PhillyNow Calendar: Civic Events, March 25-29
You know all those bids for casino licenses that were put in a couple months back? Yeah, it’s time to sound off on what you think of them. Three meetings all over the city this week regarding that, as well as civic association meetings, city-sponsored AVI information sessions, and other fun stuff. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to get your listing in this jawn.
Monday, March 25
City Council. The Philadelphia City Council Committee of the Whole will hold sessions regarding the Fiscal 2014 Capital Budget, including whether to adopt it.
10am. City Hall, Room 400. 1 Penn Square. phila.gov.
Open Forum on Casino Plans. An informal public forum on casino plans in the city will be held for all to attend and hear public comments.
6pm. 1020 Pattison Ave.
AVI Session. The city will host an Actual Value Initiative session to educate citizens about the new property tax code.
6pm. Overbrook Library, 7422 Haverford Ave.
DOMA Vigil. Vigils will be held in support of the overturn of the Defense of Marriage Act all across the country tonight — literally 150 events in 50 states. Supporters are encouraged to wear red.
5pm. U.S. District Court Building, 7th and Market.
Tuesday, March 26
Board of Directors Meeting. The South of South Neighborhood Association’s Board of Directors will meet in a session that is open to the public.
7pm. SOSNA Office. 1901 Christian St. southofsouth.org.
General Meeting. The Newbold Neighbors Association will hold a general meeting, open to the public.
6:30pm. South Philadelphia Free Library, Broad and Morris St. newboldneighbors.org.
AVI Information Meeting. A South Philadelphia Actual Value Initiative information will be held to find out more about Philly’s updated property system.
7pm. Auditorium of Ss. Neumann-Goretti High School, 11th and Moore.
Civic Association Meeting. The Millbrook Civic Association will hold a community meeting.
7:30pm. Calvary Athletic Association. 4330 Deeppath Lane.
AVI Information Meeting. The city will hold an Actual Value Initiative information meeting.
6pm. St. Paul’s Baptist Church, 1000 Wallace St.
AVI Information Meeting. An Actual Value Information meeting will be held.
6pm. Cescaphe Ballroom, 923 N. 2nd St.
Wednesday, March 27
Zoning Committee Meeting. The Northern Liberties Neighborhood Association will hold a zoning committee meeting, to discuss several new proposed properties and dwellings in that neighborhood.
6:30pm. NLNA Community Center, 3rd and Fairmount.
Informal Input on Casinos. An open forum will be held for the public to comment on the several casino proposals in the city.
6pm. Center for Architecture, 1218 Arch St.
Civic Association Meeting. The Holme Circle Civic Association will hold an open meeting.
7pm. Jerome School Hall, Colfax and Stamford St.
Civic League Meeting. The Great Bustleton Civic League will hold an open meeting.
7:30pm. American Heritage Credit Union, 2060 Red Lion Road.
Rep. Brian Sims Welcome Wednesdays. Freshman State Rep. Brian Sims is holding events at his district office each Wednesday, which he’s calling “Welcome Wednesdays,” in which the state representative will talk a different issue each week and hold a meet-and-greet session afterwards. This week’s issue: Empowering Social Entrepreneurs and Non-Profits.
5pm. State Rep. Sims District Office. 21 S. 12th St., Suite 182.
AVI Information Meeting. An Actual Value Initiative education meeting will be held.
6pm. Holy Spirit High School, 1845 Hartranft St.
AVI Information Meeting. An Actual Value Initiative education meeting will…take place.
6pm. Protestant Homes, 6500 Tabor Ave.
Thursday, March 28
Police District Meeting. The 17th Police District PSA 1, which covers Federal Street to Washington Ave., Broad Street to the Schuylkill, will hold a general meeting.
6pm. SOSNA Office. 1901 Christian St.
Public Zoning Meeting. The Newbold Neighbors Association will hold a planning and zoning meeting, to discuss several community applications. The meeting is open to the public.
6:30pm. Reed Street Apartments, 16th and Reed.
Open Forum on Casino Plans. An informal open forum will be held the by Planinng Commission to air concerns about casinos proposals.
6pm. Painted Bride Art Center. 230 Vine St.
Civic Association Meeting. The Morrell Park Civic Association will hold an open meeting.
7:30pm. Christ the King Church, 3252 Chesterfield Rd.
Chard Over Cheetos. The South Philly Food Co-Op and the Free Library of Philadelphia will hold a panel of “experienced game-changers” to highlight ways to make better eating decisions, because God, we are fucking fatasses. The event is part of National Nutrition Month.
6pm. South Philadelphia Branch of the Free Library, 1700 South Broad St. freelibrary.org.