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LOVE Your Park Week Kick-Off Service Day

May 13
Philadelphia, Fairmount Park
Philadelphia,

Help your neighbors clean and green your local Philly Park! Over 60 parks across Philadelphia will host clean-up service days on Saturday, May 13, and we're looking for friends and…

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Wissahickon Wood Duck and Warbler Fest

May 13
Wissahickon Environmental Center, 300 Northwestern Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19118 United States

Enjoy bird walks in the morning, wood duck counting by bicycle, family activities on Forbidden Drive, music, and a picnic dinner at the Tree House in the evening.

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Gorgas Park May Fair & Ridge Runners Car Show

May 13 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Gorgas Park, Ridge and Hermitage Street
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States

copyright Albert Yee Rockin' the Ridge Car Show held annually in May attracts many classics, customs, and hot rods as well as food and craft vendors.…

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Chamounix Mansion Service Day

May 13 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Chamounix Mansion in West Fairmount Park, 3250 Chamounix Drive 19131

We will be working in teams to do a spring clean up on the Chamounix grounds. -expect to get dirty, dress appropriately; there is Poison Ivy here -we will have…

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Chew Playground Service Day

May 13 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Chew Playground, 1833 Ellsworth St
Phildelphia, PA 19146 United States

Join us for music, container and vegetable gardening demos, and a volunteer workday! Breakfast, coffee, and lunch provided! Work List: Trash & Litter Clean-Up, Leaves/Organic Debris Clean-Up, Weeding, Mulching, Gardening,…

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Seger Park Service Day

May 13 @ 8:30 am - 1:30 pm
Seger Park, 1020 Lombard Street
Phialdelphia, PA 19147 United States

Food, drinks and all equipment will be provided. Sign up to fill your community service hours. Worklist: Trash & Litter Clean-Up, Leaves/Organic Debris Clean-Up Volunteer Needs: Neighbors Welcome! No registration necessary.…

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Stephen Girard Park Service Day

May 13 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Stephen Girard Park, 2500 S. 21st Street
Philadelphia, PA 19145 United States

Join us for spring planting and cleaning up our beautiful neighborhood park! We will also be weeding and mulching our garden. Worklist: Trash & Litter Clean-Up, Leaves/Organic Debris Clean-Up, Weeding, Gardening,…

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Malcolm X Memorial Park Service Day

May 13 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Malcolm X Memorial Park, 51st St. & Pine St.
Philadelphia, PA 19143 United States

Refreshments will be provided. Worklist: Trash & Litter Clean-Up, Leaves/Organic Debris Clean-Up Volunteer Needs: 50 Volunteer Meet-Up Location: under the gazeboo

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Cliveden Park Service Day

May 13 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Cliveden Park, 6415 Musgrave St.
Phildelphia, PA 19119 United States

We are always thrilled to have the volunteers and make sure we have continued early morning refreshments (including fresh fruit!) and a follow-up lunch. Your help means a lot to…

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Pétanque Tournament

May 13 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Clark Park, Clark Park
Phildelphia, PA 19104 United States

Philadelphia-area pétanque players gather in Clark Park each week to play this French game, similar to bocce or horseshoes. This weekend, they host their club tournament!

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Little Library Dedication and Book Drive

May 13 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Liberty Lands, 913 N 3rd St
Philadelphia , PA 19123 United States

We will have a little ceremony at 11:30am to dedicate our Little Free Library. Book donations will be taken from 9am to 2pm; children's books are especially welcomed.

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Royal Gardens Service Day

May 13 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Royal Gardens, 68th St. & Lebanon Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19151 United States

Please wear closed toe shoes! Worklist: Trash & Litter Clean-Up, Weeding, Mulching, Gardening Volunteer Needs: 50 Volunteer Meet-Up Location:Royal Gardens 68th & Lebanon Avenue where red tool shed is located  

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Rittenhouse Square Service Day

May 13 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Rittenhouse Square, 18th St. & Walnut St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States

Wear comfortable, weather appropriate clothing. Volunteer opportunity is weather contingent and we will notify all volunteers of any changes if inclement weather is an issue. Worklist: Gardening Volunteer Needs: 40 Volunteer…

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Coxe Park Service Day

May 13 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Coxe Park, 2136 Cherry Street
Phildelphia, PA 19103 United States

Lunch will be provided by the Friends of Coxe Park and Pete's Famous Pizza! Worklist: Trash & Litter Clean-Up, Leaves/Organic Debris Clean-Up, Weeding, Mulching, Gardening, Flower/Herbaceous Planting, Tree/Shrub Planting, Painting Volunteer…

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Dickinson Square Park Service Day

May 13 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dickinson Square Park, 1600 E. Moyamensing Ave.
Phildelphia, PA 19148 United States

Refreshments will be provided Worklist: Trash & Litter Clean-Up, Leaves/Organic Debris Clean-Up, Weeding, Mulching Volunteer Needs: 20 Volunteer Meet-Up Lacation: Parsons Building in the park

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PhillyPumptrack Service Day

May 13 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Philly Pumptrack, Philly Pumptrack
Philadelphia, 19131 United States

We will be prepping the track for the Season Opening event on Saturday that starts at noon. We will be picking up trash, working in the rain gardens, mulching and…

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Aviator Park Service Day

May 13 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Aviator Park, 20th St and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway 19103

Refreshments will be provided. Worklist: Trash & Litter Clean-Up, Leaves/Organic Debris Clean-Up, Mulching, Gardening Volunteer Needs: 10 Volunteer Meet-Up Lacation: Center of Aviator Park

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Belmont Plateau Service Day

May 13 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Belmont Plateau, Belmont Plateau
Philadelphia, PA United States

We will be working in the area of the recently constructed sections of the Trolley Trail to plant shrubs and trees. Light trail maintenance and general clean up activities are…

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Hunting Park Community Garden Service Day

May 13 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Hunting Park Community Garden, 900 W Hunting Park Ave
Phildelphia, PA 19140 United States

Help us weed around the garden and mulch trees! Garden is located near Old York Rd and Roosevelt Blvd. Worklist: Trash & Litter Clean-Up, Leaves/Organic Debris Clean-Up, Weeding, Mulching, Gardening, Flower/Herbaceous…

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Jefferson Square Park Service Day

May 13 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Jefferson Square Park, Federal St & S 3rd St
Phildelphia, PA 19147 United States

We will be raking leaves, weeding and tending the flowerbeds, mulching, trimming bushes, cleaning up litter, watering our young trees, and much more! There will be coffee, pretzels, and fruit…

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Palmer Park Service Day

May 13 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Palmer Park, Frankford Ave & W Palmer St.
Philadelphia, PA 19125 United States

We have plenty of gloves and enough tools. If you can bring a broom, that would be a good thing. We had a wonderful turn out for the fall! Thanks…

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Upper Roxborough Reservoir Preserve Service Day

May 13 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Upper Roxborough Reservoir Preserve, Port Royal Ave & Lare St
Philadelphia , PA 19128 United States

We will be doing some weeding, some planting and trash pick up. Worklist: Trash & Litter Clean-Up, Weeding, Mulching, Flower/Herbaceous Planting, Tree/Shrub Planting Volunteer Needs: 10 Volunteer Meet-Up Location: Port Royal Ave.…

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Schuylkill River Park Service Day

May 13 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Schuylkill River Park, 300 S. 25th St. 19103

Please wear garden gloves, if you have them. Cleanup around the dog park, for those willing. Pizza at noon. Worklist: Trash & Litter Clean-Up, Weeding, Gardening This service day has met its…

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Mario Lanza Park Service Day

May 13 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mario Lanza Park, 210 Catharine Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147 United States

This is our annual day for spreading mulch on our many garden areas! We will also be doing a general clean up, and possibly some planting. We will provide gloves…

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Fisher Park Service Day

May 13 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fisher Park, 600 W Spencer St
Phildelphia, PA 19120 United States

Join us for pizza at noon! Work List: Trash & Litter Clean-Up, Mulching, Gardening Volunteer Needs: 20 Volunteer Meet-Up Location: Building in the center of the park  

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Smith Memorial Playground Service Day

May 13 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Smith Memorial Playground, Reservoir Drive and Smith Day Nursery Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19121 United States

Smith Playground in East Fairmount Park is celebrating its 118th year and could use some sprucing up. We have 6.5 acres of playground including several garden beds and manicured landscape…

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Lotus Garden in Morris Park Service Day

May 13 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Lotus Garden in Morris Park, 6700 Malvern Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19151 United States

We will have a fun and productive start to the 2017 season. Spring is here and so is the chance to help keep Lotus Gardens looking beautiful.  Work List: Trash &…

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McMichael Park Service Day

May 13 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
McMichael Park, 3800 Henry Avenue
Philadelphia , PA 19129 United States

General clean up and mulching and planting. Refreshments provided by the Friends of McMichael Park. Bring a rake, shovel, & wheel barrow if you own one. Small trowel for planting…

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Wissahickon Valley Park Service Day

May 13 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wissahickon Valley Park, Wissahickon Valley Park, Valley Green Road
Phildelphia, PA 19128 United States

This year FOW will be celebrating the entire week leading up to Love Your Park Day with lots of trail work workdays. On the kickoff day, we will be working…

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Beck Park Service Day

May 13 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Beck Park, 2nd St. & Beck St.
Philadelphia, PA 19147 United States

Work List: Trash & Litter Clean-Up, Leaves/Organic Debris Clean-Up, Weeding, Mulching, Gardening, Flower/Herbaceous Planting, Tree/Shrub Planting Volunteer Needs: Neighbors Welcome! Volunteer Meet-Up Location: Beck Street Park Rain date: May 2oth, 2017

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Gilbert Stuart Park Service Day

May 13 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Gilbert Stuart Park, 5132 Germantown Ave
Phildelphia, PA 19144 United States

Light refreshment. Bags, gloves, rakes, brooms, shovels provided. Please bring weeding, pruning, gardening tools. Work List: Trash & Litter Clean-Up, Leaves/Organic Debris Clean-Up, Weeding, Mulching, Gardening Volunteer Needs: 20 Volunteer Meet-Up…

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Pretzel Park Service Day

May 13 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Pretzel Park, 4300 Silverwood Street
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States

Gardening equipment provided; refreshments will be served. The Pretzel Park Farmers Market begins at 10am and will include live entertainment! Work List: Trash & Litter Clean-Up, Leaves/Organic Debris Clean-Up, Weeding, Mulching,…

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Konrad Square Service Day

May 13 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Konrad Square, 2200 E. Dauphin Street
Philadelphia, PA 19125 United States

We will try to provide all supplies and tools, as well as t-shirts. Work List: Trash & Litter Clean-Up, Leaves/Organic Debris Clean-Up, Weeding, Mulching, Gardening, Flower/Herbaceous Planting, Painting Volunteer Needs: 30…

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Woodside Park Service Day

May 13 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Woodside Park, 3910 Conshohocken Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19131 United States

Refreshments provided in the morning and pizza for lunch! Work List: Trash & Litter Clean-Up, Leaves/Organic Debris Clean-Up, Weeding, Mulching, Flower/Herbaceous Planting, Painting Volunteer Needs: 10 Volunteer Meet-Up Location: Woodside Park…

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Sedgley Woods Disc Golf Course Service Day

May 13 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sedgley Woods Disc Golf Course, Sedgley Woods
Philadelphia, PA 19121 United States

We will have coffee and some snacks, followed by a nice lunch! Everyone welcome. Work List: Trash & Litter Clean-Up, Leaves/Organic Debris Clean-Up, Weeding, Mulching, Gardening, Flower/Herbaceous Planting Volunteer Needs: 20…

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FDR Park Service Day

May 13 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
FDR Park, FDR Park
Phildelphia, PA 19145 United States

Everyone is welcome to join the Friends of FDR Park for a service day and clean-up! Work List: Trash & Litter Clean-Up, Leaves/Organic Debris Clean-Up, Weeding, Gardening Volunteer Needs: 20 Volunteer…

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Stinger Square Service Day

May 13 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Stinger Square, 1400 S. 32nd Street Philadelphia, PA 19146

Basic cleanup and mulching and weeding in all areas of the park. Refreshments will be on hand. Following the cleanup we will be honoring our youth in the area from…

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Starr Garden Playground Service Day

May 13 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Starr Garden, 600 Lombard street
Philadelphia, PA 19147 United States

We anticipate providing refreshments for volunteers, as well as attacking leaf removal, composting garden beds, and collecting trash. Work List: Trash & Litter Clean-Up, Leaves/Organic Debris Clean-Up, Weeding, Gardening, Graffiti Removal…

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Hawthorne Park Service Day

May 13 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Hawthorne Park, Hawthorne Park
Phildelphia, PA 19147 United States

Worklist: Trash & Litter Clean-Up, Mulching, Gardening, Flower/Herbaceous Planting, Painting, Graffiti Removal Volunteer Needs: 10 Volunteer Meet-Up Location: Corner of 12th & Catharine Streets Rain date: 5/14/17

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Cedar Park Service Day

May 13 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Cedar Park, 50th St & Baltimore Ave
Phildelphia, PA 19143 United States

Volunteers of all ages welcome. We will be planting annuals and perennials as well as pruning garden bushes. Worklist: Trash & Litter Clean-Up, Leaves/Organic Debris Clean-Up, Weeding, Gardening, Flower/Herbaceous Planting Volunteer…

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Cianfrani Park Service Day

May 13 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
Cianfrani Park, S 8th St & Fitzwater St
Phildelphia, PA 19147 United States

We will serve morning snacks and a nice lunch! Wear old clothing if you would like to help with the fence painting. Work List: Trash & Litter Clean-Up, Leaves/Organic Debris Clean-Up,…

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Kahn Park Service Day

May 13 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
Kahn Park, S 11th st & Pine St
Philadelphia, PA 19107 United States

This is our big planting day. We'll be cleaning out the park and planting annuals to complement the established perennials we have in our garden beds. We'll also be adding…

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Hart Park Service Day

May 13 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Hart Park & Playground, 1315 N 4th St
Philadelphia, PA 19122 United States

Worklist: Clean-Up,  Mulching, Gardening/Planting, & Painting Volunteer Needs: Neighbors Welcome! Volunteer Meet-Up Location: 1315 N. 4th Street  

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Fitler Square Spring Fair

May 13 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fitler Square, 23rd St & Pine St
Phildelphia, PA 19103 United States

Children's games, plant booth, white elephant, used books, jewelry, crafts, and antiques.

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Signature Site Event: Fernhill Park

May 13 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Fernhill Park, Fernhill Park
Phildelphia, PA 19144 United States

Neighbors of Germantown’s Fernhill Park are invited to help us kick off LOVE Your Park Week with a special Signature Site Event! Hosted by Fairmount Park Conservancy, Philadelphia Parks &…

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Flea Market & Mother’s Day Flowers

May 13 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Penn Treaty Park, Penn Treaty Park
Philadelphia, PA 19125 United States

Join the Friends of Penn Treaty Park for a community flea market! We will provide Mother's Day Flowers for children to give to their mothers. Proceeds from this event will…

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Spruce Hill May Fair

May 13 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Clark Park, Clark Park
Phildelphia, PA 19104 United States

Enjoy a day of music by local groups, food from top vendor trucks, and a bounce tent and obstacle course for youngsters! There will also be a used book sale,…

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Fox Chase Farm Spring Plant Sale

May 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fox Chase Farm, 8500 Pine Rd
Phildelphia, PA 19111 United States

Help support Friends of Fox Chase Farm. Vegetables, herbs and flowering annuals will be available for sale.

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Philly Pumptrack Season Opener: LOVE Your Park Day, Pumpjam & Swapmeet

May 13 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Philly Pumptrack, Philly Pumptrack
Philadelphia, 19131 United States

Celebrate the start of another great season at the Philly Pumptrack! The event begins with a LOVE Your Park volunteer work day, and the fun continues with the Pumpjam: both…

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Make & Take Mother’s Day Craft and Have Some Fun!

May 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Washington Avenue Green, Washington Avenue Green
Philadelphia, PA 19147 United States

Make and take a craft for the mom in your life! All ages. Walk, bike, and play along the trail and piers while you explore the Delaware River. Refreshments and…

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Howard Street Park Service Day

May 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Howard St. Park, Reed St & S Howard St
Phildelphia, PA 19147 United States

This Pennsport pocket park needs some love! Join us to clean-up, weed, and replant the large garden beds in this hidden neighborhood gem. Worklist: Trash & Litter Clean-Up, Leaves/Organic Debris Clean-Up,…

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Burholme Park Service Day

May 13 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Burholme Park, 7370 Central Avenue
Phildelphia, PA 19111 United States

Volunteers need not bring anything to assist. Worklist: Trash & Litter Clean-Up, Leaves/Organic Debris Clean-Up, Weeding Volunteer Needs: 10 Volunteer Meet- Up Lacation: Front of Ryerss Museum, top of Burholme Park hill

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Fairhill Square Service Day

May 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fairhill Square, 4th St. & Lehigh Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19133 United States

Come an help us make Fairhill Square Park a clean and vibrant place for our children and families! We will have all the supplies you need to make a difference…

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Paolone Park Service Day

May 13 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Paolone Park, 732 Sears St
Philadelphia, PA 19147 United States

Worklist: Trash & Litter Clean-Up, Gardening, Flower/Herbaceous Planting, Tree/Shrub Planting Volunteer Needs: Neighbors Welcome! Volunteer meet-Up Location: Flagpole at top of street

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Bardascino Park Service Day

May 13 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Bardascino Park, S 10th St & Carpenter St
Philadelphia, PA 19147 United States

We will rake out the planting beds, sweep up trash and debris, repair benches, groom the bocce court, and mulch trees. Cleanup will be followed by bocce instruction for new…

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Julian Abele Park Service Day

May 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Julian Abele Park, 22nd & Carpenter Street
Philadelphia, PA 19146 United States

Please bring gloves, trowels, and shovels. We will be spreading compost, weeding, and maybe be planting some planters. We'll have coffee and breakfast snacks..... Worklist: Trash & Litter Clean-Up, Weeding, Mulching…

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Rainbow De Colores Handball Court Service Day

May 13 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Rainbow De Colores Handball Court, 2314 N 5th St
Phildelphia, PA 19133 United States

After the clean up, we'll have lunch and arts & crafts for the kids! Worklist: Trash & Litter Clean-Up, Leaves/Organic Debris Clean-Up, Weeding, Gardening Volunteer Needs: Neighbors Welcome! Volunteer Meet- Up Location:…

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Ridgway Park Service Day

May 13 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Ridgway Park, 1301 Carpenter St.
Philadelphia, PA 19147 United States

Refreshments (pizza, danishes, coffee, tea, hot chocolate, soda, juices, etc.) will be provided! Volunteers should be ready to work and bring a healthy appetite! Worklist: Trash & Litter Clean-Up, Leaves/Organic Debris…

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McPherson Square Park Service Day

May 13 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
McPherson Square Park, McPherson Square
Philadelphia, PA 19134 United States

Coffee and snacks will be provided. Worklist: Trash & Litter Clean-Up, Leaves/Organic Debris Clean-Up, Graffiti Removal Volunteer Needs: 10 Volunteer Meet-Up Location: In front of McPherson Square Library which is in the…

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Gold Star Park Service Day

May 13 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Gold Star Park, 7th and Wharton
Philadelphia, PA 19147 United States

Gloves and water provided. Worklist: Trash & Litter Clean-Up, Leaves/Organic Debris Clean-Up Volunteer Needs: Neighbors Welcome! Volunteer Meet-Up Locations: By the shed on North West corner of park on 600 block Manton Street

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Harrowgate Park Service Day

May 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Harrowgate Park, Kensington Ave. & E Tioga St.
Philadelphia, PA 19134 United States

Harrowgate Park is getting a spring cleaning! We'll be picking up trash & debris, sweeping, raking, & (possibly) painting. We'll also be planting a garden on one of the worst…

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Tacony Creek Park Service Day

May 13 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Tacony Creek Park, 6151 Crescentville Rd.
Phildelphia, PA 19120 United States

Join the Tacony Creek Park Keepers and the TTF Watershed Partnership to help beautify the trail in Tacony Creek Park. Learn about the bird and nature walks in the park,…

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Powers Park Service Day

May 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Powers Park, Almond St. & E Ann St.
Philadelphia, PA 19134 United States

We will provide water and a slight snack as well as all supplies. Work List: Trash & Litter Clean-Up, Leaves/Organic Debris Clean-Up, Weeding, Gardening, Flower/Herbaceous Planting, Tree/Shrub Planting, Painting, Graffiti Removal…

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Laurel Hill Mansion Service Day

May 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Laurel Hill Mansion, Randolph Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19121 United States

Historic Laurel Hill Mansion needs help getting the yard in order for the spring and summer season. Variety of jobs to be done from raking leaves to painting fence. Come…

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Loudoun Park Service Day

May 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Loudoun Park, 4650 Germantown Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19144 United States

Light refreshment. Bags,gloves, rakes, brooms, shovels provided. Work List: Trash & Litter Clean-Up, Leaves/Organic Debris Clean-Up Volunteer Needs: 10 Volunteer Meet-Up Location: 4650 Germantown Ave

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Lemon Hill Service Day

May 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lemon Hill, Lemon Hill
Philadelphia, PA 19130 United States

We will be working on rim trail improvements and clean up. Work List: Trash & Litter Clean-Up, Leaves/Organic Debris Clean-Up, Weeding Volunteer Needs: 30 Volunteer Meet-Up Location: Lemon Hill Picnic Pavilion Rain…

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Benson Park Service Day

May 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Benson Park, 1445 N Lawrence St
Phildelphia, PA 19122 United States

Meeting in Benson Park from 10-12pm for clean up and will have a park celebration from 12-2 afterwards. Free hot dogs and beverages for volunteers! Work List: Trash & Litter…

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Black Coyle McBride (Pop’s Park) Service Day

May 13 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Black Coyle McBride Park, 2150 E Huntingdon Street
Philadelphia, PA 19125 United States

Meet at Pop's Park rec building starting at 10 AM. All supplies will be provided. Please spread to word throughout the neighborhood. Work List: Trash & Litter Clean-Up, Leaves/Organic Debris Clean-Up,…

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Pleasant Hill Park Service Day

May 13 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Pleasant Hill Park, Linden Ave & N Delaware Ave
Philadelphia , PA 19114 United States

Light snack and beverages will be provided! Work List: Trash & Litter Clean-Up, Leaves/Organic Debris Clean-Up, Weeding Volunteer Needs: 30 Volunteer Meet-Up Location: Park building next to the playground Rain Date: May…

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Hunting Park Service Day

May 13 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Hunting Park, 901 W HUNTING PARK ave
Philadelphia , PA 19140 United States

The 87-acre Hunting Park recreation area is currently undergoing a community-driven revitalization. Neighbors who once refused to take walks through the park now consider having picnics, participating in the brand-new…

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Columbus Square Service Day

May 13 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Columbus Square, 1200 Wharton Street
Phildelphia, PA 19147 United States

LOVE YOUR PARK! Come out on Saturday, May 13th to help beautify Columbus Square as we spring into of the 2017 Philadelphia Love Your Park celebration. From 10 a.m. to…

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Concourse Lake Native Plant Park Service Day

May 13 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Concourse Lake Native Plant Park, Concourse Lake
Philadelphia, PA 19131

Refreshments will be provided! Work List: Trash & Litter Clean-Up, Leaves/Organic Debris Volunteer Needs: 10 Volunteer Meet-Up Location: South Concourse Drive closer to corner of Belmont. Pull off for cars and…

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Poquessing Creek Park Service Day

May 13 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Poquessing Creek Park, Red Lion Rd. & Waldemire Dr.
Phildelphia, PA 19154 United States

We'll be meeting at Red Lion Rd. and Waldemire Dr. with plans to follow Waldemire Dr. all the way to Comly St to clean up trash, litter, and short dumping…

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Friends of Cloverly Park Plant Sale

May 13 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cloverly Park, Wissahickon Avenue & School House Lane
Phildelphia, PA 19144 United States

Cloverly Park's annual sale of perennial plants

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Rittenhouse Square Fine Craft Fair

May 13 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Rittenhouse Square, 18th St. & Walnut St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States

The Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen is one of the nation’s largest and most recognized craft guilds. Take a stroll around Rittenhouse Square today or tomorrow (11am-5pm) and see the work…

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Shofuso Japanese House and Garden Service Day

May 13 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Shofuso Japanese House and Garden, Shofuso Japanese House & Garden
Philadelphia, PA 19131 United States

Refreshments will be provided. Please bring a refillable water bottle, wear sunscreen, a hat, sturdy shoes, and dress in layers. Work List: Trash & Litter Clean-Up, Leaves/Organic Debris Clean-Up, Weeding, Mulching,…

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Cloverly Park Service Day

May 13 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cloverly Park, Wissahickon Avenue & School House Lane
Phildelphia, PA 19144 United States

Prepare Cloverly Park and its new community garden for a great summer season. Work List: Trash & Litter Clean-Up, Leaves/Organic Debris Clean-Up, Weeding, Mulching Volunteer Needs: Neighbors Welcome! Volunteer Meet-Up Location: Inside entrance…

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Storytime with Ms. Meredith at McMichael Park

May 13 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
McMichael Park, 3800 Henry Avenue
Philadelphia , PA 19129 United States

Children's Librarian Ms. Meredith will read "David Finds a Poem" the 2017 PA One Book Selection for every young child. Activity related to the book for ages 2-7 yrs. Siblings…

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Benson Park Opening Day Celebration

May 13 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Benson Park, 1445 N Lawrence St
Phildelphia, PA 19122 United States

Join the Friends of Benson Park for a cookout to kick off the summer season and help support this neighborhood pocket park! Food will be available for purchase to help…

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Germantown Second Saturday Festival

May 13 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Market Square Park, Market Square
Phildelphia, PA 19144 United States

A community festival and celebration of Germantown Past and Present! The Festival will feature: - Live Music & Performances - Art & Craft Marketplace - Walking Tours of Historic Germantown…

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Mifflin Square Park Family Fun Day

May 13 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mifflin Square Park, 501 Wolf Street
Phildelphia, PA 19148 United States

Join the Friends of Mifflin Square Park for a Family Fun Day! Event will include soccer, dodge ball, basketball, Frisbee, kite flying, and a more! Snacks provided. Free and open…

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Mifflin Square Park Service Day

May 13 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mifflin Square Park, 501 Wolf Street
Phildelphia, PA 19148 United States

Refreshments and water available for all volunteers. Adult and kid sized gloves are provided to volunteers. This clean up is combined with a free FAMILY FUN DAY event. Work List: Trash…

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Honoring Our Youth

May 13 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Stinger Square, 32nd & Reed
Philadelphia, PA 19146 United States

Join us as we honor the accomplishments of four students from our neighborhood schools, Universal Alcorn Elementary and Universal Audenried High School, who have shown great improvement over the last…

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$10 - $15

Mother’s Day Concert: Broadway Favorites

May 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Glen Foerd on the Delaware, 5001 Grant Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19114 United States

Treat mom to a Broadway concert featuring the talented vocalist Krissy Fraelich, and pianist, Jeffrey Uhlig! Non-mother's welcome too- this will be a concert you just can't miss! Krissy Fraelich…

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Science Saturday – “Macroinvertebrates: A River Continuum”

May 13 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fairmount Water Works, 640 Waterworks Dr.
Philadelphia, PA 19130 United States

Visit Fairmount Water Works’ lab to explore the world of macroinvertebrates, freshwater creatures that serve as indicators of river health. Sample river water and learn where in the river macroinvertebrates…

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Moms & Daughters Pumptrack Instructional Ride

May 14 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Philly Pumptrack, Philly Pumptrack
Philadelphia, 19131 United States

In coordination with the Philly Pumptrack, the Philadelphia Parks Alliance is co-hosting a Mother’s Day morning ride on May 14th from 9 am to noon. BMX bikes will be provided,…

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$25

Mother’s Day Brunch in Franklin Square

May 14 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Franklin Square, 200 6th St
Philadelphia, PA 19102 United States

Celebrate Mom with a wonderful Mother’s Day Brunch in the Pavilion in Franklin Square with food by Cooperage.

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$17 - $30

Boat to Bartram’s

May 14 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Schuylkill Banks, Schuylkill Banks under the Walnut Street Bridge
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States

Cruise to Bartram’s Garden and learn how 3 generations of the Bartram family helped Philadelphia become a mecca of natural science, education, and government. This tour involves a 10-minute walk…

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Free - $10

Mother’s Day Yoga

May 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Fairmount Park Horticulture Center, Fairmount Park Horticulture Center
Philadelphia, 19131 United States

Registration is required! Free for Fairmount Park Conservancy members; $10 for non-members. Become a member here. Lauren Daddis from Dhyana Yoga will lead us through a special Mother’s Day practice…

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$35

Mother’s Day Tea Ceremony at Shofuso Japanese House & Garden

May 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Shofuso Japanese House and Garden, Shofuso Japanese House & Garden
Philadelphia, PA 19131 United States

Enjoy a traditional Japanese tea ceremony led by Shofuso’s own tea school. Members of Urasenke Philadelphia will demonstrate a tea ceremony, and then provide guests with a bowl of matcha…

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Grand Opening of the K&T Trail: Phase One

May 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Frankford Boat Launch, 5600 block of Tacony St. 19137

Celebrate the opening of Phase 1 of the Kensington-Tacony (K&T) trail! This portion extends 1.2 miles from the Frankford Boat Launch to Magee Avenue, passing through Lardner's Point Park.

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Free

LOVE Your Plants: Plant ID & Botany Hike

May 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Haddington Woods (Cobbs Creek), 6525 Vine St.
Philadelphia, PA 19139 United States

Free, but REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Join 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…

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United By Blue Delaware River Cleanup

May 16 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Penn Treaty Park, Penn Treaty Park
Philadelphia, PA 19125 United States

Join United by Blue, Honeygrow, Philadelphia Water and Philadelphia Parks and Recreation for a "Love Your Park" cleanup of the Delaware River at Penn Treaty Park.  Along the rocky shoreline of the Delaware…

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Carpenter’s Woods Service Day

May 16 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Carpenter’s Woods, Wayne Ave & W Sedgwick St
Phildelphia, PA 19119 United States

Volunteers will be instructed in identifying and removing specific invasive plants, most notably English ivy and garlic mustard. As needed, volunteers will collect trash for removal. Please dress for the…

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Free

LOVE Your Park Bike Ride in East Park

May 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
East Fairmount Park (33rd & Diamond), 33rd St. & Diamond St.
Philadelphia, PA 19121

Registration Requested! Join us for a casual bicycle ride through East Fairmount Park, home to beautiful views, historic mansions, and numerous recreational opportunities! Learn about this park's history and its…

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$10

Valley Talks: Old and New Along the Wissahickon, 1776-1876 with Elizabeth Milroy

May 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Valley Green Inn, Valley Green Rd. & Wissahickon Dr.
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States

Elizabeth Milroy, Professor and Department Head of Art & Art History in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design at Drexel University, will examine how and why the…

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Tacony Creek Park Trotters

May 17 @ 8:45 am - 9:45 am
Tacony Creek Park, 6151 Crescentville Rd.
Phildelphia, PA 19120 United States

Get fit in Tacony Creek Park! Walkers, joggers, strollers: anyone is welcome to join this weekly group.

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Buy From Your Neighbor Day at Norris Square Farm Stand

May 17 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Norris Square, Susquehanna and Howard Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122 United States

Stop by our weekly farm stand, featuring vegetables grown in Norris Square Neighborhood Project's Gardens! Produce is sold for $1, and potted plants, seeds, and homemade lip balms and hot…

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Parks on Tap Season Opener

May 17 @ 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Azalea Garden in East Fairmount Park, Azalea Garden
Philadelphia, PA 19130

Join us for the first Parks on Tap of the season! Back for a second season, the Parks on Tap mobile beer garden opens during LOVE Your Park Week on…

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$20

Talk: A Green and Historic Place

May 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Mount Pleasant Historic House, 3800 Mt. Pleasant Dr. 19121

Art historian Elizabeth Milroy shares surprising stories of Mount Pleasant and other sites in Fairmount Park over the past 250 years. Reception and book signing to follow.

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