Great Backyard Bird Count

Multiple Kent County locations

Feb 17, 2018

Visit bayshore and inland sites throughout Kent County to find and tally birds for the annual Great Backyard Bird Count. Visit Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge, Little Creek Wildlife Area and other Important Bird Areas. A group will be meeting separately at Ashland Nature Center in Hockessin and at Abbott's Mill Nature Center in Milford, to then travel and tally together. Pack a...

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Rosebud Garden Story Hour

Kimberton Waldorf School Rosebud Garden

Feb 17, 2018

Rosebud Garden represents a special part of the early childhood program at Kimberton Waldorf School for children ages two to four.  Our curriculum is play based and encourages unstructured child initiated play which promotes healthy physical development in a safe environment. We build on a foundation for deep lifelong literacy through storytelling, puppetry, finger plays,...

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Puppet-Making Workshop

Hamilton Family Arts Center

Feb 17, 2018

Learn the basics of the theatrical design process.  Your kid will be guided through the process of "page to stage" as they take an idea and then bring it to life in this crafty class. At the end of the workshop, students will leave with their very own puppet.  The first session for K-2 runs from 10:00 am-12:00 pm. The second session for 3-5 runs from 2:00-5:00 pm.

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Women's History Month Tours: The Women of Woodford

Woodford Mansion

Feb 17, 2018 - Feb 18, 2018

Built more than 250 years ago as a summer retreat along the banks of the Schuylkill River, Woodford Mansion has been home to many prominent Philadelphia families. The women associated with Woodford played many roles and their stories are told through an impressive collection of portraits and antiques. Tour Woodford from March 21st through March 25th during Women's History Month for tours...

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Old Masters Now: Celebrating the Johnson Collection

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Feb 17, 2018 - Feb 19, 2018

In 1917 John G. Johnson, a famous lawyer, left his trove of European art to the city of Philadelphia. One hundred years later, visitors can take a new look at the collection. Encounter treasures by the likes of Botticelli, Bosch, Titian, Rembrandt and Monet. Get a behind-the-scenes look at the collection and experience how understanding and appreciation of these works have evolved over the...

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Maps help us understand the visual picture of the world. But has the entire world been mapped? Satellites capture images of the earth, however scientists are still trying to find a way to convert these images into meaningful information. The best way to recognize ‘features’ from a satellite image is by the human eye. In this workshop, students will learn how satellite images,...

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Music Monkey Jungle Drummers

Major Moment Dance Studio

Feb 17, 2018 - May 4, 2018

This event provides percussion instrument exploration for kids. Participants will play body percussion, gathering drums, hand drums and auxiliary percussion while identifying, writing and reading patterns of quarter notes and eighth notes. They’ll also work together and independently for the development of coordination, balance and listening skills

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3D Jewelry Design with Tinkercad and 3D Manufacturing

Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Feb 17, 2018

Design a bangle and learn to model it using primitive “building blocks” in Autocad’s Tinkercad 3D modeling software. Students will learn the basics of 3D modeling, will learn about the different types of professional 3D modeling software available and will walk away with an understanding of how small jewelry designers use 3D to design and manufacture. Before...

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