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Firefly Night

  • The Woodlands 4000 Woodland Ave Philadelphia, PA, 19104 United States (map)

Pack a picnic and your flashlights for NATURE NIGHTS at The Woodlands this summer! Each month you’ll have a chance to spend some after-dark time inside the gates learning more about this important urban ecosystem and the creatures who call it home. Treat yourself to local snacks from neighborhood vendors, and take part in fun activities and crafts for all ages.

Spend the evening inside The Woodlands after dark searching for fireflies!

Learn about the amazing ways that animals (including fireflies) communicate and attract mates with educators from The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University. Fancy feathers, crazy calls, and delightful dances make life pretty “colorful” for all kinds of animals during the quest to meet the perfect mate. Investigate how many creatures use special displays and signals to attract the right partner. Dig deeper, and get creative to learn other ways that fireflies and other animals are cool, and make a craft you can take home!

This event is FREE and open to the public. Parking is limited, so please consider walking, biking, or taking public transportation.

Consider becoming a member of The Woodlands to support even more great educational and community programming.

Earlier Event: June 4
4th Annual Benefit
Later Event: July 23
Bat Night