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July 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. The fountains are on 8am-10pm.
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

Capogiro @ Dilworth Park, 7 days: 11am-10pm (weather dependent)

XFINITY WiFi is available throughout Dilworth Park.

July Happenings @ Dilworth Park
Some programs are weather permitting. Schedule and performances subject to change.

Wednesdays, 12-1:30pm
PNC presents Live @ Lunch
Philadelphia's center stage shines every Wednesday afternoon with a showcase of local music. July performances celebrate Philadelphia femmes, showcasing the innovative styles of four rising stars. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook to see how you can win a $10 PNC gift card at the show each week!

July 5: Jacqueline Constance
July 12: Prometheus Chamber Orchestra
July 19: Brianna Cash
July 26: Laura Lizcano

Wednesdays, 5-7pm
Sips at Dilworth Park
The Dilworth Park Café provides a Center City oasis with outdoor seating, $3 beer, $4 wine and $5 Effen cocktails, along with a DJ each week to get you in the mood to groove. After Sips, stick around for more fun, as the DJ spins until 8:30pm.

Fridays, July 21-August 25, 8:30-10:30pm
Pictures in the Park

Spend Friday evenings in Dilworth Park this summer. Sit and have a cocktail or beer while watching movies on the big screen al fresco. Be sure to bring your own blanket or chair!
July 21- Beauty and the Beast (2017)
July 28 - Central Intelligence
August 4 - Jurassic World
August 11 - Trainwreck
August 18 - Avengers: Age of Ultron
August 25 - Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Splash into Summer with Philly Sports Leagues!
Play all summer with PSL at Dilworth Park and throughout Center City! Sign up now with friends or as a free agent and you'll be put you on a team. Registration includes team shirts, prizes and post-game bar specials! Summer leagues include: basketball, bowling, cornhole, dodgeball, field hockey, floor hockey, football, golf, kickball, soccer, softball, tennis, ultimate frisbee, volleyball and yoga.
Various locations, 267.888.6085, PhillyLeagues.com


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, 10am-6pm, seven days a week.
215.440.5500, SisterCitiesPark.org

Sister Cities Park Visitor Center, M-Sa: 9:30am-5:30pm; Su: 9:30am-5pm
1.800.537.7676, PHLVisitorCenter.com

Library in the Park Book Cart presented by TD Bank

AMOR sculpture, southeast corner of the park.

July Happenings @ Sister Cities Park
Some programs are weather permitting. Schedule and performances subject to change.

Pairings on the Parkway
Thursdays, 5-8pm

This BYOB event returns for another season at Sister Cities Park, featuring singer-songwriter style live music each week, 5:30-7:30pm. Logan Square Café inside the park will offer a special summer grilling menu and the Children's Discovery Garden will offer extended hours. Chaddsford Winery will be on hand with wine for sale by the glass or bottle.

July 6- Joy Ike
July 13 - Minerva
July 20 - Elliven
July 27 - Kwesi

Mondays (Except July 3), 10:30am
Story Art presented by TD Bank

Join Philadelphia Parks & Recreation and the Free Library of Philadelphia for a nature-inspired story and craft. A new nature theme - frogs, flowers, fish and more - will be featured each week as kids discover the fun of being read to outdoors and creating their own make-and-take nature craft. Free.

Wednesdays, 10:30am
Grow up Green

Outdoor play inspires a greater connection with the outdoor world. Each week a different activity will be introduced by Philadelphia Parks & Recreation staff. Children ages 3 and over are encouraged to attend. Free.

July 6 & 20, 10:30am
Nature in the Park

Join The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University at Sister Cities Park every other Thursday for fun-filled activities for your budding young scientist! Each week has a theme where children can stop by to learn about dinosaurs, nature, history, and more!

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 Bar
M-F: 6:30am-6:30pm; Sa & Su: 8am-6pm
Now offering beer, wine and cocktails after 11am! Plus, every Wednesday, 5-7pm, all summer long,
stop by for Center City District Sips in the café! $5 cocktails, $4 wine, $3 beer and half-priced appetizers.
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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