11 hours ago

Center in the Park shared Aging Mastery Progr...

    Skip The Rocking Chairs For These Rock Stars Of Aging
    This story also ran on This story can be republished for free ( USA Today. details). If people can age with class, then Harlene Goodrich, 80, and Dorothy Kelly, 91, should be considered aging's rock stars.
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30 hours ago

2 days ago

Project Announcement: Andorra Stormwater Management and Sedimentation Reduction Project

STATUS: In Progress Spring 2018

    Project Announcement: Andorra Stormwater Management and Sedimentation Reduction Project - Friends of Wissahickon
    STATUS: In Progress Spring 2018 SCHEDULE: Phase I Construction March - May 2018 FUNDING: PA Department of Environmental Protection, Growing Greener Grant Program COST: $379,500 PROJECT TEAM: A.D. Marble Engineering - Design and Permitting, Flyways Excavating - Construction PARTNERS: Philadelphia Parks and Recreation, Philadelphia Streets Department, Springfield Township BACKGROUND The Andorra Natural Area was once part of the largest commercial nursery ...
    https://www.fow.org

3 days ago

Spring Fever? Trip sign-up Time! http://www.c...

Spring Fever? Trip sign-up Time! http://www.centerinthepark.org/programs-trips.html


3 days ago

Sweet Dreams of Sugar Season

By Christina Moresi, M.Ed., Wissahickon Environmental Center

    Sweet Dreams of Sugar Season - Friends of Wissahickon
    By Christina Moresi, M.Ed., Wissahickon Environmental Center At the Tree House, winter is a time of preparation for spring. We spend our days cleaning, organizing, planning, creating, greeting adventurous winter visitors, teaching, and dreaming of our sweet Maple Sugar Season. Sugar season begins as the winter is coming to an end.
    https://www.fow.org

3 days ago

Center in the Park added 6 new photos.

CIP Songsters Unlimited Black History Concert

    Center in the Park
    Center in the Park, Philadelphia. 589 likes. To learn more about Center In the Park visit http://www.centerinthepark.org
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4 days ago

There is a Town Watch training tonight (2/20)...

There is a Town Watch training tonight (2/20) at 7pm at the 5th District. The 21st Ward Town Watch is actively looking for members. The overall responsibility of the group is to observe, document, and report. By being the “eyes and ears” and reporting concerns to the 5th District, they take a major part in assisting with crime prevention.

    Wissahickon Interested Citizens Association - WICA
    Wissahickon Interested Citizens Association - WICA, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 202 likes. The Wissahickon Interested Citizens Association serves the Wissahickon Neighborhood in Philadelphia, PA 19128.
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6 days ago

Come with us to see Denzel on Broadway. . . ....

Come with us to see Denzel on Broadway. . . .sign up soon!

    Center in the Park
    Come with us to see Denzel on Broadway. . . .sign up soon!
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Feb 16

Center in the Park shared National Council on...

    National Council on Aging
    What do you love most about your age? Is it the lessons you've learned, the talents you've acquired, or something else?
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Feb 16

YES! CENTER IN THE PARK IS OPEN ON MONDAY, 2/...

YES! CENTER IN THE PARK IS OPEN ON MONDAY, 2/19 PRESIDENTS DAY

    Center in the Park
    15 Reviews of Center in the Park "An inviting atmosphere for Seniors to learn, explore, socialize, meet new friends, learn new skills ..." Philadelphia,...
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Feb 15

Wissahickon Interested Citizens Association -...

Join the conversation at State Rep. Pam DeLissio's 70th Townhall Meeting. Details below.

    Rep. Pam DeLissio
    My 70th Town Hall is next Thursday, February 22nd - 7pm at the Bala Cynwyd Library. Call my district office with any questions - 215-482-8726.
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Feb 14

Pennsylvania Names Philadelphia’s Forbidden Drive as 2018 Trail of the Year

Natural Resources (DCNR) Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn announced that Forbidden Drive located in Wissahickon Valley Park, has been named 2018 Trail of the Year.

    Pennsylvania Names Philadelphia's Forbidden Drive as 2018 Trail of the Year - Friends of Wissahickon
    Natural Resources (DCNR) Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn announced that Forbidden Drive located in Wissahickon Valley Park, has been named 2018 Trail of the Year. "This trail truly is among so many Fairmount Park gems, and one that shines brightest for the thousands of hikers, bikers, anglers and others who travel it each year," Dunn said.
    https://www.fow.org

Feb 14

There and Back Again: The Upper Parking Lot Loop

By John Holback

    There and Back Again: The Upper Parking Lot Loop - Friends of Wissahickon
    By John Holback There are approximately 50 miles of trails in the Wissahickon Park. Three trails (Orange, White, and Yellow) run parallel to the creek for more or less the whole length of the park, while two smaller trail networks (The Lavender Trails and the Andorra Trails) fill in some of the gaps.
    https://www.fow.org

Feb 13

Join us next Wednesday, February 21st for ou...

Join us next Wednesday, February 21st for our Songsters Unlimited Choir Black History Concert!

    Center in the Park
    Join us next Wednesday, February 21st for our Songsters Unlimited Choir Black History Concert!
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Feb 13

Center in the Park added 3 new photos — with ...

Center in the Park staff and members and Laura Pizzi from Rutgers are sharing vital vaccination info with members of Canaan Baptist Church - community connections!

Feb 13

Wissahickon Interested Citizens Association -...

Love your neighborhood? We do! 😍 Our regular monthly membership is ON for February 14th at 7pm at Northern Children's Services.

    General Membership Meeting
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Feb 12

Center in the Park Volunteer Ombudsman, Ada B...

Center in the Park Volunteer Ombudsman, Ada Bello, on a panel with Cherri Gregg onKYW Newsradio!

    Flashpoint: Empowering Seniors In Wake Of Barclay Fire, Singer Bobby Hill, Youth Finances
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - This week on Flashpoint, we take a look at the five alarm fire at Barclay Friends Senior Center in West Chester that claimed four lives and left 133 displaced. We also look at older Pennsylvanians do to protect themselves, and what can caretakers do to protect their elderly loved ones.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

Feb 11

celebrate Valentine’s Day at Center in the Pa...

celebrate Valentine’s Day at Center in the Park . . . ❤️ U first . . . Be Heart Smart!

    Center in the Park
    Center in the Park, Philadelphia. 588 likes. To learn more about Center In the Park visit http://www.centerinthepark.org
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Feb 11

Center in the Park in the community learning ...

Center in the Park in the community learning how older adults feel about vaccines for flu, pneumonia and shingles! Join Us at Canaan. NO SHOTS . . . An interactive peer-led conversation!

    Center in the Park
    Center in the Park in the community learning how older adults feel about vaccines for flu, pneumonia and shingles! Join Us at Canaan. NO SHOTS . . . An interactive peer-led conversation!
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Feb 07

http://www.centerinthepark.org/programs-event...

http://www.centerinthepark.org/programs-events.html Friday . . . $1.00 movies at Center in the Park

    Center in the Park
    CIP promotes positive aging and fosters community connections for older adults in Northwest Philadelphia whose voices are critical instruments in shaping its activities and direction.
    http://www.centerinthepark.org

Feb 07

Center in the Park shared American Foundation...

    Register for the Overnight Walk
    The Out of the Darkness Overnight is a fundraising walk like no other. It's a 16-18 mile journey through the night, from dusk until dawn, where a courageous community of men and women like you will break the silence and bring the issues of depression and suicide into the light.
    https://www.theovernight.org

Feb 07

From the Archives: Winter Birding in the Wissahickon

by Steve Lawrence

    From the Archives: Winter Birding in the Wissahickon - Friends of Wissahickon
    by Steve Lawrence One in an occasional series in which FOW publishes articles that appeared in our publications in the past, and still resonate with us today. This piece was written by Steve Lawrence (1921-2012) for FOW's Winter 2006 Newsletter. He was an FOW Board Member, Chair of the Wildlife Committee, and an avid bird-watcher ...
    https://www.fow.org

Feb 04

Center in the Park shared Philadelphia -- vis...

And . . . At Center in the Park! Join our black history month challenge call for more info 215-848-7722 or attend Songsters black history month concert!

    Where to Celebrate Black History Month in Philadelphia
    The city of Philadelphia recognizes and reflects on the role that African-Americans played - and continue to play - in the history of our nation all year long, and Black History Month inspires even more celebration across the region.
    http://www.visitphilly.com

Feb 03

Feb 02

Center in the Park is with Herbert Connelly.

Eagles theme song Philadelphia_Eagles FOX 29 #philadelphiaeagles #superbowl52 #fox29news # lets go eagles

Feb 02

Center in the Park added 2 new photos.

Center in the Park's Gold Team sporting our Eagles memorabilia. #letsgobirds

    Center in the Park
    Center in the Park, Philadelphia. 587 likes. To learn more about Center In the Park visit http://www.centerinthepark.org
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Feb 02

Center in the Park's Gold Team sporting our E...

Center in the Park's Gold Team sporting our Eagles memorabilia. #letsgobirds

    Center in the Park
    Center in the Park's Gold Team sporting our Eagles memorabilia. #letsgobirds
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Feb 02

Center in the Park added 7 new photos.

CIP's Pep Rally Fun E.A.G.L.E.S. Eagles!!!

    Center in the Park
    Center in the Park, Philadelphia. 587 likes. To learn more about Center In the Park visit http://www.centerinthepark.org
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Feb 02

At Center in the Park - it's ALL about being ...

At Center in the Park - it's ALL about being 50 this year! Come join us in the celebraton in February!

    Center in the Park
    At Center in the Park - it's ALL about being 50 this year! Come join us in the celebraton in February!
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Feb 02

Feb 01

Center in the Park shared Bryn Mawr Graduate ...

Congrats to Megan a member of CIP’s leadership team! Gifted! Brilliant!

    Bryn Mawr Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research
    Bryn Mawr Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. 150 likes. Welcome to the Official Page of the Bryn Mawr Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research!...
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Feb 01

How much do you know about the Seven Historic Wissahickon Road Houses?

By Sarah West

    How much do you know about the Seven Historic Wissahickon Road Houses? - Friends of Wissahickon
    By Sarah West The Wissahickon Road House Era lasted from the 1840's to about 1915. See if you can match each of the seven pictures below to its name. These photos were taken before 1916. (Source of Information: Chestnut Hill Local, Dec 13, 1990, Helen Moak, Jefferson Moak, Sioux Baldwin pp 72- 75) a.Valley Green ...
    https://www.fow.org

Feb 01

Help Center in the Park every time you shop a...

Help Center in the Park every time you shop at 1,876 of the most popular online stores: https://www.iGive.com/CenterinthePark/?p=19992&jltest=1 #iGiveDoYou

    Donate to Center in the Park | Fundraiser | Raise Money Online - iGive
    Shop online at your favorite stores and iGive donates part of what you spend to Center in the Park at no extra cost. Join iGive today!
    https://www.igive.com

Jan 31

Please come out to Center in the Park and sup...

Please come out to Center in the Park and support these talented young artists . . . presented free of charge by Astral Artists!

    Center in the Park
    Please come out to Center in the Park and support these talented young artists . . . presented free of charge by Astral Artists!
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Jan 31

Center in the Park is with Park SeniorCenter ...

AVOID FALLS IN 2018 . . . JOIN THIS WORKSHOP AT CENTER IN THE PARK TO LEARN HOW . . .

    Center in the Park
    AVOID FALLS IN 2018 . . . JOIN THIS WORKSHOP AT CENTER IN THE PARK TO LEARN HOW . . .
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Jan 30

Center in the Park added 4 new photos.

Thanks to Presby Inspired Life for allowing Center in the Park and Dr Laura Pizzi of Rutgers U. to present our peer led vaccination education project today! Thank U . . Dianne Tucker and Jill Motley

    Center in the Park
    Center in the Park, Philadelphia. 586 likes. To learn more about Center In the Park visit http://www.centerinthepark.org
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Jan 30

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https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=1654269861286229&id=100001096925221 Check Out Today's High School Reunion at Center in the Park.

    Center in the Park
    15 Reviews of Center in the Park "An inviting atmosphere for Seniors to learn, explore, socialize, meet new friends, learn new skills ..." Philadelphia,...
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Jan 29

http://act.freepress.net/sign/internet_lifeli...

http://act.freepress.net/sign/internet_lifeline_fcc/?source=share

    Tell the FCC to leave the Lifeline program alone.
    Lifeline helps millions of poor people connect to vital communications services. FCC leadership is doing all it can to jeopardize this program.
    http://act.freepress.net

Jan 28

This is an excellent opportunity brought to u...

This is an excellent opportunity brought to us by Astral Artists

    Center in the Park
    This is an excellent opportunity brought to us by Astral Artists
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Jan 27

Lots of us still use Facebook . . . Sign-up a...

Lots of us still use Facebook . . . Sign-up and come on over to Center in the Park to brush up on your FB skills!

    Center in the Park
    Center in the Park, Philadelphia. 584 likes. To learn more about Center In the Park visit http://www.centerinthepark.org
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Jan 25

Wear your colors . . . . Have a good time . ....

Wear your colors . . . . Have a good time . . .

    Center in the Park
    Wear your colors . . . . Have a good time . . .
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Jan 25

  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    EZ INTERIOR ALTERATIONS. APPLICANT AGREES TO LIMIT THE CONSTRUCTION TO COMPLY WITH EZ PERMIT STANDARD FOR INTERIOR ALTERATIONS, DATED JANUARY 2011. DEVIATION FROM THE STANDARD WILL RESULT IN REVOCATION OF THIS PERMIT AND IMPOSITION OF FURTHER PENALTIES. LICENSED CONTRACTOR TO BE LISTED ON PERMIT. SEPARATE PERMITS REQUIRED FOR PLUMBING, ELECTRIC AND HVAC. CALL INSPECTOR AT DISTRICT OFFICE AT LEAST 24 HOURS PRIOR TO START

    6244 WISSAHICKON AVE Issued January 23, 2018 Comment

Jan 23

Rescheduled . . . Please call or e-mail to re...

Rescheduled . . . Please call or e-mail to register!

    Center in the Park
    Rescheduled . . . Please call or e-mail to register!
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Jan 23

Partner Spotlight: Friends of the Cresheim Trail

By Susan Dannenberg, Chair, FoCT Board of Directors

    Partner Spotlight: Friends of the Cresheim Trail - Friends of Wissahickon
    By Susan Dannenberg, Chair, FoCT Board of Directors It has been an exciting year for the Cresheim Trail. The big news is that Councilwoman Cindy Bass introduced an ordinance that will authorize the City of Philadelphia to acquire the bridge and lease the railroad right-of-way from PECO that will allow the Cresheim Trail to continue ...
    https://www.fow.org

Jan 23

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