What’s Happening: Events

What’s Happening: Events

November 20, 2018 | 10:00am - December 31, 2019 | 11:00am

TRAIL TUESDAYS (Reoccurring every Tuesday)

Join us for TRAIL TUESDAYS

WEEKLY WALKS IN THE PARK!
WALK ▪ TALK ▪ GET HEALTHY ▪ BE HAPPY
ALL FITNESS LEVELS. DOGS AND STROLLERS WELCOME.

Tuesdays 10-11 a.m.
Meet at Alliance Table in the parking lot of the Visitor Center

December 13, 2018 | 7:15am - December 27, 2018 | 8:30am

Thursday Morning Treks: Wissahickon Environmental Center (Tree House) (Reoccuring on Thursdays)

Thursday Morning Treks

7:15-8:30 a.m.

Meet at Tree House

Each week we will focus our hike on a different theme as we explore the trails of the Andorra Natural Area, but all are welcome every week. 

Hikes will be 1-2.5 miles at a moderate pace. Some trails will be rocky with hills. Bring water, and don't forget to tick check after the hike. We will hike in all weather conditions, so please dress accordingly. 

Drop-ins are welcome, but registration is suggested so we are able to contact you with changes if needed. 

All Ages. All Paces. All Weather. All Trails. 

FREE

December 13, 2018 | 9:00am - 12:00pm

TRAIL WORK THURSDAYS

Dec 13, 2018

Meet at Mt. Airy Avenue Trailhead

Join FOW on Thursday for a morning of trail maintenance in the park! Work will consist of regular trail maintenance projects including repairing drains and grade reversals, repairing stone work, narrowing widened trails, and emergency trail repairs. Be sure to wear sturdy shoes, long pants, and bring a water bottle. For more information contact Shawn Green at green@fow.org

December 18, 2018 | 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Yards DIY Workshops: Mosaic Making

It’s never too late to learn a new skill. The third Tuesday from December to February focuses on a different topic, including a take-home project and beer generously provided by Yards Brewery. Sign up for one program or all three. Registration required and will close one week prior to each program. Cost varies by program.

Mosaic Making for Beginners

We’ll cover the basics of glass cutting and grouting. Each participant will make a 6×6″ trivet from pre-cut glass and take home detailed instructions and materials for grouting the piece. Please wear closed-toed shoes and bring protective eyewear.

December 25, 2018 | 12:00pm - 3:00pm

Cross the Delaware River with Us

Witness the courageous Crossing that saved the Revolution

Each December, thousands of people gather on the banks of the Delaware River to watch the reenactment of George Washington’s daring 1776 Christmas night river crossing. During the event, several hundred reenactors in Continental military dress listen to an inspiring speech by General Washington and then row across the river in replica Durham boats.

CHRISTMAS DAY CROSSING: DECEMBER 25, 2018

January 26, 2019 | 9:30am - 10:30am

Wellness Saturdays: Forest Bathing

Come experience the forest in a whole new way. Shinrin Yoku, “forest bathing,” combines natural beauty with guided activities designed to open our senses. Our wellness workshops occur on the last Saturday of every month and are free to the public. All programs are held outside on our beautiful trails; please dress for the weather. Free. No registration required.

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