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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Spring Cleaning 2015

Apr 25, 2015 by

We held two cleanups this spring in Glen Providence Park as part of our 2015 monthly events. First, our Early Spring Cleanup was...

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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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Spring-Summer 2014 Photojournal

Mar 20, 2015 by

After a long, cold, snowy winter, 2014 brought a later spring than usual in Glen Providence Park – it snowed as late as St....

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Concert Recap: Sonoma Sound

Oct 20, 2014 by

The second of three summer concerts at Glen Providence Park, scheduled Saturday August 2nd with Sonoma Sound, was played under cloudy...

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Summer 2013 Photojournal

May 19, 2014 by

Summer is fast approaching, it’s time to catch up with last summer’s photojournal of Glen Providence Park! It’s...

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3-15-2014 Early Spring Cleanup!

Mar 11, 2014 by

Join us for our Early Spring Cleanup in Glen Providence Park!  This is the first of our three main volunteer days we have scheduled...

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9-28-2013 Planting for National Public Lands Day!

Sep 18, 2013 by

On National Public Lands Day, the Friends of Glen Providence Park will plant native trees and shrubs along Broomall’s Run by the...

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A Fun Stream Cleanup!

May 7, 2013 by

At the 16th Annual Chester-Ridley-Crum Watersheds Streams Cleanup, at least 18 adults and 15 children removed 8 bags of trash and 15...

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Concept Sketch of Glen Providence Park

Apr 16, 2013 by

Individuals from the Friends of Glen Providence Park attended the second public meeting for Delaware County’s Open Space Plan on...

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5-4-2013 16th Annual CRC Streams Cleanup

Apr 14, 2013 by

Friends of Glen Providence Park is proud to be helping the Chester-Ridley-Crum Watersheds Association (CRC) with their 16th Annual...

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Early Spring Cleaning!

Mar 24, 2013 by

What a productive morning for our Early Spring Cleanup in Glen Providence Park!  Thank you to the 19 volunteers (including Brownies...

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3-17-2013 Early Spring Cleanup

Mar 7, 2013 by

Join us for our Early Spring Cleanup in Glen Providence Park!  This is the first of our three main volunteer days we have scheduled...

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2013 Schedule of Events

Jan 15, 2013 by

Mark your calendars!  We have planned our 2013 Friends of Glen Providence Park events for most months, including History...

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Dam Safety: Current & Future

Nov 7, 2012 by

We are relieved that Broomall’s Dam withstood Hurricane Sandy last week, but thought we should share what we learned about the...

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Another successful National Public Lands Day!

Oct 12, 2012 by

One year ago, Friends of Glen Providence Park chose National Public Lands Day (NPLD) for our first event: a volunteer day cleaning up...

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9-29-2012 National Public Lands Day

Sep 18, 2012 by

Started in 1994, National Public Lands Day is the nation’s largest single-day volunteer event for public lands. One year ago,...

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8-20-12 Dam Safety Tour and Workshop

Aug 3, 2012 by

Since the current Third Street Dam will not be reconstructed for at least two years due to the State’s Local Bridge Program...

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An Anniversary Picnic!

Jul 31, 2012 by

It was yet another fun event in Glen Providence Park on Saturday- with friends, conversation, brook stomping,  jumping rope(!), and...

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Streamside Buffer Plantings for Earth Day!

May 3, 2012 by

We did it!  On April 28, the Friends of Glen Providence Park planted elegant native trees, shrubs, ferns, grasses, and perennials...

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