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N2N Street Festival Community Groups Free Adult Education/ Young Local

at Baltimore Ave. & Gather to Aid Needy GED Classes - Testing Violinist Performs at
50th St Sept. 8 Families Begins Sept.12 Longwood Sept. 9
Music stars honor Donations include school Registration & Courses The off to prestigious
“Queen of Soul” Aretha supplies, food & clothes at Tilden School, 6601 music college in England
Franklin Elmwood Ave.



Litter Reduction Plan for Southwest Sept 19
ReEntry Seminar for pastors & counselors
Adults - Immunization Still Need
Rotary Club inducts new member
Literacy Mentoring Classes Start Sept. 15
Successful Cleanup at Heinz Refuge

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SW Pride Day Parade & Festival:
Woodland Ave. celebration kicks off at 71st St. at 11:00 a.m.

At last year’s SW Pride Day, proud students from Southwest Leadership Academy Charter School displayed their “Distinguished School Award” with pride! They
up to will march in this year’s Pride Day parade on Sept. 15th.
be mid-day on Saturday, Septem- the dedicated 12th District Police
Cars or Trucks
With/ Without Title SEPTEMBER 15 ber 15. The customary high point
will be the lively Pride Day parade
officers led by Captain Deshawn
Beaufort. Sadly, this might be

Bad Engines or which will start at 71st Street and Captain Beaufort’s last Pride Day
Bad Transmissions ith a reasonable weather Woodland Avenue at 11:00 a.m. march as he is moving on to du-
report forecasted for next The customary line of committed
up to $500 week, the gala annual Woodland Avenue marchers will 2018 SW PRIDE DAY
Cars or Trucks Southwest Pride Day is the place to be accompanied by a contingent of CONTINUES ON PAGE 6


Any Condition

CallCall 215-669-1000
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Local Groups Distribute School Supplies, Clothing and Food LUXURIOUS 15 pc BATH SETS TWIN SHEET
By Dr. Cassandra Graves with a broad smile simply stated,

“This is wonderful.” Another lady in
SHEET 2 for $499
velyn Graves Ministries, fashionable braids in her 50’s stated
Grace Tabernacle Church,
and Smiling for Sarah came
she was grateful for the supplies
to pass on to her grandchildren. SETS $999 BED IN BAGS $899 Values to $1599
together in a bond of love to collect
and distribute about a ton of free
She reflected that she had come to
this very corner back in 2006 at a
Twin - Full - Queen - King
clothes, 10 large boxes of groceries time when she was suffering from FAUX SILK PANELS $3499 & up VINYL MINI BLINDS
and approximately 200 book bags
complete with school supplies to
addiction. From the kindness and
support she had received at that 3 pc 84” Lengths White, Alabaster Black
members of the community.
Grateful residents came by trolley,
time she was able to overcome the
addiction and has been freed from
car, bicycle and on foot for the event the scourge ever since. BEDSPREAD FULL & QUEEN 63” & 84” Lengths
at the corner of 55th Street and
Chester Avenue on Saturday, August
Evelyn Graves Ministries has
been providing free groceries and SETS $1899& UP $3999 & up 2 for $ 9 99
25th. The three organizations also clothing giveaways on the 3rd or
collaborated in providing the spo- 4th Saturday of every month for 36” TIER & SWAG
ken Word and Evelyn Graves Drama the past 6 years. Needy residents SETS – PRINTED COMFORTERS KITCHEN SLICES
3 pc
Productions put on a powerful dra- are invited to gather from 12:30 to KING $1599&& up &up
matic presentation of excerpts from 1:30 p.m., rain or shine. Next free $699 $499 BATH
“Let My People Go” from the play community outreach giveaway is SHEET RUG SETS
by Dr. Evelyn Graves, herself. Sept. 29 and all are welcome. For
One gentleman in his 70’s stood
on the corner watching the activities
further information, phone 215-
Actors from Evelyn Graves Drama Productions captivate local residents who gathered at 55th & Chester
to receive donated school supplies, clothing and food. The performance included excerpts from “Let My
People Go” by Dr. Evelyn Graves, herself.
100% COTTON $ 1199 Assorted Colors
Deep Pockets • 600 Thread Count
2018 SW PRIDE DAY cal Mid-term election coming up Attention Pastors & Outreach Directors: SHOWER CURTAINS $2499& up FULL SHEET
CONTINUES FROM PAGE 1 November 6. Sheer, Including Hooks SETS
ties in another part of Philadelphia
A special feature of this year’s
festival will be an award ceremony Re-Entry Resource Seminar embroi-
dered $599 6-PIECE WINDOW SETS
shortly. The parade, of course, will where three outstanding Southwest Become a “Station of Hope” for ex-offenders LINED & UP 84” Long (Regularly $54.99)
PANELS $1099 100% Cotton
be a good opportunity for residents
and business owners to show their
citizens will be recognized. Typi-
cal of the views of public officials “on the ground” in ministries that
$3999 $ 19. 99 $3 99 Values to $9.99
appreciation for his work here in
Southwest during the past four
on past Pride Days was that of
Philadelphia City Councilman-at- SEPTEMBER 11 support ex-offenders reintegrating

years. Large David Oh who was born and ing Communities USA is a prison
Values to $14.99 Thick & Thirsty
The parade will culminate in the raised in Southwest. “An event like ealing Communities USA re-entry ministry that trains and
BED 8-Foot Long
open house at the 12th District Sta- this brings the out the goodness in will hold a Clergy Re-Entry inspires places of faith to support
Now $599 $399 JAQUARD
tion House at 65th and Woodland people… an upbeat festival like this Resource Seminar at Ezekiel returning citizens. families and in- PILLOWS $1899
where there will be lots of good supports the worthwhile change in Baptist Church, 58th St. & Grays Av- dividuals impacted by crime and by PANELS
Special Group $499 FREE LAYAWAYS !!
2 for $999
neighborly fellowship and plenty of the community. It provides some- enue from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, mass incarceration. 84” Long
free food. thing positive to the people so they September 11. Speakers from Healing “We will discuss the need of faith-

For the kids, the program will don’t give up on life.” Community USA will include Bishop based institutions to support returning
include Moon Bounces, slides and For more information about the Dr. Chris Kimmernez, Philadelphia people and their families impacted by
face painting. For adults, there will Pride Day activities and participa- Coordinator, Dr. Harold Dean Tru- crime and mass incarceration,” advised FAMILY
be some great music. Onlookers tion in the parade, contact 12th lear, National Director, and Bishop State Rep. Joanna McClinton who has OWNED
can expect the usual presence of District Community Affairs Officer Dr. Karen Dixson, Delaware County organized the gathering. SINCE
our elected officials and time for Arnold Mitchell at arnold.mitch- Coordinator. For more information about the Tues-
informal conversations about their The seminar is intended not only day, September 11 seminar, contact the OPEN MON.— SAT. 10 a.m. 6 p.m.
expectations for the current criti- PHOTO CREDIT: NAPOLEON F. KINGCADE for clergy but also for those involved office of Rep. McClinton at 215-748-6712.
215-726-3900 6129-31 Woodland Avenue
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2018 Neighborhood 2 Neighborhood (N2N) Street Festival

Vocal stars pay tribute to Aretha Franklin at 50th & Baltimore Ave.
and girls in all aspects of sports including information and up-date developments
SEPTEMBER 8 athletics, coaching, and administration.
BWSF members will provide free sports
The Neighborhood-to-Neighborhood
(N2N) festival is a free daylong commu-

demonstrations in the kids’ zone during nity event State Senator Anthony Hardy
n outstanding lineup of vocal the festival. Williams created in 1989 as a peaceful and
performers at this year’s annual free Franklin, it will be remembered, had enjoyable way for families and community
Neighborhood 2 Neighborhood more hits on the Billboard Hot 100 than members to connect and engage with one
(N2N) Street Festival will show tremen- any other female artist during her aston- another outdoors.
dous R-E-S-P-E-C-T to the memory of the ishing 40-year career. She won 18 Gram- Sen. Williams began N2N as a com-
late, great “Queen of Soul” Aretha Frank- mys and was the first woman inducted Aretha Franklin as we love to remember her: munity cookout in 1989 but it has expand-
full-throated, blazing with faith and emotion, in a
lin. Appearing at various times during the into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. ballad of praise. The 2018 N2N Street Festival will ing over the years into a major family
afternoon of Saturday, September 8, will Radio personality Patty Jackson and pay tribute to “The Queen of Soul” with many top festival stretching five city blocks, boasting
be recording stars Kathy Sledge, Monica, comedian Skeet will co-host the festival. performers at Baltimore Ave. & 50th St. beginning big-name performances and attracting
at 12Noon Saturday afternoon, September 8
Kelly Price, Keke Wyatt, Jean Carne (one of Entertainment manager and promoter thousands from the region. In addition
Aretha’s “great girlfriends”) and Kindred Charles “Charlie Mack” Alston will accept ily Soul; 5:00 p.m. Keke Wyatt; 6:30 p.m. to the free concert and free food, there
the Family Soul. Each artist will present the festival’s Lifeguard on Duty award Monica. Early arrivals will receive a free will be health screenings, a variety of craft
a selection of their own hits, and lovingly from Sen. Williams. TV’s latest “Survivor” commemorative 2018 N2N festival t-shirt and food vendors, sports demonstrations,
reprise some of the incomparable Aretha’s winner, Wendell Holland II, will make a while supplies last. Other giveaways will community resource tables, a kids zone
as well. guest appearance. More than 5,000 people be distributed throughout the day. Videos with rides, games, prizes and face painting
The outdoor community event is again from the Philadelphia region will enjoy the and images capturing the highlights and and a senior tent with activities, resources,
under the sponsorship of the dynamic duo festival throughout the day. milestones of Aretha’s remarkable career and bingo.
State Senator Anthony H. Williams and The schedule of performances after the will be presented throughout the festival. Information and concert details for this
the Black Women in Sport Foundation. festival opens at noon is; 1:00 p.m. Kathy While the concert is free, attendees are article was graciously provided by Joel Av-
BWSF is a local nonprofit which works to Sledge; 2:00 p.m. Jean Carne; 3:00 p.m. asked to register for this free event at www. ery, Media Relations, who can be reached
increase the involvement of black women Kelly Price; 4:00 p.m. Kindred the Fam- where they can get more at or 215-917-1618.

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Attention Adults, Refugees, and Immigrants: Volunteer Literacy Tutors Urgently Own Your Own Home!
Immunization Needs are Lifelong Needed in Southwest First Time Home Buyer Seminar
lmost 1 out of every 3 people in the United cal vaccines for protection against diseases of the lungs require such basic adult skills as read-
States will develop shingles in their lifetime.
One’s risk of shingles increases as people
and bloodstream. The pneumococcal vaccine is also
suggested for adults younger than 65 years who have SEPTEMBER 15 ing and writing; working with numbers,
English language, digital (keyboard)
September 15
grow older. Additionally, over 60 percent of seasonal certain chronic health conditions) facility and computer capability, prob-
flu-related hospitalizations occur in people 65 years Refugees and immigrants seeking admission into ecognizing that some 550,000 lem-solving and critical thinking and
and older. the U.S. also need to have their vaccination status adults in Philadelphia need to workforce and workplace skills.
As we get older, our immune systems tend to weaken checked. The guidelines for such vaccination are com- improve their literacy, the City’s Experience has shown that having
over time, putting us at higher risk for certain diseases. plicated and require careful study and are included Office of Adult Education has organized caring, dedicated and properly oriented
This is why, in addition to seasonal flu (influenza) vac- in the comprehensive instructions for people seek- a series of training sessions for mentors volunteers come alongside adult learners
cine and Td or Tdap vaccine (tetanus, diphtheria, and ing residence in the US from abroad. The CDC has to be held at Southwest CDC, 6328 Pas- the learning results are greatly improved.
pertussis), the US Center for Disease Control and Pre- published these rules under Medical Examination of chall Avenue. The three training classes The training offered under next week’s
vention (CDC) recommends that older adults should Immigrants and Refugees which can be accessed on- entitled Fundamentals of Adult Learning program will enable more mentors to
also get (1) shingles vaccine, which protects against line at are scheduled as follows offer this invaluable service to others.
shingles and its complications, and (b) pneumococ- medical-examination.html • Wednesday, September 15: Courses are free, but applicants must
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 Noon attend all three of them and do some
The History of Hand Made Goods • Wednesday, September 22:
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 Noon
work online in order to certified for
mentoring in the City’s adult learning
– Fort Mifflin • Wednesday, September 29:
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 Noon
To register, visit

Adult education and literacy involve calendar. For more information, phone
much more than just reading since most 215-686-6079 or visit the offices of

jobs today that can sustain a family Southwest CDC at the above address.
an you imagine life without the convenience of
Amazon or your local grocery store? No? Well,
spend Saturday, September 15 at Fort Mifflin
and see for yourself some of the skills required to
make commonplace items in the past, no electricity or
internet connection required!
Much of what we purchase from large stores today
was produced by hand, at home or by a skilled crafts-
man, in centuries past. Meet artisans engaged in some
of these historic activities and get a glimpse into what
daily life might have been like in the 18th or 19th
Meet craftsmen demonstrating blacksmithing,
wood carving, spinning and weaving, open-hearth
cooking, basket making and more! Feeling historic?
Homeownership is important.
Try your own hand at seasonal “chores” or make a
popular kid’s toy to take home! We’re here to help homebuyers navigate the mortgage process and make buying
Fort Mifflin is located on Fort Mifflin Road off the a home affordable, even if you have little money for a downpayment, little or
Island Avenue extension (Enterprise Ave.). “less-than-perfect” credit history or have had a recent job change.
For general admission ticket information, phone
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or visit the website: Well provide thousands of dollars in downpayment, closing cost or interest rate
behaved dogs on leash always welcome at Fort Mif- In colonial times most clothing was by handmade on small weaving assistance in certain areas. As a good neighbor and integral part of the communities
looms. Here, a modern seamstress follows the time-honored craft we serve, it’s important that M&T makes homebuying easy and affordable for you.
flin! Rain or shine, activities will be undercover or in to make some sturdy cloth. Come observe this and other home craft
Find out how by calling 1-888-253-0993 or visiting
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12th Police District Community Litter Prevention Program

Workshop Meeting Comes to Southwest

community will be outlined from 6:00
ariety of interesting guest speakers
will address open gathering SEPTEMBER 19 – 8:00 p.m. It will cover such activi-
ties as Illegal Dumping Enforcement,

The 12th Police District will hold Vacant Sand Stabilization, and Block

its next Community Workshop Meeting he City’s “Cleanphl” initiative Captain Recruitment and Engagement.
at the Francis Myers Rec Center, 58th St. & will release its Southwest Phila- The meeting is open and all com-
Kingsessing Ave on Wednesday, Septem- delphia Neighborhood Litter munity leaders are cordially invited.

ber 12 beginning at 6;00 p.m. A number Control Plan on Wednesday, Septem- The hosts request, however, that
of interesting guest speakers - U.S. Census A curb stormwater retention catchment which ber 19 at the Southwest CDC offices at anyone interested advise in advance
captures and stores stormwater before it enters the
Bureau, Philadelphia Water Department city’s dual sewage/stormwater system. Projects 6328 Paschall Avenue. The program at or by phoning
and the Bartram Choice Neighborhood using stormwater catchments will be discussed by for the sustained beautification of our 215-686-0288.

EmploymEnt for New Americans Initiative – will address the gathering. the Water Department at the community meeting
at Myers Rec. Center, Sept 12 The Rotary Club of Southwest Philadelphia -
The Philadelphia Water Department Eastwick is pleased to welcome its newest
will be describing further construction help manage excess rainwater, or storm- member, Cynthia Simpson, a Benefits Access

Boot Camp Wednesday, September 12, 2018 on city streets and properties in the water, by diverting water and preventing it Counselor with Catholic Social Services. Pictured
(l. to r.) is club founder, Lou Jackson, Cynthia
Southwest to create green stormwater from becoming runoff into our city’s dual Simpson and Cheryl Burkett, club president.
10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. catchments at the Kingsessing Recreation sewage system and impacting our drinking The Rotary Club meets Wednesdays mornings
Center, along Buist Avenue and other from 7:30-8:30 a.m. To confirm the next week’s
SOUTHWEST CDC | 6328 PASCHALL AVENUE Paschalville Library
locations. 12TH POLICE location call 215-292-1254.or email dmhphilly@ Visitors are welcome at $5.00/breakfast.
215-685-2662 Trees, shrubs, perennials and grasses CONTINUES ON PAGE 10

monday, Sept. 24 to thursday, Sept. 27 70th Street and Woodland Avenue

10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. f Featuring:

A lite t Understanding the Importance of Early Kidney
b eakfa will
r During this four-day Are you an immigrant or refugee? Disease Screening and Detection
c h
and lun vided
be pro day workforce Do you have questions about Presented by: Amit Kapoor, MD, MBA, of Clinical Renal Associates
development course living and working in the Learn about early kidney disease screening and detection can make a difference for people at risk.
Take part in an informative Q&A with Amit Kapoor, MD, MBA, of Clinical Renal Associates.
you will receive: United States? Hear from our experts while enjoying a complimentary meal.

• Help with your résumé, cover letter, and thank you letter At the Welcome Fair,
we will have information on Tuesday, September 11, 6:00 p.m. Saturday, September 15, 11:00 a.m.
Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital Mercy Philadelphia Hospital
• Financial empowerment • jobs and careers Medical Science Building First Floor Cafeteria
• green cards and citizenship Norman N. Cohen, MD Auditorium 501 South 54th Street
• Account sign-up for Gmail, LinkedIn, and Badge List
• education and English classes 1500 Lansdowne Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19143
• Guidance on professional attire and interview prep • healthcare, benefits, and more Darby, PA 19023

• And so much more…FoR FREE Free. No sign-up required. Call 1.877.GO MERCY (1.877.466.3729) to reserve your spot or register online at

To register or for more information, please contact Cynthia Ryant ALL ARE WELCOME! *Dine with the Docs is an educational series providing the community an opportunity to meet with
Mercy physicians and other clinical experts.
at 215-729-4546 or


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Free Adult Education/GED Classes - Testing Begins Massive Cleanup Effort at Heinz Wildlife Reserve
Registration & Courses at Tilden School, 6601 Elmwood Ave.
ver 200 sturdy volunteers deposited from areas both upstream
Testing* tailored to him, on a classroom-sup- descended on the John Heinz and downstream from Heinz.
SEPTEMBER 12 • Wednesday, Sept. 19, 5:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Registration and Testing
plied Chromebook, or on a desk-top
computer in the computer lab. “I prac-
National Wildlife Reserve
at Tinicum August 25 in a massive
The largest contingent of helpers
(more than 120) had been organized

• Monday, Sept. 24 Classes begin. tice on the computer at least 30 minutes cleanup effort along Darby Creek by United by Blue (UBB) a nationwide
vening Adult Basic Education *Testing sessions are intended to as- a day, plus using Plato at home to get which meanders through his natural retail chain the specializes in clothing
and General Education Diploma sure that students are placed in a class closer to my GED,” said Eric. treasure. and supplies geared to a wide range of
(GED) classes for adults at will setting that meets their current basic The Adult Education classes at Cen- Teams of helpers armed with big outdoor activities. “Our motto is that
be held again this fall at Tilden Middle language needs. ter for Literacy will improve the ability blue plastic bags (for recyclables) and for every product we sell, United By
School, 6601 Elmwood Avenue in CFL shares many heartwarming to read and understand the writing white plastic bags (for trash) methodi- Blue removes one pound of trash from The large group of volunteers from United By Blue,
Southwest, Philadelphia PA, 19142. success stories about city residents who people face in day-to-day life. They will cally covered both sides of the main our world’s oceans and waterways,” The dedicated team from Penn Beer Sales and an outdoors clothing and equipment retailer rest
Classes begin September 24, are free have achieved improvement in their also be the first step in preparing to get access road on the dike that contains quoted Maria McDonald, Cleanup Service in their light green tee-shirts take a break after almost three hours of grueling cleanup work
from the cleanup efforts at Heinz Wildlife Reserve. at Heinz Reserve.
and open to the community. The life and work prospects through the a high school diploma. Experienced Darby Creek. Other intrepid souls Operations Assistant for the Philadel-
Eric Jackson at a Center for Literacy computer runs
courses are sponsored by the Phila- adult literacy courses. One such proud through his course material online for his Adult and dedicated teachers will not only donned chest-high green rubber phia area. activities, Razionale suggested that airport, small feeder aircraft buzzing
delphia Center for Literacy (CFL) in student is Eric Jackson of North Phila- Basic Education course with his CFL instructor. help residents improve reading, writ- waders and slogged into the muddy Another sterling team was deployed obviously, Anheuser Busch has long- overhead, or the constant din of there
partnership with the Mayor’s Office of delphia. Eric had dropped out of school Registration/Testing for CFL evening courses at ing and language, but also math and verges of the creek bed and into the by Penn Beer Sales and Service, the term basic interest in preserving the was comfort in hearing the chirping
Tilden School on Elmwood Ave beginning Sept. 12
Education and the School District of when he was in 11th grade and worked technology skills. sodden muck surrounding the raised local Anheuser Busch Wholesaler availability of drinking water. and whistling of a dozen or so resident
Philadelphia. Another Southwest part- at a wide variant of jobs. Last year, at Learning and Careers, Eric received ex- To learn about free English classes boardwalks that extend into the Heinz for Philadelphia and surrounding The Heize Refuge staff was on duty birds, and seeing monarch butter-
ner is Southwest CDC at 6328 Paschall age 47 he found the courage to register tra help from at the Comcast Computer and other free Adult Basic Education/ wetlands. counties. “The company’s annual throughout the morning, delivering flies land on the purple spikes of the
Avenue which holds daytime Adult with CFL. “I’m not going to give up my Lab. “Chandra [Waters], the technol- GED classes at community schools In addition to the walking and wad- Better World Project supporting lo- and retrieving volunteers along the pickerelweed and the white-blossomed
Basic Education classes. educational hope. It’s never too late to ogy specialist, took the time to help visit ing groups, several dozen young people cal environmental organizations like mile and a half diked area and truck- water willows and plantain. Natural-
Testing and registration for the get a high school diploma. I’m in it for me learn, was patient and recognized education/ To register before Sept 19, were recruited to paddle kayaks along United Blue and contributing towards ing out the tons of debris they had ists remind us that the wetlands of the
evening Adult Basic Education and the long haul.” the growth in my computer skills. She Phone 215-474-1235 ext. 200 the creek to pick up debris in areas not a cleaner and healthier community,” picked up. Darby Creek estuary once comprised
General Education Diploma (GED) One area which seemed to be hold- encouraged me.” For more information about daytime reachable on foot. They were reminded advised Penn Beer’s Sarah Razionale. Despite the regular, deep-throated 6000 acres of which barely 200 acres of
classes at Tilden School, will take place ing him back from advancement was Like other students, Eric logs-in to adult education courses at Southwest that since Darby Creek is tidal, litter is As to why the focus on environmental roar of a big jetliner taking off at the march remain.
as follows: using computers. In connection with Plato Courseware, which allows him to CDC, 6328 Paschall Ave. email cynthia@
• Wednesday, Sept. 12, 5:00 – 7:30 p.m. his online course, Introduction to Adult work at his own pace on assignments or phone 215-729-0800
Young SW Violinist Akili Farrow Plays at Longwood Gardens
Fall Job Fair at 12TH POLICE By Ted Behr ing was in piano, but it took a decisive by Gonzales who in addition to her

CONTINUES FROM PAGE 9 turn when St. Francis began partner- teaching duties is a manager in the
Paschalville Library n the vibrant classical chamber ing with the “Play on Philly” organi- Orchestra’s Collaborative Learning

water. Plant leaves, branches, and flowers music program at Longwood zation in 2011, she recalled. “I began initiative. “She has always there for me
he U.S. Post Office will be catch the rain drops before the water hits Gardens this coming Sunday, playing violin in the first Play on Philly from my musical development to such
prominent among the organiza- the ground and becomes runoff. September 9, will be young Southwest group there and also started being things as helping me fill out college
tions on hand to talk with job For instance, a stormwater bump-out violinist Akili Farrow. The concert, un- mentored by Naomi Gonzales. applications.”
seekers at the 2018 Paschalville Fall like the one pictured above is an exten- der the direction of renowned pianist Under Gonzales’ tutelage, Farrow That musical development agenda
Job Fair on Friday, September 28th. son of the roadway curb - either mid- Peter Dugan, will be held amidst the made rapid strides, blending her con- was furthered by Farrow’s transfer to
The fair will take place from 11:00 a.m. block or at an intersection - in which flowers and trees at the idyllic Long- siderable mental and physical dexterity the String Theory Charter School Arts
to 2:00 p.m at the Paschalville Neigh- plantings have taken place. An inlet or wood outdoor amphitheater. to master her delicate instrument and And Sciences in Center City two years
borhood Library located at 70th Street curb-cut directs stormwater runoff into Farrow, 18, was influenced as a being selected All-City Orchestra and ago. Farrow will shortly be leaving for
and Woodland Avenue. the bump-out structure where it can be small child by the soca, calypso and The Philadelphia Youth Orchestra. Southwest violinist Akili Farrow who plays at London England where she will take
For companies and other organiza- stored, infiltrated, and taken up by the reggae music of Trinidad which filled She also gives credit to the visionary Longwood Gardens on September 9 and then takes up studies at the prestigious Royal
tions interested in interviewing potential plants through evaporation. Excess run- the home of her immigrant parents founder of Play on Philly, Stanford up studies at the Royal College of Music in London, School of Music.
employees, set-up begins at 10:00 am. Each off is permitted to leave the system and as she was growing up in Southwest. Thompson who invited her to travel Farrow concluded her interview by
exhibitor will be provided with a table and flow to an existing inlet. The vegetation “I began singing with my family in to Seattle to play with other young in- It also gave her a chance to pursue her offering some wise counsel to other
two chairs at no charge. Free Wi-Fi is avail- of the bump-out will be short enough to the “Carnival” gatherings – which strumentalists for the leadership group second love, photography. Southwest youngsters. “Work hard at
able and lunch will be provided. On-street allow for open sight lines of traffic. made me comfortable being on stage,” of Ted Talks. “My goal is to be selected to join whatever you are doing,” she advised.
parking is usually available near the library. For more information on stormwa- she related in a recent Globe Times In recent years, through a Marian the Philadelphia Orchestra,” Farrow It’s always better to work at things you
Exhibitors may contact Niema Nelson at ter runoff visit: interview. Anderson Grant, Farrow has spent mused. As an All City Fellow, she has enjoy doing. You learn more when
the library for completion of table registration. events/245333789459032/. Farrow’s formal introduction to summers at the Interlochen Music been able to attend Orchestra rehears- you’re having fun!”
Forms and further information can be ob- For meeting related questions, con- music came as a student at St. Francis Camp in Northern Michigan which let als and performances as well as play For ticket information and driving
tained at the library, or by contacting nelson@ tact Police Officer Arnold Mitchell 215 de Sales School on 47th Street near her practice and perform with hun- with students at Curtis Institute. This instructions for Longwood Gardens, or by phone at (215) 685-2662. 686-3122. Springfield Avenue. Her early train- dreds of other gifted young musicians. dream was no doubt also influenced visit
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• SEPTEMBER 15: Commonwealth Charter Academy, Annual Back to School • SEPTEMBER 26: 12th District Police Service Area #2 Meeting, 5:00 p.m. Paschalville
Community Fun Fest: 12:00 pm – 3:30 pm, Sherwood Park, 57th& Baltimore Avenue, Library, 70th St. & Woodland Ave. Learn what’s happening in your area: Lt. Kinslow
Philadelphia, PA 19143. Free food, games, vendors, and school supplies. Come celebrate (#101)
the school year with us!
• SEPTEMBER 27: 12th District Police Service Area #4 Meeting, 5:30p. m. Kingsessing
• SEPTEMBER 15: Traditional Crafts Day, Ft. Mifflin 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Historic Library, 50th & Chester Ave. Learn what’s happening in your area. Info: Lt. McHugh
product making skills on display: weaving, blacksmithing, basket making, wood carving & (#180)
more. Ticket info: 215-685-4167,
• SEPTEMBER 8: CityLights Monthly Meeting: “SW Community Changes” 9:00 – • SEPTEMBER 10: Senior Health Fair (55-Plus): 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (Registration • SEPTEMBER 28: Police Service Area #3 Meeting 6:30 p.m. Myers Rec. Center 58th St. &
10:30 a.m. The Common Place, 58th & Chester Ave. (Parking/Entrance off 58th St.) Light begins 9:30) West Phila. High School, 49th & Chestnut: Health Screenings, Flu Shots, Free • SEPTEMBER 16: NFL Tailgate Block Party - Eagles vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: 12:00 Kingsessing Ave. Learn what’s happening in your area. Boundaries & Info: Lt. Galie (#264)
breakfast: Share your Needs, Resources, Activities. Info: Pharmacist consultation, Lunch, Giveaways, Exercises classes, & more. RSVP for lunch noon (Kickoff 1:00p.m.) Bring your own chair: Free Food Cookout! 5900 Block of Cobbs
215-492-2980 Creek Parkway. Sponsor Sen. Williams & 18th Police Dist.
• SEPTEMBER 8: (F) Free Boating on the Schuylkill River (Every Saturday) – Bartram’s • SEPTEMBER 29: Urban Wildlife Refuge Day: Heinz National Reserve: 8:00 a.m. – 2:00
Garden 11:00 a.m – 3:00 p.m. 5400 Lindbergh Blvd. Free Parking in Upper Lot, short walk • SEPTEMBER 10: Dance for Health – Free & Open to All (every Monday): Sponsored By • SEPTEMBER 18: Maroon & Gray Bartram High Alumni Meeting/Meet & Greet: 4:00 – p.m. Activities, workshops, tours, sponsored by Friends of Heinz NWR., 8601 Lindbergh
to Bartram Dock. Kayaks & rowboats, safety equipment provided. Info 215-729-5281 or Penn Nursing at The Common Place (Every Monday) 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. 58th & Chester Ave. 7:00 p.m., Bartram High School Auditorium 2401 S 67th St.(Please us 67th St. Entrance) Blvd., Info: 215-365-3118 or
website: (Parking entrance off 58th St.) Refreshments. Info: Terri 215-898-2259 Info: (267) 234-2064
• SEPTEMBER 8: Bartram High Alumni Association Meeting. 9:30 to 11:00 a.m., Bethany • SEPTEMBER 11: Welcome Fair for New Americans: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Paschalville • SEPTEMBER 18: Bartram High School – Annual Back to School Night (Contact Mrs.
Baptist Church, 58th & Warrington Avenue. Info: Library 7th St & Woodland Ave. Immigrants & Refugees: Jobs? Citizenship? Education? Hudecki at for assistance. Please make an effort to attend our annual • United States Postal Service will be hiring for our Holiday Peak Season starting
Your questions answered. Info: 215-685-2662 Bartram Back to School Night tomorrow, September 7, 2018. Interested applicants can apply online at
• SEPTEMBER 8: Woodland Avenue Reunion & Cookout. Clark Park, 4300 Kingsessing careers
Ave. Free Water Ice, Face Painting, D.J., Live Performances, Activities for Children & • SEPTEMBER 11: Foster Parent Info Session (also Sept. 18) 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. theVillage • SEPTEMBER 19: Free Adult Education/GED Classes (Evening) – Registration/Testing
Adults. Bring your grill, tables, chairs, food, trash bags, & Family and Friends (Please buy Preheim Center, 6517 Chester Ave. Info: 215-730-2240 or Night 5:00 - 7:30 p.m. Tilden Middle School, 6601 Elmwood Ave. (See Article, Page 10)
only official T-shirts, Med to 4X at $12) Note: Park in designated areas only. Police will (Serving Southwest for 142 years) Information: 215-474-1235 ext. 200 Attention Direct Support Professionals
ticket offenders. Training Available on Intellectual Disabilities Topics :
• SEPTEMBER 11: Bartram’s Garden Walking Tour – “River Rooms Tidal Art@Bartram’s” • SEPTEMBER 21: Free Family Outdoor Movie Night, Bartram’s Garden “The Good
♦ Intro to Intellectual Disabilities ♦ Medication Administration Training
• SEPTEMBER 8: Nature/Bird Walks: 10:00 a.m. Children (Age 3-6 with Adult); Juniors event. 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Learn about the unique history of the Lower Schuylkill River. Free. Dinosaur” Garden tour (guided/family friendly) 5:45 p.m. / Movie starts 6:45 p.m. 5400
(Age 7-12) – Heinz Wildlife Refuge – 8601 Lindbergh Blvd., Info: 215-365-3118 or www. Info: or Info 215-729-5281 Lindbergh Blvd. Bring blankets or chairs. Free popcorn lemonade & water. Sponsor: ♦ CPR & First Aid ♦ Fire Safety ♦ Positive Approaches ♦ Dysphasia KenCrest West. Info 215-729-5281 or website: ♦ Understanding Aggression in people with IDD ♦ Seizure Management
• SEPTEMBER 12: Free Adult Education/GED Classes (Evening) – Testing Night 5:00 - ♦ Understanding Mental Illness ♦ Autism ♦ And More... Charge $50.00
• SEPTEMBER 8: N2N Neighborhood 2 Neighborhood Street Festival – Free - “Queen of 7:30 p.m. Tilden Middle School, 6601 Elmwood Ave. See Article, Page 10. To register • SEPTEMBER 21: 12th District Police Service Area #1 Meeting, 6:30 p.m. ShopRite Please Inquire about availability and upcoming training classes - Eastwick
Soul – Tribute to Aretha Franklin” Kelly Price, Monica, Kindred - The Family Soul, Jean before Sept 19, Phone 215-474-1235 ext. 200 Supermarket Community Room, Penrose Plaza, Island Ave. Learn what’s happening in
Family Services, 2501 Carroll St., Phila., PA 19142 Phone: 267-634-6410
Carne, Kathy Sledge, Keke Wyatt. (SEE AD, PAGE 5) 49th – 51st Street and Baltimore your area. Info: Lt. Allen (#58)
Ave. 12:00 8:00 p.m.: Rides, food vendors, games, & more. Sponsor: Sen. Anthony Williams • SEPTEMBER 12: Community Meeting - Stormwater Projects in Southwest – Phila.
& Black Women in Sports Foundation. Info: See Ad, Page 5. Water Dept. 6:00 p.m. Francis Myers Rec Center, 58th St. & Kingsessing Ave. Learn about • SEPTEMBER 22: Annual Walter E. Brandon Sickle Cell 5K Walk/ Run Fundraiser.
upcoming construction at Kingsessing Rec. Center, Buist Ave., & other locations. Info: 7:00 a.m. - 12.00noon, Belmont Ave. & Avenue of the Republic Hall Drive (opposite
• SEPTEMBER 8: Volunteer Day, Bartram’s Garden, 9:00a.m. – 12:30p.m., 5401 Lindbergh Please Touch Museum). Pre-register, create/join a team Info: Sickle Cell Disease Assoc,
Blvd.: weeding, pruning, clean up, planting: No experience necessary; dress for outdoors; of America 215-471-8686 or Zemoria at
bring gloves if you have them. Info: 215-729-5281 or • SEPTEMBER 12: 12th Police District Community Workshop Meeting - 6:00p.m. Francis
Myers Rec Center, 58th St. & Kingsessing Ave. Guest Speakers - U.S. Census Bureau, • SEPTEMBER 23-27: FREE Employment Boot Camp, 10:00a.m. - 2:00p.m. daily,
• SEPTEMBER 7-8: Northeast “Love + Action” Summit for civic and political leaders Philadelphia Water Department and the Bartram Choice Neighborhood Initiative. Info: Breakfast/lunch provided: Employment documentation, financial empowerment, Online
– focusing on 2018 & 2010 Elections: Outstanding National Speakers; workshops on Officer Arnold Mitchell 215 686-3122 job account signup, guidance on professional presentation, & much more. Info: cynthia@ Southwest CDC’s trained housing coun-
running for office, campaigning, activism, volunteering & entrepreneurship; prizes for best or 215-729-4546. selors can help you if you are in foreclo-
sure, received an ACT 91 letter from
community action stories. Info or to register: • SEPTEMBER 13: Overweight Patients bariatric nutrition classes (Also Sept 27), Mercy your lender and even if you are just a
Philadelphia Hospital 12:00 - 12:30 p.m. Henderson Conference Room, 501 S, 54th St. • SEPTEMBER 24: Free Full Moon Boating Series. 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Food tasting at Vetri month or so behind on your payments.
• SEPTEMBER 9: Philadelphia Honey Family Fun Festival – Bartram’s Garden, 10:00a.m. Info: 610.237.3641 or Mobile Kitchen, Apple Juice pressing & cider drinks. Bartram’s Garden 5400 Lindbergh You do not need to hire an attorney.
- 4:00p.m. 5400 Lindbergh Blvd. Tastings, hive demonstrations, honey extraction bee Blvd. Free Parking in Upper Lot, short walk to Bartram Dock Details: You have Southwest CDC housing coun-
parade, honey marketplace, crafts, free river boating, plants for sale, children’s festival. • SEPTEMBER 15: SOUTHWEST PRIDE DAYAND PARADE. To march, participate, volunteer selors, pro bono attorneys and the
City’s Office of Housing and Community
Info: 215-729-5281 or or or donate: Contact Officer Mitchell, 215-686-3122 or email • SEPTEMBER 24: Free Evening Adult Education/GED Classes Begin 5:00 - 7:30p.m. Development staff behind you.
Tilden Middle School, 6601 Elmwood Ave. (See Article, Page 10) Information: 215-474-
Call today to set up an appointment at
• SEPTEMBER 9: Nature Walks – Heinz Wildlife Refuge – Birds, Trees, Turtles, Butterflies: • SEPTEMBER 15: Men’s Prayer Breakfast – Open to All. (Every 3rd Sat.) 8:30 – 10:00 1235 ext. 200 215
Professionally Guided 9:00a.m. (Most Sundays) 8601 Lindbergh Blvd., Info: 215-365- a.m. The Common Place, 58th & Chester Ave. Youth accompanied by adult welcome! “I
3118 or desire all men to pray” (1 Tim 1:8) Info: 267-275-8238 or • SEPTEMBER 26: Open House on Addiction: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Francis Myers Rec. Center, Southwest Community Development Corp.
58th St. & Kingsessing Ave. Sponsor Sen. Anthony Williams: Info on substance abuse for 6328 Paschall Ave. Philadelphia PA 19142
• SEPTEMBER 10: Southwest Consortium of Registered Community Organizations • SEPTEMBER 15: Women’s Circle – Gateway to Re-Entry, 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. 3751 Island family, friends and neighbors; Narcan administration demo, counseling, safe Rx disposal & 215729-0800
(RCOs) 6:30p.m. 12th District Police Station, 65th St. & Woodland Ave. Ave., Suite 106 (off Bartram Ave.) Donation $20 Info: more. Info: (215) 492-2980.
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discriminate on the basis
elderly and the physically disabled. of race,
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EEOC Statement professionals can assist with activities of dai-
ly living.
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Eastwick Family Services is an Equal Opportuni-
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tion, or religion Phone: 267-634-6410 Fax: 267-634-6439 with the individual’s unique needs in mind. Our CPR & First Aid ♦ Fire Safety ♦ Positive Approaches ♦ Understanding Ag-
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