April welcomes more opportunities to explore and discover the Navy Yard! This month, the Navy Yard Goes Red for Women, we gear up for National Bring Your Child To Work Day and we kick off the Navy Yard Lecture Series!
Rosé All Day | Philly Wine Week
Monday, April 1, 2019 to Sunday, April 7, 2019
During Philly Wine Week, Bar Amis is offering $6 glasses of Rosé and $9 Frose all week long!
Chapel Movie Night: Indivisible
Monday, April 1, 2019; 7:00 PM
Indivisible an extraordinary true story of Army Chaplain Darren Turner and his wife Heather, whose lives are fully devoted to serving God, family, and country. Join the Chapel of Four Chaplains for a free showing of Indivisible.
Beginners Yoga Series
Beginning Monday, April 1, 2019; 6:15 PM – 7:15 PM
Dive in and learn the basics or refine your practice at Nava Yoga Center!
Back On My Feet Shoe Drive
Monday, April 1, 2019 to Tuesday, April 30, 2019; Various Drop-off Locations
The Navy Yard, in partnership with Community Recycling, will be collecting all types of gently worn shoes to benefit the Philadelphia chapter of Back on My Feet. Collection bins will be located all over campus.
Navy Yard Goes Red
Thursday, April 4, 2019; 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Join Navy Yard businesses to help fight heart disease in women. American Heart Association and FS Investments hosts a panel talk on nutrition and fitness to support heart health featuring women from Vetri Community Partnership, Jefferson Health, and Main Line Health.
Bar Amis Butchery Class
Saturday, April 13, 2019; 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Learn about the art of whole-animal butchery during an interactive class at Bar Amis. The class includes instruction, house wine & beer, assorted snacks, and specialty cuts to take home. $125 per person, tax and service included.
Penn State at the Navy Yard MBA Webinar
Tuesday, April 16, 2019; 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Want to learn more about Penn State Great Valley’s MBA program offered at the Navy Yard, but can’t leave your desk? Register for a one-hour webinar to hear program details, scholarship and admission information, and more.
Holy Week Service by 19th Street Baptist Church
Wednesday, April 17, 2019; 12:00 PM
The Chapel of Four Chaplains will host the 19th Street Baptist Church for a 12-noon service as a part of Holy Week.
Yoga Therapy Thursday Series
Thursday, April 25, May 9, & 23, 2019; 12:00 PM – 12:45 PM
Learn how the body can be affected by sitting and how to release and strengthen your muscles and manage your stress right from where you sit. Each class will combine sitting and standing postures with relaxation techniques that can be done from a chair or work station.
Cage Match: Bar Amis vs Angelo’s Pizzeria
Monday, April 22, 2019; 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Executive Chef & recent “Chopped” Champion Kristina Wisneski will battle it out with Danny DiGiampietro, owner of Angelo’s Pizzeria. Both chefs will be challenged to use the secret ingredients to create a delicious four-course meal for the judges – YOU!
Navy Yard Lecture Series with Jane Golden
Tuesday, April 23, 2019; 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Meet the woman who made Philadelphia the City of Murals! Jane Golden, Executive Director of Mural Arts Philadelphia, has been the driving force that grew a small city agency into the nation’s largest public art program and global model for transforming public spaces and individual lives through art. Join us for a free morning lecture at FS Investments. Pre-registration is required.
Thursday, April 25, May 9 & 23, 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.
2nd Annual Bring Your Child to Work at the Navy Yard Day
Thursday, April 25, 2019; Various Times
Celebrate National Bring Your Child to Work Day for another jam-packed day of work and fun! Enjoy pay-as-you-go food trucks, a variety of educational and interactive activities, and more at the Marine Parade Grounds. Registration is open.
Sergeant Major of the Army Town Hall Meeting
Thursday, April 25, 2019; 6:00 PM
The Sergeant Major of the Army (SMA), the Senior Enlisted Adviser in the Army, will be conducting a Town Hall Meeting at the Chapel of Four Chaplains. Tours of the Chapel will be offered at 5:00 PM. The Town Hall will begin promptly at 6:00 PM.
Thursday, April 25 – Sunday, April 28, 2019
The Philadelphia Antiques and Art Show presents its 57th year of showcasing the country’s preeminent dealers of antiques and fine art. Returning to the Navy Yard, 62 exhibitors will offer a vast selection of decorative and fine art spanning the 17th century to the present.
CHOP Walk for Hope
Saturday, April 27, 2019; 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
The 2019 CHOP Walk for Hope is a fundraising and awareness event held in Crescent Park for pediatric inflammatory bowel disease research at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). The Pediatric IBD Center at CHOP is the largest and most advanced program in the world dedicated to the treatment and study of IBD in children.
March of Dimes March for Babies 5k & 10k
Sunday, April 28, 2019; 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
The March of Dimes brings its March for Babies event to the Navy Yard! This event is a 5k/10k run and 5k walk to support programs that help moms have healthy, full-term pregnancies, and funding research to find causes and preventions. Save $5 on registration with offer code Yard19.
Navy Yard Spring Cleaning
Tuesday, April 30, 2019; 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Need a place to recycle confidential documents, old electronics, dead batteries, and gently used shoes? Then it’s time for a spring cleaning! During Lunch Truck Lineup on the Marine Parade Grounds, we’ll collect these items for FREE paper shredding, FREE electronics recycling, and FREE battery disposal. This will also be the last day to drop-off gently used shoes for the Back On My Feet Shoe Drive.
MAY EVENTS TO LOOKOUT FOR:
Navy Yard Field Day – Volunteer Opportunities
Friday, May 31, 2019; 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Volunteer with RevZilla, PIDC, and other Navy Yard employees, as we welcome Navy Yard adopted schools Bregy Elementary and Taggart Elementary to the Marine Parade Grounds. The first Navy Yard Field Day will be filled with relay games, tug-o-war, seeding planting, and more!
Navy Yard Summer Sampling
Friday, May 31, 2019; 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Join us for the exclusive Navy Yard employee-only Craft Beer Summer Sampling event. The Navy Yard and Starfish Junction are offering free tickets to the first 500 registered Navy Yard employees for an exclusive beer tasting at the Marine Parade Grounds.
Lunch Truck Lineup
Tuesdays & Thursdays; 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
The food trucks are back! Philly’s favorite mobile vendors have returned to the Marine Parade Grounds! Keep an eye out every week as we announce the lineup on the Navy Yard’s social media channels.
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.
Navy Yard Running Club
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.
Sunday Worship Service at the Chapel
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.
Toastmasters Sub & Surface Club
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 more information.
DEALS & DISCOUNTS:
Navy Yard Night & Phillies Pregame Tailgate
Join us on Wednesday, June 12 for a Phillies pregame tailgate hosted at Bar Amis, featuring exclusive food and drink specials for Navy Yard employees, family, and friends attending the Phillies game. Tickets are $20 each and food deals at the tailgate include: $5 burgers, $2 hot dogs, $1 popcorn bags, and $3 beer.
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 one of 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.
Philadelphia Union vs New York Red Bulls
Take advantage of the Navy Yard special offer and watch the Philadelphia Union take on the New York Red Bulls. Tickets are $25.