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December 12, 2018 |

The Urban Landscape and the World Without Us (2018)

What does the city look like without people? How does nature reclaim these man-made environments and return them to a wild state? We’ll explore how plants and animals thrive in urban environments and how the city might change after humans. 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.…

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Singing as Self Care + Collaborative Songmaking Workshop with Diane Cluck (2018)

This inclusive workshop is created with both new/never-before singers and experienced vocalists in mind. Diane relates the joy of singing through experiential exercises focusing on personal expression and physical sensation. Warm-up includes a bija mantra meditation and creating healing sounds. The workshop progresses into collaborative song-making through improvisation. Tools shared can be used by experienced songwriters as well as anyone who’s not yet written a song and is curious about the process. We’ll also touch on intuitive ways of singing…

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Barn Show: Diane Cluck (2018)

Diane Cluck performs an intimate concert in the Stone Barn at Bartram’s Garden. Botanically-infused cocktails will be available to purchase. “She is likely one of the most refined and elegant songwriters in all of neo-folkdom. A brilliant idiosyncratic guitarist, a witty and wise lyricist, an imaginative melody writer with a powerful voice; her dark and introspective tunes are utterly captivating. Watch her spellbind the room.” -Village Voice, NYC “An unlikely mix of Aaron Neville, the Baka people, and Joni Mitchell,…

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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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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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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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