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November 2019

Creatures of the Night: Family Owl Walk

November 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Renfrew Park, 1010 E Main St
Waynesboro, PA 17268 United States
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Free, but reservations required

This event was re-scheduled for November 14 due to rain on the original date. Naturalist Lori Schlosser will conduct this outdoor walk to areas of Renfrew Park most likely to attract owls, including Screech, Barred, and Great Horned owls. A brief pre-walk information session will help participants learn more about these nocturnal creatures and the methods used to locate them. The walk is is geared toward families and children are welcome, but must be accompanied by an adult. Dress warmly…

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SUMMER, FALL & WINTER “SOAR” Bird Walks

November 16 @ 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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Project SNOWStorm and Project OwlNet

November 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Visitors Center, Renfrew Park, 1010 E Main St
Waynesboro, PA 17268 United States
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Free

As reports of increasing numbers of snowy owl sightings emerged across Pennsylvania and other northern states in the winter of 2013–14, a team of researchers gathered to learn more about these owls, calling their effort Project SNOWstorm. Steve Huy is a co-founder of Project SNOWstorm, and co-director of Project Owlnet, a long term study of saw-whet owls based at the Lambs Knoll station in Maryland’s Catoctin Mountains. Project SNOWstorm uses innovative science to track and understand snowy owls, and to engage…

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December 2019

Star Party

December 2 @ 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 2 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 7 @ 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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SUMMER, FALL & WINTER “SOAR” Bird Walks

December 21 @ 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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January 2020

SUMMER, FALL & WINTER “SOAR” Bird Walks

January 4, 2020 @ 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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SUMMER, FALL & WINTER “SOAR” Bird Walks

January 18, 2020 @ 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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February 2020

SUMMER, FALL & WINTER “SOAR” Bird Walks

February 1, 2020 @ 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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SUMMER, FALL & WINTER “SOAR” Bird Walks

February 15, 2020 @ 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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