News & Events

WICA’s 1st Wissahickon Walkathon FUNdraiser

See how many miles you can walk over a 2-week period from September 18th to October 2nd and collect pledges from family & friends for each mile walked.

Kick-off Event
Saturday, September 18th 11am-1pm
At LaNoce Park and David Montgomery Field

Enjoy complimentary refreshments and snacks
Learn more about your local civic association

Pictured: Donate $100 and receive a print of the 100 Steps (left) created by your neighbor Theresa Allegretti; Participate in a scavenger hunt to find hand-painted rocks (top right) along the Wissahickon Trail (details below); Donate $50 to receive a print of the Wissahickon Falls by your neighbor Lisa Wetzler.

DONATE TO WICA
›› $10 donation – become a new member or renew
›› $30 donation – 100 Steps T-Shirt
›› $50 donation – Print of the Wissahickon Falls
›› $100 donation – Print of the 100 Steps

Final funds will be collected on Saturday, October 2nd at Montgomery Field or you can send them through PayPal. Send Funds via PayPal ››

All donations go towards WICA’s legal fund!

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September General Membership Meeting

The next General Membership meeting is Wednesday, September 8th at 7pm. Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of every month unless otherwise noted. The meeting will be held via Zoom, a free online application available on your computer or smartphone. All neighbors are invited to hear, participate, and learn about neighborhood concerns and current issues. You do not have to be a member of WICA to attend (although we always encourage that you join).

Agenda items include:

August General Membership Meeting

The next General Membership meeting is Wednesday, August 11th at 7pm. Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of every month unless otherwise noted. The meeting will be held via Zoom, a free online application available on your computer or smartphone. All neighbors are invited to hear, participate, and learn about neighborhood concerns and current issues.

Agenda items include:
311 Righter Street
90 Rochelle Ave

July General Membership Meeting

The next General Membership meeting is Wednesday, July 14th at 7pm. Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of every month unless otherwise noted. The meeting will be held via Zoom, a free online application available on your computer or smartphone. All neighbors are invited to hear, participate, and learn about neighborhood concerns and current issues.

June General Membership Meeting

The next General Membership meeting is Wednesday, June 9th at 7pm. Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of every month unless otherwise noted. The meeting will be held via Zoom, a free online application available on your computer or smartphone. All neighbors are invited to hear, participate, and learn about neighborhood concerns and current issues.

May General Membership Meeting

The next General Membership meeting is Wednesday, May 12th at 7pm. Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of every month unless otherwise noted. The meeting will be held via Zoom, a free online application available on your computer or smartphone. All neighbors are invited to hear, participate, and learn about neighborhood concerns and current issues.

Love Your Park at Wissahickon War Memorial

Join us for a spring clean up on Saturday, May 8th, 9am-12pm at Wissahickon War Memorial park. Rain date Saturday, May 15th.

collage of volunteers cleaning up parks with an overlay of a green heart that reads "Love Your Park"

Volunteer to keep your favorite park clean & green. This year’s #LoveYourPark Week will be safe and socially distant. Learn more and sign up.

Mosquito Mitigation Campaign

In recent years, we have seen a huge increase in mosquitoes breeding in our neighborhood. This year, the Wissahickon Interested Citizens Association (WICA) will provide those interested with one free B.T.I dunk to help get started on reducing the mosquito population in the Wissahickon.

The neighboring East Falls community has seen major success in the reduction of mosquitoes by using these dunks. The more neighbors who use the dunks, the more successful we will be.

How to Use the B.T.I. Dunk

• Place the B.T.I dunk in standing water on your property. Don’t have standing water? Use a five gallon bucket, or similar container.
Ensure that there is no other standing water in your yard.
Add a new dunk to the standing water every 30 days. You will need to purchase additional dunks. Peak mosquito breeding is late April – August, so to ensure fewer mosquitoes all summer long, please remember to replenish your dunks.
• Ask your neighbors to try it too. The more participation, the fewer mosquitoes.
• For every 1-5 square feet of water, use 1/4th of a dunk.

Appreciate our efforts? Donate to our Misquito Mitigation Campaign or Become a Member of WICA ››

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April General Membership Meeting

The next General Membership meeting is Wednesday, April 14th at 7pm. Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of every month unless otherwise noted. The meeting will be held via Zoom, a free online application available on your computer or smartphone. All neighbors are invited to hear, participate, and learn about neighborhood concerns and current issues.

Start Your Bidding: WICA Spring Fling Online Yard Sale is Live!

Some of the many fantastic items available on the WICA Spring Fling Yard Sale.

The WICA Spring Fling Online Yard Sale is live! Dozens of items are available for you to bid on. Donated by your neighbors, items include:

• Handcrafteed wooden bowls
• Artistic prints
• Vintage plates and other items
• Picture frames
• Handwoven wall tapestries, and more!

The WICA Spring Fling Online Yard Sale is hosted through Bid Beacon. Once you create an account, you can place bids on items, track progress, and receive updates. The auction ends on Saturday, April 24th.

We are still accepting donations. Send a picture, description, dimensions, and suggested starting bid to lisa@wissahickon.us or greg@wissahickon.us. We will upload your item to the auction and if it sells, we’ll arrange a no contact, socially-distant pick up.

All proceeds for the yard sale will go directly to the WICA legal action fund.