Friends, Peace, and Sanctuary: Sanctuary

Art in City Hall

Jul 21, 2019 - Jul 26, 2019

Sanctuary presents multi-form artworks and new resources that explore the dynamics of power between the state, community, and the individual that challenge our understanding of the global resettlement process. The connection between friends that arouse feelings of peace are the foundations for building  spaces of sanctuary, where one can exist and move uninhibited by fear. Sanctuary is a...

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Friends, Peace, and Sanctuary: Peace

Parkway Central, Free Library of Philadelphia

Jul 21, 2019 - Aug 2, 2019

Peace brings together artists’ books, archival materials, and process documentation that tell the personal stories of people striving for peace during historical and contemporary conflicts. Building mutual respect and friendships across cultures can forge a path to peace: a word that evokes rest, relaxation, quiet, safety and freedom from conflict. It also invokes action, activism, streets...

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Cape Express “More” Beach Blast Soccer Youth and adult soccer teams from all over the East Coast will compete in a barefoot soccer tournament right on the Wildwoods’ Beach on Saturday and Sunday. Games are played on the Wildwoods Beaches, between Spencer and Poplar Avenues. Over 1,000 teams will compete on the sand in the largest sand soccer tournament in the world! There is an entrance...

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Creatures of Habitat

Philadelphia Zoo

Jul 21, 2019 - Sep 30, 2019

Twelve life-size LEGO brick animals tell the story of endangered wildlife and how human behavior impacts and endangers habitats around the world. The zoo created the exhibit to inspire actions that impact global change; even the zoo’s website offers how-to lessons on saving animals and the planet. Plus, the Zoo Key makes a comeback for the exhibit. Visitors can use the Zoo Key at...

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Honey Bees

Norristown Farm Park

Jul 21, 2019

Learn why bees are so important. Basic bee biology will be presented along with ways that you can help the honey bee at home. See an observation hive up close. Find the queen bee if you can. Taste honey and purchase some if you like. Meet in the Salt Wing, next to the park office.

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Railroad Days

Historic Cold Spring Village

Jul 21, 2019 - Jul 21, 2019

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Visitors will find presentations, railroad displays, working model trains and garden railways from a variety of groups throughout the Village. At 2pm in the Welcome Center on both Saturday and Sunday, Jim Stephens, HCSV Deputy Director of Education and Interpretation, will present a talk on Richard Trevithick, the little-known inventor of the modern steam locomotive. The Family Activity...

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A New Constellation: A Collection of Historic 13-Star Flags

Museum of the American Revolution

Jul 21, 2019 - Jul 21, 2019

This Flag Day, 40 rare historic flags will go on display at the museum, marking the first time that this collection has been displayed together. The flags feature 32 arrangements of 13 stars, representing the 13 colonies that declared independence from Great Britain during the Revolutionary War. The 13-star flag became the official flag of the new nation on June 14, 1777, when the...

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Fourteen: A Theatrical Performance Opens

National Constitution Center

Jul 21, 2019 - Aug 10, 2019

For a limited production run beginning on June 19 (Juneteenth)—the holiday that commemorates the emancipation of enslaved African Americans throughout the Confederate States of America—visitors can experience Fourteen, a theatrical performance that aims to shed new light on the Reconstruction era and the ratification of the 14th Amendment. Through dramatic...

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