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10 hours ago

No need for tears, we are giving discounts to...

No need for tears, we are giving discounts to those sporting Philadelphia Eagles gear at the rink. Join SWOOP and the Eagles Cheerleaders FRIDAY, JANUARY 19 from 6PM to 7PM and enjoy discounted skating from 5PM to 8:30PM with your Eagles gear! #FlyEaglesFly


11 hours ago

Queen Village Neighbors Association shared an...

Those of you who frequent Red Hook have probably already seen this exhibit. If not, tomorrow is your last chance! Red Hook is hosting an "exhibit closing party" where you can meet the artists and learn about the Tuesday Darkroom Class at Fleisher Art Memorial.

    Exhibit Closing Party
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12 hours ago

The Wilma Theater added 6 new photos.

"'Cause we say it's alright!" #WilmaPassingStrange photos are here! Take a peek at this musical that may "look like sodom, from top to bottom, a shopping mall of vice, but its alright with me." Experience this musical --> https://goo.gl/37m3uo

    The Wilma Theater
    The Wilma Theater, Philadelphia, PA. 5,791 likes · 343 talking about this · 11,360 were here. Visit our website! http://www.wilmatheater.org Follow us on twitter!...
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13 hours ago

Philly makes the shortlist for new Amazon HQ!...

Philly makes the shortlist for new Amazon HQ!!

    Philly Makes Amazon's List of Top 20 HQ2 Finalists
    The company just announced its short list. This is a developing story. Check back for more information. Congrats, Philly. Amazon has narrowed its list of potential host cities for its second headquarters, and Philly made it through the first round of cuts.
    http://www.phillymag.com

24 hours ago

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30 hours ago

Many thanks to all of the neighbors who helpe...

Many thanks to all of the neighbors who helped clean up our school yards, playground, and streets this Monday.

    Resounding Success for MLK Day of Service and Projects Around Queen Village
    Despite temperatures that hovered just around 30 degrees, approximately 40-50 people came out, adults and kids alike, to pitch in for Nebinger Schoolyard, Weccacoe playground and the 400 block of Monroe; Meredith Elementary. Later, volunteers were invited back to Weccacoe's Community Room for hot dogs, lemonade, coffee and treats.
    https://qvna.org

31 hours ago

Friends of Vare-Washington shared Math Corps ...

Still cold out, but never too early to start planning for summer vacation!

    Math Corps Philadelphia
    Math Corps Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 189 likes · 29 talking about this. Math Corps Philadelphia's goal is to bring motivated urban youth from the 30% in math achievement to the 90%...
    https://www.facebook.com

31 hours ago

The QVNA Weekly Digest - 01/17/2018 -

The QVNA Weekly Digest - 01/17/2018 -

    QVNA Weekly Newsletter
    Read the latest issue of QVNA's e-newletter to learn about events and programs happening in and near Philadelphia's first neighborhood.
    https://us5.campaign-archive.com

34 hours ago

Resounding Success for MLK Day of Service and Projects Around Queen Village

Despite temperatures that hovered just around 30 degrees, approximately 40-50 people came out, adults and kids alike, to pitch in for Nebinger Schoolyard, Weccacoe playground and the 400 block of Monroe; Meredith Elementary.  Later, volunteers were invited back to Weccacoe’s Community Room for hot dogs, lemonade, coffee and treats.

    Resounding Success for MLK Day of Service and Projects Around Queen Village
    Despite temperatures that hovered just around 30 degrees, approximately 40-50 people came out, adults and kids alike, to pitch in for Nebinger Schoolyard, Weccacoe playground and the 400 block of Monroe; Meredith Elementary. Later, volunteers were invited back to Weccacoe's Community Room for hot dogs, lemonade, coffee and treats.
    https://qvna.org

36 hours ago

Friends of Vare-Washington shared their event...

Join us tonight at Lilypad!

    Friends of Vare-Washington Meeting
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36 hours ago

A happy opening night to cast and crew of PAS...

A happy opening night to cast and crew of PASSING STRANGE! Let's get ready to play all night. #WilmaPassingStrange #phillytheatre #philly

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38 hours ago

Where to Watch the Eagles in the NFC Championship Game

O'Neals Pub (611 South 3rd St.)

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Cinder Copper & Lace (1500 Locust St.)

Bru/U-Bahn (1318 Chestnut St.)

Interstate Drafthouse (1235 E Palmer St.)

Little Lion (243 Chestnut St.)

Mad Rex (1000 Frankford Ave.)

McGillins (1310 Drury St.)

Nick's Bar & Grille (16 S 2nd St.)

Silence DoGood’s (216 Market St.)

Taproom on 19th (2400 S 19th St.)

Varga Bar (941 Spruce St.)

    Where to Watch the Eagles in the NFC Championship Game
    The Eagles have advanced to the NFC Championship game, which they'll play against the Vikings at the Linc on Sunday at 6:40 PM. If you weren't lucky enough to snag one of the tickets when they went on sale (and can't afford spending $1000s of dollars on StubHub)-we've rounded up where you can cheer on the birds without breaking the bank!
    http://philly.thedrinknation.com

39 hours ago

Stick to Your Job Pictured here is a poster ...

Stick to Your Job Pictured here is a poster which encouraged employees to “stick to your job,” which encouraged workers not to drift from job to job because their dedicated work was vital to the war effort. This poster was produced by the United States Department of Labor and, like many other propaganda posters, was distributed to American factories in order to encourage workers to maximize efficiency for the war effort. Want to learn more about our holdings related to World War I and more? Check out our Guide to World War One holdings: https://www.archives.gov/philadelphia/finding-aids/wwi-guide. Feel free to consult our online catalog (www.catalog.archives.gov) and make an appointment to view our holdings at the National Archives at Philadelphia by calling (215) 305-2044 or emailing philadelphia.archives@nara.gov. Also feel free to check out other National Archives resources related to World War I here: https://www.archives.gov/topics/wwi#event-/timeline/item/archduke-assassination. Today's post was written by Grace Schultz, Archives Technician at the National Archives at Philadelphia. Citation: Memorandum Regarding War Posters, with Attachments; File 2130-0; Box 16; Central Subject Files of the Naval Powder Factory; 5th Naval District; RG 181 - Naval Districts and Shore Establishments; National Archives at Philadelphia; (NAID: 66540631) (HMS ID: PH-6192).

    National Archives at Philadelphia
    Stick to Your Job Pictured here is a poster which encouraged employees to "stick to your job," which encouraged workers not to drift from job to job because their dedicated work was vital to the war...
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41 hours ago

The Wilma Theater shared their event.

Guess who's coming back to the cafe?

    Live in the Cafe: Stew and ILL DOOTS
    Tony Award-winning creator of PASSING STRANGE Stew returns for another evening at the Wilma's Good Karma Cafe. Playing a selection of songs from his...
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

From Special Pizza, To Tattoos, Businesses Are Ready For Eagles Fans

At Philadelphia Eddies, located at 621 S 4th St, they still remember being swamped after the 2008 World Series.

    From Special Pizza, To Tattoos, Businesses Are Ready For Eagles Fans
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - A Minnesota airline has added additional charter flights bound for Philadelphia on Sunday specifically for Vikings fans and Eagles nation is ready to greet them with open arms-of sort. "When you play Philly you play the whole city," one fan said.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

2 days ago

Friends of Vare-Washington shared School Dist...

It's that time again, future Vare-Washington families!

    School District of Philadelphia
    Kindergarten registration is now OPEN! For more info visit: philasd.org/kregistration
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2 days ago

Share your experience with #WilmaPassingStran...

Share your experience with #WilmaPassingStrange with a lyric postcard from the "manicured lawns" of Los Angeles.

    The Wilma Theater
    Share your experience with #WilmaPassingStrange with a lyric postcard from the "manicured lawns" of Los Angeles.
    http://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

Fleisher Art Memorial shared an event.

For the past five years, teaching artist Rick Wright and the students in his Darkroom: the Art of the Fine Print class have been hanging a wonderful show at Red Hook Coffee and Tea (765 S. 4th Street). This week is your last chance to see the show and maybe treat yourself to a post-holiday gift! Swing by Friday night from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. for the show's closing party and meet the artists.

    Exhibit Closing Party
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

How do you turn a pit orchestra into a onstag...

How do you turn a pit orchestra into a onstage rock band? Get the full behind-the-scenes story tonight, after the 6:30pm performance of #WilmaPassingStrange, join the Directors Gathering for a dialogue with Passing Strange's Music Director (and band leader) Amanda Morton.

    The Wilma Theater
    How do you turn a pit orchestra into a onstage rock band? Get the full behind-the-scenes story tonight, after the 6:30pm performance of #WilmaPassingStrange, join the Directors Gathering for a...
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

3 days ago

Join us for Citizen Archivist Week of Service...

Join us for Citizen Archivist Week of Service! In the spirit of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, join us January 15-19, 2018 for a week-long citizen archivist challenge. Our goal is to tag or transcribe 2,018 pages in the National Archives Catalog during Citizen Archivist Week of Service. Can you help us meet this challenge? Get started by visiting the Citizen Archivist Dashboard beginning January 15. During that week, we’ll have a special expanded missions session and lots of featured records waiting to be transcribed. For our new volunteers, you’ll also find instructions on how to create an account and get started. You can help us unlock history by tagging and transcribing primary source documents in the National Archives Catalog. As you add tags or transcriptions to these records, those words are added to our Catalog – improving search results, and making our records more discoverable online. The added benefit is that we’re unlocking the sometimes difficult to read text for all to understand. We like to say that as we tag and transcribe, we are unlocking history. Transcribe and tag some of our holdings today, a handful of which are linked to below: The Indictment of Samuel Maccubbin involved in the Baltimore 'Riot' of 1861: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/278869 Deposition of John Snyder: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/18545806 Information provided by Lester Matz and John C. Childs filed in the U.S. Attorneys' Records on Spiro T. Agnew: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/279167 Complaint Against the Prince Edward County School Board of Virginia: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/279098 Fire Island National Seashore: A Proposal: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/40304849 History of Langley Air Field, Inception to March 1, 1935: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/66956741 John B. Gruelle's Patent Drawing and Oath for an Ornamental Design for a Doll: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/23902323

    Help Us Unlock History During Citizen Archivist Service Week!
    In the spirit of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, we're launching a week-long citizen archivist challenge from January 15-19. We invite you and your students to join us! Help us unlock history by tagging and transcribing primary source documents in the National Archives Catalog.
    http://education.blogs.archives.gov

3 days ago

Just a quick point of inquiry as I'm using go...

Just a quick point of inquiry as I'm using google to plan a trip from where a carrier might park in Philly, to Levittown PA. Given the direction of the one way street as per the sign and the fact another sign says no left turn, and the do not enter signs, which is the right way to turn here?

    Charles Gill Osf
    Just a quick point of inquiry as I'm using google to plan a trip from where a carrier might park in Philly, to Levittown PA. Given the direction of the one way street as per the sign and the fact...
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3 days ago

Friends of Vare-Washington shared Vare-Washin...

We'll have reservation forms at the Friends meeting on Wednesday night. Hope to see you there!

    Home and School Association Movie Night
    Hello VW Families! Our Home and School Association will be hosting a movie night on Friday, January 19, beginning at 6pm. Admission will be $2 per person...
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

Join us for Citizen Archivist Week of Service...

Join us for Citizen Archivist Week of Service! In the spirit of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, join us January 15-19, 2018 for a week-long citizen archivist challenge. Our goal is to tag or transcribe 2,018 pages in the National Archives Catalog during Citizen Archivist Week of Service. Can you help us meet this challenge? Get started by visiting the Citizen Archivist Dashboard beginning January 15. During that week, we’ll have a special expanded missions session and lots of featured records waiting to be transcribed. For our new volunteers, you’ll also find instructions on how to create an account and get started. You can help us unlock history by tagging and transcribing primary source documents in the National Archives Catalog. As you add tags or transcriptions to these records, those words are added to our Catalog – improving search results, and making our records more discoverable online. The added benefit is that we’re unlocking the sometimes difficult to read text for all to understand. We like to say that as we tag and transcribe, we are unlocking history. Transcribe and tag some of our holdings today, a handful of which are linked to below: https://education.blogs.archives.gov/2018/01/10/citizen-archivist-service-week/

    Help Us Unlock History During Citizen Archivist Service Week!
    In the spirit of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, we're launching a week-long citizen archivist challenge from January 15-19. We invite you and your students to join us! Help us unlock history by tagging and transcribing primary source documents in the National Archives Catalog.
    http://education.blogs.archives.gov

3 days ago

“My story being done, . . . She swore, in fai...

“My story being done, . . . She swore, in faith ‘twas strange, ‘twas passing strange.” – OTHELLO, Act One, Scene 3 Take a deep dive into the world of PASSING STRANGE in Walter Bilderback's (Production Dramaturg and Literary Manager) Open Stages blog post. #WilmaPassingStrange is now playing through February 18.

    OPEN STAGE ONLINE: PASSING STRANGE
    by Walter Bilderback "My story being done, . . . She swore, in faith 'twas strange, 'twas passing strange." - Othello, Act One, Scene 3 Passing Strange is, first and foremost, a coming of age story. Although it shares some moments with Stew's real life, it is not autobiographical.
    http://blog.wilmatheater.org

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