News in the Neighborhood

neighborhood newsNeighborhood News and Events

The monthly Police Service Area 1 Meeting is tonight, Wednesday, January 16 at 7:00 PM at Palumbo Rec Center, 10th & Fitzwater Streets.  All are welcome with questions and concerns for the PSA 1 commanding officer, Lt. Michael Goodson. Police Service Area 1 is comprised of the neighborhoods Queen Village, Bella Vista and Hawthorne.

Society Hill Civic Association’s General Membership Meeting, the first of the year will be tonight, Wednesday, January 16, at 7:30 pm at the Pennsylvania Hospital, 8th and Spruce. Michael Quinn, President and CEO of the Museum of the American Revolution, will discuss details of the plans to build the new museum at Third and Chestnut Streets. Mr. Quinn will present floor plans, interior and exterior renderings, and concepts for the exhibit design. He will discuss how the museum will interface with Philadelphia’s many heritage sites as well as the educational goals for the museum.

Yards Beer Sampling EventNeighborhood News
Thursday, January 17th, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM – The Bottle Shop, 1837 East Passyunk Avenue – Sampling of year-rounds and Trubbel de Yards.

MLK Day Park Cleanup
Monday, January 21, 10:00 AM -1:00 PM
Starr Garden Playground (6th and Lombard).
Join the community in cleaning up this park. Trash removal, painting, graffiti removal, leaf collection and fun with your neighbors.

Seger Winter Celebration
Seger Playground (10th and Lombard)
Saturday, January 26th 2:00 – 5:00 PM
Celebrate the new playground with coffee, hot cocoa, snacks, crafts and more! This is a free event sponsored by Friends of Seger Park Playground in appreciation of community support!

Winterfest at Starr Garden
Starr Garden Playground (6th and Lombard)
Saturday February 2, 2-4pm FREE event including DJ, craft table, pony rides, ice carving demo, face painting, balloon animals & refreshments! Sponsored by the Fairmount Park Conservancy & Starr Garden Neighbors.

Queen Village Neighbors Association – 76ers Game  
April 14th, 2013 is School Spirit Night at the Philadelphia 76ers Game.  Meredith and Nebinger Choirs will be performing on the concourse from 2:30 – 3:20 PM right before the 76ers vs. Cavaliers game at 3:30 PM.  Details and ticket information can be found here

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