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.

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Mondays, 10:30am
Story Art

Join Philadelphia Parks & Recreation and the Free Library of Philadelphia for a nature-inspired story and craft. A new nature theme - frogs, flowers, fish and more - will be featured each week as kids discover the fun of being read to outdoors and creating their own make-and-take nature craft. Free.

Wednesdays, 10:30am (Starting June 8)
Children & Nature: Grow up Green

Outdoor play inspires a greater connection with the outdoor world. Each week a different activity will be introduced by Philadelphia Parks & Recreation staff. Children ages 3 and over are encouraged to attend. Free.

Mondays, 11:30am
Art in the Park presented by the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Museum educators will be on hand to show how to be inspired by the different works from the Museum's renowned collection. Art projects will change weekly. Free.

1st & 3rd Thursdays, 10:30am
Nature in the Park

Join the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University at Sister Cities Park at 10:30am for fun-filled natural science activities for your budding young scientist! Free.

Thursdays, 5-8pm
Pairings on the Parkway

And for the parents, Pairings on the Parkway returns this summer with a great lineup. This BYOB event features singer-songwriter style live music from 5:30-7:30pm each week. Logan Square Café inside the park offers a special summer grilling menu and the Children's Discovery Garden will offer extended hours on Thursdays, starting June 9.

Location: Sister Cities Park - 18th & Benj Franklin Pkwy

Tag: Events

Posted: May 25, 2016

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