Thank you to all who helped us celebrate Love Your Park by cleaning the park areas. A very special Thank you to XFinity Live! for providing the funding for our ponies.
Just a reminder: Tomorrow, May 12 is Love Your Park Day at Marconi Plaza. Cleaning the park from 10 am till noon. meet at the bocce court..........rakes, gloves and bags are provided ......Pony rides and face painting at 15th and Bigler Sts. from noon till 3 pm. Rain is forecasted to end by 9 am, so everything at this time is a go.....
Please take a minute to use this link to email City Council and Mayor Kenney.
Vare Washington Home and School is hosting movie night this Friday, May 11, showing "The Incredibles". Doors open at 5:45, movie starts at 6:30 sharp! Tickets are $3 at the door and include a slice of pizza and bottled water. This event is open to the community, so everyone is welcome!
Just a brief note about a dog park in Marconi Plaza....a dog park is costly to enclose in fencing and it must be maintained by an administrative group with rules and regulations. Our friends group does not have the personnel to initiate or maintain such an undertaking. Interested parties can approach this with the city and check out feasibility.
We have been receiving many complaints about dog owners allowing their dogs to run free off of leashes. This practice is against the law and can be dangerous to children and other dogs. Please have your dog leashed in Marconi Plaza, both east and west sides and please, pick up your dog's waste. Again, it is the law and it is common courtesy.
Please join us for our Love Your Park Week activities on Saturday, May 12, 2018. We will be cleaning the park from 10 am till noon and we will meet at the bocce court. We supply rakes, gloves and bags. At noon till 3 pm there will be pony rides and face painting at 15th and Bigler Streets.
Thank you to everyone who came out to Herman's Coffee this morning! We had a successful raffle and many beautiful kaleidoscopes created by the kids. Congrats to Devin for winning the Coffee Roasting Experience!
Please join Principal Duberstein for an open house on Monday, May 7 at 9am. There will be a K teacher meet and greet with Ms. Booker, school tour, registration support and Q&A session. It is primarily for parents, but there will be a K meet and greet for kids (so long as the new principal approves it) for the kids to meet in August.
Hi Park Friends! We are seeking volunteers for the Broad Street Run! We are looking for 200 volunteers to help make the Broad Street Run a zero waste event! Philacycle volunteers will be overseeing a tri-material waste station, directing runners/spectators to drop their trash in the appropriate bin (waste, compost, recycling). If you are interested in joining us, please check out the website below to sign up. And please feel free to spread the word about this volunteer opportunity to your networks! Thank you for helping us make Philly a more sustainable city :) https://www.recyclebank.com/philacycle/events/2018/BlueCrossBroadStreetRun
Sign up here to pick up a free yard tree at school on April 20th!
Thanks to all who came out tonight, we had a productive and engaging meeting! Grateful for everyone who is working towards keeping our neighborhood school on its upward trajectory and a cornerstone of the community.
Please join us to help plan for the 2018-2019 school year at Vare-Washington, and determine our priorities with some upcoming changes. Please note that the cafe is closed during our meeting, so BYO snacks and drinks if you'd like.
The Annual Philly Spring Clean up scheduled for this Saturday, April 7 has been postponed to next Saturday, April 14 due to the weather forecast. We hope you can join us then in Marconi Plaza.
Please help support Mr. Walker's 8th grade class on their country adventure!
Please join us tonight at Herman's Coffee! We have very important items to discuss regarding the 2018-2019 school year! (Please note the cafe is closed when we meet, so you're welcome to BYOB snacks and beverages!)
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