51 min ago

We ❤️ this photo of the Barnes building by @a...

We ❤️ this photo of the Barnes building by @anabaezs––just one of many winter wonderland scenes on the Parkway! Have snaps like this to share? Enter the My Parkway Photo contest for a chance to win cash prizes plus a 2-night stay at The Logan - Philadelphia's Hotel. Open to all Instagram users worldwide! 1 winner picked every season + 1 grand prize winner at the end of the contest. Just follow Parkway Museums District on Instagram and tag your snaps #parkway100 and #myparkwayinwinter by Feb. 1. Go to www.parkway100.org/my-parkway-photo-contest/ for more details.

    The Barnes Foundation
    We ❤️ this photo of the Barnes building by @anabaezs--just one of many winter wonderland scenes on the Parkway! Have snaps like this to share? Enter the My Parkway Photo contest for a chance to win...
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1 hour ago

Just Announced! ✨ WXPN welcomes The Decemberi...

Just Announced! ✨ WXPN welcomes The Decemberists with special guest M.Ward to the Mann on June 7th in support of their new album 'I’ll Be Your Girl'. Tickets go on sale this Fri 1/19 @ 10AM.

    The Mann Center for the Performing Arts
    Just Announced! ✨ WXPN welcomes The Decemberists with special guest M.Ward to the Mann on June 7th in support of their new album 'I'll Be Your Girl'. Tickets go on sale this Fri 1/19 @ 10AM.
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1 hour ago

Greater Brewerytown CDC shared an event.

https://www.facebook.com/events/361511974320503/?ti=icl

    Pastor Shirley Caesar in Concert
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1 hour ago

Loving the light installations all around #Ph...

Loving the light installations all around #Philly https://philly.curbed.com/maps/philadelphia-light-public-art-displays

    Where to find Philly's best light art
    The holidays may be over, but that doesn't mean you can't be wowed by Philly's bright lights. This city is filled with plenty of non-denominational light art displays that shine on year-round-or at least long enough to help get you through the dreary winter months.
    https://philly.curbed.com

1 hour ago

Greater Brewerytown CDC shared teleSUR Englis...

Opinion: Gentrification is actually Market driven once it has started in any particular area , but the results are the same: https://www.facebook.com/telesurenglish/videos/1268618246614908/

    teleSUR English
    Ethnic cleansing is business as usual for cities in the U.S.
    http://www.facebook.com

2 hours ago

Just Announced! Nathaniel Rateliff & the Nigh...

Just Announced! Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats and The Head and The Heart co-headline the Skyline Stage @ the Mann on June 6th. Tickets go on sale next Friday, January 26th @ 10AM 🎶

    The Mann Center for the Performing Arts
    Just Announced! Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats and The Head and The Heart co-headline the Skyline Stage @ the Mann on June 6th. Tickets go on sale next Friday, January 26th @ 10AM 🎶
    https://www.facebook.com

2 hours ago

Please note that tonight's community meeting ...

Please note that tonight's community meeting about the Discovery Center has been cancelled due to heating issues. Stay tuned here or follow The Discovery Center for updates about the next meeting.

    Fairmount Park Conservancy
    Please note that tonight's community meeting about the Discovery Center has been cancelled due to heating issues. Stay tuned here or follow The Discovery Center for updates about the next meeting.
    https://www.facebook.com

4 hours ago

Flashback Wednesday. This is when she was ju...

Flashback Wednesday. This is when she was just an apprentice. Now she's running the brewhouse and just brewed another iteration of 'Phoebe', a biere de garde flavored with cracked pepper and orange peel.

    Bar Hygge
    Flashback Wednesday. This is when she was just an apprentice. Now she's running the brewhouse and just brewed another iteration of 'Phoebe', a biere de garde flavored with cracked pepper and orange...
    https://www.facebook.com

5 hours ago

ATTN BUSINESSES: Don't miss tonight's GAMBA H...

ATTN BUSINESSES: Don't miss tonight's GAMBA Happy Hour at Bar Hygge. Great discussion + great drinks = a great time. Hope to see you there!

    Greater Art Museum Business Alliance - GAMBA U January - Under the Influence: How Brand Advocates Make Your Business Boom
    GAMBA U January - Under the Influence: How Brand Advocates Make Your Business Boom
    http://www.gambamember.org

5 hours ago

TEACHERS, looking to plan an unforgettable fi...

TEACHERS, looking to plan an unforgettable field trip in 2018? General one-hour gallery programs are available to K–12 students from all school districts and educational settings. We tailor lessons to meet the needs, abilities, and grade level of each group. Gallery lessons run October–June. Price is only $5 per person, including chaperones. District of Philadelphia schools can visit free of charge—bus transportation included! Learn more and schedule your visit: www.barnesfoundation.org/teachers

    The Barnes Foundation
    TEACHERS, looking to plan an unforgettable field trip in 2018? General one-hour gallery programs are available to K-12 students from all school districts and educational settings. We tailor lessons...
    https://www.facebook.com

11 hours ago

Greater Brewerytown CDC added 2 new photos.

Humor:

    Greater Brewerytown CDC
    Greater Brewerytown CDC, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 528 likes · 27 talking about this · 353 were here. Non-profit community development organization
    https://www.facebook.com

12 hours ago

http://www.phillymag.com/news/2018/01/16/penn...

http://www.phillymag.com/news/2018/01/16/penn-slavery-ties/

    Penn Students Expose University's Early Connections to Slavery
    The Ivy League school had previously denied having any direct institutional and historical ties to slavery. New research compiled by undergraduate students at the University of Pennsylvania has forced the Ivy League school to confront its institutional and historical ties to slavery.
    http://www.phillymag.com

12 hours ago

Opinion: http://thephiladelphiacitizen.org/is...

Opinion: http://thephiladelphiacitizen.org/is-philly-in-denial-about-its-jobs-problem/

    Is Philly In Denial About Its Jobs Problem? - The Philadelphia Citizen
    Deep in the recent jobs report number doled out by the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics, is a glimpse of what the unemployment situation in Philadelphia looks like. And, it doesn't look as good as it seems. The latest figures suggest we're chugging along, with the official national rate of 4.1 percent lulling the masses into premature satisfaction.
    http://thephiladelphiacitizen.org

12 hours ago

Crime: https://patch.com/pennsylvania/philade...

Crime: https://patch.com/pennsylvania/philadelphia/family-dollar-security-guard-shoots-robber-philadelphia-police

    Family Dollar Security Guard Shoots Robber: Philadelphia Police
    PHILADELPHIA - A security guard at a Kensington store shot a would-be knife-wielding robber Monday evening, according to Philadelphia Police. Police said the incident occurred at about 10:18 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 15 at the Family Dollar on the 3100 block of Frankford Avenue.
    https://patch.com

13 hours ago

13 hours ago

lucymagoo_images posted 1 photo to Flickr:

15 hours ago

At Free Library, Wolff discusses the firestor...

At Free Library, Wolff discusses the firestorm around 'Fire and Fury' http://www.philly.com/philly/news/politics/at-free-library-wolff-discusses-the-firestorm-around-fire-and-fury-20180116.html

    At Free Library, Wolff discusses the firestorm around 'Fire and Fury'
    Onstage at the Free Library of Philadelphia Tuesday night, Michael Wolff betrayed no modesty about the runaway success of his tell-all on the inner workings of the Trump administration: "It's beyond a book," he said. "It's become a political event in itself."
    http://www.philly.com

16 hours ago

Pa Representative Bullock represents Breweryt...

Pa Representative Bullock represents Brewerytown , Fairmount , Francisville , Strawberry Mansion , and Mantua.

    Greater Brewerytown CDC
    Pa Representative Bullock represents Brewerytown , Fairmount , Francisville , Strawberry Mansion , and Mantua.
    https://www.facebook.com

20 hours ago

Friends of Bache-Martin shared Bache-Martin H...

    Kindergarten Registration - Student Enrollment & Placement
    Enrollment of Students for English who Speak Other Languages (ESOL)
    https://www.philasd.org

24 hours ago

Our Executive Director, Jamie Gauthier, was a...

Our Executive Director, Jamie Gauthier, was appointed by Mayor Kenney to help select Philadelphia's new school board.

    Kenney names 13 to help pick Philly's new school board
    The school board nominating panel includes parents and educators, activists and one former School Reform Commission member. It must consider applicants and nominees for the school board, presenting to Mayor Kenney by Jan. 31 a list of 27 nominees for the nine board seats.
    http://www.philly.com

25 hours ago

Seasonal Job Recruitment Wednesday, January 3...

Seasonal Job Recruitment Wednesday, January 31, 2018 | 10am – 4pm Join us to learn more about Smith’s open positions in Visitor Services and Visitor Programs. Candidates are required to bring a printed resume to be considered for employment. RSVP by Monday, January 29 to Shasmin Lewis: shasmin@smithplayground.org 215-765-4325 x100

    Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse
    Seasonal Job Recruitment Wednesday, January 31, 2018 | 10am - 4pm Join us to learn more about Smith's open positions in Visitor Services and Visitor Programs. Candidates are required to bring a...
    https://www.facebook.com

26 hours ago

KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION IS OPEN! Is your c...

KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION IS OPEN! Is your child turning 5 on, or before, September 1st, 2018? Registration for 2018-2019 began today January 16, 2018 and goes through May 31, 2018! To enroll your child at Bache-Martin you must bring the following information to the Main Office: -Child's name -Parent/Guardian ID (Current Driver’s License/ Non-Driver’s License, Federal, State or Municipal employment photo identification, or Passport) -Child's current immunization record -ONE Document verifying child's birth date** -TWO proofs of residency** The main office will be available for enrollment Monday through Thursday from 9-11:30am. Other times available by appointment; please call the main office at (215) 684-5074 to speak to Ms. Sue. If you know you will be registering, the school asks that you do so as soon as possible so we can plan for out of catchment transfers. For more information, and document options for birth date and residency, visit us at http://thepowerofbachemartin.com/open-houses, or visit the school district's website at https://www.philasd.org/studentplacement/services/kindergarten-registration/

    Kindergarten Registration - Student Enrollment & Placement
    Enrollment of Students for English who Speak Other Languages (ESOL)
    https://www.philasd.org

26 hours ago

http://www.philly.com/philly/education/kenney...

http://www.philly.com/philly/education/kenney-names-13-to-help-pick-phillys-new-school-board-20180116.html

    Kenney names 13 to help pick Philly's new school board
    The school board nominating panel includes parents and educators, activists and one former School Reform Commission member. It must consider applicants and nominees for the school board, presenting to Mayor Kenney by Jan. 31 a list of 27 nominees for the nine board seats.
    http://www.philly.com

27 hours ago

http://6abc.com/weather/accuweather-snow-tues...

http://6abc.com/weather/accuweather-snow-tuesday-night-into-wednesday/49644/

    AccuWeather: Snow Tuesday Night Into Wednesday
    AccuWeather is tracking steady snow that's expected to arrive Tuesday night into Wednesday morning. TONIGHT: Mostly cloudy and not as cold as recent night. The overnight low will fall down to 22 in the suburbs and 26 in the city.
    http://6abc.com

27 hours ago

Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse shared ...

Join us at the Philadelphia Free School to hear Dr. Peter Gray speak on: "Learning Through Play: How Children's Natural Curiosity, Playfulness, and Sociability Serve Their Education" Learn how children's instincts to explore, play, and bond with others provide the natural foundation for education and the conditions in which these instincts seem to operate best. Free and open to the public, childcare is available. RSVP required. Details: A Conversation with Peter Gray, PhD

    A Conversation with Peter Gray, PhD
    This free talk is open to the public. Join us at the Philly Free School to hear Dr. Peter Gray speak on: "Learning Through Play: How Children's Natural...
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27 hours ago

https://billypenn.com/2018/01/16/what-philly-...

https://billypenn.com/2018/01/16/what-philly-needs-to-know-about-real-id/

    What Philly needs to know about REAL ID
    For Pennsylvania drivers, the clock is ticking on their old licenses. It's a little more than a year until Pa. introduces new, REAL ID-compliant driver's licenses - but Philadelphians still don't know much about them.
    https://billypenn.com

27 hours ago

http://planphilly.com/articles/2018/01/15/as-...

http://planphilly.com/articles/2018/01/15/as-ben-carson-signals-fair-housing-rollback-advocates-call-on-mayor-kenney-to-put-forward-a-bigger-and-bolder-vision

    As Ben Carson signals fair housing rollback, advocates call on Mayor Kenney to put forward a 'bigger and bolder vision'
    West Philadelphia resident Vivian Bailey, 76, spent much of the second half of 2017 couchsurfing. For the prior two years, he'd been a resident of the Penn Wynn building in Wynnfield, a quiet, leafy neighborhood on the city's western border.
    http://planphilly.com

28 hours ago

Fairmount Park Conservancy shared The Discove...

The Discovery Center invites you to their first community meeting to hear about the ways you can get involved with this exciting natural area reopening in the fall!

    The Discovery Center Community Engagement Committee
    Join representatives from Audubon Pennsylvania, the Philadelphia Outward Bound School and the community to discuss way that you can get involved with The...
    https://www.facebook.com

28 hours ago

Greater Brewerytown CDC shared The Discovery ...

In Strawberry Mansion : https://www.facebook.com/events/376379232822915/?ti=icl

    The Discovery Center Community Engagement Committee
    Join representatives from Audubon Pennsylvania, the Philadelphia Outward Bound School and the community to discuss way that you can get involved with The...
    https://www.facebook.com

29 hours ago

#BARNESMEMBERS already get unlimited visits, ...

#BARNESMEMBERS already get unlimited visits, all year, all for FREE––but we think there’s no such thing as having too much access to art! So we’ve curated a whole lineup of FREE WEEKLY one-hour collection tours just for members. Led by Barnes docents, these tours give an in-depth look into individual artists, artist relationships, and themes. Here’s what’s on in member tours this month: https://www.barnesfoundation.org/whats-on/members

    The Barnes Foundation
    BARNESMEMBERS already get unlimited visits, all year, all for FREE--but we think there's no such thing as having too much access to art! So we've curated a whole lineup of FREE WEEKLY one-hour...
    https://www.facebook.com

37 hours ago

43 hours ago

To purchase tickets go to: http://fairmounts...

To purchase tickets go to: http://fairmountsoccer.org/

    Fairmount Soccer Association
    To purchase tickets go to: http://fairmountsoccer.org/
    https://www.facebook.com

45 hours ago

13 locations in the Philadelphia area where M...

13 locations in the Philadelphia area where MLK either lived ,spoke , or protested at: https://philly.curbed.com/maps/mlk-jr-historic-sites-philadelphia

    Where Martin Luther King, Jr. left his mark in Philly
    Monday, January 15 is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, so we thought we'd take a trip through history and retrace his steps through Philadelphia. While King, Jr. has southern roots, the start of his journey from Baptist minister to Civil Rights activist began in and around Philly.
    https://philly.curbed.com

45 hours ago

http://planphilly.com/eyesonthestreet/2018/01...

http://planphilly.com/eyesonthestreet/2018/01/15/lancaster-avenue-commercial-corridor-mlk

    How West Philadelphia businesses answer MLK's call to action
    "We've got to realize that the moment is before us!" Those are the words that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. used to energize a thunderous, cheering crowd at the corner of 40th and Lancaster Avenue in August of 1965.
    http://planphilly.com

45 hours ago

Humor : https://trib.al/wcW8nfH

Humor : https://trib.al/wcW8nfH

    4 vital transformations Larry Krasner can make in his first year as Philly's DA | Opinion
    When Larry Krasner took the stage for his inauguration earlier this month, he said that he was a technician for a movement. A technician for us. If he's our technician, we have a lot of work lined up for him and his team - and a set of instructions on how we can collaborate to make those changes happen.
    http://www.philly.com

46 hours ago

Humor: https://matadornetwork.com/read/7-thin...

Humor: https://matadornetwork.com/read/7-things-philadelphians-love-hate/?utm_source=Facebook&utm_medium=Partner&utm_campaign=MeanwhilePhilly

    7 things Philadelphians love to hate
    From parking spot problems to the PPA, there are a few things that Philadelphians really hate. Read on to commiserate with them all!
    https://matadornetwork.com

46 hours ago

"Woolworth's Five and Dime Store" menu from ...

"Woolworth's Five and Dime Store" menu from Philadelphia ,1960. Woolworth's was what was referred to as a Five and 10 cents store.(or Five and dime)

    Greater Brewerytown CDC
    "Woolworth's Five and Dime Store" menu from Philadelphia ,1960. Woolworth's was what was referred to as a Five and 10 cents store.(or Five and dime)
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2 days ago

https://trib.al/2Swh8ow

https://trib.al/2Swh8ow

    Motorists beware: Potholes are flattening tires around the region
    Widely varying temperatures over the last week have created prime conditions for roadways to crumble, leading to a 20 percent jump in calls for help to AAA for flat tires compared with the same time period last year. - Michael Boren, Erin Arvedlund, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
    http://www.philly.com

2 days ago

Learning to Write and Draw | ZERO TO THREE F...

Learning to Write and Draw | ZERO TO THREE For very young children, there are four stages of drawing and writing that you may see as your child grows from 15 months to 3 years old. By offering repeated fun experiences with a variety of art and writing materials, you will see forward progress over time. #earlychildhood #learningthroughplay #playmatters #parenting https://www.zerotothree.org/resources/305-learning-to-write-and-draw

    Learning to Write and Draw
    For very young children, there are four stages of drawing and writing that you may see as your child grows from 15 months to 3 years old. By offering repeated fun experiences with a variety of art and writing materials, you will see forward progress over time.
    https://www.zerotothree.org

2 days ago

https://whyy.org/articles/drivers-deprived-li...

https://whyy.org/articles/drivers-deprived-licenses-drug-conviction-sue-repeal-pa-law/

    Drivers deprived of licenses after drug conviction sue to repeal Pa. law
    These days, Russell Harold can get pretty depressed. His house-cleaning business is foundering. He hasn't seen his grandchildren in months. And money is always tight. "I feel hurt," he said. Harold's troubles date back to the summer, when Philadelphia police arrested him for drug possession.
    https://whyy.org

2 days ago

Today, we honor dreams of freedom and equalit...

Today, we honor dreams of freedom and equality that civil rights activist Martin Luther King, Jr. built with the work of Horace Pippin, a self-taught artist and soldier who fought to make the world a freer place. During the First World War, Pippin served in the 15th New York Infantry and as a corporal in the 369th Colored Infantry, which the Germans called the “Hellfighters.” He said that the war “brought out all of the art” in him. Pippin kept illustrated journals of his experiences in the trenches and also produced peaceful scenes like this tranquil family setting found in room 12 of our galleries. Horace Pippin. Supper Time, c. 1940.

    The Barnes Foundation
    Today, we honor dreams of freedom and equality that civil rights activist Martin Luther King, Jr. built with the work of Horace Pippin, a self-taught artist and soldier who fought to make the world a...
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2 days ago

On this day, we honor Martin Luther King Jr.,...

On this day, we honor Martin Luther King Jr., and his legacy. If you would like to join a Day of Service event, here are some child friendly activities in our neighborhood, or close by: *** Philadelphia Museum of Art - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service*** 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. (Free after Pay What You Wish admission) Honor the memory of Martin Luther King, Jr. with community service at the Museum. Artmaking for MANNA 10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. Great Stair Hall MANNA will collect your artwork to distribute with the meals they deliver to those in need. Conversation of Kings: Strength to Love, a Call to Action 11:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m. South Terrace Conference Rooms A & B Dive deeper into the work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a youth-focused conversation on how his legacy can inspire today’s social movements. Presented in collaboration with NewCORE. http://www.philamuseum.org/calendar?id=15&et=39&dt=January_2018#16290 *** Saint Francis Xavier School - MLK Day of Service*** 8:30 am - 12:30 pm Our neighbors at St. Francis Xavier will be having a full day of child-friendly events. Please note that children must be accompanied by an adult. Card making and crafts The cards will be for shut-ins in the neighborhood. You can donate blank cards and stick on foam letters/decorations. Snack and sock rolls making These rolls will be donated to local homeless shelters. They're looking for sock and snack bar donations Shredding truck event 8-10am. A $10/bag donation is requested. They will also have readings about MLK, and a bake sale for their school. *** Greensgrow Farms*** January 15 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm A Plant for Every Home! With your help, we can improve air quality in Philadelphia homes by distributing small air cleaning houseplants. Volunteers are needed to up-pot plant plugs into up-cycled containers as well as decorate pots. We are partnering with local arts educator Kelsie Lilly to help us design and decorate the recycled pots to make them beautiful for recipients homes. http://www.greensgrow.org/event/mlk-day-service-project-plant-every-home/ AND for more events through our region go to Greater Philadelphia Martin Luther King Day of Service at Girard College (there are some teen-friendly events there!)​ http://mlkdayofservice.org/volunteer-girard/

    Bache-Martin Home & School Association
    On this day, we honor Martin Luther King Jr., and his legacy. If you would like to join a Day of Service event, here are some child friendly activities in our neighborhood, or close by: ***...
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

“If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run ...

“If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.” - Martin Luther King Jr. Thanks to Curbed Philly for creating this excellent list of 40 ways to make Philly a better place (which includes volunteering at your local park!).

    40 small ways to make Philly a better place
    In today's world, it can be easy to feel either under- or overwhelmed-or both-by all the good and bad that's happening around us. But before you throw up your hands and toss in the towel, consider the words of Martin Luther King, Jr.: "If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward."
    https://philly.curbed.com

2 days ago

Oil pastel on paper by Cerulean Arts Collecti...

Oil pastel on paper by Cerulean Arts Collective Member Nancy Neill on view now through January 20. https://ceruleanarts.com/products/nancy-neill-untitled-10-17-2

    Nancy Neill: Untitled 10.17.2
    Untitled 10.17.2, oil pastel on paper painting by Collective Member Nancy Neill. From her solo exhibition December 16, 2017 - January 20, 2018. Note: Painting will ship after end of exhibition. Image size: H 8" x W 8"; frame size: H 16" x W 16"
    https://ceruleanarts.com

2 days ago

Performance Garage shared an event.

New Workshop Alert! Lee-Ann Doncevic's Musical Theater Jazz class begins tomorrow, Jan. 15 at 6 pm #musicaltheater #phillydance http://ow.ly/6ULW30hIwJY

    Musical Theater Jazz with Lee-Ann @ Performance Garage
    Musical Theater Jazz with Lee-Ann focuses on musicality, performance, and traditional jazz dance foundations. Class begins with a warm-up revolved around...
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

Greater Brewerytown CDC shared Causality's vi...

The I.T. : https://www.facebook.com/the.butterfly.effect.808/videos/1016593348442371/

    Causality
    You can not just teach about slavery, these people had backgrounds. They came from Africa.
    http://www.facebook.com

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