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Jul
4
Tue
Caregiver Support Group
Jul 4 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

The Alzheimer’s Association’s Caregiver Support Groups are designed to provide emotional, educational and social support for caregivers through regularly scheduled meetings. They help participants develop methods and skills to solve problems. The groups encourage caregivers to maintain their own personal, physical and emotional health, as well as optimally care for the person with dementia.

 

Group Meets on the First Tuesday every Month

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Jul
9
Sun
Animal Habitat Walk
Jul 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Join a park ranger on a nature walk in the early evening.  Learn about the animals that live in the park.  Look for the habitat of particular animals, including birds and mammals.  Bring binoculars if you have them.  Wear your walking shoes.  The walk should be about two miles.  Meet at the park office.  Pre-registration is required.  Ages: adults and children 5 and up. 

Jul
15
Sat
Grandparents’ Day Hike
Jul 15 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Kids and their grandparents (or parents) can team up for a short hike through the woods finding the special check points and completing activities. Enjoy the day outdoors with your family getting active. $5 per person 

Jul
18
Tue
Audubon Bird Town Bird Walk at Lorimer Park
Jul 18 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

Meet at the Welsh Road/Pennypack Trail parking area (Welsh & Terwood R0ad) for this morning bird walk.  Explore the Bethayres Swamp via the Pennypack Trail, an Audubon official IBA (Important Bird Area) and look for migrant as well as resident species.  The spring migration of the wood warblers is at a peak now!  Walk leaders are from the Wyncote Audubon Society.  Binoculars are recommended.  Ages: adults and children 12 and up.  Pre-registration is preferred, but not required. 

Audubon Bird Town Bird Walk at Lorimer Park
Jul 18 @ 8:00 am – 10:30 am

Meet at the Welsh Road/Pennypack Trail parking area for this regular third-Tuesday-of-the-month morning bird walk led by members of the Wyncote Audubon Society.  Explore the Bethayres Swamp from the Pennypack Trail, an official Audubon IBA (Important Bird Area).  All are welcome, both new birders and those with experience.  Bring binoculars if you have them.  Ages: adults and children 12 and up. 

Audubon Bird Town Bird Walk on the Pennypack Trail
Jul 18 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

 

 

Meet at the Welsh Road/Terwood Road parking area for the Pennypack Trail.  This is one of the regular third-Tuesday-of-the-month morning bird walks that are led by members of the Wyncote Audubon Society.  Explore the Pennypack Trail in the area of the Bethayres Swamp, an official Audubon IBA (Important Bird Area).  Look for resident winter birds and early spring migrants.  All are welcome, both new birders and those with experience.  Bring binoculars if you have them.  Pre-registration is preferred, but not required.  Ages: adults and children 12 and up. 

Jul
23
Sun
An Old Fashioned Ice Cream Sundae Social
Jul 23 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Live Music, Sing-a-Long, Vintage Lawn Games for the Whole Family, Relax with Family and Friends, Bring Your Own Blankets or chairs and Beverages! Beat the heat and enjoy a bowl of ice cream and your choice of free toppings for only $5. All are invited to join in the fun! 

Honey Bees
Jul 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Meet the Farm Park’s bee keeper.  Learn some bee biology and how you can help the honey bee at home.  See an observation hive and the equipment used for bee keeping.  Taste honey and purchase some if you like.  Meet in the Salt Wing of the dairy barn, next to the park office.  Pre-registration is required.  Ages: adults and children 6 and up. 

Jul
26
Wed
River Rock Art
Jul 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Rocks that have been in the water are often smooth and rounded.  Paint some stones from our collection, or bring your own.  Participants in the past have turned their stones into insects, fish, frogs, flowers, nature scenes, and other neat things.  Examples and art supplies will be provided.  Meet in the Salt Wing of the dairy barn, next to the park office.  Pre-registration is required.  Ages: adults and children 6 and up. 

Jul
30
Sun
Freshwater Investigation
Jul 30 @ 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm

Explore Kepner Creek with the park naturalist.  Search for aquatic insects, crayfish, salamanders, frogs, turtles, and fish.  Bring a net if you have one.  Wear sturdy water shoes or old sneakers.  All creatures will be released unharmed.  Prepare to get wet!  Meet in parking lot #3 near the kiosk.  Pre-registration is required.  Ages: adults and children 6 and up.