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Generation Fit: Steps to a Healthier Lifestyle

May 24, 2016 - Aug 14, 2016

This event occurs daily, every weekday.

Geared toward making an impact on childhood obesity; this exhibit addresses nutrition, exercise & provides an interactive tool kit for disease prevention & healthy behavior.  Hands-on components, animation & exercise challenges help visitors appreciate that small, incremental changes can lead to a healthier lifestyle. Generation Fit supports the First Lady's...

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Bluebird Box Nest Watchers

May 24, 2016 - May 29, 2016

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

There are close to 100 Eastern bluebird nesting boxes throughout the preserve. Individuals and teams are needed to check on the creatures; you’ll be assigned a set of boxes to check weekly. This involves monitoring building, egg laying and young birds fledging. Each person or team must commit to at least one month — four visits — to the boxes.

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Discovery Den

May 24, 2016 - Dec 31, 2016

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

A new play area for exploring natural history, especially for visitors ages 0-8 years and their caregivers. Investigate fossils, go camping, create a puppet show about New Jersey wildlife or read a book. 

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Music for Aardvarks Spring Session

May 24, 2016 - Jun 7, 2016

This event occurs weekly on Tuesday.

Music for Aardvarks and Other Mammals, the national music program for babies, toddlers and preschoolers, is now available in Philadelphia. Songs are featured on Nick Jr TV.

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Disability-friendly Play Group

May 24, 2016 - Jun 1, 2016

This event occurs weekly on Tuesday.

Kids ages birth to 5 play and build social skills in a disability-friendly environment.

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Read and Pick: Farm Animals

May 24, 2016

Meet the farm animals that live at Terhune Orchards. Read books about farm animals followed by an educational component. Then everyone will participate in a farm craft activity using wool from Terhune Orchards sheep!

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Headed to the White House

May 24, 2016 - Nov 8, 2016

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

This one-of-a-kind exhibit engages students, teachers and families with the election season.  Using the U.S. Constitution as its launch pad, this hands-on exhibit takes visitors from the campaign trail to Inauguration Day all in one visit.

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Pairings: Photographs from the Collections of the Historical Society of Montgomery County

May 24, 2016 - Aug 30, 2016

This event occurs daily, every weekday.

View a collection of 25 pairings of photos that cover a range of events, people and places from around the county.  To highlight this collection and illustrate its breadth, curator Susan Pavlik and archivist Nancy Sullivan have pulled together pairs of photos from the collection that work in tandem to tell stories about the county. Schedule

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Patriots and Pirates

May 24, 2016 - Dec 31, 2018

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Discover Philadelphia's connection to the founding of the U.S. Navy. The new, permanent exhibit features curated objects never, or rarely, seen by the public, highlighting the little-told story of America’s conflict with pirates. Climb aboard Schooner Diligence and test a variety of interactives that demonstrate how to build or sail a ship at sea.

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Chasing Creepy Crawlies

May 24, 2016

Get ready! This program will shrink down to the size of an ant. Let's see what other creepy crawlies we will find.

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