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Lawncrest Community Garden shared their album...

For Throw Back Thursday here are some pictures from our Tree Giveaway in 2015.


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    REPLACE HOUSE DRAIN HOUSE TRAP AND FAI PA20181061728 "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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Get ready to #getnerdy! Next Tuesday, April 2...

Get ready to #getnerdy! Next Tuesday, April 24th, we’re hosting Science After School, in conjunction with the Philadelphia Science Festival. The event runs from 3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. and will have fun, hands-on science-themed presentations from the Academy of Natural Sciences, Center for Aquatic Sciences at Adventure Aquarium, AnimaLearn, and the Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education. For more information and a calendar of events visit https://www.fi.edu/psf.

    Philadelphia Science Festival
    The Philadelphia Science Festival returns this spring to educate, inspire, and engage the region with the science and technology that surrounds our everyday world. Organized and led by The Franklin Institute, in collaboration with 200 of the region's premier science, cultural, and educational establishments, the 2018 Philadelphia Science Festival offers more than 80 events over nine days in communities all across the region.
    https://www.fi.edu

2 days ago

The Free Library system will be closed on Wed...

The Free Library system will be closed on Wednesday, April 18 for staff development. Normal hours will resume on Thursday, April 19.

    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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Lawncrest Community Garden shared a link.

    Philly's urban gardeners are under siege from gentrification. Here's what they're doing about it
    A few years ago, Elmira Smith and her Kensington neighbors got tired of looking at the vacant lot on their block, an overgrown tangle of weeds and trash, and decided to take action. So, they did what good neighbors do.
    http://www.philly.com

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The next meeting of the Lawncrest Community A...

The next meeting of the Lawncrest Community Association is Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 at 7:00PM at St. William’s Social Hall. Doors open at 6:30PM.

    https://www.facebook.com

Apr 10

Our third Budget Briefing and Town Hall Meeti...

Our third Budget Briefing and Town Hall Meeting rolls into #Burholme and #Summerdale on Thursday at 7 p.m. at St. Thomas Indian Orthodox Church, 1006 Unruh Avenue. As usual, we'll have City, state and federal agencies along with several nonprofits there to assist you with quality-of-life issues. Stop by and check it out!


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Apr 08

We had a good work day Saturday. We moved the...

We had a good work day Saturday. We moved the sign forward. (It was getting crowded by the bush) Cleared the flower beds and started work on the new plots for free vegetables.


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Mouse droppings on a duck and undated Scrapple close Philly eateries

6301 Oxford Ave.

This article has 24 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

3163 Kensington Ave.

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200 Market St.

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4357 Main St.

8225 Germantown Ave.

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5821 Germantown Ave.

5136 Torresdale Ave.

1724 Bridge St.

4501 N. Broad St.

430 W. Indiana Ave.

7401 Stenton Ave.

567 N 63rd St.

1772 S 65th St.

107 W Wyoming Ave.

7204 Ogontz Ave.

    Mouse droppings on a duck and undated Scrapple close Philly eateries
    Imagine finding mouse droppings on a duck that was about to be cooked or rusted paint chips in a barrel of pork. That is what Philadelphia food inspectors recently encountered. Add those discoveries to the spoiled and rotting bar food, baby roaches crawling around sinks, live and dead mice, a couple of cats, overflowing sewerage, undated Scrapple and you have the newest edition of Clean Plates.
    http://www.philly.com

Apr 03

Our next workday is this Saturday, April 7th ...

Our next workday is this Saturday, April 7th at 10:00 AM. If you would like to have a plot this year, there are still some available. Come and join us.

    https://www.facebook.com

Apr 02

You can vote for a Philadelphia Parks project...

You can vote for a Philadelphia Parks project to receive $20,000. Choices include the Pennypack Environmental Center, Carousel House and wheelchair accessible trails.

    NRPA Meet Me at the Park 2018
    Vote for your favorite park project in 1 of 15 designated cities and/or nominate your city to receive a $20,000 park grant, made possible by Disney and NRPA! For rules and details go to www.nrpa.org/disneymeetmeatthepark. No pur nec. 18+. Ends 4/30.
    https://www.meetmeatthepark.org

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This sounds interesting.

This sounds interesting.

    Planting the Seeds of a Food Forest in Philadelphia
    With its myriad public gardens and 40,000-plus vacant lots, many of which have been transformed into community farms, Philadelphia is already a hub for community gardening. Philly also has a shortage of supermarkets in low income neighborhoods, which has made the city an incubator for novel ideas on getting healthy food into people's hands, cheap or even free.
    https://nextcity.org

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The Lawncrest Community Association meeting i...

The Lawncrest Community Association meeting is Tuesday, March 20th, 2018 at 6:00PM. Please note the early start time. The meeting will be a special meeting hosted by State Representative Isabella Fitzgerald.

    https://www.facebook.com

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