Events - Alliance for Watershed Education of the Delaware River

Events

    May

  • Submarine BECUNA’s 75th Birthday Bash!

    Every day, Thursday, May 23rd 2019 - Monday, May 27th 2019
    Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Independence Seaport Museum
    211 S. Christopher Columbus Boulevard
    Philadelphia, PA 19106
    Dust off your party hats and noisemakers, it’s time to celebrate Submarine Becuna at Independence Seaport Museum
  • Concerts in the Garden w/ HC

    Tuesday, May 28th 2019 & Tuesday, June 25th 2019
    Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Tuesday, May 28th 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Aldie Mansion 85 Old Dublin Pike Doylestown, PA 18901 Just like Martha Dana Mercer did in this same garden more than 50 years ago, we’re ...
  • Nature 101: Smartphone Photography

    Thursday, May 30th 2019
    Time: 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum
    8601 Lindbergh Boulevard
    Philadelphia, PA 19153
    Interested in getting outdoors but don't know where to start? The Nature 101 Series is a casual and welcoming introduction to a variety of outdoor activities, including kayaking, archery, smartphone p...
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    Busy Bees: Preschool Nature Class

    Thursday, May 30th 2019
    Time: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    The Watershed Institute
    31 Titus Mill Road
    Pennington, NJ 08534
    Get wild with us as we learn about a variety of nature topics! Thursday, May 30, discover the life of bees with your child.

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  • June

  • 21st Annual Schuylkill River Sojourn

    Every day, Saturday, June 1st 2019 - Friday, June 7th 2019
    Time: All day
    Schuylkill River Greenways National Heritage Area
    140 College Drive
    Pottstown, PA 19464
  • Guided Earl Poole Sanctuary Hike

    Saturday, June 1st 2019
    Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Berks Nature
    575 Saint Bernardine Street
    Reading, PA 19607
    Take a springtime stroll with us through one of Berks County's lesser known gems. This easy, flat walk is deal for all ages and fitness levels. $5/per person. Children under the age of 12 FREE. Ber...
  • First Saturday Walk

    Saturday, June 1st 2019
    Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Tulpehaking Nature Center at the Abbott Marshlands
    157 Westcott Avenue
    Trenton, NJ 08610
    Cosponsors: Robert Wood Johnson Hospital – Hamilton & Friends for the Abbott Marshlands. Other cosponsors vary with location and include: Tulpehaking Nature Center, D&R Canal State Park, Bor...
  • Tour de Heritage: A Historic Bike Ride w/ HC

    Saturday, June 1st 2019
    Time: 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Saturday, June 1st 8:30 AM to around 11:00 AM Meet at Historic Aldie Mansion 85 Old Dublin Pike Doylestown, PA 18901 Join us for a 10-mile bike ride, and pedal...
  • Whip-poor-will Hike

    Saturday, June 1st 2019
    Time: 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    Lehigh Gap Nature Center
    8844 Paint Mill Road
    Slatington, PA 18080
    Meet at the Osprey House at 6:45 p.m. or at the Translater Lane Parking lot at 7:00 p.m. We will hike up Translater Lane to the top of the mountain by dusk and then listen for Whip-poor-wills on the w...
  • Tails, Trails & Ales

    Sunday, June 2nd 2019
    Time: 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
    Berks Nature
    575 Saint Bernardine Street
    Reading, PA 19607
    Join us for an afternoon of tail-wagging fun at The Nature Place at Angelica Park, promoting the use of dog-friendly trails in Berks County. Bring your dog (must be leashed!) and enjoy live music...
  • Kayak Excursion: Petty’s Island

    Sunday, June 2nd 2019
    Time: 11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
    Independence Seaport Museum
    211 S. Christopher Columbus Boulevard
    Philadelphia, PA 19106
    This 10-mile kayaking excursion is for the experienced paddler and nature lover. The trek will lead to fellow AWE member

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  • Parachute Play: Preschool Nature Class

    Thursday, June 6th 2019
    Time: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    The Watershed Institute
    31 Titus Mill Road
    Pennington, NJ 08534
    Get wild with us as we learn about a variety of nature topics. Thursday, June 6, jump and play with us under a giant parachute!

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  • Aglow: Aurora Robson Exhibition Opening

    Thursday, June 6th 2019
    Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education
    8480 Hagy's Mill Road
    Philadelphia, PA 19128
    This new exhibition presents the suspended and illuminated plastic works of renowned environmental artist Aurora Robson. A multimedia artist known primarily for her work intercepting the waste stre...
  • SMART Family Fishing Day

    Saturday, June 8th 2019
    Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    Berks Nature
    575 Saint Bernardine Street
    Reading, PA 19607
    No fishing pole? No license? No problem! We’ll provide both, along with the instruction, during this free session at Blue Marsh Lake. Join us for a day of fishing, in partnership with the

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  • Youth Fishing Challenge

    Saturday, June 8th 2019
    Time: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    The Watershed Institute
    31 Titus Mill Road
    Pennington, NJ 08534
    The Hooked on Fishing-Not on Drugs Program's Youth Fishing Challenge is a free statewide event to promote fishing among youths and their families. In 2019 it will be held on the first of the state's t...
  • a group of multicultural teens and young adults pose with bikes & helmets in a natural setting.

    Healthy Saturday

    Saturday, June 8th 2019
    Time: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    Join us for Healthy Saturday at Camden's newest public green space, Gateway Park on the Cooper River! Enjoy a waterfront bike ride led by the YMCA, participate in a fitness class, learn about health a...
  • Paddle Your Brewshed: Dragon Run

    Saturday, June 8th 2019
    Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    DuPont Environmental Education Center
    1400 Delmarva Ln.
    Wilmington, DE 19801
    Explore our Delaware Bay Watershed by paddle, boot, and libation, with a focus on how clean water connects us all. Navigate protected rivers by kayak with DNS guides, discover clean water initiatives ...
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    Breakfast with Butterflies

    Saturday, June 8th 2019
    Time: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    Independence Seaport Museum
    211 S. Christopher Columbus Boulevard
    Philadelphia, PA 19106
    Ever seen a butterfly up close and personal? Now's your chance! Join Independence Seaport Museum,

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  • Volunteer and Member Appreciation Picnic

    Sunday, June 9th 2019
    Time: 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Lehigh Gap Nature Center
    8844 Paint Mill Road
    Slatington, PA 18080
    Potluck picnic – bring a dish to share with everyone. Enjoy the habitat gardens, entertainment, and stay late for a nighttime campfire and nature study!
  • River Reimagined: A Land & Water Tour

    Thursday, June 13th 2019 & Thursday, June 27th 2019
    Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    Fairmount Water Works
    640 Waterworks Dr.
    Philadelphia, PA 19130
    Learn about the Fairmount Water Works, one of Philadelphia’s first tourist attractions, and cruise the Schuylkill for a new perspective on sites along this historic river. After a brief tour of the ...
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    Environmental Artist Party

    Thursday, June 13th 2019
    Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education
    8480 Hagy's Mill Road
    Philadelphia, PA 19128
    Are you an artist working with environmental themes? The Schuylkill Center is building a network of artists through periodic casual gatherings that give artists the opportunity to connect with one ano...
  • Father’s Day in the MakerSpace

    Friday, June 14th 2019
    Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Independence Seaport Museum
    211 S. Christopher Columbus Boulevard
    Philadelphia, PA 19106
    Nothing says "Thank you, Dad!" more than a handmade gift from Independence Seaport Museum! Create a custom laser-cut wood picture frame in our MakerSpace, complete with your own design. Make sure to s...
  • Service Day: Pulling Japanese Hops

    Saturday, June 15th 2019
    Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Berks Nature
    575 Saint Bernardine Street
    Reading, PA 19607
    Roll up your sleeves, put your gardening gloves on and join us from 10am- Noon on Saturday, June 15th as we pull invasive Japanese Hops from The Nature Place and surrounding Angelica Creek Park! Do...
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    Butterfly House Opens for the Season!

    Saturday, June 15th 2019
    Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    The Watershed Institute
    31 Titus Mill Road
    Pennington, NJ 08534
    Celebrate the seasonal opening of the Kate Gorrie Butterfly House! Tour the butterfly house and go on a nature walk in the field to catch butterflies. Registration requested, walk-ins welcome!
  • Stormwater Utilities Symposium

    Wednesday, June 19th 2019
    Time: 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
    The Watershed Institute
    31 Titus Mill Road
    Pennington, NJ 08534
    Co-hosted by The Watershed Institute and the American Water Resources Association, this FREE event will bring together experts in the field to share their knowledge and experience working with stormwa...
  • Rhododendron Ride w/ SRGA!

    Saturday, June 22nd 2019
    Time: 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Schuylkill River Greenways in partnership with the Blue Mountain Eagle Climbing Club invites you to celebrate the first Saturday of summer with a heritage bike tour. The 13-mile bicycle tour, beginnin...
  • Concerts in the Garden w/ HC

    Tuesday, May 28th 2019 & Tuesday, June 25th 2019
    Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Tuesday, May 28th 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Aldie Mansion 85 Old Dublin Pike Doylestown, PA 18901 Just like Martha Dana Mercer did in this same garden more than 50 years ago, we’re ...
  • July

  • River Reimagined: A Land & Water Tour

    Thursday, July 11th 2019 & Thursday, July 25th 2019
    Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    Fairmount Water Works
    640 Waterworks Dr.
    Philadelphia, PA 19130
    Learn about the Fairmount Water Works, one of Philadelphia’s first tourist attractions, and cruise the Schuylkill for a new perspective on sites along this historic river. After a brief tour of the ...
  • Make Your Home Green w/ Friends of Heinz Refuge

    Saturday, July 20th 2019
    Time: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum
    8601 Lindbergh Boulevard
    Philadelphia, PA 19153
  • Farm to Table w/ Heritage Conservancy

    Saturday, July 27th 2019
    Time: 5:30 PM
    Saturday, July 27th  Beginning at 5:30 PM  at Heritage Conservancy’s Russell-Mandel Preserve  <...