18+ Marvelous Events to Experience at the Navy Yard this November!

by Navy Yard
November 1, 2018

Categories: Events,

With miles of riverfront to explore, #NavyYardSeaMonster to find, & 20 acres of world-class open space to discover, November welcomes the return of CreativeMornings at the Navy Yard, the first ever Wellness Roundtable, and the season finale of #lunchtrucklineup. What are you waiting for? Visit us!



WMMR Preston & Steve’s Camp Out For Hunger
November 5, 2018 – November 30, 2018
In support of WMMR Preston & Steve’s Camp Out For Hunger, the Navy Yard will be collecting nonperishable food donations for Philabundance November 5 until November 30. On the last day, we’ll deliver to the camp out at XFINITY Live! for weigh in. Look for drop-off collection bins located at Adaptimmune, Axalta, Building 100, Building 101, Building 501, Courtyard Marriott, One Crescent, FS Investments, GSK, Mercer Cafe, RevZilla, Rhoads Industries, Tastykake, URBN, and Vincera Institute!


Check Your Blind Spots Mobile Tour – FREE
Thursday, November 1, 2018; 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Join CEO Action and the FS Investments Inclusion Council for ‘Check Your Blind Spots,’ a mobile, multimedia experience designed to help individuals recognize and acknowledge potential blind spots, or unconscious biases.

Navy Yard Outdoor Yoga – FREE  
Thursdays at 5:15 PM *ends 11/1
Unwind from your day, and reset your body & mind with free yoga classes in Central Green, suitable for all levels from beginners to advanced. Pre-registration is preferred. BYOMat. In the event of inclement weather, classes will be held indoors at Navy Yoga’s Studio.

PBTF’s Starry Night 5k
Saturday, November 3, 2018; 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM
The Starry Night walk & 5k is an uplifting donation-based event loaded with food, music, entertainment, and games benefiting the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation (PBTF). As the sun sets, lanterns light up the Marine Parade Grounds to celebrate the community’s support and hope for a cure of childhood brain tumors.

HDSA’s Team HOPE Walk
Sunday, November 4, 2018; 10:00 AM
Walk with HOPE and support the mission of the Huntington’s Disease Society of America (HDSA) to improve the lives of those with Huntington’s disease, held in League Island Park!

Thursday, November 8 & 29, 2018; 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Each month, Building 543 hosts an ever-changing roster of local entrepreneurs, gardeners, artists, shops and designers who bring items like handmade jewelry, homemade chocolates, vintage clothing, home goods and much more – to give employees and local residents a chance to browse and shop unique items.

Well-Rounded Wellness Event
Thursday, November 8, 2018; 4:30 PM – 8:30 PM
The 1200 Constitution Wellness Group, a collaboration between Nava Yoga Center, Caroline McGuire Nutrition, and City Hydration, is hosting a well-rounded wellness event designed to set you up for success this fall and winter! This event includes two yoga classes offered by Nava Yoga teachers: “yoga with tennis ball massage” and “tricks for finding calm in chaos”; a B12 shot for each participant offered by City Hydration; and a nutrition chat & light fare courtesy of Caroline McGuire!

SCI’s Philly Ship Run 5k
Saturday, November 10, 2018; 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
In partnership with the Church of the Holy Trinity, Seamen’s Church Institute (SCI) will hold its first ever 5k run with proceed benefitting SCI’s mission to seafarers and the Church of the Holy Trinity’s community meal programs.

Penn Medicine’s Philly Fights Cancer – Round 4
Saturday, November 10, 2018; 8:00 PM
Penn Medicine’s largest fundraising event is Philly Fights Cancer, a celebration held at the Navy Yard with world-class entertainment, honoring those who contribute to the fight against cancer. This year’s event will feature a performance by comedy icon Jerry Seinfeld, followed by a concert from internationally acclaimed Grammy-winning pop superstars Maroon 5.

CreativeMornings at the Navy Yard – FREE
Friday, November 16, 2018; 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM
CreativeMornings is a monthly breakfast lecture series for the creative community in the City of Brotherly Love. Join CreativeMornings in November at the Navy Yard, for a FREE 20-minute talk, plus coffee, hosted at FS Investments.

Birds – Beer- Buffet Chapel of Four Chaplains Sponsored Tailgate
Sunday, November 18, 2018; 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
The Chapel of Four Chaplains is a proud sponsor of a tailgate style buffet featuring Geno’s Steaks at Adelphia.

Supply Chain Management Lunch & Learn – FREE 
Monday, November 19, 2018; 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Join Penn State at the Navy Yard for a lunch and learn on the new noncredit, 3-course supply chain management certificate. Designed for current or aspiring professionals and those who manage or work with outside vendors, the three-course program will provide a holistic introduction to supply chain.

Microgrids 101
Wednesday, November 28, 2018; 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM
The transition from traditional power sources to distributed energy is happening at a fast rate, and microgrids are becoming increasingly popular. Join Penn State at the Navy Yard for a half day workshop to learn the purpose, advantages, and key components of microgrids. Using Penn State’s Building 7R as a case study, participants will also visit the on-site building-scale microgrid.


Toastmasters Sub & Surface Club
Every Second & Fourth Wednesday of the Month; 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM 
Toastmasters International is a non-profit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs. The Toastmasters Sub and Surface Club is open to all U.S. Citizens and meets at the Navy Yard. Please contact the Club at 215-983-4897 for meeting details and further information.

Navy Yard Outdoor Yoga
Thursdays at 5:15 PM *ends 11/1
Unwind from your day, and reset your body & mind with free yoga classes in Central Green, suitable for all levels from beginners to advanced. Pre-registration is preferred. BYOMat. In the event of inclement weather, classes will be held indoors at Navy Yoga’s Studio.

Lunch Truck Lineup
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 2018; 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM *ends 11/15
Join Philly’s favorite food trucks every Tuesday at Central Green and Thursday at the Marine Parade Grounds from 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. The schedule is announced every week on the Navy Yard’s social media channels.

Navy Yard Running Club
Tuesdays beginning at 5:45 PM
Join your fellow Navy Yard employees for a free, weekly all levels group run around the Navy Yard! The Navy Yard Running Club will meet for a 2-5 mile run or interval run, ending with runners’ specials at Bar Amis.

Philly Foodworks Farmers Market Pick Up
Thursdays; 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Philly Foodworks is a local online Farmers Market like no other. Choose from flexible options that includes fresh, local vegetables, fruits, pantry items, eggs, bread, meat, yogurt, and cheese! Pick up is at Building 101. Use code ‘NAVYYARD’ to save $15 off your first order.

Penn State at the Navy Yard
Various dates and times
Check out upcoming admissions events, webinars, lunch & learns, and workshops to learn about programs, scholarship opportunities, admissions process, and more.


Bar Amis – Voters’ Special
Show the bartenders your “I Voted” sticker on November 6 and receive a $5 draft!

Mercer Cafe at the Navy Yard
For the holidays, enjoy the Mercer Cafe gift card special: buy a $25 gift card and get $5 free or buy a $50 gift card and get $10 free! All corporate catering orders $250 and up will receive a $25 gift card.

Indego Bike Friendly Business Network
Your organization can earn a substantial discount on Indego’s annual passes! Take a step to help improve your organization’s health while also providing employees with the most affordable and fun transportation option in Philadelphia!

XFINITY Live! – Holiday Party
This season book your holiday party at XFINITY Live! and receive a $25 XFINITY Live! gift card for each guest with a weeknight booking (exclusions apply).

Philadelphia Wings Home Opener
Navy Yard employees can take advantage of the home opener special on December 15 with $18 tickets, $5 beer deals, 1/2 price apps, and 50% off snacks.

Wells Fargo Center Navy Yard Employee Specials
Navy Yard employee discounts and special packages available for Wells Fargo Center events and concerts. To redeem your discount, please use promotional code: GRPPIDC.

Philadelphia Flyers Stadium Series Pre-sale
Navy Yard employees are given priority presale access online when the Philadelphia Flyers take on the Pittsburgh Penguins at the Lincoln Financial Field. Use offer code: PRESALE18.

Navy Yard Employee Housing Special – The Enclaves
The Enclaves, located just off 26th Street, offers Navy Yard employees a 5% discount on housing rentals. Enclave residents can take advantage of a shuttle to and from the Navy Yard.

Philadelphia Sports Clubs
Philadelphia Sports Clubs is offering Navy Yard employees & their families a FREE 3 day pass. Grab your free pass in the ‘details’ below! Contact Caroline Bush for more details and discounts.

Navy Yard employees can save 10% on delivery services to the Navy Yard, Monday through Friday from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM with offer code: NEWLUNCH10. Place lunch, dinner, and corporate orders by calling 215-463-0868.