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PHILLY 3 FOR ALL: A morning dance party, celebrating architecture and building bikes for nonprofits

I Woke Up Like This

Check out our picks for the week's top events. 
I Woke Up Like This
Thursday, February 25
7 - 9 a.m.
Coda, 1712 Walnut St., Philadelphia, PA
$5 - $15

Ever wake up and want to start the day with a party? Check out this morning rager and get ready for your day with some coffee, music and dancing. This event is family friendly, so feel free to bring the little ones or stop by with some co-workers for some quality out-of-office bonding. Net proceeds from this event will benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence Region. Be sure to request your favorite tunes at checkout.

For more info, click here.

2016 Edmund N. Bacon Award
Thursday, February 25
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Drexel University, Gerri C. Lebow Hall, 3220 Market St., Philadelphia
$22; VIP: $150

Join the Philadelphia Center for Architecture in celebrating Jan Gehl, the 2016 recipient of the Edmund N. Bacon Award. 2016 is a special year as it is the 10th anniversary of the award and the program. Gehl is the founding partner of Gehl Architects and has spent his career advocating for the design of active, healthy, inclusive places. Gehl will be joined in his talk by Philadelphia Inquirer architecture critic, Inga Saffron. Additionally, the winners of the 2016 Better Philadelphia Challenge will be honored. This year's contest focused the on Mantua and Belmont neighborhoods. 

For more info and to register, click here.

Cadence Community Bike Build
Sunday, February 28
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
First Unitarian Church, 2125 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA
Free; small donation suggested

Help build bikes for various bicycling organizations at the second annual Bike Build. Fuji, Breezer and SE have donated 100 bikes that need to be put together. Benefiting organizations include Neighborhood Bike Works, Philly Pump Track, Gearing Up
and Cadence Youth Cycling (which is part of the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia). Enjoy food and drinks while helping out these great organizations. Breezer Bikes is also bringing the "Pope Bike" they designed for Pope Francis.

For more info and to RSVP, click here

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