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April 2018

  Happenings Inside
IN Center City

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Spring Training in Dilworth Park Starts Today!
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, come to Dilworth Park at City Hall for a variety of free programs, conducted by expert trainers in the field of personal fitness. Spring Training is presented by Rothman Institute with partners Optimal Sport Health Clubs and City Fit Girls

Visit DilworthPark.org/springtraining/ for information and weekly fitness tips from Rothman Institute.

Yoga - Tuesdays at Noon
Take a moment to breathe, relax and quiet your mind midday while building up muscle, strength and balance with Optimal Sport instructors. Be sure to bring your own mat.

Boot Camp - Tuesdays at 6pm 
Push your physical limits with these total body workouts. Each week, meet up with top-notch Optimal Sport trainers who have their own high intensity approaches to whip you into shape.

City Fit Girls Running Club - Wednesdays at 6:30pm
Lace-up your running shoes for a 3-5 mile trek through Center City. City Fit Girls is an all-levels running and fitness community for women and meets at Dilworth Park near the information center.

Zumba - Thursdays at 6pm
Zumba gets your body going with a calorie-burning dance party set to Latin and pop music hits (powered by Live Nation), led by instructors from Optimal Sport.
Dilworth Park, 1 South 15th Street, DilworthPark.org


Through April 29
Noises Off

Walnut Street Theatre
825 Walnut Street

April 4
Bill Murray, Jan Vogler & Friends: New Worlds

Academy Of Music
240 South Broad Street

April 4
Charles Frazier - Varina

Free Library of Philadelphia
Parkway Central Library
1901 Vine Street

Opens April 4
Snow White

Arden Theatre Company
40 North 2nd Street

April 5-8
Grace & Grandeur

Pennsylvania Ballet
Merriam Theater
250 South Broad Street

April 6
Films at AAMP: Cotton Comes to Harlem

African American Museum in Philadelphia
701 Arch Street

April 12
Door 19: "Off the Hook"

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

April 12-13
Rachmaninoff Live!

The Philadelphia Orchestra
Kimmel Center
300 South Broad Street

April 15
Family Arts Academy: Oddities

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
118-128 North Broad Street

April 16
Tre Voci

Philadelphia Chamber Music Society
College of Physicians
19 South 22nd Street


The Air Grille at Dilworth Park is Open!
Dine al fresco at Dilworth Park while enjoying the seasonal menu at Air Grille. This classic silver Airstream located directly adjacent to the Dilworth Park Café, offers American fare, including a delicious Air Grille Cheesesteak, California Chicken Wrap, Shrimp Dumplings and more. The chefs at Brûlée Catering created the seasonal menu featuring locally sourced ingredients. Follow @AirGrille_PHL on Instagram and Twitter to stay up to date.
Dilworth Park, 1 South 15th Street, DilworthPark.org

Game On at The Franklin Institute!
Showcasing the work of over 30 innovative game designers, the Game Masters exhibition takes visitors on an interactive journey inside their favorite video games—from the trailblazing arcade era through today's web and console games. Challenge yourself to a high score on more than 100 playable games as you learn how beloved characters came to life, and follow the remarkable transformations that video games have undergone over time. Visitors will have the unique opportunity to play in spectacular multi-player immersive experiences as well as on classic arcade games from the 1970s and '80s.
The Franklin Institute, 271 North 21st Street, 215.448.1200, FI.edu

Fighting for Stage Time
On April 6 at 6pm, the Philadelphia Theatre Company will host its exciting new fundraising event: PTC's Play Brawl! Philadelphia celebrities and business leaders will face off on stage at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre in a friendly competition. Contenders will team up with local professional actors to recreate iconic scenes from stage and screen. Contenders include: David L. Cohen, Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer of Comcast Corporation; John Fry, President of Drexel University; Judith M. von Seldeneck, Founder and Chairman of Diversified Search; Molly D. Shepard, MS, MSM, President & CEO of The Leader's Edge/Leaders By Design; and more surprise contenders to be announced soon! Hosted by Jessica Dean of CBS 3.
Suzanne Roberts Theatre, 480 South Broad Street, 215.985.0420, PhiladelphiaTheatreCompany.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.


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