Tonight Picks: Movie Night At The Schmidt’s Commons, Beer Gardens And More

Enjoy the warm Philly weather tonight...

Are you ready to get out and enjoy the city tonight?

The Schmidt’s Commons hosts a screening of Hidden Figures tonight in Northern Liberties.

From Spruce Street Harbor Park to the Deck at Moshulu, tons of Philly’s exciting beer gardens are now open for the season. That includes Parks On Tap, which continues celebrating its opening week at the Azalea Garden behind the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Our top picks for tonight, below.

Spruce Street Harbor Park

Spruce Street Harbor ParkPhoto by M. Stanley for DRWC

Spruce Street Harbor Park's recent opening marked the beginning of warm-weather fun on the Delaware River waterfront. Hang out in the hammocks, play games or enjoy delicious food and drink at one of Philly's favorite spots.

Spruce Street Harbor Park

When:Thursday, May 18, 11 a.m.-11 p.m.
Where:Spruce Street Harbor Park, 301 S. Columbus Boulevard
Cost:Pay as you go

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Movie Night at The Schmidt’s Commons: Hidden Figures

The Schmidt's Commons hosts this free screening of Academy Award-nominated film Hidden Figures, a movie about African-American women's contributions to the space program at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in the 1960s.

Movie Night at The Schmidt’s Commons: Hidden Figures

When:Thursday, May 18, 7-9 p.m.
Where:The Schmidt’s Commons, 1001 N. 2nd Street #21
Cost:Free; food and drink available for purchase

www.theschmidtscommons.com

Pirates Of The Caribbean Happy Hour at The Deck at Moshulu

To celebrate this season's opening of the The Deck at Moshulu, this happy hour features a Pirates Of The Caribbean-themed drink special, a photo booth, pirates and more.

Pirates Of The Caribbean Happy Hour at The Deck at Moshulu

When:Thursday, May 18, 5-7 p.m.
Where:Moshulu, 401 S. Columbus Boulevard
Cost:Pay as you go

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Brews & Views: Spring Rooftop Mini Series at Parkway Central Library

The Free Library of Philadelphia's rooftop series kicks off tonight with this happy hour — featuring killer skyline views — on the Skyline Terrace of the historic Parkway Central Library.

Brews & Views: Spring Rooftop Mini Series at Parkway Central Library

When:Thursday, May 18, 5-9 p.m.
Where:Parkway Central Library, 1901 Vine Street
Cost:Pay as you go

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The Best Beer Gardens in Philadelphia

Uptown Beer GardenPhoto By M. Fischetti For Visit Philadelphia

Beer gardens are great destinations to soak up warm weather and enjoy drinks with friends. Check out our guide to the best beer gardens in Philly for 2017 and visit one tonight!

The Best Beer Gardens in Philadelphia

When:Thursday, May 18
Where:Various locations including Uptown Beer Garden, 1735 Market Street
Cost:Pay as you go

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Dirty Dancing at the Merriam Theater

Popular 1980s film Dirty Dancing has become an engaging theater production. Tap your toes to songs made famous by the musical, including Hungry Eyes and (I’ve Had) The Time of My Life.

Dirty Dancing at the Merriam Theater

When:Thursday, May 18, 7:30 p.m.
Where:Merriam Theater, 250 S. Broad Street
Cost:$40 and up

www.kimmelcenter.org

Free Yoga at Race Street Pier

Race Street PierPhoto by J. Fusco for Visit Philadelphia

Free yoga classes continue tonight at Race Street Pier. All skill levels are invited for a relaxing workout on the waterfront.

Free Yoga at Race Street Pier

When:Thursday, May 18, 6 p.m.
Where:Race Street Pier, Race Street & N. Columbus Boulevard
Cost:Free

www.delawareriverwaterfront.com

Parks on Tap at Azalea Garden

Roving beer garden series Parks on Tap continues tonight at the Azalea Garden behind the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Grab a beer and pick a spot in the garden to relax and enjoy the May sunset.

Parks on Tap at Azalea Garden

When:Thursday, May 18, 5-10 p.m.
Where:Azalea Garden, Kelly Drive and Fairmount Avenue
Cost:Pay as you go

www.parksontap.com

Philadelphia International Children's Festival at the Annenberg Center

The Philadelphia International Children's Festival kicks off its series of performances for children tonight at the Annenberg Center with musician Jawanza Kobie's Bird Stories.

Philadelphia International Children's Festival at the Annenberg Center

When:Thursday, May 18
Where:Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, 3680 Walnut Street
Cost:$12 and up

www.annenbergcenter.org

Lightbox Launch Party: Gas Food Lodging at International House

The International House's Lightbox Film Center kicks off with this screening celebrating the 25th anniversary of classic indie film Gas Food Lodging.

Lightbox Launch Party: Gas Food Lodging at International House

When:Thursday, May 18, 7 p.m.
Where:International House, 3701 Chestnut Street
Cost:Free with RSVP

www.ihousephilly.org

Party in the Playground at Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse

Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse hosts this annual fundraiser featuring cocktails, a silent auction and live entertainment.

Party in the Playground at Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse

When:Thursday, May 18, 5-8 p.m.
Where:Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse, 3500 Reservoir Drive
Cost:$75 and up

www.smithplayground.org

Live Music Tonight

Perfume Genius at Union Transfer and Jean-Michel Marre at the Tower Theater.

Live Music Tonight

When:All shows are tonight, May 18
Cost:Ticket prices vary and are subject to availability

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