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Cinco de Mayo Benefit Bike Ride and Walk

May 1, 2016

Bike, run or walk to benefit the Philadelphia Center for Adapted Sports. The Chester County Trail is mostly flat & paved and perfect for beginner runners or bikers. After the route, unwind with themed food and music.

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Bird Walk

May 1, 2016

A great variety of birds are out and about now, including those that are just migrating through the area. Come on a walk in search of migrants including bobolinks and shorebirds. Bring binoculars if you have them and wear shores you don't mind getting muddy. You might want your camera, too. Appropriate for ages 7 & up with an adult.  Meet in parking lot #5 (the first lot...

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CASA Supehero 5K Run and Walk

May 1, 2016

Come dressed as your favorite superhero to support CASA youth advocates. Awards to top overall male/female race finishers, overall age group winners and top 1-3 sponsors. Each registrant receives a T-shirt. Refreshments and water stations provided.

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12th Annual Native Plant Sale

May 1, 2016

The sale will feature a selection of more than 150 species of perennial trees, shrubs, vines and wildflowers native to this region. Volunteers and plant experts will be on hand to answer your gardening questions and help you find the right plant for your yard. 

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Bluebird Box Nest Watchers

May 1, 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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Special Abilities Open Gym

May 1, 2016 - May 4, 2016

This event occurs monthly, on the first Sunday of January, February, March, April, May and June.

This fun open gym gives kids physical, sensory & social stimulation, builds coordination, physical awareness & strength and increases self-esteem, courage and confidence.

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Discovery Den

May 1, 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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Hear We Go 5K

May 1, 2016

Refreshments, entertainment & education fair to follow. Benefits pediatric hearing loss and hearing conservation programs and research. Held on grounds of the Nemours Estate.  Schedule

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Headed to the White House

May 1, 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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Patriots and Pirates

May 1, 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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