The Watershed is An Open Book

New Family Program for 3-8 Year Olds and Their Parent/Caregivers

If you live in the Strawberry Mansion neighborhood of Philadelphia, this program is for you!

  • Weekly workshops with a seasonal theme to help build reading readiness using “teachable” moments in your own neighborhood.
  • Great incentives for frequent attendance, such as backpacks loaded with things to help your child read, explore, and play in the outdoors!
  • Partners: Mander Recreation Center, Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Center, and Let’s Go Outdoors
  • Supported by the William Penn Foundation
  • There is no fee, but pre-registration is required. Space is limited so sign up below today!

This program is held:

  • every Saturday (from April 7 – June 9) at Mander Recreation Center (11am – 1pm); and
  • April 28, May 19, and June 9 at the Fairmount Water Works (from 2pm – 4pm).

JUST ADDED:

  • Gideon Elementary School (2817 W. Glenwood Ave., Philadelphia, PA – Room 104) – Every Wednesday from 5:30pm-7pm (April 25 – May 30)
* indicates required field

Upcoming Events

  1. A Walk Along the Parkway Tour

    April 26 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  2. A Walk Along the Parkway

    May 3 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  3. The Historic Fairmount Water Works: Inside & Out

    May 13 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  4. Art in the Open 2018

    May 18 @ 8:00 AM - May 20 @ 5:00 PM
  5. We Drink the River

    May 19 @ 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM