Please note: TTF outdoor events are canceled in the case of heavy rain. Please check the TTF Events calendar for updated information.
Birding in Tacony Creek Park: Get Ready for the Annual Christmas Bird Count
Join us on a walk through Tacony Creek Park to look for birds wintering in Philadelphia. This FREE walk is open to all -- you just need an interest in learning about birds and warm clothing. Expect some good bird spotting (woodpeckers, chickadees, hawks, oh my!) while enjoying lovely undiscovered Tacony Creek Park. This event is a "warm up" for the Christmas Bird Count (CBC), the annual international bird census conducted by the Audubon Society. Donuts, hot cocoa, and binoculars will be provided.
DATE: Saturday, December 8
TIME: 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
PLACE: Tacony Creek Park, located behind Friends Hospital (4641 Roosevelt Blvd., Philadelphia, 19124)
CONTACT: Molly Finch at [email protected]/215.844.8100
Branch Out: An Introduction to PHS Tree Tenders®
Join us to learn about the benefits of trees for your community and how you can become involved in greening efforts! This free program is a special collaboration among the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS), the Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership (TTF), and the Awbury Arboretum Association. A light dinner will be provided.
DATE: Wednesday, December 12
TIME: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
PLACE: Awbury Arboretum,One Awbury Road Philadelphia, PA 19138
CONTACT: Abby Grosslein at 215.844.8100/[email protected]
Gift Wrapping at REI
Stop by the Conshohocken REI, get your holiday shopping done and have your gifts wrapped by TTF staff!
DATES: Tuesday, December 4 TIME: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
PLACE: 200 West Ridge Pike #115 Conshohocken, PA 19428
Saturday, December 8 TIME: 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Thursday, December 20 TIME: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
The Ripple Effect at Fairmount Water Works
Join environmental journalist and author Alex Prud'homme at the Fairmount Waterworks Interpretive Center as he shares his easy rules for keeping our planet's
water clean and healthy! The evening will also include a showing of the documentary which Alex Prud'homme's book inspired, Last Call at the Oasis.
DATE: Wednesday, December 5
TIME: 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Fairmount Waterworks Interpretive Center, 640 Waterworks Drive
Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19130CONTACT: Register at Eventbrite