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Youth Bike Fridays

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The Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia is hosting FREE biking days at Bartram’s Garden through the end of November. Come ride the Bartram Mile trail! Come by for free bike loans, simple repairs, tips, and tricks! Snacks will be provided. Bike loans are available to minors with the accompaniment of a guardian or with a signed waiver. Please register in advance.

Urban Medicine Cabinet: Liver Health Tincture

Upper Meadow

This root tincture is useful in cases of poor or sluggish digestion, skin conditions such as acne and eczema, and any general health issue in which the liver might be of concern.   About the instructor, Nyambi Royster of Nyambi Naturals: A Medicinal Herb Farmer and Herbalist for over 15 years, Nyambi Royster has taught Urban Health Courses and Agroecology Workshops at national institutes of learning including  Drexel University, University of Pennsylvania, and LaSalle University. Ms. Nyambi has led national discussions of food sovereignty and social justice initiatives.  Her career is characterized by her passion for reconnecting others to the earth

Open Bike Hub

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Come by for free walk-up bike rentals, simple repairs (flats, chains, brake adjustments), and diagnostics. Bike safety brochures are also available! Please register in advance.   The Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia is hosting FREE biking days at Bartram’s Garden through the end of November. Come ride the Bartram Mile trail!  

Little Explorers: Water Wonderland

Bartram’s Garden, 5400 Lindbergh Blvd., Philadelphia, 19143, United States

Cool off and celebrate summer with outdoor water games and crafts.   ABOUT LITTLE EXPLORERS: Join us for exploration, a garden walk, and stories! Please feel free to bring a snack. Designed for toddlers and preschoolers, ages 2-4. One adult chaperone is required for every two children. If you have any questions, contact Leslie Gale, lgale@bartramsgarden.org, or 215-729-5281 ext. 110.    

Parents and Teens Mind& Wellness series: Mindful Parenting Time

Our mind & body wellness program series with the Family Practice and Counseling Network (FPCN)  is back! Come rest and revitalize your physical and mental with moments of mindfulness, meditation, and group yoga in the Garden. No registration is required and all abilities are welcome! Participants are encouraged to bring their own yoga mat, as well as a small and large towel (a limited amount of extras are available on-site). Classes will be held outside unless there is extreme heat or rain.

Adults’ Learn to Ride Biking Classes (ages 16+) (SOLD OUT)

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This FREE two-hour Learn to Ride class teaches participants how to ride a bicycle.  This class is perfect for those who have never ridden a bike or who may need a refresher course!   Staff and volunteers will teach participants how to: ·        Balance ·        Pedaling techniques ·        Starting and stopping ·        Steering and shifting gears   You can bring your own bike and helmet or rent a bike and helmet for free at the class.  This class is for individuals ages 16 and up. For children under 16, check out our Kids’ Learn to Ride Classes!   Registration in

Parents and Teens Mind& Wellness series: Yoga & Mindfulness for Teens

Our mind & body wellness program series with the Family Practice and Counseling Network (FPCN)  is back! Come rest and revitalize your physical and mental with moments of mindfulness, meditation, and group yoga in the Garden. No registration is required and all abilities are welcome! Participants are encouraged to bring their own yoga mat, as well as a small and large towel (a limited amount of extras are available on-site). Classes will be held outside unless there is extreme heat or rain.

Bike Tour of Bartram’s Mile with Urban Riding Basics

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Join us for a slow-paced ride highlighting Bartram’s Bike Trail.  The ride will make a few stops, including a short info session about how to properly wear a helmet, use basic hand signals, and an overview of the trail. You can bring your own bike and helmet or rent a bike and helmet for free at the class.   Various levels of experience are welcome on the tour and no one will be left behind, but participants should have some basic riding knowledge. For those with no biking experience who are seeking to learn how to ride, check out the

Herb’an Medicine: Create Your Own Tea Blend

FarmerJawn Greenery 6730 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA

Calling all Tea Lovers! Learn to make your own tea blends with FarmerJawn Greenery! Calling all tea lovers! Join us this weekend for an awesome hands-on workshop. We'll be discussing the benefits of drinking tea, medicinal herbs, and how to make your own tea blends at home. We will also discuss proper methods of storing and preparing loose leaf tea. During this class you’ll be enjoying some of our very own Viva Leaf Tea Co. tea blends! Come on down and get your tea on with FarmerJawn Greenery! Led by Tiana Williams (she/her), FarmerJawn Greenery Retail Horticulturist

7th Annual Clay Fest 2022

The Clay Studio 1425 N American Street, Philadelphia, PA

Celebrate clay and community with a fun day of muddy festivities in our new home in South Kensington! Join us for hands-on activities for all ages, wheel throwing demos, a group sculpture extravaganza, artist projects, an ice cream social, screen printing totes, and music! LOCATION: 1425 N. American St, Phila 19122 across from the Crane Arts Building. Sponsored by PNC Arts Alive. ALL-DAY ACTIVITIES 12 PM - 4 PM 12 PM - 4 PM: Guest Artist Project with Ibrahim Said Learn about Islamic patterning from featured artist Ibrahim Said. 12 PM - 4 PM: Guest Artist Project with George Rodriguez Leave your

Daytime Dates: D.I.Y. Herb Infused Cooking Oil

Bring your someone special to The Greenery this weekend and learn to make Herb Infused Cooking Oil! Are you looking for a fun, creative and relaxing outing for Date Night?! FarmerJawn Greenery has got you covered. This weekend at The Greenery we’ll be dipping into the world of Culinary Arts and the relationship between agriculture. We’ll walk you through a hands-on demonstration, where you’ll be making your very own infused cooking oil with our farm-fresh herbs and get to take home a sample as well! Don’t miss out on this awesome chance to get a taste of FarmerJawn and a

VOLUNTEER – Youth Bike Fridays

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The Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia is hosting FREE biking days at Bartram’s Garden through the end of November. Volunteers help with setup and breakdown at the outdoor Bike Hub, assist with helmet fitting, hand out snacks, and lead free bike rentals registration while BCGP staff is teaching classes, giving tours, or taking a bathroom break. No previous knowledge or experience in cycling required. We are ideally looking for volunteers to commit to our Friday volunteer days throughout the season, including a few of our Saturday and Sunday Open Bike Hubs. Volunteers must be able to complete a minimum of

Urban Medicine Cabinet: First Aid Eye Wash

Upper Meadow

This effective herbal first aid remedy can be used to treat eye infections such as conjunctivitis.   About the instructor, Nyambi Royster of Nyambi Naturals: A Medicinal Herb Farmer and Herbalist for over 15 years, Nyambi Royster has taught Urban Health Courses and Agroecology Workshops at national institutes of learning including  Drexel University, University of Pennsylvania, and LaSalle University. Ms. Nyambi has led national discussions of food sovereignty and social justice initiatives.  Her career is characterized by her passion for reconnecting others to the earth as a sustainable source of health and healing. She manages an acre organic fruit orchard and

Kids’ Learn to Ride Biking Classes (ages 4-16)

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This FREE two-hour Learn to Ride class teaches participants how to ride a bicycle.  This class is perfect for those who have never ridden a bike or who may need a refresher. Staff and volunteers will teach participants how to: ·        Balance ·        Pedaling techniques ·        Starting and stopping ·        Steering and shifting gears You can bring your own bike and helmet or rent a bike and helmet for free at the class.  This class is for children ages 4-16. For individuals older than this age range, check out our Learn to Ride for adults!   Registration in advance is

Jawn your Lawn: Fall Landscape

FarmerJawn Greenery 6730 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA

Time & Location Sep 17, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM FarmerJawn Greenery, 6730 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19119, USA About the Event Are you ready for Fall?! Join us at The Greenery this weekend for a hands-on workshop on making your own fall potted landscape. From mums to cabbage, even pansies and kale; there are tons of beautiful greenery to add to your home this season! We’ll give you the best tips for keeping your plants beautiful in the cold season and discuss the best cold-hardy outdoor plants to keep your space green!   Led by FarmerJawn Greenery Team 10%

3rd Annual Black Cannabis Week

Philadelphia

The 3rd Annual Black Cannabis Week powered by the Diasporic Alliance for Cannabis Opportunities (DACO) will return to Philadelphia on September 18-25. In collaboration with local organizations and elected officials, the week will feature the 5th Annual Cannabis Opportunities Conference at The Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University on September 23-25 and other virtual and in-person educational and informational experiences designed to elevate, educate, and celebrate the Black experience, voice, and longstanding history of contributions to the cannabis industry.

VOLUNTEER – Youth Bike Fridays

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The Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia is hosting FREE biking days at Bartram’s Garden through the end of November. Volunteers help with setup and breakdown at the outdoor Bike Hub, assist with helmet fitting, hand out snacks, and lead free bike rentals registration while BCGP staff is teaching classes, giving tours, or taking a bathroom break. No previous knowledge or experience in cycling required. We are ideally looking for volunteers to commit to our Friday volunteer days throughout the season, including a few of our Saturday and Sunday Open Bike Hubs. Volunteers must be able to complete a minimum of

Urban Medicine Cabinet: Fungal Salve

Upper Meadow

This powerful disinfectant salve is excellent for treating skin infections like athlete’s foot and ringworm.   About the instructor, Nyambi Royster of Nyambi Naturals: A Medicinal Herb Farmer and Herbalist for over 15 years, Nyambi Royster has taught Urban Health Courses and Agroecology Workshops at national institutes of learning including  Drexel University, University of Pennsylvania, and LaSalle University. Ms. Nyambi has led national discussions of food sovereignty and social justice initiatives.  Her career is characterized by her passion for reconnecting others to the earth as a sustainable source of health and healing. She manages an acre organic fruit orchard and medicinal

Writers Workshop – From Words on a Page to a Book on the Shelf

Delaware Valley University 700 E. Butler Ave

The Bucks County Book Festival announces their annual Writers Workshop on September 24th, from 9am-12pm. This year’s event is led by two published authors who are also literary agents. The topics are perfecting your pitch and query skills, and, understanding the pros and cons of the many publishing options available today. It includes an hour-long, “May I Pick Your Brain?” question and answer period where all questions about the writing journey will be welcomed. Doors open at 8:30am at the Mandell Science Building on the Delaware Valley University campus at 700 E. Butler Ave., Doylestown, Pa. Tickets are $30 for

$15 – $30

VOLUNTEER – Open Bike Shop

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Health reminders: We are in accordance with Pennsylvania and the City of Philadelphia’s current COVID-19 response levels. Please follow the link to stay up-to-date on our city’s protocols. If you are sick or experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, please do not volunteer. The Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia is hosting FREE biking days at Bartram’s Garden through the end of November. Volunteers help with setup and breakdown at the outdoor Bike Hub, assist with helmet fitting, hand out snacks, and lead free bike rentals registration while BCGP staff is teaching classes, giving tours, or taking a bathroom break. No previous knowledge or experience in

Bike Tour of Bartram’s Mile with Urban Riding Basics

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Join us for a slow-paced ride highlighting Bartram’s Bike Trail.  The ride will make a few stops, including a short info session about how to properly wear a helmet, use basic hand signals, and an overview of the trail. You can bring your own bike and helmet or rent a bike and helmet for free at the class.   Various levels of experience are welcome on the tour and no one will be left behind, but participants should have some basic riding knowledge. For those with no biking experience who are seeking to learn how to ride, check out the

Beginner Bike Maintenance: How to Fix a Flat

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Want to take your biking to the next level? In this 1-hour, hands-on class, you can get practice on how to fix a flat, patch, and make a repair. Registration in advance is required.   The Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia is hosting FREE biking days at Bartram’s Garden through the end of November. Come ride the Bartram Mile trail!  

Succulent Terrarium Workshop

Close at Hand Innovations 2418 Martha Street, Philadelphia, PA

Build your own succulent terrarium with our gardeners! This workshop is a 2-hour, BYOB event and will include all the materials needed to make a one-gallon, open-air succulent terrarium. Beginner friendly and perfect for teams, friends, or dates. This class will also include one free drink ticket* for a special cocktail at Martha, right next door! This two-hour workshop includes: - One 8" glass bubble ball terrarium - Drainage rock, soil, charcoal, and decorative rock - An assortment of locally-grown succulents to choose from - A variety of decor - we will have natural decorative elements as well as toys

$75

VOLUNTEER – Youth Bike Fridays

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The Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia is hosting FREE biking days at Bartram’s Garden through the end of November. Volunteers help with setup and breakdown at the outdoor Bike Hub, assist with helmet fitting, hand out snacks, and lead free bike rentals registration while BCGP staff is teaching classes, giving tours, or taking a bathroom break. No previous knowledge or experience in cycling required. We are ideally looking for volunteers to commit to our Friday volunteer days throughout the season, including a few of our Saturday and Sunday Open Bike Hubs. Volunteers must be able to complete a minimum of

Goldenrod Herbal Studies: Nervous System Materia Medicas

Bartram’s Garden Conference Room, 5400 Lindbergh Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA, 19143, United States

  ​Do you… Want to expand and deepen your understand of some of the primary herbs to keep in your home apothecary? Want to study herbal medicine with others, in person?  Have a hard time finding reliable, well sourced info when trying to research herbal medicine online?  Want to know the best way to use each herb and what dosage to take Enjoy lecture-style learning? The Nervous System Herbs Materia Medica workshop is part of the Goldenrod Herbal Studies series, taught by Clinical Herbalist Kelly McCarthy of Attic Apothecary. This workshop is divided into two days: October 1-2, 9am-3pm. It

Backyard Chickens 101

morris arboretum 100 E Northwestern Ave, Philadelphia, PA

Backyard Chickens 101 Maureen Breen President, Philadelphia Backyard Chickens Learn the basics of keeping backyard chickens! This class will cover everything from choosing the right chicks, setting up a coop, and keeping them happy and healthy year round. After the class you will have the knowledge to decide whether backyard chickens are right for you and the confidence to start a flock of your own. Maureen Breen is a veteran chicken keeper and the president of Philadelphia Backyard Chickens. She also conducts research on the role of backyard chickens in reducing food waste. Saturday, October 1 10:00 am–12:00 pm Morris

$35

Adults’ Learn to Ride Biking Classes (ages 16+) (SOLD OUT)

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This FREE two-hour Learn to Ride class teaches participants how to ride a bicycle.  This class is perfect for those who have never ridden a bike or who may need a refresher course!   Staff and volunteers will teach participants how to: ·        Balance ·        Pedaling techniques ·        Starting and stopping ·        Steering and shifting gears   You can bring your own bike and helmet or rent a bike and helmet for free at the class.  This class is for individuals ages 16 and up. For children under 16, check out our Kids’ Learn to Ride Classes!   Registration in

Food Beneath Our Feet: Foraging Tours in Fairmount Park

Belmont Plateau Parking Lot 1800 Belmont Mansion Drive, Philadelphia, PA

Join us for “Food Beneath Our Feet in Fairmount Park” tours with expert forager and naturalist Lynn Landes and Lady Danni Morinich. Lynn is the founder of The Wild Foodies of Philly, a 6000+ member educational foraging meetup since 2010. This will be the last in a 3-part series in Fairmount Park. On these tours you will learn about the wonderful world of wild plants and their “uses” for food, fiber, and medicine. Wild edible plants and animals are the only truly sustainable food source, in that they can reproduce themselves without human help. Wild foods also add diversity and

Healthy Soil, Healthy Home, Healthy Life!

Overbrook Environmental Education Center 6134 Lancaster Ave, Philadelphia, PA

Would you like a free soil analysis? Interested in learning how to keep your home safe from lead? Join us for a day of informative, fun & FREE activities for everyone! Activities Include: FREE On-site Soil Analysis, Fruit Smoothies, Apple Cider Press, Lead Safety Presentations, Conversations w. Environmental-Health Experts and more!

Free

Restorative Mind & Body series: Thankful for ‘Me’

Upper Meadow

Our mind & body wellness program series with the Family Practice and Counseling Network (FPCN)  is back for the fall season! Come rest and revitalize your physical and mental with moments of mindfulness, meditation, and group yoga in the Garden. No registration is required and all abilities are welcome! Participants are encouraged to bring their own yoga mat, as well as a small and large towel (a limited amount of extras are available on-site). Classes will be held outside unless there is extreme heat or rain.

Bike Tour of Bartram’s Mile with Urban Riding Basics

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Join us for a slow-paced ride highlighting Bartram’s Bike Trail.  The ride will make a few stops, including a short info session about how to properly wear a helmet, use basic hand signals, and an overview of the trail. You can bring your own bike and helmet or rent a bike and helmet for free at the class.   Various levels of experience are welcome on the tour and no one will be left behind, but participants should have some basic riding knowledge. For those with no biking experience who are seeking to learn how to ride, check out the

Bike Tour of Bartram’s Mile with Urban Riding Basics

Bike Container

Join us for a slow-paced ride highlighting Bartram’s Bike Trail.  The ride will make a few stops, including a short info session about how to properly wear a helmet, use basic hand signals, and an overview of the trail. You can bring your own bike and helmet or rent a bike and helmet for free at the class.   Various levels of experience are welcome on the tour and no one will be left behind, but participants should have some basic riding knowledge. For those with no biking experience who are seeking to learn how to ride, check out the

Beginner Bike Maintenance: How to Fix a Flat

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Want to take your biking to the next level? In this 1-hour, hands-on class, you can get practice on how to fix a flat, patch, and make a repair. Registration in advance is required.   The Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia is hosting FREE biking days at Bartram’s Garden through the end of November. Come ride the Bartram Mile trail!  

Art Gathering: Nature Prints

Let’s make some art using the nature around us! Using a variety of materials and techniques, this gathering will be all about creating prints from leaves, flowers, and whatever may inspire you. Materials will be provided, or bring something to share with the group in this open-ended, community-centered creative experience.

Urban Medicine Cabinet: Seasonal Affective Disorder

Upper Meadow

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is not uncommon in northern parts of the world when the lack of light during the long winter months can bring on depression and lethargy. This is also an effective remedy for deep-seated grief and feelings of loss. This tincture, along with staying active and getting fresh air can help to keep you uplifted and fill your heart with sunshine.   About the instructor, Nyambi Royster of Nyambi Naturals: A Medicinal Herb Farmer and Herbalist for over 15 years, Nyambi Royster has taught Urban Health Courses and Agroecology Workshops at national institutes of learning including  Drexel University,

Composting for a Sustainable Future

morris arboretum 100 E Northwestern Ave, Philadelphia, PA

Composting for a Sustainable Future Heather Guidice Founder of Kona Compost Company Food and yard waste are an inevitable part of life but they can be a highly valuable resource. Composting is a environmentally friendly way to handle your organic refuse. Heather Guidice, owner of the local composting business Kona Compost Co., will guide you on the various ways to transform your waste into a nutrient-dense soil amendment your plants, garden and soil will love. Learn about the benefits of compost, do’s and don’ts of composting, and the variety of composting options available as you begin your journey or further

$35

Little Explorers: Seed Collectors

Bartram’s Garden, 5400 Lindbergh Blvd., Philadelphia, 19143, United States

How do seeds travel? Collect seeds from all over the garden and make a mosaic.   ABOUT LITTLE EXPLORERS: Join us for exploration, a garden walk, and stories! Please feel free to bring a snack. Designed for toddlers and preschoolers, ages 2-4. One adult chaperone is required for every two children. If you have any questions, contact Leslie Gale, lgale@bartramsgarden.org, or 215-729-5281 ext. 110.    

Adults’ Learn to Ride Biking Classes (ages 16+)

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This FREE two-hour Learn to Ride class teaches participants how to ride a bicycle.  This class is perfect for those who have never ridden a bike or who may need a refresher course!   Staff and volunteers will teach participants how to: ·        Balance ·        Pedaling techniques ·        Starting and stopping ·        Steering and shifting gears   You can bring your own bike and helmet or rent a bike and helmet for free at the class.  This class is for individuals ages 16 and up. For children under 16, check out our Kids’ Learn to Ride Classes!   Registration in

Native Pollinators of Pennsylvania

morris arboretum 100 E Northwestern Ave, Philadelphia, PA

Native Pollinators of Pennsylvania Samantha Nestory Horticulturist, Stoneleigh: A Natural Garden “Pollinators” is a term that has gained massive popularity over the past couple of decades as our knowledge and understanding of their importance has grown. Unfortunately, many people only associate this term with popular pollinators, such as European honeybees and butterflies—but there’s so much more to the world of pollinators! Join us as we learn about our native pollinators that don’t get the spotlight—mining bees, moths, beetles, birds, and more! Thursday, November 10 1:30–3:00 pm Morris Arboretum Members: $30 Non-members: $35

$35

Bike Tour of Bartram’s Mile with Urban Riding Basics

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Join us for a slow-paced ride highlighting Bartram’s Bike Trail.  The ride will make a few stops, including a short info session about how to properly wear a helmet, use basic hand signals, and an overview of the trail. You can bring your own bike and helmet or rent a bike and helmet for free at the class.   Various levels of experience are welcome on the tour and no one will be left behind, but participants should have some basic riding knowledge. For those with no biking experience who are seeking to learn how to ride, check out the

Bike Tour of Bartram’s Mile with Urban Riding Basics

Bike Container

Join us for a slow-paced ride highlighting Bartram’s Bike Trail.  The ride will make a few stops, including a short info session about how to properly wear a helmet, use basic hand signals, and an overview of the trail. You can bring your own bike and helmet or rent a bike and helmet for free at the class.   Various levels of experience are welcome on the tour and no one will be left behind, but participants should have some basic riding knowledge. For those with no biking experience who are seeking to learn how to ride, check out the