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30+ Things to Do With Kids This Week Around Philly: July 29–August 4

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The Oval+

Wednesdays-Sundays, through August 18

Eakins Oval, 2451 Benjamin Franklin Parkway; also see “blocks” at Barnes Foundation, Rodin Museum, and Van Colln Park

 

This colorful transformation of Eakins Oval (and beyond, hence the plus symbol) brings four weeks of fun for all ages to the Parkway, from a beer garden for grownups to storytimes for little ones, and so much more. We’ll be sharing can’t-miss events below, but you can read our preview of the whole pop-up here!

Shark Summer

Through September 2

Adventure Aquarium, 1 Riverside Drive, Camden, NJ

 

Adventure Aquarium is bringing back Shark Summer—interactive programming celebrating all things shark! There will be shark shows, shark swag, shark talks, and… baby sharks! So if your kids haven’t stopped singing “Baby Shark” for the better part of a year, this is clearly the place to be if you want to live every week like it’s Shark Week.

Art Splash

Tuesdays–Sundays through September 2, 10 am—5 pm (open until 7 pm on Wednesdays)

Perelman Building, 2525 Pennsylvania Ave.

 

Philadelphia Museum of Art’s summer programming, Art Splash, brings family tours, art making, open studio time, and a kid-friendly gallery hunt. On Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from 1—4 pm, meet artist Brian Bazemore as he leads a collaborative art activity in the studio. On Wednesday evening from 5–7 pm, enjoy pay-what-you-wish admission.

Dinosaurs Around the World

Through January 20, 2020

Academy of Natural Sciences, 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

 

With over a dozen life-size animatronic dinosaurs,  “Dinosaurs Around the World” invites visitors to prehistoric Earth to see how they lived and adapted to their times. Check out our preview to learn more.

Delaware River Waterfront

The Blue Cross RiverRink, Spruce Street Harbor Park, and Cherry Street Pier open full-time for the summer this weekend with skating, rides, food, and lots more family fun.

Photo Pop!

The Bourse, 111 S. Independence Mall East

Through August 24

 

Photo Pop is back with “Sweet Paradise.” Go selfie-wild with a new location, a new theme, and lots of Insta-worthy art at this temporary Philly art exhibit. Tickets available online.

‘Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes’ at the Franklin Institute

Through September 2

222 N. 20th St.

 

Franklin Institute celebrates Marvel’s 80th Anniversary with a new immersive exhibit including original sketches, costumes and props from Marvel films (including Black PantherCaptain America, and Thor), interactive experiences in life-size scenes, and lots of photo ops! Read our preview here.

‘America to Zanzibar’ at Please Touch Museum

Through September 2

4231 Avenue of the Republic

 

The Please Touch Museum welcomes a new special exhibit, “America to Zanzibar: Muslim Cultures Near and Far,” which allows families to learn about Muslim culture around the world through interactive displays, artifacts, and more. See our preview here!

‘Creatures of Habitat’ at Philadelphia Zoo

3400 W. Girard Ave.

Through September 30

 

Creatures of Habitat: A Gazillion Piece Animal Adventure” brings 12 giant LEGO vignettes created by Sean Kenney all over the zoo. Kids will be able to use the returning Zoo Keys at “audiobooks” located at each sculpture (as well as other areas throughout the zoo) to “unlock” secrets and stories about the animals. Read all about the exhibit in our preview.

‘Hamilton: The Constitutional Clashes That Shaped a Nation’

Through December 31

National Constitution Center, 525 Arch St.

 

 This exhibit focuses on the intellectual and political conflicts between Hamilton and his contemporaries, including Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and John Adams, and of course, Aaron Burr.

Civil War Summer at the National Constitution Center

Through August 17

National Constitution Center, 525 Arch St.

 

This summer, in conjunction with the National Constitution Center’s new Civil War and Reconstruction exhibit the Center’s Main Lobby will be transformed into a Union Army encampment. Visitors will be able to try on replica Civil War soldier uniforms and examine the kinds of supplies soldiers would have had at war camps. Every Thursday and Saturday, special activities will include Meet-and-Greets with historic figures like Henry “Box” Brown, as well as Union soldiers and battlefield nurses. Visitors can also attend Town Hall programs with President Abraham Lincoln, enjoy a theatrical performance highlighting Frances E.W. Harper, and participate in interactive Military Muster activities.

Free Admission at NMAJH

Through August 31

National Museum of American Jewish History, 101 S. Independence Mall E.

 

Admission to the National Museum of American Jewish History is free through August! Free admission includes complimentary access to the Museum’s core exhibits highlighting more than 360 years of life in America told through a Jewish lens, and complimentary access to the current special exhibition, “Sara Berman’s Closet.” Reserve tickets online.

Parks on Tap: Gorgas Park

July 31–August 4

6300 Ridge Ave.

 

Our favorite family-friendly beer garden comes to Roxborough. To celebrate, there will be free concerts at 7 pm on Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday.

Monday

Storytime in the Square
10-11 am
Franklin Square, 200 N. Sixth St.
Librarian Margaret Bernardi of the Independence Branch of the Free Library of Philadelphia reads free stories to children in the Franklin Square Pavilion. Read More
Music Monkey Jungle at Liberty Place
10:30-11 am
The Shops at Liberty Place, 1625 Chestnut St.
Come sing, dance, laugh and play with Lori and Jeremy of Music Monkey Jungle in this free concert! Read More
Story Art at Sister Cities Park
10:30–11:30 am
210 N. 18th St.
The Free Library of Philadelphia will lead a weekly storytime at the park, followed by nature-themed crafts with Philadelphia Parks and Recreation. Read More
Art in the Park at Sister Cities Park
11:30 am–12:30 pm
210 N. 18th St.
The Philadelphia Museum of Art will lead a free collage activity for kids. Read More
Marvel Movie Mondays: 'Avengers: Age of Ultron'
Noon
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library, 1901 Vine Street
Escape the heat this summer and recap the essential movies from the Marvel Cinematic Universe each week in the Field Teen Center! Program for teens ages 12-18. Read More
Yoga and Mindfulness for Kids
4:30 pm
Roxborough Library, 6245 Ridge Ave.
This class ties in self-awareness, focus, stress release, compassionate thinking, and working with others, all while gaining the physical benefits of yoga asanas. For children ages 5 to 8 years old. Read More
Swedes in Space
6 pm
Chestnut Hill Library, 8711 Germantown Ave.
The American Swedish Historical Museum brings Swedes in Space program to the Library. Discover the wonders of space and learn what it takes to become an astronaut. For children ages 6-11. Read More
Outdoor Movie Night: 'Purple Rain'
7:30-10 pm
Cherry Street Pier, 121 N. Columbus Blvd.
This one's for all the Prince fans out there! Resident artist Stacey "Flygirrl" Wilson chose this movie, and will also host a singalong! Read More

Tuesday

Music Monkey Jungle Free Session at Reading Terminal Market
10-10:30 am
51 N. 12th St.
Sing, dance, move, and have a rockin’ good time with Music Monkey Jungle. Admission is free and open to the public. Read More
Baby Bird Playdate at Philadelphia Museum of Art
10:15 am
Perelman Building, 2525 Pennsylvania Ave.
Play at the museum with your little ones and enjoy circle time, art making, and gallery walks.​ For toddlers and their grownups. Note that for this summer, Baby Bird Playdates move to the museum's Perelman Building-- so stick around for Art Splash! Read More
Story Jams
10:30 am
DiSilvestro Rec Center, 1701 S. 15th St.
Story Jams is a playgroup centered around play and positivity that includes storytime, music, dancing, and sensory exploration. In case of inclement weather, meet inside the library. Read More
Woven Together at Sister Cities Park
10:30–11:30 am
Sister Cities Park, 210 N. 18th St.
The Fabric Workshop & Museum will bring their current exhibit– “Sonya Clark: Monumental Cloth, the Flag We Should Know”– to life. The exhibit will be the inspiration for engaging textile, craft, and hands-on activities. Read More
Nature in the Park
11:30 am–12:30 pm
Sister Cities Park, 210 N. 18th St.
The Academy of Natural Sciences will bring fun games and experiments that involve creatures and crawlers! Read More
Who's Your Favorite Superhero? Teen Series
12:30 pm
Wynnefield Library, 5325 Overbrook Ave.
Teens will read excerpts aloud from their favorite superheroes books and graphic novels. After the readings, participants can watch superhero movies in the large meeting room. Read More
Junior Naturalist: Nature Survival
1-3 pm
Pennypack Environmental Center, 8600 Verree Rd.
Nature activities for kids ages 8-12. Includes craft, snack, games, and a walk. Space is limited; registration is required (email PEC@phila.gov) Read More
Manga Workshop for Teens
2 pm
Torresdale Library, 3079 Holme Ave.
Workshop for ages 12-17 that will teach participants how to draw some iconic characters from well-known manga, and get started on creating their own. Read More
Tour 'Our Five Senses'
3-3:45 pm
Parkway Central Library, 1901 Vine St.
Take a free curator-led tour of 'Our Five Senses', the first family-friendly, fully-interactive exhibit at the Free Library. While the exhibit is geared for all ages, the suggested minimum age for the tour is 10 years old. Tours are free but tickets are required; register ... Read More
Free Kids' Yoga
4 pm
Parkway Central Library, 1901 Vine St.
Join yoga teacher Danielle Pramick for a free children’s yoga class at the library. This class will give kids a safe environment to play, explore and experience the benefits of yoga. Read More
Teen Cooking
4 pm
Logan Library, 1333 Wagner Ave.
Teens will work on their culinary literacy skills by making healthy snacks and desserts. The food will require no cooking or baking. Read More
Fit Fun for Teens and Tweens
6-7:30 pm
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library, 68 West Chelten Ave.
Activities to get moving, eat healthy, and boost your mind. For teens and tweens. Read More
Free Boating at Bartram's Garden
6-8 pm
5400 Lindbergh Blvd.
Enjoy free sunset boating on the Schuylkill River. No registration or boating experience necessary! All ages are welcome, minors must be accompanied by an adult. Read More
Harry Potter Birthdae Ball
6-8 pm
The Pop Shop, 729 Haddon Avenue, Collingswood, NJ
Witches and wizards of all ages are invited to celebrate Harry Potter’s Birthday! Your ticket includes an enchanting evening with Butterbeer shakes, a Hogwarts-inspired dinner and magical dessert, Harry Potter games, Hogwarts trivia, and more. Tickets available online. Read More
School of Rock AllStars
7 pm
World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St.
The School of Rock AllStars are top teenage musicians, touring North America and wowing crowds with classic and modern rock. They are joined by School of Rock house bands that showcase the area's local talent. Tickets available online. Read More

Wednesday

Jams! in the Park at Dickinson Square
Meet in the park for stories, music, and a sensory activity. Read More
Health Chat with Fairmount Pediatrics
10 am
Kith + Kin, 3060 W. Jefferson St.
Kith + Kin hosts a free monthly chat on hot topic health issues that new parents often have many questions about. It starts with an informal presentation on the monthly topic and then opens up for a group discussion. This month: infant rashes. Read More
Grow Up Green at Sister Cities Park
10:30–11:30 am
Sister Cities Park, 210 N. 18th St.
Philadelphia Parks and Recreation will lead activities for kids age 3 and up that encourage a connection to nature and outdoor play. Read More
Nature Read-Aloud with Philadelphia Parks & Recreation
11 am
The Oval's “MAKE” block, in front of the Barnes Foundation (2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway)
Join FarmPhilly for a read-aloud series with a focus on the natural world. Children ages 4-8 and their caretakers are invited to come listen to stories about plants, animals, seasons and our food systems and participate in a short hands-on activity following the book. Read More
Franklin Institute visits the Penn Museum
11 am-noon
Penn Museum, 3260 South St.
Roll, slide, and spin! Investigate the basic physics of motion in this interactive show. Free with museum admission. Read More
Tiny Tot Explorers: Paleontologists Party
11 am-noon
Academy of Natural Sciences, 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Kids ages 2-5 with their caregivers will explore nature through songs, games, hands-on fun, and museum adventures. Space is limited; pre-registration required online. Read More
Our Five Senses: Cookie Making and Tasting
11 am-12:30 pm
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library,1901 Vine Street
Children ages 7 and up -- along with their caregivers -- are invited to a very special cookie class featuring molasses cookies and a virtual author visit from Molly Idle with a reading of her award-winning book, 'Flora and the Flamingo.' Each family will receive ... Read More
Franklin Square 13th Birthday Splash
11 am-1 pm
Franklin Square, Sixth and Race streets
Join neighbors, community partners, and guests to celebrate Franklin Square’s 13th birthday and the debut of the Franklin Square Fountain Show with birthday cake, Ben Franklin, and free rides on the Parx Liberty Carousel! Don’t miss the inaugural Fountain Show at 12:30 pm. Then, come ... Read More
Young Science Hour at Sister Cities Park
11:30 am–12:30 pm
Sister Cities Park, 210 N. 18th St.
The Franklin Institute will bring unique science experiments, demonstrations, and hands-on activities designed to teach kids about space, robotics, and more. Read More
#slayinspirecreate jr.
12:30 pm
Charles Santore Library, 932 S. Seventh St.
Explore the work of famous artists then create your own masterpieces. Read More
Furs, Feathers, and Scales: An Academy To Go Program
4 pm
Wyoming Library, 231 E. Wyoming Ave.
Learn about the importance of animal coverings, and discover some of the basic differences between mammals, birds, and reptiles in this free program for preschoolers and their families from the Academy of Natural Sciences. Read More
Music and Mindfulness with Luna Maye and Jackie Cantwell
4 pm
Parkway Central Library, 1901 Vine Street
An afternoon of mindfulness, sound, storytelling, and games designed to get kids to connect to their bodies and hearts. Participants will experience sounds from a wide range of meditative instruments including singing bowls, chimes, shruti box, and flute, and explore with their voices and movement. Read More
Toddler Yoga at Kith + Kin
4:15 pm
3060 W. Jefferson St.
Toddler Yoga is a fun, energetic and engaging way for parents to connect with their young children (ages 2-4) through yoga poses. Toddlers will learn poses while parents help guide the little ones towards focus, leading by example with their own participation. Drop-ins welcome. Read More
Art Splash on Wednesday Nights
5-7 pm
Perelman Building, 2525 Pennsylvania Ave.
Enjoy pay-what-you-wish admission and make some art in Splash Studio before bedtime. Read More
Free Yoga for Kids
5:30 pm
Whitman Library, 200 Snyder Ave.
A fun and free yoga class for children ages 7-12, led by instructor Anne-Marie Mulgrew. Yogis under 7 can participate with an adult. Read More
Last Wednesday Free Fishing at Bartram's Garden
6-8 pm
5400 Lindbergh Blvd.
Bartram's provides rods, tackle, bait, and basic instruction, so this is a great event for new fishers. No fishing license necessary, no registration required. Fishing is done from a dock, the riverbank, or rowboats. Read More
Snake Party
6:30 pm
Independence Library, 18 S. Seventh St.
Snake expert Scott Prior will talk about snakes' intriguing lives, and, if you are brave enough, you can pet one of his snake friends. Read More

Thursday

Community Paint Day at Cherry Street Pier
10 am-noon
121 N. Columbus Boulevard
Open to all ages, and no experience necessary, paint piece of the Centennial Legacy Mural and become a part of Philadelphia’s public art landscape. Read More
Drag Queen Story Time at the Oval
11 am-noon
Across the street from the Barnes Foundation, 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Come hear stories about self-love, diversity, acceptance, and many fabulous other things when Drag Queen Brittany Lynn brings her incredible Drag Queen Story Time to The Oval! This week, it's Super Hero Storytime! Read More
Teen Summer Cooking Class
Noon
Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library, 5800 Cobbs Creek Parkway
Teens will cook up some simple meals for the summer. Lessons include knife skills, cooking and baking principles. Read More
End of Summer of Wonder Festivities
noon-4 pm
Logan Library, 1333 Wagner Ave.
Celebrate the end of summer reading with face painting (until 2 pm), pizza, and more. Read More
Leave Your Mark
2 pm
Falls of Schuylkill Library, 3501 Midvale Ave.
Join Miss Nora and use recycled items to create a positive work of art. Take it home, leave it in the community, or give it as a gift. For all ages. Young children will need an adult to accompany them. Read More
Crafternoon with PAFA
2 pm
Lillian Marrero Library, 601 W. Lehigh Ave.
Relax with a summer craft led by staff from PAFA. Read More
End of Summer Rooftop Party for Teens
4 pm
Parkway Central Library, 1901 Vine St.
Teens are invited to celebrate the end of summer (and summer reading) with food, prizes, and more. Read More
Teen Cooking: Cookie Pizza
4 pm
Whitman Library, 200 Snyder Ave.
Teens will make Cookie Pizza, a sugar cookie pizza with lots of different healthy toppings! Read More
Sea Star Gazing
4 pm
Paschalville Library, 6942 Woodland Ave.
This interactive program for children presented by Adventure Aquarium features live animals and fun with science. Read More
Slimy, Squishy, Sensory Fun
4 pm
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library, 125 S. 52nd St.
Kids age 11 and under are invited to make fun sensory DIYs, from slippery slime to edible orbeez! Young makers will take home their tactile creations to extend creative playtime. Read More
Free Kids' Yoga
4:30 pm
South Philadelphia Library, 1700 S. Broad St.
Join yoga teacher Danielle Pramick for a free children’s yoga class at the library. This class will give kids a safe environment to play, explore and experience the benefits of yoga. Read More
Live at Sister Cities Park
5-8 pm
210 N. 18th St.
Live at Sister Cities Park brings local singer-songwriters together for a season-long party on the Parkway! A variety of snacks will be available for purchase at Sister Cities Café, including beer and wine. Kids are free to frolic in the Children’s Discovery Garden and Boat ... Read More
Manayunk Stroll The Street: Kids' Fitness Night
5-9 pm
Main Street, Manayunk
Every Thursday night throughout the summer, Manayunk will host local food trucks, vendors, live music, and more. This week, it's Kids' Fitness Night! There will be free kids' classes, from yoga to karate on Cotton Street, face painting, live music, and more. Read More
Throwback Thursday at Franklin Square
5-10 pm
Franklin Square, Sixth and Race streets
Dance and sing along to classic tunes as DJ Robert Drake fills the Square with the biggest hits of the decade, celebrating a different musical era each week. This week, it's the 60s, and decade dress is encouraged! Read More
Rebel Thursday at Betsy Ross House
Betsy Ross House has extended hours this summer on Thursdays. Meet Betsy in the House’s basement where she will tell you about the risks she took by agreeing to take on flag and cartridge-making commissions during the Revolution, and violating her Quaker faith by eloping ... Read More
Kids' Classic Rock Concert at Gorgas Park
Parks on Tap comes to Gorgas Park this week, and to celebrate, there will be concerts throughout the week! Thursday night is for kids, and the concert starts at 7 pm. Read More
Penn’s Landing Screenings Under the Stars: ‘Fighting With My Family’
8:30 pm
Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing
Kick back in your favorite lawn chair with a great snack from on-site concessions and enjoy a different movie each week. Read More

Friday

Outdoor Movie Night: 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'
Dusk
Upper Roxborough Reservoir Preserve
Movie is BYOB (Bring Your Own Blanket) and begins at dusk. Read More
Outdoor Movie Night: 'Inside Out'
Dusk
Hart Park, 1315 N. Fourth St.
Movie is BYOB (Bring Your Own Blanket) and begins at dusk. Read More
Shark Conservation Weekend
9:30 am-5 pm
Adventure Aquarium, 1 Riverside Dr., Camden, NJ
To close out Discovery Shark Week, the first 400 guests will receive an exclusive Shark Week Fin Hat! Plus, interact and learn how we can conserve sharks worldwide and join in various shark activities with shark experts. Visit the Ocean Realm Panoramic window to spin ... Read More
Nimble Crafters at Kith + Kin
10 am-noon
3060 W. Jefferson St.
Weekly take-home projects are inspired by nature, cultures, and art appreciation. Experimenting with different materials in a controlled environment allows your child to gain confidence but most importantly have fun! Come any time between the two-hour open studio time and stay as long as you ... Read More
Baby Bird Playdate at Philadelphia Museum of Art
10:15 am
Perelman Building, 2525 Pennsylvania Ave.
Play at the museum with your little ones and enjoy circle time, art making, and gallery walks.​ For toddlers and their grownups. Note that for this summer, Baby Bird Playdates move to the museum's Perelman Building-- so stick around for Art Splash! Read More
Storytime at Morris Arboretum
10:30-11:15 am
100 E. Northwestern Avenue
A fun and engaging reading session with a local librarian, tailored to the changing seasons to complements the natural setting of the arboretum. In case of bad weather, it will be held indoors. Read More
Kids Carnival & Health and Resource Fair
11 am-3 pm
Lighthouse Field, 199 E. Erie Ave.
Carnival games, face painting, DJ music, food, and free school supplies while they last! Read More
Storytime Expeditions: Musicians of the Sun
11:30 am-12:15 pm
Penn Museum, 3260 South St.
In this adapted Aztec myth, listeners will soar with Wind as he battles the mighty warrior Sun in his quest to bring music and color to the Earth. This storytime and museum exploration activity is free with museum admission. Read More
Black Panther visits Dilworth Park
Noon
Dilworth Park, 1 S. 15th St.
In anticipation of screening 'Black Panther' later that night in the park, you can meet T'Challa himself in the park at noon! Read More
End of Summer Reading Party
1 pm
Richmond Library, 2987 Almond St.
Raffle winners will be selected, plus indoor and outdoor games, crafts, snacks, and fun for children and teens. Read More
End of Summer Treasure Hunt
2 pm
Lovett Memorial Library, 6945 Germantown Ave.
Best for hunters age 7 and up, kids will test their smarts to find the treasure! Read More
Architecture + Design (A+D) Play
3-5 pm
The Oval's “MAKE” block, in front of the Barnes Foundation (2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway)
Have fun and learn about design, build a project from your imagination, and hone your creative problem-solving skills. DesignPhiladelphia offers different activities each week, so you can come again and again to work with others and build something amazing! Read More
Fishtown Flower Crawl
4-8 pm
Throughout Fishtown and NKCDC Garden Center
You will be provided with a map of entries into this year's Fishtown Flower Power Container Gardening Contest for a self-guided tour. Walk through the neighborhood voting for your favorite sidewalk gardens and stop by participating businesses for food and drink specials. Finish the evening ... Read More
Lilypad Family Happy Hour Playgroup
4:30—6 pm
1234 S. Broad St.
Hang out with other parents and let the kids play—this playgroup is BYOB! Read More
First Fridays at Roxborough Pocket Park
5-8 pm
6170 Ridge Ave.
Pocket Park events will bring the community together for family fun on Ridge Avenue. The event will include live music by Toria Daisy Music. Read More
Game Night at Franklin Square
5-10 pm
Franklin Square, Sixth and Race streets
Franklin Square hosts weekly game nights this August, featuring B-E-N-G-O hosted by Benjamin Franklin with prizes, Colonial games, and Quizzo with Deborah Franklin! Read More
Food and Flicks Friday: 'Top Gun'
5-11 pm
The Oval, 2451 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Highway to the danger zone! Come to The Oval at 5 pm for food trucks and the beer garden. Then at 9 pm, the movie begins! Read More
Member-Only Night at Smith Memorial Playground
6-8 pm
Smith Memorial Playground and Playhouse, 3500 Reservoir Dr.
Smith members are invited to enjoy a monthly Member-Only Night this summer where families have exclusive access to the Playground. Smith will provide pizza (while it lasts) or families can bring dinner. Free, but RSVP is required online. Read More
Ping Pong Tournament with SPIN
6-8 pm
The Oval's “PLAY” block, located in front of Von Colln Park on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Every Friday night from 6–8 pm, you can participate in a ping-pong tournament with SPIN (the tournament winner will receive a grand prize and participate in SPIN’s final match at LOVE Park in September). Read More
Lighthouse Parade and Glow Party
6-10 pm
Bartram's Garden, 5400 Lindbergh Blvd.
The West Powelton Steppers and Drum Line along with Moko.Motion stilt walkers will lead a procession through the neighborhood and into the garden for an evening of dancing and glow-in-the-dark fun. There will be face painting, giveaways, activities, and the opportunity to observe some nighttime pollinators ... Read More
Chestnut Hill Movies Under the Stars: 'Wonder Woman'
7 pm
The Water Tower Recreation Center Field, 209 E. Hartwell Lane
Bring your family, friends, blankets, and lawn chairs to see 'Wonder Woman' projected from a 28-foot screen. Food trucks at 7 pm; movie at 8 pm. Read More
First Friday Movie Under the Stars and Stripes: ''Revenge of the Creature"
8:30 pm
Betsy Ross House, 239 Arch St.
Enjoy $5 admission, a tour of the Betsy Ross House, and a movie in the courtyard. Visitors are encouraged to arrive early, and bring food and a bottle of wine to watch the movie! The movies are all vintage sci-fi horror B-movies, so maybe leave ... Read More
Pictures in the Park: 'Black Panther'
8:30-10:30 pm
Dilworth Park, 1 S. 15th St.
Wakanda forever! This event is free for all ages, and there's free popcorn while it lasts. Come early for movie trivia, and be sure to bring your own blanket. Also, earlier in the day, you can meet T'Challa himself in the park at noon! Read More

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