Seven South Philly Holiday Happenings

From Burke Playground to burlesque brunch, here are seven upcoming celebrations that promise to spread a little holiday cheer. Lucia Fest and Christmas Market Saturday, December 7, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. American Swedish Historical Museum, 1900 Pattison Ave. Free-$12 Celebrate Christmas the Scandinavian way in FDR Park. Lucia Fest aspect will

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Deck the Avenue Returns: 13 things you should know

The holidays bring South Philly together on East Passyunk Avenue with a tree lighting, photos with Santa, QOTA, story times, and much more! East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District (EPABID) and Passyunk Avenue Revitalization Corporation (PARC) are again gearing up for a busy holiday season as their annual Deck the

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One For All: an ambitious and affordable artistic endeavor

A new nonprofit organization is teaching preschoolers art history at DiSilvestro Playground. One For All is a newly-formed non-profit which supports emerging artists and art education throughout Philadelphia. As part of their efforts, the organization’s founder and CEO, Parker Jackson has spent the last two months teaching an art history

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“Dough” Unto Others

Epiphany of Our Lord Parish’s annual pasta dinner promises plenty of opportunities to grow a communal vibe. Rev. James Casey likes building camaraderie among the congregation at Epiphany of Our Lord Parish. From 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, November 9th, organizer Cindy Pierandozzi and the other faces behind

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Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers’ You Be the Judge Fundraiser

The Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers (KYL/D) company has an ambitious season planned. The Passyunk Square-based group draws upon “Eastern philosophies while expanding the perimeter of contemporary dance.” On Saturday, October 26 at 5:30 pm KYL/D seeks to raise $10,000 to benefit the company’s community engagement and education programs through their You Be

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