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Neighborhood Bike Works - Grand Opening!

  Saturday, October 10 at 2:00pm - 5:00pm in EDT       Neighborhood Bike Works - 3939 Lancaster Avenue     Find Tickets Tickets   After months of planning… Read More

East Kensington Neighbors Association Annual Cook-Out

EKNA Annual Cook-Out - 10/11 Rescheduled for our rain date! Sunday, October 11 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm At Emerald Park (Emerald & Dauphin St) Join EKNA for our Annual Cook-Out!… Read More

Mode Shift: A Conversation about City Design, Transportation, and Power in the Next Philadelphia Mayoral Administration

In keeping with the "Shift" theme of this year's DesignPhiladelphia festival, PlanPhilly, Drexel's ExCITe Center, and Code for Philly are hosting an event called Mode Shift focusing on the impending power… Read More

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Play Space | Art of Active Play - Family Play Day

Turn this national holiday into a “day of discovery” for the whole family! Join the Collaborative and Philadelphia Department of Public Health/Get Healthy Philly to spend Columbus Day trying out three… Read More

Leading Questions: Philadelphia Mayoral Debate

Leading Questions: Philadelphia Mayoral Debate Following Michael Nutter’s eight years of service, Philadelphians will elect a new mayor this November. Democratic candidate Jim Kenney and Republican candidate Melissa Murray-Bailey are both… Read More

Corridor Realities - Taking It to the Streets

Corridor Realities - Taking It to the Streets Join us to break down the individual elements of a great commercial corridor streetscape. Learn doable streetscape improvement strategies that will create an… Read More

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Ciao Philadelphia 2015: Climate-Proof Cities

Drexel University's Office of International Programs invites you to attend Climate-Proof Cities, a Ciao Philadelphia 2015 event. This event, a discussion on helping cities avoid climate-related conflicts through international collaboration on… Read More

Hawthorne Empowerment Coalition General Meeting

HEC October General Meeting Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at 7PM (note earlier start time) Hawthorne Recreation Center (12th and Carpenter) Agenda: Update on Broad St. and Washington Ave. proposed development. Discussion… Read More

DVRPC Delaware Valley Goods Movement Task Force

Delaware Valley Goods Movement Task Force Wednesday, October 14, 2015 10:00am Coffee will be available at 9:30 A.M. and lunch will be served following the meeting. Commission Office The ACP Building… Read More

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Shifting the Public Realm from Streets to Plaza

Shifting the Public Realm from Streets to Plaza Location:  23rd and South Street Triangles Plaza Philadelphia, PA 19146 See map: Google Maps Join us on Wednesday, October 14th from 5-8PM at… Read More

2015 Awards for Design Excellence

NEW FORMAT, NEW VENUE, GREAT CELEBRATION: 2015 Awards for Design Excellence Date 10/14/2015 Time 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm  Location National Museum of American Jewish History, 101 S Independence Mall E,… Read More

William Penn's Gratitude with Attitude Birthday Party

You’re invited to a birthday party for Philly’s Founder, William Penn Admission is free! Purpose: Philly-Style “Gratitude with Attitude” Celebration to publicize William Penn’s many unknown accomplishments Date: Wednesday, Oct.… Read More

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Permanent Land Access for Community Gardens: Public Meeting

Interested in permanent land access for community gardens and open space in Philadelphia? The Neighborhood Gardens Trust is identifying and prioritizing existing community gardens for permanent preservation. Join us to learn… Read More

I Heart the Arts Happy Hour

I Heart the Arts Happy Hour Hosted by WHYY Inc., PhillyTeAma, VISIT PHILADELPHIA®, Central Philadelphia Development Corporation, Fleisher Art Memorial, and Young Involved Philadelphia Contact Host Wednesday, October 14, 2015 from… Read More

East Kensington Neighbors Association Zoning Meeting

EKNA Zoning Meeting - 10/14 Wednesday, October 14 7:15 pm at Circle of Hope (2007 Frankford Ave) Concerning: 2550 Emerald St: New construction of a two-family dwelling on lot zoned… Read More

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Queen Village Neighbors Association General Meeting: Headhouse Square Plans

Join Queen Village Neighbors Association the third Thursday of the month. South Street Headhouse Square’s Mike Harris will present the updated plans for Headhouse Square. We expect this to be a productive discussion,… Read More

Women In Architecture Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon

Join the Women In Architecture for a Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon on October 15th! Date:  October 15, 2015 Time:  5:30 pm Location:  THEME DEBUG CALL: theme('location') BEGIN OUTPUT from 'sites/all/modules/contrib/location/location.tpl.php' Center for Architecture… Read More

Bringing Vitality to Main Street: How Immigrant Small Businesses Help Local Economies Grow

Bringing Vitality to Main Street: How Immigrant Small Businesses Help Local Economies Grow (2.5 CM credits) Local economic development is of critical concern for municipalities and much effort is put into… Read More


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DesignPhiladelphia is the oldest design event of its kind in the country and the signature event of the Philadelphia Center for Architecture. Working with over 150 partners each year, we offer… Read More

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Play Space | Art of Active Play at Smith Playground

October 8 - 16, 2015 | 10am – 4pm daily Come out during DesignPhiladelphia to try out three new play pieces designed and built by Philly youth, design professionals, artists, and community members to… Read More

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