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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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To purchase tickets go to: http://fairmounts...

To purchase tickets go to: http://fairmountsoccer.org/

    Fairmount Soccer Association
    To purchase tickets go to: http://fairmountsoccer.org/
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16 hours ago

How are humans changing the face of the Earth...

How are humans changing the face of the Earth? These images show the impact we are having on our environment. http://bit.ly/2jrGyuU

    15 before-and-after images that show how we're transforming the planet
    Human beings have replaced nature as the dominant force shaping Earth. We've cleared away forests, dammed up mighty rivers, paved vast roads, and transported thousands of species around the world. "To a large extent," two scientists wrote in 2015, "the future of the only place where life is known to exist is being determined by the actions of humans."
    https://www.vox.com

19 hours ago

Learning to Write and Draw | ZERO TO THREE F...

Learning to Write and Draw | ZERO TO THREE For very young children, there are four stages of drawing and writing that you may see as your child grows from 15 months to 3 years old. By offering repeated fun experiences with a variety of art and writing materials, you will see forward progress over time. #earlychildhood #learningthroughplay #playmatters #parenting https://www.zerotothree.org/resources/305-learning-to-write-and-draw

    Learning to Write and Draw
    For very young children, there are four stages of drawing and writing that you may see as your child grows from 15 months to 3 years old. By offering repeated fun experiences with a variety of art and writing materials, you will see forward progress over time.
    https://www.zerotothree.org

22 hours ago

“Science investigates; religion interprets. S...

“Science investigates; religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power; religion gives man wisdom which is control. Science deals mainly with facts; religion deals mainly with values. The two are not rivals. They are complementary.” -Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. http://onforb.es/1n6X3Oq

    The Franklin Institute
    "Science investigates; religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power; religion gives man wisdom which is control. Science deals mainly with facts; religion deals mainly with values....
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22 hours ago

Today, we honor dreams of freedom and equalit...

Today, we honor dreams of freedom and equality that civil rights activist Martin Luther King, Jr. built with the work of Horace Pippin, a self-taught artist and soldier who fought to make the world a freer place. During the First World War, Pippin served in the 15th New York Infantry and as a corporal in the 369th Colored Infantry, which the Germans called the “Hellfighters.” He said that the war “brought out all of the art” in him. Pippin kept illustrated journals of his experiences in the trenches and also produced peaceful scenes like this tranquil family setting found in room 12 of our galleries. Horace Pippin. Supper Time, c. 1940.

    The Barnes Foundation
    Today, we honor dreams of freedom and equality that civil rights activist Martin Luther King, Jr. built with the work of Horace Pippin, a self-taught artist and soldier who fought to make the world a...
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23 hours ago

On this day, we honor Martin Luther King Jr.,...

On this day, we honor Martin Luther King Jr., and his legacy. If you would like to join a Day of Service event, here are some child friendly activities in our neighborhood, or close by: *** Philadelphia Museum of Art - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service*** 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. (Free after Pay What You Wish admission) Honor the memory of Martin Luther King, Jr. with community service at the Museum. Artmaking for MANNA 10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. Great Stair Hall MANNA will collect your artwork to distribute with the meals they deliver to those in need. Conversation of Kings: Strength to Love, a Call to Action 11:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m. South Terrace Conference Rooms A & B Dive deeper into the work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a youth-focused conversation on how his legacy can inspire today’s social movements. Presented in collaboration with NewCORE. http://www.philamuseum.org/calendar?id=15&et=39&dt=January_2018#16290 *** Saint Francis Xavier School - MLK Day of Service*** 8:30 am - 12:30 pm Our neighbors at St. Francis Xavier will be having a full day of child-friendly events. Please note that children must be accompanied by an adult. Card making and crafts The cards will be for shut-ins in the neighborhood. You can donate blank cards and stick on foam letters/decorations. Snack and sock rolls making These rolls will be donated to local homeless shelters. They're looking for sock and snack bar donations Shredding truck event 8-10am. A $10/bag donation is requested. They will also have readings about MLK, and a bake sale for their school. *** Greensgrow Farms*** January 15 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm A Plant for Every Home! With your help, we can improve air quality in Philadelphia homes by distributing small air cleaning houseplants. Volunteers are needed to up-pot plant plugs into up-cycled containers as well as decorate pots. We are partnering with local arts educator Kelsie Lilly to help us design and decorate the recycled pots to make them beautiful for recipients homes. http://www.greensgrow.org/event/mlk-day-service-project-plant-every-home/ AND for more events through our region go to Greater Philadelphia Martin Luther King Day of Service at Girard College (there are some teen-friendly events there!)​ http://mlkdayofservice.org/volunteer-girard/

    Bache-Martin Home & School Association
    On this day, we honor Martin Luther King Jr., and his legacy. If you would like to join a Day of Service event, here are some child friendly activities in our neighborhood, or close by: ***...
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23 hours ago

“If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run ...

“If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.” - Martin Luther King Jr. Thanks to Curbed Philly for creating this excellent list of 40 ways to make Philly a better place (which includes volunteering at your local park!).

    40 small ways to make Philly a better place
    In today's world, it can be easy to feel either under- or overwhelmed-or both-by all the good and bad that's happening around us. But before you throw up your hands and toss in the towel, consider the words of Martin Luther King, Jr.: "If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward."
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Oil pastel on paper by Cerulean Arts Collecti...

Oil pastel on paper by Cerulean Arts Collective Member Nancy Neill on view now through January 20. https://ceruleanarts.com/products/nancy-neill-untitled-10-17-2

    Nancy Neill: Untitled 10.17.2
    Untitled 10.17.2, oil pastel on paper painting by Collective Member Nancy Neill. From her solo exhibition December 16, 2017 - January 20, 2018. Note: Painting will ship after end of exhibition. Image size: H 8" x W 8"; frame size: H 16" x W 16"
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39 hours ago

Who is up for a cosmic road trip? http://bzfd...

Who is up for a cosmic road trip? http://bzfd.it/2Ft91eM

    You Can Visit The Entire Solar System Without Leaving The United States
    And here's how!
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40 hours ago

Performance Garage shared an event.

New Workshop Alert! Lee-Ann Doncevic's Musical Theater Jazz class begins tomorrow, Jan. 15 at 6 pm #musicaltheater #phillydance http://ow.ly/6ULW30hIwJY

    Musical Theater Jazz with Lee-Ann @ Performance Garage
    Musical Theater Jazz with Lee-Ann focuses on musicality, performance, and traditional jazz dance foundations. Class begins with a warm-up revolved around...
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43 hours ago

Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio shared their...

Artists' Talk with Kristin Balmer, Colleen O'Donnell & Leo Robinson TODAY at 2pm!

    Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio
    Please join artists Kristin Balmer, Colleen O'Donnell & Leo Robinson to discuss their work from the exhibition "An Exemplar Model" this Sunday at 2pm!
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43 hours ago

Trolley updates on the way, to include better...

Trolley updates on the way, to include better access for disabled passengers and consideration of bike lanes.

    SEPTA's billion-dollar plan for new trolleys takes a step forward
    An ambitious plan to remake Philadelphia's trolleys took a step forward with a preview of how modernization will change not only how people ride, but also how they drive, bike, and park on the city's six streetcar routes.
    http://www.philly.com

43 hours ago

REMINDER: Send us your Nerdy Valentine ideas ...

REMINDER: Send us your Nerdy Valentine ideas and you may be rewarded with some amazing prizes (Contest ends January 16, 2018 at 12 pm ET). http://bit.ly/2FiujMj

    The Franklin Institute Nerdy Valentines Contest
    Here at The Franklin Institute, we are already getting ready for the Giant Heartiest of holidays, Valentine's Day, and we need your help!
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46 hours ago

The Franklin Institute shared Philadelphia Sc...

Mark your calendars, Philadelphia! The 2018 Philadelphia Science Festival takes over the City of Brotherly Love from April 20, 2018 through April 28, 2018. http://bit.ly/2jeeCL0

    Philadelphia Science Festival 2018
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2 days ago

Bache-Martin Home & School Association shared...

Bache-Martin's Tiger Tech FLL teams were at Central High School earlier today for the qualifying competition! Go Tigers!! (A huge thanks to Ms. McCracken for the pictures!)

    Charlotte McCracken
    The Bache-Martin Tiger Tech FLL teams are ready for today's qualifying competition!
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2 days ago

Fairmount Park Conservancy shared Belmont Pla...

Looking for a way to lend a hand in Fairmount Park for Martin Luther King Jr. Day? Head to the Belmont Plateau Trails Alliance Day of Service to help out along the Trolley Trail!

    BPTA Martin Luther King Day of Service
    Please join us for our inaugural Martin Luther King Day of Service! We will be completing finish work on the newest section of the Trolley Trail and...
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2 days ago

Chaim Soutine (1893-1943) was a Lithuanian bo...

Chaim Soutine (1893-1943) was a Lithuanian born artist renowned for his expressionist paintings. Dr. Albert Barnes purchased this painting from the French dealer Paul Guillaume on January 5, 1923, and then went on to buy over 50 canvases by the artist. Barnes exhibited this painting just three months after he purchased it in his first and only exhibition at PAFA The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. The exhibition was extremely controversial; the critic Edith Powell described the paintings by Soutine in particular as “the creations of a disintegrating mind.” What do you think? Share your comments below! 🎨 Chaim Soutine. The Pastry Chef (Baker Boy) (Le Pâtissier), c. 1919

    The Barnes Foundation
    Chaim Soutine (1893-1943) was a Lithuanian born artist renowned for his expressionist paintings. Dr. Albert Barnes purchased this painting from the French dealer Paul Guillaume on January 5, 1923,...
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2 days ago

In the battle of the raptors, who do you thin...

In the battle of the raptors, who do you think reigns supreme? http://bit.ly/1P9OWGR (We are partial to Eagles)

    The Franklin Institute
    In the battle of the raptors, who do you think reigns supreme? http://bit.ly/1P9OWGR (We are partial to Eagles)
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2 days ago

Inkjet print on dura-lar over enamel on panel...

Inkjet print on dura-lar over enamel on panel by Collective Member Jacob Lunderby on view now at Cerulean Arts. https://ceruleanarts.com/products/jacob-lunderby-untitled-1727

    Jacob Lunderby: Untitled (1727)
    Untitled (1727), inkjet print on dura-lar with enamel on panel work by Collective Member Jacob Lunderby. From his solo exhibition December 16, 2017 - January 20, 2018. Note: Painting will ship after end of exhibition. H 16.5" x W 13"
    https://ceruleanarts.com

2 days ago

Did you know that besides calling Lincoln Fin...

Did you know that besides calling Lincoln Financial Field home, Eagles can be found locally in the John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge At Tinicum located close to the Philadelphia International Airport. http://bit.ly/2ExLrwk #FlyEaglesFly IMAGE: Ron Holmes | Bald eagle holding a fish in its talons at John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania | 2009 | United States Fish and Wildlife Service

    The Franklin Institute
    Did you know that besides calling Lincoln Financial Field home, Eagles can be found locally in the John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge At Tinicum located close to the Philadelphia International...
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2 days ago

Ali's Wagon added 10 new photos.

Don't forget that starting TODAY Division IV PHL products are coming to join us down at our 2017 Fairmount Ave location! As we begin the physical moving process, we can start selling our favorite Division IV furniture pieces at a discounted rate! All furniture is locally crafted by Dusty Amodio and Sam, made with locally-sourced reclaimed materials. So come get your little piece of Philly! To purchase or inquire about any piece, please email info@aliswagon.com

    Ali's Wagon
    Ali's Wagon, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 833 likes. Ali's Wagon is a family-owned boutique with a unique inventory of products for adults & children from local & national brands we stand behind!
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2 days ago

Weekend Phillyfun Picks: Jan 12-15

2027 Fairmount Ave.

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40 N. 2nd Street

321 Chestnut St

    Weekend Phillyfun Picks: Jan 12-15 - PhillyFun4Kids
    It's the weekend! While the temps may be dropping again, it is looking like a great weekend to get out and be with your family to take part in the many Martin Luther King Jr. weekend celebrations and events taking place all weekend along with service activities the whole family can enjoy, too.
    http://www.phillyfun4kids.com

2 days ago

Jan van Goyen was born on this day in 1596 (t...

Jan van Goyen was born on this day in 1596 (that’s nearly 420 years ago!) in Leiden, the Netherlands. An influential landscape artist of the “Golden Age” of Dutch painting, he is represented at the Barnes by “The Square Watch-Tower,” painted in 1651. #LOOKSLOWLY: This large river scene is one his most outstanding works in an American collection. Pay close attention to Van Goyen’s accomplished use of earth tones––note how they seem dredged from his depiction of the riverbed, but are contrasted against a delicate, broken sky of pale blue. 🎨 Jan van Goyen. The Square Watch-Tower, 1651

    The Barnes Foundation
    Jan van Goyen was born on this day in 1596 (that's nearly 420 years ago!) in Leiden, the Netherlands. An influential landscape artist of the "Golden Age" of Dutch painting, he is represented at the...
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2 days ago

The Franklin Institute shared their event.

Join us this coming Monday for special programming celebrating the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. http://bit.ly/2FhcQnq

    Martin Luther King, Jr. Day at The Franklin Institute
    Celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at The Franklin Institute with special daylong activities designed to pay tribute to one of...
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2017 was a headline making year for the Art M...

2017 was a headline making year for the Art Museum Area PHL!

    Art Museum Area PHL
    Whether you are a first-time visitor or long-time resident, the small businesses in the Art Museum Area invite you to eat, shop, and explore everyday.
    http://www.artmuseumareaphl.com

3 days ago

“There’s often a point during the winter wher...

“There’s often a point during the winter where the cold relaxes, and that’s what often people think of as the January thaw.” http://ti.me/2Exy4wh

    Here's Why You're Seeing 'Wild Swings' From Freezing to Really Warm Weather This Week
    After frigid temperatures during Winter Storm Grayson, large parts of the U.S. will see a January thaw. Here's why the temperature changed.
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3 days ago

Varujan Boghosian: Master Manipulator

Parkway 100

    Philadelphia Museum of Art - Exhibitions - Varujan Boghosian: Master Manipulator
    Varujan Boghosian (American, born 1926) holds a deep fascination with objects that evoke the past. As much a collector as an artist, he scours antique shops and flea markets for materials to use in his imaginative sculptures and collages. By cleverly combining and recontextualizing our castoffs-books, cards, toys, figurines, tools, glass, twine-he exploits their expressive power in sly, often poetic ways.
    http://www.philamuseum.org

3 days ago

Looking for a way to get involved with the Ma...

Looking for a way to get involved with the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service this Monday, January 15th? Check out this interactive map of Philadelphia Parks & Recreation sites that need volunteers to help out with various projects! http://arcg.is/2D7a9Xf

    Fairmount Park Conservancy
    Looking for a way to get involved with the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service this Monday, January 15th? Check out this interactive map of Philadelphia Parks & Recreation sites that need...
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3 days ago

Join Roni Graham this weekend as she explores...

Join Roni Graham this weekend as she explores life through laughter in her one-woman show, "Laughter Is Therapy." #PHLarts #phillytheater http://ow.ly/VLJB30hKjVd

    Laughter is Therapy
    Roni Graham Stars in Laughter is Therapy. Directed by Ozzie Jones. This one woman show is the 1st in a 2 part series written by Roni Graham. What makes a person who that are? What shapes them? Is it things they have been through? Things they have seen?
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3 days ago

Please join artists Kristin Balmer, Colleen O...

Please join artists Kristin Balmer, Colleen O'Donnell & Leo Robinson to discuss their work from the exhibition "An Exemplar Model" this Sunday at 2pm!

    Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio
    Please join artists Kristin Balmer, Colleen O'Donnell & Leo Robinson to discuss their work from the exhibition "An Exemplar Model" this Sunday at 2pm!
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3 days ago

FYI Philly - This week is food, fitness, fashion and more - Fabulous!

1808 Spring Garden St

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201 Main Street

3601 Market St

1121 Walnut St

1708 Lombard St

1306 Chestnut St

212 S 12th St

631 N 2nd St

30 S 15th St

925 Canal Street, Building #4, Door 16

1528 Frankford Ave

205 Race Street

31 S. 2nd St.

1001 Spruce Street

1526 Sansom Street

102 S. 21st Street

5955 N. 5th Street

1315 Walnut Street, Suite #1403

1014 Pine St

    FYI Philly finds food, fashion, fitness... fabulous!
    It's a New Year and, in this weekend's FYI, we celebrate all things new in food, fitness, fashion and more. FYI Philly is on 6abc Saturday night at 7 and Sunday at midnight. Ducis Rodgers and Jeannette Reyes take us to some new destinations on Philadelphia's ever-expanding restaurant scene.
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3 days ago

The Franklin Institute shared their event.

Join us on February 6, 2018 for a special event in The Franklin Institute Speaker Series featuring Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times journalist, Amy Harmon. http://bit.ly/2EGNG1m

    The Fight for Facts: Science and the Art of Storytelling
    Two-time Pulitzer Prize winner and science journalist at The New York Times, Amy Harmon, renowned for her reporting on science and technology in everyday...
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3 days ago

How to Help Your Child Develop Empathy | ZERO...

How to Help Your Child Develop Empathy | ZERO TO THREE #earlychildhood #parenting #playmatters #learningthroughplay https://www.zerotothree.org/resources/5-how-to-help-your-child-develop-empathy

    How to Help Your Child Develop Empathy
    Empathy is the ability to imagine how someone else is feeling in a particular situation and respond with care. This is a very complex skill to develop.
    https://www.zerotothree.org

3 days ago

Fairmount CDC shared Art Museum Area PHL's po...

Soon, you can grab your favorite board game and your favorite cocktail all in one place. #FairmountForever

    He's playing to win with Thirsty Dice, Philly's first board-game cafe
    The hot genre in hospitality this year will be entertainment: clubs with ball pits, sliding boards, and ice bars. Matt Hendricks, 44, plans to roll the dice with activities - albeit much lower-key activities - at 1642 Fairmount Ave. Board games.
    http://www.philly.com

3 days ago

"June Morning Sky", acrylic painting by Cerul...

"June Morning Sky", acrylic painting by Cerulean Arts Collective Member Mary Powers Holt - on view now through January 20. https://ceruleanarts.com/products/mary-powers-holt-june-morning-sky

    Mary Powers Holt: June Morning Sky
    June Morning Sky, acrylic on canvas painting by Collective Member Mary Powers Holt. From her solo exhibition December 16, 2017 - January 20, 2018. Note: Painting will ship after end of exhibition. H 30" x W 30"
    https://ceruleanarts.com

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