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September 24, 2018 | , ,

Harvest Moon Rowboating (2018)

Part of our Full Moon Rowboating series. Enjoy Tide Field under the moonlight. Row the Full Moon tide in illuminated skiffs built by Philly youth while enjoying sounds by Osagie. Take in a nighttime cooking demonstration and a tasting of the season’s bountiful harvest with the Vetri Mobile Teaching Kitchen. Row in skiffs built by Philly youth. Boats, lights, lifevests and basic instruction provided. 30 minute time limit for boating. PLUS: On-location apple pressing and delicious cider-based drinks This event…

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September 28, 2018 | , , ,

Lighthouse Parade/Party (2018)

Ignite the night! Join our glow-in-the-dark parade of puppets, musicians and dancers led by Spiral Q and the Second 2 None Drill Team as it flows downstream through the garden from Lindbergh Boulevard to the banks of the Lower Schuylkill. It will be an evening of illuminated boating highlighted by music, dancing, food trucks and the opportunity to experience Stacy Levy’s floating Tide Field installation after dark. Come dressed in neon and white to really shine on the riverside black…

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October 7, 2018 | , , ,

Indigenous Peoples Celebration on the Banks of the Lower Schuylkill (2018)

Join Indigenous Education and Ollin Oliztlica Mecac as they work to accentuate the accomplishments and continued presence of indigenous peoples in Philadelphia. Together, we will explore indigenous connections to the river through collaborative art activities, workshops, presentations, guided tours, food, drumming, and dancing. Enhance your own connections to our waterways while taking in the beauty of the garden’s botanical banks. This event is FREE and open to the public! Interested in vending at this event? Please contact brujodelamancha@gmail.com This is…

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October 9, 2018 | , ,

RESCHEDULED – Tide Field Kayak Tour with Stacy Levy and Philly EDGE (2018)

Due to weather, this event has been rescheduled to Oct. 9th The tidal fluctuation of the Schuylkill gives us a sense of the enduring quality of natural processes, occurring in the midst of our human world of concrete and steel. Tide Field both celebrates and calibrates the tide. This installation gives visitors a tangible way to connect to nature. By watching the tide and observing the surface of the water, people will get to know the river’s patterns. Explore Tide…

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October 16, 2018 | , , ,

River Rooms Walking Tour with Stacy Levy and Joel Fry (2018)

The simple act of observing the natural world is an essential step to understanding nature. Art can create ways to entice people to spend time with nature and allow the understanding to take root. The River Rooms create a special space in nature for observation. Tour the installations with the artist and learn about the unique history of the Lower Schuylkill. This event is FREE and open to the public! This is part of our Art@Bartram series. Art@Bartram’s is a…

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