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Tonight, we honor the achievements of nine re...

Tonight, we honor the achievements of nine remarkable individuals at the 2018 Franklin Institute Awards Ceremony. For 194 years (77 years longer than the Nobel Prizes), The Franklin Institute has been recognizing scientists and engineers who changed our lives and this year’s class is no different. http://bit.ly/2H4oRgB Curious about how the work of this year’s Franklin Institute Awards Laureates is impacting you? Learn about the myriad of ways their work is changing the world: http://bit.ly/2H4oRgB


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Our first Member-Only Night starting May, Smi...

Our first Member-Only Night starting May, Smith is OPEN for play, and more! -

    News from Smith Memorial Playground
    Smith Closed During Storm Repair, Food Drive at Play-A-Palooza, and more!
    https://mailchi.mp

2 hours ago

A review of "Urban Perceptions: Mashiul Chowd...

A review of "Urban Perceptions: Mashiul Chowdhury" on view through Saturday, April 21. https://www.whatsartblog.com/single-post/2018/04/19/Mashiul-Chowdhury-Investigates-the-City

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3 hours ago

Clean Up Day Success!

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    Clean Up Day Success!
    April 14th, 2018 The Streets Department Clean Up Day was a HUGE success! Thank you to Tracy Kurman at Girard Auto Body and Orest Chornodola from Vineyards Cafe for donating donuts, coffee, and pizzas to keep us fueled through the day!! The streets of Francisville look incredible thanks to all of our volunteers.
    https://unitedfrancisville.com

8 hours ago

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    INSTALLATION OF FIXTURES 3 WATER CLOSETS,3 LAVS,1 KITCHEN SINK AND 2 SHOWERS (SFD)THE INSTALLATION WILL COMPLY WITH THE PHILADELPHIA PLUMBING CODE 2004

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    REPLACE CURB TRAP,FAI AND MAIN DRAIN-PA1#20181063537-"SELF-CERTIFICATION'S ARE NO LONGER PERMITTED" - "ALL EXCAVATIONS AND PLUMBING TRENCHES IN EXCESS OF 5 FEET IN DEPTH MUST HAVE APPROVED SHORING IN PLACE AT THE TIME OF INSPECTION"

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The Barnes Foundation posted an offer.

Treat Mom this #MothersDay and all throughout May! Book a May tour for you and mom, and we'll treat her to a free gift from the Barnes Shop!


18 hours ago

“In 1974, two Arpa researchers named Robert K...

“In 1974, two Arpa researchers named Robert Kahn and Vint Cerf published an early blueprint. Drawing on conversations happening throughout the international networking community, they sketched a design for “a simple but very flexible protocol”: a universal set of rules for how computers should communicate.” http://bit.ly/2H53Cev

    How the internet was invented
    In the kingdom of apps and unicorns, Rossotti's is a rarity. This beer garden in the heart of Silicon Valley has been standing on the same spot since 1852. It isn't disruptive; it doesn't scale. But for more than 150 years, it has done one thing and done it well: it has given Californians a good place to get drunk.
    https://www.theguardian.com

19 hours ago

The Philadelphia Science Festival starts this...

The Philadelphia Science Festival starts this Friday, April 20, 2018 and runs through April 28, 2018. https://uwishu.nu/2HKikIT

    Your Essential Guide to the 2018 Philadelphia Science Festival
    Get ready to #GetNerdyPHL! The Philadelphia Science Festival returns from April 20 to 28 for a super-charged citywide celebration of science, engineering, technology, math and more. Led by The Franklin Institute and presented by The Dow Company Trust, the eighth annual festival features an impressive lineup of more than 80 events over nine action-packed days.
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20 hours ago

Thursday May 10 5-7pm visit Bache-Martin for ...

Thursday May 10 5-7pm visit Bache-Martin for a family friendly open house and fundraiser for Bache-Martin Elementary School. Our goal is to help support the Give and Go Athletics Recess program with a silent auction, raffle, face painting, childrens activities and food and beverages. The Bache-Martin after school choir and strings will perform and the school will be open for tours of our garden and library. http://ow.ly/NfTe30jqqEL

    Friends of Bache-Martin
    Friends of Bache-Martin, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 189 likes · 14 talking about this. Friends of Bache-Martin provides financial resources and facilitates community engagement to enhance the...
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20 hours ago

The Franklin Institute plans to go 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

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22 hours ago

Francisville Neighborhood Community Meeting N...

Francisville Neighborhood Community Meeting Notice

    Francisville Neighborhood Community Meeting Notice
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22 hours ago

From 1871 to 1926, Historic Strawberry Mansio...

From 1871 to 1926, Historic Strawberry Mansion went through various phases of occupation. For a period, it was a popular restaurant and picnic spot! To this day, it's a beautiful retreat within the city of Philadelphia. #ParkCharms #discoverPHL


22 hours ago

Very few people can say they invented the int...

Very few people can say they invented the internet, and actually mean it. The Internet began as an experimental resource called the ARPANET, to connect several governmental labs together. Both Vinton Cerf and Robert Kahn worked on the early designs of ARPANET, but it was their development of a way for all the different computers in the world to talk to each other (TCP/IP) that allowed the internet as we know it today to exist. http://bit.ly/2H4oRgB Vinton Cerf and Robert Kahn are the winners of The Franklin Institute’s 2018 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Computer and Cognitive Science. http://bit.ly/2H4oRgB

    The Franklin Institute
    Very few people can say they invented the internet, and actually mean it. The Internet began as an experimental resource called the ARPANET, to connect several governmental labs together. Both Vinton...
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23 hours ago

Last chance to vote for us! Our beautiful new...

Last chance to vote for us! Our beautiful new website has been nominated for The Webby Awards for "Best Events Website." 🎉 Voting ends tomorrow.

    The Webby Awards People's Voice needs YOU
    I just voted for this nominee to win a People's Webby Awards. You should too.
    https://vote.webbyawards.com

23 hours ago

On Thursday, April 19, the Performance Garage...

On Thursday, April 19, the Performance Garage hosts its annual Gala and a night of world-class dance performances. Catch a sneak peek of our Gala program with this trailer of Bruce McCormick's "One Man's Voice." Mr. McCormick is one of Executive Director Jeanne Ruddy's former Juilliard students, and we can't wait to welcome him to our stage tomorrow night. Contact the Performance Garage to purchase a Gala ticket today! #danceperformance #phillydance #phlarts #juiiliarddance

    One Man's Voice (Trailer)
    https://www.bmcdance.com Choreography, Performance and Text by Bruce McCormick Performed for AGAINST THE GRAIN/Men in Dance Broadway Performance Hall Seattle, Washington, USA September 30, 2016 Premiered at the Frank Guarincini Jr. Fine and Performing Arts Center Vineland, New Jersey, USA March 10, 2013 Photo: Joseph Lambert/Jazzy Photo brucejmccormick@gmail.com
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23 hours ago

We all know when Spring really starts...

We all know when Spring really starts...

    artscrawl
    http://www.fairmountaveartscrawl.com

24 hours ago

Today is International Day for Monuments & Si...

Today is International Day for Monuments & Sites! Learn how our conservation team restored 3 monuments in Germantown's Vernon Park.

    How Fairmount Park Conservancy restored Vernon Park's monuments
    April 18 is International Day for Monuments and Sites, and there are plenty of them to celebrate throughout Philly's parks! In Germantown's Vernon Park, example, there are two monuments and a statue all located within the eight-acre park.
    https://myphillypark.org

24 hours ago

Career Day 2018 - Bache-Martin Elementary & M...

Career Day 2018 - Bache-Martin Elementary & Middle School - Creating Lifelong Learners Friday, April 27 from 8:45am to 11:00am Seeking parents, alumni, and other community members to participate in its Career Day program. Volunteers will be assigned to small groups that will visit 1-4 classrooms to talk about their careers and offer advice. Interested? Complete this form to volunteer: http://ow.ly/rkHW30ja8r6 Questions? Please contact bachemartincareerday@gmail.com

    Friends of Bache-Martin
    Friends of Bache-Martin, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 189 likes · 14 talking about this. Friends of Bache-Martin provides financial resources and facilitates community engagement to enhance the...
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25 hours ago

Can you escape your father’s influence? #dada...

Can you escape your father’s influence? #dadandme Opening May 6, Renoir: Father and Son/Painting and Cinema exposes the riveting relationship between celebrated filmmaker Jean Renoir and the great impressionist painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir. Jean’s artistic relationship with his father began in the studio: between 1895 and 1910, Pierre-Auguste Renoir made about sixty paintings and pastels of Jean, either alone or with his nanny, Gabrielle, or other figures. As an adult, Jean would remember sometimes enjoying and other times complaining about these long posing sessions, some spent drawing or playing, others demanding the wearing of uncomfortable costumes. But these hours in Renoir’s studio were ultimately precious for Jean, both strengthening his personal relationship with his father and initiating him into the craftsmanship and artifice of art. Be first to see the show. Celebrate at the preview party on First Friday, May 4. Book your tickets: http://bit.ly/Renoir-PreviewParty 🎨 Pierre-Auguste Renoir. Jean as a Huntsman, 1910.


25 hours ago

The Barnes Foundation has received important ...

The Barnes Foundation has received important support to establish the Violette de Mazia Scholarship Program and the Richard J. Wattenmaker Scholarship Fund. We are most grateful to the donors who have made this possible. We are pleased to announce that in spring 2018, we awarded a total of 75 scholarships (three Richard J. Wattenmaker and one Violette de Mazia two-year scholarships)! Scholarship applications will open beginning June 1. Sign up for education news at http://bit.ly/Curate-inbox to be notified of upcoming fall scholarship opportunities!


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You can now designate The Spring Gardens in y...

You can now designate The Spring Gardens in your Amazon smile account! And help raise funds for the future of the garden... check it out

    AmazonSmile Org Central: Customers shop. Amazon gives.
    Org Central is where representatives of charitable organizations register to receive donations generated by their organization's AmazonSmile supporters.
    https://org.amazon.com

39 hours ago

Urban Perceptions: Mashiul Chowdhury on view ...

Urban Perceptions: Mashiul Chowdhury on view through April 21! https://ceruleanarts.com/pages/urban-perceptions

    Urban Perceptions
    Old City 6, oil and graphite on paper mounted on board, 8" x 8" Available Old City 4, oil on panel, 8" x 8" Available Cecil B.
    https://ceruleanarts.com

40 hours ago

The Franklin Institute was live.

As part of The Franklin Institute Awards, we are live with a special program featuring laureates Helen Rhoda Quinn, Manijeh Razeghi and Susan Trumbore in conversation with The Franklin Institute’s Chief Bioscientist Jayatri Das. Our laureates will discuss their groundbreaking discoveries and reveal the life experiences that took them on their paths to their breakthrough achievements. http://bit.ly/2JLlay9

    The Franklin Institute
    As part of The Franklin Institute Awards, we are live with a special program featuring laureates Helen Rhoda Quinn, Manijeh Razeghi and Susan Trumbore in conversation with The Franklin Institute's...
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40 hours ago

The Franklin Institute is live now.

As part of The Franklin Institute Awards, we are live with a special program featuring laureates Helen Rhoda Quinn, Manijeh Razeghi and Susan Trumbore in conversation with The Franklin Institute’s Chief Bioscientist Jayatri Das. Our laureates will discuss their groundbreaking discoveries and reveal the life experiences that took them on their paths to their breakthrough achievements. http://bit.ly/2JLlay9

    The Franklin Institute
    As part of The Franklin Institute Awards, we are live with a special program featuring laureates Helen Rhoda Quinn, Manijeh Razeghi and Susan Trumbore in conversation with The Franklin Institute's...
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40 hours ago

Cerulean Arts Collective Member Andrea Lyons ...

Cerulean Arts Collective Member Andrea Lyons - on view through May 5! https://ceruleanarts.com/pages/andrea-lyons

    Andrea Lyons
    Resume Artist's Statement Bird Encased, oil on wood panel, 16" x 17" AvailableBirdhouse, oil on wood panel, 18" x 32" AvailableBlazing Grain, oil on wood panel, 33.25" x 17.5" AvailableCorner, oil on wood panel, 16" x 17" SOLD Corners, Windows and Prism in Room, oil on wood panel, 23.75" x 32.5" AvailableFleshy 2,
    https://ceruleanarts.com

42 hours ago

Cerulean Arts Collective Member Amy D Herzel ...

Cerulean Arts Collective Member Amy D Herzel - on view through May 5! https://ceruleanarts.com/pages/amy-d-herzel

    Amy D. Herzel
    Resume Artist's Statement 18 Years of Marriage: The Everlasting Gobstopper, graphite on clayboard, 18" x 18" Available Girls; Ganesha's Sacred Flower, graphite, gold ink and sgraffito on clayboard, 24" x 18" Available Heart Sutra, graphite, gold ink and sgraffito on clayboard, 30" x 30" Available Beginnings: Imperf
    https://ceruleanarts.com

43 hours ago

Cerulean Arts Collective Member Chris Feiro -...

Cerulean Arts Collective Member Chris Feiro - on view through May 5! https://ceruleanarts.com/pages/chris-feiro

    Chris Feiro
    Resume Artist's Statement An Interview with Chris Feiro Chris Feiro, A Serious Artist Anzio Pinecone 2, oil on linen on board, 11" x 11" Available Beach Path, oil on paper on board, 8" x 8" Available Birch Tree, oil on paper on board, 9" x 8" Available Green Bowl and Tangerine, oil on linen on board, 6.5" x 9.75"
    https://ceruleanarts.com

43 hours ago

"Show your neighborhood parks a little extra ...

"Show your neighborhood parks a little extra love during this event-filled week in May — we promise the fresh air will do you good!" Thanks for the love, Be Well Philly!

    Over 50 Free Events Are Planned for Love Your Park Week
    Get ready to show your neighborhood parks some TLC this May. When nice weather hits, Philly's parks quickly fill with locals lounging on blankets, working out, or playing games. Having these safe, clean, and green spaces make a huge impact on our moods and wellbeing.
    https://www.phillymag.com

43 hours ago

The Franklin Institute will be closed this Th...

The Franklin Institute will be closed this Thursday, April 19, 2018, as we celebrate the accomplishments of this year’s class of Franklin Institute Awards Laureates. http://bit.ly/2HsQKQi


44 hours ago

Just announced: celebrate the Philadelphia Ea...

Just announced: celebrate the Philadelphia Eagles' Championship Season with the world premiere of this “Philly Special” concert event. Hosted by the “Voice of the Eagles” Merrill Reese, Aram Demirjian leads The Philadelphia Orchestra in performing the symphonic music of NFL Films as stunning video highlights play on three giant screens. A portion of the proceeds from this performance will support the Mann's free arts education initiatives and Eagles Autism Challenge. This is a sensory-friendly event. 🏈 Tickets will be available Friday at 10AM.


44 hours ago

The Franklin Institute plans to go live.

As part of The Franklin Institute Awards, we are live with a special program featuring laureates Helen Rhoda Quinn, Manijeh Razeghi and Susan Trumbore in conversation with The Franklin Institute’s Chief Bioscientist Jayatri Das. Our laureates will discuss their groundbreaking discoveries and reveal the life experiences that took them on their paths to their breakthrough achievements. http://bit.ly/2JLlay9

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44 hours ago

Cerulean Arts Collective Member Pia De Girola...

Cerulean Arts Collective Member Pia De Girolamo - on view through May 5! https://ceruleanarts.com/pages/pia-de-girolamo

    Pia De Girolamo
    Resume Artist's Statement Blue Mountain Landscape, acrylic on canvas, 12" x 12" AvailableBlue Rock, Pink Plain, acrylic on canvas, 12" x 12" AvailableBoulders, acrylic on canvas, 48" x 48" AvailableDistant Towers, acrylic on paper, 30" x 37" AvailableIcelandic Horses Grazing, acrylic on canvas, 40" x 60" Availab
    https://ceruleanarts.com

45 hours ago

Researchers believe that diamonds found in a ...

Researchers believe that diamonds found in a meteorite that struck the north African nation of Sudan in 2008 are remnants of a proto-planet that existed in the earliest days of our Solar System, 4.5 billion years ago. https://wapo.st/2J5mTx9

46 hours ago

Helen Rhoda Quinn began her career as one of ...

Helen Rhoda Quinn began her career as one of the few female physicists in the world, following her love of math and science from Australia to Stanford University. Her groundbreaking work picked up where Einstein left off, tackling the holy grail of theoretical physics: the Theory of Everything. And when we say “everything,” we mean everything: the whole universe. http://bit.ly/2px07Xo Helen Rhoda Quinn is the winner of The Franklin Institute’s 2018 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Physics. http://bit.ly/2pwo2WP

    The Franklin Institute
    Helen Rhoda Quinn began her career as one of the few female physicists in the world, following her love of math and science from Australia to Stanford University. Her groundbreaking work picked up...
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46 hours ago

ATTN BUSINESSES: Tomorrow's Impactphl worksho...

ATTN BUSINESSES: Tomorrow's Impactphl workshop has been rescheduled to June. But, you can still meet with Philadelphia Department of Commerce on Thursday, from 10am-1pm at Rybrew to discuss your individual business needs. Learn more about these events and more at the link below!

    Greater Art Museum Business Alliance - Events
    http://www.gambamember.org

47 hours ago

Fairmount CDC added 6 new photos.

#WestGirardSpringCleanUp was a smashing success thanks to our amazing volunteers. Thanks also to Crime & Punishment Brewing for sponsoring, & our board members who came out to support. It was truly amazing to see the results of your hard work and we couldn't be more grateful.


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