Roxtoberfest 2018 | Roxborough | Philadelphia, PA

One of the great things about living in Roxborough is the festivals and events that are held throughout the year. Here’s our day at Roxtoberfest 2018. Hope you enjoy! Please join my email list below for more info about things to do and living in Philadelphia.

 

 

About Roxtoberfest

Roxtoberfest is an annual event hosted by the Roxborough Development Corporation. The event features food trucks, activities and games for kids, beer tents, and music. Several acts play on the events main stage (including a polka band). The Roxborough Pocket Park features a second stage with additional music acts.

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Pumpkin Decorating & Pizza at A Tutti

Join us for a fun-filled evening of activities for kids and adults plus delicious A Tutti Pizza on Wednesday, October 10th from 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm to celebrate Fall and Halloween. The party will include . . .

  • Halloween Photos: Dress your kids in costumes or Halloween themed clothes for a complimentary photo by Rachael Balascak of Rae Hearts Design & Photography
  • Create Your Own Work of Art: Artist and Illustrator Jennifer Barrile will guide kids (of all ages) in creating their own mixed media landscape artwork.
  • Pumpkin Decorating & other crafts for kids
  • Free Pizza for Kids

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KenCrest Community Champions Award

In the Fall of 2017 I was dropping something off at a friend’s house and as I was leaving I remembered that she worked for a non-profit company. Having worked in non-profits I knew they were always in search of volunteers. I had been looking for a way to give back and when she told me about her company I had to find out more. Within a week, I had a meeting set up with Barbara Ballard and Frank Guthridge of KenCrest who were kind enough to meet me for coffee at the Whole Foods in Plymouth meeting where they told me more about KenCrest and we walked away with a few ideas of how to get involved.

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Upper Roxborough Reservoir Preserve | Philadelphia, PA 19128

The Upper Roxborough Reservoir Preserve is a 34-acre park bound by Port Royal Ave, Lare St, Summit Ave, and Eva St in Roxborough, Philadelphia. There’s a small parking lot on the corner of Port Royal and Lare. Stairs lead up to the path around the park where you’ll see views of the reservoir, a scenic field, and woods. There are two vistas along the path where you’ll find views of Upper Roxborough and the Center City skyline. The Upper Roxborough Reservoir Preserve is a great place to bring kids and for dog-walking (dogs must be on a leash).

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KenCrest Volunteer Day | Roxborough Manayunk | March 26, 2018

KenCrest Volunteer Painting

Calling all Volunteers!

Looking for a way to give back to the community? Join your neighbors on Monday, March 26th, as we donate our time to KenCrest. We’ll help this amazing non-profit organization with touch-up painting and landscaping at their facility on Green Lane.

“KenCrest exists to ensure that all people who have, or are at risk of having, intellectual disabilities and autism can live well in their communities, earn the respect of others, and control their own lives. Since our founding in 1905, KenCrest has delivered all supports with firm commitment to our core values of positive approaches, caring spirit, innovation, reach, and outcomes.”

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