3 days ago

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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5 days ago

Here comes the sun!

Here comes the sun!

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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 17

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    CURB TRAP AND FAI (STORM AND SANITARY)PA20181283593 "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"

    6401 SHELBOURNE ST Issued May 14, 2018 Comment

May 16

  • Alltogether Friends Child Care Center reviewed by a parent

    Seriously a great daycare/pre school. I have a three year old and five year old twins that attend here. I wish I had known about them sooner, then I wouldn t have had to go through the heart ache I went through with my kids previous daycare. They are a hidden gem!! My twins are attending the preschool area and have learned their sight words, how to write their full name, where they live, problem solving skills, etc... they also get homework every week to help them prepare for kindergarten! I know for sure when the time comes for graduation from preschool and they start kindergarten they, as well as I will truly miss the staff, they are a blessing and are so caring with the kids!

    Alltogether Friends Child Care Center (6610 Hasbrook Avenue) Published on GreatSchools May 15, 2018 Comment

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 04

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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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 26

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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Apr 23

Lawncrest Community Garden shared a link.

    City failing to deliver on community garden promises
    Community gardening is a labor of love and patience. On scraps of reclaimed vacant land scattered across Philadelphia, people of all incomes and hues work hard during the growing season knowing that at the end of the day there's always satisfaction - a new sprout, a new friend, a moment of peace or food for the table.
    http://planphilly.com

Apr 22

Apr 19

Lawncrest Community Garden shared their album...

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


Apr 17

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

Apr 17

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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Apr 17

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

Apr 15

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.

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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 05

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.

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Apr 03

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 28

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