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Characters from Hotel Transylvania pose in from of a ship with fireworks in the background

May 24, 2019 |

Family Outdoor Movie Night: Hotel Transylvania 3 – Summer Vacation (2019)

Movie 8:30-10:30pm with Sunset Bike ride from 7:30-8:30pm Join us on the Ginkgo Lawn after sundown for a free screening of a family friendly film. Visit our free refreshment stand to grab some popcorn and lemonade to enjoy while you watch the movie or bring a picnic. Our all-ages bike fleet will be available one hour prior to the screening to explore the Bartram’s Mile trail. Safety equipment and basic instruction provided by the Bicycle Coalition of Philadelphia. Feel free…

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Smiling young man gives a thumbs-up while sitting in a red and yellow kayak in the Schuylkill River

May 25, 2019 | , , ,

Saturday Free Boating (2019)

Kayak or rowboat on this quiet stretch of the Schuylkill River. 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. There are trained rowers available if you would prefer to not row or paddle yourself. Kayak excursions limited to 30 minutes, rowboat excursions limited to 45 minutes. The last boat goes out at 3pm. We cancel in the event of rain, lightning, outfall…

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A man in a blue shirt checking the line on his fishing rod while others fish in the background

May 29, 2019 | , , ,

Last Wednesday Free Fishing (2019)

Learn how to catch one of the 42 fish species found in the tidal Schuylkill from Bartram’s Garden’s Community Boathouse. We provide rods, tackle, bait and basic instruction. Rods are available on a first come first served basis. No fishing license necessary, state license requirements are waived for these events. No registration required. Great for youth & adults who are new or intermediate anglers. Fishing is done from a dock, the riverbank or rowboats. This program is run in partnership…

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Close up of a pink rose on a green leafy rose bush

June 1, 2019 | ,

Old Garden Rose Tour

We often learn to love roses through their fragrance and brilliant colors. Learn about different Old Garden Rose classifications and the stories they tell by viewing our living rose collection at Bartram’s Garden with Horticulturist Katie Jacoby. This tour is free and open to the public. Location: Convene in front of the Welcome Center in the Stable Yard Rain date: Sunday June 2nd Large portions of our 50+ acre botanical garden can be explored via wheelchair, though some of our…

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Smiling young man gives a thumbs-up while sitting in a red and yellow kayak in the Schuylkill River

June 1, 2019 | , , ,

Saturday Free Boating (2019)

Kayak or rowboat on this quiet stretch of the Schuylkill River. 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. There are trained rowers available if you would prefer to not row or paddle yourself. Kayak excursions limited to 30 minutes, rowboat excursions limited to 45 minutes. The last boat goes out at 3pm. We cancel in the event of rain, lightning, outfall…

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Smiling young man gives a thumbs-up while sitting in a red and yellow kayak in the Schuylkill River

June 8, 2019 | , , ,

Saturday Free Boating (2019)

Kayak or rowboat on this quiet stretch of the Schuylkill River. 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. There are trained rowers available if you would prefer to not row or paddle yourself. Kayak excursions limited to 30 minutes, rowboat excursions limited to 45 minutes. The last boat goes out at 3pm. We cancel in the event of rain, lightning, outfall…

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A group of somewhat anthropomorphisized rabbits and a badger run toward the viewer with armfuls and a wheelbarrow full of vegetables while a man in green runs after them angrily. A smartly-dressed pig leans against a garden wall, looking on.

June 14, 2019 |

Family Outdoor Movie Night: Peter Rabbit (2019)

Movie 8:00-10:00pm with Sunset Bike ride from 7:00-8:00pm Join us on the Ginkgo Lawn after sundown for a free screening of a family friendly film. Visit our free refreshment stand to grab some popcorn and lemonade to enjoy while you watch the movie or bring a picnic. Our all-ages bike fleet will be available one hour prior to the screening to explore the Bartram’s Mile trail. Safety equipment and basic instruction provided by the Bicycle Coalition of Philadelphia. Feel free…

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A girl stands in front of a large yellow Transformer

June 14, 2019 |

Family Outdoor Movie Night: Bumblebee (2019)

Movie 8:30-10:30pm with Sunset Bike ride from 7:30-8:30pm Join us on the Ginkgo Lawn after sundown for a free screening of a family friendly film. Visit our free refreshment stand to grab some popcorn and lemonade to enjoy while you watch the movie or bring a picnic. Our all-ages bike fleet will be available one hour prior to the screening to explore the Bartram’s Mile trail. Safety equipment and basic instruction provided by the Bicycle Coalition of Philadelphia. Feel free…

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Smiling young man gives a thumbs-up while sitting in a red and yellow kayak in the Schuylkill River

June 15, 2019 | , , ,

Saturday Free Boating (2019)

Kayak or rowboat on this quiet stretch of the Schuylkill River. 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. There are trained rowers available if you would prefer to not row or paddle yourself. Kayak excursions limited to 30 minutes, rowboat excursions limited to 45 minutes. The last boat goes out at 3pm. We cancel in the event of rain, lightning, outfall…

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