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  • Kidchella 2017

  • Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse’s wildly popular Kidchella Music Festival will continue for a fourth year on Friday, June 16, July 21, and August 18 with support provided by the Philadelphia Cultural Fund, the PA Council on the Arts, Philadelphia Parks & Recreation, Philadelphia Family, and MetroKids.   This year, the festival will include a Youth Arts Zone on Smith’s front lawn in addition to the main stage concerts in Smith’s 6.5 acre Playground emceed by Kathy O’Connell of WXPN’s Kids Corner and featuring six nationally acclaimed Children’s Music artists.
  • Presented by: Smith Memorial Playground and Playhouse
  • Starts: 06-16-2017
  • Ends: 08-18-2017
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Title Organization Start Date End Date Location
Pay-What-You-Wish Sundays at Philadelphia Museum of Art Philadelphia Museum of Art 09-05-2010 12-27-2020 Philadelphia Museum of Art
Native American Voices: The People - Here and Now Penn Museum 03-01-2014 10-27-2017 Penn Museum (University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology)
PECO Primate Reserve Philadelphia Zoo 07-01-2014 12-31-2018 Philadelphia Zoo
Barnes Arboretum Tour 07-10-2015 02-28-2021
Improv Comedy: The N Crowd The N Crowd 01-08-2016 04-26-2019 The N Crowd
BYOV(Bring Your Own Vinyl) Tuesdays Small Talk Media 04-13-2016 10-13-2017 Cavanaugh's Headhouse
Malcom X Mural Arts Program, City of Philadelphia 04-22-2016 10-22-2017 33rd Street and Diamond Street
Prisons Today: Questions in the Age of Mass Incarceration Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site 05-06-2016 12-31-2018 Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site
Media Farmers Market Every Thursday 05-12-2016 12-27-2018 Media Theatre for the Performing Arts
Lansdowne Farmers Market Lansdowne Economic Development Corporation 05-18-2016 11-18-2017 Municipal Lot
Free First Sundays at the Barnes The Barnes Foundation 09-04-2016 12-03-2017 The Barnes Foundation
Audacious Freedom: African Americans In Philadelphia 1776-1876 African American Museum in Philadelphia 12-10-2016 02-10-2018 African American Museum in Philadelphia
The Porch @ 30th Street Station University City District 12-10-2016 02-10-2018 The Porch @ 30th Street Station
Architectural Walking Tours Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia 12-10-2016 02-10-2018 Various Locations
Media 2nd Saturday Arts Stroll Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union 12-10-2016 02-10-2018 Media Borough
Second Sunday Chestnut Hill: Shop, Stroll, Brunch Chestnut Hill 12-10-2016 02-10-2018
First Friday Philadelphia Old City Arts Association 01-03-2017 07-03-2018
Philadelphia Small Business Fashion Week Impact HUB Philly 01-18-2017 03-18-2018 Impact Hub
Tango thru First Friday! Free Beginner Class, followed by Beginner Practica Philadelphia Argentine Tango School 01-20-2017 07-20-2018 Philadelphia Argentine Tango School
Exhibit: Jewish Flight into China Pearl S. Buck International® 01-24-2017 08-31-2017 Pearl S. Buck House
Free Storytime at the Arboretum (Ages 1–5) Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania 03-17-2017 08-18-2017 Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
Tuesdays with Toomey Philly UP 03-28-2017 09-25-2018 Corner of 2nd Street and Chestnut Street
Marcel Duchamp and the Fountain Scandal Philadelphia Museum of Art 04-01-2017 12-03-2017 Philadelphia Museum of Art - West Entrance
Treasures on Trial: The Art and Science of Detecting Fakes Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library 04-01-2017 01-07-2018
Delaware River Sunset Cruise Patriot Harbor Lines 04-07-2017 11-18-2017 Independence Seaport Museum Dock

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