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Category Archives: Around the Park
Please read our statement regarding recent events, concerns and issues raised related to the renovation of the former Germantown YWCA building:
View our 2020 Annual Summary and learn how to get involved in 2021!
We are so thankful for our community’s commitment to taking care of one another. Please continue to utilize Vernon Park safely, enjoying the sunshine and the spring blooms. Please refrain from gatherings of any size at this time, due … Continue reading
Thanks to everyone who joined us on Saturday! Check out our photos here. 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) … Continue reading
Join us on the citywide Philadelphia Parks & Recreation + Fairmount Park Conservancy Fall 2019 #LoveYourPark day to show some love for the ‘Emerald of Germantown’, Vernon Park! Earlier this fall we hosted student volunteers from Villanova University who … Continue reading
Update: All 50 Trees have been reserved. Please note there is a waitlist through the registration form. Thanks so much for supporting this project with TreePhilly! At this year’s Bazaar & Flea Market you may be able to bring home … Continue reading
Vendors Welcome! new/used/handmade/secondhand items arts/activities/community resources & organizations $12 advance/$20 day of. Kindly BYO table/display *please no food vending without approved City licenses Vendors: Be sure to complete the form below and hit ‘submit’. You will then see a confirmation … Continue reading
This summer, join Friends of Vernon Park and Friends of Joseph E. Coleman Library Under the Shady Old Tree! Mark your calendars: On 4 Friday afternoons in August, relax in the shade and explore a different theme each week such as … Continue reading
Friends & neighbors, join us during Love Your Park Week 2019 on Saturday, May 11 from 11am – 2pm! Outdoor fun for all ages in the ‘Emerald of Germantown’, Vernon Park! Pack a picnic blanket and your favorite snacks … Continue reading
View online here: FOVP_AnnualReport_2018_web!