Fourth Annual Great American Shake Sale
Throughout May, Shake Shack guests who donate $2 or more to No Kid Hungry will receive a card for a complimentary hand-spun shake—valued at $5—redeemable on their next visit. One hundred percent of donations will benefit No Kid Hungry.
Shake Shack, 2000 Sansom Street, 215.809.1742, ShakeShack.com
Free Teen Parkway Scavenger Hunt and Dance Party
The Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance’s STAMP (Students at Museums in Philly) program is planning a free event for Philadelphia teens, STAMP on the Parkway, on May 28, 3-7pm. Hundreds of teens will embark on a scavenger hunt taking them up and down the Benjamin Franklin Parkway through five different museums. The event ends with a free dance party at The Barnes Foundation, hosted by West Philadelphia hip-hop artist Chill Moody. Register at PhillySTAMPPass.org/parkway. While RSVP is not required, teens who register in advance will be entered to win an additional special prize during the dance party.
STAMP on the Parkway, Various locations along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, 215.557.7811, PhillySTAMPPass.org
A Lawn Tour Atop a Skyscraper
The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society leads public tours of the green roof at
PECO’s downtown Philadelphia headquarters on the third Tuesday of each month,
April through October, at 5pm. The green roof helps keep rainwater out of Philadelphia’s
aged sewer system and captures 60 to 70 percent (more during the growing season)
of rainwater that falls on the roof, an estimated 1.6 million gallons per year.
At 45,000 square feet, the PECO green roof offers stunning views of the city.
Tours are $5 for PHS members and $10 for non-members. Pre-registration is required
two days in advance of the tour and must be accompanied by payment. There is
a short orientation preceding the tour.
PECO Building Green Roof Tours, 2301 Market Street, 215.988.8800, PHSOnline.org
A New Floral Subscription Service
Philadelphia’s first floral subscription service, The Flwry, launches next month
and a limited number of memberships are available now. Each membership runs for
six months and every floral bundle includes about two-dozen freshly cut, locally-grown
flowers. You can choose a once- or twice-monthly pickup. The Center City pick
up location is Elixir Coffee on 207 South Sydenham Street. Also, throughout May,
Volver, a.bar, The Dandelion and others will have a special Flwry cocktail on
the menu to remind diners that beautiful blooms are just a sign-up away. For
more information, go to TheFlwry.com.