URBAN GARDEN COMPETITION
Sunday, September 18, 2016
2PM - 3:30PM (rain or shine)
Schuylkill River Park Community Garden
25th & Spruce Sts.
Are you or your neighbors winners?
COME FOR THE FUN and PRIZE MONEY!!!
$1,100 cash prizes will be awarded
Hosts: Patsy Sauri and Street Scene Committee
Sponsored by: Berkshire Hathaway
South Square Supermarket
Bala Golf Club
Volunteers Needs for the 58th Annual House Tour, Sun, 10/23, 1-5PM
are stationed in beautiful homes and condos from 1:00PM until 3:00PM or
from 3:00PM until 5:00PM. Duties include greeting tour goers,
protecting household items, and encouraging a safe flow of foot
traffic. In thanks for your gift of time, you will receive a free
ticket to use either before or after your volunteer assignment to tour
other homes. If you wish to volunteer, email us at email@example.com
SAVE THE DATE
CCRA 58th Annual House Tour
Sunday, October 23, 2016
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
(rain or shine)
Attention Community Gardeners! The Fence is Down
has just about finished removing the temporary fencing surrounding the
northern plots in the garden. Hurray! It's been a long slog for
gardeners in the affected plots. Morning gardening is back!
Neighborhood News and Events
Astral Artists Presents " BACH VARIED", Sat, 9/17, 7:30 PM, Church of the Holy Trinity, 1904 Walnut Street
Variations on the great master's originals comprise the opening concert of the
Center City Concerts season. With its virtuosity and aria-like melodies, Bach's Keyboard Concerto No. 1 in D minor was likely created as a transcription from an earlier violin concerto. The Goldberg Variations
stand as one of the greatest keyboard
works ever written, making it a popular subject for arrangements.
Sitkovetsky's arrangement, for string trio, opens up new dimensions for
the listener with its luxurious string sound. CCRA members receive $10 discount tickets (use promo code CCRA). To purchase tickets
, click here
Rittenhouse Square Fine Art Show
Friday, September 16, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Saturday, September 17, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday, September 18, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Construction Alert! South Street Bridge, 2800 South Street thru 9/30, Night Work 9PM-3AM
Phase 3B (Paving) - One full drive lane and bike lane will be provided for both eastbound and westbound traffic, and be controlled via flagger.
"Thirsty Thursday" returns to ART BAR, Thursdays, 5-7PM, 1800 Market St.
Thursday returns to Art Bar located in the Sonesta Philadelphia, from
5-7PM. The happy hour includes DJ King Leo, special cocktails and
complementary lite bites.
Dizengoff Late Night Pastrami Sandwich Pop-Up, 1625 Sansom
Dizengoff is hosting a late night pastrami sandwich pop-up on Saturday, September 17th, 24th, and October 1st starting
at 10PM. The $12 sandwich will be served tucked into a caraway rye pita
and topped with beet-pickled turnips, dill tehina, sumac slaw and fried
onions. There will also be a "friesling" available, a frozen Riesling
drink spun up in Dizengoff's lemonnana machine.
International Day of Peace Sing-Along by the Ethical Society, Wed, 9/21, 5-6:30PM, sw corner of Rittenhouse Sq.
Taft-Morales, of the Philadelphia Ethical Society, will lead the 6th
Annual Sing-Along for Peace the southwest corner of Rittenhouse Square,
across from the Ethical Society. The event will include songs, dances,
and words. Neighbors are invited to participate in the Sing-Along as
well as Chalk4Peace, drawing images and words for peace on the sidewalk.
Open Streets PHL on South Street, Sat. 9/24, 8am - 1pm
Free Streets, inspired by the car-free days during last year's Pope's
visit, and modeled on the Open Streets programs in over 120 North
American cities, will
span South Street, from Front Street all the way to the Schuylkill
River. From there, it jogs up the Schuylkill River Trail to Martin
Luther King Jr. Drive, and on to the streets of Parkside and West
Public Discussion: Protecting Our Most Precious Resources, Mon, 9/19, 5:30-8:30pm, Trinity Ctr., 2212 Spruce Street
Judy Wicks, the chair of the Solarize Center City Program, and the Sustainable Business Network, presents "Conversations Toward A Sustainable Philadelphia" - a series of talks about moving our
city toward a sustainable future by inspiring thought, discussion, and
local action addressing climate change and environmental justice. For
more information, click here.
Art Exhibition at Twenty-Two Gallery: "GEOLOGIC," by Andrea Krupp, Now thru Sun, 10/9
|Volcano and sight lines - acrylic and graphite - 25 x 40 in. by Andrea Krupp|
the recognition of the current pressures on Earth and that we are
living in the Anthropocene epoch, this work seeks to open new
perspectives and provoke questions about our future existence on Earth."
- Andrea Krupp
Art Exhibition: "Ed's World: A 30-Year Affair With Paint" Sun, 10/30, 4-7pm, Bartram Garden, 5400 Lindbergh Blvd.
City artist Ed Bronstein will exhibit and sell recent works in oils,
pastels, gouache, and pen and ink at Bartram's Garden on Sunday, October
30 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Proceeds from the sale will benefit
Bartram's Garden, the country's first garden. Reservations are strongly encouraged. There
will be one round-trip boat ride on the Schuylkill River from the
Walnut Street Dock in Center City to Bartram's Garden at the beginning
of the evening and back again at the end. Space on the boat is limited,
and reservations will be required.
Are You Registered to Vote?
Voter Registration Deadline: 10/11/2016
CCRA Merchant Member Discount Program
Support our local merchants and save money too. These local merchants will provide a discount (described here) to any member who shows a current CCRA membership card (Di Bruno Bros. has its own CCRA card) and personal identification.
- Use promo code "CCRA" to receive a $10 flat rate on all tickets to their concerts.
Philly Foodworks - Use the code "CCRA" when signing up for home delivery and receive a $20 discount on delivery charges.
Dance Affiliate - Get $10 off Dance Performances with your CCRA Membership. Members use promo code allattheprince.
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