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June 29, 2018 | , , ,

Family Outdoor Movie Night: The Wiz Presented in partnership with MythMedia Studio’s AfroFuture Cinema Classics

Join us after sundown in the courtyard for a free screening of The Wiz. Ease on down the road with Li Sumpter of MythMedia Studios for an interactive screening of The Wiz (1978)—a classic Afrofuturist tale of a young Harlem woman’s quantum quest to the magical City of Oz. Attendees of all ages are invited to sing along with this beloved Motown musical production and make cool collage art inspired by the film. Lyrics and art supplies provided! Come early for MythMedia prize…

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June 30, 2018 | , , ,

Saturday Free Boating (2018)

Explore this quiet stretch of the Schuylkill River on one of our kayaks or rowboats. No registration or boating experience necessary! All ages are welcome, minors must be accompanied by an adult. We provide the boats, life jackets and basic instruction. Kayak excursions limited to 30 minutes, rowboat excursions limited to 45 minutes. Location Free Saturday Boating embarks from our Community Boathouse, which is located on the northern tip of Bartram’s Garden on the river. Walk past the free Parking…

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July 5, 2018 | , , ,

Little Explorers: Caterpillars, Dragonflies, and Butterflies (2018)

Search for cool bugs in the Garden and make your very own insect sculpture. *Note this is a Thursday Monthly program for toddlers and preschoolers ages 2-4. Each session includes activities, performances, snacks, and walks through the garden, weather permitting. Pre-registration required, one adult chaperone for every two children. Bring a picnic lunch and stay for our free story hour at noon from April to November. Please note the program will be cancelled if the Philadelphia School District is closed…

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July 6, 2018 | , , , , , , ,

River Down the Street (2018)

A night of history, art, food, community and the sharing of stories inspired by the river and the people who live along its shore. A showcase of various performers and speakers will shed light on the complex and rich history of Kingsessing and Southwest Philadelphia. Sample some of Southwest’s finest flavors provided by local vendors and enjoy a relaxing evening by the water’s edge. This is part of our Art@Bartram’s series. Art@Bartram’s is a multi-year collaborative initiative between Bartram’s Garden…

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July 7, 2018 | , , ,

Saturday Free Boating (2018)

Explore this quiet stretch of the Schuylkill River on one of our kayaks or rowboats. No registration or boating experience necessary! All ages are welcome, minors must be accompanied by an adult. We provide the boats, life jackets and basic instruction. Kayak excursions limited to 30 minutes, rowboat excursions limited to 45 minutes. Location Free Saturday Boating embarks from our Community Boathouse, which is located on the northern tip of Bartram’s Garden on the river. Walk past the free Parking…

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July 11, 2018 | ,

Tidal Schuylkill Kayak Tours

This small group tour will educate paddlers on the tides, plants, animals, history and fossil fuel industry of the lower Schuylkill. See sections of the river and oil refineries only visible from on the water. Kayaks, paddles, lifejackets and basic instruction will be provided. This is a calm stretch of river, all skill levels welcome! Expect moderate physical exertion. Minors must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. Children 11 years and younger are not allowed to be in a boat alone…

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July 12, 2018 | , ,

Free Fishing Workshop with Coach Todd

For adults and children (children must be accompanied by an adult) For Beginners and Experienced Anglers Learn about the various types, techniques and uses of equipment, live and artificial bait and lures for fishing the Schuylkill and Delaware River, as well as streams, ponds and lakes. Learn about “What to buy” from stores Q&A This workshop is free, supported by a grant from the William Penn Foundation You must register in advance. Registration is capped at 25 participants. Coach Todd…

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July 14, 2018 | , , ,

Saturday Free Boating (2018)

Explore this quiet stretch of the Schuylkill River on one of our kayaks or rowboats. No registration or boating experience necessary! All ages are welcome, minors must be accompanied by an adult. We provide the boats, life jackets and basic instruction. Kayak excursions limited to 30 minutes, rowboat excursions limited to 45 minutes. Location Free Saturday Boating embarks from our Community Boathouse, which is located on the northern tip of Bartram’s Garden on the river. Walk past the free Parking…

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July 20, 2018 | , , ,

Family Outdoor Movie Night: The Jungle Book

Join us after sundown in the courtyard for a free screening of The Jungle Book. There will also be a guided, family-friendly tour of the garden starting at 7 pm. Movie starts at 8:15 PM. Presented by the Bartram’s Village Residents Council. FREE and open to all!

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