June 22, 2017

The Events and Fund-raising Committee has starting planning for our main fund-raising event, The Progressive Dinner. The Dinner will be held on Saturday, September 30th . The Dinner raises money for the operations of GCCA, particularly for the Cheryl Roebuck Scholarshi...

June 15, 2017

The GCCA Annual Meeting is scheduled for Thursday, June 22nd , 6:30 PM at Mosaic Church. This is the Annual General Meeting for Garden Court Community Association when we select our new Board Members. The following members are leaving the Board after serving for two te...

June 12, 2017

Tutoring Program

On April 27, we hosted a dinner for our tutors, who read with Henry C. Lea School first-graders throughout the school year. The event was held at the home of EC member Stacy Bartholomew, who, this year, was also a tutor. For the tutors, it was an opport...

June 6, 2017

The Garden Court Community Association 48th & Spruce Streets Business District Revitalization Committee has been active recently working to establish priorities for the coming year. Principal concerns include obtaining pedestrian-level lighting for 48th Street, expandi...

June 1, 2017

As we reach the mid point of 2017 it is time to reflect on the gains and losses we have experienced during this year of change.

Garden Court is at the epicenter of one of the most quickly developing areas in the city, West Philadelphia. As in the early 1900’s our area h...

June 1, 2017

Join Garden Court Community Association for a potluck dinner and a discussion about the rapid changes happening to our neighborhood at our Annual Community Meeting!

Thursday, June 22, 2017

6:30pm - 9:00pm

Mosaic Community Church

123 S 51st St, Philadelphia, PA 19139

At the...

May 25, 2017

After a 16 month closure for systems and roof upgrades, Blackwell Regional Library reopened on May 20th to an enthusiastic reception of 1700 library fans, including Councilwoman Blackwell, Mayor Kenney, Representative Roebuck and Library President and Director, Siobhan...

May 21, 2017

Barkan Park at 50th & Spruce Streets celebrated Love Your Park Week with a huge turnout for its clean-up and planting event on Saturday, May 20.

In the morning, a group of preschoolers and their parents worked hard on clearing the east end of the park -- netting 26 bags...

April 15, 2017

So he wanted to do something different. What does he do? He decides to move from Belgium to do high school on the Native American reservation of the California Hupa tribe. What he learned there encouraged him to get his bachelor’s degree in Archeology at Leuven Univers...

March 18, 2017

Presenters Maggie Peake, Danielle Toronyi, and Emily Khalid made their initial concepts presentation on March 16 to a gathering of gardeners, community members, and agency representatives.

The presentation of renovations to the Garden Court Community Gardens at 47th & S...

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