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January 9, 2019 |

Cryptology: Decoding Mysteries (2019)

Information is hidden all around us! Learn how information is encoded in everything from plants to computers to our own bodies, and how we can create coded messages of our very own. Ages 5-13. $12 per student or free for Bartram’s Garden Members at the Family level and up. Become a Member online at bartramsgarden.org/join or join on program day. Reservations required; you can register at the calendar section of our website. Contact Leslie Gale, lgale@bartramsgarden.org or 215-729-5281 ext. 110.

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January 9, 2019 |

Cryptology: Decoding Mysteries (2019)

Information is hidden all around us! Learn how information is encoded in everything from plants to computers to our own bodies, and how we can create coded messages of our very own. Ages 5-13. $12 per student or free for Bartram’s Garden Members at the Family level and up. Become a Member online at bartramsgarden.org/join or join on program day. Reservations required; you can register at the calendar section of our website. Contact Leslie Gale, lgale@bartramsgarden.org or 215-729-5281 ext. 110.

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January 21, 2019 |

Martin Luther King Day of Service

Join us for this annual day of service in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Your volunteer efforts can make an incredible difference at Bartram’s Garden! Volunteers will work with our staff on seasonal tasks like weeding, cleaning, pruning, and light maintenance. No special experience or skills required. Dress for working outdoors, and if you have them, bring work gloves and a water bottle. We will have a small youth-led remembrance starting at 9:30 am, please don’t be late! Complimentary…

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Make + Take: Herbal Toolkit for Seasonal Depression & Anxiety (2019)

We’ll take a look at plants that can alleviate acute and chronic anxiety and depression and discuss the most effective method of using them. Herbs that address underlying imbalances that lead to mental health challenges will also be covered. No prior knowledge of plants or herbal medicine required! YOU WILL GO HOME WITH: an on-the-go sampler kit that will help you to figure out what plants are most effective for you when stressful situations come up. $15 members; $20 non-members.

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February 13, 2019 |

Sculpture From the Garden (2019)

Dig into the garden to discover the natural origins of some of our favorite sculpting materials. We’ll work with clay, wood, stone, and more to explore traditional artistic forms while working with these natural materials. Ages 5-13. $12 per student or free for Bartram’s Garden Members at the Family level and up. Become a Member online at bartramsgarden.org/join or join on program day. Reservations required; you can register at the calendar section of our website. Contact Leslie Gale, lgale@bartramsgarden.org or…

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Feather sitting on dark dirt

February 13, 2019 |

Sculpture From the Garden (2019)

Dig into the garden to discover the natural origins of some of our favorite sculpting materials. We’ll work with clay, wood, stone, and more to explore traditional artistic forms while working with these natural materials. Ages 5-13. $12 per student or free for Bartram’s Garden Members at the Family level and up. Become a Member online at bartramsgarden.org/join or join on program day. Reservations required; you can register at the calendar section of our website. Contact Leslie Gale, lgale@bartramsgarden.org or…

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March 3, 2019 - October 27, 2019 |

Building Your Home Apothecary (2019)

Building Your Home Apothecary: an 8 month intro to herbalism course with clinical herbalist Kelly McCarthy and gardener herbalist Mandy Katz This course will be taught through the lens of herbalism as a tool for social justice, empowerment, and liberation March – October 2019 one Sunday a month, 9am – 2:30pm // one Wednesday a month, 6:30 – 8:30pm GROWING HERBS – we will plant and tend an apothecary garden through a full growing season USING HERBS – medicinal actions, usage, dosages…

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Freshwater mussels

March 13, 2019 |

Mussels in the Schuylkill: Nature’s Power Cleaners (2019)

Freshwater mussels provide a huge service to every creature that relies on clean drinking water. That includes us! We’ll learn how mussels use their bodies as super effective water filters and what we can do to protect mussels in our waterways. Part of our Exploring the Schuylkill Watershed Sequence Ages 5-13. $12 per student or free for Bartram’s Garden Members at the Family level and up. Become a Member online at bartramsgarden.org/join or join on program day. Reservations required; you…

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Freshwater mussels

March 13, 2019 |

Mussels in the Schuylkill: Nature’s Power Cleaners (2019)

Freshwater mussels provide a huge service to every creature that relies on clean drinking water. That includes us! We’ll learn how mussels use their bodies as super effective water filters and what we can do to protect mussels in our waterways. Part of our Exploring the Schuylkill Watershed Sequence Ages 5-13. $12 per student or free for Bartram’s Garden Members at the Family level and up. Become a Member online at bartramsgarden.org/join or join on program day. Reservations required; you…

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