Roland Williams’ next nature history walk in Pennypack Park will be held on Sunday, Aug. 23, at 1 p.m. The program is free and open to the public. Participants will meet in the lower parking lot adjoining the park’s Rhawn Street entrance. In last week’s editions, the Northeast Times reported the date incorrectly. Although the monthly walks are mostly held on the third Sunday of the month, the August walk will be on the fourth Sunday. For information, call 215-934-PARK and leave a message. ••
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State Rep. Jason Dawkins will sponsor Frankford Community Day and Gospel Concert Series on Saturday, Aug. 15, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Gambrel Playground, 1900 Wakeling St.
An open discussion: Community Relations Officer Rich Simon from the 7th Police District greeted community members in the district’s second Coffee with a Cop event on July 16 at Dunkin’ Donuts in the Presidential Plaza, 9834 Bustleton Ave. As part of a public outreach effort, Simon and other officers will be available periodically to answer questions and concerns from the community. Follow the 7th district on Twitter @PPD07Dist and visit the district’s page on www.phillypolice.com for information and meeting schedules. SOURCE: 7TH POLICE DISTRICT
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