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October 2015
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.
Broad and Market Streets | DilworthPark.org | Facebook

Park Features

Rosa Blanca Café, M-F: 8am-9pm; Sa & Su: 11am-7pm
Full-service bar 5-9pm M-F;
all day Sa & Su; Happy Hour 5-7pm M-F

Capogiro @ Dilworth Park, 7 days: 12-9pm (weather dependent)

XFINITY WiFi is available throughout Dilworth Park.

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

Wednesdays, 12-1:30pm
PNC Presents Live @ Lunch
Philadelphia's center stage shines Wednesday afternoons this fall with a showcase of performing arts.

October 7: Alize Rozsnyai, ArtistYear Fellow, The Curtis Institute of Music
October 14:
No Face Performance Group (Theatre)
October 21:
La Mania Brava
October 28:
Chelsea Reed & The Fair Weather Five

Wednesdays, 11am-2pm
Farmers' Market at Dilworth Park
Get your fill of fresh at this weekly farmers' market, where everything goes right from the dirt to Dilworth. Get fresh breads and a wide array of fall produce, right in the heart of everything, alongside City Hall.

October 21-23, 5-9pm; October 24, 12-8pm; October 25, 12-6pm
Presented by Saul Ewing

This fall festival will fill the park with a series of fun activities and games, plus a social 21+ Saultoberfest Beer Garden by Rosa Blanca Cafe. A variety of vendors, great food and plenty of beer, DJs and live music will spice up this party.






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-6pm, seven days a week.
Stop by for BYO table service brunch, Sa-Su: 10am-3pm!

215.665.8600, LoganSquareCafe.com

Children's Discovery Garden and Imagination Playground™, 10am-8pm
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, @PHLVisitorCntr

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

October 3, 8am-5pm
Phila Flea Market

Over 40 antique and vintage vendors will be offering up their wares all around Sister Cities Park. Stop by for some wonderful gifts and finds! For more details, visit PhilaFleaMarkets.org.

Sundays, 9am
Soccer Shots

Soccer Shots is a quality, high-energy soccer program that focuses on character development and soccer education, all in the name of good fun and a rewarding experience. Preregistration required: SoccerShots.org/philadelphia/.

October 10 and 17, 11am-3pm
Fall Family Fun Days with Furry Friends
Presented by TD Bank, the Pet-Friendly Bank
Celebrate fall with music, family-friendly activities and a salute to our furry friends! The fun includes: Free hay rides, face painting, music, balloon twisting and toasty and tasty treats from the Logan Square Cafe. Throughout the month, see the scarecrow festival on exhibit presented by the Philadelphia Parks & Recreation after school program.


My Doggy My Doggy


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 Center City District.
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
215.735.9797, CapriccioCafe.com
- Also offering bike rentals from Wheel Fun Rentals

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