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June 4 - November 19

Sundays | 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

North end of the Park, 300 S 25th Street

We are excited to announce a weekly farmers market will take place at the north end of Schuylkill River Park, courtesy of Evergreen Events. With 20 years of experience working within the Philadelphia region's local food scene, Evergreen Events has managed over 50 farmers markets collectively, including some of the biggest and most successful markets in the area. Together with the local farmers and producers, they've helped bring tons of freshly grown, artisanal food to communities in and around Philadelphia. Take a stroll by and check out the goods!

Vendor List: Sharrah Orchards, Lost Bread, Settantatre Pasta Company, Nilaa Coffee, Stone and Key CellarsGritty City Winery, Unruly Nature, LLC, Aaji's Coastal Indian Cuisine

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Schuylkill River Park Farmers Market

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Tai Chi - Spring Session

April 18 - June 20

Tuesdays | Times Vary


Achieve a healthier mind, body, and spirit by practicing this Chinese martial art. This class must be purchased as a season class pass (10 classes). $75 per pass.

Register for Advanced Class (6 p.m.)

(Beginners class or experience required)

Register for Intermediate Class (6:45 p.m.)
Register for Beginners Class (7:30 p.m.)

Knitting Circle

Tuesdays | 1:30 - 3:00 p.m.


In partnership with Friends of Schuylkill River Park, Markward Recreation Center and the Philadelphia Guild of Handweavers, we encourage you to build friendships and perfect your craft at our knitting circle. 

Bring your own supplies and come meet your knitting neighbors every week at the Markward Rec Center. 

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Thursdays | 5:30 p.m.


(in the rec center community room) 

Thursday Night Bingo is fun and free for the whole family! No registration or cost, just come down to the picnic tables by the tennis courts and grab a board (or head inside the Race Center in bad weather). The lucky winners can choose a prize!

Walking Group

Fridays | 9 a.m.


Get fit and meet others from the neighborhood with our new walking group. The starting point/meeting place will be in Schuylkill River Park at Spruce and 25th Street. We will walk for about one hour along the River Trail and return for coffee at Rowhome for those that are interested.

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Comic Book Class for Kids

January 26 - March 30

Thursdays | 6 - 8 p.m.


This 8-week class provides kids (ages 8-10) with an opportunity to conceptualize and create their own comic book from start to finish!


$175 for the series. Supplies included. Download the flyer or register HERE.

Lego League

Every other Monday | 6 p.m.


Calling all lego fans! A brand new LEGO LEAGUE is launching this September over at Markward Rec!

Monday's 6-7PM beginning 9/12

Interested? Please fill out this form here.

Email with any questions.

Scholarships may be available.

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