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PHILLY 3 FOR ALL: Italian Market Festival, the New Leaders Council Fellows Fundraiser and TANGO!


Check out our picks for the week's top events.
South 9th Street Italian Market Festival
Saturday, May 21 - Sunday, May 22
11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
S. 9th St., Philadelphia, PA (between Catherine & Wharton Streets)
Free


Experience a little bit of Italy in downtown Philly in the nation's oldest outdoor market! Enjoy live entertainment, the John Marzano Halfball Tournament, a beer garden, a wine garden, and more. Sunday will include a special Procession of Saints from St. Mary Magdalen Church to St. Paul Catholic Church. The streets will be lined vendors offering a variety of Italian delicacies for you to try. This event is rain or shine, so come prepared for whatever the weather might bring.

For more info, click here.

2016 New Leaders Council Fellows Fundraiser
Saturday , May 21
6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Asian Arts Initiative, 1219 Vine St., Philadelphia, PA
$35 - $500


Looking for a civically-minded party? The New Leaders Council Philadelphia is holding their annual fundraiser for their leadership programs. The organization works to recruit, train and promote promising Philly leaders, leaving them poised to tackle the city's toughest issues. This year's event will feature an open bar, food, music, networking and some special guests. Connect with other like-minded individuals and celebrate the future leaders of Philly. #OnTheGroundPhilly

For more info and to purchase tickets, click here.

6th Philadelphia International Tango Festival
Thursday, May 19 - Sunday, May 22
Philadelphia, PA
$10 - $40

Whether you're new to Tango or have years of experience, the International Tango Festival has something for everyone. For beginners, there is a special four-day track featuring instruction from some of the most respected dancers/teachers in the world. No prior experience necessary! If participating is out of your comfort zone, enjoy special performances by festival instructors and the popular Tango Cheeseballs. This year's teachers will include Gustavo Naveira and Giselle Anne; Alejandro Larenas and Marisol Morales; Marcelo Gutierrez and Ines Muzzopappa; and Andres Amarilla and Meredith Klein.

For more info on classes and performances, click here

BONUS EVENT: Waterfront Ventures South Jersey/Delaware/Philly's Startup Conference
5 p.m. Wednesday, May 25
Waterfront Technology Center, 200 Federal Street, Camden, NJ
$25 - $5,000


Join business professionals, startups, entrepreneurs, investors, and anyone who wants to know more about the South Jersey/Delaware/Philadelphia's startup scene for an exciting event in Camden. Enjoy an entire evening of networking, learning from guest speakers (Nick Bayer, CEO of Saxbys; Chad Stendor, Director of Operations at SeventySix Capital; Damon Pennington, CEO ATS Group), and watching early-stage startups pitch their ideas to a panel of judges.  

South Jersey/Delaware/Philadelphia’s startup community is growing steadily every year and this conference offers a learning opportunity for early-stage startups and entrepreneurs to learn more about the action happening around them. Flying Kite is a media sponsor for this event.  

Click here for more information.

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