Pennypack Environmental Center


8600A Verree Road, Philadelphia, PA 19115

Phone: 215-685-0470 Fax: 215.685.0469 Email: pennycenter@yahoo.com

 

Spring 2002 Calendar of Special Events

 

Mayor's Health and Fitness Hikes in Fairmount Park - Spring 2002 Hikes

 

Join Fairmount Park staff or volunteers as we hike along woodland streams, pass by some of the country’s oldest historic homes, or catch a view of the city skyline from a commanding hillside. 

 

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June 2002

Sun. June 2

1pm-4 pm

Summer Tours at Fox Chase Farm: Children’s Garden Day:  Join us for scarecrow making, planting and other children’s garden activities on our opening summer tour.

Fri. June 7 

7:30pm

Story Telling Campfire:  Stories and marshmallows around a roaring fire.
Sat. June 8

10 am-1 pm

Restoration Volunteers: Come out on the second Saturday of every month to help restore natural areas of Pennypack Park.  Projects include invasive species removal, trail repair and stream clean up . Call Jackie Olson (215) 685-0470.

Sat. June 8 

8am-1pm

Nesting Bird Census:  Join the PEC staff in their ornithological survey of the nesting birds of the Pennypack Valley. Birders needed.

Sun. June 9 

1-4 pm 

Summer Tours at Fox Chase Farm-Penn State Co-op: Join us for a program on container gardening with the folks from Penn State Extension Services.

Sat. June 15

10am-1pm

Hiking the Krewstown Loop: Meet at Pennypack Environmental Center for a three mile hike exploring forest, field and wetlands habitat. Highlights of the hike will be observing butterflies and identifying wildflowers in our best meadow. Bring a bag lunch.

Sun. June 16

1 pm  

Farm Tour and woodworking at Fox Chase Farm: Come out for a taste of farm life and old-fashioned wood carving.  Local wood-worker Roland Williams will be on hand to answer questions and demonstrate woodworking with traditional tools. 

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