This week there are plenty of great events happening across the watershed to keep you busy. Join local parks and environmental centers to watch a movie in the park, go kayaking, look for fireflies, and more! Check out our list of FREE events you might enjoy from Monday, July 4th through Sunday, July 10th. You can also click over to the events tab at GoPhillyGo.org to find more upcoming events.
Ongoing - POOL: A Social History of Segregation
Head to Fairmount Water Works to check out their new exhibit about the history and legacy of segregated swimming pools in Philadelphia and beyond.
Wednesday at 10:00am - Weekly Wednesday Clean Up
Join your neighbors to help clean up Tacony Creek Park. All tools and supplies will be provided, please register in advance.
Wednesday at 5:00pm - Family Fishing Night
Head to John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge for an evening of fishing! Limited rods and bait available, but please bring your own if you have them.
Thursday at 8:30pm - Movies in the Park: The Maltese Falcon
Watch The Maltese Falcon on the banks of the Schuylkill River as part of the movies in the park summer series. The movie starts at sundown, so bring a blanket and some snacks and enjoy an evening by the river.
Friday at 6:00pm - Firefly Night and Campfire
Bring your kids to this evening event at Cobbs Creek to capture fireflies and make s’mores at the campfire! Please RSVP if you plan on attending.
Saturday at 10:00am - Discovery Day Canoeing
Look for birds while you canoe on the Strawberry Mansion reservoir. Canoeing is first come, first served and no experience is required.
Saturday at 10:00am - Revival Walk
Join Storyteller Mama Carla for a journey through Tacony Creek Park to find solace, healing, and joy in the natural world.