Community Calendar: May 11, 2022

May 11

Happy Hour and crafting event – From 5-8 p.m. at Magic Gardens at 1020 South St. Beverages from Chaddsford Winery, Hochstadter’s Slow & Low Whiskey and Sly Fox Brewing Company are included with admission. Make Cork Creatures and Paper Puppets of Isaiah and Julia Zagar at crafts table followed by a “tile bingo” game, with a DJ from BridgeSet Sound. Proceeds benefit PMG’s education and outreach programs. Tickets are $25/Adults and $16/PMG Members.

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 A second show has been added for 10 p.m.

May 14

SOSNA Triangles Plazapalooza – From noon to 5 p.m. at 23rd and South streets, live music, food trucks, beer and family-fun activities. Plazapalooza is the SOSNA Triangle’s annual fundraiser to keep the neighborhood’s favorite public space beautiful.

May 14-15

Revolutionary Makers & Artisans: A Living History Event – from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. nearly 30 costumed historical tradespeople will join the Museum of the American Revolution. Enjoy hands-on crafts and activities, see demonstrations of 18th-century skills and trades, and meet the people who made the Revolution in 1770s Philadelphia.Tickets can be purchased by calling 215-253-6731, at, or at the front desk. 

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 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

May 21

Friends of Whitman Library Spring Cleanup – from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., volunteer to help clean up and beautify Whitman’s yard. All gardening/cleanup supplies and bottled water will be provided by the Friends. Meet outside of the library. Rain date is May 22.

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. Tickets are $35. All paint supplies will be provided. Sign up at or call 215-952-4260.

May 27

Twilight in the Gardens – At Magic Gardens, 1020 South St., from 7-10 p.m., BYOB after-hours event celebrating the start of the summer programming season with a live performance by Dendê Macêdo and cold porcelain creations with Ivonne Pinto García. Bring a blanket, snacks and drinks and picnic in the mosaicked labyrinth. At craft tables, hands-on activity with cold porcelain, guests can create incredibly personalized pieces with fine detail, such as jewelry and sculptures. Tickets are available online or via phone (215-733-0390, Ext. 119) starting May 13, and are $25/Adults, $20/Students and Seniors, and $16/PMG members. Space is limited. Proof of vaccination is required.

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 or

June 11

Tony Danza’s Standards and Stories – At 8 p.m. at Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia, Tony Danza and his four-piece band will make their debut in Philadelphia with their show, Standards & Stories. Tickets start at $59 and are available at

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 or