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Tomorrow and this coming week!

Harvest Festival

WHAT: Live music, Kids activities, Cider pressing, Pumpkins for sale and more

WHERE: Awbury Arboretum

WHEN: This Saturday, October 8 from 11am-3pm


For more information: Harvest Festival


Access to Science Initiative: Opening the Doors to Autism

WHAT: Children on the autism spectrum and their families are invited to experience our new exhibit, Dinosaurs Unearthed-before the crowds.

Hang out with fellow LEGO-lovers and build dino-inspired creations as part of our Dinosaur Brick Club, “Lego My Dino.” You can also visit with the dinosaurs, explore our children’s discovery center Outside In, and wander through the dioramas at your own pace.

The Academy offers Access to Science events when the museum is open only for families with children on the spectrum. These are scheduled at different times each year.

WHERE: Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19103

WHEN: This Sunday, October 9 from 9-11am

COST: FREE!!  Museum entry is Pay What You Wish; no pre-registration required

For More Information: Academy of Natural Sciences Autism  (Scroll down for the Access to Science Initiative)



Homeschoolers’ Fire Prevention Week Program

WHAT: Homeschoolers, meet your fire safety requirement early this year by joining us for a visit from the Brookline Fire Company during Fire Prevention Week.  Fire fighters will show us their equipment, discuss fire safety and answer your questions.  At the end of the program, you’ll receive a certificate of participation for your portfolio.

WHERE: Held at the Haverford Township Free Library  1601 Darby Road Havertown, PA 19083

WHEN: Wednesday, October 12 11-12pm


Check out the library’s page for more information: Haverford Library Fire Prevention Program  (scroll down)

Also, if you live near here the Haverford Library offers many programs just for homeschoolers! Haverford Library


River Days

WHAT: a six-week series of events celebrating the Delaware River and its tributaries throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware. 30 distinct events will provide recreational opportunities and hands-on learning activities to attendees, and teach them about simple steps they can take in order to improve water quality throughout the Delaware River watershed.

Upcoming dates: Wednesday, October 12 and Saturday, Oct 15


Check out the schedule on FacebookRiver Days


Fire Prevention Expo

WHAT: Need some Fire Safety time for your school year? Check out Lower Southampton Township’s Fire Prevention Expo

WHERE: Held at the Feasterville, PA Kmart parking Lot
176 W. Street Road Feasterville, PA 19053

WHEN: Saturday, October 15 noon-4pm


Check out their facebook page for more informationFire Prevention Expo



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