Watching the Grass Grow

Reseeding of our wonderful Columbus Square field has begun. We are looking forward to saying goodbye to the dirt and hello to green grass in time for Spring 2023. Our field sees constant – and increasing – use. Grassy areas like this are a natural resource that need management to keep the grass green and […]

Parks on Tap 2022 at Columbus Square

Wednesday, September 14 to Sunday, September 18 Join us for autumn cheer in the park with your neighbors and friends from around South Philly and beyond! Columbus Square is partnering with Parks on Tap to bring back one of our most popular events for 2022. Libations and snacks and good times abound on the patio […]

Love Your Park – Spring 2022

Let’s show Columbus Square the LOVE it deserves!  We’ll be sweepin’,  rakin’, and weedin’ in the park!  We’ll also be meetin’ and greetin’ and sharin’ whatever news we can about what’s up next for our favorite South Philly green space!  We’ll bring the cleaning supplies, you bring the enthusiasm. Saturday, May 14, 2022 from 10am to 2pm. […]

Spring 2022 Community Meeting – March 22

Looking forward to springtime fun at Columbus Square? Join the Friends of Columbus Sq for our spring community meeting to share ideas and find out how you can get involved! Tuesday, March 22, 6-7pm on Zoom Register/join here: https://bit.ly/3KtErTi  

Christmas Tree Recycling – Saturday, Jan 8 from 9AM to 3PM

Keep your tree out of the landfill and help us provide mulch for local parks and gardens! Join us on Saturday, January 8 from 9am to 3pm for Christmas tree recycling. A $5 donation is requested. Cash is accepted, and online payments via Venmo or PayPal are preferred (@PassyunkSquare).  Please remember to remove all decorations, […]

Park Cleanup Day – December 4 at 10am

The leaves keep falling and that means we have the opportunity to come together and love our park just a little more! We would love to see you again on December 4th at 10am for a follow-up Park Clean-Up Day (Dec. 11th rain date). No registration necessary. Rally point will be at the Recreation Center. […]

Community Meeting – November 30 – 6:30pm – Columbus Square Recreation Center

Please join the Friends of Columbus Square for the Fall 2021 Community Meeting on November 30, 2021. The meeting will be held in the Columbus Square Recreation Center. There’s much to discuss and we look forward to seeing you there. On the agenda: Welcome and Meeting guidelines Introductions Friends of Columbus Square Mission Board members and […]

Love Your Park Fall 2021

Another amazing Love Your Park event is in the books. The Fall 2021 cleanup was a huge success thanks to the more than 40 grown up volunteers and helpers of all ages who came out to Columbus Square today to collect leaves, transplant bushes, mulch tree beds, and make new friends! Special thanks to our […]

September 8 – Come Celebrate With Us!

The grand re-opening and ribbon cutting ceremony officially opening Columbus Square park is happening Wednesday, September 8 beginning at 3:30pm. City councilperson Mark Squilla will be our honored guest. Stick around for live music, crafts, and refreshments until 5:30pm. Hope to see you there!

The Ever Present @ TheatreExile

The world premiere of The Ever Present is presented by Theatre Exile Directed by Brett Ashley Robinson and Featuring Kimie Muroya, Nathan Alford-Tate, Pax Ressler, Eleni Delopoulos, and Cathy Simpson. Learn more! https://theatreexile.org/shows/the-ever-present/