What’s Happening: Events

What’s Happening: Events

April 28, 2018 | 8:00am - 10:00am

Birding 101 Series hosted by Mercer County Park Commission

In this 4-part series, we'll help you develop the basic skills and knowledge essential for becoming a great bird watcher - no field guide necessary. Most time will be spent outdoors; dress accordingly, bring binoculars or borrow ours. Appropriate for teens and adults. For any additional questions or concerns contact the Nature Programs at (609) 888-3218.

April 28, 2018 | 10:00am - 2:00pm

9th Sustainable Cherry Hill Earth Festival + Family Bike Ride

Reduce Plastic – Fantastic!’ at the April 28th Earth Festival
Celebrate – learn – grow – as 5000 visitors and participants work to honor our theme ‘Reduce Plastic – Fantastic!’ at the 9th Sustainable Cherry Hill Earth Festival. South Jersey’s largest eco-event marking Earth Day takes place Saturday, April 28 at historic Croft Farm in Cherry Hill. Be part of at this all-weather event taking place 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. 
April 29, 2018 | 12:00pm

Wissahickon Day Parade

The 2018 annual Wissahickon Day Parade (WDP) will be held on Sunday, April 29 in Fairmount Park. The parade is the oldest annual equine parade in the US and is sponsored by the Wissahickon Valley Riding and Driving Association (WVRDA).
May 5, 2018 | 10:00am - 2:00pm

Earth Day in May with Heritage Conservancy

Join Heritage Conservancy for a FREE day of family fun at Croydon Woods Nature Preserve. Get a guided tour of the preserve, meet with local environmental organizations, and find out what you can do to make a difference in your community. This community environmental fair will have activities for guests of all ages to enjoy along the trail. Light refreshments provided. Don’t miss out! Contact Shannon Fredebaugh at 215-345-7020 ext. 104 with any questions.

May 7, 2018 | 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Exploring by Bike in New Jersey and Beyond

Join cyclist and blogger (and East Coast Greenway NJ Committee Member), Silvia Ascarelli at the Princeton REI, to learn from her tips on where to bike, how to find your route, and what to pack. Silvia blogs about her travels by bike, including on the East Coast Greenway segments of the Circuit Trails on her blog, Exploring by Bicycle. The Princeton REI is located very close to the D&R Canal State Park Trail of the Circuit.
May 19, 2018 | 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Explore the Circuit: Chester Valley and Valley Forge

For this route, our friends at REI join us to explore a beautiful stretch of the expanding Chester Valley Trail. We'll then make our way into Valley Forge park & take time to visit with history. This route will cover roughly 12 miles, out-and-back.

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