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Bartram illustration of a Magnolia Warbler

June 13, 2021 | , , , , ,

Family Art Workshop: Drawing Birds (2021)

Explore birds from a creative point of view, learn techniques for drawing birds used by professionals, and create some bird art of your own. This workshop is designed for families to create together while enjoying our feathered friends who call Bartram’s Garden home. $5 General Admission $2 SW Neighbors/ACCESS Cardholders Workshop takes place outdoors & socially-distanced. Registration is limited.

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cherry tomatoes ripen on the vine

June 14, 2021 | , ,

SWWAG Workshop: Harvesting and Post-Harvest Processing

We will explore the garden, identifying what stage to harvest different crops, go over proper harvest methods, post-harvest handling, and storage. By following these processes, you will ensure the highest quality produce with the longest shelf life. Skill level: Beginner Workshop leader: Carly Jade Freedman Location: The Garden at CHOP Karabots Pediatric Care Center, 4865 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA. The garden is located at the back of the parking lot behind the building. The parking lot is accessible from 48th Street.

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June 14, 2021 | , , , ,

Acrylic Technique Series: Underpainting and Glazing (2021)

In this very special series, learn and use classic methods that will bring a greater understanding to your painting process, while enjoying the relaxed atmosphere of an outdoor BYO Paint & Sip. This class will showcase underpainting and glazing techniques, helping you to achieve depth, warmth, and a dreamy atmosphere to your painting. $15 Member/$20 Non-member $2 SW Neighbors/ACCESS Cardholders Workshop takes place outdoors & socially-distanced. Registration is limited.

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June 16, 2021 | ,

Homeschooler Days – Plant Evolution (2021)

Dig deep to uncover the natural history of the plants around us. From ferns and mosses to the flowering plants that delight us, we’ll explore their evolutionary history. General Admission – June 9th  |  June 16th SW Neighbors & ACCESS Cardholders – June 9th  |  June 16th For homeschoolers ages 5 to 11 and their adult. Lessons are repeated each month to allow for greater social distancing; please be sure to sign up for your preferred date. Al lessons are…

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A person's face is painted with black, white, and red paint. The person has brown skin, facial hair, and short locs.

June 16, 2021 | , , , ,

Art of Healing

Being well is an ongoing and active process. The Art of Healing is a dynamic workshop series that employs a collage of creativity — movement studies, multimedia and artistic expression— that enables both teacher and student to attain a higher level of self-awareness. The Art of Healing stimulates our personal and collective dedication to recharge and advance ourselves with renewed energy and inspiration to promote our physical, emotional and spiritual well-being. This workshop series will be led by Terrence L.…

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June 17, 2021 | , ,

Summer Tree ID

Join master gardener Merissa MacDonald for a walk through the botanical gardens to observe and identify some special trees. Learn how to effectively utilize the Penn State Extension’s Summer Key for PA Trees along with the historical, cultural, medicinal, and horticultural uses of identified trees. FREE! Registration is required for either in-person or online (Zoom) attendance.

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56th St Plaza

June 19, 2021 | , , ,

Bicycling Tour: Bartram’s Mile

Join us for a group bike excursion along the Bartram’s Mile Trail. This mile-long section of the Schuylkill River Trail opened in April 2017. We will start at the 56th St. Plaza and journey north through Bartram’s Garden to the Grays Ferry Bridge, and then return along the same path. Round trip is 2.2 miles. Curator Joel Fry will highlight points of interest along the way! Please bring your own bicycle and helmet, be sure to dress comfortably, and bring…

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Juneteenth, Freedom Day

June 20, 2021 | , , ,

Juneteenth Celebration

Join us as we gather in celebration of Juneteenth. We will have representatives and resources from Millennial Juneteenth fro 11AM-12PM, along with a specially curated Refuge event starting at 12PM. Bring a picnic and enjoy a day of community, dance, storytelling, poetry, art and joy! This event will be held in Eastwick Pavilion, a covered outdoor space allowing us to celebrate rain or shine! No registration is required; just come on over.   REFUGE As we still find ourselves in…

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A person's face is painted with black, white, and red paint. The person has brown skin, facial hair, and short locs.

June 23, 2021 | , , , ,

Art of Healing

Being well is an ongoing and active process. The Art of Healing is a dynamic workshop series that employs a collage of creativity — movement studies, multimedia and artistic expression— that enables both teacher and student to attain a higher level of self-awareness. The Art of Healing stimulates our personal and collective dedication to recharge and advance ourselves with renewed energy and inspiration to promote our physical, emotional and spiritual well-being. This workshop series will be led by Terrence L.…

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