Around South Philly 9-25-2014


Photo 1: Aside from an abundance of tunes, Saturday’s Philadelphia Homegrown Music Festival featured arts and crafts options at the Manton Street Park and Community Garden, Fourth and Manton streets.

Photo 2: The Friends of Girard Elementary stopped by the site, 1800 Snyder Ave., Sept. 17 to deliver supply drive items.

Photo 3: Saturday’s 60th annual Hero Thrill Show at the Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St., featured civil servants showing their various talents to raise funds for the children of fallen firefighters and police officers.

Photo 4: Brauhaus Schmitz, 718 South St., presented its sixth annual Oktoberfest Street Festival Saturday.

Photo 5: The first Yo’ South Philly Phestival gathered musical acts at Galdo’s Catering & Entertainment, 1933 W. Moyamensing Ave., with young attendees enjoying the chance to have their faces painted.

Photo 6: Individuals from Andrew Jackson School, 1213 S. 13th St., reveled Sept. 13 with the unveiling of play equipment for its previously barren outdoor space.

Photo 7: As part of the Sept. 19-21 St. Pio Festival through Annunciation B.V.M. Church, 1511 S. 10th St., the religious figure’s devotees placed money on his likeness to support the parish. SPR

Photos Provided by Manton Street Park and Community Garden, Jessica Gould, William Z. Foster, Brauhaus Schmitz, Felicia Punzo, Pam Zenzola and Joseph Myers