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Schuylkill Banks added 4 new photos.

Cruise to Bartram's Garden this Sunday and learn how 3 generations of the Bartram family helped Philadelphia become a mecca of natural science and education. See the city from a new perspective aboard Patriot Harbor Lines, LLC's mini-commuter yacht on your way to and from this National Historic Landmark. Don't forget to check out Bartram's Mile. After your tour, head to Parks on Tap for its last day on the Banks. Boat ticket info: https://bit.ly/2eq5EfF

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    Schuylkill Banks, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 4.5K likes. Schuylkill Banks is Philadelphia's newest riverfront destination, located on the east side of...
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Great time of year for local produce, hope yo...

Great time of year for local produce, hope you're all able to enjoy the markets this weekend. Every Farm to City market is open rain or shine. Read the newsletter to see the complete list of weekly Farm to City markets.

    Great Time of Year for Local Produce!
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Charon, Pluto’s largest known satellite, was ...

Charon, Pluto’s largest known satellite, was discovered on this day in 1978 by James W. Christy. Christy suggested the name “Charon” as a more scientific sounding version of his wife’s nickname, Char. Coincidentally, Charon is the name of a Greek mythological figure, the ferryman of the dead. In Greek mythology, Charon is closely associated with Hades, whom the Romans call “Pluto.” https://go.nasa.gov/2tJJ5Fo IMAGE: Charon Complexity | 2015 | NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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    Charon, Pluto's largest known satellite, was discovered on this day in 1978 by James W. Christy. Christy suggested the name "Charon" as a more scientific sounding version of his wife's nickname,...
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In Pennsylvania, the federal government is ho...

In Pennsylvania, the federal government is housing 50 child immigrants in Pittsburgh as part of its “zero-tolerance” policy. They are being housed at the Holy Family Institute in Emsworth, a Catholic social services organization, which is under contract with the Office of Refugee Resettlement under the Department of Health and Human Services. The children, who are between the ages of four and 17, are from countries including Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador. http://philadelphiafreepress.com/attorney-general-shapiro-to-file-lawsuit-challenging-trump-administrations-p7346-1.htm

    Attorney General Shapiro to File Lawsuit Challenging Trump Administration's Family Separation Policy
    The lawsuit will allege that the administration's family separation policy violates the fundamental due process rights of parents to be together with their children, as well as other constitutional and statutory claims.
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Center City District shared Curbed Philly's p...

    SEPTA considering bus network redesign with faster routes
    Facing rapidly declining ridership on its buses, SEPTA officials published a report Thursday outlining a way to overhaul the bus system and bring the riders back. The list includes ideas like allowing all-door boarding, spacing out stops, and cutting back on excess rush hour buses.
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Come along on a taco tasting tour around Philly

2035 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19103

2108 South Street, Philadelphia, PA 19146

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6030 Torresdale Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19135

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3636 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19104

719 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106

45 N 13th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107

1040 N American St #701, Philadelphia, PA 19123

2319 Fairmount Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19130

2001 Memphis St., Philadelphia, PA 19125

    FYI Philly: Come along on a taco tasting tour around Philly
    This week on FYI Philly, we go on a taco tasting tour, savor some new sushi shops and some twists on the iconic cheesesteak. From Korean fried chicken to Taiwanese street food, we are bellying up to the table, then checking out a belly flipping ride and a new way to show some love.
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“Young children who experience homelessness a...

“Young children who experience homelessness are less likely to be ready for kindergarten and face challenges managing stress and emotions, cognitive development and social skills. Being enrolled in early education can help them prepare them for school success, manage trauma and build resilience.” http://ucreview.com/peoples-emergency-center-celebrates-new-early-education-grant-p7849-1.htm

    People's Emergency Center celebrates new early education grant
    The grant will enable the center's Building Early Links for Learning, or BELL, program.
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Calling all literary gamers! Join us for a sp...

Calling all literary gamers! Join us for a spirited evening of gaming fun on Thursday, June 28. https://rosenbach.org/events/literary-game-nights/

    Literary Game Nights at the Rosenbach
    The game is afoot at the Rosenbach! Join us for an evening of board games, card games, and role-playing games inspired by literary classics. Light refreshments will be provided, and seasoned game-masters will be on hand to guide new players.
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"Over the decades of his service, Mr. Douglas...

"Over the decades of his service, Mr. Douglas has remained a great influence and encourager of generations of Americans. From children striving to attain Olympic glory, to young people toiling to climb the corporate ladder, his example shines true.” - Rep. Vanessa Lowery Brown http://ucreview.com/vanessa-lowvery-brown-honors-oldest-living-africanamerican-olympic-medalis-p7847-1.htm

    Vanessa Lowvery Brown honors oldest living African-American Olympic medalist
    Herbert P. "Herb" Douglas Jr. is the oldest living African-American Olympic medalist.
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As a result of its location on the Mid-Atlant...

As a result of its location on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge that forms the boundary between the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates, Iceland is one of the world’s most geologically active places with numerous volcanoes, geysers and other volcanic phenomena found throughout the dynamic landscape of the North Atlantic Island. In fact, Iceland is home to one of the world’s newest Islands, Surtsey, a volcanic island which first reached the surface of the ocean in 1963. http://bit.ly/2JIpTQJ IMAGE: Howell Williams | Surtsey Eruption | 1963 | National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

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    As a result of its location on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge that forms the boundary between the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates, Iceland is one of the world's most geologically active places...
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“If you wou'd not be forgotten As soon as you...

“If you wou'd not be forgotten As soon as you are dead and rotten, Either write things worth reading, Or do things worth the writing.” -Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard’s Almanack, 1738 http://bit.ly/2tTiFkq #FranklinFriday IMAGE: James Earle Fraser (American, 1876-1953) | Benjamin Franklin Memorial | 1938 | The Franklin Institute, Philadelphia

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    "If you wou'd not be forgotten As soon as you are dead and rotten, Either write things worth reading, Or do things worth the writing." -Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard's Almanack, 1738...
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CSz Philadelphia - Home of ComedySportz is wi...

Come see ComedySportz this Saturday! Laugh until you pee! (*then immediately rehydrate - this message is brought to you by National Hydration day) www.csztix.com

    CSz Philadelphia - Home of ComedySportz
    Come see ComedySportz this Saturday! Laugh until you pee! (*then immediately rehydrate - this message is brought to you by National Hydration day) www.csztix.com
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The Franklin Institute was live.

After gracing the skies above Philadelphia for just about 15 hours today, the Sun is now setting over the city of Philadelphia. We are providing a live look at the end of this longest span of daylight this year which began at 5:32 am and will come to a close at 8:32 pm. http://bit.ly/2ynBymy

    The Franklin Institute
    After gracing the skies above Philadelphia for just about 15 hours today, the Sun is now setting over the city of Philadelphia. We are providing a live look at the end of this longest span of...
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Score Free Admission To 17 Philly Museums During July 4th Week, June 28-July 4

Where:The Rosenbach, 2008 Delancey Place

Where:The College of Physicians of Philadelphia, 19 S. 22nd Street

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Where:National Constitution Center, 525 Arch Street

Where:Penn Museum, 3260 South Street

Where:Eastern State Penitentiary, 2027 Fairmount Avenue

Where:First Bank of the United States, 116 S. 3rd Street

Where:Philadelphia History Museum, 15 S. 7th Street

Where:Rare Book Department at the Free Library of Philadelphia - Parkway Central Library, 1901 Vine Street

Where:Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 118-128 N. Broad Street

Where:One Liberty Observation Deck, 1650 Market Street #5700

Where:Barnes Foundation, 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Where:The African American Museum in Philadelphia, 701 Arch Street

Where:Rodin Museum, 2151 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Where:National Liberty Museum, 321 Chestnut Street

    Score Free Admission To 17 Philly Museums During July 4th Week, June 28-July 4
    National Constitution Center | Photo by M. Kennedy for Visit Philadelphia Visit incredible cultural institutions for an unbeatable price during Wawa Welcome America... Philadelphia doesn't mess around when it comes to celebrating the Fourth of July, as the whole week leading up to Independence Day is packed with block parties, fireworks, live music and the chance to check out some of our best museums and attractions on the cheap.
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33 hours ago

In 1998, Koko, a gorilla that had been taught...

In 1998, Koko, a gorilla that had been taught to communicate through sign language, took to the internet in an online chatroom. This was first (and only) “inter-species” online chat ever conducted, and the results were: surprising. The Franklin Institute’s Chief Digital Officer Susan Poulton facilitated the event and tells her story, and, in memory of the extraordinary ape, provided the rare transcript for us to share. http://bit.ly/2KdxiuH Koko, who was born in 1971 and lived to be 46, passed away this week. http://bit.ly/2KdxiuH

    When Koko the Gorilla Chatted Online
    I woke up this morning and learned that Koko the gorilla had passed away peacefully in her sleep last night at the age of 46. Twenty years ago, I had the honor of producing the first ever inter-species online "live chat" with Koko and her caregiver Dr. Penny Patterson, part of a series of internet firsts we achieved at AOL (America Online).
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35 hours ago

Join Drexel's visiting Mandela Washington Fel...

Join Drexel's visiting Mandela Washington Fellows as well as members of the Drexel and neighborhood community here at the Dornsife Center for a moderated discussion centered around the topic of Race in America. Monday June 25th at 5:30pm.

    Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships
    Join Drexel's visiting Mandela Washington Fellows as well as members of the Drexel and neighborhood community here at the Dornsife Center for a moderated discussion centered around the topic of Race...
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“Formerly puzzling telescope observations abo...

“Formerly puzzling telescope observations about real galaxies that raised questions about the standard dark matter hypothesis are being explained in the state-of-the-art facsimiles.” http://bit.ly/2JXfXCX

    The Universe Is Not a Simulation, but We Can Now Simulate It
    In the early 2000s, a small community of coder-cosmologists set out to simulate the 14-billion-year history of the universe on a supercomputer. They aimed to create a proxy of the cosmos, a Cliffs Notes version in computer code that could run in months instead of giga-years, to serve as a laboratory for studying the real universe.
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35 hours ago

Greenfield’s Beloved K-2 Autistic Support Tea...

Greenfield’s Beloved K-2 Autistic Support Teacher, Patrick Sommer, is spending his summer battling a recent diagnosis of cancer of the stomach and esophagus. If you’d like to reach out to him in care and support we ask that you send get well cards to him via the school at Albert M. Greenfield School, 2200 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19103. Questions? Contact greenfieldhsa.heart@gmail.com.

    Greenfield Home and School Association
    Greenfield's Beloved K-2 Autistic Support Teacher, Patrick Sommer, is spending his summer battling a recent diagnosis of cancer of the stomach and esophagus. If you'd like to reach out to him in care...
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"Today, I want to extend another prayer to my...

"Today, I want to extend another prayer to my good friend, Paul “Earthquake” Moore. I hope God continues to protect him and save him. I hope God takes away all the cancer and allow Paul Moore to continue to live a long and spiritual life." - Napolean Kingcade on his visit to friend and former boxer Paul "Earthquake" Moore during Moore's battle against cancer. http://ucreview.com/paul-earthquake-moore-fights-the-toughest-battle-of-his-life-p7848-1.htm

    Paul "Earthquake" Moore fights the toughest battle of his life
    A look at boxer and community leader Paul "Earthquake" Moore's battle with cancer
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39 hours ago

Calling all pre-schoolers and their caregiver...

Calling all pre-schoolers and their caregivers! Join us for a Museum Adventure featuring stories, a treasure hunt, arts and crafts, and more. Thursday, June 28 at 10:00 a.m. https://rosenbach.org/events/museum-adventure-at-the-rosenbach-10/

    Museum Adventure at the Rosenbach
    Calling all pre-schoolers! Come play with us on the last Thursday morning of every month. We'll read a story together and then embark on a treasure hunt through the Rosenbach brothers' glitzy Rittenhouse Square home to discover things that relate to the story.
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39 hours ago

We're on a Mission to #SaveCHAD

We're on a Mission to #SaveCHAD

    CHADvocates... IT'S TIME TO TAKE ACTION! | Charter High School for Architecture + Design
    CHAD is the first charter high school for architecture and design in the nation.
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39 hours ago

Rittenhouse Farmers' Market shared Tooth of t...

First day of summer!

    Tooth of the Lion Farm and Apothecary
    Tooth of the Lion Farm and Apothecary. 555 likes · 44 talking about this. Tooth of the Lion Apothecary is a small business focusing on bioregional,...
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“Across much of the United States, farmers’ m...

“Across much of the United States, farmers’ markets have reported a decrease in consumer participation over the last couple of years, resulting in a decrease in farm sales and income. In an attempt to understand and reverse this slump, a multi-state study is being undertaken. Follow this link to participate in the survey: https://cornell.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_72s6sR6z0cs4D1X"

    Online Survey | Built with Qualtrics Experience Management™
    Qualtrics makes sophisticated research simple and empowers users to capture customer, product, brand & employee experience insights in one place.
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"Every time I went to the Barnes I was fascin...

"Every time I went to the Barnes I was fascinated by ‘The Postman.’ At first, I thought it was because the eyes were so hypnotic. Then I realized it had to to do with Van Gogh portraying his inner being ... Baraba has the same kind, warm, funny outgoing, inner strength that’s incredible." http://ucreview.com/the-eyes-have-it-the-story-behind-artist-eric-goldbergs-upcoming-barne-p7850-1.htm The Barnes Foundation

    The "Eyes" Have It: The story behind artist Eric Goldberg's upcoming Barnes residency
    Etcher and painter Eric Golberg used his own mail carrier for a recreation of Van Goh's "The Postman."
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42 hours ago

Today is the June Solstice, which for us in t...

Today is the June Solstice, which for us in the Northern Hemisphere is the longest day of the year and the astronomical start of the summer season. http://bit.ly/2ynBymy

    What Is a Solstice and What Is an Equinox (and Why Should I Care)?
    Astronomically, our planet's seasons change on four particular days each year, two solstices, one in June and one in December, and two equinoxes (one in March and one in September).
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43 hours ago

The Print Center added 2 new photos.

We Celebrate Naming the Zemel Family Gallery! #NewsLetter https://conta.cc/2JVGjcA

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    The Print Center, Philadelphia, PA. 5,471 likes · 43 talking about this · 468 were here. The Print Center encourages the growth and understanding of...
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44 hours ago

The Print Center posted 3 photos.

The Print Center announces the naming of the Zemel Family Gallery, made possible by a generous gift from Jay Zemel to our Centennial Fund. The Zemel Family Gallery is the first such named space in The Print Center's historic home and will be celebrated with a private launch event on June 23, 2018. * Jay's continued dedication to The Print Center honors our legacy as one of Philadelphia's most significant cultural assets. This gift to the Centennial Fund will inspire others to connect with our extraordinary history and ensure that our building, imbued with the spirit of a century of great exhibitions, remains a vital home for many more generations of art, artists and collectors. - Elizabeth Spungen, Executive Director * On view in the Zemel Family Gallery through August 4, 2018 is a solo show exhibition award winner from the 92nd ANNUAL: Daniel W. Coburn: Becoming a Specter | Installation view, Photo: Jaime Alvarez * The Print Center will close early on Saturday, June 23 for the Zemel Family Gallery Launch * #ThePrintCenter #ZemelFamilyGallery @ The Print Center

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    The Print Center, Philadelphia, PA. 5,471 likes · 39 talking about this · 468 were here. The Print Center encourages the growth and understanding of...
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46 hours ago

The Franklin Institute was live.

Using our rooftop EarthCam, we are staring off this Summer Solstice with a live look at Philadelphia as the sun rises on this longest day of the year in terms of daylight. In the city of brotherly love, the Sun will rise at 5:32 am and will set at 8:32 pm giving us just over 15 hours of daylight today. http://bit.ly/2ynBymy

    The Franklin Institute
    Using our rooftop EarthCam, we are staring off this Summer Solstice with a live look at Philadelphia as the sun rises on this longest day of the year in terms of daylight. In the city of brotherly...
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Schuylkill Banks added 4 new photos.

Many thanks to the volunteers from the CORE Finance Program within Comcast/NBCUniversal who came out today to pull 28 bags worth of weeds from the South to Christian trail segment!

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    Schuylkill Banks, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 4.5K likes. Schuylkill Banks is Philadelphia's newest riverfront destination, located on the east side of...
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