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January 2022

Winter Season Family Trail Hike

January 30 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Appalachian Trail PA United States + Google Map

THE JANUARY 30 HIKE IS CANCELLED. Parking areas at the trail heads are not plowed, the trail has ice under the snow, and another storm is in the forecast…please plan to join us on February 27! The Naturalist Series of Outdoor Programs First in a series of Appalachian Trail Hikes, planned for the last Sunday of each month, January–May 2022 Hike with us along a portion of the legendary Appalachian Trail! We are fortunate to live in an area that…

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February 2022

Winter EXPLORE! For the Birds

February 1 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Pine Hill Recreation Area, 12684 Mentzer Gap Rd
Waynesboro, PA 17268 United States
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Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis) perched on a snowy branch Register for one session OR the full series of four programs! See the flier with the whole series of four programs here. Email us at info@natureandcultureinstitute.org to register for this program. Activities include listening to a storybook about birds, plus learning about the structure of a bird’s body and how to identify several winter bird species. On a guided hike, students will learn some bird calls and look for birds. They will also…

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February 2022 Wee Wonder Series for Preschoolers

February 2 @ 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 2, 2022

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 23, 2022

Pine Hill Recreation Area, 12684 Mentzer Gap Rd
Waynesboro, PA 17268 United States
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The youngest naturalists will love these winter adventures in the park! Spread over four Wednesdays: February 2, 9, 16 & 23, from 1–2:15 in the afternoon at Pine Hill Recreation Area near Waynesboro, Pa. Activities include: exploring the outdoors, hikes, nature stories, rhymes, finger plays, nature games, puppets. Ages 2.5 to 5 years. Pre-registration for full series required. (Children must be accompanied by a parent.) Series Fee: $28/child Institute member; $32 non-member. Prepayment required and confirms your registration. Email us…

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Creatures of the Night: Owl Walk for Age 15 & Up

February 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Pine Hill Recreation Area, 12684 Mentzer Gap Rd
Waynesboro, PA 17268 United States
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Naturalist Lori Schlosser conducts a winter walk to areas of Pine Hill Park likely to attract owls. A pre-walk information session teaches about the nocturnal creatures and methods to locate them. The activity is free (donations accepted), but registration is required and limited to 60. Spaces fill up quickly for this popular event, so anyone wishing to join the walk should register soon. To register, call 717-762-0373 or email to dave@natureandcultureinstitute.org Just before the walk, Schlosser will present a brief…

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WINTER, SPRING, SUMMER & FALL “SOAR” Bird Walks

February 5 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

SOAR (“Studying Ornithology Around the Region”) bird walks IMPORTANT: Locations rotate year-round among several parks in the region, with Waynesboro’s Antietam Meadow Park as “home base.” See monthly schedule for 2022, below. (If in doubt about the weather—check The Institute’s Facebook page) First and third Saturdays ONLY Start time: 8:00 a.m.  January: Antietam Meadow Park (meet in parking lot) February: Carroll Valley Community Park 5685 Fairfield Rd, Carroll Valley—across Fairfield Rd (PA 116) from Liberty Mountain Ski Resort. Meet in front…

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Winter EXPLORE! Seasonal Slumbers and Survival Strategies

February 8 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Pine Hill Recreation Area, 12684 Mentzer Gap Rd
Waynesboro, PA 17268 United States
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Register for one session OR the full series of four programs! See the flier with the whole series of four programs here. Email us at info@natureandcultureinstitute.org to register for this program. How do local critters get through the winter? Kids will listen to “A Warm Winter Tail” by Carrie A. Pearson, a book about how different animals survive the frozen winter. Sensory exploration includes feeling the fur on a variety of animal pelts. Kids will also explore the park trails looking for…

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February 2022 Wee Wonder Series for Preschoolers

February 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 2, 2022

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 23, 2022

Pine Hill Recreation Area, 12684 Mentzer Gap Rd
Waynesboro, PA 17268 United States
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The youngest naturalists will love these winter adventures in the park! Spread over four Wednesdays: February 2, 9, 16 & 23, from 1–2:15 in the afternoon at Pine Hill Recreation Area near Waynesboro, Pa. Activities include: exploring the outdoors, hikes, nature stories, rhymes, finger plays, nature games, puppets. Ages 2.5 to 5 years. Pre-registration for full series required. (Children must be accompanied by a parent.) Series Fee: $28/child Institute member; $32 non-member. Prepayment required and confirms your registration. Email us…

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Birding Field Trip: Short-eared Owls in Gettysburg

February 12 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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One event on February 12, 2022 at 3:00 pm

Gettysburg Battlefield, 1195 Baltimore Pike
Gettysburg, PA 17325 United States
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Short-eared Owl in flight at Gettysburg. Photo by Dave Graff. Notice: The January 22 event is full. Contact Dave Graff (dave@natureandcultureinstitute.org) to join a second trip scheduled for Saturday, February 12 at the same time.   Let's travel to Gettysburg for a special winter afternoon birding excursion, in search of Short-eared Owls. Arrive at 3 p.m. for this special excursion in search of the Short-eared Owl at Gettysburg! The trip is led by ornithologists Larry and Sharon Williams, who also lead…

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StoryWalk® Sundays – February 2022

February 13 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Pine Hill Recreation Area, 12684 Mentzer Gap Rd
Waynesboro, PA 17268 United States
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After being snowed out twice, StoryWalk® Sunday for "The Mitten" has been rescheduled for February! This is the second in a series of StoryWalk® Sunday adventures for kids. The story posted on the StoryWalk® trail at Pine Hill Park will change monthly, and plans call for a special event to accompany each one on the second Sunday of each month. February’s storybook is “The Mitten” by Jan Brett. “Based on a Ukrainian folk tradition, the story is a whimsical tale…

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Winter EXPLORE! Nature’s Valentines

February 15 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Pine Hill Recreation Area, 12684 Mentzer Gap Rd
Waynesboro, PA 17268 United States
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Register for one session OR the full series of four programs! See the flier with the whole series of four programs here. Email us at info@natureandcultureinstitute.org to register for this program. In addition to listening to a nature storybook, Love Matters Most, by Mij Kelly and Gerry Turley, students will learn some fun facts about bears, go on a ‘heart hike’ (searching for hearts in nature), and look for animals’ winter homes. If there is snow, children will make a snow cake…

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February 2022 Wee Wonder Series for Preschoolers

February 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 2, 2022

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 23, 2022

Pine Hill Recreation Area, 12684 Mentzer Gap Rd
Waynesboro, PA 17268 United States
+ Google Map

The youngest naturalists will love these winter adventures in the park! Spread over four Wednesdays: February 2, 9, 16 & 23, from 1–2:15 in the afternoon at Pine Hill Recreation Area near Waynesboro, Pa. Activities include: exploring the outdoors, hikes, nature stories, rhymes, finger plays, nature games, puppets. Ages 2.5 to 5 years. Pre-registration for full series required. (Children must be accompanied by a parent.) Series Fee: $28/child Institute member; $32 non-member. Prepayment required and confirms your registration. Email us…

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Astronomy Program: The Astronomer’s Disappearing Sky

February 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Dr. Lawrence Marschall, Professor of Physics Emeritus, Gettysburg College, returns to The Institute annually to discuss a topic of astronomical interest. Dr. Marschall has provided fun, educational and entertaining astronomy programs for us for many, many years! Now moved out of the area, we are delighted to offer Dr. Marcshall's program virtually. The program is free and offered via Zoom.  The Astronomer’s Disappearing Sky Since the dawn of the space age in 1957, tens of thousands of satellites have been…

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SPRING, SUMMER, FALL & WINTER “SOAR” Bird Walks

February 19 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

SOAR (“Studying Ornithology Around the Region”) bird walks IMPORTANT: Locations rotate year-round among several parks in the region, with Waynesboro’s Antietam Meadow Park as “home base.” See monthly schedule for 2022, below. (If in doubt about the weather—check The Institute’s Facebook page) First and third Saturdays ONLY Start time: 8:00 a.m.  January: Antietam Meadow Park (meet in parking lot) February: Carroll Valley Community Park 5685 Fairfield Rd, Carroll Valley—across Fairfield Rd (PA 116) from Liberty Mountain Ski Resort. Meet in…

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Winter EXPLORE! Winter Fun and Fort Building 

February 22 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Pine Hill Recreation Area, 12684 Mentzer Gap Rd
Waynesboro, PA 17268 United States
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Register for one session OR the full series of four programs! See the flier with the whole series of four programs here. Email us at info@natureandcultureinstitute.org to register for this program. The final EXPLORE! in the February series. Kids will enjoy an outdoor adventure while learning about the wonders of nature. This program introduces STEM concepts. Students will enjoy a seasonal nature book, Fort Building Time by Megan Wagner-Lloyd. They will go on a guided “wondering walk” through the forest, and learn how humans keep…

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February 2022 Wee Wonder Series for Preschoolers

February 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 2, 2022

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 23, 2022

Pine Hill Recreation Area, 12684 Mentzer Gap Rd
Waynesboro, PA 17268 United States
+ Google Map

The youngest naturalists will love these winter adventures in the park! Spread over four Wednesdays: February 2, 9, 16 & 23, from 1–2:15 in the afternoon at Pine Hill Recreation Area near Waynesboro, Pa. Activities include: exploring the outdoors, hikes, nature stories, rhymes, finger plays, nature games, puppets. Ages 2.5 to 5 years. Pre-registration for full series required. (Children must be accompanied by a parent.) Series Fee: $28/child Institute member; $32 non-member. Prepayment required and confirms your registration. Email us…

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March 2022

WINTER, SPRING, SUMMER & FALL “SOAR” Bird Walks

March 5 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

SOAR (“Studying Ornithology Around the Region”) bird walks IMPORTANT: Locations rotate year-round among several parks in the region, with Waynesboro’s Antietam Meadow Park as “home base.” See monthly schedule for 2022, below. (If in doubt about the weather—check The Institute’s Facebook page) First and third Saturdays ONLY Start time: 8:00 a.m.  January: Antietam Meadow Park (meet in parking lot) February: Carroll Valley Community Park 5685 Fairfield Rd, Carroll Valley—across Fairfield Rd (PA 116) from Liberty Mountain Ski Resort. Meet in front…

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Telescope Clinic—Learn How to Use Your Telescope!

March 5 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Dan Kaminsky of the Tri-State Astronomers checks out a telescope. Presented in partnership with Tri-State Astronomers. This “telescope clinic” is designed to help you learn how to maximize your use of a telescope. If you have a telescope and you’re not sure what to do next, bring it to the telescope clinic for some guidance. Registration is required to reserve consultation time. Free. For more information or to register, call 717-762-0373 or email to info@natureandcultureinstitute.org

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Star Party

March 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Pine Hill Recreation Area, 12684 Mentzer Gap Rd
Waynesboro, PA 17268 United States
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This is a new date for the Star Party originally planned for December. Here's hoping for clear skies! Area residents are invited to a “star party,” a telescope viewing of the night sky at Pine Hill Recreation Area near Waynesboro. The event, a partnership between The Institute and Tri-State Astronomers (TSA), is free and open to the public. Telescopes will be set up in the park, and members of the Tri-State Astronomers club will be on hand to guide viewers…

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SPRING, SUMMER, FALL & WINTER “SOAR” Bird Walks

March 19 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

SOAR (“Studying Ornithology Around the Region”) bird walks IMPORTANT: Locations rotate year-round among several parks in the region, with Waynesboro’s Antietam Meadow Park as “home base.” See monthly schedule for 2022, below. (If in doubt about the weather—check The Institute’s Facebook page) First and third Saturdays ONLY Start time: 8:00 a.m.  January: Antietam Meadow Park (meet in parking lot) February: Carroll Valley Community Park 5685 Fairfield Rd, Carroll Valley—across Fairfield Rd (PA 116) from Liberty Mountain Ski Resort. Meet in…

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April 2022

WINTER, SPRING, SUMMER & FALL “SOAR” Bird Walks

April 2 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

SOAR (“Studying Ornithology Around the Region”) bird walks IMPORTANT: Locations rotate year-round among several parks in the region, with Waynesboro’s Antietam Meadow Park as “home base.” See monthly schedule for 2022, below. (If in doubt about the weather—check The Institute’s Facebook page) First and third Saturdays ONLY Start time: 8:00 a.m.  January: Antietam Meadow Park (meet in parking lot) February: Carroll Valley Community Park 5685 Fairfield Rd, Carroll Valley—across Fairfield Rd (PA 116) from Liberty Mountain Ski Resort. Meet in front…

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Geology Rocks! Program with Jeri Jones

April 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Phacops trilobite fossil In partnership with the Franklin Co. Rock & Mineral Club Geologist Jeri Jones returns to present another FUN, fascinating look into our shared geological history.  Topic and other details to be announced soon.   The program is free. To register for this program, email to info@natureandcultureinstitute.org

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Annual Kite Fly 2022

April 9 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Hooverville Elementary School, 10829 Buchanan Trail East
Waynesboro, 17268
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This will be our 26th annual kite fly event in Waynesboro! Free kite flying (all ages) with expert flying help from our Kite Masters—brothers Sam and George Adams—in the fields adjacent to Hooverville Elementary School in Waynesboro, Pa. Bring your own kite. Build a Kite workshop is ongoing, all welcome; $1 materials donation for the workshop. Appropriate COVID-19 safety protocols will be followed.  Watch this amazing video by local photographer, videographer, and video editor, Andrew Gehman, created during the 2013…

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SPRING, SUMMER, FALL & WINTER “SOAR” Bird Walks

April 16 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

SOAR (“Studying Ornithology Around the Region”) bird walks IMPORTANT: Locations rotate year-round among several parks in the region, with Waynesboro’s Antietam Meadow Park as “home base.” See monthly schedule for 2022, below. (If in doubt about the weather—check The Institute’s Facebook page) First and third Saturdays ONLY Start time: 8:00 a.m.  January: Antietam Meadow Park (meet in parking lot) February: Carroll Valley Community Park 5685 Fairfield Rd, Carroll Valley—across Fairfield Rd (PA 116) from Liberty Mountain Ski Resort. Meet in…

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Antietam Watershed Wonders: Nature Photographs

April 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us for this joint program of the Antietam Watershed Association & The Institute. The wonders of our glorious watershed area will be explored and shared through magical photographs by talented nature photographers. Enjoy the watershed's natural beauty as you learn about its flora and fauna. More details to be announced.

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Recycle/Reuse Yard Sale 2022

April 23 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Pine Hill Recreation Area, 12684 Mentzer Gap Rd
Waynesboro, PA 17268 United States
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Bargains abound at The Institute's Recycle Reuse Yard Sale fundraiser. A seller and buyer from a previous event. Enjoy the thrill of the chase as you look for bargains or sell your own discards at this annual event coinciding with Earth Celebration Day & Festival of Art. Your throw-aways may be just what someone else is looking for. Make some extra cash for yourself, your family, or your organization. And The Institute makes money on the space rentals! Shoppers attend…

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Earth Celebration Day 2022

April 23 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Pine Hill Recreation Area, 12684 Mentzer Gap Rd
Waynesboro, PA 17268 United States
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Our 2022 Earth Celebration will happen at Pine Hill Recreation Area in Waynesboro, Pa. The Institute’s Earth Celebration Day and Festival of Art was modified last year to accommodate Covid restrictions. Check back for specific details for 2022!  The information below was from last year, but gives an idea of the kinds of activities you can expect—only better in 2022!! FROM 2021: Earth Celebrations Start on April 17! Saturday, April 17 • 10 am to 4 pm   • Tree…

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May 2022

WINTER, SPRING, SUMMER & FALL “SOAR” Bird Walks

May 7 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

SOAR (“Studying Ornithology Around the Region”) bird walks IMPORTANT: Locations rotate year-round among several parks in the region, with Waynesboro’s Antietam Meadow Park as “home base.” See monthly schedule for 2022, below. (If in doubt about the weather—check The Institute’s Facebook page) First and third Saturdays ONLY Start time: 8:00 a.m.  January: Antietam Meadow Park (meet in parking lot) February: Carroll Valley Community Park 5685 Fairfield Rd, Carroll Valley—across Fairfield Rd (PA 116) from Liberty Mountain Ski Resort. Meet in front…

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Village Stories: Memories and Lore from Waynesboro’s Surrounding Communities

May 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

This program is arranged in partnership with the Waynesboro Historical Society. Village Stories is a planned series of talks about the villages in the Waynesboro area. This is the second program in the series and features Blue Ridge Summit, Pa.  Learn about village life and times through the reminiscences and memories of residents! More details to be announced.

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SPRING, SUMMER, FALL & WINTER “SOAR” Bird Walks

May 21 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

SOAR (“Studying Ornithology Around the Region”) bird walks IMPORTANT: Locations rotate year-round among several parks in the region, with Waynesboro’s Antietam Meadow Park as “home base.” See monthly schedule for 2022, below. (If in doubt about the weather—check The Institute’s Facebook page) First and third Saturdays ONLY Start time: 8:00 a.m.  January: Antietam Meadow Park (meet in parking lot) February: Carroll Valley Community Park 5685 Fairfield Rd, Carroll Valley—across Fairfield Rd (PA 116) from Liberty Mountain Ski Resort. Meet in…

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Grand Opening Civil War Garden

May 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Monterey Pass Battlefield Museum, 14325 Buchanan Trail East
Waynesboro, MD 17268 United States
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Join us for a special celebration and Grand Opening of our new Civil War era designed garden! Based on extensive research and planned and installed by master gardeners, this garden will be an educational tool for area school children and for visitors to Monterey Pass Battlefield Museum. More details to be announced.

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Youth Festival 2022

May 22 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Pine Hill Recreation Area, 12684 Mentzer Gap Rd
Waynesboro, PA 17268 United States
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Youth Festival—Our 33rd! This year's theme is to be announced.  Fun outside day for kids to include hikes, story walk, hands-on activities and partnered stations. Happening at Pine Hill Recreation Area in Waynesboro, PA This fun event features a variety of workshops, demonstrations, activities, exhibits, and entertainment throughout the day. Specialty playshops tie in the theme with all sorts of fun activities. Professional guest performers are always exciting, entertaining and fun! Pre-register for fun playshops. Youth Fest is the best-kept…

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June 2022

WINTER, SPRING, SUMMER & FALL “SOAR” Bird Walks

June 4 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

SOAR (“Studying Ornithology Around the Region”) bird walks IMPORTANT: Locations rotate year-round among several parks in the region, with Waynesboro’s Antietam Meadow Park as “home base.” See monthly schedule for 2022, below. (If in doubt about the weather—check The Institute’s Facebook page) First and third Saturdays ONLY Start time: 8:00 a.m.  January: Antietam Meadow Park (meet in parking lot) February: Carroll Valley Community Park 5685 Fairfield Rd, Carroll Valley—across Fairfield Rd (PA 116) from Liberty Mountain Ski Resort. Meet in front…

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Bloomin’ Walks #1: Mountain Laurel

June 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Michaux Forest, 10099 Lincoln Way E
Fayetteville, 17222 United States
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Dr. Doris Goldman will lead a family walk through the Appalachian Trail in Michaux Forest to observe and learn about the blooming Mountain Laurel (Kalmia latifolia), the State Flower of Pennsylvania. Blossoms look like folded origami flowers. The walk is free, but pre-registration is required. Email the Institute at: info@natureandcultureinsitute.org Safety measures in place for this event. Check out Bloomin' Walk #2 HERE...Rhododendron! Mountain Laurel, pink  

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SPRING, SUMMER, FALL & WINTER “SOAR” Bird Walks

June 18 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

SOAR (“Studying Ornithology Around the Region”) bird walks IMPORTANT: Locations rotate year-round among several parks in the region, with Waynesboro’s Antietam Meadow Park as “home base.” See monthly schedule for 2022, below. (If in doubt about the weather—check The Institute’s Facebook page) First and third Saturdays ONLY Start time: 8:00 a.m.  January: Antietam Meadow Park (meet in parking lot) February: Carroll Valley Community Park 5685 Fairfield Rd, Carroll Valley—across Fairfield Rd (PA 116) from Liberty Mountain Ski Resort. Meet in…

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FREE Shakespeare in the Park

June 18 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Otterbein Community Center and Park, 13375 Welty Road
Waynesboro, PA 17268 United States
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DATE AND TIME TO BE CONFIRMED!! Presented by The Institute. Admission is FREE! Enjoy a full theatrical production of a William Shakespeare play under the trees at Red Run Park. Presented on the park's stage, this MEG (Maryland Entertainment Group) production marks the ninth anniversary of the group’s Shakespeare in the Park performances. The specific play will be announced early in spring. Come back for all the details! Bring lawn chairs, blankets, and a picnic if you wish. Last year's…

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Bay Supper Fundraiser

June 24 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Waynesboro Country Club, 11000 Country Club Road
Waynesboro, PA 17268 United States
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This annual event is The Institute's most important fundraiser. With an eye to Covid safety measures, we are once again planning our traditional "crab feast" dinner and our auctions—it's sure to be fun! Doors Open 5:30 p.m. for Socializing, Hors d’oeuvres & Silent Auction!  Dinner at 6:45 p.m. Favorite Bay Supper activities include: Silent Auction Live Auction Cash Bar Heads-N-Tails 50/50 Come back for more details— but mark your calendar NOW!

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Bloomin’ Walks #2: Rhododendron

June 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Happel’s Meadow Wetlands Preserve Blue Ridge Summit, PA, 17214 United States + Google Map

Rosebay rhododendron blooms, Wikimedia Creative Commons photo by Famartin. Dr. Doris Goldman will lead a family walk through Birely Trail at Happel’s Meadow in Blue Ridge Summit to observe and learn about blooming rosebay or great rhododendron (Rhododendron maximum). The clusters of flowers are  each almost 2 inches wide, and are a hummingbird favorite. This walk is quite shady and mossy, and always cooler than in the valley or most of the drier areas in the mountains. The walk is…

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July 2022

WINTER, SPRING, SUMMER & FALL “SOAR” Bird Walks

July 2 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

SOAR (“Studying Ornithology Around the Region”) bird walks IMPORTANT: Locations rotate year-round among several parks in the region, with Waynesboro’s Antietam Meadow Park as “home base.” See monthly schedule for 2022, below. (If in doubt about the weather—check The Institute’s Facebook page) First and third Saturdays ONLY Start time: 8:00 a.m.  January: Antietam Meadow Park (meet in parking lot) February: Carroll Valley Community Park 5685 Fairfield Rd, Carroll Valley—across Fairfield Rd (PA 116) from Liberty Mountain Ski Resort. Meet in front…

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Salamander Scramble 5K Fundraiser 2022

July 4 @ 7:00 am - 11:00 am

Join Team Salamander for the Salamander Scramble 5K! Kids Fun Run is 7:15 a.m., and Scramble 5K is 7:30 a.m. With safety modifications in place, we hope to see everyone walk, run—or scramble!—for The Institute! Details are still being ironed out, but we’ll have two ways to participate—virtual and in-person. Check back for more information and registration forms. The race is conducted in conjunction with Waynesboro's Firecracker 5K. Note the earlier start time. Our VIP tent will be set up,…

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SPRING, SUMMER, FALL & WINTER “SOAR” Bird Walks

July 16 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

SOAR (“Studying Ornithology Around the Region”) bird walks IMPORTANT: Locations rotate year-round among several parks in the region, with Waynesboro’s Antietam Meadow Park as “home base.” See monthly schedule for 2022, below. (If in doubt about the weather—check The Institute’s Facebook page) First and third Saturdays ONLY Start time: 8:00 a.m.  January: Antietam Meadow Park (meet in parking lot) February: Carroll Valley Community Park 5685 Fairfield Rd, Carroll Valley—across Fairfield Rd (PA 116) from Liberty Mountain Ski Resort. Meet in…

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August 2022

WINTER, SPRING, SUMMER & FALL “SOAR” Bird Walks

August 6 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

SOAR (“Studying Ornithology Around the Region”) bird walks IMPORTANT: Locations rotate year-round among several parks in the region, with Waynesboro’s Antietam Meadow Park as “home base.” See monthly schedule for 2022, below. (If in doubt about the weather—check The Institute’s Facebook page) First and third Saturdays ONLY Start time: 8:00 a.m.  January: Antietam Meadow Park (meet in parking lot) February: Carroll Valley Community Park 5685 Fairfield Rd, Carroll Valley—across Fairfield Rd (PA 116) from Liberty Mountain Ski Resort. Meet in front…

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SPRING, SUMMER, FALL & WINTER “SOAR” Bird Walks

August 20 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

SOAR (“Studying Ornithology Around the Region”) bird walks IMPORTANT: Locations rotate year-round among several parks in the region, with Waynesboro’s Antietam Meadow Park as “home base.” See monthly schedule for 2022, below. (If in doubt about the weather—check The Institute’s Facebook page) First and third Saturdays ONLY Start time: 8:00 a.m.  January: Antietam Meadow Park (meet in parking lot) February: Carroll Valley Community Park 5685 Fairfield Rd, Carroll Valley—across Fairfield Rd (PA 116) from Liberty Mountain Ski Resort. Meet in…

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September 2022

WINTER, SPRING, SUMMER & FALL “SOAR” Bird Walks

September 3 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

SOAR (“Studying Ornithology Around the Region”) bird walks IMPORTANT: Locations rotate year-round among several parks in the region, with Waynesboro’s Antietam Meadow Park as “home base.” See monthly schedule for 2022, below. (If in doubt about the weather—check The Institute’s Facebook page) First and third Saturdays ONLY Start time: 8:00 a.m.  January: Antietam Meadow Park (meet in parking lot) February: Carroll Valley Community Park 5685 Fairfield Rd, Carroll Valley—across Fairfield Rd (PA 116) from Liberty Mountain Ski Resort. Meet in front…

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SPRING, SUMMER, FALL & WINTER “SOAR” Bird Walks

September 17 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

SOAR (“Studying Ornithology Around the Region”) bird walks IMPORTANT: Locations rotate year-round among several parks in the region, with Waynesboro’s Antietam Meadow Park as “home base.” See monthly schedule for 2022, below. (If in doubt about the weather—check The Institute’s Facebook page) First and third Saturdays ONLY Start time: 8:00 a.m.  January: Antietam Meadow Park (meet in parking lot) February: Carroll Valley Community Park 5685 Fairfield Rd, Carroll Valley—across Fairfield Rd (PA 116) from Liberty Mountain Ski Resort. Meet in…

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October 2022

WINTER, SPRING, SUMMER & FALL “SOAR” Bird Walks

October 1 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

SOAR (“Studying Ornithology Around the Region”) bird walks IMPORTANT: Locations rotate year-round among several parks in the region, with Waynesboro’s Antietam Meadow Park as “home base.” See monthly schedule for 2022, below. (If in doubt about the weather—check The Institute’s Facebook page) First and third Saturdays ONLY Start time: 8:00 a.m.  January: Antietam Meadow Park (meet in parking lot) February: Carroll Valley Community Park 5685 Fairfield Rd, Carroll Valley—across Fairfield Rd (PA 116) from Liberty Mountain Ski Resort. Meet in front…

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SPRING, SUMMER, FALL & WINTER “SOAR” Bird Walks

October 15 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

SOAR (“Studying Ornithology Around the Region”) bird walks IMPORTANT: Locations rotate year-round among several parks in the region, with Waynesboro’s Antietam Meadow Park as “home base.” See monthly schedule for 2022, below. (If in doubt about the weather—check The Institute’s Facebook page) First and third Saturdays ONLY Start time: 8:00 a.m.  January: Antietam Meadow Park (meet in parking lot) February: Carroll Valley Community Park 5685 Fairfield Rd, Carroll Valley—across Fairfield Rd (PA 116) from Liberty Mountain Ski Resort. Meet in…

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November 2022

WINTER, SPRING, SUMMER & FALL “SOAR” Bird Walks

November 5 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

SOAR (“Studying Ornithology Around the Region”) bird walks IMPORTANT: Locations rotate year-round among several parks in the region, with Waynesboro’s Antietam Meadow Park as “home base.” See monthly schedule for 2022, below. (If in doubt about the weather—check The Institute’s Facebook page) First and third Saturdays ONLY Start time: 8:00 a.m.  January: Antietam Meadow Park (meet in parking lot) February: Carroll Valley Community Park 5685 Fairfield Rd, Carroll Valley—across Fairfield Rd (PA 116) from Liberty Mountain Ski Resort. Meet in front…

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SPRING, SUMMER, FALL & WINTER “SOAR” Bird Walks

November 19 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

SOAR (“Studying Ornithology Around the Region”) bird walks IMPORTANT: Locations rotate year-round among several parks in the region, with Waynesboro’s Antietam Meadow Park as “home base.” See monthly schedule for 2022, below. (If in doubt about the weather—check The Institute’s Facebook page) First and third Saturdays ONLY Start time: 8:00 a.m.  January: Antietam Meadow Park (meet in parking lot) February: Carroll Valley Community Park 5685 Fairfield Rd, Carroll Valley—across Fairfield Rd (PA 116) from Liberty Mountain Ski Resort. Meet in…

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December 2022

WINTER, SPRING, SUMMER & FALL “SOAR” Bird Walks

December 3 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

SOAR (“Studying Ornithology Around the Region”) bird walks IMPORTANT: Locations rotate year-round among several parks in the region, with Waynesboro’s Antietam Meadow Park as “home base.” See monthly schedule for 2022, below. (If in doubt about the weather—check The Institute’s Facebook page) First and third Saturdays ONLY Start time: 8:00 a.m.  January: Antietam Meadow Park (meet in parking lot) February: Carroll Valley Community Park 5685 Fairfield Rd, Carroll Valley—across Fairfield Rd (PA 116) from Liberty Mountain Ski Resort. Meet in front…

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SPRING, SUMMER, FALL & WINTER “SOAR” Bird Walks

December 17 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

SOAR (“Studying Ornithology Around the Region”) bird walks IMPORTANT: Locations rotate year-round among several parks in the region, with Waynesboro’s Antietam Meadow Park as “home base.” See monthly schedule for 2022, below. (If in doubt about the weather—check The Institute’s Facebook page) First and third Saturdays ONLY Start time: 8:00 a.m.  January: Antietam Meadow Park (meet in parking lot) February: Carroll Valley Community Park 5685 Fairfield Rd, Carroll Valley—across Fairfield Rd (PA 116) from Liberty Mountain Ski Resort. Meet in…

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January 2023

WINTER, SPRING, SUMMER & FALL “SOAR” Bird Walks

January 7, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

SOAR (“Studying Ornithology Around the Region”) bird walks IMPORTANT: Locations rotate year-round among several parks in the region, with Waynesboro’s Antietam Meadow Park as “home base.” See monthly schedule for 2022, below. (If in doubt about the weather—check The Institute’s Facebook page) First and third Saturdays ONLY Start time: 8:00 a.m.  January: Antietam Meadow Park (meet in parking lot) February: Carroll Valley Community Park 5685 Fairfield Rd, Carroll Valley—across Fairfield Rd (PA 116) from Liberty Mountain Ski Resort. Meet in front…

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SPRING, SUMMER, FALL & WINTER “SOAR” Bird Walks

January 21, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

SOAR (“Studying Ornithology Around the Region”) bird walks IMPORTANT: Locations rotate year-round among several parks in the region, with Waynesboro’s Antietam Meadow Park as “home base.” See monthly schedule for 2022, below. (If in doubt about the weather—check The Institute’s Facebook page) First and third Saturdays ONLY Start time: 8:00 a.m.  January: Antietam Meadow Park (meet in parking lot) February: Carroll Valley Community Park 5685 Fairfield Rd, Carroll Valley—across Fairfield Rd (PA 116) from Liberty Mountain Ski Resort. Meet in…

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February 2023

WINTER, SPRING, SUMMER & FALL “SOAR” Bird Walks

February 4, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

SOAR (“Studying Ornithology Around the Region”) bird walks IMPORTANT: Locations rotate year-round among several parks in the region, with Waynesboro’s Antietam Meadow Park as “home base.” See monthly schedule for 2022, below. (If in doubt about the weather—check The Institute’s Facebook page) First and third Saturdays ONLY Start time: 8:00 a.m.  January: Antietam Meadow Park (meet in parking lot) February: Carroll Valley Community Park 5685 Fairfield Rd, Carroll Valley—across Fairfield Rd (PA 116) from Liberty Mountain Ski Resort. Meet in front…

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SPRING, SUMMER, FALL & WINTER “SOAR” Bird Walks

February 18, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

SOAR (“Studying Ornithology Around the Region”) bird walks IMPORTANT: Locations rotate year-round among several parks in the region, with Waynesboro’s Antietam Meadow Park as “home base.” See monthly schedule for 2022, below. (If in doubt about the weather—check The Institute’s Facebook page) First and third Saturdays ONLY Start time: 8:00 a.m.  January: Antietam Meadow Park (meet in parking lot) February: Carroll Valley Community Park 5685 Fairfield Rd, Carroll Valley—across Fairfield Rd (PA 116) from Liberty Mountain Ski Resort. Meet in…

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March 2023

WINTER, SPRING, SUMMER & FALL “SOAR” Bird Walks

March 4, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

SOAR (“Studying Ornithology Around the Region”) bird walks IMPORTANT: Locations rotate year-round among several parks in the region, with Waynesboro’s Antietam Meadow Park as “home base.” See monthly schedule for 2022, below. (If in doubt about the weather—check The Institute’s Facebook page) First and third Saturdays ONLY Start time: 8:00 a.m.  January: Antietam Meadow Park (meet in parking lot) February: Carroll Valley Community Park 5685 Fairfield Rd, Carroll Valley—across Fairfield Rd (PA 116) from Liberty Mountain Ski Resort. Meet in front…

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SPRING, SUMMER, FALL & WINTER “SOAR” Bird Walks

March 18, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

SOAR (“Studying Ornithology Around the Region”) bird walks IMPORTANT: Locations rotate year-round among several parks in the region, with Waynesboro’s Antietam Meadow Park as “home base.” See monthly schedule for 2022, below. (If in doubt about the weather—check The Institute’s Facebook page) First and third Saturdays ONLY Start time: 8:00 a.m.  January: Antietam Meadow Park (meet in parking lot) February: Carroll Valley Community Park 5685 Fairfield Rd, Carroll Valley—across Fairfield Rd (PA 116) from Liberty Mountain Ski Resort. Meet in…

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April 2023

WINTER, SPRING, SUMMER & FALL “SOAR” Bird Walks

April 1, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

SOAR (“Studying Ornithology Around the Region”) bird walks IMPORTANT: Locations rotate year-round among several parks in the region, with Waynesboro’s Antietam Meadow Park as “home base.” See monthly schedule for 2022, below. (If in doubt about the weather—check The Institute’s Facebook page) First and third Saturdays ONLY Start time: 8:00 a.m.  January: Antietam Meadow Park (meet in parking lot) February: Carroll Valley Community Park 5685 Fairfield Rd, Carroll Valley—across Fairfield Rd (PA 116) from Liberty Mountain Ski Resort. Meet in front…

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SPRING, SUMMER, FALL & WINTER “SOAR” Bird Walks

April 15, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

SOAR (“Studying Ornithology Around the Region”) bird walks IMPORTANT: Locations rotate year-round among several parks in the region, with Waynesboro’s Antietam Meadow Park as “home base.” See monthly schedule for 2022, below. (If in doubt about the weather—check The Institute’s Facebook page) First and third Saturdays ONLY Start time: 8:00 a.m.  January: Antietam Meadow Park (meet in parking lot) February: Carroll Valley Community Park 5685 Fairfield Rd, Carroll Valley—across Fairfield Rd (PA 116) from Liberty Mountain Ski Resort. Meet in…

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May 2023

WINTER, SPRING, SUMMER & FALL “SOAR” Bird Walks

May 6, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

SOAR (“Studying Ornithology Around the Region”) bird walks IMPORTANT: Locations rotate year-round among several parks in the region, with Waynesboro’s Antietam Meadow Park as “home base.” See monthly schedule for 2022, below. (If in doubt about the weather—check The Institute’s Facebook page) First and third Saturdays ONLY Start time: 8:00 a.m.  January: Antietam Meadow Park (meet in parking lot) February: Carroll Valley Community Park 5685 Fairfield Rd, Carroll Valley—across Fairfield Rd (PA 116) from Liberty Mountain Ski Resort. Meet in front…

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SPRING, SUMMER, FALL & WINTER “SOAR” Bird Walks

May 20, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

SOAR (“Studying Ornithology Around the Region”) bird walks IMPORTANT: Locations rotate year-round among several parks in the region, with Waynesboro’s Antietam Meadow Park as “home base.” See monthly schedule for 2022, below. (If in doubt about the weather—check The Institute’s Facebook page) First and third Saturdays ONLY Start time: 8:00 a.m.  January: Antietam Meadow Park (meet in parking lot) February: Carroll Valley Community Park 5685 Fairfield Rd, Carroll Valley—across Fairfield Rd (PA 116) from Liberty Mountain Ski Resort. Meet in…

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June 2023

WINTER, SPRING, SUMMER & FALL “SOAR” Bird Walks

June 3, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

SOAR (“Studying Ornithology Around the Region”) bird walks IMPORTANT: Locations rotate year-round among several parks in the region, with Waynesboro’s Antietam Meadow Park as “home base.” See monthly schedule for 2022, below. (If in doubt about the weather—check The Institute’s Facebook page) First and third Saturdays ONLY Start time: 8:00 a.m.  January: Antietam Meadow Park (meet in parking lot) February: Carroll Valley Community Park 5685 Fairfield Rd, Carroll Valley—across Fairfield Rd (PA 116) from Liberty Mountain Ski Resort. Meet in front…

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SPRING, SUMMER, FALL & WINTER “SOAR” Bird Walks

June 17, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

SOAR (“Studying Ornithology Around the Region”) bird walks IMPORTANT: Locations rotate year-round among several parks in the region, with Waynesboro’s Antietam Meadow Park as “home base.” See monthly schedule for 2022, below. (If in doubt about the weather—check The Institute’s Facebook page) First and third Saturdays ONLY Start time: 8:00 a.m.  January: Antietam Meadow Park (meet in parking lot) February: Carroll Valley Community Park 5685 Fairfield Rd, Carroll Valley—across Fairfield Rd (PA 116) from Liberty Mountain Ski Resort. Meet in…

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July 2023

WINTER, SPRING, SUMMER & FALL “SOAR” Bird Walks

July 1, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

SOAR (“Studying Ornithology Around the Region”) bird walks IMPORTANT: Locations rotate year-round among several parks in the region, with Waynesboro’s Antietam Meadow Park as “home base.” See monthly schedule for 2022, below. (If in doubt about the weather—check The Institute’s Facebook page) First and third Saturdays ONLY Start time: 8:00 a.m.  January: Antietam Meadow Park (meet in parking lot) February: Carroll Valley Community Park 5685 Fairfield Rd, Carroll Valley—across Fairfield Rd (PA 116) from Liberty Mountain Ski Resort. Meet in front…

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SPRING, SUMMER, FALL & WINTER “SOAR” Bird Walks

July 15, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

SOAR (“Studying Ornithology Around the Region”) bird walks IMPORTANT: Locations rotate year-round among several parks in the region, with Waynesboro’s Antietam Meadow Park as “home base.” See monthly schedule for 2022, below. (If in doubt about the weather—check The Institute’s Facebook page) First and third Saturdays ONLY Start time: 8:00 a.m.  January: Antietam Meadow Park (meet in parking lot) February: Carroll Valley Community Park 5685 Fairfield Rd, Carroll Valley—across Fairfield Rd (PA 116) from Liberty Mountain Ski Resort. Meet in…

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August 2023

WINTER, SPRING, SUMMER & FALL “SOAR” Bird Walks

August 5, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

SOAR (“Studying Ornithology Around the Region”) bird walks IMPORTANT: Locations rotate year-round among several parks in the region, with Waynesboro’s Antietam Meadow Park as “home base.” See monthly schedule for 2022, below. (If in doubt about the weather—check The Institute’s Facebook page) First and third Saturdays ONLY Start time: 8:00 a.m.  January: Antietam Meadow Park (meet in parking lot) February: Carroll Valley Community Park 5685 Fairfield Rd, Carroll Valley—across Fairfield Rd (PA 116) from Liberty Mountain Ski Resort. Meet in front…

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SPRING, SUMMER, FALL & WINTER “SOAR” Bird Walks

August 19, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

SOAR (“Studying Ornithology Around the Region”) bird walks IMPORTANT: Locations rotate year-round among several parks in the region, with Waynesboro’s Antietam Meadow Park as “home base.” See monthly schedule for 2022, below. (If in doubt about the weather—check The Institute’s Facebook page) First and third Saturdays ONLY Start time: 8:00 a.m.  January: Antietam Meadow Park (meet in parking lot) February: Carroll Valley Community Park 5685 Fairfield Rd, Carroll Valley—across Fairfield Rd (PA 116) from Liberty Mountain Ski Resort. Meet in…

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September 2023

WINTER, SPRING, SUMMER & FALL “SOAR” Bird Walks

September 2, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

SOAR (“Studying Ornithology Around the Region”) bird walks IMPORTANT: Locations rotate year-round among several parks in the region, with Waynesboro’s Antietam Meadow Park as “home base.” See monthly schedule for 2022, below. (If in doubt about the weather—check The Institute’s Facebook page) First and third Saturdays ONLY Start time: 8:00 a.m.  January: Antietam Meadow Park (meet in parking lot) February: Carroll Valley Community Park 5685 Fairfield Rd, Carroll Valley—across Fairfield Rd (PA 116) from Liberty Mountain Ski Resort. Meet in front…

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SPRING, SUMMER, FALL & WINTER “SOAR” Bird Walks

September 16, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

SOAR (“Studying Ornithology Around the Region”) bird walks IMPORTANT: Locations rotate year-round among several parks in the region, with Waynesboro’s Antietam Meadow Park as “home base.” See monthly schedule for 2022, below. (If in doubt about the weather—check The Institute’s Facebook page) First and third Saturdays ONLY Start time: 8:00 a.m.  January: Antietam Meadow Park (meet in parking lot) February: Carroll Valley Community Park 5685 Fairfield Rd, Carroll Valley—across Fairfield Rd (PA 116) from Liberty Mountain Ski Resort. Meet in…

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October 2023

WINTER, SPRING, SUMMER & FALL “SOAR” Bird Walks

October 7, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

SOAR (“Studying Ornithology Around the Region”) bird walks IMPORTANT: Locations rotate year-round among several parks in the region, with Waynesboro’s Antietam Meadow Park as “home base.” See monthly schedule for 2022, below. (If in doubt about the weather—check The Institute’s Facebook page) First and third Saturdays ONLY Start time: 8:00 a.m.  January: Antietam Meadow Park (meet in parking lot) February: Carroll Valley Community Park 5685 Fairfield Rd, Carroll Valley—across Fairfield Rd (PA 116) from Liberty Mountain Ski Resort. Meet in front…

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SPRING, SUMMER, FALL & WINTER “SOAR” Bird Walks

October 21, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

SOAR (“Studying Ornithology Around the Region”) bird walks IMPORTANT: Locations rotate year-round among several parks in the region, with Waynesboro’s Antietam Meadow Park as “home base.” See monthly schedule for 2022, below. (If in doubt about the weather—check The Institute’s Facebook page) First and third Saturdays ONLY Start time: 8:00 a.m.  January: Antietam Meadow Park (meet in parking lot) February: Carroll Valley Community Park 5685 Fairfield Rd, Carroll Valley—across Fairfield Rd (PA 116) from Liberty Mountain Ski Resort. Meet in…

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November 2023

WINTER, SPRING, SUMMER & FALL “SOAR” Bird Walks

November 4, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

SOAR (“Studying Ornithology Around the Region”) bird walks IMPORTANT: Locations rotate year-round among several parks in the region, with Waynesboro’s Antietam Meadow Park as “home base.” See monthly schedule for 2022, below. (If in doubt about the weather—check The Institute’s Facebook page) First and third Saturdays ONLY Start time: 8:00 a.m.  January: Antietam Meadow Park (meet in parking lot) February: Carroll Valley Community Park 5685 Fairfield Rd, Carroll Valley—across Fairfield Rd (PA 116) from Liberty Mountain Ski Resort. Meet in front…

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SPRING, SUMMER, FALL & WINTER “SOAR” Bird Walks

November 18, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

SOAR (“Studying Ornithology Around the Region”) bird walks IMPORTANT: Locations rotate year-round among several parks in the region, with Waynesboro’s Antietam Meadow Park as “home base.” See monthly schedule for 2022, below. (If in doubt about the weather—check The Institute’s Facebook page) First and third Saturdays ONLY Start time: 8:00 a.m.  January: Antietam Meadow Park (meet in parking lot) February: Carroll Valley Community Park 5685 Fairfield Rd, Carroll Valley—across Fairfield Rd (PA 116) from Liberty Mountain Ski Resort. Meet in…

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December 2023

WINTER, SPRING, SUMMER & FALL “SOAR” Bird Walks

December 2, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

SOAR (“Studying Ornithology Around the Region”) bird walks IMPORTANT: Locations rotate year-round among several parks in the region, with Waynesboro’s Antietam Meadow Park as “home base.” See monthly schedule for 2022, below. (If in doubt about the weather—check The Institute’s Facebook page) First and third Saturdays ONLY Start time: 8:00 a.m.  January: Antietam Meadow Park (meet in parking lot) February: Carroll Valley Community Park 5685 Fairfield Rd, Carroll Valley—across Fairfield Rd (PA 116) from Liberty Mountain Ski Resort. Meet in front…

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SPRING, SUMMER, FALL & WINTER “SOAR” Bird Walks

December 16, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

SOAR (“Studying Ornithology Around the Region”) bird walks IMPORTANT: Locations rotate year-round among several parks in the region, with Waynesboro’s Antietam Meadow Park as “home base.” See monthly schedule for 2022, below. (If in doubt about the weather—check The Institute’s Facebook page) First and third Saturdays ONLY Start time: 8:00 a.m.  January: Antietam Meadow Park (meet in parking lot) February: Carroll Valley Community Park 5685 Fairfield Rd, Carroll Valley—across Fairfield Rd (PA 116) from Liberty Mountain Ski Resort. Meet in…

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January 2024

WINTER, SPRING, SUMMER & FALL “SOAR” Bird Walks

January 6, 2024 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

SOAR (“Studying Ornithology Around the Region”) bird walks IMPORTANT: Locations rotate year-round among several parks in the region, with Waynesboro’s Antietam Meadow Park as “home base.” See monthly schedule for 2022, below. (If in doubt about the weather—check The Institute’s Facebook page) First and third Saturdays ONLY Start time: 8:00 a.m.  January: Antietam Meadow Park (meet in parking lot) February: Carroll Valley Community Park 5685 Fairfield Rd, Carroll Valley—across Fairfield Rd (PA 116) from Liberty Mountain Ski Resort. Meet in front…

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SPRING, SUMMER, FALL & WINTER “SOAR” Bird Walks

January 20, 2024 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

SOAR (“Studying Ornithology Around the Region”) bird walks IMPORTANT: Locations rotate year-round among several parks in the region, with Waynesboro’s Antietam Meadow Park as “home base.” See monthly schedule for 2022, below. (If in doubt about the weather—check The Institute’s Facebook page) First and third Saturdays ONLY Start time: 8:00 a.m.  January: Antietam Meadow Park (meet in parking lot) February: Carroll Valley Community Park 5685 Fairfield Rd, Carroll Valley—across Fairfield Rd (PA 116) from Liberty Mountain Ski Resort. Meet in…

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