The Philly Captain is not always historically accurate but he is always interesting. Here he starts out at the Knights of Pythias/Greenwood Cemetery on Adams Avenue.
Come Sail with The Captain as he shows you some graves from 3 different cemeteries in Philadelphia. See the grave of the parents of W.C. Fields and hear about the worst mother of all time. See a Blue Note, an American Hero and two baseball players.
Another good piece of news for Frankford, the skate park at Carmella Playground has been rebuilt. It has needed some attention and tomorrow is the official grand opening. Stop by and have a look at what is available and meet some of the local stars of the sport.
Saturday, from Noon to 4 PM, Carmella Playground, Torresdale Avenue and Wakeling Street. See details below.
Movesomething.run is a new venture by Nafisah Lewis. It’s an active entertainment organization for people interested in running events. They help build motivation, create race events, support networks and provide a healthy social outlet for both new runners and veterans of the sport. They work with local organizations helping to plan, promote and advertise running activities as well as organizing and sponsoring events.
Their inaugural event will be held on June 15th at Tacony Creek park. See details below.
A portion this year’s inaugural run’s proceeds will go to the Salvation Army’s New Day to Stop Trafficking Program