Events Calendar

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Creating Stronger Connections: A Communication Best Practices Workshop

Join POWR and your watershed colleagues for the first training of 2024! Creating Stronger Connections: A Communication Best Practices Workshop will be an interactive session on the art of crafting purposeful communication objectives and building lasting stakeholder relationships. Explore best practices for media relations, event communication, and execution. Learn how to tailor environmental messages to...

Event Series Little Learner Series

Little Learner Series

Kings Gap Environmental Education Center 500 Kings Gap Road, Carlisle, PA, United States

The Little Learners program includes hands-on outdoor engagement with the natural world in a safe learning environment. Each lesson will include storytime, an activity, and something to take home. This...

Meet Pennsylvania’s Old Growth Forests (Webinar)

Did you know that only a few remnant old-growth forests exist in the U.S.? Why do they matter? Where can you find them in Pennsylvania? To answer these questions and more, we'll be joined by Brian Kane from the Old Growth Forest Network. He will guide you through the environmental impacts of old growth forests, how they can...

Project FeederWatch: Birds & Beverages

Kings Gap Environmental Education Center 500 Kings Gap Road, Carlisle, PA, United States

Join us for Project FeederWatch at Kings Gap!  This community science project collects data on birds visiting feeders in the winter. Enjoy hot tea, cocoa, or coffee while we spend some time in the Education Building watching our birdfeeders and collecting count data.  No registration required for this free program.  Experienced birders and beginners welcome! In...

Wee Wonders Nature Series for Preschoolers-Winter 2024

Pine Hill Recreation Area 12684 Mentzer Gap Rd., Waynesboro, Pennsylvania, United States

The Institute is offering five new Wee Wonders sessions this winter, with each one a full 90 minutes of educational fun! Taught by Institute educators, age-appropriate program activities include exploring the outdoors, hikes, theme-related story books, rhymes, finger plays, nature games, crafts, songs, and puppets. Themes or topics include pine cones, winter sounds, deer and...

Winter EXPLORE! Mad About Mammals

Pine Hill Recreation Area 12684 Mentzer Gap Rd., Waynesboro, Pennsylvania, United States

The second EXPLORE! in the February series. What is a mammal? How do mammals survive through the cold winter? Students will learn about migration by playing a fun tag-like game, plus look at and feel various animal pelts. They will also experience what it is like to be a hibernating groundhog! Instructor: Mary Claire King...

$7

Allison-Antrim Museum Speaker Meeting: Black History Month

The Allison-Antrim Museum in Greencastle will hold its monthly speaker meeting on Thursday, February 8, 2024, in the German Bank Barn beginning at 7 p.m.  The facility is wheelchair accessible. This month's speaker is Dr. Emilie Amt for Black History Month in February. What was the Civil War like for the thousands of African Americans,...

Mind & Body Hiking Series

The Mind & Body Hiking Series is an opportunity for you to build your mental and physical health. The hikes will start easier and flatter, gradually adding mileage and hills. During the hike, you will also be relaxing your mind with silent walks, sensory activities, poetry, and reflection. PROGRAM SCHEDULE Join us for one hike...

Sweetheart’s Archery

Keck's Archery 1801 Pine Road, Newville, Pennsylvania, United States

Share a new experience with a loved one!Grab your mom, dad sister, significant other, neighbor, or other loved one and join us for Sweetheart's Archery! This indoor program is appropriate for beginner and intermediate archers at least 13 years or older. All training and equipment provided. To prevent frozen fingers, this program will take place at...

$10

Will you be my Owl-entine: a Morning Learning about Native Owls

Girl Scouts from Troop 11466 are presenting another program as part of their Silver Award work. The session will consist of an information portion, crafts made by the attendees, and reading a short book. The program is geared toward children in grades K-5. There are a limited seats for the children so advance registration is necessary...

StoryWalk Sunday February 2024

Pine Hill Recreation Area 12684 Mentzer Gap Rd., Waynesboro, Pennsylvania, United States

The story posted on the StoryWalk® trail at Pine Hill Park changes regularly, and a special story event accompanies each one on the second Sunday of select months. Kids will join a guided walk along the story trail as they read the book, then make a special craft project to take home. To warm up...

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