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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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February 21, 2024

Newsletter Archive

Catch up on all of the latest Navy Yard news and be sure to sign up for our newsletter emails.

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January 30, 2024

Navy Yard Events & Programming Schedule – February 2024

There is always something fun and exciting happening at the Navy Yard. February 2024 Schedule Feb. 1 – Retail Tenant Outreach Event: PIDC and Ensemble/Mosaic are hosting a retail tenant outreach event at the Navy Yard. The goal of the event is to attract and engage with qualified tenants interested in leasing retail spaces in

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January 25, 2024

Sports Leagues Returning this Spring

The Navy Yard HeyDay Athletics Intramural League starts April 15! Get active, get social, leave it all on the field! And get your teams ready! To encourage our team spirit, we are offering a 20% discount to all team registrations. Leagues offered this year: – Kickball – Tuesdays 5:30-6:20 PM – Softball – Tuesdays 5:30

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November 21, 2023

Interactive Navy Yard Map

Have you checked out our interactive Navy Yard – Things to See & Do Map where you can discover all the Navy Yard has to offer conveniently from the palm of your hand? The map, which can be downloaded and accessed through Google Maps, is sorted by categories so you can find what you want

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November 7, 2023

Take Our Survey, Help Us Build Better Campus Programming

The Navy Yard offers a variety of public spaces for events, races, festivals, programs, activities, and performances that are consistent with PIDC’s goals of increasing the regional visibility of the Navy Yard and engaging Navy Yard employees, stakeholders, and the surrounding community.  As we work with our development partners at Ensemble/Mosaic to build Philadelphia’s next

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October 17, 2023

RECAP: Navy Yard 5K Returns!

The sound of hundreds of feet hitting the pavement permeated throughout the Navy Yard with the return of the much-anticipated Navy Yard 5K on October 11. This is the first Navy Yard 5K in four years since the event had been shutdown due to COVID-19. Nearly 400 dedicated runners, joggers, walkers, and spectators enjoyed a

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July 24, 2023

Navy Yard to Host Inaugural Night Festival Event This Fall

Featuring Food Trucks, Live Music, Family-Friendly Games and More  The Navy Yard is scheduled to hold its first Night Festival Thursday, September 7, from 4 p.m.-8 p.m. The inaugural event will be held at Central Green, the family-friendly, open-to-the-public event will feature a diverse lineup of vendors, including food trucks, musicians, games, and crafters and

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July 21, 2023

Get Your Green Thumbs with an Urban Homestead-ish Workshop

Caring for and tending to plants in an urban environment can be a difficult task. That’s why at the Navy Yard we offer fun and free programming to strengthen your understanding of plant care and connecting with nature. During a recent Urban Homestead-ish Houseplants 101 class hosted by Black Girls with Green Thumbs, Latiaynna and

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June 5, 2023

Elementary School Students Celebrate End of School Year at The Navy Yard

Students from F. Amedee Bregy Elementary School (Bregy Elementary) celebrated the end of the school year with a fun day of activities at The Navy Yard last week. The students participated in a field day with  activities such as tug-o-war, 3-legged race, potato sack race, obstacle course, egg relay race, water carry race, kite flying,

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May 19, 2023

Phillies Honor Local Veteran with Ceremony at the Navy Yard

The Philadelphia Phillies honored a local veteran’s service during a ceremony May 18 on the Marine Parade Grounds at the Navy Yard. Anita Garner, a Navy veteran, arrived to a crowd of wave-flagging supporters completely surprised by the event – she thought she was arriving to go to a meeting. Garner served during Desert Shield/Desert Storm as

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May 5, 2023

Navy Yard Unveils Newest Public Art Project

ARTIST CREATES “GREETINGS FROM THE MIRAGE”, A FLAMBOYANT DESERT LANDSCAPE VISITORS CAN WALK THROUGH AT THE NAVY YARD #NavyYardMirage www.navyyard.org/mirage  Group X and PIDC announced its latest public art installation at the Navy Yard, Greetings From The Mirage (#NavyYardMirage), a domed sculptural art installation that will transport you to a surrealist soft desert created by sculpture

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April 25, 2023

Free Health & Wellness Programming at the Navy Yard in 2023

Free and open-to-the-public fitness classes are coming back to the Navy Yard in 2023! At the Navy Yard, we strive to promote physical and spiritual wellbeing to employees of the Navy Yard and the surrounding communities. This year we will be expanding our health and wellness programming by partnering with Alchemy X to bring a variety of

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December 20, 2022

Navy Yard Collects Hundreds of Winter Clothing Items for Local School Children

Members of the Navy Yard campus and the local community came together for the inaugural Navy Yard Winter Wonderland and Winter Clothing Drive December 17. The event included winter-themed crafts, games, performances by Philadelphia School of Circus Arts, and local food trucks. The event was free to attend, but attendees were encouraged to bring a

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October 20, 2022

Navy Yard Debuts Alpha Sacred Being Documentary at Navy Yard Fall Festival

The Navy Yard kicked fall off with a celebration and a documentary screening on October 19. More than 100 people came out on the first cold day of the season for an evening filled with food trucks, live music, games, and pumpkin painting. But the main attraction was the world premiere of Group X’s very

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