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Check out what we have going on this week

Check out what we have going on this week

    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships
    Check out what we have going on this week
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26 hours 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

32 hours 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

2 days ago

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

2 days ago

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

2 days ago

International House Philadelphia CEO Josh Sev...

International House Philadelphia CEO Josh Sevin featured in Philadelphia Business Journal this week. Josh discusses what changes may be on the horizon.

    International House Philadelphia | News
    By Michelle Caffrey, Philadelphia Business Journal May 16, 2018 Monday was Josh Sevin's first day on the job as the new CEO of International House Philadelphia (IHP), a nonprofit organization in University City focused on housing more than 1,000 students from around the world in its 14-story building, where it also hosts film screenings, cultural celebrations and other community events.
    http://www.ihousephilly.org

2 days ago

Come sign up for our next Side-By-Side class ...

Come sign up for our next Side-By-Side class this summer, The Civic Spectrum: Engage. Lead. Empower. An opportunity to learn and engage with several different types of local civic leaders through a seminar style format.

    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships
    Come sign up for our next Side-By-Side class this summer, The Civic Spectrum: Engage. Lead. Empower. An opportunity to learn and engage with several different types of local civic leaders through a...
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

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

2 days ago

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

2 days ago

Showcasing the largest collection of sharks o...

Showcasing the largest collection of sharks on the East Coast, Shark Awareness Weekend is included with admission and will focus on shark medical care, behaviors and the various species of sharks – all while raising money for sharks conservation and research. http://philadelphiafreepress.com/sharks-take-center-stage-at-nd-annual-shark-conservation-festival-this-mem-p7304-1.htm

    Sharks take center stage at 2nd Annual Shark Conservation Festival this Memorial Day weekend
    Everyone's favorite apex predator will be in the spotlight this Memorial holiday weekend, as Adventure Aquarium prepares to celebrate all things shark from Saturday, May 26 through Monday, May 28.
    http://philadelphiafreepress.com

2 days ago

The Couch or 5k II: A Benefit for Misfit Mano...

The Couch or 5k II: A Benefit for Misfit Manor and The Woodlands is back on Saturday, June 2nd! Register by Monday to get bottomless coffee and donuts, win fun prizes, and support two local non-profits.

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2 days ago

3 days ago

Hey! Tomorrow is Bike to Work Day! If you're ...

Hey! Tomorrow is Bike to Work Day! If you're biking in University City, stop by and say hello to our people outside the Penn Museum.

    Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia
    Philadelphia's annual Bike To Work Day is May 19 - and we at the Bicycle Coalition are excited to lead in this year's ride with local bike commuters, city cyclists, and city leaders and show the world that Philly bikes! As usual, the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia will host several Energizer Stations around the city in the ...
    http://bicyclecoalition.org

3 days ago

International House Philadelphia shared Cross...

    Evergreen Classicals On Guitar || R. Prasanna classical jukebox
    Listen to Evergreen Classicals On Guitar songs by R. Prasanna. Click Here to share on Facebook : http://bit.ly/29KOSAM ................................................................................................................ 00:00 Gam Ganapathe 06:33 Endaro Mahanubhavulu 18:57 Eva Sudha 26:16 Thanthana 29:41 Vasudevayani 42:45 Theeratha Vilayattu 47:50 Kaliyuga Varadhan 52:04 Appadooruku (Javali) 55:49 English Note Album Name: Evergreen Classicals On Guitar Artist: R.
    https://www.youtube.com/

3 days ago

International House Philadelphia shared Mexic...

We were honored to partner with the Mexican Consulate and Mexican Cultural Center Philadelphia earlier this month. Lightbox Film Center screened a series of shorts entitled Morelia Gender and Sexual Diversity Program and we had a great turnout for the film and our reception. Here is the cultural center's photo album of all the amazing programming from Mexican Week 2018.

    Mexican Cultural Center Philadelphia
    From May 1st-7th, the Consulmex Filadelfia and the Mexican Cultural Center Philadelphia organized the sixth-annual #MexicanWeek in Philadelphia and its surroundings. During which a variety of events...
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

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

3 days ago

University City District added 4 new photos.

Looking for a local CSA? Become a Greensgrow West Farm Share member this summer! Enjoy a convenient, diverse selection of locally grown produce and products from Greensgrow’s farmer partners and Philly’s favorite food artisans. They offer options including weekly or bi-weekly, small or large. All local produce, meat, artisan cheese, coffee, bread, medicinal herbs and more! Pick up occurs at University City Science Center's Innovation Plaza on Fridays from 11-1pm, plus 5 other locations around Philly. For more info go to www.greensgrow.org/summerfarmshare

    University City District
    University City District added a new photo.
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3 days ago

The board will review the progress the Depart...

The board will review the progress the Department of Human Services has made with various reform initiatives. http://philadelphiafreepress.com/mayor-announces-new-dhs-oversight-board-p7305-1.htm

    Mayor Announces New DHS Oversight Board
    The board primarily provides oversight for the city's child welfare system.
    http://philadelphiafreepress.com

3 days ago

Read how the West Philadelphia branch of Migh...

Read how the West Philadelphia branch of Mighty Writers helped Tre Jenkins earn a full ride to Harvard, by Helen Ubiñas from philly.com.

    From bullies and shelters to Harvard on a full ride | Helen Ubiñas
    Well, the bullies got one thing right. They used to taunt Richard "Tre" Jenkins by calling him "Harvard," a dig at the bookworm whose smarts made him a constant target. And come September, that's where Jenkins will be - on a full ride. How you like him now, bullies?
    http://www.philly.com

3 days ago

Gary Bronson Memorial Memorial Scholarship is...

Gary Bronson Memorial Memorial Scholarship is now taking applications! Over the last 29 years, the scholarship program has awarded 169 scholarships to 81 of our young neighbors. We are very proud of this program that helps Cedar Park residents who are continuing their education upon graduation from high school. You can find the application forms here: http://www.cedarparkneighbors.org/scholarship/

    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

Mark Twain in Germantown, the Philadelphia Ch...

Mark Twain in Germantown, the Philadelphia Children's Festival, International Museum Day, feminist flamenco and more in this week's Notes on Music. http://philadelphiafreepress.com/notes-on-music-p7301-95.htm The Arden Theatre Company Annenberg Center Live The Savoy Company, Pennsylvania Ballet

    Notes on Music ♫
    A roundup of musical and cultural events in Philadelphia this week.
    http://philadelphiafreepress.com

3 days ago

Get inspired by some of our "permanent reside...

Get inspired by some of our "permanent residents" like artist Jesse Wilcox Smith, and create a collaborative zine this Sunday with The Soapbox: Community Print Shop & Zine Library during our Movers & Shakers Zine Workshop. Register here by Friday, May 18th: https://bit.ly/2rMzlKO

    Jessie Wilcox Smith & The Red Rose Girls
    As part of our Halloween celebrations this year we're focusing on some of the incredible women who are buried here at The Woodlands. Curio Theater Company is bringing to life the stories of five "Wicked Women of The Woodlands" by exploring what it meant to be an independent, courageous,
    http://woodlandsphila.org

3 days ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Fre...

    Early Childhood Job Fair
    Join the Mayor's Office of Education for a job fair focused on careers in early childhood education. This is a great opportunity to explore or pursue a career serving very important Philadelphians: our children! Careers in ECE are not limited to teaching; find out how you can get involved.
    https://www.eventbrite.com

3 days ago

It's common for people who abuse prescription...

It's common for people who abuse prescription drugs to take them from other people's medicine cabinets. A new Take Back Box gives University City residents the opportunity to properly dispose of old prescription drugs to prevent abuse. http://ucreview.com/prescription-drug-takeback-box-program-p7813-1.htm

    Prescription drug Take-Back Box program
    The University of Pennsylvania and Penn Health System are isntalling a takeback box on campus.
    http://ucreview.com

3 days ago

University City District shared West Philadel...

Don't miss a great chance to apply to jump-start your career with a position at Children's Hospital!

    Opportunities for Job Seekers
    Who should apply? Caring and motivated individuals who have professional experience working with children. What is WPSI? The West Philadelphia Skills Initiative is a training program which connects you to the tools, behaviors and supports you need to build a career that can change your life, your family and your community.
    https://www.universitycity.org

3 days ago

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    USE EXISTING BUILDING AS A THREE FAMILY DWELLING. NO CHANGE IN HEIGHT OR SQUARE FOOTAGE.

    1239 S 47TH ST Issued May 14, 2018 Comment

4 days ago

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

4 days ago

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

4 days ago

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

4 days ago

Get the latest Cedar Park news from our weekl...

Get the latest Cedar Park news from our weekly email. This week includes Scholarship Applications, The Cedar Park Jazz series, and much more. Sign up at bit.ly/CPNnews to get it straight to your inbox. https://us16.campaign-archive.com/?u=5b4185fd76a8fa8a50042e688&id=041935d676&e=[UNIQID]

    Cedar Park Neighbors Weekly Newsletter
    Read more about the dollar stroll vendor application, PFCU's #StopMoneyShaming campaign, our scholarship fundraiser, and more!
    https://us16.campaign-archive.com

4 days ago

5 Family-Ready Rentals

Philadelphia: 4645 Hazel Ave., Cedar Park | 4 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths, 2,363 square feet, $2,800/month. Contact agent about pet policy.

    5 Family-Ready Rentals
    Have more than "just the two of us"? Check out these places with bedrooms to spare. Some even have family-friendly amenities. Most rental properties come in three sizes: studio, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom. These are enough to accommodate the bulk of renters in America. But those units aren't big enough for every renter.
    https://www.phillymag.com

4 days ago

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

4 days ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Aut...

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

4 days ago

The Philadelphia Independent Film Awards. fea...

The Philadelphia Independent Film Awards. features films - and stories - from all over the world. http://ucreview.com/philadelphia-independent-film-awards-celebrates-stories-from-around-the-wor-p7812-86.htm International House Philadelphia

    Philadelphia Independent Film Festival celebrates stories from around the world
    This month, the Philadelphia Independent Film Awards enters its third year with two days of screenings and awards show this week. With 116 submissions from around the globe, the feature-length movies, short films, music videos and more this year cover the kinds of topics that won't make it to the multiplex.
    http://ucreview.com

4 days ago

The Dornsife Center Senior Group is an opport...

The Dornsife Center Senior Group is an opportunity to plan intergenerational activities to build relationships and share mutual support. Join us this Friday, May 18 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m as we discuss gardening and fresh foods.

    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships
    The Dornsife Center Senior Group is an opportunity to plan intergenerational activities to build relationships and share mutual support. Join us this Friday, May 18 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m as we...
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

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

4 days ago

Now a West Philadelphia resident, Hazim Hader...

Now a West Philadelphia resident, Hazim Haderman went from being a kid in North Philly riding his bike through Temple University's campus to that school's first Rhodes Scholar. http://philadelphiafreepress.com/taking-every-opportunity-the-story-behind-temple-universitys-first-rhodes-p7300-1.htm

    Taking every opportunity: The story behind Temple University's first Rhodes Scholar
    Hazim Hardeman is Temple University's first Rhodes Scholar. Here's how he got there.
    http://philadelphiafreepress.com

4 days ago

5 days ago

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

5 days ago

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

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