Sept 23rd – Lower Merion Conservancy » Events//Linwood Park BioBlitz 

Five years ago the Conservancy teamed up with Friends of Linwood Park to document the animals and plants that call Linwood Park home during its first BioBlitz.

Join us as we take a new census five years later. We will be hosting three different experts to help us document all the Birds, Bugs, and Botanicals in Linwood Park.

At noon we will come together for a celebration to compare 2017’s results with 2012’s!

Program Schedule:

9:00 A.M.: Birds with Gregg Gorton

10:00 A.M.: Butterflies with Mary Poste

11:00 A.M.: Botanicals with Karen Snetselaar

12:00 P.M.: Celebration lunch comparing results from 2012 and 2017

**Programs are FREE and you may join at anytime during the morning**Register here

Source: Lower Merion Conservancy » Events


Sept 27th – Lower Merion Conservancy » The Golden Age of the American Country Club

Anne Krulikowski, Assistant Professor of History at West Chester University, will explore the storied history and development of suburban country clubs in the Philadelphia area. Dr. Krulikowski is a historian of material culture. Her past research has focused on the Colonial Revival, the American city and suburb, and the architecture of vacations.

WHEN: September 27, 2017 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
WHERE: The Cynwyd Club
332 Trevor Ln
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004

Source for registration and more information: Lower Merion Conservancy » The Golden Age of the American Country Club

Sept 16th – Gladwyne 80’s Civic Dance Party!

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Dress up in your 80’s gear, and grab your dancing shoes! (Legwarmers optional)

The Gladwyne Civic Association is hosting a FUNdraising dance party in September at the Gladwyne VFW! Proceeds will benefit the Gladwyne Civic Association to offset costs of annual events and beautification projects.

Saturday, September 16th, 7 to 11 p.m. at the Gladwyne VFW, 320 River Road, Gladwyne. $25 per person, Cash Bar, Buffet, DJ, Fun!

Purchase tickets:

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Oct 26th – Wayne Art Center//Dale Chihuly Botanical Garden Trip

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Registration is open for the Dale Chihuly Botanical Garden Trip with Wayne Art Center! Thursday, October 26, 7am – 7pm.
$175 for WAC Member
$195 for Non Member

Includes: Luxury bus, private curatorial tour of the Dale Chihuly works, private room buffet lunch made with fresh and fine culinary ingredients, all-day garden pass and bus refreshments – yes, wine will be served!

Also note, we will have Laura Ducceschi, WAC photography faculty, guide (beginners to advanced) on how to capture the fall landscape. Her personalized instructions will emphasize the changing sunlight throughout the day, exposure, ISO settings, filter usage, etc.

To register, or call Tara at 610-688-3553.

Sept 12th – Introduction to Mindfulness: 2-hour workshops

These 2-hour workshop will give you an overview of mindfulness and how it could potentially improve your health, happiness and quality of life as you reduce stress. For nearly two decades the Penn Program has taught mindfulness-based techniques to thousands of people as a way to:

◾improve mood and energy

◾increase focus and mental clarity

◾manage difficult situations and emotions

◾enhance communication

◾increase enjoyment and appreciation of life

Mindfulness techniques cultivate steadiness, health and wholeness even during the most difficult moments. With training, you can learn to connect with your inner resources in a simple and satisfying way.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Penn Medicine at Radnor

250 King of Prussia Road Radnor, PA 19087

Facilitator:These workshops will be facilitated by Mara Wai, M.Ed. Ms. Wai is the Associate Director of the Penn Program for Mindfulness at the University of Pennsylvania Health System and has taught mindfulness-based stress reduction techniques since 2012.

Cancellations/Refunds: Should you decide to cancel your registration, please contact the office. Fees are refundable up until one week prior to the program. After that, there will be no refunds, no exceptions.

Questions: Contact the program at 215-615-2774 or


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Sept 23rd – The Harriton Farmstead Fair at Harriton House : Bryn Mawr

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The 27th Annual Harriton Farmstead Fair

The 27th Annual Harriton Farmstead Fair is scheduled for Saturday, September 23th, 10am to 4pm (rain or shine). This major event in Lower Merion Township features crafts, antiques, sheep herding, pony rides, historic house tours, childrens’ games, muskets and soldiers, blacksmiths, stone carvers, cabinetmakers, spinners, skep [beehive] weavers, Bluegrass music, falconry and other birds of prey, and much more.  The Fair also features the Harriton Attic Treasures Booth, which is the best flea market on the Main Line, the Harriton Farm stand featuring flowers and organic produce (some of which is from the Harriton garden).   Lapps Country Market will be roasting chickens and ribs for lunch.  The historic 1704 house will be open for tours during the day.   Don’t miss the day!

All of these activities and your contributions help to assure Harriton’s continued operation as an historic site.  Call  610 525 0201 for further information. And be sure to COME TO THE FAIR.   Visit our Photo Gallery for views of past Harriton Fairs.   Contact us at 610 525 0201 or for further information.

Source: Harriton House : Bryn Mawr

Sept 9th – Bryn Mawr Day

Coming back for our 7th year! An incredible mix of entertainment, activities and food guaranteed to please the entire family. The celebration will be held, rain or shine, on Saturday, September 9th from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm in the giant parking lot across from Ludington Library at the corner of Lancaster and Bryn Mawr Avenues. The best of 19010 businesses will be present including more than 15 restaurants.

Source for more inofrmation: Bryn Mawr Day

Sept 9th – Penn Museum – Evening Expedition for Families with Children with Special Needs

Explore amazing art and artifacts from ancient Egypt, Greece and Italy, Mesopotamia, Asia, Africa, and the Americas and more at this world renowned museum.

On Saturday, September 9, the Penn Museum presents a program designed for families with children with special needs. Join other local families at the Museum for an Evening Expedition—a night of sensory-friendly fun. For children ages 8 and older, teens, and young adults with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities and their families, this program offers a hands-on look into the lives of the ancients through active, engaging, multi-sensory activities. Click for more details and to register.

For more information: Penn Museum – Evening Expedition