Community Calendar

March 13

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.

March 16

In Search of a Line – Drawing workshop with Pierre Trombert – From noon to 4 p.m. at No. 5 Butchie Alley, directly behind 1175 S. 13th St. Participants will draw a line in poetry and color inspired by selected music from classical to minimalist to modernism. Three music pieces, three drawings. $60. Limited to 10 participants. All materials will be provided. Email Terri at

March 16  

Juditha Triumphans – at 4 p.m. at Irvine Auditorium at the University of Pennsylvania, 3401 Spruce St., prize-winning South Philadelphia baroque orchestra Tempesta di Mare, vocal soloists and the chorus of the Penn Collegium Musicum will perform The Triumph of Judith, the biblical story of Judith and Holofernes dramatized through music by Antonio Vivaldi (The Four Seasons, Gloria). The Triumph of Judith (Juditha triumphans, 1716) is considered one Vivaldi’s finest compositions and is his only surviving oratorio. This gem-studded work tells the tale of Judith, a Jewish woman who romances the invading Assyrian general Holofernes in order to kill him and free her people. Sung in its original Latin with projected English translation. Tickets are $55 (Premium), $45 (Preferred) and $35 (General Admission); free for full-time students and youth (recommended for ages 12 and older). Visit 

March 17

To Sit and Dream’ opera concert – At 3 p.m. at the Tindley Temple Methodist Church, 750 S. Broad St., Opera Philadelphia Chorus is teaming up with the Wharton-Wesley Faith Ensemble for a 90-minute concert centered on the poetry of Langston Hughes. Philadelphia soprano Karen Slack is a guest soloist. Conducting the show are Opera Philadelphia’s Elizabeth Braden and Theodore Thomas Jr., director of the Wharton-Wesley Faith Ensemble and Minister of Music at Tindley Temple. The show is ticketed at a “pay what you decide.”

March 18

Banh Mi & Bottles x Southwark Collaboration Dinner – At 6 p.m. at 712-14 South St., this special prix fixe Viet-alian menu celebrates the distinct flavors of two notable restaurants in the South Street neighborhood. For one night only, guests can enjoy Phung and D’Ambro in the kitchen together cooking up an innovative, multi-course menu. An optional wine pairing is available at an additional $45 per person, and guest bartender Randall Greenleaf of Southwark will be mixing up a special cocktail for the event. Tickets are $85. 

March 23

Girard Estate Neighbors Association Easter in the Park – At Stephen Girard Park, 2101 Shunk St. From 1-3 p.m. Free event. Egg hunts at 2 p.m. Raffles, arts and crafts. Rain date on March 24.

March 23

Holi Party – At noon at FDR Park, celebrate the Hindu holiday to welcome spring. South Asian treats, music and crafts. Meet at the Clubhouse, 1954 Pattison Ave.

March 24

Easter Family Day – Form 2-4 p.m. at the American Swedish Historical Museum in FDR Park, introduce your little ones to Swedish Easter traditions. Children can make Swedish Easter crafts, dress up as Swedish Easter witches, enjoy face painting, and take part in an egg hunt. Free for members and children 2 years and under, $10 for non-members per person. Buy tickets in advance or pay at the door.

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 16

2024 Culinary Expo – From 11 a.m. to 4 Lincoln Financial Field. Displays, demonstrations, giveaways, and samples from over 80 world-class vendors. Vendors will include premier brands such as Sovena, Bridor, Baker’s Bacon, Monin, True Story, Nielsen Massey, Sparrow Lane Vineyards, Les Vergers Borion, and many more. Register at

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.

April 27

Sandy Sprint Philadelphia 5K Run/Walk – at 7 a.m. at the Philadelphia Museum of Art (2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway). Participants can pre-register at Runners and walkers are encouraged to create an online fundraising page to help spread the word about the Sandy Sprint and to reach their fundraising goals. Registration fees are $40 for adults and $30 for children under 12. People can text sandysprint to 50155 to make a donation to the event.

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.