Category Archives: Around the Park

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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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year from Friends of Vernon Park! As we look forward to the year ahead with our wonderful community in Vernon Park and all around Germantown, we invite you to check out our FOVP_2017_AnnualReport_web. Thanks to everyone who joined … Continue reading

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New Date! 10/21/2017 Fall Community Bazaar & Flea Market in Vernon Park

Join us for our 2017 Fall Bazaar on (new date) Saturday, October 21, 2017. Meet neighbors, learn about community organizations, enjoy great finds for great deals and the beauty of autumn in Vernon Park. A diverse array of over 75 vendors … Continue reading

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Just Announced: Monument Lab in Vernon Park Fall 2017

Mural Arts’ Monument Lab invites you “to join a citywide conversation about history, memory, and our collective future.” Friends of Vernon Park is proud to share that Vernon Park will be the site for 2 installations by 2 exceptional artists, … Continue reading

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Super Saturday July 1 in Vernon Park!

Kick off July right with these great happenings in Vernon Park! Saturday, July 1 Complete Schedule: 9-10 am: Saturday Morning Yoga Series with Kate (all ages and levels) begins! Donations welcomed and will benefit Vernon Park. Join us every Saturday (weather … Continue reading

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It’s ON! 100 Vendors this Saturday May 6, The Biggest Best Bazaar + Flea Market Yet!

Update: 100 Vendors selling toys, bikes, clothing, crafts, tools, vintage and handmade wares; offering FREE arts + advocacy activities, community information and resources. Join us early in the day (9:15 a.m.) for a pop-up performance by the Youth Troupe of … Continue reading

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Germantown Friends School students feature Vernon Park in Documentary Short project

  Announcing the world premiere of this wonderful documentary on Vernon Park made by Henry Farnham, Annie Xu and Tommy Victor during the Germantown Friends School Documentary Film J-Term class in 2017. So many great interviews + images in under 10 minutes. … Continue reading

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