Event11 Oct 2009 05:26 pm

There are so many great events going on in Passyunk Square this fall! Here’s a sampling of some events to put on your calendar now.

PSCA Trash Discussion- October 20, 6:30 p.m.

South Philadelphia Older Adult Center at Dickinson St and Passyunk Ave
Anyone who is interested in “talking trash” is invited to come share their ideas, learn about Keep Philadelphia Beautiful, and identify projects that PSCA can take on to help reduce trash and litter problems in the neighborhood.

PSCA Education Committee Meeting- October 22

Come find out the committee’s goals for the year – including forming a relationship with Kirkbride and helping to beautify Andrew Jackson. Both parents and non-parents are needed to create a survey to find out what the comunity needs and wants.

Capitolo Community Garden Ribbon Cutting- October 23rd 6:00 p.m.

Capitolo Community Garden at 10th and Federal streets.
Pennsylvania Horticultural Society just awarded this new garden first place in the City Gardens contest in the category of Combination Vegetable/Flower Gardens! Celebrate with State Sen. Larry Farnese, and enjoy light refreshments while meeting local gardeners.

Halloween Festival at Gold Star – October 31 11:00am – 2pm

The Friends of Gold Star Park & The Passyunk Square Civic Association’s:
Children’s Halloween Party
RAIN DATE: Sunday, November 1st
GOLD STAR PARK (Wharton Street between 6th & 7th Streets)
Climb aboard a real Philadelphia Fire Truck! Ride a Pony! Balloon animals with Joe Joe the Clown! Jump in a MOON BOUNCE! Make Halloween Crafts!

General Membership Meeting- November 3, 6:30 p.m.

South Philadelphia Older Adult Center at Dickinson St and Passyunk Ave
Open to all residents of Passyunk Square. Learn about upcoming events and get committee updates. Featured speakers will be Gary Tumolo from the Office of Housing and Community Development to talk about the services of his office, such as loans for home improvements and more, as well as Bahiya Cabral-Johnson from the Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians, who will be discussing how to promote immigrant participation in the area’s political, social, and economic life.

November 7- Capitolo Flea Market
Capitolo Playground at 9th and Federal
Stop by the PSCA table while you peruse arts, crafts, gifts and other tables at this neighborhood flea market.

South Philadelphia Home Weatherization Workshop- November 11, 6:30 p.m.
Methodist Hospital’s Morgan Conference Room (2301 S. Broad St., basement level)
Presenter Barbara McDuffie will talk about how to save money and energy through weatherization. The first 60 pre-registered participants will take home a free weatherization kit, courtesy of the Energy Coordinating Agency.

PSCA Tree Planting- November 21, 9:00 a.m.

Come help plant trees and make Passyunk Square greener and healthier! Light refreshments and a good time will be had by all. Sign up to volunteer by emailing christineknapp@yahoo.com .

Holiday Potluck and Silent Auction- December 1, 6:30p.m
South Philadelphia Older Adult Center at Dickinson St and Passyunk Ave
Bring a dish and a friend! This is a great chance to meet your neighbors, eat some yummy food and bid on great items to benefit PSCA. Got an item you want to donate? Email pamzenzola@zenzolagroup.com.

PSCA Fall House Tour- December 5

Wanted: Homes in the Passyunk Square Neighborhood for our 5th Annual House Tour!

Have you completed a renovation to your home worthy of HGTV? Have you recently purchased a home and are ready to renovate? Or are you in the process of renovating or re-decorating your home? The Passyunk Square Civic Association is looking for homes to include in our 5th Annual Neighborhood House Tour. This Special Event, to be held December 5, is not only a fund raiser to help our on-going street cleaning program but is also a great way to meet your neighbors. Please contact Pam Zenzola at pamzenzola@zenzolagroup.com for more information today!

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