31 hours ago

Lawncrest Community Garden shared their album...

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


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    INSTALL 13'X 12' DECK IN REAR. APPLICANT AGREES TO LIMIT THE CONSTRUCTION TO COMPLY WITH EZ PERMIT STANDARD FOR DECKS, DATED JANUARY 2011. DEVIATION FROM THE STANDARD WILL RESULT IN REVOCATION OF THIS PERMIT AND IMPOSITION OF FURTHER PENALTIES.

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    INSTALL 13' X 12' DECK IN REAR. APPLICANT AGREES TO LIMIT THE CONSTRUCTION TO COMPLY WITH EZ PERMIT STANDARD FOR DECKS, DATED JANUARY 2011. DEVIATION FROM THE STANDARD WILL RESULT IN REVOCATION OF THIS PERMIT AND IMPOSITION OF FURTHER PENALTIES.

    6438 PALMETTO ST Issued April 17, 2018 Comment

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3 days ago

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

3 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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3 days ago

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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Apr 13

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 12

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.


Apr 08

Apr 08

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  • USE PERMIT

    FOR A SURFACE PARKING SPACE ACCESSORY TO AN EXISTING SINGLE FAMILY HOUSEHOLD LIVING. SIZE AND LOCATION AS SHOWN ON APPROVED PLAN.

    6320 ARGYLE ST Issued April 2, 2018 Comment

Apr 04

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

Mar 31

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Mar 26

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

Mar 20

Mar 19

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.

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Mar 17

Thanks to everyone how came out to our first ...

Thanks to everyone how came out to our first workday of the season. We were able to clean out our tool bin and clean up around the garden. We'll be buying some new tools for the season.

    https://www.facebook.com

Mar 17

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Mar 12

We had to cancel today’s 10:30 story time. I...

We had to cancel today’s 10:30 story time. I apologize for any inconvenience.

    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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Mar 11

  • USE PERMIT

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    6444 RISING SUN AVE Issued March 9, 2018 Comment

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Mar 10

Lawncrest Branch - Free Library of Philadelph...

Film Screening: Crooklyn today at 1:00 P.M. Spike Lee’s semi-autobiographical portrait of a school teacher, her stubborn jazz-musician husband, and their five kids living in Brooklyn in 1973. (Rated PG-13)


Mar 09

Film Screening: Crooklyn Saturday, March 10, ...

Film Screening: Crooklyn Saturday, March 10, 1:00 P.M. Spike Lee’s semi-autobiographical portrait of a school teacher, her stubborn jazz-musician husband, and their five kids living in Brooklyn in 1973. (Rated PG-13)

    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. -...
    https://www.facebook.com

Mar 08

Film Screening: Crooklyn Saturday, March 10, ...

Film Screening: Crooklyn Saturday, March 10, 1:00 P.M. Spike Lee’s semi-autobiographical portrait of a school teacher, her stubborn jazz-musician husband, and their five kids living in Brooklyn in 1973. (Rated PG-13)

    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. -...
    https://www.facebook.com

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