Discover the incredible trails of West Fairmount Park with the Fairmount Park Conservancy. These runs depart at 9:00 AM from the Car Barn Parking Lot in West Fairmount Park. Trail runs are FREE for Fairmount Park Conservancy members (including our team of "Park Champions") and a $10 donation f...
Sat, Jul 19 2014 9:00 AM — Sun, Jun 18 2017 11:30 AM
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 Parks on Tap at the Belmont Plateau following the hunt. Participants will ...
Sunday, June 4 2017 9:30 AM — 1:00 PM
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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