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Snowbound: Weekend Events 3/6 – 3/8

...North Bowl has a photo show with snacks, drink specials & more. March 6th, 9 PM, 909 N 2nd St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19123, <a href="https://www.facebook.com/events/724359404350474/" onclick="__gaTracker('send', 'event...

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...the name, this event is a lot more casual. Saturday, March 7th, 8-midnight, $10, 1520 Sansom St, 4th Floor. <a href="http://yogaphiladelphia.com/black-tie-fundraising-event-saturday-march-7th/" onclick...

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Fairmount Pig Crawl

On Saturday, March 21st, 14 Fairmount bars and restaurants are combining for a whole pig tour. Each spot is offering tastes of pork for $2 to $4 plus drink specials. Tito’s Vodka will also be offering complimentary craft cocktail samples at each location.

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Bishop's Collar (2349 Fairmount Ave)

Bridgid's (726 N 24th St)

Fare (2028 Fairmount Ave)

Isabel BYOB (2601 Pennsylvania Ave)

La Calaca Feliz (2321 Fairmount Ave)

London Grill (2301 Fairmount Ave)

Mugshots (1925 Fairmount Ave)

OCF Coffeehouse (2100 Fairmount Ave)

Rembrandt's (741 N 23rd St)

Rybread Cafe (2319 Fairmount Ave)

St. Stephen's Green (1701 Green St)

The Green Room (1940 Green St)

The Ukrainian League (800 N 23rd St)

Urban Saloon (2120 Fairmount)

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Updated Mar. 5

Mar.26-          Al Schmidt hosts Fundraiser at North Bowl, 909 N. 2nd St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. RSVP and get free t-shirt. Contributions $100.

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Mar. 5-           Republican City Committee hosts Cocktail Party for State Rep candidate Martina White at RCC, 3525 Cottman Ave., 5:30-7:30 p.m. House Majority Backers $50, House Majority Sponsors $100, House Majority Champions $250, House Majority Winners $500.

Mar. 5-           8th Ward Democrats host Fundraiser & Petition Signing at Gran Caffè L’Acquila, 1716 Chestnut St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tickets $100. For info (610) 730-8622.

Mar. 5-           John Parsons & Charles Calvanese host Fundraiser for City Commissioner candidate Lisa Deeley at Macaroni’s Restaurant, 9315 Old Bustleton Ave., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Host Committee $250, Individuals $100. RSVP by Feb. 26 (215) 447-3140.

Mar. 5-           Phila. Public Record honors Sheriff Jewell Williams as Public Servant of the Year at Swan Caterers, Waterfall Rm., Snyder Ave. & Water St., 6-9 p.m. Tickets $50, open bar and International buffet. Candidates welcome. For info John David (267) 259-6657 or 215-755-2000.

Mar. 5-           Advance America PAC hosts On One Accord at Campbell’s Place, 8337 Germantown Ave., 6:30-8 p.m. Special guest Judge Cheryl Lynn Allen. Reserve your space together@anationforward.org

Mar. 6-           State Rep. Stephen Kinsey hosts Teen Voices at N.W. Victim Services, 57 E. Armat St., 2-4 p.m. Meet public officials & local business people. Free lunch & prizes! For info (215) 849-6592.

Mar. 6-           S. Phila. Democratic Club hosts Candidates Meet & Greet & Petition Party at Chickie’s & Pete’s, 1526 Packer Ave., 7-10 p.m.

...Into College: Phila.’s Pre-College Conference” at U. of Sciences, McNeil Science & Tech. Ctr., 45th St. & Woodland Ave., 9 a.m.-2:15 p.m. Open for students and families Grade Focus: 8th...

...Elaine Tomlin’s 42nd Ward Democratic Committee hosts Candidates Morning Out at Aspira Olney HS, 100 W. Duncannon Ave., enter at Mascher & Duncannon, 10 a.m.-12 noon. Candidate donation $50. All checks payable...

...Committee hosts Candidates Morning Out at Aspira Olney HS, 100 W. Duncannon Ave., enter at Mascher & Duncannon, 10 a.m.-12 noon. Candidate donation $50. All checks payable to 42nd Democratic Ward...

Mar. 7-           State Sen. Art Haywood Campaign For Working Families offers Free Tax Preparation Services for Families with income up to $53,000 and individuals with an income up to $20,000. Upper Rm. Baptist Ch., 7236 Ogontz Ave., 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Mar. 7-           N. Phila. Democratic League of Voters hosts Petition Party at 2901 N. 12th St., 1-4 p.m. For info Mike Abdullah (215) 400-1318.

Mar. 7-           Ward 40A hosts Spring Fling at Italian-American Bocce Club, 2001 Point Breeze Ave., 4-8 p.m. $50 at the door or checks payable to Treasurer Bob Stewart. For info (267) 968-6182.

Mar. 7-           Councilman Curtis Jones hosts Night of Boxing Fundraiser for City Commissioner candidate Omar Sabir at Devine, 6123 Vine St., 7:30 p.m. Tickets $25 Lightweight, $100 Middleweight, $150 heavyweight. Checks payable to “Friends of Omar Sabir”. RSVP dfrith829@gmail.com.

Mar. 8-           65th Ward Democratic Committee hosts Fundraiser at Ashburner Inn, 8400 Torresdale Ave., 1 p.m. Tickets $30. For info John Donohoe (267) 334-3775.

Mar. 8-           Committee hosts Petition Party for Stella Tsai at Union League, 140 S. Broad St., 2-5 p.m. Your petitions can be notarized. RSVP by Mar. 6 info@electstellatsaijudge.com.

Mar. 10-         Americans for Democratic Action host Mayoral Forum at Friends Ctr., MLK Rm., 1515 Cherry St., 7 p.m.

Mar. 11-         Lt. Gov. Michael J. Stack III hosts Fundraiser for City Commissioner candidate Lisa Deeley at the Palm, 200 S. Broad St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Suggested contributions $2,900 Host, $1,000 Sponsor, $500 VIP, $250 friend. Tickets $100. RSVP ncustodio@thewsgroup.com.

...Cocktail Reception for Kevin M. Dougherty, Penna. Supreme Ct. candidate, at Fraternal Order of Police, 11630 Caroline Rd., 6-9 p.m. Co-sponsor Int. Ass. of Fire Fighters Local 22, Joe Schulle...

Mar. 11-         Democratic 53rd Ward hosts Candidate meet & Greet at Nick’s Roast Beef, 2212 Cottman Ave., Banquet Rm., rear entrance, 7 p.m. Light refreshments. Tickets $35.

Mar. 12- Fundraiser for Nelson Diaz from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at The Bazemore Gallery, 4339 Main St., Philadelphia, PA 19127 call (215) 482-1119 for more info.

Mar. 13-         Lt. Governor and 58th Ward Leader Mike Stack hosts 58th Ward St. Patrick’s Day Party at 12273 Townsend Rd. $45. Candidates $200. Sponsors $500. Call Mike Kates (267) 784-5902.

Mar. 13-         Phila. Branch hosts NAACP Fish & Chicken Fry at Champagne’s, 31 E. Chelten Ave., 5-9 p.m. Tickets $15.

Mar. 14-         State Rep. Rosita Youngblood hosts Community Conversation at LaSalle U., 2 Penn Blvd., enter from Penn Blvd. and park in Lot J, 1-3 p.m. For info (215) 849-6426.

...Phila. & Vicinity host 15th anniversary Fellowship Dinner at Chestnut Hill Church of God in Christ, 1159 E. Chelten Ave., 4 p.m. Keynote speakers Bishop Ernest Morris, Civic speaker State Sen. Anthony Williams. Donation...

Mar. 17-         Linda Kerns hosts Fundraiser for City Council candidate Terry Tracy at her office, Academy Ho., 1420 Locust St. (15th St. entrance), Su. 200, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Donations $25, $50, $100. For info (267) 352-4350.

Mar. 19-         Young Professionals host Fundraiser for City Council candidate Terry Tracy at Mac’s Tavern, 226 Market St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Donations $100, Hosts $250, Yrs $50. (267) 352-4350.

Mar. 19-         State Rep. Rosita Youngblood hosts Community Conversation at Mercy Neighborhood Ministries of Phila., 1939 W. Venango St., 6-8 p.m. For info (215) 849-6426.

Mar. 19-         State Rep. Mark Cohen & 2nd Dist. Police Capt. Thomas McLean hold Town Hall Mtg. at Lawncrest Rec Ctr., 6000 Rising Sun Ave., 7 p.m. For info (215) 342-2167.

Mar. 21-         State Rep. Stephen Kinsey & Councilwoman Cindy Bass host March Madness Children’s Nutrition & Wellness Day at Treasures, 5549 Germantown Ave., 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. Health info for children 5-10. Bounce, slide, facepainting, balloon arts. For info (215) 849-6592.

Mar. 29-         53rd & 35th Wards Republican Committees host Fundraiser at Reale’s, 7233 Frankford Ave., 2-6 p.m. Food, beer, wine, soda, dance & live music by the Blu Dogz...

Mar. 31-         United Republican Cl. hosts Republican Party Cigar Night at 3156 Frankford Ave., starting 6 p.m. $95 fee includes cigars, open bar, food, free valet parking, jazz trio, prizes and special guests. For info or to advertise in program book (215) 561-0650.

Apr. 2-            Young Involved Phila. hosts City Council Candidate Convention at WHYY, 150 N. 6th St. For tickets yip.ticketleap.com.

Apr. 3-            38th Ward Spring Fling Beef & Beer at Franklin’s Pub, 3521 Bowman St., 6:30-9 p.m. Donation $20, Sponsor $250, Friend $100.

Apr. 4-            State Rep. Rosita Youngblood hosts Community Conversation at Brown’s ShopRite Community Rm., 3400 Fox St., 10 a.m.-12 p.m. For info (215) 849-6426.

Apr. 15-          Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell & Bernadette Wyche host 24th & 46th Ward Mtg. at The Enterprise Ctr., 4548 Market St., 6 p.m.

...Victor Keen & Joe Kluger host Fundraiser for Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown at Bethany Mission Gallery, 237 S. 18th St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Light fare, beverages & music. Sierra Sponsors $1,000, Valencia...

Apr. 18-          Rep. James R. Roebuck offers free document shredding from 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 4712 Baltimore Ave. to protect yourself from identity theft.

Apr. 18-     Donald “Ducky” Birts’ Medallion Scholarship Banquet at 1st Dist. Plaza, 3801 Market St., 6-10 p.m. For info David D. Birts (215) 605-7102.

Apr. 30-          State Rep. John Taylor hosts Spring in Philadelphia Fundraiser at Colonial Dames, 1630 Latimer St., 5:30 p.m. Benefactors $1,000, Patrons $500, Sponsors $250. For info (215) 545-2244 or jct.uta@att.net.

May 16-          Pre-Election Day Prayer & Praise Breakfast for Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown at Pinn Mem. Ch., 2257 N. 54th St., Register 8 a.m., Program 9-11 a.m., Exhibition & Fellowship 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Tickets $40 in advance, $50 at door, students $25. For info (215) 273-1924.

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Three things to check out this First Friday in Philly

...in a bold, graphic fashion.” Fri., March 6, 5-8 p.m., free, Cerulean Arts, 1355 Ridge Ave., 267-514-8647, ceruleanarts.com...

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...offerings from Indy Hall Arts. Fri., March 6, 5-9 p.m., free, Indy Hall, 22 N. Third St., indyhall.org...

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Philadelphia Declaration and Spirit Newspapers: Mayoral Election Updates

You can attend a live Q and A session with Diaz tonight at 6 PM at Venturef0rth, 417 North 8th Street Philadelphia, PA 19123

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Peering Ahead To A New Festival Pier

...power station-turned-auto body garage in the Poplar section. The forty units coming to 1221 Mount Vernon Street invokes quite a literal reading of the term infill, juxtaposing the interior façades’ corrugated...

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Hozier's here, ready for his "Church"-propelled close-up

Sat., March 7, 8:30pm. With George Ezra. Sold out. Electric Factory, 421 N. Seventh St. electricfactory.info

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Reuse on Mount Vernon Street Getting Close

A couple of readers have asked us about 1221 Mount Vernon St. in recent weeks, apparently forgetting that we've mentioned this project on several occasions in the past. Still, given the progress at the site since we visited last July, it seems appropriate that we provide an update.

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Calendar: March 4-11

...discuss how their actions changed the world. 7:30pm. $10. Philadelphia Mausoleum of Contemporary Art, 531 N. Twelfth St. philamoca.org

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...by Fariha Khan, UPenn’s associate director of Asian American studies. 6pm. Free. International House, 3701 Chestnut St. 215.387.5125. ihousephilly.org

...done to unravel the mysteries of the human brain. 7:30pm. $7-$15. Central Library, 1901 Vine St. 215.686.5320. freelibrary.org

...of the most important women in Argentinian history. 7:30pm. $30. Temple Performing Arts Center, 1837 N. Broad St. 215.204.9860. templeperformingartscenter.org

...show in the world, which runs through March 8. 5:30pm. $50. Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch St. theflowershow.com

...The Standards of Hip-Hop” course. 6pm. Free. University of Pennsylvania, Annenberg School for Communication, 3620 Walnut St. 215.898.4965. africana.sas.upenn.edu

...his Persistence of Jokes tour. 7:15pm and 9:45pm. $35-$43. Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom St. 215.496.9001. heliumcomedy.com

...Drag Queens will make special appearances, and costumes are encouraged. 7pm. $10-$15. Tabu Lounge, 200 S. 12th St. 215.964.9675. tabuphilly.com

The local cover band makes a hometown appearance with a summer-themed show—think bathing suits and palm trees—playing funky mashups like Biggie Smalls over ACDC and “Teach Me How To Dougie” vs. “We Are Young.” 9pm. Victory Beer Hall, Xfinity Live! 1100 Pattison Ave. 267.443.6415. xfinitylive.com

...performed live, as directed by Richard O’Brien. Through March 28. $10-$20. BrainSpunk Theater, 2825 Ormes St. 215.278.9504. brainspunktheater.com

Learn how to sling the best rums, whiskeys and gins to make the best modern cocktails with a retro vibe. This class offers tips on the perfect drink, a primer on bitters and much more. 7:30pm. $65. Wine School of Philadelphia, 127 S. 22nd St. 215.965.1514. vinology.com

...Writing and Reading Alchemy exhibit, which runs through Sept. 4. 5pm. Free. Chemical Heritage Foundation, 315 Chestnut St. 215.925.2222. chemheritage.org

...Madeline Albright, Arianna Huffington and others. 8pm. $20-$30. Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, 3680 Walnut St. 215.898.3900. annenbergcenter.org

...live music and dancing add fun to the proceedings. Noon. $30-$60. First Unitarian Church, 2125 Chestnut St. 215.563.3980

...by educator, musician and writer Reynaldo Fernández Pavón. 3pm. Free. Taller Puertorriqueño, 2721 N. Fifth St. 215.423.6320. tallerpr.org

A throwback disco party transforms the Sheraton into “Studio Fifty Fur,” complete with open bar, multiple food stations, raffles and live entertainment. Proceeds benefit an array of programs administered by the Morris Animal Refuge. 8pm. $125. Sheraton, 1 Dock St. morrisanimalrefuge.org

The world premiere of this gender-bending field hockey musical set in the ‘80s, skewering the relentless pursuit of victory while being driven by a pop score inspired by the 1980s’ most iconic acts. 8pm. $32-$37. Adrienne Theater, 2030 Sansom St. 215.567.2848. adriennelive.org

...a sold-out run at the Edinburgh International Festival. 8pm. $20-$129. Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad St. 215.893.1999. academyofmusic.org

...other activities are planned. Note: Excessively revealing cosplay is discouraged. Free. Community College of Philadelphia, 1700 Spring Garden St.

...breakfast will be served. 6:30pm–9am. $190. Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, 1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy. 215.299.1000. ansp.org

5:30pm. $59-$99. The Kimmel Center, 300 S. Broad St. brewersplate.com

...in recognition of National Intellectual Disability and Autism Awareness Month. 11am. $30. Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St. 215.336.3600. wellsfargocenterphilly.com

...speakers and music from local artists Christine Havrilla and Andrea Nardello. 6pm. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St. 215.222.1400. worldcafelive.com

...with the Kennedys, now digitally restored. Through Sept. 7. $8-$14.50. National Constitution Center, 525 Arch St. constitutioncenter.org

...the audience guessing until the very end. 8pm. $24.50-$182.50. Walnut Street Theater, 825 Walnut St. 215.574.3550. walnutstreettheatre.org

Prep for St. Patrick’s Day with happy-hour specials and a custom-engraved beer glass. 5-7pm. Free. Fadó, 1500 Locust St. 215.893.9700. fadoirishpub.com

Before there was Game of Thrones, there was Macbeth, a bloody tale of power and ambition. Alexander Burns makes his Arden directorial debut in this adaptation of Shakespeare’s landmark work. Through April 19. $15-$36. Arden Theater, 40 N. Second St. 215.922.8900. ardentheatre.org

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In Festival Pier a chance to set new course for waterfront development

Spring Garden Street and Delaware Avenue, Philadelphia PA

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6 Shows to See in Philly This Week

...tacos. Listen before you go: "Mamacita." Tuesday, March 3rd, 8 p.m., 21+ Ortlieb's, 847 N. Third Street...

...Listen before you go: "From Eden." Saturday, March 7th, 8:30 p.m., Electric Factory, 421 N. 7th Street...

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...Day feat. GoodGirl." Thursday, March 5th, 7:30 p.m., Theatre of Living Arts (TLA), 334 South Street...

...Listen before you go: "Oak Tree." Friday, March 6th, 8 p.m., 21+, Boot & Saddle, 1131 S. Broad Street...

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Statewide Spotlight: Making transit a joy to navigate for tourists, newcomers and residents alike

...Melissa Reich, Summerset home sales expert and leasing agent at Brake House, Luna Lofts and 930 Penn Avenue. "[Buyers] are really doing their own research before they come to us."   According to Reich...

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