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Schuylkill Banks added 4 new photos.

Cruise to Bartram's Garden this Sunday and learn how 3 generations of the Bartram family helped Philadelphia become a mecca of natural science and education. See the city from a new perspective aboard Patriot Harbor Lines, LLC's mini-commuter yacht on your way to and from this National Historic Landmark. Don't forget to check out Bartram's Mile. After your tour, head to Parks on Tap for its last day on the Banks. Boat ticket info: https://bit.ly/2eq5EfF

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    Schuylkill Banks, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 4.5K likes. Schuylkill Banks is Philadelphia's newest riverfront destination, located on the east side of...
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Great time of year for local produce, hope yo...

Great time of year for local produce, hope you're all able to enjoy the markets this weekend. Every Farm to City market is open rain or shine. Read the newsletter to see the complete list of weekly Farm to City markets.

    Great Time of Year for Local Produce!
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In Pennsylvania, the federal government is ho...

In Pennsylvania, the federal government is housing 50 child immigrants in Pittsburgh as part of its “zero-tolerance” policy. They are being housed at the Holy Family Institute in Emsworth, a Catholic social services organization, which is under contract with the Office of Refugee Resettlement under the Department of Health and Human Services. The children, who are between the ages of four and 17, are from countries including Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador. http://philadelphiafreepress.com/attorney-general-shapiro-to-file-lawsuit-challenging-trump-administrations-p7346-1.htm

    Attorney General Shapiro to File Lawsuit Challenging Trump Administration's Family Separation Policy
    The lawsuit will allege that the administration's family separation policy violates the fundamental due process rights of parents to be together with their children, as well as other constitutional and statutory claims.
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Center City District shared Curbed Philly's p...

    SEPTA considering bus network redesign with faster routes
    Facing rapidly declining ridership on its buses, SEPTA officials published a report Thursday outlining a way to overhaul the bus system and bring the riders back. The list includes ideas like allowing all-door boarding, spacing out stops, and cutting back on excess rush hour buses.
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Come along on a taco tasting tour around Philly

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    FYI Philly: Come along on a taco tasting tour around Philly
    This week on FYI Philly, we go on a taco tasting tour, savor some new sushi shops and some twists on the iconic cheesesteak. From Korean fried chicken to Taiwanese street food, we are bellying up to the table, then checking out a belly flipping ride and a new way to show some love.
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“Young children who experience homelessness a...

“Young children who experience homelessness are less likely to be ready for kindergarten and face challenges managing stress and emotions, cognitive development and social skills. Being enrolled in early education can help them prepare them for school success, manage trauma and build resilience.” http://ucreview.com/peoples-emergency-center-celebrates-new-early-education-grant-p7849-1.htm

    People's Emergency Center celebrates new early education grant
    The grant will enable the center's Building Early Links for Learning, or BELL, program.
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Calling all literary gamers! Join us for a sp...

Calling all literary gamers! Join us for a spirited evening of gaming fun on Thursday, June 28. https://rosenbach.org/events/literary-game-nights/

    Literary Game Nights at the Rosenbach
    The game is afoot at the Rosenbach! Join us for an evening of board games, card games, and role-playing games inspired by literary classics. Light refreshments will be provided, and seasoned game-masters will be on hand to guide new players.
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"Over the decades of his service, Mr. Douglas...

"Over the decades of his service, Mr. Douglas has remained a great influence and encourager of generations of Americans. From children striving to attain Olympic glory, to young people toiling to climb the corporate ladder, his example shines true.” - Rep. Vanessa Lowery Brown http://ucreview.com/vanessa-lowvery-brown-honors-oldest-living-africanamerican-olympic-medalis-p7847-1.htm

    Vanessa Lowvery Brown honors oldest living African-American Olympic medalist
    Herbert P. "Herb" Douglas Jr. is the oldest living African-American Olympic medalist.
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BLOCK PARTY: 17th Police District on Saturday, 23rd June, Noon to 6:00pm

17th Police District is hosting a Block Party at Chew Rec Center, 1800 Ellsworth St (Saturday, 23rd June), Noon to 6pm.

Bring the children to have plenty of FREE Fun, Food, Drinks, Music, Moon bounce, Kids Games and much more.

Mark your calendar for Saturday, 23rd June Noon to 6pm at Chew Rec Center and share this info with your neighbors.

Any questions or concerns, please contact 17th District Community Relations Officer (CRO) John O'Connor (215 686 3170).

COME OUT AND HAVE PLENTY OF FUN!

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    ELECTRICAL DEMO AND RENOVATION TO EXISTING EDUCATION FACILITY IN SELECT AREAS OF BUILDING.NEW SUB ELECTRIC PANELS FED FROM EXISTING PANELS TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL POWER FOR NEW LIGHT FIXTURES,BRANCH CIRCUITS,POWER DEVICES,SWITCHING,PANEL FEEDERS AND POWER TO NEW AND EXISTING HVAC EQUIPMENT AND ROUGH IN TELECOM WORK PER 2008 NEC (EDUCATIONAL FACILITY)

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Join Drexel's visiting Mandela Washington Fel...

Join Drexel's visiting Mandela Washington Fellows as well as members of the Drexel and neighborhood community here at the Dornsife Center for a moderated discussion centered around the topic of Race in America. Monday June 25th at 5:30pm.

    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships
    Join Drexel's visiting Mandela Washington Fellows as well as members of the Drexel and neighborhood community here at the Dornsife Center for a moderated discussion centered around the topic of Race...
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"Today, I want to extend another prayer to my...

"Today, I want to extend another prayer to my good friend, Paul “Earthquake” Moore. I hope God continues to protect him and save him. I hope God takes away all the cancer and allow Paul Moore to continue to live a long and spiritual life." - Napolean Kingcade on his visit to friend and former boxer Paul "Earthquake" Moore during Moore's battle against cancer. http://ucreview.com/paul-earthquake-moore-fights-the-toughest-battle-of-his-life-p7848-1.htm

    Paul "Earthquake" Moore fights the toughest battle of his life
    A look at boxer and community leader Paul "Earthquake" Moore's battle with cancer
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Calling all pre-schoolers and their caregiver...

Calling all pre-schoolers and their caregivers! Join us for a Museum Adventure featuring stories, a treasure hunt, arts and crafts, and more. Thursday, June 28 at 10:00 a.m. https://rosenbach.org/events/museum-adventure-at-the-rosenbach-10/

    Museum Adventure at the Rosenbach
    Calling all pre-schoolers! Come play with us on the last Thursday morning of every month. We'll read a story together and then embark on a treasure hunt through the Rosenbach brothers' glitzy Rittenhouse Square home to discover things that relate to the story.
    https://rosenbach.org

35 hours ago

We're on a Mission to #SaveCHAD

We're on a Mission to #SaveCHAD

    CHADvocates... IT'S TIME TO TAKE ACTION! | Charter High School for Architecture + Design
    CHAD is the first charter high school for architecture and design in the nation.
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35 hours ago

Rittenhouse Farmers' Market shared Tooth of t...

First day of summer!

    Tooth of the Lion Farm and Apothecary
    Tooth of the Lion Farm and Apothecary. 555 likes · 44 talking about this. Tooth of the Lion Apothecary is a small business focusing on bioregional,...
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“Across much of the United States, farmers’ m...

“Across much of the United States, farmers’ markets have reported a decrease in consumer participation over the last couple of years, resulting in a decrease in farm sales and income. In an attempt to understand and reverse this slump, a multi-state study is being undertaken. Follow this link to participate in the survey: https://cornell.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_72s6sR6z0cs4D1X"

    Online Survey | Built with Qualtrics Experience Management™
    Qualtrics makes sophisticated research simple and empowers users to capture customer, product, brand & employee experience insights in one place.
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"Every time I went to the Barnes I was fascin...

"Every time I went to the Barnes I was fascinated by ‘The Postman.’ At first, I thought it was because the eyes were so hypnotic. Then I realized it had to to do with Van Gogh portraying his inner being ... Baraba has the same kind, warm, funny outgoing, inner strength that’s incredible." http://ucreview.com/the-eyes-have-it-the-story-behind-artist-eric-goldbergs-upcoming-barne-p7850-1.htm The Barnes Foundation

    The "Eyes" Have It: The story behind artist Eric Goldberg's upcoming Barnes residency
    Etcher and painter Eric Golberg used his own mail carrier for a recreation of Van Goh's "The Postman."
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38 hours ago

The Print Center added 2 new photos.

We Celebrate Naming the Zemel Family Gallery! #NewsLetter https://conta.cc/2JVGjcA

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    The Print Center, Philadelphia, PA. 5,471 likes · 43 talking about this · 468 were here. The Print Center encourages the growth and understanding of...
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The Print Center posted 3 photos.

The Print Center announces the naming of the Zemel Family Gallery, made possible by a generous gift from Jay Zemel to our Centennial Fund. The Zemel Family Gallery is the first such named space in The Print Center's historic home and will be celebrated with a private launch event on June 23, 2018. * Jay's continued dedication to The Print Center honors our legacy as one of Philadelphia's most significant cultural assets. This gift to the Centennial Fund will inspire others to connect with our extraordinary history and ensure that our building, imbued with the spirit of a century of great exhibitions, remains a vital home for many more generations of art, artists and collectors. - Elizabeth Spungen, Executive Director * On view in the Zemel Family Gallery through August 4, 2018 is a solo show exhibition award winner from the 92nd ANNUAL: Daniel W. Coburn: Becoming a Specter | Installation view, Photo: Jaime Alvarez * The Print Center will close early on Saturday, June 23 for the Zemel Family Gallery Launch * #ThePrintCenter #ZemelFamilyGallery @ The Print Center

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    The Print Center, Philadelphia, PA. 5,471 likes · 39 talking about this · 468 were here. The Print Center encourages the growth and understanding of...
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Schuylkill Banks added 4 new photos.

Many thanks to the volunteers from the CORE Finance Program within Comcast/NBCUniversal who came out today to pull 28 bags worth of weeds from the South to Christian trail segment!

    Schuylkill Banks
    Schuylkill Banks, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 4.5K likes. Schuylkill Banks is Philadelphia's newest riverfront destination, located on the east side of...
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2 days ago

Rittenhouse Farmers' Market added 7 new photo...

A few highlights from the Facebook feeds of the farmers and food artisans coming to the market. Hope you're following them all on social media. Like their pages or follow them on Instagram and every day it's a colorful and mouth-watering feed.

    Rittenhouse Farmers' Market
    Farmers Market in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. People talk about fresh fish, heirloom tomato sauce and apple pies. See reviews and recommendations.
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2 days ago

Nom Nom Bowl is getting attention! Next time ...

Nom Nom Bowl is getting attention! Next time you're here at IHouse, make sure to try some quick and delicious Japanese food.

    New Japanese spot Nom Nom Bowl opens its doors in University City
    Hungry? A new neighborhood Japanese spot has you covered. Located at 3701 Chestnut St. in University City, the newcomer is called Nom Nom Bowl. On its Facebook page, the casual restaurant says it's serving up mazemen (no broth ramen), poke and salad bowls "crafted with love."
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Friends of Chester Arthur added 10 new photos...

    Friends of Chester Arthur
    Friends of Chester Arthur, Philadelphia, PA. 1,058 likes · 35 talking about this. The Friends of Chester A. Arthur believes that a first-class education,...
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2 days ago

Celebrate #PrideMonth with #AKidLikeJake at t...

Celebrate #PrideMonth with #AKidLikeJake at the #Prince Theater! The movie navigates an emotional and ethical minefield for two parents who's top priority is their “gender expansive” child, Jake. Tickets and Showtimes: http://filmadelphia.org/events/a-kid-like-jake/

    A KID LIKE JAKE in the Prince Theater Black Box - Tickets on Sale
    SILAS HOWARD | USA | 2018 | 87 MIN | NR Brooklyn parents Alex (Claire Danes) and Greg (Jim Parsons) are lucky to have a kid like Jake. Their four-year-old is bright, precocious, creative-and just happens to prefer Disney princesses to toy cars and skirts to jeans.
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Center City District shared The Architect's N...

    Philadelphia cuts the ribbon on its own "High Line" park
    After years of planning and handwringing over fundraising, the first phase of Philadelphia's own " High Line," the transformation of the Reading Viaduct rail line, was opened to the public last Thursday. Although the Rail Park 's first spur is only a quarter mile long, the rail line will be twice as long and wide as New York's High Line when fully built out.
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The Rosenbach posted 2 photos.

#OTD in 1794 Declaration of Independence signer Richard Henry Lee died in his home in Chantilly, Va. In this autograph letter dated [May] 4, 1778 to John Page of Williamsburg, Va Lee expresses concerns about the states’ recent treaty with France and its possible effects on Britain’s policy toward them. [Rosenbach AMs 776/13] Our copy of the first Rhode Island printing of the Declaration of Independence will be on view for our WAWA Welcome America open house on Saturday, June 30.

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    The Rosenbach added a new photo.
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Last Call: Be sure to submit your application...

Last Call: Be sure to submit your application for the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance Project Stream. The 2018-19 Project Stream applications are due TOMORROW June 20, 2018. See below for full Eligibility and Guidelines. https://philaculture.org/projectstream?utm_campaign=grants&utm_medium=email&utm_source=culturewire

    Project Stream
    Any individual artist, nonprofit, or fiscally-sponsored organization in the 5-county Philadelphia region is invited to apply for a Project Stream grant for up to $2,500 in funding for an arts-specific project. Funded by Pennsylvania Council on the Arts and administered through the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance, Project Stream makes competitive grants for innovative, community-based arts projects in any genre, including performances, exhibitions, readings and more.
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3 days ago

Center City District shared a link.

    SEPTA shows off new look for City Hall transit center
    SEPTA introduced Tuesday the first stage of its multiyear, multimillion dollar project to remake the tunnels beneath Center City into a more attractive pedestrian concourse through the heart of Philadelphia. "SEPTA long saw the potential to transform these corridors into a place with a clear and welcoming identity," said Jeff Knueppel, the transit agency's general manager.
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International House Philadelphia updated thei...

    International House Philadelphia
    International House Philadelphia updated their profile picture.
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