Artists, photographers, writers, poets, and musicians can all claim the Wissahickon Valley as a muse. So what’s stopping you from joining their ranks and entering the Biennial Wissahickon Photo Contest 2018? This year’s contest is being presented by FOW, the Wissahickon Valley Watershed Association, and (for the first year ever) the Woodmere Art Museum. Entrants can submit up to 4 photos and submissions will be accepted from April 2 to October 15.
Meet at Pachella Field, 6751 Henry Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States
Join FOW on Thursday for a morning of trail maintenance in the park! Work will consist of regular trail maintenance projects including repairing drains and grade reversals, repairing stone work, narrowing widened trails, and emergency trail repairs. Be sure to wear sturdy shoes, long pants, and bring a water bottle. We meet at Pachella Field at 9:30 and then head off to the work site. For more information contact Shawn Green at firstname.lastname@example.org
Valley Green Inn, Valley Green Road Philadelphia, 19128 United States
Meet at Valley Green Inn. Join FOW for a regular clean up of one of the most beautiful (and popular) spots of the Wissahickon. Work will consist of collecting trash, separating recycling, and general maintenance of the area. Be sure to wear sturdy shoes, long pants, and bring a water bottle. For more information contact Shawn Green at email@example.com
Take a one-hour fun and fact-filled guided tour that highlights the past, present and future of the Hidden River. Discover the sights, sounds, and history of the river, from the early 1700s at historic Bartram's Garden, to the 1800s at the Fairmount Water Works, to award-winning 21st century skyscrapers. The Banks offers a setting and experience unlike any other in Philadelphia.
Every Thursday night in July and August, a different film will be screened outdoors on a big screen at Penn's Landing for FREE. Movies range from recent blockbusters to all time classics and are all family friendly.
Thursdays in July, 8:30PM - August, 8PM
GREAT PLAZA AT PENN'S LANDING COLUMBUS BLVD AND CHESTNUT STREET, PHILADELPHIA, PA
The free, outdoor concert series highlights renowned jazz and blues musicians from across the globe, creating performances for those of all ages each Friday night in August. Join us for a special performance by Leela James August 24. All ages!