Category Archives: Around the Park

Love Your Park 2019

  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

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Friends of Vernon Park 2018 Annual Report!

View online here: FOVP_AnnualReport_2018_web!

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Sat. Nov. 10! Fall 2018 Love Your Park Day

We’ll be planting trees, raking leaves, weeding garden beds, and more, in Historic Vernon Park. Volunteers will see and learn about the Vernon Park monuments, the rain garden, the Black Writers Museum, and more. We’ll lead a thorough orientation at … Continue reading

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RESCHEDULED DUE TO WEATHER! 2018 Fall Bazaar & Flea Market will be held on Oct. 20::::

Download the application or register online below: fovpbazaarfleamarketapplicationfaq2018_web   Online vendor registration is now closed. You may still register tomorrow morning from 7:30-8:45 at the event. Thank you!   Another way to support: If you would like to donate items to be … Continue reading

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‘Under the Shady Old Tree’ Summer Reading and Arts Program

Summer Reading and Arts program this Summer in Vernon Park, in partnership with the Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Philadelphia Regional Library and made possible by the Fairmount Park Conservancy. Children (of all ages) and their caregivers are invited to cool … Continue reading

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POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER! New Date: June 9, 2018 Spring Love Your Park

Welcome back, sun! The #LOVEYOURPARK cleanup & planting event in Vernon Park has been rescheduled for Saturday, June 9 (yes, same day as the elected officials’ rescheduled Community Day!). We’ll be working in the park from 9am-12pm, come on out … Continue reading

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Philly Spring Cleanup

Join us April 7 in Vernon Park for the Annual Philly Spring Cleanup! Details here:

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