Gold Star Park


Capitolo and Columbus Square and Gold Star Park and Newsletter06 Oct 2014 06:19 pm

Gold Star Park: Campfire Night & Halloween Party
From 6:30 to 8:30 pm on Thursday, October 9, Gold Star Park will bring a little bit of the country to the city with a Campfire Night, featuring s’mores and other treats! Then on Sunday, October 19, kids can enjoy fun & games at the park from 11 am to 2 pm, including a clown, unicyclist, balloon artist, Fleisher ColorWheels, a fire truck and more! Keep up with Gold Star Park’s events on the park’s Facebook page.

Columbus Square: Flea Market & Pumpkin Fest 
On Saturday, October 25, Columbus Square hosts two fun fall events – a Flea Market from 7 am to 1 pm for treasure seekers, and Pumpkin Fest for the kids from 9 am to 12 noon, with pumpkin painting and Halloween candy (wear your costume!). Find information about these events and more on the brand-new Columbus Square website!

Capitolo Playground: Flea Market & Live Music
Flea market fans will find double the deals in Passyunk Square this fall, with another flea market at Capitolo Playground on Saturday, November 1! The flea market opens at 9 am and wraps up at 3 pm, with live bands performing throughout the event. For other upcoming events at Capitolo, visit the Capitolo Playground Facebook page.

Capitolo and Columbus Square and Fundraising and Gold Star Park and Newsletter01 Sep 2014 08:48 pm

View from the Top: Columbus Square Park Fundraiser
Join your neighbors on FridaySeptember 12 from 6 pm to 8 pm on the roof of Wharton Lofts (12th and Wharton Streets) to help kick off Columbus Square Park’s fundraising campaign and learn of the proposed renovations to the park. Enjoy drinks and bites donated by local restaurants and find out how you can get engaged! Suggested donation is $25. There are three ways to purchase tickets:
1.) by check made payable to “Passyunk Square Civic Association” with “Columbus Square Fundraiser” written in the notes line; please leave check with Jessica Porco, Recreation Leader at Columbus Square
2.) via PayPal on the Columbus Square Facebook page
3.) at the door!

Gold Star Park Kids @ Play
Kids at Play is a monthly playgroup offered in conjunction with the Friends of Kirkbride, South Philly Food Co-op, and Friends of Gold Star Park. The final Kids Play of the summer will be held on Saturday, September 20 from 9:30 am to 11 am. Toys, a group activity, and healthy snacks are provided. For more information about Gold Star Park events, visit the park’s Facebook page.

Capitolo Playground Advisory Council
The next Capitolo Advisory Council Meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 10 at 7 pm – all are welcome!  Meetings are usually held on the first Wednesday of every month. For upcoming events at Capitolo, visit the Capitolo Playground Facebook page.

Capitolo and Columbus Square and Gold Star Park and Newsletter05 Aug 2014 12:27 pm

Music in the Park at Gold Star Park
On August 13 at 7 pm, the final “Music in the Park” of summer 2014 will feature the jazz, R&B, and funk sounds of The Madison Project.  For more information on Gold Star summer events, visit the Gold Star Park Facebook page.

Gold Star Park Kids @ Play
On Saturday, August 16, from 9:30 am – 11 am, Gold Star Park will once again host “Kids @ Play,” a playgroup offered on the third Saturday of every month through September, in conjunction with the Friends of Kirkbride, South Philly Food Co-op, and Friends of Gold Star Park. Toys, a group activity, and healthy snacks are provided.

Capitolo Playground Advisory Council
The next Capitolo Advisory Council Meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 10 at 7 pm – all are welcome!  Meetings are usually held on the first Wednesday of every month. For upcoming summer events at Capitolo, visit the Capitolo Playground Facebook page.

Columbus Square Fundraiser
Save the date! The Columbus Square Park Fundraising Committee is planning a rooftop fundraising event at Wharton Lofts on Friday, September 12 from 6 pm – 8 pm. Food and drink donations are being solicited from local businesses. Learn how you can get engaged! Plan to attend this fun event to see the park’s renovation plans and hear the latest on fundraising progress.  To purchase tickets contact columbussquarepark@gmail.com. Suggested donation: $25.

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