5 hours ago

Prince Theater shared Philadelphia Film Socie...

Join Philadelphia Film Society in celebrating the year in film with our Best Picture Weekend at the Prince. Catch eight of the #BestPicture nominees, all on the biggest screen in Center City from Friday, February 23 to Sunday, February 25: http://filmadelphia.org/best-picture-weekend-at-the-prince/

    PFS Presents Best Picture Weekend at the Prince!
    PFS Presents Best Picture Weekend at the Prince!
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7 hours ago

Help us bring Claymobile to all Kindergarten ...

Help us bring Claymobile to all Kindergarten AND First Graders at Bache Martin! Claymobile provides high quality ceramic art education that instills a sense of creativity, possibility, and wonder in students. Through the skillfully planned and executed classes, Claymobile teachers lead each student on a discovery of the art and science of making a functional art object they can cherish for years to come. More important than the object, the students are given the power to create and express their thoughts and emotions through art. Click here to donate, every little counts! https://www.pledgecents.com/cause/gnjlrg/claymobile-for-bache-martin-k-1

    Claymobile for Bache Martin K-1 by Jennifer Zwilling
    With these funds we will bring the world class Claymobile program to all Kindergarten and First Graders at Bache Martin. Claymobile provides high quality ceramic art education that instills a sense of creativity, possibility, and wonder in students.
    https://www.pledgecents.com

9 hours ago

After an absence of more than a century, the ...

After an absence of more than a century, the white-letter hairstreak butterfly (Satyrium w-album) has begun to recover in Scotland. http://bit.ly/2C9jv4z

    Butterfly species breeding in Scotland again after 130 years
    A BUTTERFLY whose numbers have seen dramatic decline in recent years is breeding in Scotland for the first time in 130 years, experts have said.
    http://www.thenational.scot

9 hours ago

Knight Foundation is asking How can #tech con...

Knight Foundation is asking How can #tech connect people to the #arts & each other? The foundation is looking to support new ideas in #Philly & nationally w/ $50k via #prototypefund. Deadline: March 6

    How can we use technology to connect people to the arts? Knight seeks ideas
    Sometimes it is hard to find the poetry in technology. Though most people use technology as part of their daily life, the coldness of machines makes it easy to overlook the richness of human culture that flows through their circuits.
    https://www.knightfoundation.org

11 hours ago

Play-A-Palooza 2018, Smith Welcomes Power Cru...

Play-A-Palooza 2018, Smith Welcomes Power Crunch as 2018 Partner For Play, and more! #smithplays #playapalooza https://mailchi.mp/smithplayground/p9kif8zvc4-898645

    News from Smith Memorial Playground
    Play-A-Palooza, Smith Welcomes Power Crunch as 2018 Partner For Play, and more!
    https://mailchi.mp

11 hours ago

Play-A-Palooza, Smith Welcomes Power Crunch a...

Play-A-Palooza, Smith Welcomes Power Crunch as 2018 Partner For Play, and more! #smithplays #playapalooza https://mailchi.mp/smithplayground/p9kif8zvc4-898645

    News from Smith Memorial Playground
    Play-A-Palooza, Smith Welcomes Power Crunch as 2018 Partner For Play, and more!
    https://mailchi.mp

12 hours ago

The Franklin Institute added an event.

Join us for an evening of ‘out of this world’ astronomy activities hosted by Franklin Institute Chief Astronomer Derrick Pitts. Night Skies in the Observatory is a monthly stargazing event connecting you to celestial objects in the night sky including stars, planets, and nebulae using telescopes in Bloom Observatory and at ‘Ben’s Starlight Lounge’ on our 5th floor rooftop observation deck, featuring a cash bar. Build your own experience from any combination of planetarium shows, a live science talk on astronomy or space science, hands-on astronomy activities and continuous telescopic observing all evening (weather permitting). The program is staffed with knowledgeable observers and free star maps are provided. Tickets at $10 for the general public and $5 for members. Details here: http://bit.ly/2opkncg Featured programming for this program will be announced soon. IMAGE: The Sword of Orion | 2006 | NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration This event is part of The Franklin Institute's Night Skies in the Observatory series. http://bit.ly/2EaGARs

    Night Skies in the Observatory
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12 hours ago

The Franklin Institute is asking for donation...

In London, around 1800, a Swiss mechanician named Henri Maillardet built an automaton that could draw four images and write three poems. This automaton was bequeathed to the Institute in 1928 and is one of the highlights of our permanent collection; it is on view in our Amazing Machine exhibition. http://bit.ly/2nwStJp IMAGE: Henri Maillardet (Swiss, 1745-1830) | The Automaton of Henri Maillardet | ca. 1810 | The Franklin Institute, Philadelphia

12 hours ago

In London, around 1800, a Swiss mechanician n...

In London, around 1800, a Swiss mechanician named Henri Maillardet built an automaton that could draw four images and write three poems. This automaton was bequeathed to the Institute in 1928 and is one of the highlights of our permanent collection; it is on view in our Amazing Machine exhibition. http://bit.ly/2nwStJp IMAGE: Henri Maillardet (Swiss, 1745-1830) | The Automaton of Henri Maillardet | ca. 1810 | The Franklin Institute, Philadelphia


12 hours ago

Center City District shared PhillyVoice's pos...

    Report: Philly is one of the best options for women in tech
    Making it in a male-dominated industry isn't an easy feat for any woman, but in Philadelphia, the tech industry is a bit more inclusive than other industries, according to a recent report. For the fourth year in a row, Fintech site SmartAsset compiled its list of the "The Top 15 Cities for Women in Tech," and Philadelphia landed at No.
    http://www.phillyvoice.com

13 hours ago

Meet our four amazing Park Champions who make...

Meet our four amazing Park Champions who make their parks the best they can be!

    Park Champions Recognized at our Annual Meeting - Fairmount Park Conservancy
    More than 100 stakeholders joined together on December 4th, 2017 for Fairmount Park Conservancy's first Annual Meeting at the Fairmount Park Horticulture Center. We were excited to recognize four amazing Park Champions for their determined efforts at this event.
    https://myphillypark.org

14 hours ago

Center City District shared Curbed Philly's p...

    Most Philadelphians want to buy their next home right here in Philly, report says
    Is this a sign of the times? Philadelphians, who have long had a reputation of hating on their very own City of Brotherly Love, now really want to put down roots in Philly.
    https://philly.curbed.com

14 hours ago

The Mann Center for the Performing Arts share...

    Steve Martin and Martin Short announce August Mann show - The Key
    Longtime friends and collaborators Steve Martin and Martin Short are set to dazzle the Mann center this August. Joining the duo at the Mann is Jeff Babko, keyboardist for Jimmy Kimmel Live!, and Martin's regular collaborators in bluegrass band Steep Canyon Rangers.
    http://thekey.xpn.org

15 hours ago

Check out our Bache-Martin students dancing u...

Check out our Bache-Martin students dancing up a storm with BalletX http://ow.ly/brj530ixG90

    BalletX Teaches Philadelphia Students New Skills, Life Lessons Through Dance
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Local kids are learning life lessons and new skills thanks to a special dance program at one of the Philadelphia's most popular theaters. The BalletX exchange program lets dancers give in-classroom dance lessons to students throughout Philadelphia. "Dance is an outlet for a lot of young people to be amazing.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

15 hours ago

Center City District shared Reimagining the C...

    Reimagining the Civic Commons
    Starting in 2015, Philadelphia collaborated with non-profit and community organizations to create five new civic assets: a riverfront trail, a renovated public library and park, an elevated park, an...
    http://www.facebook.com

15 hours ago

The first President of the United States of A...

The first President of the United States of America, George Washington, was born on this day in 1732. http://bit.ly/2kVynXn In this painting, Washington is shown presiding over the Constitutional Convention of 1787, which took place here in Philadelphia and led to the current U.S. Constitution. Our namesake, Benjamin Franklin was among the delegates to the convention and pictured in the middle of the painting. http://bit.ly/1Z1Wq64 IMAGE: Howard Chandler Christy (American, 1872-1952) | Scene at the Signing of the Constitution of the United States | 1940 | The United States House of Representatives, Washington, D.C.


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30 hours ago

Save the date! **Bache in Bloom ** Open hous...

Save the date! **Bache in Bloom ** Open house, raffle, and silent auction (benefiting the give and go recess program). May 10, 2018 This event will benefit the Give and Go Recess program. We will need the help of *parents and guardians like YOU*, to collect donations, in planning, volunteering during the event, and spreading the word! Please contact Melissa (wolfstewart20@gmail.com) or Leila (Leilazinni@gmail.com) if you are interested, or have any questions!


31 hours ago

Calling all artists! We have some Spring and ...

Calling all artists! We have some Spring and Summer openings for our art wall in the Hygge Room. Send us a message if you are interested in showing your work! #supportlocalartists #barhygge


31 hours ago

Bache-Martin is looking to fund a Claymobile ...

Bache-Martin is looking to fund a Claymobile program this school year for Kindergarten and 1st Grade, details below.

    Claymobile for Bache Martin K-1 by Jennifer Zwilling
    With these funds we will bring the world class Claymobile program to all Kindergarten and First Graders at Bache Martin. Claymobile provides high quality ceramic art education that instills a sense of creativity, possibility, and wonder in students.
    https://www.pledgecents.com

31 hours ago

The Winter Social is THIS Saturday! This is ...

The Winter Social is THIS Saturday! This is your last chance to reserve a spot for your Tiger, fill out our online form BEFORE MIDNIGHT TODAY https://goo.gl/forms/YLc7jWlzORujbR3v2 We need volunteers to help us sign in, and distribute hot chocolate to our students. Want to help us in these fun tasks? http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0a44aca722a6f58-bachemartin2 https://www.facebook.com/events/137522800247163/

    8TH ANNUAL BACHE-MARTIN SCHOOL WINTER SOCIAL
    Bache-Martin's 8th Annual Winter Social has been rescheduled to February 24th.*** We were notified on Friday that the rink will be closed due to city work this Saturday 1/27 (original date). We are disappointed by and sorry for the last minute change, but we hope you will be able to join us next month for a fun morning on the ice next month instead.
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32 hours ago

#Repost @brewery_techne ・・・ Phoebe's back on...

#Repost @brewery_techne ・・・ Phoebe's back on the menu! #phillycraftbeer #bierdegarde #beer


33 hours ago

“Opportunity is just one of two rovers curren...

“Opportunity is just one of two rovers currently functioning on the Red Planet, along with NASA’s Curiosity rover.” http://bit.ly/2olnNwm

    NASA's Opportunity rover surpasses 5,000 Martian days on the Red Planet
    On Saturday, NASA's Opportunity rover celebrated a monumental anniversary all by itself on the surface of the Red Planet: surviving 5,000 Martian days. It's an incredibly significant milestone for the little-wheeled robot, given the fact that it was only expected to last just 90 days.
    https://www.theverge.com

33 hours ago

Fairmount Park Conservancy shared their video...

This warm weather has us daydreaming about Love Your Park Week! Save the dates for May 12-20. https://loveyourpark.org/

    Fairmount Park Conservancy
    We're pretty sure these amazing park volunteers will inspire you to sign up and lend a hand at a park near you on November 4th for Love Your Park Fall Volunteer Day! bit.ly/LoveYourPark17
    http://www.facebook.com

34 hours ago

Brewed a wheat beer today with lemongrass

Brewed a wheat beer today with lemongrass

    Bar Hygge
    Brewed a wheat beer today with lemongrass
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36 hours ago

The Franklin Institute was live.

With the temperature in Philadelphia right now at 74° F (23° C), we figured we would give you a live look from our EarthCam of this beautiful (but unseasonable) weather. http://bit.ly/2EJsXJE

    The Franklin Institute
    With the temperature in Philadelphia right now at 74° F (23° C), we figured we would give you a live look from our EarthCam of this beautiful (but unseasonable) weather. http://bit.ly/2EJsXJE
    http://www.facebook.com

36 hours ago

Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio added 2 new ...

Final days to see our current exhibitions - all on view through 6pm Saturday.

    Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio
    Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio, Philadelphia, PA. 2.1K likes. Cultivating an appreciation for art by presenting exhibitions, offering unique decorative and fine art for sale and providing art...
    https://www.facebook.com

36 hours ago

Prince Theater shared Philadelphia Film Socie...

Hey #Philly! Reserve your #FREE ticket to the February #Philly Film Showcase taking place TOMORROW in the Prince Theater Black Box! More information: http://filmadelphia.org/philly-film-showcase/

    Philly Film Showcase - February Short Film Program
    Philly Film Showcase - February Short Film Program
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36 hours ago

Just Announced! DISPATCH returns to the Mann ...

Just Announced! DISPATCH returns to the Mann on September 19th w/ special guests Nahko and Medicine for the People and Scatter Their Own. Tix go on sale next Friday, March 2nd at 10AM 🎶

    The Mann Center for the Performing Arts
    Just Announced! DISPATCH returns to the Mann on September 19th w/ special guests Nahko and Medicine for the People and Scatter Their Own. Tix go on sale next Friday, March 2nd at 10AM 🎶
    https://www.facebook.com

36 hours ago

The Franklin Institute shared their event.

At our next Night Skies in the Observatory event on March 6, 2018, The Franklin Institute’s Chief Digital Officer Susan Poulton will be joined by science educators JoEllen McBride and Meredith Drosback to discuss their experiences as women in the field of astronomy. http://bit.ly/2Bu2FMM

    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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36 hours ago

HSA Open Meeting TOMORROW! Haven't been able...

HSA Open Meeting TOMORROW! Haven't been able to make it to the monthly HSA morning meetings? Here's your chance to participate! HSA OPEN MEETING THURSDAY, 6:15pm The Library (Bache building, 2nd floor) See you there!

    Bache-Martin Home & School Association
    HSA Open Meeting TOMORROW! Haven't been able to make it to the monthly HSA morning meetings? Here's your chance to participate! HSA OPEN MEETING THURSDAY, 6:15pm The Library (Bache building, 2nd...
    https://www.facebook.com

36 hours ago

Why Do Children Ask, 'Why'? | Huffington Post...

Why Do Children Ask, 'Why'? | Huffington Post #learningthroughplay #playmatters #education #parenting https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/why-do-children-ask-why_b_9233266.html

    Why Do Children Ask, 'Why?'
    Have you ever wondered why children ask "why" so often? Even as adults, we question the "why" of many things not in our control. For children, "why" questions help them make sense of the world around them that they are just beginning to learn about. These "why" questions also help spur and accelerate learning.
    https://www.huffingtonpost.com

37 hours ago

#WONKYWEDNESDAY - Did you know more than 1/2 ...

#WONKYWEDNESDAY - Did you know more than 1/2 of Fairmount residents don't take a car to work? That helps facilitate positive health outcomes, lower carbon emissions and provides more opportunities to interact with your neighbors. #activetransportation #iseptaphilly #fairmountforever

    Fairmount CDC
    WONKYWEDNESDAY - Did you know more than 1/2 of Fairmount residents don't take a car to work? That helps facilitate positive health outcomes, lower carbon emissions and provides more opportunities to...
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38 hours ago

The Spring Gardens Community Garden shared th...

DON'T FORGET! Our 1st Annual Seed Swap is THIS SATURDAY! Saturday, February 24, 10am-noon Clemente Recreation Center Classroom See you at the sharing table! https://www.facebook.com/events/155500381776588/

    1st Annual Seed Swap
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39 hours ago

Don’t miss The Franklin Institute’s special l...

Don’t miss The Franklin Institute’s special limited-engagement gallery, “3D Printing the Future” open now through April 3, 2018. http://bit.ly/fut3d

    3D Printing the Future
    From amateur enthusiasts to industrial innovators, 3D printing technology has exploded worldwide-enabling designers and engineers across the globe to reimagine their work and bring new ideas to life. 3D Printing the Future tells the extraordinary story behind the 3D printing craze, showcasing the power of the human imagination through technological advancement.
    https://www.fi.edu

47 hours ago

Aaron Mott posted 1 photo to Flickr:

2 days ago

https://ceruleanarts.com/products/watercolor-...

https://ceruleanarts.com/products/watercolor-still-life-with-keith-leitner-2

    Watercolor Still Life with Keith Leitner
    Explore the versatility of watercolor! Work from an engaging floral still life arrangement and learn the tools and techniques of the medium. Brushwork, transparent/opaque painting methods, color, and the variety of papers available will all be covered. Be inspired by a visit to our concurrent exhibition Abloom. Sunday, March 25 9 a.m.
    https://ceruleanarts.com

2 days ago

Bache-Martin in the news! Tune into CBS Phil...

Bache-Martin in the news! Tune into CBS Philly right now, to catch a note about our partnership with Dance Exchange! And don’t miss BalletX’s annual Dance Exchange performances at Prince Theater, today Feb. 20 & tomorrow Feb. 21, featuring 200 participating Philadelphia Public School students, including Bache-Martin, and a special appearance by BalletX dancers💃✨🎶 RSVP at: https://www.balletx.org/dance-exchange/

    Bache-Martin Home & School Association
    Bache-Martin in the news! Tune into CBS right now, to catch a note about our partnership with Dance exchange! And don't miss BalletX's annual Dance Exchange​ performances at Prince Theater​, today...
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

Bache-Martin in the news! Tune into CBS righ...

Bache-Martin in the news! Tune into CBS right now, to catch a note about our partnership with Dance exchange! And don’t miss BalletX’s annual Dance Exchange​ performances at Prince Theater​, today Feb. 20 & tomorrow feb 21, featuring 200 participating Philadelphia Public School students, including Bache-Martin, and a special appearance by BalletX dancers💃✨🎶 RSVP at: https://www.balletx.org/dance-exchange/

    Bache-Martin Home & School Association
    Bache-Martin in the news! Tune into CBS right now, to catch a note about our partnership with Dance exchange! And don't miss BalletX's annual Dance Exchange​ performances at Prince Theater​, today...
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

Calling all artists: Apply to have your artwo...

Calling all artists: Apply to have your artwork displayed during the 11th annual West Park Arts Fest on June 9! Details below. http://bit.ly/2ERM9s6

    Opportunities - Fairmount Park Conservancy
    Volunteer Ambassadors Fairmount Park Conservancy is currently seeking passionate volunteers to help us spread the word about our upcoming events and programs at local festivals and community events. We are looking for friendly, reliable people that love to meet people and have a passion for Philly's parks. Learn more about the opportunity here.
    https://myphillypark.org

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