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This Week in Philly

This Week in Philly

Here’s what’s going on this week in Philly…

Monday, June 16th

  • USA VS GHANA World Cup Watch Party at Philadelphia Runner – Philadelphia Runner is hosting a World Cup watch party for the USA vs. Ghana game at 6:45pm in their Center City store. The event will feature an in-store projector, free beer, and giveaways throughout the game. RSVP for this FREE event, visit philadelphiarunner.com.
  • The Meaning of the Fourth Amendment in a Digital Age – As the Supreme Court prepares to decide on a verdict for two cases concerning  cell phone data search and seizure, Jeffrey Rosen will convene a panel, including Stanford Law School Professor Jeffrey L. Fisher, a lead attorney in one of the cases at The National Constitution Center.

Tuesday, June 17th

  • Concert in the Park – It’s time again to enjoy live music every Tuesday and Thursday from Noon to 1:30 in Rittenhouse Park. The concert series will feature groups such as Cindy LeBlanc on flute.  All concerts are weather permitting.
  • 17th Brave New Voices International Youth Poetry Slam Fest – Over 500 Teen Poetry Slam Champions from across the globe, ill compete to represent their communities. They will compete, attend world-class workshops led by famous poets and writers, and learn about leadership.The 4-day festival features 54 events on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania, and in community-based theaters, major performance venues, and public spaces.
  • Galleries at the Chamber 2014 – The Arts and Business Council is turning the Conference Center of the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce into the Galleries at the Chamber. A year-long exhibition of paintings, works on paper and photography featuring nine regional artists. At the 2014 opening of the Galleries you can meet the artists and network with other professionals.The event is FREE.

Wednesday, June 18th

  • PM @ Penn Museum – Summer Nights Series  – Join in on the fun from 5:00 to 8:00 pm in the Museum’s outdoor courtyard. This year’s lineup features a  mix of international performances including samba, cuban, and turkish music, bluegrass, swing, and Rock. The Summer Nights series offers not only great live performances but drinks specials, and a chance to explore the Penn Museum’s many galleries.
  • Little Friends of Rittenhouse Square Festival- Join in a night of music,rides, games, crafts, and more.The center of Rittenhouse Square becomes a city carnival, concert & block party all at once! The Little Friends Festival marks the unofficial start to summer. Tickets are between $10-35 and can be bought  here.

Thursday, June 19th

  • Baltimore Ave Dollar Stroll -Baltimore Avenue is West Philadelphia’s Main Street, home to some of Philadelphia’s most unique businesses and boutiques such as Little Baby’s Ice Cream, VIX Emporium, Milk & Honey Market, and Dock Street Brewing Co. Every year, this summer festival makes its comeback  where businesses offer deals and steals for a dollar. The fun doesn’t stop there live music, food trucks, and street performers will also be featured. You can find out more here!
  •  Philadelphia Comic Con– Join fans at the Pennsylvania Convention Center at Philadelphia Comic Con Wizard World Convention to celebrate the best in pop culture. Philadelphia Comic Con brings it all – Movies, Comics, Toys, Video Gaming, Games, TV, Horror, Wrestling, MMA, Original Art, Collectibles, Anime, Manga & More!

Friday, June 20th 

  •  Zac Brown Band at Susquehanna Bank Center – Zac Brown Band returns to Philadelphia Friday and Saturday for back to back shows at the Susquehanna Bank Center. Enjoy live music and a great show!
  •  Sunset Wine Cruises: Pairing Wine & Cheese – Love cheese and wine, but hesitate when it comes to finding a good pairing? This Pairing Wine & Cheese class aboard the Patriot will teach you about our local collection of wines from Pennsylvania and New Jersey while enjoying tasty cheese and soaking up the sun and view of Philadelphia skyline!  – SOLD OUT but click here to view upcoming cruises. *

Saturday , June 21st 

  • Make Music Philly Day – The first day of summer will be filled with FREE music at locations all over the city at this year’s Make Music Philly Day. Since it’s National Music Day, Philadelphia will highlight and celebrate the role of music in our lives and our city. With live entertainment at the Race Street Pier and Penn’s Landing. Penn’s Landing! find out how to join in on this musical event here.
  • The Philadelphia Craft Beer & Music Festival –  Listen to live bands all day with unlimited sampling of great craft brews all  in your own custom stein. Enjoy grab-n-go foods that are included in your ticket price while having access to 5 different beer gardens. Entertainment includes DJs and bands in Victory Beer Hall. Get tickets here!
  •  Kimmel Center Solstice in the City – Kimmel Center hosts Solstice in the City, a late night party for a late night crowd featuring Foosball,Skee Ball, Ping Pong, and Hammocks at the Solstice Lounge, and plenty of drinks, and music. Cocktails and small bites by Chef Jose Garces will be available for purchase. $30 admission gets you access  ALL night long. 

Sunday , June 22nd

  • MANNA’s 2nd Annual Guac Off – Help MANNA find the best Guacamole in Philadelphia while sampling guacamole from over 15 vendors.  Celebrity judges including NBC’s Tracy Davidson, Homemade Delish’s Roberta Pipito, and Patty Jackson will help the public pick the winners.  Get your tickets today! *
  • Sharkmuffin @ Kung Fu Necktie – Brooklyn based Sharkmuffin is playing their new album at the super hip Kung Fu Necktie. Tickets are $10. With these guys, it’s no secret the end goal is fun. Be sure to et there early, the show starts at 7:30pm  and can be purchased here!

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