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'Love Your Park' Hits the Northwest

A city-wide celebration of parks is coming to the Chestnut Hill - Mt. Airy area.

Lovers of the urban outdoors, rejoice.

A number of Roxborough and Manayunk-area parks will be part of Love Your Park, a city-wide celebration of the city's parks and public spaces.

The week-long celebration, which kicks off on May 11, will feature "service projects, fun events, educational programs, family activities, tours and more at over 100 parks throughout Philadelphia," according to its website.

Below are the park events near Roxborough-Manayunk.

Valley Talks: Birds of the Wissahickon

  • When: May 15 6 to 8 p.m.
  • Where: Valley Green Inn, Forbidden Drive and W. Valley Green Road, Mt. Airy

Ned Wolf Park Plant Sale

  • When: May 11, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Where: Ned Wold Park, Mt. Airy

Waters of The Wissahickon

  • When: May 11 1p.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Where: 300 Northwestern Avenue, Chestnut Hill

11th Annual Ridge Runners Car Show

  • When: May 11, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Where: Gorgas Park, Roxborough
Linda Goschke May 12, 2013 at 07:14 AM
LOVE Carpenter's Woods Spring Fest, part of Love Your Park week, sponsored by Friends of Carpenter's Woods. May 18, 9 AM to 9 PM Carpenter's Woods, Wayne Ave & Sedgewick St, Mt Airy Nature Trail Walks, Tree Planting, Poetry Reading, Presentations

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