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Workers’ World Walking Tour

May 1, 2016

Discover the stories of the immigrant workers who lived along the Brandywine and worked for the DuPont Company in the black powder manufactory. This is the only tour that offers in-depth commentary about the workers and Workers’ Hill. Tour involves walking on uneven ground. 

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Foraging Workshop

May 1, 2016

Join Riverbend and expert Melissa Miles, the Director of the Permanent Future Institute, as you learn about the wild edible and medicinal plants in the mid-Atlantic region. Participants will learn about some of the most common wild foods and medicines of the season as we walk the grounds of Riverbend. Learn how to find, safely ID and ethically harvest the abundance of food and...

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Water & Wellness Adventure

May 1, 2016

Water play and fun games in the sun. After, decorate a water bottle. Schedule

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Meet the Craftsmen

May 1, 2016

Stop by the joyner and blacksmith shops to watch them work and learn about the lives of Pennsbury's 17th-century craftsmen.

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World War II Exhibit

May 1, 2016 - May 15, 2016

This event occurs weekly on Sunday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

View military and civilian paraphernalia including weapons, equipment, uniforms, flags and coinage of both the Allied and Axis powers in the Pacific as well as the European theatres.    

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Family Clay Spring Planter

May 1, 2016

Students will press leaves, flowers and other organic material into slabs of clay and use colored underglazes to accent the impressions. They will then form the slabs into planters that can be used indoors or outdoors. Open to ages 4 & up with caregiver. Includes short break time. Tuition covers adult and child. 

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Historic Open House

May 1, 2016

Tour the 306 year old Burrough-Dover House and attached Nostalgia Museum.  A wonderful example of Federal Architecture on the Pennsauken Creek.

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Family Art Together: Tall & Tiny Treasures

May 1, 2016 - May 1, 2016

This event occurs weekly on Sunday.

Big hands and small will work together to build big and paint petite masterpieces. Experiment with a variety of art materials as you explore scale through art.  Open to ages 2-6 years old with an adult.

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Spring Beauties

May 1, 2016

Explore the woodland areas for spring wildflowers and mushrooms. There are some hidden gems if you know where to look for them. The walk will last at least one hour and is appropriate for ages 7 & up with an adult. Meet in the classroom.

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World of Art Class

May 1, 2016 - Jun 26, 2016

This event occurs weekly on Sunday.

In this class led by creative artist Meta Zhuraw, kids explore historic motifs used in various cultures and their meanings, while creating traditional folk arts and crafts. This class will include ask-making, hand sewing, sculpture, painting and drawing.

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