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PHILLY 3 FOR ALL: Exploring juvenile justice through art, a farm fest in Southwest, Philly Feast

Juvenile in Justice: End Solitary

Check out our picks for the week's top events.
Juvenile in Justice: End Solitary
Thursday, July 21 - Sunday, September 4
Free Library of Philadelphia: Second Floor West Gallery, 1901 Vine St., Philadelphia
Free


After months of collaboration, the Free Library of Philadelphia's Regional Foundation Center, InLiquid, the Juvenile Law Center and photographer Richard Ross have come together to create a unique exhibition focusing on the solitary confinement of youth. The exhibition will feature Ross' photography along with rotating additions and events. Experience a life-sized replica of a solitary confinement cell, listen to journalists tell the stories of youth in the justice system, and hear the Beyond the Bars music program. 
Join the collaborators for an opening reception and panel discussion this Thursday, July 21. (Be sure to register for your free ticket here).

For more info, click here.

3rd Annual HoodStock Festival
Saturday, July 23
Noon - 8 p.m.

Life Do Grow Urban Farm, 5400 Lindbergh Blvd., Philadelphia
Free


Head over to Life Do Grow Urban Farm for the third annual HoodStock Festival. This festival celebrates community collaboration through live music, art and food. The rapper Freeway will headline the main stage alongside other local artists. Ride horses, try out martial arts, listen to book readings, look at art and more!

For more info, click here.

Philly Feast: United We Eat
Monday,  July 25
11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
3rd & Arch Streets, Philadelphia
Free 


Celebrate the start of the Democratic National Convention with a food truck festival that only Philly could put on! Enjoy a variety of food truck vendors with worldly tastes, locally sourced food and more, all while listening to some of Philly's best music from Julian King, Chill Moody, Phibilly and the B Street Band, and more. Looking for something to bring home? Check out the local craft, clothing and jewelry vendors.

For more info, click here.

BONUS EVENT!
 
Smith Memorial Playground 117th Birthday
Saturday, July 23
12 p.m. (cake cutting)
Smith Memorial Playground, 3500 Reservoir Rd., Philadelphia, PA
Free


Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse is turning 117!  Celebrate by enjoying a free day at the playground and cake from Denise's Delicacies. Smith isn't the only celebrating a birthday: LINCOLN LOGS is celebrating it's 100th year and has installed a life-sized LINCOLN LOGS cabin on the porch of the playhouse. Be sure to check it out before heading over to the LINCOLN LOGS play tables.

For more info, click here.

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