They’re silk, illuminated and super-sized. Led by the 200-foot-long dragon, 29 sculptures take over Franklin Square for the second year of this popular festival, which also features Chinese dancers, acrobats and crafts, plus the popular dragon-side beer garden. May 9-June 11, 2017. 6th & Race Streets, (215) 629-4026, phillychineselanternfestival.orgChinese Lantern Festival – They’re silk, illuminated and super-sized. Led by the 200-foot-long dragon, 29 sculptures take over Franklin Square for the second year of this popular festival, which also features Chinese dancers, acrobats and crafts, plus the popular dragon-side beer garden. May 9-June 11, 2017. 6th & Race Streets, (215) 629-4026, phillychineselanternfestival.org

 

The wondrous prison-turned-museum offers first-ever public tours of its Hospital Block after a series of stabilization projects have made the medical wing safe for visitors. Among the spaces are an operation room, laboratories, X-ray lab and solarium—some still contain original medical artifacts. 2027 Fairmount Avenue, (215) 236-3300, easternstate.orgEastern State Penitentiary – The wondrous prison-turned-museum offers first-ever public tours of its Hospital Block after a series of stabilization projects have made the medical wing safe for visitors. Among the spaces are an operation room, laboratories, X-ray lab and solarium—some still contain original medical artifacts. 2027 Fairmount Avenue, (215) 236-3300, easternstate.org

 

Philly Speakeasy to Benefit Childhood Cancer Research

Philadelphia, PA - The Speakeasy, hosted by the newly rebranded Young Professionals of Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (YPALSF), returns Saturday, April 22 at 8 PM at the Pyramid Club. The annual prohibition-themed mixology event is back and better than ever to benefit Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF). Since 2012, the Speakeasy has raised more than $100,000 for ALSF and childhood cancer research.Philadelphia, PA - The Speakeasy, hosted by the newly rebranded Young Professionals of Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (YPALSF), returns Saturday, April 22 at 8 PM at the Pyramid Club. The annual prohibition-themed mixology event is back and better than ever to benefit Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF). Since 2012, the Speakeasy has raised more than $100,000 for ALSF and childhood cancer research.

Museum of the American Revolution - Historic Philadelphia

The Museum of the American Revolution opens its doors this spring in the Historic Philadelphia district, just steps from Independence Hall and in the heart of a city that served as the headquarters for the Revolution. Through immersive exhibitions and priceless artifactsPhiladelphia, PA -The drama unfolds exhibit by exhibit. Just two blocks from Independence Hall—the command center for the Revolution—the newest addition to America’s most historic square mile documents the strategic wins, crushing losses and world-altering consequences of the war for We the People. 101 S. 3rd Street, (215) 253-6731, amrevmuseum.org

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