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Events Archive

  • Sustainable - Pennypack Film Series

    6:00 p.m. - Expo in Ambler Theater lobby
    7:30 p.m. - Film followed by panel discussion

    WVWA is proud to be a sponsor of the annual Sustainable Film Series hosted by Pennypack Farm & Education Center.  Come early to visit with sponsors. Stay after the film for a panel discussion.

  • Woodmere Winter Member's Mixer

    4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

    The Woodmere Art Museum is inviting WVWA Members and Volunteers to join them at the Winter Members Mixer.  Warm up, view their current exhibitions, and enjoy some refreshments while you mingle.

  • Maple Sugaring Festival

    Online registration is closed. Walk-in registration available at event. Best tour times available are 1:45 p.m. or later. 

    12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

    Learn how maple syrup and sugar are made - a delicious and fun way to make science come alive! WVWA offers a very special winter event that is ideal for families, scout groups and anyone curious about the maple sugar process.  Guides take small groups through the woods to see the tapped trees and then watch it being boiled into sugar. End your walk at WVWA’s historic headquarters for hot chocolate and warm treats with maple syrup. Tours last approximately 45 minutes.  Last tour leaves at 3:00 p.m.

  • Farmland - Pennypack Film Series

    6:00 p.m. - Expo in Ambler Theater lobby
    7:30 p.m. - Film followed by panel discussion

    WVWA is proud to be a sponsor of the annual Sustainable Film Series hosted by Pennypack Farm & Education Center.  Come early to visit with sponsors. Stay after the film for a panel discussion.

  • Fireside Frostbite 5 Miler

    9:00 a.m.

    The Ambler Area Running Club proudly presents the 18th annual Frostbite Five Miler. Amenities include chip timing, great post-race food from Fireside Bar & Grille, sweatshirts if registered by January 13.  The race benefits WVWA. Register to run or volunteer - www.aarclub.com/Frostbite

  • Attracting Bluebirds

    PROGRAM RESCHEDULED for Thursday, February 16 due to weather

    7:00 p.m. 

    Betsy Nutt, Penn State Master Gardener and member of the Bluebird Society of Pennsylvania’s speaker’s bureau will give a talk on the history, biology, necessary habitat, protecting and monitoring of the bluebird. 

  • Great Backyard Bird Count

    1:00 p.m.

    Learn how to participate in the Great Backyard Bird Count! The GBBC creates a real-time snapshot of bird populations that scientists use for conservation. This event is great for people new to birding or those interested in citizen science and learning how to identify common backyard birds.

  • Winter Hike at Four Mills Reserve

    1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

    There’s nothing quite like the peaceful stillness of the winter woods, so put on your hiking boots and join us for a walk along the Green Ribbon Trail at Four Mills Reserve. We’ll go in search of wintering wildlife through the woods and fields of this 52.75-acre reserve, then head back to the barn at WVWA headquarters to warm up over some hot chocolate!

  • Mason Bees

    7:00 p.m. - Program Full

    Mason Bees: The hardest working bees everyone should have in their backyard!

    Join local beekeeper and WVWA board member Scott Bartow as he shares the benefits and importance of native pollinators known as Mason and Leafcutter Bees.   Learn why these beautiful insects are considered "stingless bees" and why they are better pollinators than the honey bee. 

  • Annual Meeting

    6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.​

    Members and friends are invited to join WVWA board of directors and staff as we launch our 60th anniversary year. Join us for good cheer and light refreshments as we honor the dedication, work and spirit of our community.