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Reminder! PARENT-TEACHER CONFERENCES Remembe...

Reminder! PARENT-TEACHER CONFERENCES Remember: We will have half days Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday of next week for Parent-Teacher Conferences! If you have not scheduled a parent-teacher conference, please contact your child's teacher. http://thepowerofbachemartin.com/directory BOOK FAIR We will have a book fair during the conferences, please stop by! (and volunteer for an hour if you can!) PAINTING PROJECTS Want to make the school look amazing for the students? Come help us for an hour! Let's give all of our Tigers an amazing gym and science classroom for the holidays! To sign up, and make a difference at our school, click here: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0a44aca722a6f58-tigers

    Tigers, Books, and Science, oh my!
    Do you have an hour (or more) in the upcoming half days before Thanksgiving? Help us make a difference at school! We have various projects we'd like to tackle, and we need YOUR help! SCHOOL SPIRIT The gym was re-painted by Villanova volunteers earlier in the year, come and help us the final touches by adding some school spirit in the form of tiger paws!
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9 hours ago

Believed to be at least eight millennia old, ...

Believed to be at least eight millennia old, engravings in Arabia are possibly be the oldest depictions of dogs known to archaeologists. http://bit.ly/2jBmlrj

    These may be the world's first images of dogs-and they're wearing leashes
    Carved into a sandstone cliff on the edge of a bygone river in the Arabian Desert, a hunter draws his bow for the kill. He is accompanied by 13 dogs, each with its own coat markings; two animals have lines running from their necks to the man's waist.
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12 hours ago

NEXT SUNDAY, NOV. 26 IS #MUSEUMSTORESUNDAY! ...

NEXT SUNDAY, NOV. 26 IS #MUSEUMSTORESUNDAY! Kickstart your holiday shopping while supporting your local museum! Plus, get rewarded for being a patron: Take home a FREE TOTE BAG with any purchase over $50. Visit the #BarnesShop on the lower level.

    The Barnes Foundation
    NEXT SUNDAY, NOV. 26 IS #MUSEUMSTORESUNDAY! Kickstart your holiday shopping while supporting your local museum! Plus, get rewarded for being a patron: Take home a FREE TOTE BAG with any purchase...
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13 hours ago

"Oh yarn string, oh yarn string, What is it y...

"Oh yarn string, oh yarn string, What is it you sing?" #WilmaBloodWedding Sketches and costumes by Oana Botez. Photos by Bill Hebert.

    The Wilma Theater
    "Oh yarn string, oh yarn string, What is it you sing?" #WilmaBloodWedding Sketches and costumes by Oana Botez. Photos by Bill Hebert.
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13 hours ago

The Franklin Institute shared their event.

Enjoy a night among the stars at The Franklin Institute’s next Science After Hours going behind the scenes of your favorite movies and discovering the science of the cinema. http://bit.ly/2xGPEea

    Science After Hours: Hollywood
    The silver screen comes to life at the most glamorous Science After Hours of the year! Discover the secrets behind your favorite films, from the science...
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16 hours ago

Jean Hugo was born in Paris on this day in 18...

Jean Hugo was born in Paris on this day in 1894. Great-grandson of author Victor Hugo, he was a painter, illustrator, and theatre designer whose work brought him into contact with some of the most influential figures of 20th century art: Jean Cocteau, Pablo Picasso, Erik Satie, Marcel Proust, and many more. In addition to avant-garde theatre, he notably designed the costumes and sets for Carl Dreyer’s film “The Passion of Joan of Arc.” His personal work was modest in scale and dream-like in tone, mingling the influences of Henri Rousseau, Nicolas Poussin, and the Italian Primitives. He produced quiet, light-filled landscapes and scenes of magical realism like this small tempera painting from 1931. 🎨 Jean Hugo. The Flight (Beginning of the End of the World), 1931

    The Barnes Foundation
    Jean Hugo was born in Paris on this day in 1894. Great-grandson of author Victor Hugo, he was a painter, illustrator, and theatre designer whose work brought him into contact with some of the most...
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17 hours ago

William Way LGBT Community Center shared thei...

    Trans Day of Remembrance
    Come join us as we honor the memory of those who lost their lives to anti-transgender violent attacks and suicide. We will also celebrate our triumphs as...
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17 hours ago

The Barnes Foundation shared Mural Arts Phila...

Last chance to be part of this monumental citywide project! Drop in on Sunday, Nov. 19 as Monument Lab's curatorial team shares some of their exciting discoveries and answers questions about preliminary findings. FREE. Just walk up at 20th and the Parkway 1–5 pm. #MonumentLab

    After Monument Lab: Research Debrief Open House
    Since this summer, we've hosted a field research office for Monument Lab at The Barnes Foundation, holding idea-gathering sessions as well as artist...
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17 hours ago

"The Maid...very affable, full of humble hypo...

"The Maid...very affable, full of humble hypocrisy." #WilmaBloodWedding Sketches and costumes by Oana Botez. Photos by Bill Hebert.

    The Wilma Theater
    "The Maid...very affable, full of humble hypocrisy." #WilmaBloodWedding Sketches and costumes by Oana Botez. Photos by Bill Hebert.
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18 hours ago

The Philadelphia Marathon passes right past o...

The Philadelphia Marathon passes right past our building today. Best wishes to all of the runners in this year’s event. Give us a wave as you speed by! http://bit.ly/1l9Crn4 IMAGE: Étienne-Jules Marey (French, 1830-1904) | Running | 1883

    The Franklin Institute
    The Philadelphia Marathon passes right past our building today. Best wishes to all of the runners in this year's event. Give us a wave as you speed by! http://bit.ly/1l9Crn4 IMAGE: Étienne-Jules...
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"Slantjng Sqjare", 18.5" x 17" x 4", ceramic ...

"Slantjng Sqjare", 18.5" x 17" x 4", ceramic and steel sculpture by Sally Van Orden. On view now at Cerulean Arts https://ceruleanarts.com/pages/sally-van-orden

    Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio
    "Slantjng Sqjare", 18.5" x 17" x 4", ceramic and steel sculpture by Sally Van Orden. On view now at Cerulean Arts https://ceruleanarts.com/pages/sally-van-orden
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33 hours ago

"Persephone Series: Flower Becomes Wallpaper ...

"Persephone Series: Flower Becomes Wallpaper II", 62" x 36", acrylic on canvas painting by Gus Sermas at Cerulean Arts. https://ceruleanarts.com/pages/gus-sermas

    Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio
    "Persephone Series: Flower Becomes Wallpaper II", 62" x 36", acrylic on canvas painting by Gus Sermas at Cerulean Arts. https://ceruleanarts.com/pages/gus-sermas
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33 hours ago

"Little Landscape 1", gouache, casein, gold l...

"Little Landscape 1", gouache, casein, gold leaf, punch shapes, decorative papers and print remnants on Japanese handmade paper, 10" x 9" by Diane Pieri. Included in her "Landscape Fragments" exhibition on view now at Cerulean Arts. https://ceruleanarts.com/pages/diane-pieri

    Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio
    "Little Landscape 1", gouache, casein, gold leaf, punch shapes, decorative papers and print remnants on Japanese handmade paper, 10" x 9" by Diane Pieri. Included in her "Landscape Fragments"...
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34 hours ago

"The Magic Lake #1", 22" x 30", oil on Arches...

"The Magic Lake #1", 22" x 30", oil on Arches oil paper painting by Laura Marconi. On view now at Cerulean Arts. https://ceruleanarts.com/pages/laura-marconi

    Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio
    "The Magic Lake #1", 22" x 30", oil on Arches oil paper painting by Laura Marconi. On view now at Cerulean Arts. https://ceruleanarts.com/pages/laura-marconi
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34 hours ago

"Blues 10", 30" x 30", acrylic on canvas pain...

"Blues 10", 30" x 30", acrylic on canvas painting by Kassem Amoudi. On view now at Cerulean Arts https://ceruleanarts.com/pages/kassem-amoudi

    Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio
    "Blues 10", 30" x 30", acrylic on canvas painting by Kassem Amoudi. On view now at Cerulean Arts https://ceruleanarts.com/pages/kassem-amoudi
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34 hours ago

As part of “Terracotta Warriors of The First ...

As part of “Terracotta Warriors of The First Emperor,” on view through March 4, 2018, The Franklin Institute has developed a special Augmented Reality experience for the exhibition. http://bit.ly/2xdSuKy Download our Terracotta Warriors AR app today for iPhone or Android to experience this wonder of archaeology in a whole new way: http://bit.ly/tcwar

    A better life through augmented reality? Really!
    What do the Franklin Institute, Ikea North America Services, QVC, and the Fringe Fest have in common? They're betting on augmented reality - a commingling of the real world we live in with computer-generated imagery that makes the scene better (or weirder) for consumers.
    http://www.philly.com

36 hours ago

"I'm waiting for the Bride." #WilmaBloodWeddi...

"I'm waiting for the Bride." #WilmaBloodWedding Sketches and costumes by Oana Botez. Photos by Bill Hebert.

    The Wilma Theater
    "I'm waiting for the Bride." #WilmaBloodWedding Sketches and costumes by Oana Botez. Photos by Bill Hebert.
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37 hours ago

The first American to travel into space, Alan...

The first American to travel into space, Alan Shepard, was born on this day in 1923. Shepard’s first voyage outside of the Earth’s atmosphere in 1961, in the capsule Freedom 7, lasted just over 15 minutes. Shepard would return to space in 1971 as part of the Apollo 14 mission to the moon. https://go.nasa.gov/2jzZFaC IMAGE: Alan Shepard | 1963 | NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration

    The Franklin Institute
    The first American to travel into space, Alan Shepard, was born on this day in 1923. Shepard's first voyage outside of the Earth's atmosphere in 1961, in the capsule Freedom 7, lasted just over 15...
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40 hours ago

Louis Daguerre, who was born on this day in 1...

Louis Daguerre, who was born on this day in 1787, developed the photographic process known as daguerreotype photography. At the time, in the 1830s, Daguerre’s system could create a photograph after a low exposure time of just twenty minutes. http://bit.ly/1NpUnTT IMAGE: William G. Mason (American) | [North side of Chestnut Street, between Second Street and Third Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania] | between 1842 and 1845 | The Library of Congress, Washington, DC

    The Franklin Institute
    Louis Daguerre, who was born on this day in 1787, developed the photographic process known as daguerreotype photography. At the time, in the 1830s, Daguerre's system could create a photograph after a...
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40 hours ago

"She resembles my wife in everything." #Wilma...

"She resembles my wife in everything." #WilmaBloodWedding Sketches and costumes by Oana Botez. Photos by Bill Hebert.

    The Wilma Theater
    "She resembles my wife in everything." #WilmaBloodWedding Sketches and costumes by Oana Botez. Photos by Bill Hebert.
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40 hours ago

Calling all rising musicians: Apply for a Bar...

Calling all rising musicians: Apply for a Barnes Ensemble Fellowship Inspired by Albert Barnes’s unconventional approach to arranging art, the Barnes Ensemble seeks musicians who have completed their training and are now in the first substantial phase of their professional careers. Applications for all winds, brass, percussion, and strings close January 1, 2018: http://bit.ly/barnes-ensemble-apply

    The Barnes Foundation
    Calling all rising musicians: Apply for a Barnes Ensemble Fellowship Inspired by Albert Barnes's unconventional approach to arranging art, the Barnes Ensemble seeks musicians who have completed...
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2 days ago

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    SEAL LATERAL AND REMOVE CURB TRAP PA20173201688 (COMMERCIAL) "SELF-CERTIFICATION'S ARE NO LONGER PERMITTED" - "ALL EXCAVATIONS AND PLUMBING TRENCHES IN EXCESS OF 5 FEET IN DEPTH MUST HAVE APPROVED SHORING IN PLACE AT THE TIME OF INSPECTION"

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2 days ago

#KieferRodin opening night. Exactly 100 years...

#KieferRodin opening night. Exactly 100 years after #Rodin’s death, we bring his legacy back to life with an exhibition presenting contemporary artist Anselm Kiefer’s experimental responses to the masterworks of Rodin. #Rodin100

    The Barnes Foundation
    KieferRodin opening night. Exactly 100 years after #Rodin's death, we bring his legacy back to life with an exhibition presenting contemporary artist Anselm Kiefer's experimental responses to the...
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2 days ago

Fraud Alert: Fake Hotline Callback

From the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Office of Inspector General (OIG), recently learned that HUD Housing Discrimination Hotline […]

    Fraud Alert: Fake Hotline Callback
    The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Office of Inspector General (OIG), recently learned that HUD Housing Discrimination Hotline numbers are being used as part of a telephone scam. These scammers can alter the appearance of the caller ID to make it seem as if the call is coming from a HUD Hotline number.
    http://chinatown-pcdc.org

2 days ago

The Office of Business Services

The Office of Business Services (OBS) is the City’s one-stop-shop for all business related services. OBS assists business owners with a wide range of issues, ranging from navigating the permitting […]

    The Office of Business Services
    The Office of Business Services (OBS) is the City's one-stop-shop for all business related services. OBS assists business owners with a wide range of issues, ranging from navigating the permitting process to identifying loan programs for which you might qualify.
    http://chinatown-pcdc.org

2 days ago

Go, Go, Go…Celebrate Chinatown!

On Saturday, October 28th, PCDC and AARP celebrated the grand finale of our “Go, Go, Go Chinatown” community building program. We invited the community to participate in plein air portrait […]

    Go, Go, Go...Celebrate Chinatown!
    On Saturday, October 28 th, PCDC and AARP celebrated the grand finale of our "Go, Go, Go Chinatown" community building program. We invited the community to participate in plein air portrait painting led by freelance painter Sharon Ardito, paint pots for daffodils, play games like mah-jong and giant jenga, and enjoy hotdogs and fruit kabobs.
    http://chinatown-pcdc.org

2 days ago

Financial Education Program

Are you looking to borrow money? Are you looking for ways to save? Would you like to be more secure in your finances? You should enroll in PCDC’s Financial Education […]

    Financial Education Program
    Are you looking to borrow money? Are you looking for ways to save? Would you like to be more secure in your finances? You should enroll in PCDC's Financial Education Program. PCDC's 4-workshop Financial Education Program is designed to provide essential financial literacy resources to our Chinese-speaking community.
    http://chinatown-pcdc.org

2 days ago

Marketplace Open Enrollment is here – November 1st to December 15th, 2017!

The Open Enrollment Period is shorter than in past years, so it’s important to be ready. After Open Enrollment ends, you can’t enroll in or change health insurance plans, unless […]

    Marketplace Open Enrollment is here - November 1st to December 15th, 2017!
    The Open Enrollment Period is shorter than in past years, so it's important to be ready. After Open Enrollment ends, you can't enroll in or change health insurance plans, unless you qualify for a Special Enrollment Period. Plans joined during Open Enrollment start January 1 st, 2018.
    http://chinatown-pcdc.org

2 days ago

Tips and resources to stay warm this winter!

Home heating costs are a big part of your budget. Staying warm all through this winter could be very expensive. You, either as a homeowner or a renter, can be […]

    Tips and resources to stay warm this winter!
    Home heating costs are a big part of your budget. Staying warm all through this winter could be very expensive. You, either as a homeowner or a renter, can be proactive in saving money and energy. PCDC offered a weatherization workshop on Monday October 23rd to educate our community members on how to weatherize their home.
    http://chinatown-pcdc.org

2 days ago

2017 Chinatown Yè Shì Night Market Recap

On Thursday, October 12th, the Philadelphia Chinatown Development Corporation (PCDC) held its annual Chinatown Yè Shì Night Market, for the seventh year in a row! The event was held in […]

    2017 Chinatown Yè Shì Night Market Recap
    On Thursday, October 12 th, the Philadelphia Chinatown Development Corporation (PCDC) held its annual Chinatown Yè Shì Night Market, for the seventh year in a row! The event was held in the heart of Chinatown. Despite the threat of rain, the clouds held off. This was the place to be for foodies and families alike.
    http://chinatown-pcdc.org

2 days ago

Hiring: Certified Medical Assistant

Tenet Hahnemann University Hospital is hiring a Certified Medical Assistant for the Chinatown Primary Care location at 1008 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107. Requirements: Bilingual English/Mandarin. Medical Assistant Certification If […]

    Hiring: Certified Medical Assistant
    Tenet Hahnemann University Hospital is hiring a Certified Medical Assistant for the Chinatown Primary Care location at 1008 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107. Requirements: Bilingual English/Mandarin. Medical Assistant Certification If interested, please compete an application form: tiny.cc/chinatownjobs1 Email the completed form to Monica Miller, Clinical Nurse Manager, at monica.miller@tenethealth.com
    http://chinatown-pcdc.org

2 days ago

VITA Volunteers Needed

PCDC is recruiting volunteers to join the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) in February and March 2018. The VITA program offers free tax help to people who make $54,000 […]

    VITA Volunteers Needed
    PCDC is recruiting volunteers to join the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) in February and March 2018. The VITA program offers free tax help to people who make $54,000 or less, people with disabilities, the elderly, and limited-English speaking taxpayers who need assistance preparing their own tax returns.
    http://chinatown-pcdc.org

2 days ago

Zoning Matters

Below are the current and upcoming zoning matters within the Chinatown district. Zoning matters are presented to the community first, through public RCO meetings, before they are heard by the Zoning Board […]

    Zoning Matters
    Below are the current and upcoming zoning matters within the Chinatown district. Zoning matters are presented to the community first, through public RCO meetings, before they are heard by the Zoning Board of Adjustment (ZBA). Please feel free to attend an RCO meeting or ZBA hearing regarding any matter of interest.
    http://chinatown-pcdc.org

2 days ago

Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio shared Fairm...

Cerulean Arts will be participating in the Art Museum Area Small Business Saturday, November 25, 12-6pm. Visit artmuseumareaphl.com/sbs2017 to learn more about special offers and view all the participating businesses. Shop Small!

    Art Museum Area Small Business Saturday
    Pickup a "Small Biz Passport" from participating locations, visit multiple locations, and enter to win great local prizes. All while supporting your...
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2 days ago

New research suggests that winemaking may hav...

New research suggests that winemaking may have gotten its start at least eight thousand years ago. http://n.pr/2jqIyba

    Georgian Jars Hold 8,000-Year-Old Winemaking Clues
    Anthropologist Patrick McGovern, at the University of Pennsylvania, has been pursuing the origins of wine for many years, and that search took him to the mountainous areas east of the Black Sea, in what is today Georgia, Armenia, and Iran. "Everything pointed to that region as the area to investigate," he says.
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