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Mid-March 2016     Happenings Inside
IN Center City
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Spring Training is Coming Back to Dilworth Park!
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from April 5 through May 26, Dilworth Park is hosting a variety of free sports and fitness programs, conducted by experts in the field of personal fitness, thanks to the generous support of the Rothman Institute and Jefferson Health. From yoga to Zumba, this program is designed to get everyone informed and in-shape for the upcoming spring and summer seasons.
Dilworth Park, 1 South 15th Street, DilworthPark.org




Through April 10
An Octoroon

Wilma Theater
265 South Broad Street

March 17
Meet Billy Penn

The Shops at Liberty Place
1625 Chestnut Street

March 22-April 3
Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

Academy of Music
240 South Broad Street

March 20-April 3
Macys Flower Show

Macy’s Grand Court
1300 Market Street

April 6
Bach@7 Cantata

Choral Arts Philadelphia
St. Clement’s Church
20th and Cherry Streets

April 11-17
Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival

Japan America Society of Greater Philadelphia
Various locations

April 20-24
BalletX Spring Series 2016

Wilma Theater
265 South Broad Street

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Surf & Turf at The Prime Rib
During the month of March, the Prime Rib is offering a special Surf & Turf prix fixe meal. Included is a salad, choice of surf (lobster tail, grilled shrimp, or crab cake), turf (10 oz prime rib, petit filet mignon or chopped sirloin) and dessert. $55 for one person, $100 for two people.
The Prime Rib, 1701 Locust Street, 215.772.1701, ThePrimeRib.com

Snap Kitchen Comes to Philadelphia
Snap Kitchen is bringing its healthy take-away concept to Philadelphia. Snap Kitchen offers dishes that hit the trifecta of what a great meal should be: Amazingly good, unbelievably healthy and exceptionally easy. Ninety-nine percent of the menu is gluten free, and there is a vast selection of vegetarian, vegan, paleo, dairy free, carb conscious and sodium conscious items. In addition to breakfast, lunch and dinner meals, Snap serves salads, cold pressed juices, chilled coffees and teas, soups, snacks, and desserts all under the better-for-you nutritional umbrella. Their Midtown Village location (1109 Walnut Street) is set to open soon. In the meantime, you can visit their Rittenhouse (1901 Chestnut Street), Old City (243 Market Street) and Fairmount (1901 Callowhill Street) outposts.
Snap Kitchen, Various Locations, SnapKitchen.com

Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival CineMondays Returns
The Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival has expanded its CineMondays lineup to include seven brand new films! Each film has been selected to entertain, educate and engage the community, while exploring universal themes and values. Guest filmmakers, screenwriters, actors, scholars and experts will be there to provide deeper insight into a film’s subject matter and its historical or cultural significance. CineMondays runs from March 28-May 23. Visit PJFF.org for a complete lineup.
The Gershman Y, 401 South Broad Street, 215.545.4400, PJFF.org

Relive the Freedom Seder
The National Museum of American Jewish History invites you to their Freedom Seder on April 13. Inspired by the original 1969 Freedom Seder, where hundreds of people of all backgrounds gathered to explore and celebrate freedom in the context of the civil rights movement, the Museum invites attendees to participate in an evening of commemoration, stories, and a collective exploration of freedom in America. Registration deadline is March 25.
National Museum of American Jewish History, 101 South Independence Mall East, 215.923.3811, NMAJH.org

Night at the Fights
On April 30, the Greater Philadelphia Film Office and the Urban League of Philadelphia, along with Joe Hand Gym, are presenting a great night out for charity, a Night at the Fights at the Liacouras Center. The evening will include a thrilling night of amateur boxing, including the Pennsylvania Eastern Golden Gloves Boxing Championships and an exciting lineup of live entertainment, celebrities, networking, food, and more! Like the characters of the Philly films Rocky and Creed, these young boxers are fighting hard for their legacy. Click Here for tickets.
Night at the Fights, Liacouras Center, 1776 North Broad Street, Film.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.

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