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Fourth of July Parade Keeps Going Strong

Photo by David Alvarez

Cherrywood’s annual Fourth of July parade will take place again this year, marking the first year since 1996 that retiring founders Jeanne Arbuckle and Ray Jordan haven’t been involved.

The tradition continues, with the baton passing to…

Neighborhood Easter Egg Hunt Saturday, April 4 at Patterson Park

Written by Molly Shaw, Christine Nall, and Jennifer Potter-Miller

Hop on over for a neighborhood Easter hunt at Patterson Park this Saturday! Cherrywood Parents is organizing a morning of fun with an egg hunt at 10am, bubbles galore and basketfulls of…

St. Patrick’s Day Green Party Kicks Off New Cherrywood Parents Group

Written by Molly Shaw

Hello and welcome to Cherrywood Parents! I’ve lived in the neighborhood for 3 years, and recently had my second son. Since my family loves to get out of the house, I wanted to find a way to…

Cherrywood Hosts Second Kids Clothing and Toy Swap

Written by Sharane Wang

The second semiannual Cherrywood Neighborhood Kids Clothing & Toy Swap was hosted by the Servant Church last Saturday morning.  It was a smashing success.  About 25 families came, bringing clothes, toys, and books that were…

Ask a Neighbor: From Toddler Terror to Toddler Dishwasher

Written by Emily Mathon (Cross-posted from Empathy Parenting)

“Ask a Neighbor” is a new series that will draw on the diverse expertise of Cherrywood residents. Emily has lived in the neighborhood for three years, and teaches positive parenting classes…

Cherrywood and Wilshire Wood Host Back-to-School Kids’ Swap

(cross-posted from upperboggycreek.org)

On the Sunday before A.I.S.D. classes started Cherrywood and Wilshire Wood/Delwood 1 neighbors hosted a back-to-school kids’ clothing and toy swap at Asbury Servant Church. Families were invited to bring outgrown items and take home something that was…

Chess for Kids in the ‘Hood

Written by Mansoor Kapasi

“Checkmate!  Umm…right?”  “No, it’s not!”

If I had a dollar for every time I heard an exchange like this at our weekly neighborhood Chess for Kids gatherings, I could probably buy out the bulk candy…

Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Goats: Cherrywood’s 18th Annual Fourth of July Parade

Written by Steve Wilson

Photo by Steve Wilson

Sorry, Senator Kirk Watson, but the goats have my vote. A pair of bovine beauties decked out in the colors of Old Glory upstaged the appearance of our representative at this year’s 18th…

After a Long Wait, Maplewood Avenue Gets Its Sidewalk

Written by Brendan Wittstruck

After sixty five years of weed-wading and car dodging, Maplewood Avenue pedestrians are getting their own space.

Bascom Giles did not include sidewalks when he developed the Delwood III neighborhood we now know as “Duplex Nation”. And…

Review: Bartholomew Park Pool

Written by Emily Mathon

We arrived opening day (6/6/14) at Bartholomew pool at about 12:30. I never swam at this pool before it closed down years ago, so I don’t have that as a point of reference. We typically go to…

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