2 hours ago

Vare Washington is trying to bring musical th...

Vare Washington is trying to bring musical theater back to their school! Performance will be this May, and open to the public. Please consider a donation to help purchase costumes, lighting, props, and the rights to the musical itself. Any amount will help achieve this goal!

    Bring Back Our Musical! by Zachary Duberstein
    Prior to the merger of Abigail Vare and George Washington Schools, George Washington was known for putting on amazing musical performances; lighting, elaborate costumes, choreographed dance and song routines, the works! Sadly, due to lack of adequate funding, the school has gone without a musical for several years.
    https://www.pledgecents.com

16 hours ago

16 hours ago

  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL 100A SERVICE, 20- SPACE PANEL. REPLACE 10- OUTLETS AND 10- SWITCHES... PER 2008 NEC FOR A ONE FAMILY BUILDING

    117 FITZGERALD ST Issued December 8, 2017 Comment

40 hours ago

2 days ago

Friends of Vare-Washington added an event.

This meeting is rescheduled from 12/7. Come meet your neighbors and learn more about our school. We'll have information on upcoming events and volunteer opportunities. Children welcome!

    Friends of Vare-Washington Meeting - Rescheduled
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3 days ago

Come play with blocks tomorrow at 3!

Come play with blocks tomorrow at 3!

    Events: Build It!
    Build with LEGOs, MagnaTiles, KEVA planks, Straws Connectors, and more. This program is intended for children from 2-12 years old. Children under seven must be accompanied by an adult.
    https://libwww.freelibrary.org

3 days ago

4 days ago

Leah Stein Dance Company added an event.

Voice/Movement Workshop with Leah Stein Explore improvisational movement and sound inspired by Deep Listening® practice. Connect internally and with others in an open creative process where everyone’s contribution is essential. Seasoned professionals as well as those newer to dance and voice are welcome. Pre-register: http://www.leahsteindanceco.org/voicemovement-workshop Date: April 21 from 1:00 - 4:00 pm Location: Our Lady of Mt. Carmel School Building 2329 S. 3rd Street, 2nd Floor Philadelphia Cost per Workshop: $20 in advance $25 at the door Deep Listening®, developed by Pauline Oliveros, "explores the difference between the involuntary nature of hearing and the voluntary, selective nature – exclusive and inclusive -- of listening. The practice includes bodywork, sonic meditations, interactive performance, listening to the sounds of daily life, nature, one’s own thoughts, imagination and dreams, and listening to listening itself." - deeplistening.org

    Voice/Movement with Leah Stein
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4 days ago

  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL HVAC 80% EFFICIENCY 72,000 BTU HEATING UNIT W/SOME DUCTWORK.

    319 CANTRELL ST Issued December 4, 2017 Comment

4 days ago

One of Philadelphia’s Finest Recognized for His Work in the Community

Paul Bryson started playing ball at Edward O’Malley Athletic Association, 144 Moore St., at age 5 and coaching at 13. In fact, the whole Bryson clan spent most of its time at the athletic haven.

“It kept the family out of trouble,” the native of the 400 block of Winton Street said. “It was something for us to do in the community.”

As a teen, he refereed hockey at EOM and umpired the summer baseball league at Burke Playground, Second and Jackson streets — in between playing his own hockey, baseball and football games. During the school year, he would try to squeeze in a snooze between school and practice.

With his day job as community relations officer at the 1st District, 2301 S. 24th St., Bryson, who resides on the 2600 block of South Front Street with wife Patty, has sacrificed his vacation time to ensure he rarely missed a game.

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“Sometimes I didn’t have a cat nap,” the St. John Neumann High School, 2600 Moore St., and Lincoln Technical Institute grad said. “I’d go right down to football. … I was always on the run from the time I got up to the time I went to bed.”

With his day job as community relations officer at the 1st District, 2301 S. 24th St., Bryson, who resides on the 2600 block of South Front Street with wife Patty, has sacrificed his vacation time to ensure he rarely missed a game.

5 days ago

LEAP - Free Library of Philadelphia plays #ca...

LEAP - Free Library of Philadelphia plays #catan!

    Whitman Library - Free Library of Philadelphia
    LEAP - Free Library of Philadelphia plays #catan!
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5 days ago

How Jesus Christ Block Parties help fight Philly’s opioid crisis

Lawler’s twisted journey began in the 1980s when he was a young teenager on the 300-block of Gladstone Street in Whitman, popping Xanax and smoking marijuana. His early rebellion would morph into years of addiction, crime and incarceration.

    How Jesus Christ Block Parties help fight Philly's opioid crisis
    The Dunkin' Donuts at Fifth and Oregon attracts as diverse a clientele as you'll see in Philadelphia. Police officers, men and women in scrubs, a few people in suits and others in clothes ready for the curb stand in line for coffees.
    https://billypenn.com

6 days ago

Storytime tomorrow at 10 am!

Storytime tomorrow at 10 am!

    Events: Storytime
    Join us for rhymes, songs, movement activities, and stories! This program is intended for children 0-5 years old and their caregivers; older siblings are always welcome. Daycares and other groups should call the Childrens Librarian at 215-685-1754 to schedule their own storytime session.
    https://libwww.freelibrary.org

6 days ago

Friends of Vare-Washington shared their event...

Please join us Thursday at 7! We are looking to fill committee chairpeople and brainstorm our 2018 event calendar!

    Friends of Vare-Washington Meeting
    Come meet your neighbors and learn more about our school. We'll have information on upcoming events and volunteer opportunities. Children welcome!
    https://www.facebook.com

Dec 03

Dec 02

The "Negotiating Salaries" workshop scheduled...

The "Negotiating Salaries" workshop scheduled for Monday, 12/4 has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience. The same workshop will be offered today, Saturday December 2 at 11 am at Queen Memorial Library - Free Library of Philadelphia.

    https://www.facebook.com

Dec 02

Dec 02

  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL 200AMP SERVICE UPGRADE AND PARTIAL REWIRE FOR 2ND AND 3RD FLOOR WITH RECEPTS,SWITCHES,LIGHTS,FIXTURES,SMOKES AND CO DETECTORS AS PER 2008 NEC (SOUTH DISTRICT)

    2109 S HANCOCK ST Issued November 30, 2017 Comment
  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    INSTALL WATER AND DRAIN LINES FOR TOILET, VANITIES AND TUBS.THE INSTALLATION WILL COMPLY WITH THE PHILADEPHIA PLUBMING CODE 2004

    2109 S HANCOCK ST Issued November 30, 2017 Comment

Dec 01

Stop in before the weekend to check out a boo...

Stop in before the weekend to check out a book from our new winter display! #cozy #hygge #happyholidays

    Whitman Library - Free Library of Philadelphia
    Stop in before the weekend to check out a book from our new winter display! #cozy #hygge #happyholidays
    https://www.facebook.com

Dec 01

Come play with blocks today at 3!

Come play with blocks today at 3!

    Events: Build It!
    Build with LEGOs, MagnaTiles, KEVA planks, Straws Connectors, and more. This program is intended for children from 2-12 years old. Children under seven must be accompanied by an adult.
    https://libwww.freelibrary.org

Dec 01

Whitman Library - Free Library of Philadelphi...

    Whitman Library - Free Library of Philadelphia
    Whitman Library - Free Library of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 1K likes. Whitman Neighborhood Library is a branch of the Free Library of Philadelphia. We serve the people of the Whitman and...
    https://www.facebook.com

Dec 01

Dec 01

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    REPLACE 3/4" WATER SERVICE TO WATER METER PA20173330107 "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"

    113 WOLF ST Issued November 29, 2017 Comment

Dec 01

  • ZHU JIN

    152 Durfor St. Philadelphia, Pa 19148-4008 November 29, 2017 Comment

Nov 30

Friends of Vare-Washington shared Brian Sims'...

    Brian Sims
    In just TWO days, I'll be providing FREE shredding services at Seger Park (1020 Lombard)! From 9 AM to 12 PM you can shred your personal, financial, medical, or any documents with information you...
    https://www.facebook.com

Nov 30

We are unexpectedly closed today, Thursday No...

We are unexpectedly closed today, Thursday November 30, due to a building emergency. We apologize for this inconvenience.

    https://www.facebook.com

Nov 30

  • Theft

    • Thefts

      1800 Block S. 02nd Street November 18, 2017 @ 2:24 p.m. Comment

Nov 29

Here's our December calendar!

Here's our December calendar!

    Whitman Library - Free Library of Philadelphia
    Here's our December calendar!
    https://www.facebook.com

Nov 29

Nov 28

Only a few more days to check out November's ...

Only a few more days to check out November's book display for National Novel Writing Month! #NaNoWriMo NaNoWriMo

    Whitman Library - Free Library of Philadelphia
    Whitman Library - Free Library of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 1K likes. Whitman Neighborhood Library is a branch of the Free Library of Philadelphia. We serve the people of the Whitman and...
    https://www.facebook.com

Nov 28

Only a few more days left to check out Novemb...

Only a few more days left to check out November's book display for National Novel Writing Month! #NaNoWriMo NaNoWriMo

    Whitman Library - Free Library of Philadelphia
    Whitman Library - Free Library of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 1K likes. Whitman Neighborhood Library is a branch of the Free Library of Philadelphia. We serve the people of the Whitman and...
    https://www.facebook.com

Nov 28

Did you know that you can donate directly to ...

Did you know that you can donate directly to Vare Washington through the Fund for the School District of Philadelphia? This #givingtuesday, please visit our microsite and help with our Capital Campaign! #PhillyFUNDamentals #FundPHLschools https://fundamentals.thefundsdp.org/school/2720

    Friends of Vare-Washington
    Did you know that you can donate directly to Vare Washington through the Fund for the School District of Philadelphia? This #givingtuesday, please visit our microsite and help with our Capital...
    https://www.facebook.com

Nov 27

Storytime tomorrow at 10!

Storytime tomorrow at 10!

    Events: Storytime
    Join us for rhymes, songs, movement activities, and stories! This program is intended for children 0-5 years old and their caregivers; older siblings are always welcome. Daycares and other groups should call the Childrens Librarian at 215-685-1754 to schedule their own storytime session.
    https://libwww.freelibrary.org

Nov 27

Salary Negotiation workshop here, next Monday...

Salary Negotiation workshop here, next Monday at 6 pm!

    Events: AAUW Work Smart: Salary Negotiation Workshop for Women
    Women working full time in the United States typically are paid just 80 percent of what white men are paid, a gap of 20 percent and its even worse for women of color. Attend this FREE salary negotiation workshop to gain the skills and confidence to successfully negotiate your salary and benefits packages.
    https://libwww.freelibrary.org

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