101 Fun Things To Do With Kids Around the Main Line

Discover family-friendly events with the Main Line Parent Community Calendar. Our team adds fresh content every week to help you make the most of raising kids in Philly’s Western Suburbs, from the baby and little ones-stage through the teen years and beyond! Please be sure to check with the host location about their health and safety protocols, as well as their registration requirements, prior to heading out!

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Twilight Hike

Norristown Farm Park Environmental Education 2500 Upper Farm Road, East Norriton, PA

Come take a hike before it gets dark and watch the sun go down. Learn about the animals that are most active during this time of day. Wear sturdy shoes for hiking. Ages 6–adult. This is a free and all ages activity; registration required. Please […]

Hiking Safely

Norristown Farm Park Environmental Education 2500 Upper Farm Road, East Norriton, PA

Join educator, Rebecca and the Montgomery County Office of Public Health to learn about the safest way to hike. Discover what should live in your hiking backpack, learn to ID Poison Ivy, and the best tick and mosquito bite prevention practices. Then enjoy a small […]

DIY Picture Frames

Norristown Farm Park Environmental Education 2500 Upper Farm Road, East Norriton, PA

Come decorate your own picture frame! Norristown Farm Park will supply a 5x7 wood frame and different decorations you can use! Some decorations include shells, sticks, ribbon, paint and more. Once you complete your frame, take it home to show off your best photo! All […]

Lost in the Woods: Learn to Stay Safe

Norristown Farm Park Environmental Education 2500 Upper Farm Road, East Norriton, PA

Come learn about how to stay safe if you get lost in the woods. Hear from Greater Philadelphia Search and Rescue about best practices to help be located if lost. Also meet the tracking dogs! For ages 7 – adult. Free; registration required. Please register […]

Pollinator Hike

Norristown Farm Park Environmental Education 2500 Upper Farm Road, East Norriton, PA

Come stroll through the gardens and see all the pollinators at work. Learn about the different types of pollinators and why they are important. This is a free, all ages hike and sturdy walking shoes are recommended. Contact Rebecca Blacketter, environmental educator, at rblacketter@montcopa.org to […]

Nature Explorer – Life Under a Log

Norristown Farm Park Environmental Education 2500 Upper Farm Road, East Norriton, PA

Come explore the life of animals under a fallen log and learn about those that call it home. Take a walk and roll some logs to see the animals first hand. Then come into our classroom and complete a craft and listen to a story. […]

Turtle and Tortoises

Norristown Farm Park Environmental Education 2500 Upper Farm Road, East Norriton, PA

Join this fun session to learn facts about our shelled reptiles including turtles and tortoises. Discover the differences and explore some animal artifacts. Elmwood Park Zoo will join us with a shelled friend! All ages and cost is $3, which will be donated to Elmwood […]

Full Moon Walk

Norristown Farm Park Environmental Education 2500 Upper Farm Road, East Norriton, PA

Come experience a hike under the full moon. Explore the park after hours lead by park staff. Wear sturdy shoes for hiking. This is a free, all ages hike. Contact Rebecca Blacketter, environmental educator, at rblacketter@montcopa.org to register.

Full Moon Hike

Norristown Farm Park Environmental Education 2500 Upper Farm Road, East Norriton, PA

Come experience a hike under the full moon. The April moon is sometimes call the Pink Moon. Come learn why it gets that name and enjoy the first spring, after dark walk of the year. The hike will be about two miles, so wear sturdy […]

Toddler Story Time – Trees

Norristown Farm Park Environmental Education 2500 Upper Farm Road, East Norriton, PA

Join an educator from Upper Providence Township to hear stories about trees. Discover why trees are important, how to be a tree, and create a craft to take home. This program is available courtesy of Longwood Gardens Reads. For children, ages 3 – 6 with […]

Nature Explorers Wilderness Survival

Norristown Farm Park Environmental Education 2500 Upper Farm Road, East Norriton, PA

Bring your little one to learn some tactics that can be used to survive in the wilderness. Children will discover how to create a shelter and build a stick tower for a fire. Afterwards they can listen to a story and create a craft to […]

Saturday Morning Bird Walk

Norristown Farm Park Environmental Education 2500 Upper Farm Road, East Norriton, PA

Join Norristown Farm Park Environmental Education staff for a Saturday morning bird walk. On this walk, you will observe some amazing birds that stop by. Bring binoculars if you have them and wear sturdy shoes for hiking. This is a free, all ages hike. Contact […]

All About Trout

Norristown Farm Park Environmental Education 2500 Upper Farm Road, East Norriton, PA

Part of the excitement of spring is the opening of trout season. Join park ranger Jake for a primer on trout fishing. Topics covered will include cold water fish habitat, the life cycle of trout, different trout species, and popular angling equipment and techniques. This […]

Learn About Bird Nesting Boxes

Norristown Farm Park Environmental Education 2500 Upper Farm Road, East Norriton, PA

Spring is coming and the birds are returning from their wintering ground. Once they have returned they will begin to search for nesting locations. Join Norristown Farm Park Environmental Education to learn why our boxes are important. Discover how volunteer monitors care for the boxes […]

Hot Cocoa Evening Hike

Norristown Farm Park Environmental Education 2500 Upper Farm Road, East Norriton, PA

Join Norristown Farm Park Environmental Education for an evening hike in the park. Discover neat facts about nocturnal animals and hopefully spot some! Enjoy looking up to the stars and drink a cup of hot chocolate to keep you warm. This is a free, all […]

Nighttime Sensory Hike

Norristown Farm Park Environmental Education 2500 Upper Farm Road, East Norriton, PA

Animals that are active at night use senses differently than animals during the day. Come put your senses to work! Take a walk in the dark and discover adaptions animals use to survive. Limited space available. Registration required. Please to register through email: rblacketter@montcopa.org or […]

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Full Moon Hike with Norriston Farm Park Environmental Education

Norristown Farm Park Environmental Education 2500 Upper Farm Road, East Norriton, PA

Come experience a hike under the full moon. Learn about the March full moon called the “Sap Moon." Explore the park after hours led by park ranger, Dave. Wear sturdy shoes for hiking. All ages; free. Please register by sending email to "rblacketter@montcopa.org" or send […]

Create a Snow Globe at Norristown Farm Park

Norristown Farm Park Environmental Education 2500 Upper Farm Road, East Norriton, PA

One of the best parts of the winter season is the snow! Come celebrate the season by creating a snow globe. Pick your own figurines and glitter, then take it home. This is an indoor event. Limited space available, registration required. Ages 6 - adult; […]

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