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

October 4th- Friends of Julian Abele Park- mtg @ SOSNA Office

Friends of Julian Abele Park Meeting- Tuesday October 4th, 7 PM @ SOSNA Office 1901 Christian Street   As the weather is turning cooler and it gets dark earlier, we’re resuming meeting at the SOSNA Office.   We’ll… Read More

SWCC Run: Saturday October 29 2016

The Friends of Julian Abele Park are happy to help support the SWCC Run Saturday October 29….give them a hand:   https://www.runtheday.com/registration/volunteer_signup/39883

Friends of Philadelphia Parks: Bus Tour 2016

Friends of Philadelphia Parks Bus Tour 2016 Every year the Stewardship Unit hosts a bus tour of our parks, hosted by Friends’ groups. South Philadelphia was featured this year…. http://philaparkandrec.tumblr.com/post/148803045259/stewardship-unit-hosts-bus-tour-of-six-south