families

Delhaas Dash 5K & Tigers Run the Woods Mile

by on October 28, 2017

 Friends of Silver Lake Nature Center Delhaas Dash 5K & Tigers Run The Woods Mile Saturday October 28th at 9:00AM  Who: Runners of all ages and abilities, gather your friends, families and co-workers and run through Delhaas Woods. Walkers are welcome! What: The Delhaas Dash 5K trail run. If you…

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Dog Fest Philly 2017

by on October 14, 2017

Join the fun at this accessible, family- and dog-friendly walk and festival benefiting Canine Companions for Independence and the mission of providing highly trained assistance dogs to people with disabilities free of charge! Register for free! Vendors Santa Photos Games for Kids and Pups Doggie/Pet Costume Contest Trick or Treating…

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Family Fishing Day – FREE

by on September 17, 2017

Join us for a FREE Family Fishing Day! Activities will include learning about fish identification, fishing equipment, and fishing techniques. This event is sponsored by the Delaware River Fishermen's Association. This is a FREE event, but pre-registration is required. Register by calling 215-785-1177 or online by scrolling down for registration…

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Amazing World of Insects!

by on September 9, 2017

Amazing World of Insects! Saturday, September 9 1 pm – 2:30 pm On this adventure for all ages, we will explore the many habitats of Silver Lake in search of various species of insects that live among the forests, fields, and swamps. Discover the hidden world of these amazing creatures…

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Nature Journal Crafting

by on July 29, 2017

Join SLNC Office Manager AND Journal Crafting Extraordinaire, Danielle Morrisey, for this awesome program! Create your own simple hand-bound journal out of recycled materials. Families and Individuals of all ages welcome. $10/person or $8/person for Friends of Silver Lake Members. Please pre-register to ensure materials are available for all participants.                                            …

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Beekeeping 101

by on June 17, 2017

Join Lee Roach (and her bees) to learn more about the wonderful world of beekeeping! Participants will also get a chance to meet some bees up close, as well as their yummy handiwork, the honey! Families & individuals of all ages are welcome. This class will take place in the Visitors' Building.…

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Summer Camp Open House

by on May 21, 2017

2017 Summer Camp Open House FREE event! Silver Lake Nature Center's Auditorium 1pm to 4pm Come get a tour of the nature preserve where our unique camps happen as well as a taste of some of the fun activities your child(ren) will experience! Attendees will receive a special 10% off…

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Natural Egg Dying Class

by on April 1, 2017

Natural Egg Dying Class: Basic 101 Join our guest presenter, PA Master Naturalist, Patti Burd, for this basic/ beginners, hands-on class using Natural dyes to color eggs. We will use common vegetables, berries, and spices to create beautiful eggs. Participants will be able to take home some of the dyes created during…

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NEW!! Family-fun Series!! “Fall Foliage Foray!”

by on October 22, 2016

The fall leaves are at their peak of color. Families & individuals are invited to join the naturalist on this hike through the forests of Silver Lake Nature Preserve to learn why these amazing colors appear this time of year and what trees produce them. Fee per adventurer: $8 member;…

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NEW!! Family-fun Series!! ~ “Birding 101”

by on October 8, 2016

Did you ever wonder what bird that is in your backyard? This course in bird watching is designed for the beginner. Everything from binoculars to birdfeeders to identification will be covered in this course before moving on to bird identification in the wilds of the preserve. Families AND individuals always…

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