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Spring Clean-Up Volunteers Needed!

“Spring has sprung and the cleaning season has begun. The 12th Annual Philly Spring Cleanup will be held on Saturday, April 6th. With your help, we’ve managed to make each of the last eleven years bigger and better than the last. If you mean it, clean it! Submit your idea for a project or sign up for one near you. Then get your family, friends, neighbors, coworkers, and everybody else to join in. We’ll see you there.” -Philadelphia Streets Department Website

Brewerytown Sharswood Clean Sweepers project has been approved for Spring 2019! We need your help signing up for this event.

To sign up please follow this link.

For more information on this event contact Stephanie Ridgeway. 

Trolly Shop Opening Celebration

Opening Celebration
Trolley Shop
2815 W. Girard
First Friday!
February 1st
*cash only*
Calendar of Events


Trolley Shop is an arts-based pop-up curated by Fairmount CDC. Our programming will serve the Brewerytown community for the month of February.
Thanks to Argo Properties for the opportunity!
*Coming Soon*
Sips & Samples – A Trolley Shop wine & dining event
Featuring a special guest chef & sommelier
Tickets available soon – only 30 seats!
Fairmount CDC | 2837 W. Girard Ave. | (215) 232-4766 |

Free Fresh Food and Veggies Starting Jan 28

FREE Fresh Fruit & Veggies Beginning Monday, January 28th at Vaux’s Big Picture High School – 2300 Master Street from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

(food available on the 2300 block of Seybert Street)

Please bring your own bag, box or shopping cart.  All are welcomed.  No ID or verification required.

For more information contact Mrs. Rita (Resilience Specialist) at (267) 223- 7953

DHPY History Project Applications

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History Project Applications

Documentary History Project for Youth (DHPY)

DHPY is an annual after-school, weekend and summertime digital media production workshop for middle and high school students. Each year, youth participants create short documentary films as a way to explore some aspect of the social, political and cultural history of Philadelphia. The program is free for youth in grades 8-12.

The deadline for the 2019 DHPY Program is Friday, February 15, 2019 at 5:00pm. Click here for more information.

Precious Places Community History Project

Precious Places is a community oral history project inviting members of the Philadelphia region’s many neighborhoods to document the buildings, public spaces, parks, landmarks and other sites that hold the memories of our communities and define where we live. Precious Places teaches the video production process to participating groups, fostering projects authored by those who intimately know the featured neighborhoods. This program is free to community groups.

The deadline for the 2019 Precious Places Project is also Friday, February 15, 2019 at 5:00pm. Click here for more information, and to download the application.