We run a FreeStore on State Street. All items in the store are free. You are welcome to come and take whatever you might use. In this way we keep things out of landfills, support a reuse ethic, and help meet each others needs without the use of money through a gift economy.
A volunteer-led initiative of Transition Town Media that strives to create a community-wide circle of giving to encourage people to volunteer their talents and receive, in return, help with their unmet needs.
Join us for our 5th monthly potluck event, Monday, June 18th, 6-9pm! It’s a no-agenda, simply fun (seriously!), meet the neighbors, hang out with friends, eat, drink and be social event. Come for the potluck at 6pm. The rest of the evening is u ... read more →
From Colonialization to Community Potluck Gathering
Next in our series of potluck gatherings, on Monday, May 21st from 6–9PM, is From Colonialization to Community. We will be exploring how the culture of colonialism has shaped our worldview and our relationships with people and the planet.
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The second in our monthly potluck series, Think Global, Act Local, Be Happy, was a fascinating look at the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and how they align with a world we’d all like to see – where every single person is wa ... read more →
Think Global, Act Local, Be Happy Potluck Gathering
Ready for our SECOND monthly potluck? We were very pleased by the positive response to the first one, Hope in Action. Our guests, Ellen Morfei, Eve Miari, and Kristin Seale, lit the room on fire and generated quite a deep and lively discussion!
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Our New Monthly Potlucks Start on February 19th with Hope in Action!
Our Annual Planning session in January was a big success! As usual, lots of ideas surfaced and lots of discussion ensued but a few ideas really grew legs. One of them was that we wanted to start having monthly events again and that they should, whene ... read more →
Our 2018 Annual Planning session (Sat, Jan 27, 2018) was packed with energy, ideas, and enthusiasm – 30 folks highly-motivated to do good things for ourselves and our planet!
We started with a few exercises to get us in the right frame of mind – ... read more →
Did you know that Pennsylvania has the least equitable education funding in the nation? POWER is planning an action on June 20th in Harrisburg and the Racial and Social Justice/ Peace and Social Action group[...]
Join us! Kosher hot dogs, hamburgers and veggie burgers will be served. Please bring a side dish or dessert to share. *Registration is requested, but NOT required. Feel free to register here. Everyone is welcome[...]
To kick off our free and family-friendly 2018 Arts in the Park, Friends of Glen Providence Park is delighted to present Tiffany Jones! Called a “rising star,” Philadelphia’s soul-jazz vocalist Tiffany Jones has “soul and sincerity behind her[...]
Kicking off the summer, the first-ever Philadelphia Mini Maker Faire will showcase inventors, artists, startups, garage tinkerers, crafters, science clubs, and others who like to get their hands dirty making things. It’s a gathering of fascinating,[...]
To share the news about their solar project, Greg and Tannis at Willow Wisp Organic Farm are hosting a public farm tour and discussion about our project to install 168 solar panels (50kW) on their[...]
An ecologically-minded clown is on a mission to save a tree. But what with all the big things that are melting and that worrying climate heating thing, this simple undertaking transforms into an epic search[...]