The ‘tactical urbanism’ movement is growing up. The DIY public space entrepreneurs and fixer-uppers of prior years have wised up in so many ways, and on March 22nd, you’ll have a chance to hear from some of the movement’s national and local leading voices. Join Urban Consulate and 5th Square for an evening of fresh ideas … More A Tactical Urbanism Guide: Starting, scaling, and growing small neighborhood projects
Have something you need fixed? Want to learn about how to fix thing instead of throwing them away? Please come to the Philly Fixers Guild event on April 23 in Port Richmond. Save your broken stuff in a box for the next month, then bring it in and see what can be salvaged instead of … More Philly Fixers Guild Repair Fair on April 23!
LoMo is beginning out Storm Drain Art Project soon. Philly artist Ryan Psota will be painting whimsical designs on a few of our storm drains to bring more attention to our watershed and (hopefully) discourage citizens from throwing trash into the drains. Below is the design for the first drain, which will be at the … More Nominate a Drain for the LoMo Storm Drain Art Project!
This spring you can get a free tree to plant in your back yard! The TreePhilly Program is a partnership between Philadelphia Parks & Recreation, the Fairmount Park Conservancy, and TD Bank. Pre-register for the tree giveaway in South Philly, then come to the event in April to pick up your tree, learn how to plant … More TreePhilly Yard Tree Giveaways
Kindergarten registration opens Tuesday 2/28, and runs through 5/31. Visit one of our neighborhood schools for Kindergarten Open House on Tuesday, March 7: -D. Newlin Fell, 900 W Oregon Ave, 9-10am -A.S. Jenks, 2501 S 13th St, 9-10:30am -F.S. Key, 2230 S 8th St, 9:30-10:30am More information about registration is available here: http://webgui.phila.k12.pa.us/offices/e/earlychild/kindergarten-registration
Elections will be held at the Fumo Family Library on Wednesday, March 29th at 6:30pm. President: Patti Tahan Patti has been a homeowner in the the same house in South Philadelphia since 1989. She considered leaving the area once back in the 2003, but quickly rejected an offer on her house when she realized what … More LoMo is Holding Elections for Board Members
Thu, February 23, 6pm – 8pm Frida Cantina at 10th and Wolf SouthHouse is giving us two $50 gift certificates to raffle off in honor of our 10th birthday! How nice. They’ll also be drink specials for LoMo members. And of course… cake!
Temple Dental School offers free dental care for children The Temple School of Dentistry will offer a day of free dental care for children, 9 months to 15 years, on Monday, February 20 for the annual Give Kids a Smile Day. The project will offer dental exams, x-rays, cleanings, sealants and flouride varnish treatments on … More Free dental care for children
Congratulate Miss Washington and her 4th-6th grade students at The Key School. Over 100 students participated in this year’s Jr. Flower Show. PHS judges came to the school yesterday, Feb. 14th to award ribbons. Two entries will be on view at the Philadelphia Flower Show in March! Miss Washington will also take a group of … More The Key School Jr. Flower Show!
Frida Cantina is now open for Brunch on Sunday, starting at 11am. Sunday, February 12 was their first Brunch. First customer was a LoMo member, who enjoyed this dish pictured, a blueberry waffle, and a cup of coffee. Frida – named after the artist Frida Kahlo – is a tribute to Mexico by Raul Castro, … More Brunch at Frida Cantina