This Saturday, November 14th from 9am-1pm, is fall Love Your Park Day in Mifflin Square Park! Come on out to help repaint the gathering garden, clean up leaves, improve the super seating, and more! Register at the link HERE to join.
On October 30th, SEAMAAC and friends hosted the final Fall Fridays event at Mifflin Square! Neighbors came out to trick-or-treat, compete in a costume contest, enjoy food from Chef Apple on the SoPhiE Food Truck, and compete in a cornhole tournament. Great partners like Vybe Urgent Care, Spiral Q, State Representative Elizabeth Feidler, U.S. Representative Mary Gay Scanlon, and more added to the festivities. Check out the amazing photos below from Sonny Van Ngo with the Friends of Mifflin Square Park!
On October 20th, the Mifflin Square Neighborhood Plan Steering Committee held a virtual kickoff meeting to begin the neighborhood planning process! Stakeholders from across the neighborhood joined to talk about the planning process, key issues that should be addressed in the plan, and upcoming outreach efforts to ensure that all neighborhood voices are heard. The Steering Committee will continue to guide the planning process to ensure that all voices are heard and reflected in the plan as this process moves forward.
Most importantly, the Mifflin Square Neighborhood Plan Survey was launched! Click HERE to fill this out to make sure that your voice is heard in this process, whether you are able to attend a community meeting or not.
In preparation for creating a neighborhood plan over the next year, SEAMAAC is conducting a resident survey to find out what issues are most important to address in the neighborhood. Click the link below to fill out the survey!
Join SEAMAAC in Mifflin Square Park through October for special, free events every Friday afternoon! Masks are required for all attendees and will be provided if attendees do not have their own.
Come and join SEAMAAC and volunteers on October 1st from 9:30am-Noon in the park for the last SEAMAAC-led Mifflin Square and South 7th Street Cleanup of 2020! Please contact Joel Arnold at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 267-536-9846 to sign up in advance!
Thank you to the friends and neighbors of Mifflin Square who came out to the monthly park and neighborhood cleanup on Wednesday, August 12th! The park and South 7th Street are much cleaner for everyone’s effort. The next cleanup will be September 3rd from 9:30am-Noon. Spots are limited to ensure social distancing so please email email@example.com or call 267-536-9846 in advance to sign up!
This past week the South Philly East (SoPhiE) food truck chef Nia Minard was featured in the Philadelphia Inquirer! SoPhiE is at Mifflin Square every Wednesday and Friday from 3pm-7pm, with Chef Nia on the truck every Wednesday. Come out and enjoy some amazing Mississippi hot tamales!
Starting on August 6th, 2020, SEAMAAC is re-launching monthly park and neighborhood cleanups. Check out the flyer below and come join!
The City of Philadelphia has released a new update on the reopening of parks. You can see details of this reopening here. See below for some specific updates from our friends at Parks and Rec.
- Parks and trails remain open, athletic fields are now open for exercise.
- Starting July 6, Parks & Rec will take permit applications for use of baseball and athletics fields. Games and spectators are not allowed.
- Playgrounds are open for children and household use.
- Parks & Rec’s sprinklers and spraygrounds are open to the public.
- All outdoor athletics courts open as of July 3rd. The hoops that were removed from basketball courts will be reinstalled at 150 sites across the city. Work will be done in an equitable manner.
With the sprayground allowed to reopen, Parks and Rec staff along with the Friends of Mifflin Square and SEAMAAC will work to turn on the sprayground as often as is possible.
As the park becomes more lively and active, it’s important that we all wear a mask and keep working to stop the spread of COVID-19. When visiting Mifflin Square, keep in mind this advice!