Join Keep Media Green for a 2.5 mile walking tour of Media Borough’s existing parks and currently unprotected green open spaces. [RAIN DATE: September 14th]
We will meet at Houtman Park and visit 5 other sites over the course of the morning, ending at the Broomall’s tract at 3rd & West Streets near the north entrance to Glen Providence Park.
This is a family event with music, kids’ activities, refreshments and more! Shuttle drivers will be available to those who cannot complete the entire walk. Children under 12 are welcome to participate if accompanied by an adult, and youth 12-17 are welcome to participate with the permission of a parent or guardian. Water and snacks will be provided to walkers.Highlights include:
A dogwood tree will be planted at Manchester Pocket Park.
Terry Rumsey & Robin Lasersohn, Co-Chairs of Keep Media Green, will help walkers imagine a town park at 300 East State Street, instead of the planned apartment complex.
Mary Mallory, Media’s public square poet, will read a poem she composed specifically for our event.
Lisa Johnson, Media Borough Councilwoman, Michael Straw, Staff Person for State Representative Chris Quinn, Elaine Paul Schaefer, founder of the Radnor Conservancy and Executive Director of Schyukill River Greenways, and Terry Rumsey & Robin Lasersohn, Co-Chairs of Keep Media Green, will speak at the Rally to Defend Open Space and the Natural Environment at the Third and West Streets section of Glen Providence Park.
FREE hot dogs, chips, fruit, lemonade and iced tea will be served at the community picnic and Green Fair after the Rally.
Face painting, storytelling, parachute & Earth ball games, and information & educational tables staffed by members of local environmental groups will entertain and engage children and adults at the Green Fair.
And about that Crow…
Jackie Kent, the Director of Education and wildlife rehabilitator at the Philadelphia MetroWildlife Center in Norristown will be on hand with one of their wildlife ambassadors – a crowd-pleasing crow— to share how their organization strives to help wildlife and humans peacefully coexist, and what you can do to help our wild neighbors!
To register, visit https://www.keepmediagreen.org/events-1/walking-tour-of-medias-green-spaces/form.
For more information, visit https://www.keepmediagreen.org/events-1/walking-tour-of-medias-green-spaces or call Robin Lasersohn at 484.326.9379 or email Terry Rumsey at firstname.lastname@example.org.