Community Calendar

February 14

Valentine’s Day Workshop – From 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Oak Street Health, 2310 S. Christopher Columbus Blvd. Dr. Deborah Roebuck discusses “Ways to Love Your Heart and Love Yourself.” Lunch will be provided. RSVP: 267-758-7807.

February 17

Witness to Revolution: The Unlikely Travels of Washington’s Tent Museum of the American Revolution, 101 S. 3rd St. Through Jan. 5, 2025. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. or 215-253-6731. All tickets valid for two consecutive days. Children 5 and under free.

February 17

Philly Beer Fest – at Philadelphia’s 23rd Street Armory, 22 S. 23rd St., a one-of-a-kind event focused on celebrating Pennsylvania-based beer companies and beyond. Goers will have their pick of one of two curated sessions featuring pours from PA’s top breweries, while sharing some of the best beers, beverages, eats and more in the country. Enjoy live music while you find your new favorite brew from an array of exhibitors. See the full list and more details at

February 19

Mom Mom’s Soul Food Pop-Up – Two seatings (6 p.m. and 8 p.m.) at the Dutch, 1537 S. 11th St., chef Kevin Watters is celebrating Black History Month with another installment of his pandemic-era Mom Mom’s Soul Food Pop-Up. A portion of proceeds from this dinner will benefit the local “BIPOC”-owned and chef-led charity Everybody Eats. The once takeaway-only pop-up is now presented in the form of a multi-course sit-down dinner priced at $75 per person. Reservations are encouraged and can be made by e-mailing or via Tock.

February 21

Explore Philly’s great public art and sculpture – At 7 p.m. at Historic Gloria Dei (Old Swedes’) Church at 916 S. Swanson St. Come discover who started Philly’s revolutionary percent for art program and see samples of city public art and sculpture you may never have noticed before. 

Author Jim Murphy takes you on “A Fast, Fun Look at Philly’s Awesome Public Art & Sculpture.” Admission is $10, which includes a drink ticket for a beverage of your choice (alcoholic or non-alcoholic). Advance registration is highly recommended at

February 23

Magical Mystery Doors –Beatles, Zeppelin, Doors Tribute: Enjoy a tribute act uniting the musical legacies of the Beatles, Led Zeppelin and the Doors. Tickets are free for Live! Rewards members and a guest. Ticket pickup begins 4 p.m. at the box office day of show, or can be purchased in advance for $20 at, or at Shop Live! in the hotel lobby.

February 24

Getting Creative with Jennifer Blaine – at 8 p.m. at Mister John’s Music, 761 S. 8th St., a new hybrid of performance, playshop and live coaching interactive workshop. $25 Early Bird – $30 at the door. For tickets and more info, visit

February 27

Insectopia – at 4:30 at the Whitman Library, 200 Snyder Ave. Local entomologist Trisha Nichols is bringing her Insectopia program back to Whitman Library. Participants will have the opportunity to learn about (and possibly handle) six different live insect friends, including a tarantula and scorpion. No need to register. No large groups (10+ people) due to limited space.

March 2-10

Philadelphia Flower Show – The 2024 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show returns to the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Tickets are on sale at, with flexible ticket options starting at $29.99. Visit for more information.

March 8

Marlon Wayans – At 7 p.m. at Live! Casino and Hotel Philadelphia, actor, producer and comedian Marlon Wayans will bring his stand-up comedy tour to The Event Center at Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia. Wayans wrote, produced and starred in the hit comedy “White Chicks” and is starring in Netflix’s “The Curse of Bridge Hollow.” Tickets start at $49.99 and are available for purchase at, and at Shop Live! in the hotel lobby.

March 9

ExtrABBAganza: ABBA Dance Party – From 7-10 p.m. at the American Swedish Historical Museum in FDR Park, celebrate the iconic music of ABBA as DJ Robert Drake will spin the classics as everyone lets out their inner Dancing Queen. Dancing and costume contest and a Drag Queen homage to ABBA performed by Summer St. Cartier, Miss Troy, Amerie Jameson and Morgan Morgan Morgan! ’70s attire is encouraged. Tickets are $30 members, $35 non-members and include a fun Swedish-inspired and retro food buffet. A cash bar with themed cocktails will also be available throughout the evening. For more info and to register visit:

March 29

Absolute Queen – at 8 p.m. at Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia, Absolute Queen, a Queen tribute band. Playing the entire “Bohemian Rhapsody” film soundtrack plus all the hits. Tickets are $20 and available for purchase at, or at Shop Live! in the hotel lobby.

April 20

TIMELESS: A Tribute to The Legacy of Peter Nero – At 3 p.m. at the Kimmel Center, a concert paying homage to the career and music of Peter Nero. The concert will be conducted by Carl Topilow with guest artist pianist George Burton, a Philadelphia native from Mt. Airy who graduated from CAPA and won a Peter Nero piano competition. They will join forces with The No Name Pops, the former musicians of The Philly Pops, to showcase Nero’s music. Tickets range in price from $51 to $121 and can be purchased at

April 26

Foreigners Journey – at 8 p.m. at Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia, a Foreigner and Journey tribute band, featuring American Idol star Constantine Maroulis, will play at The Event Center at Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia. Tickets are $20 in advance and available for purchase at, As a special thank you to all Live! Rewards® Card members, Live! Philadelphia is offering two complimentary tickets. Tickets can be redeemed at the box office on the day of the show.

May 3-5

Fan Expo Philadelphia – returning to the Pennsylvania Convention Center with Mario Lopez, Sean Gunn, Felicia Day, Ben McKenzie, Holly Marie Combs, Adam Savage, Michelle Hurd, Sofia Boutella and Jason Lee. Celebrities, creators, exhibitors, cosplayers, authors, programming and more. Visit for ticket info.

May 11

TEDxDilworthPark – From noon to 3 p.m. at City Winery, 990 Filbert St. The event is open to the public. Tickets at In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TED Talks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized. Speakers are Nicole Bailey-Williams, Maybe Burke, Lauren Cristella, Lyndsey Getty, Adaeze Iloeje-Udeogalanya, Ssanyu Lukoma, Theo Major, Tina Nacrelli, David Sylvester, Michael Twinning, Brian Tucker and Najya Williams.