Music & Salsa Lessons

In July, people gathered at Penn Treaty Park to learn to Salsa and to listen to the music of Charanga and a Patriotic band. Here are photos from those events. Photos: Roman Blazic (Salsa); A.J. Thomson (Patriotic Band)


Light the Park


The Friends are working to bring lights to Penn Treaty Park to enhance safety and cut down on vandalism. Recently, a solar lighting company presented their products to the board. The Friends will work with the Fairmount Park Commission and state and local officials to make the park safe for all who use it. Lights [read more]


Photos From the Outdoor Showing of “Where the Wild Things Are”


Here are a few photos from last night’s showing of “Where the Wild Things Are” Photos: A.J. Thomson


Vandalism at Penn Treaty Park


Someone spray-painted graffiti on the wall surrounding the monument to William Penn. The words “Nokietz Gang” are written in black. The police are investigating, and the Friends are offering a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons who defaced this monument. Contact the 26th District at 215-686-3261 with [read more]


Penn Treaty Park in the News

View of Penn Treaty Park

Here are a few links to recent web postings about Penn Treaty Park: The Philadelphia Real Estate Blog: Wild Things at Penn Treaty Park PlanPhilly: Summer in the Neighborhood 2010 Flickr: Penn Treaty Park has become our substitute backyard. Photo: ephemerality