Philadelphia, PA - Philadelphia Zoo is thrilled to welcome a new baby giraffe, born to parents Stella and Gus on the evening of Sunday, June 10th. After a smooth delivery, mom and calf are doing well. This is the second offspring for Stella and Gus, who are also parents to seven-year-old Abigail, born at Philadelphia Zoo in July 2010.
Philadelphia, PA - Philadelphia Zoo opened Penguin Point, a complete redesign of the former polar bear exhibit, for its twenty-two Humboldt penguins. Penguin Point offers exciting new experiences for some of the Zoo’s most popular residents. With nearly twenty times the pool size and an oversized underwater viewing area for guests to watch these charismatic birds as they swim, play, and dive, Penguin Point is sure to be one of the most exciting exhibits at the Zoo this season.
Philadelphia, PA - Dance your “art” out at FringeA-Thon, an epic outdoor, 12-hour dance party and fundraiser for FringeArts and Philadelphia’s independent artists. FringeA-Thon isn’t just a fundraiser. It’s an enormous party that celebrates the power of dance to unite people of all ages and backgrounds. With Philly-favorite DJs spinning all day, an outrageous “dance mom” host, pop-up performances, dance demos, battles, games, giveaways, and many more surprises, FringeA-Thon is a day you’ll never forget.
Philadelphia, PA - There is always someone who you can trust to have a steady guiding hand, voice, or reasoning. When I think of that, I picture my father. To celebrate him, and say thank you for his guidance and support through the years, there are events and specials going on throughout the tri-state area. There are offerings for father with a refined palate, events to take him to for food AND fun, or establishments that honor dads with freebies.