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Character Meet & Greets

August and September are jam packed with happenings at the Please Touch Museum. Check out this list of Meet & Greet events  your kids will love!   August 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 […]

Photo of the Week: Summer Sunsets

Photo of the Week: Summer Sunsets

Summer sunsets in the city are always breath taking. The way the light shines through the buildings or along the river always make for spectacular views. We love this peaceful shot from reader Chris. 

Rock Against MS at Dobbs

Rock Against MS at Dobbs

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 2.1 million worldwide. ROCK AGAINST MS FOUNDATION will provide services from a three (3) grant resource system, which will provide daily […]

Thomas the Tank Engine Meet & Greet

Thomas the Tank Engine Meet & Greet

Toot-Toot! Make way for Thomas the Tank Engine at his very special Meet & Greet appearance at the Please Touch Museum on August 16th. 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. For more information contact PTM at 215-581-3181

Go For a Merry-Go-Round!

Go For a Merry-Go-Round!

Friday, July 25th is National Carousel Day and Franklin Square in Center City is celebrating with Buy-one-get-one-free tickets for the Parx Liberty Carousel.  Carousel tickets are only $3 for riders 2 years and up.   Here’s some interesting Carousel history from Carousel News and Trader: National Carousel (Merry-Go-Round) Day July 25th. One of the hundreds of little […]

Pennsylvania Dutch Festival Returns!

Pennsylvania Dutch Festival Returns!

Celebrate the traditions, foods and crafts of the Pennsylvania Dutch at the 25th annual Pennsylvania Dutch Festival at the Reading Terminal Market. The three-​day festival will take place in the Market’s Center Court seating area and will feature handmade crafts and traditional foods. On Saturday, the festival also moves outdoors on Arch Street to create a country […]

Top 5 Tips for Pet Poisoning Emergencies

Top 5 Tips for Pet Poisoning Emergencies

ASPCA sees hundreds of thousands of pet poisoning cases each year, so they’ve come up with the Top 5 Tips for Pet Poisoning Emergencies.  Check out their top 5 tips for what to do in a pet poisoning emergency below. 1. Be Prepared Before an emergency arises, save your veterinarian’s phone number, the phone number to the […]

Free Cupcakes If You Can Lady Gaga Your Polka Dots

Free Cupcakes If You Can Lady Gaga Your Polka Dots

What do Kermit, Cupcakes and Lady Gaga have in common? If you’re as stumped as we were be comforted in knowing it means FREEBIE ALERT!  Kermit’s Bake Shoppe in South Philly is celebrating their 1st birthday all week long by offering FREE funfetti cupcakes to the first 20 customers each day. To get your free […]

Old City Restaurant Week is Here!

Old City Restaurant Week is Here!

Yet another reason to LOVE summer in Philly! Old City kicks off their first Restaurant Week on July 20th! Old City, the original “dining destination”, is kicking off its first ever Restaurant Week. Old City has long been known for great restaurants, bars, cafes and coffee shops. Each has its own personality and is locally owned and […]

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Start Your Engines for the 9th Annual Car Show and Street Festival

  East Passyunk Avenue is revving up for the 9th Annual Car Show and Street Festival on Sunday, July 27, 2014, from Noon to 5:00pm, on EPA between Broad and Dickinson streets.  More than 140 cars, motorcycles and trucks are expected to compete for Best of Show and other top honors.  The accompanying street festival will feature live music, circus performances, street vendors, rack sales, kids’ activities […]