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Volunteer Cleanup on Schuylkill River Trail
Saturday, May 25, 2019
Join the YMF and the Schuylkill River Development Corporation (SRDC) for a volunteer event to help clean up and beautify portions for the Schuylkill River Trail at Bartram's Mile. The cleanup will happen between 1:00 pm and 4:00 pm on Saturday, May 25th.
The group will meet at the Bartram's Mile Trailhead at South 49th Street and Botanic Avenue. Snacks and Drinks will be provided. This is a FREE event. Make sure you bring comfortable clothing & shoes, and sunscreen.
Please RSVP by May 22. See the flyer for additional details.
Election Happy Hour
Thursday, May 30, 2019
Join the YMF for their annual Election Happy Hour! Attendees will have the opportunity to network with current and future Board members during the event, and all YMF members are encouraged to vote for the 2019-2020 YMF Executive Board. The event will be held at Smokin Betty's in Philadelphia, and light appetizers will be provided.
This event is FREE, but please RSVP to help with planning. Everyone is welcome, but you must be 21+ to purchase and consume alcohol. Please see the flyer for additional details.
Ben Franklin Bridge Tour
Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Join the YMF to learn about the planning, engineering, and construction of the Ben Franklin Bridge from DRPA. There will be a presentation (1 PDH) and a tour of the Ben Franklin Bridge including access into one of the towers. 1 PDH Credit will be offered to attendees.
Attendees must bring a hard hat, steel toed boots, safety glasses, type II or better yellow or orange vest, valid driver's license, wear short or long sleeved shirt and pants. You will not be permitted on site without all items.
The cost is free, but limited spots are available. The tour and presentation will run from 5 to 7 pm, with a networking happy hour to follow. Please RSVP by May 31. See the flyer for additional details.
Urban Farming Volunteer & Service Day with Life Do Grow Farm
Saturday, June 8, 2019
Join the YMF for a day of hands-on building, cleaning, and gardening with Philly Urban Creators! YMF Volunteers will assist with gardening tasks and laying the groundwork for an urban harvest! Life Do Grow Farm (by Philly Urban Creators) is an Urban Revitalization project in North Philadelphia. Visit their website (www.phillyurbancreators.org) for more info!
This event is FREE, but please RSVP for our coordination with the Farm. Snacks and drinks will be provided. Please see the flyer for additional details.
Annual Phillies Game and Tailgate
Friday, July 26, 2019
Join the YMF for their Annual Phillies Game and Tailgate held on Friday, July 26, 2019 starting at 4:00 pm with the game at 7:05 pm. The Phillies will be facing off in their rival Atlanta Braves in a crucial divisional match up.
The cost of the event is $20, with food and tailgate games included. Drinks are BYOB.
The YMF will be meeting in Lot M at the intersection of Pattison Avenue and Darien Street. Due to tickets being purchased in advance, cancellations will not be available for this event after registration closes.
Please RSVP by June 21. See the flyer for additional details.
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Events in Planning...
The following events are currently being planned, check back regularly for updates:
- Ben Franklin Bridge Tour - June 4, 2019