Upcoming Events: Something for Everyone.

Love soccer? Have young children? A dog? Like flea markets? Live music? Live art? Interactive theater? Gardening? 1940s cabaret? Yoga? Yarn? Pippi Longstocking? It’s all in here. And it’s all in South Philly!

Compiled by Josephine Cardillo

If you have an event you’d like us to include on our weekly events round-up, please send us an email at events@passyunkpost.com 

Friday, 6/15/18

Saturday, 6/16/18

  • 10 a.m. World Cup Kickoff party and match viewing in Bardascino Park. Calling all soccer fans! Join the party on the 16th and return to watch matches with fellow fans on a big screen in the park every weekend. Free.
  • 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Community Gardens DayMore than 60 community gardens around the city will be open to visitors. Gardeners will be on hand to provide tours, answer questions and provide gardening tips. A number of South Philly gardens will be open, check out the map here.

Sunday, 6/17/18

  • Father’s Day!

Monday, 6/18/18

Tuesday, 6/19/18

  • 10 a.m.  Toddler Storytime. Fumo Family Library, 2437 South Broad Street.  Join us for stories, songs, and activities, with time to socialize and play with the library’s toys after storytime! These programs are intended for children three years old and younger, accompanied by a caregiver.
  • 7 pm.  KidFest: Bike Parade. Mario Lanza Park hosts KidsFest on four consecutive Tuesdays in June at the park, 235 Queen Street. (mid-200 block between Catharine and Queen streets). This week: decorate your bike, scooter, or just wear your wheels. Free.

Thursday, 6/21/18

  • 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. Barks on Tap at Mario Lanza Park this dog-friendly traveling beer garden comes to Mario Lanza Park (mid-200 block between Catharine and Queen streets).. Proceeds will benefit Queen Village Neighborhood Association (QVK9).7 p.m.
  • The 1940s Cabaret at Bardascino Park, presented by Rev Theatre Company. A happy, heady hit parade of musical nostalgia aimed straight for your heart, based on the 1940’s sensational song stylings and best-selling recordings of Bing Crosby and the Andrews Sisters, and featuring such enduring, endearing classics as Bei Mir Bist Du Schon, Don’t Sit Under the Apple Tree, Mairzy Doats and Accent-Chu-Ate The Positive. Free!

Friday, 6/22/18

All summer long

  • Tuesday – Sunday. Visit the Pippi Longstocking Gallery at the American Swedish Historical Museum to introduce you child to the beloved children’s book character. This dedicated gallery brings to life the whimsical world of iconic Swedish author Astrid Lindgren with exhibits and a museum scavenger hunt. The museum is located in FDR Park, at Broad and Pattison Ave.
  • Tuesdays, 5:30 pm. Woofstock Concert Series at Seger Park, 10th and Lombard streets. Weekly concert series welcomes dog owners and community members alike. Enjoy live music and dinner and drinks from local food trucks.  Through August 28.  Hosted by the members of Seger Dog Park. 
  • Wednesdays, 3 pm to 7 pm. Fountain Farmer’s Market at the “Singing Fountain,” East Passyunk Avenue at Tasker. Hosted by Farm to City, this market offers a variety of locally-grown, fresh produce every week.