MAYOR KENNEY TO HOST INAUGURAL CITY HANUKKAH CELEBRATION ON BOATHOUSE ROW
Philadelphia – Mayor Kenney, City officials and members of the Jewish community will host an event on the 6th night of Hanukkah as the 6th house on Boathouse Row is illuminated at 6:00pm! MLK Drive will be shut down to traffic between Eakins Oval and Sweet Briar Drive beginning around 5:00pm that evening so that attendees can walk to the gathering spot across from Boathouse Row. All Philadelphians are encouraged to come out to celebrate the Festival of Lights!
WHO: Mayor Jim Kenney
Kathryn Ott Lovell, Commissioner, Philadelphia Parks & Recreation
Bud Newman, Chairman of the Board, Jewish Federation of
WHERE: Fairmount Fish Ladder on Martin Luther King Drive (between Eakins Oval and Sweet Briar Drive) across from Boathouse Row
WHEN: Thursday, December 29, 2016 5:00pm – 6:30pm
*5:30pm – Speaking Program begins
*6:00pm – 6th house is illuminated
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