Around South Philly 01-17-13

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Community members gathered Saturday at Capitolo Playground, 900 Federal St., to paint the Passyunk Square site’s benches (Photos 1 to 2).

Residents rid themselves of electronics Saturday during the South of South Neighborhood Association’s e-cycling event at Broad and Christian streets (Photo 3).

Jan. 9’s Poetry in Action event at the Whitman Branch, 200 Snyder Ave., helped youngsters to explore the relationships of creative movement and music and poetry (Photo 4).

Chefs demonstrated their expertise Saturday during their 10th anniversary cooking class at the American Swedish Historical Museum, 1900 Pattison Ave. (Photo 5).

Dixon House, 1920 S. 20th St., hosted Saturday’s Inauguration Reenactment and Community Day to honor 186th District state Rep. Jordan Harris (Photo 6). The former executive director of Philadelphia’s Youth Commission, who claimed victory in November’s general election, officially took office Jan.1. ■


Rita Caputo, Andrew Dalzell, The Whitman Branch, Caroline Rossy and Kiarra Solomon

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