3 hours ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Har...

    Harvard University
    Joshuah Campbell '16 and Harvard friends beautifully perform "Sing Out, March On"-a powerful tribute to John Lewis, our featured speaker at Commencement.
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3 hours ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared Philadelphia -- v...

Easy SEPTA trip from our neck of the woods...

    Get Ready for the 2018 Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival at Franklin Square
    The Philadelphia Chinese Lantern Festival is a celebration of light and culture that features artisans from China and the Philadelphia region. The popular festival welcomed more than 90,000 people from all 50 states and 10 countries to Philly and Franklin Square when it debuted in 2016 for the first time in the Northeast United States.
    https://www.visitphilly.com

11 hours ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared a l...

    COURAGEOUS CONVERSATION: Being While Black: A Community Discussion On History, Healing and Empowerment
    Courageous Conversation: "Being While Black" - A Community Discussion on History, Healing and Empowerment Date: May 30th Time: 5:30pm-7:30pm Location: The African American Museum in Philadelphia (AAMP), 701 Arch Street Event Description: Join WURD Radio in partnership with the Courageous Conversation Global Foundation for "Being While Black: A Community Discussion On History, Healing And Empowerment" on Wednesday, May 30th from 5:30pm - 7:30pm, at the African American Museum in Philadelphia, 701 Arch Street.
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19 hours ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared Project M.E.O.W (...

    Project M.E.O.W (Make Every One Wanted)
    URGENT!! We need a bottle feeder for 5 kittens who are 2 1/2 weeks old. Their mom was hit by a car tonight. :-( Pics to follow. If you can help, email us ASAP at projectmeowfosters@gmail.com.
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19 hours ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared ACCT Philly's pos...

    ACCT Philly
    Did you know that ACCT Philly offers loans of humane cat traps? These are used to safely trap stray and feral cats that are in need of spay or neuter services. We provide the traps, trap covers, and...
    https://www.facebook.com

28 hours ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Nic...

    NickSplat
    Remember when Meghan Markle was on Nick News?! 🌎
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37 hours ago

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY

    Kingsessing Recreation Center
    SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY
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38 hours ago

A MUST READ

A MUST READ

    Kingsessing Recreation Center
    A MUST READ
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

Kingsessing Recreation Center shared Theatre ...

    Theatre in the X Volunteer Sign-Up Form
    We will need a lot of help this summer as we embark on our most ambitious production yet, THE WIZ! Please fill out the form below if you are interested in volunteering with us this summer.
    http://docs.google.com

3 days ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared a p...

    Scholarship Committee
    Established in 1988, the mission of the Cedar Park Neighbors Scholarship Committee is to recognize and encourage young adults living in the Cedar Park neighborhood of West Philadelphia who are committed to pursuing higher education and provide them with both mentorship and financial support to help them be successful in their post-secondary endeavors.
    http://www.cedarparkneighbors.org

3 days ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared Philadelphia -- v...

    Odunde Festival
    Odunde is one of the largest African-American street festivals in the nation. Odunde is a Yoruba word that means "Happy New Year." Every year, the Odunde Festival draws vendors from not only America but from an array of African and Caribbean countries as well.
    https://www.visitphilly.com

3 days ago

Drink Philly's Guide to 2018 Philly Beer Week, June 1-10

...kayak, which will depart from the Community Boathouse. Tickets include one beer—buy them here. (5400 Lindbergh Ave....

This article has 18 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

...tasting glass. General admission tickets are $46 and come with unlimited pours and a glass.  (29 E Allen St....

...and Russian River. Check out their Facebook event page for each day’s draft list. (1500 Locust St....

Legendary Center City bar Monk’s is hosting another legend at beer week this year. Meet owner and brewer John Kimmich of The Alchemist, known for his beer, Heady Topper, the unofficial creator of the New England IPA. Cash only, plan on getting there early. (264 S 16th St.)

...City will be on hand serving up cans and drafts. May the best brew win! (1148 S 11th St....

...hand to provide the brews and proceeds from the fun will benefit dog rescue charities. (3467 Richmond St....

Homebrew pros will face off at Jose Pistola's for a chance to brew at Dogfish Head Brewery. Tickets are $25 and get you unlimited homebrew samples and a chance to vote for the best beer. Purchase them online here. (263 S 15th St.)

Visit Old City for their weekly burlesque and cabaret show featuring lots of suds and specials. Doors at 9 PM, show starts at 10 PM. (10 S Front St.)

...most brews gets a steady spot on the lines at both of Lucky’s locations. (848 S 2nd St. & 4421 Main St...

...steady spot on the lines at both of Lucky’s locations. (848 S 2nd St. & 4421 Main St....

Get your laugh on this beer week at this comedy showcase. Tickets are $10 and include a stellar lineup of six comics and one pint of a flagship Saint Benjamin beer. Grab your tickets here. (1710 North 5th St.)

...consumers grab the snazziest cans. Tickets are $15 and include discounted beers from panelist breweries. (1320 Chestnut St....

Strangelove’s is hosting a beertastic evening of quizzo with the help of Allagash and Bell’s. Starting at 5 PM meet some awesome brew reps before quizzo kicks off at 6 PM with beer prizes, a tap takeover and more. (216 S 11th St.)

...hand with giveaways—only if you are able to beat them at a board game. (6235 Frankford Ave....

A Philly-style luau awaits in the Northeast with tropical beers from Rivertowne Brewing. The party will feature a limbo contest, pineapple bowling, pass the coconut, leis, giveaways, and perhaps a slushy machine. (7980 Oxford Ave.)

Build a derby car and partake in a race across the first floor of this Center City bar. Sly Fox and Troegs will be on hand to provide the cans and registration is at 5 PM and the races begin at 7 PM. Read the event listing for derby car rules. (224 S 15th St.)

Dominion Oak Barrel. Enjoy them in a flight, solo or paired with the spirit that they were aged in. (509 S 2nd St.)

This festival is a homage to beer and the jam band music. Splintered Sunlight, the area’s top Grateful Dead cover band, will headline the festival and brews from Sierra Nevada, Terrapin, Fat Heads and Starr Hill will be showcased. (3925 Walnut St.)

...breweries like Russian River. We’ll update the article when the draft list is released. (4333 Spruce St....

    Drink Philly's Guide to 2018 Philly Beer Week, June 1-10
    Philly Beer Week is back and bigger than ever for its 11th year from Friday, June 1 through Sunday, June 10. Quite possibly the best week of the year for beer drinkers, PBW takes over the city with pairings, classes, games, dinners, festivals and all things beer.
    https://philly.thedrinknation.com

3 days ago

Great Job Kyle Shenandoah!!.... Recruiting mo...

Great Job Kyle Shenandoah!!.... Recruiting more than 50 city employers and agencies, like SEPTA and PECO, featuring nearly a 100 job offers, Shenandoah says the upcoming event hopes to reach as many South Philly residents as possible. From the University of Penn to the Urban League of Philadelphia, close to a dozen organizational partnerships from around the city are working to make the fair a reality. https://southphillyreview.com/second-annual-career-fair-in-grays-ferry-set-for-june-2-7e96be7de448

    Second annual career fair in Grays Ferry set for June 2
    While teaching first and second grade, Grays Ferry Civic Association Vice President Kyle Shenandoah conducted an experiment to maintain order in the rowdy classroom. Assigning students various tasks, like sharpening pencils or attending to the bathroom, he noticed a shift in their behavior - a correlation, he'd come to realize, that also exists in his backyard.
    https://southphillyreview.com

3 days ago

Kingsessing Recreation Center shared a post.

    Scholarship Committee
    Established in 1988, the mission of the Cedar Park Neighbors Scholarship Committee is to recognize and encourage young adults living in the Cedar Park neighborhood of West Philadelphia who are committed to pursuing higher education and provide them with both mentorship and financial support to help them be successful in their post-secondary endeavors.
    http://www.cedarparkneighbors.org

3 days ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Yel...

    Yellowstone Forever
    Watching baby bear cubs climbing and playing high up in trees - what could be better? We'll tell you! Every time this video is shared, $1 will be donated to Yellowstone Forever up to $2,500! *UPDATE...
    http://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

Grays Ferry Civic Association shared a link.

    Apply to become an AmeriCorps member with us
    Click here to access our application. Remember to schedule your first interview after you hit submit. We are changing the face of this city block by block, and we need people who are passionate about making a difference. That's where you come in.
    http://powercorpsphl.org

3 days ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared University City H...

    4 years later, 4224 Baltimore Avenue is still a vacant pit
    On a normal day, the four-way intersection at 43rd Street and Baltimore Avenue is a hub of activity, with Clarkville restaurant and Green Life Cafe on the two north corners and Clark Park to the south. Meanwhile, the fourth corner at 4224 Baltimore Avenue, stands in stark contrast to the others as an overgrown dirt pit.
    https://philly.curbed.com

3 days ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared The Spayed Club's...

There's been an increase in stray animal intake in city shelters this year; PLEASE get your pets spayed/neutered!

    The Spayed Club
    Do you have a puppy or kitten that needs spay/neuter? Check out these June savings at The Spayed Club Clinic and make your appointment today!
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared a link.

    SEPTA will stop issuing paper transfers this summer
    SEPTA announced that beginning Wednesday, Aug. 1, all SEPTA passengers must have a Key Card to get that transfer discount that saves a rider from paying double the fare when his or her trip requires traveling multiple SEPTA routes .
    http://www.phillyvoice.com

3 days ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared The Enterprise Ce...

    The history in pictures of West Philadelphia's forgotten 'Flatiron building' | Inga Saffron
    Thanks to the internet and social media outlets like Instagram, we have more opportunities than ever to view images of buildings and places we might never visit. But quantity shouldn't be confused with quality. Those two-dimensional concentrations of pixels can tell us only so much.
    http://www.philly.com

3 days ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared Cobbs Creek Neigh...

Your friendly proprietor is disenfranchised in the primary elections for not picking a political party, so that's definitely part of it.

    What we can learn from low Pa. primary election turnout, and why it matters that just 1 in 6 Philly voters showed up
    Turnout in Tuesday's primary election was lower in the city than in the rest of the state. Experts cited many reasons for that, and a resultant problem: Uneven voting makes for uneven representation. - Jonathan Lai, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
    http://www.philly.com

4 days ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared Project M.E.O.W (...

    Project M.E.O.W (Make Every One Wanted)
    FOSTER NEEDED: Tory Twizzler was spotted at Bartram's Garden where it appeared that his leg was broken. While being vetted and neutered at PAWS, the vets discovered a rubber band around his left...
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared Resources West Ph...

    Resources West Philly
    Discovery charter school is hiring #Teacher
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared The Delaware Vall...

    The Delaware Valley Is Hiring
    Package Handler - Part-Time - UPS https://ups.managehr.com/screening/hourly/apply.aspx?l=PAPHA&p=1&src=P5049&ref=138234504
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared Working America's...

    Apply for a Job - Philadelphia | Working America
    You'll recruit new Working America members, mobilize them to action, and collect dues. Debrief with Field Managers on effective messaging techniques and deliver feedback from the field to help shape ongoing strategy. Qualified candidates will demonstrate excellent communication skills and possess a commitment to organizing.
    https://www.workingamerica.org

6 days ago

Kingsessing Recreation Center shared Philadel...

    Philadelphia Open Soccer
    Our end-of-season event was a lot of fun! Despite the rain, lots of kids and families came out to play soccer and celebrate the community. Thank you to all our partners Netter Center for Community...
    https://www.facebook.com

6 days ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared a link.

    DIY Natural Skin Care with Barefoot Botanicals | Greensgrow
    Registration Required. Learn to make your own natural lotions and masks from scratch. Join Linda Shanahan from Barefoot Botanicals as she shares simple, inexpensive and easy techniques for making spa-quality creams and lotions with only herbs, herbal waters and organic oils. Tired of being unable to understand the ingredients label on store-bought skincare products?
    http://www.greensgrow.org

May 18

Kingsessing & Nearby shared Philadelphia Park...

    Philadelphia Parks & Recreation
    Time is running out to become a Philly lifeguard! Summer pay starts at $13.65 per hour.
    http://www.facebook.com

May 18

Kingsessing & Nearby shared West Philly Tool ...

    West Philly Tool Library
    Sorry, folks, but we will need to postpone tomorrow's 2018 Spring Tool Sale. New date TBD!
    https://www.facebook.com

May 18

Kingsessing Recreation Center shared a link.

    Mayor Kenney announces first rec 'rebuild' as clash over union diversity heats up
    Dilapidated Vare Recreation Center in Grays Ferry will be the first city facility improved through Mayor Jim Kenney's stalled soda tax-financed upgrade for parks, rec centers and libraries.
    http://planphilly.com

May 18

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Roo...

    Rookie Rugby Pennsylvania
    Rookie Rugby Pennsylvania added 40 new photos - with Kingsessing Recreation Center and 4 others at Kingsessing Recreation Center.
    https://www.facebook.com

May 17

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Fre...

    On the Market: The Salvation Army is training and placing people in tech jobs - Technical.ly Philly
    On the Market is a Technical.ly column where we highlight noteworthy job openings and the people who are lookin'. Got a submission? Email us and tell us why it belongs in the roundup. Add the Salvation Army of Greater Philadelphia to the list of organizations looking to bring more people into the skilled workforce.
    https://technical.ly

May 16

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Phi...

    Philadelphia Parks Alliance
    Whether you're an Advisory Council member, a recreation center lover, or a Philadelphian that strives for a more equitable city, we want YOUR voice to be heard at today's Rally for Rebuild. Join us...
    https://www.facebook.com

May 16

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Roo...

    Rookie Rugby Pennsylvania
    Over 40 players and coaches from Brandywine Rookie Rugby and Kingsessing Roadrunners Rookie Rugby braved the elements this morning to play some flag rugby at Unionville HS. Great morning of rugby...
    https://www.facebook.com

May 16

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Fre...

    Free Library Hot Spots
    Join Temple University for their 12th Annual Neighborhood Job Fair on Thursday May 17th from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. For more information and to RSVP, please call 215-204-0677 or email mike.robinson@temple.edu
    https://www.facebook.com

May 16

Kingsessing Recreation Center shared Philadel...

    Philadelphia Parks Alliance
    Whether you're an Advisory Council member, a recreation center lover, or a Philadelphian that strives for a more equitable city, we want YOUR voice to be heard at today's Rally for Rebuild. Join us...
    https://www.facebook.com

May 16

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Aut...

    Autoblog
    These wind propelled animal sculptures are mesmerizing.
    http://www.facebook.com

May 16

Kingsessing Fifth Division Community of Neigh...

Kingsessing Fifth Division Community of Neighbors congratulates Jim Roebuck for his victory last night. 188th Legislative District SETTLES, DIANE 25.96% 1,756 Votes ROEBUCK, JAMES R 56.18% 3,800 Votes CURRY, JEFFREY PAUL 17.86% 1,208 Votes

    Kingsessing Fifth Division Community of Neighbors
    Kingsessing Fifth Division Community of Neighbors, Philadelphia. 125 likes · 4 talking about this. K5DCN is comprised of block captains in the Kingsessing community.
    https://www.facebook.com

May 15

Kingsessing & Nearby shared Project M.E.O.W (...

    Project M.E.O.W (Make Every One Wanted)
    Project M.E.O.W (Make Every One Wanted) added a new photo.
    https://www.facebook.com

May 15

We're backsliding a bit in the success of our...

We're backsliding a bit in the success of our TNR (Trap-Neuter-Return) free programs here in Philly due to lack of staff trappers at ACCT. If you or someone you know is a good trapper of kitties, please point them toward this job - it's a MAJOR benefit for the community and stray/feral kitties alike!

    Community Cats Trapping Specialist (Part Time- Temp)
    Love cats? Want to make a difference in our community and for the cats that live within it? ACCT Philly's Community Cats Program is where it's at! Our CCP program was initiated through a generous grant from Best Friends Animal Society in 2015.
    http://www.acctphilly.org

May 15

Kingsessing & Nearby shared Modern Hero's pos...

Not quite Kingsessing, but this awesome shop opened a second branch in University City!

    Modern Hero
    He left his Wall Street life behind, and now he's paying it forward in a big way. 🍕
    http://www.facebook.com

May 15

Kingsessing & Nearby shared Project M.E.O.W (...

    Project M.E.O.W (Make Every One Wanted)
    Watson is a handsome fellow, as you can see. We at Project MEOW have been trying to find him a forever home, but first we have to figure something out. Watson has some trouble walking and drags his...
    https://www.facebook.com

May 15

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Fre...

    Free Library Hot Spots
    FREE health screenings, confidential Hepatitis/HIV testing, refreshments and giveaways ALL happening at the 10th Annual PHOP Community Health Fair - May 16th from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. at 2539 Germantown...
    https://www.facebook.com

May 15

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Smi...

    Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
    Mail was essential for the morale of the millions of Americans serving in Europe during World War II. However, by Early 1945, warehouses in Birmingham, England, held a backlog of millions of pieces...
    https://www.facebook.com

May 15

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared a l...

    Jasmin Camacho-Quinn primera en el mundo
    Lunes, 14 de mayo de 2018 (San Juan, Puerto Rico) - La puertorriqueña Jasmine Camacho-Quinn se posicionó ayer, domingo, en el tope del ranking del mundial, tras ganar en el SEC Outdoor Track and Field Championships Tennessee, Knoxville.
    http://www.copur.pr

May 14

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Fre...

    Ceiba and EILS Organize FREE Family Petition Screening Clinic | Ceiba
    On Wednesday, May 16th 2018, at 5 PM, Ceiba and Esperanza Immigration Legal Services (EILS) will organize a FREE family petition legal screening clinic.
    https://ceibaphiladelphia.org

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