It's Opening Day for Trails and the Philly Spring Clean Up. Join us to clean up the park, and explore and celebrate the new trail connection under Roosevelt Boulevard. We'll have trash grabbers and bags, plus cake for volunteers to enjoy!

WHEN: Saturday, April 7 from 10 AM to 12 PM
WHERE:  Tacony Creek Park, Bingham Sts & E. Ashdale St., Phila 19120
RSVP: doryan@ttfwatershed.org or 215.744.1853  


Love the creek down the street? Become a
TTF Streamkeeper  and help us by serving as the eyes and ears of our creek. These citizen scientists visit a nearby creek each month to gather valuable data.  

WHEN:
 Saturday, April 7 from 10 AM to 12 PM

WHERE:
 McKinley Fire Company, 893 Jenkintown Rd., Elkins Park 19027

RSVP:
 frankie@ttfwatershed.org or 215.744.1853 

Flyer here

Attend one of our two upcoming workshops to l earn how rain barrels can help the creek while saving you money!

Order your rain barrel here

Please RSVP to frankie@ttfwatershed.org or 215.744.1853 



WHEN: Tuesday, April 10 
WHEN: Tuesday, April 17
from 7 to 8:30 PM
from 7 to 8:30 PM 
WHERE: Rowland Community Center 
WHERE: Glenside Memorial Hall
400 Myrtle Ave, Cheltenham 19012 
185 Keswick Ave, Glenside, 19038 

Join environmental educator Judith Gratz for a walk in Tacony Creek Park to learn about special plants in our watershed!  

WHEN: Wednesday, April 11
from 9:30 to 11:30 AM 
WHERE:  Tacony Creek Park, I St. & Ramona Ave. Gateway, Phila 19124
RSVP: doryan@ttfwatershed.org or 215.744.1853 
 
Curious about the algae in your creek? Join us for a special presentation by the Academy of Natural Sciences algae experts and then head down to the Jenkintown Creek in Ethel Jordan Park to observe it first-hand.

Learn about the different types of algae in our creeks and what they tell us about creek health! This training will help you better understand the condition of your local creek.
    
WHEN: Saturday, April 14 from 10 AM to 12 PM 

WHERE:
 McKinley Fire Company, 893 Jenkintown Rd, Elkins Park 19027

RSVP:
 frankie@ttfwatershed.org or 215.744.1853 
  
 
 
Join us for our 6th Annual 5K  through
Tacony Creek Park!  

Bring the entire family for this 5K walk or run. 
The course is fully paved & stroller-friendly.

WHEN:  Sunday, April 15 from 8 AM to 11 AM 
WHERE:  Starting line: Friends Hospital, 4641 Roosevelt Blvd, Philadelphia 19124 
Register:   Here
Questions: robin@ttfwatershed.org or 215.744.1853

 
Looking for a fun, hands-on Earth Day activity for your block... church... class.. friends...business? Connect people to their creeks by marking storm drains to keep pollution out of our waterways.

Join us for a free hands-on training! Learn how to lead a storm drain marking and pick up your materials.
  
WHEN: Thursday, April 19             from 6 PM to 8 PM 

WHERE: Glenside Free Library, 215 S. Keswick Ave., Glenside, 19038

RSVP: frankie@ttfwatershed.org or 215.744.1853 
 
Join us for an Earth Day clean-up and invasive plan removal along the creekside buffer planting at Rock Creek. Dress in layers and be prepared to get dirty! We will provide tools and gloves plus coffee and donuts. Sponsored by the Cheltenham EAC & the Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership. Meet in lower parking lot off of Washington Lane.
  
WHEN: Saturday, April 21            from 10 AM to 12 PM 
WHERE: Curtis Arboretum, 1250 West Church Rd., Wyncote, 19095
RSVP: frankie@ttfwatershed.org or 215.744.1853 
 
Cancelled if rain, with no rain date. 
 
   
Help us tackle trash in Tacony Creek Park's Frankford Creek! We're partnering with United By Blue and the Philadelphia Water Department for this special evening clean-up. 

There will be free food truck snacks after the clean-up from the Cow and the Curd! 

WHEN: Tuesday, April 24 from 5 PM to 7:30 PM 
WHERE: Tacony Creek Park, Ramona Gateway, 4528 I St, Phila 19124
 
Join the Cheltenham Environmental Advisory Council Mobility & Healthy Living subgroup, TTF, Friends of the Cresheim Trail, Circuit Coalition, Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia, and Pennsylvania Environmental Council for an update on the progress of the regional Circuit and trail development opportunities in Cheltenham.
  
WHEN: Wednesday, April 25            from 6 PM to 7:30 PM 
WHERE: Cheltenham Center for the Arts, 439 Ashbourne Rd., Cheltenham, 19012
RSVP: John Raisch at raisch@gmail.com
  
Flyer here

Join us to discover the plants and animals that call our watershed home! We'll use the iNaturalist app to take pictures and document the species we find. Download the app and create a free account on your smart phone or tablet ahead of time ... or just join us and tag along as we explore. Free and fun for all ages. Bring a friend!

WHEN: Saturday, April 28
WHEN: Saturday, April 28
from 10 AM to 12 PM
 from 10 AM to 12 PM 
WHERE: Tacony Creek Park  WHERE: High School Park
I St. & Ramona Ave, Phila 19124
Montgomery & Harrison Ave, Elkins Park 19027
RSVP: doryan@ttfwatershed.org or
 215.744.1853
RSVP: frankie@ttfwatershed.org or
215.744.1853