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Painter History Tour

FOR ADULTS & YOUTH AGES 12-17 Join us for a glimpse into the past as we share the stories of the Minshall, Painter, and Tyler families. Learn how they used the land and the buildings, including Lachford Hall, Painter Library, Springhouse, Fruit Vault, and Greenhouse. The legacy of trees left by the Painter brothers is included as we follow this Quaker family through the last 263 years on this land. All youth must be accompanied by an adult. Check-in first at the Visitor Center, where you’ll then meet your guide.   MEMBERS: $5 per adult; $3 per youth ages 12-17 (Members, remember

Animals in our Backyard –

FOR ALL AGES Meet the animals! Bring the whole family for our daytime version of our popular Nature at Night program. You don’t have to go to another country or a zoo to see exciting animals; we have them right here in our backyards! In this program, you’ll meet animals from Pennsylvania and learn why they are worthy of some hometown pride. Live animals and taxidermy mounts highlight this exciting experience. Participants learn what behaviors and adaptations are unique to each species and then see the critters up close. About the presenter: Briar Bush Nature Center’s mission is to inspire people of all ages

Nature at Night: Birds of Prey

FOR ADULTS AND CHILDREN AGES 8-17 Meet the hunters of the skies. What makes birds of prey unique among birds? Join Briar Bush Nature Center’s Animal Curator as we explore the incredible adaptations hawks and owls possess to be efficient hunters, including lightweight skeletons, sharp beaks and talons, and silent feathers. You’ll get to touch some real bird artifacts and see some live birds of prey up close! About the presenter: Briar Bush Nature Center’s mission is to inspire people of all ages and backgrounds to explore and protect nature by encouraging curiosity and scientific inquiry. PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED Please check in at the Visitor