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PHILLY 3 FOR ALL: A 3-D printing workshop, youth art in Callowhill and Philly's first big vegan fest

3-D Printing

Asian Arts Initiative

Check out our picks for the week's top events. 
3-D Printing Workshop
Thursday, August 11
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Franklin Institute, 271 N. 21st Street, Philadelphia
$50 (non-members; $40 members)

Interested in 3-D printing? Looking to learn how to turn those rad ideas into reality? Head over to the Franklin Institute to learn how to let your imagination run wild. For those not in the know, 3-D printing is the process of creating a physical object with a special machine that prints tiny layers on top of each other to create a 3-D object. This workshop is for folks over 15; children ages 11-14 years old may come if joined by a supervising adult. Please note, a laptop is needed for this workshop. You may either bring your own or rent one for $20.

For more info and to register, click here.

Youth Arts Workshop Summer Showcase
Friday, August 12
3 - 5 p.m.

Asian Arts Initiative, 1219 Vine St., Philadelphia

Head over to Asian Arts Initiative, our former #OnTheGround home, to check out the summer showcase. Students spent time this season working with Rachel Ishikawa and Won Kyoung Lee at AIA's Mind Full Creations Youth Arts Workshop. The students explored the topics of health, self care and personal growth, all through art. Explore the students' artwork and celebrate their accomplishments! #OnTheGroundPhilly

For more info, click here.

Philly S.E.E.D. Festival
Sunday, August 14
2 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Sugarhouse Casino, 1001 N. Delaware Ave., Philadelphia
$35 - $65

If you're looking for somewhere to explore vegan food culture, look no further. Philly's first vegan craft, food and beer festival is happening this week. S.E.E.D (Sustainable Everday Edibles and Drinkables) is a fully vegan festival, pulling in Philly's best restaurants, breweries and vendors. Sample offerings from local restaurants while enjoying beer from one of the 25-plus attending breweries. Be sure to stop by the marketplace which will feature 15 to 20 vendors selling vegan goods. And as an added bonus, a portion of the festival's proceeds will be donated to the Humane League of Philadelphia.

For more info and to purchase your tickets, click here.

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