Tuesday, February 11. 8:30am – 10am. Globe Dye Works, 4500 Worth Street. Join the Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership for breakfast and a chat with volunteer coordinators and community leaders to learn about upcoming projects and opportunities to help out. RSVP to Alix Howard: firstname.lastname@example.org or (215) 744-1853.
Wednesday, February 12, 6pm. University of the Arts, Hamilton Hall, 320 South Broad. As part of Gray Area’s Preservation Provocateurs speaker series, Cara Bertron will discuss preservation strategies for reshaping and shrinking legacy cities. Bertron is director the the Rightsizing Cities Initiative at PlaceEconomics. Free, register online.
CONNECT: Azavea After Hours
Wednesday, February 12. 6pm – 8pm. 340 N. 12th Street, Suite 402. Come visit with Azavea staff for a happy hour, check out photography by Rachel Cheetham-Richard, and tunes from the Azavea House Band. Register online.
ENGAGE: Get Hooked on Pier 68
Wednesday, February 12, 7-8pm. EOM Hall, 138 Moore Street. Learn about the park development in the works for Pier 68 and help the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation shape this new public space on the river.
Wednesday, February 12. 6pm – 8pm. PACDC Offices, 1315 Walnut Street, Suite 1600. Join the Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations and Citizens Planning Institute for an evening all about using the city’s new zoning code to strengthen and revive commercial corridors and better serve residents. $20, $10 for PACDC members. Register online.