Science After School @ The Holmesburg Library
May
1
3:30 PM15:30

Science After School @ The Holmesburg Library

Join Glen Foerd at the Holmesburg Library for Science After School, a free event in partnership with the Philadelphia Science Festival.

In this hands-on activity, kids will learn about buoyancy and what causes objects to float or sink. Using foil and clay, participants can craft their own boats and see if they can stay above water. Stop by anytime between 3:30pm and 5:30pm.

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Kids Program: Bug Hunt!
May
5
12:30 PM12:30

Kids Program: Bug Hunt!

Kids will go buggy for this program all about insects and their environments. Philadelphia’s Insectarium leads a bug meet and greet, make your own bug observation box complete with mini-magnifier, explore the grounds on a guided bug hunt and more! A healthy snack is provided. Space is limited. $25 per child. This program is for ages 7 to 10 years.

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Tales in the Grass
Jun
6
10:00 AM10:00

Tales in the Grass

Join us on the first Thursday of every month for this free program especially for preschoolers and their adult caregivers. Explore nature through children’s literature, hands-on activities, science and artmaking in an outdoor setting.

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Riverside Concert Series: The John Bryne Band
Jun
13
7:00 PM19:00

Riverside Concert Series: The John Bryne Band

The John Bryne band is led by Dublin native and Philadelphia-based John Bryne. Their debut album, After the Wake, was released to critical acclaim on both sides of the Atlantic in 2011. With influences ranging from Tom Waits to Planxty, John’s songwriting honors and expands upon the musical and lyrical traditions of his native and adopted homes. He has performed at venues ranging from the World Cafe Live in Philadelphia to the Mercantile in Dublin.

The Riverside Concert Series is a rain or shine event. Admission is pay-what-you-wish with a suggested donation of $5.

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Tales in the Grass
Jul
11
10:00 AM10:00

Tales in the Grass

Join us on the first Thursday of every month for this free program especially for preschoolers and their adult caregivers. Explore nature through children’s literature, hands-on activities, science and artmaking in an outdoor setting. ** Please note date change due to July 4th holiday

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Tales in the Grass
Aug
1
10:00 AM10:00

Tales in the Grass

Join us on the first Thursday of every month for this free program especially for preschoolers and their adult caregivers. Explore nature through children’s literature, hands-on activities, science and artmaking in an outdoor setting.

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Riverside Concert Series: Rendition Jazz Band
Aug
8
7:00 PM19:00

Riverside Concert Series: Rendition Jazz Band

The Rendition Jazz Band is a community of musicians from all walks of life who come together to share their love of music with the public. Rendition performs a variety of songs and tunes from the Big Band, Swing, Jazz and Blues traditions.

The Riverside Concert Series is a rain or shine event. Admission is pay-what-you-wish with a suggested donation of $5.

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Tales in the Grass
Sep
5
10:00 AM10:00

Tales in the Grass

Join us on the first Thursday of every month for this free program especially for preschoolers and their adult caregivers. Explore nature through children’s literature, hands-on activities, science and artmaking in an outdoor setting.

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Tales in the Grass
Oct
3
10:00 AM10:00

Tales in the Grass

Join us on the first Thursday of every month for this free program especially for preschoolers and their adult caregivers. Explore nature through children’s literature, hands-on activities, science and artmaking in an outdoor setting.

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Kids Program: Spiders
Oct
19
10:00 AM10:00

Kids Program: Spiders

Discover the world of spiders in this program for 7 to 10 year olds. Learn about their world with Philadelphia’s Insectarium and see some varieties up close and personal. Then kids can get creative by weaving their own web complete with a spider from their imagination! The day will include a tasty snack with a spider theme. $25 per child. Space is limited.

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Clay Thanksgiving Platter Workshop
Nov
2
10:00 AM10:00

Clay Thanksgiving Platter Workshop

Create a unique clay platter to serve up your homemade goodies on Thanksgiving day! Go on a short, guided nature walk on our property to gather leaves and flora as inspiration before heading indoors to make a handbuilt dish of your own design with an instructor from The Clay Studio.

Use your gathered natural materials to press into the clay to make a one of a kind autumnal design. This class is for all levels, no prior clay experience necessary. Pieces will be fired and returned to Glen Foerd for pick-up prior to Thanksgiving. $45 per student. Sign up with a friend and both pay $40.

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Tales in the Grass
Nov
7
10:00 AM10:00

Tales in the Grass

Join us on the first Thursday of every month for this free program especially for preschoolers and their adult caregivers. Explore nature through children’s literature, hands-on activities, science and artmaking in an outdoor setting.

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Tales in the Grass
Dec
5
10:00 AM10:00

Tales in the Grass

Join us on the first Thursday of every month for this free program especially for preschoolers and their adult caregivers. Explore nature through children’s literature, hands-on activities, science and artmaking in an outdoor setting.

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