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Events

  • Sensory-Friendly COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic

    Saturday, August 13, 2022

    9:00 AM-11:00 AM

    The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19103

    • Everyone

    The Academy is proud to partner with the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute and St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children for a sensory-friendly COVID-19 vaccination clinic on Saturday August 13 from 9-11 a.m.

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  • Mask Mornings

    Saturday, August 13, 2022

    10:00 AM-12:00 PM

    The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19103

    • Everyone

    While masks are typically optional in the Academy galleries, the Academy will begin offering Mask Mornings twice each month to welcome visitors who prefer or need a masked environment

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  • Academy Science Camp: Animal Secret Agents

    Monday, August 15, 2022

    8:45 AM-4:15 PM

    Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia PA, 10103

    • Everyone

    From bonkers biomimicry to the vilest venom and the craziest camouflage, animals have a variety of sneaky tactics they use to survive, just like real and fictional secret agents.

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  • Friday Nights at the Academy: August 19

    Friday, August 19, 2022

    3:00 PM-8:00 PM

    The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19103

    • Everyone

    In celebration of our Water Year, the Academy is open late on Fridays this summer and fall.

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  • Academy Science Camp: Ocean Commotion

    Monday, August 22, 2022

    8:45 AM-4:15 PM

    Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia PA, 10103

    • Everyone

    Aspiring marine biologists, let’s explore the salty sea!

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  • Delaware River Cleanup @ Frankford Boat Launch

    Tuesday, August 23, 2022

    4:00 PM-6:30 PM

    Frankford Boat Launch 5501 Tacony Street Philadelphia, PA 19137

    • Everyone

    Please join United By Blue for a fun-filled Community Cleanup Event by volunteering to clean up your local waterway.

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  • Academy Book Circle: Water Always Wins, Week 3

    Wednesday, August 24, 2022

    1:00 PM-2:00 PM

    This is an online event. It will be hosted on Zoom.

    • Everyone

    Join the Academy for the second summer Book Circle to read and discuss Water Always Wins: Thriving in an Age of Drought and Deluge by science journalist Erica Gies.

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  • Friday Nights at the Academy: August 26

    Friday, August 26, 2022

    3:00 PM-6:00 PM

    The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19103

    • Everyone

    In celebration of our Water Year, the Academy is open late on Fridays this summer and fall.

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  • Bug Fest: August 27

    Saturday, August 27, 2022

    10:00 AM-5:00 PM

    The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19103

    • Everyone

    Bug Fest is coming! Join us at the Academy of Natural Sciences for a wild weekend celebrating a few of our favorite (invertebrate) things.

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  • Bug Fest: August 28

    Sunday, August 28, 2022

    10:00 AM-5:00 PM

    Bug Fest is coming! Join us at the Academy of Natural Sciences for a wild weekend celebrating a few of our favorite (invertebrate) things.

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