August 2022

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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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SWWAG Workshop: Easy + Delicious Garden Fresh Meals with Get Fresh Daily

Freedom Greens & Gardens
5200 Pine Street, Philadelphia

Summer is the perfect time to transition to a plant-based diet! Learn foundational cooking techniques that will transform your garden-fresh harvest into mouth-watering meals the whole family love. Learn more about our community partner and event co-organizer Get Fresh Daily.


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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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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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Bike Tour of Bartram’s Mile with Urban Riding Basics

Bike Container

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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Archaeological Tour of Bartram’s Garden

What can archaeology tell us about the history of botany and gardening? Join graduate student and archaeologist Ally Mitchem and Curator Joel Fry for a tour of Bartram’s Garden where we explore this question. On this tour, Ally will discuss some of the archaeology that has been carried out at the garden, and what those...


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Saturday Free Boating

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

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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Open Bike Hub

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

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.