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Discovery Den

Apr 29, 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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Generation Fit: Steps to a Healthier Lifestyle

Apr 29, 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

Apr 29, 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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Headed to the White House

Apr 29, 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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Tot Paint N Story

Apr 29, 2016 - Dec 31, 2016

This event occurs weekly on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Enjoy storytime, then make a themed masterpiece with paint.

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

Apr 29, 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

Apr 29, 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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Arbor Day Celebration

Apr 29, 2016

Listen to a “tree” story and receive a free blue spruce seedling to take home and plant.   Come enjoy the farm, the orchards in bloom, and fields being planted and celebrate the wonder of trees!  Schedule

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Philadelphia Kidney Action Day

Apr 29, 2016

Families can take advantage of free health screenings, community resources, live entertainment, healthy-cooking & fitness demos and kids’ activities. 

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Sensory Storytime

Apr 29, 2016

Storytime is meant for ages 3 to 8 with autism spectrum disorders, sensory integration issues or other developmental disabilities, and their typically developing peers. If your child has difficulty sitting through one of the library’s other storytimes, this program of stories, songs and activities might be just what you are looking for.

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