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

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

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,

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

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 to learn how you can participate.

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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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

Navy Yard Celebrates Earth Day with Sustainability Symposium

April is Earth Month, a time to celebrate our planet and take action to protect it. To raise environmental awareness and highlight how the Navy Yard has become Philadelphia’s most sustainable neighborhood, PIDC and our development partners Ensemble/Mosaic hosted a Sustainability Symposium April 24 at Ensemble/Mosaic’s marketing center. The event featured an engaging presentation and panel


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