June 25-29: Visitability and urban aging | Litter control and enforcement | Night Market | King Kong

Planning for Visitability and Urban Aging

Tuesday, June 26, 8-10am. Philadelphia Corporation for Aging, 642 North Broad Street. How can designers and developers create housing that is easy for people of all ages to enjoy? Join the Philadelphia Corporation for Aging (PCA) and Urban Land Institute for a panel discussion about visitable housing, featuring Kate Clark (PCA), Rose Gray (Asociación Puertorriqueños en Marcha), Timothy Henkel (Penrose Properties), Diana Myers (Diana T. Myers & Associates), and Juilet Whelan (Jibe Design).

Litter Control and Enforcement Forum

Wednesday, June 27, 8:30-11:30am. Center for Architecture, 1218 Arch Street. PennFuture, Keep Philadelphia Beautiful, and the Next Great City Coalition are hosting a forum to discuss short dumping and litter control/enforcement with government and community stakeholders. Panelists include Councilman Kenyatta Johnson, Councilman Bobby Henon, Shannon Reiter (Keep PA Beautiful), Tom Conay (Managing Director), and more.

Night Market Washington Avenue

Thursday, June 28, 6-10pm. 9th Street and Washington Ave. The Food Trust’s cavalcade of vendors, from food trucks to ethnic restaurants, will take over Washington Avenue at 9th Street, packing the street with stands of local food, beer, and music. New for this event: ?uest Love’s curated, ticketed Night Market experience – for $55-$75 – including his famous Love’s Drumsticks, specialty cocktails, and local music and art. Otherwise pay as you go.

Schuylkill Banks Movie Night: King Kong (1933)

Thursday, June 28, 8:30-10:30 pm. Schuylkill Banks at the Walnut Street Bridge. Spend an evening on Schuylkill Banks for a screening of the original King Kong that will start at dusk. There will be a raffle with prizes from Philadelphia Runner, and refreshments (first-come, first-served) provided by Dranoff Properties. Free.

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