4 hours ago

This week, I wrote an op ed on the land dispo...

This week, I wrote an op ed on the land disposition process in Philadelphia. It's available online now and tomorrow in print. The full text is below so everyone can read it: "Stories about development of City-owned property might give the impression that it’s only happening in the Second Council District, and that the system is broken beyond repair. But that impression is untrue and outdated. The fact is that City-owned property sales happen all over Philadelphia, not just the Second District. For a long time, there were problems with the process, but recent changes have led to significant improvements. In order to see clearly how far we’ve come, it’s helpful to understand where we started. When I was elected to City Council in 2011, the City had a convoluted land disposition process that had been around for years, the legacy of a long-shrinking city. It was a process I inherited, but I did my best to work within that process to fight for my vision for the Second District. Specifically, I have supported the development of vacant lots to reduce blight, generate economic activity, and grow the city tax base. At the same time, I have looked for opportunities to promote housing affordability as land values skyrocketed in neighborhoods like Graduate Hospital and Point Breeze. My concern then and now has been: How do we promote growth and opportunity in the Second District while protecting long-term residents from displacement? For that reason, my consistent, stated mission has always been to strike a balance between market-rate and affordable housing in our neighborhoods. If a reputable organization or individual approaches the City with a request to purchase City-owned land to develop affordable housing, I have been inclined to support it when asked. Unfortunately, under the system that I inherited, there were not enough safeguards in place to make sure that promises of affordable housing were delivered. A bad actor had too much opportunity to game the system in the interest of turning a profit. It was a citywide problem that went unresolved for too long. Fortunately, that old system is in the past. The reformed process for selling City-owned property goes through the Land Bank, an initiative I supported and voted for in Council. With the Land Bank, anyone can express interest in a City-owned lot online. Land Bank policy requires competitive bidding for most city-owned land. If there are no competing bids, the price is generally set by an independent appraisal. The Land Bank also vets potential recipients of City-owned land and their proposals. The Land Bank scores and selects bids to develop below-market-rate housing according to standardized, publicly available criteria. It requires a binding development agreement, a restrictive covenant on the deed, eligibility screening of potential buyers, and other safeguards that are stringent and clearly enforceable. I have invested deeply in the Land Bank’s success. I was the second councilmember to transfer the vast majority (75%) of my district’s vacant city-owned lots to the Land Bank. The Land Bank’s RFP process has already led to two workforce housing projects in Point Breeze. In September 2017, the Land Bank finally got its first permanent executive director and general counsel, and they are already working hard for the Second District with my support. Very soon, they will be issuing a new workforce housing RFP for Point Breeze and listing 33 city-owned lots for competitive bid. This is how land disposition works in the Second District. It’s the transparent, equitable, open land-use policy that Philadelphia deserves. And it has helped us strike the balance between market rate and affordable housing that I believe is critical to our growth. I believe my job is to serve all of my constituents, and that is what I’ll do as long as I have the privilege of representing the Second District in City Council."

    A sensible path for development in Philadelphia | Kenyatta Johnson
    Stories about development of city-owned property might give the impression that it's only happening in the Second Council District, and that the system is broken beyond repair. But that impression is untrue and outdated. The fact is that city-owned property sales happen all over Philadelphia, not just the Second District.
    http://www.philly.com

4 hours ago

Our latest post comes from guest blogger and ...

Our latest post comes from guest blogger and photographer, Terrance Snap Shot Anderson, about his experience at last month's community event at Hatfield House.

    Hatfield House: Let the neighborhood speak - Fairmount Park Conservancy
    On December 8, 2017, artists, community leaders, and neighbors came together at the Hatfield House, located at 33rd and Girard, to have a much needed Q&A about the Strawberry Mansion community and the many changes that have been occurring in the area.
    https://myphillypark.org

5 hours ago

Councilman Kenyatta Johnson shared E.M. Stant...

    E.M. Stanton Elementary School
    Today at Stanton Dr. Hite and Councilman Kenyatta Johnson handed out awards to kindergarten students with perfect attendance and encouraged families to register students for Kindergarten for the...
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5 hours ago

You're Invited to an Open House with BalletX,...

You're Invited to an Open House with BalletX, Philadelphia's premier contemporary ballet, Jan. 22 or 24, 3:00pm-5:00pm at the Performance Garage! Join BalletX to meet choreographer Darrell Grand Moultrie and the company's ten dancers, and receive a special offer after the rehearsal. To learn more and RSVP, go to: www.balletx.org/a-sopenhouse Attend an open rehearsal and receive a voucher for a $5 ticket to our spring series.

    Bache-Martin Home & School Association
    You're Invited to an Open House with BalletX, Philadelphia's premier contemporary ballet, Jan. 22 or 24, 3:00pm-5:00pm at the Performance Garage! Join BalletX to meet choreographer Darrell Grand...
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6 hours ago

Could Martian Pale Ale be the next big craft ...

Could Martian Pale Ale be the next big craft beer trend? Students from Villanova University are looking into how well hops would grow on the red planet. http://bit.ly/2EPnuRi

    If we ever get to mars, the beer might not be bad
    Here's an interplanetary botany discovery that took college students and not NASA scientists to find: Hops - the flowers used to add a pleasant bitterness to beer - grow well in Martian soil. "I don't know if it's a practical plant, but it's doing fairly well," said Edward F.
    http://www.myajc.com

7 hours ago

Cocktail of the week is our Iced Mexican Hot ...

Cocktail of the week is our Iced Mexican Hot Chocolate with Espolon Tequila - cool and refreshing on the outside, makes you feel warm and fuzzy on the inside. #espolontequila #barhygge #phillycocktails

    Bar Hygge
    Cocktail of the week is our Iced Mexican Hot Chocolate with Espolon Tequila - cool and refreshing on the outside, makes you feel warm and fuzzy on the inside. #espolontequila #barhygge #phillycocktails
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9 hours ago

Women’s March 2018: Philly street closures, route, and time

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    Everything you need to know about the 2018 Women's March on Philadelphia
    Last year's Women's March on Philadelphia brought some 50,000 people to the Parkway who marched to the Philadelphia Museum of Art with 2.9 million marchers all around the world. This year's march returns this weekend with the same route and is expected to draw similar crowds to the city's streets.
    https://philly.curbed.com

9 hours ago

the Mann is... music for everyone. Every seas...

the Mann is... music for everyone. Every season, we strive to bring you world-class performances and this year is no exception. Stay tuned as we continue to announce our exciting 2018 season! 🎶

    The Mann Center for the Performing Arts
    the Mann is... music for everyone. Every season, we strive to bring you world-class performances and this year is no exception. Stay tuned as we continue to announce our exciting 2018 season! 🎶
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10 hours ago

Thanks to everyone who attended the Artists' ...

Thanks to everyone who attended the Artists' Talk for our exhibition "An Exemplar Model" this past Sunday. If missed it, you can still hear Kristin Balmer, Colleen O'Donnell & Leo Robinson talk about their work here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OnIeL6MC0TY

    Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio
    Thanks to everyone who attended the Artists' Talk for our exhibition "An Exemplar Model" this past Sunday. If missed it, you can still hear Kristin Balmer, Colleen O'Donnell & Leo Robinson talk...
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11 hours ago

“Standing on platforms, the figures loom abov...

“Standing on platforms, the figures loom above visitors, staring straight ahead. Some of their visages are stern and others smiling.” - LNP + LancasterOnline.com http://bit.ly/2FOxCLs “Terracotta Warriors of the First Emperor” is open now through March 4, 2018. Learn more: http://bit.ly/fi-tcw

    'Terracotta Warriors' exhibit brings first Chinese emperor to life at Franklin Institute
    PHILADELPHIA - In 1974, a group of farmers digging a well in a persimmon orchard in central China found pieces of terra-cotta pottery that looked like parts of human figures. They didn't realize that under their feet lay an ancient burial chamber the size of Manhattan.
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11 hours ago

According to data just released by NOAA and N...

According to data just released by NOAA and NASA, 2017 had the second warmest global surface temperature since 1880. http://n.pr/2FPVY7B

    2017 Among Warmest Years On Record
    2017 was among the warmest years on record, according to new data released by NASA and the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration. The planet's global surface temperature last year was second warmest since 1880, NASA says. NOAA calls it the third warmest year on record, due to slight variation in the ways that they analyze temperatures.
    https://www.npr.org

12 hours ago

BREAKING: Philadelphia advances to the top 20...

BREAKING: Philadelphia advances to the top 20 list of Amazon HQ2 cities.

    Amazon announces candidate cities for HQ2
    Amazon announces candidate cities for HQ2
    https://www.amazon.com

12 hours ago

There is still time to see the works of Alysa...

There is still time to see the works of Alysa Bennett, Meghan Cox, Mary Powers Holt, Jacob Lunderby and Nancy Neill! All on view through Saturday, January 20.

    Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio
    There is still time to see the works of Alysa Bennett, Meghan Cox, Mary Powers Holt, Jacob Lunderby and Nancy Neill! All on view through Saturday, January 20.
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12 hours ago

We are proud of our Executive Director, Jamie...

We are proud of our Executive Director, Jamie Gauthier, who was appointed by Mayor Kenney to serve on the nominating panel for Philadelphia's new school board!

    Kenney names nominating panel for new Philly school board
    Philadelphia's new Board of Education started to take shape Tuesday with the naming of a 13-member nominating committee, the latest step toward re-establishing local control of city schools. The board would replace the School Reform Commission that has voted to dissolve itself.
    https://whyy.org

14 hours ago

#Iresolve to give #Renoir a chance. Revered o...

#Iresolve to give #Renoir a chance. Revered or reviled? Regardless of how you feel about Renoir, you’re in for a lively discussion! Join us for the 4-session class “Renoir: A Painter’s Painter” led by accomplished painter, printmaker, and author Bill Scott, who will offer his personal reflection on why Renoir resonates so deeply with painters. Discover why many contemporary artists still find themselves gravitating to Renoir as a source of inspiration, marveling over his ever imaginative use of color. Starts Monday, Feb. 26. Register: barnesfoundation.org/classes/renoir-a-painters-painter 🎨 Pierre-Auguste Renoir. Composition, Five Bathers (Composition, cinq baigneuses), c. 1918.

    The Barnes Foundation
    Iresolve to give #Renoir a chance. Revered or reviled? Regardless of how you feel about Renoir, you're in for a lively discussion! Join us for the 4-session class "Renoir: A Painter's Painter" led...
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14 hours ago

The Franklin Institute shared their event.

The next Night Skies in the Observatory event at The Franklin Institute is coming up on February 13, 2018. Join us for an evening of stargazing and more exciting space-related programing for all ages. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2oZFEg6

    Night Skies in the Observatory
    Join us for an evening of 'out of this world' astronomy activities hosted by Franklin Institute Chief Astronomer Derrick Pitts. Night Skies at the...
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14 hours ago

Uwishunu tops this week's to-do list with Res...

Uwishunu tops this week's to-do list with Restaurant Week and skating at Dilworth Park, and we couldn't agree more! #CCDRW

    18+ Fantastic Things to Do in Philly This Week
    Rothman Institute Ice Rink | Photo courtesy Center City District Center City Restaurant Week, the Eagles in the NFC Championship game, the Philly Home Show and more... It's looking like a delightfully delicious week here in Philadelphia. Center City District Restaurant Week is in full swing at more than 120 different eateries where you can spend a night out enjoying a three-course meal.
    https://www.uwishunu.com

27 hours ago

Thinking about warm weather fun ☀️ like the B...

Thinking about warm weather fun ☀️ like the Blue Cross Broad Street Run? Skip the lottery and run with our team of 🌳Park Champions🏆 raising funds for trail improvements in Fairmount Park! Learn more here: http://bit.ly/2BaE63R

    Fairmount Park Conservancy
    Thinking about warm weather fun ☀️ like the Blue Cross Broad Street Run? Skip the lottery and run with our team of 🌳Park Champions🏆 raising funds for trail improvements in Fairmount Park! Learn more...
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30 hours ago

Job Alert: Philadelphia Parks & Recreation is...

Job Alert: Philadelphia Parks & Recreation is looking for a Public Relations Associate. For full details and information, see below. http://www.phila.gov/ParksandRecreation/PDF/Jobs/PublicRelationsAssociate.pdf

    http://www.phila.gov

31 hours ago

Attention educators, administrators, and inte...

Attention educators, administrators, and interested neighborhood groups! Keep Philadelphia Beautiful offers Litter & Environmental Education programming, and requesting a presentation is easy. Head to their website to read more, or visit this link http://bit.ly/2D8fQlo to apply directly.

    Book an In School Presentation!
    Keep Philadelphia Beautiful believes that education is one of the most effective ways to discourage littering and encourage recycling and waste reduction. We are dedicated to teaching Philadelphia students of all ages about the economic, social and environmental impacts of how we handle our trash as individuals and as a society, and we would love to visit your school.
    http://keepphiladelphiabeautiful.org

33 hours ago

We will have some exciting news to share in a...

We will have some exciting news to share in a few days with what's coming up next at The Franklin Institute, but, in the meantime, Happy #MuseumSelfieDay! http://bit.ly/1VqWo8O

    The Franklin Institute
    We will have some exciting news to share in a few days with what's coming up next at The Franklin Institute, but, in the meantime, Happy #MuseumSelfieDay! http://bit.ly/1VqWo8O
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33 hours ago

We ❤️ this photo of the Barnes building by @a...

We ❤️ this photo of the Barnes building by @anabaezs––just one of many winter wonderland scenes on the Parkway! Have snaps like this to share? Enter the My Parkway Photo contest for a chance to win cash prizes plus a 2-night stay at The Logan - Philadelphia's Hotel. Open to all Instagram users worldwide! 1 winner picked every season + 1 grand prize winner at the end of the contest. Just follow Parkway Museums District on Instagram and tag your snaps #parkway100 and #myparkwayinwinter by Feb. 1. Go to www.parkway100.org/my-parkway-photo-contest/ for more details.

    The Barnes Foundation
    We ❤️ this photo of the Barnes building by @anabaezs--just one of many winter wonderland scenes on the Parkway! Have snaps like this to share? Enter the My Parkway Photo contest for a chance to win...
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34 hours ago

Just Announced! ✨ WXPN welcomes The Decemberi...

Just Announced! ✨ WXPN welcomes The Decemberists with special guest M.Ward to the Mann on June 7th in support of their new album 'I’ll Be Your Girl'. Tickets go on sale this Fri 1/19 @ 10AM.

    The Mann Center for the Performing Arts
    Just Announced! ✨ WXPN welcomes The Decemberists with special guest M.Ward to the Mann on June 7th in support of their new album 'I'll Be Your Girl'. Tickets go on sale this Fri 1/19 @ 10AM.
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35 hours ago

Just Announced! Nathaniel Rateliff & the Nigh...

Just Announced! Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats and The Head and The Heart co-headline the Skyline Stage @ the Mann on June 6th. Tickets go on sale next Friday, January 26th @ 10AM 🎶

    The Mann Center for the Performing Arts
    Just Announced! Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats and The Head and The Heart co-headline the Skyline Stage @ the Mann on June 6th. Tickets go on sale next Friday, January 26th @ 10AM 🎶
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35 hours ago

The Franklin Institute was live.

We are celebrating Benjamin Franklin’s 312th birthday live with a demonstration of one of Franklin’s most interesting inventions, the Glass Armonica. http://bit.ly/1OJ3Uc2

    The Franklin Institute
    We are celebrating Benjamin Franklin's 312th birthday live with a demonstration of one of Franklin's most interesting inventions, the Glass Armonica. http://bit.ly/1OJ3Uc2
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35 hours ago

The CultureWorks team is SO fortunate to have...

The CultureWorks team is SO fortunate to have this rad woman serve as our fearless leader. Our Chief Commons Director, Liz Sytsma is off to give birth to a tiny human. Help us in sending her all the well wishes during maternity leave. #SheRocks #WeAlreadyMissHer

    CultureWorks Greater Philadelphia
    The CultureWorks team is SO fortunate to have this rad woman serve as our fearless leader. Our Chief Commons Director, Liz Sytsma is off to give birth to a tiny human. Help us in sending her all the...
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35 hours ago

Please note that tonight's community meeting ...

Please note that tonight's community meeting about the Discovery Center has been cancelled due to heating issues. Stay tuned here or follow The Discovery Center for updates about the next meeting.

    Fairmount Park Conservancy
    Please note that tonight's community meeting about the Discovery Center has been cancelled due to heating issues. Stay tuned here or follow The Discovery Center for updates about the next meeting.
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36 hours ago

The Franklin Institute plans to go live.

We are celebrating Benjamin Franklin’s 312th birthday live with some demonstrations of one of Franklin’s most interesting inventions, the Glass Armonica. http://bit.ly/1OJ3Uc2

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37 hours ago

Flashback Wednesday. This is when she was ju...

Flashback Wednesday. This is when she was just an apprentice. Now she's running the brewhouse and just brewed another iteration of 'Phoebe', a biere de garde flavored with cracked pepper and orange peel.

    Bar Hygge
    Flashback Wednesday. This is when she was just an apprentice. Now she's running the brewhouse and just brewed another iteration of 'Phoebe', a biere de garde flavored with cracked pepper and orange...
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38 hours ago

ATTN BUSINESSES: Don't miss tonight's GAMBA H...

ATTN BUSINESSES: Don't miss tonight's GAMBA Happy Hour at Bar Hygge. Great discussion + great drinks = a great time. Hope to see you there!

    Greater Art Museum Business Alliance - GAMBA U January - Under the Influence: How Brand Advocates Make Your Business Boom
    GAMBA U January - Under the Influence: How Brand Advocates Make Your Business Boom
    http://www.gambamember.org

38 hours ago

TEACHERS, looking to plan an unforgettable fi...

TEACHERS, looking to plan an unforgettable field trip in 2018? General one-hour gallery programs are available to K–12 students from all school districts and educational settings. We tailor lessons to meet the needs, abilities, and grade level of each group. Gallery lessons run October–June. Price is only $5 per person, including chaperones. District of Philadelphia schools can visit free of charge—bus transportation included! Learn more and schedule your visit: www.barnesfoundation.org/teachers

    The Barnes Foundation
    TEACHERS, looking to plan an unforgettable field trip in 2018? General one-hour gallery programs are available to K-12 students from all school districts and educational settings. We tailor lessons...
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41 hours ago

Happy Birthday to our namesake and one of the...

Happy Birthday to our namesake and one of the most influential thinkers of world history, Benjamin Franklin. Today would have been Franklin’s 312th Birthday. His numerous accomplishments in his career stretched from politics and diplomacy to science and engineering. The Franklin Institute is home to The Benjamin Franklin National Memorial, which includes a towering statue of the founding father inside a rotunda designed after the Pantheon in Rome. http://bit.ly/1OJ3Uc2 IMAGE: James Earle Fraser (American, 1876-1953) | Benjamin Franklin Memorial | 1938 | The Franklin Institute, Philadelphia

    The Franklin Institute
    Happy Birthday to our namesake and one of the most influential thinkers of world history, Benjamin Franklin. Today would have been Franklin's 312th Birthday. His numerous accomplishments in his...
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46 hours ago

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2 days ago

Friends of Bache-Martin shared Bache-Martin H...

    Kindergarten Registration - Student Enrollment & Placement
    Enrollment of Students for English who Speak Other Languages (ESOL)
    https://www.philasd.org

2 days ago

Each summer, The Franklin Institute welcomes ...

Each summer, The Franklin Institute welcomes more than 1,900 students to our museum as part of our Discovery Camp program for youths from Pre-K through 9th Grade, and registration for summer 2018 is now open. http://bit.ly/22lh1lz

    Summer Camp
    Get ready to have the best summer ever at The Franklin Institute! Experience the most hands-on, educational, iconic science summer camp in the Philadelphia area.
    https://www.fi.edu

2 days ago

CultureWorks members and Bread & Roses Commun...

CultureWorks members and Bread & Roses Community Fund grantees, UrbEd is hosting their Launch Mixer THIS FRIDAY, January 19, at City Hall. Stop by to support this youth-run organization! Attendees will leave with UrbEd's first State of Education Report. See you on Friday!

    Mixer
    UrbEd is a newly founded, youth-run non-profit that fights for a quality and efficient urban education. We realize that there is an immense number of committed citizens across the city, working on issues related to education. As we fight for equal opportunity within the education system, we continuo
    https://www.urbedadvocates.org

2 days ago

Our Executive Director, Jamie Gauthier, was a...

Our Executive Director, Jamie Gauthier, was appointed by Mayor Kenney to help select Philadelphia's new school board.

    Kenney names 13 to help pick Philly's new school board
    The school board nominating panel includes parents and educators, activists and one former School Reform Commission member. It must consider applicants and nominees for the school board, presenting to Mayor Kenney by Jan. 31 a list of 27 nominees for the nine board seats.
    http://www.philly.com

2 days ago

The Franklin Institute shared their event.

Join us for the first Science After Hours of 2018 as we 'Party Like a Rock Star' and celebrate the science of rock and roll on January 23. http://bit.ly/1WaaTyi

    Science After Hours
    Science After Hours is an evening event series exclusively for adults ages 21+ featuring experiments, demonstrations, games, and innovative and engaging...
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2 days ago

Seasonal Job Recruitment Wednesday, January 3...

Seasonal Job Recruitment Wednesday, January 31, 2018 | 10am – 4pm Join us to learn more about Smith’s open positions in Visitor Services and Visitor Programs. Candidates are required to bring a printed resume to be considered for employment. RSVP by Monday, January 29 to Shasmin Lewis: shasmin@smithplayground.org 215-765-4325 x100

    Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse
    Seasonal Job Recruitment Wednesday, January 31, 2018 | 10am - 4pm Join us to learn more about Smith's open positions in Visitor Services and Visitor Programs. Candidates are required to bring a...
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2 days ago

KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION IS OPEN! Is your c...

KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION IS OPEN! Is your child turning 5 on, or before, September 1st, 2018? Registration for 2018-2019 began today January 16, 2018 and goes through May 31, 2018! To enroll your child at Bache-Martin you must bring the following information to the Main Office: -Child's name -Parent/Guardian ID (Current Driver’s License/ Non-Driver’s License, Federal, State or Municipal employment photo identification, or Passport) -Child's current immunization record -ONE Document verifying child's birth date** -TWO proofs of residency** The main office will be available for enrollment Monday through Thursday from 9-11:30am. Other times available by appointment; please call the main office at (215) 684-5074 to speak to Ms. Sue. If you know you will be registering, the school asks that you do so as soon as possible so we can plan for out of catchment transfers. For more information, and document options for birth date and residency, visit us at http://thepowerofbachemartin.com/open-houses, or visit the school district's website at https://www.philasd.org/studentplacement/services/kindergarten-registration/

    Kindergarten Registration - Student Enrollment & Placement
    Enrollment of Students for English who Speak Other Languages (ESOL)
    https://www.philasd.org

2 days ago

Tomorrow marks the 312th birthday of our name...

Tomorrow marks the 312th birthday of our namesake, Benjamin Franklin. http://bit.ly/2tTiFkq

    The Franklin Institute
    Tomorrow marks the 312th birthday of our namesake, Benjamin Franklin. http://bit.ly/2tTiFkq
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2 days ago

Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse shared ...

Join us at the Philadelphia Free School to hear Dr. Peter Gray speak on: "Learning Through Play: How Children's Natural Curiosity, Playfulness, and Sociability Serve Their Education" Learn how children's instincts to explore, play, and bond with others provide the natural foundation for education and the conditions in which these instincts seem to operate best. Free and open to the public, childcare is available. RSVP required. Details: A Conversation with Peter Gray, PhD

    A Conversation with Peter Gray, PhD
    This free talk is open to the public. Join us at the Philly Free School to hear Dr. Peter Gray speak on: "Learning Through Play: How Children's Natural...
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2 days ago

Fairmount Park Conservancy shared The Discove...

The Discovery Center invites you to their first community meeting to hear about the ways you can get involved with this exciting natural area reopening in the fall!

    The Discovery Center Community Engagement Committee
    Join representatives from Audubon Pennsylvania, the Philadelphia Outward Bound School and the community to discuss way that you can get involved with The...
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2 days ago

#BARNESMEMBERS already get unlimited visits, ...

#BARNESMEMBERS already get unlimited visits, all year, all for FREE––but we think there’s no such thing as having too much access to art! So we’ve curated a whole lineup of FREE WEEKLY one-hour collection tours just for members. Led by Barnes docents, these tours give an in-depth look into individual artists, artist relationships, and themes. Here’s what’s on in member tours this month: https://www.barnesfoundation.org/whats-on/members

    The Barnes Foundation
    BARNESMEMBERS already get unlimited visits, all year, all for FREE--but we think there's no such thing as having too much access to art! So we've curated a whole lineup of FREE WEEKLY one-hour...
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2 days ago

Talisker and Laphroaig, the names of two Scot...

Talisker and Laphroaig, the names of two Scottish whiskies, have been used to name features on Mars. http://bbc.in/2EvQJIH

    Nasa rover visits 'Scotland' on Mars
    Nasa's Mars rover Curiosity is exploring a part of the planet named after Torridon in Scotland. Martian geological areas and features have been named by Nasa after places on Earth. Several of the names have been taken from Scotland and, as well as Torridon, there is a Siccar Point, Muck, Wick, Sandwick and Holyrood on Mars.
    http://www.bbc.com

2 days ago

The Franklin Institute shared their video.

Be sure to submit your ideas for our Nerdy Valentines by today, January 16, 2017 at 12:00 pm ET to be eligible to win some awesome prizes. http://bit.ly/2FiujMj

    The Franklin Institute
    Do you think you have what it takes to caption our set of Nerdy Valentines in 2018? We want your most romantic science puns for our newest batch of cards (and there are prizes). Learn more:...
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2 days ago

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3 days ago

To purchase tickets go to: http://fairmounts...

To purchase tickets go to: http://fairmountsoccer.org/

    Fairmount Soccer Association
    To purchase tickets go to: http://fairmountsoccer.org/
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