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Time in a Garden Exhibit Opening

Morris Arboretum

May 5, 2018

Time is the essence of gardening and the natural world.  Whether counting tree rings, or planting seeds, the passage of time marks the life of the garden. Artists have been invited to create pieces for both indoor and outdoor exhibits that express their interpretation of this theme. 11am-3pm, Garden Activity Stations:  Discover some of the ways time impacts us and the natural...

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Nature Play

Morris Arboretum

May 5, 2018

Turn over stumps to see what’s wriggling. Discover the textures of spring. Dance on tree trunks. Nature play is unstructured fun using what’s available outdoors. This session will take place before the entrance to the Oak Allée.

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Make an Animated Bracelet with Micro:bit

Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

May 5, 2018

Learn the first steps to coding and creating using the Micro:bit! Students will use the Micro:bit, a new pocket-sized computer, and it’s easy to use drag-and-drop interface to learn coding basics. Students will walk through the various features of the micro:bit and learn how the code they create can activate animation, temperature sensing, radio buttons and motion sensors. They will...

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Has your child wondered where your drinking water comes from? How about what might be in water? Using a water quality dataset and an online map-making tool, ArcGIS, students will investigate where a fictitious source of groundwater pollution (based on real world data) may be originating. Students will learn about water quality issues, how to measure water quality, and how geospatial...

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Science Saturday: Amazing Air

American Helicopter Museum

May 5, 2018

Color images, video and activities are used to teach what a helicopter is, the basic parts of a helicopter and what it can do. Using shapes and colors, kids identify aircraft, either in the museum gallery or through large photo posters, in a hunt for various helicopter attributes.  

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Down the Rabbit Hole: A Musical Narrative

Woodmere Art Museum

May 5, 2018

Music and storytelling come together in a performance of Lewis Carroll's Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Produced by LifeLine Music Coalition, Alice’s experiences with the Mad Hatter, the King and Queen of Hearts, and more will be brought to life with vocals, piano, bass, drums, flute and harp. Performers: Suzanne Burgess,...

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Plant, Tomato and Herb Sale

Fernbrook Farms Environmental Education Center

May 5, 2018 - May 6, 2018

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

The sale will also include more than 65 varieties of heirloom tomato plants and a variety of fresh herbs, all of which were started at this farm. Guests can also visit the animals (including baby lambs, chicks and goat kids) or hike along the trails. Proceeds go toward the center’s programs, scholarships and animal care.

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Bird Seed Sale

Plainsboro Preserve

May 5, 2018 - May 6, 2018

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

Support the preserve by purchasing high-quality, locally grown black oil sunflower seed, other birdseed mixes and suet.  Staff members can help you make your selections to encourage birds to visit your feeders.

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