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Our Friends in Stewardship:
- 🌿🕊🌲💚✨ Sunday, December 11, 1-3pm: Children, families and neighbors of any & all faiths are invited to take part in decorating Vernon Park’s blue spruce by the peace pole (aka Carrie’s tree) to celebrate our community spirit this special time of year. Feel free to make something (weather-resistant or ephemeral) and add to the messages of Peace & Love next time you walk through the park.✨🌿🌲❄️Winter Festival & Vendor Market Today, 11-3, hosted by our friends @centerinthepark, a beautiful community of elders & advocates who do so much in & for the community! Safe, socially distant outside event with a heated tent & refreshments, lots if great people and gifts to find. Come on out! #shoplocal📝♥️Please support this incredible + vital organization & all they do! 💚🌿: via:@blackwritersmuseum Today, this #GivingTuesday, support Black institutions by making the Black Writers Museum your institution for giving back. To donate, visit the link in our [their] bio. Your gift is tax-deductible. Help us keep Black Literature alive! Donate to put a book in a child’s hand and dream in their heart!Our friends & partners in stewardship @centerinthepark are hosting a Winter Festival Saturday, December 4 from 11-3! There will be vending opportunities inside a heated tent, tables provided. Sponsorship opportunities also available. With any questions, please contact Center in the Park's team member Kai Grant at 215-848-7722 x 205. Bundle up & come on out to support this wonderful organization!🌿 Friends of Vernon Park is proud to join a coalition organizing around the former Germantown YWCA building, whose aim is to call on the Philadelphia Revenue Authority, local and city government, the current and potentially future developer(s) and each other to step up and do right by the community (past, present, future) and the building’s legacy (and those it served).🍃🍂 Wow! What a great Love Your Park day yesterday, here in Germantown & beyond. So many bulbs planted, weeds & trash removed & leaves raked & bagged & ready to be mulched up by @philaparkandrec & returned to nourish future plantings. Huge shoutout to the Lambda Kappa Omega sorority & family 💕 and all of the joyful, generous hardworking volunteers! We 💚 Vernon Park! #myphillypark #ourphillypark