6 hours ago

Listen to Paul Meyer and Edward Sibley Barna...

Listen to Paul Meyer and Edward Sibley Barnard talk with Morning Edition host Jennifer Lynn about what constitutes a Philadelphia tree. https://whyy.org/articles/best_trees/

    The Philly tree? Yes, it's a thing - and there's a guide for that.
    A new resource is available to help nature lovers reach a greater understanding of the trees that line streets, parks, and other spaces in Philadelphia and the region. "Philadelphia Trees: A Field Guide to the City and the Surrounding Delaware Valley," published this year by Columbia University Press, is handy for quickly identifying trees as well as pinpointing the best places to see trees unique to Philadelphia.
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15 hours ago

Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsyl...

From all of us at Morris Arboretum, we hope everyone has a happy and safe Thanksgiving.

    Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
    Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. 15,101 likes · 1,184 talking about this · 40,569 were here. Official arboretum of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
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34 hours ago

Ecologist and author Joan Maloof will share s...

Ecologist and author Joan Maloof will share some of the latest findings from the forest in her upcoming lecture on Thursday, December 7th at 2:00 p.m. Scientists are hard at work uncovering fascinating new information about how forests function and the lives of organisms that live within them. If you've ever felt the call to help save forests, but didn't know where to begin, Maloof will help inspire and guide you. Register before it's too late: http://bit.ly/JoanMaloof.

    Arboretum Lectures and Talks - Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
    https://online.morrisarboretum.org

36 hours ago

Friends of J.S. Jenks shared J.S. Jenks Eleme...

Tell your Home & School Assoc. everything!

    2nd OPEN JS Jenks Home & School Meeting
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2 days ago

Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsyl...

Find out WHAT'S IN BLOOM in November and where to look for the blooms in the garden: http://bit.ly/INBLOOM_November.

    Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
    Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. 15,079 likes · 1,068 talking about this · 40,568 were here. Official arboretum of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
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3 days ago

Learn how to design a beautiful holiday wreat...

Learn how to design a beautiful holiday wreath from fresh, loose boughs of greens. In this workshop on December 1st and 2nd you will work with a wire ring and spool wire to construct your wreath, then top your wreath off with a selection of ribbons and decorations! Register Here: http://bit.ly/2lJz5ww.

    Creative Expressions Classes - Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
    https://online.morrisarboretum.org

3 days ago

Friends of J.S. Jenks shared J.S. Jenks Eleme...

🌟Join us for the Jenks Park Holiday Cleanup & Online Fundraiser Kickoff! Bring your rakes on Sunday Dec 3rd 9AM-12PM. ☕️ & refreshments served!! This time we're kicking off an online fundraiser for repairs and a new layer of mulch too: https://www.gofundme.com/jenks-childrens-park-clean-up See you there! https://www.facebook.com/events/146053686028022/?ti=icl

    The Jenks Children's Playground Holiday Cleanup & Online Fundraiser Kickoff
    The Jenks Children's Playground Holiday Cleanup & fundraiser kickoff will be on Sunday December 3, 2017, 9AM-12PM. There will be coffee, hot chocolate &...
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3 days ago

On The Blog: AGRICULTURE AND BEES: WHAT CONSU...

On The Blog: AGRICULTURE AND BEES: WHAT CONSUMERS NEED TO KNOW, Contributed by Maria Cannon http://bit.ly/agricultureandbees.

    Agriculture and Bees: What Consumers Need to Know
    Morris Arboretum Blogs
    https://cms.business-services.upenn.edu

3 days ago

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4 days ago

The Morris Arboretum’s popular Holiday Garden...

The Morris Arboretum’s popular Holiday Garden Railway returns Friday, November 24th! This year the trains will run through December 31st. Details: http://bit.ly/MAhgr.

    Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
    The Morris Arboretum's popular Holiday Garden Railway returns Friday, November 24th! This year the trains will run through December 31st. Details: http://bit.ly/MAhgr.
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4 days ago

On The Blog: UNTOLD STORIES OF COMPTON: THE C...

On The Blog: UNTOLD STORIES OF COMPTON: THE CONSULTANT, Contributed by: Joyce H. Munro, Morris Arboretum Archives Volunteer http://bit.ly/comptonConsultant.

    Untold Stories of Compton: The Consultant
    Contributed by: Joyce H. Munro, Morris Arboretum Archives Volunteer Frank Bartram, Master of Ceremonies, at the 1912 John Bartam Association gathering. Image courtesy of Newspapers.com If you ran a nursery business near Philadelphia in the early 1900s, you'd be pretty nervous whenever Frank Mott Bartram, Special Agent with the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, came around.
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5 days ago

Chestnut Hill Community Association was live....

    Chestnut Hill Community Association
    Chestnut Hill Community Association, Philadelphia. 1.6K likes. The CHCA encourages a sense of community and improves the quality of life in Chestnut Hill.
    http://www.facebook.com

5 days ago

Chestnut Hill Community Association added 2 n...

Santa is on his way!!!

    Chestnut Hill Community Association
    Chestnut Hill Community Association, Philadelphia. 1.6K likes. The CHCA encourages a sense of community and improves the quality of life in Chestnut Hill.
    https://www.facebook.com

5 days ago

Chestnut Hill Community Association shared th...

Tonight! We are going ahead with our event this evening.

    Chestnut Hill Circle of Trees
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5 days ago

Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsyl...

Visit Morris Arboretum This Fall! Plan your visit: www.morrisarboretum.org.

    Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
    Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. 14,994 likes · 391 talking about this · 40,547 were here. Official arboretum of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
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5 days ago

Scott Zehring this one is on the way home and...

Scott Zehring this one is on the way home and listed 4 out of ten arboretums you should visit in the region. 😉

    https://www.facebook.com

5 days ago

Morris Arboretum Holiday Garden Railway | Fri...

Morris Arboretum Holiday Garden Railway | Friday Night Lights tickets are now available for purchase via Ticket Leap. http://bit.ly/MAFNL17

    Friday Night Lights
    Enjoy the Holiday Garden Railway all lit up for the season. White lights sparkle along the rails and miniature greens adorn the buildings.
    https://morrisarboretum.ticketleap.com

6 days ago

🦃 This year's #jsjenks Thanksgiving Feast was...

🦃 This year's #jsjenks Thanksgiving Feast was amazing! 🍁HUGE THANK YOU to all our volunteers and Rochelle Thomas for organizing it all!!! And thank you to the following businesses who donated items or food: @barrysbuns Tavern on the Hill @fiestapizza @cakeofchestnuthill

    Friends of J.S. Jenks
    🦃 This year's #jsjenks Thanksgiving Feast was amazing! 🍁HUGE THANK YOU to all our volunteers and Rochelle Thomas for organizing it all!!! And thank you to the following businesses who donated items...
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6 days ago

Friends of J.S. Jenks added 6 new photos.

🦃 This year's #jsjenks Thanksgiving Feast was amazing! 🍁HUGE THANK YOU to all our volunteers and Rochelle Thomas for organizing it all!!! And thank you to the following businesses who donated food: @barrysbuns Tavern on the Hill @fiestapizza @cakeofchestnuthill

    Friends of J.S. Jenks
    Friends of J.S. Jenks. 355 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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6 days ago

On The Blog: PURPLE'S AUTUMN REIGN, Contribut...

On The Blog: PURPLE'S AUTUMN REIGN, Contributed by Guest Blogger Rick Sellano http://bit.ly/PurpleAutumnReign

    Purple's Autumn Reign
    Morris Arboretum Blogs
    https://cms.business-services.upenn.edu

6 days ago

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    INTERIOR RENOVATION OF AN EXISTING STRUCTURE, WORK INCLUDES ADDITION OF KITCHEN AND MUD ROOM TO PREVIOUS LIVING ROOM AND REMOVAL OF PRIOR KITCHEN ON FIRST FLOOR, NO CHANGES TO EXISTING BUILDING FOOTPRINT, (DETAILS AS SHOWN ON THE PLAN) AS PART OF SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING. SEPARATE PERMITS REQUIRED FOR ELECTRICAL, PLUMBING AND MECHANICAL WORK.

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Nov 16

Chestnut Hill Community Association added an ...

FREE Family Event Family and friends come together to meet Santa and celebrate the beginning of Chestnut Hill’s holiday season. Enjoy live music, hot chocolate, cookies, and the opening of Woodmere’s holiday exhibition, Merry and Bright. Families are encouraged to bring a new, unwrapped toy to donate to a charity for underprivileged children. Sponsored by the Chestnut Hill Business District, the Chestnut Hill Community Association (CHCA), and Woodmere Art Museum. Visit www.chestnuthill.org for events presented by the CHCA Christmas Holiday House Tour, Dec. 9, Tickets on sale now. Chestnut Hill Community Holiday Parade, Dec. 16, Free

    Chestnut Hill Circle of Trees
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Nov 16

Through the Fall looking glass... vistas ever...

Through the Fall looking glass... vistas everywhere you turn.

    Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
    Through the Fall looking glass... vistas everywhere you turn.
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Nov 15

Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsyl...

We are thankful to be one of 30+ gardens that make Philadelphia America's Garden Capital. Hope you're taking advantage of what Philly has to offer! #americasgardencapital #GetOutside #VisitPA #VisitPhilly

    Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
    Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. 14,988 likes · 494 talking about this · 40,476 were here. Official arboretum of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
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Nov 15

Kids love to express themselves with flowers....

Kids love to express themselves with flowers. Join us on November 19th for a Kids Thanksgiving Centerpiece Workshop and allow your loved ones to create a beautiful centerpiece for the family holiday table or as a gift. This workshop is designed for children ages 6 to 12. Sunday, November 19 10:30 a.m.- 12 noon, Register here: http://bit.ly/1nx7slH.

    Growing Minds at Morris Arboretum - Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
    https://online.morrisarboretum.org

Nov 14

Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsyl...

Calling all writers! Are you an avid gardener, nature enthusiast, or horticultural professional looking to share your expertise? Seeking volunteer guest garden contributors to write for our Blog. Journalism/editorial writing experience a plus. Contact info@morrisarboretum.org.

    Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
    Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. 14,980 likes · 518 talking about this · 40,470 were here. Official arboretum of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
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Nov 14

On The Blog: THE REMARKABLE NATURE OF EDWARD ...

On The Blog: THE REMARKABLE NATURE OF EDWARD LEAR http://bit.ly/robertpeck

    The Remarkable Nature of Edward Lear
    Morris Arboretum Blogs
    https://cms.business-services.upenn.edu

Nov 14

Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsyl...

Rosa ‘Ballerina’ didn’t get the memo about the below freezing temperatures last weekend.

    Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
    Rosa 'Ballerina' didn't get the memo about the below freezing temperatures last weekend.
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Nov 13

remembering a very special exhibit a few year...

remembering a very special exhibit a few years ago and my first visit to this place when my daughter first started her studies at the Upenn University and she took me here!

    Carmen Lilliam Fradera Olmo
    remembering a very special exhibit a few years ago and my first visit to this place when my daughter first started her studies at the Upenn University and she took me here!
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Nov 13

Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsyl...

Calling all photographers! Are you an amateur or professional shutterbug who loves taking photos of the arboretum? Seeking volunteer guest garden photographers to share your photos for our archives. Contact info@morrisarboretum.org

    Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
    Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. 14,971 likes · 531 talking about this · 40,468 were here. Official arboretum of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
    https://www.facebook.com

Nov 12

November Lectures Series: Morris Arboretum pr...

November Lectures Series: Morris Arboretum proudly presents, "The Remarkable Nature of Edward Lear" given by Robert Peck, Senior Fellow of the The Academy of Natural Sciences. Held at The Ambler Theater on November 15th at 2pm. For tickets and more information, click here: http://bit.ly/peckTalk.

    Arboretum Lectures and Talks - Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
    https://online.morrisarboretum.org

Nov 11

Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsyl...

Find out WHAT'S IN BLOOM in November and where to look for the blooms in the garden: http://bit.ly/INBLOOM_November.

    Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
    Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. 14,958 likes · 560 talking about this · 40,448 were here. Official arboretum of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
    https://www.facebook.com

Nov 11

Morris Arboretum Holiday Garden Railway | Fri...

Morris Arboretum Holiday Garden Railway | Friday Night Lights tickets are now available for purchase via Ticket Leap. http://bit.ly/MAFNL17

    Friday Night Lights
    Enjoy the Holiday Garden Railway all lit up for the season. White lights sparkle along the rails and miniature greens adorn the buildings.
    https://morrisarboretum.ticketleap.com

Nov 10

America’s Garden Capital Maze at Dilworth Par...

America’s Garden Capital Maze at Dilworth Park’s Wintergarden Returns November 10, 2017–February 25, 2018: The second season of the America's Garden Capital - Greater Philadelphia Gardens Maze at Dilworth Park’s Wintergarden is officially underway! Wintergarden is a wonderland of inspiring horticulture displays, ice skating, fire pits, and festivities. One of Wintergarden’s must-visit spots is the America’s Garden Capital Maze–a holiday-inspired garden that recognizes the more than 30 public gardens in our region—including Morris Arboreum. Now through February 25, enjoy picture-perfect moments with friends and family amid the vibrant plantings, topiaries, twinkling lights, and festive décor. Throughout the season take advantage of Free Garden Programs presented by the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society. December’s programs feature “Make and Take: Natural Holiday Gifts” on December 2 and “Make and Take: Holiday Greens” on December 12. Advance registration is required for free Garden Workshops and space is limited. See all the details at americasgardencapital.org/wintergarden. #AmericasGardenCapital #VisitPhilly #DilworthPark Photos by Rob Cardillo.

    Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
    America's Garden Capital Maze at Dilworth Park's Wintergarden Returns November 10, 2017-February 25, 2018: The second season of the America's Garden Capital - Greater Philadelphia Gardens Maze at...
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Nov 10

Fall is a special time at Morris Arboretum. P...

Fall is a special time at Morris Arboretum. Plan your visit today : morrisarboretum.org.

    Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
    Fall is a special time at Morris Arboretum. Plan your visit today : morrisarboretum.org.
    http://www.facebook.com

Nov 10

Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsyl...

America’s Garden Capital Maze at Dilworth Park’s Wintergarden Returns November 10, 2017–February 25, 2018: The second season of the America's Garden Capital - Greater Philadelphia Gardens Maze at Dilworth Park’s Wintergarden is officially underway! Wintergarden is a wonderland of inspiring horticulture displays, ice skating, fire pits, and festivities. One of Wintergarden’s must-visit spots is the America’s Garden Capital Maze–a holiday-inspired garden that recognizes the more than 30 public gardens in our region—including Morris Arboreum. Now through February 25, enjoy picture-perfect moments with friends and family amid the vibrant plantings, topiaries, twinkling lights, and festive décor. Throughout the season take advantage of Free Garden Programs presented by the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society. December’s programs feature “Make and Take: Natural Holiday Gifts” on December 2 and “Make and Take: Holiday Greens” on December 12. Advance registration is required for free Garden Workshops and space is limited. See all the details at americasgardencapital.org/wintergarden. #AmericasGardenCapital #VisitPhilly #DilworthPark Photos by Rob Cardillo.

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Nov 09

A big shout out to our Main Sponsor of the Ch...

A big shout out to our Main Sponsor of the Christmas Holiday House Tour on December 9! Thank you Audi Willow Grove! http://www.audiwillowgrove.com/ #CHHolidayHouseTour Get you tickets to the tour, we have five glorious Chestnut Hill homes to explore and get inspired for the Holidays! https://chestnuthillcommunity.ticketleap.com/chestnuthillholidayhousetour/

    Audi Willow Grove | New Audi dealership in Willow Grove, PA 19090
    Willow Grove, PA New, Audi Willow Grove sells and services Audi vehicles in the greater Willow Grove area
    http://www.audiwillowgrove.com

Nov 09

Grasses add texture, movement, color, screeni...

Grasses add texture, movement, color, screening, seasonal interest, environmental benefits, and so much more to the garden. They are also beautiful and underutilized. On Saturday, November 11th Morris Arboretum Horticulturist, Lucy Dinsmore, will discuss how and where to use grasses in the garden. Register Here: http://bit.ly/26xdQMu

    Horticulture Classes - Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
    https://online.morrisarboretum.org

Nov 09

Friends of J.S. Jenks posted 8 photos and 2 v...

🎼🎨The K-3 #VeteransDay performance and #AlexanderCalder art exhibition was amazing! #jsjenks also gave a big thank you to the @chestnuthillcommunity Association for their enormous art supplies donation from the Black & White Gala this year. #warmandfuzzy

    Friends of J.S. Jenks
    Friends of J.S. Jenks. 355 likes. The Friends of J.S. Jenks (FOJSJ) is an independent fundraising organization for support of the J.S. Jenks Public School.
    http://www.facebook.com

Nov 09

Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsyl...

    The 15 best trees and shrubs for fall foliage
    The lack of rain in recent weeks and lingering summer warmth are likely to diminish the fall color show. But even with a reduced display, the pageantry of this finale forms one of the sweetest garden moments of the year. Some of your garden plants are going to present magical progressions of color whether you planned for them or not.
    https://www.washingtonpost.com

Nov 08

On The Blog: LIVING COLLECTION COLLABORATION ...

On The Blog: LIVING COLLECTION COLLABORATION PROJECT: An Interview with Anthony Aiello, The Gayle E. Maloney Director of Horticulture and Curator of Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania; contributed by Ashley Angell, Morris Arboretum Social Media Strategist http://bit.ly/livingcollection

    Living Collection Collaboration Project
    An Interview with Anthony Aiello | The Gayle E. Maloney Director of Horticulture and Curator of Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania Contributed by Ashley Angell, Morris Arboretum Social Media Strategist We are here today to speak with Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania's Director of Horticulture and Curator, Anthony Aiello, about a recent collaboration between the Arboretum and the University of Tennessee Knoxville's Institute of Agriculture, Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology.
    https://cms.business-services.upenn.edu

Nov 08

💕 #JSJenks will be honoring our #veterans and...

💕 #JSJenks will be honoring our #veterans and The @chestnuthillcommunity Association with an #alexandercalder 🎨art show and 🎵🎶choir performance tomorrow, Thur. Nov. 9 at 9:15AM. The Community Assoc. raised an enormous amount of art supplies to donate to the school at the Black & White Ball this year!! #bestneighborhoodever

    Friends of J.S. Jenks
    💕 #JSJenks will be honoring our #veterans and The @chestnuthillcommunity Association with an #alexandercalder 🎨art show and 🎵🎶choir performance tomorrow, Thur. Nov. 9 at 9:15AM. The Community Assoc....
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Nov 08

Sunlight streaming + Historical Log Cabin + D...

Sunlight streaming + Historical Log Cabin + Dazzling Fall Foliage = Like getting lost in a Fairy Tale. Come see! Plan your visit today www.morrisarboretum.org.

    Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
    Sunlight streaming + Historical Log Cabin + Dazzling Fall Foliage = Like getting lost in a Fairy Tale. Come see! Plan your visit today www.morrisarboretum.org.
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Nov 07

Look for your postcard in the mail! This year...

Look for your postcard in the mail! This year's Christmas Holiday House Tour is going to be fabulous! Get your tickets now. #CHholidayHouseTour https://chestnuthillcommunity.ticketleap.com/chestnuthillholidayhousetour

    Chestnut Hill Community Association
    Look for your postcard in the mail! This year's Christmas Holiday House Tour is going to be fabulous! Get your tickets now. #CHholidayHouseTour...
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Nov 06

Our Christmas Holiday House Tour banner is up...

Our Christmas Holiday House Tour banner is up! #CHHolidayHouseTour Get your tickets :) https://chestnuthillcommunity.ticketleap.com/chestnuthillholidayhousetour/

    Chestnut Hill Community Association
    Our Christmas Holiday House Tour banner is up! #CHHolidayHouseTour Get your tickets :) https://chestnuthillcommunity.ticketleap.com/chestnuthillholidayhousetour/
    https://www.facebook.com

Nov 06

November Lectures Series: Morris Arboretum pr...

November Lectures Series: Morris Arboretum proudly presents, "The Remarkable Nature of Edward Lear" given by Robert Peck, Senior Fellow of the The Academy of Natural Sciences. Held at The Ambler Theater on November 15th at 2pm. For tickets and more information, click here: http://bit.ly/peckTalk.

    Arboretum Lectures and Talks - Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
    https://online.morrisarboretum.org

Nov 05

☕️🍩Mary's monthly principal's coffee (held on...

☕️🍩Mary's monthly principal's coffee (held on the first Friday of each month 9-10AM) was great. A ton of announcements and productive feedback from parents from the first 2 months of the school year. #jsjenks #philadelphia #publicschool

    Friends of J.S. Jenks
    ☕️🍩Mary's monthly principal's coffee (held on the first Friday of each month 9-10AM) was great. A ton of announcements and productive feedback from parents from the first 2 months of the school year....
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