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Monday, February 27

  • Head to Philly PR Girl headquarters for our February Speaker Series! The second installment of this series features local professionals weighing in on the future of print. Guests can expect refreshments and light bites while enjoying the opportunity to network.
  • East Passyunk hosts their 5th annual Restaurant Week on the hottest foodie strip in the city. Starting today, participating restaurants will be featuring 3-course prix fixe lunch and dinner menus.  

Tuesday, February 28

  • Between courses of seasonal, fresh dishes, get the opportunity to learn about agriculture from a local expert. Chef Alex Garfinkle will be leading the Not Fat Tuesday: A Mardi-Green Celebration as part of Riverbend’s Our Table, Our Planet Supper Series.
  • The Franklin Institute’s Science After Hours celebrates Mardi Gras by filling the museum with the sounds of brass bands and riveting scientific demonstrations. Event goers can expect to learn a thing or two while also drinking and dancing.

Wednesday, March 1

Thursday, March 2

Friday, March 3

  • Enjoy art for longer as Carré D’artistes* extends its hours from 11 a.m. through 9 p.m. for a special First Friday celebration. There will be light bites and beverages for patrons to enjoy while taking in the extensive contemporary art collection.
  • Experience a Broadway-style musical locally at Thank You, Places: An Improvised Musical. The one-hour show at The Adrienne Theatre is entirely made up on-the-spot and offers a twist on classical musical theatre storytelling.
  • Laugh along with the new, rotating weekly cast of the N Crowd Comedy Show. There will be two showings at 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. at the Actor’s Center.

Saturday, March 4

  • Catch a live show all about dinosaurs featuring a sing-along performance and T-Rex puppets. Paleopalooza, an all-ages event, will be both Saturday and Sunday at the Academy of Natural Sciences.
  • Learn how to renovate your lawn (or start over completely) at the Spring Turf Renovation with Dan Kallen. Kallen formerly worked in golf course management, and he’ll talk both conventional and organic ways to have your most beautiful lawn this spring.
  • In celebration of Women’s History Month, join #SpeakUpPHL for A Feminist Art Workshop. From 1 to 3 p.m., all are invited to be a part of the collaborative street art event.
  • Head out for a free movie night at the Mariton Wildlife Sanctuary. Nature: An Original DUCKumentary will be playing at the venue overlooking the Delaware River. Popcorn is provided.
  • Listen to rock band The Flaming Lips play tunes at the Fillmore at 8:30 p.m.

Sunday, March 5

  • Hear from environmental activist Dr. John Francis at a talk on Approaching Sustainability. The founder of Planetwalk, an environmental awareness organization, will be speaking at 2 p.m.
  • Experience wine tasting at the Annual Rittenhouse Cellar Tasting event at the Rittenhouse Hotel’s grand ballroom. There will be 60 carefully selected wines to enjoy for a fun and instructive time.
  • Enjoy brunch after dark at B Side Hookah Lounge’s Champagne War Sundays. In addition to drink promos, the lounge will offer a special on chicken and waffles all day.
* Carré D’artistes is a client of Philly PR Girl.

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