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Crumpet the Movie
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News and Updates
Get your Blatstein House Tour raffle tickets now!
announcing this event, CCRA has been sponsoring a raffle for 5 of the
25 tickets. Only 50 Raffle tickets, at $100/each, will be sold, so each
entry has a 10 percent chance of winning. Right now, the raffle tickets are only available to CCRA members.
on September 30, if all 50 raffle tickets are not sold, we will open
the raffle up to the general public. The raffle drawing will be held on
October 15, one week before the event, and winners notified on that
date by email. To sign up for the raffle, please click here.
A Television Series is being Filmed in our Neighborhood
A production company is filming scenes for an upcoming television series on Friday, 9/27.The
company is permitting streets in the neighborhood as "NO PARKING"
zones. Please be mindful of the streets with "NO PARKING" signs. All
cars parked should be moved from these permitted areas before their
arrival. Below are the dates and times "NO PARKING" will be in effect:
Thursday, 9/26, 7pm, to Saturday, 9/28, 7pm
Both sides of Locust St. between S 15th St. and S 16th St
Friday, 9/27, 8am to Saturday, 9/28, 5pm
Both sides of Locust St. between N 16th St. and N 17th St.
Both sides of S 16th St. between Sansom St. and Spruce St.
West side of S 13th St. between Pine St. and Cypress St.
If your car is not moved by Friday, 9/27, 8am, it will be relocated by the Police to another street in the area.
The Fall 2019 Center City Quarterly
Be on the lookout for your copy of the
Fall edition of the CCQ. If you would like to see how it looks in
color, click on the cover to be taken directly to the newsletter. Don't
forget to check out the business ads by clicking on them, because
without their support, the CCQ wouldn't be possible.
Finally, a special thank you to editor Nancy Colman, and to all who contributed to this edition.
CCRA at the Schuylkill River Park Fall Festival
Come talk to CCRA representatives at the Schuylkill River Park Fall Festival. Philadelphia Police Captain Michael Hooven and Officer Jesse O'Shea will join us from 11 am to 1 pm. They will be there to answer residents' questions and learn about your concerns. Please be sure to stop by and say hi.
click on "donate blood", enter zip code - 19106 - to locate drive, scroll down to October 4th, open Society Hill Towers site, select your appointment time!
Volunteers needed! Are you available between 9am and 7pm for an hour or two? Contact drive organizer, Mary O'Neill @ firstname.lastname@example.org
Can you assist to welcome the
donors? Check them in / verify their appointment, provide Thank You
stickers. RapidPass saves you time! Day of drive, you will be sent an
email reminder - please use RapidPass - to answer screening questions in
Sponsored by the Society Hill Towers Activities Committee, Society Hill Civic Association and Penn's Village
Women's Fall Potluck at the Church of the Holy Trinity on Rittenhouse Sq., Sunday, 10/6, after the 11:00 a.m. service
Enjoy each other's company and contributions to the lunch, and briefly
discuss a short essay/reading during dessert. Contact Nancy Rasmussen at
if you can attend and include what you'd like to bring (for
approximately 10 women): main dish, salad of some kind, appetizer-y
offering, or dessert. Nancy will coordinate and get back to everyone
with confirmation, numbers and the very brief reading.
The Silver Binder Presentation: Organize Your Personal Information for Safe Keeping
William Penn House, 1919 Chestnut, Community Room, 1st Fl, Tuesday, 10/15, 2 PM
are your important documents such as insurance policies, the deed to
your home, bank and investment statements? Who will take care of your
pet if you have an emergency? Who will take care of you? Mario
Oropeza, a Penn's Village volunteer, developed this workshop to get you
started on what may seem like an intimidating task: organizing the
vital details about your legal, health, and financial affairs as well as
important contacts. A binder will be available at the workshop with
forms which will enable you to document everything your family and
friends need to know.
cost of the binder is $35 for Penn's Village members and volunteers; $45
for other guests (cash or checks only please) and includes a digital
version of the forms. Guests are welcome to attend three Penn's Village
programs at $10 per program before becoming a member and/or volunteer.
The guest cost for this program is included in the cost of the binder.
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.