Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Friday, July 1, 2011

Friday, May 6, 2011

Coming up fast- CLEMENTE FEST!



The second annual Clemente Fest on May 14 from 2 - 6pm will feature a fun, FREE celebration of the park open to the entire community. Bring a blanket to sit on and enjoy live music and performances, yoga and bellydance demonstrations, a handball tournament, activities for kids and a great raffle (prizes from La Colombe Coffee, Wake Up Yoga, WellPoint Massage, Fairmount Bicycles and more)--all to raise awareness of the ongoing efforts to revitalize the park. Come out and support this great park at 18th and Wallace for more info check our Facebook Page and blog.

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Clemente Playground Plans

It's been a while since we've shown it--- but since the playground renewal is in progress, here is the rendering of the completed, lovely Roberto Clemente Park and Playground:
Hoping it will be complete by the end of May!

Friday, April 8, 2011

Clemente Fest!! May 14 2-6 PM; Handball tournament and more!



Big news! Aside from the moon bounce, all of the amazing musicians that will be performing; Kaligata, Bomple, Magic Message, Gregory Morgan, etc., news just broke that Cobre Restaurant (812 N Broad St, Philadelphia 19130: (215) 235-1881) will be sponsoring a HANDBALL TOURNAMENT!! The first 10 teams (of 2) to enter will get a t-shirt! Email friendsofclemente@gmail.com for more info!

Monday, April 4, 2011

Clemente Volunteers win Keep Philadelphia Beautiful Award


Sara Hirschler and Laila Reilly were selected to win a Keep Philadelphia Beautiful Award for their efforts with Clemente Park and Playground over the last few years.
Sara accepted the award on behalf of Clemente Park and Playground and is pictured here (from left to right) with Daniel McElhatton, Lorraine Ballard-Morrill and Miss America, Teresa Scanlan.

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Groundbreaking Success!

Councilman Darrell Clarke speaking about Clemente Park and Playground
A future playground user studying the plans
It's really happening!

Golden shovels... (can you believe there are companies that exclusively sell Golden Shovels??!)

Friday, February 11, 2011

Save these Dates! Clean ups and Clemente Fest 2011


We are so excited for the weather to warm up!

Here are some important dates--jot them down and come out:

March 5: GROUNDBREAKING for Clemente: 11 AM

March 14: Next Friends of Clemente Meeting @ the Rec Center

April 2: Mayor's Clean-Up: 10 AM

April 16: PHS Love Your Park Clean-Up: 10 AM

May 14th: 2nd Annual Clemente Fest: 2 - 6 PM

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Next Meeting: January 31st

MEETING: The Friends of Clemente will be meeting on Monday, January 31st at 6:30 PM at the Rec Center at 18th and Wallace to talk about spring (yes, it's on it's way!) at Clemente Park & Playground. This meeting will cover volunteer opportunities and also invite everyone to brainstorm ideas for programs, initiatives and events for Clemente for the upcoming season. Please come out--you'l be sure to meet some neighbors!