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Posted on Friday, May 29, 2009 in directions/events of the weekend

TO FRIDAY NIGHT DINNER AT 7 pm
Location: Ethical Society Building, 1906 Rittenhouse Square

Walk (20 minutes)
Walk south on 4th Street to Walnut Street. Make a right on Walnut Street and walk 14 blocks to Rittenhouse Square (18th-20th Streets). Walk diagonally through Rittenhouse Square and you will come to the Ethical Society of Philadelphia building, at 1906 Rittenhouse Square.

Taxi (5 minutes)
Take a short cab ride from the hotel to 1906 Rittenhouse Square.

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TO SERVICES LED BY THE GRADUATES  AT 10:30 am
Location: UU of Germantown, 6511 Lincoln Dr, Philadelphia, PA 19119

By Car (20 minutes)
Start by heading south on S 4th St toward Walnut St

Turn right at Walnut St

Turn right at 7th Street

Follow 7th street to the left, and signs for 676 West  (to 76 W), get into middle/left lane

Turn left at overpass toward 676 W

Merge onto 676 W

Via exit on the left, merge onto 76 W to Valley Forge

Take exit 340A toward Lincoln Dr/Kelly Dr

Get into middle lane and follow signs for Lincoln Drive

Continue on Lincoln Drive for approximately 2 miles and the UU of Germantown will be on your right, 6511 Lincoln Drive.

You can park on Lincoln Drive, or there is a parking lot off of Johnson Street, between Greene and Wayne Streets. You will need to turn right onto Johnson Street before reaching the building to access the parking lot.
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TO SHABBAT MORNING SERVICES IN CENTER CITY (by foot, 20 minutes)
Location: Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel (Conservative movement) 300 S. 18th St.

Walk south on 4th Street to Walnut Street. Make a right on Walnut Street and walk 14 blocks to 18th Street. Turn left on 18th Street, and the shul will be on your right hand side, on the corner of 18th Street & Spruce Street

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TO THE DANCE PARTY SATURDAY NIGHT AT 9 pm:
Location: The Parlor, 1170 S. Broad Street, between Ellsworth and Federal

By Public transportation (10 minutes):
At Broad Street (14th Street) and Market Street, board the Broad Street Line headed south. Get off at the Ellsworth Federal Stop.

By foot (20 minutes):

Turn right out of the hotel, and walk to Broad Street (14th Street). Walk south on Broad Street until you reach 1170 S. Broad Street, between Ellsworth and Federal

By taxi (7 minutes):
Take a short taxi ride to 1170 S. Broad Street, between Ellsworth and Federal

By car (7 minutes):
Head South on 4th Street, turn right on Walnut Street, turn left on Broad Street. Arrive at 1170 S. Broad Street between Ellsworth and Federal.  There is street parking available.

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TO THE GRADUATION ON SUNDAY AT 2:30 pm
Location: Reform Congregation Knesseth Israel, 8339 Old York Road, Elkins Park, PA 19027

By public transportation (45 minutes):
***If you plan to take the train out to the graduation, please let Alissa know beforehand so we can make sure someone is there to pick you up!

Take the R3 regional rail toward Glenside/West Trenton  leaving Suburban Station (16th and JFK Blvd) at 1:35pm or leaving Market East Station (Market Street between 10th and 12th Streets)  at 1:40 pm. Get off at the Jenkintown/Wyncote stop.

Someone will be waiting for you to pick you up from the station a little after 2:00 (train is due in at 2:02). If you haven’t let us know you need a ride, no one will be there, but there will be taxis there to take you to the synagogue. It is only a 3 minute ride.


By car (25 minutes):

Head east on Chestnut St toward S Orianna St
Turn left at Market St
Turn left toward N Columbus Blvd
Turn right at N Columbus Blvd
Turn left at Vine St
Continue on N Front St
Turn left at Spring Garden St
Turn right at Ridge Ave
Slight right at N Broad St/PA-611

Take Broad Street NORTH to Route 611, Old York Road. Bear right at fork in road (at automobile dealership, 6600 block). Continue on Old York Road for approximately 3 miles. Keneseth Israel is on the right side at the corner of Old York Road and Township Line Road (Routes 73 and 611.)

If you went past the entrance from Old York Road, turn right on Rt. 73 for another entrance.

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FROM GRADUATION TO THE NOSH (20 minutes):
Location: Rebecca Subar’s house- 547 W. Sedgwick Street, Philadelphia PA 19119
Head north on Old York Rd/PA-611 toward PA-73/Twp Line Rd
Turn left at PA-73/Twp Line Rd
Continue to follow Twp Line Rd
Turn left at Greenwood Ave
Turn right at Church Rd/PA-73 (RRC is on your left!)
Turn left at Limekiln Pike/PA-152
Continue to follow PA-152
Continue on S Easton Rd
Continue on E Wadsworth Ave
Continue on E Mount Airy Ave
Turn left at Germantown Ave
Turn right at Carpenter Ln
Turn right at Greene St
Turn right at W Sedgwick St

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FROM NOSH TO THE CLASS PARTY AT 8 pm
Location: Mishkan Shalom, 4101 Freeland Avenue, Philadelphia PA 19128

Head northeast on W Sedgwick St toward McCallum St
Turn right at Lincoln Dr
Turn right at W Cliveden St
Turn left at Wissahickon Ave
Turn right at W Johnson St
Turn right at W Walnut Ln
At the traffic circle, take the 2nd exit and stay on W Walnut Ln
Continue on Shurs Ln
Mishkan Shalom will be on the right

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