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Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of...

This week for Global Teen Health Week join us for an afternoon of activities to raise awareness of health issues facing teens worldwide. For more information check out http://teenhealthweek.org

    Teen Health Week Party - Mental Health Event

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We love old things, so we love this lineup fo...

We love old things, so we love this lineup for Wednesday night: see the oldest book printed in North America, hear poems written by the first North American poet to be published, and experience psalms as they would have been sung in the 17th century. https://rosenbach.org/events/singing-the-bay-psalm-book/

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The Franklin Institute shared their event.

The Philadelphia Science Festival’s largest event, the Science Carnival, returns to the Benjamin Franklin Parkway this year for a full day of all-ages science fun on April 28, 2018. http://bit.ly/2G0tBnM #GetNerdyPHL

    Science Carnival on the Parkway / Philadelphia Science Festival
    Science Carnival on the Parkway / Philadelphia Science Festival

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The Franklin Institute added 5 new photos.

What an amazing day yesterday! Astronaut So-Yeon Yi's inspring talk, "Breaking Barriers in Space," was a highlight of Women in Science Day, dedicated to spotlighting female role models and their impact on our world.

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The Roberts-Quay House at 11th and Spruce was...

The Roberts-Quay House at 11th and Spruce was built in 1850 and served as the home to Civil War veteran and US Senator, Matthew Quay. #washwest #historicarchitecture #urbanism #renaissancerevival #washwestcivic #philly

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Is there anything better than a free tree? Ph...

Is there anything better than a free tree? Philadelphia property owners are invited to help make our city a little greener with several tree giveaways throughout April. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2tMvtxQ

    How to get a free tree for your Philly home
    Want a willow oak for your front yard? Eyeing an Eastern red cedar for the side yard? Perusing paw paws for the back? Philadelphia property owners can pick from a number of free yard or street trees provided by the TreePhilly program under the parks and recreation department.

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Submit your name to be sent as close to the S...

Submit your name to be sent as close to the Sun as humanity has ever gotten aboard NASA’s Parker Solar Probe, which is set to launch this summer. http://bit.ly/2tOwCVK

    Send Your Name to the Sun Aboard NASA's Parker Solar Probe
    Want to get the hottest ticket this summer without standing in line?NASA is inviting people around the world to submit their names online to be placed on a microchip aboard NASA's historic Parker Solar Probe mission launching in summer 2018.

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"In 1921, Marie Curie was on an American tour...

"In 1921, Marie Curie was on an American tour. When she passed through Pennsylvania, she presented The College of Physicians of Philadelphia with a piezoelectric device built by her husband and collaborator, Pierre. It was the first instrument designed to measure radioactivity. The problem was, the contraption was also radioactive itself..."

    The Most Dangerous Things You Can See in Museums
    There are a lot of kinds of danger. Some threats are loud and obvious, others are covert and subtle. Some are immediate, others take months, years, or centuries to develop. We got some of each kind when Atlas Obscura contacted museums that know danger-places dedicated to weapons, espionage, natural history, and disease-and asked: What's the most dangerous thing in your collection?

39 hours ago

The Franklin Institute shared their event.

Get ready for the most glamourous Science After Hours of the year with the return of The Franklin Institute’s prom for those 21 and up. http://bit.ly/2GlSASB

    Science After Hours: Prom

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Plays & Players shared Berserker Residents's ...

For 27 days y'all have been waiting for this. For 27 days you've been starved of a Berserker Residents Your Sunday Best.

    Your Sunday Best (March)
    Hosted and curated by Philadelphia comedy trio The Berserker Residents, Your Sunday Best is an evening of variety comedy featuring Philly's finest...

2 days ago

Prince Theater shared Philadelphia Film Socie...

Grab a Orange Mocha Frappacino and your most ridiculously good looking friends for #ThrowbackThursday #Quizzo & Movie: ZOOLANDER on April 5 in the Prince Theater Black Box! Purchase tickets: http://filmadelphia.org/events/zoolander/

    Throwback Thursday Quizzo & Movie: Zoolander!

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The Franklin Institute posted an offer.

With two weeks until our next big exhibition, ‘Game Masters’ opens, we invite you to use the code MBSPR18 to save 20% on a year’s worth of science with a membership in The Franklin Institute. http://bit.ly/1YwJTr5 ‘Game Masters,’ a new exhibition showcasing the work of over 30 innovative game designers, will be open at The Franklin Institute from March 31, 2018 through September 3, 2018. http://bit.ly/2GzEw7u

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Starting next week, enjoy Jane Austen's PERSU...

Starting next week, enjoy Jane Austen's PERSUASION as its protagonist Anne Elliot would: in "the company of clever, well-informed people, who have a great deal of conversation." https://rosenbach.org/events/course-persuasion/

    Course: Persuasion by Jane Austen
    Persuasion is the last novel that Jane Austen completed. Anne Elliot is 28, in the autumn of her courtship years. She's not as persuadable as she was when she was 19 and refused a suitor. Will she have a second chance? And will she use it or squander it?

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Mar. 19- Congresswoman Allyson Y. Schwartz, President and CEO of Better Medicare Alliance is keynote speaker at Population Health Alliance and Jefferson College of Population Forum 2018, at Loews Philadelphia Hotel, 1200 Market St., 8:15 a.m.

Mar. 22- Councilman Derek Green hosts Cocktail Reception at Estia, 1405 Locust St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Special guest Ed Rendell. Benefactors $2,500, Friends $1...

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Mar. 20- State Rep. Joanna McClinton hosts Energy Forum at 18th Police Dist., 5510 Pine St., 6-7:30 p.m.

Mar. 21- State Rep. Vanessa Lowery Brown hosts SEPTA Key Card ID Picture Event at 5100 Parrish St. Seniors bring photo ID & old SEPTA card. For info: (215) 879-6615.

Mar. 22- Congressional candidate Jonathan Rowan hosts Reception at Moonshine, 1825 E. Moyamensing Ave., 5:30-7 p.m. Contribution levels: Host $5,000, Co-Host $2,500, Gold...

Mar. 22- City & State PA hosts “Above & Beyond Awards: Honoring Women of Public & Civic Mind” at Constitution Pl., 325 Chestnut St., 4th fl., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Honoring 25 exceptional Pa. women. Apps & open bar. Tickets $35. For info: Allison (215) 755-2000, press 7 or amurphy@cityandstatepa.com.

Mar. 24- Men for Positive Change hosts Youth Council Forum at Beckett Life Ctr., 1410 N. 16th St., 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Youth 12-18 invited to serve on council& take action. For info: William Mackey (215) 789-0463 or williamlmackey@gmail.com.

Mar. 28- State Rep. Pam DeLissio hosts SEPTA Key Sr. Photo ID Card Event at 6511 Ridge Ave., 4-7 p.m. Free. By app’t only. Must be 65+. For info: (215) 482-8726.

Mar. 29- State Sen. Larry Farnese hosts Senior Expo at S. Phila. H.S., 2101 S. Broad St., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free health screenings, exhibits, refreshments & light lunch. Seating limited RSVP by Mar. 23: (215) 952-3121.

Mar. 29- State Rep. Jason Dawkins hosts Workshop on Apprenticeship Opportunities at 4667 Paul St., 6-7 p.m. For info: (215) 744-7901.

Apr. 21- Ducky Birts Foundation hosts Capital Fund Drive at 1st Dist. Plaza, 3801 Market St., 12-3 p.m. For info: (215) 510-1057 or DuckyBirts1@yahoo.com.

    Mar. 19- Congresswoman Allyson Y. Schwartz, President and CEO of Better Medicare Alliance is keynote speaker at Population Health Alliance and Jefferson College of Population Forum 2018, at Loews Philadelphia Hotel, 1200 Market St., 8:15 a.m. Mar. 20- State Rep. Donna Bullock hosts Environmental Justice Panel at Ctr.

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IN THE GALLERY STORE: Marianne Dages *** We w...

IN THE GALLERY STORE: Marianne Dages *** We were lucky enough to get our hands on a selection of gorgeous hand bound leather notebooks from Marianne Dages! Featuring repurposed, high quality leather and stitching, they are perfect for sketching, note taking, and lots more. These make a fantastic gift or a great treat for yourself. *** Pick one up in The Gallery Store or online today. For more information, contact The Gallery Store at gallerystore@printcenter.org, 215.735.6090 x2. *** Work: Marianne Dages (Huldra Press), Leather bound notebooks, 2017. 6 1/2" x 4 1/2" x 1,” $42 each. *** https://printcenterstore.myshopify.com/collections/marianne-dages

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The Wilma Theater shared their event.

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On this St Patrick’s Day, enjoy learning abou...

On this St Patrick’s Day, enjoy learning about some of Ireland’s greatest scientists. http://bit.ly/2tKGAXZ

    13 exceptional Irish scientists you absolutely need to know
    It's Science Week, and Friday the 13th, which seems like the perfect time to marvel at 13 of Ireland's scientific high-achievers. Irish scientists have an esteemed history and, as Science Foundation Ireland 's Science Week reaches its climactic weekend, we feel it's a good time to get acquainted with it.

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Prince Theater shared Philadelphia Film Socie...

Introducing #ScienceOnScreen at the Prince Theaterr! Don't miss the series kickoff with #LakePlacid! Darkly comedic, gleefully gory, and knowingly ridiculous, this landlocked update of Jaws will have viewers rethinking their upcoming Maine vacations and seeing Betty White in an entirely new light. The screening is followed by a presentation with #Dinosaur Hall Coordinator at The Academy of Natural Sciences, Jason Poole. Tickets: http://filmadelphia.org/events/lake-placid/

    Science on Screen: Lake Placid!
    Now That's a Croc! LAKE PLACID STEVE MINER | USA | 1999 | 82 MIN | R Tuesday, March 20 | Prince Theater Black Box Parts of our Science on Screen...

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CALL FOR ENTRY | BIG INK | Deadline: Midnight...

CALL FOR ENTRY | BIG INK | Deadline: Midnight, May 21 | https://www.bigink.org/apply/

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We'll be hosting a morning of mulching, trash...

We'll be hosting a morning of mulching, trash pickup, and other activities as part of the annual Philly Spring Cleanup on April 7! Sign up to volunteer here: http://www.psc.philadelphiastreets.com/

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Spring into Shape 2018

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    FYI Philly: Spring into Shape 2018 special
    This weekend on FYI Philly, it's our annual spring into shape fitness special. We check out some new gyms, find express lunchtime workouts you can squeeze in 45 minutes or less. Plus, we'll tell you about one local company making healthy eating easy and another with an inspirational line of footwear.

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Check Out These Can't-Miss Events at Philly Wine Week 2018, March 22-29

...with a teammate. Winners get a basket of wine and gift card to the restaurant. (208 S 13th St....

...to make their own. Tickets are $35, email info@plentyphiladelphia.com to reserve a spot. (1602 Spruce St....

Test your wine skills with four rounds of trivia hosted by Victor Ykorul of Majestic Wines & Spirts. Bring a team or play it solo for a chance to win some sweet prizes. (129 S 13th St.)

Party like it’s 1999 at this event celebrating some of our greatest decades. Enjoy vintage wines from the 80s and 90s as well as music from those eras. (1137 Spruce St. & 123 S 18th St.)

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This Queen Village spot will feature a 5 course dinner and wine pairing for $55 a person. They're also offering half priced bottles of wine all week. (627 S 3rd St.)

Visit this Old City restaurant all week for a blind tasting of PA wines that will be paired up against other domestic bottles. They’ll share each day’s results on social media. $20 per flight. (308 Market St.)

Enjoy a three course lunch with a perfect pairing of Bordeaux wines every say (excluding Sunday) of Wine Week . Courses include chicken terrine with foie gras, veal cannelloni, and strawberry rhubarb tart. (210 W Rittenhouse Sq.)

This Old City wine haven will be pouring large format bottles of vintage Barolo, Brunello and Barbera for just $5 over cost per glass until supplies run out. Stop in and ask the bartender which wine is flowing any day this week. (14 N Front St.)

...early entry, deluxe passed hors d’oeuvre,  and an exclusive champagne reception. Purchase tickets here. (22 S 23rd St....

...and flavor profiles. Tastings start on the hour and cost $20. Reserve your spot here.  (227 Market St....

A $25 three course Alsace-inspired French menu awaits with a pairing of sparkling and still Alsace wines for an additional $20 at this Chestnut Hill bistro. Available on Wednesdays and Thursdays of wine week.  (8229 Germantown Ave.)

Savor a flight of three decadent bites and three sparkling and still wines at this Southern inspired bar. Bites include oysters on the half shell, blue crab toast and fried green tomatoes. Available Friday and Saturday of Wine Week. (600 N Broad St.)

Party with local winemakers from Wayvine, Gotham Project and other forward-thinking people in the industry. Surprises and games await as well as 12 wines on taps and more in bottles and lots of music. (705 S 5th St.)

Enjoy three select French wines accompanied by cheeses from the same region for only $20. (123 S 7th St.)

Head to South Philly for an educational happy hour to learn the difference between organic, biodynamic and sustainable wines, and taste one of each! Oh and did we mention it’s a blind tasting? (1615 E Passyunk Ave.)

Celebrate Philly Wine Week at American Sardine Bar’s first outdoor party of the season. A selection of PA wines will be on hand as well as Chef Doreen Demarco’s BBQ. Pay as you go. (1800 Federal St.

...popcorn, cherries and herbs to truly immerse themselves in the sensation of the wines. $25. (640 N Broad St....

Learn about and taste the unique flavors of the Canary Islands at this wine tasting. Beverage Manager Abbie Bintliff will be on hand to walk guests through five wine tasting paired with Spanish imported cheeses. Tickets are $40 and can be purchased here. (1709 E Passyunk Ave.)

...pairing. They’ll also be playing some Stone’s deep tracks to set the mood. (1310 Frankford Ave....

...tasting event. Tickets are $35, 10% of the proceeds benefit the sommeliers’ cause of choice. (52 S 2nd St....

...two types of wings. Flannel, suspenders and birds are highly encouraged. Pay as you go. (2005 Walnut St....

Party like it’s 1999 at this event celebrating some of our greatest decades. Enjoy vintage wines from the 80s and 90s as well as music from those eras. (1137 Spruce St. & 123 S 18th St.)

Learn about Slovenian wines and try them by the glass or flight. The restaurant will be featuring Orange Pinot Grigio by Mansus, Juicy Rosé by Stoka, Ribolla by Marjan Simcic and some other surprise wines! (701 S 4th St.)

End Philly Wine Week at one of the best Spanish wine regions. The tapas bar’s celebration of the region will include off-list pairings, regional tasting flights and happy hour specials. (217 Chestnut St.)

Meet Ed Lazzerini of Vox Vineti a local PA winery at this free event. Learn about his natural process to wine making while sipping some free samples of his local wines. The bar will also be offered discounted full pours of Vox Vineti’s wines as well as free snacks. (2113 E York St.)

    Check Out These Can't-Miss Events at Philly Wine Week 2018, March 22-29
    Philly Wine Week starts Thursday, March 22 and runsthrough Thursday, March 29. In honor of the special week, events and happy hours will take place throughout the city celebrating wine and all of its glory. Here are some of the can't miss events featuring awesome pairings, wine quizzo, and even fried chicken!

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The Franklin Institute shared their event.

Poker champion turned consultant Annie Duke joins our chief bioscientist Jayatri Das for a discussion on March 20, 2018 about how our brains process information and address uncertainties. http://bit.ly/2ogumRX

    Thinking in Bets: A Conversation With Poker Champion Annie Duke
    Thinking in Bets: A Conversation With Poker Champion Annie Duke

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“Sometimes, the hardest part of growing up (i...

“Sometimes, the hardest part of growing up (in your teens, twenties, and so on) is embracing the parts of yourself you once found embarrassing. The work I do with Cambodian American Girls Empowering (CAGE) is a celebration of all the hardest parts of what it means to be a Cambodian American.” Lanica Angpak, Founder of Cambodian American Girls Empowering #WomensHistoryMonth

    Women's History Month: Lanica Angpak
    Lanica Angak founded C ambodian American Girls Empowering (CAGE), in 2015. CAGE's mission is to create a safe space where Cambodian American women feel safe and free to explore and/or learn more about their shared identities, culture, heritage, and history. They seek

3 days ago

Center City District shared a link.

    Councilman Kenyatta Johnson calls for hearings and input on Philadelphia's traffic congestion - The Philadelphia Sunday Sun
    Councilman Kenyatta Johnson (D- 2nd Dist.) issued the following statement, after introducing and passing a resolution authorizing the Committee on Transportation and Public Utilities to hold hearings examining strategies to address traffic congestion in the City of Philadelphia. "This month, the Center City District published a draft report that found 20-40 percent longer travel times...

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Monk’s and Fergie’s Tap Rare Beer to Raise Money for Injured Bartender

Modglin has been at Dirty Frank’s, the long-running dive bar at 13th and Pine streets, for 25 years. She was stuck on Lincoln Drive early morning on February 9...

At Monk’s (264 S. 16th Street), from Tom Peters and Fergus Carey, Pliny the Younger will start flowing at 5 p.m. on March 19. A 10-ounce glass will go for $15, cash only, and that entire $15 will go to Modglin’s recovery fund.

Carey’s Fergie’s Pub (1214 Sansom Street) will tap its own keg at 7 p.m., with the proceeds also going to the fund.

    Monk's and Fergie's Tap Rare Beer to Raise Money for Injured Bartender
    Two well-loved local bars are pitching in to help Sheila Modglin, a bartender at Dirty Frank's who was hit by a car last month. Monk's Cafe, the Belgium beer bar that's been a Philly staple since 1997, and Fergie's Pub, open since 1994, are both tapping kegs of Russian River Brewing Co.'s rare Pliny the Younger triple IPA on Monday, March 19, to raise money for Modglin.

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British botanist and early photography innova...

British botanist and early photography innovator Anna Atkins was born on this day in 1799. Atkins is among the first women to ever produce a photograph and her book, “Cyanotypes of British Algae,” is the earliest book of photography ever published. http://ind.pn/1SNt8ac IMAGE: Anna Atkins (British, 1799-1871) | Laurencia pinnatifida var. Angusta from “Photographs of British Algae: Cyanotype Impressions” | ca 1843-1853 | The New York Public Library, New York

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Shop tomorrow morning for local food and seas...

Shop tomorrow morning for local food and seasonal produce at Rittenhouse, Bryn Mawr, and Chestnut Hill Farmers' Markets. The newsletter has the list of farms and food artisans for each market.

    Three Farmers' Markets Open Tomorrow

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COMPANY WANG RAMIREZ (NextMove DANCE): Dance with no borders

[The Prince Theater, 1412 Chestnut Street] March 15-18, 2018; princetheater.org.

    COMPANY WANG RAMIREZ (NextMove DANCE): Dance with no borders
    Company Wang Ramirez's 55-minute piece, onstage this week at the Prince Theater, is titled Monchichi. For some people, the name must click their nostalgic memory of the adorable stuffed toy monkey that was big in 70s and 80s. Perhaps, they decided on the title hoping the piece would be globally accepted and loved like the doll?

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    Robbery 1300 E Erie Ave DC 18 24 020953
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Center City District shared philly.com's post...

    Time for Philly to study how and who it taxes | Editorial
    Whether the tax abatement should be scaled back is a worthy debate. But any decision about the abatement program should be done in conjunction with an independent and broad examination of the city's overall tax policy. - The Inquirer Editorial Board, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News


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