Due to extremely cold conditions, the City is implementing special measures to keep people who are homeless safe.
If you see someone who needs shelter, call (215) 232-1984.
In effect: 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 12 to 10:00 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 18

All events

  • Dec
    17
    GREENSGROW HOLIDAY BAZAAR
    10:00 am to 4:00 pm
    Greensgrow Farms, 2501 E Cumberland St, Philadelphia, PA 19125, USA

    GREENSGROW HOLIDAY BAZAAR

    December 17, 2017
    10:00 am to 4:00 pm, 6 hours
    Greensgrow Farms, 2501 E Cumberland St, Philadelphia, PA 19125, USA
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    http://www.greensgrow.org/holidaybazaar/

    Shop local, support local artists! Looking for local, handmade gift ideas from some of the neighborhood’s most talented makers and artists? Make a dent in your Christmas shopping at the Greensgrow Holiday Bazaar! This is a festive neighborhood favorite, get your tree or holiday greens and check out all of the cool wares our elves have made. We’ll have a range of fine art, crafts and gifts; jewelry, ceramics, wood working, accessories, green gifts, bath/body, Greensgrow made edible and growing gifts, and lots more. There are different artists each day of the event.

    The farm will be bursting with evergreen swags, holiday trees, and more for your winter décor. Our trees range in size from tabletop to tall. We have great gift items like rosemary bushes, dwarf Alberta Spruce, mini-evergreens, and winter flowering plants like cyclamens, amaryllis, Christmas cactus and paperwhite bulbs.

    Other activities happening alongside the Holiday Bazaar:
    Winter CSA Pickup & Farmstand: December 2 & 16 • 10am–2pm
    Live Irish Fiddle Music • Deb Shebbish & the McLeod Brothers • December 3 & 17 • 11am-1pm
    Santa Claus • December 10 & 17 • 1-3pm
    Everyone’s favorite elf comes to Greensgrow Farms. Bring your camera for pictures!
    Bad Sweaters & Bloody Mary Happy Hour with Rowhouse Spirits• December 17 • 11-1pm
    We will join together with our worst holiday sweaters and have a Bloody Greensgrow Mary to toast the final event of our 20th anniversary year! Bad sweater wearers can compete for prizes!

  • Dec
    19
    Urban Consulate Brain Trust
    9:00 am to 10:30 am
    Pipeline Philly - 30 South 15th Street - 15th Floor - Philadelphia, PA 19102

    Urban Consulate Brain Trust

    December 19, 2017
    9:00 am to 10:30 am, 2 hours
    Pipeline Philly - 30 South 15th Street - 15th Floor - Philadelphia, PA 19102
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  • Dec
    29
    Hiking with Maura the Explorer
    10:00 am to 11:00 am
    5100 Rochelle Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19128, USA

    Hiking with Maura the Explorer

    December 29, 2017
    10:00 am to 11:00 am, 1 hour
    5100 Rochelle Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19128, USA
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    Join FOW Executive Director Maura McCarthy for a hike on the last Friday of each month. She will tour a different section of the Wissahickon during each hike. For more information and to register, visit fow.org

    https://naturephl.org/events/hiking-with-maura-the-explorer-2017-12-29
  • Dec
    30
    Winter Wellness Walk
    2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
    Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagys Mill Rd, Philadelphia, PA 19128, USA

    Winter Wellness Walk

    December 30, 2017
    2:00 pm to 3:00 pm, 1 hour
    Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagys Mill Rd, Philadelphia, PA 19128, USA
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    Experience winter with some outdoor exercise on the trails. The walk will be led at a moderate pace; be prepared for uneven terrain.… http://www.schuylkillcenter.org/blog/event/winter-wellness-walk/
  • Jan
    9
    Rain Check Workshop
    6:30 pm to 7:00 pm
    Penn Alexander School, 4209 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA

    Rain Check Workshop

    January 9, 2018
    6:30 pm to 7:00 pm, 30 mins
    Penn Alexander School, 4209 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
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    https://www.pwdraincheck.org/en/stormwater-tools-home/sign-up

  • Jan
    20
    Tree Tenders Basic Training
    8:30 am to 1:00 pm
    100 N 20th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103, USA

    Tree Tenders Basic Training

    January 20, 2018
    8:30 am to 1:00 pm, 5 hours
    100 N 20th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103, USA
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    https://phsonline.org/events/tree-tenders-basic-training

    Help plant and care for trees in your region, your community, or your yard. The PHS Tree Tenders® program offers hands-on tree care training for residents of the five-county Philadelphia region. The training covers tree biology, identification, planting, proper care, and working within your community. Available for ISA credit.
    two-part series Saturday January 20th and 27th 8:30am-1pm.

    Click here to check out our website and browse the map to see if your community already has a Tree Tenders group.

  • Jan
    27
    Tree Tenders Basic Training
    8:30 am to 1:00 pm
    100 N 20th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103, USA

    Tree Tenders Basic Training

    January 27, 2018
    8:30 am to 1:00 pm, 5 hours
    100 N 20th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103, USA
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    https://phsonline.org/events/tree-tenders-basic-training

    Help plant and care for trees in your region, your community, or your yard. The PHS Tree Tenders® program offers hands-on tree care training for residents of the five-county Philadelphia region. The training covers tree biology, identification, planting, proper care, and working within your community. Available for ISA credit.
    two-part series Saturday January 20th and 27th 8:30am-1pm.

    Click here to check out our website and browse the map to see if your community already has a Tree Tenders group.

  • Jan
    27
    Wintergarden - Seed Starting
    10:00 am to 11:00 am
    Rothman Cabin, 1401 John F Kennedy Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA

    Wintergarden - Seed Starting

    January 27, 2018
    10:00 am to 11:00 am, 1 hour
    Rothman Cabin, 1401 John F Kennedy Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
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    https://phsonline.org/events/seed-starting

    Get a jump on Spring! Learn the basics of starting seeds indoors and out. Participants will take home newly planted seeds to transplant in their garden.

    Click here to browse all of the Wintergarden Programs.


     
  • Feb
    13
    Philly311: Neighborhood Liasion Training
    4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
    Parkway Central Ground Floor Tech Lab - 1901 Vine Street - Room 15 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103

    Philly311: Neighborhood Liasion Training

    February 13, 2018
    4:30 pm to 6:30 pm, 2 hours
    Parkway Central Ground Floor Tech Lab - 1901 Vine Street - Room 15 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103
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  • Mar
    9
    SBN's Sustainaball
    7:30 pm to 10:00 pm

    SBN's Sustainaball

    March 9, 2018
    7:30 pm to 10:00 pm, 3 hours
    SustainaBall is the region's premier event for celebrating thelocalism movement and impact economy in Greater Philadelphia. By joining us inthe celebration, you'll be supporting SBN's mission to build a just, green, andthriving economy in the region, and demonstrating your commitment to businessas a force for good!

    Guests will enjoy local food from Birchtree Catering and locallibations while mingling with triple bottom line (people-planet-profit)business owners, thought leaders, activists, and other like-mindedcolleagues who are committed to growing an economy that serves community needsand protects the environment. 

    We are excited to announce that this year, as part of our program, we willrecognize Best for PHL's almost 200 Community Members*. SBN isproud to be a lead partner in the Best for PHL initiative, which empowers theregion's businesses to improve their triple bottom line through awareness andconnection to resources.

    Mark your calendars for this inspiring event.     

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