Neighborhood News – Callowhill Neighborhood Association

Dear Members, Neighbors and Friends
Happy New Year !
Upcoming events in the neighborhood  – info and flyers below !
From The Delaware River Port Authority:
PATCO Franklin Square Re-Opening Community Planning Meeting
Monday, January 13, 2020, ~ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm at
Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission – 190 N. Independence Mall West – 8th Floor.
From State Representative Mary Isaacson:
Campaign Kick-Off !– January 23, 6-8pm 990 Spring Garden St
From Friends of the Rail Park
Lunar New Year Celebration- on the Rail Park- Saturday February 8, noon-3PM
Philly-Style Hong Kong Flower Market, Food Trucks, Coffee, Triple Bottom Brews, Philadelphia Suns and more!
The Callowhill Neighborhood Association is a proud sponsor of this event !
Callowhill Neighborhood Association

The Institute Craft Bar & Kitchen – Grand Opening

Dec 6 at 4 PM – Dec 7 at 2 AM

The Institute Craft Bar & Kitchen
525 N. 11th St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19123

After 1 year we are ready to resume operations again in our new spacious home. It’s been tough but we think well worth the move. Please come join us on Friday December 6th at 4pm as we open the doors and look start new memories with old and new friends. We are located at 525 N. 11th St. one block over from our old location in the recently completed Independence Lofts building. So come enjoy and see some of the great features that our new home will have to offer.

Source: Grand Opening

Opening Party at The Cliffs ! + RCO meeting reminder

Hello Members, Neighbors and Friends
You are invited to the Grand Opening Party at The Cliffs at Callowhill
1010 Callowhill St. Saturday December 7, 8am- midnight !
REMINDER – RCO Zoning Meeting- Monday Dec 9, 7:30pm – Azavea, 990 Spring Garden St. 5th FlHear plans for 1201-03 Wood St.

1010 Callowhill St
Philadelphia, PA
   Sign up for classes, clinics + comps upon arrival. Learn more here.RSVP  SEE YOU THERE!

    Copyright © 2019, The Cliffs Climbing + Fitness. All rights reserved.
Contact Us!215.444.7625

The Cliffs at Callowhill, 1010 Callowhill St, Philadelphia, PA 19123, United States
Callowhill Neighborhood Association

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Asian Arts Initiative Community Craft and Fair

Asian Arts Initiative presents its annual holiday shopping event
Supporting Local Artists and its Youth Program

WHAT: ASIAN ARTS INITIATIVE ​ invites community members to join us in our annual holiday shopping event of the year. As the only Asian American-focused holiday fair in Philadelphia, the Community Craft and Fair provides a unique opportunity to ​ shop original artwork and an array of jewelry, crafts, accessories, and more handcrafted by local artists and artisans. Alongside our community vendors, the students of the Youth Art Workshop (YAW) will be selling a new lineup of products (e.g. holiday cards, body scrubs) they have created for the event. Proceeds from student sales go back to the students and their program. Come and shop consciously with us!

WHEN: ​ Saturday, December 6th from 12 to 4 pm.

WHERE:​ On the Third Floor of Asian Arts Initiative, 1219 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
Free and Open to the Public.

WHO: ​ The Community Art and Craft Fair will showcase work from local vendors, including:

  • Art/Works
  • Sour Tiger
  • Hello Prosper
  • Love Lola Knits
  • Janette’s Cupcakes
  • Natasha Zeta
  • Stephanie Stoner
  • Threee
  • Helen ​ Sánchez Stoddard
  • Paint with Purpose
  • Tabachoy
  • Students of Youth Arts Workshop

During the fair, there will also be performances from singer Every Heard, who will play classic holiday tunes and cardistry artist, Frank Sung, who will transform a deck of cards into intricate art forms.

For more event details contact:
Cat Ramirez
Community Craft and Fair

Press Release Here

Urban Landscapes Artist Reception Tickets, Sat, Dec 14, 2019 at 6:00 PM | Eventbrite | Urban Landscapes

Bob Bruhin will also be signing copies of Walking the Eraserhood!!

Eventbrite – Bob Bruhin presents Urban Landscapes Artist Reception – Saturday, December 14, 2019 at Saxbys UPenn, Philadelphia, PA. Find event and ticket information.

For more Info and to RSVP: Urban Landscapes Artist Reception Tickets, Sat, Dec 14, 2019 at 6:00 PM | Eventbrite

Source: Urban Landscapes Artist Reception Tickets, Sat, Dec 14, 2019 at 6:00 PM | Eventbrite | Urban Landscapes

13 Spooktacular Halloween Parties To Check Out In Philly

Halloween Parties at Underground Arts

Underground Arts presents three spooktacular events during the week of Halloween. The Amazonian Nights-themed party goes down on Tuesday (Tuesday, October 29) followed by the Devil’s Night Dance Party II inspired by 1994 film The Crow (Wednesday, October 30). Finally, on Halloween night, the Dracula’s Ball concert features performances by Conjure One and Statiqbloom.

When:October 29-31 
Where:Underground Arts, 1200 Callowhill Street 
Cost:Varies by party


Horror on the Hill Halloween Crawl

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On Halloween, Philadelphia’s Callowhill neighborhood invites folks out for a scary good time during the Horror on the Hill Halloween Crawl. Crawlers can fuel up for the night with the special-edition All Hallows’ Pie at Wood Street Pizza. Then, guests can head to the Trestle Inn for a vinyl dance party and drink specials. Love City Brewing also gets in on the spooky fun with food trucks and live music by the After Dinner Mints all night long.

When:Thursday, October 31, 5 p.m. – 2 a.m. 
Where:Various locations including Love City Brewing, 1023 Hamilton Street 
Cost:Free admission; pay-as-you-go food and drink


Source: 13 Spooktacular Halloween Parties To Check Out In Philly

Site/Sound Arts Festival Energizes Philadelphia’s Rail Park, October 5-19

Site/Sound installation Moon Viewing Platform features large projections of short films, musical performances and a Japanese dry landscape garden.
(Photo by S. Weinik for Mural Arts Philadelphia)

Site/Sound, a new fall festival, brings installations and performances to the Rail Park, Philadelphia’s elevated public space.

Many more details: Site/Sound Arts Festival Energizes Philadelphia’s Rail Park, October 5-19