Dinos After Dark

Jun 22, 2018

Philadelphia’s dinosaur museum is open late tonight with pay-as you-wish admission, a beer garden with food in Dinosaur Hall, live animal presentations, and fun hands-on activities. From 5-8 p.m. the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University welcomes families and adults to enjoy the museum after dark. Dino Drafts: The Academy Beer Garden with food will be set up among the...

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This event occurs weekly, on Saturday.

Experience the mind-boggling behaviors and surprisingly intricate structures of bugs through 20 giant colorful animatronic insects. From a fluttering oversized monarch butterfly to a gigantic Madagascar hissing cockroach, the exaggerated size of these creatures shines a creative spotlight on what makes them “extreme.” Xtreme Bugs blends technology, science, artistry and imagination...

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Tickets are now on sale for Philadelphia Zoo’s Summer Ale Festival, a sensational summer event happening throughout the Zoo’s gardens. Meet brewers, enjoy ice cold, full-bodied beverages and purchase fresh, local fare from the region’s hippest food trucks. Live music, amazing animals and a complimentary shuttle from 30th Street Station are all included in this once-a-year...

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Downward dog with real dogs? Yes, please! Join us at The Logan hotel with Morris Animal Refuge and Amrita Yoga & Wellness for a vinyasa flow with puppies! There will be two sessions on Sunday, June 24. The first session is 1:00-2:00pm followed by the second session from 3:00-4:00pm. All puppies are available for adoption! Please BYO mat & towel. When: Sunday, June 24 First Class:...

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Bird Walks at Newlin Grist Mill

Jun 30, 2018 - Oct 27, 2018

This event occurs monthly, on the last Saturday of April, May, June, July, August, September and October.

Newlin Grist Mill and Wild Birds Unlimited-Concordville are teaming up to explore the wonderful world of bird life. Join us for monthly naturalist-led walks through the 160-acre park at Newlin Grist Mill. We will meet year-round residents, visit exciting migrants, and learn the basics of bird identification and biology. Families and beginners are welcome! When: last Saturday of each...

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Pop-Up Naturalist at Newlin Grist Mill

Jun 30, 2018 - Oct 27, 2018

This event occurs monthly, on the last Saturday of April, May, June, July, August, September and October.

Join Newlin's staff naturalist for an afternoon of exciting environmental activities. Look for the pop-up naturalist tent in different parts of the park and discover the plants and animals that call Newlin home. While specific activities will vary by theme, you can expect to find interactive demonstrations, live specimens, games and crafts, and fun for the whole family!...

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Dino-mite Summer

Jul 1, 2018 - Aug 31, 2018

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Explore your world and the life of dinosaurs at the Academy’s action-packed Dino-mite Summer. Meet living dinosaurs (birds!); get messy making a marvelous mixture, take a closer look at incredible live bugs, share a belly laugh with Marty the Moose during story time, and more. All activities are free with museum admission. For a daily schedule of activities, visit ansp.org.

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Academy Teen Husbandry Program

Jul 2, 2018 - Aug 31, 2018

This event occurs weekly, on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

Kids ages 12–16 will get hands-on animal care experience during this unique summer program for animal lovers. Participants will learn about the care of the Academy’s live animals and assist keepers and educators in the general husbandry, feeding and training of mammals, birds, reptiles and invertebrates. Each week is geared to advancing skills. For more details and to register,...

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Academy Science Camp

Jul 9, 2018 - Aug 31, 2018

Academy Science Camp invites kids ages 5-12 to experience natural science in a fun and engaging way. Each week of camp explores an exciting new theme and features an off-site field trip. From fossils to the myths and legends of animals to dino-mite discoveries, check out the camp themes to find the best fit for your child’s interests. For more details and to register, visit ansp.org or...

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Tiny Tot Explorers

Jul 11, 2018 - Aug 29, 2018

This event occurs weekly, on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

At Tiny Tot Explorers, kids ages 2–5 and their favorite adult can explore nature through songs, games, hands-on fun, and museum adventures. Register for a single session or more. Session size is limited to 10 adult/child pairs. For more details and to register, visit ansp.org or call 215-299-1060. Session themes are: July 11: Teddy Bear Picnic July 18: Dynamic Dinosaurs July...

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