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  • House Decorating Contest

    Bunting and bows, ribbons and wreaths, flags and flowers, banners and trinkets are just some of the ways used to decorate the outside of our homes for various holidays all year long.  Riverfront North Partnership (RNP), with support from The Philadelphia Foundation, is hoping residents and business owners use all these and more in an effort to create a…

  • River Ways – Big Fish at Bridesburg Recreation Center

    Travel back in time with Miss Jackie to Bridesburg Recreation Center in the 1960s.  “Bridesburg River Ways” is a new story series from Philadelphia artist Aislinn Penecost-Farren about Bridesburg and life along the river. The river wards neighborhoods along Riverfront North have a long and rich history with the Delaware River, these are stories of…

  • Nature Activities – Make Recycled Paper!

    Here’s another easy one for you to do with the family while stuck at home!   MAKING RECYCLED PAPER Materials needed: Newspaper Buckets or bowls Blender or hand mixer Pieces of screen or felt Plastic wrap Rolling pin or a wood block Instructions: (requires several days to complete) Cut or tear the newspaper into small…

  • The Importance of Parks and Trails

    Now more than ever, we can see the importance of parks and trails. The acres and acres of our spacious riverfront greenway in Northeast Philadelphia are one of the easiest places to practice social distancing while still being able to experience the beautiful spring weather and blooming trees and flowers. Take in the fresh air….

  • Nature Activities For Kids

    We know how challenging it can be to have the kids home from school during this tough time! If you are looking for some fun nature-based activities to keep your kids busy, we’ve compiled some of the best. Throughout the week we will be posting individual ideas, but you can also download the lessons below….

  • COVID-19 Update

    As we continue to navigate these challenging times, we want to give you an update on the actions we will be taking in regards to the COVID-19 crisis. All Riverfront North events will be cancelled until April 10th. At that time, we will reassess if other future events will also need to be postponed. Stay…

  • Fishing Contest

    Want to show off your catch? Here’s your chance! Riverfront North has launched its 2020 Fishing Contest. Post pictures of your catch for the chance to win prizes!   I want to know more! How do I win? -Fish in the Riverfront North Parks along the Delaware River in Northeast Philly (Pulaski Park, Frankford Boat…

  • We’re Hiring!

    Riverfront North Partnership has a new position open! We are seeking a Greenway Stewardship Assistant. See the job description and the information on the application process below. The deadline to apply is March 4th at 4pm.                               Riverfront North Partnership Greenway…

  • Forest Restoration

    Riverfront North Partnership is excited to be embarking on a forest restoration project in the north woods of Pennypack on the Delaware Park. What does ‘forest restoration’ mean? Out with the old, in with the new In a nutshell – we are removing old, dying, invasive trees and replacing them with new trees, native to…

  • Riverfront North Winter Scavenger Hunt

    Riverfront North Partnership is excited to announce the Winter 2020 Scavenger Hunt!  Don’t miss your chance to discover one of 5 Riverfront North messages in a bottle! . Participants have the opportunity to win a $20 amazon gift card*. In order to qualify for the gift card, you’ll need to take these next steps: Find…