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April 18, 2014

The Valley Forge Revolutionary Run Returns With A 5-Mile Run, 3-Mile Walk And Youth Run On Sunday, April 27

On Sunday, April 27, run through the scenic Valley Forge National Historical Park at the annual Valley Forge Revolutionary five-mile run. Three components make up the annual event; a five-mile run, a three-mile walk and 1.776 kilometer Young Patriots Fun Run for children ages 6 to 14. The five-mile run is set to kick-off at [...]

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April 14, 2014

Sister Cities Park Hosts Greensgrow Farms For A Spring Plant And Produce Pop-Up, This Sunday, April 20

Sister Cities Park celebrates spring and the Easter holiday with a plant and produce pop-up featuring farm-fresh goods from the folks at Greensgrow Farms. On Sunday, April 20 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., prep your garden — and kitchen — for spring by stocking up on fruit, veggies, outdoor plants and indoor plants while [...]

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March 31, 2014

Now Open: Historic Franklin Square Park And SquareBurger Are Officially Open For The 2014 Season

The spring season has finally arrived, and Historic Philadelphia’s family-friendly favorite Franklin Square is open and ready to welcome families, history buffs and lovers of milkshakes. Weather permitting, one and all are invited to come out to one of the city’s top play places and enjoy its awesome attractions daily through the fall. As long [...]

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February 25, 2014

Historic Franklin Square Park Opens For The 2014 Season This Saturday, March 1; SquareBurger To Reopen Saturday, March 22

Winter weather may be persisting, but Philadelphia’s annual signs of spring are thankfully at hand. Historic Philadelphia’s family-friendly favorite Franklin Square plans to reopen for the 2014 season this Saturday, March 1. Weather permitting, one and all are invited to come out to one of the city’s top play places and enjoy its awesome attractions, [...]

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January 30, 2014

Celebrate The 202nd Birthday Of Charles Dickens With Performances, Music And More With The Friends Of Clark Park On Sunday, February 2

Celebrate the 202nd birthday of Charles Dickens, one of England’s renowned writers, with the friends of Clark Park. Clark Park, which is home to a large statue of the famous novelist, is celebrating Dickens’ birthday with readings, stories, song and eats on Sunday, February 2 at 2 p.m. The festivities will take place inside of [...]

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January 28, 2014

Starr Garden Presents Its Second Annual Winterfest, A Free Afternoon Of Family-Friendly Winter Fun, Saturday, February 8

Next weekend, Starr Garden hosts a party aimed at ridding the neighborhood of the winter blues as the second annual Winterfest, a full day of hot cocoa sipping, seasonal crafts and general winter merriment, arrives the park at 6th and Lombard streets. On Saturday, February 8 from 2 to 4 p.m., families are invited to [...]

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December 4, 2013

Sister Cities Park Winterfest Returns To Logan Square With Visits From Santa, Kid-Friendly Activities, Hot Chocolate And More, December 7, 14 And 21

No need to struggle with shopping crowds to capture a festive photo with Santa Claus. Sister Cities Park, the Benjamin Franklin Parkway’s lovely oasis, hosts Santa and his elves on three Saturdays this month, starting this Saturday, December 7. Bring the family to celebrate the season at Sister Cities Park Winterfest as Santa arrives each [...]

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November 21, 2013

Franklin Square’s Brand-New Electrical Spectacle: A Holiday Light Show Welcomes Daily Food Trucks To The Mix, Through December 31

Franklin Square’s brand-new holiday light show, Electrical Spectacle: A Holiday Light Show welcomes guests for a glowing show of more than 50,000 lights, recorded holiday tunes by the Philly Pops, a 10-foot-tall kite made of lights, visits from Santa Claus and now, daily food trucks. From 4 to 8 p.m. every day through Tuesday, December [...]

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November 11, 2013

Help Beautify More Than 70 Philadelphia Parks On LOVE Your Park Fall Service Day, Saturday, November 16

Now’s your chance to contribute to the city that loves you back: Philadelphia’s LOVE Your Park Fall Service Day is back on Saturday, November 16. The Fairmount Park Conservancy and Philadelphia Parks & Recreation will host a day-long volunteer event in nearly 80 parks across the city where you can rake fall leaves, plant bulbs [...]

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October 24, 2013

Enjoy Halloween Treats, Live Entertainment, Games And More At Liberty Lands Park’s Fall Festival, This Sunday, October 27

The Halloween spirit keeps on keepin’ on this weekend with tons of neighborhood festivals, eerie tours and ghoulish celebrations all over Philadelphia. Northern Liberties joins in the fun as Liberty Lands Park presents a a community-driven festival on Sunday, October 27 from 2 to 5 p.m. Children are encouraged to come in costume for a [...]

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