Happenings

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Outdoor Movies Continue Along The Schuylkill

Enjoy a free night of entertainment under the stars on the Banks by the Walnut Street Bridge before summer comes to an end! Bring your friends, blanket and picnic basket for a great time watching viewer’s choice movies by the river. All movies start at dusk (approximately 7:45 pm on August 21). Come early to […]

Funky Bijou Pops Up in Old City Gallery

Funky Bijou Pops Up in Old City Gallery

Today, Funky Bijou, an online jewelry boutique run by a local Philadelphia Resident, announces it will host a week long Pop Up shop event in the heart of Philadelphia’s Old City District. Art Meets Fashion-A Pop Up Shop Event, will be held at 3rd St. Gallery at 45 N. 2nd St from August 23rd to […]

Miss Money Funny: Approved Splurges

Miss Money Funny: Approved Splurges

by Alyson M. Komyanek This month I am going to let you all in on a really big secret. Are you ready? Ok—here it goes…every once and a while it is OK to splurge. Can you believe that? Okay, now that the secret is out, you should know that there are rules for splurging too. For […]

Help Name the New African Lion Cubs at the Philadelphia Zoo

Help Name the New African Lion Cubs at the Philadelphia Zoo

On June 26, the Philadelphia Zoo welcomed four new cubs to its African lion family, the first litter for mother, Tajiri and father, Makini. These are the first lion cubs born at the Philadelphia Zoo since 1996. The cubs will make their public debut soon as they’re currently off-exhibit. The cubs are with their mother, Tajiri, […]

The Magic of Diner en Blanc

The Magic of Diner en Blanc

Diner en Blanc is a truly magical event and it’s returning to Philly on August 21, 2014 at a secret location. We can’t explain the magic or specatular status of this event better then the hosts themselves, so if you are unfamiliar here is a description of Diner en Blanc from their website: At the […]

Take a Bite Out of SHARK WEEK – In Philly!

Take a Bite Out of SHARK WEEK – In Philly!

It’s everyone’s favorite time of the year… da-da, da-da, da-da-SHARK WEEK! Starting August 10th at 8:00 pm the Discovery Channel will kick off their annual Shark Week programming. This 27 year event brings bigger, badder, sharks every season. How can you celebrate Shark Week here in Philly? At Shark Week LIVE at Adventure Aquarium Don’t […]

Storytime For Grownups: Get your geek on

Storytime For Grownups: Get your geek on

by Nicole Loughan Geek culture has become chic and with it, geeky reading. The evidence is clear; open reading of sword and sorcery fantasy like “Game of Thrones” and comic book based shows going main stream like “The Walking Dead.” Geek culture is hot right now, need more proof one of the most popular shows on T.V. “The […]

Philadelphia Weekly’s FREE Concerts in the Park

Philadelphia Weekly’s FREE Concerts in the Park

Philadelphia Weekly is thrilled to announce the return of its free annual “PW’s Concerts in the Park,” presented by KIND Healthy Snacks, set for two consecutive Wednesdays in Rittenhouse Square, August 13th and 20th, beginning at 6pm. Now in its 24th crowd-pleasing year, “PW’s Concerts in the Park” brings all-ages audiences out to Center City […]

Only at the Please Touch Museum

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 […]

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 […]