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Event Calendar

Registration is required for all Watershed Association programs, unless stated otherwise. Space is limited. All programs meet at the Watershed Center on the Reserve, unless stated otherwise. Please call (609) 737-7592 to register.

Payment is accepted by cash, check, VISA, MasterCard or Discover and can be dropped off at the Watershed Center or mailed to:

Education Programs
31 Titus Mill Road
Pennington, NJ 08534

Refund Policy: A full refund will be made if notice of cancellation is received at least 48 hours before a program. Call (609) 737-7592 to cancel. No refunds or credits will be given after that time. Watershed Association membership is not refundable.

  • August 3, 10 and 17

    Butterfly House Tours

    Mondays, 10:00-11:00AM each week, Adults and Families, $5 per person

    Drop in for a Naturalist-led tour of the new Kate Gorrie Butterfly House. Learn about the nectar and host plants we have selected to grow, the butterflies that inhabit the house and how you can encourage butterflies to visit your home garden. If time allows, we will venture into the field with nets to try our hand at catching butterflies. Registration is not required.

  • July and August

    Summer Preschool Nature Class

    Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:00-11:30AM, children 3-5 years old, Class fee per child: $10M/$15NM; Register and pay for 5 classes, receive the 6th class FREE

    Vist our Preschool page for complete class descriptions. See link below.

  • August 8

    15th Annual Butterfly Festival – Come Fly with Us!

    Saturday, 10:00AM – 4:00PM, Adults and Families, $10 per person or $25 per carload

    Enjoy a day of family fun outdoors, with tours of the new Kate Gorrie Butterfly House, butterfly and insect exhibits, science happenings in the lab, fun and interactive children’s activities, live music, local food, artisans and more! Take a tethered hot air balloon ride with your family to view the festival from aloft! No pets or alcoholic beverages please. Purchase discount tickets at

  • August 27

    NEW – Teacher Tour of the Watershed Center

    Thursday, 9:00AM – 12:00PM, Adult Educators (formal and non-formal), FREE

    Explore the new educational options awaiting you and your students at our new LEED-Platinum certified center with its’ laboratory and sustainability features. See how you can address STEM education and the Next Generation Science Standards through new and enhance activities. Professional development credit offered. Come anytime this morning for a free visit, sample a hands-on lesson and see what the Watershed Center has to offer! RSVP appreciated.

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August 5 - World of Water: We all need clean water!

Wednesday, 10:00AM - 12:00PM, children 7-10 years old

Meet Teacher-Naturalist Vicky Allen at the Watershed Center for a morning of games, clean water challenges and outdoor exploration! Space is limited - call to register, 609-737-7592.

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