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Upcoming Events

Fairmount Park Conservancy

Historic Fairmount Park Scavenger Hunt

Philadelphia, PA
Discover and explore six historic houses, their architecture and history, on this fun and engaging first ever 3 hour scavenger hunt in Fairmount Park. Celebrate your team's accomplishments with prizes, drinks, and eats at ... read more

Fruit Tree Workshop

Philadelphia, PA
Join TreePhilly, Farm Philly, Penn State Master Gardeners and the Philadelphia Orchard Project to learn how help your fruit trees thrive! Workshop will include info on pruning and thinning, common pests and diseases, and h... read more

Plant ID Walks

Philadelphia, PA
Join AeLin Compton, Community Initiatives Specialist at Philadelpia Parks & Recreation for a guided walk during which you will learn to identify plants and trees you see along the way; from common plants to those  you can ... read more

Guided Hike & Meditation

Philadelphia, PA
Enjoy a hike to explore Fairmount Park’s hidden gems followed by a guided meditation. No prior experience with hiking or meditation required! Hike portion led by park enthusiast and member Ambrose Crenshaw. Meditation port... read more

Fairmount Park Horticulture Center Guided Run

Philadelphia, PA
PLEASE NOTE - the APRIL 9th RUN HAS BEEN MOVED TO THE BELMONT PLATEAU. FOR DETAILS CLICK HERE:

Run the Boxers' Trail with the Fairmount Park Conservancy

Philadelphia, PA
Discover the Boxers' Trail in East Fairmount Park with the Fairmount Park Conservancy. These runs begin at 9:00 AM and depart from Mount Pleasant Mansion.
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Past Events

Plant ID & Botany Hike in Cobbs Creek

Plant ID & Botany Hike in Cobbs Creek

Philadelphia, PA
Join Philadelphia Parks & Recreation’s resident horticulture expert Max Blaustein for a casual hike through Haddington Woods in Cobbs Creek Park to learn the basics of plant identification. Participants will learn about the plants and trees in this park of Cobbs Creek, including natives, non-nati...
Monday, May 15 2017 6:00 PM 7:30 PM

Explore Cobbs Creek - Guided Trail Run

Explore Cobbs Creek - Guided Trail Run

Philadelphia, PA
Explore the natural areas of Cobbs Creek on our guided trail runs. 3 and 6 mile options available. Please wear appropriate trail running shoes and bring your own water! Meet at the Cobbs Creek Environmental Center.
Saturday, April 22 2017 9:00 AM 11:30 AM

Migrate to Discovery & Adventure

Migrate to Discovery & Adventure

Philadelphia, PA
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!Join community partners in an adventure-filled day to explore the future site of the Discovery Center on the banks of the East Park Reservoir in East Fairmount Park. To watch a video about the Discovery Center click here.Activities will include:GUIDED BIRD-WATCHING HIK...
Saturday, April 1 2017 10:00 AM 2:00 PM

Homeowner Workshop

Homeowner Workshop

Philadelphia, PA
Join us for a three part “hands on” workshop series on repairs for your historic home that includes lunch. Schedule:9:30 – 11:00 Masonry Repairs: repointing, working with lime mortars11:00 – 12:30 Interior Repairs: wood flooring, plaster repairs12:30 – 1:00 Lunch1:00 – 2:30 Wood Window Restorati...
Saturday, March 18 2017 9:30 AM 2:30 PM

Snow or Shine Hikes with Brad Maule

Snow or Shine Hikes with Brad Maule

Philadelphia, PA
This January, February and March Fairmount Park Conservancy is offering opportunities to get into the woods and discover some of the hidden gems of our park system. Enjoy a unique and all-levels paced hike through parts of the park. These hikes will happen no matter what the weather (just about) ...
Sun, Jan 10 2016 10:00 AM Sun, Mar 12 2017 1:00 PM

Park Champion Pop-Up Run and Happy Hour

Park Champion Pop-Up Run and Happy Hour

Philadelphia, PA
Join us for a ~5 mile run through Fairmount Park followed by a happy hour at the Whole Foods Market at 2101 Pennsylvania Avenue. Running coach John Goldthorp will lead us through Fairmount Park to our turnaround point, The Pavilion in the Trees. This is an all-levels run. We'll start and end the...
Sat, Nov 5 2016 9:00 AM Sat, Mar 4 2017 12:00 PM

Book Talk: How to Do Creative Placemaking

Book Talk: How to Do Creative Placemaking

Philadelphia, PA
How to Do Creative Placemaking is an action-oriented guide for making places better through artistic action. Recently published by the National Endowment for the Arts, the book presents case studies and essays by leading practitioners in the field. NEA Design Director Jason Schupbach will offer ...
Monday, February 13 2017 6:00 PM 8:00 PM

Jingle Jog 2016

Jingle Jog 2016

Philadelphia, PA
Join us on a festive group run to see the historic houses of Fairmount Park! Plus enjoy a very special Parks on Tap at the end of the run! $25 for non-members$15 for members of the Fairmount Park Conservancy To join as a member and support Philly's parks click here. Space is limited, sign up t...
Saturday, December 3 2016 9:30 AM 12:00 PM

Dynamic Movement in the Park: Strong, Mobile, Mindful

Dynamic Movement in the Park: Strong, Mobile, Mindful

Philadelphia, PA
Join us for a workout that is as challenging as it is fun. Teachers from Philadelphia's The Yoga and Movement Sanctuary will lead you in a dynamic practice that emphasizes bodyweight strength and control, active flexibility and cardiovascular health. Squats, lunges and push ups warm us up and evo...
Sat, Oct 29 2016 10:00 AM Sat, Nov 26 2016 11:00 AM

Ladies at the Pumptrack

Ladies at the Pumptrack

Philadelphia, PA
Join the Fairmount Park Conservancy, Women Bike PHL and the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia for a group ride to the Philly Pumptrack in West Fairmount Park and a chance to try it out! The ride will depart from Fairmount Bicycles (2015 Fairmount Avenue) at 10:00 AM and will get to the p...
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