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June 13, 2024

Get to Know the Ladies Behind Our Urban Homestead-ish Programming

In 2016, Pamia Coleman received a box of seeds from her cousin, who had discovered it outside an abandoned business. Knowing Pamia’s desire to start a garden, her cousin urged her to take the seeds, which Pamia later shared with her friend Latiaynna Tabb. Wasting no time, that summer Pamia and Latiaynna co-founded Black Girls

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Amenities

June 6, 2024

Navy Yard Kicks Off Summer with First Ever Family Fest

Summer officially started with the inaugural Navy Yard Family Fest June 1. Thousands of kids, adults, and kids at heart came to the Navy Yard’s award-winning park – Central Green – for a fun-filled and unforgettable start to summer. Attendees were immersed in magical day of Navy Yard entertainment by sampling delicious food from the

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Community

June 5, 2024

Local Students Celebrate End of School Year at The Navy Yard

Students from F. Amedee Bregy Elementary School (Bregy Elementary) and D. Newlin Fell School (Fell Elementary) celebrated the end of the school year with a fun day of activities at The Navy Yard May 31. Students from both schools brought their school spirit out for friendly competition in several different events including tug-o-war, water carry,

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Community

June 5, 2024

Sub & Surface Toastmasters Reaches 65 Years of Shaping Lives

A celebratory meeting will be held to mark the club’s anniversary on June 12 Sub & Surface Toastmasters will mark its 65th anniversary on June 12, announced the club’s President, Grisel Velazquez. In honor of the occasion, a celebratory meeting will be held that day at the Chapel of Four Chaplains (1201 Constitution Ave). Members

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Community

May 29, 2024

Navy Yard Events & Programming Schedule – June 2024

June is the perfect time to #discovertheyard. There is so much going on like our first-ever #NavyYardFamilyFest, free fitness classes, hive tours, learn how to make your own tea, classic theater showings, charity 5Ks, and MORE! Read our blog at for more information or visit navyyard.org/events to learn how you can participate.

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Community

May 28, 2024

Celebrate Indonesian Art & Culture at the World Premiere of Ramayana June 12-16

More than 28 years in the making, EgoPo presents the world-premiere re-telling of the ancient Hindu epic in collaboration with two of Indonesia’s vanguards in the performing arts. This performance will take place in The Navy Yard, under a giant open-air tent June 12-16. The staging integrates the puppetry, dance, theater, and music expertise of the

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Amenities

May 28, 2024

Newsletter Archive

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Community

April 26, 2024

Navy Yard Events & Programming Schedule – May 2024

There is always something fun and exciting happening at the Navy Yard. May 2024 Schedule (See the Monthly Events Email) Save the Date! – Family Fest June 1: Join us for an unforgettable start to summer! Immerse yourself in the rhythm of live music, tantalize your tastebuds with delicious offerings from pay-as-you-go food trucks, and

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Amenities

April 23, 2024

WAKE UP WEDNESDAYS

Wake Up Wednesdays: Bringing the café (and the coffee) to you! We are thrilled to announce an exciting addition to our mobile vending program: WAKE UP WEDNESDAYS! Every Wednesday from 7-10 a.m. until October, you can find Many Hands Coffee Company stationed on the Marine Parade Grounds to get you ready for your day. Any

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Community

April 17, 2024

Kick Off Summer at the Navy Yard Family Fest – June 1

The Navy Yard is gearing up to host its highly anticipated Family Fest on June 1 from 12-6p.m. at Central Green. This exciting event promises to be an unforgettable start to summer, offering a wide array of activities and entertainment for all ages. The Navy Yard Family Fest is set to immerse attendees in the

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Community

March 29, 2024

Navy Yard Events & Programming Schedule – April 2024

There is always something fun and exciting happening at the Navy Yard. April 2024 Schedule (See the Monthly Events Email) Starting April 2 – Lunch Truck Lineup: Lunch Truck Lineup is back on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. We have some of your favorite trucks on the schedule and have added

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Community

March 22, 2024

Free Health & Wellness Programming to Begin in April

You spoke, and we listened! Last year’s health and wellness programming with Alchemy X was such a huge hit with our community that we are again partnering with them to bring back free and open-to-the-public fitness classes to the Navy Yard in 2024! At the Navy Yard, our goal is to promote physical and spiritual

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Community

March 18, 2024

Building Community through Bird Watching at the Navy Yard

The Navy Yard is officially going the birds! Come down with your lunch and join BirdPhilly every Thursday from 12-1 p.m. at 13th and Admiral Peary Way to learn about the Navy Yard’s overwintering guests on the Delaware River! The Trip Leader will have a scope for easy viewing of ducks, so no binoculars are

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Amenities

March 7, 2024

The Navy Yard Lunch Truck Lineup Returns April 2!

Mark your calendars and don’t sweat it if you forget to pack your lunch – The Navy Yard’s Lunch Truck Lineup is coming back!! Beginning, Tuesday, April 2, Philly’s favorite food trucks will be returning to the Navy Yard stuffed with foods from every corner of Philadelphia including Mexican influenced trucks, Mediterranean influenced trucks, Asian

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Community

March 1, 2024

Navy Yard Events & Programming Schedule – March 2024

There is always something fun and exciting happening at the Navy Yard. March 2024 Schedule (See the Monthly Events Email) March 6 – Naval Foundry and Propeller Center Career Fair: The Naval Foundry & Propeller Center will be hosting a career fair at the Navy Yard. There are a variety of vacancies to fill! READ

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