Welcome to our 46th Friends of Penn Treaty School (FoPT) email update! We hope that this email helps you stay informed and get connected with all the great things going on!*
- April FoPT Meeting on Friday, April 21—We’ll gather at the Fishtown Rec Center (1210 E. Montgomery Ave. 19125) to plan for upcoming spring events, including our 2nd Annual FoPT Flea Market & Craft Sale on June 3. Whether you’ve never been to a meeting and are curious about what FoPT is about or are a seasoned FoPT meeting attendee, you are welcome! We’ll have light refreshments, and kids are always welcome!
- PTP Tree Planting on Sunday, April 24—Penn Treaty students and staff have been planting trees each fall and spring with Philly Tree People for over 10 years. FoPT will be participating again this spring! Come join us! Here’s the Facebook invite: https://www.facebook.com/events/1923136687918646/?acontext=%7B%22action_history%22%3A%22null%22%7D
- April Game Night on Friday, April 28—All ages are welcome for another great evening of free fun at Circle of Hope (2007 Frankford Ave. 19125)! Come eat some pizza, play a game, and make a new friend! We will have favorites like Hungry Hippo, Twister, and Uno as well as intense strategy games. Chess will also be available for all skill levels.
- FONE (Friends of Neighborhood Education) Summit on Saturday, April 29—Every spring, Friends of Penn Treaty School joins together with other “Friends” groups across the city to share ideas, resources, and strategies. Let us know if you are interested in attending!
- Mark your calendars for the 2nd Annual FoPT Flea Market & Craft Sale on June 3—You can now purchase a spot (with or without a table) at www.eventbrite.com by searching “FoPT Flea Market.” You can also click on this link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/fopt-flea-market-craft-sale-tickets-33606672462?aff=es2 We are looking for vendors, volunteers, community/business sponsors, and donors!
- This week’s friends of Penn Treaty school—This week’s friend of Penn Treaty is Circle of Hope, a local faith community, which is letting us borrow tables and chairs for our flea market! Circle of Hope and Circle Thrift have been faithful supporters of FoPT since the beginning! Thank you for supporting our efforts all year round through co-hosting game nights with us, your donation to bring Coded by Kids to Penn Treaty students, your support of our back-to-school supply drive, ETC.
Brooke & Bethany, co-leaders of FoPT