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This Week in Philly

This Week in Philly

Here’s whats going on this week in Philly…

Monday, June 23rd

  • Women’s Business Enterprise National Council National Conference & Business Fair – Hosted at The Pennsylvania Convention Center through 25th. This is the nation’s largest conference of women business owners.
  • Greetings from Philadelphia exhibit – Our city is full of history, beautiful places and amazing architecture. And since the 19th century many of these places have been placed on the front of postcards. Now, to celebrate the Design Advocacy Group has gathered postcards of many of the sites in Philadelphia and are displaying them in the DAG gallery. The show will run through July 25th.

Tuesday, June 24th

  • 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 Rittenhouse String Quartet .  All concerts are weather permitting.
  • Pop-Up Pro Shop at The Market & Shops at Comcast Center -FORE! Do you think you have what it takes to make a hole in one? Then let us see from 5-7pm at the Comcast Center. Join in for an all-things-golf happy hour, featuring a hole-in-one contest with awesome prizes, a virtual putt simulator with personalized tips from the pros, a cocktail lounge and more!
  • The Ben Folds Orchestra Experience  – Multi-platinum selling singer-songwriter Ben Folds will feature performances of his new music, along with orchestral arrangements of many of his pop hits, on June 24th with The Philadelphia Orchestra at the Mann. Picnics are welcome and tickets run from $15-45.

Wednesday, June 25th

  • Community Angel Foundation ANGEL AWARDS  Join in on supporting the ANGEL Foundation from 6:00 to 9:00 pm at the Hotel Monaco. This year The foundation will honor philanthropists such as Nick Cannon, Dr.Steve Perry, Ed Snider Youth  Hockey Foundation, and Jeri Lynn Johnson. Tickets are between $100-250 and all sales go to benefit The Community Angels. Learn more and buy tickets here.
  • The 5th Annual Love, Us Grand Production– Love yourself at the 5th annual “Love Us” production taking place at 4014 Walnut Street. The night is a mixed-arts stage production created to promote universal and self love. This year the lineup of artists include Kevin Sandbloom, The 20 Somethings, poet Kai Davis, Dancer Carla Battaini and so many more! Tickets are $10-12 and can be purchased here.
  • Miller Lite presents Summer of Love -Miller Lite is looking to spread some serious love in Philly this summer! Go join the Miller Lite promo models every Wednesday after SIPS, and enjoy Miller Lite drink specials all night! They’ll be hitting select Center City locations all summer with FREE giveaways.

Thursday, June 26th

  • Networking Happy Hour Benefiting PAWS –  Join in for a night of networking with the cutest puppies and kittens in Philly at the Pyramid Club! There will be drinks, raffles, delicious appetizers, and networking! The event is rain or shine and held on the 52nd floor courtyard, the attire is business casual.
  • #whyilovephilly party– #whyilovephilly celebrates all the great things we LOVE about our city and adds a few fun extras! On-site screen printing, photo booths, Philly Love Notes, #whyilovephilly wall, Instagram contest, new #whyilovephilly Little Baby’s ice cream flavor. While attending you a chance to see the new pop-up park on the waterfront before it opens to the public on the 27th. There will be food, beer, 50+ hammocks, misting area, lawn games, and more.The $10 ticket gets you admission to the party, a preview of the park, a concert, your first drink on us, and helps us raise funds for more cool waterfront programming.

Friday, June 27th

  • Spruce Street Harbor Park – From June 27 through August 31, Philadelphia residents will get the chance to relax in new Spruce Street Harbor Park! This  summer pop-up park  is complete with a boardwalk, urban beach, fountains, and best of all, a series of floating barges complete with lily pad water gardens. It will also feature a restaurant and bar with nets that will suspend visitors over the water.
  • The Monumentour at Susquehanna Bank Center – Fall Out Boy and Paramore bring pop punk back to the Susquehanna Bank Center this Friday! Come enjoy live music and what is sure to be a great show!
  • MANNA Soiree – The Sonesta will be hosting a MANNA Soiree! Enjoy a  poolside party to celebrate the arrival of summer! The pool will be open for those ready to jump in from 7-9pm.  DJ Eddie Tully will perform and there will be a live tasting by Chopped star and MANNA Executive Chef Keith Lucas. RSVP required by June 25th.

Saturday , June 28th

  • Philadelphia Independent Film Festival Screenings – The National Constitution Center partners with the Philadelphia Independent Film Festival to offer two exclusive screenings of award-winning documentaries, 1971 and I Grew Up In Princeton. Admission is 10 or FREE with a Philadelphia Independent Film Festival Pass.
  •  New edition at The Mann Center – The original members of New Edition reunite with a new album and summer tour with special guest JOE! The guys bring their chart-topping classics including “Candy Girl,” “Cool It Now,” “Stand The Rain” plus new songs live to the Mann. Tickets run between $30-112 so get yours today!

Sunday , June 22nd

  • Philly Freedom 5K –   What better way to prepare for the 4th of July weekend than starting the week with the Freedom 5K run hosted by the Friends of Independence National Historical Park. Choose either the Patriots or the Loyalists and run it out for Freedom!  The 2014 5K charity run supports the Friends of Independence and our Law Enforcement Bicycle Patrol Fund. You don’t wanna miss out on this!!