From Black History Month events to Valentine’s Day, there are a ton of activities happening in February at Parks & Rec sites. These include concerts, a Galentine quizzo event, yoga, a community brunch, nature hikes, and more.

Check out these activities and others below.

Please note: events may be canceled or postponed due to bad weather. Be sure to check the links below to confirm date, time, and location.


Free Public Skating

Admission for public skating is FREE at all five ice rinks. You are encouraged to bring your own skates. You can rent ice skates for $3-5 (price varies by rink). Staff will sanitize rental skates after use.

Read more details about Parks & Rec’s free public skating time and skating lessons. 

A Celebration of African-American Luminaries and Influencers

February 7, 2024.
3 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Eastwick Regional Playground—S. 80th Street and Mars Place, 19153.

The Renaissance Sextet will perform live. The performance will be followed by a Q & A. Call 215-685-4193 for details. 

Winter Bird Feeder Workshop 

February 10, 2024
10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
The Discovery Center—3401 Reservoir Drive, 19121.  

Organized by The Discovery Center. Come make a bird feeder. Bird feeders are a great way to interact with birds in your backyard. Then enjoy a walk to see some bird feeders. View more details about this free event on their website.  

Native Seed Starting Workshop 

February 10, 2024
10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Juniata Golf Club—1391 E. Cayuga Street, 19124. 

Learn how to grow native plants. This free indoor workshop includes all supplies. Learn more and register on Facebook.  

Connecting with Nature Valentine’s Hike

February 11, 2024
10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Friends of Chamounix Tennis Courts—50 Chamounix Tennis Courts 

Rekindle your love of nature. Enjoy a guided hike and meditation with Lenape language keeper Krista Nelson. Organized by Fairmount Park Conservancy. Register for this event and get tickets. 

Love thy Neighbor Community Brunch 

February 11, 2024
2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Fisher Park Recreation Building—571 W. Spencer Street, 19120. 

Celebrate Valentine’s Day at this community brunch. Come meet your neighbors and enjoy good food. Register today.  

Sweethearts Pipe Organ Concert & Happy Hour 

February 14, 2024
5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Glen Foerd5001 Grant Avenue, 19114.  

Celebrate love in all its forms. Enjoy a free pipe organ concert. Doors open at 5 p.m. View more details and register for this event.  

Wild Love Hike 

February 14, 2024
10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Pennypack Environmental Center—8600a Verree Road, 19115.  

Fall in love with nature. Enjoy a hike in nature. See more information on Facebook.  

Hearts, Smarts & Sweets 

February 15, 2024
6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
East Passyunk Community Center—1025 Mifflin Street, 19148.  

East Passyunk Center invites you to a Galentine’s Quizzo Event. View details on Facebook.  

Hike and Sound Meditation 

February 17, 2024
9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Lemon Hill Mansion—Sedgley and Lemon Hill Drive. 

Organized by Fairmount Park Conservancy. Enjoy a guided hike along Lemon Hill Rim Trail. Experience sound meditation. Learn more and buy tickets.  

Hot Cocoa Walk and Animals of Winter  

February 17, 2024
1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Pennypack on the Delaware—7801 State Road, 19136.  

Get outdoors and experience nature. Learn about birds and their habitats. All supplies provided. Organized by Riverfront North and Let’s Get Outdoors. See more details on their website.

President’s Day Three Meadow Exploration

February 19, 2024
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Forbidden Drive Kiosk—Forbidden Drive and Northwestern Avenue, 19118.  

Come explore the meadows and the trails leading up to them. Enjoy views of the creek through the bare trees. Organized by Friends of Wissahickon (FOW). Learn more on FOW’s website. 

Great Backyard Bird Count  

February 19, 2024
10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Tacony Creek Park—5180 Bingham Street, 19120.  

Organized by Tookany/Tacony-Frankford (TTF) Watershed Partnership, Inc. and Wyncote Audubon Society. The Great Backyard Bird Count is an international community science event. Participants search for birds in their community. Everyone is welcome. Binoculars will be available to loan. See more details and register on Facebook.  

Second annual Philly Phreeze Fundraiser

February 24, 2024
12 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Kelly Pool—42nd Street and Parkside Avenue, 19131.

The second annual Philly Phreeze is a one-day-only winter pool plunge. The event supports aquatics programming and lifeguard recruitment. Learn more about the event and register. 

Greenhouse Yoga 

February 25, 2024
10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Fairmount Park Horticulture Center—4180 Horticulture Drive, 19131. 

Escape the winter blues. Connect with others. Come relax and meditate. Register and buy tickets.  

Science for Seniors

February 27, 2024
1—2:30 p.m.
Pennypack Environmental Center—8600a Verree Road, 19115. 

Learn how to make maple syrup from tree to table. Learn more about this free event and register. 

“Our History” Annual Celebration 2024 

February 29, 2024
6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Daroff Charter School—5630 Vine Street, 19139.  

Celebrate Black History at “Our History” Annual Celebration. The event features a mini bazaar, games and puzzles, a variety of performers, program registration, and resource tables. This event is organized by Parks & Rec. Because Myers Recreation Center is closed for renovations, Parks & Rec is holding the event at Daroff Charter School. For more information, call 215-687-2578 or email