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Riverbend has joined with the Philadelphia Science Festival to provide a night of star gazing and fun. Join astronomers for a look at the night sky, while also enjoying night hikes and a campfire with Riverbend staff. This wonderful night out is perfect for the whole family. *** Rain Date: Friday, May 1st
An afternoon full of fun and easy things we can all do to be more sustainable and environmentally friendly. This family friendly event will have activities and presentations that will entertain and educate children and adults. Participants will leave with lots of great ideas that they can easily adapt to their everyday lives.
Local partners are bringing their enthusiasm and expertise to this great event, including:
· Aquaponics Greenhouse Tours with Riverbend
o See Riverbend’s new greenhouse and learn about how fish are helping plants to grow.
· Composting Workshops with Lower Merion Environmental Advisory Council
o 2:00 and 3:00
o Learn how to compost in your own backyard! A limited number of compost bins will be for sale for $40.
· Climate Change Activities with The Franklin Institute
o Hands-on activities that explore the Storm Water Issues and the Greenhouse Effect
o Live Show on Climate Change: 1:30, 2:30 and 3:30
· Rain Barrel Workshops with Lower Merion Conservancy
o Learn about the many benefits of using rain barrels at your home
o 2:00 and 3:00
· Native Plants in Your Yard
o Learn how planting native plants can not only be beautiful, but also beneficial to local wildlife, especially pollinators.
· Children’s Clothing Collection with Cradles to Crayons
o Donations of new and gently used children’s clothing, sneakers, books and new school supplies will be accepted.
· Other Fun Family Friendly Activities:
o Greening Your Lunch Box
o Planting for Butterflies
o Natures Composters: Exploring for Decomposers
o Find places to Bike and Hike in Lower Merion
We are looking for some wonderful, bright, dedicated individuals to join our team at various levels. Please check out our job page to see if this is a fit for you.
The Farm to Table Dinner Event is sold out. If you would like to be on the waitlist, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.