5 hours ago

8am aquacize on Monday morning is canceled. W...

8am aquacize on Monday morning is canceled. We apologize for the inconvenience!

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8 hours ago

If you haven't done so already, it's time to ...

If you haven't done so already, it's time to register for camp! philaymca.org

    Roxborough YMCA
    If you haven't done so already, it's time to register for camp! philaymca.org
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12 hours ago

Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsyl...

On The Blog: UNTOLD STORIES OF COMPTON: THE DOCTOR, contributed by Joyce H. Munro, Morris Arboretum Archives Volunteer http://bit.ly/UntoldComptonDoctor

    Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
    Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania added 229 new photos.
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38 hours ago

Listen to Paul Meyer and Edward Sibley Barna...

Listen to Paul Meyer and Edward Sibley Barnard talk with Morning Edition host Jennifer Lynn about what constitutes a Philadelphia tree. https://whyy.org/articles/best_trees/

    The Philly tree? Yes, it's a thing - and there's a guide for that.
    A new resource is available to help nature lovers reach a greater understanding of the trees that line streets, parks, and other spaces in Philadelphia and the region. "Philadelphia Trees: A Field Guide to the City and the Surrounding Delaware Valley," published this year by Columbia University Press, is handy for quickly identifying trees as well as pinpointing the best places to see trees unique to Philadelphia.
    https://whyy.org

41 hours ago

It's National Parks Week! Find a park near yo...

It's National Parks Week! Find a park near you and get outside and enjoy this beautiful day! http://bit.ly/23f7COH

    Find a Park (U.S. National Park Service)
    Find a national park by selecting from a list or choosing a state on the map.
    https://www.nps.gov

2 days ago

Find out WHAT'S IN BLOOM in April and where t...

Find out WHAT'S IN BLOOM in April and where the blooms can be found in the gardern. http://bit.ly/April_InBloom

    Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania | What's in Bloom
    Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania is a historic public garden and educational institution. It promotes an understanding of the relationship between plants, people and place through programs that integrate science, art and the humanities. Learn More
    http://www.morrisarboretum.org

2 days ago

Join us for a three-week session of children'...

Join us for a three-week session of children's yoga. Class begins with a themed story and your little one will learn activities including breathing, movement, focus and relaxation. Come prepared to stretch, and learn some fun poses with your little one! Register Here: https://online.morrisarboretum.org/growingminds,

    Growing Minds at Morris Arboretum - Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
    https://online.morrisarboretum.org

2 days ago

Ridge Avenue Car Show

Come bring the whole family to the 16th annual Ridge Avenue Car Show Saturday may 12th, 2018 ! Antique, Classic, muscle car and specialty vehicles are on display FREE to the public. Music, DJ, fun stuff for the kids, food vendors and more ! Held annually by the Roxborough Ridge Runners Car Club, a non profit 501k organization that benefits the Park as well as many LOCAL youth organizations such as PAL, the 5th District Children's Christmas Party, the Little...

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Come bring the whole family to the 16th annual Ridge Avenue Car Show Saturday may 12th, 2018 ! Antique, Classic, muscle car and specialty vehicles are on display FREE to the public. Music, DJ, fun stuff for the kids, food vendors and more ! Held annually by the Roxborough Ridge Runners Car Club, a non profit 501k organization that benefits the Park as well as many LOCAL youth organizations such as PAL, the 5th District Children's Christmas Party, the Little Leagues and pee-wee football teams, North Light Food bank, and much more. The Ridge Runners will also gladly accept your donations of canned goods for area food banks. If you would like to enter YOUR antique, classic or special vehicle in the show then email the below address for an application. If you are an area business person that would like to help your neighbors as well as get some AWESOME advertising for as little as $50 you can sponsor some of the award trophies or place an ad in the ad book that will be given away to hundreds of attendees. Deadline is MAY 2nd so email Now !

2 days ago

Join us for Healthy Kids Day tomorrow from 10...

Join us for Healthy Kids Day tomorrow from 10am-1pm on the outdoor field. Kick-off your weekend with this great event!


2 days ago

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3 days ago

8 a.m. Aquacize on Friday, April 20th is canc...

8 a.m. Aquacize on Friday, April 20th is cancelled. We apologize for the inconvenience.

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3 days ago

Combine your favorite things, nature and exer...

Combine your favorite things, nature and exercise! Head out to Camp Speers on May 19th for a 5K around camp! This is a great way to experience Camp Speers before summer! Follow the link for more information http://bit.ly/2Hi65m4

    Taking Our Shot at Inspiring Hope
    As we begin 2018, we look forward to a new year of raising funds to rename Type 1 Diabetes to Type None.
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3 days ago

It's almost time, Summer Camp Staff shirts ar...

It's almost time, Summer Camp Staff shirts are in! Register for Summer Camp and gain a Role Model this summer!


3 days ago

Spring is here! Come see the garden as it awa...

Spring is here! Come see the garden as it awakens from its slumber once again. Plan your visit here: http://bit.ly/MorrisHoursandAdmission.

    Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
    Spring is here! Come see the garden as it awakens from its slumber once again. Plan your visit here: http://bit.ly/MorrisHoursandAdmission.
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3 days ago

‪April showers have magical powers. Come see ...

‪April showers have magical powers. Come see all the #cherryblossoms! 💦☂️🌸‬ ‪•‬ ‪📷: Susan Crane, Morris Arboretum Director of Marketing‬


3 days ago

CHCA Annual Appeal Make the World a Better P...

CHCA Annual Appeal Make the World a Better Place, Start Right Here at Home! Make your contribution before our appeal ends April 30 Imagine Germantown Avenue without Trees! Even in 1948 the Community Association recognized the importance of a green tree-filled business corridor. 70 years later the CHCA and our community partners continue the work to keep Chestnut Hill green and tree-filled—the garden district of Philadelphia! Photo by Peter Gilchrist, courtesy Chestnut Hill Conservancy. https://www.chestnuthill.org/donate.php


4 days ago

Roxborough YMCA added 2 new photos.

Afterschool loves the new indoor GaGa pit (also in EAGLES colors 🤣), so much fun!


4 days ago

Come learn about camp before you sign up!. Ev...

Come learn about camp before you sign up!. Every open house begins at 2:00 PM and ends at 4:00 PM. Our next one is April 22nd Click here to register http://campspeersymca.org/calendar/#openhouse

    Camp Speers YMCA
    This Spring we are hosting Open Houses every Sunday in April and May and the first two Sundays of June. Come enjoy a guided tour and learn more about camp programs. Every open house begins at 2 p.m. and ends at 4 p.m. Click on the date below to register.
    http://campspeersymca.org

4 days ago

Kombucha, the beverage the ancient Chinese ca...

Kombucha, the beverage the ancient Chinese called the "immortal health elixir," has a rich history of providing health benefits to those who drink it. Join Olga Sorzano as she reveals the centuries-old secret of making kombucha and other fermented beverages. This class held on Sunday, April 22nd includes all-you-can-drink kombucha and a kombucha starter kit! Register here: https://online.morrisarboretum.org/page.aspx?pid=411.

    Culinary Adventures Classes - Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
    https://online.morrisarboretum.org

5 days ago

Whimsical and Enchanting🍒 • 🌸: Yoshino Cherr...

Whimsical and Enchanting🍒 • 🌸: Yoshino Cherry || Prunus x yedoensis 📍: Garden Railway 🚂


5 days ago

Bluebirding: Walking the meadows in search of new families

by Carol Beam

    Bluebirding: Walking the meadows in search of new families - Friends of Wissahickon
    by Carol Beam This is one of the best reasons ever to walk in our meadows! Every spring teams go out to see what's going on in those 41 wooden boxes on poles that dot the Houston and Andorra Meadows. We're in search of bluebirds, but there are a few other birds who show up.
    https://www.fow.org

5 days ago

We <3 our camp counselors! Sign up for camp t...

We <3 our camp counselors! Sign up for camp today and spend your kids can spend the summer with your favorite counselors! philaymca.org


5 days ago

Please join us to help make the 2018 Morris A...

Please join us to help make the 2018 Morris Arboretum Plant Sale at Bloomfield Farm another successful year of connecting people with plants. Volunteers will receive a 20% coupon good for one-time use on May 11th or 12th.

    2018 Plant Sale
    Please join us to help make the 2018 Morris Arboretum Plant Sale at Bloomfield Farm another successful year of connecting people with plants. Volunteers will receive a 20% coupon good for one-time use on May 11th or 12th.
    http://www.signupgenius.com

6 days ago

Through the support of Pennsylvania Departmen...

Through the support of Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development, PHS : Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, Philadelphia Water Department, Mural Arts Philadelphia and many more.

    Roxborough Pocket Park Opens This Weekend
    The Roxborough Pocket Park will open to the public on Saturday, April 21, 2018 in conjunction with the annual Art Is Life spring street festival. The Roxborough Pocket Park, a public flex-space in the heart of Roxborough, will open with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Saturday, April 21, 2018.
    https://roxboroughpa.com

6 days ago

We can't wait for you to join on April 21st f...

We can't wait for you to join on April 21st for Healthy Kids Day! Remember, this event is FREE and open to the community! Stop by for a fun afternoon to learn about all the great things happening at the branch and in the community this summer!


6 days ago

Flowers have all the promise of new life with...

Flowers have all the promise of new life with the color, fragrance, and form to attract pollinators. Take a close up look at flowers and learn how to paint their beauty on Saturday, May 5th! Register here: https://online.morrisarboretum.org/page.aspx?pid=362

    Creative Expressions Classes - Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
    https://online.morrisarboretum.org

Apr 15

Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsyl...

On The Blog: THE ALL-AROUND BENEFITS OF GARDENING AND HOW IT CAN PREVENT UNHEALTHY BEHAVIORS, contributed by guest blogger, Maria Cannon http://bit.ly/benefitsGardening.


Apr 15

Every day is a beautiful day to go OUT ON A L...

Every day is a beautiful day to go OUT ON A LIMB, don't you agree? Start your tree adventure here: http://bit.ly/ExploreFamilyActivities. Videography: Uncertain Productions. For inquiries, contact: uncertainproductions1@gmail.com

    Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
    Every day is a beautiful day to go OUT ON A LIMB, don't you agree? Start your tree adventure here: http://bit.ly/ExploreFamilyActivities. Videography: Uncertain Productions. For inquiries, contact:...
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Apr 15

Camps are filling up fast! Want your kids to ...

Camps are filling up fast! Want your kids to have a summer of fun? Sign up today! philaymca.org


Apr 14

We are so proud of our Rental Team for receiv...

We are so proud of our Rental Team for receiving WeddingWire Couples' Choice Award 2018, and their effort in making Morris Arboretum a top venue for weddings. Congratulations for well-deserved recognition! https://www.weddingwire.com/couples-choice-awards

    Couples' Choice Awards | Best Wedding Cakes, Wedding Venues, Wedding Photographers & More
    The Couples' Choice Awards recognizes the best wedding vendors, from wedding cakes to wedding photographers, in the WeddingWire Network. These wedding vendors have demonstrated excellent service and expertise in the wedding industry.
    https://www.weddingwire.com

Apr 14

Come learn about camp before you sign up!. Ev...

Come learn about camp before you sign up!. Every open house begins at 2:00 PM and ends at 4:00 PM. Our next one is April 22nd Click here to register http://campspeersymca.org/calendar/#openhouse

    Camp Speers YMCA
    This Spring we are hosting Open Houses every Sunday in April and May and the first two Sundays of June. Come enjoy a guided tour and learn more about camp programs. Every open house begins at 2 p.m. and ends at 4 p.m. Click on the date below to register.
    http://campspeersymca.org

Apr 13

Everyone could use a few pointer for getting ...

Everyone could use a few pointer for getting a good night sleep, read @IBX's here https://philaymca.org/tips-getting-good-nights-sleep/

    Tips for Getting a Good Night's Sleep - Philadelphia Freedom Valley YMCA
    Feeling tired during the day and having trouble sleeping are both common complaints. In fact, according to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, 30 to 35 percent of adults complain of insomnia. Here are some tips that can help you improve the quality and quantity of the sleep you get.
    https://philaymca.org

Apr 13

Find out WHAT'S IN BLOOM in April and where t...

Find out WHAT'S IN BLOOM in April and where the blooms can be found in the gardern. http://bit.ly/April_InBloom

    Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania | What's in Bloom
    Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania is a historic public garden and educational institution. It promotes an understanding of the relationship between plants, people and place through programs that integrate science, art and the humanities. Learn More
    http://www.morrisarboretum.org

Apr 13

Healthy Kids Day will be here before you know...

Healthy Kids Day will be here before you know it! Join us on April 21st at the branches from 10a - 1p for a fun afternoon! This event is FREE and open to the community!

    Roxborough YMCA
    Healthy Kids Day will be here before you know it! Join us on April 21st at the branches from 10a - 1p for a fun afternoon! This event is FREE and open to the community!
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Apr 13

Join the Philadelphia Folksong Society for th...

Join the Philadelphia Folksong Society for their monthly April concert featuring Laura Cortese & the Dance Cards on Friday, April 20th at 7:30 pm. For more information click the link below.

    April Monthly Concert with Laura Cortese & the Dance Cards
    PFS April Monthly Concert with Laura Cortese & the Dance Cards MUSIC at 7:30pm **FREE FOR MEMBERS****$15 For Non-members** CLICK HERE TO WATCH A PERFORMANCE OF LAURA CORTESE & THE DANCE CARDS CLICK HERE TO RSVP ON FACEBOOK About Laura Cortese & the Dance CardsCutting her teeth as a sideman
    https://www.eventbrite.com

Apr 13

Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsyl...

    How the Morris Arboretum is working to extend cherry blossom season | Penn Today
    Science & Technology Springtime's ephemeral beauties are abundant at the Morris Arboretum and on Penn's campus, and one horticulturist is striving to extend their all-too-brief bloom period. Just as quickly as the cherry trees on campus burst with pink, the ground is blanketed with blossoms-truly, a blink-and-you'll-miss-it spring delight.
    https://penntoday.upenn.edu

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