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A Full Day of Things to do In Fox Chase May 11th

Ryerss Museum and Library1

Full Day @ Ryerss Museum and Library, 7370 Central Avenue, Philadlephia, Pa. 19111

Saturday, May 11, 2013

10:00 to noon: Burholme Park Clean-Up with the Friends of Ryerss

10:00 to noon: Plants and Flowers for Sale on the Porch for Mothers Day

1:00 to 2:30pm Fantastic Fans – See and Make a Fabulous Fan

More information:  http://www.facebook.com/pages/Ryerss-Museum-Library/154689898168


Fox Chase Farm

Spring Plant Sale and Farm Open  House @ Fox Chase Farm – 8500 Pine Road, Philadelphia, Pa. 19111

Saturday, May 11, 2013
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
It’s time to plant your garden! Vegetables, herbs and flowering annuals will be available for sale on Pine Road just outside the Farm. Plants from members’ gardens including – among many others – raspberries, forsythia, hosta – GREAT prices! If you are splitting your perennials, consider potting some up for our sale.
The FARM will be open to explore from 10am to noon

More information:   http://www.foxchasefarm.org/events.html


Art in the Park – Lions Park in Fox Chase, 7900 Oxford Avenue, Philadlephia, Pa. 19111 

Saturday, May 11, 2013 -1pm to 4pm

More information: http://www.rockfox.org/

Three Holiday events in Fox Chase – December 1st

Artisans, photographers, crafters will abound in Fox Chase on December 1st at three public events. Consider spending the day in Fox Chase for these family oriented events.

10am to 2:30pm – Victorian Christmas Bazaar at Ryerss Museum and Library, 7370 Central Avenue in Fox Chase.  The bazaar will feature festive decoration, crafts, gifts for sale, holiday decorations, homemade baked goods, Wassail Bowl, raffles of valuable prizes. There will be a special blacksmithing demonstration, music by students from the Settlement Music School and Santa’s first visit of the day to Fox Chase.  http://www.facebook.com/pages/Friends-of-Ryerss-Museum-and-Library/133015956726859


10am to 3pm-  Fox Chase Farm annual Greens Sale, 8500 Pine Road in Fox Chase

Shop for your holiday greens at our annual Greens sale. Decorated wreaths, swags, bows, candle centerpieces, white pine roping and baked goodies will be available to purchase. http://www.foxchasefarm.org/events.html

3pm to 5pm – Fox Chase Christmas Tree Lighting  The annual Fox Chase Christmas Tree Lighting in Lions Park, 7900 Oxford Avenue in the heart of Fox Chase. Music by The Celtic Connection and Leslie, crafts, community tables and of course the arrival of Santa Claus and the lighting of the Christmas Tree.


Celtic Connection – A profile


The Celitc Connection is a Philadelphia based Irish Band with deep roots in Fox Chase.  The connection  is: Joe Mullin ~ Guitar & Vocals, Patrick Touey ~ Vocals, Washboard & PercussionGlenn McCollum ~ Mandolin & Vocals, Tom Neuhauser~ Keyboard, and Michael Hannelly~ Drums.

The connection has played in Las Vegas at The House of Blues, toured Irish festivals and pubs across the United States. Although in demand, The Celitc Connection maintains its roots in the community playing a benefit for Lions Park at the American Legion Hall, supporting pubic events in the community such as the annual Christmas Tree Lighting and Art in the Park and the annual 4th of July parade in neighboring Rockledge. The Celtic Connection also supports the local music scene playing at such venues as The Red Rooster, Hop Angel Brauhaus, The Rockledge Pub and The Austrian Village.

No matter where they play The Celitc Connection provides a high energy performance of traditional and modern Irish music with a mix of rock standards in their act. To find out where the Connection is playing, view videos and how to book the band please visit them on Facebook:

Celtic Connection on Facebook

– g emil reutter


Poets in the Park 2011- A Great Evening of Poetry

A great night was had by all in Fox Chase, thanks to our poets and the great crowd who came out on a breezy summer evening to enjoy poetry. Photographs of the event are at this link: http://www.flickr.com/photos/12065560@N04/sets/72157624478593342/



7900 Oxford Avenue

Lion’s Park

JULY 31, 2010  –  7 PM T0 8:30PM

The Fox Chase Reading Series &

The Rockledge-Fox Chase Business Association

present poets

louis mckee

diane sahms-guarnieri

mike cohen

steve delia

g emil reutter

Bring a lawn chair, blanket and get comfortable for a magical evening of poetry in Fox Chase