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Sen. FarneseSeptember is a month with plenty of activities in Philadelphia. There will be major festivals, concerts and events that draw folks of all ages to our streets, sites and facilities.  Planning is a key to navigating to, from, and around sites.  I’ve put together some helpful information that will assist you in enjoying all that our city has to offer. 

Here are some exciting events:

Center City Restaurant Week
September 10 – 19, 2017
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Final days for Blue Cross Riverink Summerfest
Through September 4, 2017
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Parkway 100
September 8, 2017 – November 16, 2018
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Philly Fashion Week
September 18 – 23, 2017
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Grand Opening of Philadelphia Assembled at the Perelman Building
September 10 – December 10, 2017
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Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia Half MarathonRock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon
September 16 – 17, 2017
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Greenfest Philly
September 10, 2017
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Rittenhouse Square Fine Art Show
September 15 – 17, 2017
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Campus Philly Collegefest
September 9, 2017
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Philadelphia United Jazz Festival
September 16, 2017
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Made in America ConcertMade in America 2017
September 2 – 3, 2017

Along with these events, you may need to navigate around the “Made in America” concert.  The concert is a two-day event that will result in road closures and detours.  Here is a handy map that will provide details on how you can move around traffic restrictions.

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2017 Made in America Festival: Street closures, what you need to know

By Melissa Romero | August 29, 2017 | Curbed Philly

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Phase 1: 7 a.m. on August 27 to 11:59 p.m. on September 5:

  • Two lanes of Eakins Oval Sin front of the Philadelphia Art Museum

Phase 2: 7 a.m. on August 28 to 5 a.m. on September 5:

  • Spring Garden Street between Pennsylvania Avenue and Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Phase 3: 7 a.m. on August 29 to 11:59 p.m. on September 5:

  • Parking prohibited on Pennsylvania Avenue from 22nd Street to 23rd Street (south side) and Park Towne Place from 22nd Street to 24th Street (north side)

Phase 4: 10 a.m. on August 30 to 5 a.m. on September 5:

  • The inner lanes of Benjamin Franklin Parkway, between 20th Street and Eakins Oval,
  • Cross traffic on numbered streets will be permitted

Phase 5: 7 p.m. on August 31 to 5 a.m. on September 5:

  • 22nd Street reduced to one running lane between Pennsylvania Avenue and Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Phase 6: 10 a.m. on September 1 to 5 a.m. on September 5:

  • Outer lanes of Benjamin Franklin Parkway, between 20th Street and Eakins Oval
  • 23rd Street, between Pennsylvania Avenue and Benjamin Franklin Parkway
  • 22nd Street, between Pennsylvania Avenue and Park Towne Place
  • 21st Street, between Pennsylvania Avenue and Winter Street
  • Kelly Drive outbound, from Benjamin Franklin Parkway to Fairmount Avenue
  • Outer lane of MLK Drive adjacent to Paine’s Park
  • Starting at 10 a.m. on Friday, September 1, due to the closure of the outer lanes on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, traffic headed inbound (to Center City), from Spring Garden Street Bridge or Martin Luther King Drive, must exit Eakins Oval on the 24th Street ramp. Traffic headed inbound on Kelly Drive must exit Kelly Drive at Fairmount Avenue.

Phase 7: 10 a.m. September 2 to 5 a.m. September 5: 

The full extent of road closures around the festival site will begin at 10:00AM on Saturday, September 2 and remain through the duration of the event.

Learn More at Curbed Philly

Job and Career Fair

Don’t forget about our free Job and Career Fair on October 12, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Sheet Metal Workers International Association on South Christopher Columbus Boulevard.  We have over 40 employers scheduled, there will be a résumé clinic and continuing education programs.  The flyer (below) has all the details.  We look forward to seeing you on October 12. 

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Job and Career Fair

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