35 hours ago

Today is International Day for Monuments & Si...

Today is International Day for Monuments & Sites! Learn how our conservation team restored 3 monuments in Germantown's Vernon Park.

    How Fairmount Park Conservancy restored Vernon Park's monuments
    April 18 is International Day for Monuments and Sites, and there are plenty of them to celebrate throughout Philly's parks! In Germantown's Vernon Park, example, there are two monuments and a statue all located within the eight-acre park.
    https://myphillypark.org

2 days ago

"Show your neighborhood parks a little extra ...

"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!

    Over 50 Free Events Are Planned for Love Your Park Week
    Get ready to show your neighborhood parks some TLC this May. When nice weather hits, Philly's parks quickly fill with locals lounging on blankets, working out, or playing games. Having these safe, clean, and green spaces make a huge impact on our moods and wellbeing.
    https://www.phillymag.com

3 days ago

We're hiring! We are seeking an energetic, or...

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!

    The latest opportunities with the Conservancy - Fairmount Park Conservancy
    At Fairmount Park Conservancy, there are always many ways to work with our team, from job openings to volunteer programs to artwork commissions! Below, find some of the latest opportunities with the Conservancy. Call for Artists!
    https://myphillypark.org

5 days ago

Sign up to clean and green your local park du...

Sign up to clean and green your local park during Love Your Park Week! PhillyVoice has the details.

    Volunteer at your favorite green space in Philly during LOVE Your Park Week
    Registration to volunteer for Love Your Park Week 2018 is now open. Philadelphians are encouraged to lend a hand to clean up and beautify their local park this spring. Most of the parks need volunteers on Thursday, May 12, but some are asking for assistance on various other dates.
    http://www.phillyvoice.com

Apr 12

Volunteer registration for Love Your Park Wee...

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/

    Everything to know about Love Your Park Week 2018
    It's not spring in Philly parks until Love Your Park Week comes around, the annual celebration of service and fun in parks all across Philadelphia. Today, Fairmount Park Conservancy and Philadelphia Parks & Recreation are excited to announce that volunteer registration for Love Your Park Week is now open!
    https://myphillypark.org

Apr 11

Ready to cruise into the weekend and enjoy 80...

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


Apr 10

The historic houses of Fairmount Park officia...

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.

Apr 09

"Not only does it benefit the community, but ...

"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."

    Why Franklin Park volunteers in Fairmount Park every year
    Fairmount Park Conservancy offers volunteer opportunities throughout the year that allow groups big and small to lend a helping hand to beautify Philly's parks and public spaces. Our Corporate Stewardship Program is one way to give back in a big way to Philly's parks.
    https://myphillypark.org

Apr 08

Mark your calendars: Volunteer registration f...

Mark your calendars: Volunteer registration for Love Your Park Week opens April 12! https://loveyourpark.org/


Apr 08

Last chance! Sign up for the Carousel House C...

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.

    Everything to know about Carousel House Farm's new CSA program
    We're excited to announce that this year the Conservancy is hosting Carousel House Farm 's first ever Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program! For an upfront fee, participants will be able to purchase up to 22 weeks of fresh produce or 12 weeks of fresh flowers, all grown in West Fairmount Park using sustainable and organic practices.
    https://myphillypark.org

Apr 06

Fairmount Park Conservancy added an event.

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 shirschler@myphillypark.org 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.

    Yoga in the greenhouse
    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...
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Apr 05

"I wanted to do this as an outlet for a lot o...

"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."

    Meet Fairmount Park Conservancy Park Champion runner Geoffrey Long
    With the 2018 Broad Street Run just weeks away, join us as we highlight some of our team members running to support Philly's parks! This week, Geoffrey Long explains why he decided to join our team and shares some of his favorite places to run in Philly's parks.
    https://myphillypark.org

Apr 04

Fairmount Park Conservancy is at Carousel Hou...

Sign up before April 9 to receive a $20 discount off your veggie share! Use code FARMPHILLY20 at checkout.

    Everything to know about Carousel House Farm's new CSA program
    We're excited to announce that this year the Conservancy is hosting Carousel House Farm 's first ever Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program! For an upfront fee, participants will be able to purchase up to 22 weeks of fresh produce or 12 weeks of fresh flowers, all grown in West Fairmount Park using sustainable and organic practices.
    https://myphillypark.org

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