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PHILLY 3 FOR ALL: Girl Power, an info session on tax credits and fighting violence in Kingsessing

The University City Science Center

Check out our picks for the week's top events. 
Girl Power!
Through Friday, July 25
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Art on the Ave Gallery, 3808 Lancaster Ave., Philadelphia

It's not too late to check out the latest exhibit at The Freedom Gallery for Girls. Girl Power! artwork supports the strength, freedom and rights of girls impacted by modern day slavery. Fifty percent of the proceeds will be donated to Room To Read, The Sanar Institute and APNE AAP, which serve the rights of girls through prevention, advocacy and restoration services. The exhibit features 13 different artists, three arts-based projects and work by local youth.

For more info, click here.

KIZ and R&D Tax Credit
Thursday, June 23
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Quorum, University City Science Center, 3711 Market St., Philadelphia
Free; registration required

Did you know that in 2015, 239 early-stage companies across the state received almost $18 million in KIZ Tax credits? Join other interested individuals for this lunch-and-learn with Jennifer Leinbach and Sarah Spishock. Hear about eligibility requirements, what to know before applying, the selection process, and what happens after the deadline. 

For more info and to register, click here.

On the Ground: Anti-Violence Gospel Night
Saturday, June 25
5:30 p.m.
Kingsessing Playground., Philadelphia

The Kingsessing Fifth Division Community of Neighbors (K5DCN) is hosting an anti-violence gospel night. The event will feature John Graves III, Heaven Bound Gospel Singers and the Church of Christian Compassion. The evening will honor the legendary Dr. Evelyn Graves, founder and director at Evelyn Graves Drama Production, which produced multi-disciplinary theatre geared towards youth and their families since 1971. Dr. Graves was recently honored for exemplary service to the community: the 5400-5500 block of Chester Ave. was dubbed "Dr. Evelyn Graves Way." #OnTheGroundPhilly

For more info, click here.

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