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Weekly Philly Events December 1 through December 6

source PlanPhilly 

Tuesday 12/1

6:00 pm: South Philly Green Drinks hosts their monthly meet-up at Bridget Foy’s. Free.

6:30 pm: PennPraxis and PlanPhilly introduce Praxis Dialogues with a forum on the public good and how it informs and affects the design and use of the public realm. Featuring Brian Abernathy, Beth Miller, David Gould, and Scott Page. Free.

7:30 pm: Developers make their case for a zoning variance for a mixed-use building on the triangle lot at 601 Christian St. in Bella Vista. Read our story about this proposal. Free.

Wednesday 12/2

6:00 pm: What’s Next for PlanPhilly? is the subject of this month’s ONA happy hour at Black Sheep Pub. Come meet the PlanPhilly team and ask us questions. Free.

Thursday 12/3

8:00 am: The Vision Zero conference, hosted by the Bicycle Coalition and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital explores how the new administration can reduce road injuries and deaths with a Vision Zero policy. $60.

8:00 am: Preview the design plans for the new South Street Plaza at Design Advocacy Group. Free.

5:00 pm: A tour of the Kevin O'Brien Studio — a renovated movie theater on Broad Street. $10, advance registration required.

5:30 pm: The AIA Holiday Party at the Center for Architecture. Free, AIA members only.

5:30 pm: Moon + Arrow in Queen Village hosts a book signing for 10 Philly photographers. Free.

7:30 pm: Mayor-elect Jim Kenney holds a town hall meeting at the Mayfair Community Center. Free.

Friday 12/4

12:00 pm: PennIUR hosts a brown bag lunch with Kate Raman of Econsult Solutions on the latest uses of GIS for studying economic problems and policy questions. Free.

7:00 pm: “The Cup That Cheers: Drinking in the 18th Century" presented by Dr. Gretchen Sorin, includes a discussion of Americans’ fondness for alcohol and a tasting of some 18th century wines and beverages. $15 suggested donation, advance registration required.

Saturday 12/5

8:00 pm: A fundraiser for The Spirit of Penn’s Garden online news organization at the Ukrainian League of Philadelphia, Inc. $10 suggested donation.

Sunday 12/6

2:00 pm: The Athenaeum presents Industrial Philadelphia, Past and Present — a juried art exhibition and sale celebrating Philadelphia’s industrial legacy. Free.