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Nature Nights at The Woodlands: Firefly Night

Posted on 15 June 2017

The Woodlands

  Pack a picnic and your flashlights for NATURE NIGHTS at The Woodlands this summer! You’ll have a chance to spend some after-dark time inside the gates learning more about this important urban ecosystem and the creatures who call it home. Tangle Movement Arts will dazzle with their firefly inspired aerial performance, treat yourself to local snacks...

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“Moundbuilders: Ancient Architects of North America” Exhibition Opening

Posted on 07 June 2017

Penn Museum

  The Great Pyramids in Egypt, Stonehenge in England, and the Maya city of Teotihuacan were all built thousands of years ago. Add to that list of extraordinary achievements the earthen mounds—some rising to heights of 70 or 100 feet, some more than 5,000 years old—that dot the landscape of North America. This new exhibition...

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52nd Seeds of Sovereignty Marketplace Festival

Posted on 21 June 2017

African Cultural Art Forum ACAF

  A day long celebration of the 52nd Street corridor’s historic legacy as the center for black owned and operated businesses. The Marketplace with vendors, children’s village, performances, food, fashion shows, and workshops-aims to set the stage for collaborations that will promote a sovereign society and to engage sustainable economic development opportunities in West  Philadelphia...

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Strawberry Shortcake Two Ways Workshop

Posted on 08 June 2017

St. Michael's Lutheran Church

  June is strawberry season, so it’s the perfect time to learn how to make a couple of simple desserts that focus on our favorite seasonal fruit to easily duplicate at home. Join Marqessa Gesualdi, pastry chef from Wm. Mulherin’s Sons at the Greensgrow Community Kitchen to show us strawberry shortcake two ways! You’ll learn...

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Overbrook Park Community Day 2017

Posted on 08 June 2017

Overbrook Park

  Are you looking for a summer outing that the entire family can enjoy? If so, you don’t want to miss the Overbrook Park Civic Association’s (OPCA) Annual Community Day. Come enjoy amazing food, great music, carnival games, and moon bounces for the kids. You’ll also have the opportunity to engage your elected officials and...

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“The Boys of Summer” Concert by Night Music Ensemble

Posted on 08 June 2017

University Lutheran Church

The Classical masters knew how to leverage small but powerful ensembles from the social hall to the solemnity and grandeur of the church. Night Music explores this secular-to-sacred connection in “The Boys of Summer.” A Midsummer’s eve is an ideal setting for breezy divertimenti of Mozart and the brothers Haydn: the famous Joseph and his...

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Summer Soccer Camp In West Philadelphia

Posted on 03 March 2017

Papa Playground

  Summer time is fun time for children! Village of Champions Youth Soccer has a fun, safe, and challenging six-week summer camp in West Philadelphia for boys & girls ages U6, U8, & U11. Our players will learn to be champions on and off of the field through focused training, games, healthy competition, nutrition education,...

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The Ways of the Lenape

Posted on 19 May 2017

Penn Museum

  Who are the Lenape Native Americans of New Jersey and Pennsylvania? In The Ways of the Lenape, Rob Aptaker uses Native American artifacts to explore the tools, clothing, toys, games, medicine and music that were, and continue to be, part of their daily lives. A fascinating introduction to Lenape cultures and customs. World Wonders summer series...

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Staying Cool in a Changing Climate

Posted on 12 May 2017

West Philadelphia Senior Community Center

  Join us for this workshop on extreme heat and energy efficiency for Philadelphia seniors. You will learn about climate change and its impact on Philadelphia, how climate change impacts community health, how to keep your home cool and healthy in a changing climate, and public resources available to you in Philadelphia. For more information...

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West Philly Orchestra – Penn Museum Summer Nights Concert Series

Posted on 15 June 2017

Penn Museum

  Enjoy this eclectic ensemble made up of some of Philly’s finest and wildest musicians, with music that is rooted in Eastern European folk traditions, and blended with free jazz, punk, and blues, among other genres. Get into summertime mode with good tunes and great times at the Penn Museum, as we celebrate our eighth...

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