Plant & Insect Hotels That Attract Beneficial Insects to Your Garden"Tuesday, April 10, 2018
7:15 PM to 9:00 PMCarman Tilelli Community CenterWith Keith Monahan, an award-winning sustainability advocate. His work focuses on the sustainability of private and community gardens. As co-founder of the South Jersey Seed Circle Library, he helped initiate a "Plant One for the Pollinators" program...
Philadelphia Science Festival: Creatures of the Night Masquerade Mask WorkshopWednesday, April 11, 2018
5:30 PM to 7:30 PMKingsessing Recreation CenterCreativity takes flight in a series of workshops hosted by the John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge and Spiral Q. Gathering inspiration from wildlife local to the area, participants will build beautiful masks and costumes out of reclaimed and recycled...
Learning to Draw Spring WildflowersThursday, April 12, 2018
10:00 AM to 1:00 PMMt. Cuba CenterDiscover the fascinating details of spring wildflowers in this relaxed, beginner-level class. Develop basic drawing skills through observing and sketching a variety of flowers, leaves, and branches from our unique collections. Explore line, shape, and...
South Jersey Seed Circle Library OpenThursday, April 12, 2018
7:00 PM to 8:00 PMCollingswood Public LibraryJoin the SJ Seed Circle Library as the new growing season begins. The seed library will have limited hours this season so make sure you stop by to get your seeds. Seeds for early season varieties like green leafy vegetables will be available. Also, seeds...
An Up-Close Look at LichensSaturday, April 14, 2018
10:00 AM to 1:00 PMMt. Cuba CenterFrom the Arctic to tropical rain forests, lichens exhibit a wealth of colors and shapes, grow on rocks, bark, and barren soil, and are sensitive indicators of environmental change. James Lendemer, Assistant Curator of Lichenology at NYBG, has studied...
Be The Match Walk+RunSaturday, April 14, 2018
8:30 AM to 12:00 PMThe Navy YardBe The Match Foundation® would like to announce our fifth annual Philadelphia Be The Match Walk+Run. This event is part of a national series of fundraising events that helps Be The Match give patients with blood diseases such as leukemia and sickle cell...
Make & Take Herb Window Box WorkshopWednesday, April 18, 2018
7:00 PM to 8:30 PMCamden County Environmental CenterGet an early start on your herb garden indoors. Rutgers Master Gardeners of Camden County have planned a fun evening of learning herb basics and creating your own take home herb filled window box.
Bare Roots & BulbsFriday, April 20, 2018
6:00 PM to 7:30 PMGreensgrow WestSpring has sprung and now is the time to plant bare root strawberries, raspberries and ornamentals to enjoy this summer and beyond. Our West Philly farm team will show you step-by-step how to ready bare roots for planting and tips for choosing the right...
Philadelphia Science Festival: Naturepalooza: A Family Earth Day CelebrationSaturday, April 21, 2018
10:00 AM to 2:00 PMThe Schuylkill CenterThis year marks the Schuylkill Center's Year of Water. Help celebrate all things water through science and environmental art activities, hikes, and crafts. There will also be dancing, food trucks, and even a fort-building competition.