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We are delighted to announce a new Seasonal Children’s Series this year in Glen Providence Park! Each seasonal event will include a story and an activity, focused on the plants and wildlife in the glen. The series will be led by Julie Smith, a naturalist with a background in environmental geology.
The events are designed for children ages 4 to 8, but children of all ages are welcome.
The four seasonal events are:
Winter: Winter Woods Alive – Saturday, February 26 – REGISTRATION IS FULL!
Spring: Tremendous Trees – Saturday, May 21
Summer: Magnificent Monarchs – Saturday, August 20
Fall: Lovable Leaves – Saturday, November 19
Each event is limited, so registration by email to FriendsoftheGlen [at] gmail [dot] com is required. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Times, details, and logistics will be posted for each event on our Calendar.
Saturday, May 21
Rain date Sunday, May 22
Main entrance -525 West State Street, Media
Email registration is required – attendance limit of 12
The walk will be led by Julie Smith, a naturalist with a background in environmental geology.
- Registration by email is required. Strict attendance limit of 12 children – just reply to FriendsOfTheGlen@gmail.com to register!
- Recommended for ages 4-8, but children of all ages are welcome (accompanied by an adult)
- Estimated time: 45 minutes to 1 hour
- How to identify, harvest, process, and consume common herbs growing right outside your doorstep
- An overview of the local food web, how to ethically harvest, and tips for being a good partner with the land
- Common applications of local herbs to promote health and wellness