Thursday, August 29, 2019

CCRA Newsletter

Weekly E-Newsletter
News and Updates
CCRA Zoning Committee 

Click or tap here to view the report from the meeting on Tuesday, 8/27. The next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, 9/24, at BEX (1 Commerce Sq), 2005 Market St.
 The City of Philadelphia wants to hear from you!

Take the resident survey about city services.  It's a bit long, but stick with it!  

Office Closure

In observance of Labor Day, CCRA is closed on Monday, 9/2.  The office will reopen on Tuesday, 9/3.
Trash Collection

In observance of Labor Day, no trash will be collected on Monday, 9/2.  Garbage collection will resume on Tuesday, 9/3.

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Community Events
Rittenhouse Square Fine Art Show

Friday, September 13, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Saturday, September 14, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
 Sunday, September 15, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Peace Day Events at the Ethical Society

Friday, Sept. 20, 6:00 to 6:45 p.m

In front of the Philadelphia Ethical Society on Rittenhouse Square. Come sing some songs of freedom and justice. Free and open to the public.

Friday, Sept. 20, 7:00 p.m.

Screening of the Film: "Before the Flood"  
Free and open to the public. Donations of $10 suggested to benefit and Peace Day Philly.  This 2016 documentary about climate change has been described by The Guardian as a "heartfelt, decent, educational" documentary about the most important issue of our time. 

Saturday, Sept 21, 11 am

Philly Peace Day and the United Nations Day of Peace
Philadelphia Ethical Society invites all to join together to observe the International Day of Peace. Music, special guests, global messages and the minute of silence at 12 noon (worldwide action in all time zones). 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., center of Rittenhouse Square.
Tai Chi at Markward Playground
Beginning Tuesday, 9/24.  Achieve a healthier mind, body and spirit by practicing this Chinese martial art.  To reserve a spot, click or tap here.
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.

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)
Rim's Dry Cleaners & Tailors,2203 South St. (215-546-1889)
Rittenhouse Hardware, 2001 Pine St. (215-735-6311)
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