March 2012


Event20 Mar 2012 05:53 am

What: EGG HUNT on East Passyunk Avenue at Garden of Le Virtu
Where: 1927 East Passyunk Avenue
Date: Saturday, March 31
Time: See below for age groups

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 www.visiteastpassyunk.com

Zoning19 Mar 2012 11:27 pm

From the Passyunk Avenue Revitalization Corporation (PARC) comes the following announcement:

COMMUNITY MEETING FOR OUR NEIGHBORS ON TASKER ST. & SOUTH 11 TH ST.
WHEN: APRIL 4TH, 2012 AT 7:00 PM
WHERE: 1537 SOUTH 11TH ST. – 1ST FLOOR

Dear Neighbor,
The Passyunk Avenue Revitalization Corporation recently purchased the property located at 1537 South 11th St. (11th & Tasker). We invite you to attend a meeting at the property to review the plans for the property.

Summary of details:
We wish to renovate the ground floor commercial space and fit it out for a sit-down restaurant. The restaurant would seat @35 people inside and during the warmer months of the year seat an additional 18 people outside. Plans for the façade and interior space will be available for your review.

The apartments on the 2nd & 3rd floor will remain.

A presentation of the plans for the space will be conducted. After the presentation we will ask for comments and input from those in attendance. Your feedback will be valuable to us as we move forward with the project. We look forward to seeing you.

Education19 Mar 2012 10:56 pm

Passyunk Square Civic Association Presents

Good schools ⇔ Good neighborhood

Tuesday, April 3, 6:30pm
SPOAC – E. Passyunk and Dickinson
An Open Forum About The Accomplishments and Challenges of the Schools In Passyunk Square

We all know how important good schools are to keeping our neighborhood safe, vibrant and healthy. But what can we do to help, especially in this time of shrinking budgets and administrative upheaval?

Hear from a panel including:
Lisa Kaplan, Principal at Jackson Elementary
Mike Wang, Managing Director of the Philadelphia School Partnership
Christina Grimes, PSCA Education Committee
Tamar Oded, PhillyCORE Leaders

We’ll be brainstorming to determine ways that the Passyunk Square Civic Association can better support our schools and recruiting new members for our Education Committee.

Can’t find a sitter? Not a problem we will have someone on site to lend a hand.

Refreshments provided by Plenty and Belle Cakery.

For information: contact@passyunk.org

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