Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest

Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest

Feb 22, 2018 - Mar 4, 2018

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

This seasonal winter park includes a beautifully lit landscape featuring a holiday tree, outdoor seating area with fire pits, warming cabins, the Franklin Fountain Confectionary Cabin, the Kids Lodge with arcade games, and a chalet-inspired Lodge with food and beverages from local restaurants. Return for public ice-skating lessons and theme nights Activities throughout the opening...

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This celebration includes traditional Chinese art activities, artist demonstrations, a lion and folk dance, a Chinese yo-yo performance by the Chinese American Community Center Folk and Lion Dance Troupes and Yo-Yo Club, and a special performance by Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company entitled Red Firecrackers: The Legend of the First Chinese New Year. Artwork created by children from the Chinese...

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Sugar Maple Trees

Norristown Farm Park

Feb 25, 2018

Take a close look at maple trees, especially sugar maple. How did the American Indians and early settlers get their maple sugar?  Learn how maple syrup can be made from the sap of this special tree Taste maple sugar and maple syrup, and compare with commercial varieties.  Hear an American Indian legend about the discovery of maple sap. Maple candy will be available for...

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Healthy Cooking Class

Fumo Family Library

Mar 3, 2018

Prepare a meal that showcases the fruits and vegetables of the season. Learn how to transform the ordinary vegetables that are readily available this time of year into a winter celebration dinner for you and your loved ones. The menu includes a mixed greens and citrus salad, and a hearty winter vegetable stew – all prepared with heart-healthy ingredients that won’t break your...

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Bank to Bend

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

Mar 10, 2018

Celebrate the early bulb display of the March Bank with a lecture, garden tour, and special sale of rare and unusual plants. This year's featured speaker is Peter Zale, curator and plant breeder at Longwood Gardens. Dr. Zale will share his personal and professional interest in snowdrops and other choice early bulbs, while highlighting Longwood's expanding use of these...

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Sap to Syrup

Bellevue State Park

Mar 10, 2018

Learn about when sap flows, what trees are used for making maple syrup, and the process of making syrup. Tap a tree and enjoy a syrup tasting with pancakes.  Register by 4pm on March 8.  

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Celtic Harp Music

Norristown Farm Park

Mar 11, 2018

Musician Renee Arner will play some special music on the Celtic harp in honor of St. Patty's Day, which is coming soon.  Learn about the history of the Celtic harp and what makes a tune Celtic.  For some of the songs children will be invited to dance.  At the end of the concert they are given a chance to try the harp.  Ages: 5 and up with an adult. Meet in the Salt Wing.

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