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Renfrew Institute

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November 2018

SUMMER, FALL & WINTER “SOAR” Bird Walks

November 17 @ 7:30 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
First & Third Saturdays
Renfrew Park, 1010 E Main St
Waynesboro, PA 17268 United States
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Free

SOAR (“Studying Ornithology At Renfrew”) is now virtually year-round! First and third Saturday summer, fall and winter bird walks began on June 16! Birding enthusiasts Sharon and Larry Williams of Waynesboro will lead the walks along the hiking trails at Renfrew Park throughout the summer, and continue in the fall and winter this year. Walks begin at Renfrew’s lower parking lot off Welty Road. Participants should wear comfortable walking shoes and may bring identification books and binoculars. Free and open to the public.…

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December 2018

SUMMER, FALL & WINTER “SOAR” Bird Walks

December 1 @ 7:30 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
First and Third Saturdays
Renfrew Park, 1010 E Main St
Waynesboro, PA 17268 United States
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Free

SOAR (“Studying Ornithology At Renfrew”) is now virtually year-round! First and third Saturday summer, fall and winter bird walks began on June 16! Birding enthusiasts Sharon and Larry Williams of Waynesboro will lead the walks along the hiking trails at Renfrew Park throughout the summer, and continue in the fall and winter this year. Walks begin at Renfrew’s lower parking lot off Welty Road. Participants should wear comfortable walking shoes and may bring identification books and binoculars. Free and open to the public.…

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Star Party

December 3 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Renfrew Park, 1010 E Main St
Waynesboro, PA 17268 United States
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Free

Area residents are invited to a “star party,” a telescope viewing of the night sky on Monday, December 3 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Renfrew Park, Waynesboro. The event, a partnership between Renfrew Institute and Tri-State Astronomers (TSA), is free and open to the public. Telescopes will be set up in the backyard of the museum house. Members of the Tri-State Astronomers club will be on hand to guide viewers and answer questions. Event coordinator and TSA member, Andy…

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SUMMER, FALL & WINTER “SOAR” Bird Walks

December 15 @ 7:30 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
First & Third Saturdays
Renfrew Park, 1010 E Main St
Waynesboro, PA 17268 United States
+ Google Map
Free

SOAR (“Studying Ornithology At Renfrew”) is now virtually year-round! First and third Saturday summer, fall and winter bird walks began on June 16! Birding enthusiasts Sharon and Larry Williams of Waynesboro will lead the walks along the hiking trails at Renfrew Park throughout the summer, and continue in the fall and winter this year. Walks begin at Renfrew’s lower parking lot off Welty Road. Participants should wear comfortable walking shoes and may bring identification books and binoculars. Free and open to the public.…

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January 2019

SUMMER, FALL & WINTER “SOAR” Bird Walks

January 5, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
First and Third Saturdays
Renfrew Park, 1010 E Main St
Waynesboro, PA 17268 United States
+ Google Map
Free

SOAR (“Studying Ornithology At Renfrew”) is now virtually year-round! First and third Saturday summer, fall and winter bird walks began on June 16! Birding enthusiasts Sharon and Larry Williams of Waynesboro will lead the walks along the hiking trails at Renfrew Park throughout the summer, and continue in the fall and winter this year. Walks begin at Renfrew’s lower parking lot off Welty Road. Participants should wear comfortable walking shoes and may bring identification books and binoculars. Free and open to the public.…

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SUMMER, FALL & WINTER “SOAR” Bird Walks

January 19, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
First & Third Saturdays
Renfrew Park, 1010 E Main St
Waynesboro, PA 17268 United States
+ Google Map
Free

SOAR (“Studying Ornithology At Renfrew”) is now virtually year-round! First and third Saturday summer, fall and winter bird walks began on June 16! Birding enthusiasts Sharon and Larry Williams of Waynesboro will lead the walks along the hiking trails at Renfrew Park throughout the summer, and continue in the fall and winter this year. Walks begin at Renfrew’s lower parking lot off Welty Road. Participants should wear comfortable walking shoes and may bring identification books and binoculars. Free and open to the public.…

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Fraktur Workshop

January 26, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Visitors Center, Renfrew Park, 1010 E Main St
Waynesboro, PA 17268 United States
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Fee applies, see description for details

Donna Selfridge Spangler will lead a workshop to teach the historic art of the fraktur, a Pennsylvania German tradition to decorate documents such as birth or marriage certificates. Using pens, ink and watercolors, and their choice of laid or woven paper, both used during the time period of fraktur, participants will learn basic fraktur lettering and what the designs symbolize as they create their own fraktur. Workshop Fee: $25 for RI members, $30/non-member. Ages 15 and up, limited to 10. About the instructor,…

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Project SNOWStorm and Project OwlNet

January 31, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Visitors Center, Renfrew Park, 1010 E Main St
Waynesboro, PA 17268 United States
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Free

From Project SNOWstorm website: MEET BALTIMORE, A RETURNING OWL FROM THE WINTER OF 2013/2014. HE WAS ONLY BANDED LAST YEAR, BUT IS NOW BEING TRACKED WITH A GPS/GSM TRANSMITTER. (©CHRIS HUDSON) Program by Steve Huy, a founding member of Project SNOWstorm, which uses innovative science to track and understand snowy owls, and to engage people in their conservation through outreach and education. Huy will also discuss Project Owlnet, which facilitates communication, cooperation and innovation among a network of owl-migration researchers…

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February 2019

SUMMER, FALL & WINTER “SOAR” Bird Walks

February 2, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
First and Third Saturdays
Renfrew Park, 1010 E Main St
Waynesboro, PA 17268 United States
+ Google Map
Free

SOAR (“Studying Ornithology At Renfrew”) is now virtually year-round! First and third Saturday summer, fall and winter bird walks began on June 16! Birding enthusiasts Sharon and Larry Williams of Waynesboro will lead the walks along the hiking trails at Renfrew Park throughout the summer, and continue in the fall and winter this year. Walks begin at Renfrew’s lower parking lot off Welty Road. Participants should wear comfortable walking shoes and may bring identification books and binoculars. Free and open to the public.…

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SUMMER, FALL & WINTER “SOAR” Bird Walks

February 16, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
First & Third Saturdays
Renfrew Park, 1010 E Main St
Waynesboro, PA 17268 United States
+ Google Map
Free

SOAR (“Studying Ornithology At Renfrew”) is now virtually year-round! First and third Saturday summer, fall and winter bird walks began on June 16! Birding enthusiasts Sharon and Larry Williams of Waynesboro will lead the walks along the hiking trails at Renfrew Park throughout the summer, and continue in the fall and winter this year. Walks begin at Renfrew’s lower parking lot off Welty Road. Participants should wear comfortable walking shoes and may bring identification books and binoculars. Free and open to the public.…

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March 2019

SUMMER, FALL & WINTER “SOAR” Bird Walks

March 2, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
First and Third Saturdays
Renfrew Park, 1010 E Main St
Waynesboro, PA 17268 United States
+ Google Map
Free

SOAR (“Studying Ornithology At Renfrew”) is now virtually year-round! First and third Saturday summer, fall and winter bird walks began on June 16! Birding enthusiasts Sharon and Larry Williams of Waynesboro will lead the walks along the hiking trails at Renfrew Park throughout the summer, and continue in the fall and winter this year. Walks begin at Renfrew’s lower parking lot off Welty Road. Participants should wear comfortable walking shoes and may bring identification books and binoculars. Free and open to the public.…

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SUMMER, FALL & WINTER “SOAR” Bird Walks

March 16, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
First & Third Saturdays
Renfrew Park, 1010 E Main St
Waynesboro, PA 17268 United States
+ Google Map
Free

SOAR (“Studying Ornithology At Renfrew”) is now virtually year-round! First and third Saturday summer, fall and winter bird walks began on June 16! Birding enthusiasts Sharon and Larry Williams of Waynesboro will lead the walks along the hiking trails at Renfrew Park throughout the summer, and continue in the fall and winter this year. Walks begin at Renfrew’s lower parking lot off Welty Road. Participants should wear comfortable walking shoes and may bring identification books and binoculars. Free and open to the public.…

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