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July Community Digest

It was great seeing so many neighbors at the Fairmount Arts Crawl last Sunday! Thank you to all of the artists, business-owners, vendors, partners, and volunteers who helped make the event possible. Save the date for our next major gathering - Saturday, October 1 - for Girard Avenue Festival, produced in collaboration with the Office of State Representative Donna Bullock.

Last month also marked the return of our neighborhood business meetups. We'll be gathering again in July; if you own a business in the Art Museum District make sure you are a member of GAMBA, and come join us. If you are an aspiring business-owner, or part of a growing business, consider applying for PhillyiHub - a free assistance program that will begin in August.

We hope everyone has a safe and pleasant holiday weekend, and a terrific month.

In this issue:

Fairmount Arts Crawl Recap

Upcoming Events

July Deals, Specials & Announcements

Neighborhood Job Openings

Community News


Thank you for Joining the Fairmount Arts Crawl

Click here to view photos from the event and a full list of all the artists, vendors and participating venues, so you can continue to follow and support their businesses!


Your Guide to Wawa Welcome America, Philadelphia’s Official July 4th Celebration

Check out Philly Mag's Guide to celebrating Independence Day in Philly.



We were thrilled to welcome our Greater Art Museum Business Alliance members to June GAMBA Meet Up hosted by The Monkey & The Elephant! We networked, chatted and shared challenges and opportunities for improvement for our neighborhood businesses.

If you’re a business owner in the Art Museum District and interested in joining, reach out to or visit We plan to host another Meet Up in July, so stay tuned for the date.


PhillyiHub Launches in August

We are currently accepting applications for the first cohort of PhillyiHub North. The free six-week program helps current and aspiring entrepreneurs take their business idea to the next level, whatever their starting point. Those just beginning can receive assistance formalizing a business plan, while already existing business-owners can explore taking their business online, opening an in-person location, or hiring staff. Participants join evening, online classes across six weeks and receive expert advice and insight. Learn more and apply at


Save the Date: October 1st!

We're so excited to welcome back the Girard Ave Street Fest this fall! More details on sponsorships, vendors tables and more coming soon!


Deals, Specials & Announcements

Click here to see all the latest deals, specials & announcements from your favorite Art Museum District businesses!


Neighborhood Job Openings

View our Neighborhood Job Board to see the latest job opportunities in the Art Museum District.


Community News

Office of State Representative Donna Bullock

The Representative and various community partners (PECO, CLS, the Department of Health, etc.) will be on hand to provide attendees with information and assistance with their programs. There will also be free COVID-19 tests on a first-come, first-serve basis.


Family Baby Shower

Free to the community, this unique event offers new and expecting Mom, Dads and Caregivers many healthcare, dietary and social resources that can help them and their babies live healthy lifestyles.

The event will also feature interactive educational programs, information tables and counseling assistance on prenatal care, postpartum care, diet & exercise, healthcare coverage, financial counseling, parenting, pediatric care and much more. Learn more and register here.


Ukrainian League of Philadelphia

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