[GreaterPhilly] Fwd: Upcoming Event: "Explore the Plants of the Wissahickon"

DENICE BROWN dbrown8827 at aol.com
Wed Oct 5 01:51:09 UTC 2022


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> From: Simone Cooper <simcoop10 at gmail.com>
> Date: October 4, 2022 at 7:56:30 PM EDT
> To: Martin N <martinelson1 at verizon.net>, Marsha <marshaRlevy at gmail.com>, eleanorchilds1911 at gmail.com, Everypraise43 at gmail.com, Denice Brown <dbrown8827 at aol.com>
> Subject: Upcoming Event: "Explore the Plants of the Wissahickon"
> Hello everyone, 
> I just wanted to inform you about an event that I'm having, which is sponsored by The Wissahickon Restoration Volunteers. Please read below and please share with others. 
> "Explore the Plant of the Wissahickon" was designed with the blind and visually impaired in mind.This will be a first-hand experience of the diversity of forest plants and some of their defining characteristics.
> First there will be a short indoor session introducing some of the plants of the Wissahickon, focusing on the use of texture, smell, and shape as keys to plant identification.  Then there will be a short hike to put this knowledge into practice, examining plants as we follow a gravel road and a paved trail along a small stream to the Wissahickon Creek. See details below.
> Date: Thursday, October 20 (rain date on Thursday, November 3)
> Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm (if using CCT, please make your ride for 12:30pm)
> Location: Historic Rittenhousetown, located at 208 Lincoln Drive, near the intersection of Lincoln Drive and Wissahickon Avenue.
> Cost: A donation of any dollar amount of your choosing
> Deadline: RSVP by Monday, October 17 at 5:00pm
> Optional-Following the exploration event, a  few of us will have lunch at Olive Garden located at 83 City Ave., Bala Cynwyd 19004, located in the Bala Cynwyd Shopping Center. Everyone will be responsible for their own meal. If you would like to attend, please let me know so I can reserve your seat.
> THANK YOUR TO OUR SPONSOR - This exploration is sponsored by the Wissahickon Restoration Volunteers, a community-based organization that carries out ecological restoration in the Philadelphia section of the Wissahickon Valley.
> Thank you,
> Simone Cooper
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