Community Calendar:

August 19 

Crayfish Party – At 6:30 p.m. at the Swedish American Heritage Museum. Enjoy a buffet of crayfish, Swedish meatballs, potatoes, cheese pie, salads, dessert and a glass of aquavit outside under its decorated tent. Tickets are $55 for ASHM and SACC Philadelphia members. $65 for non-members.

August 20

KYL/D 49th Inhale Performance Series – At 7:30 p.m. at the CHI Movement Arts Center, 1316 S. 9th St. Featured artists: Heather DeSanto, Natalie Gotter, Chapman Dance, Alyssa Acciavatti, Anna Paterson, Anne-Marie Mulgrew & Dancers, Daniel Belquer, Company, Kaleid Dance Collective, Neta-Kinetics and alma collective. Tickets: $15/$12.

August 23

Dementia Conversations – from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Fumo Library, 200 Snyder Ave. When someone shows signs of dementia, it’s time to talk. This program offers tips on how to have honest and caring conversations to address some of the most common issues. Topics covered in this program presented by the Alzheimer’s Association include going to the doctor, deciding when to stop driving and making legal and financial plans. Register at

August 26

Free movie night at FDR Park – at 7:50 p.m. at the Olmsted Overlook gazebo at FDR Park, a showing of The Brave Little Toaster. Free popcorn and refreshments will be provided by the Friends of FDR Park. Bring your own blankets and chairs.

August 26

An evening with the Housewives – At 7 p.m. at Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia, enjoy an intimate, fun-filled evening with some of your favorite Celebrity Housewives when Teresa Giudice (New Jersey), Dorinda Medley (New York) and Dolores Catania (New Jersey) host an “Evening with the Housewives.” Tickets start at $45 and are available for purchase at or

August 27

Social Justice Symposium for Teens – At 11 a.m. at the Philadelphia City Institute, 1905 Locust St., teens age 12-19 who are passionate about social justice and interested in learning and discussing gun violence, media polarization and income inequality. Lunch will be served and community service hours are available for interested students. Sponsored by the Philadelphia City Institute Board of Managers. Registration is required. RSVP at

August 27

Cosmic Carnival – From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Swedish American Heritage Museum lawn in FDR Park, a creative writing carnival for writers of all ages. Includes a free book and school supply giveaway.

September 3-4

Made in America – On the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Headliners Bad Bunny and Tyler The Creator with additional performances from Lil Uzi Vert, Jazmine Sullivan, Burna Boy, Snoh Aalegra, Kodak Black, Pusha T, Lil Tjay, Tate McRae, Fuerza Regida, Toro Y Moi, Babyface Ray, Key Glock, Larry June, Rels B, & Victoria Monét. For tickets: or visit:

September 4

Candlebox – At 8 p.m. at Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia, a Labor Day weekend filled with rock music when the ‘90s alternative rock band Candlebox hits the stage at the Event Center. Tickets start at $25 and are available for purchase at or

September 9

Craig Ferguson – At 8 p.m. at Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia, Grammy nominated, Peabody and Emmy Award-winning actor, writer, producer, director and comedian Craig Ferguson is making his Event Center debut. Tickets start at $40 and are available for purchase at or

September 10

Stanton Back to School Block Party – From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the E.M. Stanton School yard, 17th and Montrose streets, join students, parents and teachers of Stanton Elementary for a Back To School Block Party. There will be food, drinks and a uniform swap.

September 17

PEP’s Paint, Sip and Sorbet BYOB Summertime Chill Party – From 1-3 p.m. at PEP’s Great Room, 1200 S. Broad St. Tickets are $35. Pay at the door. All painting supplies provided. Call 215-952-4266 to reserve a seat.

September 25

Train Show – The Train Collectors Association Atlantic Division will hold its Fall Train Show and Sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Penns Landing Caterers, 1301 S. Columbus Blvd. There will be 140 tables with a variety of vintage toy trains and repair parts for sale, test track, operating toy train layouts, kids activities and door prizes for adults and children. Admission is $5 per family of two adults and all children 12 and under. Food is available on premises and plenty of free parking. For more information, driving directions and a map visit at, or call Bob at 610-872-3309.

October 6

Billy Ocean – At 8 p.m., Grammy Award-winning R&B superstar Billy Ocean will headline the Event Center at Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia for a night of classic pop and soul hits. Tickets start at $45 and are available for purchase at or

October 8

Porgy & Bess in Concert – At 6 p.m. at the Chapel of Four Chaplains, 1202 Constitution Ave., at the Philadelphia Navy Yard. In honor of the 27th anniversary of the National Marian Anderson Historical Society, a treasured operetta performed by Marian Anderson Scholar Artists. Tickets are $25. RSVP at 215-779-4219 or visit