South Philly’s ‘Secret’ Parks, Gardens & Green Spaces

  Now that Spring is finally here you might be looking for a quiet green space where you can enjoy the sunshine.  Curbed Philly posted a great list of 25 ‘secret’ parks and green spaces in the city.  South Philly was represented by eight sites from six neighborhoods: Hawthorne Park

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Hawthorne Park to kick off summer series of monthly jazz performances on Thursday

Hawthorne Park, located at 12th and Catharine, will be continuing its summer jazz night tradition again this year. Starting on May 19, the park will play host to free jazz performances on the third Thursday of each month from now through August.

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Calling All Artists: Performance in Public Spaces grants aim to fund your next project

Are you an artist or arts organization looking to put on free performances for the public? The Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy (OACCE) has chosen 17 specific sites, including Hawthorne Park, Marconi Plaza and FDR Park in South Philly, for a new grant program called Performance in Public Spaces.

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