Thursday, October 1, 2015


Because of the storm forecast, the Tree Pruning Event scheduled for October 3rd is cancelled and being moved to Saturday, October 31, 2015 at 10:00am. We will be meeting at The Stephen Girard Elementary School Garden, 18th & West Passyunk Ave. All are welcome. Please join us!

Monday, September 28, 2015

Please join us for the second installment of the WPNA - Newbold Tree Pruning Event.
We will be meeting at The Stephen Girard Elementary School Garden,
18th Street and West Passyunk Ave. at 10:00am. We will be working with certified
arborist Brice Dorwart. We will start in the garden then work our way into the
neighborhood. Come out and meet some neighbors. All are welcome!

Thursday, September 10, 2015

September General Meeting

Our September meeting will be Monday September 14th, 6:30 pm, at St Edmond Church (21st & Snyder)

We'll have Urban Roots visiting with us to go over the exciting renovations coming to Smith Playground.

Please bring non perishable food items to donate to the food pantry as well as school supplies to donate to Girard Elementary.

Thursday, August 27, 2015

August Zoning Meeting

There will be a zoning meeting tonight(Thursday) at the 1st District Police Station (24th & Wolf) at 7 pm

The applicant is 2201 S 22nd St. They are trying to convert a mixed use property (commercial on ground floor, residential above ground floor) to a single family residential. You may have noticed that the property has already been converted. 

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

May Zoning Meeting

Our May Zoning Meeting is Wednesday, May 20th, 7pm at the 1st District Station, 24th & Wolf.

Both applicants are seeking approval to convert single family homes (commercial on ground floor, residential on 2nd floor) into multi family homes

2149 S 21st St
2255 S Hemberger St 

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Show Us Your Stoop - Front Step Garden Contest 2015

Join in our second annual "Show us your Stoop" front step garden contest May 15 thru July 1st, 2015.
All residents and businesses within the West Passyunk Neighbors boundaries are invited to participate.
Send a photo with address to our facebook page ( ).
Or email to:
Three winners will be chosen and announced by July 6th , 2015
Get creative with flowers and plants while keeping the block green and clean!

Monday, April 27, 2015

Warriner Park Cleanup and Flea Market

Flea Market
We will be holding a Flea Market at Warriner Park (24th & Passyunk), this Saturday May 2nd from 9am to 2pm.  Everyone & Anyone are welcome to set up a table or blanket and sell, sell, sell.  No registration or fee is required.  WPNA will have a table at the Flea Market where we will be selling baked goods, other miscellaneous items, and West Passyunk hoodies & tees.  Please consider dropping off baked goods to sell.  Also let me know if you are available to sit at the table for a few hours to keep me company: )
Warriner Park Cleanup
We will be kicking off our weekly Warriner Park Cleanups on Wednesday April 29th at 7pm.  Please bring your own bag and gloves and help us cleanup litter from the triangle located at 24th & Passyunk.  Cleanups will be held every Wednesday at 7pm until this fall.  We will also definitely be visiting Dati's Homeade Water Ice and Ice Cream after the cleanup!!!

Friday, April 24, 2015

Tree Planting Spring 2015 - Saturday April 25

On Saturday, April 25, PHS Tree Tenders and volunteers will be planting 14 trees in the West Passyunk, Newbold and Girard Estates neighborhoods. We will be meeting at 9:30 am. in the front yard of Girard Elementary School at 18th Street and West Passyunk Ave. Please come out and volunteer. Help us reach the milestone of 500,000 trees in the Plant One Million campaign this year. It's going to be a great day!

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Girard Elementary Fundraiser - Help the 1st Graders Go See Pinocchio the Play!

Please join The Friends of Girard Elementary at South Philly Tap Room (1509 Mifflin Ston Monday April 13th from 4 - 7pm to raise money for the 1st graders at Girard to see the play Pinocchio!!
SPTR will be offering pints of Kenzinger for $1.50 and pints of Nodding Head Berliner Weiss for $3.  Sales of all pints of these 2 beers from 4 - 7pm will be donated directly to Girard.  
SPTR will be offering free fried PB&J bites while they last.
We will also be holding a 50/50 raffle (you do not need to be present to win)
If you are unable to attend, but would like to contribute, use this link to donate via paypal:
Please spread the word, this is going to be a really fun night and a fantastic opportunity for us to come together as a community and show our neighborhood public school how much we support them!

April General Meeting - New Date

We are moving our April meeting from Monday the 13th to Monday the 20th. Still at St Edmond's Rectory (21st & Snyder), 6:30 pm.
Our meetings are the 2nd Monday of the month