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The Institute at Renfrew

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December 2019

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
+ 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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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
+ 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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Creatures of the Night: Owl Walk for Adults

February 6, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Meet at Visitors Center, Renfrew Park, 1010 E Main St
Waynesboro, 17268 United States
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Free, reservation required

Snow date to be announced. Updates will be posted on the website in case of bad weather. This winter excursion, led by former Renfrew Institute staff member and naturalist, Lori Schlosser, is for participants aged 15 and up. The activity is free (donations accepted), but registration is required and limited to 60. Spaces fill up quickly for this popular event, so anyone wishing to join the walk should register soon. For more information or to register, call the institute at…

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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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Astronomy Program: An Astronomer’s Perspective on Climate Change

February 20, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Visitors Center, Renfrew Park, 1010 E Main St
Waynesboro, PA 17268 United States
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Free

Dr. Lawrence Marschall, Professor of Physics Emeritus, Gettysburg College, discusses what astronomical conditions can affect the climate of a planet. He asks, “How do we know that current climate change is not caused by astronomical changes?” Come to this free program to learn more about this “hot topic.” Night sky viewing after the program, weather permitting. Free. A professor of astronomy and physics for many years, Marschall was a visiting research scientist at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, the University…

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March 2020

Telescope Clinic—Learn How to Use Your Telescope!

March 7, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Visitors Center, Renfrew Park, 1010 E Main St
Waynesboro, PA 17268 United States
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Free

Dan Kaminsky of the Tri-State Astronomers checks out a telescope. Presented in partnership with Tri-State Astronomers. This “telescope clinic” is designed to help you learn how to maximize your use of a telescope. If you have a telescope and you’re not sure what to do next, bring it to the telescope clinic for some guidance. Registration is required to reserve consultation time. Free. For more information, call 717-762-0373 or email to info@instituteatrenfrew.org. See our 2020 Adult-Teen Education flier for more…

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