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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.

  • April 14-June 9

    Weekly Preschool Nature Class

    Tuesdays, 10:00-11:30AM OR Wednesdays, 1:00-2:30PM, children 3-5 years old, Class fee per child: $10M/$15NM; Register and pay for 4 classes, receive a 5th class FREE

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

  • April 14-June 9

    Weekly After School Nature Class – NEW

    Tuesdays, 4:15-5:30PM, children 6-10 years old, Class fee per child: $10M/$15NM; Register and pay for 4 classes, receive a 5th class FREE

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

  • April 20, May 4, May 18 and June 1

    Tiny Tot Walks with Miss Allison – NEW

    Mondays, 10:30-11:30AM, toddlers 18-36 months with an adult, Series fee: $30M/$40NM

    You are never too young to start exploring outdoors! You and your toddler will experience nature with Miss Allison as she shares walks on the Reserve, art activities and story time. Tiny Tot Walks provide a fun introduction to animals, plants and nature in general. Dress for spring weather – we always go outside. Boots, hats and gloves might be necessary. Registration for the entire 4-class series is required. All children must be walking and accompanied by an adult.

  • April 24

    Frog Slog Night Hike – CANCELLED; Brrr, it’s too cold!

  • April 25

    Build a Rain Barrel Workshop – This workshop is FULL.

  • April 27

    Lunch & Learn with a Naturalist – NEW

    Monday, 11:30AM – 12:30PM, Families, $5 per child

    Parents and children 5-10 years old… pack your lunch and join one of the Teacher-Naturalists for a nature-themed lunch! We will enjoy lunch in the Watershed Center or outdoors (weather permitting) coupled with a nature mini-lesson and a hands-on activity. You will be sent home with ideas to explore and projects to tackle for further enrichment. Each Lunch & Learn will whet your appetite as we take a peek at a different environmental topic. Registration is NOT required…drop-ins are welcome.

  • April 29

    Take a Walk on the Wild Side

    Wednesday, 8:30-9:30AM, Adults only, FREE for members/$5 non-members

    Start your spring day off right with a walk on the Watershed Reserve trails with Teacher-Naturalist Allison Jackson. Allison’s well-trained eye and experience will help you better observe seasonal changes and enjoy all the benefits of being outdoors. Walks will happen rain or shine so dress appropriately for seasonal temperatures and possible muddy conditions. Walks will continue bi-weekly throughout the season – join one or all! Binoculars and nature journal are encouraged.

  • May 2

    GRAND OPENING – Watershed Center for Environmental Advocacy, Science and Education

    Saturday, 11:00AM – 3:00PM, All are welcome – FREE

    Help us celebrate the opening of the new Watershed Center, an innovative environmental center that showcases 21st century technology for energy, water management and conservation, and environmental education! Thank you to all our Watershed Association members and supporters for turning our Bold Vision into a Reality.

  • May 9

    Eco-Printing Workshop

    Saturday, 10:00AM – 3:30PM, Teens 15yo – Adult, Fee: $50M/$60NM

    Learn how to imbed natural pigments found only in nature into fabric. Taught by Arts Council of Princeton instructor – no experience needed. $15 materials fee payable directly to instructor. Register directly with Arts Council, 609-924-8777.

  • May 9

    Engineering with the Sun – NEW

    Saturday, 9:30AM – 12:00PM, children 8-12yo, Fee per child: $15M/$20NM

    Design and build a model house utilizing what we know about the sun’s journey across the sky, throughout the day and seasons. After touring the Watershed Center and learning more about its’ innovative energy features (parents are invited to stay for tour), children will work collaboratively and on their own to build individual models of a passive solar home.

  • May 11

    Lunch & Learn with a Naturalist – NEW

    Monday, 11:30AM – 12:30PM, Families, $5 per child

    Parents and children 5-10 years old… pack your lunch and join one of the Teacher-Naturalists for a nature-themed lunch! We will enjoy lunch in the Watershed Center or outdoors (weather permitting) coupled with a nature mini-lesson and a hands-on activity. You will be sent home with ideas to explore and projects to tackle for further enrichment. Each Lunch & Learn will whet your appetite as we take a peek at a different environmental topic. Registration is NOT required…drop-ins are welcome.

  • May 13

    Take a Walk on the Wild Side

    Wednesday, 8:30-9:30AM, Adults only, FREE for members/$5 non-members

    Start your spring day off right with a walk on the Watershed Reserve trails with Teacher-Naturalist Allison Jackson. Allison’s well-trained eye and experience will help you better observe seasonal changes and enjoy all the benefits of being outdoors. Walks will happen rain or shine so dress appropriately for seasonal temperatures and possible muddy conditions. Walks will continue bi-weekly throughout the season – join one or all! Binoculars and nature journal are encouraged.

  • May 16

    Watershed Nature Camp Open House

    Saturday, 2:00-4:00PM, Families (children 3-16yo), FREE

    Come to the Watershed Center to meet Camp Director Tammy Love and her Staff, learn about our summer camp and register (availability in all programs not guaranteed). RSVP for Open House is not required. This is the final open house before the start of the camp season.

  • May 27

    Take a Walk on the Wild Side

    Wednesday, 8:30-9:30AM, Adults only, FREE for members/$5 non-members

    Start your spring day off right with a walk on the Watershed Reserve trails with Teacher-Naturalist Allison Jackson. Allison’s well-trained eye and experience will help you better observe seasonal changes and enjoy all the benefits of being outdoors. Walks will happen rain or shine so dress appropriately for seasonal temperatures and possible muddy conditions. Walks will continue bi-weekly throughout the season – join one or all! Binoculars and nature journal are encouraged.

  • May 30

    Plein Air Painting Workshop on the Reserve

    Saturday, 10:00AM – 2:00PM, Teens 16yo – Adult, $50M/$60NM

    Explore the popular 19th century tradition of watercoloring painting outdoors (en plain air). Guided by an instructor from the Arts Council of Princeton, participants will discover the quality of natural light and how it changes over time, explore natural color and experiment with brush strokes to create textures. The workshop begins with a short hike on the Watershed Reserve trails for inspiration! Register directly with the Arts Council, 609-924-8777.

  • June 8

    Lunch & Learn with a Naturalist – NEW

    Monday, 11:30AM – 12:30PM, Families, $5 per child

    Parents and children 5-10 years old… pack your lunch and join one of the Teacher-Naturalists for a nature-themed lunch! We will enjoy lunch in the Watershed Center or outdoors (weather permitting) coupled with a nature mini-lesson and a hands-on activity. You will be sent home with ideas to explore and projects to tackle for further enrichment. Each Lunch & Learn will whet your appetite as we take a peek at a different environmental topic. Registration is NOT required…drop-ins are welcome.

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Lunch/Learn with a Naturalist

Monday, April 27, 11:30AM - 12:30PM, Families (children 5-10yo), $5 per child

Parents and kids - pack your lunch and join us for a nature-themed meal! Enjoy your lunch with us in the Watershed Center (or outside, weather permitting) coupled with a nature mini-lesson on SPRING EPHEMERALS, a short walk in the nearby woods and a hands-on activity. Registration is not required, drop-ins are welcome.

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