Keys to the Kingdom (Part II)

The second installment of our two-part series examines the fate of Gladwyne’s historic Woodmont estate—and the Peace Mission’s hold on it. What will happen to both after the controversial movement’s figurehead, Mother Divine, passes? And will anyone care?



“Prodigal Son” and “Keys to the Kingdom,” September and October 2010.
In this powerful two-part series, senior writer J.F. Pirro documents the 74-year saga of Gladwyne’s Peace Mission, one of the Main Line’s most mysterious and controversial institutions. Much of the story is told through the eyes of a man who was thought to be a potential successor to its deceased leader, Father Divine. The revelations about the withering cult and its reclusive matriarch are shocking.

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Tommy Garcia with Mother Divine in 1989. 

Assessments of the aging Mrs. M.J. (Mother) Divine’s health vary—though few are positive. One source claims he’s known the symbolic leader of Rev. M.J. (Father) Divine’s International Peace Mission Movement for 15 years. She didn’t recognize him the last time they met. A participant in this year’s annual “Winter Trek” at the Peace Mission’s historic Woodmont estate recounts an odd conversation with Mother that February day: “She asked me four times if I went on the walk.”

Some believe Mother suffered a mild stroke two years ago—or that she may have the onset of dementia or Alzheimer’s. Tired and passive, with less energy and focus, Mother no longer attends meetings and functions for the Lower Merion Historical Society or the Gladwyne Civic Association. “She isn’t what she was two years ago,” says one insider.

Now in her mid-80s, Mother Divine appears to be getting the same sort of protection inside the secretive sect’s Gladwyne headquarters that enveloped her husband in his final years. And it’s likely her retreat from public view will continue as she shows further signs of mortality.

“Life is eternal, so [followers] defy biological retardation,” says Jill Watts, a history professor at California State University San Marcos and author of God Harlem, USA: The Father Divine Story. “Within the theology, I see what they’re doing. If you’re a true follower, you can’t extinguish yourself and die. They see it as continuing on a different plane.”

With its matriarch largely sequestered, the Peace Mission continues to conduct its ceremonial business in plain view. It hosted its annual “Holy Days” open house Sept. 10-12. The event recognizes Father Divine’s death on Sept. 10, 1965, along with the September 1953 dedication of Woodmont as the “Mount of the House of the Lord” and the September 1968 dedication of Father’s “Shrine to Life” mausoleum. Those Peace Mission followers who remain continue to worship their Father as God in what is now a dwindling interracial, celibate religious and social movement long past its 1930s prime.

An early photo of Mother Divine.

The Peace Mission’s core beliefs will not allow its followers—no matter how few in number—to concede defeat. “Cult-minded selectivity is an interpretative process that’s always morphing with failed predictions,” says Swarthmore’s David Clark, a founding and current board member of the Recovering Former Cultists’ Support Network.

Swept up in all this uncertainty is the fate of Woodmont. Its 1998 National Historic Landmark designation amounts to little unless the Peace Mission followers named on the active deed allow Lower Merion Township to list the old Alan Wood Jr. mansion as a Class I building. Otherwise, it can be sold and subdivided—or demolished. There’s fear that increased preservation pressure will put followers on the defensive, perhaps even prompting a scenario along the lines of the controversial destruction of the La Ronda mansion in Bryn Mawr. And other than a philosophical agreement, no conservation easement has been signed to protect the grounds, says Mike Weilbacher, former executive director of the Lower Merion Conservancy.

Few think the Peace Mission movement will disappear tomorrow. But if not tomorrow, then when? A year? Ten years?

Gladwyne’s Alan Wood, whose great-grandfather’s brother built the French Gothic, 32-room manor home in 1892 for $1 million, recounts the first time he visited his ancestral edifice. It was in the mid-1950s. He was 11 years old. “It was quiet,” says Wood, who has attended banquets there and remained friendly with Mother Divine and the followers. “The guys sitting around wanted to know who I was. I told them, then they said, ‘Your ancestor was sent by God to build this place for Father Divine.’ I sort of smiled.”

Wood says his ancestors bought the land at a sheriff’s sale for less than $20,000 in 1881. A decade after building, Alan Wood Jr. sold the house and 300 acres to a nephew in 1902 for $250,000. Fifty years later, Peace Mission followers chiefly led by Warner Hunt (John DeVoute in the mission) paid J. Hector McNeal’s widow $75,000 cash, saving it from demolition. Much of the acreage had already been sold—a large chunk of it to build Philadelphia Country Club, which declined interviews.

Woodmont is owned communally by Palace Mission Inc., a conglomerate of church members. That would be consistent with Father Divine’s other properties and possessions, which were always purchased by followers for him. It’s been said that the 1940s deed from the Divine Lorraine, the Philadelphia hotel the sect sold in 2000, included hundreds of names. In the case of Divine’s New York empire, as owners on a deed dwindled to one living survivor, the property was quietly resold and deeded to other followers to keep it held communally.

The father of Blank Rome firm partner Lawrence F. Flick II represented the Peace Mission for years until his death one year ago. He recounts the painstaking efforts it took his dad to track down every person whose name appeared on a group deed when signatures were required.

Real estate attorney and Blank Rome partner Matthew J. Comisky is a former president of the Lower Merion Board of Commissioners who has represented the Peace Mission in the past. And while he wouldn’t return calls or e-mails for this story, sources say he once spoke of turning Woodmont into a state park along the lines of the Ephrata Cloister, a sect that met its end in modern times in Lancaster County.

It’s believed that Mother Divine may not have many, if any, personal assets. If she had, she contributed those funds to the Peace Mission years ago. One source suggests that she may not own anything more than the hairbrush in her dresser drawer, so her death may not trigger much in the way of state, estate or probate activity.

In the end, the fate of Woodmont might well be in the hands of the last living follower who still owns stock in Palace Mission, Inc.—or, as one person close to the movement says, the last “senile, doddering old lady.” Or someone who comes out of Woodmont’s woodwork with an estate challenge.

 

Woodmont's great hall ceiling.

Palace Mission, Inc. was formed in New York, but a search of online records at the office of the New York Secretary of State shows that no such entity still exists. As for its qualifications in Pennsylvania, it has a registered office at 20 S. 36th St.—the West Philadelphia address of the Divine Tracy hotel, which was sold in July 2006 and converted into housing for Penn and Drexel students.

The Woodmont estate isn’t on the real estate tax books. Categorized as a parsonage—or the home of a religious figure—the estate wouldn’t normally be exempt under that designation, according to Gilbert P. High Jr., Lower Merion Township’s solicitor. But the years of Peace Mission religious services do make it exempt, perhaps suggesting an alternative need for its Holy Communion Banquet celebrations.

The banquets still rotate among Woodmont and several mission extensions in the city, and they still draw a crowd—albeit a smaller one. Philadelphia music legend Kenny Gamble has attended. So has Leonard Norman Primiano, chair of the Department of Religious Studies at Cabrini College, who has his own “Father Divine Project”—a multimedia documentary and video podcast.

Every year, each Peace Mission church elects a president, often re-electing the current one. From Woodmont’s stunning dining room, longtime follower Meekness Faith sums up the integration and celibacy in the movement. At banquets, everyone sits “like a checkerboard,” alternating light- and dark-“complected” followers and guests, men on one side and women on the other. “As we’re all brothers and sisters,” says Faith, who’s president of the Unity Mission Church Home Training School and Bible Institute in Philadelphia. “What does it take from God to make us feel this way? Father Divine (a 5-foot-2 black man) established that. And when he married Mother Divine (a white Canadian), he demonstrated that.”

The Woodmont estate's dining room

Following Woodmont’s Winter Trek in February, Faith and Margritha Kranich, president of the Palace Mission, Inc. church at Woodmont, spoke on behalf of Mother Divine. Neither woman would provide her age, nor would they acknowledge having parents in the mission, only referring to guardianship. Faith was comanager at the Divine Tracy for 36 years before it sold for $9 million four years ago. More than once, she raised her hand a foot or two above the ground to indicate how long she’s been in the movement.

Outside sources close to the inner sanctum suggest that even followers of rank like these don’t have answers to address their mortality. At the same time, others contend, there must be some pragmatism—a legacy plan—even without a living leader and active proselytizing.

“As for the question of who leads? There’s no answer,” says Watts. “There was only ever one answer—and it was Father Divine.”

Faith and Kranich say Mother Divine is “the one.”

“And that has not changed,” Faith says. “She is the perfect example and sample for all mankind. Why add to what God has already done? It remains her job to portray and demonstrate Father Divine’s concepts to mankind.”

As for Mother’s physical end, “we do not go there,” says Faith adamantly. “We rest in the nothingness of mortality and the all-ness of God. You simply follow what Father says, and you are a follower. Our job is to demonstrate what we’ve been taught.”

That at least partly explains why funds from the hotel sales were used for the construction of Father’s library, a separate stone building that matches the façade of the manor house at Woodmont. While the exterior is largely finished, the interior isn’t. Villanova architect Fred Bissinger says he can’t make headway with interior planning to finish the job, which also was stalled a year and a half by the township, which held up approval on a water line and insisted on an elevator. Sources say the only definite exhibit thus far features Mother Divine’s 64 wedding dresses. She gets one every April 29—her wedding anniversary.

Working on a fixed fee (a mission staple), Bissinger sounds frustrated. From the outset, he interpreted the library as something that could revive the movement. “I’ve spoken of revitalization,” says Bissinger, who’s attended banquets since the early 1970s, when he lived in a neighboring tenant cottage. “But while no one is contradicting my enthusiasm, I’ve been stronger on that point than the followers.”

 

The Peace Mission matriarch at the door of Father

Divine's “Shrine to Life” mausoleum during a tour.

Tommy Garcia wants to celebrate Father Divine as a good American, not a God. A baptized Catholic raised at Woodmont after he was abandoned by his mother when she became a Peace Mission follower, Garcia claims rights as the movement’s future leader, despite its opposition to him. For Garcia, religion is a means of helping others. He’d like to use Woodmont, its grounds and what’s left of the movement’s infrastructure to launch a foundation for abandoned children–which he once was. Also, he’d like to form a second foundation to bridge the country’s divide between blacks and Hispanics.

Once groomed as a so-called successor to Father Divine before leaving the movement as a teenager, Garcia has two websites in the works: RespectOurChildren.org and LatinoAmericanSummit.org. The way he sees it, the timing couldn’t be more perfect. In periods of recession, social movements thrive. Even so, much of the social outreach Father offered in the 1930s and ’40s has since been replaced by government programs. “To me, Father’s Divine’s message was never ‘I’m God,’” Garcia says. “It was, ‘If you have the means, help others.’”

But thanks to a 6 ABC segment last fall, which insinuated Garcia had a lawsuit against the mission, he’s been cast as a gold-digger. “That’s bull--it,” Garcia says. “If I take over, I’ll have to create a plan to keep the place in business. I’ve always wanted this to play out the way it’s destined.”

Woodmont’s neighbors remain as skeptical of Garcia as Peace Mission followers do. “It seems like a story I’ve heard a thousand times,” one says. “He’s wounded, and he’s looking for a piece of the pie. That scares me. If he’s found his passion and his life is finally in order, do it. But why do it in Gladwyne?”

Another source says there won’t be “a Garcia period” in the new library at the Woodmont estate.

For his part, Garcia prefers the court of public opinion. Open to hearing his story, Alan Wood suggests, “Maybe they need him. He’s the king put out.”

Ardmore octogenarian Margaret Faith, Father’s longtime personal waitress, says followers are taught to be humble and not seek credit or publicity. “Father taught me the exact opposite,” says Garcia.

Several former members maintain Faith was thrown out of the movement when she butted in on a lesbian relationship between two of the highest-ranked white members. She says she’s still in the Peace Mission, but couldn’t recall the last time she was at Woodmont. She continues providing for herself as a housekeeper. Another defector, Judy Butterly—Mother’s dress designer in the 1960s—says Faith was given just $5 when she was “put out,” common lingo in the post-Father years. Faith then worked privately for neighboring estates in Woodmont’s shadows.

“[Mother Divine] has the authority, and no one else can say yes or no [to Garcia],” Faith says. “We bent a lot of rules for Tommy, but he certainly doesn’t have any special place. If he has the idea that something belongs to him, he’s way off track. No one appreciates him challenging anything in the Peace Mission. I don’t know what’s caught up in his head.”

Sonya Hoffmann—also raised (against her will) in the movement alongside Tommy and his younger sister, Susy—has her own opinions about Garcia. “I didn’t find out he was ‘the chosen one’ until I read his website,” she says. “If Tommy thinks he’s coming back and taking over, I don’t think that’s going to happen. He’s delusional. He still thinks he’s what he thinks he is, but there’s no one there who thinks that. He’s been gone. Maybe it would be different had he stayed. He’s married. He’s all the things you’re not supposed to be.”

Early this past spring, Garcia sent flowers and a note to Woodmont for Mother through his boyhood friend, Gladwyne florist Wally Heppenstall. “No sooner was I back when an irate caller asked if I was the person who dropped off the flowers,” recalls Heppenstall, who owns Trillium Flowers. “I asked if Mother was refusing them, but they never answered. I was told to get them off the premises.”

When Heppenstall returned to Woodmont, the looks on followers’ faces were frightening. “I’m 6 feet tall, but these little old ladies who are just shy of walkers looked like they played football in their spare time,” he says. “One took the stance of a bulldog. Their intent was not peace and harmony, and I thought, ‘There’s a distinct chance Mother’s handlers are making decisions without her knowledge.’”

Heppenstall used to see Mother Divine at functions of the Gladwyne Civic Association, where he’s a board director. But he hasn’t seen her for three years. Whenever he’d tell her he was a friend of Tommy’s, she “beamed.” “Father Divine must be rolling over in his mausoleum to see what’s being done now,” he says.

 

Mother Divine in front of Father Divine's mausoleum.

Tommy Garcia maintains that the plan for his succession was in place. Otherwise, why would he be chosen by Mother Divine to greet followers and mourners at Father’s funeral? By her side at the casket, Garcia greeted lines of thousands that filed in, seven at a time, into the solarium at Woodmont. Now he’s convinced that he was a nothing but a pawn.

“The neighbors like Mother Divine, so when they find out she’s all but being held hostage, they’re going to be mad,” Garcia says. “Her handlers are like the Knights of the Round Table, but they’re all bad knights. Father’s plan was that, when she died, I would come back and run it, and carry out his ideals and teach people how to raise their level of life.”

After some years as a professional rock guitarist (among other endeavors), Garcia now runs Cabo Magic Sportfishing in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. While making vacationing fishermen’s dreams come true, he’s supporting a village industry by teaching a Divine-like self-sufficiency. And yet, while it’s Peace Mission policy to relinquish the past, Garcia wants to relive his.

For that, he has Kenny Corl, who was a classmate at Gladwyne Elementary School. Corl still lives on his family’s property off Spring Mill Road near Woodmont. At Woodmont, Corl and Garcia rode go-karts on the estate’s walking paths. They played hide-and-seek in the manor house. “Tommy was king there,” he says. “He could do no wrong.”

Two summers ago, Corl took a friend on a Sunday open tour of Woodmont—they were the only two there. “No one is showing up anymore,” he says. “At the end [of the tour], I asked if Mother was there. They went out of their way to get her down ‘to see a friend of Tommy’s.’ It looked like she’d aged 100 years. They told her I was a friend of Tommy’s, and she just lit up, and said, ‘Tommy?’ She thought I was Tommy.”

Then, according to Corl, Philip Life—once Father’s chauffeur, who now spends his days online as the mission’s archivist—asked why it took so long for him to visit. Life told Corl to come back soon, and to bring Tommy along next time. But in 2004, Life had echoed Margaret Faith’s position, warning Garcia in an e-mail reply that he was “treading on dangerous ground.” But not on this day, contends Corl. “He said they would all love to see him,” he recalls.

A few days after Corl’s visit, Garcia says he called Mother Divine. She answered, but was clearly out of it. “I said, ‘Peace, Mother,’” he says. “She said, ‘It’s funny you called, because I was just sitting by the phone doing absolutely nothing.’ That’s totally unlike her. I told her that I want what Father Divine promised—that if she wants (his wife) Lori and I to come and care for her, we will, and that we will carry on the ideals of unity for mankind.”

Corl is convinced the Peace Mission must be saved—and fast. “Tommy needs to deal directly with Mother before she’s to the point that she can’t even talk at all,” Corl says. “I believe Tommy is genuine. No one has carried on Father’s giving. [Tommy] has that calling and needs an opportunity to come back without them stopping him. But if he can’t step up really soon, I fear it’s all going to be gone.”

Meanwhile, Garcia has secured two Web domains. “I’m holding them for the future,” he explains. When searching anything movement-related, his website, TommyGarcia.com, also pops up. “There are two sides of the story,” he says.

Garcia also is busy uniting families nationwide—those who are searching for answers about relatives long lost to the Peace Mission. Some want to know what’s happened to bodies, inheritance, real estate and material possessions. Others simply want to lay flowers on a grave.

In 1937, three of Tom McKnight’s relatives—his mother, Sophia, an uncle and an aunt—left Youngstown, Ohio, with their mother to follow Father Divine, who was then in New York. Called “Sweet Pea” in the mission, Sophia has since died. Now 87, his uncle eventually left, but his aunt, Chaney “Missouri,” remained with the Peace Mission under the name of “Sunshine Flowers.”

A call to Woodmont this year was brushed off. But McKnight was finally told that “Sunshine Flowers” had died. “I never met my aunt, but I cried like a baby,” says McKnight, who lives an Alabama, has worked for the United Nations and still consults on the organization’s humanitarian missions. “It’s not possible to have opening or closure. For those who have succumbed to this movement, there’s a lasting perpetual mental torture—and no one has the right to do that.”

In 1930, Cora Tinsley Martin left her husband and 10 children in rural Georgia to follow Father Divine, leaving a dead spot in North Carolinian Amy Cain’s genealogy research. “I want to know the facts,” Cain says about her great-grandmother. “I want to know how she died and what happened with her body.”

 

A more recent photo of Mother Divine

Since 1989, Tommy Garcia has communicated with Mother Divine via six e-mails, three phone conversations and an open letter he posted on his website in May of this year. He’s accelerated his efforts, in part, because of Mother’s advancing age and reports of her failing health.

Woodmont neighbor Dan Fascione first met Garcia on the estate’s grounds when Tommy was just 10. “It was easier to visit then,” admits Fascione, a retired human resources expert for local governmental agencies. “The movement peaked years ago. Now 80-year-olds are shoveling snow.”

Experts say the Peace Mission is vulnerable. “It all sounds ripe for the picking,” says Portland, Ore.’s Kent Burtner, who was once on the board of directors of the former Cult Awareness Network.

“Why couldn’t a larger non-traditional sect like Scientology come in and take over?” Garcia poses.

Scientology, Burtner says, is known for forming “squirrel organizations,” or splinter and spin-off sects. Swarthmore’s Clark says Scientology has always had an interest in real estate to strategically position itself geographically, and with its moneyed, high-profile following, it wouldn’t lack the money to buy Woodmont.

But Peace Mission followers remain calm. “We believe in Father’s spirit,” says Palace Mission, Inc.’s Kranich. “To us, this is not self-denial or sacrifice. Father said we could never grow old.”

Only Cabrini’s Primiano has ever approximated the number of remaining followers left anywhere. “A remnant of perhaps 150,” he wrote in the 2009 book, The New Black Gods.

When asked if the membership is growing, Faith replies, “Absolutely! We get e-mails from around the world. Father Divine’s said that his work is not confined to only those who can see you.”

But she does concede that the popular view is that the order is diminished to near extinction. “That is not our belief or conviction,” she says. “There’s no subtraction, no minimization, no itemization. They are concepts of the outside world.”

When asked if Mother Divine will answer questions for this story, as she promised she would, Faith says, “I didn’t say she would. What’s she going to tell you that we haven’t already said?”

Then again, maybe—just maybe—Mother would say that she wants Tommy Garcia to return and further refine Father Divine’s legacy. “Have I had success?” Garcia asks rhetorically of his life since leaving the Peace Mission. “Yes. Am I fulfilled? No. My only fulfillment will be to take what’s left [of the movement] and help as many people as possible. I’m a man without an island. Once you’ve been abandoned, that awful feeling sticks with you for the rest of your life. I would like what Father Divine promised me—and that’s Woodmont. It’s my home.”

In a recurring dream, the doors at Woodmont swing open, and Garcia walks in and says, “I’m home.”

“I’ve told Mother Divine,” he says. “She knows about my dream. She, too, has manipulated me to believe it will be. If she reads that [online] letter, she’ll realize I won’t be a thorn in her side. I’ll be the one pulling the thorn out of the lion’s paw.”

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Sponsor: Open World Events
Telephone: 866-442-4433
Contact Name: Julia Sherwin
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Sixty-one of the nation’s most distinguished dealers will showcase some of the finest examples of 17th century through 20th century furniture, paintings, jewelry, crafts, silver, textiles,...

Cost: $20.00

Where:
The Navy Yard
4500 S. Broad Street
Philadelphia , PA  19112
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As part of the Museum’s First Anniversary celebration, a string quartet of musicians from the Philadelphia Orchestra will delight visitors with a family-friendly musical performance inspired...

Cost: This event is free and open to the public. General admission tickets are requir

Where:
Museum of the American Revolution
101 S. 3rd St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 267-579-3438
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Enjoy a scenic hayride throughout our orchard, weather permitting!  See the growth of our crops up close! Blossom Hayrides are subject to change.  Please call (610) 876-7116 with any...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Linvilla Orchards
137 W Knowlton Rd
Media, PA  19063
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Sponsor: Linvilla Orchards
Contact Name: Bri Greco

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The 23rd annual Narberth CF Run and Walk will take place in Narberth Park on the Saturday Morning of April 28th. The event will include a 5 mile run, as well as 1.5 mile...

Cost: Run: $35 before March 31st, $40 thereafter, Walk: $25, Kidz Run: $10

Where:
Narberth Park
80 Winsdor Avenue
Narberth , PA  19072
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Sponsor: Take A Breather Foundation
Telephone: 610-664-1826
Contact Name: Perrin
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It’s a fizzy, fun, and fascinating day with our friends at Yards Brewing Company as we explore the fundamentals of foam. In this hands-on day of testing and...

Cost: $40-$50

Where:
Yards Brewing Company
500 Spring Garden Street
Philadelphia, PA  19123
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Sponsor: The Franklin Institute
Telephone: 215-448-1200
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Animated Kratt Brothers, Martin and Chris, "come to real life" in a classically Wild Kratts story.  Off "To the Creature Rescue!” the Kratt Brothers activate some fan...

Cost: $30-$100

Where:
Merriam Theater
250 S. Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA  19102
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Take “Sunday Funday” to a whole new level during the Fishtown Science Crawl. With drink specials, explosive science demonstrations, and awe-inspiring activities at many of...

Cost: Free to attend; $5 wristband for food and drink specials

Where:
Barcade
1114 Frankford Avenue
Philadelphia, PA  19125
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Sponsor: The Franklin Institute
Telephone: 215-448-1200
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Join us for a cabaret song cycle starring The Cabaret Divas, long-time Main Line residents, Jean Brooks and Debra Leigh Scott, that explores the beautiful, the poignant, the funny and the just...

Cost: $20.00

Where:
L'Etage Cabaret
624 S. 6th Street
Philadelphia, PA  19147
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Sponsor: Cabaret Divas
Telephone: 610-764-0813
Contact Name: D.L. Scott
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The dynamic Julia Mintzer has been praised for “her soprano register [that] shines like fire” (Kieler Nachrichten) and “mezzo of penetrating depth” (La Presse).  This...

Cost: general $20; seniors $15; students and children free

Where:
Eastern University - McInnis Auditorium
1300 Eagle Road
St. Davids, PA  19087
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Sponsor: Tri-County Concerts Association
Telephone: 610-504-4678
Contact Name: Carolyn Hammond
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Experience the Academy of Natural Sciences’ dinosaurs after dark at this activity-filled sleepover. Go on an ancient adventure; take a flashlight tour of the special exhibit Crocs: Ancient...

Cost: $60 Academy members, $65 nonmembers

Where:
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel Univ.
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy
Philadelphia , PA  19103
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JAWNS: We're gonna need a bigger stage... Dark Side Burlesque brings you a burlesque tribute to some of the most iconic movies directed by Steven Spielberg. Featuring performances by:...

Cost: $12-$25

Where:
Franky Bradley's
1320 Chancellor Street
Philadelphia, PA  19107
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The theme this time around is goth, a subject closer to my heart perhaps than that of any Mountain Goats album previous. And while John writes the songs, as he always has, it feels more than ever...

Cost: $27 Advance / $32 Day of Show / $42 Reserved

Where:
The Ardmore Music Hall
23 East Lancaster Avenue
Ardmore, PA  19003
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Sponsor: The Ardmore Music Hall
Telephone: 610-649-8389
Contact Name: The Ardmore Music Hall
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The Philadelphia Science Festival is a nine-day, community-wide celebration of science. Together, The Franklin Institute and more than 200 collaborators from...

Cost: Varies by event

Where:
Various Locations
Philadelphia, PA  19103


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Imagine you’re in an exotic new country — occupied by your nation. Now you are a distinguished doctor, but a cab will not stop for you. Now you’re in a cave so dark, so quiet,...

Cost: $10-$30

Where:
The Wilma Theater
265 S Broad Street (Broad & Spruce Streets)
Philadelphia, PA  19107
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A Quest for Freedom is inspired by the personal stories of Nai-Ni Chen, a Taiwanese choreographer-dancer who emigrated to America and the Ahn Trio, three sisters (Angella and twins Lucia and...

Cost: $42 to $62

Where:
Prince Theater
1412 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, PA  19102
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Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare Directed by James Ijames April 10-22, 2018 Mischief and merriment abound in Shakespeare’s battle of the sexes. Don Pedro’s army...

Cost: $21-25

Where:
Villanova Theatre
800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova, PA  19085
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Telephone: 610-519-7454
Contact Name: Kim Reilly
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Join Brandywine Roller Derby for our first game of 2018! This Sunday evening Home-opener will feature two games, one with our Charter roster Belligerents vs. Bux-Mont Roller Derby Dolls,...

Cost: $12

Where:
Chester County Sports Arena
4533 W. Lincoln Highway
Downingtown, PA
Downingtown, PA  19335
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Sponsor: Brandywine Roller Derby
Telephone: 610-547-6692
Contact Name: Marissa Berlin
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The National Constitution Center is proud to display a first edition Stone Engraving of the Declaration of Independence, a rare copy of the first public printing of the U.S. Constitution, and...

Cost: Varies

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Telephone: 215-409-6600

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The artist Peter Hurd is often noted for his experiments in egg tempera painting and particularly for introducing Andrew Wyeth to the medium with which he would become so closely associated. An...

Cost: Free with museum admission

Where:
Brandywine River Museum of Art
1 Hoffman's Mill Road
Chadds Ford, PA  19317
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Sponsor: Brandywine River Museum of Art
Telephone: 610-388-8336
Contact Name: Nicole Kindbeiter
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American Treasures: Documenting the Nation’s Founding explores the drafting of the U.S. Constitution in 1787, highlighting the key proposals and significant compromises that influenced the...

Cost: Varies

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Telephone: 215-409-6600
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In addition to his roles as founder and board chairman of the Brandywine Conservancy & Museum of Art, a philanthropist, and a land and cultural conservationist, George A. "Frolic"...

Cost: Free with museum admission

Where:
Brandywine River Museum of Art
1 Hoffman's Mill Road
Chadds Ford, PA  19317
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Sponsor: Brandywine River Museum of Art
Telephone: 610-388-8336
Contact Name: Nicole Kindbeiter
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The National Constitution Center’s compelling new exhibit highlights the competing ideas of Alexander Hamilton and his legendary rivals. Created by the National Constitution...

Cost: Free with Admission

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Telephone: 215-409-6600
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Featuring three engaging actors who play multiple roles, Living News introduces controversial constitutional issues and encourages the students to explore their own points of view. Following the...

Cost: Free with Admission

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Telephone: 215-409-6600
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From Pop Art and psychedelia to the civil rights and anti-war movements, the 1960s was a decade of liberation—and of great loss. See how designers, artists, and architects responded...

Cost: $0-20

Where:
Philadelphia Museum of Art - Perelman Building
2525 Pennsylvania Ave
Philadelphia, PA  19130
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A needle's eye in a pond, a Greek temple in the garden, an Ottoman tent sitting on a hill—these are just a few of the inspirations for our upcoming, first-ever outdoor...

Cost: $5-20

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 180-044-83883
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ARDEN CHILDREN'S THEATRE PRESENTS Snow White World premiere! Written and directed by Greg Banks  April 4 - June 3  On the Arcadia Stage   This is Snow...

Cost: $20-$40

Where:
Arden Theatre Company
40 N. 2nd Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Friendship, love, desire: Keith Smith’s life is an open book. For five decades, the artist has used surprising combinations of materials to chronicle his experiences. In this exhibition,...

Cost: $0-20

Where:
Philadelphia Museum of Art - Perelman Building
2525 Pennsylvania Ave
Philadelphia, PA  19130
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From the 1600s to the present, dinnerware designs have been inspired by nature. Everything from painted butterflies and hand-modeled flowers to molded seashells can be found on a fascinating range...

Cost: $5-20

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
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Long before the grand Benjamin Franklin Parkway was built, the Academy of Natural Sciences was drawing tourists to the site with the first dinosaur skeleton ever displayed. As Philadelphia...

Cost: $15.95 and up

Where:
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel Universi
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA  19103
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Telephone: 215-299-1043
Contact Name: Carolyn Belardo
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The 23rd annual Narberth CF Run and Walk will take place in Narberth Park on the Saturday Morning of April 28th. The event will include a 5 mile run, as well as 1.5 mile...

Cost: Run: $35 before March 31st, $40 thereafter, Walk: $25, Kidz Run: $10

Where:
Narberth Park
80 Winsdor Avenue
Narberth , PA  19072
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Sponsor: Take A Breather Foundation
Telephone: 610-664-1826
Contact Name: Perrin
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Celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the 14th Amendment’s ratification with three daytime panels featuring noted scholars.  This event is presented in partnership with the Thurgood...

Cost: $8

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Telephone: 215-409-6600
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Celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the 14th Amendment’s ratification with a keynote conversation. This event is presented in partnership with the Thurgood Marshall Institute at the NAACP...

Cost: $18

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Telephone: 215-409-6600
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From culturing algae to cultivating insect proteins to recycling food waste, technology offers inventive ways to sustainably nourish a global population expected to...

Cost: $25/ticket; $35/ticket + beverage pairing

Where:
Drexel Bistro
101 N. 33rd Street
Philadelphia, PA  19104
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Sponsor: The Franklin Institute
Telephone: 215-448-1200
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The Philadelphia Science Festival is a nine-day, community-wide celebration of science. Together, The Franklin Institute and more than 200 collaborators from...

Cost: Varies by event

Where:
Various Locations
Philadelphia, PA  19103


Website »

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Featuring three engaging actors who play multiple roles, Living News introduces controversial constitutional issues and encourages the students to explore their own points of view. Following the...

Cost: Free with Admission

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
View map »


Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Telephone: 215-409-6600
Website »

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The National Constitution Center is proud to display a first edition Stone Engraving of the Declaration of Independence, a rare copy of the first public printing of the U.S. Constitution, and...

Cost: Varies

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Telephone: 215-409-6600

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The National Constitution Center’s compelling new exhibit highlights the competing ideas of Alexander Hamilton and his legendary rivals. Created by the National Constitution...

Cost: Free with Admission

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Telephone: 215-409-6600
Website »

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In addition to his roles as founder and board chairman of the Brandywine Conservancy & Museum of Art, a philanthropist, and a land and cultural conservationist, George A. "Frolic"...

Cost: Free with museum admission

Where:
Brandywine River Museum of Art
1 Hoffman's Mill Road
Chadds Ford, PA  19317
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Sponsor: Brandywine River Museum of Art
Telephone: 610-388-8336
Contact Name: Nicole Kindbeiter
Website »

More information

American Treasures: Documenting the Nation’s Founding explores the drafting of the U.S. Constitution in 1787, highlighting the key proposals and significant compromises that influenced the...

Cost: Varies

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Telephone: 215-409-6600
Website »

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The artist Peter Hurd is often noted for his experiments in egg tempera painting and particularly for introducing Andrew Wyeth to the medium with which he would become so closely associated. An...

Cost: Free with museum admission

Where:
Brandywine River Museum of Art
1 Hoffman's Mill Road
Chadds Ford, PA  19317
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Sponsor: Brandywine River Museum of Art
Telephone: 610-388-8336
Contact Name: Nicole Kindbeiter
Website »

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ARDEN CHILDREN'S THEATRE PRESENTS Snow White World premiere! Written and directed by Greg Banks  April 4 - June 3  On the Arcadia Stage   This is Snow...

Cost: $20-$40

Where:
Arden Theatre Company
40 N. 2nd Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Website »

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From Pop Art and psychedelia to the civil rights and anti-war movements, the 1960s was a decade of liberation—and of great loss. See how designers, artists, and architects responded...

Cost: $0-20

Where:
Philadelphia Museum of Art - Perelman Building
2525 Pennsylvania Ave
Philadelphia, PA  19130
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Music Time with Music Monkey Jungle, sponsored by Reading Terminal Market, will take place on Tuesdays from 10-10:30 AM, starting on 3/20/18 in Piano Court (the seating area located directly behind...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Reading Terminal Market
51 N 12 St.
Philadelphia, PA  19107
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From the 1600s to the present, dinnerware designs have been inspired by nature. Everything from painted butterflies and hand-modeled flowers to molded seashells can be found on a fascinating range...

Cost: $5-20

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
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Join us for Story Time & Craft in the Garden Center. Starting at 10 am, Miss Marcia will be reading a fascinating story about gardens, farming, animals, and nature. Each child will also be...

Cost: Free

Where:
Linvilla Orchards
137 W Knowlton Rd
Media, PA  19063
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Telephone: 610-876-7116
Contact Name: Linvilla Orchards
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Friendship, love, desire: Keith Smith’s life is an open book. For five decades, the artist has used surprising combinations of materials to chronicle his experiences. In this exhibition,...

Cost: $0-20

Where:
Philadelphia Museum of Art - Perelman Building
2525 Pennsylvania Ave
Philadelphia, PA  19130
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More information

Long before the grand Benjamin Franklin Parkway was built, the Academy of Natural Sciences was drawing tourists to the site with the first dinosaur skeleton ever displayed. As Philadelphia...

Cost: $15.95 and up

Where:
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel Universi
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA  19103
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Telephone: 215-299-1043
Contact Name: Carolyn Belardo
Website »

More information

A needle's eye in a pond, a Greek temple in the garden, an Ottoman tent sitting on a hill—these are just a few of the inspirations for our upcoming, first-ever outdoor...

Cost: $5-20

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 180-044-83883
Website »

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Wee Ones is now offered every week! This early childhood series intended for children ages 3-5 incorporates active learning through music, movement, and the exploration of objects in a warm and...

Cost: $5-15

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
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ARTZ Philadelphia joins with Brandywine to offer this popular program which welcomes a small group of visitors with dementia and their care partners to the Museum to view and discuss art in a...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Brandywine River Museum of Art
1 Hoffman's Mill Road
Chadds Ford, PA  19317
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Sponsor: Brandywine River Museum of Art
Telephone: 610-388-8336
Contact Name: Nicole Kindbeiter
Website »

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The 23rd annual Narberth CF Run and Walk will take place in Narberth Park on the Saturday Morning of April 28th. The event will include a 5 mile run, as well as 1.5 mile...

Cost: Run: $35 before March 31st, $40 thereafter, Walk: $25, Kidz Run: $10

Where:
Narberth Park
80 Winsdor Avenue
Narberth , PA  19072
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Sponsor: Take A Breather Foundation
Telephone: 610-664-1826
Contact Name: Perrin
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It's time to refresh your spring health and beauty routines with local beauty experts. Enjoy hair styling and a nail bar by PRIV, beauty demos by L'Oréal USA's La...

Cost: $5.00

Where:
The Market and Shops at Comcast Center
1701 JFK BLVD.
Philadelphia, PA  19130
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Sponsor: Cashman and Associates
Telephone: 215-627-1060
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Celebrate National Pigs-in-a-blanket day on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 with the OG hot dog aficionados at Destination Dogs.   Hot dogs and sausages are our forte so we decided to create our...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Destination Dogs
1111 Walnut St
Philadelphia, PA  19107
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Telephone: 267-773-7750
Contact Name: Destination Dogs
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You're invited to join us for an evening of cocktails, gourmet bites and fundraising at the You Are Beautiful Project Inaugural Gala on April 24, 2018 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at...

Cost: $45-$75

Where:
Philadelphia Distilling
25 E. Allen St.
Philadelphia, PA  19123
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Sponsor: You Are Beautiful Project
Telephone: 215-370-0328
Contact Name: Katherine Ross
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Description:Join us for our annual series in which we explore different aspects of Newlin Grist Mill's unique historical and environmental resources. Get an in-depth look at the site with...

Cost: $5 members/$7 non-members

Where:
Newlin Grist Mill
219 South Cheyney Road
Glen Mills, PA  19342
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Sponsor: Newlin Grist Mill
Telephone: 610-459-2359
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Imagine you’re in an exotic new country — occupied by your nation. Now you are a distinguished doctor, but a cab will not stop for you. Now you’re in a cave so dark, so quiet,...

Cost: $10-$30

Where:
The Wilma Theater
265 S Broad Street (Broad & Spruce Streets)
Philadelphia, PA  19107
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The Philadelphia Science Festival is a nine-day, community-wide celebration of science. Together, The Franklin Institute and more than 200 collaborators from...

Cost: Varies by event

Where:
Various Locations
Philadelphia, PA  19103


Website »

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"The Greater Good: A History of Community Organizations Giving Back in Phoenixville" - In Honor of the 20th Anniversary of the Phoenixville Community Health Foundation Phoenixville is...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Historical Society of the Phoenixville Area
204 Church Street
Phoenixville, PA  19460
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Telephone: 610-935-7646
Website »

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Featuring three engaging actors who play multiple roles, Living News introduces controversial constitutional issues and encourages the students to explore their own points of view. Following the...

Cost: Free with Admission

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
View map »


Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Telephone: 215-409-6600
Website »

More information

The National Constitution Center’s compelling new exhibit highlights the competing ideas of Alexander Hamilton and his legendary rivals. Created by the National Constitution...

Cost: Free with Admission

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
View map »


Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Telephone: 215-409-6600
Website »

More information

In addition to his roles as founder and board chairman of the Brandywine Conservancy & Museum of Art, a philanthropist, and a land and cultural conservationist, George A. "Frolic"...

Cost: Free with museum admission

Where:
Brandywine River Museum of Art
1 Hoffman's Mill Road
Chadds Ford, PA  19317
View map »


Sponsor: Brandywine River Museum of Art
Telephone: 610-388-8336
Contact Name: Nicole Kindbeiter
Website »

More information

American Treasures: Documenting the Nation’s Founding explores the drafting of the U.S. Constitution in 1787, highlighting the key proposals and significant compromises that influenced the...

Cost: Varies

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
View map »


Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Telephone: 215-409-6600
Website »

More information

The National Constitution Center is proud to display a first edition Stone Engraving of the Declaration of Independence, a rare copy of the first public printing of the U.S. Constitution, and...

Cost: Varies

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
View map »


Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Telephone: 215-409-6600

More information

The artist Peter Hurd is often noted for his experiments in egg tempera painting and particularly for introducing Andrew Wyeth to the medium with which he would become so closely associated. An...

Cost: Free with museum admission

Where:
Brandywine River Museum of Art
1 Hoffman's Mill Road
Chadds Ford, PA  19317
View map »


Sponsor: Brandywine River Museum of Art
Telephone: 610-388-8336
Contact Name: Nicole Kindbeiter
Website »

More information

ARDEN CHILDREN'S THEATRE PRESENTS Snow White World premiere! Written and directed by Greg Banks  April 4 - June 3  On the Arcadia Stage   This is Snow...

Cost: $20-$40

Where:
Arden Theatre Company
40 N. 2nd Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
View map »


Website »

More information

A needle's eye in a pond, a Greek temple in the garden, an Ottoman tent sitting on a hill—these are just a few of the inspirations for our upcoming, first-ever outdoor...

Cost: $5-20

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 180-044-83883
Website »

More information

From the 1600s to the present, dinnerware designs have been inspired by nature. Everything from painted butterflies and hand-modeled flowers to molded seashells can be found on a fascinating range...

Cost: $5-20

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
Website »

More information

From Pop Art and psychedelia to the civil rights and anti-war movements, the 1960s was a decade of liberation—and of great loss. See how designers, artists, and architects responded...

Cost: $0-20

Where:
Philadelphia Museum of Art - Perelman Building
2525 Pennsylvania Ave
Philadelphia, PA  19130
View map »

More information

Friendship, love, desire: Keith Smith’s life is an open book. For five decades, the artist has used surprising combinations of materials to chronicle his experiences. In this exhibition,...

Cost: $0-20

Where:
Philadelphia Museum of Art - Perelman Building
2525 Pennsylvania Ave
Philadelphia, PA  19130
View map »

More information

Long before the grand Benjamin Franklin Parkway was built, the Academy of Natural Sciences was drawing tourists to the site with the first dinosaur skeleton ever displayed. As Philadelphia...

Cost: $15.95 and up

Where:
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel Universi
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA  19103
View map »


Telephone: 215-299-1043
Contact Name: Carolyn Belardo
Website »

More information

Join us for Mommy (or Daddy) & Me Gardening at 10 am in the Garden Center! Every Wednesday, Miss Marcia will be picking another gardening subject to introduce to you and your child. Classes...

Cost: Free

Where:
Linvilla Orchards
137 W Knowlton Rd
Media, PA  19063
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At Tiny Tot Explorers, kids 2–5 years old, and their favorite adult, can explore nature through songs, games, hands-on fun, and museum adventures. Fee: $20 for Academy members per adult/child...

Cost: $20 Academy Members, $25 nonmembers

Where:
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel Univ.
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy
Philadelphia , PA  19103
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More information

The 23rd annual Narberth CF Run and Walk will take place in Narberth Park on the Saturday Morning of April 28th. The event will include a 5 mile run, as well as 1.5 mile...

Cost: Run: $35 before March 31st, $40 thereafter, Walk: $25, Kidz Run: $10

Where:
Narberth Park
80 Winsdor Avenue
Narberth , PA  19072
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Sponsor: Take A Breather Foundation
Telephone: 610-664-1826
Contact Name: Perrin
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Join Director of Curatorial Affairs and Chief Historian Dr. Philip Mead and Assistant Curator Matthew Skic for a lively illustrated conversation about a featured artifact: a distinctive cap worn in...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Museum of the American Revolution
101 S. 3rd St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 267-579-3438
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Join us for an intimate evening and in-store meet & greet featuring Pennsylvania Ballet Dancer Yuka Iseda. During the event, enter our giveaway for a chance to be our guest at the opening night...

Cost: Free

Where:
LAGOS Rittenhouse
1735 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA  19103
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Sponsor: LAGOS
Contact Name: LAGOS Rittenhouse

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This spring, join us for Behind The Shroud, an open house which offers an exclusive look at the Cemetery and Funeral Home! Meet the staff, tour our facilities including the cemetery and arboretum;...

Cost: Free

Where:
West Laurel Hill Cemetery & Funeral Home
225 Belmont Ave
Bala Cynwyd, PA  19004
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Telephone: 610-668-9900
Contact Name: Events
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Spend a few hours with friends and fellow race-goers creating a one-of-a-kind hat for Race day. Well-known area milliners will be there to help you create the perfect chapeau sure to take the...

Cost: $25

Where:
Radnor Hunt
826 Providence Rd
Malvern, PA  19355
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Sponsor: Brandywine River Museum of Art
Telephone: 610-388-8336
Contact Name: Nicole Kindbeiter
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Celebrating the Memory & Friendship of Sister Philomena Monte, acj 1st Director of Saint Raphaela Center & Angela “Mama” Carlino Friend & Supporter of the...

Cost: $100.00

Where:
Saint Raphaela Center
616 Coopertown Road
Haverford, PA  19041
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Sponsor: Handmaids of the Sacred Heart of Jesus
Telephone: (610) 642-5715
Contact Name: Toni Romano
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Hear Anat Hoffman, executive director of the Israel Religious Action Center and chair and founding member of Women of the Wall, discuss social justice, religious pluralism, Jewish-Arab coexistence,...

Cost: $0

Where:
Congregation Rodeph Shalom
615 N. Broad St
Philadelphia, PA  19123
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Telephone: 267-930-7295

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Imagine you’re in an exotic new country — occupied by your nation. Now you are a distinguished doctor, but a cab will not stop for you. Now you’re in a cave so dark, so quiet,...

Cost: $10-$30

Where:
The Wilma Theater
265 S Broad Street (Broad & Spruce Streets)
Philadelphia, PA  19107
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The Philadelphia Science Festival is a nine-day, community-wide celebration of science. Together, The Franklin Institute and more than 200 collaborators from...

Cost: Varies by event

Where:
Various Locations
Philadelphia, PA  19103


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Featuring three engaging actors who play multiple roles, Living News introduces controversial constitutional issues and encourages the students to explore their own points of view. Following the...

Cost: Free with Admission

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Telephone: 215-409-6600
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The National Constitution Center is proud to display a first edition Stone Engraving of the Declaration of Independence, a rare copy of the first public printing of the U.S. Constitution, and...

Cost: Varies

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Telephone: 215-409-6600

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The artist Peter Hurd is often noted for his experiments in egg tempera painting and particularly for introducing Andrew Wyeth to the medium with which he would become so closely associated. An...

Cost: Free with museum admission

Where:
Brandywine River Museum of Art
1 Hoffman's Mill Road
Chadds Ford, PA  19317
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Sponsor: Brandywine River Museum of Art
Telephone: 610-388-8336
Contact Name: Nicole Kindbeiter
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The National Constitution Center’s compelling new exhibit highlights the competing ideas of Alexander Hamilton and his legendary rivals. Created by the National Constitution...

Cost: Free with Admission

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Telephone: 215-409-6600
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In addition to his roles as founder and board chairman of the Brandywine Conservancy & Museum of Art, a philanthropist, and a land and cultural conservationist, George A. "Frolic"...

Cost: Free with museum admission

Where:
Brandywine River Museum of Art
1 Hoffman's Mill Road
Chadds Ford, PA  19317
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Sponsor: Brandywine River Museum of Art
Telephone: 610-388-8336
Contact Name: Nicole Kindbeiter
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American Treasures: Documenting the Nation’s Founding explores the drafting of the U.S. Constitution in 1787, highlighting the key proposals and significant compromises that influenced the...

Cost: Varies

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Telephone: 215-409-6600
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ARDEN CHILDREN'S THEATRE PRESENTS Snow White World premiere! Written and directed by Greg Banks  April 4 - June 3  On the Arcadia Stage   This is Snow...

Cost: $20-$40

Where:
Arden Theatre Company
40 N. 2nd Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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From Pop Art and psychedelia to the civil rights and anti-war movements, the 1960s was a decade of liberation—and of great loss. See how designers, artists, and architects responded...

Cost: $0-20

Where:
Philadelphia Museum of Art - Perelman Building
2525 Pennsylvania Ave
Philadelphia, PA  19130
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A needle's eye in a pond, a Greek temple in the garden, an Ottoman tent sitting on a hill—these are just a few of the inspirations for our upcoming, first-ever outdoor...

Cost: $5-20

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 180-044-83883
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From the 1600s to the present, dinnerware designs have been inspired by nature. Everything from painted butterflies and hand-modeled flowers to molded seashells can be found on a fascinating range...

Cost: $5-20

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
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Friendship, love, desire: Keith Smith’s life is an open book. For five decades, the artist has used surprising combinations of materials to chronicle his experiences. In this exhibition,...

Cost: $0-20

Where:
Philadelphia Museum of Art - Perelman Building
2525 Pennsylvania Ave
Philadelphia, PA  19130
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Long before the grand Benjamin Franklin Parkway was built, the Academy of Natural Sciences was drawing tourists to the site with the first dinosaur skeleton ever displayed. As Philadelphia...

Cost: $15.95 and up

Where:
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel Universi
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA  19103
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Telephone: 215-299-1043
Contact Name: Carolyn Belardo
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The Paoli Hospital Auxiliary, Conestoga Branch, will present its annual “Taste of Spring” Fashion Show on April 26, 2018 at the Waynesborough Country Club in Paoli. The event begins at...

Cost: $55

Where:
Waynesborough Country Club
440 Darby Paoli Rd
Paoli, PA  19301
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Sponsor: Paoli Hospital Auxiliary
Telephone: 484-565-1380
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The 23rd annual Narberth CF Run and Walk will take place in Narberth Park on the Saturday Morning of April 28th. The event will include a 5 mile run, as well as 1.5 mile...

Cost: Run: $35 before March 31st, $40 thereafter, Walk: $25, Kidz Run: $10

Where:
Narberth Park
80 Winsdor Avenue
Narberth , PA  19072
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Sponsor: Take A Breather Foundation
Telephone: 610-664-1826
Contact Name: Perrin
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Swashbuckling storytellers and musicians use handmade magic and effortless flights of fancy to upend the century-old story of how a brave young girl inspires an orphan boy to become the legendary...

Cost: $15-45

Where:
Theatre Horizon
401 DeKalb St
401 DeKalb Street
Norristown, PA  19401
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Telephone: 610-283-2230 x1
Contact Name: Christina Higgins
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Peirce College, Philadelphia's leading college for working adults, will host a free public Spring Job Fair Thursday, April 26, from 3-6 p.m. at its campus at 1420 Pine St. Local...

Cost: Free

Where:
Peirce College
1420 Pine Street
Philadelphia, PA  19102
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Sponsor: Peirce College
Telephone: 215-670-9202
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This free, community event invites guests to enjoy a variety of beers, learn how beer is made and uncover the best foods to pair with specific beers. The beer tasting and learning session will be...

Cost: Free

Where:
Ardent Credit Union Oaks Branch
110 Black Rock Road
Oaks, PA  19460
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Sponsor: Ardent Credit Union

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Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery, the largest plumbing distributor in the U.S., is proud to sponsor the third annual Celebrity Cook-off to Fight Hunger on April 26, 2018 from 5:30 p.m....

Cost: Suggested $20 donation.

Where:
Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery
302 Hansen Access Rd.
King of Prussia, PA
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Designer Bag (& Watch) Bingo! April 26, 2018 | 6pm Doors Open | 7pm First Game Tickets | $25 in advance | $30 at the door Grab your mom, sister, neighbors, co-workers, best friends......

Cost: $25-$30

Where:
Kaiserman JCC
45 Haverford Road
Wynnewood, PA  19096
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Sponsor: Kaiserman JCC
Telephone: 610-896-7770
Contact Name: Amy Krulik
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Gypsy Saloon is “making it their best day ever” by hosting an evening filled with purpose, promise and positivity with one mission in mind – to raise money for ALS...

Cost: $100

Where:
Gypsy Saloon
128 Ford Street
Conshohocken, PA
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Aaron will introduce the audience to the Rail Park, Phase 1 opening this spring, and the eventual 3-mile park running along the north edge of Center City. He will set the historical context for the...

Cost: $45 Gen; $35 members

Where:
Chestnut Hill Friends Meeting
20 E. Mermaid Lane
Philadelphia, PA  19118
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For one night only, the Philadelphia Science Festival takes over the Reading Terminal Market to create an epic celebration of science, food, and everything Philadelphia! Browse select...

Cost: $20-$25

Where:
Reading Terminal Market
51 N. 12th Street
Philadelphia, PA  19107
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Sponsor: The Franklin Institute
Telephone: 215-448-1200
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Imagine you’re in an exotic new country — occupied by your nation. Now you are a distinguished doctor, but a cab will not stop for you. Now you’re in a cave so dark, so quiet,...

Cost: $10-$30

Where:
The Wilma Theater
265 S Broad Street (Broad & Spruce Streets)
Philadelphia, PA  19107
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The Philadelphia Science Festival is a nine-day, community-wide celebration of science. Together, The Franklin Institute and more than 200 collaborators from...

Cost: Varies by event

Where:
Various Locations
Philadelphia, PA  19103


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"The Greater Good: A History of Community Organizations Giving Back in Phoenixville" - In Honor of the 20th Anniversary of the Phoenixville Community Health Foundation Phoenixville is...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Historical Society of the Phoenixville Area
204 Church Street
Phoenixville, PA  19460
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Telephone: 610-935-7646
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In addition to his roles as founder and board chairman of the Brandywine Conservancy & Museum of Art, a philanthropist, and a land and cultural conservationist, George A. "Frolic"...

Cost: Free with museum admission

Where:
Brandywine River Museum of Art
1 Hoffman's Mill Road
Chadds Ford, PA  19317
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Sponsor: Brandywine River Museum of Art
Telephone: 610-388-8336
Contact Name: Nicole Kindbeiter
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The artist Peter Hurd is often noted for his experiments in egg tempera painting and particularly for introducing Andrew Wyeth to the medium with which he would become so closely associated. An...

Cost: Free with museum admission

Where:
Brandywine River Museum of Art
1 Hoffman's Mill Road
Chadds Ford, PA  19317
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Sponsor: Brandywine River Museum of Art
Telephone: 610-388-8336
Contact Name: Nicole Kindbeiter
Website »

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The National Constitution Center’s compelling new exhibit highlights the competing ideas of Alexander Hamilton and his legendary rivals. Created by the National Constitution...

Cost: Free with Admission

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Telephone: 215-409-6600
Website »

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American Treasures: Documenting the Nation’s Founding explores the drafting of the U.S. Constitution in 1787, highlighting the key proposals and significant compromises that influenced the...

Cost: Varies

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Telephone: 215-409-6600
Website »

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Featuring three engaging actors who play multiple roles, Living News introduces controversial constitutional issues and encourages the students to explore their own points of view. Following the...

Cost: Free with Admission

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Telephone: 215-409-6600
Website »

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The National Constitution Center is proud to display a first edition Stone Engraving of the Declaration of Independence, a rare copy of the first public printing of the U.S. Constitution, and...

Cost: Varies

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Telephone: 215-409-6600

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2018 Yellow Springs Art Show and Sale - April 27-May 13, 2018   Over 220 juried artists' work on display - over 3500 pieces of original artwork to be enjoyed!  Come out for a day -...

Cost: Free! Opening gala requires ticket www.yellowsprings.org

Where:
1685 Art School Road
Chester Springs, PA  19425


Sponsor: Historic Yellow Springs
Telephone: 610-308-9129
Contact Name: Maureen Fendrick
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From the 1600s to the present, dinnerware designs have been inspired by nature. Everything from painted butterflies and hand-modeled flowers to molded seashells can be found on a fascinating range...

Cost: $5-20

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
Website »

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Friendship, love, desire: Keith Smith’s life is an open book. For five decades, the artist has used surprising combinations of materials to chronicle his experiences. In this exhibition,...

Cost: $0-20

Where:
Philadelphia Museum of Art - Perelman Building
2525 Pennsylvania Ave
Philadelphia, PA  19130
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More information

A needle's eye in a pond, a Greek temple in the garden, an Ottoman tent sitting on a hill—these are just a few of the inspirations for our upcoming, first-ever outdoor...

Cost: $5-20

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 180-044-83883
Website »

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Long before the grand Benjamin Franklin Parkway was built, the Academy of Natural Sciences was drawing tourists to the site with the first dinosaur skeleton ever displayed. As Philadelphia...

Cost: $15.95 and up

Where:
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel Universi
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA  19103
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Telephone: 215-299-1043
Contact Name: Carolyn Belardo
Website »

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From Pop Art and psychedelia to the civil rights and anti-war movements, the 1960s was a decade of liberation—and of great loss. See how designers, artists, and architects responded...

Cost: $0-20

Where:
Philadelphia Museum of Art - Perelman Building
2525 Pennsylvania Ave
Philadelphia, PA  19130
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ARDEN CHILDREN'S THEATRE PRESENTS Snow White World premiere! Written and directed by Greg Banks  April 4 - June 3  On the Arcadia Stage   This is Snow...

Cost: $20-$40

Where:
Arden Theatre Company
40 N. 2nd Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Philadelphia is the No. 1 Most Facial Hair Friendly City in America. To celebrate, a 30-foot mobile barbershop is coming to town the last weekend of April. Master barbers will be offering whiskered...

Cost: Free

Where:
Liberty Place
Market Street between 16th & 17th Street
Philadelphia, PA  19093
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Sponsor: Wahl

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Philadelphia is the No. 1 Most Facial Hair Friendly City in America. To celebrate, a 30-foot mobile barbershop is coming to town the last weekend of April. Master barbers will be offering whiskered...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Liberty Place
Between 16th and 17th St
Philadelphia, PA  19103
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Sponsor: Wahl
Telephone: (414) 225-9520
Contact Name: Robyn Nowak
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The 23rd annual Narberth CF Run and Walk will take place in Narberth Park on the Saturday Morning of April 28th. The event will include a 5 mile run, as well as 1.5 mile...

Cost: Run: $35 before March 31st, $40 thereafter, Walk: $25, Kidz Run: $10

Where:
Narberth Park
80 Winsdor Avenue
Narberth , PA  19072
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Sponsor: Take A Breather Foundation
Telephone: 610-664-1826
Contact Name: Perrin
Website »

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Swashbuckling storytellers and musicians use handmade magic and effortless flights of fancy to upend the century-old story of how a brave young girl inspires an orphan boy to become the legendary...

Cost: $15-45

Where:
Theatre Horizon
401 DeKalb St
401 DeKalb Street
Norristown, PA  19401
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Telephone: 610-283-2230 x1
Contact Name: Christina Higgins
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Join us for the West Chester International Short Film Festival! See more than 60 films over 3 days in beautiful Downtown West Chester, PA! Come to the Opening Night Party, Filmmaker Workshops and...

Cost: $0 - $10

Where:
Downtown West Chester, PA
226 N. High Street
West Chester, PA  19380
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Sponsor: West Chester Film Festival
Telephone: 484-639-9237
Contact Name: Victoria Flickinger
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Philadelphia’s dinosaur museum is open late tonight with pay-as you-wish admission, a pop-up beer garden with food in Dinosaur Hall, live animal presentations, and fun hands-on activities....

Cost: pay-as-you-wish

Where:
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel Univ.
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy
Philadelphia , PA  19103
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Philadelphia’s dinosaur museum is open late tonight with pay-as you-wish admission, a beer garden with food in Dinosaur Hall, live animal presentations, and fun hands-on activities. From...

Cost: Suggested Donation $10

Where:
The Academy of Natural Sciences
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA  19103
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JOIN US FOR DESIGNER BAG BINGO FUN, FOOD and FABULOUS HANDBAGS Cost: $30 in advance $35 at the door, if available (Advanced purchase is recommended as tickets may sell out.) To Reserve a...

Cost: $30 in advance, $35 at the door

Where:
St. Luke Greek Orthodox Church
35 N. Malin Rd.
Broomall, PA  19008
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Sponsor: Ryan's Case for Smiles
Telephone: 215-601-5968
Contact Name: Amanda Schkeeper
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The spring season of Friday Night Live wraps on April 27th at 7 p.m. at Community Arts Center, 414 Plush Mill Road, Wallingford, PA, with soul songstress Lisa Chavous and visual art by Olga Nielsen...

Cost: $15 per person or $10 for Community Arts Center members

Where:
Community Arts Center
414 Plush Mill Road
Wallingford, PA  19086
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Telephone: 610-604-9604
Contact Name: Andrea DiFabio
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Naturally Sharp, Drexel University's vocal jazz ensemble, presents Coffee & Jazz, the group’s annual end-of-year concert that transports audiences to a place where "everything...

Cost: $7

Where:
City View Room, MacAlister Hall (6th Floor)
3250 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA  19104
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Sponsor: Drexel University's Department of Performing Arts
Telephone: 215-895-1275
Contact Name: Megan Tomey
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John Flynn with Katie Barbato LIVE at Burlap and Bean, the region's premier live music venue!

Cost: $20/$25

Where:
Burlap and Bean
204 S. Newtown Street Rd
Newtown Square, PA  19073
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Sponsor: Burlap and BEan
Telephone: 484-427-4547
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Featuring: Bruce Katz (Gregg Allman Band / Les Brers): Keys Lamar Williams Jr. (Les Brers)- Vocals Junior Mack (Jaimoe's Jasssz Band)- Guitar & Vocals Andy Aledort (Dickey Betts...

Cost: $22 - $35

Where:
Ardmore Music Hall
23 East Lancaster Avenue
Ardmore, PA  19003
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Sponsor: Ardmore Music Hall
Telephone: 610-649-8389
Contact Name: Ardmore Music Hall
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Night Ranger, the band that invented the power ballad of the 1980s, brings its classic sound to the SugarHouse Casino Event Center on Friday, April 27, at 9 p.m. Tickets for the band’s 35th...

Cost: $29-49

Where:
SugarHouse Casino
1001 N. Delaware Ave
Philadelphia, PA  19125
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The Philadelphia Science Festival is a nine-day, community-wide celebration of science. Together, The Franklin Institute and more than 200 collaborators from...

Cost: Varies by event

Where:
Various Locations
Philadelphia, PA  19103


Website »

More information

Imagine you’re in an exotic new country — occupied by your nation. Now you are a distinguished doctor, but a cab will not stop for you. Now you’re in a cave so dark, so quiet,...

Cost: $10-$30

Where:
The Wilma Theater
265 S Broad Street (Broad & Spruce Streets)
Philadelphia, PA  19107
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Are you currently battling credit card or student loan debt, or trying to pay down a mortgage? According to Capital One’s Financial Superpower survey[i], Philadelphia residents are least...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Capital One Cafe
135 S 17th Street
Philadelphia, PA  9102
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Sponsor: Capital One

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Newlin Grist Mill and Wild Birds Unlimited-Concordville are teaming up to explore the wonderful world of bird life. Join us for monthly naturalist-led walks through the 160-acre park at Newlin...

Cost: Free

Where:
Newlin Grist Mill
219 South Cheyney Road
Glen Mills, PA  19342
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Sponsor: Newlin Grist Mill
Telephone: 610-459-2359
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Please join us for the Take A Breather Foundation's 23rd Annual Narberth Take A Breather Run and Walk - a challenging 5-mile race, followed by a Family Fun Walk & Kidz Fun Run, through the...

Cost: Run: $40 before March 31st, $45 thereafter; Walk: $25, then $30; Kidz Run: $10

Where:
Narberth Park
80 Winsdor Avenue
Narberth , PA  19072
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Sponsor: Take A Breather Foundation
Telephone: 610-664-1826
Contact Name: Perrin
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This family-friendly, community event sponsored by DNB First invites animal lovers to walk in support of the Brandywine Valley SPCA at their “Walk for Paws” event. Guests will have the...

Cost: Free

Where:
West Goshen Community Park
1023 Fern Hill Road
West Chester, PA  19380
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The BCAN Walk to End Bladder Cancer is the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network's national grassroots fundraising and awareness initiatives that help support the BCAN mission: to increase public...

Cost: $25 Adults, $5 Children (under 18 years)

Where:
Franklin Square Park
200 N 6th St
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Please join us for Take A Breather's 23rd Annual Narberth CF Run and Walk - a 5 mile race in the sleepy town of Narberth to support "wishes" for children and adults battling cystic...

Cost: $40

Where:
Narberth Park
80 Windsor Avenue
Narberth, PA  19072
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Sponsor: Take A Breather Foundation
Telephone: 610-664-1826
Contact Name: Matthew McCloskey
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Saturday, April 28 9 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Location: Pocopson Township/West Chester, PA http://www.brandywine.org/events   Help us plant trees for the...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Pocopson Township
West Chester, PA


Sponsor: Brandywine River Museum of Art
Telephone: 610-388-8336
Contact Name: Nicole Kindbeiter
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Featuring three engaging actors who play multiple roles, Living News introduces controversial constitutional issues and encourages the students to explore their own points of view. Following the...

Cost: Free with Admission

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
View map »


Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Telephone: 215-409-6600
Website »

More information

In addition to his roles as founder and board chairman of the Brandywine Conservancy & Museum of Art, a philanthropist, and a land and cultural conservationist, George A. "Frolic"...

Cost: Free with museum admission

Where:
Brandywine River Museum of Art
1 Hoffman's Mill Road
Chadds Ford, PA  19317
View map »


Sponsor: Brandywine River Museum of Art
Telephone: 610-388-8336
Contact Name: Nicole Kindbeiter
Website »

More information

The National Constitution Center’s compelling new exhibit highlights the competing ideas of Alexander Hamilton and his legendary rivals. Created by the National Constitution...

Cost: Free with Admission

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
View map »


Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Telephone: 215-409-6600
Website »

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Girl Scout Junior Not just a pretty face! With the Winterthur Garden as a laboratory, earn the Flowers badge while discovering how flowers function and recording your experience in a garden...

Cost: $12

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 180-044-83883
Contact Name: Information & Tours
Website »

More information

The artist Peter Hurd is often noted for his experiments in egg tempera painting and particularly for introducing Andrew Wyeth to the medium with which he would become so closely associated. An...

Cost: Free with museum admission

Where:
Brandywine River Museum of Art
1 Hoffman's Mill Road
Chadds Ford, PA  19317
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Sponsor: Brandywine River Museum of Art
Telephone: 610-388-8336
Contact Name: Nicole Kindbeiter
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Long before the grand Benjamin Franklin Parkway was built, the Academy of Natural Sciences was drawing tourists to the site with the first dinosaur skeleton ever displayed. As Philadelphia...

Cost: $15.95 and up

Where:
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel Universi
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA  19103
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Telephone: 215-299-1043
Contact Name: Carolyn Belardo
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Philadelphia is the No. 1 Most Facial Hair Friendly City in America. To celebrate, a 30-foot mobile barbershop is coming to town the last weekend of April. Master barbers will be offering whiskered...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Liberty Place
Between 16th and 17th St
Philadelphia, PA  19103
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Sponsor: Wahl
Telephone: (414) 225-9520
Contact Name: Robyn Nowak
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ARDEN DRAMA SCHOOL: Your theatre. Your children. Their stage. Arden Drama School - the education and training branch of the prestigious Arden Theatre Company - provides theatre classes for...

Cost: $150 - $300

Where:
Hamilton Family Arts Center
62 N 2nd Street
Philadelphia, PA  19102
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Sponsor: Arden Drama School
Telephone: 2159111122 x137
Contact Name: Sam Pedings
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A needle's eye in a pond, a Greek temple in the garden, an Ottoman tent sitting on a hill—these are just a few of the inspirations for our upcoming, first-ever outdoor...

Cost: $5-20

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 180-044-83883
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This month Miss Marcia will be Having Fun with Vegetables.There are so many different varieties, this class will introduce you to many of them and help you to start your own vegetables from...

Cost: Free but must register by phone

Where:
Linvilla Orchards
137 W Knowlton Rd
Media, PA  19063
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Telephone: 610-876-7116
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Get a closer look at trades of the eighteenth century in Newlin’s “History at Work” series. Members of Newlin Grist Mill’s staff, volunteers, and outside...

Cost: Free

Where:
Newlin Grist Mill
219 South Cheyney Road
Glen Mills, PA  19342
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Sponsor: Newlin Grist Mill
Telephone: 610-459-2359
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The Punk Rock Flea Market returns with the 2018 Spring Edition April 28th and 29th, 10AM to 5PM both days! Over 150 vendors per day, different vendors each day! $3 to enter, entry good for both...

Cost: $3.00

Where:
23rd Street Armory
22 S 23rd Street
Philadelphia, PA  19103
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Sponsor: The Captain's Vintage
Telephone: 215-839-9258
Contact Name: Walt Weber
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From Pop Art and psychedelia to the civil rights and anti-war movements, the 1960s was a decade of liberation—and of great loss. See how designers, artists, and architects responded...

Cost: $0-20

Where:
Philadelphia Museum of Art - Perelman Building
2525 Pennsylvania Ave
Philadelphia, PA  19130
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Friendship, love, desire: Keith Smith’s life is an open book. For five decades, the artist has used surprising combinations of materials to chronicle his experiences. In this exhibition,...

Cost: $0-20

Where:
Philadelphia Museum of Art - Perelman Building
2525 Pennsylvania Ave
Philadelphia, PA  19130
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ARDEN CHILDREN'S THEATRE PRESENTS Snow White World premiere! Written and directed by Greg Banks  April 4 - June 3  On the Arcadia Stage   This is Snow...

Cost: $20-$40

Where:
Arden Theatre Company
40 N. 2nd Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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2018 Yellow Springs Art Show and Sale - April 27-May 13, 2018   Over 220 juried artists' work on display - over 3500 pieces of original artwork to be enjoyed!  Come out for a day -...

Cost: Free! Opening gala requires ticket www.yellowsprings.org

Where:
1685 Art School Road
Chester Springs, PA  19425


Sponsor: Historic Yellow Springs
Telephone: 610-308-9129
Contact Name: Maureen Fendrick
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Philadelphia is the No. 1 Most Facial Hair Friendly City in America. To celebrate, a 30-foot mobile barbershop is coming to town the last weekend of April. Master barbers will be offering whiskered...

Cost: Free

Where:
Liberty Place
Market Street between 16th & 17th Street
Philadelphia, PA  19093
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Sponsor: Wahl

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From the 1600s to the present, dinnerware designs have been inspired by nature. Everything from painted butterflies and hand-modeled flowers to molded seashells can be found on a fascinating range...

Cost: $5-20

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
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What: Mind, Body, and Bubbly   When: Saturday, April 28, 2018 from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.    Where: TORC Yoga   Description: The first annual Philly PR Girl Health Fair, because...

Cost: early bird tickets (until April 1st, 2018) $15. | After April 1, 2018 - $20

Where:
TORC Yoga
31 S. 2nd St
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: Philly PR Girl
Telephone: 267-930-8733
Contact Name: Jade Soucy-Humphries
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Enjoy a scenic hayride throughout our orchard, weather permitting!  See the growth of our crops up close! Blossom Hayrides are subject to change.  Please call (610) 876-7116 with any...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Linvilla Orchards
137 W Knowlton Rd
Media, PA  19063
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Sponsor: Linvilla Orchards
Contact Name: Bri Greco

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The 23rd annual Narberth CF Run and Walk will take place in Narberth Park on the Saturday Morning of April 28th. The event will include a 5 mile run, as well as 1.5 mile...

Cost: Run: $35 before March 31st, $40 thereafter, Walk: $25, Kidz Run: $10

Where:
Narberth Park
80 Winsdor Avenue
Narberth , PA  19072
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Sponsor: Take A Breather Foundation
Telephone: 610-664-1826
Contact Name: Perrin
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After inaugural kickoffs in London and New York last year, Craft Hospitality is bringing the popular Margarita Rumble to Philly.  Join as 15 of the best bars and restaurants compete for the...

Cost: $45.00 - $65.00

Where:
The Schmidt's Commons
1001 N. 2nd St
Philadelphia, PA  19123
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Swashbuckling storytellers and musicians use handmade magic and effortless flights of fancy to upend the century-old story of how a brave young girl inspires an orphan boy to become the legendary...

Cost: $15-45

Where:
Theatre Horizon
401 DeKalb St
401 DeKalb Street
Norristown, PA  19401
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Telephone: 610-283-2230 x1
Contact Name: Christina Higgins
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Bring your own musical story to life in free composition workshops with the PRISM Quartet, Susie Ibarra and Tyshawn Sorey at the Free Library of Philadelphia Want to write music for...

Cost: Free!

Where:
Parkway Central Library
1901 Vine St
Philadelphia, PA  19103
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Sponsor: PRISM Quartet, Inc.
Telephone: (215) 438-5282
Contact Name: Matthew Levy
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The Fairmount Avenue Arts Crawl is a free annual, indoor/outdoor festival for art lovers of all mediums, which transforms the Art Museum Area of Philadelphia into an eclectic showcase of...

Cost: Free

Where:
Fairmount Avenue
2200 Fairmount Avenue
Philadelphia, PA  19130
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Sponsor: Fairmount CDC
Telephone: 215-232-4766
Contact Name: Kevin Moran
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Join Newlin's staff naturalist for an afternoon of exciting environmental activities. Look for the pop-up naturalist tent in different parts of the park and discover the plants and animals...

Cost: Free

Where:
Newlin Grist Mill
219 South Cheyney Road
Glen Mills, PA  19342
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Sponsor: Newlin Grist Mill
Telephone: 610-459-2359
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The Philadelphia Design District will be celebrating its Premiere launch event with a Press Preview and VIP opening on Friday, April 13th, 2018. This showcase will feature designers, artists and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bridge Building
205 Race St
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: Philadelphia Design District
Telephone: 215-923-1600
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Girl Scout Daisy Take a step on your Flower Garden journey during this fun-filled exploration of the Winterthur garden. $10 per girl.

Cost: $10

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library\
Telephone: 180-044-83883
Contact Name: Information & Tours
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Morris Animal Refuge is excited to announce our next collaboration with Amrita Yoga & Wellness by co-hosting another set of Puppy Yoga sessions! What better way to help relieve stress and...

Cost: $25

Where:
Amrita Yoga & Wellness
1204 Frankford Avenue
Philadelphia, PA  19125
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Sponsor: Morris Animal Refuge and Amrita Yoga & Wellness
Telephone: 610-724-8026
Contact Name: Sophie
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On select Saturdays between January and June 2018, the American Helicopter Museum & Education Center is hosting special science programs. These programs start at 2:00 P.M. and run for approximately...

Cost: Free with paid museum admission

Where:
American Helicopter Museum
1220 American Blvd.
West Chester, PA  19380
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Sponsor: American Helicopter Museum
Telephone: 610-436-9600
Contact Name: Paul Kahan
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Embracing the Curve is a fashion show featuring young models who are embracing their scoliosis. Join us on Saturday, April 28 at 2PM in the Lord & Taylor Court to see all of the latest...

Cost: Free

Where:
King of Prussia Mall
160 N Gulph Rd.
King of Prussia, PA  19406
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What: Grand Opening celebration of Goldfish Swim School Oaks   When: Saturday, April 28, 2018 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.   Where: 180 East Mill Road, Oaks, PA...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Goldfish Swim School Oaks
180 East Mill Road
Oaks, NJ  19456
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Sponsor: Goldfish Swim School Oaks
Telephone: (610) 783-3700
Contact Name: Megan Elsener
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Join us for the West Chester International Short Film Festival! See more than 60 films over 3 days in beautiful Downtown West Chester, PA! Come to the Opening Night Party, Filmmaker Workshops and...

Cost: $0 - $10

Where:
Downtown West Chester, PA
226 N. High Street
West Chester, PA  19380
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Sponsor: West Chester Film Festival
Telephone: 484-639-9237
Contact Name: Victoria Flickinger
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FREE & Open to the public RSVP  Required Join us for an evening of live artmaking and a live auction and help us kick-off our scholarship drive! Be the first to browse our spring...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Main Line Art Center
746 Panmure Rd
Haverford, PA  19041
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Telephone: 610-525-0272
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Naturally Sharp, Drexel University's vocal jazz ensemble, presents Coffee & Jazz, the group’s annual end-of-year concert that transports audiences to a place where "everything...

Cost: $7

Where:
City View Room, MacAlister Hall (6th Floor)
3250 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA  19104
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Sponsor: Drexel University's Department of Performing Arts
Telephone: 215-895-1275
Contact Name: Megan Tomey
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The ambitious and always musically tasty In The Pocket project, brings together all-star Philly musicians to cover classic Philadelphia tunes. The Hooters' David Uosikkinen revisits songs that...

Cost: $30 - $60

Where:
Ardmore Music Hall
23 East Lancaster Avenue
Ardmore, PA  19003
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Sponsor: Ardmore Music Hall
Telephone: 610-649-8389
Contact Name: Ardmore Music Hall
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Under the Oak's Adam Monaco, Maggie Pope, Chris Peace and Peter Oswald perform their soul-grabbing tunes with heart, crafting a sound that has attracted a loyal and enthusiastic local...

Cost: $7-$15

Where:
118 North
118 North Wayne Ave
Wayne, PA  19087
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Sponsor: Winding Way Records
Telephone: 610-400-1960
Contact Name: John Fisher
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TFDI LIVE at Burlap and Bean, the region's premier live music venue!

Cost: $20/$25

Where:
Burlap and Bean
204 S. Newtown Street Rd
Newtown Square, PA  19073
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Sponsor: Burlap and Bean
Telephone: 484-427-4547
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The Philadelphia Science Festival is a nine-day, community-wide celebration of science. Together, The Franklin Institute and more than 200 collaborators from...

Cost: Varies by event

Where:
Various Locations
Philadelphia, PA  19103


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Imagine you’re in an exotic new country — occupied by your nation. Now you are a distinguished doctor, but a cab will not stop for you. Now you’re in a cave so dark, so quiet,...

Cost: $10-$30

Where:
The Wilma Theater
265 S Broad Street (Broad & Spruce Streets)
Philadelphia, PA  19107
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