Cecelia Thompson wants neighborhood residents to have a meaningful say in what happens to closed school buildings in their communities.
Take the shuttered Beeber-Wynnefield Annex, just three blocks from her home in West Philadelphia. It’s one of eight buildings the District is putting on the market, aiming to raise $10 million toward its $629 million budget gap.
Sat. June 4. Kensington Branch Summer Reading Game Block Party. 12 p.m.
Free Library of Philadelphia Kensington Branch, 104 W. Dauphin St. Join the Kensington Branch for their Annual Summer Reading Game Block Party. This event celebrates the joy of reading. Food, music, games, and prizes; featured performers will be DJ Rosin, Bubbles the Clown, and Kensington’s very own Mauricio y Su Combo-Montana. For information, call 215-685-9996.