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Meandering in the Wissahickon Hike With Shelly Brick

Meander Wissahickon park and listen to a “talk story,” a Hawaiian tradition. Bring water and wear sturdy shoes. Meet at Springside School’s Cherokee St. parking lot.


Running of the Santas Mega Festival

Two-time Grammy-nominated and multi-platinum-selling rock band Tonic will highlight a long list of musical performances. → Sat., Dec. 7 11 a.m. - 11 p.m. General admission

→ Sun., Nov. 24, 1 p.m. Free. Children welcome

accompanied by a responsible adult. 8000 Cherokee St. More information at .



Black Friday Celebration with The Land Conservancy of Southern Chester County

Skip the shopping and join TLC for an outdoor hike. Collect natural items to create holiday cards and ornaments to decorate TLC’s evergreen tree for the Winter Solstice Celebration.

tickets are $15, VIP tickets are $40 and Premium Package tickets are $125. Begins at Finnigan’s Wake (“The South Pole”) located at 537 N. 3rd St. Visit for more information.

DEC 12

SBN Holiday Party/Grid Issue Release Party

Celebrate the holidays and the latest issue of Grid with food, drinks and great company. Cosponsored by Grid and Sustainable Business Network.

→ Fri., Nov. 29, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. $5 TLC members, $10

non-members. Bucktoe Creek Preserve, 432 Sharp Road, Avondale, PA. Registration required. Visit or


Create a Pinecone Wreath

Learn to create a pinecone wreath. Bring gardening gloves, pruning shears and light wire cutters if you have them.


Go West Craft Fest

Featuring local handmade wares like jewelry, ceramics, prints, ornaments, stationery, knitted and crocheted accessories, edibles, children’s gifts and more, by a handpicked selection of local vendors. Presented by VIX Emporium and As The Crow Flies & Co.


→ Sun., Dec. 15, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Rotunda,

4014 Walnut St. in West Philadelphia. Visit for more information.


GMO Free PA Monthly Meeting

GMO Free PA is a grassroots group whose mission is to educate people about genetically engineered foods and advocate for legislation that requires mandatory labeling of such foods.


→ Tues., Dec. 17, 7 - 9 p.m. Free. Ludington Library, → Thurs., Dec. 12, 6 p.m., Reading Terminal Market,

12th and Arch Sts.

DEC 14

Cresheim Valley: The Other Gorge Hike With Scott Quitel

Hike the gorge carved by the Cresheim Creek, one of the major tributaries of the Wissahickon, with a Friends of the Wissahickon guide. Meet in front of the Valley Green Inn.

→ Wed., Dec. 4, 9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. $30 per person.

Mt. Cuba Center, 3120 Barley Mill Rd., Hockessin, DE. Visit for more information.


5 S. Bryn Mawr Ave., Bryn Mawr. For more information, visit


Winter Solstice Celebration

Celebrate the longest night of the year with TLC a bonfire, hot cocoa and decorating and lighting an evergreen tree atop Crossfield Hill.


→ Sat., Dec. 21, 5–7 p.m. Cost: $5 TLC members/ $10 → Sat., Dec. 14, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Free. Valley Green Rd. More information at .

non-members/kids under 12 free. Stateline Woods Preserve, 814 Merrybell La., Kennett Square. Visit for more information.

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