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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!  

Clean waterways: How we can protect the Delaware Watershed

Triple Bottom Brewing 915 Spring Garden Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States

How do our actions in the city and suburbs affect our waterways? We may think of the shore as a drive away, but our actions along the river connect us to the oceans around us. Stormwater runoff, wildlife and fish are a few things that connect us to the waterways around us. Learn about how local nonprofits, fishmongers and others are engaging the public, are restoring the health of local fisheries, and how we can protect our waterways. Speakers: Lance Butler, Philadelphia Water Jamē McCray, Alliance for Watershed Education of the Delaware River Bryan Szeliga, Fishtown Seafood Program agenda: 5:30-6

$10

Goldenrod Herbal Studies: Immune System Herbs Materia Medica

Bartram’s Garden Conference Room 5400 Lindbergh Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA, 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 Immune 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: December 3-4, 9am-3pm. It can

Ecological Gardening: The Basics

morris arboretum 100 E Northwestern Ave, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Ecological Gardening: The Basics Bess Trout Content and Production Specialist, Tyler Arboretum Have you ever looked at your backyard garden and wondered if there was a way to manage everything more sustainably? Do you feel like you are working against nature instead of alongside it? Join us to learn more about the process of ecological gardening, a practice that gives gardeners the power to effect real environmental change—right from your own backyard. We’ll discuss how you can build soil health, conserve water, recycle nutrients and create an ecosystem that will support local wildlife. The environmental challenges we currently face may

$35
Event Series Blending with Intention Make & Take at RTR

Blending with Intention Make & Take at RTR

Head over to Northern Liberties and snag the most thoughtful gift for your loved ones. The Random Tea Room is offering a Holiday Make & Take on Saturday December 10th and 17th from 1-4pm. Tickets and timing are limited so snag one in your preferred time slot now. This class is self guided with visual prompts and interactive elements. Similar to choose your own adventure, but with Tea! Becky, the creator of RTR, will be on hand to assist you in the steps of blending and answer questions as needed. Your experience will start by sampling a few Random Tea

$50

Philly Talks Trash- From Packaging to Pollution

Zoom, Online Only

It’s the annual season for gift giving and that time of year when the U.S. sees an almost 25% increase in waste. This is a bonanza for the packaging industry, a significant boost in demand for plastic products, and further rationale for the fossil fuel industry to continue fracking. Join us virtually on Thursday, December 15, 6:30 - 8:00pm, for our next Philly Talks Trash Program, “From Packaging to Pollution,” a discussion led by experts who will provide a detailed look at how the fossil fuel industry is responsible for the huge rise in plastic manufacturing. We’ll discuss how this

Free

Walking The Edge Exhibit

Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education 8480 Hagy's Mill Road, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Walking the Edge is a communal display on the experience of walking in nature. We are inviting the public to share their creative impressions, reflections and encounters on walking borders, limits and perimeters in nature as they are expressed through art. Curated by Jacques-Jean Tiziou of “Walk Around Philadelphia”, our fourth bi-annual community exhibition embraces walking as an artistic practice that reflects on our interconnectedness with nature.

Black Queer Writers Remembered: A Black Queer Community Reads Anita Cornwell and Adrian Stanford

Parkway Central Library 1901 Vine Street, Heim Center, Room 131, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Come and experience Black queer Philadelphia’s literary history through voices of today’s Black queer community. In an evening of live readings and performance, members of Philadelphia’s Black queer community revive rare works by prolific Philadelphia writers Anita Cornwell and Adrian Stanford. Published in 1983, Anita Cornwell's Black Lesbian in White America was the first essay collection by a Black lesbian to be published in the U.S. Cornwell, who came out as a lesbian in the 1950s, has also been published and anthologized as a journalist, fiction writer, and poet. Poet and essayist Adrian Stanford compiled Black and Queer in 1977. It was the first collection of poetry edited by

Herbs & Crafts: Sow your Winter Garden with a DIY Mini Greenhouse

Show the pollinators some love this February during the first ever Herbs & Crafts workshop at The Random Tea Room. Our resident artist Anastasia Alexandrin will be demonstrating how she sows her winter garden using up-cycled materials. In addition to creating the stunning imagery that is gracing the walls of the tea room through September 2023, Anastasia is fluent in flower speak and seems to have them springing up all around her. Start saving your empty salad containers, at least 3” tall are best. There will be some available but those quantities are limited. If you have a collection of

$25

Now & Then Marketplace Make Love Market + Mixology Class

American Swedish Historical Museum 1900 Pattison Ave, Philadeplhia, PA, United States

Now + Then Marketplace and Two Robbers present Make Love Market, a shopping experience with 10 local artists and artisans curated with lovers in mind. Come grab a local seltzer at this new spot & shop local vendors from 4-9pm on Valentines Day! Looking for something fun, cute, and creative to do with your boo? Book a spot at Two Robber's *Special* Seltzer Mixology Class taking place in the space during the market! The workshop includes 2 cocktails, 2 seltzers, and a mixology lesson from 2R lead bartender Lexi!

Free – $45

Little Explorers: Mud Month!

Bartram’s Garden Courtyard, Coach House and Barn 5400 Lindbergh Blvd., Philadelphia, United States

Wiggling worms and mud puddles make for fun art and science explorations!   ABOUT LITTLE EXPLORERS: Every second Wednesday of the month, March through November, 10-11:30am. 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. For more information, email Leslie Gale, lgale@bartramsgarden.org.  

SWWAG Workshop: How to Build a Raised Garden Bed

Coach House 5400 Lindbergh Blvd, Philadelphia, PA

This workshop is designed to help beginner to intermediate gardeners understand the basics of raised bed agriculture. You will learn about the history, benefits, and challenges of gardening with a raised bed. Finally, you will be guided through the process of planning, building, and sustaining a raised bed. Instructor: Hajjah Glover, Neighborhood and Home Garden Coordinator Click here to see more upcoming workshops in the free SWWAG (Southwest and West Agriculture Network) workshop series!      

Homeschooler Days: Signs & Portents!

Bartram’s Garden Courtyard, Coach House and Barn 5400 Lindbergh Blvd., Philadelphia, United States

How do we know an animal has visited?  We look for signs: tracks, marks, burrows, nests, and scat.  (Yes, scat!)   ABOUT HOMESCHOOLER DAYS: Every second Wednesday, March through June and September through November, 10am-noon. For homeschoolers ages 5 -11 and their adult. For more information, email lgale@bartramsgarden.org

ExtrABBAganza!

American Swedish Historical Museum 1900 Pattison Ave, Philadeplhia, PA, United States

The American Swedish Historical Museum is hosting the ExtrABBAganza dance party on the 11th of March! The dance party celebrates the iconic music of the Swedish band ABBA. DJ Robert Drake will spin the throwbacks as everyone lets out their inner Dancing Queen. Highlights of the evening will include a dancing and costume contest and live performances by the queens, Miss Troy, Scarlett Masters, Elieen O'Brennan, and Amerie Jameson! Tickets include Swedish-inspired bites and a cash bar. Tickets are $30 for museum members and $35 for non-members and include Swedish-inspired bites and a cash bar.

$30 – $35

Winter Tree Identification

And you thought all trees look alike in winter! Learn to see both the obvious as well as the more subtle characteristics that make winter identification interesting. The class will begin indoors with a lecture introducing essential identification techniques and a review of important winter characteristics such as bud morphology, habit, leaf and bundle scars, bark, and fruit. The group will then move outside for a stroll through the Arboretum to put your knowledge to work. Meet at the Morris Arboretum’s Visitor Center at 100 E Northwestern Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19118. Dress for the weather. With Dr. Tim Block, John

$35

Tools of the Trades Conference

Online/Virtual

Craft organization CraftNOW and makerspace NextFab have partnered again, welcoming new partner LaserPhilly, to present the second annual Tools of the Trades, a four-day hybrid conference focused on connecting artisans to business resources in Philadelphia and beyond. From March 22nd to 25th, tickets will unlock access to experts, resources, and peers working in the craft and business community. This conference is designed to deliver a variety of programming and materials - lectures, resource directories, and ample opportunities for audience participation - and strives to emphasize approachability, affordability, and a supportive environment where everyone can come together to share knowledge, resources,

$25 – $50

TuftCon’23

Asian Arts Initiative 1219 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States

TuftCon’23 March 24th, 9:30 AM-8:30 PM March 25th, 9:30 AM-7 PM March 26th, 10 AM- 2:30 PM You're Invited to TuftCon 2023! Join us March 24-26 at the first-ever Tufting Convention! Tuft the World is thrilled to present three days of exciting programming in Philadelphia. Join us for demos, workshops, lectures, a tech booth, and more! Your 3-day pass gives you access to tufting fun, education, and networking at the Asian Arts Initiative on March 24 and 25. The third day will be located at Tuft the World's new Education Space in the Bok Building on March 26 and will

TuftCon’23

Asian Arts Initiative 1219 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States

TuftCon’23 March 24th, 9:30 AM-8:30 PM March 25th, 9:30 AM-7 PM March 26th, 10 AM- 2:30 PM You're Invited to TuftCon 2023! Join us March 24-26 at the first-ever Tufting Convention! Tuft the World is thrilled to present three days of exciting programming in Philadelphia. Join us for demos, workshops, lectures, a tech booth, and more! Your 3-day pass gives you access to tufting fun, education, and networking at the Asian Arts Initiative on March 24 and 25. The third day will be located at Tuft the World's new Education Space in the Bok Building on March 26 and will

SWWAG Workshop: Soil with Supreme Compost

Sankofa Community Farm at Bartram’s Garden 5400 Lindbergh Blvd, Philadelphia, PA

A six-step process that demonstrates the beginning stages of how to make compost, revealing the present condition of the city’s depleted soil and turning recycled food waste into dark, rich soil that will grow nutritious fruits and vegetables. Come learn in this beginner-level workshop! Instructor: Nefertari Muhammad, GMO and Compost Education Specialist at Supreme Compost. Click here to see more upcoming workshops in the free SWWAG (Southwest and West Agriculture Network) workshop series!      

Creative Mending Make-In

InLiquid Gallery 1400 N American St, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Are your favorite jeans sprouting holes in all the wrong places? Were you a recent victim of a swarm of moths with very good taste? Could your trusty sofa blanket use a little love from you for a change? Join InLiquid’s 40th Parallel North Preservation Brigade to try out techniques to repair, reuse and upcycle your worn-out textiles. When an item of clothing rips or gets stained, it’s tempting to scrap them and head to the store for a replacement. But by making the choice to instead invest in the clothes you already own— mending them and extending their life—

Free

TuftCon’23

BOK 1901 S Ninth St., Unit B05A, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Tuft the World will be hosting the first-ever tufting convention in March March 24th, 9:30 AM-8:30 PM (Asian Arts Initiative) March 25th, 9:30 AM-7 PM (Asian Arts Initiative) March 26th, 10 AM- 2:30 PM (Bok Building rm. 501) You're Invited to TuftCon 2023! Join us March 24-26 at the first ever Tufting Convention! Tuft the World is thrilled to present three days of exciting programming in Philadelphia. Join us for demos, workshops, lectures, a tech booth, and more! Your 3-day pass gives you access to tufting fun, education, and networking at the Asian Arts Initiative on March 24 and 25.

SWWAG Workshop: Intro to Spring Planting

Sankofa Community Farm at Bartram’s Garden 5400 Lindbergh Blvd, Philadelphia, PA

Time to get planting! Come on down to Sankofa Community Farm and learn the basics of planting your spring garden. We will also cover springtime maintenance including best practices in natural agriculture and pest management. Instructor: Ty Holmberg, Sankofa Farm Co-Director. Click here to see more upcoming workshops in the free SWWAG (Southwest and West Agriculture Network) workshop series!      

Herbs and Nutrition for Seasonal Allergies

morris arboretum 100 E Northwestern Ave, Philadelphia, PA, United States

A class with Stefanie Haris, Doctor of Clinical Nutrition, Sage Integrative Health Center, presented by Morris Arboretum & Gardens of the University of Philadelphia. Have you or a family member been affected by allergies? You're not alone. Billions of dollars are spent each year on allergy shots, antihistamines and over-the-counter medicines to offer relief from symptoms. Dietary choices can have a tremendous impact on allergies by either reducing or exacerbating the body's allergic responses. This class will teach you how to tamp down your body's inflammatory response using food and herbal medicine. Dr. Stefanie Haris uses a holistic, whole-person approach

$30 – $35

Free Event: Black Girls with Green Thumbs Grow Your Own Garden!

The Farm at Awbury Arboretum 6336 Ardleigh Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Grow Your Own veggies and plants Demonstration and Goat stroll (no land, no problem, grow things in pots and windowboxes!) Black Girls With Green Thumbs will lead tours of Awbury, pointing out plants with purpose with the Goats! In addition there will be lessons on planting and growing your own foods, with or without a backyard, plus learn how to use the foods you are planting.  There's plenty to learn at this FREE can't miss event! Rain Date April 2.

Queer Mycology

Zoom, Online Only

This virtual talk by mycologist Patty Kaishian approaches the field of mycology through a theoretical framework rooted in queer and feminist theories, as well as philosophy of science and traditional ecological knowledge. The goal of this work is to challenge, push, and explore central tenets of institutional science, and to socially and historically situate current research dilemmas in mycology. Dr. Patricia Kaishian’s research focuses on fungal taxonomy, diversity, evolution, symbiosis, and ecology, particularly of the less-studied fungal groups, such as the insect-associated Laboulbeniales. She is a co-founder of the International Congress of Armenian Mycologists, which seeks to jointly protect Armenian

$20

Intro to Tufting

BOK 1901 S Ninth St., Unit B05A, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Join us for an in-person tufting workshop with Tuft the World! In this hands-on instructional class, participants will learn to use power tufting machines to create a rug or wall hanging. The 6-hour class will cover the basics of setting up a tufting frame with stretched primary cloth and threading and operating tufting machines. Instructions for how to cut, glue, and finish a tufted piece will also be provided. Participants will work on projects of their own design on a frame that can accommodate pieces 22 x 22 inches. Frame, cloth, and yarn are included in the cost of the

Free

Open Bike Hub

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Come by for free walk-up bike rentals; as well as simple repairs (flats, chains, brake adjustments),  diagnostics, and bike safety brochures! 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!  

Gardening for Songbirds

morris arboretum 100 E Northwestern Ave, Philadelphia, PA, United States

A class by Tony Croasdale, Avid Birder; Supervisor, Wissahickon Environmental Center, Philadelphia Parks and Rec. Presented by the Morris Arboretum & Gardens. Birding is one of America’s favorite hobbies, and what could be better than watching birds actively foraging in your own backyard? This class will teach you how to turn your backyard into a desirable habitat for songbirds by discussing which plants to grow for food and shelter, how to arrange them effectively, and other gardening practices friendly to avians. It's truly amazing how even a few changes can greatly increase your landscape's attractiveness to both resident and migrating

$30 – $35

Voice, Piano, and Guitar Music Lessons Open House!

The Song Spot music lessons, which recently opened in Gayborhood in March 2023 is hosting an open house for the community to see the new studio space and meet our instructors! Headquartered in Nashville, our vocal coaches have worked on Music Row and expanded to downtown Philadelphia in hopes of bringing Nashville to Philly's front door! The studio hosts open mics, workshops, and songwriting meet ups to help connect the musicians in Philadelphia's vibrant music community. A woman-owned business, we are working on sharing the knowledge gained in Music City and help the singer-songwriters of Philadelphia further their music careers. We

Free

Youth Bike Fridays

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Come by for free bike rentals, simple repairs, tips, and tricks! Snacks will be provided. 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!  

Wild Plants from Sovereign Lands (Norris Square Neighborhood Project)

Norris Square Neighborhood Project 2141 N Howard Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States

LED BY LADY DANNI MORINICH Join the Bride on tours of six gardens in Philadelphia. These tours are led by master forager, Lady Danni Morinich, and study the natural life already living within urban development.  You will come away with more knowledge about the edible plants in your neighborhood and stories that connect the past, present and future of the land we have come to know as Philadelphia. April 15th Norris Square Neighborhood Project 2141 N Howard Street, Philadelphia, PA 19122

Canna-edu 101 with Just Like Tomatoes

FarmerJawn Greenery 6730 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Join us for our Earth Week 2023 celebration with this incredible learning experience from our friends at Just Like Tomatoes. Time & Location Apr 20, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM FarmerJawn Greenery, 6730 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19119, USA About the Event Join us for our Earth Week 2023 celebration with this incredible learning experience from our friends at Just Like Tomatoes. Get hands-on learning all about the canna plant.   You get to take home: Clone Plant Hemp Roll Reference Material

Youth Bike Fridays

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Come by for free bike rentals, simple repairs, tips, and tricks! Snacks will be provided. 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!  

Beauty is in the Eye of the Beholder

Zoom, Online Only

An online class with Dr. Toby Musgrave, Garden Historian, Designer, Author. Presented by the Morris Arboretum & Gardens. The perception of beauty is subjective and what one person may think beautiful, another may not. This is as true for garden art as for any other art form and in this lecture, plants and gardens historian Toby Musgrave will present and explore a selection of garden styles from across the world and down the centuries that have drawn differing opinions as to their beauty … or not, and delve into the whys and wherefores of the differences in opinion. Dr. Musgrave

$20 – $25

Tree Planting: Selection, Tools, and Tricks of the Trade

morris arboretum 100 E Northwestern Ave, Philadelphia, PA, United States

A course with Tony Dufour, Registered Landscape Architect, Anthony Dufour Gardens. Presented by the Morris Arboretum & Gardens. In this intensive lecture we'll cover the advantages and disadvantages of planting nursery stock— harvested, balled-and-burlapped, bare root, grown in containers or root control bags. Participants will gain a solid understanding of handling and transporting trees, identifying the root collar and proper planting depth, and dealing with root defects such as girdling roots. We'll discuss the size of the planting hole, soil amendments (yes or no?), pruning (yes or no?), watering and tools and equipment of the trade. This course has been

$40 – $45

12 Objects, 12 Stories: The Private Estate Era

morris arboretum 100 E Northwestern Ave, Philadelphia, PA, United States

A class with Joyce H. Munro, Former Dean of Graduate Studies, Chestnut Hill College; Author of Untold Stories of Compton. Presented by the Morris Arboretum & Gardens. The storytellers for this class are twelve rarely seen objects made of ordinary materials like wood and stone and cloth. They vary in form and function; some have an obvious purpose, but others are head-scratchers. Taken together these artifacts have much to say about the life and times of John and Lydia Morris at their private estate before it was known as an arboretum. Even more, they tell of the Arboretum’s extraordinary heritage.

$30 – $35

Nia Dance at the Arboretum: An Embodied Movement Experience

morris arboretum 100 E Northwestern Ave, Philadelphia, PA, United States

A class with Lisa Zahren, Mindful Dance Instructor Using gentle, easy-to-follow guidance and open, free-flowing movements, we will experience the Morris Arboretum with all of our senses through embodiment practices, dance, and mindfulness. This experience invites you to dance and move in your body’s way. All bodies celebrated and welcomed. Each of the five sessions will meet at the Visitor Center and begin with a short, mindful walk to the location for that week and will be followed by guided movement and some stillness meditation to open all the senses and connect with that area of the Arboretum. Lisa has

$95 – $110

Shinrin Yoku: Forest Bathing for Your Health

morris arboretum 100 E Northwestern Ave, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Anisa George, Certified Forest Therapy Guide, Nationally Certified Health and Wellness Nurse Coach Shinrin Yoku, also known as Forest Bathing or Forest Therapy, is an ancient practice that is now supported by scientific research. Improved immune function, reduced cortisol levels, increased cognition and memory, and improved mood are just some of the clinical findings from this practice. Facilitated by a trained guide to help support your own relationship to the healing benefits of nature, this experience allows for mindful connection to the “more than human world.” Participants move at a slow pace and are invited to connect in a sensorial

$35 – $40

SWWAG Workshop: Greenhouse Basics

Bartram’s Garden Greenhouse Complex 5400 Lindbergh Blvd, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Learning how to begin a garden when starting from seed, through the process of up potting. We will cover what tools and materials are needed for seed starting and how to care for seedlings. This workshop is perfect for beginners! Instructor: Sybria Devereaux Click here to see more upcoming workshops in the free SWWAG (Southwest and West Agriculture Network) workshop series!  

Native Bees at the Arboretum

morris arboretum 100 E Northwestern Ave, Philadelphia, PA, United States

A course taught by Ryan Drake, McCausland Natural Areas Manager, Morris Arboretum The Morris Arboretum hosts a great diversity of native bees and ways to support these important insects. This workshop will be a hybrid of classroom learning about pollination ecology, field ID, and training on photography-based citizen science so that you can contribute data on our native bees. Then we will take a walk through the Natural Areas to put our ID skills and citizen science to practice through a variety of habitats. Wear good hiking shoes and bring a camera along, cell phone or other.

$30 – $35

Virtual Tours of English Gardens

morris arboretum 100 E Northwestern Ave, Philadelphia, PA, United States

The Arboretum’s rosarian Erin Conley had the incredible opportunity to work at a private garden in England from June to September 2022, thanks to a Chanticleer Scholarship. While abroad, she visited 30 gardens in England. Join her on a virtual tour through some of her favorites, including a few of England’s most famous gardens as well as other notable gardens in the English countryside. Besides providing lush images of double borders and the stately and classic English hedges, Erin will highlight what makes an English garden, the influential characters behind these famous gardens, and exciting plants she encountered along the

$20 – $25

How to Build Hempcrete Panels: A Two-Day Hands-on Workshop

WildFox Provisions 1729 PA 100, Barto, PA, United States

Join Cameron McIntosh, Owner of Americhanvre, and top expert in hempcrete construction, for this two-day hands on workshop on May 6-7, 2023 from 9:30am-5:00pm at Wild Fox Provisions in Barto, PA (only one hour from Philadelphia)! Participants will learn the cast-in-place method of hempcrete construction and how this application can be combined with off-site construction and pre-framed panels as designed by Matt Marino of Homeland Hempcrete. This workshop is great for builders, tradespeople, architects, designers and hemp enthusiasts looking to expand their understanding of hemp, lime and other hemp building materials. Ticket price includes breakfast snacks, lunch, coffee, water, safety equipment,

Introduction to Wildlife Photography

morris arboretum 100 E Northwestern Ave, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Take your photography to the next level! In this class for beginners, you will learn the basics of digital wildlife photography and ways to apply manual setting adjustments in the field. We will explore important terminology and troubleshooting techniques so that you can capture images with your own artistic style. At the end of the class, you will be able to capture pictures of wildlife using manual settings. The skills learned in this class are general to digital photography and can be applied to DSLR or mirrorless cameras. This class meets at the Morris Arboretum Visitor Center for a period

$75 – $85

Open Bike Hub

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Come by for free walk-up bike rentals; as well as simple repairs (flats, chains, brake adjustments),  diagnostics, and bike safety brochures! 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!  

Introduction to Botanical Collecting

morris arboretum 100 E Northwestern Ave, Philadelphia, PA, United States

A class taught by Emily Humphreys, Eli Kirk Price Plant Science Fellow at the Morris Arboretum. Around the world, there are roughly 350 million pressed plant specimens that contain ecological information spanning centuries. In addition to being beautiful and historically significant, these botanical collections are the foundation of much of the work botanists do every day. This class will give you the fundamental skills to be a part of that process. Over the course of two sessions, you’ll learn about the history and science of botanical collecting. Then, put those skills to use in collecting, pressing, and mounting your very

$50 – $55

Homeschooler Days: Plant Diversity in the Garden

Bartram’s Garden Courtyard, Coach House and Barn 5400 Lindbergh Blvd., Philadelphia, United States

Let’s dip our toes into plants’ world of biodiversity and learn what stories they have to tell!   ABOUT HOMESCHOOLER DAYS: Every second Wednesday, March through June and September through November, 10am-noon. For homeschoolers ages 5 -11 and their adult. For more information, email lgale@bartramsgarden.org

Writing to the River (BIPOC only)

Online

In this interactive workshop, participants will read written works by authors including Alexis Pauline Gumbs, Alice Oswald, and Toni Morrison which reflect on the theme of rivers. We will discuss the symbolic and ecological role that rivers play in our lives and our environments, and create personal maps and “love letters” to the rivers and waterways that are important to us. This event is specifically for people who identify as Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC). If you do not identify as BIPOC, please attend the second installment of this workshop open to the general public.

Free

SWWAG Workshop: Paw Paw Propagation

POP Learning Orchard at The Woodlands 4100 Woodland Ave., Philadelphia, PA

The Pawpaw is an amazing native tropical fruit that produces prolifically in our region with little to no pest and disease pressure. Come learn how to propagate pawpaws via grafting in this intermediate-level workshop at the POP Learning Orchard and Nursery at 4100 Woodland Ave. Instructor: The Philadelphia Orchard Project (POP) Click here to see more upcoming workshops in the free SWWAG (Southwest and West Agriculture Network) workshop series!    

Yoga in the Park: Love Your Park Week Special!

Azalea Garden Kelly Drive and Fairmount Avenue, Philadelphia, United States

LOCATION Azalea Garden Kelly Drive and Fairmount Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19130 Celebrate spring and find your peaceful place in the greenspace! There’s no better way to connect with your practice and with other people than outdoor yoga. Join us for yoga classes held in Fairmount Park’s beautiful Azalea Garden. These all-levels classes take place Sundays from 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM and will be led by a rotation of local teachers from Tula Yoga. TICKETS: FREE RSVP in celebration of Love Your Park Week! Space is limited though so please only RSVP if you plan to attend. Donations appreciated. KNOW

Indigenous Phytotherapy Series: Words From Traveling Plants Healing Talk Circle (Virtual)

This Zoom webinar is a community plant discussion with participants from Brazil and across the US.  All classes and gatherings in the Indigenous Phytotherapy series are donation-based. No one will be turned away for their inability to pay, but the suggested sliding scale of $10-30 per class, or $2 for Southwest residents and ACCESS cardholders. Make a donation here.

Youth Bike Fridays

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Come by for free bike rentals, simple repairs, tips, and snacks! Please register in advance.      

SWWAG Workshop: Trellising and Protecting Your Garden

Sankofa Community Farm at Bartram’s Garden 5400 Lindbergh Blvd, Philadelphia, PA

Come learn how to build trellising for fruits and veggies to give them more room to grow and to protect your garden from pests. A beginner to intermediate level course! Instructor: Tish Golafaie Click here to see more upcoming workshops in the free SWWAG (Southwest and West Agriculture Network) workshop series!    

Indigenous Phytotherapy Series: The Power of Medicinal Plants Meditation Experience

Plant walk and meditation to deepen connections with plant allies. All classes and gatherings in the Indigenous Phytotherapy series are donation-based. No one will be turned away for their inability to pay, but the suggested sliding scale of $10-30 per class, or $2 for Southwest residents and ACCESS cardholders. Make a donation here.

Open Bike Hub

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Come by for free walk-up bike rentals; as well as simple repairs (flats, chains, brake adjustments),  diagnostics, and bike safety brochures! Please register in advance.  

Fragrant Plants & Tussie Mussies

West Laurel Hill Cemetery 225 Belmont Ave, Bala Cynwyd, PA

Bee balm, passion flower, anise hyssop, and spicebush are just some of the fragrant native plants in Laurel Hill’s natural burial area, Nature’s Sanctuary. Join horticulturist Christopher Barrett Sheridan for a scent-led tour of fragrant plants as we learn about their traditional uses, wildlife benefits, and interpretive meanings throughout history. We’ll harvest and arrange cuttings of the plants into tussie mussies, or nosegays, the small, aromatic bouquets made fashionable during the Victorian era when Laurel Hill was founded. COST $20 General Admission $18 Seniors & Students with ID $15 Members $10 Youth $2 ACCESS Cardholders with ID   DIRECTIONS This

Writing to the River

Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagy's Mill Road, Philadelphia, PA, 19128, United States

In this interactive workshop led by LandLab artist-in-residence Bitter Kalli, participants will read written works by authors including Alexis Pauline Gumbs, Alice Oswald, and Toni Morrison which reflect on the theme of rivers. We will discuss the symbolic and ecological role that rivers play in our lives and our environments, and create personal maps and “love letters” to the rivers and waterways that are important to us.

Free

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 Learn-to-Ride

Mindfulness in the Garden Summer Meditation Workshop: Mindful Breath and Grounding

Come rest and revitalize your physical and mental health with moments of mindfulness, meditation, and group yoga in the Garden. This free series, facilitated by Luna and organized in partnership with Family Practice and Counseling Network (FPCN) requires no prior registration and welcomes participants of all abilities! Please bring a yoga mat, towel, and water bottle. We’ll have extra water and a limited supply of mats on hand as well. While the class begins at 3:15, participants are encouraged to gather and ground themselves in the space from 3-3:15pm. Classes will move to the chosen area for the day from

Youth Bike Fridays

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Come by for free bike rentals, simple repairs, tips, and snacks!   Please register in advance.    

Native Flute-Making Workshop with Tchin and We Are the Seeds

Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagy's Mill Road, Philadelphia, PA, 19128, United States

Learn how to make and play a Native courting flute with Tchin, an Indigenous Elder musician and culture bearer. We Are the Seeds is creating space for Native and Non-Native individuals to learn to make and play the Native courting flute, which holds unique historical and cultural significance. In a modern take on this traditional art, participants will make flutes out of PVC pipes. They will also have the opportunity to learn from and have discussions with Tchin, creating opportunities for cross-cultural understanding.

$50 – $75

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. 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 those younger, check out our Learn to Ride class for kids (ages 4-16)! Registration in advance is

Indigenous Phytotherapy Series: Indigenous Cosmovision, Spirituality and Medicinal Plants

Plant walk and meditation to deepen connections with plant allies. All classes and gatherings in the Indigenous Phytotherapy series are donation-based. No one will be turned away for their inability to pay, but the suggested sliding scale of $10-30 per class, or $2 for Southwest residents and ACCESS cardholders. Make a donation here.

RittenhouseTown Fair

Historic Rittenhouse Town 207 Lincoln Drive, The Homestead, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Join Historic RittenhouseTown at our 2nd Annual Town Fair! This is a free event hosted on our 20-acre parks & rec site nestled in the heart of the Wissahickon Valley of Philadelphia. The event features local vendors, food and drink, hands-on activities, hearth cooking & papermaking, along with an assortment of wellness classes throughout the day - rain or shine!

Free!

Overcoming Functional Fixedness Workshop

Unleash your creativity and explore how overcoming functional fixedness can help you bring new life to objects that no longer serve their original purpose. Bring an old toy or item that you’d like to upcycle into something new and functional. You’ll want to take notes for this one, so bring a notepad and pen!

Walk Around Philadelphia – 2023 Exhibit Closing, Film Screening and Q&A @ Studio 34

Studio 34 4522 Baltimore Ave, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Philadelphia is large and contains multitudes. This exhibit, curated by longtime Studio 34 collaborator JJ Tiziou, features images from the city’s edge created by artists who’ve set out to explore the city’s margins on foot. Since 2016, Walk Around Philadelphia has evolved into a citywide public program that has facilitated the exploration of the city’s furthest (and wildest) reaches for hundreds of Philadelphians. Join us on June 4th 7-9pm for last chance to check out the exhibit, film screening of footage from the walk, and conversation / Q&A between JJ Tiziou & Morgan Andrews at 8pm.

Little Explorers: Flowers!

Bartram’s Garden Courtyard, Coach House and Barn 5400 Lindbergh Blvd., Philadelphia, United States

Walk in the garden and “collect” as many colors as you can!  Make some colorful flower artwork to take home.   ABOUT LITTLE EXPLORERS: Every first Wednesday of the month, March through November, 10-11:30am. 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. For more information, email Leslie Gale, lgale@bartramsgarden.org.  

Indigenous Phytotherapy Series: Medicinal Plants of the Atlantic Forest Part 1(Virtual)

Join special guest André Caetano Kaingang (teacher and Xokleng elder) in this Zoom Webinar as we explore plant allies and traditions of the Atlantic forest.  All classes and gatherings in the Indigenous Phytotherapy series are donation-based. No one will be turned away for their inability to pay, but the suggested sliding scale of $10-30 per class, or $2 for Southwest residents and ACCESS cardholders. Make a donation here.

Indigenous Phytotherapy Series: Medicinal Plants of the Atlantic Forest Part 2

Join special guests and Guarani elders in this Zoom Webinar as we explore plant allies and traditions of the Atlantic Forest.  All classes and gatherings in the Indigenous Phytotherapy series are donation-based. No one will be turned away for their inability to pay, but the suggested sliding scale of $10-30 per class, or $2 for Southwest residents and ACCESS cardholders. Make a donation here.

Art for the Cash Poor

InLiquid Gallery 1400 N American St, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Join InLiquid Saturday, June 10th from 12 - 6 pm for our annual affordable art fair, Art for the Cash Poor! Enjoy local art at the 23rd annual installment of this art fair that directly benefits visual artists, designers, and craftspeople. InLiquid invites the public to experience and support an accessible and thriving Philadelphia creative community, on the 1400 + 1500 blocks of N. American St. Enjoy art, crafts, music, and more! With more than 100 artists, all work is priced under $250 and all proceeds from art sales go directly to the artists. For more information please visit https://www.inliquid.org/aftcp/aftcp2023

Free

Natural Dyeing with Riverside Plants

Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagy's Mill Road, Philadelphia, PA, 19128, United States

In this workshop with LandLab artist-in-residence Bitter Kalli, participants will learn about spring and summer plants found along the Schuylkill River that can be used to create natural dyes. Participants will learn the fundamentals of natural dyeing and will then naturally dye their own fabric. Participants are invited to bring their own items of clothing or fabric to dye, but this is not required; we will provide dye materials and fabric. This event is open to the general public; registration is required as space is limited to 10 participants.

$10

SWWAG Workshop: Natural Pest Management

CHOP Karabots 4865 Market St., Philadelphia, PA

Learn about different natural pest management methods for your garden! Please note that this intermediate-level workshop takes place at Chop Karabots Garden at 48th and Market Streets. Instructor: Carly Freedman, Program Coordinator for Community Garden and Food Sustainability at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Click here to see more upcoming workshops in the free SWWAG (Southwest and West Agriculture Network) workshop series!  

Homeschooler Days: Mapping the Garden

Bartram’s Garden Courtyard, Coach House and Barn 5400 Lindbergh Blvd., Philadelphia, United States

Calling on art for inspiration, we’ll put our knowledge of the garden into practice.   ABOUT HOMESCHOOLER DAYS: Every second Wednesday, March through June and September through November, 10am-noon. For homeschoolers ages 5 -11 and their adult. For more information, email lgale@bartramsgarden.org

Mindfulness in the Garden Summer Meditation Workshop: Love and Kindness Pride Meditation (LBGTQIA)

Come rest and revitalize your physical and mental health with moments of mindfulness, meditation, and group yoga in the Garden. This free series, facilitated by Luna and organized in partnership with Family Practice and Counseling Network (FPCN) requires no prior registration and welcomes participants of all abilities! Please bring a yoga mat, towel, and water bottle. We’ll have extra water and a limited supply of mats on hand as well. While the class begins at 3:15, participants are encouraged to gather and ground themselves in the space from 3-3:15pm. Classes will move to the chosen area for the day from

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. 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 those younger, check out our Learn to Ride class for kids (ages 4-16)! Registration in advance is

Wild Wisdom: a multi-season, hands-on foraging series

The Farm at Awbury Arboretum 6336 Ardleigh Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Wild Wisdom is a program designed to introduce participants to some of the most common, under-utilized, wild edible, medicinal, and craft plants of the Philadelphia bio-region, the ancestral homeland of the Lenape / Wingohocking. In 2023, Wild Wisdom is being offered in a new model of as 4, 3-hour workshops representing each season’s bountiful harvest: spring, summer, fall, and winter. Each class can be taken as an independent one-off class or discounted as a 4-part series. Each monthly 3-hour class will include in-class and in-field time to botanically I.D., gather, and harvest useful plants with in-depth sharing on plants’ ecological, nutritional,

Herb’an Dad: Companion Planter

FarmerJawn Greenery 6730 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Time & Location Jun 18, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM FarmerJawn Greenery, 6730 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19119, USA About the Event Happy Father's Day! Create an awesome Companion Planter for the awesome guy in your life! Just like Dad's, Companion Plants work together to feed, support, and protect our gardens! Join us at The Greenery this weekend for a hands-on Father's Day celebration!

Hand Printing from Nature

morris arboretum 100 E Northwestern Ave, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Join Laura Bethmann, artist and author of Hand Printing From Nature, to learn about and create detailed, life-size prints of fresh garden plants in this hands-on workshop. Practiced by luminaries such as Leonardo da Vinci and Ben Franklin, we will explore the intriguing ancient art and science of nature printing using fresh botanicals. The nature-printing technique is a simple, direct-printing process that stirs our kinship with the earth and charges our creative energies. Laura will discuss some of the fascinating history of this practice and demonstrate basic techniques. No previous art experience is necessary, just bring your love of plants!

$75 – $80

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 Learn-to-Ride

Jams and Canning with Chef Gail

The Discovery Center 3401 Reservoir Drive, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Food preservation made easy! Learn the basics of jamming, canning, and dehydrating with Chef Gail and the Strawberry Mansion CDC at The Discovery. No experience necessary.

Little Explorers: Insects!

Bartram’s Garden Courtyard, Coach House and Barn 5400 Lindbergh Blvd., Philadelphia, United States

Take a walk in the garden searching for bugs, and build an insect sculpture. ABOUT LITTLE EXPLORERS: Every first Wednesday of the month, March through November, 10-11:30am. 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. For more information, email Leslie Gale, lgale@bartramsgarden.org.  

Mindfulness in the Garden Summer Meditation Workshop: Emotional Freedom Meditation

Come rest and revitalize your physical and mental health with moments of mindfulness, meditation, and group yoga in the Garden. This free series, facilitated by Luna and organized in partnership with Family Practice and Counseling Network (FPCN) requires no prior registration and welcomes participants of all abilities! Please bring a yoga mat, towel, and water bottle. We’ll have extra water and a limited supply of mats on hand as well. While the class begins at 3:15, participants are encouraged to gather and ground themselves in the space from 3-3:15pm. Classes will move to the chosen area for the day from

Youth Bike Fridays

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Come by for free bike rentals, simple repairs, tips, and snacks! Please register in advance.    

Event Series Delco Arts Week

First Friday, June 7th @ Arch Enemy Arts

Arch Enemy Arts 109 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Arch Enemy Arts gallery and boutique welcomes you to our First Friday event on July 7, 2023 from 5PM - 9PM at 109 Arch Street in Old City! Free and open to the public, come celebrate the dramatic and varied new collections we have on display, including three solo features by artists kEda Gomes, Michael Reedy, and S.V. Williams, as well as a new group exhibition titled “NO PLACE LIKE…” Plus, you still have a chance to check out our gorgeous exhibition of GRAPHITE, which includes over forty works from our eleven-year archives dedicated to pencil and works on paper.

Free

Indigenous Phytotherapy Series: Medicinal Plants of Appalachia and Traveling Plants

A plant walk and exploration of Appalachian plant allies. All classes and gatherings in the Indigenous Phytotherapy series are donation-based. No one will be turned away for their inability to pay, but the suggested sliding scale of $10-30 per class, or $2 for Southwest residents and ACCESS cardholders. Make a donation here.

Youth Bike Fridays

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Come by for free bike rentals, simple repairs, tips, and snacks! Please register in advance.    

Indigenous Phytotherapy Series: Medicinal Plants of the Amazon (Virtual)

Join special guest Isabel Munduruku from Brazil in this Zoom webinar as we discuss plant allies and traditions from the Amazon Rainforest.  All classes and gatherings in the Indigenous Phytotherapy series are donation-based. No one will be turned away for their inability to pay, but the suggested sliding scale of $10-30 per class, or $2 for Southwest residents and ACCESS cardholders. Make a donation here.

Youth Bike Fridays

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Come by for free bike rentals, simple repairs, tips, and snacks! Please register in advance.    

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 Learn-to-Ride

SWWAG Workshop: Histories of Land Based Revolutions

Neighborhood Food Farm 608 N 53rd, Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia has a rich history of community-led agriculture. Let’s learn together about the tradition of land-based movements in our city. Located at Neighborhood Food Farm (608 N 53rd St). Led by Alexis Wiley (intermediate)   Click here to see more upcoming workshops in the free SWWAG (Southwest and West Agriculture Network) workshop series!

Little Explorers: Water!

Bartram’s Garden Courtyard, Coach House and Barn 5400 Lindbergh Blvd., Philadelphia, United States

Cool down in the August heat with cool outdoor water games and crafts!   ABOUT LITTLE EXPLORERS: Every first Wednesday of the month, March through November, 10-11:30am. 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. For more information, email Leslie Gale, lgale@bartramsgarden.org.  

Mindfulness in the Garden Summer Meditation Workshop: Guided Inner Calm Meditation

Come rest and revitalize your physical and mental health with moments of mindfulness, meditation, and group yoga in the Garden. This free series, facilitated by Luna and organized in partnership with Family Practice and Counseling Network (FPCN) requires no prior registration and welcomes participants of all abilities! Please bring a yoga mat, towel, and water bottle. We’ll have extra water and a limited supply of mats on hand as well. While the class begins at 3:15, participants are encouraged to gather and ground themselves in the space from 3-3:15pm. Classes will move to the chosen area for the day from

Youth Bike Fridays

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Come by for free bike rentals, simple repairs, tips, and snacks! Please register in advance.    

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. 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 those younger, check out our Learn to Ride class for kids (ages 4-16)! Registration in advance is

Indigenous Phytotherapy Series: Medicinal Plants from Seed to Bottle Part One (Seed planting)

Plant seeds and learn to care for, cultivate, and harvest for use in tinctures. All classes and gatherings in the Indigenous Phytotherapy series are donation-based. No one will be turned away for their inability to pay, but the suggested sliding scale of $10-30 per class, or $2 for Southwest residents and ACCESS cardholders. Make a donation here.  

Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens presents In Unison: Ceramic Sculptures by George Rodriguez

Philadelphia's Magic Gardens 1020 South Street,, Philadelphia, United States

Discover the captivating world of George Rodriguez, a talented Mexican American artist from El Paso, Texas, as he showcases his extraordinary decorative ceramic sculptures in the exhibition "In Unison." Drawing inspiration from his identity and border city community, Rodriguez expertly weaves the threads of the past and present, narrating compelling stories through symbols and imagery. Explore a stunning collection of guardian figures, tomb sculptures, and shrines portraying community members as ancient relics. Rodriguez's innovative approach involves collaboration with peers, inviting them to paint these ceramic works using their unique techniques. Don't miss this rare opportunity to experience the vibrant fusion

$8 – $15

Price your Work for a Profit Workshop with Jessica Abel

NextFab, 1800 N. American St. 1800 N American St, Philadelphia, PA, United States

In this hands-on workshop at NextFab, participants will be asked to complete a brief assessment of their business using Jessica Abel’s business model template prior to the workshop. In this open forum format, Jessica will select 2 – 3 businesses to review in depth with the group. She will suggest options for increasing revenue, improving the demand for your products, and the overall strategy of your business. Through this discussion, participants will be able to gain real-time advice for strategic decisions and understand better how your unique skills and talents can pay for the life you are looking to achieve.

$45
Event Series 12th Walk Around Philadelphia

Second Thursday Gallery Nights at The Clay Studio

The Clay Studio 1425 N American Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Every Second Thursday of the month, The Clay Studio joins Crane Arts and NextFab in Second Thursday Gallery Nights, where galleries along the North American Street Arts Corridor are open late to highlight the neighborhood’s creative community. At The Clay Studio, visitors can take a guided tour of the latest exhibition in the Jill Bonovitz Gallery and hear exhibiting artists talk at 6:30 p.m. On August 10, The Clay Studio celebrates the latest solo exhibitions of Resident Artists Ruth Easterbrook, Chris M. Rodgers, and Stephanie Kantor. During this special event, guests will have the opportunity to join some of the

Free

Youth Bike Fridays

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Come by for free bike rentals, simple repairs, tips, and snacks! Please register in advance.    

Scent-sational Candle-Making with Gourmet Candle

Coach House 5400 Lindbergh Blvd, Philadelphia, PA

Ignite your creativity at this Candle-making workshop with Gourmet Candle. During the event, you’ll have the opportunity to add your own unique touch to your candles by mixing fragrances to create new and exciting scents. Additionally, you can select from a variety of adorable candle toppings to adorn your candles with. We’ll provide everything you need to create two unique and beautiful candles. With the facilitator’s guidance, you and your friends will spend two hours exploring your artistic abilities and having a blast playing games and learning candle-burning tips. The best part? Once your candles have cooled, you’ll be able