Thursday, April 28, 2011
Monday, April 25, 2011
Tuesday: Informal Meet and Greet at The Grey Lodge Pub
On Tuesday April 26, Bobby Henon will join them at 7pm, and Marty Bednarek will join them at 8pm. This will be an opportunity to meet both candidates separately in a very informal atmosphere.
They have invited Republican candidate Sandy Stewart, who is unopposed in the primary, to join them for their Meet the At-Large Council Candidates Night on Friday, May 6 , and for a separate meet and greet closer to the general election.
The Grey Lodge as a policy never endorses any candidates. The objective of their meet the candidate nights is to help us all be better informed voters.
Thursday: Formal Debate at Tacony Branch Library
On Thursday the 28 at 7pm, The Committee of Seventy and the League of Women Voters will be folding a debate with all three candidates at the Tacony Branch Library, 6742 Torresdale Ave.
Tuesday, April 19, 2011
Wednesday, April 13, 2011
April 14, 2011, 6:30-8 p.m.—Holy Experiment
Location: Friends Center, 1501 Cherry Street, Philadelphia
The Greater Philadelphia Roundtable: Join in a discussion of Philadelphia history and issues, and help to shape the project to create an Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia! During 2011-12, our theme is “Phrasing Philadelphia,” as we take a look behind the slogans for the history and ideas that unite and sometimes divide us.
The Holy Experiment
A Quaker, William Penn intended Pennsylvania as a “Holy Experiment” dedicated to tolerance for all religious practices. In this discussion, we focus on religion and faith communities, from the colonial era to the present. The panel will be moderated by Randall Miller of St. Joseph’s University with panelists including Emma Lapsansky-Werner of Haverford College; Maris Gillette of Haverford College (and the Muslim Voices project); Rabbi George Stern of the Neighborhood Interfaith Movement; and Tuomi Forrest of Partners for Sacred Places.More details
Monday, April 11, 2011
Sat, 16 Apr 2011
9am - noon
Keystone & Disston Sts.
COME OUT THIS SATURDAY AND JOIN YOUR COMMUNITY IN CLEANING UP DISSTON PARK. THE TACONY CIVIC ASSOCIATION IS WORKING HARD TO MAKE YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD A CLEAN AND MORE ENJOYABLE PLACE TO LIVE, BUT WE NEED YOUR HELP! PLEASE VOLUNTEER SOME TIME. REFRESHMENTS WILL BE PROVIDED, AS WELL AS BROOMS, BAGS, RAKES, ETC. THE TCA THANKS YOU!! FOR MORE INFO CONTACT 215-338-2575
Friday, April 8, 2011
6-7pm: "Tacony in the Future" student photography exhibit.
7pm: Film Screenings, concluding with a short discussion of the film screening with producer Sam Katz.
Local History Night
Wednesday, 13 April 2011. 6pm - 8pm
Tacony Branch Library
6742 Torresdale Ave
Philadelphia PA 19135
and it's free!
Thursday, April 7, 2011
District 6 Candidate Forum
Thursday, April 28, 7:00pm
Tacony Free Library
6742 Torresdale Avenue, 19135-2416
For more information about the debates, please visit www.seventy.org. You will also find complete information about the May 17 Primary, including candidate and district profiles.
Reconnecting YOU to the riverfront by building the Northeast Riverfront Greenway!
Experience the beauty of the Delaware River,
Explore our rich industrial heritage and
Enjoy the offerings of our vibrant neighborhoods!
Beer, Wine, Refreshments and Beautiful River Views!! Come out and join us on Thursday, May 19th, from 5 to 7 p.m. when we hold our very first fundraiser at the Delaware River Yacht Club, 9635 Milnor Street, Philadelphia, PA 19114.
$50 per person $250 for Trailtender Sponsors – including 5 tickets $500 for River Connector Sponsors – including 10 tickets and SPONSORSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE! See the Events page of their website at www.drcc-phila.org/events.htm for more detials.