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Open House & Play Day 2017

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Traditional Chinese Painting

Instructor: Katharine Lee Siu Ping 5 Saturdays from May 13 to June 17 (No class May 27) Katharine will teach her long family tradition of creating Chinese Art. She has an easy to follow, step-by-step method for the subject of

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In 1936 on the day after Christmas, neighbors descended on 4410 Main Street to open the first location of what was then the North Light Boys’ Club, now North Light Community Center.  According to contemporary historians, the boys “set to

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Healing Window Paintings Exhibit

Mending Spirit is a non-profit organization that brings art, art activities, and artists to where the spirit needs healing. Individuals who are “mending spirit” are repairing their life force and art plays a direct, positive role in that repair. North Light

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Kids Fall Cooking Classes

Does your child enjoy being in the kitchen? Do they want to develop their cooking skills? This fun five week cooking series requires zero experience and helps youth engage in hands-on cooking. Classes are held at North Light on Saturdays

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Doo-Wop Concert This Saturday in Gorgas Park

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Local Business Helps Teens Explore Medical Career Options

By Gabrielle Salomone, SCEP WorkReady monitor This summer through North Light Community Center’s Summer Career Exploration Program (SCEP), administered by the Philadelphia Youth Network (PYN), Manayunk local business Wallace and Nilan Physical Therapy participated as a worksite hosting Jaelyn Height

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Roxborough Development Corporation hosts teen intern through North Light

Daniel Seddon, an eighteen year old high school graduate, is currently completing a paid summer internship through North Light Community Center’s Summer Career Exploration Program (SCEP), administered by the Philadelphia Youth Network (PYN). Seddon is one out of twenty-nine teens

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Call for Nominations

Each year at the annual gala, North Light recognizes people and businesses that have collaborated and worked diligently with North Light for the betterment of our entire community. These individuals have gone above and beyond the usual community service. Do you know

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Backpack Giveaway on Saturday, July 30

Deserving young students in Roxborough will soon benefit from a national backpack giveaway campaign. TCC, the largest Verizon Authorized Retailer in the U.S., announces today that A Wireless is partnering with the company and its Culture of Good to donate

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