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This warm weather has us daydreaming about Love Your Park Week! Save the dates for May 12-20. https://loveyourpark.org/
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Calling all artists: Apply to have your artwork displayed during the 11th annual West Park Arts Fest on June 9! Details below. http://bit.ly/2ERM9s6
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Did you forget to enter the Blue Cross Broad Street Run lottery? No worries, you can still get a guaranteed bib AND support Philly's parks🌳 at the same time! More details here ⬇️
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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.
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We toured DC's 11th Street Bridge Park a few months ago and got to learn about the project's strategies to bolster economic and cultural equity.
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Hidden City Philadelphia shares an in-depth look at the return of two statues in their former locations at the iconic Fairmount Water Works. The project to fabricate and install the statues, "Mercury" and "Allegory of the Schuylkill (Nymph and Bittern)," was made possible thanks to the William B. Dietrich Foundation.
"Philadelphia has shown that hyperlocal stewardship on a citywide scale is not only possible — it can also result in real change." We 💚 this inside look at Philly's network of park advocates featuring tips from our very own Jennifer Mahar! #CivicCommonsPHL
LOVE is back! #loveparkphilly #myphillypark #loveonthemove @ LOVE Park
Interested in what's in store for The Discovery Center's community programs? Don't miss tonight's The Discovery Center Community Engagement Committee Meeting at 6:30 at the Cornerstone Baptist Church (2117 N.33rd St.). #CivicCommonsPHL
🐦Love birds? Laurel Hill Cemetery and West Laurel Hill Cemetery and Funeral Home are teaming up with experts from the The Academy of Natural Sciences to participate in the 21st Annual Great Backyard Bird Count next Saturday and hosting family-friendly events!
The Discovery Center in East Fairmount Park is really starting to take shape! Interested in what's in store for their community programs? The Discovery Center Community Engagement Committee Meeting will be Monday, February 12th at 6:30 at the Cornerstone Baptist Church (2117 N.33rd St.). #CivicCommonsPHL
One of two eagle statues that are part of the Smith Memorial Arch in West Fairmount Park.
All of the information you need for Thursday's Eagles parade!! 🎉