May 2022

Bike Tour of Bartram’s Mile with Urban Riding Basics

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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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Open Bike Shop

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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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Beginner Bike Maintenance: How to Fix a Flat

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Want to take your biking to the next level? In this 1-hour, hands-on class, you can get practice on how to fix a flat, patch, and make a repair. Registration in advance is required.   The Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia is hosting FREE biking days at Bartram’s Garden through the end of November. Come...


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Homeschooler Days-Bees, Bugs, Blooms

For as long as people have farmed for our food, we've lived and worked together with bees & other pollinators (not all of them are even insects!) Come celebrate pollinators with us this month at the garden and understand how essential they are to our food!   Tickets (per child): $12 General Admission / Free...


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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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Youth Bike Fridays (CANCELED)

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Update on 5/20: This biking event has been canceled due to tornado warnings. 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...


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Urban Medicine Cabinet: Cold Process Soap Making (SOLD OUT)

Upper Meadow

$2 – $20

Cold Process Soap 101 - there are so many benefits to making soap! You control the process from start to finish. Learn the basics of this profitable skill. Make soap from scratch! This event is rain or shine; in the case of inclement weather, it will take place in the Garden's Coach House.    ...


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Kids’ Learn to Ride Biking Classes (ages 4-16) (SOLD OUT)

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This FREE two-hour Learn to Ride class teaches participants how to ride a bicycle.  This class is perfect for those who have never ridden a bike or who may need a refresher. Staff and volunteers will teach participants how to: ·        Balance ·        Pedaling techniques ·        Starting and stopping ·        Steering and shifting gears You...


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Open Bike Shop

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

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.