Friends of Marshall Square Park


Happenings Around the Park


“What a beautiful park!” with FRIENDS

Today, April 16, 2020, I woke up to a bright and sunny morning, although unseasonably cold. The daffodils across the street in the Park are especially vivid these days. When I ventured out around 10 a.m. to pick the newspaper up off the sidewalk, a car stopped. I looked up, expecting to be asked directions to somewhere. A man gave me a great big smile and said, quite joyfully, “What a beautiful park!” He went on to say he had been out at ChesLen Preserve in Coatesville, and someone told him about the Park! He remarked about the FRIENDS sign, ...

30 Days to Slow the Spread of COVID-19

Work or engage in schooling FROM HOME Critical Work is defined by the Dept. of Homeland Security Keep at least 6’ from others. Avoid Social Gatherings over 10 people Avoid eating and drinking at restaurants, bars, and food courts. Use Drive-Thru, Pickup, Delivery, or Cook meals at home Avoid discretionary Travel, Shopping trips, and Social Visits Do not visit nursing/retirement/long-term Care Facilities STAY HOME! Wash your Hands for 20 seconds before eating, after touching people (don’t do that), and frequently-used items and surfaces Disinfect frequently-used items and surfaces as much as possible Avoid touching your face Sneeze or cough into ...

14th Progressive Dinner Review

14th Progressive Dinner Review FMSP is delighted by the outstanding success of this year’s Progressive Dinner. We sincerely thank all those who participated! By the numbers: At our 14th dinner, in 6 neighborhood homes, 12 generous hosts treated 85 guests to a delicious 3-course dinner! Our hosts this year were Marion & Jeff White, Karen & Bruce Cavin, Susanne Rosenberg & David Neiblum, Jackie & Paul Cody, Mary Kay & Bob McCann, Rebecca & Isaac Howell. Besides raising funds to improve our beautiful park, this is a great opportunity to meet neighbors and newcomers to the area, reconnect with old ...


It’s Our 14th Annual2020 PROGRESSIVE DINNERSaturday  •  February 1, 2020  •  6 to 10 p.m. Six spectacular homes in our N. Walnut Street neighborhood are hosting this year’s Three-Course Dinner Members • $75 per personGuests and Non-Members • $80 per person A few days before the event, we email your starting house location.Please let us know if you wish to be paired with anyone atthe first two stops. Remember …we all come together at the dessert stop! Check out Progressive Dinners 1 through 13! Have Questions? Want more information?Email FMSP Event Committee
Annual Fall Block Party

Fall Block Party Photos

Fall Block Party Event Committee: Suzy Sabo, Betsy Woodrow, Carol Ann Polito, Ronnie Balassone, Lee Miller, Holly Brown Great party!  Dropbox Photo Album   Plan ahead for our most popular event, the 14th Annual Progressive Dinner Saturday, February 1, 2020.
Annual Fall Block Party

You’re Invited to the Annual …

Friends of Marshall Square Park FALL BLOCK PARTY A GREAT NIGHT OF FUN, FOOD & NEIGHBORHOOD FRIENDS! Saturday September 28, 2019 5 to 8PM (Rain Date, Sunday September 29) East Lafayette Street  between N. Matlack & N. Walnut   Dinner by Mizuna Catering Local Beer Wines selected by Eric Miller, Winemaker RSVP by Wednesday, September 25 FMSP Member $60 • Nonmember $65 • Guest $65 MAKE YOUR ONLINE RESERVATION HERE! or at For checks, make payable to Friends of Marshall Square Park and drop off or mail to FMSP Treasurer, 405 N FRANKLIN ST, WEST CHESTER PA 19380 (Please ...