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Calendar of Events


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  • 5-Mile Full Moon Walk

    8:00 p.m.
    THIS PROGRAM IS FULL

    Join us for a 5-mile, evening hike along the Green Ribbon Trail and through a portion of Gwynedd Wildlife Preserve. Our hike will begin during the last hour of daylight, and end under the light of the Full Strawberry Moon. Hike begins promptly at 8:00 p.m. and will last approximately 2 hours. Headlamp or flashlight required for each participant.

  • Nature Walk & DIY Flower Bookmark

    1:00 p.m.
    Come to Dixon Meadow Preserve for a short hike and a fun nature-themed craft! We'll meet at the farmhouse on the Preserve and take a short stroll, then gather together to make take-home flower bookmarks. 

  • Trail Steward Hike - Armentrout & Camp Woods

    4:00 p.m.

    Trail Steward Tom Messmer will lead an easy 2-mile hike through the many eco-systems of Armentrout Preserve and Camp Woods.

  • Evans-Mumbower Mill Open House

    1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Enjoy Father's Day at the Mill with Antique Cars
    Feel the excitement of rumbling stones, hear the splash of water over the wheel, and witness the cornmeal as it spills down a chute and into a barrel below at the Evans-Mumbower Mill Open House. 

     

  • Tex Mex 5k Race for Open Space

    7:00 p.m.
    Online registration is now open! 

    Come for the race and stay for the Party-Under-the-Stars.  Register to run the race or volunteer and enjoy dinner, music and a Tex Mex Margarita. Proceeds from the race support WVWA's mission of protecting land, water and life in the watershed.  

  • A Bird in the Hand: Banding at the WVWA MAPS Station

    8:30 a.m.
    MEMBERS ONLY
    Visit WVWA’s banding site and see bird banding in action! Learn about avian conservation and research techniques, and find out what information can be collected by catching wild birds. You may even have the chance to release a bird from your hand! Event is subject to weather.

  • Nature Journaling

    1:00 p.m.
    Keeping a nature journal can enhance our experience of the natural world, help us become more mindful of our surroundings, and help us explore our curiosity. Participants will learn about the elements of journaling while we go for a hike around Four Mills Reserve, stopping here and there to record what we see.

  • Beginning Birding for Kids

    6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
    Join WVWA and the Whitemarsh Foundation at Dixon Meadows Preserve for a kid-focused beginning birding program.  In a series of three sessions, kids (and their grownup!) will learn what makes a bird a bird, how to identify birds and all about habitats and migration through fun games and other activities.  Each session will include a walk in Dixon Meadows Preserve to practice bird identification. Sessions will take place on Wednesday evenings - July 12, 19 and 26.

  • Evans-Mumbower Mill Open House

    1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Old Fashioned Ice Cream Social
    Take a break from the summer heat and enjoy delicious ice cream treats on the lawn of the Mill. Then take a tour of the Mill and feel the excitement of rumbling stones, hear the splash of water over the wheel, and witness the cornmeal as it spills down a chute and into a barrel below.

     
  • Evans-Mumbower Mill Open House

    1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Fall Mill Festival
    Celebrate traditions from times past at the Fall Mill Festival.  Take a tour of Montgomery County's only water-powered gristmill and experience many hands-on, family-friendly demonstrations including tin smithing, corn husk dolls, Lenni-Lenape story teller, and more.

  • Evans Mumbower Mill

    5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
    The Ghost of Henry Mumbower & Pumpkin Painting

    Don’t miss this slightly spooky but fun evening when old Henry Mumbower and his family revisit his Mill to see how it is operating today. Relax and roast marshmallows and enjoy some seasonal cider. Come early to paint your own pumpkin from 5-6 p.m. Nominal charge for pumpkins. 

  • Evans-Mumbower Mill Open House

    1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Open House & Trail Walk
    After touring the Mill, take a walk along the former millrace that fed the mill, to locate the remnants of the dam in the Upper Wissahickon. The walk will begin at 2:00 pm and last approximately an hour. Please wear sturdy shoes or boots!