Events

Volunteer Clean-Up Day

Historic Rittenhouse Town 6035-6049 Wissahickon Ave, Philadelphia, United States

Meeting at Historic Rittenhouse Town Would you like to be part of keeping Wissahickon Valley Park beautiful and sustainable? Then join us for a variety of stewardship projects on this morning! We'll be cutting back invasive plants, removing litter from the park, and more! No experience is needed. We provide gloves, tools and instruction – […]

Wednesday Stewardship with David Bower

Historic Rittenhouse Town 6035-6049 Wissahickon Ave, Philadelphia, United States

Meeting at Historic RittenhouseTown Would you like to be part of keeping Wissahickon Valley Park beautiful and sustainable? Then join long-time steward of the Wissahickon and the FOW Volunteer of the Year (2019), David Bower, on a variety of stewardship projects on Wednesday mornings! Locations and tasks will vary week to week, and may include […]

FOW’s Free Ice Cream Social

Historic Rittenhouse Town 6035-6049 Wissahickon Ave, Philadelphia, United States

Historic Rittenhouse Town What's better than ice cream on a hot summer afternoon? Free ice cream on a hot summer afternoon in the company of friends! Join us for our 17th Annual Ice Cream Social! FOW will provide dairy and non-dairy treats, free of charge, from Chestnut Hill’s Bredenbeck’s. Bring the whole family to enjoy […]

Wednesday Stewardship with David Bower

Historic Rittenhouse Town 6035-6049 Wissahickon Ave, Philadelphia, United States

Meeting at Historic RittenhouseTown. Would you like to be part of keeping Wissahickon Valley Park beautiful and sustainable? Then join long-time steward of the Wissahickon and the FOW Volunteer of the Year (2019), David Bower, on a variety of stewardship projects on Wednesday mornings! Locations and tasks will vary week to week, and may include […]

Wednesday Stewardship with David Bower

Historic Rittenhouse Town 6035-6049 Wissahickon Ave, Philadelphia, United States

Meeting at Historic RittenhouseTown. Would you like to be part of keeping Wissahickon Valley Park beautiful and sustainable? Then join long-time steward of the Wissahickon and the FOW Volunteer of the Year (2019), David Bower, on a variety of stewardship projects on Wednesday mornings! Locations and tasks will vary week to week, and may include […]

Lincoln Drive Clean-Up

Historic Rittenhouse Town 6035-6049 Wissahickon Ave, Philadelphia, United States

Meeting at Historic Rittenhouse Town. This was rescheduled from Saturday, April 1. Are you free this day? Do you want to help out the Wissahickon Watershed? Then join us for this very exciting service day! With the help of Philadelphia Parks & Recreation, we will be closing Lincoln Drive (the only main road that runs […]

At Capacity: Martin Luther King Jr. Volunteer Day of Service

Historic Rittenhouse Town 6035-6049 Wissahickon Ave, Philadelphia, United States

Thank you for the resounding response to our MLK Day of Service! We are currently at capacity for the event, and we have suspended registration. Meeting at Historic Rittenhouse Town Dr. King once said, “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: what are you doing for others?” By volunteering on this day, we will be […]

Myths, Legends, Hermits, and Bridges of the Wissahickon with Stan Kozakowski, Michael Bridges and Gordon Henderson

Historic Rittenhouse Town 6035-6049 Wissahickon Ave, Philadelphia, United States

Meet at Historic Rittenhouse Town - at the Kiosk adjacent to the Monoshone (Papermill) Creek Back by popular demand! We will explore some of the mysticism, mythology, religion, legends, history, art, music, and architecture found within the Wissahickon. We will have ample time to examine these from the three different perspectives of history, theology, and psychology. […]

Lincoln Drive Clean-Up

Historic Rittenhouse Town 6035-6049 Wissahickon Ave, Philadelphia, United States

Meeting at Historic Rittenhouse Town We will be meeting near the kiosk on Rittenhouse Lane at Historic Rittenhouse Town. See this map for the specific meeting location and parking options. Please note that the road closure on Lincoln Drive (between Johnson Street and Ridge Avenue) will go into effect at 7:00am, so plan your travel accordingly. If you […]

Thursday Stewardship with David Bower

Historic Rittenhouse Town 6035-6049 Wissahickon Ave, Philadelphia, United States

Do you love Wissahickon Valley Park? Would you like to play a direct role in keeping this special place clean and accessible for generations to come? Then join us for a variety of stewardship projects on Thursday mornings! Locations and tasks will vary week to week, and may include trash clean-ups, trail improvements, invasive plant […]