Wee Bits: The Future of Parks, Makeup Help, and a New Ice Cream Bar Shop

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Playgrounds, parks and rec centers are an important part of any community and Next City is hosting a panel discussion (with the parks and rec commissioner, amongst others) to discuss that, and what’s going on locally. After, there will be refreshments, music and play. (Kids are encouraged to attend.) The free event is at City Hall on Sunday, September 10th.

The older I get, the more I need makeup (and the more I need help with how to do makeup). I found this New York Times primer on foundation/concealer interesting. 

If you find Hallmark cards as painful as I do, check out this greeting card site, Groundswell Greetings. The cards are adorable, the company is based in Philly and the artists are mostly women.

Got a pint-size Eagles fan? Check out this children’s book, written by the daughter and granddaughter of Leonard Tose, the team’s former owner.

Here are three healthy snack recipes for kids (banana muffins, fruit leather, granola bars) from Goop that are actually doable.

NeedList is a Philly startup that makes it easy for people to give refugees things they need, like backpacks. Check it out.

You guys, Franklin Fountain is opening up an ice cream bar shop! You pick your flavor, your dip and topping. We’ll see you there.

On September 7th, 8th and 9th, Bartram’s Garden hosts their annual Philadelphia Honey Festival.