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Today is International Day for Monuments & Sites! Learn how our conservation team restored 3 monuments in Germantown's Vernon Park.
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"Show your neighborhood parks a little extra love during this event-filled week in May — we promise the fresh air will do you good!" Thanks for the love, Be Well Philly!
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We're hiring! We are seeking an energetic, organized, and passionate individual to join our Neighborhood Park Stewardship team starting in summer 2018. Details below!
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Sign up to clean and green your local park during Love Your Park Week! PhillyVoice has the details.
Volunteer registration for Love Your Park Week is now OPEN! Sign up to help clean and green your local Philly park from May 12-20, all while enjoying 100 free events in parks all over the city! https://loveyourpark.org/
Ready to cruise into the weekend and enjoy 80 degrees! 🌞Join us on Saturday, 4/14 for an Extra special guided run in FDR Park! Following the run, the American Swedish Historical Museum invites you to enjoy the museum at no charge. This is open to Conservancy members and our Broad Street Run Team of Park Champions. http://bit.ly/2qpmyyi
The historic houses of Fairmount Park officially open their season Thursday, April 12! Visitors can enjoy a docent-lead tour of Woodford Mansion, Cedar Grove Mansion, Laurel Hill Mansion, Lemon Hill, and Historic Strawberry Mansion, which are some of the best-preserved examples of early American architecture–and all located in Fairmount Park! Visit parkcharms.com for operating hours, directions, and ticket information.
"Not only does it benefit the community, but it benefits us, too: We’re strengthening our teamwork and meshing with members of our organization and groups we don’t see on a normal basis, all while beautifying our community."
Mark your calendars: Volunteer registration for Love Your Park Week opens April 12! https://loveyourpark.org/
Last chance! Sign up for the Carousel House CSA by April 9 and receive $20 off your veggie share! 🍅 🍆🥕 Use discount code FARMPHILLY20 at checkout.
Join us for a Bring Your Own Mat yoga class at the beautiful Fairmount Park Horticulture Center. Classes are free for members of Fairmount Park Conservancy (learn more about membership here: http://bit.ly/1fIhUD0) or $10 for the general public. You must register in advance. **You must be pre-registered to attend.** **This class is not appropriate for brand new first time yogis** Please bring your own yoga mat and water! Please note that the floor of the Horticulture Center is similar to an outdoor surface. You may want to bring something to place under your yoga mat (both for padding and to keep your yoga mat clean) or be prepared to clean your yoga mat after the class because it will get dirty! Please direct all questions to email@example.com About Fairmount Park Conservancy Fairmount Park Conservancy exists to champion Philadelphia’s parks. Our mission is to work as a collaborative partner to lead and support efforts that preserve and improve the parks and recreation system in order to enhance the quality of life and stimulate economic development of the Greater Philadelphia Region. We fulfill our mission by leading capital projects and historic preservation efforts, fostering neighborhood park stewardship, attracting and leveraging resources for the parks, and developing innovative programs throughout the 10,200 acres that include Fairmount Park and more than 100 neighborhood parks around the city. For more information, please visit myphillypark.org, join us on Facebook and follow us on Instagram and Twitter. Getting to The Horticulture Center in West Fairmount Park: We encourage participants to walk, bike or take public transit to The Horticulture Center in West Fairmount Park. The Horticulture Center is a five-minute walk from the Please Touch Museum, in West Fairmount Park, Philadelphia. Take Septa Bus 38, Septa Bus 40, or the PhillyPhlash to the Please Touch Museum. Walk through the Please Touch Museum parking lot on the left of the building Turn left onto Lansdowne Drive Pass through the black iron gate The Horticulture Center will be directly ahead. More info at SEPTA.org Parking is also available at the Horticulture Center.
"I wanted to do this as an outlet for a lot of us who loved Matt and also shared his passion for Philly’s parks."