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Events

Things to do with the Philadelphia Water Department and our partners + fellow advocates for our waterways.

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Break Ground at Ralph Brooks Park with Philadelphia Eagle Connor Barwin

Thursday, November 13, 2014  |  PublicRC

Ralph Brooks Tot Lot, a small playground in Point Breeze with basketball courts and a play area for children, was named after a seven year old boy who was shot and paralyzed at the site in 1988. The shooting galvanized the community and the park has carried his name as a symbol against violence ever since. The park, now over 25 years old, has seen better days...and soon it will again....

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Venice Island is Opening!

Friday, September 26, 2014  |  Brian.R

After years of hard work and collaboration between the Philadelphia Water Department, Philadelphia Parks and Recreations, and the Manayunk community, Venice Island will open to the public!...

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For the Love of Water FLOW

Friday, September 19, 2014  |  PublicRC

This Sunday, September 21st, show your affection for water by joining the Fairmount Water Works for FLOW, a festival for the Love of Water....

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Upcoming Rain Barrel Workshops

Wednesday, September 3, 2014  |  PublicRC

Great news! We have eight new rain barrel workshops scheduled. Visit our webpage to learn more about the program and sign up for a workshop....

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Call for Artists! Sculpture on the Circuit

Monday, August 25, 2014  |  PublicRC

An estimated one million people use the Schuylkill River Trail throughout the year. The Fairmount Water Works is looking for artists to create prototype art installations for the Schuylkill Trail as part of the Circuit, a 250-mile long series of trails used by joggers, cyclists, commuters and more....

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2014 Philly Fun Fishing Fest

Wednesday, August 20, 2014  |  PaulF

Enjoy the last bit of your summer with family and friends at the 2014 Philly Fun Fishing Fest, where everyone is welcome to catch and release fish on Saturday, September 6th from 7 A.M. to 11 A.M. Anyone can take part in this friendly competition held on Schuylkill Banks (by the Walnut Street Bridge) and have a chance to win prizes in multiple categories during the award ceremony at 11:30 A.M....

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Mark Your Calendar

Thursday, July 10, 2014  |  PublicRC

Do you live near Tacony Creek Park? Join the Tookany-Tacony Frankford Watershed Partnership as they host free block parties across your community July 15th – July 17th from 5pm to 7pm....

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