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April 14, 2021 | ,

Homeschooler Days – Mysteries of Navigation (2021)

Can the Stars help you know where you are and where you want to go? What’s a compass and what does it have to do with magnets? Explore how we can navigate the world without our phones and what knowledge helped create that technology. General Admission – April 14th  |  April 21st SW Neighbors & ACCESS Cardholders – April 14th  |  April 21st For homeschoolers ages 5 to 11 and their adult. Lessons are repeated each month to allow for…

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April 21, 2021 | ,

Homeschooler Days – Mysteries of Navigation (2021)

Can the Stars help you know where you are and where you want to go? What’s a compass and what does it have to do with magnets? Explore how we can navigate the world without our phones and what knowledge helped create that technology. General Admission – April 14th  |  April 21st SW Neighbors & ACCESS Cardholders – April 14th  |  April 21st For homeschoolers ages 5 to 11 and their adult. Lessons are repeated each month to allow for…

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April 22, 2021 |

Earth Day Volunteer Day

Health reminders: Masks must be worn in accordance with Pennsylvania and City of Philadelphia COVID-19 requirements. If you are sick or concerned about symptoms, please do not volunteer. Public restrooms will be open for the duration of the volunteer day and are disinfected regularly. Hand sanitizer provided. Volunteers are encouraged to sign up with their pods if possible. Support your local park by helping to beautify and clean the land and river! Led by Garden staff, volunteers will support trash…

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April 24, 2021 |

Horticulture Volunteer Day

Health reminders: Masks must be worn in accordance with Pennsylvania and City of Philadelphia COVID-19 requirements. If you are sick or concerned about symptoms, please do not volunteer. Public restrooms will be open for the duration of the volunteer day and are disinfected regularly. Hand sanitizer provided. Volunteers are encouraged to sign up with their pods if possible. Volunteers will support seasonal plantings, weeding, invasive species removal, and support greenhouse maintenance. Registered volunteers will meet at the Welcome Center promptly…

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April 24, 2021

Honeybees & Mushrooms (2021) — SOLD OUT

An exploration in biodiversity, interactive species, urban ecologies and foraging. “Honeybees & Mushrooms” is a two-season event featuring scheduled honeybee hive tours and mushroom hikes at Bartram’s Garden in the Spring and Fall of 2021. Presentations by Beth Teigan, founder of Philadelphia Mycology Club, and an open hive demo by Mark Berman of Anna Bee’s Honey (and Philadelphia Beekeepers Guild member) will explore the honeybee and mushroom relationship, focusing on seasonal changes in honeybee and fungal activity. Free but space is…

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A colorful variety of mushrooms arranged on a stone paver

April 25, 2021 | , ,

Honeybees & Mushrooms (2021) – SOLD OUT

An exploration in biodiversity, interactive species, urban ecologies and foraging. “Honeybees & Mushrooms” is a two-season event featuring scheduled honeybee hive tours and mushroom hikes at Bartram’s Garden in the Spring and Fall of 2021. Presentations by Beth Teigan, founder of Philadelphia Mycology Club, and an open hive demo by Mark Berman of Anna Bee’s Honey (and Philadelphia Beekeepers Guild member) will explore the honeybee and mushroom relationship, focusing on seasonal changes in honeybee and fungal activity. Free but space is…

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Portrait photo of novelist Jamaica Kincaid, an older Black woman wearing a white shirt, plum lipstick, gold earrings, and an orange headscarf

April 27, 2021 | , ,

Jamaica Kincaid Virtual Reading Group

Jamie Bowers of the Free Library will lead a one-hour virtual discussion of the celebrated Antiguan-American writer’s Among Flowers: A Walk in the Himalaya. Space is limited; please register by April 11. Registrants can get a free copy of the book from the Welcome Center starting April 1, 10am-4pm, while supplies last.   🌼 This event is part of Southwest Spring Fest, running April 16-30 at Bartram’s Garden. We’re featuring pop-ups, workshops, and plant resources especially for our neighbors in…

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May 5, 2021 | , , , ,

Little Explorers Livestream: Spring is for the Birds! (May 2021)

Join us for a virtual edition of our popular Little Explorers program. This month: Find out where birds live and how they talk, so you can take a bird walk anytime, anywhere. We’ll stream live from the Garden on Instagram. Little Explorers is a monthly garden adventure designed for toddlers and their caregivers, but all are welcome and encouraged to tune in. Please consider supporting Bartram’s Garden as we work to continue our cultural and educational programming by donating to…

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May 8, 2021 |

Sankofa Community Farm Volunteer Day

Health reminders: Masks must be worn in accordance with Pennsylvania and City of Philadelphia COVID-19 requirements. If you are sick or concerned about symptoms, please do not volunteer. Public restrooms will be open for the duration of the volunteer day and will be disinfected regularly. Hand sanitizer will be provided. Volunteers are encouraged to sign up with their pods if possible. Volunteers will work alongside Farm staff to support seasonal plantings, harvesting, weeding, invasive species removal, and orchard support. Volunteers…

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