families

Nature Crafts

by on January 20, 2018

Nature Crafts Saturday, January 20 1:00pm – 2:30pm Fun for the whole family. Combine nature with art and watch the magic begin. Each participant can create a work of art to take home with them. Fee per adventurer: $2 member; $3 non-member.  

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Natural Dyes 101

by on November 4, 2017

Embrace the colors of fall by making natural dyes out of plant materials found in our forests. In this hands-on class we will search the forest for suitable dye materials and use traditional techniques to create our own natural dyes.  An item to dye will be provided and will become…

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Tigers Run the Woods Mile Fun Run

by on October 28, 2017

Tigers Run the Woods Mile Sponsored by Friends of Silver Lake Nature Center and the Bristol Township School District Foundation for Educational Excellence ON Saturday, October 28th at 10:00AM Who: Runners of all ages and abilities, gather your friends and family to dress up in costume and do a fun…

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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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