Events

Fire Safety Day

When: July 26, 2014 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Where: Please Touch Museum, 4231 Avenue of the Republic, Philadelphia, PA 19131, USA

Fire Safety Day – Saturday, July 26. Featuring members of Philadelphia’s Finest and visits from an Engine Truck at 11:00 a.m., and a Ladder Truck at 1:00 p.m. Children will enjoy meeting firefighters and will even get[...]

Meet the Berenstain Bears

When: August 2, 2014 @ 10:00 am – August 3, 2014 @ 4:00 am
Where: Please Touch Museum, 4231 Avenue of the Republic, Philadelphia, PA 19131, USA

Berenstain Bears Appearance - Please Touch Museum welcomes the Berenstain Bears on Saturday August 2nd and Sunday August 3rd, sponsored by PECO.  Families will love meeting and taking their pictures with Mama, Papa, Sister and Brother Bear. Look for The Bears from 10:00 a.m.[...]

Meet Thomas the Tank Engine

When: August 16, 2014 all-day
Where: Please Touch Museum, 4231 Avenue of the Republic, Philadelphia, PA 19131, USA

Thomas the Tank Engine Appearance – Saturday, August 16. All Aboard!  Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to meet Thomas, your favorite tank engine friend at Please Touch Museum! Meet & greets will take place throughout the day.

Market Tours

When: July 26, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Where: Reading Terminal Market, North 12th Street & Filbert Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA

Every Wednesday & Saturday Learn the story behind cheese steaks, hoagies, pretzels and other Philly food favorites, and the 114-​year history of the vibrant Reading Terminal Market where they’re sold during this 75-​minute, food-​writer-​led walking tour. The tour leaves[...]

Rock Against MS Benefit

When: August 9, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 2:00 am
Where: Legendary Dobbs, South Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA

The Legendary Dobbs, together with Hard Attack Entertainment, proudly present a benefit show to raise money for Rock Against MS. Multiple Sclerosis is a disease that affects more than 400,000 people in the U.S. and[...]

Food Truck Festivus

When: August 28, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Franklin Square, North 6th Street & Race Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA

August 28, 6- 9 pm Take part in volleyball, horseshoes, and summer games and enjoy the beer garden, as Philly’s finest food trucks converge on Franklin Square. Games are FREE.

Hot Night, Cool Jazz

When: August 14, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Franklin Square, North 6th Street & Race Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA

August 14, 6 – 9 pm Live jazz performances, dancing, beer and wine, and cool crafts for the entire family in the Pavilion. FREE.

Twilight Yoga

When: August 27, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Franklin Square, North 6th Street & Race Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA

August 13 & August 27, 7 – 8 pm Get excited about yoga, health, and wellness! All body types and skill levels are welcome for this Vinyasa Yoga class. $10 per person; tickets required. Participants are encouraged[...]

Twilight Yoga

When: August 13, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Franklin Square, North 6th Street & Race Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA

August 13 & August 27, 7 – 8 pm Get excited about yoga, health, and wellness! All body types and skill levels are welcome for this Vinyasa Yoga class. $10 per person; tickets required. Participants are encouraged[...]

Franklin Square’s 8th Birthday

When: July 31, 2014 all-day
Where: Franklin Square, North 6th Street & Race Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA

Commemorate the Square’s 8th birthday with cake, cut by Ben Franklin himself. FREE. For more info visit www.historicphiladelphia.org