Your PhillyPlans: PECO green roof tour, Meet the Pope planner, SPOKE Mag happy hour

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Tuesday 7/21

1:00 pm: The Planning Commission hears presentations on the River Wards plan, a THRIVE implementation update, some N. 5th Street mixed-use developments, and more. Free

5:00 pm: Tour PECO’s 45,000 sqft green roof, maintained by PHS, with stunning Philly views. $5-10.

Wednesday 7/22

6:00 pm: An architectural walking tour of the City Hall area with the Preservation Alliance. $10-15.

7:00 pm: Meet the Pope planner, Senator Larry Farnese, and the Philly 10K organizers at the Bella Vista Neighbors Association July meeting. Free

Thursday 7/23

10:00 am: DVRPC board meeting, with presentations on Roosevelt Blvd bus rapid transit modeling, SHRP2 economic analysis tools, the Solar Ready II project, and various other agenda items. Leave comments at the linked items here

6:00 pm: A SPOKE Mag happy hour with Piscitello Law where you’ll learn about what to do if you get hit by a car on your bike. Free

8:00 pm: WXPN’s Waterfront Sessions concert series continues at the Penn’s Landing rink, with Halfro and the Bul Bey. Free music.

Friday 7/24

9:00 pm: Night at the Museum screening at Eakins OvalFree

Saturday 7/25

11:00 am: Forgotten Chestnut Street tour with GroJLart of Philaphilia and HiddenCity. GroJLart loves “Chestnut Beast,” as he calls it, so this promises to be highly entertaining and informative. $12-18

2:00 pm: A tour of Underground Philadelphia: subways, railways, and stations, from the Preservation Alliance. $10-15

Sunday 7/26

10:30 am: Death and Life at Mt. Moriah Cemetary walking tour, presented byHidden City$15-20.

11:00 am: The 10th annual Passyunk Ave Car Show and Street Festival with live music, food, and the completed Mifflin Triangle pedestrian plaza. Free

2:00 pm: An architectural walking tour of Fishtown, with the Preservation Alliance. $10-15. 

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