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Seats Are Still Available for High Quality PreK Programs

The School District of Philadelphia and its partners still have seats available in high quality preK programs for three- and four-year-olds for the 2016-17 school year. Find out who is eligible and how to get an application.

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Enjoy Live Music at Sister Cities Park During Pairings on the Parkway BYO Thursdays

Every Thursday this summer, come to Sister Cities Park, from 5-8 pm, for the BYO event Pairings on the Parkway, featuring singer-songwriter style live music from 5:30-7:30 pm. 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.

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Sister Cities Park Programming is in Full Swing for Summer

Many great programs are on tap at Sister Cities Park this 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, including Story Art, Children & Nature, Art in the Park, Nature in the Park and Pairings on the Parkway.

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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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Robert Indiana’s AMOR Sculpture To Debut At Sister Cities Park

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The Dazzling Macy’s Christmas Light Show Returns On November 25

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The Must-See Comcast Holiday Spectacular Returns Thanksgiving Day

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Top Things We’re Excited To Do In Philly This Holiday Season

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The Holiday Season Arrives In Peddler’s Village With A Full Month Of Festivities

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The Biggest Holiday Happenings Hitting Philly In November

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The UniverSoul Circus Brings Impressive Shows To Fairmount Park This November

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The Peddler’s Village 43rd Annual Apple Festival Returns This Weekend

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The Franklin Institute Debuts First-Of-Its-Kind Virtual Reality Experience

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The Harry Potter Festival Returns To Chestnut Hill This Weekend, October 21-22

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Six Must-See Halloween Movie Nights In Philly

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The Blockbuster Old City Fest Returns This Sunday, October 9

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