1 hour ago

Smith will close today at 12pm to prepare for...

Smith will close today at 12pm to prepare for our annual fundraiser, Party in the Playground. Haven't bought tickets yet? No problem! Tickets can be purchased online or at the door. Come enjoy a beautiful night and support Smith!

    Party in the Playground 2018
    Please join us on Wednesday, May 23rd for an adults-only celebration to enjoy food from popular food trucks, cocktails, entertainment, a silent auction, and the presentation of the 2018 Ida Newman Magic of Play Award to two extraordinary champions of play Betsy Caesar and Rob Einhorn.
    https://smithplayground.ticketleap.com

1 hour ago

Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio shared a lin...

    Collage Workshop with Anthony Ciambella
    Develop rich and complex imagery through the art of collage. Learn to combine a wide variety of materials including your own photographs, colored papers, book/magazine cut-outs, and fabric swatches using appropriate adhesives. Includes tips on creating interesting compositions and a history of the medium. Bring your ideas - and your scissors!
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8 hours ago

  • DEMOLITION PERMIT

    FOR THE COMPLETE DEMOLITION OF EXISTING TWO AND THREE STORY ATTACHED STRUCTURES. STRUCTURE TO BE DEMOLISHED BY HAND AND WITH HAND-HELD TOOLS ONLY. PEDESTRIAN PROTECTION TO BE IN PLACE PRIOR TO START OF WORK AND TO BE MAINTAINED DURING ALL DEMOLITION ACTIVITIES. * A COVERED WALKWAY OR SIDEWALK CLOSURE SHALL BE REQUIRED IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 3306 OF THE IBC. SEPARATE BUILDING AND/OR STREETS DEPARTMENT PERMITS ARE REQUIRED. * 21 DAY POSTING AND NOTICE REQUIRED PER A-303.2 * NEWLY EXPOSED WALLS TO BE TREATED

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  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    MAKE SAFE PERMIT-IN ACCORDANCE WITH CODE BULLETIN PM-1801, A PA PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER IS REQUIRED TO MONITOR REPAIRS MADE UNDER THIS PERMIT. THE ENGINEER MUST SUBMIT A SEALED STATEMENT TO THE DEPARTMENT CONFIRMING THAT THE STRUCTURE IS IN SOUND CONDITION AT COMPLETION.THIS PERMIT IS ISSUED TO REMOVE THE IMMEDIATE THREAT TO PUBLIC SAFETY. THE ISSUANCE OF THIS PERMIT WILL NOT COMPLY ID CASE #623616. ADDITIONAL PERMITS WILL BE REQUIRED FOR REBUILD OF REAR WALL MEETING CODE COMPLIANCE.

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  • ZONING/USE PERMIT

    FOR ADDING TWO (2) SURFACE PARKING SPACES ACCESSORY TO A MULTI-FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING (FOUR (4) DWELLING UNITS) WITHIN AN ATTACHED STRUCTURE UNDER CONSTRUCTION. (SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN ON THE APPLICATION).

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  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    REPLACE ANY CIRCUITS DEEMED UNSAFE AND BRING TO CODE. INSTALL HARD-WIRED SMOKE ALARMS (10) USING FISHING METHOD WHERE NECESSARY.... PER 2008 NEC FOR A ONE FAMILY BUILDING

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18 hours ago

Thanks to all who showed their love for Phill...

Thanks to all who showed their love for Philly parks during Love Your Park Week! ❤️🌳🌷

    Photos from Love Your Park Week 2018 in Philly parks
    It might have been one of the rainiest Love Your Park Weeks to date, but that didn't stop Park Friends Groups from showing love for their neighborhood parks this year! Relive the love for Philly parks via these 10 great #loveyourpark photos shared on Twitter and Instagram.
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19 hours ago

The Barnes Foundation added 40 new photos.

Congratulations to new graduates all over who celebrated important milestones in the past few days! Here at the Barnes, we also celebrated the accomplishments of our art and horticulture students––say hello to the 2018 graduates of two rigorous, multi-year programs: the Barnes-de Mazia Certificate Program and the Barnes Horticulture Certificate Program! Over the past two to three years, these dedicated students completed rigorous coursework in the galleries on the Parkway and at the arboretum in Merion. No art or horticulture background is required––just a passion for learning and pursuing their own professional and personal growth. Our new grads were joined by family and friends at a festive reception in our Garden Restaurant. Enrollment for fall classes opens in July. Need-based scholarships available for art classes. Sign up for emails on Barnes classes to stay on top of registration dates: http://bit.ly/Curate-inbox

    The Barnes Foundation
    Congratulations to new graduates all over who celebrated important milestones in the past few days! Here at the Barnes, we also celebrated the accomplishments of our art and horticulture...
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20 hours ago

“What matters is the making.” — #JeanRenoir ...

“What matters is the making.” — #JeanRenoir Our new show Renoir: Father and Son/Painting and Cinema traces creative connections between filmmaker Jean Renoir and his father, the great impressionist painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir. In his approach to the emerging art form of cinema, Jean was heavily influenced by his father’s work and process, including finding joy and purpose in the act of creating vs. focusing on the end result. 🎬 How has a father figure in your life influenced your career? Share your photos of the show using #dadandme

    The Barnes Foundation
    "What matters is the making." - #JeanRenoir Our new show Renoir: Father and Son/Painting and Cinema traces creative connections between filmmaker Jean Renoir and his father, the great impressionist...
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20 hours ago

There's nothing like watching the fireworks o...

There's nothing like watching the fireworks on the lawn after a beautiful performance at the Mann 🎆Our Tchaikovsky Spectacular with fireworks will open our 2018 summer season with The Philadelphia Orchestra on July 17th.

    The Mann Center for the Performing Arts
    There's nothing like watching the fireworks on the lawn after a beautiful performance at the Mann 🎆Our Tchaikovsky Spectacular with fireworks will open our 2018 summer season with The Philadelphia...
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21 hours ago

Congratulations, graduates! The Barnes Founda...

Congratulations, graduates! The Barnes Foundation salutes our 2017-2018 Horticulture Certificate program grads. This dedicated group attended their courses for a full day each week for three years, learning a comprehensive approach to horticultural science, methods, and design. Here’s to cultivating your passion for life! Learn more about our horticulture classes at https://www.barnesfoundation.org/classes/horticulture.

    The Barnes Foundation
    Congratulations, graduates! The Barnes Foundation salutes our 2017-2018 Horticulture Certificate program grads. This dedicated group attended their courses for a full day each week for three years,...
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21 hours ago

Mashiul Chowdhury's summer session is now ful...

Mashiul Chowdhury's summer session is now full but we have a great lineup of other workshops available: https://ceruleanarts.com/pages/studio

    The Urban Landscape with Mashiul Chowdhury Summer Session
    Capture the mood and abstract nature of the urban landscape using oil paint and charcoal from photo references. Use drawing to build structure and form in combination with paint to create interesting textures and atmosphere. Some gesture drawing of the figure will be mixed in to the painting experience.
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21 hours ago

Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio shared a lin...

    Egg Tempera Painting with Anthony Ciambella
    Artists from Ancient Egypt through Medieval Europe to American Masters such as Reginald Marsh, George Tooker and Andrew Wyeth have used egg tempera - the technique of mixing dry pigments with egg yolk - to create paintings with intricate detail and luminous, jewel-like color. Learn all aspects of the medium including layered and direct painting methods.
    https://ceruleanarts.com

23 hours ago

Due to the rainy weather today, we will be mo...

Due to the rainy weather today, we will be moving Food Truck Community Night to tomorrow (Wednesday, 5/23). Same time from 5-8. Stay dry & see you tomorrow!

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23 hours ago

Fairmount Park Conservancy is in LOVE Park.

RIP Robert Indiana 1928-2018. Thank you for sharing the LOVE.

    Fairmount Park Conservancy
    RIP Robert Indiana 1928-2018. Thank you for sharing the LOVE.
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24 hours ago

Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio shared a lin...

    Joe Painter: Wings of Light
    Wings of Light, digital inkjet archival print by Joe Painter. Included in the exhibition Land, Sea & Sky, May 23 - June 16, 2018. Note: Photograph will ship at end of exhibition. H 25" x W 26"
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24 hours ago

Happy birthday to Pennsylvania-born artist Ma...

Happy birthday to Pennsylvania-born artist Mary Cassatt, born on this day in 1844. Cassatt attended the PAFA The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts here in Philadelphia before moving to Paris where she lived and worked for many years. In Paris, she had close relationships with many of the impressionists including Berthe Morisot and Edgar #Degas. Her late works, including the two watercolors at the Barnes, focus on the theme of mother and child. Look for this work in room 15 on your next visit. 🎨 Mary Cassatt. “Woman with Nude Boy at Her Left,” c. 1911–1913

    The Barnes Foundation
    Happy birthday to Pennsylvania-born artist Mary Cassatt, born on this day in 1844. Cassatt attended the PAFA The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts here in Philadelphia before moving to Paris...
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25 hours ago

On Tues, May 22 the Playground will be closed...

On Tues, May 22 the Playground will be closed due to the rain. Please join us inside the Playhouse!

    Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse
    On Tues, May 22 the Playground will be closed due to the rain. Please join us inside the Playhouse!
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37 hours ago

Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio shared a lin...

    Joseph Sweeney: Coast of Maine
    Coast of Maine, acrylic on wood panel painting by Joseph Sweeney. Included in the exhibition Land, Sea & Sky, May 23 - June 16, 2018. Note: Painting will ship at end of exhibition. H 10" x W 20"
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39 hours ago

Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio added a new ...

May 23 - June 16, 2018 Reception: Friday, June 1, 5-8pm Artists' Talk: Sunday, June 10, 2pm

    Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio
    May 23 - June 16, 2018 Reception: Friday, June 1, 5-8pm Artists' Talk: Sunday, June 10, 2pm
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43 hours ago

Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio shared a lin...

    James Toogood: Cosi
    Cosi, watercolor painting by James Toogood. Included in the exhibition Land, Sea & Sky, May 23 - June 16, 2018. Note: Painting will ship at end of exhibition. H 14.5" x W 10.5"
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44 hours ago

Francisville Community Voting Meeting

Francisville Community Voting Meeting

    Francisville Community Voting Meeting
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45 hours ago

Agnes Martin: The Untroubled Mind/Works from the Daniel W. Dietrich II Collection

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    Philadelphia Museum of Art - Exhibitions - Agnes Martin: The Untroubled Mind/Works from the Daniel W. Dietrich II Collection
    Visionary and idiosyncratic, Agnes Martin (1912-2004) aimed to express universal emotional states in her precise compositions. This intimate installation explores the ideas that shaped Agnes Martin's minimalist art, and reflects upon her enduring friendship with longtime supporter Daniel W. Dietrich II. In addition to paintings, it features drawings, a sculpture, and archival materials.
    http://www.philamuseum.org

45 hours ago

On this day in 1471, Albrecht Dürer was born ...

On this day in 1471, Albrecht Dürer was born in Nuremberg, Germany. Dürer is considered the most influential artist of the Northern Renaissance. An innovative printmaker and painter, Dürer produced works that inspired many subsequent artists throughout history. #LOOKSLOWLY at this oil painting in the Barnes collection, created by an unknown 17th-century artist who combined multiple compositions originally drafted by Dürer. Although small in scale, “Saint Jerome and the Lion” contains a vast amount of detail. The rugged cliffs are filled with nooks and crannies; a church is located atop the cliffs; and off in the horizon a paradisiacal castle appears to float on the water. In a reduced palette of browns, the artist captures the humility and simplicity that characterize the hermitic Saint Jerome, who is pictured in the foreground with a book, cross, and his companionate lion. On your next visit, look for this piece in room 4 and search for these small details: a bluebell plant in the foreground (bluebells have long been associated with humility and everlasting love), a lizard on the cliff by the saint’s outstretched hand, and tiny ships on the water’s horizon. 🎨 After Albrecht Dürer. “Saint Jerome and the Lion,” probably first half of the 16th century

    The Barnes Foundation
    On this day in 1471, Albrecht Dürer was born in Nuremberg, Germany. Dürer is considered the most influential artist of the Northern Renaissance. An innovative printmaker and painter, Dürer produced...
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46 hours ago

Vetri’s Head Baker Is Starting Her Own Bakery

Ursa breads will only be available at the Fairmount market, which happens every Thursday afternoon from 3 p.m until 7 p.m. at 22nd Street and Fairmount Avenue. McWilliams plans to staff the stand herself.

    Vetri's Head Baker Is Starting Her Own Bakery
    Claire McWilliams is moonlighting with the farmers'-market-only Ursa Bakery. Philly's bakery scene just keeps growing - and the latest addition comes from one of the top kitchens in the city. Vetri Cucina head baker and miller Claire McWilliams is starting her own one-woman bread business, Ursa Bakery .
    https://www.phillymag.com

47 hours ago

We had such a great time at our first concert...

We had such a great time at our first concert of the season with Yanni! Next up: the FREE Comcast NBCUniversal Memorial Salute with The Philly POPS this Saturday, May 26th 🇺🇸 Register for free tickets at bit.ly/Mann0526

    The Mann Center for the Performing Arts
    We had such a great time at our first concert of the season with Yanni! Next up: the FREE Comcast NBCUniversal Memorial Salute with The Philly POPS this Saturday, May 26th 🇺🇸 Register for free...
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2 days ago

Happy birthday to Henri Rousseau, a French Po...

Happy birthday to Henri Rousseau, a French Post-Impressionist painter best known for his vibrant jungle scenes. Interestingly, despite his prolific painting of jungle scenes, Rousseau never set foot in a real jungle, but rather drew inspiration from botanical gardens in Paris, taxidermied animals, illustrated books, and stories relayed by soldiers who had served during the French expedition to Mexico. This is just one of several amazing works by Rousseau that you can see on your next visit to the Barnes! 🎨 Henri Rousseau. “Monkeys and Parrot in the Virgin Forest (Singes et perroquet dans la forêt vierge),” c. 1905–1906

    The Barnes Foundation
    Happy birthday to Henri Rousseau, a French Post-Impressionist painter best known for his vibrant jungle scenes. Interestingly, despite his prolific painting of jungle scenes, Rousseau never set foot...
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2 days ago

Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio shared a lin...

    Expressive Figure Drawing with Colleen O'Donnell
    Draw from the life model and develop your personal vision. Learn traditional and contemporary techniques using charcoal, graphite and pastel. All levels welcome. Saturday, February 24 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. $95 + $10 model fee Register by: February 18 Colleen O'Donnell is a figurative sculptor and draftsperson.
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2 days ago

Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio updated thei...

    Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio
    Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio updated their cover photo.
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2 days ago

Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio added 5 new ...

    Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio
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2 days ago

The Spring Concerts are here! Join us for ou...

The Spring Concerts are here! Join us for our end-of-the year spring concerts! They're all happening this Thursday, May 24. K-2nd grades - 10 am 3rd-5th grades - 11 am 6th-8th grades - 2 pm Be there, and see how hard our Tigers have worked this year in their music, strings, and band classes!

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2 days ago

Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio shared a lin...

    Sketchbook Drawing with Michael Kowbuz
    Drawing in a sketchbook or journal helps sharpen your observational skills, enhance your memory and is a pleasurable experience. Learn techniques for making quick drawings in a variety of media including pencil, ink and watercolor. Learn strategies to turn your sketches into larger, finished drawings and paintings. All levels welcome.
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2 days ago

West Park Arts Fest returns to West Fairmount...

West Park Arts Fest returns to West Fairmount Park on June 9 for a day of arts, performances, history, and more! Hope to see you there! http://bit.ly/2wPr6U3

    Fairmount Park Conservancy
    West Park Arts Fest returns to West Fairmount Park on June 9 for a day of arts, performances, history, and more! Hope to see you there! http://bit.ly/2wPr6U3
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2 days ago

Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio shared a lin...

    Jack Ramsdale: Waiting
    Waiting, giclee archival print on photo rag paper by Collective Member Jack Ramsdale. From his solo exhibition May 12 - June 9, 2018. Note: Photograph will ship at end of exhibition. H 20" x W 24"
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2 days ago

Join us for Field Day on Friday, June 1, at V...

Join us for Field Day on Friday, June 1, at Von Colln Field! Was your Tiger on time, and in school 95% of the time? Then look out for a "Field Day Ticket" on green paper. This means they DON'T have to pay the $5 fee to get a shirt and pretzel! So please look for this ticket in your child's backpack or homework folder. (if you would still like to contribute, the HSA would be grateful) Don't forget, you can also volunteer during the day; from walking the students from the school to the field and back, chaperoning the event, and helping with the various games and activities. Help us make this Field Day memorable for all of our Tigers! https://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050e4aafae28a02-bache9

    Bache Kindergarten Families: Bache Martin Field Day
    Join us for a spectacular end of the year celebration on the Parkway! The annual Bache Martin Field Day will return to Von Colln Field on Friday, June 1st. Students from K to 8th grades will walk down to the field for a day of fun and games.
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2 days ago

Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio shared a lin...

    Plein Air Cityscape with Larry Francis
    Capture the picturesque urban landscape while working outside or "en plein air." Instruction will focus on drawing techniques as well as gouache, an opaque watercolor paint with a high pigment content, as seen in such great masters as Winslow Homer and William Trost Richards. Saturday, June 30 (Rain date: Saturday, July 7)9 a.m.
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3 days ago

Henri Edmond Cross was born on this day in 18...

Henri Edmond Cross was born on this day in 1856. Originally named "Delacroix," he changed his name to the anglicized "Cross" to avoid confusion with the earlier artist. In 1884, Cross co-founded the "Société des Artistes Indépendants" where he met and befriended the neo-Impressionist painters Seurat and Signac, all of whom are represented in the Barnes Foundation collection. These artists, inspired by new optical theories, emphasized the use of separate, but interwoven touches of paint and a bright palette of contrasting hues to achieve greater vibrancy of color in the viewer’s eye. 🎨 Henri Edmond Cross. “Two Women by the Shore, Mediterranean,” 1896

    The Barnes Foundation
    Henri Edmond Cross was born on this day in 1856. Originally named "Delacroix," he changed his name to the anglicized "Cross" to avoid confusion with the earlier artist. In 1884, Cross co-founded the...
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3 days ago

Toddler Soccer in ON for today, May 20th!

Toddler Soccer in ON for today, May 20th!

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3 days ago

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    REPLACE CURB TRAP,FAI AND MAIN DRAIN-PA1#20181352478-"SELF-CERTIFICATION'S ARE NO LONGER PERMITTED" - "ALL EXCAVATIONS AND PLUMBING TRENCHES IN EXCESS OF 5 FEET IN DEPTH MUST HAVE APPROVED SHORING IN PLACE AT THE TIME OF INSPECTION"

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3 days ago

Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio shared a lin...

    Alla Prima Painting with Roger Chavez
    Learn the exciting technique of "alla prima," or direct oil painting, while working from an engaging still life subject. Topics include establishing a composition, palette organization, and mixing color, as well as discussion of appropriate supports and mediums. Saturday, June 23 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
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3 days ago

Final day to see "Beyond Time and Place" feat...

Final day to see "Beyond Time and Place" featuring paintings by Michael Smith & Karen Stabenow - don't miss it!

    Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio
    Final day to see "Beyond Time and Place" featuring paintings by Michael Smith & Karen Stabenow - don't miss it!
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3 days ago

Bar Hygge is at Iron Hill Brewery & Restauran...

Ready at the Brandywine Beer Festival. What's a little rain?? The entire fest is under tents. They got you covered.

    Bar Hygge
    Ready at the Brandywine Beer Festival. What's a little rain?? The entire fest is under tents. They got you covered.
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3 days ago

Less than two weeks until Party in the Park F...

Less than two weeks until Party in the Park Fundraiser at LOVE Park! Join us to celebrate the park's return with DJ Jazzy Jeff, Sonesta Philadelphia Downtown Rittenhouse Square ArtBar, raffle prizes like Live Nation Philadelphia tickets, and more!

    Fairmount Park Conservancy
    Less than two weeks until Party in the Park Fundraiser at LOVE Park! Join us to celebrate the park's return with DJ Jazzy Jeff, Sonesta Philadelphia Downtown Rittenhouse Square ArtBar, raffle prizes...
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4 days ago

Rain, rain go away! Sorry, but the Playground...

Rain, rain go away! Sorry, but the Playground will be closed today due to the forecast. Join us inside the Playhouse!

    Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse
    Rain, rain go away! Sorry, but the Playground will be closed today due to the forecast. Join us inside the Playhouse!
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4 days ago

Intramural soccer is cancelled for today, May...

Intramural soccer is cancelled for today, May 19th due to weather. Have a great day!

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