1 hour ago

Friends of Vare-Washington shared their event...

Join us tonight at Lilypad!

    Friends of Vare-Washington Meeting
    https://www.facebook.com

1 hour 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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1 hour ago

Micro School For Micro Humans Coming to 6th & Christian

Micro School For Micro Humans Coming to 6th & Christian

    Micro School For Micro Humans Coming to 6th & Christian - OCF Realty
    It's been a complicated decade for the triangular property at 601 Christian St., as it's transitioned from gas station to vacant lot to public green space to vacant lot to construction site. We've covered the saga of this property on several occasions, and for a detailed summary that goes through last summer, you can click here.
    http://www.ocfrealty.com

3 hours ago

Weather update: all afternoon and evening cla...

Weather update: all afternoon and evening classes will run as scheduled today.

    Fleisher Art Memorial
    Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA. 7,666 likes · 316 talking about this · 3,327 were here. One of the country's first community arts centers,...
    https://www.facebook.com

4 hours ago

Come to our Happy Hour tomorrow night - we pr...

Come to our Happy Hour tomorrow night - we promise we won't complain about trash delays. (ICYMI, collection 1 day behind this week due to MLK holiday)

    News of Bella Vista Jan. 17
    The Bella Vista Neighbors Association is the Registered Community Organization that serves residents of Bella Vista, which is bounded by 6th and 11th Streets, South Street and Washington Avenue. BVNA improves Bella Vista's quality of life, facilitates and augments the delivery of government services, strengthens community bonds, encourages civic involvement, provides a public and neutral discussion forum, and promotes dialogue with elected officials.
    http://mailchi.mp

4 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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4 hours ago

Washington Square West Civic Association shar...

January 17, 1706

    Parkway Museums District
    On this day in 1706, our favorite founding father, Benjamin Franklin, was born! To honor Philadelphia's most celebrated adopted son, the City officially changed the name of the Fairmount Parkway to...
    https://www.facebook.com

4 hours ago

Good snowy morning! Our morning classes will ...

Good snowy morning! Our morning classes will run as scheduled today. We will be keeping an eye on the weather and will post further updates about the status of our afternoon and evening classes.

    Fleisher Art Memorial
    Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA. 7,666 likes · 316 talking about this · 3,327 were here. One of the country's first community arts centers,...
    https://www.facebook.com

6 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

13 hours ago

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14 hours 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

20 hours 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
    https://www.facebook.com

23 hours 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

27 hours ago

Bella Vista Neighbors Association shared Star...

    Starr Garden Neighbors and Friends
    Starr Garden Neighbors and Friends, Philadelphia, PA. 975 likes · 12 talking about this · 432 were here. Starr Garden Friends and Neighbors: Community group dedicated to maintaining and improving...
    https://www.facebook.com

27 hours 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

28 hours ago

It's not uncommon to see our little friends f...

It's not uncommon to see our little friends from The Giving Tree Daycare and Preschool in our galleries, where their inquisitive little voices can be heard asking questions about the work hanging there. We're still in awe of the gingerbread version of Fleisher they constructed with their teacher, Cori, for the Center / Architecture + Design's Gingerbread Architecture Challenge. Receiving an honorable mention is a huge achievement. Looks like we might have the next crop of design professionals on our hands!

    2017 Winning Entries | Center / Architecture + Design
    AIA Philadelphia, AIAPhiladelphia.org AIA Bookstore and Design Center, AIAbookstore.com Charter High School for Architecture & Design, chadphila.org Community Design Collaborative, cdesignc.org
    https://www.philadelphiacfa.org

30 hours 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

37 hours ago

40 hours 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

47 hours 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

2 days ago

Who is playing at our Happy Hour on Thursday?...

Who is playing at our Happy Hour on Thursday? 846 Social Club, that's who. Of course the group features musicians from Bella Vista. They'll play acoustic American roots music including Tom Waits and Johnny Cash. Get your tickets today: https://bella-vista-neighbors-association.ticketleap.com/winter-2018-happy-hour/ (photo credit: Stephen Tolton)

    Bella Vista Neighbors Association
    Who is playing at our Happy Hour on Thursday? 846 Social Club, that's who. Of course the group features musicians from Bella Vista. They'll play acoustic American roots music including Tom Waits and...
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

Who is playing at our Happy Hour this Thursda...

Who is playing at our Happy Hour this Thursday? 846 Social Club, that's who. Of course, the group features musicians from Bella Vista. They'll play acoustic American roots music including Tom Waits and Johnny Cash. Get your tickets today: https://bella-vista-neighbors-association.ticketleap.com/winter-2018-happy-hour/ And invite your friends! https://www.facebook.com/events/508337462876444/ (photo credit: Stephen Tolton)

    Bella Vista Neighbors Association
    Who is playing at our Happy Hour on Thursday? 846 Social Club, that's who. Of course the group features musicians from Bella Vista. They'll play acoustic American roots music including Tom Waits and...
    https://www.facebook.com

2 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

2 days ago

Just a reminder that we are closed today. We ...

Just a reminder that we are closed today. We hope you have a good holiday and we will see you tomorrow!

    Fleisher Art Memorial
    Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA. 7,666 likes · 316 talking about this · 3,327 were here. One of the country's first community arts centers,...
    https://www.facebook.com

2 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

2 days ago

jaredpolin posted 22 photos to Flickr:

2 days ago

Queen Village Neighbors Association shared He...

This looks very interesting... Society Hill authors presenting their work on relationships at Headhouse Books this Tuesday...

    Happy Together Launch Event at Head House Books
    Happy Together Launch Event at Head House Books
    https://www.facebook.com

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