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  1. Raving about Reptiles

    June 16, 2021, 11:00 AM @ Upper Schuylkill Valley Park

    Join us as we share fun and interesting facts about snakes and turtles during a live animal presentation with the resident reptiles at the park. This program is for all ages. Pre-registration is required. Event may be cancelled without notice due to concern for public safety. Registration is limited. Event will be cancelled in the case of bad weather. Masks and following social distancing guidelines are required. Pre-registration is required at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/raving-about-reptiles-tickets-136472277255

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  2. Homeschool-Life in the Universe- Are We Alone?

    June 16, 2021, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Norristown Farm Park

    Join guest presenters from Delaware Valley Amateur Astronomers. Discover what Astrobiology is and explore the possibility of life on other planets. Limited space, pre-registration required. Two time slots available 12pm or 2pm Children ages 7-16 with adult; Free

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  3. Nature Explorers: Water Discovery

    June 17, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Norristown Farm Park

    Come search the stream for fun things. Use nets to try and catch some critters like bugs and fish. Listen to a story and create a craft to take home. Be prepared to get wet and wear closed toed shoes! Limited space, pre-registration required.

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  4. Stream Survey

    June 19, 2021, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Norristown Farm Park

    Ever wonder what lives in the locals creeks? Come explore the Kepner creek and discover all the critters that call it home. Observe many critters includes 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. Limited space available, Registration required. Ages 6 – Adult; Free.

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  5. Shadows of the past- FULL

    June 19, 2021, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Norristown Farm Park

    This Program is FULL. This history of the Farm Park is closely intertwined with the history of Norristown State Hospital. We’ll tract the history of the existing buildings which were used by the state hospital either as housing or part if their farming operation. Limited space available, Registration required. *This will be in an indoor space, socially distance to use a PowerPoint presentation.* Email Rebecca- rblacketter@montcopa.org to register and receive meeting location. Adult only; Free.

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  6. Homeschool Discovery Journal Series #3

    June 22, 2021, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Peter Wentz Farmstead

    Come explore the Peter Wentz Farmstead property! Create a Discovery Journal over a three-class period. You will experience multiple nature walks and historical crafts. You must register for all three classes to attend (April 20th, May 18th, June 22nd). Time slots are at 12pm and 2pm. Ages 7-12, with parents. Fee: $5 to cover materials (one-time cost upfront) to cover all 3 programs. Registration required at: peterwentzfarmstead@montcopa.org.

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  7. Homeschool Discovery Journal Series #3

    June 22, 2021, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Peter Wentz Farmstead

    Come explore the Peter Wentz Farmstead property! Create a Discovery Journal over a three-class period. You will experience multiple nature walks and historical crafts. You must register for all three classes to attend (April 20th, May 18th, June 22nd). Time slots are at 12pm and 2pm. Ages 7-12, with parent. Fee: $5 to cover materials (one-time cost upfront) to cover all 3 programs. Registration required at: peterwentzfarmstead@montcopa.org.

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  8. Exploration Hike

    June 25, 2021, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Norristown Farm Park

    Come explore and learn about nature within the park. Hike through the trails, searching for signs of animals. Also learn facts about plants and insects. All Ages; Free

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  9. Fields to Forest

    June 26, 2021, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Peter Wentz Farmstead

    Have you ever thought what would happen to a field that is no longer farmed? Come hike Peter Wentz Farmstead’s forest trail. This used to be part of a farming field but with some management and normal forest succession it is now a forest. Learn details about the management and why this is important. Dress for the weather and wear sturdy walking shoes. Limited space available, Registration required. All Ages; Free

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  10. Porch Performance - Alice Paul

    June 26, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Pennypacker Mills

    Alice Paul was the author of the equal rights amendment and the driving force behind women obtaining the right to vote in 1920! Actress Alisa Dupuy, who will portray Alice Paul, began her business as a labor of love that grew out of a desire to study history, wear the fashions of different eras and bring history to life in a lively and fun way. Bring along a chair or blanket to sit on as we present a talented performer at the Mills!

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