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Soccer Shots Summer Sessions Start July 9th at Dilworth Park

Soccer Shots offers a 30 minute outdoor soccer clinic for children ages 2-5. The program focuses on basic soccer skills through fun play and training soccer players to play as teams, translating skills to soccer games while also incorporating character. Each child learns the fundamentals of the game through principled instruction, creative and age appropriate games, scrimmaging, and soccer fun!

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Every Thursday Enjoy Pairings on the Parkway at Sister Cities Park

Every week this summer, come to Sister Cities Park, from 5-8PM, for BYO Thursdays. Take a seat at one of the tables inside or outside the cafe or bring a blanket and find a favorite spot under a tree or on the grass. Logan Square Café will offer a special summer grilling menu. Bring the whole family and enjoy the Children’s Discovery Garden.

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Sister Cities Park Programming Begins for the Summer

Many great programs are on tap at Sister Cities Park this spring, summer and into the fall. Stop by the park at 18th Street & the Ben Franklin Parkway for one or more of the many programs we have lined up. See the complete list below and for more details, visit SisterCitiesPark.org.

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Pictures in the Park at Dilworth Park Presents Family-Friendly Movie Offerings for Free

Get lost in the latest Hollywood blockbusters right in the cozy confines of William Penn's new front yard. Bring your own chair or a blanket, grab dinner at Rosa Blanca Café, and then settle in for a one-of-a-kind cinema experience.

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Animal Grossology at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University

Now through August 30, explore all things gross at Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University's exhbit Animal Grossology. Based on Sylvia Branzei’s best-selling children’s book series Grossology, this hands-on 3-D exhibit oozes with disgusting science and provides a slightly off-kilter view of the animal kingdom.

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Sister Cities Park

Sister Cities Park, at 18th Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, has something for everyone. Families can explore the Children's Discovery Garden, rent and sail boats in the boat pond, grab a bite to eat at Milk & Honey Cafe or just sit and relax at Sister Cities Fountain and enjoy the picturesque views.

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K-8 Public Elementary Schools Map

Center City's public elementary schools present a variety of options for families. According to School District policy, parents living within a particular public elementary school's boundaries can send their children to their neighborhood school by applying at any time.

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The Annual Iron Hill Twilight Criterium Rolls Into West Chester Saturday, August 8 With A Block Party, Pro Bike Races And More

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Deal Alert: Score Two-For-One Tickets To Roller Skate At Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest With Code VISITPHILLY

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Shakespeare In Clark Park Returns For Its 10th Year Of Free Outdoor Theater In West Philly This Week, July 29-August 2

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Our Guide To Northern Liberties’ 2015 2nd Street Festival With Live Music, Pop-Up Beer Gardens And More This Sunday, August 2, Noon-10 P.M.

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The Philadelphia Museum Of Art Celebrates Its Discovering the Impressionists Exhibition With A Garden Soirée, Wednesday, July 29

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The 54th Annual Philadelphia Folk Festival Returns With 100+ Artists On Seven Stages For Three Days, August 14-16

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PPL Park Hosts The DCI Tour Of Champions, A Drum And Bugle Corps Championship, On Thursday, July 30

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Save The Date: Shakespeare In Clark Park Returns For Its 10th Year To Present The Winter’s Tale, July 29-August 2

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Philadelphia Dance Day Invites Anyone And Everyone To Bust A Move For Free, Saturday, July 25

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The World Meeting Of Families Philadelphia 2015 Announces A Philly-Focused Film Festival, September 22-25

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Mess Fest Returns To The Franklin Institute With Four Days Of Themed Science Fun, July 25-26 And August 1-2

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The 40th Street Summer Festival Brings A Carnival-Style Party To University City This Saturday, July 25

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