• Learn about the conditions that led to Frank Furness' most incredible masterworks, including the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts seen here, on Wednesday.
      Learn about the conditions that led to Frank Furness' most incredible masterworks, including the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts seen here, on Wednesday.

September 24-28: Talk Complete Streets | Penn Museum community night | historic window workshop | AVI discussion

  • The Penn Museum is hosting a free Latin-themed community night in conjunction with its current exhibition, MAYA 2012: Lords of Time. | phillytrax, Eyes on the Street Flickr group
Complete Streets Discussion
Monday, September 24, 6pm. Municipal Services Building, 1401 JFK Boulevard, Room 1450. The Mayor's Office of Transportation and Utilities is hosting a public discussion about the recently-released Streets Department's Complete Streets Handbook. Share your thoughts in person on Monday or in writing (via ) before November 1 (new extended deadline). Free.
MAYA 2012: Free community night
Wednesday, September 26, 5-8pm. Penn Museum, 3620 South Street. The Penn Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology is opening its doors for a free evening of Latin-themed family-friendly activities in conjunction with the museum's MAYA 2012: Lords of Time exhibition. Check out the exhibition, create a "God's Eye," and watch a performance of pre-Colombian dances and rituals by Fuego Nuevo. Free.
Homeowner Workshop: Historic Wood Windows
Wednesday, September 26, 6:30pm. The Woodlands, 4000 Woodland Avenue. Join the Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia and staff from the Fairmount Park Historic Preservation Trust for their hands-on demonstration workshop series for owners of historic homes. This week's workshop focuses on repair and maintenance of historic wood windows. Workshops will take place inside the historic mansion. Free, but space is limited. Register in advance by contacting Melissa Jest at (215) 546-1146 x 6 or via .
Actual Value Initiative Info Session
Thursday, September 27, 7:30-9pm. Settlement Music School, Presser Hall, 416 Queen Street. Queen Village Neighbors Association is hosting an info session with Richie McKeithen, head of the Office of Property Assessment, to help homeowners learn more about about the Actual Value Initiative (AVI) and the changes to come. Seating is limited. Free.

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