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Community Events

  • 10
    10.October.Tuesday

    6:00 pm-8:30 pm
    10/10/2017
    PHS Town Hall
    100 N. 20th Street, 1st Floor Philadelphia, PA 19103

    Start a Community Garden, a Discussion – $10


    Get sorted out –Discuss what it takes to get a Community Garden started in Philadelphia. Open to groups, individuals, teachers, and anyone interested in gardening with others. Topics include finding a site, getting permission, assessing your resources, and finding others to work with. Walk-in’s welcome.

     

    Suggested Free will donation $10 or bring food to share.

  • 16
    16.October.Monday

    5:30 pm-8:30 pm
    10/16/2017
    PHS Town Hall
    100 N. 20th Street, 1st Floor Philadelphia, PA 19103

    Green City Teachers Basic Training – $50


    PHS Green City Teachers is a 5-session course that uses experiential learning (yes, get your hands dirty!) to help teachers, educators, administrators, scout leaders, individuals, parents, gardeners, and informal educators gain the skills to integrate horticultural and environmental education into curricula, after-school programs, and service-learning projects. Topics include basic horticulture, food gardening, STEM in the garden, indoor gardening, and habitat gardens. For educators of pre-school, K- 12.  YOU DO NOT NEED TO BE A TEACHER, AND YOU DO NOT NEED TO WORK IN PHILADELPHIA to attend.

     

    Take-aways include lesson plans, lesson supplies, books, and plant material. After completing the course, participants are given the opportunity to apply for up to $500 worth of in-kind support for their chosen project.
    Come play with plants and get credit for it! Up to 15 hours of Act 48 credit are available for PA Public School teachers.

     

    This series runs October 16, 23, 30, and November 6, and 13.

  • 23
    23.October.Monday

    5:30 pm-8:30 pm
    10/23/2017
    PHS Town Hall
    100 N. 20th Street, 1st Floor Philadelphia, PA 19103

    Green City Teachers Basic Training – $50


    PHS Green City Teachers is a 5-session course that uses experiential learning (yes, get your hands dirty!) to help teachers, educators, administrators, scout leaders, individuals, parents, gardeners, and informal educators gain the skills to integrate horticultural and environmental education into curricula, after-school programs, and service-learning projects. Topics include basic horticulture, food gardening, STEM in the garden, indoor gardening, and habitat gardens. For educators of pre-school, K- 12.  YOU DO NOT NEED TO BE A TEACHER, AND YOU DO NOT NEED TO WORK IN PHILADELPHIA to attend.

     

    Take-aways include lesson plans, lesson supplies, books, and plant material. After completing the course, participants are given the opportunity to apply for up to $500 worth of in-kind support for their chosen project.
    Come play with plants and get credit for it! Up to 15 hours of Act 48 credit are available for PA Public School teachers.

     

    This series runs October 16, 23, 30, and November 6, and 13.

  • 28
    28.October.Saturday

    10:00 am-12:00 pm
    10/28/2017
    Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse
    3500 Reservoir Drive, East Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, PA 19121

    Healthy Halloween 2017 – VARIES


    Join Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse for a fun Halloween celebration including nature exploration, live music, a “Thriller” dance party, messy arts, healthy treats, and fun in the 6 1/2 acre Playground and 16,000 sq. ft. Playhouse! Children are welcome to come in costume.

     

    Smith is joined by Let’s Go OutdoorsNoggin Hill Blue Grass, and School of Dance Arts to provide the morning’s activities. Healthy treats, giveaways, and decorations generously provides by Beech-Nut, Happy Family, Primex Garden Center, and Vetri Community Partnership.

     

    Tickets are $10 per child or free for Smith members.

  • 30
    30.October.Monday

    5:30 pm-8:30 pm
    10/30/2017
    PHS Town Hall
    100 N. 20th Street, 1st Floor Philadelphia, PA 19103

    Green City Teachers Basic Training – $50


    PHS Green City Teachers is a 5-session course that uses experiential learning (yes, get your hands dirty!) to help teachers, educators, administrators, scout leaders, individuals, parents, gardeners, and informal educators gain the skills to integrate horticultural and environmental education into curricula, after-school programs, and service-learning projects. Topics include basic horticulture, food gardening, STEM in the garden, indoor gardening, and habitat gardens. For educators of pre-school, K- 12.  YOU DO NOT NEED TO BE A TEACHER, AND YOU DO NOT NEED TO WORK IN PHILADELPHIA to attend.

     

    Take-aways include lesson plans, lesson supplies, books, and plant material. After completing the course, participants are given the opportunity to apply for up to $500 worth of in-kind support for their chosen project.
    Come play with plants and get credit for it! Up to 15 hours of Act 48 credit are available for PA Public School teachers.

     

    This series runs October 16, 23, 30, and November 6, and 13.