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See Code for Philly projects at Greenfest Philly [Events Roundup]

Plus: PaperClips215 turns one.

Roldan West's temporary studio at The Living Room — now the new Spaceboy location.

(Photo by Holly Quinn)


Two Code for Philly projects — CyclePhilly and Climate Tracker — will be showcased at this weekend’s Greenfest Philly. Let’s go civic hacking.


Game Jam Time
Build a game around a theme with other local developers at this monthly hackathon-esque event. You get two weeks to build the game but Philly Dev Night recommends you don’t spend more than 12 hours on it.
Thursday, Sept. 4
7 p.m.

Philly Game Forge, 239 Chestnut St. Old City.
RSVP. Free.


Learn about Manish Gorawala’s two businesses, MLeads and MyShaleWell. (Disclosure: Philly is a media sponsor of this event.)
Monday, Sept. 8
11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce, 200 S. Broad St. Center City.
RSVP. Free.


PaperClips215 One Year Anniversary Party & Fundraiser
Celebrate the one-year anniversary of local art site PaperClips215.
Saturday, Sept. 6
6-10 p.m.

Kongo Kanvas, 2102 E. Norris St. Kensington.
RSVP. $10.


Greenfest Philly
It’s the annual eco-friendly festival in the city. Check out the Green Innovator Program, which features civic hacking projects like the Climate Tracker and Cycle Philly, plus Drexel startup Spor and newly launched MilkCrate.
Sunday, Sept. 7
10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Headhouse Square. Society Hill.
RSVP. Free.


Companies: MilkCrate, Spor
Projects: CyclePhilly
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