Events - Alliance for Watershed Education of the Delaware River

Events

    August

  • Feed the Animals!

    Every Sunday, June 23rd 2019 - August 25th 2019
    Time: 1:30 PM
    Tulpehaking Nature Center at the Abbott Marshlands
    157 Westcott Avenue
    Trenton, NJ 08610
    It’s lunchtime for our education animals! See what it takes to keep them healthy, clean, and fed. We might even enlist some willing hands to help. Will you be our animal caretaker for a day?
  • Tuesday Free Yoga & Meditation

    Every Tuesday, June 25th 2019 - September 10th 2019
    Time: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Bartram’s Garden
    5400 Lindbergh Boulevard
    Philadelphia, PA 19143
    Join us for free indoor/outdoor yoga and meditation classes in the garden this summer, open to the public free of charge on Tuesday mornings thanks to a partnership with the Southwest Philadelphia’s...
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    Last Wednesday Free Fishing

    The last Wednesday of every month, June 2019 - September 2019
    Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Bartram’s Garden
    5400 Lindbergh Boulevard
    Philadelphia, PA 19143
    Learn how to catch one of the 42 fish species found in the tidal Schuylkill from Bartram’s Garden’s Community Boathouse. We provide rods, tackle, bait and basic instruction. Rods are available on ...
  • First Friday Story Time at Tulpehaking

    Every Friday, June 21st 2019 - August 30th 2019
    Time: 10:30 AM
    Tulpehaking Nature Center at the Abbott Marshlands
    157 Westcott Avenue
    Trenton, NJ 08610
    Gather with your little ones while our educators share a story worthy of the Abbott Marshlands, followed by a craft or activity. This event is FREE and all donations benefit the Friends for the Abbott...
  • Schuylkill Saturdays: Nature Exploration for Families

    Every Saturday, August 10th 2019 - August 31st 2019
    Time: 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education
    8480 Hagy's Mill Road
    Philadelphia, PA 19128
    Who’s up in that tree? What’s under that rock? Learn about the plants and animals that call our forest home in this FREE program. We’ll start off in the Discovery Center before hitting t...
  • Fish Printing

    Every Saturday, August 3rd 2019 - August 31st 2019
    Time: 1:30 PM
    Tulpehaking Nature Center at the Abbott Marshlands
    157 Westcott Avenue
    Trenton, NJ 08610
    Tulpehaking Nature Center, 157 Westcott Avenue, Hamilton NJ 08610 Create fanciful fish with paint, brush, and paper through the ancient art of Gyotaku. Help us create the largest school of fish the...
  • September

  • Tuesday Free Yoga & Meditation

    Every Tuesday, June 25th 2019 - September 10th 2019
    Time: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Bartram’s Garden
    5400 Lindbergh Boulevard
    Philadelphia, PA 19143
    Join us for free indoor/outdoor yoga and meditation classes in the garden this summer, open to the public free of charge on Tuesday mornings thanks to a partnership with the Southwest Philadelphia’s...
  • Delaware River Festival

    Saturday, September 7th 2019
    Time: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    Center for Aquatic Sciences at Adventure Aquarium
    1 Riverside Dr.
    Camden, NJ 08103
    FREE FAMILY FUN!
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    Bike & Boat at Lehigh Gap Nature Center

    Sunday, September 8th 2019
    Time: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Lehigh Gap Nature Center
    8844 Paint Mill Road
    Slatington, PA 18080
    Explore the Lehigh Gap by bike and raft on a guided excursion hosted by LGNC and Pocono Whitewater/Pocono Biking! Each trip includes:
    • Professional guides
    • Beginner-level instru...
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    Petty’s Island History Hike

    Saturday, September 14th 2019
    Time: 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    Explore this gem with local historian and author, Bob Shinn, on a hike through time on Petty’s Island. Hike along the Delaware River where points of interest will bring history to life. Leafless tre...
  • Descubre el río (Discover the River)

    Saturday, September 14th 2019
    Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove
    1201 Pawlings Road
    Audubon, PA 19403
    Join the John James Audubon Center for water-based education and conservation awareness.
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    Walnut2Walnut Paddle

    Saturday, September 21st 2019
    Time: 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Independence Seaport Museum
    211 S. Christopher Columbus Boulevard
    Philadelphia, PA 19106
    Are you up for the Walnut2Walnut River Challenge? Paddle or row down the Schuylkill River and up the Delaware for a scenic trip around Philadelphia's peninsula. The excursion begins at

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    Early Fall Birding on the Delaware River

    Saturday, September 21st 2019
    Time: 7:45 AM - 11:00 AM
    This wooded island in the Delaware River is truly an urban oasis for woodland, wading and shore birds. Learn some interesting history along the way and discover how this industrial port is transformin...
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    Migration Fest

    Saturday, September 21st 2019
    Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    Lehigh Gap Nature Center
    8844 Paint Mill Road
    Slatington, PA 18080
    Our annual celebration of hawk migration and Appalachian Mountain ecology.  Learn about the annual fall spectacle of hawks and butterflies migrating along ...
  • Stream Stewards Watershed Cleanup

    Saturday, September 21st 2019
    Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Join The Nature Conservancy for its fall River Days event: the Stream Stewards Watershed Clean-up hosted by TNC at the Rocky Run trailhead in the Beaver Valley Unit of First State National Historical ...
  • Two girls stand in river and smile

    Bilingual Bird Hike

    Every Saturday, September 21st 2019 - October 5th 2019
    Time: 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM
  • woman and man paddle on water in blue kayaks

    Saturday FREE Boating

    Every Saturday, September 21st 2019 - October 12th 2019
    Time: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    Bartram’s Garden
    5400 Lindbergh Boulevard
    Philadelphia, PA 19143
    • Date: September 21, 2019
    • Time: 11:00am - 3:00pm
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  • woman and child fish

    Wednesday Free Fishing

    Wednesday, September 25th 2019
    Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    Bartram’s Garden
    5400 Lindbergh Boulevard
    Philadelphia, PA 19143
    Learn how to catch one of the 42 fish species found in the tidal Schuylkill. We provide rods, bait and basic instruction. First come, first served. Supplies are limited. No fishing license necessar...
  • FREE Yoga at Gateway Park!

    Wednesday, September 25th 2019 & Wednesday, October 9th 2019
    Time: 6:00 PM
    Join the New Jersey Conservation Foundation at Gateway Park for FREE Yoga! Register for the event or ask any questions here.
  • Schuylkill River Trail Berks Nature

    Find Yourself in Nature!

    Saturday, September 28th 2019
    Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    Berks Nature
    575 Saint Bernardine Street
    Reading, PA 19607
    The Nature Place and Angelica Park will be buzzing with activity all day as we serve as the turn-around location for 100+ bikers participating in

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  • FREE Yoga at Gateway Park!

    Saturday, September 28th 2019 & Sunday, October 20th 2019
    Time: 3:00 PM
    Join the New Jersey Conservation Foundation at Gateway Park for FREE Yoga! Register for the event or ask any questions here.
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    Trenton River Festival

    Saturday, September 28th 2019
    Time: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    Celebrate National Public Lands Day and the Delaware River with the Mercer County Park Commission,
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    Philly Fall Nature Festival

    Saturday, September 28th 2019
    Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum
    8601 Lindbergh Boulevard
    Philadelphia, PA 19153
    This free event celebrates Urban National Wildlife Refuge Day and River Days with archery, fishing, kayaking, guided walks, crafts, trolley tours, hands-on activities, food, and music! FREE!
  • Ride for the River

    Saturday, September 28th 2019
    Time: 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
    Schuylkill River Greenways National Heritage Area
    140 College Drive
    Pottstown, PA 19464
    Celebrate the Schuylkill River Trail with bikes, beer and bands! Ride from Pottstown to Reading and back along the Schuylkill River Trail, then kick back and relax at the Sly Fox Brewery’s annual Ca...
  • October

  • four rubber ducks on blue background one faces camera

    Creeks to Rivers at Cobbs Creek

    Every day, Saturday, October 5th 2019 - Sunday, October 13th 2019
    Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Cobbs Creek Community Environmental Education Center
    700 Cobbs Creek Parkway
    Philadelphia, PA 19143
    "CREEKS TO RIVERS"   Sat. 10/5 - Make Way for Duckies - Pre-Race clean up of the race course Local community, Boy & Girl Scouts clean section of Naylors Run Creek where the race w...
  • woman and man paddle on water in blue kayaks

    Saturday FREE Boating

    Every Saturday, September 21st 2019 - October 12th 2019
    Time: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    Bartram’s Garden
    5400 Lindbergh Boulevard
    Philadelphia, PA 19143
    • Date: September 21, 2019
    • Time: 11:00am - 3:00pm
    • Location: 

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  • Two girls stand in river and smile

    Bilingual Bird Hike

    Every Saturday, September 21st 2019 - October 5th 2019
    Time: 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM
  • teen volunteers plant trees in a park

    Tree Planting at Gateway Park

    Saturday, October 5th 2019
    Time: 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Petty’s Island Community Cleanup Day

    Saturday, October 5th 2019
    Time: 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    Here’s your chance to be part of the restoration of Petty’s Island. Join our team of enthusiastic volunteers to help clean up and restore the shoreline of this majestic island as part of the large...
  • Reintroducing Strawberry Mansion

    Saturday, October 5th 2019
    Time: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    Discovery Center
    3401 Reservoir Dr.
    Philadelphia , PA 19121
    Celebrate the Discovery Center's first anniversary with neighbors from Strawberry Mansion.
  • FREE Yoga at Gateway Park!

    Wednesday, September 25th 2019 & Wednesday, October 9th 2019
    Time: 6:00 PM
    Join the New Jersey Conservation Foundation at Gateway Park for FREE Yoga! Register for the event or ask any questions here.
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    DEEC 10th Anniversary Festival & 5K Race

    Sunday, October 13th 2019
    Time: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    DuPont Environmental Education Center
    1400 Delmarva Ln.
    Wilmington, DE 19801
    Celebrate the 10th anniversary of the DuPont Environmental Education Center with Delaware Nature Society and the Riverfront Development Corporation. Grab your sneakers for a 5K Walk/Run on the Mark...
  • FREE Yoga at Gateway Park!

    Saturday, September 28th 2019 & Sunday, October 20th 2019
    Time: 3:00 PM
    Join the New Jersey Conservation Foundation at Gateway Park for FREE Yoga! Register for the event or ask any questions here.
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    Fall Photography Workshop at Petty’s Island

    Saturday, October 26th 2019
    Time: 7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    This 3-hour introductory workshop will take photography skills to the next level; see the Island's hidden gems, unique features, and a variety of birds while getting personalized tools & tips. Chi...