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Mid-April 2017

  Happenings Inside
IN Center City

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Get Fit in Dilworth Park!
Spring Training continues through May with free sports and fitness programs in Dilworth Park at City Hall:
- Tuesdays: Yoga @ Noon and Boot Camp @ 6pm
- Wednesdays: Silver Sneakers @ 1pm and City Fit Girls Running Club @ 6:30pm
- Thursdays: Zumba @ 6pm
- April 22: World Tai Chi Day, 11am-3pm

Also, be sure to fuel up with healthy offerings from the Dilworth Park Café. Spring Training is presented by Rothman Institute with partners Optimal Sport Health Clubs, City Fit Girls and BeWellPhilly.

Visit DilworthPark.org/springtraining/ for schedules, fitness tips and activewear discounts from Center City retailers.


April 19
Storytime at the Book Nook

Reading Terminal Market
12th and Arch Streets

April 21
Science After Hours:
The Franklin Institute Prom

Fels Planetarium
The Franklin Institute
271 North 21st Street

April 22
Family Concert: Carnival of the Animals

The Philadelphia Orchestra
Verizon Hall
Kimmel Center
Broad and Spuce Streets

April 27-29
NFL Draft Experience

Benjamin Franklin Parkway

April 28, 30 and May 3, 5, 7
The Marriage of Figaro

Opera Philadelphia
Academy of Music
240 South Broad Street

April 29
John Waters: Make Trouble

Free Library of Philadelphia
Parkway Central Library
1901 Vine Street

April 29
Shut Up and Dance

Forrest Theatre
1114 Walnut Street

April 30
Resounding Voices Choral Series:
Philadelphia Girls Choir

The Barnes Foundation
2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Save the date for Storybook Weekend at Sister Cities Park, May 6 and 7! Families can enjoy story readings by special guest readers and local authors every 30 minutes, along with musical entertainment, make-and-take crafts, face painting, and balloon art. Children can also meet local heroes and tour a real-life Philadelphia fire truck on Sunday. Presented by TD Bank in partnership with The Free Library of Philadelphia. Get a complete schedule and details at SisterCitiesPark.org.


Science Across the City
The Philadelphia Science Festival returns April 21-29 to spotlight the very vital role science and technology play in today’s world. Organized by The Franklin Institute, and presented by The Dow Chemical Company, the 2017 Philadelphia Science Festival offers more than 80 events across the region. Engage with the curiosities of science and technology through dozens of uniquely themed innovative events, self-guided tours, creative workshops, stargazing parties, and more. A full calendar is available at PhilaScienceFestival.org.
Philadelphia Science Festival, Various Locations, 215.448.1397, PhilaScienceFestival.org

First-Ever Philadelphia Environmental Film Festival
Bringing the beauty of the planet to Philadelphia through moving environmental films, the Philadelphia Environmental Film Festival showcases powerful new shorts and features that entertain, inform and inspire personal action. The Festival will be held at the historic Prince Theater on Earth Day weekend, April 21-23. Presented by The Nature Conservancy, Natural Lands Trust, The Wyncote Foundation and Drexel University.
Philadelphia Environmental Film Festival, Prince Theater, 1412 Chestnut Street, 215.247.3105, PhilaEnviroFilmfest.org

Start the Draft Early
Kick off NFL Draft week with Quincy Harris of Fox 29’s The Q Show at The Market & Shops at Comcast Center's ‘Draft’ Party on April 25, 5-7pm. Taste test local draft brews and cocktails from Penn Beer and sample classic game day foods while enjoying favorite tailgate games such a corn hole, ladder toss and more. Attendees will test their knowledge with football themed raffle prizes from partners like Mitchell & Ness and more. Attendees must RSVP here and be 21+.
The Market & Shops at Comcast Center, 1701 JFK Boulevard, 215.496.1810, TheMarketandShopsatComcastCenter.com

Shop, Share and Support
On April 27, 10% of all purchases made at Nicole Miller will be donated to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
Nicole Miller at the Bellevue, 200 South Broad Street, 215.546.5007, MKDandAssociates.com/bellevue-store/

Philadelphia Sports Leagues Summer Registration Still Open!
Philadelphia Sports Leagues (PSL) is registering teams & players for its Summer Leagues! Leagues include basketball, bowling, cornhole, dodgeball, floor hockey, football, golf, kickball, soccer, softball, tennis, ultimate frisbee, and volleyball. Online registration available at PhillyLeagues.com.
Philadelphia Sports Leagues, Various Locations, 267.888.6085, PhillyLeagues.com

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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