May
22
6:00 PM18:00

Global Tastes

  • 150 North 6th Street Philadelphia, PA, 19106 United States (map)
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Global Tastes is a celebration of Philadelphia’s diverse communities through food! Started in 2007, Global Tastes is Nationalities Service Center’s most important fundraiser of the year and helps raise funds that allow immigrants and refugees in the Philadelphia area to continue to benefit from the NSC’s high quality comprehensive services.

https://nscphila.org/global-tastes-2018

 

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May
23
6:00 PM18:00

Rippling Moon: Conversations on Public Art and Wellness

Inspired by new mural Rippling Moon, a panel will share their experiences and beliefs on the relationships between a community’s well-being, public art (like the Mural Arts Program) and behavioral health, and how that can make a more “trauma-aware and beautiful Philadelphia.”

$5

South American Room of International House, 3717 Chestnut St

https://www.muralarts.org/events/rippling-moon-conversations-public-art-wellness/

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May
24
to May 28

Sail Philadelphia

A number of tall ships will dock along the Delaware River Waterfront, providing the opportunity for tours of the ships, as well as time to sail on them, throughout the festival. There will also be a parade of ships, access to the Independence Seaport Museum and more entertainment to be announced.

$3-150

Delaware River Waterfront

http://sailphiladelphia.org/buy-tickets/

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Hand to Hand: A FringeArts Circus Festival
May
31
to Jun 3

Hand to Hand: A FringeArts Circus Festival

A multi-day festival showcasing circus art, Hand to Hand includes multiple smaller performances within. Barcode Circus Company perform an acrobatic show as the main feature. Throughout the festival, various companies will showcase all forms of circusry.

Various times

Free - $15

http://fringearts.com/event/hand-to-hand-circus-festival/

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Mural Arts Philadelphia's Wall Ball
Jun
7
6:00 PM18:00

Mural Arts Philadelphia's Wall Ball

  • 29 East Allen Street Philadelphia, PA, 19123 United States (map)
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Join Mural Arts Philadelphia for a night of celebration and recognition with cocktails, delicious food, live entertainment, art auction, and guest artists. Funds generated by Wall Ball support collaborative public art projects and high-quality art education and training programs.

https://www.muralarts.org/events/wallball2018/

COST: $200+

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French Creek Iron Tour
Jun
10
7:00 AM07:00

French Creek Iron Tour

Take a bike ride in beautiful northern Chester County and help preserve open space through the French & Pickering Creeks Conservation Trust.

Cycle through historic Iron Furnace country and have a blast!  French & Pickering Creeks Conservation Trust preserves open space where iron blast furnaces and forges served as cornerstones of industry in colonial Pennsylvania - hence "Iron Tour."

http://www.irontour.org/

COST: $50 for Adults, Free for Children under 15

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Summer Nature Photography Series - Father's Day Edition
Jun
17
10:00 AM10:00

Summer Nature Photography Series - Father's Day Edition

This photography course is designed for beginners, and will go over how to find the right lighting, composition and using auto focus. Attendees also learn about the best way to edit photos with a smartphone.

$10-15

Bartram’s Garden, 5400 Lindbergh Blvd

https://www.phillyorchards.org/civicrm/?page=CiviCRM&q=civicrm/event/info&reset=1&id=133

 

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Havertown Irish Festival
Jun
23
12:00 PM12:00

Havertown Irish Festival

  • 130 North Eagle Road Havertown, PA, 19083 United States (map)
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The Irish Festival celebrates the heritage of many Havertown residents who call the town “the 33rd County of Ireland.” Live music, food, drink, Irish music from the Philadelphia Emerald Society Pipe Band and others, as well as kids’ activities, make up this event.

Free, $3 suggested donation

http://havertownirishfestival.com/

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Haddonfield Crafts and Fine Art Festival
Jul
7
to Jul 8

Haddonfield Crafts and Fine Art Festival

  • Downtown Haddonfield along Kings Hwy and Tanner St Haddonfield, NJ (map)
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This large New Jersey festival hosts over 250 artists and craftspeople who will be displaying and selling art in a variety of mediums including ceramics, glass, jewelry, wood, fiber, metal, paper, drawings, paintings, photography, and wearable art.

https://downtownhaddonfield.com/events-entries/2018-arts-crafts-festival/

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Citizens Planning Institute Application Deadline
Sep
12
11:59 PM23:59

Citizens Planning Institute Application Deadline

  • 1515 Arch Street Philadelphia, PA, 19102 United States (map)
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Want to learn about planning, zoning, and development in Philly? Apply to be part of the Citizens Planning Institute course! Classes are on Wednesday evenings in October & November. Applications due September 12th. Citizens Planning Institute is the education and outreach arm of the Philadelphia City Planning Commission.

http://citizensplanninginstitute.org/

COST: $50 - 125

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Philadelphia Open Studio Tours, presented by The Center for Emerging Visual Artists
Oct
6
to Oct 14

Philadelphia Open Studio Tours, presented by The Center for Emerging Visual Artists

Philadelphia Open Studio Tours (POST), a program of The Center for Emerging Visual Artists, offers a behind-the-scenes look at a day in the life of a visual artist. Each October, explore hundreds of artist studios and community partner spaces in more than twenty Philadelphia neighborhoods and see the artistic process unfold right in your own backyard. 
POST, the largest open studio tours in the region, spotlights the vitality of Philadelphia’s visual arts scene and underscores the important contributions artists make to our city’s economic and civic life. Great for all ages, this citywide festival features studio visits, hands-on demos, workshops, artist talks, receptions, exhibitions and more—all through an approachable and easy-to-navigate, self-guided tour. 

October 6: West, October 7: Northwest, October 13: Northeast, October 14: South

West (including but not limited to: West Philadelphia, University City, Mantua, Powelton Village, Brewerytown, Fairmount, Center City West)

Northwest (including but not limited to: East Falls, Germantown, Roxborough Manayunk, Chestnut Hill, Mount Airy)

Northeast (including but not limited to: Callowhill, Old City, Northern Liberties, Fishtown, Kensington, Port Richmond, Harrowgate, Frankford, Torresdale)

South (including but not limited to: Center City East, Queen Village, Bella Vista, South Philadelphia, Point Breeze, NewBold, Fitler Square, Graduate Hospital, Grey’s Ferry)

https://www.philaopenstudios.org/

COST: Free

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Farmstead Cheese
May
20
1:00 PM13:00

Farmstead Cheese

  • 3200 Lawrenceville Road Lawrence Township, NJ, 08648 United States (map)
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In this hands-on class you’ll build on the principles taught in our ricotta-mozzarella class, learning how to make three classic farmstead cheeses from different parts of the globe: basket cheese, cottage cheese, and paneer.

http://www.shopcherrygrovefarm.com/Cherry-Grove-Farm-Farmstead-Cheesemaking-Class-p/chcl-ifc.htm

COST: $85

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40th St Summer Series with West Philadelphia Orchestra and Dan Blacksberg
May
19
6:00 PM18:00

40th St Summer Series with West Philadelphia Orchestra and Dan Blacksberg

West Philly’s much-loved outdoor concert series returns for its first show of the summer with a double headliner. The West Philadelphia Orchestra have shared the stage with artists across the musical spectrum, and performed an NPR Tiny Desk Concert.

Walnut Street Library, 201 S 40th St

https://www.universitycity.org/40th-street-summer-series

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Bike to Work Day
May
18
9:00 AM09:00

Bike to Work Day

Biking as a means of transportation is one of the best ways to help our environment. This year on Bike to Work Day, the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadephia will have “energizer stations” around the city, providing snacks, coffee and other goodies to riders who stop by. Awards will also be given to “Bike Phriendly” businesses.

http://bicyclecoalition.org/ride-your-bike/bike-work-day-2018/#sthash.JOnXmge2.dpbs

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Historic Philadelphia Inc.'s 10th Annual An Evening in Franklin Square
May
17
5:30 PM17:30

Historic Philadelphia Inc.'s 10th Annual An Evening in Franklin Square

Historic Philadelphia Inc.’s 10th Annual An Evening in Franklin Square will include cocktails and a silent auction, followed by dinner along with a live auction and dancing at 7:30 pm. The Parx Square Derby, a carousel “race” where guests buy a mount or place bets and race to the finish, will be a highlight of the night.

 

www.historicphiladelphia.org

COST: $200

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May
17
to May 20

Visible Structures

  • Mascher Space Cooperative (map)
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In a performance told through dance, Visible Structures examines what the trope of the hero’s journey means. The performance was created through personal experience as well as research on Ender’s Game, The Matrix and Hero with a Thousand Faces.

Various times

$15-30

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Forage the Farm: Where the Wild Things Are
May
12
1:00 PM13:00

Forage the Farm: Where the Wild Things Are

  • 3200 Lawrenceville Road Lawrence Township, NJ, 08648 United States (map)
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Join us for a guided foraging adventure as we explore the meadows and fields searching for wild edibles. Together we will collect a cache of fresh, local ingredients to be used by a seasoned chef, to craft our wild edible plants into a forest to fork-style tasting menu. Bring a pouch and collect some edibles to bring home!

http://www.shopcherrygrovefarm.com/default.asp

COST: $65

 

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Fairmount Park 11th Annual Centennial Celebration
May
10
6:00 PM18:00

Fairmount Park 11th Annual Centennial Celebration

This awards ceremony honors those who have made notable contributions to the park system in Philadelphia. This year’s award categories include Civic Leadership and Park Champion. There is also a silent auction.

Fairmount Park Horticulture Center, 100 North Horticultural Dr

$250-500

https://myphillypark.org/events/annual-fpc-events/centennial-celebration/

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May
10
6:00 PM18:00

Fairmount Park Conservancy's 11th Annual Centennial Celebration

  • North Horticultural Drive & Montgomery Drive, Philadelphia (map)
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Fairmount Park Conservancy’s 11th Annual Centennial Celebration will be a reception and dinner honoring leading park supporters for their generosity and dedication to all of Philadelphia’s parks. myphillypark.org or (215) 988-9334.

https://myphillypark.org/events/annual-fpc-events/centennial-celebration/

COST: $500

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PAFA's 117th Annual Student Exhibition Preview Party
May
10
4:00 PM16:00

PAFA's 117th Annual Student Exhibition Preview Party

The Preview Party kicks off the historic Annual Student Exhibition and offers guests the first chance to view and purchase nearly 1,000 paintings, sculptures, works on paper, and installations created by PAFA’s BFA students, third-and fourth-year Certificate program students, and MFA candidates, all on the verge of their professional careers.

https://www.pafa.org/117th-annual-student-exhibition-preview-party-may-10-2018

COST: $50+

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2018 Sustainability Symposium
May
4
8:00 AM08:00

2018 Sustainability Symposium

Green Building United's 2018 Sustainability Symposium is a full day of educational sessions covering cutting edge green building and sustainability topics. Hear experts from across the region as they gather to discuss their current work, and the opportunities for social, environmental, and economic impact.

https://greenbuildingunited.org/events/2018-sustainability-symposium

COST: Early Bird Members: $50, Early Bird Non-Members: $100, Members: $75, Non-Members: $150, Government/Non-Profit: $100, Student: $25

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Grow YB: Plant the Seed with YouthBuild Philly
May
3
6:00 PM18:00

Grow YB: Plant the Seed with YouthBuild Philly

Please join us for YouthBuild Philadelphia's annual fundraiser, as we celebrate more than two decades of program success in providing opportunities for previously disconnected youth. We will celebrate with our sponsors, partners, donors and supporters, as well as program alumni.

Price includes food, open bar, entertainment, and more!

https://youthbuildphilly.ticketleap.com/growyb/

COST: $75

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Eats For Equity 2018
May
3
5:00 PM17:00

Eats For Equity 2018

Eats for Equity is a fundraiser that supports The Enterprise Center's programs that support small businesses and families in West Philadelphia.

Featuring:

Local chefs and their small businesses
Live cooking demonstrations
Tasty treats, sweet and savory, featuring diverse cultural cuisines
Local food truck fair
Vegetarian and vegan options
Games & activities
Live music
Raffle

Early Bird and Group Discounts available!

Valet parking included.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/eats-for-equity-2018-tickets-43757686418

COST: $60 - 75

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Margarita Rumble
Apr
28
12:00 PM12:00

Margarita Rumble

After inaugural kickoffs in London and New York last year, Craft Hospitality is bringing the popular Margarita Rumble to Philly. As 15 of the best bars and restaurants compete for the title of the Best Margarita in Philly. Kicking off at the Schmidt’s Commons, formerly known as the Piazza, dozens of mixologists will shake it up while you sample the best margaritas, and vote for your favorite! A DJ will keep you bamba’ing through the evening. Partygoers have three afternoon sessions to choose from when buying VIP or general admission tickets. VIP admission means early access one hour before the fiesta really kicks off!

This year, PAWS (Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society) was chosen as the charity of choice as it’s dedicated to saving Philadelphia’s homeless and at-risk animals. PAWS is working to make Philadelphia a no-kill city where every healthy and treatable pet is guaranteed a home

You must be 21+ to attend. Food will be available for purchase, and a variety of food trucks will be on site.

Buy tickets here.

COST: $45-65

 

 

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2018 Fairmount Avenue Arts Crawl
Apr
28
12:00 PM12:00

2018 Fairmount Avenue Arts Crawl

  • 2200 Fairmount Avenue Philadelphia, PA, 19130 United States (map)
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The Fairmount Avenue Arts Crawl is a free annual, indoor/outdoor festival for art lovers of all mediums, which transforms the Art Museum Area of Philadelphia into an eclectic showcase of local artists and performers in its streets, restaurants, businesses, shops and bars.

http://www.fairmountaveartscrawl.com/

COST: Free

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Go West Craft Fest
Apr
28
11:00 AM11:00

Go West Craft Fest

  • 4000 Woodland Avenue Philadelphia, PA, 19104 United States (map)
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80 local makers show artisan jewelry, functional ceramics, knitted accessories, cards, clothing, candles, soaps, scents, toys, tinctures, treasures and works of art. Enjoy live music, food trucks, children's activities, tours of the historic Woodlands Cemetery, and acrobatic performances as well.

http://gowestcraftfest.wixsite.com/home

COST: Free

 

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TheFitExpo Philadelphia
Apr
28
to Apr 29

TheFitExpo Philadelphia

  • 1101 Arch Street Philadelphia, PA, 19107 United States (map)
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This action-packed weekend will feature amazing competitions and events, non-stop cutting edge classes, internet fitness celebrities, and hundreds of exhibits featuring the newest in fitness, diet, nutrition, strength and wellness products, with tons of free samples!

https://www.thefitexpo.com/ph.shtml

COST: $25 for daily admission; $40 for weekend package

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