Tonight Picks: Center City Sips, Free Yoga At Race Street Pier, Beer Gardens, Spruce Street Harbor Park And RiverRink Summerfest, Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday And More

Bru Craft and Wurst
Tonight, happy hour deals are flowing at bars like Brü Craft and Wurst (shown here) as Center City Sips returns for week two.
(Photo courtesy Brü Craft and Wurst)

The weather is nearly perfect this evening, making it easy to hit a couple events on this bustling Wednesday.

Spend some time enjoying happy hour deals as Center City Sips returns for week two to more than 85 bars throughout Rittenhouse, Center City, Midtown Village and Old City. Deals reign as $4 cocktails, $3 wine, $2 beer and half-price appetizers fill top bars like Brü Craft and Wurst, Aldine, The Treemont and Rosa Blanca at Dilworth Park from 5 to 7 p.m.

Soak in the early evening sun at Race Street Pier as a free yoga class hits the waterfront park at 6 p.m.

Remember, the Philadelphia Parking Authority offers free meter parking in Center City after 5 p.m. on Wednesday evenings (except for rush-hour zones, which are free after 6:30 p.m.). The boundaries are from the Delaware River to the Schuylkill River and from Bainbridge to Spring Garden streets.

Our top picks for tonight, below.

Center City Sips

Start your night with Center City Sips, a summertime happy hour promotion that brings $4 cocktails, $3 wine, $2 beer and half-price appetizers to more than 80 bars in Rittenhouse, Center City, Midtown Village and Old City. Participating bars include Bank and Bourbon, Aldine, Chops at the Comcast Center, Garces Trading Company and Independence Beer Garden.

When: Wednesday, June 10, 5-7 p.m.
Where: Participating Bars
Cost: $4 cocktails, $3 wine, $2 beer, half-price appetizers

Free Yoga at Race Street Pier

It’s a beautiful night for some outdoor yoga! Head to Race Street Pier for a free yoga class led by a teacher from Dhyana Yoga. Tonight’s class will start at 6 p.m. and run for an hour. Note: Be sure to bring your yoga mat.

When: Wednesday, June 10, 6-7 p.m.
Where: Race Street Pier, Columbus Boulevard and Race Street
Cost: Free

Beer Gardens

Warm nights should be spent at a beer garden. Luckily, there are a ton of great beer gardens in Philadelphia. Our picks? The PHS Pop-Up Gardens in East Passyunk and Graduate Hospital, Morgan’s Pier, Independence Beer Garden and the beer garden at Fergie’s Pub. Click here for our full beer garden roundup.

When: Wednesday, June 10
Where: Various Locations
Cost: Pay as you go

Pay-What-You-Wish Wednesday at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Wednesday night at the Philadelphia Museum of Art means pay-what-you-wish admission to the galleries inside of the main building. Beginning at 5 p.m., guests will enjoy special tours, yoga, crafts and more. Also tonight, enjoy a special sketching activity.

When: Wednesday, June 10, 5-8:45 p.m.
Where: Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Cost: Pay what you wish

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More events, below.

Sons of Ben: The Movie Movie Premiere

Tonight, catch the premiere of Sons of Ben: The Movie, a film about the journey of Philly’s most passionate soccer fans, the Sons of Ben, who stopped at nothing in their goal to help bring a Major League Soccer franchise — the Philadelphia Union — to our city. Doors open at 6 p.m. at the Trocadero Theatre.

When: Wednesday, June 10, doors open at 6 p.m.
Where: Trocodero Theatre, 1003 Arch Street
Cost: $17, premiere screening; $40, premiere screening and after party

Spruce Street Harbor Park and RiverRink Summerfest

Hang by the waterfront tonight as Spruce Street Harbor Park and RiverRink Summerfest continue to rock the waterfront with food, drinks, games and alfresco good times. Head to Summerfest for rollerskating and Spruce Street Harbor Park for everything from waterfront hammocks to arcade games.

When: Wednesday, June 10
Where: Summerfest, 101 S. Columbus Boulevard; Spruce Street Harbor Park, 401 S. Columbus Boulevard at Spruce Street
Cost: Pay as you go

Happy Hour at coZara

Spend your Wednesday evening eating and drinking at coZara. The University City spot recently debuted a new happy hour featuring a variety of $3, $4 and $5 deals. Think sushi, pork bao buns, beer, wine, cocktails and more. The new deal is available downstairs from 4 p.m. to close.

When: Wednesday, June 10, 4 p.m.-close
Where: coZara, 33rd and Chestnut streets
Cost: Pay as you go

Memphis at the Academy of Music

Inspired by real-life events, Memphis, the Tony Award-winning musical takes the stage at Walnut Street Theatre. Tickets for tonight’s show, which starts at 8 p.m., start at just $25.

When: Wednesday, June 10, 8 p.m.
Where: Walnut Street Theatre, 825 Walnut Street
Cost: $25-$95

Nerd Nite at Frankford Hall

Nerd Nite returns to Frankford Hall this evening with discussion about the Academy of Natural Science’s Grossology exhibition, why mushrooms should be considered a superfood and more. Entry will be $5 and food and drinks are available as you go.

When: Wednesday, June 10, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Frankford Hall, 1210 Frankford Avenue
Cost: $5 cover

Pasta By Hand Cookbook Dinner at Osteria

Tonight, Osteria hosts a cookbook dinner with chef Jenn Louis. Guests of the dinner can look forward to four courses of Italian fare and a copy of Pasta by Hand. Tickets are $65 per person.

When: Wednesday, June 10, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Osteria, 640 N. Broad St
Cost: $65

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