This week: WHYY street politics forum, Liberty Block Party, Fourth of July fireworks

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Monday 6/29

6:30 pm: Northern Liberties zoning meeting features Masada Builders returning with a proposal for a 40-unit mixed-use building on the 500 block of Poplar. Free

Tuesday 6/30

8:00 am: DVRPC hosts a 50-year anniversary celebration at Dilworth Park. PlanPhilly staff will be paying a visit to the photo booth certainly. Free.

6:00 pm: Philadelphia Streets Under Pressure forum at WHYY featuring PlanPhilly’s Jon Geeting and panelists from the Bicycle Coalition, DVRPC, Streets Department, and SEPTA Citizen Advisory Committee. Free
6:30 pm: South Kensington hosts a neighborhood zoning remapping meeting, featuring important discussion on the future of American Street. Free

Wednesday 7/1

3:30 pm: Get up to speed on planning law changes this year at DVRPC. Free, registration required

9:00 pm: Most Philly Thing Alert: Watch a free screening of Rocky on the steps of the Art Museum. Free

Thursday 7/2

8:00 pm: Free outdoor Philadelphia Orchestra concert at Penn’s Landing. Free

Friday 7/3

1:00 pm: Start celebrating the 4th a day early at the Liberty Block Party street festival––5th and 6th Streets between Chestnut and Market. Free

8:00 pm: POPS! on Independence concert in front of Independence Hall, with Conductor Michael Krajewski and soloists Capathia Jenkins and Darius de Haas. Free

Saturday, 7/4

12:00 pm: Party on the Parkway pretty much all day starting at noon. Fireworks go on around 10:30 pmFree

Sunday 7/5

4:00 pm: Opening reception for Nile Livingston at Urban Art Gallery. Free.  

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