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:

  • Thursdays at Mander Recreation Center (2140 N. 33rd St., Philadelphia, PA) from 4:30pm – 6pm
    • October 11, 18, & 25
    • November 1, 8, 15, & 29
    • December 6
  • Saturdays at Gideon Elementary School (2817 W. Glenwood Ave., Philadelphia, PA) from 10:00am – 11:30am
    • October 13 & 27
    • November 10
    • December 8
  • Saturdays at the Fairmount Water Works from 1pm – 4pm
    • October 20
    • November 17
    • December 8
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Upcoming Events

  1. Family Tour with Let’s Go Outdoors

    September 22 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
  2. We Drink the River! (SOLD OUT)

    September 22 @ 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  3. Family Tour with Let’s Go Outdoors

    October 6 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  4. Family Tour with Let’s Go Outdoors

    October 6 @ 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
  5. The Watershed is An Open Book

    October 11 @ 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM