Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Center

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Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Center
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640 Waterworks Dr. Philadelphia, PA 19130
215-685-0723
  • Calendar
    Upcoming events
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      Water in Our World
    • Wednesday, September 17, 2014
    • Fairmount Water Works features a series of water-themed exhibits designed to educate viewers about how people and the environment interact. Some of the highlights include a working model of the Water Works, an animated fiber optic display about the water cycle, a live video display focusing on migrating fish and more.
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      Mommies & Minnows, Fathers & Fry
    • Wednesday, September 17, 2014
    • Parents and preschoolers ages 3-5 can learn all about water through interactive story telling, movement activities, arts and crafts, and hands-on experiments.
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      Pop Up Yoga
    • Friday, September 19, 2014
    • Proceeds of this yoga session will benefit "Haiti's Heroes," a project aimed to building a school and community center in northern Haiti.
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      Science Saturdays
    • Saturday, September 20, 2014
    • Children become scientists as they experiment with activities that engage and educate. Activities rotate regularly, but may include building a rain gauge, discovering microscopic 'river critters' or decorating flower pots.
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      FLOW
    • Sunday, September 21, 2014
    • FLOW is an outdoor showcase of interactive, family-friendly exhibits and activities offering a glimpse into the future of this historic site.
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      Sunday Cinema
    • Sunday, September 21, 2014
    • This series features movies and documentaries with an environmental theme. A different movie will be shown each month.
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      Schuylkill Soundings
    • Thursday, September 25, 2014
    • Join FWW supporter, partner and educator Ed Grusheski for "Life, Death & Rebirth," an intimate talk surrounding the story of the Schuylkill River.
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      Science Saturdays: Leave it to Pigment
    • Saturday, October 4, 2014
    • Do you wonder why leaves are green in the spring and summer, but change to red, yellow and orange in the fall? Investigate the different colored pigments in leaves, identify different leaves, and perform an experiment to show how one color is really made up of many different colors.
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      Science Saturdays: Minerals Rock!
    • Saturday, November 1, 2014
    • There are some very old and special rocks that are found in Fairmount Park. Come and learn about the minerals that make up these rocks and how they formed hundreds of millions of years ago.