October 2015

Uncategorized06 Oct 2015 12:30 pm

EPX has partnered with PHS to show “Bag it” at the pop up: Thursday, October 8, 7:00 PM. Bag It The Movie: Is Your Life Too Plastic? PHS has partnered with Clean Water Action to bring you Bag It, a 45-minute educational documentary that focuses on the politics of bags, single-use disposables, waste and recycling and the health of our oceans. Come enjoy a beer while learning how reducing these single-use items helps to clean up our neighborhoods and waterways and reduce the volume of trash being sent to our landfills.

Uncategorized06 Oct 2015 12:27 pm

Tree planting and Love Your Park are on the same day again this year – Novermber 14. The PSCA Tree Planting will start at 8:45 at Capitolo Playground and run until about 1. We’ll have about 12 trees to plant. Bella Vista is hosting a Yard Tree Giveaway/Unusual Trash Disposal event on October 10th, 10-1 at Palumbo. Their yard tree event is the same format as the one we did in the Spring and neighbors from our area are welcome to register for a tree. Tree Philly is also doing giveaways around the city over the next few months. More details on the Bella Vista event can be found here: http://bella-vista-neighbors-association.ticketleap.com/bvna-yard-tree-giveaway/.

The deadline for our next neighborhood street tree planting is November 23. If you know neighbor who’d like a tree or want to suggest a block for volunteers to canvas, please contact beautification@passyunk.org.

Uncategorized06 Oct 2015 12:27 pm

Garden season is winding down. Next work day in this Saturday from 11-1. Last Sunday 4-6 open day will be 10/26. We’ll be participating in EPA’s WitchCRAFT Brewtour again this year – Wednesday Oct 21 5:30-7:30. We’ll have a final harvest of sweet potatoes, potatoes, sunchokes sometime later in October/early November, then shut down the garden for the winter. Wrap up meeting sometime in early November.

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