Archive for the 'out on the town' Category
The nice folks from the UnitedHealthcare Community Plan are sponsoring an Easter Egg Hunt:
Multicultural Community Center
1900 S BROAD STREET
March 30th, 2013
1 PM-4 PM
Refreshment, prizes and most of all decorating the Easter eggs!
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.
Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, March 23
South Philadelphia Older Adult Center
EPA & Dickinson Street
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 visiteastpassyunk.com
COME ONE, COME ALL! FREE! BYOG!
Join the EPX Outreach and Events Committee as they welcome everyone to our first EPX Game Night! Thursday, February 21, 2013 starting at 7:00 p.m. in the EPX Center 1729 S. 11th Street. (Middle building north of the main school on Ss. Neumann-Goretti High School)
Come play current, and VINTAGE, board games and enjoy light snacks and soft drinks!
From the: South Philly Review
Top Tier Volunteers
Members of the East Passyunk Crossing Civic Association’s Education Committee devoted Wednesday morning to tidying up Southwark School, 1835 S. Ninth St. The 10 residents moved furniture, organized the auditorium and a teacher resource room and touched up five bulletin boards.
You can see the bulletin boards here!
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:
Located at the northeast corner of 13th and Mifflin Streets, the Mifflin Substation was built in 1913 to serve the electrical needs of the City Transit Division’s trolleys. The building is built of brown brick and features four large, arched windows on the Mifflin Street side. The Substation is still used to supply back-up power for the Broad Street Subway. Time and vandalism have taken their toll on the exterior. The terra cotta band near the base of the building has pieces missing. A number of window panes are cracked, and the green metal screening that was installed to protect the glass is rusting and hanging haphazardly.
Several years ago students from the University of Pennsylvania’s Planning Program did a study of East Passyunk Avenue and the surrounding East Passyunk neighborhood. Working closely with the East Passyunk Crossing Civic Association (EPX) the study gathered community input to identify potential neighborhood improvements. The Substation was listed as a source of blight which could be turned into an attraction through better lighting and some form of ‘window dressing’ to mask the broken glass and rusted screening.
EPX contacted SEPTA and initiated discussions about an art project at the site. These conversations facilitated a series of improvements to the building including new security lighting, sidewalk repairs and a general clean-up of the surroundings. EPX applied for and received a $10,000 grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED), and began a search for a designer.
Bowling Night Fundraiser
June 14th @ 7PM
St. Monica's Lanes
Your name will be added to the list at the door.