East Passyunk Crossing will host Bocce Ball lessons!


Yes that’s right, this month at the Piazza on Passyunk event, sponsored by the E. Passyunk Ave Business Improvement District, the Board of Directors of EPX will welcome some very talented and experienced bocce players giving instructions on the game. So bring your kids and your grandparents along as we pass on this Italian tradition to a new universal generation of South Philadelphians! Continue reading

Please join the East Passyunk Crossing Board of Directors for an afternoon of beautiful music supporting a fine cause. Sunday, October 29th at 4pm in the auditorium of Newmann-Goretti High School (11th and Moore Streets).

The Bel Canto Lyric Opera Company and Orchestra will again for the 14th year lend their considerable talents to an afternoon of light opera, Broadway and patriotic/folk music. This South Philadelphia tradition supports music programs and students throughout our neighborhood and the greater Philadelphia area.

Tickets are $15.00 for adults, $12.00 for seniors and $5.00 for students with valid identification.

Please contact Joseph F. Marino, Co-Chair of EPX through this web-site to purchase tickets. A small portion of the ticket price, purchased through the Association, is generously refunded to our EPX treasury!

Bring your Broom!

Come out and join your neighbors, meet some new folks, and pitch in to help clean up McKean Street on Saturday, October 21!

We’ll start east at 9th and McKean and work our way west to Broad with brooms, bags, shovels–and snacks! We’ll be out from 10:30am to 1pm making McKean sparkle! Interested in pitching in? Want to find out how to make your block next on the rotation? Come lend a hand; we’re meeting at 10:30 am at McKean & 9th Street. Hope to see you there!

Questions? Comments? contact passyunkcrossing@gmail.com. (Rain Date: Saturday, Oct. 28th) . (Organized by the EPX Clean & Green Committee.)

Last evening’s Town Watch training was well attended by a dozen neighbors. The next two sessions are scheduled as follows:

when: Thursday 10/5 and Thursday, 10/12.
where: Police Station at 11th & Wharton, Courtroom 1st Level
time: 7:00pm-8:30pm

If you have fellow neighbors/friends interested in helping out the community, bring them along. The more the better!!

The Public Safety Standing Committee which sponsors our Town Watch involvement will be holding a meeting on Tuesday, October 10th, 6:30 P.M. at the Tolentine Community Center.

The next set of training dates for individuals interested in Town Watch are Thursday, 9/28; Thursday 10/5 and Thursday, 10/12.

Police Station at 11th & Wharton
Courtroom 1st Level

Art Potts is going to be conducting the training. You need to attend all three sessions to be certified. The sessions are educational and quite informative.

Also, if you have fellow neighbors/friends interested in helping out the community, bring them along. The more the better!!

All those who can make the training, please contact Robert Rivett at passyunkcrossing@gmail.com.

Thank you for your patience as we get rolling.

Ninety-six neighbors attended the registration gathering at the Tolentine Community Center on Monday September 18, 2006 and became the first official voting members of the association.

The General Membership ratified the Association’s Corporate Constitution and Bylaws by vote of Eighty-two to One!

Along with the Articles of Incorporation, filed with the State of Pennsylvania, the Corporate Constitution and Bylaws complete the governing documents of the Association.