Fairmount Park Conservancy
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On Thursday, May 16, 2013, we will host the 6th Annual Centennial Celebration at the Fairmount Park Horticulture Center in the Centennial District of West Fairmount Park. At this year’s Centennial Celebration we are thrilled to honor a corporation and individuals who have demonstrated extraordinary leadership and support for our beloved park system. This year’s honorees include The Dow Chemical Company for corporate leadership, Jane Pepper and Blaine Bonham for civic leadership, and as our Park Champions Ron Jaworski and Billie Jean King. We look forward to seeing you there!
Join us at over 100 parks in Philadelphia for the second annual LOVE Your Park Week! We will be kicking the week-long celebration of Philly's parks with a system-wide volunteer park cleanup on Saturday, May 11th. The week will continue with various events throughout the week hosted in parks across the city. Also, the Show Us Your LOVE Contest is back for a second year, so make a submission on the website and enter to win some great prizes! For all things LOVE Your Park, visit www.loveyourpark.org.
Members' Day at Sedgley Woods - May 18th
As a benefit to members of the Fairmount Park Conservancy, we are hosting our 1st Annual Members' Family Fun Day at Sedgley Woods on Saturday, May 18th at 9:30 a.m. We welcome members to join us for a day of music, food, nature and birding, kids activities, disc golf and more! Sedgley Woods is located at 33rd and West Oxford Streets in East Fairmount Park and is the oldest disc golf course on the East Coast. Members of the Fairmount Park Conservancy are invited to bring themselves and a guest at no cost. Additional guests are $10 per adult and $5 per child. Not a member? Membership starts at just $35. Click here to learn more about becoming a member of the Fairmount Park Conservancy. Click here to RSVP.