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Posted By Alicia Colombo

Spring into urban greening for Earth Day

Whether it is indoor plants, outdoor window boxes, backyard planters or a small herb garden, urban greening is a wonderful hobby that not only benefits the environment, but also your well-being.

Posted By Alicia Colombo

Engage at home: Senior centers host remote events

Many of Philadelphia’s senior centers are offering activities, events and things to do remotely during the pandemic. Many of the centers funded by PCA offer a broad array of ways to socialize, learn and stay connected through phone, mail, social media and videochat.

Posted By Michael Hanisco

Call for artists: PCA’s 2021 Celebrate Arts & Aging virtual event

PCA is pleased to invite you to enter your unique work of art in its 19th Annual Celebrate Arts and Aging event, sponsored by PECO/Exelon, which will be held during May’s Older Americans Month!

Posted By Alicia Colombo

Health Brief: Senior centers are hubs of activity

You’ll gain a multitude of benefits by joining one of the 28 senior community and satellite meal centers that are funded by PCA.

Posted By Alicia Colombo

The many benefits of creating art

The first step to becoming an artist is to let go of the idea that art has to be perfect or that it must look a certain way.

Posted By Alicia Colombo

Unique artist finds beauty in nature

Anne Swoyer, 63, of Mt. Airy, re-envisions common objects as works of art.

Posted By Michael Hanisco

Area experts on opening with care during COVID-19

As restrictions ease in the city of Philadelphia and beyond, it’s important to remember that COVID-19 is still an active pandemic. So, if you decide to venture outside for food, recreation or shopping, make sure to proceed cautiously.

The Franklin Institute science museum is one of Philadelphia's major attractions.
Posted By Alicia Colombo

Explore Philly from home

A sampling of local attractions offering virtual museum tours and online activities.

Posted By Alicia Colombo

Enjoy these 5 safe summer activities

Enjoying the outdoors this summer is possible, even in the age of COVID-19 if you take a few precautions and use common sense.

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