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Events Archive

  • Sustainability Movie Series: The Greenhorns

    • 7:30 p.m. at the Ambler Theater

    WVWA is again a sponsor of the Pennypack Farm & Education Center’s sustainable movie series at the Ambler Theater. The three films each highlight important environmental issues. Movies are scheduled on the second Tuesday of the month in February, March and April.

    • Doors open at 6:00 p.m. for sponsor expo
    • $10.00 per film or $24.00 for all three films
    • Tickets are available at: www.amblertheater.org/pennypack.php
  • Winter Walk at the Four Mills Nature Reserve

    • 1:00 p.m. at the Four Mills Barn

    Winter is a wonderful time to be in nature. Bring a friend and experience a winter walk along the Wissahickon beginning at WVWA’s historic barn. Following the walk light refreshments will be served at the Four Mills Barn.

    This walk will be on a trail that may be wet or slippery in places.  Please wear sturdy, protective shoes or boots and dress for the weather. Hikes are cancelled in the event of inclement weather

    • Free of charge but pre-registration is encouraged
    • RSVP: info@wvwa.org or 215.646.8866

  • Garden Lecture with Jenny Rose Carey

    Jenny Rose Carey• 2:30 p.m. at the Temple Ambler Learning Center (Map)

    WVWA is pleased to partner with Temple University Ambler to present an English garden lecture with the Director of the Ambler Arboretum, Jenny Rose Carey. This theme is a great preview for the 2013 Philadelphia Flower Show Brilliant!, celebrating British gardens.

    Jenny Carey is a native of England and comes from a family background of gardeners.

    • Free of charge but pre-registration is encouraged
    • RSVP: info@wvwa.org or 215.646.8866

  • Fall Serve the Preserve

    9:00 AM

    Join WVWA for a great day of planting trees. Work begins at 9 am and ends by noon. Ideal for scouts, school service projects and anyone who wants to make a difference in the Wissahickon Watershed. Busy that day? Adopt a tree for this group to plant.

  • Ghost of Henry Mumbower

    Evans-Mumbower Mill

    6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    Don’t miss this slightly spooky but fun evening as WVWA showcases Henry Mumbower and his family. Ideal for families with children over 3. Bring a flashlight and wear flat shoes. Refreshments will be served.

  • Fall Birdseed Sale

    Order quality birdseed appropriate for the birds in the Wissahickon Watershed. Your order helps WVWA protect wildlife and habitat



  • Green Ribbon Gathering 2012

    5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Join WVWA for this very special event in a magnificent private residence with cocktails, hors d’ oeuvres and music to celebrate the significance of preserved land in the Wissahickon Valley