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Community Calendar: April 12, 2022

Photo courtesy of the Museum of the American Revolution

April 19

Museum of the American Revolution 5th anniversary –  Marking its fifth anniversary with a naturalization ceremony, Quizzo, a selfie station, giveaways and more from April 19-24. For schedule of events and more info, visit www.amrevmuseum.org.

April 24

Flavors on the Avenue – From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on East Passyunk Avenue, the popular food festival is returning to East Passyunk after a two-year hiatus. Culinary offerings, sidewalk sales, live music and a day full of entertainment. A full schedule at visiteastpassyunk.com.

April 30

Percy Street Petal Procession Mural Dedication Block Party – from noon to 4 p.m. on the 1200 block of S. Percy St., a mural dedication of Percy Street Petal Procession by Mural Arts Philadelphia Fellowship for Black Artists’ 2021 Fellow Lindsay Bedford. The street mural will feature a procession of 33 flower petals in vibrant color. The dedication will be part of a block party celebrating the neighborhood’s involvement in the project and the mural’s prominence within the 1200 block of S. Percy St.

Golden Gloves Boxing Tournament – At the 2300 Arena, the next generation of Philadelphia boxers will compete across 15 weight classes to showcase their skills, stamina and agility. The winners of the Pennsylvania Eastern Regional Golden Gloves event will advance to the Pennsylvania State Championship. Tickets at $25 are on sale through Joe Hand Promotions by calling 215-364-9000 or purchasing at the 2300 Arena door.

May 13

Comedy show at Live! – at 7 p.m., comedians, Eric D’Alessandro and Vic DiBitetto will come together for the first time to launch their ‘Funny How?’ Tour at Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia. Tickets are $45, $55 and $65 and available for purchase at AXS.com. A second show has been added for 10 p.m.

May 18

Dish it Up – From 6-9 p.m. at Lincoln Financial FIeld, Women Against Abuse Inc. will host the 14th annual event and women chefs will bring their finest culinary skills to compete for best dish of the night, selected by a panel of celebrity judges. This event is Philadelphia’s only women chef competition and attracts close to 500 business and community leaders and food aficionados. Former Philadelphia Eagle Troy Vincent and Tommi Vincent will be honored as the 2022 Advocates of the Year. Tickets start at $150 and are available at  www.womenagainstabuse.org/events/dish-it-up.

May 22

PEP Services BYOB Paint & Sip Fundraiser – from 1-3:30 p.m., at 1200 S. Broad St., Programs Employing People Services will host a BYOB Paint & Sip Fundraiser. All paint supplies will be provided. Sign up at https://www.signupgenius or call PEP at 215-389-4006.

June 9

Jackie the Joke Man Martling – At the Event Center at Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia at 8 p.m. Opening for Martling is Rich Harkaway, a local Philadelphia urologist by day and a comedian by night. Tickets are $25 and available for purchase now at Philadelphia.LiveCasinoHotel.com or AXS.com.

July 22

Dom Irerra – At the Event Center at Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia at 8 p.m., South Philadelphia native Dom Irerra returns to make his comedy debut at the Event Center at Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia. Tickets start at $30 and are available for purchase now at Philadelphia.LiveCasinoHotel.com or AXS.com.

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