Port Richmond: Community Advisory Meetings, Farm To Families And Free Outdoor Movie Night This Week

Port Richmond: Community Advisory Meetings, Farm To Families And Free Outdoor Movie Night This Week

Looking to find out what’s going on in Port Richmond this week? Our calendar round-up lets you know what’s happening in your neighborhood.  Kensington Storefront Community Advisory Meeting– Tuesday, Aug. 22, 6-7:30 p.m., 2774 Kensington Ave. Deep Roots Charter School Parent & Community Advisory Meeting– Wednesday, Aug. 23, 7-8:30 p.m., Heitzman Recreation Center (2136 Castor […]

 

Port Richmond: Sustainable Green Guide Meeting, Philly 311 Training, Parks On Tap At Penn Treaty Park And More This Week

Port Richmond: Sustainable Green Guide Meeting, Philly 311 Training, Parks On Tap At Penn Treaty Park And More This Week

Looking to find out what’s going on in Port Richmond this week? Our calendar round-up lets you know what’s happening in your neighborhood. Sustainable 19125 & 19134 Green Guide Meeting – Monday, Aug. 14, 6:30-8 p.m., 2515 Frankford Ave. First-Time Homebuyer Workshop – Tuesday, Aug. 15, 4-8 p.m., Coral Street Arts House (2446 Coral St.) […]

 

Kensington: “I see the impact on a person to person level often, just in individual stories.”

Kensington: “I see the impact on a person to person level often, just in individual stories.”

Renee Horst (left) is a staff member with the New Kensington Community Development Corporation (NKCDC) and a member of the community engagement team who oversees the Farm to Families Pick Up. That program provides fresh, organic produce and meat from the Lancaster Farm Fresh Cooperative to members of the Kensington and Fishtown community.   Can you […]

 

Port Richmond: CareerLink Workshop, NKCDC Office Hours, Water Ice With A Cop And More This Week

Port Richmond: CareerLink Workshop, NKCDC Office Hours, Water Ice With A Cop And More This Week

Looking to find out what’s going on in Port Richmond this week? Our calendar round-up lets you know what’s happening in your neighborhood. SNBL Monthly Meeting – Monday, Aug. 7, 6:30 p.m. – Firm Hope Baptist Church (2313 E. Auburn St.) CareerLink Workshop – Tuesday, Aug. 8, 12-5 p.m. – Fishtown Library (1217 E. Montgomery […]

 

Port Richmond: PROPAC Monthly Meeting, First Friday Arts, & First-Time Homebuyer Workshop

Port Richmond: PROPAC Monthly Meeting, First Friday Arts, & First-Time Homebuyer Workshop

Looking to find out what’s going on in Port Richmond this week? Our calendar round-up lets you know what’s happening in your neighborhood. PROPAC Monthly Meeting – Wednesday, August 2, 7 p.m. – Columbia Social Club (3529 Almond St.) Farm to Families Pick Up – Thursday, August 3, 4-7 p.m. – NKCDC Garden Center (1825 Frankford […]

 

Port Richmond: A&W Literacy Night, Aria-Jefferson Health Fair And Movie Nights

Port Richmond: A&W Literacy Night, Aria-Jefferson Health Fair And Movie Nights

Looking to find out what’s going on in Port Richmond this week? Our calendar round-up lets you know what’s happening in your neighborhood. A&W Literacy Night: Monday, July 24, 6:30-8 p.m. – 2600 E. Westmoreland St. Aria-Jefferson Health Fair: Tuesday, July 25, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. – St. Anne’s Senior Community Center (2607 E. Cumberland St.) […]

 

Port Richmond: First-Time Homebuyer Workshop, 24th District Town Hall, and Nature Heroes “Radical Reptiles” Showing

Port Richmond: First-Time Homebuyer Workshop, 24th District Town Hall, and Nature Heroes “Radical Reptiles” Showing

Looking to find out what’s going on in Port Richmond this week? Our calendar round-up lets you know what’s happening in your neighborhood. Senior Produce Vouchers: Monday, July 17 and Thursday, July 20, 1:30-3 p.m. – St. Anne’s Senior Community Center (2607 E. Cumberland St.) First-Time Homebuyer Workshop: Tuesday, July 18, 4-8 p.m. – Coral Street Arts […]

 

Port Richmond: Wooden Block Party, Richmond Branch Library Activities, Farm To Families Pick-Up And Other Events This Week

Port Richmond: Wooden Block Party, Richmond Branch Library Activities, Farm To Families Pick-Up And Other Events This Week

Looking to find out what’s going on in Port Richmond this week? Our calendar round-up lets you know what’s happening in your neighborhood. NKCDC Office Hours: Wednesday, July 12th, 4-7 p.m. – Firm Hope Baptist Church (2313 E. Auburn St.) Wooden Block Party: Wednesday, July 12th, 6 p.m. – Richmond Branch Library (2987 Almond St.) Summer […]

 By Whitney Segel

Kensington: Farm to Families Provides Accessible Healthy Living

Kensington: Farm to Families Provides Accessible Healthy Living

Targeting issues of obesity and hunger are a growing trend, but it is unlikely to see both as a common initiative for one program. Attacking obesity and hunger together may seem far-fetched when at the root they are seemingly quite different. St. Christopher’s Foundation for Children (SCFC) has found the bridge connecting the two prevailing […]