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Kick-off Summer at Kingsessing Library. Plus a Treasure Hunt!

By Globe Times Staff | May 19, 2022 | Comments Off on Kick-off Summer at Kingsessing Library. Plus a Treasure Hunt!

by Rachel Robinson This summer let’s celebrate every child’s right to read. Kick-off Summer Reading with your family at Kingsessing Library on Thursday June 2nd, 4:00pm-5:30pm, and follow it up […]

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The Colour of Culture: A Celebration of the African Diaspora

By Globe Times Staff | May 17, 2022 | Comments Off on The Colour of Culture: A Celebration of the African Diaspora

A FREE-Admission two-day cultural art and music exhibition Presented by FunTimes Magazine. The Colour of Culture: A Celebration of the African Diaspora is a free live art gallery and two-day exhibition showcasing local Black visual artists and live music. The […]

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Deeply Rooted: Urban Nature Heals

By Globe Times Staff | May 16, 2022 | Comments Off on Deeply Rooted: Urban Nature Heals

Urban nature is good for your body and mind, and great for your block and whole community. Nature includes trees on the street, greened vacant lots, parks, community gardens, trails […]

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Is a Rental Association needed in Southwest?

By Globe Times Staff | May 16, 2022 | Comments Off on Is a Rental Association needed in Southwest?

There are approximately 9,600 renters in Southwest.  Most of these are in single houses, meaning they have no access to a typical housing association that is tied to a specific […]

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Housing Counselors Are Our Housing Heroes

By Globe Times Staff | May 9, 2022 | Comments Off on Housing Counselors Are Our Housing Heroes

What is a housing counselor? A housing counselor is a trained professional that helps you understand what it takes to buy a house, helps you get out of trouble when […]

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Call for Volunteers

By Globe Times Staff | May 9, 2022 | Comments Off on Call for Volunteers

The Southwest Senior Center might be looking for you!  Are you interested in sharing your time and talents with others?   Southwest Senior Center is calling for energetic, responsible, friendly, […]

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Start your spring off right at Paschalville Library’s new (Water) Ice Cream Social!

By Globe Times Staff | May 9, 2022 | Comments Off on Start your spring off right at Paschalville Library’s new (Water) Ice Cream Social!

On Friday April 8, 2022 Paschalville Library launched a free event  for residents of Southwest Philly. The (Water) Ice Cream Social features free books, snacks, music, games, and of course, […]

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Critical Upgrades Coming to Francis J. Myers Rec Center

By Globe Times Staff | May 9, 2022 | Comments Off on Critical Upgrades Coming to Francis J. Myers Rec Center

Pennsylvania House Democratic Leader, Joanna McClinton, announced on April 22 that $4.5 million was approved to invest in upgrades to Francis J. Myers Rec Center in Southwest Philadelphia.   The grant […]

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Cobbs Creek Parkway Clean up – May 15 Neighbors & friends welcome for special Sunday Afternoon Effort

By Ted Behr | May 4, 2022 | Comments Off on Cobbs Creek Parkway Clean up – May 15 Neighbors & friends welcome for special Sunday Afternoon Effort

Please join your friends and neighbors on Sunday, May 15th from 2 – 4 p.m. to continue to clean a historic section of Cobbs Creek at Woodland Avenue and Cobbs […]

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