ePost September 06, 2022

ePost September 06, 2022

Weekly ePost – 06 September 2022


06 September 2022

WSWCA’s weekly electronic newsletter

Welcome to September! We hope you had a great Labor Day weekend. Join us for our monthly public Board meeting taking place next Tuesday, 9/13, at 7 PM. Stay informed about what’s happening in the neighborhood.

Zoom links will be sent out next week, but can always be found on our Civic calendar on the website. Click here or perhaps this one is better for you phone.

Upcoming WSWCA Events

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Trash Delayed this week

Due to the Labor Day holiday, trash pick up in the neighborhood is delayed by a day. Help keep the neighborhood clean and do not put your trash out early. Remind your neighbors too.

Find more resources on trash & recycling.

Make your voice heard – Vote!

Although you still have a bit of time to prepare for the November elections, time does run out. Find out all the insight on mail-in ballots, your in-person polling station, and all the important dates. Check out the Philadelphia City Commissioners website to learn more.

Become a Poll Worker

Signing up to work the polls on Election Day is a great way to strengthen democracy, learn how elections work, and ensure safe, secure, and accessible elections.

Sign up here.

Annual Fishing Fest is set for Saturday, September 10

Join State Representative Mary Isaacson from 7 to 11 a.m. at Schuylkill Banks between Chestnut and Walnut Streets. Enjoy a morning of free catch-and-release fishing and friendly competition on Schuylkill BanksThe Fishing Fest is for anglers of all ages and levels of experience. No fishing license is required during the competition. Fishing gear will be available for loan on a first-come, first-served basis.

Observing the Streets, Defining Our Health

Join Science on Tap and APS postdoctoral fellow Molly Nebiolo to How Public, Urbanizing Spaces Influence Our Understanding of Healthiness, in Early Colonial Philadelphia and Beyond

Event is free but you must register to get virtual meeting info. Monday, September 12, 2022, 6:00 p.m.

Open Auditions – Wilma

The Wilma Theater announces Open Call Auditions for our 2022-23 Season on Wednesday, September 14th, from 11a -5p. We are primarily casting for one role in our upcoming production of Kiss by Guillermo Calderon. Find out more here.

Help others with your security cam

Philadelphia police’s SafeCam program partners with resident to prevent and track crime using private exterior security cameras. Signing up is easy to do by clicking on this link to register online. If a crime or incident takes place, the police will know who has a camera in that vicinity and may have footage to share and solve the crime.

Philly @2:50

Pause for ten minutes of daily mindfulness daily @2:50 PM. Ongoing stress can lower the immune response. Block your calendar, and find out more here. 

Free Dental Cleanings

The Community College of Philadelphia’s Dental Clinic has been cleaning, examining, and sealing teeth—free of charge—for more than 30 years. Students who work in the clinic grasp the impact and importance of the clinic in the communities they help serve. Find out more here. 

 Hours, by appointment, vary during the week. Call 215-751-8625 for more information.

Center City District (CCD) Survey

Every year CCD surveys a diverse cross-section of people who work, live, shop, dine and visit the many attractions downtown to measure how successful their efforts are. Share your thoughts and enter to win $250 in restaurant gift cards. Complete the survey here. 


Want a free street tree?

The Wash West Tree Tenders want to help you add to our neighborhood tree canopy. We work with PHS to plant bare-root trees bi-annually and we are planning for the next planting now. 

Click here to read more and apply for your street tree!

Ready to learn something new?

The Free Library of Philadelphia has you covered! With your library card you get free access to LinkedIn Learning (formerly Learn business, creative, and technology skills to achieve your personal and professional goals. Grab your library card and Click here to get started.


Work for the City

Did you know that the City of Philadelphia has a job’s posting board that has over 160 opportunities open to the public? The job diversity is astounding and your dream job may be on the list. Check it out here. 

Have a lovely week. See ya next Tuesday!

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Philadelphia, PA 19107

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