Pick 3 Weekend Events: November 18-20

We are running into November's third weekend in style.  Whether you are running to the movies, shopping till you drop, or actually running a marathon, this is the weekend for you! Philadelphia Marathon November 18-20 The Philadelphia Marathon will take over the city all weekend.  Kicking off on Friday, and continuing on Saturday, with a [...]

It’s Easy Being Green: Philly Greenfest Pictorial Recap

Greenfest, the largest environmental festival in the Philadelphia area took over Headhouse Square and South Street on Sunday, September 11. With more than 150 vendors and exhibits, Greenfest is the place to go to learn about sustainability while having fun. Philly Happening was on hand to peruse the vendor tables, partake in some of the [...]

Pick 3 Weekend Events August 5-7

Philly is kicking off August with a bunch of awesome festivals.  From theatre, to music, to foods of all kinds this weekend certainly won't disappoint.  We're even getting out of the city this weekend so get out and enjoy what is left of the summer of 2016, Happy August! Philadelphia Women's Theatre Festival August 3-7 [...]

Pick 3 Weekend Events June 10-12

Filled with Family fun, LGBT Pride, and your final chance to catch a fabulous display inspired from a world away this weekend is sure to be a great one! The weather looks okay for at least half of our weekend so get out there and enjoy it. Here is our Philly Happening pick three events [...]

How to Make Recycled Wine Bottles into the Perfect Planter

April is National Garden Month and the change in the weather inspires lots of us to put our hands in the dirt this time of year.  Not all of us were born with a green thumb but that shouldn't stop you from giving it a try. Gardening can be a relaxing activity that adds beauty [...]

5 Inside Activities to do with Kids in Philadelphia

March brings spring and with it the promise of warmer weather but that doesn't mean we're out of the woods with winter quite yet.  This late in the school year after months of cold weather who can blame a kid for getting a little bit stir crazy?  So what's a parent, grandparent, or sitter to [...]

Test Out Your Artistic Skills at The Oval

Are you envious of your artist friends? This week on August 20 you can try your hand at becoming an artist like the friends you envy during Art Class at The Oval, Philadelphia’s “Park on the Parkway.” Participants will have a chance to create woven magic carpets out of paper, and make wearable art. The [...]

Needle Arts Camp Returns to Philadelphia for their 5th Summer

The Handwork Studio returns to Friends Select School The Handwork Studio — a kids’ needle arts, machine sewing and fashion camp specializing in passing down the tradition of teaching knitting, crocheting, embroidery, fashion, machine and hand-sewing to kids ages 3-15 — returns to a favorite location in Philadelphia this summer for their 5th annual year. At The Handwork [...]

Red Bull’s Art of Can Hits Philly

Red Bull is inviting all Philly designers, animators, sculptures, and artists of all disciplines to try their hand at its nationwide creative competition, Art of Can, now through June 15. The concept is pretty simple and offers a platform for anyone, regardless of age, who wants to explore his or her creative talent. All participants [...]