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Philadelphia Science Festival

April 21 @ 8:00 AM - April 29 @ 5:00 PM
The Philadelphia Science Festival (PSF) returns for its seventh year of scientific celebrations with nine days of events at restaurants, breweries, museums, libraries, parks and other neighborhood spaces. Last year, more than 70,000 people flocked to festival events, and with the awesome, 80-plus happenings on tap for 2017, this year’s festivities are expected to be […] Find out more »
12:00 PM
Free

Shad Festival 2017

April 22 @ 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Fairmount Water Works,
640 Water Works Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19130 United States
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Join the Fairmount Water Works in celebrating one of the Schuylkill River’s finest fish with a host of programs and events for Shad Weekend. Catch a demonstration on fishnet-weaving out under our pavilion, and learn about catching shad in traditional Native American culture from Heart to Hearth Cookery. Make a colorful fish rubbing in our water lab. […] Find out more »
$5

Mommies & Minnows Fathers & Fry

April 22 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Fairmount Water Works,
640 Water Works Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19130 United States
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2:00 PM
Free

Science Saturday – “A Day in the Life of the Schuylkill River: The Exploration Continues”

April 22 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Fairmount Water Works,
640 Water Works Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19130 United States
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Spring is a time when life in the stream comes alive. Macroinvertebrates are organisms that are big enough for you to see with the bare eye, but without backbones. Mayflies, water pennies, caddisflies, and stoneflies…scientists use these freshwater creatures as natural indicators of river health.  In our water lab, act like a scientist to inspect […] Find out more »
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