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New Habitat for Humanity ReStore Coming to Washington Avenue in June

...the Philadelphia City Planning Commission voted in favor of recommending “a new zoning overlay for Washington Avenue west of Broad Street,” according to Jared Brey over at PlanPhilly. The temporary overlay blocks undesirables from setting up...

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Monthly Meeting next Monday, April 27th. Come to hear about zoning issues, clean...

Monthly Meeting next Monday, April 27th. Come to hear about zoning issues, clean up updates, and our upcoming events!

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Thank you to Honey's Sit N Eat, South Street West, Center City Pediatrics and T...

Thank you to Honey's Sit N Eat, South Street West, Center City Pediatrics and The Igloo for their support of PLAZAPALOOZA 2015!! We're so excited to celebrate with our sponsors in less than one month!!

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Tomorrow we're kicking off the Clean Block Campaign with cleanups on over 15 blo...

Tomorrow we're kicking off the Clean Block Campaign with cleanups on over 15 blocks in the neighborhood! If you want to help with a block clean up, or want to learn how you can lead YOUR block in a clean up check out the link below.

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Neighborhood Gatherings 4-23-2015

17th Police District, 20th and Federal streets, holds a PSA 1 meeting 6 p.m. April 23 at the SOSNA Office, 1901 Christian St.; a Community Meeting 5 p.m. April 27 at the district; and a PDAC meeting 6:30 p.m. April 28 at the district. 215-686-3170. phillypolice.com/districts/17th.

Friends of Hawthorne Park hold a meeting 6:30 to 8 p.m. April 27 at Hawthorne Park or the Hawthorne Cultural Center, 1200 Carpenter St.

Hawthorne Empowerment Coalition holds a Hawthorne Park Spring Flea Market 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 25 at Hawthorne Park, S. 12th and Catharine streets. 215-735-1225. info@hecphilly.org. hecphilly.org.

Newbold Neighbors Association, holds a Comcast Day of Service 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at G.W. Childs Elementary School, 1599 Wharton St.; and a General Meeting 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. April 28 at the Reed Street Presbyterian Apartments, 1401 S. 16th St. president@newboldneighbors.org. newboldneighbors.org.

Newbold Neighbors Association, holds a Comcast Day of Service 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at G.W. Childs Elementary School, 1599 Wharton St.; and a General Meeting 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. April 28 at the Reed Street Presbyterian Apartments, 1401 S. 16th St. president@newboldneighbors.org. newboldneighbors.org.

...Chester Arthur Night Out 7 to 11 p.m. April 25 at the Rock School, 1101 S. Broad St. (Tickets: $50-$60). southofsouth.org. 215-732-8446...

Union Baptist Church holds its 15th Annual Barbershop Talk Human Family Day Celebration 3 to 7 p.m. April 26 at the Church, 1910 Fitzwater St.

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Al-Anon Group meets Wednesday nights 7:30 p.m. at 1549 S. 29th St. 215-200-8575.

East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District, 1904 E. Passyunk Ave., recommends Flavors of the Avenue Weekend specials with cocktail, craft beer and shopping deals at dozens of businesses April 24-26. 215-336-1455. renee@visiteastpassyunk.com. visiteastpassyunk.com.

Friends of Whitman Library hold “Yoga @ your Library” every Wednesday. Kids at 5:30 p.m. and adults at 6:30 p.m. at the Library, 200 Snyder Ave. 215-685-1754.

...a Playgroup Saturdays (weather permitting) at the Marconi Plaza southeast playground at the corner of S. 13th and Bigler streets; and the official unveiling of “The Girard Park Improvement Program” noon to 2 p...

...The Girard Park Improvement Program” noon to 2 p.m. April 25 at the park, 2101 W. Shunk St. girardestateneighbors.org. gena001@comcast.net...

Nar-Anon Family Group meets 7 p.m. Thursdays. Epiphany of Our LordChurch, 1121 Jackson St. 215-334-1035.

Passyunk Square Civic Association holds a South Philly Language Exchange 7 to 9 p.m. April 23 at Tamalex, 1163 S. Seventh St.; and a Tree Planting April 25 (contact sarahsitzler@gmail.com for more info). contact@passyunk.org. passyunksquare.org.

Point Breeze Community Development Coalition holds a Zoning Meeting 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. April 27 at the Point Breeze CDC office, 1444 Point Breeze Ave.

Queen Village Neighbors Association, 405 Queen St., holds a Jazz & Joe 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. April 23 at Gloria...

...30 to 9:30 p.m. April 23 at Gloria Dei (Old Swedes’) Episcopal Church, 916 S. Swanson St.; a Spring Plant Sale 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 24-26 at...

...Plant Sale 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 24-26 at Physick House, 321 S. Fourth St.; a Tree Tenders Planting 9 to 11 a.m. April 25 meeting at Weccacoe Playground...

...a Tree Tenders Planting 9 to 11 a.m. April 25 meeting at Weccacoe Playground, 400 Catharine St; and an “HPV and Cancer Risk: What You Need to Know” session 5 to 7...

...Know” session 5 to 7 p.m. April 27 at the Old Pine Community Center, 401 Lombard St. 215-339-0975. info@qvna.org. qvna.org...

...a Tree Planters Spring Planting 9 a.m. April 25 at the Chester Arthur Playground, S. 22nd and Bainbridge streets; and a Friends of Chester Arthur Night Out 7 to 11 p.m. April...

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Calling all tree tenders, gardeners or those interested in planting STREET TREES...

Calling all tree tenders, gardeners or those interested in planting STREET TREES! Remember that Saturday 4/25 is street tree planting day in Southwest Center City, starting at 9:00 a.m. To help with tree plantings South of South (west of 20th Street), please report to 22nd and Bainbridge. To help with tree plantings South of South (east of 20th Street) please report to the SOSNA office at 19th and Christian Street. To help with tree plantings north of South Street, please report to 2024 Kater Street at 9:30 a.m.

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Please join us as we promote peace and unity in remembrance of those have passed...

Please join us as we promote peace and unity in remembrance of those have passed away from South Philly.This is an event for the entire community! See you Saturday , May 16th!

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Join @unityinthecommunity and @influencingaction for the first ever Voter Educat...

Join @unityinthecommunity and @influencingaction for the first ever Voter Education Week, May 9 - 15

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During voter education week we would love for your organization to setup an even...

During voter education week we would love for your organization to setup an event or canvass the community to inform voters about the upcoming election. Who's going to join? Felicia Harris

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Don't Miss the 2nd District Candidate Forum TOMORROW NIGHT in the Chester Arthur...

Don't Miss the 2nd District Candidate Forum TOMORROW NIGHT in the Chester Arthur auditorium (20th and Catharine)! The event begins at 6:30pm and the program starts at 7:00pm. For more info click the link: http://southofsouth.org/events/2nd-district-candidate-forum

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NNA has been approached by the Philadelphia Film Society to produce a Movies on...

NNA has been approached by the Philadelphia Film Society to produce a Movies on the Block event! YOU help pick the subject, THEY pick the title, and then we convene as neighbors to watch a film or documentary about things that matter to this neighborhood that we love. Help us by clicking below and voting below on a subject!

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Here Are All the Indego Bike Share Stations in Philadelphia

Name of Station: 11th & Reed

Address: 1116 Reed Street

Name of Station: Broad & Fitzwater

Address: 726 South Broad Street

Address: 1201 South Broad Street

Address: 1625 South 18th Street

Address: 1800 Washington Avenue

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Address: 1483 Spruce Street

Address: 1901 Market Street

Name of Station: 24th & Sansom

Address: 120 South 24th Street

Name of Station: 23rd & Market

Address: 2241 Market Street

Name of Station: 17th & Pine

Address: 391 South 17th Street

Name of Station: 19th & Lombard

Address: 1910 Lombard Street

Address: 1901 Walnut Street

Name of Station: 12th & Filbert

Address: 1200 Filbert Street

Name of Station: 6th & Race

Address: 160 North 6th Street

Name of Station: 8th & Market

Address: 834 Market Street

Name of Station: 9th & Arch

Address: 813 Arch Street

Address: 1321 Arch Street

Address: 2170 Hamilton Street

Address: 302 North 19th Street

Address: 2090 Winter Street

Name of Station: 13th & Locust

Address: 212 South 13th Street

Name of Station: 10th & Chestnut

Address: 921 Chestnut Street

Address: 328 South 11th Street

Name of Station: 9th & Locust

Address: 923 Locust Street

Name of Station: 2nd & Market

Address: 215 Market Street

Name of Station: 4th & Walnut, National Park Service

Address: 421 Walnut Street

Address: 192 South 2nd Street

Address: 519 Market Street

Address: 3 Dock Street

Name of Station: 2nd & Germantown

Address: 1104 Germantown Avenue

Address: 1176 Leopard Street

Name of Station: 17th & Girard

Address: 1617 Girard Avenue

Name of Station: 20th & Fairmount

Address: 1940 Fairmount Avenue

Name of Station: 23rd & Fairmount

Address: 2237 Fairmount Avenue

Name of Station: Broad & Girard

Address: 922 North Broad Street

Name of Station: Fairmount & Ridge

Address: 1413 Fairmount Avenue

Address: 3170 Baring Street

Name of Station: 33rd & Market

Address: 3318 Market Street

Name of Station: 36th & Sansom

Address: 125 S. 36th Street

Name of Station: 38th & Lancaster

Address: 3801 Lancaster Avenue

Name of Station: 40th & Spruce

Address: 246 South 40th Street

Address: 3984 Market Street

Name of Station: 44th & Walnut

Address: 160 South 44th Street

Address: 2933 Market Street

Address: 598 South 43rd Street

Address: 3051 South Street

Address: 1084 Washington Avenue

Name of Station: Darien & Catharine

Address: 840 South Darien Street

Name of Station: 2nd & South

Address: 523 South 2nd Street

Name of Station: 4th & Bainbridge

Address: 404 Bainbridge Street

Name of Station: 4th & Christian

Address: 403 Christian Street

Name of Station: Front & Carpenter

Address: 925 South Front Street

Name of Station: 21st & Catharine

Address: 807 South 21st Street

Name of Station: 23rd & South

Address: 671 South 23rd Street

Name of Station: Point Breeze & Tasker

Address: 1575 Point Breeze Avenue

Address: 1100 Poplar Street

Name of Station: 6th & Fairmount

Address: 674 North 6th Street

Name of Station: 9th & Spring Garden

Name of Station: Girard & Hutchinson

Address: 915 West Girard Avenue

Name of Station: 13th & Montgomery

Address: 1284 West Montgomery Avenue

Name of Station: 6th & Berks

Address: 527 West Berks Street

Address: 1076 West Berks Street

Name of Station: Broad & Oxford

Address: 1501 North Broad Street

Address: 631 North 39th Street

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Saw this article, had to share it! NEW Habitat for Humanities ReStore location i...

Saw this article, had to share it! NEW Habitat for Humanities ReStore location in South Philadelphia at 2318 Washington Avenue!!!

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What a transformation! The Grays Ferry Triangles Project is now an even more vib...

What a transformation! The Grays Ferry Triangles Project is now an even more vibrant and inviting space! (Can you believe it!?) Paint the Plaza was a success thanks to our amazing volunteers- especially Robin our organizer, and Sam our artist! Thanks to all who came out to lend a hand painting or to cheer us on. We're excited for another action-packed season in the Plaza!

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Creating opportunities for our youth.Please join us!Temple University is hiring...

Creating opportunities for our youth.Please join us!Temple University is hiring youth ages 14-22 to take part in their Urban Apps and Maps Summer Bit program. Participants will gain knowledge, experience and skills in programming and technological application development. To hear more information about the program come join us at Audenreid High School.Also , we will have someone onsite helping students get their working papers for Summer employment.

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#ReadyTip of the Week: Become a Volunteer like our National Volunteer Week honor...

#ReadyTip of the Week: Become a Volunteer like our National Volunteer Week honorees the Red Paw Emergency Relief Team. #NVW2015

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Apr 17

There's lots going on this weekend! Don't forget the Bike Registry tomorrow from...

There's lots going on this weekend! Don't forget the Bike Registry tomorrow from 10am-12pm at Catharine Park and the Sprung! pub stroll along South Street West starting at 1pm! Then we'll see you at the Grays Ferry Triangles Project to Paint the Plaza throughout the day on Sunday!

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Check out highlights from our Ultimate Prom Experience at 6:00PM on the channel...

Check out highlights from our Ultimate Prom Experience at 6:00PM on the channel 6 news!For six years in a row , we surprised Shania from Universal Audenreid and Ameen from South Philadelphia High School with our "Ultimate Prom Experience" prom package.With the help from some of our sponsors we will be paying Ameen and Shania prom expenses.Thank you to Isaiah Thomas , State Rep Jordan Harris , Kim Smith, 76'ers , Power 99 FM , Mina Say What , One Punch , Bob Wilbowe, Ella Best , Tasha , Tamika , Nakia Carr , Universal Companies , Rising Sons , Helena , Channel 6 , Unity in the Community team and many more for making this day special for Amber and Shania! This is what it's all about.

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