Calendar of events

Saturday, October 31

Trick-or-Trash in the Wissahickon

12:00 AM
FOW’s self-guided Trick-or-Trash cleanup is a fun and easy way to get out in the park, socially distance, and make a positive impact …

Trash-or-Cache Beginner Geocaching

12:00 AM
Let’s Go Outdoors, which connects city communities to outdoor experiences, offers this event for people of all ages at three park locations:  Houston Meadow, Saylor Grove, and Blue Bell …

Thursday, November 5

THRIVE WITH 5 Workout Series

10:00 AM
Thrive into your later years with just 5 strengthening exercises a day! For beginners or intermediate exercisers, you will learn combinations of 5 functional exercises that will keep you strong and fit for years to come. Learn how you can modify …

Friday, November 6

Fall Night Hike

6:30 PM
Take a walk under the light of the moon as we listen for the nocturnal animals, gaze at the craters and seas of the moon through a telescope, and use specialized UV-flashlights to see the forest in a whole new way. Space is limited; registration is …

Saturday, November 7

Artsy Concert in the Woods

10:30 AM
Join us for a cheerful family concert for children and folks of all ages with ANTS ON A LOG. This folky duo writes music for children and other childlike people, and musically advocates for positivity, social justice, and silliness. With harmonies …

Environmental Science Merit Badge

12:00 PM
Don’t miss out on this opportunity for your scout to earn the Environmental Science Merit Badge, a required badge for those pursuing the Eagle Scout rank. In this two-day program, scouts will make observations and carry out experiments to learn …

Environmental Science Merit Badge

12:00 PM
Don’t miss out on this opportunity for your scout to earn the Environmental Science Merit Badge, a required badge for those pursuing the Eagle Scout rank. In this two-day program, scouts will make observations and carry out experiments to learn …

Tuesday, November 10

Age Like a Pro

7:00 PM
Thrive into your later years! Learn how to greatly improve your health at any age and prevent and treat today's most common "age-related" chronic diseases. Discover the powerful health-giving effects of food, exercise, and emotional well-being …

Thursday, November 12

THRIVE WITH 5 Workout Series

10:00 AM
Thrive into your later years with just 5 strengthening exercises a day! For beginners or intermediate exercisers, you will learn combinations of 5 functional exercises that will keep you strong and fit for years to come. Learn how you can modify …

Saturday, November 14

Environmental Science Merit Badge

12:00 PM
Don’t miss out on this opportunity for your scout to earn the Environmental Science Merit Badge, a required badge for those pursuing the Eagle Scout rank. In this two-day program, scouts will make observations and carry out experiments to learn …

Environmental Science Merit Badge

12:00 PM
Don’t miss out on this opportunity for your scout to earn the Environmental Science Merit Badge, a required badge for those pursuing the Eagle Scout rank. In this two-day program, scouts will make observations and carry out experiments to learn …

Tuesday, November 17

Age Like a Pro

7:00 PM
Thrive into your later years! Learn how to greatly improve your health at any age and prevent and treat today's most common "age-related" chronic diseases. Discover the powerful health-giving effects of food, exercise, and emotional well-being …

Thursday, November 19

Building Sustainable, Resilient Communities: A Meigs Award Evening

7:00 PM
Jerome Shabazz, founder and director of the Overbrook Environmental Education Center, believes in a new kind of people-centered environmentalism that “creates the social architecture for sustainable and resilient communities,” especially in …

Saturday, November 21

Restoration Volunteer Workday

10:00 AM
Help us to improve the health and biodiversity of our forest while getting to know the property, connecting with nature, and making new friends. On workdays, volunteers will remove invasive plants and help to improve our trails. We recommend wearing …