Thursday, August 15, 2019

CCRA Newsletter

Center City Residents' Association, 1900 Market St, FL 8, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Weekly E-Newsletter
News and Updates
Office Closure

CCRA will be closed from Tuesday, August 20, and will reopen on Wednesday, August 28.  Any voicemail messages and emails will be responded on 8/28.
Our Closet, a program of the Jewish Family and Children's Service of Greater Philadelphia, is in need of select clothing donations:

Women's clothing (L, XL and Plus)
Men's casual pants (All sizes)
Men's shirts (Small, XL and Plus)
Men's shorts and sweatshirts/hoodies (XL & Plus)
Men's shoes (All Sizes)

Center City Drop Off: Congregation Rodeph Shalom Synagogue
615 N. Broad St. (between Green and Mt. Vernon Streets.)
Hours: Wednesdays ONLY, 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Phone: 215-627-6747

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Community Events
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Jazz artists at PCI

Jazz artists will perform every Monday in August at 6:30 p.m. downstairs in the Community Room at the Philadelphia City Institute Library on Rittenhouse Square, 1905 Locust St. Free and open to the public. (No elevator.)

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"Sounds of the Revolution" Series of Free Musical Performances, Saturdays thru August 17

Every Saturday through August 17 starting at 11 a.m., the Museum of the American Revolution will host Sounds of the Revolution, a series of free musical performances and hands-on demonstrations inside the Museum and on the outdoor plaza. Includes African Drumming, Fife & Drum, Gourd Banjos and More! For details please go to:
Free Movie Night on The Schuylkill: "A League of Their Own", Thurs, August 22
A League of Their Own (rated PG) begins at dusk about 8pm. Movie location is East (Center City) side of the Schuylkill River, just north of the Walnut Street Bridge. Bring your friends, blanket and picnic basket. Free pre-movie raffle for gift cards from Philadelphia Runner and Saxbys. Snacks and beverages will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. This is just one of the many programs created by the Schuylkill River Development Corporation.
Naudain Art Collaborative Call for Artists

Naudain Art Collaborative (NAC), a group of artists in the Fitler Square area, is now accepting entries for its First Juried Community Exhibition to be held on November 2 and 3, 2019 from 12 noon to 6 pm. Center city artists age 18 and older are invited to submit entries no later than Saturday, September 7. For rules and requirements, please go to link:

Enjoy a Riverboat Tour on the Schuylkill River on select Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays from June through October. One-hour Secrets of the Schuylkill Tours and three-hour Boat to Bartram's Garden Tours.
For more information about neighborhood events, check out CCRA's Community Events Calendar
Useful Links

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 and personal identification.

Rim's Dry Cleaners & Tailors,2203 South St. (215-546-1889)
Rittenhouse Hardware, 2001 Pine St. (215-735-6311)
Ursula Hobson Fine Art Framing, 1528 Waverly St (215.546.7889)
Astral Artists - Use promo code "CCRA" to receive a $10 flat rate on all tickets to their concerts.
Di Bruno Bros., 1730 Chestnut St, (uses separate card, see info here)
Dom's Shoe Repair, 203 S. 20th St (215-972-0098)
East West Acupuncture, 419 S. 19th St (415-758-1057)
Eye Candy Vision, 218 S. 20th St (215-568-3937)
Home Helpers Philly, 1835 S. Broad St., Ste 2 (215-334-2600)
Good Karma Cafe, 331 S. 22nd St, (215-546-1479)
Jason Matthew Salon, 1735 Chestnut St, 2nd Fl (215-665-8030)
Koresh Dance Company, 2002 Rittenhouse Sq St. (267-687-1769)
Nature's Gallery Florist, 2124 Walnut St (215-563-5554)
NextMove Dance - Get $10 off  Dance Performances with your CCRA Membership.  Members use  promo code SAVE10.
Philly Foodworks - Use the code "CCRA" when signing up for home delivery and receive a $20 discount on delivery charges.
Photo Lounge 1909 Chestnut Street (267-322-6651)
Twenty-Two Gallery, 236 S. 22nd St, (215-772-1911)
Raven Lounge, 1718 Sansom St. (215-840-3577)
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