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Free Food for Cats and Dogs

Yes, you heard me!

This Sunday, February 2, 2014 from 10am till 1pm at Wissinoming Park Recreation Facility in their parking lot located on Cheltenham Ave. between Frankford Ave & Charles St.

The Wissinoming Park is sponsoring a group that is giving away free pet food and cat litter – there will be volunteers on hand to help with information on all kinds of Pet issues, from behavioral, to helping with problem landlords or neighbors who don’t like animals -probably info on affordable veterinarian care.

The group’s website is

This effort is in response to the City animal shelter seeing many distraught people coming in with beloved pets that they cannot afford to feed.

— Janet E. Bernstein

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Community Meeting About Wissinoming Park

Frankford Garden Club members,

The flyer for the meeting is attached, and the information is also below-

The Recreation Center in Wissinoming Park is our Home base. It has been an ideal location – handicap accessible, with a restroom, refrigerator, tables and chairs, all the amenities! we are able to make our flower arrangements, serve refreshments & meet in comfort (heat in the winter, AC in the summer) We want to let the City know that we appreciate and value this Rec Center, and hope that we will be able to continue to make use of it.

There will be a community meeting about Wissinoming Park, Tuesday, June 11, at 6:30pm held at the Lower Mayfair Recreation Center,  3001 Robbins Ave (between Battersby and Hawthorne Sts).

The meeting is being held by the Phila Parks & Recreation along with the Fairmount Park Conservancy and PHS the flyer says


FGC members have contributed their time and energy as well as baked goods and plants to Wissinoming Pk for cleaups, fundraisers, and Park events. Now, let us get to the meeting to make sure that the City knows how important the Center is to us!

I am sending this email to Jennifer Mahar and Erin Englestad who are the meeting coordinators.

Thank you all

Janet E Bernstein

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Love Your Park Day Wissinoming Park

Tomorrow (November 17th) is Love Your Park day at Wissinoming Park and they could always use more volunteers to do a little sprucing up here and there.  Anytime between 9 and 12 Saturday morning and you can stay as long as you like.  Stop by the parking lot on Cheltenham Avenue and look for Nancy Tweed.  She will put you to work.

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Nature Walk at Wissinoming Park

Dr. David Hewitt, Botanist, from the Academy of Natural Science and Tony Gordon, local tree enthusiast are leading a Nature Walk at Wissinoming Park on Monday June 25th at 3 PM.  Meet at Wissinoming Park at Comly St. and Frankford Avenue Entrance.

Wissinoming Park has an interesting history which you can follow up on at this link.