Thursday, June 11, 2015

SOSNA Newsletter

Odunde 2015 & SOSNA Zoning

Friends & Neighbors, 
The PHS Pop Up Garden is now open on South Street West! Take advantage of this garden oasis right here in our neighborhood. For more info on the PHS Pop Up Garden(s), the calendar and more, check out the PHS website!
If you create your own garden oasis on the front of your home, enter into SOSNA's Streetscape Contest! We want to reward those who add beauty to our neighborhood with their flowers and plants. For more info on how to enter and to check out winners from previous years, click here!
Join us TONIGHT (Thursday) for another Triangles Summer Music Series Concert! This week we'll have Steve Giordano playing and a visit from the What's in This? food truck!
The June SOSNA Zoning Committee Meeting will be Wednesday, June 17th at 7pm at the SOSNA office. Please click here for the agenda.
Lastly, the Odunde Festival is this Sunday, June 14th! For more information on the 2015 festivities, click here. For a list of street closures, click here.
The next SOSNA Zoning Committee meeting will take place at the SOSNA office, 1901 Christian Street, at 7PM on June 17, 2015.
The SOSNA Zoning Committee always meets the third Wednesday of every month starting at 7 PM.
2403 Catharine Street: Application for a 3-story rear addition and roof deck with pilot house.
Every Thursday night this summer come enjoy live music, good food and meet your fellow neighbors at the Triangles Summer Music Series at 23rd and Grays Ferry Ave/South Street starting at 6pm.
Stanton Community Partners has partnered with ShoeBox Recycling to recycle shoes and raise funds for Stanton! Please drop your unwanted paired men's, women's and kids shoes that are still usable in the designated recycling box at the SOSNA office (1901 South St.) beginning on Tuesday, June 2nd. Please note ShoeBox Recycling does not accept heavy winter boots, skates, blades or flip-flops. Thank you for your continued support of Stanton Community Partners and E.M. Stanton!
The farmer's market at Julian Abele Park is returning May 26th! The market will be every Tuesday from 2-7 PM. The wonderful provider will again be Highland Orchards, out of Delaware (they also go to Fitler Square on Saturdays and Schuylkill River Park on Wednesdays). They have fruits, veggies, preserves, honey, meat, cheese, eggs, and more! Stop by for your mid-week shopping!
SOSNA is now accepting entries for the 2015 Streetscape Contest! The SOSNA Streetscape Contest recognizes neighbors who beautify our community by planting and tending greenery on the front of their homes or businesses. There is no entry fee and prizes are awarded in multiple categories:
  1. Container gardens
  2. Window boxes
  3. Tree pit gardens
Enter today! Entries are due by JULY 1, 2015 at 7 PM! Email g.k.thompson AT gmail DOT com indicating your name, address, email, phone number, and categories in which you would like to compete. Judging to take place JULY 11th-15th, 2015. For more info and to see previous winners, click here!
Odunde is coming to the area surrounding 23rd and South Streets Sunday, June 14th! The 2015 Odunde Festival marks the 40th anniversary of the event and it is sure to be the largest, and most vibrant celebration to date!

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