Your PhillyPlans: Urban Geek Drinks at The Porch, Kenney DJing TGIFridays, Downtown Delivery Symposium

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Monday 7/13

7:00 pm: PARC presents the final design for a new South Philly pedestrian plaza at 12th, Morris, and E. Passyunk to the East Passyunk Crossing board. Free

Tuesday 7/14

1:30 pm:’s Start-up City half-day symposium looks at entrepreneurship in Philadelphia. $18-40.

5:00 pm: The first Bicycle Coalition summer happy hour meet-up at Tattooed Moms. Free

6:30 pm: A major stormwater project and a new traffic triangle are among the infrastructure updates to be discussed at this South Kensington Community Partners meeting. Free

Wednesday 7/15

8:30 am: The Downtown Delivery Symposium at DVRPC. Free, registration required.

4:30 pm: A walking tour of Washington Street Pier from Lizzie Woods of DRWC, hosted by AIA. $25-35, registration required

5:00 pm: Opening day at The Oval, with various foods, drinks, and activities. Free

Thursday 7/16

1:00 pm: Mural Arts Program is hosting some “geometric-inspired art activities” at The Oval. Free.

5:30 pm: The Economy League’s “World Class Summit” features the release of their Expanding Opportunity report and a keynote from Amy Liu of Brookings.  $25 advance, $35 door.

6:00 pm: A very special Urban Geek Drinks at The Porch at 30th Street Station.Free.  

Friday 7/17

5:30 pm: Jim Kenney is the guest DJ at The Flow this month, at TGIFridays. $10

Saturday 7/18

11:00 am: Forgotten North Broad Street walking tour with GroJLart. $12 – $18, spots limited. 

12:00 pm: Art Market at the Point Breeze pop-upFree

1:00 pm: An underground tour of Philly’s subway system from Harry Kyriakodis, author, historian, and Hidden City contributor. $12-18, spots limited

3:00 pm: SOSNA’s Summer Social at Julian Abele Park. Free

Sunday 7/19

12:00 pm: The Free Library’s Techmobile mobile computer lab will be at The Oval. Free.


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