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August 13, 2014

Score Free Tickets To See The Book Of Mormon In Philadelphia Via A Social Media Scavenger Hunt, Saturday, August 16

Are you longing to see The Book of Mormon during its run Philadelphia, but not too keen on the price tag? Winner of nine Tony Awards, The Book of Mormon is a bona fide Broadway hit created by the minds behind South Park, Trey Parker and Matt Stone, and the co-creator of the hit puppet […]

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August 13, 2014

The Franklin Flea Summer Market Returns To The McCall Schoolyard At 7th And Delancey Streets This Saturday, August 16

Take note, shoppers. This weekend marks the final Franklin Flea market of the summer! The marvelous Philadelphia-centric market returns this Saturday, August 16 to set up shop alfresco in the McCall School’s yard on 7th Street in Society Hill from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. After a season housed indoors at the historic Strawbridge’s Building […]

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August 12, 2014

This Week At The Oval: Last Chance To Experience The Free Movies, Local Food Trucks And Awesome Beer Garden At The Pop-Up Park On The Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Heads up, Philadelphia! This week is the final week of The Oval, Philadelphia’s pop-up park on the Parkway. This summer, the awesome public space on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway has welcomed crowds to take advantage of daily programming, tons of free live entertainment, a lineup of food trucks and the lovely tree-lined beer garden. This […]

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August 12, 2014

The Festival Of India Returns To Penn’s Landing To Celebrate Traditional And Contemporary Indian Culture, Saturday, August 16

On Saturday, August 16, the Council of Indian Organizations of Greater Philadelphia presents the 2014 Festival of India. The festival, now in its 21st year, commemorates the country’s Independence Day in an event that showcases the active Indian-American culture in Philadelphia. As part of the PECO Multicultural Series, the Festival of India brings on a […]

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August 11, 2014

Video Interlude: CBS News Profiles The Philadelphia Zoo’s Groundbreaking New Overhead Animal Trail System

These days, things are getting pretty wild at the Philadelphia Zoo. For the past four years, the zoo has been rapidly developing the first campus-wide animal trail system of its kind in the entire world: Zoo360. This summer, the expansion program’s most recent phase, Big Cat Crossing, debuted to oohs, ahhs, and now, to terrific […]

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August 11, 2014

The Franklin Institute’s Science After Hours Event Returns Tuesday, August 12 With Fire-Breathers, Acrobats, Funnel Cake And More

Step right up, folks. The Franklin Institute’s adults-only Science After Hours event returns tomorrow, Tuesday, August 12, and it’s going to be a circus. Designed specifically with grown-ups in mind (nope, no one under 21 allowed) the monthly adults-only events tap the deep resources of the museum to put on experiments, demonstrations, talks and more […]

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August 11, 2014

Bring Your Own Mat To Twilight Yoga At Historic Franklin Square Park, Wednesday, August 13 And 27, 7-8 P.M.

Is your body in need of some care after a summer of too much fun? Spend a couple of Wednesday nights down-dogging it alfresco in Old City. On Wednesday, August 13 and Wednesday, August 27, Pop Up Yoga Philly brings its on-the-go flow to Franklin Square. All body types and skill levels are welcome to […]

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August 8, 2014

Forget TV! Experience Shark Week: LIVE At Adventure Aquarium In Camden, Starting This Saturday, August 9 Through August 17

TV watchers know that Sunday marks the beginning of Discovery’s annual Shark Week. But why limit the fin-tastic fun to the couch? Fans who want a real, hands-on experience can grab a chum and head over to Adventure Aquarium in Camden. During Shark Week: LIVE, the aquarium will host exciting activities that will both thrill […]

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August 8, 2014

Friday Nights At The Barnes Foundation Kick Off Tonight, August 8 With Cocktails, Extended Hours And More

Seeking cultural enrichment along with a Friday night cocktail? The Barnes Foundation hosts fabulous art parties in celebration of First Fridays throughout the year. But now, every Friday night means a bash at the Barnes. Starting this week, Friday, August 8, the bastion of Impressionist artwork hosts arts lovers after regular museum hours to cap […]

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August 8, 2014

The African American Museum Presents Beyond Sustenance, Which Explores African American Agriculture And Its Unexpected Roles In Life, Select Dates Through August 24

The African American Museum in Philadelphia unveils a new series for the month of August, Beyond Sustenance, an interactive look at African American culinary traditions and how they relate to agriculture. Presented in part with the museum’s African American farming exhibitions, Distant Echoes: Black Farmers in America and Syd Carpenter: More Places of our Own, […]

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