This week: Vendy Awards hits Italian Market, Urban Geek Drinks, DIGSAU and Bryan Hanes studio tour

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Monday 6/15

6:30 pm: Learn how to do city biking safely with the Bicycle Coalition’s urban riding basics class. Free.

Tuesday 6/16

9:00 am: Learn about the proposed Italian Market/Washington Avenue BID at this public information session. Free.

Wednesday 6/17

3:00 pm: The Passyunk Passeggiatta on Passyunk Ave features later shop hours, a farmer’s market, and dinner specials every Wednesday evening through Labor Day. Free.

4:00 pm: An open house for 30th Street Station neighborhood master plan. Free.

6:00 pm: Avenue of the Arts walking tour with the Preservation Alliance. $10-15.

Thursday 6/18

5:30 pm: Studio Tour with DIGSAU and Studio Bryan Hanes. Free, registration required.

6:00 pm: Urban Geek Drinks monthly happy hour at Frankford Hall, co-organized by PlanPhilly’s Jon Geeting. Free.

7:30 pm: History of the Twisted Tail tavern on Headhouse Square with the Queen Village Neighbors Association. Free.

Friday 6/19

8:00 am: DVRPC forum on tax incentives and economic development. Free.

5:00 pm: The Vendy Awards winner’s circle event in the Italian Market with this year’s winning food trucks. Self-recommending. Free.

7:30 pm: PennFuture on Tap fundraiser at Yards featuring Howard Neukrug of the Water Department. $50.

Saturday 6/20

10:30 am: Clean up day with Keep Philly Beautiful and members of South Philly’s Bhutanese community followed by a walking tour and picnic with food from Khmer Kitchen. Free.

2:30 pm: Ben Franklin bridge walking tour with the Preservation Alliance. $10 – $15.

All day: 2015 Manayunk Arts Festival. Free.

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