ePost March 01, 2022

ePost March 01, 2022



01 MARCH 2022

WSWCA’s weekly electronic newsletter

Join the

Public Board Meeting Next Tuesday 3/8 at 7 pm

On the second Tuesday of the month, the Washington Square West Civic Association hosts

our monthly public Board Meeting on Zoom.

This month’s special guests:

  • Chris Bartlett – Exec Dir of William Way Community Center
  • Councilperson Mark Squilla


Monthly District 6 Safety Meeting on 3/8 at 6 PM

If you are concerned about safety in the neighborhood, this is the meeting for you. The monthly police meeting is the meeting is where you can find out what’s actually happening and not just rumors assumed from “Citizen’s” app. If you wonder why somethings are being dealt with, or not being dealt with, this is the meeting to learn why.

Zoom link can be found now on the WSWCA Calendar.


These meetings will be an online event hosted via Zoom Conferencing. You do not need a Zoom account but you will need to download and install the Zoom app on your computer or mobile device to join the event. Please email us at in advance if you need assistance installing the Zoom app. If you cannot join the event using your computer or mobile device and the Zoom app, you can join the event via teleconference and hear the audio portion.

March Meetings & Events

We’ve got a busy month!

Virtual Meetings links posted on the WSWCA Calendar here.

  • March 8 – District 6 Safety Meeting – at 6 PM
  • March 8 – Monthly Public Board Meeting – at 7 PM
  • March 12 – Plant Exchange – 10 AM to 2 PM (Kahn Park)
  • March 14 – Special Meeting WSWCA Preservation Committee, Preservation Alliance, and Historic Preservation Dr. Emily Cooperman – at 7PM
  • March 19 – Meet the Board – Seger Dog Park
  • March 22 – Zoning Meeting – at 7 PM




Trash pick up runs on typical schedule this week.

Always secure your trash to protect our neighborhood from excess litter.

WSWCA is hosting our first plant exchange

Get your clippings started and gather your gardening supplies that no longer fit your needs. The Civic is organizing an event at Kahn Park on Saturday March 12 from 10 am to 2 pm. Come meet some WSWCA Board members, and other plant & gardening loving neighbors. Walk away with a new plant friend, seeds, supplies and/or awareness of other resources to expand your interests in plants.

Be a Philly pool hero – Lifeguard training is now open

Working on the pool deck is the hottest summer job in Philly. One of the best-paying teen jobs around, lifeguards earn up to $17.24 an hour. Click here to find out more.

Start organizing your block! Philly Spring Clean Up is coming.

Mark your calendars for April 2 and start coordinating your block. Philadelphia Streets Department is hosting it’s 15th annual spring cleanup on April 2nd. Join your neighbors in helping get our community looking its best. Stay tuned for more information – or to register your block click here for the online application. Deadline for registration is 3/18.

Join Doug Tallamy in discussing Nature’s Best Hope

Doug Tallamy urges homeowners to take environmental action into their own hands, one yard at a time. Join him in a Q&A session on March 31. Click here to register and find out more.

Remember to JOIN US next week to hear from Chris Bartlett at William Way Community Center and Councilperson Mark Squilla!

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Washington Square West Civic Association

214 S. 11th St,

Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 346-6411 (voicemail only)

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