4 hours ago

Lawncrest Community Garden shared Lawncrest R...

Pool opens tomorrow!

    Lawncrest Rec Center
    Lawncrest Neighbors! Join in the opening of Philadelphia's pool season! Tomorrow, June 19, 2:30pm, at your own Lawncrest Rec Center pool! See you there!
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5 hours ago

Come on out this Thursday 6/21 for a free out...

Come on out this Thursday 6/21 for a free outdoor movie at Lawncrest Rec. Movie starts at dusk.

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9 hours ago

Lawncrest Rec Center is feeling excited.

Lawncrest Neighbors! Join in the opening of Philadelphia's pool season! Tomorrow, June 19, 2:30pm, at your own Lawncrest Rec Center pool! See you there!

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30 hours ago

Here's a fun way to support the Lawncrest fir...

Here's a fun way to support the Lawncrest fireworks . . .

    Lawncrest Rec Center
    Here's a fun way to support the Lawncrest fireworks . . .
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31 hours ago

Pool opens Tuesday, June 19. 2:30 pm.

Pool opens Tuesday, June 19. 2:30 pm.

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40 hours ago

Come on out this Thursday 6/21 for a free out...

Come on out this Thursday 6/21 for a free outdoor movie at Lawncrest Rec. Movie starts at dusk.

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2 days ago

Its community gardens day. Come out and see u...

Its community gardens day. Come out and see us!

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Jun 11

Camp Play and Learn! For students entering gr...

Camp Play and Learn! For students entering grades 1-3, this two-week camp will run Monday to Friday, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., August 6-17. Literacy activities, read alouds, games, crafts, and more will help children stretch their minds and imaginations as they explore underwater ecosystems. Breakfast and lunch are provided. Space is limited to 15 students per location. Registration is required. Please stop in for an application.

    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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Jun 11

The Science of Space! We have room in our le...

The Science of Space! We have room in our level 1 and level 2 classes for Science In the Summer. Level 1 is for children entering grades 2 and 3; level 2 is for children entering grades 4 through 6. Seats are limited and registration is required. Register at www.scienceinthesummer.com.

    GSK Science in the Summer
    GSK Science in the Summer ™, is a fun and 100% free science education program for elementary school students entering second through sixth grades. It's sponsored by GSK and offered through national science centers, community centers and libraries across the country. Use our map to locate program details and registration information for your area .
    http://www.scienceinthesummer.com

Jun 11

Rec Advisory Meeting is this Tuesday at 7:00 ...

Rec Advisory Meeting is this Tuesday at 7:00 PM.

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Jun 05

Bring your dance shoes and get in the groove-...

Bring your dance shoes and get in the groove- Line Dancing with Gloria Kingcade! Thursday, June 7th at 4 p.m. It's family friendly fun for adults, kids, and teens. Afterward, register for Summer Reading!

    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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May 31

June is almost here and that means it's straw...

June is almost here and that means it's strawberry season! Come on out to our Meeting & Work Day, this Saturday 6/2 at 10:00 AM.

    Lawncrest Community Garden
    June is almost here and that means it's strawberry season! Come on out to our Meeting & Work Day, this Saturday 6/2 at 10:00 AM.
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May 24

Copper pipes, other large items stolen from Crescentville United Methodist Church

Sometime between Monday evening and Wednesday morning thieves broke into the church, located on the 400 block of Sentner Street and removed several large items.

    Copper pipes, other large items stolen from Crescentville church
    Crescentville United Methodist Church prides itself as community church tightly connected to its changing neighborhood, with members from Liberia, Romania, Pakistan and elsewhere. Sometime between Monday evening and Wednesday morning thieves broke into the church, located on the 400 block of Sentner Street and removed several large items. Churchgoer Sue Snyder showed Action News how the theft was discovered.
    http://6abc.com

May 21

This Wednesday at 6 p.m.- We're the next stop...

This Wednesday at 6 p.m.- We're the next stop on the School Board Listening Tour! Students, parents, educators and residents are invited to attend these events and share their views on the challenges and opportunities facing public education in Philadelphia. Children are welcome and food will be provided.

    Board of Education Listening Session - Northeast Philadelphia
    Mayor Kenney appointed nine members to the Philadelphia Board of Education (BOE) in April 2018. Beginning in July 2018, the Board will oversee the School District of Philadelphia. In April and May 2018, the new Board members will participate in a series of community listening sessions across the city.
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May 20

Here comes the sun!

Here comes the sun!

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May 19

Investigators Search For Suspect, Motive In Deadly Lawncrest Shooting

A 27-year-old man was shot at Rising Sun and Cheltenham avenues around 11 p.m. on Friday night.

    Investigators Search For Suspect, Motive In Deadly Lawncrest Shooting
    An investigation is active.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

May 19

1 dead, 1 injured after shooting in Lawncrest

It happened around 10:30 p.m. at Rising Sun and Cheltenham avenues.

    1 dead, 1 injured after shooting in Lawncrest
    Today's Top Stories WATCH NOW TOP VIDEOS One man was killed and another man was wounded after a shooting in the Lawncrest section of Philadelphia. It happened around 10:30 p.m. at Rising Sun and Cheltenham avenues. A 25-year-old man was shot multiple times and was pronounced dead at the hospital.
    http://6abc.com

May 17

Is anyone interested in learning about foragi...

Is anyone interested in learning about foraging? We're considering scheduling a class on it for one of our meetings. This weekend you can check out this event In Wissahickon Park.

    Eating Invasives: Garlic Mustard - Love Your Park Week
    Join us for Love Your Park Week and lend a hand as we identify and remove as much garlic mustard as possible before noon. Then stick around to taste a few tasty dishes made with the same invasives.
    https://loveyourpark.org

May 15

It's Election Day. Make your vote count.

It's Election Day. Make your vote count.

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May 08

Lawncrest Library is hosting GSK Science in t...

Lawncrest Library is hosting GSK Science in the Summer in July!!! The theme is Science of Space. Registration begins Monday, May 14 at 12:00 p.m. The program is for participants entering grades 2 through 6 and registration is required. For more information and to register visit www.scienceinthesummer.com

    GSK Science in the Summer
    GSK Science in the Summer ™, is a fun and 100% free science education program for elementary school students entering second through sixth grades. It's sponsored by GSK and offered through national science centers, community centers and libraries across the country. Use our map to locate program details and registration information for your area .
    http://www.scienceinthesummer.com

May 07

Due to the primary elections next week, the R...

Due to the primary elections next week, the Rec Advisory and Community Association meetings are the same night. Come out this Tuesday 5/8 to St. William's hall at 6:30 for the Rec Advisory meeting and stay for the Community Association meeting starting at 7. See you then!

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May 06

Police: Man Stabbed 3 Times In Lawncrest

Police reported to the 5800 block of Weymouth Street around seven p.m. Saturday night.

    Police: Man Stabbed 3 Times In Lawncrest
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Authorities say a 22-year-old man was stabbed three times in the Lawncrest area of the city. Police reported to the 5800 block of Weymouth Street around seven p.m. Saturday night. The victim suffered injuries to his chest and back.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

May 02

Garden Meeting and Workday this Saturday 10:0...

Garden Meeting and Workday this Saturday 10:00 AM. See you there.

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May 01

A live poultry market is coming to Lawncrest, hoping to serve lower Northeast Philly's growing Asian populations

The Lawncrest Community Association last week approved a proposed zoning change that would allow a live poultry market to open at 475 Adams Ave. (at Rising Sun Avenue).

Mroz also said there was an arrest in a recent case of road rage at Rising Sun and Cheltenham avenues. A man pointed a gun at a fellow motorist, then at a crossing guard, telling her, “You didn’t see anything.”

...Crescentville United Methodist Church, 412 Sentner St., will host an Afternoon Tea on Sunday, April 29, at 1:30 p.m. The...

...Lawncrest Recreation Center, Rising Sun Avenue and Comly Street, will host a series of movie nights on the outdoor stage near the playground. Free...

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...The Philadelphia Protestant Home, 6401 Martins Mill Road, will host a spaghetti and meatballs dinner on Thursday, April 26, from 4 to 6...

• Lawncrest Community Association will meet on Tuesday, May 8, at 7 p.m. at St. William parish hall, Argyle and Robbins streets. The group usually meets on the third Tuesday of the month, but May 15 is also the date of the primary election. ••

    Live poultry market coming to Lawncrest - Northeast Times
    The Lawncrest Community Association last week approved a proposed zoning change that would allow a live poultry market to open at 475 Adams Ave. (at Rising Sun Avenue). Attorney Stephen Murphy said the market will not open until, at least, late fall, as the interior of the building needs to be thoroughly cleaned.
    https://northeasttimes.com

Apr 26

For this Thursday, here's a shot of the garde...

For this Thursday, here's a shot of the garden from July 2013. Our first season!

    Lawncrest Community Garden
    For this Thursday, here's a shot of the garden from July 2013. Our first season!
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Apr 24

Lawncrest Branch - Free Library of Philadelph...

Getting ready to #GetNerdyPHL! Science After School is happening here from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. This event is part of the 2018 Philadelphia Science Festival, a nine-day long celebration of science happening at locations throughout the Philadelphia region from April 20, 2018 through April 28, 2018. http://bit.ly/1Xvtbqw

    Philadelphia Science Festival
    Philadelphia Science Festival, Philadelphia, PA. 16,187 likes · 814 talking about this. A citywide celebration showcasing science and technology April 20 - April 28, 2018.
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