July 2024

Event Series Wednesday Free Fishing

Wednesday Free Fishing

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

Wednesdays are for fishing! All ages are welcome, no experience is necessary. Free rods, tackle, bait and basic instruction for catch-and-release fishing on a first-come, first-served basis, while supplies last....


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August 2024

Community After-hours Tour at Sketching Splendor Exhibit

American Philosophical Society
105 South Fifth Street, Philadelphia, PA

Southwest neighbors are invited to a community after-hours tour of Sketching Splendor at the American Philosophical Society. Light refreshments will be served. Sketching Splendor: American Natural History, 1750-1850 explores how...


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Event Series Saturday Free Boating

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 is necessary. Suitable for all ages and skill levels. Equipment, life jackets, and basic...


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Little Explorers: Water!

Bartram’s Garden Courtyard, Coach House and Barn
5400 Lindbergh Blvd., Philadelphia

Cool down in the August heat with cool outdoor water games and crafts!   ABOUT LITTLE EXPLORERS: Every first Wednesday of the month, March through November, 10-11:30am. Join us for...


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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 or grow food, trees, and more.

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.