Your PhillyPlans: ‘Bike-in movie,’ East Park Reservoir tour, How We Play exhibition

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Monday 8/3

5:00 pm: Learn about how the transit signal priority upgrades will improve Rt. 66 service on Frankford Ave at this open house with SEPTA and MOTU. Free.


Tuesday 8/4

6:00 pm: SOSNA’s fifth annual Light Up the Night event for National Night Out at Julian Abele Park. Free.
7:30 pm: Get up to speed on the Bainbridge Street/Klinghoffer development saga at the Bella Vista Neighbors Association zoning committee meeting. Free.


Wednesday 8/5

10:00 am-6:00 pm: How We Play exhibition at Center for Architectureshowcases over 40 exemplary play space designs from cities around the world. Free.
5:00 pm: A Bella Vista neighborhood happy hour mixer, kicking off The Good King Tavern’s new neighborhood hour. Free.
6:00 pm: An architectural walking tour of Old City, from the Preservation Alliance. $10-15.
6:15 pm: An East Park Reservoir tour for members of the Fairmount Park Conservancy. $35 membership, free for members.
8:00 pm: A “bike-in” movie on top of Whole Foods South Street, with a screening of Premium RushFree.


Thursday 8/6

8:00 am: Design Advocacy Group has an off-the-record presentation on the massive PHA redevelopment project in Sharswood from Michael Johns, PHA’s Senior Executive Vice President for Capital Projects and Development. Free.
5:00 pm: The Bicycle Coalition’s final summer happy hour at The Porch at 30th Street Station. Free.
6:00 pm: Movers + Shakers exhibit opening reception at the Philadelphia History Museum. Free for PHM members, $10 general.


Friday 8/7

11:00 am: Enjoy some complimentary Armenian food at this mural unveiling at Zakian Rug Cleaning. Free.
6:00 pm: A Philly Naked Bike Ride fundraiser at Donation-based body painting.


Saturday 8/8

2:00 pm: A walking tour of Society Hill’s sacred sites with the Preservation Alliance. $10-15.


Sunday 8/9

2:00 pm: And another walking tour of Art Deco architecture, also from PAGP. $10-15.

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