PENNSYLVANIA ENVIRONMENTAL COUNCIL MUNICIPAL STORMWATER WORKSHOP FOR OFFICIALS & PUBLIC FACILITY PERSONNEL
Learn about relevant, required pollution prevention and good housekeeping practices and tips for municipal operations and storm water facility maintenance. Free. Register here.
DATE: Wednesday, February 4
TIME: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
PLACE: Bensalem Township Municipal Bldg, 2400 Byberry Rd.,
CONTACT: Paul Racette at [email protected]/215.545.4570 x 112
COMMUNITY MEETING: FRANKFORD CREEK WATERSHED BROWNFIELDS AREA-WIDE PLAN PROJECT
View and comment on preliminary ideas for the future reuse of brownfield sites in Bridesburg and areas near the Frankford Creek in Frankford, Juniata Park, and Port Richmond. Light refreshments provided. Free.
DATE: Wednesday, February 11
TIME: 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
PLACE: Mariana Bracetti Academy Charter School, 1840 Torresdale Ave., Philadelphia 19124 (Jasper St. entrance)
CONTACT: City Planning Commission at 215.683.4653
CHELTENHAM TOWNSHIP PARKS & REC PRESENTS: MAPLE SUGARING IN HIGH SCHOOL PARK
With Environmental Educator Judith Gratz. Observe and participate in the process of making syrup. Learn history of maple sugaring and enjoy the taste of syrup on a waffle! Dress warmly and wear boots. You may pre-register at Rowland or La Mott Community Centers or at High School Park that day. Large groups required to pre-register* $5/person and FREE to Friends of High School Park (FHSP) members from 12:30-1 p.m.
DATE: Saturday, February 21 RAIN DATE: Sunday, February 22
TIME: 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
PLACE: High School Park, Montgomery Ave & High School Rd, Elkins Park, 19027
CONTACT: Parks & Recreation Dept. at 215.887.6200 x 227
FHSP & CREEKSIDE CO-OP: PROPAGATING FROM CUTTINGS
Gardeners of all skill levels are welcome to join a brief discussion followed by a hands-on activity in High School Park. Winter is the perfect time to propagate woody plants (trees & shrubs) from cuttings. Learn how to root cuttings and take home a cutting of a native shrub from the park for your own garden! Dress warmly! Gloves and pruners provided, but you're encouraged to bring your own.
DATE: Saturday, February 21
TIME: 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
PLACE: Meet at Creekside Co-op, 7909 High School Rd, Elkins Park,19027
CONTACT: Register with Kevin at [email protected]/ 215.782.8082
FRIENDS OF HIGH SCHOOL PARK: WINTER WARM UP
Help fund the park and have a great time with new and old friends. Wine, beer, delicious hors d'oeuvres from local restaurants and scrumptious desserts. Exciting silent auction items, music and fun all evening long. Proceeds support the Friends of High School Park. Ticket info here.
DATE: Saturday, February 28
SNOW DATE: Saturday, March 7
TIME: 7:00 to 11:00 p.m.
PLACE: Cheltenham Center for the Arts, 439 Ashbourne Rd. Cheltenham 19012
CONTACT: [email protected]/215.782.8082