Bring Your Own Dinner – Tuesday May 3rd

Ready for a picnic?  Well bring your dinner out to the park on Tuesday night and meet some of your neighbors.  Relax on the bench and watch the kids run around.  Look at the progress of the new… Read More

Love Your Park Saturday May 7th, 10 AM- Noon

Love Your Park Week, May 7- 14th 2016   We would love to see you at our “Love Your Park” event, Saturday May 7th, from 10 AM to Noon. We’ll have ongoing lessons in weed pulling and identification… Read More

Reassessing Horace Trumbauer [Julian Abele Career]

If you have not encountered Hidden City (, this is a good place to begin (post from 4/2016): Reassessing Horace Trumbauer

Partners with Philadelphia Parks

Philadelphia Parks and Recreation and Philadelphia Parks Alliance   Since it’s Spring and we’re about to launch the annual “Love Your Park” campaign, we’d like to point you to these two Facebook pages and the My Philly Park/Fairmount… Read More

22nd Street Bike Racks- Julian Abele Park

The Friends of Julian Abele Park are pleased to report the presence of two bike racks, located on the 22nd Street side of the Park. We are not certain who our mysterious benefactor(s) is/are, but we are grateful… Read More

Julian Abele Park- Farmer’s Market Update, April 2016

The Friends of Julian Abele Park regret to announce that there will be no Farmer’s Market this 2016 season. Our vendor of the past two years, Highland Orchards, is not able to come. We have reached out to… Read More

Friends of Julian Abele Park- Mtg Tuesday April 5th

We will be meeting at 7 PM at the SOSNA Office, 1901 Christian Street. We’ll have updates to event programming and general park news and maintenance. Please join us as we prepare for another Summer season.

Egg Hunt – Sunday March 13

There will be two groups of for kids to participate in.  The first group will go off at 10:30am for children 3 years old and younger.  The second group will go off at 11am for children 4 years… Read More

Tuesday February 23rd 2016 Meeting & March 2016 Meeting

Hi- apologies to everyone for the late notice. Our February 2016 meeting will be Tuesday February 23rd at 7 PM at the SOSNA office 1901 Christian Street. We will have up updates on Park Friends Network and event… Read More

February 2016 Friends of Julian Abele Park Mtg- postponed

Hello… After hibernating for the last few months, the Friends of Julian Abele Park are resuming meeting for 2016. Unfortunately, we are *not* able to have our first-Tuesday-of-the-month regular meeting, as the President and Treasurer are out of… Read More