Public Programs

Milk house peaking over soybean field

All programs are limited space and require registration. 

Program details, questions, and registration contact Rebecca Blacketter, environmental educator, at

Thursday July 1, Friday July 16, Thursday July 29
Summer Strolls Series
Join us to explore different sections of the park. Each walk will be hiking in new spots and searching for nature. Sign up for one or all.
All ages; Free

Tuesday, July 13
Morning Bird Walk
Get outdoors and join park staff for our regular Tuesday bird walk. Bring binoculars. Wear sturdy shoes for hiking.
All ages; Free

Thursday, July 22View of the creek at Norristown Farm Park
Creek Discovery
Ever wonder what lives in the local creeks? Come explore the Stony creek and discover all the critters that call it home. Observe a variety of aquatic creatures including water bugs and maybe even a frog or salamander. All animals will be released unharmed. Be prepared to get wet and wear closed toed shoes! We will provide all supplies needed to catch the critters.
All Ages; Free.

Saturday, July 24
Build a Bug Hotel
Join Rebecca, our educator, to learn all about bugs. Create a bug hotel to take home and place in your yard! We will take a hike to search for bugs and collect some supplies to make a Bug Hotel. Wood boxes to make the hotels will be supplied.
Ages 6 – Adult; $10 per hotel box to cover cost of wood box.

Saturday, July 24th 
12:00pm to 3:00pm
Alcohol Ink Art
Join artist Lori Crook, from the Greater Norristown Art League, for a creative session learning about and experimenting with alcohol inks! This is an exciting, vibrant and fluid medium that allows anyone to be an artist. Your instructor will provide an overview of how to use alcohol inks, some demonstrations, lots of hands on help if needed and will have much of her work on display for inspiration and purchase. Each participant will be able to work on yupo paper and will be given a small pot to “ink”.
Adult Only; $35 per person to cover instructor and supply cost

Saturday, July 31  
Family Campfire
Bring your family for an educational campfire. Learn about nocturnal animals and play some games. Also hear some great campfire stories from our educator. Bring your own supplies to make smores and we will supply the fire! Lawn chairs are recommended.
All ages; Free

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