19 min ago

Join us for the Walk Against Hate on June 3rd...

Join us for the Walk Against Hate on June 3rd! Follow the link and click register - select the branch closest to us and help us take a step in the right direction! https://secure.e2rm.com/registrant/EventHome.aspx?eventid=230932&langpref=en-CA&Referrer=direct%2fnone

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7 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.
    http://morrisarboretum.org

7 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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9 hours ago

Do you have plans for your Children this summ...

Do you have plans for your Children this summer? Check out our list of local summer camps and programs today!

    Sports & Summer Camps | Roxborough, Philadelphia
    https://roxboroughpa.com

12 hours ago

We are in the final 10 days of our 2018 Annua...

We are in the final 10 days of our 2018 Annual Campaign. Please consider making a pledge and give a child or family in our community the gift is summer. Click the link below to donate today! https://operations.daxko.com/features/onlinegiving/donationdetails.aspx?cid=3109&campaign=16768&campaigner=6120854

    Roxborough YMCA
    We are in the final 10 days of our 2018 Annual Campaign. Please consider making a pledge and give a child or family in our community the gift is summer. Click the link below to donate today!...
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21 hours ago

Help the Roxborough YMCA win the Classic Town...

Help the Roxborough YMCA win the Classic Towns People's Choice Contest! Follow the link and vote for us now! https://classictowns.typeform.com/to/AhFyhf

    Round Two Classic Towns People's Choice Contest
    The 2018 Classic Towns People's Choice Awards continues with Round Two of voting! Each town selected their winners and now the chosen picks will compete to be the best of the Classic Towns. Be sure to vote for your town from 5/8 to 5/22 and stay tuned for the winners!
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22 hours ago

Wissahickon Interested Citizens Association -...

    New development controls proposed for a hidden gem of the Northwest
    New limits on development are in the works for a leafy Northwest Philadelphia neighborhood best known for its proximity to the sprawling park with which it shares a name.
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28 hours 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

33 hours ago

On Friday, May 25th the Gorgas Park Farmers M...

On Friday, May 25th the Gorgas Park Farmers Market will open for the season! Stop pass Gorgas Park from 3-7 PM and check out the fresh selection of produce and baked goods from McCann's Farm and J's Gouramaze!

    Roxborough PA
    On Friday, May 25th the Gorgas Park Farmers Market will open for the season! Stop pass Gorgas Park from 3-7 PM and check out the fresh selection of produce and baked goods from McCann's Farm and J's...
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33 hours ago

On Friday, May 25th the Friends of Gorgas Par...

On Friday, May 25th the Friends of Gorgas Park Farmers Market will open for the season! Stop pass Gorgas Park from 3-7 PM and check out the fresh selection of produce and baked goods from McCann's Farm and J's GourAmaze Fine Foods and Baked Goods!

    Roxborough PA
    On Friday, May 25th the Friends of Gorgas Park Farmers Market will open for the season! Stop pass Gorgas Park from 3-7 PM and check out the fresh selection of produce and baked goods from McCann's...
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36 hours ago

Are you looking for more information on Summe...

Are you looking for more information on Summer camp? Great news, we have a camp info session tonight beginning at 6:30pm in the lobby area! Stop by and have all your questions answered!

    Roxborough YMCA
    Are you looking for more information on Summer camp? Great news, we have a camp info session tonight beginning at 6:30pm in the lobby area! Stop by and have all your questions answered!
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47 hours 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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2 days ago

Join us for the Walk Against Hate on June 3rd...

Join us for the Walk Against Hate on June 3rd! Follow the link and click register - select the branch closest to us and help us take a step in the right direction! https://secure.e2rm.com/registrant/EventHome.aspx?eventid=230932&langpref=en-CA&Referrer=direct%2fnone

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2 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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2 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

2 days ago

Help the Roxborough YMCA win the Classic Town...

Help the Roxborough YMCA win the Classic Towns People's Choice Contest! Follow the link and vote for us now! https://classictowns.typeform.com/to/AhFyhf

    Round Two Classic Towns People's Choice Contest
    The 2018 Classic Towns People's Choice Awards continues with Round Two of voting! Each town selected their winners and now the chosen picks will compete to be the best of the Classic Towns. Be sure to vote for your town from 5/8 to 5/22 and stay tuned for the winners!
    https://classictowns.typeform.com

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

3 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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3 days ago

9 a.m. yoga tomorrow morning is cancelled. Sw...

9 a.m. yoga tomorrow morning is cancelled. Switch it up and try out Body Combat at 9:35 a.m. in Studio A We apologize for the inconvenience.

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4 days ago

With Round One of the first Classic Towns of ...

With Round One of the first Classic Towns of Greater Philadelphia People’s Choice Contest concluded, we are excited to kick-off Round Two! Show your love for Roxborough by casting your vote for the Best of the Classic Towns today.

    Round Two Classic Towns People's Choice Contest
    The 2018 Classic Towns People's Choice Awards continues with Round Two of voting! Each town selected their winners and now the chosen picks will compete to be the best of the Classic Towns. Be sure to vote for your town from 5/8 to 5/22 and stay tuned for the winners!
    https://classictowns.typeform.com

4 days ago

Join us for the Walk Against Hate on June 3rd...

Join us for the Walk Against Hate on June 3rd! Follow the link and click register - select the branch closest to us and help us take a step in the right direction! https://secure.e2rm.com/registrant/EventHome.aspx?eventid=230932&langpref=en-CA&Referrer=direct%2fnone

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4 days ago

Yoga for Relaxation on Monday mornings at 9am...

Yoga for Relaxation on Monday mornings at 9am is removed from the schedule until further notice. In the meantime, stay strong with Body Pump at 9am in Studio A!

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4 days ago

Help the Roxborough YMCA win the Classic Town...

Help the Roxborough YMCA win the Classic Towns People's Choice Contest! Follow the link and vote for us now! https://classictowns.typeform.com/to/AhFyhf

    Round Two Classic Towns People's Choice Contest
    The 2018 Classic Towns People's Choice Awards continues with Round Two of voting! Each town selected their winners and now the chosen picks will compete to be the best of the Classic Towns. Be sure to vote for your town from 5/8 to 5/22 and stay tuned for the winners!
    https://classictowns.typeform.com

4 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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4 days ago

It's time to take the plunge - camp is fillin...

It's time to take the plunge - camp is filling up fast! If you have not registered yet, what are you waiting for? #camp #summercamp #daycamp

    Roxborough YMCA
    It's time to take the plunge - camp is filling up fast! If you have not registered yet, what are you waiting for? #camp #summercamp #daycamp
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5 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

5 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

5 days ago

Combine your favorite things, nature and exer...

Combine your favorite things, nature and exercise! Head out to Camp Speers on May 19th for a 5K around camp! This is a great way to experience Camp Speers before summer! Follow the link for more information http://bit.ly/2Hi65m4

    Taking Our Shot at Inspiring Hope
    As we begin 2018, we look forward to a new year of raising funds to rename Type 1 Diabetes to Type None.
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5 days ago

10:10am Pilates today will run as Core and St...

10:10am Pilates today will run as Core and Strength with Mike!

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5 days ago

Roxborough YMCA added 2 new photos.

It may be rainy and dreary, but our new flowers are bright and cheery!

    Roxborough YMCA
    Roxborough YMCA added a new photo.
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5 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.
    https://www.weddingwire.com

6 days ago

Join us for the Walk Against Hate on June 3rd...

Join us for the Walk Against Hate on June 3rd! Follow the link and click register - select the branch closest to us and help us take a step in the right direction! https://secure.e2rm.com/registrant/EventHome.aspx?eventid=230932&langpref=en-CA&Referrer=direct%2fnone

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6 days ago

Garlic Mustard – An Edible, Delicious Invasive

By Trish Fries, Environmental Education Program Specialist

    Garlic Mustard - An Edible, Delicious Invasive - Friends of Wissahickon
    By Trish Fries, Environmental Education Program Specialist Garlic mustard (Alliaria petiolata) is a common invasive plant seen all over the forest floor in the Wissahickon and throughout the eastern United States. A native of Europe and Asia, it was introduced into this country for use medicinally and as an edible herb.
    https://www.fow.org

6 days ago

Take a look at our Roxborough High School vol...

Take a look at our Roxborough High School volunteers and their peers doing awesome things!

    Academy Pathways prepare students for college, career at Roxborough High
    Academy Pathways, cutting-edge technology, student leadership, innovative teachers and supportive staff are all elements at the heart of the curriculum at The Academies at Roxborough High School. Located at 6498 Ridge Ave., The Academies at Roxborough High school is the first high school in Philadelphia to implement the all-academy high school model.
    http://www.phillytrib.com

6 days ago

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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6 days ago

Join the Philadelphia Folksong Society on Sun...

Join the Philadelphia Folksong Society on Sunday, May 20th from 11 am - 3 pm For their Family and Community Open House! This free family fun event is an opportunity to learn more about the Philadelphia Folksong Society while enjoying live music, actives and more.

    Roxborough PA
    Join the Philadelphia Folksong Society on Sunday, May 20th from 11 am - 3 pm For their Family and Community Open House! This free family fun event is an opportunity to learn more about the...
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6 days ago

Zumba Gold today at 11:05am will run as Trim ...

Zumba Gold today at 11:05am will run as Trim and Sculpt with Mike!

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6 days ago

Need a girls trip? We are hosting a Women’s W...

Need a girls trip? We are hosting a Women’s Wellness Retreat at Camp Speers May 18th-20th. The beautiful camp setting, relaxing atmosphere, and variety of wellness classes and experiences make this retreat the perfect way to let you recharge mind, body and spirit. Grab your friends and join us! More information here http://campspeersymca.org/womens-wellness-weekends/

    Women's Wellness Retreats " Camp Speers YMCA
    Staff from the greater Philadelphia Freedom Valley YMCA host the Women's Wellness retreats at Camp Speers in the Poconos. The beautiful camp setting, relaxing atmosphere, and variety of classes and experiences make this retreat the perfect way to recharge mind, body and spirit. Enjoy yoga, canoeing, body flow classes, zumba, rock climbing and more.
    http://campspeersymca.org

May 15

Camp is a month away!! Have you registered ye...

Camp is a month away!! Have you registered yet?!

    Roxborough YMCA
    Camp is a month away!! Have you registered yet?!
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May 15

Wissahickon Interested Citizens Association -...

    Rep. Pam DeLissio
    FYI - On Wednesday, May 23rd from 6:30-7:30pm, the Philadelphia City Planning Commission is holding a public meeting where they will present draft plans for the Wissahickon Gateway Improvement Plan....
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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

Help the Roxborough YMCA win the Classic Town...

Help the Roxborough YMCA win the Classic Towns People's Choice Contest! Follow the link and vote for us now! https://classictowns.typeform.com/to/AhFyhf

    Round Two Classic Towns People's Choice Contest
    The 2018 Classic Towns People's Choice Awards continues with Round Two of voting! Each town selected their winners and now the chosen picks will compete to be the best of the Classic Towns. Be sure to vote for your town from 5/8 to 5/22 and stay tuned for the winners!
    https://classictowns.typeform.com

May 14

With a commitment to adaptively reuse the for...

With a commitment to adaptively reuse the former Grace Lutheran Church, Ruggiero Plante Land Design shares plans for their new home on Ridge Avenue in Roxborough.

    Philadelphia Design Firm To Make Modern Home In 100-Year-Old Roxborough Church
    Philadelphia design firm to make modern home in 100-year-old Roxborough church. David Plante and Cesira Ruggiero, the principals of Ruggiero Plante Land Design, have worked for decades to improve properties around the region. Today, they are putting their expertise in engineering and design into the rehabilitation of a nearly 100-year-old church in Roxborough that will serve as their new headquarters.
    https://roxboroughpa.com

May 14

Need a girls trip? We are hosting a Women’s W...

Need a girls trip? We are hosting a Women’s Wellness Retreat at Camp Speers May 18th-20th. The beautiful camp setting, relaxing atmosphere, and variety of wellness classes and experiences make this retreat the perfect way to let you recharge mind, body and spirit. Grab your friends and join us! More information here http://campspeersymca.org/womens-wellness-weekends/

    Women's Wellness Retreats " Camp Speers YMCA
    Staff from the greater Philadelphia Freedom Valley YMCA host the Women's Wellness retreats at Camp Speers in the Poconos. The beautiful camp setting, relaxing atmosphere, and variety of classes and experiences make this retreat the perfect way to recharge mind, body and spirit. Enjoy yoga, canoeing, body flow classes, zumba, rock climbing and more.
    http://campspeersymca.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 14

Congratulations to organizers and participant...

Congratulations to organizers and participants of the 17th Annual Roxborough Mother's Day Walk/Run. Their efforts and coordination raise funds to support Lisa's Army and Friends In Pink.

    Roxborough's 17th Annual Mother's Day Walk Benefits Cancer Charities
    Alicia Nieves reports.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

May 14

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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