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Mid-July 2017

  Happenings Inside
IN Center City

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Starting Friday- Pictures in the Park at Dilworth Park!
It’s a bunch of your favorite movies made even better—with beers, seasonal cocktails, and all your friends. And there’s no better way to spend a Friday night than watching a movie al fresco at Dilworth. Be sure to bring your own blanket or chair! Films begin at 8:30. Powered by Live Nation.
July 21- Beauty and the Beast (2017)
July 28 - Central Intelligence
August 4 - Jurassic World
August 11 - Trainwreck
August 18 - Avengers: Age of Ultron
August 25 - Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them


Unwind with friends and begin the weekend with the Wine Garden at Collins Park, every Friday, 4-9pm (6-9pm on July 21). Enjoy Chaddsford Winery wine and hard cider (by the glass or bottle) in one of Center City’s most picturesque parks. Proceeds help support the Center City District Foundation, which owns and maintains the park for public enjoyment.
John F. Collins Park, 1707 Chestnut Street, 215.440.5500, JohnFCollinsPark.org

Wednesdays, 5-7pm
Sips at Dilworth Park

Dilworth Park
1 South 15th Street

July 20
Artime Storytime: Andrew Drew and Drew

The Barnes Foundation
2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

July 20
Tim and Eric: 10th Anniversary Awesome Tour

Merriam Theater
250 South Broad Street

July 26-August 27

Academy of Music
240 South Broad Street

July 27
Lawrence Wright- The Terror Years:
From al-Qaeda to the Islamic State

Free Library of Philadelphia
Parkway Central Library
1901 Vine Street

July 28
Recital- Faculty from the
Young Arts Summer Program

Curtis Institute of Music
Field Concert Hall
1726 Locust Street

July 29
Dino-Mite Family Fun Nite

The Academy of Natural Sciences of
Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

From 5-7pm every Wednesday, enjoy $5 cocktails featuring Effen Vodka, $4 wine, $3 beer and half-priced appetizers all over Center City! Get the full list and specials at CCDSips.com. Also, the CCD Sips Style Guide has expert tips and Wednesday-only deals from Center City's top salons and shops. Take pics of your style and post them to Instagram tagged #CCDSipsStyle, for your shot at a Center City shopping spree! Sponsored by Effen Vodka and American Express.

This summer, Lyft is the official rideshare partner for Sips! Download the app and use the code CCDSIPS to get $10 off your first ride!


Tickets now on Sale- Best of Philly® Soirée in Dilworth Park!
Join Philadelphia magazine in the heart of Philadelphia on August 3 for an evening of award-winning food, summer cocktails and dancing under the stars in celebration of this year's Best of Philly® winners. Guests can taste food from the city’s best restaurants, enjoy live entertainment, and take part in some of the best that the city has to offer. While there, be sure to stop by the Center City District Foundation's table. The Foundation is holding a silent auction and raffle, the proceeds of which will support the next generation of public space improvements. For a sneak-peek at some of the popular auction items, visit SupportCCDF.org. Best of Philly Tickets: General admission, $99 (for entrance at 6:30pm); VIP, $165 (entrance at 5:30pm). $80 general admission tickets are available when purchased for groups of five or more. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit BestOfPhilly.com.
Best of Philly® Soirée, Dilworth Park, 1 South 15th Street, BestOfPhilly.com

Philadelphia's center stage shines 12-1:30pm every Wednesday afternoon with PNC presents Live @ Lunch, a showcase of local music. There are only two more left in the summer series, but it'll be back this fall!

July 19: Brianna Cash
July 26: Laura Lizcano
Dilworth Park, 1 South 15th Street, DilworthPark.org

Hats Off to Ya!
Hats in the Belfry is excited to announce the opening of its brand new store, located at 1824 Chestnut Street, in Rittenhouse Row. Filled with a complete selection of fashionable hats and accessories, this new location offers a remarkable shopping experience that will delight all who visit. Please stop by for the ultimate in personal customer service and an unparalleled selection of hats for every occasion.
Hats in the Belfry, 1824 Chestnut Street, 215-922-0303, HatsInTheBelfry.com

Go Ahead and Scream for Ice Cream!
Reading Terminal Market's new ice cream festival celebrates Philadelphia's rich ice cream heritage, July 29, 10am-4pm! The Philly Ice Cream Scoop will bring some of the city's best ice cream and frozen dessert artisans to the Market's center court, and more than 15 of the Market's vendors will be offering ice cream specials from their stands. Ice cream eating contests, a talk on the history of ice cream, and arts and crafts round out the event. What a deliciously decadent way to beat the heat!
Reading Terminal Market, 12th and Arch Streets, 215.922.2317, ReadingTerminalMarket.org

Pairings on the Parkway, Thursdays, 5-8pm
This BYOB series at Sister Cities Park presents singer-songwriter style live music each week through August, 5:30-7:30pm. Logan Square Café inside the park will offer a special summer grilling menu and the Children's Discovery Garden will offer extended hours. Chaddsford Winery will be on-site every week of the series, so for your convenience, you don’t have to BYOB- you can buy a bottle or glass at the park.

July 20 - Elliven
July 27 - Kwesi

August 3 - Brian Fitzy
August 10 - Christine Havrilla
Sister Cities Park, 18th Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, 215.440.5500, SisterCitiesPark.org

Take Transit
Philadelphia's great transit system and pedestrian-friendly streets make car-free travel, shopping and dining easy in Center City! Get information on routes, fares, schedules and more, at SEPTA.org or RidePATCO.org.

Sister Cities Park is full of educational fun all summer long! Bring the kids to take advantage of these free programs, right on the Parkway.

Story Art - Mondays, 10:30am; Nature-inspired stories and crafts with Philadelphia Parks & Recreation and the Free Library of Philadelphia. Presented by TD Bank, along with the Library in the Park Book Cart.

Grow Up Green
- Wednesdays, 10:30am; Outdoor play activity with Philadelphia Parks & Recreation.

Nature in the Park
- July 20; August 3, 17 & 31, 10:30am; Fun-filled science activities from The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University.
Sister Cities Park, 18th Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, SisterCitiesPark.org

Know of any shopping, dining, happenings, or other inside information you think would be appropriate for IN Center City? Email us at: events@centercityphila.org
Brought to you by the Center City District
and Central Philadelphia Development Corporation
Public Ledger Building
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