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Bike Expo, HazWaste & Cleanups, Oh my! Weekend Events 11/7 – 11/9
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Bike Expo, HazWaste & Cleanups, Oh my! Weekend Events 11/7 – 11/9

schuylkill-west-philly-30th-stWhat a week! After the Mayor’s Office of Sustainability became permanent, Mayor Nutter topped off the excitement by creating a Philadelphia Bicycle Advocacy Board to make our city more bike friendly. Whoa!

And have you snagged a ticket to the Green Philly/Nexus Big Green Party yet?

Let’s move on to the best excitement: TGIF! And because we can’t stop, won’t stop; Here’s what you can look forward to over the weekend.

Philly Weekend events for November 7 -9th:

  • Philly Bike Expo: One of our fav events of the year! Start your day off right with Valet Bike Parking from Neighborhood Bike Works, find bike & bike accessories, local orgs, seminars and more. Nov 8th, 10 AM – 6 PM & 9th 10 AM – 4 PM; PA Convention Center, 1101 Arch St; Hall E (Broad St Entrance). Website. Basic entrance starts at $8.
  • Fairmount Fall Cleanup: Cleanup the Fairmount neighborhood and get to see the old penitentiary for free! Plus food, beer & more. How could you NOT volunteer? Saturday, November 8th 10 AM – 1 PM;  Meet at 22nd & Brown; More details.
  • Household Hazardous Waste Drop off Day: Drop off your hazardous waste like antifreeze, moth balls, gasoline, oil-based paints (and spray paints), lithium & NiCad batteries, and basically any other products with labels like “toxic”, “flammable” and “reactive” so the Streets Department can deal with them. Saturday, November 8th from 9 AM – 3 PM (rain or shine); 3901 Delaware Avenue, between Castor & Lewis (Near Allegheny Exit of I-95); Streets Department website.
  • Empowering Tea & Fashion Show: Join the Career Wardrobe for afternoon tea, fundraising auction & fashion show in this benefit. Career Wardrobe is celebrating 19 years of helping women to transforming their lives in new found independence. Sunday, November 9, 1-4 PM, Hyatt at The Bellevue, 200 S Broad St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19102; Tickets
  • Good Food America: featuring Strangelove’s: Salivate over local vegetarian dishes including Vegan Chilaquiles & Rolled Eggplant stuffed with quinoa on Z Living TV. Why not celebrate local, delicious restaurants from the comfort of your couch? Sunday, November 9th, 9 PM.

What do you have going on this weekend? Tell us in the comments.

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Julie Hancher is Editor-in-Chief of Green Philly, sharing her expertise of all things sustainable in the city of brotherly love. She enjoys long walks in the park with local beer and greening her travels, cooking & cat, Sir Floofus Drake. View all posts by Julie Hancher

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