“Love Your Park” Event May 13th- RESCHEDULED

“Love Your Park” Event- RESCHEDULED! Since the rain is going to be heavy and persistent on Saturday May 13th, we are shifting the “Love Your Park” event to SUNDAY MAY 14th from 10 AM to Noon. We’d love… Read More

Previewing “Love Your Park”- Saturday May 13th 10 AM-Noon

One week to go before the formal “Love Your Park” Saturday May 13th, 10 AM to Noon. Thanks to Fairmount Park Conservancy and Philadelphia Parks and Recreation for providing this great banner!   One of the things you’ll… Read More

May 2nd Friends Meeting & May 13th “Love Your Park”

The Friends of Julian Abele Park will be holding their next monthly meeting on Tuesday, May 2nd, at 7 PM at Julian Abele Park (weather permitting!). Now that it’s getting warmer, and it’s light, later, we will be… Read More

Julian Abele Park: park programming update

The Friends of Julian Abele Park are pleased to announce that we are working with soccershots.org. Soccershots approached the Friends in March looking for a space to host their Spring 2017 season. After a presentation at our April… Read More

Summer 2017 Music Series @ Julian Abele Park

Summer 2017 Music Series: “Music and Mist” Since the weather isn’t cooperating lately (though our new trees and shrubs need the rain), here’s a reminder that Summer is Coming: Summer Concert Series- Fridays, 6:15-8:00 PM June 9th &… Read More

April 4th Meeting- 7 PM @ SOSNA Office 1901 Christian Street

Hi- hope to see you there; we’ll have updates and a new opportunity for Julian Abele Park to participate in one of Philadelphia’s Parks and Recreation Department’s most successful ventures in years……

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

Friends of Julian Abele Park- Mtg Tuesday April 4 2017 7 PM

Friends of Julian Abele Park- next meeting Tuesday April 4th, 7 PM @ SOSNA Office 1901 Christian Street. We’ll be planning for “Love Your Park” Saturday May 13th and Summer event programming. Come join us!

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