Category: Events

Dueling Food Trucks

Apparently two food truck events are scheduled for the same time on September 10th. SMFC moved their usual first Friday food truck event to the second Friday, which happens to be when SHHS has planned their food truck night at Creekside. So on September 10th, there will be […]

Vigil to Protect Voting Rights

From Moving the Needle, the League of Women Voters of Delaware County and other organizations are hosting a vigil to protect voting rights tomorrow (Friday, Aug 6th) at 6 pm on the Media Courthouse steps. Rep. Scanlon and other leaders will be speaking. Invisible has a page about […]

Creekside Hosts Meet of Champions

According to the DelCo Times, Lansdowne dominated the DelCo Swim League Meet of Champions at Creekside this past weekend, wrapping up the 2021 swim season. Garden City resident Noah Plunkett was the lone winner from Creekside, winning the 14 and under backstroke. In the Suburban Swim League’s Meet […]

Community Events Coming Up In July/August

There’s a handful of events coming up in Nether Providence in the next week or two. The library auction is happening now. Many of the library’s fundraisers haven’t been possible due to Covid, so this is an important one to support Furness Library. The auction is happening on […]

A Late Juneteenth Update and a Quick Call for Action

On Juneteenth a number of us helped local residents clean up Martha Burton Community Park ahead of its dedication next month. County councilwoman Christine Reuther and county controller Joanne Phillips were there as were several local candidates. Township parks commission member Nannette Whitsett took the lead in directing […]

Martha Burton Park Cleanup

Ahead of the park dedication next month, a cleanup is scheduled for Martha Burton Park next weekend, details in the flier below. Martha Burton Park was formerly Woodrow Wilson Park. But in light of Woodrow Wilson’s well-known racism, the township decided last year to rename the park. Local […]

Citizens Against Trash Makes the News

For reasons that are not clear to me, Nether Providence’s Citizens Against Trash made the news in New Bethlehem’s Leader-Vindicator. There’s quotes by one of the group’s founders and commissioner Max Cooper. Citizens Against Trash continues to organize local clean-ups from their Facebook page. The latest seems to […]

Furness Park Trail Dedication

This evening the township held a dedication event at Furness Park for the new trail work that has been done. Ben Pickup of the township’s parks commission spoke about the community’s efforts to transform the park, and township commissioner Matt Garson was on hand to highlight the help […]

Pop-up Vaccination Sites in Nether Providence

Tomorrow (June 4th) Delaware County’s pop-up vaccination clinic will be visiting Garden City and South Media Fire Companies. They’ll have Johnson & Johnson and Moderna vaccines available according to the website. No appointments are needed, and the shots are free. They’ll be at Garden City Fire Co. from […]

A Busy May Day / Beltane

Today is May Day, the International Worker’s Day declared in 1889, and also marked as Beltane, the traditional start to summer in Celtic lands. There are a number of activities happening in the area this weekend. If you want to take part in May Day, most of the […]