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December 19, 2014

The Academy Of Natural Sciences Of Drexel University Hosts All-Star Days With Special Demos, Hands-On Activities And More, December 27-30

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If you need some family-friendly fun to fill your days off between Christmas and New Year’s, the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University has what you’re looking for: All-Star Days. From Saturday, December 27 through Tuesday, December 30, the Center City science museum will showcase its most popular family programs with special programs and […]

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October 23, 2014

Tonight Picks: Philadelphia Film Festival Block Party, Ghost Tours And Halloween Happenings, Mega-Bad Movie Night, 215 Festival And More

Eastern State Penitentiary

As the weekend creeps up on us, the workweek starts its wrap up with a slew of cool events. Tonight, the Philadelphia Film Festival continues with screenings, yes, but also with a food truck block party on Sansom Street to celebrate the PFS Roxy Theater’s first year as a Philadelphia Film Festival venue. Over the […]

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October 9, 2014

Chocolate: The Exhibition, A Look At The Evolution Of Chocolate Throughout History, Opens At The Academy Of Natural Sciences On Saturday, October 11

Chocolate: The Exhibition

Chocolate fans, rejoice! The sweet treat takes the spotlight at The Academy of Natural Sciences for its new exhibition, Chocolate: The Exhibition. Opening this Saturday, October 11, the exhibition brings guests on a journey through the evolution of chocolate, from something found on a rainforest tree to a commodified piece of candy. Throughout the exhibition, […]

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October 7, 2014

Columbus Day Weekend In Philadelphia: Our Guide To How To Spend The Long Weekend In Philly

Dilworth Park

In typical long weekend form, the Philadelphia area is full of happenings to fill your calendar this Columbus Day, which hits on Monday, October 13. From Bloktoberfest on South Street to Old City Fest in Old City and a County Fair-themed event at The Oval and the RiverCity Festival at Penn Treaty Park, the festivals […]

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October 6, 2014

Roundup: Major Museum Exhibitions On View And Opening This Fall In Philadelphia And Beyond — The Top Fall Museum Exhibits In Philly

ICA

With a blockbuster lineup of landmark exhibitions on view and coming soon to the Philadelphia region’s museums in fall 2014, art lovers have even more reasons to explore the museum-filled city. Whether it’s the photographic realism in the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s Paul Strand: Master of Modern Photography, the offbeat stylings showcased in David Lynch: […]

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September 29, 2014

Coming Attraction: Chocolate: The Exhibition Opens October 11 At The Academy Of Natural Sciences Of Drexel University

Academy of Natural Sciences

This October, learn just how sweet science can be. On Saturday, October 11, the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University invites visitors to enter the wonderful world of chocolate with its newest exhibit, Chocolate: The Exhibition. More than just a sweet treat, chocolate has played a vital role in history. Did you know that […]

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September 24, 2014

Campus Philly’s CollegeFest Returns To The Benjamin Franklin Parkway With Music, Games, Free Museum Admission And More, This Saturday, September 27

College Fest

Heads up, college students! To welcome back the city’s students, Campus Philly once again will put on CollegeFest, a free festival largely held on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, this Saturday, September 27. Philadelphia will welcome back thousands of college students this fall, and to celebrate Campus Philly hosts a day of festivities, food and free […]

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September 23, 2014

Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day Live Brings Free Admission To 16 Museums Throughout The Philadelphia Area, This Saturday, September 27

Penn Museum

This Saturday, September 27, 16 Philadelphia-area museums swing open their doors for free admission in celebration of Smithsonian magazine’s Museum Day Live. From Center City and Camden to Jenkintown and Bryn Athyn, a number of the area’s most popular museums celebrate the day with free admission to its galleries. Participating museums include the Penn Museum, […]

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September 10, 2014

Save The Date: Campus Philly’s CollegeFest Returns To The Benjamin Franklin Parkway With Music, Games, Free Museum Admission And More, September 27

Save The Date: Campus Philly's CollegeFest Returns To The Benjamin Franklin Parkway With Music, Games, Free Museum Admission And More, September 27

Calling all college students! To welcome back the city’s students, Campus Philly once again will put on CollegeFest, a free festival largely held on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, on Saturday, September 27. Upon arrival, students are asked to check in at the Campus Philly booth to pick up wristbands that get you free museum entry […]

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August 7, 2014

Visit The Academy Of Natural Sciences For A Weekend Full Of Bug-Centric Fun, Buggy Discussion And Even Insect-Infused Food, August 9-10

Visit The Academy Of Natural Sciences For A Weekend Full Of Bug-Centric Fun, Buggy Discussion And Even Insect-Infused Food, August 9-10

This weekend, the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University invites guests to get down with some creepy crawlies at the annual Bug Fest. The Academy, which has largely focused on the study of bugs since its opening 200 years ago, brings its insect research, discovery and collection to light at this annual festival. An […]

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