1 hour ago

Podcasts are LIVE for next week's Tales From ...

Podcasts are LIVE for next week's Tales From The Woodlands Archives. Listen and give feedback to students from Villanova University, and help inform future programs at The Woodlands. (Link to podcasts in event).

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10 hours ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared a l...

    The 100 Most Influential People in the World
    These are TIME's 100 most influential pioneers, leaders, titans, artists and icons of 2018
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11 hours ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Jaz...

    JazzLounge
    Ike & Tina Turner - Proud Mary 1971
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17 hours ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Pla...

    Recess Lab
    Even small changes on the playground help students develop confidence, build social and leadership skills, and get the "brain break" needed for academic success. A report from the Institute of Medicine found that children who are more active "show greater attention, have faster cognitive processing speed, and perform better on standardized academic tests than children who are less active."
    https://secure.recesslab.org

18 hours ago

Still looking for weekend plans? TOMORROW NIG...

Still looking for weekend plans? TOMORROW NIGHT is Lightbox Film Center 's first birthday! 🎉 Come on over at 7:00PM for a screening of Bernardo Bertolucci's film Before the Revolution, and stay for refreshments and hot Euro beats spun by DJ Silvia at 9:00PM. Learn more: http://bit.ly/lightbox1year Buy tickets here: http://bit.ly/lightbox1yearTix #lightbox1year #HBDLightbox #Lightbox #film #italiancinema And of course, thanks to our sponsors, SSD Technology Partners Yards Brewing Co. Tito's Handmade Vodka

    International House Philadelphia | Events Calendar
    Join us as we celebrate our first year as Lightbox Film Center, following the rebranding of International House's 40 year-old film and media arts program in Spring 2017. Guests are invited to celebrate this milestone with food, drink, and music in our beautiful Galleria after the screening of famed Italian director Bernardo Bertolucci's stunning second feature Before the Revolution.
    http://ihousephilly.org

20 hours ago

*TONIGHT* #GetNerdyPHL at the West Philly Sta...

*TONIGHT* #GetNerdyPHL at the West Philly Star Party with experts and family crafts from the Penn Museum and enjoy treats from Lil' Pop Shop! Mini chats will take place INSIDE the Hamilton Mansion! University of Pennsylvania West Philly Local University City District

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22 hours ago

Congrats to @Drexel University on their recen...

Congrats to @Drexel University on their recent grants to improve early childhood education in West Philadelphia.

    Vanguard and William Penn Foundation Award $2.6 Million in Grants to Drexel's Early Learning Initiative - DrexelNow
    Two grants totaling $2.6 million will help support Drexel University's efforts to improve early childhood education in West Philadelphia. They are the first significant grants to benefit early education in the West Philadelphia Promise Neighborhood. The grants will support Drexel's West Philadelphia Action for Early Learning Initiative during the next three years.
    http://drexel.edu

41 hours ago

Catch-22 is an adaptation of the Joseph Helle...

Catch-22 is an adaptation of the Joseph Heller novel about endless military bureaucracy. Catch previews at Curio Theatre Company on April 25 and 26th, with opening night April 27th.

    Catch-22
    Artwork by Elizabeth Gallagher
    http://www.curiotheatre.org

45 hours ago

Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighbo...

    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships
    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships is live now.
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47 hours ago

Thank you to our special guests including Dre...

Thank you to our special guests including Drexel’s Andre Carrington, Amalgam Comics & Coffeehouse’s Ariell Johnson, Lil’ Filmmakers’ Janine Spruill, and the moderator Drexel’s Vincent Williams for making Tuesday night's Diversity in Cinema discussion a great one!


47 hours ago

Theatre Exile’s new “Sing the Body Electric,"...

Theatre Exile’s new “Sing the Body Electric," the “Mendelssohn Medley," Irish playwright Mark O’Rowe’s “Our Few and Evil Days” and more this week. http://philadelphiafreepress.com/notes-on-music-p7251-95.htm

    Notes on Music ♫
    A roundup of musical and cultural events in Philadelphia this week.
    http://philadelphiafreepress.com

47 hours ago

University City District shared West Philly L...

    Meet candidates for 3rd Congressional seat and Lt. Governor Thursday at USciences
    Here's a chance to meet and hear from some candidates up for election in next month's primaries. The 27th Ward Democratic Executive Committee is hosting a candidates forum on Thursday, April 19 at 7:30 p.m.
    http://www.westphillylocal.com

2 days ago

PIB and Bravohood represents Kingsessing Recr...

PIB and Bravohood represents Kingsessing Recreation Center with Steve and finess at the PPR Citywide Dance Festival 2018 @Venice Island.

    Kingsessing Recreation Center
    PIB and Bravohood represents Kingsessing Recreation Center with Steve and finess at the PPR Citywide Dance Festival 2018 @Venice Island.
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2 days ago

Kingsessing Recreation Center was live.

    Kingsessing Recreation Center
    Kingsessing Recreation Center was live.
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2 days ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared a l...

    Penn study finds most black men with trauma aren't getting treatment
    During a typical visit to the emergency room, most patients encounter doctors who will do everything they can to address physical symptoms as quickly as possible. But gunshot wounds and other injuries often come with psychological health issues, too, such as anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, or anger that's hard to manage.
    https://whyy.org

2 days ago

If you have $99 and a hankering for leafy gre...

If you have $99 and a hankering for leafy greens, Just Salad has a deal for you.

    Just Salad Is Really Pushing Salad With Its Unlimited Bowl
    Just Salad's new University City restaurant, located at Penn at 3728 Spruce Street, opened its doors last week. It's the second Philly location for the chain; the first started serving last summer at 1729 Chestnut Street. The fast-casual eatery does sell more than salad, with wraps, hot bowls, smoothies, and avocado toast on the menu.
    https://philly.eater.com

2 days ago

Join Mural Arts Philadelphia and Internationa...

Join Mural Arts Philadelphia and International House Philadelphia for a discussion on how public art and wellness can go hand in hand, and how you can be part of Philadelphia's transformation.

    Rippling Moon: Conversations on Public Art and Wellness
    Rippling Moon: An Urban Fairytale is a powerful new mural project built on principles of trauma-informed care. Renowned artist Meg Saligman's dramatic theater-inspired designs illustrate how healing begins with a single point and then ripples out through a community.
    https://muralarts.ticketleap.com

2 days ago

Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighbo...

John Kirby served as a panelist representing the Dornsife Center at Think Tank hosted by Promise Corps last week, where students from four local West Philly high schools presented a challenge they regularly face in their community and their attainable and actionable solution!


2 days ago

University City District shared West Philly L...

Several great events this weekend to celebrate the Philadelphia Science Festival!

    West Philly Star Party, Science in the Park and more Philly Science Festival events
    The Philadelphia Science Festival kicks off on Friday, April 20 with tons of fun and educational events being held around the city. The goal of this annual event is to "educate, inspire, and engage the region with the science and technology that surrounds our everyday world." Several festival-rel
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2 days ago

If you need new furniture, fixtures, or other...

If you need new furniture, fixtures, or other home improvement jawn, the ReStore has a 33% off sale today!!!

    33% OFF ENTIRE STORE! TODAY ONLY
    It's a Birthday Sale you don't want to miss! Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia ReStore | 2318 Washington Avenue, 19146 | Wed - Sat, 10a -6p habitatphiladelphia.org/restore | (215) 739-9300 Dear friend, It's a birthday sale! Our very own Chris is turning 33 years old this week.
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2 days ago

The University City Garden Club spring plant ...

The University City Garden Club spring plant sale is Saturday May 12th in Clark Park. Pre-order plants by April 29th and help support University City Greening Projects including the Grave Gardeners. Pre-order here: https://bit.ly/2vshdLy


2 days ago

Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighbo...

    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships
    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 732 likes. The Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships is Drexel's urban extension center - modeled...
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3 days ago

3 days ago

Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighbo...

The Dornsife and Lindy Centers' table at EarthFest earlier today. #DrexelEarthWeek Lindy Center Lindy Center


3 days ago

The Penn Relays return to University City nex...

The Penn Relays return to University City next week! Do you have your tickets?

    Penn Relays
    The official website for the athletics
    http://www.thepennrelays.com

3 days ago

“These programs unite neighborhoods and help ...

“These programs unite neighborhoods and help increase neighbor engagement in their communities.” http://philadelphiafreepress.com/civic-and-businesses-groups-come-together-for-phillys-annual-cleanup-day-p7248-1.htm

    Civic and businesses groups come together for Philly's annual cleanup day
    Residents and businesses owners across Philadelphia took to the streets on Saturday. Armed with brooms, shovels, gloves and trash bags, they were united around a single cause: Taking out the trash. This weekend was the 11th Annual Spring Clean Up.
    http://philadelphiafreepress.com

3 days ago

International House Philadelphia shared OMAR ...

A week ago OMAR OFFENDUM gave a beautiful performance here at the Ibrahim Theater, and now he's at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts as a #CitizenArtist. Congratulations! We can count on Offendum to #HustleOn (listen to that track here: https://offendum.bandcamp.com/track/hustle-on)


3 days ago

We Need You! Something big is happening on Ma...

We Need You! Something big is happening on May 1. Join the Dornsife Center team of Contenders at http://drexel.edu/24 #Drexel24


3 days ago

Andrea Modica's new photography book comes ou...

Andrea Modica's new photography book comes out on Thursday with a launch party at The Print Center. http://ucreview.com/in-january-a-new-photography-collection-casts-mummers-in-a-different-l-p7778-86.htm Book Launch | Andrea Modica, January 1

    In "January 1," a new photography collection casts Mummers in a different light
    For more than a decade, Andrea Modica has been documenting a long-standing Philadelphia tradition in an old-fashioned way. She's spent more than ten New Year's Days photographing Mummers on black-and-white film using an 8x10 large-format camera.
    http://ucreview.com

3 days ago

In their new web series "Flame to Table," Phi...

In their new web series "Flame to Table," Philadelphia Gas Works visits restaurants celebrating the excellence and variety of Philly's food industry. Their first episode features Dining Days participant Dim Sum House!

    Dim Sum House
    Situated in University City, Dim Sum House has wonderful selection of Cantonese and Shanghai dim sum as well as wonderful dishes from the Jiang Nan region of China. Not familiar with dim sum? Watch the episode to find out what dim sum means and how it is traditionally prepared.
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3 days ago

The Woodlands updated their cover photo.

    The Woodlands
    The Woodlands updated their cover photo.
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3 days ago

This weekend the Penn Museum celebrates the o...

This weekend the Penn Museum celebrates the opening of their new Middle East galleries with a two-day celebration featuring the sights, sounds, arts and cultures of the region! Included in the festivities: musical performances, puppet shows, Arabic calligraphy workshops, a zoo on wheels featuring Middle Eastern animals, a special menu at the Pepper Mill Cafe, and much more! The opening weekend celebrations are included with museum admission.

    Middle East Galleries
    Middle East Galleries will take you on a journey, exploring how ancient Mesopotamian societies gave rise to the world's first cities-cities not so different from our own.
    https://www.penn.museum

4 days ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared The Academy of Na...

    The Academy of Natural Sciences
    The Academy of Natural Sciences added a new photo.
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4 days ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared a l...

    Single mom of five goes viral with inspiring law school graduation photo
    Ieshia Champs has wanted to be a lawyer since she was 7 years old. In her teenage years, however, the odds began stacking up against her and it appeared that her dream might be permanently out of reach. "I really didn't have any stable guidance at that time.
    https://www.cbsnews.com

4 days ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Smi...

    Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
    Musical prodigy Mary Lou Williams began her performance career as a child. Without training, Williams played a song by ear on her family's pump organ capturing the attention of her mother. By the age...
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4 days ago

University City District shared West Philly L...

    Enjoy a great night and support Saint Mary's Nursery School at Annual Fundraiser on Saturday, April 21 (Sponsored post)
    Do you want to support early childhood education and have a great night out? Would you bid on a Cape May vacation or some original artwork? How about a birthday party package to University Family Fun Center or a new bike?
    http://www.westphillylocal.com

4 days ago

DEADLINE EXTENDED! If you live in the communi...

DEADLINE EXTENDED! If you live in the community and want to vend food at the June Dollar Stroll, applications are due by Monday, April 23rd.

    Now Accepting Community Vendors for the Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll
    University City District (UCD) and the Baltimore Avenue Business Association are excited to announce the return of the Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll on Thursday, June 7 and Thursday, September 13, 2018. The event draws thousands of neighbors and visitors to enjoy $1 specials from participating vendors.
    https://www.universitycity.org

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