Calendar of Events
May 18, 2012
Art in the Open (AiO) is a citywide event that celebrates artists, their inspirations for creating art, and their relationships with the urban environment from May 18th to May 20th. The event takes place all along Schuylkill Banks Park from the Water Works to Locust Street. Please visit the website for times and more information: www.artintheopenphila.org
The Stotesbury Cup Regatta, sponsored by the Schuylkill Navy, is the world’s oldest and largest high school rowing competition. Come to the Kelly Drive bleachers to watch and cheer on some of the best young rowing talent!
Philadelphia has the highest rate of bicycle commuting (per capita) of the nation’s 10 biggest cities. Celebrate that and join Mayor Nutter and other dignitaries for a short but sweet ride down the Parkway from the Rocky Steps to Love Park.
Meet at Lloyd Hall, 1 Boathouse Row
More info: www.bicyclecoaltion.org
Also, read about other ways to celebrate National Bike Month on uwishunu: http://www.uwishunu.com/2012/05/the-bicycle-coalition-of-greater-philadelphia-celebrates-bike-month-with-two-great-events-this-week-ride-of-silence-and-bike-to-work-day/
Come to our FREE Garden Resource Fair to find out about gardening and food resources available to YOU from organizations and businesses all over the city! NSNP will host a garden resource fair in Las Parceles Gardens on May 18th from 2:00 – 6:00 PM. The event will bring together partners, greening organizations, community members, and Philadelphia’s gardening community. The workshops will be focused on three tracks: Food, Land/Food Justice, and Gardening.
Register your attendance at http://gardenresourcefair-eorg.eventbrite.com.
Interested in being a vendor? Contact Megan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Take the winding roads through East park for a guided tour of the historic mansions. Along the way, we will briefly stop in front of several mansions to discuss their unique history and finish with a tour of the lovely Woodford Mansion. The tour will return to Lloyd Hall where everyone is encouraged to stay and socialize at Cosmic Catering for food and live music. BYOB.
Reservations required. Please call (215) 683-3679.
This evening of storytelling features Southern Appalachian Jack Tales, followed by marshmallow toasting over a fire.