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April 2, 2020 | , , , , ,

[CANCELLED] Urban Beauty Cabinet Workshop: Cold Process Soap 101

Due to the unfolding situation regarding COVID-19, this program will no longer take place as scheduled, but may be rescheduled. Future programming will be assessed on a rolling basis. Please follow our Facebook page for more updates and information. See our full statement here. Cold process soap is made by combining oils and sodium hydroxide lye, causing a chemical reaction called saponification. Melt-and-pour soap workshops generally use premade soaps that have already gone through that process—but now you can learn how to…

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April 7, 2020 | , , , , ,

[CANCELLED] Urban Beauty Cabinet Workshop: Toothpaste & Mouthwash Workshop

Due to the unfolding situation regarding COVID-19, this program will no longer take place as scheduled, but may be rescheduled. Future programming will be assessed on a rolling basis. Please follow our Facebook page for more updates and information. See our full statement here. For fresh breath and healthy teeth, you do not have to rely on an over-the-counter product full of alcohol, chemicals, sweetener, and synthetic flavors. Learn to use plant-based ingredients to create healthy alternatives. This is one in a…

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April 16, 2020 | , , , , ,

[CANCELLED] Urban Beauty Cabinet Workshop: Natural Deodorant Workshop

Due to the unfolding situation regarding COVID-19, this program will no longer take place as scheduled, but may be rescheduled. Future programming will be assessed on a rolling basis. Please follow our Facebook page for more updates and information. See our full statement here. Conventional antiperspirants and deodorants often contain harmful ingredients like aluminum, parabens, and triclosan. Learn the difference between an antiperspirant and a deodorant and create a healthy alternative. This is one in a series of Urban Beauty Cabinet Make…

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shot from a rowboat, this picture looks over the side and north along the Schuylkill River toward Center in twilight.

May 7, 2020 | , , , , ,

May Moonlight Rowboating (2020)

Currently, this event is anticipated to take place as scheduled. We will be evaluating our programming on a rolling basis in light of the COVID-19 outbreak and will take appropriate measures to safeguard our visitors, community, and staff in that regard. In the event of cancellation and rescheduling, this page will be updated accordingly. More Info Take in the wonders of the Schuylkill River as the sun set and the moon appears above the city skyline. Venture out onto the water…

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May 8, 2020 | , ,

Sunset Bike Ride

Come early to our Family Outdoor Movie Nights for a sunset bike ride through the Garden! Bike ride takes place one hour before film screening. In partnership with the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia, we will offer free bike rentals on the Bartram’s Mile, a new walking and biking trail along the river. A variety of sizes of bike and helmet are available. First come-first-served! Films are TBD; check back for more information! Family Outdoor Movie Night – May Family…

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May 10, 2020 | , , , ,

Make + Take: Summer Solstice Flower Essences (2020)

Currently, this event is anticipated to take place as scheduled. We will be evaluating our programming on a rolling basis in light of the COVID-19 outbreak and will take appropriate measures to safeguard our visitors, community, and staff in that regard. In the event of cancellation and rescheduling, this page will be updated accordingly. More Info In this workshop, you will learn how to make flower essences—energetic plant medicines that are especially well-suited for emotional issues. The process is simple,…

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May 14, 2020 | , , , , ,

Urban Beauty Cabinet Workshop: Lotion Bars Workshop

Think of a lotion bar as a lip balm for the body. Shaped like a bar of soap, it’s perfect for really rough patches like knees, elbows and feet! Learn how to use natural ingredients to create these fun and unique moisturizer delivery systems. This is one in a series of Urban Beauty Cabinet Make + Take workshops in the Natural Hair Care series. Each of these classes will be taught by herbalist and educator Nyambi Royster, who uses a…

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June 3, 2020 | , , , , ,

Urban Beauty Cabinet Workshop: Dry Skin Body Wash Workshop

If you have dry skin, finding a body cleanser that doesn’t further dry and irritate your skin can be a big challenge. Learn how to make a gentle body cleanser with natural ingredients like soapwort and honey. This is one in a series of Urban Beauty Cabinet Make + Take workshops in the Natural Hair Care series. Each of these classes will be taught by herbalist and educator Nyambi Royster, who uses a food for beauty approach with natural ingredients…

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shot from a rowboat, this picture looks over the side and north along the Schuylkill River toward Center in twilight.

June 4, 2020 | , , , , ,

June Moonlight Rowboating (2020)

Currently, this event is anticipated to take place as scheduled. We will be evaluating our programming on a rolling basis in light of the COVID-19 outbreak and will take appropriate measures to safeguard our visitors, community, and staff in that regard. In the event of cancellation and rescheduling, this page will be updated accordingly. More Info Take in the wonders of the Schuylkill River as the sun set and the moon appears above the city skyline. Venture out onto the water…

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