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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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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June 2022

Urban Medicine Cabinet: Herbal Deodorant

Upper Meadow

$2 – $20

Conventional deodorant/antiperspirants work great but contain aluminum and other additives that have been linked to breast cancer. Learn how to use natural ingredients to make a healthier and effective alternative without the use of baking soda!   About the instructor, Nyambi Royster of Nyambi Naturals: A Medicinal Herb Farmer and Herbalist for over 15 years, Nyambi...


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Urban Medicine Cabinet: Body Butter Bars

Upper Meadow

$2 – $20

Body Butter Bars are the answer to rough, dry patches like knees, elbows, and feet! Learn how to use shea butter and other ingredients to create a supreme moisturizer!   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...


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July 2022

Urban Medicine Cabinet: Liver Health Tincture

Upper Meadow

$2 – $20

This root tincture is useful in cases of poor or sluggish digestion, skin conditions such as acne and eczema, and any general health issue in which the liver might be of concern.   About the instructor, Nyambi Royster of Nyambi Naturals: A Medicinal Herb Farmer and Herbalist for over 15 years, Nyambi Royster has taught Urban...


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August 2022

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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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

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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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.