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The Franklin Institute added 5 new photos — w...

Last night, our chief astronomer, Derrick Pitts hosted the annual Philadelphia Science Festival Citywide Star Party at two dozen locations in and around Philadelphia. Thanks to everyone who came out to #GetNerdyPHL with us. http://bit.ly/p-s-f The Philadelphia Science Festival is on now through April 28, 2018. See the full calendar of events: http://bit.ly/2Hl7Qzy

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15 hours ago

A big shout out to Philly Art Center for dona...

A big shout out to Philly Art Center for donating $300 toward the Annual Water & PlayPen Challenge! Thanks for being such good neighborhood partners. Don't forget that Philly Art Center has summer camp for kids 4-14 with full day, half day and extended care options available. Sign up here: http://www.phillyartcenter.com/summer-camps/

    Summer Camps for Kids + Specialty Camps for Tweens!
    Award winning summer camps run by-the-week all summer long, for ages 4-14, including tween specialty camps. Your child will beam for weeks about their awesome adventures at art camp while the confidence and creative skills they develop will last a lifetime.
    http://www.phillyartcenter.com

15 hours ago

“Known as gray ghosts because they are only r...

“Known as gray ghosts because they are only rarely glimpsed, they differ from other types of caribou, which are plentiful on the tundra.” https://nyti.ms/2F3QtQR

    Gray Ghosts, the Last Caribou in the Lower 48 States, Are 'Functionally Extinct'
    HELENA, Mont. - The battle to save the so-called gray ghosts - the only herd of caribou in the lower 48 states - has been lost. A recent aerial survey shows that this international herd of southern mountain caribou, which spends part of its year in the Selkirk Mountains of northern Idaho and Washington near the Canadian border, has dwindled to just three animals and should be considered "functionally extinct," experts say.
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Celebrate science with your Facebook profile ...

Celebrate science with your Facebook profile picture with our "I ❤️ Science" Frame celebrating the Philadelphia Science Festival. http://bit.ly/p-s-f


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DON’T MISS OUT! The Mann’s Golf Tournament Si...

DON’T MISS OUT! The Mann’s Golf Tournament Silent Auction ends at 8PM on 4/23. Packages include VIP tickets to Taylor Swift, VIP tickets to U2, and two tickets to EVERY show at the Mann this summer. The Mann is a nonprofit organization and this year’s auction will help the Mann reach $1 million dollars raised over 19 years of golf.

    Mann Center for the Performing Arts -- Category
    The golf course at Talamore is one of breathtaking views and exciting shots. This championship layout was ranked Top 24 in Pennsylvania in 1999 and was ranked as one of the "Best New Private Courses in the Country" by Golf Digest
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19 hours ago

Last chance to see "Urban Perceptions" featur...

Last chance to see "Urban Perceptions" featuring cityscapes by Mashiul Chowdhury - on view through 6pm tonight. https://ceruleanarts.com/products/mashiul-chowdhury-west-kensington-1

    Mashiul Chowdhury: West Kensington 1
    West Kensington 1, oil on panel painting by New Jersey artist Mashiul Chowdhury. Included in the exhibition Urban Perceptions, March 28 - April 21, 2018. Note: Painting will ship at end of exhibition. H 8" x W 8"
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19 hours ago

The Philadelphia Science Festival’s Science C...

The Philadelphia Science Festival’s Science Carnival returns to the Benjamin Franklin Parkway this year on Saturday, April 28, 2018. Don’t miss the biggest science party of the year! http://bit.ly/2pIHRuh

    Science Carnival
    The 2018 Philadelphia Science Festival culminates in a super-charged, super-fun celebration of science! This FREE event is unlike any other-with dynamic demonstrations, engaging experiments, geeky games, and electrifying entertainment for the entire family. Returning to the newly-renovated Benjamin Franklin Parkway, this finale event promises to be the ultimate daylong science extravaganza!
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19 hours ago

Flower Power is back! http://www.flowerpower...

Flower Power is back! http://www.flowerpowerfundraising.com/campaign?campaign_id=25881 Are you still ordering bulbs, seeds, and other plants? Order through Flower Power; our garden gets 50% of what you spend with them! They not only have seeds, plants, and bulbs...they also have cookbooks, sprouting containers, and more! Do not wait, this fundraiser only goes until May 1st!

    I am participating in a fundraiser for The Spring Gardens Community Garden and need your help!
    Click this link and go to our special home page on the Flower Power Fundraising site where you can purchase top-size flower bulbs and perennials to support my group. The Spring Gardens Community Garden keeps 50% of everything you spend, Flower Power ships directly to you and gives a 100% money-back guarantee.
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This week we celebrated the dedication of the...

This week we celebrated the dedication of the iconic LOVE Sculpture and are excited for LOVE Park's grand opening on May 30! Thank you to Mrs. Edith Dixon for supporting the restoration of the sculpture and Bank of America for their generous commitment to the park. We hope you'll join us for the first party in the park on the evening of May 30! Details and tickets available here: http://bit.ly/2J4WP55


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Happy Birthday to Alfred Maurer, who was born...

Happy Birthday to Alfred Maurer, who was born on this day in 1868. Maurer was an American modernist painter and a good friend of Dr. Albert Barnes. In “Still Life,” the use of bold colors and juxtaposition of decorative patterns remind us of a work by Henri Matisse, whom Maurer greatly admired. 🎨 Alfred Maurer. “Still Life,” c. 1909–1910.


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    AHVAC PERMIT - DUCTWORK & WARM-AIR APPLIANCES - FOR THE INSTALLATION OF NEW DUCTWORK, REGISTERS/GRILLES/DIFFUSERS, AND WARM-AIR APPLIANCES AS PER ATTACHED STANDARD. DEVIATIONS FROM THIS STANDARD WILL RESULT IN PERMIT REVOCATION AND REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF CONSTRUCTION PLANS. INSTALL TWO (2) UNITS - ONE 95% GAS FIRED 56,000 BTU, 2 TON COIL, 2 TON A/C UNIT, 13 SEER AND ONE 95% GAS FIRED 70,000 BTU, 3 TON COIL, 3 TON A/C UNIT, 13 SEER.

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    200AMP SERVICE WITH NEW METER SOCKET AND CIRCUIT BREAKER PANEL. TOTAL WIRING OF SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING INCLUDING SWITCHES,RECEPTACLES,LIGHT FIXTURES,THERMOSTAT AND DOORBELL PER 2008 NEC (SFD)

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    INSTALLATIONS OF NEW HOUSE TRAP AND FRESH AIR INLET. INSTALLATIONS IN ACCORDANCE WITH 2004 PPC

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31 hours ago

Francisville Neighborhood Community Meeting N...

Francisville Neighborhood Community Meeting Notice

    Francisville Neighborhood Community Meeting Notice
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34 hours ago

Strawberry Mansion Civic Association is feeli...

TOURISM....BIG BUSINESS 🚌 🚌 🚌 !!! #Philly #ON #🔥 🔥 🔥

    Strawberry Mansion Civic Association
    TOURISM....BIG BUSINESS 🚌 🚌 🚌 !!! #Philly #ON #🔥 🔥 🔥
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34 hours ago

Are you working on your plot this weekend, in...

Are you working on your plot this weekend, in honor of Earth Day? Worried that your plot might need a little more soil before you can start planting? Do not fret! Soil for The Spring Gardens was delivered today (70 compost /30 soil)...so hurry, before it's all gone!

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37 hours ago

The Franklin Institute was live.

With our roof top EarthCam, we are enjoying the clear skies that will make this night's Citywide Star Party of the Philadelphia Science Festival just about perfect. http://bit.ly/starpsf Find a location near you: http://bit.ly/starpsf

    The Franklin Institute
    With our roof top EarthCam, we are enjoying the clear skies that will make this night's Citywide Star Party of the Philadelphia Science Festival just about perfect. http://bit.ly/starpsf Find a...
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40 hours ago

Last chance to see "Urban Perceptions: Mashiu...

Last chance to see "Urban Perceptions: Mashiul Chowdhury" - on view through tomorrow. https://ceruleanarts.com/products/mashiul-chowdhury-chester-30

    Mashiul Chowdhury: Chester 30
    Chester 30, oil and charcoal on paper painting by New Jersey artist Mashiul Chowdhury. Included in the exhibition Urban Perceptions, March 28 - April 21, 2018. Note: Painting will ship at end of exhibition. H 6" x W 8"
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40 hours ago

Nora's Gibson's HUMAN premieres tonight at 8 ...

Nora's Gibson's HUMAN premieres tonight at 8 PM! Tickets are available at https://pgdancevisions.eventbrite.com or at the door. Pictured: Marria Cosentino-Chapin and Brian Cordova in rehearsal for HUMAN Photo by Joseph V. Labolito


40 hours ago

The Franklin Institute shared Philadelphia Sc...

Looking for events in the Philadelphia Science Festival near you? There's a map for that! http://bit.ly/2HOBtJD

    Philadephia Science Festival Locations, 2018 - Google My Maps
    Philadephia Science Festival Locations, 2018
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41 hours ago

The Mann Center for the Performing Arts share...

See you there! Tickets are on sale now 🏈

    The Eagles Super Bowl Win Meets the Philadelphia Orchestra, Live In Concert
    This is the best idea we've heard all week. Since the Eagles won the Super Bowl way back on February 4th, we've watched the NFL Films footage of that Nick Foles Philly Special touchdown and other exciting plays from the game countless times, all underscored by that dramatic orchestral music that so perfectly captures the feeling of those moments.
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41 hours ago

Researchers in Singapore have developed a rob...

Researchers in Singapore have developed a robot that can assemble an IKEA chair. http://bit.ly/2qJ98Nz

    Robots can now assemble an IKEA chair in 20 minutes-without fighting
    After years of failed attempts, a research team in Singapore has successfully taught a pair of robots to do something that many humans still can't: build an IKEA chair. The wooden Stefan chair is not the world's first piece of AI-assembled flatpack furniture: Robots at MIT built a simple Lack table in 2013.
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41 hours ago

Fairmount Park Conservancy shared Philadelphi...

Check out this tour of Jane Irish's Antipodes art installation Lemon Hill with Philadelphia Parks & Recreation and Ed Miller, our Historic House Coordinator! Antipodes is free and open to the public Thursdays-Sundays from 10am-4pm!

    Philadelphia Parks & Recreation
    Join us for a live tour of Lemon Hill Mansion for a very special art exhibit. Jane Irish: Antipodes is free to visit and on view until June 3.
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43 hours ago

Have non-perishable food to donate? Bring it ...

Have non-perishable food to donate? Bring it to Smith! As a national sponsor of the Boys & Girls Club of America, Power Crunch will be bringing their Nutrition Mission campaign to Smith. Food donations will be accepted on-site through the month of April. Learn more about the Nutrition Mission here https://www.bgca.org/about-us/our-partners/power-crunch

43 hours ago

Renoir: Father and Son / Painting and Cinema,...

Renoir: Father and Son / Painting and Cinema, has been called one of “the 28 Can’t-Miss Museum Shows to See in the United States This Spring” by artnet. On view May 6 – September 3, 2018, this exhibition explores the shared aesthetics of painting and cinema through the work of Pierre-Auguste Renoir and Jean Renoir. Book your tickets: http://bit.ly/Renoir-Father-Son

    From Baselitz to Burning Man: 28 Can't-Miss Museum Shows to See in the United States This Spring | artnet News
    To celebrate the beginning of a spring that never seems to arrive, museums across the country are simply blooming with new programs to entice art-goers. From the never-before-seen sculptures of the late Jack Whitten in Baltimore to paintings fresh from the studio, here are the shows you don't want to miss out on.
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43 hours ago

The Franklin Institute was live.

The Philadelphia Science Festival starts today and continues each day through April 28, 2018. We are broadcasting live with our EarthCam to celebrate the start of the festival. See the full calendar of events: http://bit.ly/p-s-f

    The Franklin Institute
    The Philadelphia Science Festival starts today and continues each day through April 28, 2018. We are broadcasting live with our EarthCam to celebrate the start of the festival. See the full calendar...
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44 hours ago

Get to know Powers Park Conservancy and their...

Get to know Powers Park Conservancy and their lovely park in Port Richmond! They're one of the many Philly parks participating in this year's Love Your Park Week!

    Powers Park: Get to know Port Richmond's 'little gem'
    In honor of the upcoming Love Your Park Week, we'll be highlighting some of Philly's amazing parks and Park Friends Groups who work hard to keep their neighborhood's public spaces clean, green, and beautiful. This week, get to know Powers Park in Port Richmond and Powers Park Conservancy!
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44 hours ago

The Franklin Institute is live now.

The Philadelphia Science Festival starts today and continues each day through April 28, 2018. We are broadcasting live with our EarthCam to celebrate the start of the festival and highlighting some of the coolest events in the comments. http://bit.ly/p-s-f

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    The Philadelphia Science Festival starts today and continues each day through April 28, 2018. We are broadcasting live with our EarthCam to celebrate the start of the festival and highlighting some...
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45 hours ago

Calling all antiques lovers: The Philadelphia...

Calling all antiques lovers: The Philadelphia Antiques and Art Show starts today! Stop by the mansion this weekend to continue your discovery of fine art and decor in our collections.


46 hours ago

Happy birthday to Odilon Redon, born on this ...

Happy birthday to Odilon Redon, born on this day in 1840. In his journal, published under the title A Soi-même (To Myself), Redon described his work as undefinable: “My drawings inspire, and are not to be defined. They place us, as does music, in the ambiguous realm of the undetermined.” 🎨 Odilon Redon. “Saint George and the Dragon (Saint Georges et le dragon),” c. 1909–1910


46 hours ago

“I have never seen the Philosopher's Stone th...

“I have never seen the Philosopher's Stone that turns lead into Gold, but I have known the pursuit of it turn a Man's Gold into Lead.” -Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard’s Almanack, 1738. http://bit.ly/2tTiFkq #FranklinFriday IMAGE: After Joseph Siffred Duplessis (French, 1725–1802) | Benjamin Franklin | 1868 | The Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


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Happy Philadelphia Science Festival! Today th...

Happy Philadelphia Science Festival! Today through April 28, 2018, we are joining with partners from throughout the Delaware Valley to celebrate all of the amazing work going on in science, technology, engineering and mathematics here in the Philadelphia Region. Join us at one of more than 80 events culminating in the Science Carnival on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway on April 28. http://bit.ly/p-s-f

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    Happy Philadelphia Science Festival! Today through April 28, 2018, we are joining with partners from throughout the Delaware Valley to celebrate all of the amazing work going on in science,...
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2 days ago

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The stage is set for tonight's celebration of...

The stage is set for tonight's celebration of the work and careers of the nine extraordinary individuals. http://bit.ly/2HsQKQi Philippe Horvath: 2018 Bower Award and Prize for Achievement in Science Anne M. Mulcahy: 2018 Bower Award for Business Leadership John B. Goodenough: 2018 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Chemistry Vinton Gray Cerf and Robert E. Kahn: 2018 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Computer and Cognitive Science Susan Trumbore: 2018 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Earth and Environmental Science Manijeh Razeghi: 2018 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Electrical Engineering Adrian Bejan: 2018 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Mechanical Engineering Helen Rhoda Quinn: 2018 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Physics Watch Live: http://bit.ly/2HNY3T0


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The Franklin Institute is live now.

We are providing live coverage of 2018 The Franklin Institute Awards Ceremony. http://bit.ly/2H4oRgB This year’s class of laureates have made a wide variety of impacts on the world and our society from developing lithium ion batteries to trying to understand the very nature of the universe. These nine individuals join a long list of distinguished Franklin Institute Awards Laureates that includes some of the most important scientists and engineers of the past two centuries such as Nikola Tesla, Pierre and Marie Curie, Orville Wright, Albert Einstein, Edwin Hubble, Frank Lloyd Wright, Jacques Cousteau, Stephen Hawking, Jane Goodall and Bill Gates. http://bit.ly/2H4oRgB

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    We are providing live coverage of 2018 The Franklin Institute Awards Ceremony. http://bit.ly/2H4oRgB This year's class of laureates have made a wide variety of impacts on the world and our society...
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The Franklin Institute was live.

We are providing live coverage of 2018 The Franklin Institute Awards Ceremony. http://bit.ly/2H4oRgB This year’s class of laureates have made a wide variety of impacts on the world and our society from developing lithium ion batteries to trying to understand the very nature of the universe. These nine individuals join a long list of distinguished Franklin Institute Awards Laureates that includes some of the most important scientists and engineers of the past two centuries such as Nikola Tesla, Pierre and Marie Curie, Orville Wright, Albert Einstein, Edwin Hubble, Frank Lloyd Wright, Jacques Cousteau, Stephen Hawking, Jane Goodall and Bill Gates. http://bit.ly/2H4oRgB

    The Franklin Institute
    We are providing live coverage of 2018 The Franklin Institute Awards Ceremony. http://bit.ly/2H4oRgB This year's class of laureates have made a wide variety of impacts on the world and our society...
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2 days ago

Cerulean Arts Gallery and Studio shared their...

CALL FOR ARTISTS! Cerulean Arts is accepting submissions to our 6th Annual Juried Exhibition. This year's juror is artist Patricia Traub. Deadline: April 27. https://ceruleanarts.com/pages/cerulean-arts-6th-annual-juried-exhibition

2 days ago

Modern Times: American Art 1910–1950

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    Philadelphia Museum of Art - Exhibitions - Modern Times: American Art 1910-1950
    From jazz and the jitterbug to assembly lines and skylines: the early twentieth century was a time of great social, artistic, and technological change. Artists responded with a revolutionary language of shapes and colors. See how Georgia O'Keeffe, Marsden Hartley, Jacob Lawrence, and others challenged convention and forged bold new styles to fit the times.
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2 days ago

Look around in any public place and the sight...

Look around in any public place and the sight is ubiquitous: people staring intently at little screens, hunched over their portable electronic devices. Materials scientist John B. Goodenough has had a starring role in that scene: he invented the rechargeable lithium-ion battery that allows us to tote these pocket-sized devices around without carrying power cables or stacks of AA batteries. And at the age of 95, he’s not done yet -- he still works full time, writing, teaching, and searching for the next great advance in battery technology. http://bit.ly/2pyKgHP John B. Goodenough is the winner of The Franklin Institute’s 2018 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Chemistry. http://bit.ly/2pyKgHP

    The Franklin Institute
    Look around in any public place and the sight is ubiquitous: people staring intently at little screens, hunched over their portable electronic devices. Materials scientist John B. Goodenough has had...
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