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Do You Want A Cookie?

September 18, 2018 7:30 pm

Philadelphia’s Bearded Ladies Cabaret has some treats for you. Do You Want A Cookie? transforms an old factory to concoct the perfect cabaret confections to satisfy your cravings. Part Great Cabaret Bake-Off, part irreverent romp through cabaret history, the show is at once subversive, joyous, provocative, and communal.

An international cast of cabaret artists perform across two levels of a cavernous space refitted as a seductive nightclub, presenting a live history of cabaret from Le Chat Noir to Weimar nightlife to 21st-century drag.

Do You Want A Cookie? sees the live culmination of a multi-year study by John Jarboe and Sally Ollove of cabaret’s history and evolution — research you can see in The Bearded Ladies’ Digital Fringe offering, The Poison Cookie Jar. After select performances of Do You Want A Cookie? individual artists present extended cabaret acts as Late Night Snacks. Tickets are available for both Do You Want A Cookie? and Late Night Snacks. If you would like to attend the cabaret following Do You Want A Cookie?, make sure to purchase the joint ticket. Only a limited number of joint tickets are available.

Do You Want A Cookie?

 

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Community/Police meeting at Calvary

September 20, 2018 6:00 pm

Thursday, September 20 – Calvary Center at 48th & Baltimore Ave. – 6 pm – Community meeting with Lt. Sean Cobette of the University City Division of the Phila. 18th Police District and representatives of UCD. Bring your concerns and discuss crime and neighborhood issues. Please share this message with friends and neighbors.

 

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Global Guides Tour at the Penn Museum

September 21, 2018 2:30 pm

In honor of Peace Day Philly and national Welcoming Week celebrating immigrants and the contributions they make, the Penn Museum offers a special Global Guide tour of the new Middle East Galleries. Come and hear from Penn Museum’s Global Guides—recent immigrants from Iraq or Syria—as they provide tours of the new Galleries, combining archaeological and historical information about the materials with their own personal stories. Visitors can also experience Global Guide public tours on Saturdays and Sundays at 2:30 pm. The tours are free with Museum admission.

 

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One Africa! One Nation! Uhuru Book Fair & Flea Market

September 22, 2018 9:00 am

2nd Annual Uhuru Book Fair & Flea Market
Saturday, September 22, 2018
(Rain Date Sun Sept 23)
9am – 5pm
Clark Park, 43rd & Chester Ave
West Philly
http://uhurubookfair.blogspot.com
215-875-FLEA (3532)

Come join us on Saturday, September 22nd in beautiful Clark Park for the 4th Annual One Africa! One Nation! Uhuru Book Fair & Flea Market! This free all day program will feature live music poetry, spoken word, local authors, a Childrens Circle special activities for families, music, food, and over 100+ marketplace vendors! Free education resources will be available throughout the day to address adult literacy, English as a Second Language (ESL), and the community-wide lack of access to reading materials and education resources.

The Uhuru Book Fair & Flea Market is an education and economic development project of the African People’s Education and Defense Fund (APEDF).
Everyone is needed to get involved!

Volunteers and vendors wanted!

For more information please visit our blog: uhurubookfair.blogspot.com or call 267-875-3532.

 

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Archaeology in the A.M. at the Penn Museum

September 22, 2018 10:00 am

Designed for teens and young adults with developmental or intellectual disabilities, Archaeology in the A.M. at the Penn Museum pairs exploring the lives of the ancients with making new friends through interactive drop-in activities. Guests can explore the new Middle East Galleries, craft their own cylinder seals, play an ancient board game with a new pal, pose at a photobooth in the fashions of the ancients, and take part in a multisensory gallery tour.

The second hour of the program features an art-making workshop, in addition to a social networking space for parents and family friends. A designated quiet space with dimmed lighting and fidget toys is accessible throughout the event, and a limited number of noise-reducing headphones are available to borrow.

Free with Museum admission, with special discounts available: ACCESS cardholders receive a discounted admission price of $2.00 per person for up to four visitors. Guests who register in advance for Smithsonian magazine’s Museum Day beginning August 15 get free admission!

RSVPs to meganbe@upenn.edu are strongly encouraged. Archaeology in the A.M. is made possible by the Philadelphia Autism Project. To learn more visit www.phillyautismproject.org.

 

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Wynnefield Voters Registration Drive

September 22, 2018 11:00 am

Sept. 22, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Mingle Event Studio. See the flier for more information.

 

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Children’s Scholarship Fund Citywide Application Launch

September 22, 2018 11:00 am

Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia awards K-8th grade scholarships by random lottery* each year. CSFP will host a citywide event to celebrate the opening of our lottery for School Year 2019-2020 scholarships. Staff and volunteers will hand out information and encourage families to apply at these six different recreation centers across the city from 11am-2pm on our Citywide Application Launch day, September 22nd at:

Olney Recreation Center: 6001 A Street
Holmesburg Recreation Center: 4500 Rhawn Street
Kendrick Recreation Center: 5822 Ridge Avenue
Kingsessing Recreation Center: 4901 Kingsessing Avenue
Cobbs Creek Recreation Center: 280 Cobbs Creek Parkway
Murphy Recreation Center: 300 West Shunk Street

 

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Philly AIDS Thrift Lucky 13th Anniversary Block Party

September 22, 2018 12:00 pm

Philly AIDS Thrift is celebrating their 13th Year Anniversary with an amazing, fun-filled Block Party! Spinning the hits all day is DJ Robert Drake along with a performance by Squidling Brothers and a special appearance by The Cheddar Boys. Activities include: celebrity dunk tank with Stefanie Jolles and MacKenzie Moltov, a kids moon bounce, face painting, carnival games, food trucks, a pie eating contest (MC’ed by CBS’s Jim Donovan), dancing in the streets and so much more!

 

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Oktoberfest Live! 2018

September 22, 2018 3:00 pm

Oktoberfest Live!, rated Top 10 Oktoberfest’s in the country by USA Today, is back at Xfinity Live! on Saturday, September 22! Grab your GA and VIP tickets today before they’re gone!

Get unlimited samples of the best fall and early winter beers, including your favorite pumpkin and Okotberfest styles, in your own custom stein while enjoying live music throughout the day.

Get your tickets for access to 7 amazing indoor and outdoor areas to sip and taste all the great beers! Grab a bite at one of the indoor venues, or one of the food trucks outside!

Please note that this event is 21+ only, proper ID required. This event is standing room only.

More info and tickets: https://www.ticketfly.com/event/1734799-oktoberfest-live-2018-philadelphia/

 

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Greensgrow West Farm Dinner

September 22, 2018 6:00 pm

Enjoy a night of farm to table fare at Greensgrow West featuring produce grown at Greensgrow Farms in Kensington and our favorite farmer partners. You’ll be served a four course family style meal including a happy hour and dessert. You’ll learn about our partner farms and how Greensgrow supports a network of local farms through our Farm Share, farmstand and Mobile Markets and fun events like our farm dinner.

Have a great night out at our unique urban green space. Meet our Executive Director and find out more about how we grow tasty organic veggies right here in Philadelphia. Neshaminy Creek Brewing are providing a selection of beer. Ann Karlen of Third Wheel Cheese Company will join us with a selection of local cheeses. There will be live music from Silk and Honey and Herb Quick. Sweet treats will be provided by Bright Yellow Creamery and Cake Life Bake Shop. Everyone gets a Greensgrow pint glass to take home!

Menu
First Course: Cheese Plate, Chilled Corn & Basil Soup, Eggplant & Tomato Caponata on Crostini

Second Course: Heirloom Tomato Caprese Salad, Green Beans with Preserved Lemon and Herbs

Third Course: Red Wine Braised Beef over Gorgonzola Polenta, Vegan Polenta, Grilled Seasonal Vegetables

Fourth Course: Bright Yellow Creamery Ice Cream, Cake Life Bake Shop cookies

Early Bird Discount!
Get $10.00 off your ticket when you use this code at check out: WDINNERTEN18 Expires 8/30/18

Tickets are available here: https://www.greensgrow.org/event/greensgrow-west-farm-dinner-2/

 

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