18 hours ago

We're almost ready for our book sale! Stop by Saturday from 10am-4pm for some gr...

We're almost ready for our book sale! Stop by Saturday from 10am-4pm for some great deals on some great reads!

45 hours ago

Viola Street Resident's Association - Community Announcement

East parkside
A resident driven community design plan was approved as an Independent Community Plan by the City of Philadelphia Planning Commission.
See both links Residents of parkside:

Planning Commission - approval
http://www.phillyliving.com/blog/planning-commission-hears-proposal-to-reclaim-viola-street.html

The plan is now on the PCPC website under Independent Community-Based Plans.

http://www.phila.gov/CityPlanning/plans/Independent%20Community%20Based%20Plans/ProjectReclaimViolaStreetMay2013.pdf

3 days ago

Keyboard Instructor

Located in the School of the Future at 4021 Parkside Avenue, the music class meets Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:30pm - 5:30pm.  Classes meet throughout the school year into May with no classes on holidays or school early dismissal days. 

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Afterschool Ceramics Assistant

Located in the School of the Future (4021 Parkside Avenue), children and youth create their own designs and use clay to

Oct 24

Oct 21

Attention all you boils and ghouls! Join us tomorrow at 4:30pm for a Spooky Stor...

Attention all you boils and ghouls! Join us tomorrow at 4:30pm for a Spooky Storytime! We'll read some spooky, scary stories and then draw monster self-portraits. Join us for a spooktacular time... if you dare...

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Oct 19

Man Shot, Killed Near Philadelphia Zoo

The victim was hit by gunfire near the intersection of West Girard Avenue and North 38th Street in the city's Parkside neighborhood around 1 a.m., according to authorities.

Oct 15

Oct 14

Tomorrow night at 6pm, we'll be hosting a program as part of the Muslim Voices o...

Tomorrow night at 6pm, we'll be hosting a program as part of the Muslim Voices of Philadelphia programming series. We'll screen a few short films about the role of Islam in the African American Freedom Movement followed by a brief discussion, led by the film makers. Learn about the program series and tomorrow night's program at the Muslim Voices of Philadelphia webpage.

Oct 13

Oct 12

1 Shot, Wounded In Mantua Shooting

Police say a a 42-year-old man was shot in his right thigh and left calf on 4100 block of Westminster Avenue. According to authorities, when the victim realized he was shot, he ran to the 800 block of N 42nd Street, which is about 3 blocks away from where the shooting took place.

Police say a a 42-year-old man was shot in his right thigh and left calf on 4100 block of Westminster Avenue. According to authorities, when the victim realized he was shot, he ran to the 800 block of N 42nd Street, which is about 3 blocks away from where the shooting took place.

Oct 12

All Free Library of Philadelphia locations will be closed Monday, October 13th i...

All Free Library of Philadelphia locations will be closed Monday, October 13th in honor Columbus Day. See everyone on Tuesday!

Oct 12

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Oct 12

Man Shot Twice In West Philly

This happened around 12:15 a.m. on the 4100 block of Westminster Avenue.

Oct 11

wynnefield Residents Association Fundraiser

On another note of community information, the first WRA fundraising effort is October 15th at the Landmark Restaurant 2481 N. 54th Street (Between City and Overbrook Avenues.). The fundraiser will run from opening around 12 noon until closing (around midnight). The Landmark will donate 25 percent of every patron's check when a flyer is presented to the server stating you are here for the WRA fundraiser. This offer is good for food as well as any type of beverage (including...

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On another note of community information, the first WRA fundraising effort is October 15th at the Landmark Restaurant 2481 N. 54th Street (Between City and Overbrook Avenues.). The fundraiser will run from opening around 12 noon until closing (around midnight). The Landmark will donate 25 percent of every patron's check when a flyer is presented to the server stating you are here for the WRA fundraiser. This offer is good for food as well as any type of beverage (including alcohol). The offer is good for take out as well as eat in. The WRA fundraiser supports such notable causes as our Holiday Festivities for disadvantage children and families in Wynnefield and the WRA Summer Youth Camp. Flyers can be downloaded from the WRA web page www.wynnefield.org, or can obtained at the John Anderson Center; 5301 Overbrook Avenue from 2 until 8 p.m. If you have no way of obtaining a flyer, please reply to my email address and I will make sure you receive one. Please stay tuned for further fundraising events and activities sponsored by the Wynnefield Resident's Association. Hope to see you there. Thank you kindly.
Michael Reid, Executive Vice Pres. Wynnefield Residents Association (WRA)

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