The flea market has been postponed until TOMORROW due to rain. Please visit us on Sunday! Hi everyone! Our biennial flea market is approaching. Please come and visit us this Saturday and snap up some affordable merchandise. Saturday, April 22 9am-3pm Broad & Snyder (in front of South Philly H.S.) Over 55 Vendors Free Entertainment … More LoMo Spring Flea Market THIS SUNDAY 9-3pm
We filled over 100 bags of trash! Thank you to all participants. Photos courtesy Eve Miller.
On Saturday afternoon, April 8, neighbors came to a celebration of the installation of permanent ‘street furniture made from recycled objects’ at two specially chosen corners in Southeast Philadelphia, 10th & Wolf Streets and 7th & Jackson Streets. The artist selected to create this art came from the Recycled Artist in Residency (RAIR) program. RAIR … More Trash Academy Celebrates Installation of Street Furniture From Recycled Objects in South Philly
Saturday, April 15th12-5pm FDR Park(215) 462-8997 Bikes, boats and bunnies – oh my! Bring your friends and family down to the inaugural FDR Fest on Saturday, April 15th and help us kick off the spring season! Enjoy a day of live music, food and fun in the park. The day’s line-up includes live music from … More FDR Fest on Saturday, April 15!
FROM: Public Citizens for Children + Youth WHAT: Give Kids a Smile Day DESCRIPTION: Give a kid a smile – during spring break April 10-14, 2017. Do you know a child who needs free dental care? Local dentists are providing free checkups in Philadelphia, DelCo and MontCo for children 0 to 18 years old. Call … More Give Kids a Smile Day April 10-14
Join us as we unveil an artistic solution to litter. RAIR (Recycled Artist in Residency) has designed new benches, planters, and trash cans for two intersections in South Philly. Help us celebrate! Saturday, April 8th 10th and Wolf streets, 11am-noon 7th and Jackson streets, 1-2pm http://rairphilly.org/ Image from previous RAIR project Waste Dreams by the … More Celebrate Recycled Art!
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