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Mid-August 2018

  Happenings Inside
IN Center City

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It's Almost Closing Time for Sips!
You only have two more Wednesdays this summer to enjoy food and drink specials all over Center City, 5-7pm. Get the full list of bars at CCDSips.com. Stay after Sips for 15% off dinner at participating restaurants including Bellini Grill, Fine Palate, and Davio's. Follow @ccdsips on Instagram and Twitter and show us how you sip with #HowISip.

The Hornitos Paloma, the featured cocktail of Sips, is a refreshing summer cocktail, found at several of the participating Sips locations. Click here to check out how to make this and other Hornitos cocktails at home here.

Lyft is the official rideshare partner of CCD Sips. New users to Lyft can receive $10 off their first ride by using the code SIPS2018. All summer long, Lyft is your responsible ride home.


Pictures in the Park presented by TD Bank ends this week with Wonder Woman! The movie starts at 8:30pm right at City Hall- bring your own blanket or chair! Plus, there's free popcorn (first come, first served), courtesy of TD Bank! Pictures in the Park is not a BYOB event, but drinks are available for purchase onsite, at the Dilworth Park Café and Air Grille.

Stop by early for Pitchers in the Park at 7:30pm! Grab a pitcher of your favorite beverage, Bud Light, from the Dilworth Park Café, some popcorn and enjoy spoiler-free movie trivia led by the Philadelphia Film Society, and music soundtracks leading into the showing.
Dilworth Park, 1 South 15 Street, 215.440.5500, DilworthPark.org

Mondays and Tuesdays, 6pm
Center City Fit: Yoga and Boot Camp

Dilworth Park
1 South 15th Street

Wednesdays, 5-7pm
Sips at Cret Park

Capriccio Café and Bar
Cret Park
16th Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway

August 21
Community Night

The Franklin Institute
222 North 20th Street

August 24
Arpeggio Jazz Ensemble

Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

August 25
Antique and Vintage Flea Market

Commonwealth Plaza
Kimmel Center
300 South Broad Street

August 28
Center City Fit: Michael Jackson Dance Workout

Dilworth Park
1 South 15th Street

August 30
Museum Adventure at the Rosenbach

The Rosenbach
2008-2010 Delancey Place

September 2
PECO Free First Sunday Family Day:
Reboot, Renew, Revive!

Barnes Foundation
2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Only two more chances to do #CCDSips at City Hall!
The summer’s best happy hour is CCD Sips at Dilworth Park. Wednesdays, from 5–7pm, enjoy refreshing $6 Hornitos and Effen Vodka cocktails, $5 wine, and $4 Michelob Ultra and Bud Light along with a DJ to get you in the mood to groove. Stick around for more fun after Sips, as the DJ spins until 8:30pm, powered by Live Nation. Also- keep an eye out for the Temple University Alumni Association Takeover on August 29!

Need a ride to/from? Use the code DILWORTH for $10 off your first Lyft ride.
Dilworth Park, 1 South 15th Street, 215.440.5500, DilworthPark.org

Pairings on the Parkway- Ending Soon!
This BYOB event brings live, singer-songwriter style concerts to Sister Cities Park 5-8pm for the next two Thursdays. Logan Square Café inside the park will offer a special summer grilling menu and the Children's Discovery Garden will offer extended hours. You can also enjoy Chaddsford Winery wines by the glass ($6 to $8) and PA craft beer cans ($6), or purchase wine by the bottle to take home ($12 to $18).
- August 23: Josh Howard
- August 30: Minerva
Sister Cities Park, 18th Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, 215.440.5500, SisterCitiesPark.org

Philadelphia Sports Leagues Fall Registration Now Open!
Sign up now with friends or as a free agent and you'll be put on a PSL team. Registration includes team shirts, prizes and post-game bar specials! Fall leagues include: basketball, bowling, cornhole, dodgeball, field hockey, floor hockey, football, kickball, lacrosse, soccer, softball, tennis, ultimate frisbee, volleyball and Wiffleball.
Philadelphia Sports Leagues, Various Locations, PhillyLeagues.com

Center City District Restaurant Week is coming!
From September 23-October 5, over 110 Center City restaurants will offer three-course dinners for only $35 and three-course lunches for $20. Click Here for the full list of restaurants, menus, and easy online reservations through OpenTable. While there, you can enter the contest for 52 gift certificates from Center City restaurants! Follow @PhilaRestWeek on Twitter and Instagram for the latest #CCDRW news. Lyft is the preferred ride of Center City District Restaurant Week. New riders will receive $10 off their first ride using the code CCDFall18.

Center City District Restaurant Week is presented by TD Bank, OpenTable, Jim Beam Black, Effen Vodka and partnered by PHLCVB.

Urban Oasis Turned Wine Garden - Through August 31
Every Wednesday-Friday, unwind with friends 4-9pm in the Wine Garden at Collins Park, a green oasis with the intimate look and feel of a private garden located at 1707 Chestnut Street. Enjoy Chaddsford wines by the glass ($6 to $8) and PA craft beer cans ($6), or purchase wine by the bottle to take home ($12 to $18). Proceeds from the Wine Garden at Collins Park will help support the Center City District Foundation.
John F. Collins Park, 1707 Chestnut Street, 215.440.5500, JohnFCollinsPark.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. Visit ShopCenterCityPhilly.com to see the eclectic mix of national and independent retailers that await you downtown!


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