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Are you working on your plot this weekend, in...

Are you working on your plot this weekend, in honor of Earth Day? Worried that your plot might need a little more soil before you can start planting? Do not fret! Soil for The Spring Gardens was delivered today (70 compost /30 soil)...so hurry, before it's all gone!

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The Franklin Institute was live.

With our roof top EarthCam, we are enjoying the clear skies that will make this night's Citywide Star Party of the Philadelphia Science Festival just about perfect. http://bit.ly/starpsf Find a location near you: http://bit.ly/starpsf

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    With our roof top EarthCam, we are enjoying the clear skies that will make this night's Citywide Star Party of the Philadelphia Science Festival just about perfect. http://bit.ly/starpsf Find a...
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The Franklin Institute shared Philadelphia Sc...

Looking for events in the Philadelphia Science Festival near you? There's a map for that! http://bit.ly/2HOBtJD

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16 hours ago

Researchers in Singapore have developed a rob...

Researchers in Singapore have developed a robot that can assemble an IKEA chair. http://bit.ly/2qJ98Nz

    Robots can now assemble an IKEA chair in 20 minutes-without fighting
    After years of failed attempts, a research team in Singapore has successfully taught a pair of robots to do something that many humans still can't: build an IKEA chair. The wooden Stefan chair is not the world's first piece of AI-assembled flatpack furniture: Robots at MIT built a simple Lack table in 2013.
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17 hours ago

Now-Open Love City Brewing Is All About “Approachable” Beer

...Melissa Walter founded Love City Brewing in 2016 and began construction on the space at 1023 Hamilton Street last year. The Spring Arts space was formerly used to make parts for the Reading...

    Now-Open Love City Brewing Is All About "Approachable" Beer
    Philly has no shortage of excellent beer-making outfits - and even a few have opened in the past few months - but there's another new kid in town, now ready for visiting: Love City Brewing . Philly's newest brewery and tasting room in Spring Arts in the Callowhill neighborhood opened to the public yesterday - April 19th, at 4 p.m.
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The Franklin Institute was live.

The Philadelphia Science Festival starts today and continues each day through April 28, 2018. We are broadcasting live with our EarthCam to celebrate the start of the festival. See the full calendar of events: http://bit.ly/p-s-f

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    The Philadelphia Science Festival starts today and continues each day through April 28, 2018. We are broadcasting live with our EarthCam to celebrate the start of the festival. See the full calendar...
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The Franklin Institute is live now.

The Philadelphia Science Festival starts today and continues each day through April 28, 2018. We are broadcasting live with our EarthCam to celebrate the start of the festival and highlighting some of the coolest events in the comments. http://bit.ly/p-s-f

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    The Philadelphia Science Festival starts today and continues each day through April 28, 2018. We are broadcasting live with our EarthCam to celebrate the start of the festival and highlighting some...
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FURTHER LISTINGS

May 1- Pan Asian Ass’n of Greater Phila. hosts Pan Asian Award Banquet at Ocean Harbor Restaurant, 1023 Race St., 5-9 p.m. Keynote Speaker: Daphne Kwok. Tickets: Individuals $40, Table of 10 $350; pay panasianphila.ticketleap.com/pan-asian-annual-award-banquet. For info: info@panasianphila.org.

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...22- 50th Ward Democratic Committee hosts “Reunion: Inter-Generational Networking Soirée” at Throw House, 1121 Ivy Hill Rd., 3-5:30 p.m. Special guest: Hon. John White, Jr. Complimentary light refreshments. Sponsorships...

Apr. 23- Community groups host 188th Legislative Dist. Candidates Night at Calvary United Methodist Ch., 48th St. & Baltimore Ave., 7-8 p.m. (215) 724-1702.

Apr. 24- Councilman David Oh is hosted Reception at Racquet Cl., 215 S. 16th St., Red Rm., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Contribution levels $2,500, $1,000, $500, $250, $100. Payable to “Citizens for David Oh,” 5813 Thomas Ave., Phila., PA 19143.

Apr. 24- Councilman David Oh is hosted Reception at Racquet Cl., 215 S. 16th St., Red Rm., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Contribution levels $2,500, $1,000, $500, $250, $100. Payable to “Citizens for David Oh,” 5813 Thomas Ave., Phila., PA 19143.

Apr. 24- State Rep. candidate Elizabeth Fiedler hosts Fundraiser at Cantina Los Caballitos, 1651 E. Passyunk Ave., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Contribution levels: $50, $100, $250, $500, $1,000. Childcare provided. RSVP: Hayden finance@elizabethfiedler.com.

Apr. 25- 42nd Ward Democratic Committee hosts “Meet Candidates Party” at Majestic Ha., 800 W. Olney Ave., 5:30-9 p.m. Tickets $25. For info: Sharon Vaughn (215) 313-7019.

Apr. 25- Pa. Great Frontier PAC hosts Happy Hour with Rich Zeoli at Irish Pub, 2007 Walnut St., 6-8 p.m. RSVP: pagreatfrontierpac@gmail.com.

Apr. 25- HAPCO holds General Membership Mtg. at Courtyard Phila. Marriott, Fairmount Rm., 4100 Presidential Blvd., 7-9:30 p.m. Speakers: Controller Rebecca Rhynhart, State Rep. Donna Bullock & others. Refreshments. For info: Denise Keen (215) 684-1684.

Apr. 25- Veteran Boxers Ass’n hosts 177th state rep candidates at 2733 E. Clearfield St., 7 p.m. All candidates invited. Free. Cash bar with drink specials. For info: Fred Druding, Jr. (215) 221-2374.

Apr. 26- Public Record hosts “5-Star Salute to Labor” at Penns Landing Caterers, 1301 S. Columbus Blvd., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Honoring Estebán Vera, Linda Fields, Ted Kirsch, Reesa...

Apr. 26- State Rep. Emilio Vázquez hosts Energy Access Forum at Lillian Marrero Lib., 601 W. Lehigh Ave., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Addressing lack of affordable energy for residents & businesses. Solar energy access. Free. For info: (215) 425-5708.

...26- Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown hosts “Building Philadelphia Green Fundraiser” at Bridge on Race Apts., 205 Race St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Honorary Guest: Councilman Mark Squilla. Earth Day Champions $2...

Apr. 26- State Rep. Vanessa Lowery Brown hosts Public Safety Mtg. at W. Mill Ck. Plg., 5100 Parrish St 6-8 p.m. For info: (215) 879-6615.

Apr. 26- Councilman Mark Squilla hosts NFL Draft Party at Blue Duck on Broad, 220 S. Broad St., 6:30-9:30 p.m. Special guests & Eagles gear. Hail Mary Pass $2,500...

Apr. 28- State Rep. Ed Neilson hosts Free Community Shredding at St. Jerome’s Parish, 3031 Stamford St., 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. For info: (215) 330-3714.

Apr. 28- Congressman Dwight Evans hosts Birthday Party at Hilton City Ave. Hotel, 4200 City Line Ave., 7-10 p.m. Chair $2,500, Hosts $1,000, Supporters $250, Friends $100, Patrons...

Apr. 29- City Commission Chair Lisa Deeley is hosted Reception at Fluke’s Irish Pub, 7401 State Rd., 3-6 p.m. Live music, buffet, domestic drafts & wine. Tickets $40. Contribute online https...

May 2- State rep candidate Nick DiDonato hosts Fundraiser at Moonshine Philly, 1825 E. Moyamensing Ave., 12 p.m.-2 a.m. Eat & drink! Percentage of day’s sales support campaign. For info: www.picknick184th.com.

May 8- 65th Ward Democratic Committee meets at 8400 Torresdale Ave., 7 p.m. For info: Colleen (215) 500-0617 or John (267) 334-3775.

    FURTHER LISTINGS
    Apr. 22- 50th Ward Democratic Committee hosts "Reunion: Inter-Generational Networking Soirée" at Throw House, 1121 Ivy Hill Rd., 3-5:30 p.m. Special guest: Hon. John White, Jr. Complimentary light refreshments. Sponsorships: Friends $500, Hosts $1,000, Sponsors $2,500. Tickets $25, Students $10. For info: (484) 704-2398 or 50thwarddemocrats@ gmail.com. Apr.
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21 hours ago

“I have never seen the Philosopher's Stone th...

“I have never seen the Philosopher's Stone that turns lead into Gold, but I have known the pursuit of it turn a Man's Gold into Lead.” -Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard’s Almanack, 1738. http://bit.ly/2tTiFkq #FranklinFriday IMAGE: After Joseph Siffred Duplessis (French, 1725–1802) | Benjamin Franklin | 1868 | The Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


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The Rail Park is at The Rail Park.

Check out this great article by Inga Saffron about the challenges, conversations, and dreams of the future Rail Park. http://www.philly.com/philly/columnists/inga_saffron/reading-viaduct-park-railroad-philadelphia-callowhill-neighborhood-20180419.html

    The first piece of the Reading Viaduct rail park opens in June. Then what? - Philly
    Back in the early 2000s, when the Callowhill neighborhood was a wasteland of shuttered factories, a couple of artists came up with a crazy plan to turn the abandoned Reading Viaduct into a park. New York's High Line hadn't yet opened, and few in Philadelphia could imagine the overgrown relic as a public attraction.
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Happy Philadelphia Science Festival! Today th...

Happy Philadelphia Science Festival! Today through April 28, 2018, we are joining with partners from throughout the Delaware Valley to celebrate all of the amazing work going on in science, technology, engineering and mathematics here in the Philadelphia Region. Join us at one of more than 80 events culminating in the Science Carnival on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway on April 28. http://bit.ly/p-s-f

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    Happy Philadelphia Science Festival! Today through April 28, 2018, we are joining with partners from throughout the Delaware Valley to celebrate all of the amazing work going on in science,...
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William Way LGBT Community Center added 3 new...

Happy #GiveOUTDay! We have just 3 hours to go in our campaign to replace our folding chairs. We raised enough today for 55 new chairs--thanks, William R., for that last one--but need a bunch more even to replace those most desperate for retirement. So, if you're on Facebook tonight, with $26 burning a hole in your pocket, please consider donating a chair. Thank you! https://www.giveoutday.org/c/GO/a/waygay40.


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The stage is set for tonight's celebration of...

The stage is set for tonight's celebration of the work and careers of the nine extraordinary individuals. http://bit.ly/2HsQKQi Philippe Horvath: 2018 Bower Award and Prize for Achievement in Science Anne M. Mulcahy: 2018 Bower Award for Business Leadership John B. Goodenough: 2018 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Chemistry Vinton Gray Cerf and Robert E. Kahn: 2018 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Computer and Cognitive Science Susan Trumbore: 2018 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Earth and Environmental Science Manijeh Razeghi: 2018 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Electrical Engineering Adrian Bejan: 2018 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Mechanical Engineering Helen Rhoda Quinn: 2018 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Physics Watch Live: http://bit.ly/2HNY3T0


35 hours ago

The Franklin Institute was live.

We are providing live coverage of 2018 The Franklin Institute Awards Ceremony. http://bit.ly/2H4oRgB This year’s class of laureates have made a wide variety of impacts on the world and our society from developing lithium ion batteries to trying to understand the very nature of the universe. These nine individuals join a long list of distinguished Franklin Institute Awards Laureates that includes some of the most important scientists and engineers of the past two centuries such as Nikola Tesla, Pierre and Marie Curie, Orville Wright, Albert Einstein, Edwin Hubble, Frank Lloyd Wright, Jacques Cousteau, Stephen Hawking, Jane Goodall and Bill Gates. http://bit.ly/2H4oRgB

    The Franklin Institute
    We are providing live coverage of 2018 The Franklin Institute Awards Ceremony. http://bit.ly/2H4oRgB This year's class of laureates have made a wide variety of impacts on the world and our society...
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The Franklin Institute is live now.

We are providing live coverage of 2018 The Franklin Institute Awards Ceremony. http://bit.ly/2H4oRgB This year’s class of laureates have made a wide variety of impacts on the world and our society from developing lithium ion batteries to trying to understand the very nature of the universe. These nine individuals join a long list of distinguished Franklin Institute Awards Laureates that includes some of the most important scientists and engineers of the past two centuries such as Nikola Tesla, Pierre and Marie Curie, Orville Wright, Albert Einstein, Edwin Hubble, Frank Lloyd Wright, Jacques Cousteau, Stephen Hawking, Jane Goodall and Bill Gates. http://bit.ly/2H4oRgB

    The Franklin Institute
    We are providing live coverage of 2018 The Franklin Institute Awards Ceremony. http://bit.ly/2H4oRgB This year's class of laureates have made a wide variety of impacts on the world and our society...
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4/20 'holiday' events in the Philly region

Location: 215 N. 11th St., Philadelphia  19107

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Details: Cannabis aficionados gather at the intersection of 3rd and South for a moment of reflection at 4:20. South Philly NORML chapter leader Lauren Reilly...

Location:  1431-39 N. 52nd St. Philadelphia 19131.

Location: Connie’s RicRac, 1132 S. 9th St., Philadelphia, 19147

Location: His & Hers Restaurant, 216 South Street Philadelphia 19147

Location: National Liberty Museum, 321 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, 19106

Location: The Ardmore Music Hall, 23 East Lancaster Ave., Ardmore

    4/20 'holiday' events in the Philly region
    Ahh 4/20. A lovely, all-encompassing, festive day that pays homage to the marijuana in all of its natural glory. It has, in many regards, become an international holiday celebrating the plant. The celebration of April 20 - and for some people anytime it's 4:20 - goes back decades.
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42 hours ago

Have you gotten your ticket to PASSAGE yet? T...

Have you gotten your ticket to PASSAGE yet? Take a look at our upcoming special events to help you decide when to go. #WilmaPassage #CollegeNight #BeerNight #DirectorsGathering

    Passage Events | The Wilma Theater
    Calling all Penn Quakers, Temple Owls, UArts Unicorns, Drexel Dragons, and everything in between - College Night is back! For only $10, join classmates and students from other Philadelphia colleges and universities for a complimentary pre-show reception full of delicious pizza and treats at 6:30pm in the studio room.
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Conquer your dessert cravings at these 4 Philadelphia newcomers

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1812 East Passyunk Ave., East Passyunk

    Conquer your dessert cravings at these 4 Philadelphia newcomers
    Looking for the best new desserts in Philadelphia? These spots will satisfy all your cravings. Here are the newest places to check out the next time you're in the mood for something sweet. 1812 East Passyunk Ave., East Passyunk Photo: Arctic Scoop/Yelp Arctic Scoop serves up ice cream and frozen yogurt with an Asian twist.
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42 hours ago

Look around in any public place and the sight...

Look around in any public place and the sight is ubiquitous: people staring intently at little screens, hunched over their portable electronic devices. Materials scientist John B. Goodenough has had a starring role in that scene: he invented the rechargeable lithium-ion battery that allows us to tote these pocket-sized devices around without carrying power cables or stacks of AA batteries. And at the age of 95, he’s not done yet -- he still works full time, writing, teaching, and searching for the next great advance in battery technology. http://bit.ly/2pyKgHP John B. Goodenough is the winner of The Franklin Institute’s 2018 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Chemistry. http://bit.ly/2pyKgHP

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    Look around in any public place and the sight is ubiquitous: people staring intently at little screens, hunched over their portable electronic devices. Materials scientist John B. Goodenough has had...
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Love City Brewing Is Now Open in Spring Arts

Love City Brewing, the latest addition to Arts + Crafts Holdings’ Spring Arts district, debuts this afternoon at 1023 Hamilton Street. The brewery and tasting room, located […]

    Love City Brewing Is Now Open in Spring Arts
    The beer starts flowing at 4 p.m. today. Love City Brewing , the latest addition to Arts + Crafts Holdings' Spring Arts district, debuts this afternoon at 1023 Hamilton Street. The brewery and tasting room, located in a 9,000 square-foot space that once housed a manufacturer of parts for the trains that traveled along the nearby Reading Railroad, will open its doors at 4 p.m.
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What are the best events for this year's Phil...

What are the best events for this year's Philadelphia Science Festival? philly.com has the scoop: http://bit.ly/2vvwds2

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Tonight, we honor the achievements of nine re...

Tonight, we honor the achievements of nine remarkable individuals at the 2018 Franklin Institute Awards Ceremony. For 194 years (77 years longer than the Nobel Prizes), The Franklin Institute has been recognizing scientists and engineers who changed our lives and this year’s class is no different. http://bit.ly/2H4oRgB Curious about how the work of this year’s Franklin Institute Awards Laureates is impacting you? Learn about the myriad of ways their work is changing the world: http://bit.ly/2H4oRgB


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National Archives at Philadelphia added 3 new...

In our holdings here in Philadelphia, we have over 2,500 Alien’s Applications for Permission to Depart. With the passing of the Wartime Measure Act in 1918, documentation for travel became a priority in the United States. During World War I, there was an influx of people moving between borders throughout the world, often without any form of official documentation. By implementing this Act, the United States could better control its borders by requiring all U.S. citizens to acquire a passport and non-citizens to acquire visas. These particular applications were submitted by aliens for permission to leave the U.S. and go to a specific country for a specified reason. More often than not, the requests were made to return to their home country and be reunited with family, take up a job, handle family matters, or work on newly inherited land they had acquired since emigrating. Included in the application files were photographs, extensive background information on the individual, list of residences, references, and their reason for requesting departure. One example of these applications is shared here: Paolo Romano a resident of South Philadelphia. Romano’s departure was not immediately granted, due to the fact that crucial documents were missing from his application. Included in this file are also letters in which the Commissioner specifically requested that Mr. Romano to obtain proper documentation from the local draft board in Baltimore, Maryland. Mr. Romano responded to this request by explaining that he felt his life would be at risk if he went to Baltimore to secure the necessary permit. He believed that the Mafia had made him a marked man, and pleaded for his application to be granted without the form. When asked for his reason for departure Romano wrote: “On account that my wife is dead, I have 2 children to take care of and because of the fact that I have been threatened to be killed by the so called (”Mafia”) or Black Hand.” On November 11th, Paolo wrote: “Without answering your letter, I respect as I have said verbally that it is absolutely impossible for me – in Baltimore, Maryland, because I have been condemned to death by dissolute persons – which – this great nation -----. Therefore I apply to the Federal Police and the legal measures that a permission will be given to me to leave the U.S. where my life is in great danger.” The Commissioner wrote to the Chief of Foreign Permits Office on November 16th, “The applicant was questioned by Inspector Zimmerman at the time the application was filed and he explained that he felt that he was a marked man although he had received no communication from anyone threatening his life, but that twice he had been shot at and other incidents had occurred which made him thank that someone was endeavoring to take his life; he could not explain what these “other incidents” were.” In the end, the Commissioner granted his application to depart to Italy, even though Paolo’s application was not complete. The photograph of Paolo is shared below, but you can read his full application as well as thousands of others by visiting our research room. This post was written by Megan Kelly, Research and Writing Intern with the National Archives at Philadelphia. #NARA #PhillyArchives #wwi #immigration #mafia #theblackhand #alien CITATION: Alien Application for Permission to Depart from the United States for Paolo Romano; 3; Office of the Commissioner, Philadelphia; RG 085 Immigration and Naturalization; National Archives at Philadelphia (567234) and (PH-3587).


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...Asian Ass’n of Greater Phila. hosts Pan Asian Award Banquet at Ocean Harbor Restaurant, 1023 Race St., 5-9 p.m. Keynote Speaker: Daphne Kwok. Tickets: Individuals $40, Table of 10 $350...

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Apr. 20-          Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell & S.W. Phila. Dist. Services host Candidates Forum at Kingsessing Rec Ctr., 50th St. & Kingsessing Ave., 6-8 p.m. Free food. For info: Kevin Horne (267) 586-3599.

Apr. 21-          Councilman Kenyatta Johnson & partners host Pt. Breeze 5K Run/Walk/Health Fair at Wharton Sq. Pk., 2300 Wharton St., register 7:30 a.m., fair opens 8 a.m., 9 a.m. runners, 9:05 walkers, 10 a.m. kids’ run. Proceeds benefit Kimmel Cancer Ctr. & S. Phila. public schools.

Apr. 21-          State Rep. Morgan Cephas hosts Community Cleanup & Shredding at Rose Plg., 1300 N. 75th St., 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Recycling bins available. State services as well. Volunteers needed! For info: Sheldon (215) 879-6625.

Apr. 21-          Ducky Birts Foundation hosts Capital Fund Drive at 1st Dist. Plaza, 3801 Market St., 12-3 p.m. For info: (215) 510-1057 or DuckyBirts1@yahoo.com.

...22-          50th Ward Democratic Committee hosts “Reunion: Inter-Generational Networking Soirée” at Throw House, 1121 Ivy Hill Rd., 3-5:30 p.m. Special guest: Hon. John White, Jr. Complimentary light refreshments. Sponsorships...

Apr. 23-          Community groups host 188th Legislative Dist. Candidates Night at Calvary United Methodist Ch., 48th St. & Baltimore Ave., 7-8 p.m. (215) 724-1702.

Apr. 24-          Councilman David Oh is hosted Reception at Racquet Cl., 215 S. 16th St., Red Rm., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Contribution levels $2,500, $1,000, $500, $250, $100. Payable to “Citizens for David Oh,” 5813 Thomas Ave., Phila., PA 19143.

Apr. 24-          Councilman David Oh is hosted Reception at Racquet Cl., 215 S. 16th St., Red Rm., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Contribution levels $2,500, $1,000, $500, $250, $100. Payable to “Citizens for David Oh,” 5813 Thomas Ave., Phila., PA 19143.

Apr. 24-          State Rep. candidate Elizabeth Fiedler hosts Fundraiser at Cantina Los Caballitos, 1651 E. Passyunk Ave., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Contribution levels: $50, $100, $250, $500, $1,000. Childcare provided. RSVP: Hayden finance@elizabethfiedler.com.

Apr. 25-          42nd Ward Democratic Committee hosts “Meet Candidates Party” at Majestic Ha., 800 W. Olney Ave., 5:30-9 p.m. Tickets $25. For info: Sharon Vaughn (215) 313-7019.

Apr. 25-          Pa. Great Frontier PAC hosts Happy Hour with Rich Zeoli at Irish Pub, 2007 Walnut St., 6-8 p.m. RSVP: pagreatfrontierpac@gmail.com.

Apr. 25-          HAPCO holds General Membership Mtg. at Courtyard Phila. Marriott, Fairmount Rm., 4100 Presidential Blvd., 7-9:30 p.m. Speakers: Controller Rebecca Rhynhart, State Rep. Donna Bullock & others. Refreshments. For info: Denise Keen (215) 684-1684.

Apr. 25-          Veteran Boxers Ass’n hosts 177th state rep candidates at 2733 E. Clearfield St., 7 p.m. All candidates invited. Free. Cash bar with drink specials. For info: Fred Druding, Jr. (215) 221-2374.

Apr. 26-          Public Record hosts “5-Star Salute to Labor” at Penns Landing Caterers, 1301 S. Columbus Blvd., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Honoring Estebán Vera, Linda Fields, Ted Kirsch, Reesa...

Apr. 26-          State Rep. Emilio Vázquez hosts Energy Access Forum at Lillian Marrero Lib., 601 W. Lehigh Ave., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Addressing lack of affordable energy for residents & businesses. Solar energy access. Free. For info: (215) 425-5708.

Apr. 26-          State Rep. Vanessa Lowery Brown hosts Public Safety Mtg. at W. Mill Ck. Plg., 5100 Parrish St 6-8 p.m. For info: (215) 879-6615.

Apr. 26-          Councilman Mark Squilla hosts NFL Draft Party at Blue Duck on Broad, 220 S. Broad St., 6:30-9:30 p.m. Special guests & Eagles gear. Hail Mary Pass $2,500...

Apr. 28-          State Rep. Ed Neilson hosts Free Community Shredding at St. Jerome’s Parish, 3031 Stamford St., 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. For info: (215) 330-3714.

Apr. 28-          Congressman Dwight Evans hosts Birthday Party at Hilton City Ave. Hotel, 4200 City Line Ave., 7-10 p.m. Chair $2,500, Hosts $1,000, Supporters $250, Friends $100, Patrons...

Apr. 29-          City Commission Chair Lisa Deeley is hosted Reception at Fluke’s Irish Pub, 7401 State Rd., 3-6 p.m. Live music, buffet, domestic drafts & wine. Tickets $40. Contribute online https...

May 2-            State rep candidate Nick DiDonato hosts Fundraiser at Moonshine Philly, 1825 E. Moyamensing Ave., 12 p.m.-2 a.m. Eat & drink! Percentage of day’s sales support campaign. For info: www.picknick184th.com.

May 8-            65th Ward Democratic Committee meets at 8400 Torresdale Ave., 7 p.m. For info: Colleen (215) 500-0617 or John (267) 334-3775.

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    Apr. 20- Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell & S.W. Phila. Dist. Services host Candidates Forum at Kingsessing Rec Ctr., 50th St. & Kingsessing Ave., 6-8 p.m. Free food. For info: Kevin Horne (267) 586-3599. Apr. 21- Councilman Kenyatta Johnson & partners host Pt. Breeze 5K Run/Walk/Health Fair at Wharton Sq.
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William Way LGBT Community Center updated the...

Give OUT day is the only national day of LGBT giving. In 2018, we are raising funds to replace our ragtag bunch of metal folding chairs. A new chair is just $26! https://www.giveoutday.org/c/GO/a/waygay40


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What it's like writing for 'The Daily Show' in the age of Trump

8 p.m. Friday, Underground Arts, 1200 Callowhill St., $20-$25, www.undergroundarts.org

    What it's like writing for 'The Daily Show' in the age of Trump - Philly
    You may not recognize comedians Kat Radley and Matt Koff by name or face, but if you're a Comedy Central fan, you've likely heard their material nightly from the mouth of Daily Show host Trevor Noah.
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“In 1974, two Arpa researchers named Robert K...

“In 1974, two Arpa researchers named Robert Kahn and Vint Cerf published an early blueprint. Drawing on conversations happening throughout the international networking community, they sketched a design for “a simple but very flexible protocol”: a universal set of rules for how computers should communicate.” http://bit.ly/2H53Cev

    How the internet was invented
    In the kingdom of apps and unicorns, Rossotti's is a rarity. This beer garden in the heart of Silicon Valley has been standing on the same spot since 1852. It isn't disruptive; it doesn't scale. But for more than 150 years, it has done one thing and done it well: it has given Californians a good place to get drunk.
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2 days ago

The Philadelphia Science Festival starts this...

The Philadelphia Science Festival starts this Friday, April 20, 2018 and runs through April 28, 2018. https://uwishu.nu/2HKikIT

    Your Essential Guide to the 2018 Philadelphia Science Festival
    Get ready to #GetNerdyPHL! The Philadelphia Science Festival returns from April 20 to 28 for a super-charged citywide celebration of science, engineering, technology, math and more. Led by The Franklin Institute and presented by The Dow Company Trust, the eighth annual festival features an impressive lineup of more than 80 events over nine action-packed days.
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The Franklin Institute plans to go live.

We are providing live coverage of 2018 The Franklin Institute Awards Ceremony. http://bit.ly/2H4oRgB This year’s class of laureates have made a wide variety of impacts on the world and our society from developing lithium ion batteries to trying to understand the very nature of the universe. These nine individuals join a long list of distinguished Franklin Institute Awards Laureates that includes some of the most important scientists and engineers of the past two centuries such as Nikola Tesla, Pierre and Marie Curie, Orville Wright, Albert Einstein, Edwin Hubble, Frank Lloyd Wright, Jacques Cousteau, Stephen Hawking, Jane Goodall and Bill Gates. http://bit.ly/2H4oRgB

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2 days ago

Call for Dancers – Saya Woolfalk “Then and Now”

1219 Vine Street · Philadelphia, PA 19107 · 215.557.0455

    Call for Dancers - Saya Woolfalk "Then and Now" - Asian Arts Initiative
    Asian Arts Initiative is looking for one dancer with experience in improvisation and in dancing with projections to collaborate with artist Saya Woolfalk to develop an improvisational dance piece culminating in one live performance during the opening of the Then and Now exhibition on May 4th.
    http://asianartsinitiative.org

2 days ago

Very few people can say they invented the int...

Very few people can say they invented the internet, and actually mean it. The Internet began as an experimental resource called the ARPANET, to connect several governmental labs together. Both Vinton Cerf and Robert Kahn worked on the early designs of ARPANET, but it was their development of a way for all the different computers in the world to talk to each other (TCP/IP) that allowed the internet as we know it today to exist. http://bit.ly/2H4oRgB Vinton Cerf and Robert Kahn are the winners of The Franklin Institute’s 2018 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Computer and Cognitive Science. http://bit.ly/2H4oRgB

    The Franklin Institute
    Very few people can say they invented the internet, and actually mean it. The Internet began as an experimental resource called the ARPANET, to connect several governmental labs together. Both Vinton...
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2 days ago

Give OUT Day is the ONLY national day of givi...

Give OUT Day is the ONLY national day of giving for the LGBTQ community – a 24-hour online fundraising event that engages thousands of people throughout the U.S. to Give OUT in support of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer community.

    Give OUT Day
    April 20th is Give OUT Day, a national day of giving for the LGBTQ community - a 24hr online fundraising event to unite the community & raise critical funds for nonprofits serving the LGBTQ community.
    https://www.giveoutday.org

2 days ago

Today we want to take a moment to honor the l...

Today we want to take a moment to honor the life of Barbara Bush who died yesterday at the age of 92. The wife of President George H. W. Bush, and the mother of President George W. Bush, Barbara Bush was by all accounts an outspoken, witty, and formidable women. She was an advocate for many causes, most notably of which was her work championing literacy. The photograph featured here is from the 86th Army-Navy game that was held in Philadelphia in 1985. To then Vice President George H. W. Bush’s excitement as a veteran of the Navy, the Navy Midshipmen won this game 17-7. Barbara is pictured here by his side, where she stood throughout their 73 years of marriage and many years in public service. Barbara is survived by her husband and children, and will be remembered and honored by the entire country. Citation: Vice President George H. W. Bush and Barbara Bush at the 86 th Army-Navy Game, Box 41, Events, Public Relations, Philadelphia Navy Yard, RG 181: Records of Naval Districts and Shore Establishments, National Archives at Philadelphia, (NAID: 279176) (HMS ID: PH-6334). #barbarabush #bush #41 #georgehwbush #archives #history #army #navy #nara


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