Events - Alliance for Watershed Education of the Delaware River

Events

Christina Suncatcher installation at DEEC
Christina Suncatcher installation at DEEC; photo by Robert Zverina

Looking for a Lenapehoking~Watershed event? Find them here!

AWE Centers responded to the COVID-19 pandemic with a variety of virtual and digital programming; see them on our Virtual Programming page. Please look carefully to see whether an event is in-person or virtual.

 

    August

  • little boy getting nose to nose with diamond back terrapin

    Sea Camps (ages 4-14)

    Every day, Monday, June 27th 2022 - Friday, August 19th 2022
    Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Center for Aquatic Sciences at Adventure Aquarium
    1 Riverside Dr.
    Camden, NJ 08103

    The Center for Aquatic Sciences is back! Bigger and better than ever. More weeks, more opportunities, and more adventures are coming your way this summer. Join us in-person at...

  • woman with folded legs sitting on grass for Yoga at Berks

    Yoga at the Nature Place

    The third Thursday of every month, May 2022 - August 2022
    Time: 6:30 PM - 12:00 PM
    Berks Nature
    575 Saint Bernardine Street
    Reading, PA 19607
    https://support.berksnature.org/product/summeryogaseries/summer-yoga-series-in-the-park   $20 for one class. $60 for all 4 classes. The remaining three dates are 6/16, 7/21, and 8/18
  • Game Night at the John James Audubon Center

    Friday, August 19th 2022
    Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove
    1201 Pawlings Road
    Audubon, PA 19403

    It’s Game Night at the John James Audubon Center! Bring your favorite tabletop and outdoo...

  • September

  • kayakers on a still river

    Community Day at the John James Audubon Center

    Sunday, September 11th 2022
    Time: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove
    1201 Pawlings Road
    Audubon, PA 19403
    Family-friendly, community day event with canoe rides, games and activities, birding and trail walks, music, food, and beer sampling to raise awareness of the importance of the DE River Watershed for ...
  • Aqua Marooned! Exploring Nature Through Art and Games

    Wednesday, September 14th 2022
    Time: 11:30 AM
    REGISTER HERE When: September 14, 2022 at 11:30 am EST Loc...
  • Man holds owl on arm in front of crowd

    Migration Fest

    Saturday, September 17th 2022
    Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    Lehigh Gap Nature Center
    8844 Paint Mill Road
    Slatington, PA 18080
    Migration Fest is an annual celebration of animal migration held at Lehigh Gap Nature Center, in which we seek to increase ecological knowledge and stewardship.
  • Community Game Day with Aqua Marooned!

    Saturday, September 17th 2022
    Time: 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education
    8480 Hagy's Mill Road
    Philadelphia, PA 19128
    REGISTER HERE When: September 17, 2022 / 10:30 – 11:30 am EST Location: Schuylkill Center ...
  • a volunteer kneels by a stream

    Testing the Waters

    Saturday, September 17th 2022
    Time: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    This inaugural event allows local residents to gain training to do water quality testing on the Cooper River. It is an opportunity to engage park neighbors in understanding connections between what ha...
  • Trenton River Days Fair

    Saturday, September 17th 2022
    Time: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • a monarch butterfly perches on a milkweed blossom

    Monarch Migration Celebration

    Saturday, September 24th 2022
    Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    DuPont Environmental Education Center
    1400 Delmarva Ln.
    Wilmington, DE 19801
    Explore Monarch butterflies and awesome animals that call the Peterson Wildlife Refuge home. Free and open to the Public! Enjoy activities for all ages. See live butterflies, turtles and frogs; tag an...
  • kayakers gather below the dam at Fairmount Water Works

    Exploring our Urban Watershed

    Saturday, September 24th 2022
    Time: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    Fairmount Water Works
    640 Waterworks Dr.
    Philadelphia, PA 19130
    Exploring Our Urban Watershed provides the public with the opportunity to learn about what makes a healthy watershed via walking tours, games, art activities, and exploring aquatic microorganisms.
  • Delaware River Festival

    Saturday, September 24th 2022
    Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

    Join us...everything is FREE!

  • volunteers pick up litter from a stream

    Stream Stewards Spring Watershed Cleanup

    Saturday, September 24th 2022
    Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Please join us for our fall River Days event: Stream Stewards Watershed Clean-up hosted by The Nature Conservancy and First State National His...
  • A view of the Philadelphia skyline rises above the treeline at John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum.

    Philly Fall Nature Fest at John Heinz

    Saturday, September 24th 2022
    Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum
    8601 Lindbergh Boulevard
    Philadelphia, PA 19153
    Join us for Philly Fall Nature Fest, a FUN and FREE day at the refuge to celebrate nature and community! Events and activities will include: Guided Hikes, Kayaking, Archery, Music, Crafts, Fishing, an...
  • a group of bicyclists ride down a paved road

    Ride for the River

    Saturday, September 24th 2022
    Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    Berks Nature
    575 Saint Bernardine Street
    Reading, PA 19607
    Celebrate the Schuylkill River Trail with bikes, beer and bands! Ride for the River, then enjoy the FREE CAN JAM Music Festival with Sly Fox Brewery. The cycling event serves as a fundraiser for Schuy...
  • October

  • Image of Tacony Creek Park trail with trail marker

    Tacony Creek Park

    Saturday, October 1st 2022
    Time: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Join TTF Watershed for a fall

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  • marsh land

    River Days Cleanup at Bristol Marsh

    Saturday, October 1st 2022
    Time: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    Heritage Conservancy at Bristol Marsh
    159 Basin Park
    Bristol, PA 19007
  • Rediscovering the Strawberry Mansion Reservoir

    Thursday, October 6th 2022
    Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Discovery Center
    3401 Reservoir Dr.
    Philadelphia , PA 19121
    join Audubon staff as we take a deep dive into the history, current use, and birding of the Strawberry Mansion Reservoir. Guests will be lead on a private tour of the facility. Exploring the history o...
  • flyer for PEEC 50th anniversary celebration

    PEEC’s 50th Anniversary Celebration

    Saturday, October 8th 2022
    Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Pocono Environmental Education Center
    538 Emery Road
    Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328
    Learn about your local watershed and get out on the water at PEEC during their 50th anniversary celebration during their Harvest Festival!
  • hundreds of yellow rubber ducks float down Cobbs Creek in West Philadelphia

    Cobbs Creek Annual Rubber Duck Race

    Saturday, October 8th 2022
    Time: 10:00 AM
    Cobbs Creek Community Environmental Education Center
    700 Cobbs Creek Parkway
    Philadelphia, PA 19143
    Join the Cobbs Creek Community Environmental Education Center for its annual Rubber Duck Race; numbered rubber ducks will race down the creek in heats for prizes. The rubber ducks are collected afterw...
  • Smith Run Fall Migration Hike

    Saturday, October 8th 2022
    Time: 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education
    8480 Hagy's Mill Road
    Philadelphia, PA 19128
    Join us for a guided bird walk along Smith Run, one of Philadelphia's last remaining first order streams. We'll spot gorgeous fall migrants and beautiful foliage as we hike the length of Smith Run fro...
  • ecoWURD Environmental Justice Summit: Indigenous People’s Day

    Monday, October 10th 2022
    Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Bartram’s Garden
    5400 Lindbergh Boulevard
    Philadelphia, PA 19143
    In recognition of Indigenous People's Day, ecoWURD will host an Environmental Justice Summit to explore topics at the intersection of Black and Indigenous rights, income, and the environment. This day...