August 2022

Recurring

Thursday Free Boating for Southwest Neighbors

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

Southwest Philadelphia neighbors, join us for free kayaking and rowboating on the Tidal Schuylkill River! No pre-registration or experience necessary. Suitable for all ages and beginners. Equipment, life jackets, and basic instruction provided--first come, first served. Minors must be accompanied by an adult.  


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CineSPEAK presents Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s ‘Memoria’ (SOLD OUT, WAITLIST AVAILABLE)

Gingko Lawn

Join us at Bartram's Garden for a special outdoor presentation of  Apichatpong Weerasethakul's film Memoria, with a pre-screening performance by Sunken Cages and DJ Ripley.,presented by CineSpeak. BYO chairs or blanket (seating is first-come, first-served). Refreshments will be available for on-site purchase, but attendees are welcome to bring their own as well. This event is...


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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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Paint & Sip: Franklinia

Upper Meadow

Join us for this very special Paint & Sip that spotlights Bartram’s signature plant, the Franklinia. This is a unique opportunity to paint outdoors and enjoy the beauty of the Franklin tree in bloom. Materials and instruction will be provided. In the case of rain, this event will take place in the Barn.


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Recurring

Thursday Free Boating for Southwest Neighbors

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

Southwest Philadelphia neighbors, join us for free kayaking and rowboating on the Tidal Schuylkill River! No pre-registration or experience necessary. Suitable for all ages and beginners. Equipment, life jackets, and basic instruction provided--first come, first served. Minors must be accompanied by an adult.  


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Urban Medicine Cabinet: Holistic Prostate Care

Upper Meadow

$2 – $20

Medicine men have traditionally used tonics, herbs, and foods to nourish and protect their delicate prostate gland. Learn to make an effective tonic to provide nutritional support for a healthy prostate, male sexual function, and soothe/promote urinary tract health.   About the instructor, Nyambi Royster of Nyambi Naturals: A Medicinal Herb Farmer and Herbalist for over...


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September 2022

Little Explorers: Bees

Bartram's Garden
5400 Lindbergh Blvd., Philadelphia

Celebrate harvest time by learning all about one of a farmer’s best friends: the bee!   ABOUT LITTLE EXPLORERS: Join us for exploration, a garden walk, and stories! Please feel free to bring a snack. Designed for toddlers and preschoolers, ages 2-4. One adult chaperone is required for every two children. If you have any...


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Urban Medicine Cabinet: First Aid Eye Wash

Upper Meadow

$2 – $20

This effective herbal first aid remedy can be used to treat eye infections such as conjunctivitis.   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,...


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Urban Medicine Cabinet: Fungal Salve

Upper Meadow

$2 – $20

This powerful disinfectant salve is excellent for treating skin infections like athlete's foot and ringworm.   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...


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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.