August 2022

Recurring

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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Youth Bike Fridays

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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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Parents and Teens Mind& Wellness series: Yoga & Mindfulness for Teens

Our mind & body wellness program series with the Family Practice and Counseling Network (FPCN)  is back! Come rest and revitalize your physical and mental with moments of mindfulness, meditation, and group yoga in the Garden. No registration is required and all abilities are welcome! Participants are encouraged to bring their own yoga mat, as well as...


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Bike Tour of Bartram’s Mile with Urban Riding Basics

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Join us for a slow-paced 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 free...


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Open Bike Hub

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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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Recurring

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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Emotional Balance Mind & Wellness series: Yoga & Meditation for Awakening Sense

Our mind & body wellness program series with the Family Practice and Counseling Network (FPCN)  is back! Come rest and revitalize your physical and mental with moments of mindfulness, meditation, and group yoga in the Garden. No registration is required and all abilities are welcome! Participants are encouraged to bring their own yoga mat, as well as...


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Urban Medicine Cabinet: Holistic Womb Care

Upper Meadow

$2 – $20

Cramp bark and other herbs have long been used by indigenous women to relieve painful menstrual cramps and balance the female reproductive system. Learn how to make this effective herbal remedy that has been used for centuries.   About the instructor, Nyambi Royster of Nyambi Naturals: A Medicinal Herb Farmer and Herbalist for over 15 years,...


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Kids’ Learn to Ride Biking Classes (ages 4-16) (SOLD OUT!)

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This FREE two-hour Learn to Ride class teaches participants how to ride a bicycle.  This class is perfect for those who have never ridden a bike or who may need a refresher. Staff and volunteers will teach participants how to: ·        Balance ·        Pedaling techniques ·        Starting and stopping ·        Steering and shifting gears You...


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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 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.