Make-a-Wish Fundraiser at the Fountain
Tuesday, March 20, 11am
The Singing Fountain at East Passyunk Avenue & Tasker Street

Alphabet Academy is hosting a “Bunny Hop” with the Easter Bunny to raise funds to send Gabe to Disney. Gabe is only 5 years old and has Cerebral Palsy. In addition to helping this little boy achieve his dream, your child will learn an invaluable lesson about how wonderful it feels to play a role in helping others in need. Advance donations are being accepted at all Alphabet Academy locations, more info on their Facebook page.

Ss. Neumann-Goretti High School, 11th and Moore Streets in EPX, will host an AVI Clinic on Saturday, March 9th from 10a.m. to 7p.m., these ONE ON ONE sessions with OPA (Office of Property Assessment) representations are on a first come, first served basis. These sessions will allow homeowners to apply for “Homestead Exemptions” and learn how to proceed in the appeal process.

EPX will host, at the request of Councilman Squilla, an AVI (Actual Value Initiative) presentation on Tuesday, March 26th at in the auditorium of Ss. Neumann-Goretti High School.

The list of presenters is still to be determined.


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Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, March 23
South Philadelphia Older Adult Center
EPA & Dickinson Street
**New Location!!**

Join fellow East Passyunk Crossing friends and neighbors as we attend the EPABID’s annual Easter Egg Hunt!

The East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District invites you to bring your kids to the Avenue for a FREE Easter Egg Hunt! They’ll have bags to decorate to use to hunt for Zitner’s Fine Confections and candy filled eggs + the Easter Bunny will be hopping around. Times are staggered by age group: 11am – ages 4 and under, 12 noon – ages 5 to 7, 1pm – ages 8 to 10. Select restaurants will offer kid-friendly brunch that day and lots of kid-oriented shops will have special Easter sales.

For more info and directions, please go to

Waiting for the right opportunity to try one of the hot new restaurants in the neighborhood? Maybe you’re looking for an excuse to go back to an old favorite. Either way, East Passyunk Restaurant Week is the perfect way to get out there and enjoy one of the best parts of living in EPX…the food!!

Between Sunday, February 24 and Saturday, March 2nd enjoy a 3-course prix fixe lunch and/or dinner at 21 award-winning restaurants for either $15, $25 or $35.

For a list of participating restaurants and menus visit:


The EPX Education Committee will be holding its first Volunteer Day at Southwark Elementary School on Wednesday, February 6th from 8:00 am until noon. We will be moving some furniture and organizing the auditorium and a teacher resource room, and also sprucing up some bulletin boards in both areas. If you can volunteer some time that morning to join us (even an hour anytime during the morning would be great), please email the Committee Chair, Beth Dougherty, at


From Curbed Philly:

And now, the conclusion of the Curbed Cup, our annual award to the Philly neighborhood of the year. Because this is the most important decision of all time, the polls will be left open until noon, January 2. Let the final battle begin!

Bring on the P’unk! Best Neighborhood of the Year comes down to East Passyunk Crossing vs. Passyunk Square.

Vote for EPX in the Curbed Cup! We are up against our neighbors to the north, Passyunk Square, for Philadelphia neighborhood supremacy! (not really).

You can vote by clicking here.

Help us win bragging rights and the friendly wager! (food from Passyunk Square Civic at our next General Meeting)