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!
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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 Employee Honored by American Society of Civil Engineers

The Philadelphia Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) honored Navy Yard employee Monica Trudeau for her contributions to the civil engineering profession in the Philadelphia area. During an awards ceremony held May 16, Trudeau was the recipient of its Civil Engineering Manager of the Year Award for 2024. Trudeau is PIDC’s Vice

Award-Winning Biotech Program Begins Another Recruitment

Award-Winning Biotech Program Begins Another Recruitment to Connect Philadelphians with Quality Jobs in the Region’s Rapidly Growing Life Science Sector: The West Philadelphia Skills Initiative, The Wistar Institute, PIDC, The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia, Iovance Biotherapeutics, and Integral Molecular Began Joint Recruitment May 21

Navy Yard Hosts 2nd Smart and Sustainable Mobility Showcase

The event featured Québec and City of Philadelphia’s Advanced Green Technologies and Job-Creating Solutions For the second year in a row the Québec government office in New York, the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA), and the City of Philadelphia, partnered on the second Smart and Sustainable Mobility Showcase on May 13. This year, the event was