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May 2017

IN Center City

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For up-to-date information on programs, events and updates for parks maintained by CCD, follow @CCDParks.

Sister Cities Park

Dilworth Park offers a place to sit and enjoy urban life on the west side of City Hall.
Open 7 days a week, 6am-1am.
1 S 15th Street | DilworthPark.org | Facebook

Park Features

Dilworth Park Café, M-F: 7am-7pm; Sa-Su: 10am-7pm
Now offering beer, wine and cocktails M-F: 5-7pm; Sa-Su: All day
Air Grille, M-F: 11am-4pm

XFINITY WiFi is available throughout Dilworth Park.

May Happenings @ Dilworth Park
Some programs are weather permitting. Schedule and performances subject to change. DilworthPark.org/events/

It's the last month for Spring Training in Dilworth Park, presented by Rothman Institute! On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, through May 25, join in on a variety of sports and fitness programs, conducted by experts in the field of personal fitness from Optimal Sport Health Clubs. Yoga, Zumba, fitness boot camp, running- it's all here to get you informed and in shape for spring and summer. Plus, all season long, you can fuel up with healthy offerings from the Dilworth Park Café.

Visit DilworthPark.org/springtraining/ for class schedules, discounts from Center City athletic clothing and accessory retailers and tips from fitness experts.

May 2, 9, 16 and 23, Noon-1pm
Take a moment to breathe, relax and quiet your mind midday while building up muscle, strength and balance. Be sure to bring your own mat.

May 3, 10, 17 and 24, 1-2pm
Silver Sneakers
Silver Sneakers offers fitness fun for Boomers and beyond through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscle strength, range of movement and activities for daily living for seniors.

May 2, 9, 16 and 23, 6-7pm
Boot Camp
Push the physical limits of your body with these total body workouts conducted by top-notch trainers from Optimal Sport Health Clubs.

May 3, 10, 17 and 24, 6:30pm
City Fit Girls Running Club

Each and every Wednesday, lace-up your running shoes for a 3-5 mile trek through Center City. Meet at Dilworth Park near the information center.

May 4, 11, 18 and 25, 6-7pm
Zumba lets you get your body going with this all out, super calorie-burning dance party set to Latin and pop music hits (powered by Live Nation).


NEW BAR SERVICE is now being offered at Dilworth Park Café and Air Grille, 7 days a week!
Beer, wine and cocktails will be served weekdays starting at 5pm and all day on the weekend. Grab a beer or wine directly from the airstream at Air Grille. If you are craving a cocktail stop into Dilworth Park Café for a specialty. Whether you're looking for a sweet treat for happy hour or a spicy Bloody Mary to kick-off the weekend, the new bar menu includes a variety of refreshing cocktails including:

Horchatta Mochatail - milk, espresso, mocha, cinnamon liquor, vanilla syrup, tequila

Pink Sunshine - grapefruit juice, triple sec, Effin blood orange vodka, lime juice, splash of grenadine, garnished with lime

Momma's Limeade - cucumber infused limeade, mint simple syrup, gin, garnished with a slice of cucumber and mint

Sister Cities Park

Sister Cities Park offers a variety of fun activities in a beautifully landscaped setting.
Open 7 days a week, 6am-1am.
18th Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway | SisterCitiesPark.org | Facebook

Park Features

Logan Square Café, 8am-5pm, seven days a week.
215.665.8600, LoganSquareCafe.com

Children's Discovery Garden and Boat Pond (Opening April 28), 10am-6pm, seven days a week.
215.440.5500, SisterCitiesPark.org

Library in the Park Book Cart presented by TD Bank (Unveiling May 6)

AMOR sculpture, southeast corner of the park.

May Happenings @ Sister Cities Park
Some programs are weather permitting. Schedule and performances subject to change. DilworthPark.org/events/

May 6 and 7, 11am-3pm
Storybook Weekend presented by TD Bank

This new festival brings together cultural partners and visiting authors for a weekend of book-based fun in Sister Cities Park! 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. Throughout the event, grab lunch or snacks at the Logan Square Café.

The Free Library of Philadelphia will be on-site with the Book Bike to help attendees sign up for library cards. Philadelphia Parks and Recreation will have nature-themed crafts. Fleisher Art Memorial will bring Color Wheels to the park for children to make a craft to take home on May 7.

You're also encouraged to bring gently used books to add to the new Library in the Park Book Cart that will be unveiled as part of the festivities. The Library in the Park Book Cart and Storybook Weekend are presented by TD Bank in partnership with The Free Library of Philadelphia. Get a complete schedule and details at SisterCitiesPark.org.

John F. Collins Park

John F. Collins Park is a small quiet oasis off busy Chestnut Street in Center City Philadelphia. It's a relaxing spot for lunch, reading, or just enjoying a beautiful day. Through the generosity of the William Penn Foundation, the Center City District has restored the park's fountain, benches, landscaping and lighting. John F. Collins Park is owned and operated by the Center City District Foundation.
M-F: 8:30am-5pm; Sa: 10:45am-5pm; Su: 12-5pm
1707 Chestnut Street | JohnFCollinsPark.org | Facebook

Three Parkway Plaza

Cret Park is a beautifully landscaped plaza and a great place to relax, grab a cup of coffee, or enjoy some light fare with a friend at Capriccio Café.
16th Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway | CretPark.org | Facebook

Park Features

Capriccio Café and Espresso Bar
M-F: 6:30am-6:30pm; Sa & Su: 8am-6pm
Now offering beer, wine and cocktails after 11am!
215.735.9797, CapriccioCafe.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
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