5 hours ago

Lawncrest Community Garden shared Lawncrest R...

Pool opens tomorrow!

    Lawncrest Rec Center
    Lawncrest Neighbors! Join in the opening of Philadelphia's pool season! Tomorrow, June 19, 2:30pm, at your own Lawncrest Rec Center pool! See you there!
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7 hours ago

Come on out this Thursday 6/21 for a free out...

Come on out this Thursday 6/21 for a free outdoor movie at Lawncrest Rec. Movie starts at dusk.

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8 hours ago

Wondering what the dates for city pool openin...

Wondering what the dates for city pool openings are? Here they are! https://whyy.org/articles/it-must-finally-be-summer-city-pools-open-starting-tuesday/

    It must finally be summer: City pools open starting Tuesday
    Mayor Jim Kenney and City Council have yet to pass a budget for 2019. There's more than $27 million missing from the city's primary bank account, and the firm hired to find out where the money ended up has its own issues worth looking into, according to one vocal councilman.
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10 hours ago

Lawncrest Rec Center is feeling excited.

Lawncrest Neighbors! Join in the opening of Philadelphia's pool season! Tomorrow, June 19, 2:30pm, at your own Lawncrest Rec Center pool! See you there!

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12 hours ago

Fox Chase Library shared Welsh Road Library's...

Fox Chase Library, Welsh Road Library, Torresdale Library, Bustleton Library, Holmesburg Library, and Katherine Drexel Library will all have a delayed opening of 2:00 this Thursday, 6/21.

    Welsh Road Library
    This Thursday, 6.21.2018, the Welsh Road Library, Torresdale Branch Library, Bustleton Branch-Free Library of Philadelphia, Holmesburg Library, Katharine Drexel Branch Library, and Fox Chase Library...
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18 hours ago

2nd Police District PSA 1 Community Meeting Monday June 18th, 2018 07:00 PM

2nd Police District PSA 1 Community Meeting
Monday June 18th, 2018 07:00 PM
Max Mayer Playground 2000 Hellerman Street

31 hours ago

Here's a fun way to support the Lawncrest fir...

Here's a fun way to support the Lawncrest fireworks . . .

    Lawncrest Rec Center
    Here's a fun way to support the Lawncrest fireworks . . .
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33 hours ago

Pool opens Tuesday, June 19. 2:30 pm.

Pool opens Tuesday, June 19. 2:30 pm.

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41 hours ago

Come on out this Thursday 6/21 for a free out...

Come on out this Thursday 6/21 for a free outdoor movie at Lawncrest Rec. Movie starts at dusk.

    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

Its community gardens day. Come out and see u...

Its community gardens day. Come out and see us!

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4 days ago

5 days ago

Fox Chase Library added 5 new photos.

What a fun time we had celebrating today!

    Fox Chase Library
    Fox Chase Library added a new photo.
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5 days ago

We will be celebrating at 4:00 today with the...

We will be celebrating at 4:00 today with the sounds of the sixties from All Around this World. Light refreshments to follow. We hope you can join us for Peace, Love and your Fox Chase Neighborhood Library!

    Fox Chase Library
    We will be celebrating at 4:00 today with the sounds of the sixties from All Around this World. Light refreshments to follow. We hope you can join us for Peace, Love and your Fox Chase Neighborhood...
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6 days ago

4:00 tomorrow! Come celebrate 50 years of you...

4:00 tomorrow! Come celebrate 50 years of your Fox Chase Neighborhood Library! We can’t wait.

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Jun 11

Camp Play and Learn! For students entering gr...

Camp Play and Learn! For students entering grades 1-3, this two-week camp will run Monday to Friday, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., August 6-17. Literacy activities, read alouds, games, crafts, and more will help children stretch their minds and imaginations as they explore underwater ecosystems. Breakfast and lunch are provided. Space is limited to 15 students per location. Registration is required. Please stop in for an application.

    Lawncrest Branch - Free Library of Philadelphia
    Lawncrest Branch - Free Library of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 439 likes · 6 talking about this · 408 were here. A library outranks any other thing a community can do to benefit its people. -...
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Jun 11

The Science of Space! We have room in our le...

The Science of Space! We have room in our level 1 and level 2 classes for Science In the Summer. Level 1 is for children entering grades 2 and 3; level 2 is for children entering grades 4 through 6. Seats are limited and registration is required. Register at www.scienceinthesummer.com.

    GSK Science in the Summer
    GSK Science in the Summer ™, is a fun and 100% free science education program for elementary school students entering second through sixth grades. It's sponsored by GSK and offered through national science centers, community centers and libraries across the country. Use our map to locate program details and registration information for your area .
    http://www.scienceinthesummer.com

Jun 11

Rec Advisory Meeting is this Tuesday at 7:00 ...

Rec Advisory Meeting is this Tuesday at 7:00 PM.

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Jun 09

Jun 05

Bring your dance shoes and get in the groove-...

Bring your dance shoes and get in the groove- Line Dancing with Gloria Kingcade! Thursday, June 7th at 4 p.m. It's family friendly fun for adults, kids, and teens. Afterward, register for Summer Reading!

    Lawncrest Branch - Free Library of Philadelphia
    Lawncrest Branch - Free Library of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 439 likes · 6 talking about this · 408 were here. A library outranks any other thing a community can do to benefit its people. -...
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Jun 02

The book sale and craft show are on until 3:0...

The book sale and craft show are on until 3:00! Don’t miss out!

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Jun 02

Fox Chase Library added 8 new photos.

Just a few of the beautiful crafts available

    Fox Chase Library
    Fox Chase Library added a new photo.
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Jun 02

May 31

June is almost here and that means it's straw...

June is almost here and that means it's strawberry season! Come on out to our Meeting & Work Day, this Saturday 6/2 at 10:00 AM.

    Lawncrest Community Garden
    June is almost here and that means it's strawberry season! Come on out to our Meeting & Work Day, this Saturday 6/2 at 10:00 AM.
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May 30

May 29

Fox Chase Library shared Pennypack Environmen...

    Pennypack Environmental Center
    Space is limited...Please email PEC@phila.gov for a registration and youth registration form
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May 24

We’re taking story time outside to our lovely...

We’re taking story time outside to our lovely courtyard on this gorgeous spring day

    Fox Chase Library
    We're taking story time outside to our lovely courtyard on this gorgeous spring day
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May 23

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    REWIRING & INSTALL LIGHTS, SWITCHES, OUTLETS, SMOKES DETECTORS AS PER NEC 2008 EAST DISTRICT

    7438 ROCKWELL AVE Issued May 21, 2018 Comment

May 21

This Wednesday at 6 p.m.- We're the next stop...

This Wednesday at 6 p.m.- We're the next stop on the School Board Listening Tour! Students, parents, educators and residents are invited to attend these events and share their views on the challenges and opportunities facing public education in Philadelphia. Children are welcome and food will be provided.

    Board of Education Listening Session - Northeast Philadelphia
    Mayor Kenney appointed nine members to the Philadelphia Board of Education (BOE) in April 2018. Beginning in July 2018, the Board will oversee the School District of Philadelphia. In April and May 2018, the new Board members will participate in a series of community listening sessions across the city.
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May 21

May 20

Here comes the sun!

Here comes the sun!

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May 18

Our phone lines remain out of service. We do...

Our phone lines remain out of service. We do not have an estimate for when service might be restored. Phone inquiries can be directed to other neighborhood libraries. Thank you and we are sorry for the inconvenience.

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May 17

Please be advised: The Fox Chase Library is c...

Please be advised: The Fox Chase Library is currently without phone service.

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May 17

Is anyone interested in learning about foragi...

Is anyone interested in learning about foraging? We're considering scheduling a class on it for one of our meetings. This weekend you can check out this event In Wissahickon Park.

    Eating Invasives: Garlic Mustard - Love Your Park Week
    Join us for Love Your Park Week and lend a hand as we identify and remove as much garlic mustard as possible before noon. Then stick around to taste a few tasty dishes made with the same invasives.
    https://loveyourpark.org

May 17

Today is the third Thursday of the month, so ...

Today is the third Thursday of the month, so the Fox Chase Library will have a delayed opening of 2:00 for professional development. Materials can be returned to the book drop boxes in front of the library or renewed online or over the phone.

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May 15

It's Election Day. Make your vote count.

It's Election Day. Make your vote count.

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May 15

Hear ye hear ye! The annual Friends of Fox C...

Hear ye hear ye! The annual Friends of Fox Chase Library Book Sale and Craft Fair will be on Saturday, June 2 from 9-3! Bake Sale! Raffle! Come one, come all!!!

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May 14

May 12

We are looking forward to this morning's Down...

We are looking forward to this morning's Downsizing Program with Adriane Weinberg of An Organized Approach! Also, mark your calendars for three weeks from today - that is the date for the Friends of Fox Chase Library's Annual book sale and craft show! It will take place on Saturday June 2 from 9-3.

    https://www.facebook.com

May 10

May 08

Lawncrest Library is hosting GSK Science in t...

Lawncrest Library is hosting GSK Science in the Summer in July!!! The theme is Science of Space. Registration begins Monday, May 14 at 12:00 p.m. The program is for participants entering grades 2 through 6 and registration is required. For more information and to register visit www.scienceinthesummer.com

    GSK Science in the Summer
    GSK Science in the Summer ™, is a fun and 100% free science education program for elementary school students entering second through sixth grades. It's sponsored by GSK and offered through national science centers, community centers and libraries across the country. Use our map to locate program details and registration information for your area .
    http://www.scienceinthesummer.com

May 08

Fox Chase Library shared Pennypack Environmen...

A nice neighborhood event at Pennypack tomorrow evening

    Pennypack Environmental Center
    Hope you can join us tommorrow evening. No registration is required for this walk!
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May 07

Verizon is working on fiber-optic line replac...

Verizon is working on fiber-optic line replacement at the Fox Chase Neighborhood Library today, which can result in some (hopefully brief) phone outages. Please bear with us!

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May 07

Due to the primary elections next week, the R...

Due to the primary elections next week, the Rec Advisory and Community Association meetings are the same night. Come out this Tuesday 5/8 to St. William's hall at 6:30 for the Rec Advisory meeting and stay for the Community Association meeting starting at 7. See you then!

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May 03

One of Night Market Philadelphia's main goals...

One of Night Market Philadelphia's main goals is to support the immigrant business owners who make our city's mobile food scene so delicious. For a second year in a row, we will be highlighting local food entrepreneurs in this season's lineup! The original QuakerDiner was opened in 1939 by a German family at 19th and Spring Garden. Several decades later, it moved to the Northeast and was purchased by Simo Kastanos' father in 1976, who immigrated to Philadelphia from Greece shortly after the end of WWII. Since then, the business has been owned and operated by the Kastanos family for over 40 years, serving up diner classics with a Greek twist. Quaker Diner has since been passed down to Simo, and his children Tina and Tony plan on becoming third generation owners one day. According to Simo, Burholme is "strong, diverse...a mix of everything", and they try to give back to the community whenever possible, whether it's donating food to local churches and the Burholme Civic Association or getting involved in the Christmas fundraiser with the Police Athletic League. His must-try dish? Any of their mouthwatering cheesecakes! Don't forget to seek out Quaker Diner (7241 Rising Sun Ave.) during Night Market Burholme on May 17!

    Night Market Philadelphia
    One of Night Market Philadelphia's main goals is to support the immigrant business owners who make our city's mobile food scene so delicious. For a second year in a row, we will be highlighting local...
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May 03

We are closing at 4:30 today due to excessive...

We are closing at 4:30 today due to excessive heat.

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May 03

If anyone local is missing a parakeet it’s cu...

If anyone local is missing a parakeet it’s currently visiting the library- please share! It’s currently 9:13 am on Thursday May 3

    Fox Chase Library
    If anyone local is missing a parakeet it's currently visiting the library- please share! It's currently 9:13 am on Thursday May 3
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May 03

**UPDATE: We went to try to get the bird at ...

**UPDATE: We went to try to get the bird at 9:45, and it had taken off. We will keep a lookout and see if he returns. If anyone local is missing a parakeet it’s currently visiting the library- please share! It’s currently 9:13 am on Thursday May 3

    Fox Chase Library
    If anyone local is missing a parakeet it's currently visiting the library- please share! It's currently 9:13 am on Thursday May 3
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