4 hours ago

Got Penn Card? Just 13 miles from the Penn Ca...

Got Penn Card? Just 13 miles from the Penn Campus, Morris Arboretum is accessible by car, bike, and public transportation. Admission is free with your PennCard. Come and spend the day with us!

    Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania | Penn Students
    Walk to 30th Street Station. Take Chestnut Hill West Line Train towards Chestnut Hill West (31 mins, 10 stops). Walk to Germantown Avenue & Bethlehem Pike (1 minute). Wait for "L" bus toward Plymouth Meeting or Plymouth Meeting Mall. Bus MUST say "Plymouth Meeting" or it won't pass close enough to the Arboretum.
    http://www.morrisarboretum.org

4 hours ago

Stoneleigh: A Natural Garden, @stoneleighnatu...

Stoneleigh: A Natural Garden, @stoneleighnaturalgarden one of our neighboring gardens in @americasgardencapital, needs our help. The Lower Merion School District informed @natlands, the garden’s owners, last month that it is considering a proposal to seize the garden to build a new school or playing fields. We are surprised and dismayed this could happen after a multi-year, multi-million-dollar renovation to bring more open space to our region. The donation of the John and Chara Haas property, an extraordinary act of generosity, had a singular purpose: to open Stoneleigh up to the general public, so that everyone could enjoy this national and natural treasure free of charge. Gardens like @morrisarboretum and Stoneleigh play an important role in our communities, and offer more than just beauty and respite. In addition to supporting 1,500 jobs, a new study shows that our region’s public gardens collectively generate substantial economic benefits—an estimated $256 million a year. As a fellow public garden, we stand with Stoneleigh and support the efforts being made to keep the garden open. Consider signing the petition to #SaveStoneleigh here: http://bit.ly/2KIPk4C #americasgardencapital

    Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
    Stoneleigh: A Natural Garden, @stoneleighnaturalgarden one of our neighboring gardens in @americasgardencapital, needs our help. The Lower Merion School District informed @natlands, the garden's...
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14 hours ago

  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    FOR STRUCTURAL ALTERATIONS TO REPAIR DAMAGED FLOOR ON THE GROUND FLOOR OF AN EXISTING HOSPITAL.

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29 hours ago

Summer is almost here! There are only a few s...

Summer is almost here! There are only a few spots left in our FUN & EDUCATIONAL Summer Camp. Register today! http://bit.ly/2EUqOe3

    Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania | Summer Adventure Camp
    A five year counselor veteran of Morris Arboretum's Summer Adventure Camp is Sarah Fabian, a 7th and 8th grade teacher of Special Education in Reading and Math at Stewart Middle School in Norristown Area School District.
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29 hours ago

Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsyl...

ON THE BLOG: "One man's quest to cultivate iconic southern trees in Philadelphia", contributed by Sarah Kennedy. Read here: http://bit.ly/southernliveoaks.

    Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
    Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania added 235 new photos.
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2 days ago

Explore some of the nesting bird hotspots at ...

Explore some of the nesting bird hotspots at Morris Arboretum on Tuesday, June 5th at 8 am! We will visit the Arboretum's natural areas including the wetlands, meadows, and woodlands along the Wissahickon Creek. We will see resident birds as well as migrating raptors, sparrows, and warblers! Register Here: http://bit.ly/23BovmT.

    Birding Classes - Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
    https://online.morrisarboretum.org

2 days ago

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2 days ago

Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsyl...

On The Blog: THE ALL-AROUND BENEFITS OF GARDENING AND HOW IT CAN PREVENT UNHEALTHY BEHAVIORS, contributed by guest blogger, Maria Cannon http://bit.ly/benefitsGardening.

    Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
    Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania added 234 new photos.
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3 days ago

Come visit us at the Chestnut Hill Garden Fes...

Come visit us at the Chestnut Hill Garden Festival! Buy some raffle tickets - you could win a Phillies Gift pack including 4 tickets to a game! We are also selling yard signs and bumper magnets in support of Philly Public Schools!!!

    Friends of J.S. Jenks
    Friends of J.S. Jenks. 359 likes. The Friends of J.S. Jenks (FOJSJ) is an independent fundraising organization for support of the J.S. Jenks Public School.
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3 days ago

Find out WHAT'S IN BLOOM in May and where the...

Find out WHAT'S IN BLOOM in May and where the blooms can be found in the garden. http://bit.ly/May_InBloom

    Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania | What's in Bloom
    Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania is a historic public garden and educational institution. It promotes an understanding of the relationship between plants, people and place through programs that integrate science, art and the humanities. Learn More
    http://morrisarboretum.org

3 days ago

  • DEMOLITION PERMIT

    EZ INTERIOR DEMOLITION- FOR THE INTERIOR DEMOLITION ON NON-BEARING PARTITION WALL AND CEILINGS AS PER ATTACHED STANDARD. DEVIATIONS FROM THESE STANDARDS REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF CONSTRUCTION AND SITE PLANS. *CONTRACTOR HAS NO EMPLOYEES PER NOTARIZED LETTER*

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3 days ago

Moonlight & Roses || June 8, 2018 || 6pm - 11...

Moonlight & Roses || June 8, 2018 || 6pm - 11pm : What could be better than a magical night of dining and dancing under the stars, surrounded by the lush beauty of roses in bloom? Tag someone you'd like to bring on June 8th and prepare yourself for one of the best summer evenings in Philadelphia. For more information and to purchase tickets, go to: http://bit.ly/MoonlightandRoses2018.

    Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania | Moonlight & Roses
    As a member of the Directors' Guild and as a longtime generous supporter of the Arboretum's programs and initiatives, Maysie is an outspoken advocate for the Arboretum and its mission. Her leadership gifts to Out on a Limb and to the establishment of the Horticulture Center, helped to strengthen the Arboretum's ability to extend to our community important messages concerning conservation and protection of the natural world.
    http://www.morrisarboretum.org

4 days ago

Nominations are open for 2018-2019 board posi...

Nominations are open for 2018-2019 board positions. We need community members, current and future Jenks families to get involved! Have questions about the board - send us a message! https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdRgG1gwqjm5Ed_ZjhRpHuNeMOWF83BuSUZRUMKGGmnTjELlw/viewform?usp=sf_link

    2018-2019 Nomination Form Friends of J.S. Jenks Board
    It is election time at Jenks Academy for the Art and Sciences! The Friends of J.S. Jenks (FOJSJ) board is open for nominations. This is your chance to directly participate in the continued success of J.S.
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5 days ago

Bogs are unique ecosystems that are a host to...

Bogs are unique ecosystems that are a host to a variety of weird and wonderful plants, but did you know you can have one in your own backyard? On Saturday, May 19th you can plant a compact, colorful, and winter-hardy planter that will bring a fresh and unique element to your garden. Wear clothing that can get dirty and don't forget to bring your gardening gloves! Register Here: http://bit.ly/26xdQMu.

    Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
    Bogs are unique ecosystems that are a host to a variety of weird and wonderful plants, but did you know you can have one in your own backyard? On Saturday, May 19th you can plant a compact, colorful,...
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6 days ago

Will we see you this Sunday for the Great Hou...

Will we see you this Sunday for the Great Houses Tour? If you don't have your tickets yet, visit https://chestnuthillcommunity.ticketleap.com/greathousestour/ and get yours before they sell out! http://www.chestnuthilllocal.com/2018/05/16/conservancy-chca-team-up-for-architectural-house-tour/

    Conservancy, CHCA team up for architectural house tour - Chestnut Hill Local Philadelphia PA
    by Pete Mazzaccaro The Chestnut Hill Community Association and the Chestnut Hill Conservancy have teamed up to hold a "Great Houses Tour" on Sunday, May 20. It's a chance for people to get an inside look at some of the neighborhood's most notable homes and to talk to designers and contractors who worked on them....
    http://www.chestnuthilllocal.com

6 days ago

The incredible beauty of the summer nights at...

The incredible beauty of the summer nights at the Morris Arboretum provides the perfect backdrop for this unique yoga opportunity. Study inspirational Vinyasa yoga for a ten-session class starting on Tuesday May 22! Participants will learn the basics of yoga: breathing, mindfulness, meditation, balance, strength, flexibility, core awareness, and deep relaxation while surrounded by the Arboretum's peaceful ambiance. Register here: http://bit.ly/23lPrHm.

    Health and Wellness Classes - Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
    https://online.morrisarboretum.org

6 days ago

  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL SWITCHES, LIGHT, RECEPTS, GFCI'S AS PER 2008 NEC (NORTH DISTRICT)

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  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    REPLACE KNOB AND TUBE WIRING IN SUNROOM, LIVING ROOM, DINING ROOM, AND FOUR BEDROOMS... IN ACCORDANCE WITH 2008 NEC FOR A ONE FAMILY BUILDING

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6 days ago

We are so proud of our Rental Team for receiv...

We are so proud of our Rental Team for receiving WeddingWire Couples' Choice Award 2018, and their effort in making Morris Arboretum a top venue for weddings. Congratulations for well-deserved recognition! https://www.weddingwire.com/couples-choice-awards

    Couples' Choice Awards | Best Wedding Cakes, Wedding Venues, Wedding Photographers & More
    The Couples' Choice Awards recognizes the best wedding vendors, from wedding cakes to wedding photographers, in the WeddingWire Network. These wedding vendors have demonstrated excellent service and expertise in the wedding industry.
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May 16

Timeless, Longstanding, Fiscally Sound : Thes...

Timeless, Longstanding, Fiscally Sound : These are the aims of Morris Arboretum's Ever Green campaign: to sustain and grow the Arboretum as a premier public garden and as a center for botanical and horticultural research in Greater Philadelphia and beyond. To learn more about our Ever Green campaign and to contribute a gift, go to: https://powerofpenn.upenn.edu/school-and-center/morris-arboretum/. #PowerOfPenn

    Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
    Timeless, Longstanding, Fiscally Sound : These are the aims of Morris Arboretum's Ever Green campaign: to sustain and grow the Arboretum as a premier public garden and as a center for botanical and...
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May 15

Spring is a wonderful time for children to ex...

Spring is a wonderful time for children to explore the great outdoors and develop their intellectual curiosity while having fun in nature! Join us for a close-up look at trees, birds, and other wildlife that call the Morris Arboretum home! This four week class runs on Sundays starting May 20th! Register here: http://bit.ly/1nx7slH.

    Growing Minds at Morris Arboretum - Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
    https://online.morrisarboretum.org

May 14

Ever thought about becoming a volunteer at Mo...

Ever thought about becoming a volunteer at Morris Arboretum? Come and join us! There are many opportunities to get involved, learn new skills and make new friends. To learn more and to apply: http://morrisarboretum.org/volunteer.shtml

    Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania | Volunteer
    Volunteering at the Morris Arboretum can be a rewarding and stimulating experience. You will learn new skills, make new friends, and become a valued member of the extended volunteer staff. The Arboretum could not accomplish all that it does without the help of its volunteers who play an integral role in the organization.
    http://morrisarboretum.org

May 13

Spring is here! Come see the garden as it awa...

Spring is here! Come see the garden as it awakens from its slumber once again. Plan your visit here: http://bit.ly/MorrisHoursandAdmission.

    Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
    Spring is here! Come see the garden as it awakens from its slumber once again. Plan your visit here: http://bit.ly/MorrisHoursandAdmission.
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May 13

Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsyl...

ON THE BLOG: Untold Stories of Compton: The Vacation Companion, Contributed by Joyce H. Munro; read it here: http://bit.ly/vacationcompanion.

    Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
    Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania added 232 new photos.
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May 13

These images are just a taste of the extraord...

These images are just a taste of the extraordinary architecture, design, and spectacular renovation work that await you on May 20! We welcome you to unabashedly explore SIX fabulous Chestnut Hill sites, representing many different architectural styles and eras of construction from the mid-1800s to the late-1960s. All of these homes have been (or are in the process of being) adapted for contemporary living while embracing the community’s history and landscape. Presented jointly by the Chestnut Hill Conservancy (http://chconservancy.org) and the Chestnut Hill Community Association (http://www.chestnuthill.org), this "Great Houses Tour" is designed to celebrate and share the ways that traditional and contemporary design can coexist in this historic and architecturally extraordinary community. The hosts at each location include the architects, designers, and contractors to connect you to a wealth of information. No number of questions for them is too many! The locations of this self-guided tour will be revealed on the day of the tour, at the registration check-in location. This tour is a rain or shine event. Reserve Your ticket at https://chestnuthillcommunity.ticketleap.com/greathousestour/ Non-Members $40.00 Chestnut Hill Conservancy Member $35.00 Chestnut HIll Community Association Member $35 Conservancy & Community Association Member $25.00 Thank You to Our Sponsors! Lead Sponsor Merrill Lynch The Nottingham-Goodman Group Program Sponsors Kurtz Construction, Inc. Gen 3 Joseph Manero & Sons Inc. Masonry Matthew Millan Architects, Inc. George Woodward Co. Dennis F. Meyer Inc. Bowman Properties Washington Investment Consultants MIS Capital Inc. Shay Construction Hirshorn Boothy, a division of Bryn Mawr Trust Digital Sponsor Main Line Kitchen Designs

    Chestnut Hill Community Association
    Chestnut Hill Community Association added a new photo.
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May 13

Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms out there ...

Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms out there and thank you for all that you do. #happymothersday #mothersday • • 🌸: Joseph Rock Peony, Paeonia Rockii • 📍: Rose Garden

    Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
    Happy Mother's Day to all the moms out there and thank you for all that you do. #happymothersday #mothersday * * 🌸: Joseph Rock Peony, Paeonia Rockii * 📍: Rose Garden
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May 12

Timeless, Longstanding, Fiscally Sound : Thes...

Timeless, Longstanding, Fiscally Sound : These are the aims of Morris Arboretum's Ever Green campaign: to sustain and grow the Arboretum as a premier public garden and as a center for botanical and horticultural research in Greater Philadelphia and beyond. To learn more about our Ever Green campaign and to contribute a gift, go to: https://powerofpenn.upenn.edu/school-and-center/morris-arboretum/. #PowerOfPenn

    Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
    Timeless, Longstanding, Fiscally Sound : These are the aims of Morris Arboretum's Ever Green campaign: to sustain and grow the Arboretum as a premier public garden and as a center for botanical and...
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May 11

Join us on Sunday, May 20th for a sneak peak ...

Join us on Sunday, May 20th for a sneak peak into the world of garden railways. Drawing inspiration from the great railroads that shaped our nation, garden railways mimic life in America and incorporate beautiful garden landscapes into the world of model trains! Register Here: http://bit.ly/1LdiZSI.

    Behind the Scenes Classes - Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
    https://online.morrisarboretum.org

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