Things to Do in Roxborough & Manayunk | October 21-27, 2019

It’s no surprise that this week’s list of events is dominated by Halloween themed activities. See what the neighborhood has planned!

Wednesday, October 23rd

Venice Island Performing Arts and Recreation Center – Community Night

Want to see what Venice Island is all about? Come out, take a tour, enjoy a sweet treat, and meet the new Community Partnerships and Art Curator, Noah Herman. Venice Island, 7:00 pm.

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Things To Do in Roxborough & Manayunk | October 14-20, 2019

Courtesy of Venice Island Performing Arts Center.

 
 
It’s finally cooling off enough to feel like fall! Grab your sweater, some friends, and check out these neighborhood activities.

Tuesday, October 15th

William Penn’s 375th Birthday

Come celebrate the birth of Philly’s celebrity founder with a slide show of his life and contributions to the Commonwealth. Andorra Branch of the Free Library, 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm.  

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Things to Do in Roxborough & Manayunk | October 7-13, 2019

 
 
This week in Roxborough and Manayunk is another busy one with a number of great events. We’re definitely looking forward to the Harvest Festival at Gorgas Park on Sunday. Here’s our list of the best things to do in the neighborhood this week . . . 

Wednesday, October 9th

Preschool Storytime

For children aged 2-5 years old. Come explore the library with stories, songs, social time with peers and get your wiggles out! Andorra Branch of the Free Library, 10:30 am.

Wildlife Clinic Volunteer Orientation

Are you interested in helping out the wild fauna of the forest this fall? The Wildlife Clinic is in need of regular volunteers to assist with injured and orphaned animals. Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm.

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Things to Do in Roxborough & Manayunk | September 30-October 6, 2019

Roxtoberfest
 
Hooray for October! Beers, brats, festivals, ghosts and ghouls, trunk-or-treats and all the best of fall happen in October. Here is the start of a ton of fun to be had this month.

Thursday, October 3rd

Manayunk Design Crawl

Are you a designer or just interested in all things lifestyle? Get your space IG ready with this event! Over a dozen businesses are offering panel discussions, open houses and workshops. Various locations, 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm.

Bat Night

Na-na-na-na-na-na-BAT NIGHT! This event is aimed towards adults (and children 12+ years old) who want to learn about our flying mammal friends. Hosted by the Andorra Branch Free Library and the Wissahickon Environmental Center. Meet at 300 W Northwestern Ave, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

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Things to Do in Roxborough & Manayunk | September 16-22, 2019

 

Parks on Tap at Pretzel Park

You can tell how ready for fall the entire neighborhood is by the number of autumn activities taking place this week! Check out this week’s best things to do in the neighborhood:

Tuesday, September 17th

Ivy Ridge Green Community Clean Up

If you came out on the 10th and just didn’t get enough, here’s your chance for round two of this community beautification project. Fountain Street steps 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

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Things to Do in Roxborough & Manayunk | September 9-15, 2019

Wednesday, September 11th

Monarchs in the Meadow

All ages are welcome (children must be chaperoned by an adult) on a nature walk to see if the monarch caterpillars have become beautiful butterflies. Andorra Meadow at the Wissahickon Environmental Center 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm.

9-11 Ceremony and the Hooligans

There will be a service of remembrance hosted by the Roxborough Male Chorus. The chorus will be singing the National Anthem and God Bless America. The service will be followed by a concert with the Hooligans. Gorgas Park from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

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Things to do in Roxborough & Manayunk | September 2 – 8, 2019

Photo Courtesy of The Classroom Project

There’s plenty to do in Roxborough & Manayuunk during this first week of back to school. Several local restaurants are offering back to school deals this week, The Great Weiner Race will be held on Wednesday, and the last of this year’s First Friday’s in Roxborough Pocket Park will be held this week. On Sunday, be sure to check out the Back to School Carnival at North Light Community Center. 

Back to School Restaurant Specials

Celebrate back to school week with a night out for dinner. Check out the back to school week specials at some of our favorite local restaurants. 

Tuesday, September 3rd

First Day of School!

Wishing all of our local students a great school year! You can find this year’s academic calendar here

Germany Hill Cleanup

Join Ivy Ridge Green volunteers to help clean up at Germany Hill. Germany Hill Park on Fountain Street near Smick Street from 6:00 pm to sundown.

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Things To Do This Week in Roxborough & Manayunk | August 19-25, 2019

 
Get the most out of the last days of summer with these Roxborough & Manayunk area activities the third week of August 2019. 

Tuesday, August 20th

Outdoor Movie in the Park

Gorgas Park Movie Night featuring Spider Man: Into the Spider-Verse beginning at dusk  If your Spidey senses are telling you something, it might be that it is the last movie night of the summer at Gorgas! Bring some chairs and/or blankets, hit up the concession stand that supports the park, and enjoy a summer evening at the movies.

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Jon Miller, RealtorJon Miller is a resident of the Roxborough-Manayunk area and a Realtor® with Keller Williams Philadelphia. Each week Jon puts together a list of the best local events and activities which you can find here

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