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The Institute at Renfrew

(717) 762-0373

August 2020

Nose to Nose and More…EXPLORE! Session #1 ‘Nature Discovery’ 3-Day Program

August 17 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every day that begins at 9:30 am, repeating until August 19, 2020

Renfrew Park, 1010 E Main St
Waynesboro, PA 17268 United States
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EXPLORE! Nature Discovery sessions focus on the great outdoors. Kids will hike along nature trails, learn about the ‘critters' in the park, plus investigate insects, birds and trees. They will also dig into the four-square garden with related activities, and each program always ends with wading in the creek for stream play and water adventures! See the special safety guidelines that apply during this Green Phase of Covid-19 recovery. Session #1: EXPLORE! Nature Discovery Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday, August 17–19…

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Nose to Nose and More…EXPLORE! Session #1 ‘Nature Discovery’ 3-Day Program

August 18 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every day that begins at 9:30 am, repeating until August 19, 2020

Renfrew Park, 1010 E Main St
Waynesboro, PA 17268 United States
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EXPLORE! Nature Discovery sessions focus on the great outdoors. Kids will hike along nature trails, learn about the ‘critters' in the park, plus investigate insects, birds and trees. They will also dig into the four-square garden with related activities, and each program always ends with wading in the creek for stream play and water adventures! See the special safety guidelines that apply during this Green Phase of Covid-19 recovery. Session #1: EXPLORE! Nature Discovery Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday, August 17–19…

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Garden Talk

August 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until September 8, 2020

Renfrew Park, 1010 E Main St
Waynesboro, PA 17268 United States
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$5

The Institute at Renfrew created and maintains the historic four-square garden in Renfrew Park. The Institute at Renfrew announces a new series of small-group garden talks. Conducted by three of the Institute’s gardening experts, the talks will take place in the four-square garden at Renfrew Park. The series begins on August 4, and will run on Tuesday evenings from 6 to 7 p.m. through Sept. 8. The talks will cover a wide range of topics, including gardening basics and tips,…

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Nose to Nose and More…EXPLORE! Session #1 ‘Nature Discovery’ 3-Day Program

August 19 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every day that begins at 9:30 am, repeating until August 19, 2020

Renfrew Park, 1010 E Main St
Waynesboro, PA 17268 United States
+ Google Map

EXPLORE! Nature Discovery sessions focus on the great outdoors. Kids will hike along nature trails, learn about the ‘critters' in the park, plus investigate insects, birds and trees. They will also dig into the four-square garden with related activities, and each program always ends with wading in the creek for stream play and water adventures! See the special safety guidelines that apply during this Green Phase of Covid-19 recovery. Session #1: EXPLORE! Nature Discovery Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday, August 17–19…

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Nose to Nose EXPLORE! Session #2 Terrific Trees 2-Day Program

August 20 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every day that begins at 9:30 am, repeating until August 21, 2020

Renfrew Park, 1010 E Main St
Waynesboro, PA 17268 United States
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All program activities are outside. Kids spend time in the trees, learning, doing activities and crafts, enjoying the forested areas of the park. Each day ends with wading in the creek for stream play and water adventures. Safety measures are in place for the session. Download the rules and waiver here. Children must sign up for both days. Limit: 10 kids. • Fee: $16 for Institute at Renfrew members; $20 non-members. Pre-registration required. Email: info@instituteatrenfrew.org Phone: 717-762-0373.

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Nose to Nose EXPLORE! Session #2 Terrific Trees 2-Day Program

August 21 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every day that begins at 9:30 am, repeating until August 21, 2020

Renfrew Park, 1010 E Main St
Waynesboro, PA 17268 United States
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All program activities are outside. Kids spend time in the trees, learning, doing activities and crafts, enjoying the forested areas of the park. Each day ends with wading in the creek for stream play and water adventures. Safety measures are in place for the session. Download the rules and waiver here. Children must sign up for both days. Limit: 10 kids. • Fee: $16 for Institute at Renfrew members; $20 non-members. Pre-registration required. Email: info@instituteatrenfrew.org Phone: 717-762-0373.

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Garden Talk

August 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until September 8, 2020

Renfrew Park, 1010 E Main St
Waynesboro, PA 17268 United States
+ Google Map
$5

The Institute at Renfrew created and maintains the historic four-square garden in Renfrew Park. The Institute at Renfrew announces a new series of small-group garden talks. Conducted by three of the Institute’s gardening experts, the talks will take place in the four-square garden at Renfrew Park. The series begins on August 4, and will run on Tuesday evenings from 6 to 7 p.m. through Sept. 8. The talks will cover a wide range of topics, including gardening basics and tips,…

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September 2020

Garden Talk

September 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until September 8, 2020

Renfrew Park, 1010 E Main St
Waynesboro, PA 17268 United States
+ Google Map
$5

The Institute at Renfrew created and maintains the historic four-square garden in Renfrew Park. The Institute at Renfrew announces a new series of small-group garden talks. Conducted by three of the Institute’s gardening experts, the talks will take place in the four-square garden at Renfrew Park. The series begins on August 4, and will run on Tuesday evenings from 6 to 7 p.m. through Sept. 8. The talks will cover a wide range of topics, including gardening basics and tips,…

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Garden Talk

September 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until September 8, 2020

Renfrew Park, 1010 E Main St
Waynesboro, PA 17268 United States
+ Google Map
$5

The Institute at Renfrew created and maintains the historic four-square garden in Renfrew Park. The Institute at Renfrew announces a new series of small-group garden talks. Conducted by three of the Institute’s gardening experts, the talks will take place in the four-square garden at Renfrew Park. The series begins on August 4, and will run on Tuesday evenings from 6 to 7 p.m. through Sept. 8. The talks will cover a wide range of topics, including gardening basics and tips,…

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Rotary: Battle of the Minds

September 24 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Green Grove Gardens, 1032 Buchanan Trail E
Greencastle, PA 17225 United States
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Cost to be determined

Battle of the Minds—the ultimate trivia challenge! The Institute at Renfrew was selected as The Rotary Club of Waynesboro’s non-profit co-sponsor of the 2020 Battle of the Minds fundraiser event. Plan to enjoy an evening at Green Grove Gardens that includes a silent auction, live auction, cocktail hour, fabulous meal—and the main attraction, the Battle of the Minds trivia game—all while raising funds for not one but TWO great community causes! The game pits each table against the others in a…

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Geology Field Trip: Fossils Tell Stories!     

September 26 @ 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Meet at Visitors Center, Renfrew Park, 1010 E Main St
Waynesboro, 17268 United States
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Fee charged, see event description

This event (originally planned for May) was rescheduled to Sept. 26 due to the coronavirus outbreak. Please check back again—we hope it can go forward, but is still subject to change. Check back for updates. Geologist Jeri Jones takes us to northern Pennsylvania to the St. Clair fern fossil site and the New Ringgold fossil site. Adults only, age 15 and up. Transportation by bus only, provided. Pre-registration required. Fee: $50. Institute at Renfrew member discount: $5 per seat. Bring…

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October 2020

Pumpkin Festival

October 17 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Renfrew Park, 1010 E Main St
Waynesboro, PA 17268 United States
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$4 – $10

Co-sponsored by The Institute at Renfrew and Renfrew Museum and Park as a joint fundraiser The Pumpkin Festival has become a family tradition. Visitors enjoy the exciting pumpkin-chuckin’ trebuchet, pumpkin carving, hayrides, live music, children’s activities and fun games at this popular joint fundraising event benefiting both The Institute at Renfrew and Renfrew Museum and Park. Check back for the flier with all the details! Free soup, cider, and bread included with admission fee. Hot dogs, sodas, and bake sale…

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November 2020

Test Event

November 20 @ 8:00 am - November 22 @ 5:00 pm
Renfrew Park, 1010 E Main St
Waynesboro, PA 17268 United States
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This is to test the ticket function.

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August 2022

Jazz Festival 2020

August 30, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Renfrew Park, 1010 E Main St
Waynesboro, PA 17268 United States
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Renfrew Institute’s 29th annual FREE Jazz Fest! Due to the pandemic, this year's festival is a limited-attendance event with pre-registration in advance required. The registration window for the public is not open yet.  The Institute at Renfrew’s 29th annual jazz festival spotlights stellar performing artists that light up the outdoor stage with hot summer jazz. An informal question and answer period follows the show. Free and open to the public. In order to ensure the safety of attendees, band members…

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