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August 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.

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

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. Plus, the August 2 and 30 Sips are Temple University Alumni Association Nights!

Fridays, 8:30-10:30pm
Pictures in the Park

It's a bunch of your favorite movies made even better- with beers, seasonal cocktails, and all your friends. And there's no better way to spend a Friday night than watching a movie al fresco at Dilworth. Be sure to bring your own blanket or chair!

July 28 - Central Intelligence
August 4 - Jurassic World
August 11 - Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
August 18 - Avengers: Age of Ultron
August 25 - Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2


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.

August 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.

August 3 - Brian Fitzy
August 10 - Christine Havrilla
August 17 - Tim Williams
August 24 - Matt Santry
August 31 - John Grecia & Drew Nielands

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 31 and August 7, 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.

August 3 and 17, 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

August Happenings @ John F. Collins Park
Some programs are weather permitting. Schedule and performances subject to change.

Wine Garden at Collins Park
Fridays, 4-9pm

Unwind with friends and begin the weekend early every Friday with the Wine Garden at Collins Park. Enjoy Chaddsford Winery wine and hard cider by the glass ($5 to $9), or by the bottle ($10.49 to $21.99. Buy three bottles and save 10%!) in one of Center City's most picturesque parks.

Proceeds help support the Center City District Foundation, which owns and maintains the park for public enjoyment.

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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