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Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 2:27pm

The PHS Pop Up Garden is returning to South Street West for the summer 2016 season! But they need your help to get ready for opening day! PHS is looking for volunteers to help plant flowers (and tackle a few more hands-on projects like painting, mulching, and furniture placement) at our Pop Up Garden, located at 15th & South Street. For more info on volunteer shifts and how to sign up, click here.

Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 10:28am

Calling all gardeners, green thumbs, tree lovers, and those wanting to learn more about our urban landscape: sign up to become a PHS tree tender! You'll help lead street tree plantings, pruning events and have a hand in growing our urban tree canopy! The PHS Tree Tenders program offers hands-on tree care training for residents interested in greening their neighborhoods. Course content covers tree biology, identification, planting, proper care, and working within your community. Classes start Monday, May 9th, so hurry and reserve your spot!

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 - 6:28pm

SOSNA's Economic Development Committee wants to know your thoughts on the future of Washington Avenue

Thursday, March 31, 2016 - 5:35pm

The 2016 Multifamily Initiative is a comprehensive six-month recycling initiative, focused on targeting multifamily properties (buildings with 2-6 units) and areas of the city with low recycling diversion rates. Representatives from the Streets Department and the Recyclebank will be joining SOSNA at our April General Meeting to discuss the initiative.

Friday, March 4, 2016 - 2:53pm

The Philadelphia City Planning Commission is now accepting applications for the spring semester of the Citizens Planning Institute. Citizens Planning Institute (CPI) is the education and outreach arm of the Philadelphia City Planning Commission. CPI’s main programming is a six-week course that empowers citizens to take a more effective and active role in shaping the future of their neighborhoods and of Philadelphia through a greater understanding of city planning and the steps involved in development projects.