Help us provide 25 local families with a Thanksgiving Dinner

Councilman Mark Squilla’s office has generously donated 25 turkeys to help launch our campaign to provide 25 local families with a Thanksgiving dinner. We’re committed to raising $800 over the next few days to so that the families have a complete meal. Please consider donating towards our cause – any amount will help!

Each family will receive a full meal including, turkey, gravy, stuffing, mashed potatoes, shell pasta and cheese, string beans, peas, corn, candied yams, corn, cranberry sauce, apple sauce, desserts and more.

Please note that we are raising funds to purchase the items rather than asking for canned-good donations.

Every contribution counts. Please consider donating today.

EPX will be assembling the bagged meals Tuesday, November 20 from 6:00pm-7:30pm at the East Passyunk Community Center. We will be distributing the bagged meals to confirmed families from 7:30pm-9pm at the East Passyunk Community Center.

If you’re interested in volunteering in any capacity, or if you have a friend or neighbor struggling this season who could benefit from a Thanksgiving meal, please reach out to contact@epcrossing.org.

Thank you so much!

EPX In Bloom Garden Contest 2018
It’s time for the EPX In Bloom Gardening Contest! Featuring window boxes, planters, and arrangements, all homes within EPX boundaries with growing displays are welcome to enter and win prizes.

Rules
1. Entrants must live within the EPX boundaries (between Tasker and Snyder, Broad and 6th Streets)
2. Gardening display must be at the front of the house and in view of the public.
3. Display can be single planter/window box or multiple containers/window boxes, etc.
4. Display must use live plants designed, planted, and maintained by the resident/entrant.
5. Entrant acknowledges their home will be included in a walking tour map of all displays.
6. Judging will be done by a panel of judges and a popular vote on the EPX Facebook page. Entrants need to provide a photo of their garden display to be posted to the Facebook page. If you are unable to submit a photo, you can contact us to take a photo on your behalf. Photos will be emailed to david@epcrossing.org

Questions? Contact David Gana at david@epcrossing.org

As an entrant in this contest your address will be used for a walking tour map of the gardens and that the image of my garden will be posted on the EPX Facebook page.

Click for the full application

EPX is pleased to announce the 4th Annual Italian Red Gravy Cook-Off. Taking place Sunday, April 22, 2018, from 4-6pm at Ss. Neumann and Goretti High School, this event is a chance for residents to celebrate the heritage and traditions of the neighborhood.

The entry form is now open for any amature chefs looking to showcase their best Sunday Gravy in this blind-tasting event. With $400 in prizes for Judges’ Choice and Crowd Favorite, this is an exciting opportunity to show off your culinary skills. Competitors will need to prepare approximately 2 gallons of homemade sauce, vegetarian, seafood, red meat, or other variety. The East Passyunk Crossing Civic Association will provide pre-cooked pasta in chafing dishes on the day of the event. All red gravy submissions will be served in a 4 oz. tasting cup to attendees and judges.

To compete fill out this form. Contestants receive two complimentary tickets to the event

If you’re more of an eater than a cook, this is also an event for you. Come to the event to enjoy the different gravies over macaroni (or as some say, “pasta”), fresh salads, breads, and homemade desserts. A complimentary Buckingham Valley Wine tasting will be provided by Vin Cafe (ages 21+) with additional glasses available for purchase. Buy your ticket today


Tickets



All proceeds benefit the East Passyunk Crossing Civic Association.

A very special thank you to our sponsors: MissionStaff, Rival Bros Coffee, Triangle Tavern, Vin Cafe, and our venue host Ss. Neumann and Goretti High School. We look forward to seeing you there!

EPX Summer Chill Ice Cream Social

Join EPX for our Summer Chill ice cream social event on Monday, July 17th at 6:30PM at the Singing Fountain! The first 75 new and existing members (and their children!) will receive FREE Little Baby’s Ice Cream!

Non-members and their families may purchase the “Little Baby” portions for $3. Sweet deal!

2017 Summer Chill

 

2017 EPX Italian Red Gravy Cook-Off

We’re excited to announce that EPX will host the 3rd Annual Italian Red Gravy Cook-Off! Come join us on Sunday, April 23, 2017, from 4-6pm at Ss. Neumann and Goretti High School.

Now is your chance to enter the contest! Showcase your best Sunday sauce in this blind-tasting event and you can win $400 in prizes!

Not much of a chef? Don’t worry! Come to the event to enjoy the different gravies over macaroni (or as some say, “pasta”), fresh salads, & homemade desserts. A complimentary Buckingham Valley Wine tasting will be provided by Vin Cafe (ages 21+).

Interested in submitting your homemade sauce? Contestants receive two complimentary tickets!

Fill out this form and email it to events@epcrossing.org.

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2017 Italian Red-Gravy Cook-Off



All proceeds benefit the East Passyunk Crossing Civic Association.

A very special thank you to our sponsors: Dr. Valentino Cuillo DPM, Triangle Tavern, Vin Cafe, and our venue host Ss. Neumann and Goretti High School.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Our fall 2017 street tree planting is coming up!

Please mark your calendars for Saturday, November 18th at 9:30 AM.

We’ll meet at our usual spot – the community garden on Neumann Goretti’s campus (entrance on Watkins between 10th & 11th St.).  We’ll get everyone acquainted with tree planting basics and then we’ll head out to the planting sites in small groups of 3 or so people. We’ll need a few folks to volunteer as “runners,” delivering some of the heavier items (stake drivers, trees) to each group. Gloves and tools provided; please wear layers and comfortable shoes that you don’t mind getting dirty.

*Coffee and pastries from a local shop will be provided*

RSVP by email or on the Facebook event invitation.

Street Tree Canvassing

We’re accepting street tree applications for our Spring 2018 planting. If you know anyone who is interested in a tree, please send them this link to apply. We can get significantly more applications if we do some door-to-door canvassing and hang flyers on well-traveled routes. We could really use some help with this effort! Email beautification@epcrossing.org if you’re interested in helping out and we can provide you with printed flyers (also attached here).

 


Please email if you have any questions, concerns or suggestions!