PLEASE NOTE THE AUGUST 12th DATE FOR THIS GUIDED RUN HAS BEEN CANCELLED! 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. Trail runs are FREE for Fairmount Park Conservancy members and a $1...
Sat, May 21 2016 9:00 AM — Sat, Aug 12 2017 11:00 AM
PLEASE NOTE - the APRIL 9th RUN HAS BEEN MOVED TO THE BELMONT PLATEAU. FOR DETAILS CLICK HERE: Take a guided run around the grounds of the Horticulture Center passing by places including Shofuso, the Pavilion in the Trees and exploring nearby gems like the Mann Center and the Concourse Lake trai...
Sun, Apr 9 2017 9:00 AM — Sun, Jul 30 2017 11:30 AM
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 hands-on practice. Schedule:5:30 PM-6 PM Arrive and enjoy light refreshment...
Thu, May 18 2017 5:30 PM — Wed, Jul 12 2017 8:00 PM
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