July 2024

Video Letter Exchange: A Community of Images (Screening and Performance)

Gingko Lawn

Join us for a special presentation of a performance and screening celebrating contemporary Japanese video artists with cinéSPEAK. ABOUT THE PROGRAM Community of Images: Japanese Moving Image Artists in the US, 1960s-1970s is an exhibition that explores experimental moving images created by Japanese artists and their connections to North America. Covering a wide range of...


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CANCELED Free Bike Rentals at Bartram’s Garden Bike Hub

Bike Container

Update on 7/18: due to the ongoing investigation into the chemical contamination on the Bartram Mile Trail, all biking programs at the Garden have been canceled until further notice. For more details, please visit www.bartramsgarden.org/2024contamination.   Come by for free walk-up bike rentals; as well as simple repairs (flats, chains, brake adjustments),  diagnostics, and bike...


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CANCELED Adults’ Learn to Ride Biking Class (16+)

Bike Container

Update on 7/18: due to the ongoing investigation into the chemical contamination on the Bartram Mile Trail, all biking programs at the Garden have been canceled until further notice. For more details, please visit www.bartramsgarden.org/2024contamination.   This FREE two-hour Learn to Ride class teaches participants how to ride a bicycle.  This class is perfect for...


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Event Series Saturday Free Boating

CANCELED Saturday Free Boating

Dock & Community Boathouse
Bartram's Garden, 5400 Lindbergh Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA
Free

Update on 7/18: due to the ongoing investigation into the chemical contamination on the Bartram Mile Trail, all fishing and boating at the Garden have been canceled until further notice. For more details, please visit www.bartramsgarden.org/2024contamination. Join us for free kayaking and rowboating on the Tidal Schuylkill River! No pre-registration or experience is necessary. Suitable...


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Midsummer Refresh at the Cob Oven

Sankofa Community Farm at Bartram's Garden
5400 Lindbergh Blvd, Philadelphia, PA

Join Tiny Farm Wagon for an afternoon of creativity and renewal inspired by water! Painting, collage, refreshment, healing vibes, and more!


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CANCELED Biking Level 1.5: Beginner Group Ride & Urban Riding Basics

Bike Container

Update on 7/18: due to the ongoing investigation into the chemical contamination on the Bartram Mile Trail, all fishing and boating at the Garden have been canceled until further notice. For more details, please visit www.bartramsgarden.org/2024contamination A slow-paced, all levels, little to no experience needed, beginner ride highlighting Bartram’s Bike Trail. Bike Ride Leader highlights...


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Meditations in the Garden: Shielding Meditation for Emotional Strength

Bartram's Garden Barn

Come rest and revitalize your physical and mental health with moments of mindfulness, meditation, and group yoga in the Garden. This free series, facilitated by Luna and organized in partnership with Family Practice and Counseling Network (FPCN) requires no prior registration and welcomes participants of all abilities! Please bring a yoga mat, towel, and water...


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Event Series Wednesday Free Fishing

Wednesday Free Fishing

Dock & Community Boathouse
Bartram's Garden, 5400 Lindbergh Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA

Wednesdays are for fishing! All ages are welcome, no experience is necessary. Free rods, tackle, bait and basic instruction for catch-and-release fishing on a first-come, first-served basis, while supplies last. Catch and release only. No fishing license or pre-registration is required. Program may be canceled in the event of inclement weather or unsafe river conditions...


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I'm interested in:

Biking & Walking

Birds

Boating & Fishing

Flowers, Plants & Trees

Gardening

History

Kids' Activities

Sankofa Community Farm

Southwest Philadelphia

Water Quality

Workshops, Wellness & Culture

Youth Internships

I'm interested in:

Biking & Walking

Stroll the Schuylkill River Trail or join us for biking!

Birds

Look up! More than 100 species of birds rely on this ecosystem.

Boating & Fishing

Enjoy all that the Tidal Schuylkill River has to offer.

Flowers, Plants & Trees

See what’s blooming, find a favorite tree, and stroll the gardens and natural lands.

Gardening

Bring the Garden home! Shop for plants or grow food, trees, and more.

History

Uncover the interconnected stories of this historic site.

Kids' Activities

Join us year-round to learn, make, share, and wonder.

Sankofa Community Farm

“Go back and get it!” Growing food sovereignty with an African Diaspora focus.

Southwest Philadelphia

Resources and opportunities especially for neighbors in Southwest Philly.

Water Quality

Find our latest data on the river’s bacteria levels and recent rainfall.

Workshops, Wellness & Culture

Enjoy upcoming workshops, self-care, and events. Are you a Southwest artist? Let’s partner!

Youth Internships

Calling Southwest students: paid internships available with the river, the farm, and the trees.