March welcomes more opportunities to explore and discover the Navy Yard! This month, mark your calendars for the return of #LunchTruckLineup, stop by the Chapel for an event or two, be the judge at Bar Amis’s Cage Match with Han Dynasty, and stag a ticket to the Headshot Happy Hour!
Yin Yoga & Massage Class
Friday, March 1, 2019; 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Unwind at the end of your week with a 90-minute class for releasing tension in the body. Yoga instructor Amanda will lead you through a Yin Yoga practice while Massage Therapist Nicole will travel around the room finding your tight spots. No prior yoga experience is required. Space is limited.
Philly Craft Beer Festival
Saturday, March 2, 2019; 12:30 PM – 5:00 PM
The award-winning Philly Craft Beer Festival, the event Forbes Traveler called one of the “Top 10 Beer Festivals in America” will return to the Navy Yard for another great celebration of craft beer and brewing.
Ash Wednesday Service
Wednesday, March 6, 2019; 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM
The Chapel of the Four Chaplains at the Navy Yard will be hosting Ash Wednesday services on March 6, 2019.
K-9 Veterans Day Ceremony
Wednesday, March 13, 2019; 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Join the Chapel for a short ceremony commemorating service and working dogs. Dog treats will be provided for canine visitors!
Cage Match: Bar Amis vs. Han Dynasty
Wednesday, March 13, 2019; 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Amis Culinary Director Brad Spence pits his homestyle Italian cooking up against the authentic Szechuan cuisine of Han Dynasty’s Han Chiang. Both chefs will be challenged to use secret ingredients to create a delicious four-course meal for our judges – YOU!
Thursday, March 14 & 28, 2019; 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Building 543 hosts an ever-changing roster of local entrepreneurs, gardeners, artists, shops and designers who bring items like handmade jewelry, homemade chocolates, vintage clothing, home goods and much more – to give employees and local residents a chance to browse and shop unique items. Each month’s vendors are announced on Instagram @URBNCommunity.
Headshot Happy Hour
Thursday, March 14, 2019; 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Every professional needs a headshot, whether it’s for promotional materials, websites, or a LinkedIn profile. Investing in a professional headshot is a simple and easy way to invest in you. Join us at Penn State at the Navy Yard for a professional headshot session with happy hour! All participants ages 21 & over will receive 2 drinks vouchers with a $5 ticket purchase.
Mindfulness For Entrepreneurs: Practical Stress Management
Tuesday, March 19, 2019; 7:30 AM – 10:00 AM
Internal stress can greatly affect the physical body and even job performance. Join PIDC to learn how to better manage stress the next time you face it, using practical management tools that will help both you and your employees be successful on the job and in your personal lives.
Phillies Charities 5k
Saturday, March 23, 2019; 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
The Phillies Charities 5k is a USATF certified 3.1 mile run that starts and ends at Citizens Bank Park with a loop through the Navy Yard. The Phillies Charities 5k entry fee is $50 per person, with net proceeds benefitting Phillies Charities, Inc.
Espolon + Aperol Cocktail Class
Monday, March 25, 2019; 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Flex your mixology muscles with Bar Amis and Campari America at this Mexican & Italian fusion cocktail class! Explore the flavor profiles of both liquors and try light bites inspired by each country.
Lunch Truck Lineup
Beginning March 26, 2019, Tuesdays & Thursdays; 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Mark your calendars; Philly’s favorite food trucks are coming back to the Marine Parade Grounds! Keep an eye out every week as we announce the schedule on the Navy Yard’s social media channels.
Navy Yard New Employee Orientation – FREE
Friday, March 29, 2019; 8:30 AM – 10:00 PM
Welcome to the Navy Yard! Your first few days in your new role are important, so let us help you get oriented in this place! If you’re new to the Navy Yard, join us for a brief welcome presentation, history overview, and introduction into what our community has to offer. Following the presentation, you can join an optional Guided Site Tour in our Navy Yard van. This event is free & pre-registration is required. Coffee and snacks will be provided.
Sunday Worship Service at the Chape – FREE
Sundays beginning at 8:30 AM
In partnership with the 19th Street Baptist Church, the Chapel of Four Chaplains hosts an 8:30 AM Bible Study/Sunday School and a 10:30 AM Church Service.
Navy Yard Running Club- FREE
Tuesdays beginning at 5:45 PM
We run all year long! Join your fellow Navy Yard employees for a free, weekly all levels group run around the Navy Yard! The Navy Yard Running Club will meet for a 2-5 mile run or interval run, ending with runners’ specials at Bar Amis. Follow us on Instagram @NYRC_phila.
Philly Foodworks Farmers Market Pick Up
Thursdays; 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Philly Foodworks is a local online Farmers Market like no other. Choose from flexible options that include fresh, local vegetables, fruits, pantry items, eggs, bread, meat, yogurt, and cheese! Pick up is at Building 101. Navy Yard employees can receive $15 OFF the first order with offer code: NAVYYARD.
Toastmasters Sub & Surface Club- FREE
Every second & fourth Wednesday of the month; 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Toastmasters International is a non-profit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs. The Toastmasters Sub and Surface Club meets at the Navy Yard. Please contact the Club at 215-983-4897 for meeting details and further information.
DEALS & DISCOUNTS:
20% Off Nutrition Consulting Services
During the month of March, Nutritionist Caroline McGuire, located at Vincera Institute is offering discounted nutrition consulting services! One consultation with Caroline includes a personalized meal plan with recipes, grocery lists, and structured eating schedules that work with your routine. Email Caroline at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an appointment today!
Mercer Café at the Navy Yard
Save 20% on your next dine-in visit or 10% on catering. Visit Mercer Cafe today to learn how to take advantage of this offer.
Nava Yoga First Month Unlimited Special
Treat yourself, or a friend, to Nava Yoga’s First Month Unlimited Special. Sign-up for a Monthly Unlimited class card for just $69 on your first visit and choose from over 30 classes a week for less than $2 a day.
Vincera Golf Experience
Sick of waiting until spring to hit the links? The Vincera Golf Experience offers a menu of virtual PGA courses, state of the art motion technology, and fitness consulting to improve your golf game. Join the experience for $199.
Indego Bike Friendly Business Network
Navy Yard businesses can take advantage of free discounts on annual passes and discover the joys of bikeshare. Take a step to help improve your employees health while gaining access to substantial discounts on the most affordable transportation option in Philadelphia!
Wells Fargo Center Navy Yard Employee Specials
Navy Yard employee discounts and special packages available for Wells Fargo Center events and concerts. To redeem your discount, please use promotional code: GRPPIDC.