Top 5 stories to watch in NW Philly

Here’s a look at what’s to come on NewsWorks this week:

1. The Love Your Park Spring Service Day was yesterday. Volunteers fanned out across the city to spruce up their favorite urban oasis. Several of those events took place in Northwest Philadelphia, including Cliveden Park, Courtesy Stables and Wissahickon Valley Park. Check back this week for a photo recap of the event.

2. W.B. Saul High School’s annual Country Fair Day was also Saturday. This year, the free event in Roxborough featured a “horsey” baby shower, cow plop bingo and more. Check back this week for photos and a story from the agriculture-focused event.

3. Today, the Wyck Historic House in Germantown is hosting a mother and child tea for Mother’s Day. Families will enjoy teas and sweets inside the Wyck Rose Garden. Bubbles, stories, and tours through the property’s historic home and garden will also be on tap. 

4. Parking on the 6700 and 6800 block of Germantown Avenue has become a difficult task over the years. Some neighbors think parking limits may be needed to keep commerce moving along the busy corridor. The Mt. Airy Business Improvement District will host a forum Tuesday night to explore the dilemma.

5. Chestnut Hill College’s commencement was Saturday. New York Times best-selling author Mary Louise Quinlan, who wrote “The God Box: Sharing My Mother’s Gift of Faith, Love, and Letting Go,” delivered the commencement address. NewsWorks will be on hand for her remarks. Check back this week for a recap and photos.

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