Calendar

Jun
16
Sat
Stream Walk for Kids @ Glen Providence Park - main entrance
Jun 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Registration is 1/2 full as of June 4!
Rain or shine

Come explore the life in and around the stream in Glen Providence Park! Science teachers Holly Hoffmann and Aura Lester will lead kids as they look for critters in the park. Recommended for nature explorers ages 5 and up! Registration is required – attendance is limited to 30 participants, including adults. Don’t forget to wear sturdy water shoes or boots!

Register by emailing FriendsoftheGlen [AT] gmail [DOT] com by Thursday, June 14.

Logistics: 

  • Free!
  • Approximate length: 1.5 hours
  • Be prepared for hilly terrain and walking in the stream – wear sturdy shoes or boots that can get wet!
  • If the weather is questionable, we will post on our website and Facebook by 9:00am Saturday whether we will hold the walk.
  • While we welcome leashed dogs to many of our park events, this time we will be looking for skittish turtles and other pond and stream life, so please leave those cuties at home.
Jun
23
Sat
Arts in the Park: Tiffany Jones! @ Glen Providence Park - main entrance
Jun 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

For the first performance in our free and family-friendly 2018 Arts in the Park, Friends of Glen Providence Park is delighted to present Tiffany Jones! Called a “rising star”, Philadelphia’s soul-jazz vocalist Tiffany Jones has “soul and sincerity behind her voice”, with jazz inflections and a message of love, joy, hope and healing – all supported by a first class band.

Rain date Sunday, June 24
Free, family-friendly & open to the public

Bring a blanket or chair, and relax on the lawn by the historical stage for an evening concert. After the performance, head into Media for dinner and shopping, just 2 blocks away on State Street.

Thank you to our concert sponsors, Shere-E-Punjab Indian Restaurant & Media Recreation Board, and to Delaware County Parks & Recreation.

This summer’s Arts in the Park was made possible by funding from Project Stream, a grant initiative of the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts that is regionally administered by the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance

Other performances in Friends of Glen Providence Park’s 2018 Arts in the Park:

Mutlu on July 28
Delco Symphony Brass Quartet on August 25
Sweetbriar Rose on September 8

Tiffany Jones

Jul
28
Sat
Arts in the Park: Mutlu! @ Glen Providence Park - main entrance
Jul 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

For the second performance in our free and family-friendly 2018 Arts in the Park, Friends of Glen Providence Park is delighted to present Mutlu! A Philadelphia native and first-generation American of Turkish descent, Mutlu has built a substantial fan base in his hometown, and has toured extensively as a support act for legendary duo Daryl Hall & John Oates.

Rain date Sunday, July 29
Free, family-friendly & open to the public

Bring a blanket or chair, and relax on the lawn by the historical stage for an evening concert. After the performance, head into Media for dinner and shopping, just 2 blocks away on State Street.

Thank you to our concert sponsors, Sterling Pig & Media Recreation Board, and to Delaware County Parks & Recreation.

This summer’s Arts in the Park was made possible by funding from Project Stream, a grant initiative of the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts that is regionally administered by the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance

Other performances in Friends of Glen Providence Park’s 2018 Arts in the Park:

Tiffany Jones on June 23
Delco Symphony Brass Quartet on August 25
Sweetbriar Rose on September 8

Mutlu

Aug
25
Sat
Arts in the Park: Delco Symphony Brass Quintet! @ Glen Providence Park - main entrance
Aug 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

For the third performance in our free and family-friendly 2018 Arts in the Park, Friends of Glen Providence Park is delighted to present the Delco Symphony Brass Quintet! The Delaware County Symphony is a community orchestra established in 1971 that is dedicated to providing outstanding musical experiences for residents of the Delaware County area, and features both large and small ensembles.

Rain date Sunday, August 26
Free, family-friendly & open to the public

Bring a blanket or chair, and relax on the lawn by the historical stage for an evening concert. After the performance, head into Media for dinner and shopping, just 2 blocks away on State Street.

Thank you to our concert sponsors, Diego’s Cantina & Media Recreation Board, and to Delaware County Parks & Recreation.

This summer’s Arts in the Park was made possible by funding from Project Stream, a grant initiative of the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts that is regionally administered by the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance

Other performances in Friends of Glen Providence Park’s 2018 Arts in the Park:

Tiffany Jones on June 23
Mutlu on July 28
Sweetbriar Rose on September 8

 

Sep
8
Sat
Arts in the Park: Sweetbriar Rose! @ Glen Providence Park - main entrance
Sep 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

For the final performance in our free and family-friendly 2018 Arts in the Park, Friends of Glen Providence Park is delighted to present Sweetbriar Rose They’re a band of rootsy, thorny, rose-hipped gypsies who give dynamic performances of original music. They mix solid Americana tinged with Eastern European folk and jazz, whispers and shouts, foot-stomping, crooning and wailing.

Rain date Sunday, September 9
Free, family-friendly & open to the public

Bring a blanket or chair, and relax on the lawn by the historical stage for an evening concert. After the performance, head into Media for dinner and shopping, just 2 blocks away on State Street!

Thank you to our concert sponsors, Seven Stones CafeMedia Recreation Board, and to Delaware County Parks & Recreation.

This summer’s Arts in the Park was made possible by funding from Project Stream, a grant initiative of the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts that is regionally administered by the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance

Other performances in Friends of Glen Providence Park’s 2018 Arts in the Park:

Tiffany Jones on June 23
Mutlu on July 28
Delco Symphony Brass Quartet on August 25

Sweetbriar Rose

 

Oct
6
Sat
National Public Lands Day plantings @ Glen Providence Park - main entrance
Oct 6 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Save the date for our 7th annual planting project in the park! We’ll plant native trees and shrubs to improve wildlife habitat. 

Rain date Sunday, October 7.

Oct
13
Sat
Falling for Fungi @ Glen Providence Park - main entrance
Oct 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Save the date for a fall nature walk led by Mike Rolli!

Free and family-friendly.

Rain date Sunday, October 14.

Nov
3
Sat
History & Nature Walk @ Glen Providence Park - main entrance
Nov 3 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Save the date for a late fall History & Nature Walk led by Stephanie Gaboriault and Marcia Tate!

Rain date Sunday, November 4.

Free and family-friendly.

Dec
15
Sat
Christmas Bird Count @ Glen Providence Park - 3rd Street Entrance
Dec 15 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

Save the date for our 8th year participating in the Christmas Bird Count, the world’s longest-running Citizen Science project!

Rain, snow, or shine.

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