May 2022

Free Community Dance Class

Eastwick Pavilion
5400 Lindbergh Blvd, Philadelphia, PA

Philly Ballet will be hosting two community dance classes leading up to the performance of "Behind the Stage Door". Join us in an exploration of a variety of dance forms, from ballet to African dance, in this fun and accessible workshop. This class is FREE and open to the public and suitable for all levels,...


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Wednesday Free Fishing

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

Wednesdays are for fishing! All ages welcome, no experience necessary. Equipment, bait, and basic instruction provided--first come, first served. Catch and release only. No fishing license or pre-registration required.


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Philadelphia Ballet Presents: Behind the Stage Door

The Philadelphia Ballet's Behind the Stage Door is coming to Bartram's Garden!     About Behind the Stage Door: Behind the Stage Door is an interactive multimedia performance that explores the “invisible” forces that bring the ballet to life. Through a soundscape of diverse voices, original musical composition, dance, film, sculpture, and interactive multimedia stage...


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Youth Bike Fridays

Bike Container

The Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia is hosting FREE biking days at Bartram’s Garden through the end of November. Come ride the Bartram Mile trail! Come by for free bike loans, simple repairs, tips, and tricks! Snacks will be provided. Bike loans are available to minors with the accompaniment of a guardian or with a...


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Sankofa Community Farm Volunteer Day

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

Health reminders: We are in accordance with Pennsylvania and the City of Philadelphia's current COVID-19 response levels. Please follow the link to stay up-to-date on our city's protocols. If you are sick or experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, please do not volunteer. Volunteers will work alongside Farm staff to support seasonal plantings, harvesting, weeding, invasive species removal,...


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Horticulture Volunteer Day

Bartram's Garden
5400 Lindbergh Blvd., Philadelphia

Health reminders: We are in accordance with Pennsylvania and the City of Philadelphia's current COVID-19 response levels. Please follow the link to stay up-to-date on our city's protocols. If you are sick or experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, please do not volunteer. Volunteers will support seasonal plantings, weeding, invasive species removal, and support greenhouse maintenance. Registered volunteers...


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Urban Medicine Cabinet: Tooth Powder Paste

Upper Meadow

$2 – $20

Did you know you can easily make effective, good-tasting, and inexpensive toothpaste yourself?     About the instructor, Nyambi Royster of Nyambi Naturals: A Medicinal Herb Farmer and Herbalist for over 15 years, Nyambi Royster has taught Urban Health Courses and Agroecology Workshops at national institutes of learning including  Drexel University, University of Pennsylvania, and LaSalle...


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Bike Tour of Bartram’s Mile with Urban Riding Basics

Bike Container

Join us for a slow-paced, beginner ride highlighting Bartram’s Bike Trail.  The ride will make a few stops, including a short info session about how to properly wear a helmet, use basic hand signals, and an overview of the trail. You can bring your own bike and helmet or rent a bike and helmet for...


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Open Bike Shop

Bike Container

Come by for free walk-up bike rentals, simple repairs (flats, chains, brake adjustments), and diagnostics. Bike Safety Brochures are also available! Please register in advance.   The Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia is hosting FREE biking days at Bartram’s Garden through the end of November. Come ride the Bartram Mile trail!  


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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

Follow the Schuylkill River Trail from the North Mile to 56th Street and beyond.

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 and grow your own food.

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.