8 min ago

According to data just released by NOAA and N...

According to data just released by NOAA and NASA, 2017 had the second warmest global surface temperature since 1880. http://n.pr/2FPVY7B

    2017 Among Warmest Years On Record
    2017 was among the warmest years on record, according to new data released by NASA and the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration. The planet's global surface temperature last year was second warmest since 1880, NASA says. NOAA calls it the third warmest year on record, due to slight variation in the ways that they analyze temperatures.
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29 min ago

BREAKING: Philadelphia advances to the top 20...

BREAKING: Philadelphia advances to the top 20 list of Amazon HQ2 cities.

    Amazon announces candidate cities for HQ2
    Amazon announces candidate cities for HQ2
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33 min ago

There is still time to see the works of Alysa...

There is still time to see the works of Alysa Bennett, Meghan Cox, Mary Powers Holt, Jacob Lunderby and Nancy Neill! All on view through Saturday, January 20.

    Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio
    There is still time to see the works of Alysa Bennett, Meghan Cox, Mary Powers Holt, Jacob Lunderby and Nancy Neill! All on view through Saturday, January 20.
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43 min ago

We are proud of our Executive Director, Jamie...

We are proud of our Executive Director, Jamie Gauthier, who was appointed by Mayor Kenney to serve on the nominating panel for Philadelphia's new school board!

    Kenney names nominating panel for new Philly school board
    Philadelphia's new Board of Education started to take shape Tuesday with the naming of a 13-member nominating committee, the latest step toward re-establishing local control of city schools. The board would replace the School Reform Commission that has voted to dissolve itself.
    https://whyy.org

2 hours ago

#Iresolve to give #Renoir a chance. Revered o...

#Iresolve to give #Renoir a chance. Revered or reviled? Regardless of how you feel about Renoir, you’re in for a lively discussion! Join us for the 4-session class “Renoir: A Painter’s Painter” led by accomplished painter, printmaker, and author Bill Scott, who will offer his personal reflection on why Renoir resonates so deeply with painters. Discover why many contemporary artists still find themselves gravitating to Renoir as a source of inspiration, marveling over his ever imaginative use of color. Starts Monday, Feb. 26. Register: barnesfoundation.org/classes/renoir-a-painters-painter 🎨 Pierre-Auguste Renoir. Composition, Five Bathers (Composition, cinq baigneuses), c. 1918.

    The Barnes Foundation
    Iresolve to give #Renoir a chance. Revered or reviled? Regardless of how you feel about Renoir, you're in for a lively discussion! Join us for the 4-session class "Renoir: A Painter's Painter" led...
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2 hours ago

The Franklin Institute shared their event.

The next Night Skies in the Observatory event at The Franklin Institute is coming up on February 13, 2018. Join us for an evening of stargazing and more exciting space-related programing for all ages. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2oZFEg6

    Night Skies in the Observatory
    Join us for an evening of 'out of this world' astronomy activities hosted by Franklin Institute Chief Astronomer Derrick Pitts. Night Skies at the...
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2 hours ago

Uwishunu tops this week's to-do list with Res...

Uwishunu tops this week's to-do list with Restaurant Week and skating at Dilworth Park, and we couldn't agree more! #CCDRW

    18+ Fantastic Things to Do in Philly This Week
    Rothman Institute Ice Rink | Photo courtesy Center City District Center City Restaurant Week, the Eagles in the NFC Championship game, the Philly Home Show and more... It's looking like a delightfully delicious week here in Philadelphia. Center City District Restaurant Week is in full swing at more than 120 different eateries where you can spend a night out enjoying a three-course meal.
    https://www.uwishunu.com

10 hours ago

Tom Ipri posted 2 photos to Flickr:

14 hours ago

BalletX added 7 new photos — with Gary Jeter ...

BalletX in rehearsal with Darrell Grand Moultrie, choreographing a new work to premiere at Spring Series March 7-18 The Wilma Theater

    BalletX
    BalletX in rehearsal with Darrell Grand Moultrie, choreographing a new work to premiere at Spring Series March 7-18 The Wilma Theater
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16 hours ago

Thinking about warm weather fun ☀️ like the B...

Thinking about warm weather fun ☀️ like the Blue Cross Broad Street Run? Skip the lottery and run with our team of 🌳Park Champions🏆 raising funds for trail improvements in Fairmount Park! Learn more here: http://bit.ly/2BaE63R

    Fairmount Park Conservancy
    Thinking about warm weather fun ☀️ like the Blue Cross Broad Street Run? Skip the lottery and run with our team of 🌳Park Champions🏆 raising funds for trail improvements in Fairmount Park! Learn more...
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19 hours ago

Job Alert: Philadelphia Parks & Recreation is...

Job Alert: Philadelphia Parks & Recreation is looking for a Public Relations Associate. For full details and information, see below. http://www.phila.gov/ParksandRecreation/PDF/Jobs/PublicRelationsAssociate.pdf

    http://www.phila.gov

20 hours ago

Attention educators, administrators, and inte...

Attention educators, administrators, and interested neighborhood groups! Keep Philadelphia Beautiful offers Litter & Environmental Education programming, and requesting a presentation is easy. Head to their website to read more, or visit this link http://bit.ly/2D8fQlo to apply directly.

    Book an In School Presentation!
    Keep Philadelphia Beautiful believes that education is one of the most effective ways to discourage littering and encourage recycling and waste reduction. We are dedicated to teaching Philadelphia students of all ages about the economic, social and environmental impacts of how we handle our trash as individuals and as a society, and we would love to visit your school.
    http://keepphiladelphiabeautiful.org

21 hours ago

We will have some exciting news to share in a...

We will have some exciting news to share in a few days with what's coming up next at The Franklin Institute, but, in the meantime, Happy #MuseumSelfieDay! http://bit.ly/1VqWo8O

    The Franklin Institute
    We will have some exciting news to share in a few days with what's coming up next at The Franklin Institute, but, in the meantime, Happy #MuseumSelfieDay! http://bit.ly/1VqWo8O
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22 hours ago

We ❤️ this photo of the Barnes building by @a...

We ❤️ this photo of the Barnes building by @anabaezs––just one of many winter wonderland scenes on the Parkway! Have snaps like this to share? Enter the My Parkway Photo contest for a chance to win cash prizes plus a 2-night stay at The Logan - Philadelphia's Hotel. Open to all Instagram users worldwide! 1 winner picked every season + 1 grand prize winner at the end of the contest. Just follow Parkway Museums District on Instagram and tag your snaps #parkway100 and #myparkwayinwinter by Feb. 1. Go to www.parkway100.org/my-parkway-photo-contest/ for more details.

    The Barnes Foundation
    We ❤️ this photo of the Barnes building by @anabaezs--just one of many winter wonderland scenes on the Parkway! Have snaps like this to share? Enter the My Parkway Photo contest for a chance to win...
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22 hours ago

Just Announced! ✨ WXPN welcomes The Decemberi...

Just Announced! ✨ WXPN welcomes The Decemberists with special guest M.Ward to the Mann on June 7th in support of their new album 'I’ll Be Your Girl'. Tickets go on sale this Fri 1/19 @ 10AM.

    The Mann Center for the Performing Arts
    Just Announced! ✨ WXPN welcomes The Decemberists with special guest M.Ward to the Mann on June 7th in support of their new album 'I'll Be Your Girl'. Tickets go on sale this Fri 1/19 @ 10AM.
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23 hours ago

A happy opening night to cast and crew of PAS...

A happy opening night to cast and crew of PASSING STRANGE! Let's get ready to play all night. #WilmaPassingStrange #phillytheatre #philly

    Animated GIF - Find & Share on GIPHY
    Discover & share this Animated GIF with everyone you know. GIPHY is how you search, share, discover, and create GIFs.
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23 hours ago

Just Announced! Nathaniel Rateliff & the Nigh...

Just Announced! Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats and The Head and The Heart co-headline the Skyline Stage @ the Mann on June 6th. Tickets go on sale next Friday, January 26th @ 10AM 🎶

    The Mann Center for the Performing Arts
    Just Announced! Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats and The Head and The Heart co-headline the Skyline Stage @ the Mann on June 6th. Tickets go on sale next Friday, January 26th @ 10AM 🎶
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23 hours ago

The Franklin Institute was live.

We are celebrating Benjamin Franklin’s 312th birthday live with a demonstration of one of Franklin’s most interesting inventions, the Glass Armonica. http://bit.ly/1OJ3Uc2

    The Franklin Institute
    We are celebrating Benjamin Franklin's 312th birthday live with a demonstration of one of Franklin's most interesting inventions, the Glass Armonica. http://bit.ly/1OJ3Uc2
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24 hours ago

The CultureWorks team is SO fortunate to have...

The CultureWorks team is SO fortunate to have this rad woman serve as our fearless leader. Our Chief Commons Director, Liz Sytsma is off to give birth to a tiny human. Help us in sending her all the well wishes during maternity leave. #SheRocks #WeAlreadyMissHer

    CultureWorks Greater Philadelphia
    The CultureWorks team is SO fortunate to have this rad woman serve as our fearless leader. Our Chief Commons Director, Liz Sytsma is off to give birth to a tiny human. Help us in sending her all the...
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24 hours ago

Please note that tonight's community meeting ...

Please note that tonight's community meeting about the Discovery Center has been cancelled due to heating issues. Stay tuned here or follow The Discovery Center for updates about the next meeting.

    Fairmount Park Conservancy
    Please note that tonight's community meeting about the Discovery Center has been cancelled due to heating issues. Stay tuned here or follow The Discovery Center for updates about the next meeting.
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24 hours ago

The Franklin Institute plans to go live.

We are celebrating Benjamin Franklin’s 312th birthday live with some demonstrations of one of Franklin’s most interesting inventions, the Glass Armonica. http://bit.ly/1OJ3Uc2

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25 hours ago

Flashback Wednesday. This is when she was ju...

Flashback Wednesday. This is when she was just an apprentice. Now she's running the brewhouse and just brewed another iteration of 'Phoebe', a biere de garde flavored with cracked pepper and orange peel.

    Bar Hygge
    Flashback Wednesday. This is when she was just an apprentice. Now she's running the brewhouse and just brewed another iteration of 'Phoebe', a biere de garde flavored with cracked pepper and orange...
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25 hours ago

Stick to Your Job Pictured here is a poster ...

Stick to Your Job Pictured here is a poster which encouraged employees to “stick to your job,” which encouraged workers not to drift from job to job because their dedicated work was vital to the war effort. This poster was produced by the United States Department of Labor and, like many other propaganda posters, was distributed to American factories in order to encourage workers to maximize efficiency for the war effort. Want to learn more about our holdings related to World War I and more? Check out our Guide to World War One holdings: https://www.archives.gov/philadelphia/finding-aids/wwi-guide. Feel free to consult our online catalog (www.catalog.archives.gov) and make an appointment to view our holdings at the National Archives at Philadelphia by calling (215) 305-2044 or emailing philadelphia.archives@nara.gov. Also feel free to check out other National Archives resources related to World War I here: https://www.archives.gov/topics/wwi#event-/timeline/item/archduke-assassination. Today's post was written by Grace Schultz, Archives Technician at the National Archives at Philadelphia. Citation: Memorandum Regarding War Posters, with Attachments; File 2130-0; Box 16; Central Subject Files of the Naval Powder Factory; 5th Naval District; RG 181 - Naval Districts and Shore Establishments; National Archives at Philadelphia; (NAID: 66540631) (HMS ID: PH-6192).

    National Archives at Philadelphia
    Stick to Your Job Pictured here is a poster which encouraged employees to "stick to your job," which encouraged workers not to drift from job to job because their dedicated work was vital to the war...
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26 hours ago

ATTN BUSINESSES: Don't miss tonight's GAMBA H...

ATTN BUSINESSES: Don't miss tonight's GAMBA Happy Hour at Bar Hygge. Great discussion + great drinks = a great time. Hope to see you there!

    Greater Art Museum Business Alliance - GAMBA U January - Under the Influence: How Brand Advocates Make Your Business Boom
    GAMBA U January - Under the Influence: How Brand Advocates Make Your Business Boom
    http://www.gambamember.org

26 hours ago

TEACHERS, looking to plan an unforgettable fi...

TEACHERS, looking to plan an unforgettable field trip in 2018? General one-hour gallery programs are available to K–12 students from all school districts and educational settings. We tailor lessons to meet the needs, abilities, and grade level of each group. Gallery lessons run October–June. Price is only $5 per person, including chaperones. District of Philadelphia schools can visit free of charge—bus transportation included! Learn more and schedule your visit: www.barnesfoundation.org/teachers

    The Barnes Foundation
    TEACHERS, looking to plan an unforgettable field trip in 2018? General one-hour gallery programs are available to K-12 students from all school districts and educational settings. We tailor lessons...
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27 hours ago

The Wilma Theater shared their event.

Guess who's coming back to the cafe?

    Live in the Cafe: Stew and ILL DOOTS
    Tony Award-winning creator of PASSING STRANGE Stew returns for another evening at the Wilma's Good Karma Cafe. Playing a selection of songs from his...
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29 hours ago

Happy Birthday to our namesake and one of the...

Happy Birthday to our namesake and one of the most influential thinkers of world history, Benjamin Franklin. Today would have been Franklin’s 312th Birthday. His numerous accomplishments in his career stretched from politics and diplomacy to science and engineering. The Franklin Institute is home to The Benjamin Franklin National Memorial, which includes a towering statue of the founding father inside a rotunda designed after the Pantheon in Rome. http://bit.ly/1OJ3Uc2 IMAGE: James Earle Fraser (American, 1876-1953) | Benjamin Franklin Memorial | 1938 | The Franklin Institute, Philadelphia

    The Franklin Institute
    Happy Birthday to our namesake and one of the most influential thinkers of world history, Benjamin Franklin. Today would have been Franklin's 312th Birthday. His numerous accomplishments in his...
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41 hours ago

Friends of Bache-Martin shared Bache-Martin H...

    Kindergarten Registration - Student Enrollment & Placement
    Enrollment of Students for English who Speak Other Languages (ESOL)
    https://www.philasd.org

44 hours ago

Each summer, The Franklin Institute welcomes ...

Each summer, The Franklin Institute welcomes more than 1,900 students to our museum as part of our Discovery Camp program for youths from Pre-K through 9th Grade, and registration for summer 2018 is now open. http://bit.ly/22lh1lz

    Summer Camp
    Get ready to have the best summer ever at The Franklin Institute! Experience the most hands-on, educational, iconic science summer camp in the Philadelphia area.
    https://www.fi.edu

44 hours ago

CultureWorks members and Bread & Roses Commun...

CultureWorks members and Bread & Roses Community Fund grantees, UrbEd is hosting their Launch Mixer THIS FRIDAY, January 19, at City Hall. Stop by to support this youth-run organization! Attendees will leave with UrbEd's first State of Education Report. See you on Friday!

    Mixer
    UrbEd is a newly founded, youth-run non-profit that fights for a quality and efficient urban education. We realize that there is an immense number of committed citizens across the city, working on issues related to education. As we fight for equal opportunity within the education system, we continuo
    https://www.urbedadvocates.org

45 hours ago

Share your experience with #WilmaPassingStran...

Share your experience with #WilmaPassingStrange with a lyric postcard from the "manicured lawns" of Los Angeles.

    The Wilma Theater
    Share your experience with #WilmaPassingStrange with a lyric postcard from the "manicured lawns" of Los Angeles.
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46 hours ago

Our Executive Director, Jamie Gauthier, was a...

Our Executive Director, Jamie Gauthier, was appointed by Mayor Kenney to help select Philadelphia's new school board.

    Kenney names 13 to help pick Philly's new school board
    The school board nominating panel includes parents and educators, activists and one former School Reform Commission member. It must consider applicants and nominees for the school board, presenting to Mayor Kenney by Jan. 31 a list of 27 nominees for the nine board seats.
    http://www.philly.com

46 hours ago

Kenney names nominating panel for new Philly school board

Tuesday, Jan. 23 at 6:00 p.m. at Philadelphia Home and School Association, 440 North Broad St.

Wednesday, Jan. 24 at 5:30 p.m. at Community College of Philadelphia, Center for Business & Industry, 18th and Callowhill streets, C2-28

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Wednesday, Jan. 17 at 7:00 p.m. at Parkwood Civic Association, St. Anselm Church, 12670 Dunks Ferry Rd.

Thursday, Jan. 18 at 6:00 p.m. at Mantua Civic Association, Grace Lutheran Church, Haverford and N. 36th streets

Monday, Jan. 22 at 3:30 p.m. at T.M. Peirce Elementary School, 2300 W. Cambria St.

Monday, Jan. 22 at 7:00 p.m. at Max Myers Recreation Center, 1601 Hellerman St.

Tuesday, Jan. 30 at 6:00 p.m. at Southwest CDC, 6328 Paschall Ave.

    Kenney names nominating panel for new Philly school board
    Philadelphia's new Board of Education started to take shape Tuesday with the naming of a 13-member nominating committee, the latest step toward re-establishing local control of city schools. The board would replace the School Reform Commission that has voted to dissolve itself.
    https://whyy.org

46 hours ago

The Franklin Institute shared their event.

Join us for the first Science After Hours of 2018 as we 'Party Like a Rock Star' and celebrate the science of rock and roll on January 23. http://bit.ly/1WaaTyi

    Science After Hours
    Science After Hours is an evening event series exclusively for adults ages 21+ featuring experiments, demonstrations, games, and innovative and engaging...
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47 hours ago

Seasonal Job Recruitment Wednesday, January 3...

Seasonal Job Recruitment Wednesday, January 31, 2018 | 10am – 4pm Join us to learn more about Smith’s open positions in Visitor Services and Visitor Programs. Candidates are required to bring a printed resume to be considered for employment. RSVP by Monday, January 29 to Shasmin Lewis: shasmin@smithplayground.org 215-765-4325 x100

    Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse
    Seasonal Job Recruitment Wednesday, January 31, 2018 | 10am - 4pm Join us to learn more about Smith's open positions in Visitor Services and Visitor Programs. Candidates are required to bring a...
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47 hours ago

Tomorrow marks the 312th birthday of our name...

Tomorrow marks the 312th birthday of our namesake, Benjamin Franklin. http://bit.ly/2tTiFkq

    The Franklin Institute
    Tomorrow marks the 312th birthday of our namesake, Benjamin Franklin. http://bit.ly/2tTiFkq
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47 hours ago

KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION IS OPEN! Is your c...

KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION IS OPEN! Is your child turning 5 on, or before, September 1st, 2018? Registration for 2018-2019 began today January 16, 2018 and goes through May 31, 2018! To enroll your child at Bache-Martin you must bring the following information to the Main Office: -Child's name -Parent/Guardian ID (Current Driver’s License/ Non-Driver’s License, Federal, State or Municipal employment photo identification, or Passport) -Child's current immunization record -ONE Document verifying child's birth date** -TWO proofs of residency** The main office will be available for enrollment Monday through Thursday from 9-11:30am. Other times available by appointment; please call the main office at (215) 684-5074 to speak to Ms. Sue. If you know you will be registering, the school asks that you do so as soon as possible so we can plan for out of catchment transfers. For more information, and document options for birth date and residency, visit us at http://thepowerofbachemartin.com/open-houses, or visit the school district's website at https://www.philasd.org/studentplacement/services/kindergarten-registration/

    Kindergarten Registration - Student Enrollment & Placement
    Enrollment of Students for English who Speak Other Languages (ESOL)
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2 days ago

Nominating committee members, timeline for new school board announced

Tuesday, January 23 at 6:00 p.m. at Philadelphia Home and School Association, 440 North Broad Street

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Wednesday, January 17 at 7:00 p.m. at Parkwood Civic Association, St. Anselm Church, 12670 Dunks Ferry Rd.

Thursday, January 18 at 6:00 p.m. at Mantua Civic Association, Grace Lutheran Church, Haverford and N. 36th Street

Monday, January 22 at 3:30 p.m. at T.M. Peirce Elementary School, 2300 W. Cambria St

Monday, January 22 at 7:00 p.m. at Max Myers Recreation Center, 1601 Hellerman Street

Tuesday, January 30 at 6:00 p.m. at Southwest CDC, 6328 Paschall Avenue  

    Nominating committee members, timeline for new school board announced
    The office of Mayor Kenney Tuesday morning announced the names of the 13 people who will interview and recommend candidates for a new Board of Education, and finalized the timeline for the process that will culminate in their taking office on July 1.
    http://thenotebook.org

2 days ago

Timeline Set For Formation Of Board To Control Philadelphia’s Schools

Tuesday, Jan. 23 at 6:00 p.m. at Philadelphia Home and School Association, 440 North Broad St.

Wednesday, Jan. 24 at 5:30 p.m. at Community College of Philadelphia, Center for Business & Industry, 18th and Callowhill, C2-28

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Wednesday, Jan. 17 at 7:00 p.m. at Parkwood Civic Association, St. Anselm Church, 12670 Dunks Ferry Rd.

Thursday, Jan. 18 at 6:00 p.m. at Mantua Civic Association, Grace Lutheran Church, Haverford and North 36th St.

Monday, Jan. 22 at 3:30 p.m. at T.M. Peirce Elementary School, 2300 West Cambria St.

Monday, Jan. 22 at 7:00 p.m. at Max Myers Recreation Center, 1601 Hellerman St.

Tuesday, Jan. 30 at 6:00 p.m. at Southwest CDC, 6328 Paschall Ave.

    Timeline Set For Formation Of Board To Control Philadelphia's Schools
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - The timeline is set for the formation of a local board to control Philadelphia's schools. Mayor Jim Kenney has unveiled the names of the 13 people who will give him a list of nominees for a local school board.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

2 days ago

Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse shared ...

Join us at the Philadelphia Free School to hear Dr. Peter Gray speak on: "Learning Through Play: How Children's Natural Curiosity, Playfulness, and Sociability Serve Their Education" Learn how children's instincts to explore, play, and bond with others provide the natural foundation for education and the conditions in which these instincts seem to operate best. Free and open to the public, childcare is available. RSVP required. Details: A Conversation with Peter Gray, PhD

    A Conversation with Peter Gray, PhD
    This free talk is open to the public. Join us at the Philly Free School to hear Dr. Peter Gray speak on: "Learning Through Play: How Children's Natural...
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2 days ago

Kenney names 13 to help pick Philly's new school board

...St.; Tuesday, January 23 at 6:00 p.m. at Philadelphia Home and School Association, 440 North Broad St.; Wednesday, January 24 at 5:30 p.m. at Community College of Philadelphia, Center for...

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...Wednesday, January 17 at 7:00 p.m. at Parkwood Civic Association, St. Anselm Church, 12670 Dunks Ferry Rd.; Thursday, January 18 at 6:00 p.m. at Mantua Civic Association, Grace Lutheran Church...

...Thursday, January 18 at 6:00 p.m. at Mantua Civic Association, Grace Lutheran Church, Haverford and N. 36th St.; Monday, January 22 at 3:30 p.m. at T.M. Peirce Elementary School, 2300...

...St.; Monday, January 22 at 3:30 p.m. at T.M. Peirce Elementary School, 2300 W. Cambria St.; Monday, January 22 at 7:00 p.m. at Max Myers Recreation Center, 1601 Hellerman...

...Cambria St.; Monday, January 22 at 7:00 p.m. at Max Myers Recreation Center, 1601 Hellerman St.; Tuesday, January 23 at 6:00 p.m. at Philadelphia Home and School Association, 440...

...and Callowhill Sts.; and, Tuesday, January 30 at 6:00 p.m. at Southwest CDC, 6328 Paschall Ave.

    Kenney names 13 to help pick Philly's new school board
    The school board nominating panel includes parents and educators, activists and one former School Reform Commission member. It must consider applicants and nominees for the school board, presenting to Mayor Kenney by Jan. 31 a list of 27 nominees for the nine board seats.
    http://www.philly.com

2 days ago

Fairmount Park Conservancy shared The Discove...

The Discovery Center invites you to their first community meeting to hear about the ways you can get involved with this exciting natural area reopening in the fall!

    The Discovery Center Community Engagement Committee
    Join representatives from Audubon Pennsylvania, the Philadelphia Outward Bound School and the community to discuss way that you can get involved with The...
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2 days ago

#BARNESMEMBERS already get unlimited visits, ...

#BARNESMEMBERS already get unlimited visits, all year, all for FREE––but we think there’s no such thing as having too much access to art! So we’ve curated a whole lineup of FREE WEEKLY one-hour collection tours just for members. Led by Barnes docents, these tours give an in-depth look into individual artists, artist relationships, and themes. Here’s what’s on in member tours this month: https://www.barnesfoundation.org/whats-on/members

    The Barnes Foundation
    BARNESMEMBERS already get unlimited visits, all year, all for FREE--but we think there's no such thing as having too much access to art! So we've curated a whole lineup of FREE WEEKLY one-hour...
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2 days ago

Talisker and Laphroaig, the names of two Scot...

Talisker and Laphroaig, the names of two Scottish whiskies, have been used to name features on Mars. http://bbc.in/2EvQJIH

    Nasa rover visits 'Scotland' on Mars
    Nasa's Mars rover Curiosity is exploring a part of the planet named after Torridon in Scotland. Martian geological areas and features have been named by Nasa after places on Earth. Several of the names have been taken from Scotland and, as well as Torridon, there is a Siccar Point, Muck, Wick, Sandwick and Holyrood on Mars.
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2 days ago

How do you turn a pit orchestra into a onstag...

How do you turn a pit orchestra into a onstage rock band? Get the full behind-the-scenes story tonight, after the 6:30pm performance of #WilmaPassingStrange, join the Directors Gathering for a dialogue with Passing Strange's Music Director (and band leader) Amanda Morton.

    The Wilma Theater
    How do you turn a pit orchestra into a onstage rock band? Get the full behind-the-scenes story tonight, after the 6:30pm performance of #WilmaPassingStrange, join the Directors Gathering for a...
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2 days ago

The Franklin Institute shared their video.

Be sure to submit your ideas for our Nerdy Valentines by today, January 16, 2017 at 12:00 pm ET to be eligible to win some awesome prizes. http://bit.ly/2FiujMj

    The Franklin Institute
    Do you think you have what it takes to caption our set of Nerdy Valentines in 2018? We want your most romantic science puns for our newest batch of cards (and there are prizes). Learn more:...
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2 days ago

Keep Marching: Philly Celebrates MLK with Nine Student-Painted Sculptures Around Town

Location: 440 North Broad street

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Location: 7th and Arch streets

Location: 239 Arch street

Location: Broad and Spruce streets

    Keep Marching: Philly Celebrates MLK with Nine Student-Painted Sculptures Around Town
    This post is a part of a paid partnership with Comcast* Today is Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and over the weekend painted busts of Dr. King were installed around Philadelphia to honor his legacy and celebrate his dream. These temporary additions to Philadelphia's public art and monument landscape are a part of a community art...
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Join us for Citizen Archivist Week of Service...

Join us for Citizen Archivist Week of Service! In the spirit of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, join us January 15-19, 2018 for a week-long citizen archivist challenge. Our goal is to tag or transcribe 2,018 pages in the National Archives Catalog during Citizen Archivist Week of Service. Can you help us meet this challenge? Get started by visiting the Citizen Archivist Dashboard beginning January 15. During that week, we’ll have a special expanded missions session and lots of featured records waiting to be transcribed. For our new volunteers, you’ll also find instructions on how to create an account and get started. You can help us unlock history by tagging and transcribing primary source documents in the National Archives Catalog. As you add tags or transcriptions to these records, those words are added to our Catalog – improving search results, and making our records more discoverable online. The added benefit is that we’re unlocking the sometimes difficult to read text for all to understand. We like to say that as we tag and transcribe, we are unlocking history. Transcribe and tag some of our holdings today, a handful of which are linked to below: The Indictment of Samuel Maccubbin involved in the Baltimore 'Riot' of 1861: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/278869 Deposition of John Snyder: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/18545806 Information provided by Lester Matz and John C. Childs filed in the U.S. Attorneys' Records on Spiro T. Agnew: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/279167 Complaint Against the Prince Edward County School Board of Virginia: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/279098 Fire Island National Seashore: A Proposal: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/40304849 History of Langley Air Field, Inception to March 1, 1935: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/66956741 John B. Gruelle's Patent Drawing and Oath for an Ornamental Design for a Doll: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/23902323

    Help Us Unlock History During Citizen Archivist Service Week!
    In the spirit of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, we're launching a week-long citizen archivist challenge from January 15-19. We invite you and your students to join us! Help us unlock history by tagging and transcribing primary source documents in the National Archives Catalog.
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