Wednesday, December 10, 2008

The Devon

I stopped in yesterday and things are moving along at the Devon Theater. There's still aways to go, but it's getting there!

Pictures of the progress are at their new Website.

The first show will be Nunsense.

Monday, December 8, 2008

The Tree is Trimmed

Thanks to everyone who came out to meet Santa and helped us trim the tree.

Thursday, November 20, 2008

MARC Holiday Wreath Workshop

From MARC:

MARC Holiday Wreath Workshop

Join us for a live wreath or holiday centerpiece classes at the Holmesburg Recreation Center, located at Rhawn and Ditman streets.

When: Saturday, December 6, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Wednesday, December 10, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

$25.00 donation per person - $20.00 for Senior Citizens (62+)

All the supplies necessary to create one fresh live wreath or table arrangement are included, along with free demonstration, instruction and refreshments. Additional wreaths or centerpieces are $15.00 each.

Download the Registration Form and sign up early as class size is limited to 35 people per session.

Donate to Receive a MARC Holiday Wreath
The Major Artery Revitalization Committee (MARC) sponsors many projects in the neighborhood including community beautification, movie nights, gardening seminars and youth employment. Help support these efforts by donating $25.00, $20.00 for Senior Citizens (62+), for a live Holiday Wreath and MARC will deliver to your home or business in Northeast Philadelphia. Our guaranteed fresh wreaths make a great gift for family, friends or co-workers.

Click here to download your Wreath Order Form.
Edward J. Vassallo
Director of Media & Public Relations
Major Artery Revitalization Committee (MARC)

Mayfair-Holmesburg Thanksgiving Parade - Sunday, Nov. 23

The Mayfair-Holmesburg Thanksgiving Parade is this Sunday, Nov. 23, at 1pm.


SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 23rd , 2008, 1 PM

This the largest community sponsored parade held in Pennsylvania. It's our parade, funded entirely by local donations and staffed by volunteers. No city, state or federal money is requested.

Christmas Tree Trimming - December 6

To celebrate the holidays, the Mayfair Business Association will be putting a Christmas tree up at Cottman and Frankford Avenues on December 6th.

We invite everyone to help us decorate it by bringing ornaments to put on the tree.

The festivities will start at 2:00pm and include:
  • A visit from Santa
  • Music
  • and Give-Aways from local businesses
Help us help the less fortunate by bringing a canned good or two for Philabundance.

Thanks to the Mayfair CDC, who will be supplying the tree stand as well as providing electricity to light the tree.

Signage (PDF) Link