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October 25, 2021 | , , , ,

“High on the Hog” Multigenerational Cooking Class (SWWAG workshop)

Join Urban Tree Connection and vegan chef Sherimane Johnson in a live and interactive virtual cooking event! Learn more about vegan cooking, get creative with the ingredients from your food sovereignty share, and learn how the African Diaspora shaped food and culinary traditions today. Be sure to watch the Netflix series “High on the Hog” ahead of time. Recipes will be shared in the People’s Forum or may be requested by emailing saruh@urbantreeconnection.org. Level: BEGINNER   Click here to join…

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October 27, 2021 | , ,

Ghosts in the Garden

Show up at Bartram’s Garden after dark and — if you dare — walk the twisting path through our haunted meadow. You may see some strange and terrifying creatures crawling through the tall grasses and lurking behind the trees. You’d better hope they don’t see you! If you can make it all the way to the end of the path, a delicious prize awaits. Treat bags are first-come, first-served; supplies are limited. A FREE, family-friendly event, especially for our Southwest…

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October 28, 2021 | , , ,

Free Bike Rentals

The Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia is hosting FREE biking days at Bartram’s Garden through the end of October. Come ride the Bartram Mile trail! Free bike rentals are available Thursdays and Fridays from 4-6PM and Saturdays from 10AM-2PM. There are also bike maintenance sessions on Thursdays, learn-to-ride classes on Saturdays for kids and adults (10AM-12PM), and free bike tours of the Bartram Mile Trail on Saturdays (12-2PM). Drop-ins are welcome. Please register in advance for the Saturday Learn to…

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October 29, 2021 | , , ,

Free Bike Rentals

The Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia is hosting FREE biking days at Bartram’s Garden through the end of October. Come ride the Bartram Mile trail! Free bike rentals are available Thursdays and Fridays from 4-6PM and Saturdays from 10AM-2PM. There are also bike maintenance sessions on Thursdays, learn-to-ride classes on Saturdays for kids and adults (10AM-12PM), and free bike tours of the Bartram Mile Trail on Saturdays (12-2PM). Drop-ins are welcome. Please register in advance for the Saturday Learn to…

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October 30, 2021 | , , , , , , , , ,

Urban Medicine Cabinet: Muscle Relief Ointment – SOLD OUT

Learn how to use food as medicine like our Ancestors did with this plant-powered Warming Ginger Muscle Relief Ointment. This soft herbal ointment works wonderfully for all types of muscle aches, pains, arthritis, bruises, and even nerve pain!   About the instructor, Nyambi Royster of Nyambi Naturals: A Medicinal Herb Farmer and Herbalist for over 15 years has taught Urban Health Courses and Agroecology Workshops at national institutes of learning including  Drexel University, University of Pennsylvania and LaSalle University. Ms.…

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October 30, 2021 | , , ,

Free Bike Rentals

The Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia is hosting FREE biking days at Bartram’s Garden through the end of October. Come ride the Bartram Mile trail! Free bike rentals are available Thursdays and Fridays from 4-6PM and Saturdays from 10AM-2PM. There are also bike maintenance sessions on Thursdays, learn-to-ride classes on Saturdays for kids and adults (10AM-12PM), and free bike tours of the Bartram Mile Trail on Saturdays (12-2PM). Drop-ins are welcome. Please register in advance for the Saturday Learn to…

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October 30, 2021 | , , ,

Tree Walk: Trees for Fall Interest

Fiery reds, bright yellows, and warm oranges signify that it is Autumn at Bartram’s Garden! Join us with some warm cider as we take a tour and talk about fantastic specimens for fall. The tour will be led by Tree Program Coordinator Merissa MacDonald and her Tree Interns, with assistance by Curator Joel Fry. We’ll cover the history of these specimens as well their aesthetic and horticultural use. This is the second installment of our seasonal Tree Walks. FREE! Please…

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October 31, 2021 |

Protector’s Expo

This free event will focus on non-violent conflict resolution and self-defense techniques. Connect with expert instructors in all forms of self-defense to learn more about keeping yourself and your community safe. For vending, call or text 302 482 5885.     As of July 30, 2021, Bartram’s Garden again requires that all people wear masks in all of our indoor spaces. To help limit the spread of COVID, please follow the current City of Philadelphia guidelines for visiting an outdoor public space.

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November 3, 2021 | , , ,

Little Explorers: Seed Collectors

How do seeds travel? We’ll collect seeds from all over the garden and make a beautiful mosaic.   ABOUT LITTLE EXPLORERS: Join us for exploration, a garden walk, and stories! Please feel free to bring a snack. Designed for toddlers and pre-schoolers, ages 2-4. One adult chaperone is required for every two children. If you have any questions, contact Leslie Gale, lgale@bartramsgarden.org or 215-729-5281 ext. 110.   TICKETS, per child: $12 General Admission $2 Southwest Neighbors & ACCESS cardholders (learn…

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