Support our neighborhood businesses on East Passyunk Avenue for the second annual Flavors of the Avenue Festival! Come out this Saturday, April 21, from noon to 4 PM on Passyunk between Tasker and Morris Streets for food and wine tasting, live music, and a fashion show. Join the fun on one of Philadelphia’s most dynamic dining streets. Learn more here!

Do you have a green thumb? Are you interested in learning more about trees and how to care for them in our city? Become a TreeTender!

The Fairmount Park Commission and the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) have been running this educational and community building project for since 1993. The project aims to address concerns of residents about urban trees through education, hands on learning, and putting local volunteers in contact with each other. Continue reading

In association with TreeVitalize, EPX is organizing a tree planting!

FREE STREET TREES PLANTED FOR FREE! (Optional donations gratefully accepted)

Get on our list: First come, first served. We have a total of 85 trees arriving in the spring and fall of 2007. We hope to have as many as 100 more for 2008. All you have to do is fill out this form 2007 EPX Tree Flyer and Request Form and mail it in today. Questions? email us at

The April General Membership meeting will be on Monday, April 2nd at 7pm in the St. Agnes Continuing Care Center (northwest corner of Broad and McKean).

This month, we’ll welcome a representative from the Mayor’s Office on Community Services (MOCS). MOCS “provides enhanced services to low-income residents of the City of Philadelphia. Established in 1965, MOCS is active in neighborhood transformation, children’s advocacy and focused on improving the quality of life and services to those individuals impacted by poverty.” (from MOCS website)

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