there are over 6,200 Tree Tenders from 100 + neighborhoods! Join a group or form your own Tree Tenders group, by attending the training with two neighbors. For

Summer Camp at McKaig Nature Education Center

mckaig nature education center 889 Croton Road, Wayne, United States

McKaig offers pristine 91-acre woods that are well suited for hands-on nature discovery for this full-day, week-long summer camp. Camps will be led by Riverbend’s skilled educators to guide your campers in nature exploration through hikes, stream-stomping, bug-catching, and so much more. Camps have weekly themes including Mini-Worlds, Messy Science, Water Warriors, and Nature Arts! Check out our website for more info! General Information Ages: 5-10 Dates: July 1-July 26 2024 Group Size and Information: 2 Groups (Ages 5 - 7 and Ages 8-10) Each group will be 10-12 campers with 2 educators Camp Schedule: Monday through Friday: 8:45am -

$450

Riverbend Trailblazers Summer Camp!

Riverbend Environmental Education Center 1950 Spring Mill Road, Gladwyne, PA, United States

Trailblazers is an all new program for older campers ages 11-13 who are looking for a fun and enriching summer experience. During their week at Riverbend, the Trailblazers will practice collaboration, problem solving, and leadership through service projects centered around nature stewardship, environmental education, or animal care. This is a great program for campers of all personalities, experience levels, and backgrounds who are seeking a community of people to learn and engage with. Each week will involve about 15 hours of volunteer service and end in a field trip.

$625
Event Series Native Planters

Native Planters

Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education 8480 Hagy's Mill Road, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Embark on a rewarding journey as a Volunteer Native Planter, where you’ll connect with like-minded individuals, refine your gardening expertise, and delve into the world of native plants. By tending to the Courtyard Garden and Front Entrance Garden at the Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, you’ll enhance beauty and biodiversity of this important landscape. Tools are provided, but feel free to bring your own. Remember your waterbottle, to wear sturdy shoes, and clothes you don’t mind getting dirty! Volunteer Native Planters meet every Thursday, April 11 to October 31, from 10am-12pm. Registration recommended to stay connected with weather updates. Walk-ins

Free
Event Series Plant Health Care

Plant Health Care

Mt Cuba, 3120 Barley Mill Rd, Hockessin, DE, 19707, United States

Gardening ecologically requires knowledge of the various pathogenic fungi, bacteria, and viruses that affect native plants and the environmental conditions that lead to infection. Study strategies for prevention and control to implement in your garden. Focus on integrated pest management techniques as well as the identification of both harmful and beneficial organisms. Go home knowing how to control pests in your garden using safe, wildlife-friendly practices. This program takes place in-person at Mt. Cuba Center Wednesdays and Thursdays, 7/24, 7/25, 7/31 & 8/1. About the Instructor: Timothy J. Waller’s major responsibilities are to provide leadership and support for the commercial

$399
Event Series Story Time Sprouts

Story Time Sprouts

Mt Cuba 3120 Barley Mill Rd, Hockessin, DE, United States

Get lost in a book in Mt. Cuba’s gardens. Listen to stories from nature-themed children’s books ideal for kids ages five and under. Meet on the Upper Lawn in Bluey’s Woods. We recommend bringing a blanket to sit on. No reservations required. Included with garden admission. This program takes place in-person at Mt. Cuba Center Thursdays, Memorial Day to Labor Day.

Free

Summer Camp at McKaig Nature Education Center

mckaig nature education center 889 Croton Road, Wayne, United States

McKaig offers pristine 91-acre woods that are well suited for hands-on nature discovery for this full-day, week-long summer camp. Camps will be led by Riverbend’s skilled educators to guide your campers in nature exploration through hikes, stream-stomping, bug-catching, and so much more. Camps have weekly themes including Mini-Worlds, Messy Science, Water Warriors, and Nature Arts! Check out our website for more info! General Information Ages: 5-10 Dates: July 1-July 26 2024 Group Size and Information: 2 Groups (Ages 5 - 7 and Ages 8-10) Each group will be 10-12 campers with 2 educators Camp Schedule: Monday through Friday: 8:45am -

$450

Riverbend Trailblazers Summer Camp!

Riverbend Environmental Education Center 1950 Spring Mill Road, Gladwyne, PA, United States

Trailblazers is an all new program for older campers ages 11-13 who are looking for a fun and enriching summer experience. During their week at Riverbend, the Trailblazers will practice collaboration, problem solving, and leadership through service projects centered around nature stewardship, environmental education, or animal care. This is a great program for campers of all personalities, experience levels, and backgrounds who are seeking a community of people to learn and engage with. Each week will involve about 15 hours of volunteer service and end in a field trip.

$625

Hansberry Garden & Nature Center Collective work hours

The Hansberry Garden & Nature Center 5150 Wayne Ave, Philadelphia, PA, United States

One of two weekly work sessions (the other is Sunday from 3-5 p.m.) for Hansberry Garden & Nature Center's Garden Collective. The Hansberry Garden and Nature Center builds community by offering organic gardening, educational programs, and fresh, wholesome produce to an underserved neighborhood.

Event Series Volunteer Days at FarmerJawn

Volunteer Days at FarmerJawn

Farmer Jawn Elkins Park 1813 Beech Ave, Elkins Park, United States

Join FarmerJawn in making a difference! Whether you can spare just one day each month or are able to commit to more frequent volunteering as a dedicated volunteer, we welcome your support. Our mission is to provide fresh, local produce while fostering connections with like-minded individuals who share a passion for sustainable farming. Come be a part of our team and help us cultivate a brighter, healthier future for our community and our planet.

Leaf-Casting Workshop: Section B

Mt Cuba, 3120 Barley Mill Rd, Hockessin, DE, 19707, United States

Encapsulate the splendor of nature in a resilient and functional piece of garden art using cement and real foliage as the mold. The cupped leaf sculpture creates a miniature water feature, attracting birds and butterflies to your garden. It is sure to add a new dimension to your backyard retreat. Wear old clothes and bring a pair of sturdy rubber gloves. This program takes place in person at Mt. Cuba Center on Saturday, July 27, 2024. About the Instructor: Kathy Elliot works as an Educator at Mt. Cuba Center. She has degrees in Plant Science and English from the University

$49

On-Demand Tree Tenders Virtual Training

Online

Become a neighborhood greening hero! Learn about tree care and planting by participating in a PHS Tree Tenders training. This eight-hour course* will be offered through recorded sessions available until July 31. Workshop topics include tree biology, identification, planting, and proper care. You will be joining one of the nation’s oldest, most respected volunteer urban tree-care programs. Tree Tenders are given the tools to plant and nurture trees in their own neighborhoods. Regionally, there are over 6,200 Tree Tenders from 100 + neighborhoods! Join a group or form your own Tree Tenders group, by attending the training with two neighbors. For

Watershed Education on the Conestoga River

When: July 29 through August 2, 2024, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day. Where: Online assignments the week before and week after, on the Millersville University (MU) campus, and on the Conestoga River. Audience: This hybrid course is open to graduate students, formal and nonformal educators, and school administrators. Credits: 3 graduate credits (equivalent 90 hours of Act 48 for Pennsylvania Certified Teachers). Cost: Summer tuition and fees. Register Now Steve Kerlin, Ph.D., director of education at Stroud Water Research Center and MU adjunct, will lead this advanced course in watershed education knowledge and pedagogy for formal and

Riverbend Trailblazers Summer Camp!

Riverbend Environmental Education Center 1950 Spring Mill Road, Gladwyne, PA, United States

Trailblazers is an all new program for older campers ages 11-13 who are looking for a fun and enriching summer experience. During their week at Riverbend, the Trailblazers will practice collaboration, problem solving, and leadership through service projects centered around nature stewardship, environmental education, or animal care. This is a great program for campers of all personalities, experience levels, and backgrounds who are seeking a community of people to learn and engage with. Each week will involve about 15 hours of volunteer service and end in a field trip.

$625

Riverbend Trailblazers Summer Camp!

Riverbend Environmental Education Center 1950 Spring Mill Road, Gladwyne, PA, United States

Trailblazers is an all new program for older campers ages 11-13 who are looking for a fun and enriching summer experience. During their week at Riverbend, the Trailblazers will practice collaboration, problem solving, and leadership through service projects centered around nature stewardship, environmental education, or animal care. This is a great program for campers of all personalities, experience levels, and backgrounds who are seeking a community of people to learn and engage with. Each week will involve about 15 hours of volunteer service and end in a field trip.

$625

On-Demand Tree Tenders Virtual Training

Online

Become a neighborhood greening hero! Learn about tree care and planting by participating in a PHS Tree Tenders training. This eight-hour course* will be offered through recorded sessions available until July 31. Workshop topics include tree biology, identification, planting, and proper care. You will be joining one of the nation’s oldest, most respected volunteer urban tree-care programs. Tree Tenders are given the tools to plant and nurture trees in their own neighborhoods. Regionally, there are over 6,200 Tree Tenders from 100 + neighborhoods! Join a group or form your own Tree Tenders group, by attending the training with two neighbors. For

Riverbend Trailblazers Summer Camp!

Riverbend Environmental Education Center 1950 Spring Mill Road, Gladwyne, PA, United States

Trailblazers is an all new program for older campers ages 11-13 who are looking for a fun and enriching summer experience. During their week at Riverbend, the Trailblazers will practice collaboration, problem solving, and leadership through service projects centered around nature stewardship, environmental education, or animal care. This is a great program for campers of all personalities, experience levels, and backgrounds who are seeking a community of people to learn and engage with. Each week will involve about 15 hours of volunteer service and end in a field trip.

$625
Event Series Plant Health Care

Plant Health Care

Mt Cuba, 3120 Barley Mill Rd, Hockessin, DE, 19707, United States

Gardening ecologically requires knowledge of the various pathogenic fungi, bacteria, and viruses that affect native plants and the environmental conditions that lead to infection. Study strategies for prevention and control to implement in your garden. Focus on integrated pest management techniques as well as the identification of both harmful and beneficial organisms. Go home knowing how to control pests in your garden using safe, wildlife-friendly practices. This program takes place in-person at Mt. Cuba Center Wednesdays and Thursdays, 7/24, 7/25, 7/31 & 8/1. About the Instructor: Timothy J. Waller’s major responsibilities are to provide leadership and support for the commercial

$399

T’ai Chi Chih®: Guided Practice

Mt Cuba 3120 Barley Mill Rd, Hockessin, DE, United States

For those who have completed the introductory level class, guided practice is an ideal way to gain even greater physical and mental health benefits through closer examination and refinement of T’ai Chi Chih’s 20 simple movements. Instruction is very flexible, addressing the needs of individual students while leaving plenty of time for the group to enjoy a shared full practice experience during each session. Comfortable clothing is recommended. This program takes place in person at Mt. Cuba Center Eight Thursdays: 7/11 through 9/5 *No class on Thursday 7/25. About the Instructor: Jessica Lewis, CPT, CNC, is an Accredited T’ai Chi

$132

Riverbend Trailblazers Summer Camp!

Riverbend Environmental Education Center 1950 Spring Mill Road, Gladwyne, PA, United States

Trailblazers is an all new program for older campers ages 11-13 who are looking for a fun and enriching summer experience. During their week at Riverbend, the Trailblazers will practice collaboration, problem solving, and leadership through service projects centered around nature stewardship, environmental education, or animal care. This is a great program for campers of all personalities, experience levels, and backgrounds who are seeking a community of people to learn and engage with. Each week will involve about 15 hours of volunteer service and end in a field trip.

$625
Event Series Native Planters

Native Planters

Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education 8480 Hagy's Mill Road, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Embark on a rewarding journey as a Volunteer Native Planter, where you’ll connect with like-minded individuals, refine your gardening expertise, and delve into the world of native plants. By tending to the Courtyard Garden and Front Entrance Garden at the Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, you’ll enhance beauty and biodiversity of this important landscape. Tools are provided, but feel free to bring your own. Remember your waterbottle, to wear sturdy shoes, and clothes you don’t mind getting dirty! Volunteer Native Planters meet every Thursday, April 11 to October 31, from 10am-12pm. Registration recommended to stay connected with weather updates. Walk-ins

Free
Event Series Plant Health Care

Plant Health Care

Mt Cuba, 3120 Barley Mill Rd, Hockessin, DE, 19707, United States

Gardening ecologically requires knowledge of the various pathogenic fungi, bacteria, and viruses that affect native plants and the environmental conditions that lead to infection. Study strategies for prevention and control to implement in your garden. Focus on integrated pest management techniques as well as the identification of both harmful and beneficial organisms. Go home knowing how to control pests in your garden using safe, wildlife-friendly practices. This program takes place in-person at Mt. Cuba Center Wednesdays and Thursdays, 7/24, 7/25, 7/31 & 8/1. About the Instructor: Timothy J. Waller’s major responsibilities are to provide leadership and support for the commercial

$399
Event Series Story Time Sprouts

Story Time Sprouts

Mt Cuba 3120 Barley Mill Rd, Hockessin, DE, United States

Get lost in a book in Mt. Cuba’s gardens. Listen to stories from nature-themed children’s books ideal for kids ages five and under. Meet on the Upper Lawn in Bluey’s Woods. We recommend bringing a blanket to sit on. No reservations required. Included with garden admission. This program takes place in-person at Mt. Cuba Center Thursdays, Memorial Day to Labor Day.

Free

Riverbend Trailblazers Summer Camp!

Riverbend Environmental Education Center 1950 Spring Mill Road, Gladwyne, PA, United States

Trailblazers is an all new program for older campers ages 11-13 who are looking for a fun and enriching summer experience. During their week at Riverbend, the Trailblazers will practice collaboration, problem solving, and leadership through service projects centered around nature stewardship, environmental education, or animal care. This is a great program for campers of all personalities, experience levels, and backgrounds who are seeking a community of people to learn and engage with. Each week will involve about 15 hours of volunteer service and end in a field trip.

$625

Hansberry Garden & Nature Center Collective work hours

The Hansberry Garden & Nature Center 5150 Wayne Ave, Philadelphia, PA, United States

One of two weekly work sessions (the other is Sunday from 3-5 p.m.) for Hansberry Garden & Nature Center's Garden Collective. The Hansberry Garden and Nature Center builds community by offering organic gardening, educational programs, and fresh, wholesome produce to an underserved neighborhood.

Event Series Volunteer Days at FarmerJawn

Volunteer Days at FarmerJawn

Farmer Jawn Elkins Park 1813 Beech Ave, Elkins Park, United States

Join FarmerJawn in making a difference! Whether you can spare just one day each month or are able to commit to more frequent volunteering as a dedicated volunteer, we welcome your support. Our mission is to provide fresh, local produce while fostering connections with like-minded individuals who share a passion for sustainable farming. Come be a part of our team and help us cultivate a brighter, healthier future for our community and our planet.

On-Demand Tree Tenders Virtual Training

Online

Become a neighborhood greening hero! Learn about tree care and planting by participating in a PHS Tree Tenders training. This eight-hour course* will be offered through recorded sessions available until July 31. Workshop topics include tree biology, identification, planting, and proper care. You will be joining one of the nation’s oldest, most respected volunteer urban tree-care programs. Tree Tenders are given the tools to plant and nurture trees in their own neighborhoods. Regionally, there are over 6,200 Tree Tenders from 100 + neighborhoods! Join a group or form your own Tree Tenders group, by attending the training with two neighbors. For

Riverbend Trailblazers Summer Camp!

Riverbend Environmental Education Center 1950 Spring Mill Road, Gladwyne, PA, United States

Trailblazers is an all new program for older campers ages 11-13 who are looking for a fun and enriching summer experience. During their week at Riverbend, the Trailblazers will practice collaboration, problem solving, and leadership through service projects centered around nature stewardship, environmental education, or animal care. This is a great program for campers of all personalities, experience levels, and backgrounds who are seeking a community of people to learn and engage with. Each week will involve about 15 hours of volunteer service and end in a field trip.

$625

Taste of The Farm

1841 Horseshoe Pike 1841 Horseshoe Pike, Honey Brook, PA, United States

Taste of the Farm brings together local agriculture businesses and the community to celebrate the powerful impact agriculture has.Taste of the Farm brings together local agriculture businesses and the community to celebrate the powerful impact agriculture has on the western Chester County Region.Local farm products will be for sale on-site including fresh produce, eggs, food and more.Taste of the Farm welcomes the community to meet local farmers face to face, patronize locally grown products and learn the significance of Chester County's AG Community.FREE to attend | OPEN to the publicThe Taste of the Farm event will take place at the

On-Demand Tree Tenders Virtual Training

Online

Become a neighborhood greening hero! Learn about tree care and planting by participating in a PHS Tree Tenders training. This eight-hour course* will be offered through recorded sessions available until July 31. Workshop topics include tree biology, identification, planting, and proper care. You will be joining one of the nation’s oldest, most respected volunteer urban tree-care programs. Tree Tenders are given the tools to plant and nurture trees in their own neighborhoods. Regionally, there are over 6,200 Tree Tenders from 100 + neighborhoods! Join a group or form your own Tree Tenders group, by attending the training with two neighbors. For

Riverbend Trailblazers Summer Camp!

Riverbend Environmental Education Center 1950 Spring Mill Road, Gladwyne, PA, United States

Trailblazers is an all new program for older campers ages 11-13 who are looking for a fun and enriching summer experience. During their week at Riverbend, the Trailblazers will practice collaboration, problem solving, and leadership through service projects centered around nature stewardship, environmental education, or animal care. This is a great program for campers of all personalities, experience levels, and backgrounds who are seeking a community of people to learn and engage with. Each week will involve about 15 hours of volunteer service and end in a field trip.

$625

Riverbend Trailblazers Summer Camp!

Riverbend Environmental Education Center 1950 Spring Mill Road, Gladwyne, PA, United States

Trailblazers is an all new program for older campers ages 11-13 who are looking for a fun and enriching summer experience. During their week at Riverbend, the Trailblazers will practice collaboration, problem solving, and leadership through service projects centered around nature stewardship, environmental education, or animal care. This is a great program for campers of all personalities, experience levels, and backgrounds who are seeking a community of people to learn and engage with. Each week will involve about 15 hours of volunteer service and end in a field trip.

$625

T’ai Chi Chih®: Guided Practice

Mt Cuba 3120 Barley Mill Rd, Hockessin, DE, United States

For those who have completed the introductory level class, guided practice is an ideal way to gain even greater physical and mental health benefits through closer examination and refinement of T’ai Chi Chih’s 20 simple movements. Instruction is very flexible, addressing the needs of individual students while leaving plenty of time for the group to enjoy a shared full practice experience during each session. Comfortable clothing is recommended. This program takes place in person at Mt. Cuba Center Eight Thursdays: 7/11 through 9/5 *No class on Thursday 7/25. About the Instructor: Jessica Lewis, CPT, CNC, is an Accredited T’ai Chi

$132

Riverbend Trailblazers Summer Camp!

Riverbend Environmental Education Center 1950 Spring Mill Road, Gladwyne, PA, United States

Trailblazers is an all new program for older campers ages 11-13 who are looking for a fun and enriching summer experience. During their week at Riverbend, the Trailblazers will practice collaboration, problem solving, and leadership through service projects centered around nature stewardship, environmental education, or animal care. This is a great program for campers of all personalities, experience levels, and backgrounds who are seeking a community of people to learn and engage with. Each week will involve about 15 hours of volunteer service and end in a field trip.

$625
Event Series Native Planters

Native Planters

Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education 8480 Hagy's Mill Road, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Embark on a rewarding journey as a Volunteer Native Planter, where you’ll connect with like-minded individuals, refine your gardening expertise, and delve into the world of native plants. By tending to the Courtyard Garden and Front Entrance Garden at the Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, you’ll enhance beauty and biodiversity of this important landscape. Tools are provided, but feel free to bring your own. Remember your waterbottle, to wear sturdy shoes, and clothes you don’t mind getting dirty! Volunteer Native Planters meet every Thursday, April 11 to October 31, from 10am-12pm. Registration recommended to stay connected with weather updates. Walk-ins

Free

Inviting Wildlife into the Garden

Mt Cuba, 3120 Barley Mill Rd, Hockessin, DE, 19707, United States

Transform your landscape into a garden that attracts a wealth of beneficial wildlife, including birds, mammals, amphibians, and a wide variety of insects. Unlock the important connections between pollinators, plants, and habitats they require. Explore Mt. Cuba’s naturalistic gardens to observe the best native plants for migrating and resident birds. Learn the importance of having water in the garden to support turtles, damselflies, and bats and the value of creating environments that sustain wildlife year-round. This program takes place in person at Mt. Cuba Center on three Thursdays: 8/8 through 8/22. About the Instructor: Leah Brooks is the Public Programs

$299
Event Series Story Time Sprouts

Story Time Sprouts

Mt Cuba 3120 Barley Mill Rd, Hockessin, DE, United States

Get lost in a book in Mt. Cuba’s gardens. Listen to stories from nature-themed children’s books ideal for kids ages five and under. Meet on the Upper Lawn in Bluey’s Woods. We recommend bringing a blanket to sit on. No reservations required. Included with garden admission. This program takes place in-person at Mt. Cuba Center Thursdays, Memorial Day to Labor Day.

Free

On-Demand Tree Tenders Virtual Training

Online

Become a neighborhood greening hero! Learn about tree care and planting by participating in a PHS Tree Tenders training. This eight-hour course* will be offered through recorded sessions available until July 31. Workshop topics include tree biology, identification, planting, and proper care. You will be joining one of the nation’s oldest, most respected volunteer urban tree-care programs. Tree Tenders are given the tools to plant and nurture trees in their own neighborhoods. Regionally, there are over 6,200 Tree Tenders from 100 + neighborhoods! Join a group or form your own Tree Tenders group, by attending the training with two neighbors. For

Riverbend Trailblazers Summer Camp!

Riverbend Environmental Education Center 1950 Spring Mill Road, Gladwyne, PA, United States

Trailblazers is an all new program for older campers ages 11-13 who are looking for a fun and enriching summer experience. During their week at Riverbend, the Trailblazers will practice collaboration, problem solving, and leadership through service projects centered around nature stewardship, environmental education, or animal care. This is a great program for campers of all personalities, experience levels, and backgrounds who are seeking a community of people to learn and engage with. Each week will involve about 15 hours of volunteer service and end in a field trip.

$625

Hansberry Garden & Nature Center Collective work hours

The Hansberry Garden & Nature Center 5150 Wayne Ave, Philadelphia, PA, United States

One of two weekly work sessions (the other is Sunday from 3-5 p.m.) for Hansberry Garden & Nature Center's Garden Collective. The Hansberry Garden and Nature Center builds community by offering organic gardening, educational programs, and fresh, wholesome produce to an underserved neighborhood.

Event Series Volunteer Days at FarmerJawn

Volunteer Days at FarmerJawn

Farmer Jawn Elkins Park 1813 Beech Ave, Elkins Park, United States

Join FarmerJawn in making a difference! Whether you can spare just one day each month or are able to commit to more frequent volunteering as a dedicated volunteer, we welcome your support. Our mission is to provide fresh, local produce while fostering connections with like-minded individuals who share a passion for sustainable farming. Come be a part of our team and help us cultivate a brighter, healthier future for our community and our planet.

Garden Enthusiast Tour at Mt. Cuba Center

Mt Cuba 3120 Barley Mill Rd, Hockessin, DE, United States

Take an in-depth look at the gardens and discover how to apply sustainable gardening practices. Learn about environmental topics such as climate change, systems-thinking, and consciously sourcing native plants for your region. This tour expands on concepts covered in the introductory Welcome Walk. Tours include walking over rolling terrain and mulched paths. Two hours, $7 in addition to admission, free for members. This program takes place in-person at Mt. Cuba Center Saturday, May 11, 2024, and every 2nd Saturday.

$7

On-Demand Tree Tenders Virtual Training

Online

Become a neighborhood greening hero! Learn about tree care and planting by participating in a PHS Tree Tenders training. This eight-hour course* will be offered through recorded sessions available until July 31. Workshop topics include tree biology, identification, planting, and proper care. You will be joining one of the nation’s oldest, most respected volunteer urban tree-care programs. Tree Tenders are given the tools to plant and nurture trees in their own neighborhoods. Regionally, there are over 6,200 Tree Tenders from 100 + neighborhoods! Join a group or form your own Tree Tenders group, by attending the training with two neighbors. For

Riverbend Trailblazers Summer Camp!

Riverbend Environmental Education Center 1950 Spring Mill Road, Gladwyne, PA, United States

Trailblazers is an all new program for older campers ages 11-13 who are looking for a fun and enriching summer experience. During their week at Riverbend, the Trailblazers will practice collaboration, problem solving, and leadership through service projects centered around nature stewardship, environmental education, or animal care. This is a great program for campers of all personalities, experience levels, and backgrounds who are seeking a community of people to learn and engage with. Each week will involve about 15 hours of volunteer service and end in a field trip.

$625

Riverbend Trailblazers Summer Camp!

Riverbend Environmental Education Center 1950 Spring Mill Road, Gladwyne, PA, United States

Trailblazers is an all new program for older campers ages 11-13 who are looking for a fun and enriching summer experience. During their week at Riverbend, the Trailblazers will practice collaboration, problem solving, and leadership through service projects centered around nature stewardship, environmental education, or animal care. This is a great program for campers of all personalities, experience levels, and backgrounds who are seeking a community of people to learn and engage with. Each week will involve about 15 hours of volunteer service and end in a field trip.

$625

Catch the Rain Workshop

Stroud Water Research Center, 970 Spencer Road, Avondale, PA, 19311, United States

When: Tuesday, August 13, 2024 from 6 to 8 p.m. Where: Stroud Water Research Center, 970 Spencer Road, Avondale, PA 19311 Audience: Property owners in White Clay Creek watershed. Cost: Free. Registration is required. Register Now Join us to learn more about the Catch the Rain Program and explore the Stroud Center campus as we discuss conservation practices focusing on rain gardens using native plants.  Learn how rain gardens improve water quality, reduce flooding, recharge wells, filter pollutants, reduce summer heat, and keep our water clean. Gain tools to analyze your property, assess stormwater runoff, and select appropriate native plants.

Riverbend Trailblazers Summer Camp!

Riverbend Environmental Education Center 1950 Spring Mill Road, Gladwyne, PA, United States

Trailblazers is an all new program for older campers ages 11-13 who are looking for a fun and enriching summer experience. During their week at Riverbend, the Trailblazers will practice collaboration, problem solving, and leadership through service projects centered around nature stewardship, environmental education, or animal care. This is a great program for campers of all personalities, experience levels, and backgrounds who are seeking a community of people to learn and engage with. Each week will involve about 15 hours of volunteer service and end in a field trip.

$625

T’ai Chi Chih®: Guided Practice

Mt Cuba 3120 Barley Mill Rd, Hockessin, DE, United States

For those who have completed the introductory level class, guided practice is an ideal way to gain even greater physical and mental health benefits through closer examination and refinement of T’ai Chi Chih’s 20 simple movements. Instruction is very flexible, addressing the needs of individual students while leaving plenty of time for the group to enjoy a shared full practice experience during each session. Comfortable clothing is recommended. This program takes place in person at Mt. Cuba Center Eight Thursdays: 7/11 through 9/5 *No class on Thursday 7/25. About the Instructor: Jessica Lewis, CPT, CNC, is an Accredited T’ai Chi

$132

On-Demand Tree Tenders Virtual Training

Online

Become a neighborhood greening hero! Learn about tree care and planting by participating in a PHS Tree Tenders training. This eight-hour course* will be offered through recorded sessions available until July 31. Workshop topics include tree biology, identification, planting, and proper care. You will be joining one of the nation’s oldest, most respected volunteer urban tree-care programs. Tree Tenders are given the tools to plant and nurture trees in their own neighborhoods. Regionally, there are over 6,200 Tree Tenders from 100 + neighborhoods! Join a group or form your own Tree Tenders group, by attending the training with two neighbors. For

Riverbend Trailblazers Summer Camp!

Riverbend Environmental Education Center 1950 Spring Mill Road, Gladwyne, PA, United States

Trailblazers is an all new program for older campers ages 11-13 who are looking for a fun and enriching summer experience. During their week at Riverbend, the Trailblazers will practice collaboration, problem solving, and leadership through service projects centered around nature stewardship, environmental education, or animal care. This is a great program for campers of all personalities, experience levels, and backgrounds who are seeking a community of people to learn and engage with. Each week will involve about 15 hours of volunteer service and end in a field trip.

$625
Event Series Native Planters

Native Planters

Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education 8480 Hagy's Mill Road, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Embark on a rewarding journey as a Volunteer Native Planter, where you’ll connect with like-minded individuals, refine your gardening expertise, and delve into the world of native plants. By tending to the Courtyard Garden and Front Entrance Garden at the Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, you’ll enhance beauty and biodiversity of this important landscape. Tools are provided, but feel free to bring your own. Remember your waterbottle, to wear sturdy shoes, and clothes you don’t mind getting dirty! Volunteer Native Planters meet every Thursday, April 11 to October 31, from 10am-12pm. Registration recommended to stay connected with weather updates. Walk-ins

Free

Inviting Wildlife into the Garden

Mt Cuba, 3120 Barley Mill Rd, Hockessin, DE, 19707, United States

Transform your landscape into a garden that attracts a wealth of beneficial wildlife, including birds, mammals, amphibians, and a wide variety of insects. Unlock the important connections between pollinators, plants, and habitats they require. Explore Mt. Cuba’s naturalistic gardens to observe the best native plants for migrating and resident birds. Learn the importance of having water in the garden to support turtles, damselflies, and bats and the value of creating environments that sustain wildlife year-round. This program takes place in person at Mt. Cuba Center on three Thursdays: 8/8 through 8/22. About the Instructor: Leah Brooks is the Public Programs

$299
Event Series Story Time Sprouts

Story Time Sprouts

Mt Cuba 3120 Barley Mill Rd, Hockessin, DE, United States

Get lost in a book in Mt. Cuba’s gardens. Listen to stories from nature-themed children’s books ideal for kids ages five and under. Meet on the Upper Lawn in Bluey’s Woods. We recommend bringing a blanket to sit on. No reservations required. Included with garden admission. This program takes place in-person at Mt. Cuba Center Thursdays, Memorial Day to Labor Day.

Free

Writers Group at Recycle Read Repeat

208 Cherry St 208 Cherry Street, Norristown, PA, United States

Come find your writing people every third Thursday at Norristown's favorite bookstore, Recycle Read Repeat.

Philadelphia Folk Festival

Old Pool Farm 1323 Salford Station Rd, Harleysville, PA

The Philadelphia Folk Festival, presented by the Philadelphia Folksong Society, continues its storied tradition with the triumphant return to the historic Old Pool Farm in Upper Salford Township, Pennsylvania. Promising a weekend of exceptional music, community, and culture, the Festival invites attendees to join in the celebration from August 16th to 18th. Ticket sales are ongoing at folkfest.org.

Riverbend Trailblazers Summer Camp!

Riverbend Environmental Education Center 1950 Spring Mill Road, Gladwyne, PA, United States

Trailblazers is an all new program for older campers ages 11-13 who are looking for a fun and enriching summer experience. During their week at Riverbend, the Trailblazers will practice collaboration, problem solving, and leadership through service projects centered around nature stewardship, environmental education, or animal care. This is a great program for campers of all personalities, experience levels, and backgrounds who are seeking a community of people to learn and engage with. Each week will involve about 15 hours of volunteer service and end in a field trip.

$625

Hansberry Garden & Nature Center Collective work hours

The Hansberry Garden & Nature Center 5150 Wayne Ave, Philadelphia, PA, United States

One of two weekly work sessions (the other is Sunday from 3-5 p.m.) for Hansberry Garden & Nature Center's Garden Collective. The Hansberry Garden and Nature Center builds community by offering organic gardening, educational programs, and fresh, wholesome produce to an underserved neighborhood.

Event Series Twilight on the Terrace

Twilight on the Terrace

Mt Cuba 3120 Barley Mill Rd, Hockessin, DE, United States

Unwind from the week with a bite to eat while enjoying live music on the terrace and evening access to the gardens. Food, beer, and wine will be available for purchase. Lineup, details, and more at mtcubacenter.org/twilight. Included with garden admission and free for members. Advanced registration is not required. This program takes place in person at Mt. Cuba Center on Friday, May 17, 2024 (Rain Date: Following Friday). Music by Jason Ager & the Golden Eagles

INCLUDED WITH GARDEN ADMISSION
Event Series Volunteer Days at FarmerJawn

Volunteer Days at FarmerJawn

Farmer Jawn Elkins Park 1813 Beech Ave, Elkins Park, United States

Join FarmerJawn in making a difference! Whether you can spare just one day each month or are able to commit to more frequent volunteering as a dedicated volunteer, we welcome your support. Our mission is to provide fresh, local produce while fostering connections with like-minded individuals who share a passion for sustainable farming. Come be a part of our team and help us cultivate a brighter, healthier future for our community and our planet.

Vegandale

The Navy Yard - Marine Parade Grounds Philadelphia, United States

Vegandale, established in Toronto in 2015, is the world's largest touring vegan experience, uniting major artists, food, music, and art for an unparalleled experience. With an annual tour spanning 9 cities across North America and the UK, Vegandale's mission goes beyond entertainment, aiming to demonstrate the moral imperative of a world free from animal exploitation. Often compared to Coachella, this unique experience draws over 100,000 attendees annually, both vegans and non-vegans alike, with headline performances by artists like Rick Ross, Coi Leray, and DJ Khaled. It serves as a cultural phenomenon, attracting global vendors and sponsors eager to showcase the

On-Demand Tree Tenders Virtual Training

Online

Become a neighborhood greening hero! Learn about tree care and planting by participating in a PHS Tree Tenders training. This eight-hour course* will be offered through recorded sessions available until July 31. Workshop topics include tree biology, identification, planting, and proper care. You will be joining one of the nation’s oldest, most respected volunteer urban tree-care programs. Tree Tenders are given the tools to plant and nurture trees in their own neighborhoods. Regionally, there are over 6,200 Tree Tenders from 100 + neighborhoods! Join a group or form your own Tree Tenders group, by attending the training with two neighbors. For

Riverbend Trailblazers Summer Camp!

Riverbend Environmental Education Center 1950 Spring Mill Road, Gladwyne, PA, United States

Trailblazers is an all new program for older campers ages 11-13 who are looking for a fun and enriching summer experience. During their week at Riverbend, the Trailblazers will practice collaboration, problem solving, and leadership through service projects centered around nature stewardship, environmental education, or animal care. This is a great program for campers of all personalities, experience levels, and backgrounds who are seeking a community of people to learn and engage with. Each week will involve about 15 hours of volunteer service and end in a field trip.

$625

Riverbend Trailblazers Summer Camp!

Riverbend Environmental Education Center 1950 Spring Mill Road, Gladwyne, PA, United States

Trailblazers is an all new program for older campers ages 11-13 who are looking for a fun and enriching summer experience. During their week at Riverbend, the Trailblazers will practice collaboration, problem solving, and leadership through service projects centered around nature stewardship, environmental education, or animal care. This is a great program for campers of all personalities, experience levels, and backgrounds who are seeking a community of people to learn and engage with. Each week will involve about 15 hours of volunteer service and end in a field trip.

$625

On-Demand Tree Tenders Virtual Training

Online

Become a neighborhood greening hero! Learn about tree care and planting by participating in a PHS Tree Tenders training. This eight-hour course* will be offered through recorded sessions available until July 31. Workshop topics include tree biology, identification, planting, and proper care. You will be joining one of the nation’s oldest, most respected volunteer urban tree-care programs. Tree Tenders are given the tools to plant and nurture trees in their own neighborhoods. Regionally, there are over 6,200 Tree Tenders from 100 + neighborhoods! Join a group or form your own Tree Tenders group, by attending the training with two neighbors. For

Riverbend Trailblazers Summer Camp!

Riverbend Environmental Education Center 1950 Spring Mill Road, Gladwyne, PA, United States

Trailblazers is an all new program for older campers ages 11-13 who are looking for a fun and enriching summer experience. During their week at Riverbend, the Trailblazers will practice collaboration, problem solving, and leadership through service projects centered around nature stewardship, environmental education, or animal care. This is a great program for campers of all personalities, experience levels, and backgrounds who are seeking a community of people to learn and engage with. Each week will involve about 15 hours of volunteer service and end in a field trip.

$625

T’ai Chi Chih®: Guided Practice

Mt Cuba 3120 Barley Mill Rd, Hockessin, DE, United States

For those who have completed the introductory level class, guided practice is an ideal way to gain even greater physical and mental health benefits through closer examination and refinement of T’ai Chi Chih’s 20 simple movements. Instruction is very flexible, addressing the needs of individual students while leaving plenty of time for the group to enjoy a shared full practice experience during each session. Comfortable clothing is recommended. This program takes place in person at Mt. Cuba Center Eight Thursdays: 7/11 through 9/5 *No class on Thursday 7/25. About the Instructor: Jessica Lewis, CPT, CNC, is an Accredited T’ai Chi

$132

Riverbend Trailblazers Summer Camp!

Riverbend Environmental Education Center 1950 Spring Mill Road, Gladwyne, PA, United States

Trailblazers is an all new program for older campers ages 11-13 who are looking for a fun and enriching summer experience. During their week at Riverbend, the Trailblazers will practice collaboration, problem solving, and leadership through service projects centered around nature stewardship, environmental education, or animal care. This is a great program for campers of all personalities, experience levels, and backgrounds who are seeking a community of people to learn and engage with. Each week will involve about 15 hours of volunteer service and end in a field trip.

$625
Event Series Native Planters

Native Planters

Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education 8480 Hagy's Mill Road, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Embark on a rewarding journey as a Volunteer Native Planter, where you’ll connect with like-minded individuals, refine your gardening expertise, and delve into the world of native plants. By tending to the Courtyard Garden and Front Entrance Garden at the Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, you’ll enhance beauty and biodiversity of this important landscape. Tools are provided, but feel free to bring your own. Remember your waterbottle, to wear sturdy shoes, and clothes you don’t mind getting dirty! Volunteer Native Planters meet every Thursday, April 11 to October 31, from 10am-12pm. Registration recommended to stay connected with weather updates. Walk-ins

Free

Inviting Wildlife into the Garden

Mt Cuba, 3120 Barley Mill Rd, Hockessin, DE, 19707, United States

Transform your landscape into a garden that attracts a wealth of beneficial wildlife, including birds, mammals, amphibians, and a wide variety of insects. Unlock the important connections between pollinators, plants, and habitats they require. Explore Mt. Cuba’s naturalistic gardens to observe the best native plants for migrating and resident birds. Learn the importance of having water in the garden to support turtles, damselflies, and bats and the value of creating environments that sustain wildlife year-round. This program takes place in person at Mt. Cuba Center on three Thursdays: 8/8 through 8/22. About the Instructor: Leah Brooks is the Public Programs

$299
Event Series Story Time Sprouts

Story Time Sprouts

Mt Cuba 3120 Barley Mill Rd, Hockessin, DE, United States

Get lost in a book in Mt. Cuba’s gardens. Listen to stories from nature-themed children’s books ideal for kids ages five and under. Meet on the Upper Lawn in Bluey’s Woods. We recommend bringing a blanket to sit on. No reservations required. Included with garden admission. This program takes place in-person at Mt. Cuba Center Thursdays, Memorial Day to Labor Day.

Free

Riverbend Trailblazers Summer Camp!

Riverbend Environmental Education Center 1950 Spring Mill Road, Gladwyne, PA, United States

Trailblazers is an all new program for older campers ages 11-13 who are looking for a fun and enriching summer experience. During their week at Riverbend, the Trailblazers will practice collaboration, problem solving, and leadership through service projects centered around nature stewardship, environmental education, or animal care. This is a great program for campers of all personalities, experience levels, and backgrounds who are seeking a community of people to learn and engage with. Each week will involve about 15 hours of volunteer service and end in a field trip.

$625

Hansberry Garden & Nature Center Collective work hours

The Hansberry Garden & Nature Center 5150 Wayne Ave, Philadelphia, PA, United States

One of two weekly work sessions (the other is Sunday from 3-5 p.m.) for Hansberry Garden & Nature Center's Garden Collective. The Hansberry Garden and Nature Center builds community by offering organic gardening, educational programs, and fresh, wholesome produce to an underserved neighborhood.

Event Series Volunteer Days at FarmerJawn

Volunteer Days at FarmerJawn

Farmer Jawn Elkins Park 1813 Beech Ave, Elkins Park, United States

Join FarmerJawn in making a difference! Whether you can spare just one day each month or are able to commit to more frequent volunteering as a dedicated volunteer, we welcome your support. Our mission is to provide fresh, local produce while fostering connections with like-minded individuals who share a passion for sustainable farming. Come be a part of our team and help us cultivate a brighter, healthier future for our community and our planet.

On-Demand Tree Tenders Virtual Training

Online

Become a neighborhood greening hero! Learn about tree care and planting by participating in a PHS Tree Tenders training. This eight-hour course* will be offered through recorded sessions available until July 31. Workshop topics include tree biology, identification, planting, and proper care. You will be joining one of the nation’s oldest, most respected volunteer urban tree-care programs. Tree Tenders are given the tools to plant and nurture trees in their own neighborhoods. Regionally, there are over 6,200 Tree Tenders from 100 + neighborhoods! Join a group or form your own Tree Tenders group, by attending the training with two neighbors. For

Riverbend Trailblazers Summer Camp!

Riverbend Environmental Education Center 1950 Spring Mill Road, Gladwyne, PA, United States

Trailblazers is an all new program for older campers ages 11-13 who are looking for a fun and enriching summer experience. During their week at Riverbend, the Trailblazers will practice collaboration, problem solving, and leadership through service projects centered around nature stewardship, environmental education, or animal care. This is a great program for campers of all personalities, experience levels, and backgrounds who are seeking a community of people to learn and engage with. Each week will involve about 15 hours of volunteer service and end in a field trip.

$625

On-Demand Tree Tenders Virtual Training

Online

Become a neighborhood greening hero! Learn about tree care and planting by participating in a PHS Tree Tenders training. This eight-hour course* will be offered through recorded sessions available until July 31. Workshop topics include tree biology, identification, planting, and proper care. You will be joining one of the nation’s oldest, most respected volunteer urban tree-care programs. Tree Tenders are given the tools to plant and nurture trees in their own neighborhoods. Regionally, there are over 6,200 Tree Tenders from 100 + neighborhoods! Join a group or form your own Tree Tenders group, by attending the training with two neighbors. For

Riverbend Trailblazers Summer Camp!

Riverbend Environmental Education Center 1950 Spring Mill Road, Gladwyne, PA, United States

Trailblazers is an all new program for older campers ages 11-13 who are looking for a fun and enriching summer experience. During their week at Riverbend, the Trailblazers will practice collaboration, problem solving, and leadership through service projects centered around nature stewardship, environmental education, or animal care. This is a great program for campers of all personalities, experience levels, and backgrounds who are seeking a community of people to learn and engage with. Each week will involve about 15 hours of volunteer service and end in a field trip.

$625