Handprint turkey II

Though I’m not exactly sold on the entire Thanksgiving holiday, I do love the part about giving THANKS.  Despite lots of recent chaos in GAP-land, I’m thankful for a whole lot this year.. my family, of course!  they’re simply the best people. ever. great neighbors and fabulous friends. good health (even though we all have […]

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germantown avenue nutrcacker!
Mt. Airy resident, Analiese Capponi will play Clara in one of the three performances

Prepare to be wowed!  The 19th century tale of the Nutcracker will be performed with Philadelphia style at the beautiful Kurz Performing Arts Center at Penn Charter this weekend.  You may recognize many of the fabulous backdrops since this unique production will showcase authentic period scenes from Germantown, Mt. Airy, and Chestnut Hill! The scenery […]

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this weekend- holidays or high culture?

The holiday season is starting a bit early this year, but if you’re not quite ready for holiday cheer, there are some very merry alternatives…  Try on some culture: Ballet + Comedy = Coppelia.  This ballet is definitely family-friendly.  Enjoy the twists and turns as a mad inventor, a life-size dancing doll, a heroine, and […]

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give back: empty bowl dinner this thursday!
Empty Bowl 5resize

Chestnut Hill College, in partnership with the Northwest Philadelphia Interfaith Hospitality Network (NPIHN), will host the 13th Annual Empty Bowl Dinner on Thursday, November 17, 2011 from 4:30-8:30 p.m. in Sorgenti Arena. The Empty Bowl Dinner is the annual fundraising dinner for the Philadelphia Interfaith Hospitality Network, a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide food […]

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this weekend 11/5… from formal to farm

Friday Wyck Market Around during the day?  Take the kids over to the locally-grown market at the Wyck Home Farm from 1-5pm.  Even after last weekend’s snow, you can still expect to catch goodies from red cabbage to carrots to heirloom tomatoes.  Maybe you’re thinking soup this weekend?  Get some fresh local ingredients, and while you’re at […]

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