2017 Physical Improvement Plan- Julian Abele Park

At our last meeting the Friends determined that our next big physical improvement to Julian Abele Park will be to purchase and have installed a professional sprinkler system to water the central lawn area. Compared to the lush… Read More

Updating: 4/4/2107 Meeting of Friends of Julian Abele Park

Friends of Julian Abele Park Mtg- Tuesday April 4th, 7 PM @ SOSNA Office, 1901 Christian Street…..   Reminder that we hope to see you….and to discuss a late-breaking agenda item…featuring 2017 Parks on Tap…come over and find… Read More

Spring 2017 Renewal- Replanting Julian Abele Park

This past Saturday, March 25 2017, we gathered together and replanted/renewed our greenspace at Julian Abele Park. Thanks to generous donations from Michael Goldstein and Richard Cousins, we replanted the shrubs in the east beds and added two trees…. Read More

Did you know…Julian Abele Park offers free wifi?

One of the upgrades we initiated earlier this year is a free wifi program through yourkarma.com. The service connects through a publicly-accessible hotspot. When you sign up, the Julian Abele Park device earns data. Here’s the basics (from… Read More

Re-planting Julian Abele Park: Saturday March 25

Thanks to generous contributions of several of our members, the Friends of Julian Abele Park invite you to a “Re-Planting Julian Abele Park” event, Saturday March 25, 2017. We will be restoring the East Bed towards Montrose Street to… Read More

Julian Abele & his Buildings

Julian Abele and his Legacy….   Here’s a neat link to the Curbed Philadelphia article on Julian Abele, along with a map and description of major buildings designed by Mr. Abele:   http://philly.curbed.com/maps/julian-abele-architecture-history-philadelphia

Friends of Julian Abele Park Mtg Tuesday 3/7/2017 @ SOSNA Office

Come join us on Tuesday March 7th at 7PM at the SOSNA Office to celebrate the [early] arrival of Spring…..we’ll have lots to talk about, from fundraising (for specific capital items) to Summer 2017 programming, and planting….. Here… Read More

Friends of Julian Abele Park Mtg- Tues February 7 2017 @ SOSNA Ofc 1901 Christian Street

2017 and the Friends of Julian Abele Park come out of winter hibernation. Folks, we are having the opening meeting of the year this Tuesday February 7 at 7 PM at the SOSNA Office (1901 Christian Street). We’d… Read More

“Love Your Park”- Saturday November 12, 10 AM- Noon

Thank you for volunteering and helping us to love all your neighborhood park, part of Philadelphia’s Parks and Recreation. Join the Friends of Julian Abele Park on Saturday, November 12th for Love Your Park Fall Service Day! The workday… Read More

November 2016 Meeting- Friends of Julian Abele Park

Our next scheduled meeting is Tuesday November 1st, 7 PM at the SOSNA Office 1901 Christian Street. We’ll be discussing plantings, programming and “Love Your Park”…. “Love Your Park” will be from 10 AM to Noon on Saturday… Read More