What’s Happening: Events

What’s Happening: Events

November 20, 2018 | 10:00am - 11:00am

TRAIL TUESDAYS

Join us for TRAIL TUESDAYS

WEEKLY WALKS IN THE PARK!
WALK ▪ TALK ▪ GET HEALTHY ▪ BE HAPPY
ALL FITNESS LEVELS. DOGS AND STROLLERS WELCOME.

Tuesdays 10-11 a.m.
Meet at Alliance Table in the parking lot of the Visitor Center

November 24, 2018 | 9:30am - 10:30am

Wellness Saturdays: Yoga

Welcome winter with a variety of wellness exercises and programs on the natural landscape of the Schuylkill Center. Start off the morning with a gentle walk and beginner yoga on our trails with teacher Kelly Miller. Please bring a yoga mat or towel in addition to your walking shoes. Our wellness workshops occur on the last Saturday of every month and are free to the public. All programs are held outside on our beautiful trails; please dress for the weather. Free. No registration required.
December 1, 2018 | 9:00am - 4:00pm

Birdseed Sale

Save on birdseed, seed mixes, and suet—in quantities from 4 to 50 lb. bags. Members receive 20% off birdseed and non-members receive 10% off birdseed. To ensure you get the quantity you need, place an order in advance by calling 215-482-7300 by Friday, November 16. While you’re picking up your birdseed, stop in and browse our great selection of bird feeders, birdhouses and nature gifts.

December 1, 2018 | 10:00am - 1:00pm

WINTER IN THE WISSAHICKON MORNING SESSION

Start the holidays right at FOW’s wreath-making workshop! Enjoy roasted chestnuts, hot apple cider, and a light breakfast at the Valley Green Inn. Decorate your holiday wreath with fresh western juniper with blue berries, incense-cedar with yellow tips, holly with red berries, and assorted pine cones and ornaments. Children can make nature gifts for animals and enjoy a winter woods hike with the Wissahickon Environmental Center.

December 1, 2018 | 10:00am - 11:00am

INTRO MEETING FOR THE WISSAHICKON BIRD CLUB

Meet at the Valley Green Inn, Club Room

As a natural outgrowth of the new Ecological Land Management Plan and spurred on by long-term FOW member, former Board member and avid birder Shirley Gracie, FOW is launching a bird club to monitor bird species in Wissahickon Valley Park. Please join us for the first introductory meeting on Saturday, December 1st at 10 am in Valley Green Inn. Space is limited, so please register early.

December 1, 2018 | 10:30am - 11:30am

Nature Play Saturdays

Want to get outside but don’t know where to start? Bring your family for a hike and unstructured nature play with representatives from our NaturePHL program. We’ll climb, explore, and learn more about the many health benefits of outdoor activity. Meet us at the Tall Trees Playscape behind the Visitor Center and we’ll head out from there.

December 4, 2018 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm

VALLEY TALK: THE GREEN AMENDMENT: SECURING OUR RIGHT TO A HEALTHY ENVIRONMENT WITH MAYA VAN ROSSUM, THE DELAWARE RIVERKEEPER

 

Environmental activist Maya van Rossum is currently advancing The Green Amendment movement, seeking to secure constitutional protection for environmental rights nationwide. She will discuss her new best-selling book by the same name and how members can become more engaged with environmental and water advocacy relating to the Wissahickon watershed.

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