15 hours ago

Special open house event just for incoming Ki...

Special open house event just for incoming Kindergarten families-- mark your calendar for Tuesday March 6th at 9am!

    Friends of Chester Arthur
    Special open house event just for incoming Kindergarten families-- mark your calendar for Tuesday March 6th at 9am!
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15 hours ago

A big thank you to @neomindlabs for their Bro...

A big thank you to @neomindlabs for their Bronze Sponsorship of FNO2018!!! Thank you so much!!! 🎉🎉🎉

    Friends of Chester Arthur
    A big thank you to @neomindlabs for their Bronze Sponsorship of FNO2018!!! Thank you so much!!! 🎉🎉🎉
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16 hours ago

International House Philadelphia shared their...

Thanks to those who joined us last week for our Lunar New Year celebration. We received so much press and the event sold out. It was a blast and we thank you. Be sure to check out some photos here.

    International House Philadelphia
    International House Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 13,659 likes · 71 talking about this · 14,485 were here. International House Philadelphia - Where the World Lives and Learns
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17 hours ago

International House Philadelphia updated thei...

    International House Philadelphia
    International House Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 13,659 likes · 71 talking about this · 14,485 were here. International House Philadelphia - Where the World Lives and Learns
    https://www.facebook.com

17 hours ago

Job Alert: A Blade of Grass is seeking a prog...

Job Alert: A Blade of Grass is seeking a programs and administrative associate who can effectively partner with staff and Fellowship artists to run a smooth office and administer a unique program that nurtures socially engaged art. For more details and to apply, see full details below.

    We're hiring a Programs and Administrative Associate! - A Blade of Grass
    A Blade of Grass is seeking a programs and administrative associate who can effectively partner with staff and Fellowship artists to run a smooth office and administer a unique program that nurtures socially engaged art. Position is full-time, with benefits. Salary up to $36,000, commensurate with experience.
    http://www.abladeofgrass.org

19 hours ago

The New York Times previews Drexel University...

The New York Times previews Drexel University and Brandywine Realty Trust's forthcoming Schuylkill Yards.

    Philadelphia's First Step to a Platform of Innovation
    "Our hope was that we could connect the city, eliminating the river as a historic dividing point," Mr. Sweeney said. "We hope Schuylkill Yards is going to move the physical perception of the city west."
    https://www.nytimes.com

20 hours ago

🗣 SHOUT OUT to Sort it Out Philly for their S...

🗣 SHOUT OUT to Sort it Out Philly for their Silver Sponsorship of #FNO2018!! Thank you! 🤩 You are the bees knees 🐝

    Friends of Chester Arthur
    🗣 SHOUT OUT to Sort it Out Philly for their Silver Sponsorship of #FNO2018!! Thank you! 🤩 You are the bees knees 🐝
    https://www.facebook.com

22 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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22 hours ago

University City District shared Shakespeare i...

Check below to see what play Shakespeare in Clark Park will perform this year!

    Shakespeare in Clark Park's 2018 Show
    Join us this summer in Clark Park!
    https://vimeo.com/

24 hours ago

What can you learn from the brain of a genius...

What can you learn from the brain of a genius?

    Who Stole Einstein's Brain?
    Einstein's brain has been on a bit of a journey, and most people aren't aware of it. There's a lot of debate as to whether or not the late, famed intellect had a unique brain structure, but few would argue that the story that began following his demise is anything other than a cloak-and-dagger thriller.
    http://www.iflscience.com

24 hours ago

Come check out UConnect, which connects commu...

Come check out UConnect, which connects community members to important resources such as employment, housing, education, and more. We have available appointments Wednesday, 2/21/18 from 4:15-7PM. Check out the flyer for more details to schedule your appointment today!

    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships
    Come check out UConnect, which connects community members to important resources such as employment, housing, education, and more. We have available appointments Wednesday, 2/21/18 from 4:15-7PM....
    https://www.facebook.com

34 hours ago

Councilman Kenyatta Johnson shared their even...

    Ending Cash Bail Town Hall at Myers Rec Center
    https://www.facebook.com

43 hours ago

Plays & Players shared Plays and Players Gall...

A Women-only exhibition in celebration of Women’s History Month, ”Her Creativity” is an exhibition to show the revival of the divine feminine. Plays & Players Gallery's new show opens Saturday afternoon! You like openings!

    Her Creativity Opening Party!
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43 hours ago

Did you know: President Chester Arthur liked...

Did you know: President Chester Arthur liked to take friends on late night walks around Washington, D.C., sometimes as late as three or four in the morning. It was rare for him to be in bed before two o’clock!! So in honor of President’s Day, Chester Arthur, and his penchant for late nights - click on the link and join us for FoCA Night Out on Saturday March 24th, 2018 from 7-11pm at the Trinity Center for Urban Life! We promise to have you home before 2am 😜 #FNO2018 #partylikeChesterArthur www.501auctions.com/foca

    Friends of Chester Arthur
    Did you know: President Chester Arthur liked to take friends on late night walks around Washington, D.C., sometimes as late as three or four in the morning. It was rare for him to be in bed before...
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44 hours ago

Check out what we have going on this week.

Check out what we have going on this week.

    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships
    Check out what we have going on this week.
    https://www.facebook.com

47 hours ago

Parents and caregivers: bring your preschoole...

Parents and caregivers: bring your preschooler on a Museum Adventure this Thursday and discover a world of fun at the Rosenbach. https://rosenbach.org/events/museum-adventure-at-the-rosenbach-6/

    The Rosenbach
    Parents and caregivers: bring your preschooler on a Museum Adventure this Thursday and discover a world of fun at the Rosenbach. https://rosenbach.org/events/museum-adventure-at-the-rosenbach-6/
    https://www.facebook.com

47 hours ago

Mary Shelley. Jane Austen. Charlotte Brontë. ...

Mary Shelley. Jane Austen. Charlotte Brontë. George Eliot. Frances Burney. The Rosenbach library is home to incredible books and manuscripts by women novelists. Join us Friday to see some of them. https://rosenbach.org/events/hands-on-tour-women-novelists/

    The Rosenbach
    Mary Shelley. Jane Austen. Charlotte Brontë. George Eliot. Frances Burney. The Rosenbach library is home to incredible books and manuscripts by women novelists. Join us Friday to see some of them....
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

PPD 17th District PSA 2 Community meeting on Tues., 20th Feb at 6:00 pm.

PPD 17th District - Police Service Area (PSA) 2, Grays Ferry Community Monthly Meeting with Lt. Jennifer Foster.

Come meet the new 17th Police District Community Relations Officer John O'Connor. Please bring your concerns, questions and most important stay involved to what is going on in the your neighborhood and receive the crime report for Grays Ferry community.

Location: Conswiller Pratt Senior Apts, 3001 Moore Apts (Cafeteria area)

2 days ago

17th District Police Service Area (PSA) 2 Community Monthly Meeting on Tues., 20th Feb @ 6:00pm

PPD 17th District - Police Service Area (PSA) 2, Grays Ferry Community Monthly Meeting with Lt. Jennifer Foster. Come meet the new 17th Police District Community Relations Officer John O'Connor. Please bring your concerns, questions and most important stay involved to what is going on in the your neighborhood and receive the crime report for Grays Ferry community.

2 days ago

WATCH this video about a presidential piece i...

WATCH this video about a presidential piece in our collection #PresidentsDay

    President Cleveland's Tumor
    President Cleveland secretly has a tumor removed aboard a fishing boat.
    http://www.travelchannel.com

2 days ago

Happy Presidents Day from The Print Center! T...

Happy Presidents Day from The Print Center! Take a moment to remember our founding fathers with Kevin Cummin’s gorgeous etching of Independence Hall, a great addition to any Philadelphian’s collection. Image: Kevin Cummins, Independence Hall, Etching, Edition of 40 Explore this work now in the Gallery Store or Shop online. For more information, contact The Gallery Store at gallerystore@printcenter.org, 215.735.6090 x2. https://printcenterstore.myshopify.com/products/independence-hall

    The Print Center
    Happy Presidents Day from The Print Center! Take a moment to remember our founding fathers with Kevin Cummin's gorgeous etching of Independence Hall, a great addition to any Philadelphian's...
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2 days ago

Did you lose your stroller at the Schoolyard?...

Did you lose your stroller at the Schoolyard? Send a message to Chanda Miller with a description to claim it.

    Friends of Chester Arthur
    Friends of Chester Arthur, Philadelphia, PA. 1,004 likes · 9 talking about this. The Friends of Chester A. Arthur believes that a first-class education, within a safe school setting, should be the...
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

The Sunday-night scaries aren’t so bad when y...

The Sunday-night scaries aren’t so bad when you’ve got a lot to be thankful for! A big THANK YOU to Alterra Property Group for their GOLD Sponsorship of FoCA Night Out 2018! 🎉🎉 #thankyou #FNO2018

    Friends of Chester Arthur
    The Sunday-night scaries aren't so bad when you've got a lot to be thankful for! A big THANK YOU to Alterra Property Group for their GOLD Sponsorship of FoCA Night Out 2018! 🎉🎉 #thankyou #FNO2018
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

Our Civil War Medicine exhibit Broken Bodies,...

Our Civil War Medicine exhibit Broken Bodies, Suffering Spirits, allows you to experience what it would be like to be injured or sick during wartime before modern medicine. How did different people experience the war in different ways? What did "healthcare" mean?

    Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
    Our Civil War Medicine exhibit Broken Bodies, Suffering Spirits, allows you to experience what it would be like to be injured or sick during wartime before modern medicine. How did different people...
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

Prince Theater shared Philadelphia Film Socie...

You’re invited to join the Philadelphia Film Society for the brightest night in cinema! Tickets are NOW available for our The 5th Annual Awards Night Party & Screening!! http://filmadelphia.org/events/2018-awards-night-party/ #PFSRedCarpet

    The 5th Annual Awards Night Party & Screening!
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2 days ago

Board applications due this Friday!!

Board applications due this Friday!!

    Interested in joining the FoCA Board? Apply Today.
    FoCA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization formed by Southwest Center City community members who are committed to partnering with the current and future staff, teachers and students of Chester A. Arthur, our local public K-8 school, in order to foster a robust learning environment for our neighborhood's children.
    http://www.friendsofchesterarthur.org

2 days ago

Congratulations to the Recipients of the 2018...

Congratulations to the Recipients of the 2018 Meyer Family Award for Contemporary Art: James B. Abbott (our friend and Gallery Store artist), Gregory Brellochs and Samantha Holmes! WHAT IS & WHAT IF: 14TH ANNUAL BETSY MEYER MEMORIAL EXHIBITION at Main Line Art Center March 12 - April 15, 2018 Artist Talks & Reception: Friday, March 16, 5:30-8:00 pm https://www.mainlineart.org/events/event/14th-annual-betsy-meyer-memorial-exhibition/

    The Print Center
    Congratulations to the Recipients of the 2018 Meyer Family Award for Contemporary Art: James B. Abbott (our friend and Gallery Store artist), Gregory Brellochs and Samantha Holmes! WHAT IS & WHAT...
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3 days ago

Prince Theater shared Philadelphia Film Socie...

Dust off your platform shoes and prepare to unleash your inner #GirlPower for our March #ThrowbackThursday Quizzo & Movie: #SPICEWORLD! Tickets on sale NOW: http://filmadelphia.org/events/spice-world/

    Throwback Thursday Quizzo & Movie: Spice World!
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3 days ago

Not all heroes wear capes and FoCA definitely...

Not all heroes wear capes and FoCA definitely has a hero of our very own! Please take a moment and join us in acknowledging OCF Realty for going above and beyond in their innovative and longstanding support of Chester Arthur 🎉 OCF is FoCA Night Out’s only PLATINUM SPONSOR EVER! So Merci, gratzie, gracias, danke, arigatô - literally ALL 👏🏻 OF 👏🏻 THE 👏🏻 THANKS! We could not do it without you ❣️

    Friends of Chester Arthur
    Not all heroes wear capes and FoCA definitely has a hero of our very own! Please take a moment and join us in acknowledging OCF Realty for going above and beyond in their innovative and longstanding...
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

It's the last day of our Moby-Dick Course, an...

It's the last day of our Moby-Dick Course, and a classmate brought in brownies adorably decorated with powdered sugar whales! 🐳

    The Rosenbach
    It's the last day of our Moby-Dick Course, and a classmate brought in brownies adorably decorated with powdered sugar whales! 🐳
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

Prince Theater shared Philadelphia Film Socie...

Hey #Philly! Reserve your #FREE ticket to the February #Philly Film Showcase taking place February 22 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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3 days ago

Rittenhouse Farmers' Market added 15 new phot...

Market OPEN Until 2pm!!!

    Rittenhouse Farmers' Market
    Rittenhouse Farmers' Market, Philadelphia, PA. 2.9K likes. We are open, rain or shine or snow, every Saturday in the winter, 10am-2pm. Our market is great source of fresh, local food.
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

Do you know what these are? Today we celebrat...

Do you know what these are? Today we celebrate the birthday of their inventor, Dr. René Laennec! Here's a hint: Don't 'beat' yourself up about it if you can't guess.

    Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
    Do you know what these are? Today we celebrate the birthday of their inventor, Dr. René Laennec! Here's a hint: Don't 'beat' yourself up about it if you can't guess.
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

In celebration of the Chinese New Year, we sh...

In celebration of the Chinese New Year, we share this work by acclaimed Chinese woodcut printmaker Zhong-ou Xu. The bold composition and graceful execution of Xu’s works on paper have landed them in prominent collections all over the world – add one to your collection today! Image: Zhong-ou Xu, Jia, 2000, Woodcut, Edition 5 of 5 Explore this work now in the Gallery Store or Shop online. For more information, contact The Gallery Store at gallerystore@printcenter.org, 215.735.6090 x2. https://printcenterstore.myshopify.com/products/jia

    The Print Center
    In celebration of the Chinese New Year, we share this work by acclaimed Chinese woodcut printmaker Zhong-ou Xu. The bold composition and graceful execution of Xu's works on paper have landed them in...
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

4 days ago

Councilman Kenyatta Johnson shared their even...

    Ending Cash Bail Town Hall at Myers Rec Center
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days 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!
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

Prince Theater shared NextMove Dance's event....

On the Prince Theater Mainstage this weekend - Ballets Jazz de Montréal - NMD! For tickets: http://princetheater.org/events/ballets-jazz-de-montreal/

    Ballets Jazz de Montréal - NMD
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

“This will turn that vacant lot into the priz...

“This will turn that vacant lot into the prize of the community — the centerpiece." - Gov. Tom Wolf http://ucreview.com/prize-of-the-community-new-market-west-groundbreaking-is-first-step-towa-p7696-1.htm

    "Prize of the Community": New Market West groundbreaking is first step toward revitalizing Haddington-Hobbs Creek
    Jamila Harris-Morrison knows the good and sees the bad in Haddington-Hobbs Creek. The West Philadelphia neighborhood benefits from a community rich in acceleration and amazing neighbors. As the Executive Director of ACHIEVEability, she's worked with more than 100 residents in the area to become financially self-sufficient.
    http://ucreview.com

4 days ago

We are grateful to the Lenfest Foundation for...

We are grateful to the Lenfest Foundation for this significant investment in the people of West Philadelphia.

    $5 million from Lenfest Foundation will bring career training to West Philly - Technical.ly Philly
    In West Philadelphia, where some 81,000 residents live under the poverty line, access to skills and a pathway to careers can provide lasting change. That's the driving force behind the West Philadelphia Skills Initiative , a program led by the University City District (UCD) that got a $5 million boost from the Lenfest Foundation Thursday.
    https://technical.ly

4 days ago

Rittenhouse Farmers' Market shared Wild Flour...

Wild Flour at the market tomorrow....

    Wild Flour Bakery
    Wild Flour Bakery, Philadelphia, PA. 1,153 likes · 9 talking about this · 138 were here. A small, custom, artisan bread and pastry bakery in Philadelphia, PA.
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

Alternate history, military cyborgs, inter-wo...

Alternate history, military cyborgs, inter-world portals and more: Philly Sci-Fi author Henry Lazarus offers a roundup of new sci-fi and fantasy books out this month. http://ucreview.com/science-fiction-for-february-p7685-86.htm

    Science Fiction for February 2018
    University City, West Philadelphia, Community Newspaper
    http://ucreview.com

4 days ago

Eater Philly lists new restaurant Danlu as on...

Eater Philly lists new restaurant Danlu as one of the hottest brunch spots. Have you tried it yet?

    The Hottest Brunches in Philly Right Now, February 2018
    Many of Philadelphia's best brunch spots are classics, with lines out the door every weekend. And then there are the new additions to Philly's brunch scene, doing their best to make eggs, pancakes, and waffles stand out in the crowd. Here are 16 of the most noteworthy new brunches to try.
    https://philly.eater.com

4 days ago

Jazz legend Branford Marsalis, Broadway's "Wa...

Jazz legend Branford Marsalis, Broadway's "Waitress the Musical," a President's Day celebration at the Museum of the American Revolution and more in this week's Notes on Music. http://philadelphiafreepress.com/notes-on-music-p7134-95.htm

    http://philadelphiafreepress.com

5 days ago

Chestnut Hill, Rittenhouse, and Bryn Mawr all...

Chestnut Hill, Rittenhouse, and Bryn Mawr all open tomorrow to begin the President's Day weekend. Hope you'll join us to shop for local food. Read all about them here.

    President's Day Farmers' Market Weekend
    http://web-extract.constantcontact.com

5 days ago

You can’t just stare at a co-worker’s neck an...

You can’t just stare at a co-worker’s neck and say, “Is that a rash?” Here, you’re free to indulge your interest.

5 days ago

CURRENT EXHIBITIONS: Collaborative Histories:...

CURRENT EXHIBITIONS: Collaborative Histories: Dieu Donné and By the Book Vol. 2: New Photography Publications On view through April 21, 2018 Image: Do Ho Suh, Staircase, 2013, Thread, cotton and methylcellulose, Published by Dieu Donné, Courtesy of Dieu Donné http://printcenter.org/100/collab-histories-by-the-book/

    The Print Center
    CURRENT EXHIBITIONS: Collaborative Histories: Dieu Donné and By the Book Vol. 2: New Photography Publications On view through April 21, 2018 Image: Do Ho Suh, Staircase, 2013, Thread,...
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