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Mid-June 2015       Happenings Inside
IN Center City
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Center City District Sips is back and Center City bars and restaurants are bringing you the summer's happiest hour, 5-7pm, every Wednesday through September 2. Take advantage of $5 cocktails featuring 2 Gingers Irish Whiskey, $4 wine, $3 beers and half-priced appetizers. Some places even offer a 15% dinner discount after 7pm. Get the full list of bars & specials by visiting CCDSips.com, or m.centercityphila.org on your mobile device. You can also follow Sips on Twitter: @CCDSips. Center City District Sips is sponsored by 2 Gingers Irish Whiskey & American Express.


Great Summer Programs at Dilworth Park!
- Pictures in the Park
, Tuesdays, 8:30pm
- Farmers Market, Wednesdays, 11am-2pm
- XPN welcomes Live @ Lunch presented by PNC Wednesdays, 12-1:30pm
- Sips at Dilworth Park, Wednesdays, 5-7pm
- DJs & Drinks at Dilworth Park presented by The Graham Building, Thursdays, 5-7pm
Schedule subject to change: DilworthPark.org

June 18
June Festivus

Franklin Square
Sixth and Race Streets

Through June 20
Flag Fest 2015

Betsy Ross House
239 Arch Street

June 24-September 13
Discovering the Impressionists:
Paul Durand-Ruel and the New Painting

Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

June 26
Celtic Woman

The Kimmel Center
Academy of Music
240 South Broad Street

Through June 28
I Love a Piano

Walnut Street Theatre
825 Walnut Street

July 2-October 11
Traction Company

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Samuel M.V. Hamilton Building
128 North Broad Street

July 7-12
qFLIX Philadelphia

Various locations

July 8-12
Summer Series 2015

Ballet X
The Wilma Theater
265 South Broad Street

Get More Info


Gary Papa Run Week
The Gary Papa Run promo week will be in the Rotunda of The Shops at Liberty Place, June 15-19, with activities 11:30am-1pm every day. Help fund prostate cancer research and awareness by learning more about the Gary Papa Father's Day 5K Run/Walk during this week of fun.
The Shops at Liberty Place, 1625 Chestnut Street, 215.851.9055, ShopsAtLiberty.com

SoLow Fest 2015
SoLow is a do-it-yourself festival dedicated to new, experimental work, with a focus on low-maintenance and low-stress solo performances. Artists of all disciplines will put on one-person shows throughout the city, including people's homes! Shows are pay-what-you-can. The festival runs June 18-28. For a complete schedule and locations, visit the website.
SoLow Fest, Various locations, SoLowFest.com

FringeArts in the Market
FringeArts is headed to market with afternoon pop-up performances at Reading Terminal Market. Each month features a different artist performing amongst the hustle and bustle of Philadelphia's historic public market. Come out June 23-25, 2-3pm for 15 Engagements, a short play based on the Market's history.
Reading Terminal Market, 12th and Arch Streets, 215.922.2317, ReadingTerminalMarket.org

Acupuncture in Center City
Open City Healing Arts offers community-style acupuncture, right in the heart of Center City. They're holding an Acupuncture Wellness Hour on June 23, 5-6:30pm. They will provide simple acupuncture treatments in their suite of relaxing offices located in the Philadelphia Building at 1315 Walnut Street. Those attending will have a chance to meet the practitioners, ask questions about acupuncture and wellness, and, of course, enjoy healthy snacks!
Open City Healing Arts, 1315 Walnut Street, Suite 920, 215.545.7040, AcuPhilly.com

Philly Phaithful Pop-Up
Join the Market & Shops at Comcast Center and Philly Phaithful on Tuesday, June 23 from 5-7pm for a pop-up party to shop the famed Philly Phaithful sports apparel and enter to win one of five prizes when you purchase from their new collection, “The Philadelphia Experience.” There will be complimentary spirits from Manatawny Still Works and lite bites from Di Bruno Bros.
The Market & Shops at Comcast Center, 1701 JFK Boulevard, FaceBook.com/events/883856995013262

LAGOS and Keep Memory Alive
Designer fine jewelry brand LAGOS is offering an exclusive sterling silver signature Caviar collection. 100% of the sales price will benefit Keep Memory Alive, a nonprofit that raises funds exclusively in support of Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health. The collection is custom-designed, inspired by the intricate curvature of Keep Memory Alive's architectural masterpiece in Las Vegas, designed by world-renowned architect, Frank Gehry. The collection will be available through Labor Day.
LAGOS, 1735 Walnut Street, 215.567.0770, LAGOS.com

Brought to you by the Center City District
and Central Philadelphia Development Corporation
Public Ledger Building
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