Thanksgiving 2016

Nov 24, 2016 by

Throughout November, we have been counting down to Thanksgiving by posting daily thanks on Facebook. There is some overlap with our...

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1980’s Halloween Hauntings!

Oct 31, 2016 by

Thirty years ago, werewolves, ghouls, and monsters filled Glen Providence Park on October nights for the annual Halloween...

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11-5-2016 Geology Walk

Oct 26, 2016 by

Join us for a geology tour of Glen Providence Park! We are bringing back a popular walk from 2014 – Charles Randall will...

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The 2100 Project

Oct 23, 2016 by

The 2100 Project is an inspiring website that champions ideas to create a better, more sustainable future. It features an array of...

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80 Years of Fishing

Aug 3, 2016 by

Since it was created by the WPA in 1936 for fishing and skating, the pond in Glen Providence Park has seen its fair share of fishing,...

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Our 5th Anniversary!

Jul 14, 2016 by

Friends of Glen Providence Park first met on July 14, 2011 at Seven Stones Café in Media. We organized in response to the threat to...

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July 4th Fireworks & Festivities!

Jul 4, 2016 by

Many Media-area residents have memories of the decades of July 4th festivities and fireworks displays in Glen Providence Park! Annual...

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A WPA Pond

Jun 27, 2016 by

One of the most beloved features of the Glen Providence Park is the man-made pond at its center – created 80 years ago for...

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Nature Walks & A History Talk

Jun 14, 2016 by

We have monthly nature walks (or volunteer days) in Glen Providence Park, year-round! We’ve documented our Spring Cleanups in March...

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1897 Isaac Worrall Tree Inscription

May 31, 2016 by

This spring, we learned about an 1897 inscription on an American Beech tree in Glen Providence Park! Research into its author revealed...

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An 80th Anniversary Year

Feb 25, 2016 by

2015 was the 80th Anniversary year for Glen Providence Park! In 1935, prominent Media Borough residents George and Eleanor Reed Butler...

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2-8-2016 History Presentation

Jan 29, 2016 by

In the 1800’s, the land that is now Glen Providence Park was called Scroggie Valley. Forty-year Delaware County Institute of...

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A Spooky Halloween 80th Birthday!

Nov 5, 2015 by

Goblins, ghosts, and witches returned to Glen Providence Park for its Halloween 80th birthday party! Amidst the deepening shadows on...

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10-31-2015 A Halloween 80th Birthday Celebration!

Oct 13, 2015 by

Join Hedgerow Theatre and Friends of Glen Providence Park for a ghostly Halloween celebration of Glen Providence Park’s...

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80th Anniversary Celebration!

Sep 9, 2015 by

At the wonderful concert with Jean Therapy on July 25, we celebrated the 80th anniversary of Glen Providence Park – with some...

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7-25-2015 Jean Therapy in concert & 80th Anniversary Ce...

Jul 13, 2015 by

For the second of four concerts in our 2015 Summer Concert Series, Friends of Glen Providence Park is delighted to present Jean...

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Concert Recap: Blackbird Society Orchestra

Jun 12, 2015 by

It was a fantastic concert to kick off our Summer Concert Series in Glen Providence Park on Saturday, June 6 with 1920’s Hot Jazz...

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Scouts in Glen Providence Park!

May 27, 2015 by

Since Glen Providence Park was established as a bird sanctuary and arboretum in 1935, Girl and Boy Scouts have been a part of its...

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2015 Summer Concert Series!

May 1, 2015 by

It’s just over one month to the start of our 2015 Summer Concert Series in Glen Providence Park! We are delighted to present...

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4-22-2015 Earth Day Event in Glen Providence Park

Apr 17, 2015 by

Join us as we celebrate Earth Day this year together with Delaware County Parks & Recreation and Media Providence Friends School!...

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