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April 28, 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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May 2, 2018 | , , ,

Little Explorers: Spring is for the Birds (2018)

Find out where birds live and how they talk, then build your own nest out of materials from the Garden. 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…

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May 5, 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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May 6, 2018 | , ,

Black Mall 2018

Shop. Sip. Support. We invite you to come and shop with local black-owned businesses. We will be hosting a wide variety of black-owned vendors, artists, performers, caterers and service providers from all over the Philadelphia and surrounding regions. The purpose of this event is to encourage support for black business owners and increase economic empowerment within our communities. * Live Performers * Live Painting * Over 30 Black Owned Vendors * Prizes * Giveaways * Food & Drinks FREE ADMISSION

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May 9, 2018 | , , ,

Homeschooler Day: The Art of Nature (2018)

Artists often get inspiration from nature. Like William Bartram the artist and traveler, we’ll explore a variety of forms to express our feelings for nature. SECOND WEDNESDAY OF EVERY MONTH. Morning session takes place 10 am to noon. Afternoon session takes place 1 pm to 3 pm. Program is canceled if Philadelphia School District is closed for weather emergencies. $12 per student or free for Bartram’s Garden Members at the Family level and up. Become a Member online at bartramsgarden.org/join…

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May 9, 2018 | , , ,

Homeschooler Day: The Art of Nature (2018)

Artists often get inspiration from nature. Like William Bartram the artist and traveler, we’ll explore a variety of forms to express our feelings for nature. SECOND WEDNESDAY OF EVERY MONTH. Morning session takes place 10 am to noon. Afternoon session takes place 1 pm to 3 pm. Program is canceled if Philadelphia School District is closed for weather emergencies. $12 per student or free for Bartram’s Garden Members at the Family level and up. Become a Member online at bartramsgarden.org/join…

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May 9, 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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May 12, 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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May 13, 2018 | , , ,

Spring Southwest Fish Off! (2018)

A free fishing derby with activities for all ages. Fish from our dock, the riverbank or from one of our rowboats. Win prizes! One rod per person Bring your own rod or borrow one of ours Basic tackle and bait will be provided on a first come, first served basis You can also use your own bait & tackle No fishing license necessary Catch and release All ages and abilities welcome. Minors must be accompanied by an adult if fishing…

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