Weccacoe Community Center

Support the Queen Village Community Center

To help transform today's run-down Weccacoe Recreation Center into tomorrow's Queen Village Community Center, please consider making a donation today.

Bodine Street Community Garden

Bodine Street Community Garden

This beloved urban garden space has been a neighborhood fixture for over 30 years.  It is lovingly tended to by several families in the neighborhood and is the site for many communal activities, including an annual Halloween event.

Weccacoe Playground

Weccacoe Playground

Weccacoe Playground is central neighborhood spot for recreation, fun and greenery.  The playground also houses a recreation center, which serves as the QVNA office and a great place for community activities and committee meetings.

Shot Tower

Sparks Shot Tower

Built in the early 1800s, the Shot Tower had originally produced shot for hunters but soon became a key manufacturer of ammunition during the War of 1812. Today, the Shot Tower serves as a recreation center and playground for small children.

Beck Park

Beck Park

Located on the northeast corner of Beck and 2nd Streets, the Beck Street Park was created by a dedicated group of volunteers. The marble polar bears were commissioned and donated by one of the volunteers.

Friends of Bainbridge Green

Support the Bainbridge Green Revitalization Project

Help the Friends of Bainbridge Green beautify the park on Bainbridge Street between Third and Fifth by redesigning the four existing sitting areas and improving the park that runs along the center of the street.

Gloria Dei Church

Gloria Dei (Old Swedes') Church

Gloria Dei Episcopal Church is the oldest church building in Pennsylvania, and among the oldest in the country. Because of its unique historical significance it was designated as a National Historic Site in 1942.

News and Announcements
  • Plenty Cafe Update

    QVNA and representatives from the Meredith School community were unable to achieve a Conditional Licensing Agreement with the owners of the proposed Plenty Cafe at 5th . . . Read More

  • Screen Shot 2015-08-20 at 3.20.04 PM Nebinger Hallways To Get A Fresh Coat Of Paint

    Several months ago, Principal Brown approached Friends of Nebinger and asked if we could help get paint donated to freshen up the school’s halls. On Saturday, September . . . Read More

  • map A Summer Sunday in Queen Village

    By Amy Grant Editors Note: The July 2015 issue of QVNA’s Magazine features a number of suggestions by Board members for getting out and about in Queen Village and . . . Read More

  • Screen Shot 2015-08-19 at 3.02.52 PM School Supply Drive

    We will once again be collecting school supplies for Nebinger and Meredith Schools this September. Summer might not be over but many local stores are already having back-to-school . . . Read More

  • 905943_930915510283505_6222711249181588883_o Bring a Bag, Donate your Nickels

    Don’t forget that Nebinger is still receiving donations as part of Whole Foods’ Nickel’s for Nonprofits program. When shopping at Whole Foods for the months of . . . Read More

  • unnamed Update from the South Street Mini Station

    Last week I sent you a community crime alert informing you of several commercial burglaries in the area. I also gave some helpful advice to distribute to your . . . Read More

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