What’s Happening: Events

What’s Happening: Events

August 25, 2018 | 9:00am - 11:00am

Verse & Vinyasa

Verse & Vinyasa
Saturday, August 25, 9–11 am, Contemplate the wonders of Tide Field during this all-levels workshop that engages a combination of mantra-based poetry, alignment-based Vinyasa Yoga and sound. Led by Nina “Lyrispect” Ball and Jean-Jacques Gabriel.
August 26, 2018 | 10:00am - 2:00pm

HOTELS, CABINS, INNS, & BRIDGES WITH KIMBERLY QUINN

Meet at Crefeld Street Trailhead.

With this hike, you get a little bit of everything! We’ll explore a little over 3 miles of trails starting at the Lavender Trail in Chestnut Hill, connecting to the White Trail to visit the Tedyuscung Statue, cross over the Rex Avenue Bridge onto Forbidden Drive, and cross over the Covered Bridge. From here we’ll explore the Orange Trail and return to the Lavender Trail. Learn about the history of the bridges, Depression Era trails, and hotels that once stood in this area. Amazing views from high and low! Children are welcome. Level: Moderate

August 26, 2018 | 12:00pm

BOAT TO BARTRAM'S

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. Their explorations of the wild American frontier not only altered the horticultural landscape of a young America itself, but also Great Britain, Europe, and the rest of the world.

Take a ¼ mile walk up the meadow to see amazing views of the skyline and explore the garden, community farm, and recreational trail. This 3-hour tour includes a 2-hour stop at Bartram’s Garden with guided tour of the 1731 house and Ann Bartram Carr garden.

August 26, 2018 | 7:00pm - 11:30pm

LHT 4th Annual Full Moon Ride

The Lawrence Hopewell Trail’s fifth annual Full Moon Ride will be a magical event, featuring a Mercer Meadows pond alight with floating lanterns, a ride through “Firefly Lane” with twinkling lights in the tree canopy, and live music, among other activities, on Sunday, August 26. Co-sponsored by the Mercer County Parks Commission, the event runs from 7 to 11:30 p.m., starting in the picnic pavilion area of Mercer Meadows Park.

August 26, 2018 | 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Sturgeon Moon Rowboating

 

Full Moon Paddle
Sunday, August 26, 7–9 pm, enjoy Tide Field under the moonlight. Row the full Moon tide in illuminated skiffs while enjoying sounds by Osagie. Free rods, bait, and tackle available for catch and release night fishing. 

August 28, 2018 | 10:00am - 11:00am

Prescribe-a-trail: Free community walks

Get fit. Get rejuvenated. Get your health care questions answered!

Join a health practitioner who will share information and advice on how to achieve maximum health during a brisk walk.

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