CCRA House Tour - Sunday, Oct 22, 1-5 pm, Rittenhouse Square, rain or shine
This once-a-year event features a great mix of luxury high-rise condo units and townhouse residences in and around Rittenhouse Square and Fitler Square. Participants
receive a House Tour Guide Book with home descriptions and a route map.
In addition, your ticket entitles you to a day-of-tour 15% discount on
food for dinner (reservations suggested) at participating restaurants,
so far including: Audrey Claire, Twenty Manning Grill, and La Fontana Della Citta.
Tickets are available $35 for advance
sales, and $40 if purchased on the day of the tour. Those under 40 may
purchase tickets at a discounted Young Friends rate of $25. For group of
10 or more, contact CCRA. Tickets are available online through Eventbrite.
They can also be purchased by calling the CCRA offices at (215)
546-6719, or by sending a check to CCRA's offices at 1608 Walnut Street,
12th Floor, Philadelphia, PA, 19103.
Anyone interested in sponsoring the
event or purchasing an advertisement in the House Tour Guide Book is
invited to contact CCRA's offices.
Lead Sponsor - William Penn House
Mid-Century Sponsor - Dranoff Properties, Clemens Construction, Robin Apartments, The Abstract Company
Volunteers Needed for CCRA's 59th Annual House Tour, Sunday 10/22, 1-5PM
CCRA is seeking Hosts/Hostnesses to volunteer to help at this
year's House Tour. Hosts/Hostesses 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. As 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Straight Talk on Crooked Lines: the Implications of Gerrymandering on our Democratic Process, Tonight, 9/28, 5:15pm, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
will include Michael Li of the Brennan Center for Justice, Deuel Ross
of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund Carole Kuniholm of Fair
Districts PA. The event is hosted and moderated by Ben Geffen of the
Public Interest Law Center and will feature a short video about their
work, followed by a networking reception. CLE credit is available. Space
is limited; reservations are available here.
Candidates' Debate, Tues, 10/24, 7pm, Temple Beth Zion- Beth Israel, 300 S. 18th St.
the Center City Residents' Association (CCRA) for a District Attorney
candidates' debate on Tuesday, Oct. 24th at 7pm at Temple Beth Zion (300
S. 18th St.). Democratic nominee Larry Krasner and Republican nominee Beth Grossman will appear on stage and take questions from moderator Chris Brennan of the Philadelphia Inquirer.
this year's general election just a few weeks away, come to CCRA's
debate. Learn about the candidates and hear their visions for the
District Attorney's office so you can make an informed decision on
Conversation with State Rep Brian Sims, Thurs, Oct 5, 6pm, Baril Restaurant, 267 S. 19th Street
of the issues he will address are the state budget - especially how it
will affect Philly school funding, fracking/severance taxes, and the
economic impact of Philly tax $ vs. the rest of the state's. State Rep Sims will then be open to answering questions from attendees.
Happy Hour pricing for drinks and hors d'oeuvres.
Conversation with Councilman Kenyatta Johnson, Thurs, Oct 12, 6:30pm, Academy of Vocal Arts, 1920 Spruce St.
Councilman Johnson prefers to have a true open dialogue with
his constituents and looks forward to your questions, concerns and input.
Elementary School Fair, Tues, 10/17, 5-7pm, Franklin Institute, 220 N. 20th St
Join CCRA on October 17th from 5-7pm for our annual Elementary School Fair to learn more about the education options that are available for your children.