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Here’s everything you need to know about the 2nd Annual EOM 2Stock in Pennsport

The 2nd Annual EOM 2Stock Music Festival will be held on Saturday, Sept. 27 at the baseball field on Front and Pierce streets in Pennsport. Basically, you better be ready for a full day of music, food and a ton of fun. Gates open at 10 a.m.

Ed McBridge (far left) and Tom Betteridge (white shirt) pose with the kids of EOM's softball program. (Photo: James Jennings)

Ed McBride (far left) and Tom Betteridge (white shirt) pose with the kids of EOM’s softball program. (Photo: James Jennings)

This year, the festival will celebrate local artists and the Edward O’Malley Athletic Complex (simply known as EOM) in a 12-hour party-like atmosphere only Two Street can provide. Two stages will be situated in the parking lot and playing out towards the “lawn seats” on the EOM baseball field. Pennsport hot-spot Moonshine will be on hand slingin’ cheap eats for hungry concertgoers out of their tent on Moore Street.

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What's Happening in:  Pennsport 

Pennsport group uses lacrosse to help girls improve life skills at EOM

A version of this post was published in partnership with PhiladelphiaNeighborhoods.com, a project of Temple University’s journalism program.

Text and images by Nina Lispi and Eddie Durkin


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When Beth Devine quit her job to focus on fitness full time, she knew things were getting serious.

Devine, founder of the organization Philly Girls in Motion, has been a coach and athlete for many years.  Now she has the opportunity to share her passion for athletics with a new generation of girls.

Philly Girls in Motion started in 2010 with the assistance of Councilman-at-Large Jim Kenney, who advised Devine to start the nonprofit and seek the support of the city’s Parks and Recreation Department.

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What's Happening in:  Pennsport 

2 Stock Music Fest, with 3 stages, comes to Pennsport Wendesday night

Music festival season is in full swing around the country and South Philly is getting in on the action with a huge night of peace, love, music and fun. The Edward O’Malley Athletic Association (EOM) in Pennsport will host the EOM 2 Stock Music Festival on Wednesday, July 24 from 4 to 10 p.m.

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Not exactly Woodstock, but a fine venue for a music festival, no?

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Given the small size of the space, the EOM is putting on a surprisingly large show.

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