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PHILLY 3 FOR ALL: Movie night in the Northeast, blending art and democracy, and Dance Day

Philadelphia Dance Day

Check out our picks for the week's top events.
Make Art Philly Day
Wednesday, July 27
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Center Courtyard of City Hall, 1401 JFK Blvd., Philadelphia

Philly's Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy is hosting a day of making art and crafting, all centered around the theme of voting. Make Art Philly will bring together cultural organizations from around Philly to share their various art-making skills. Screen print with the Print Center, create a collage with the Dumpster Divers of Philadelphia, or make a button with the Main Line Art Center. These are just a few of the many offerings that can be found in the center courtyard of City Hall!  

For more info, click here.

M Night at Burholme Park
Friday, July 29
8:30 - 10:30 p.m.

Burholme Park, 7370 Central Ave., Philadelphia
Free admission to movie

Enjoy an outdoor movie night! Take the family over to Burholme Park to watch Inside Out. Before the movie begins there will be $5 mini golf, $5 tours of Cupola at the Ryerss Museum, free general entry to Ryerss Musuem & Library, music and more! The movie will be screened on the lawn outside; refreshments will be available for purchase at the Burholme Family Fun Center.

For more info, click here.

7th Annual Philadelphia Dance Day
Saturday, July 30
9 a.m - 11:30 p.m.
1906 S. Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia

Looking to try something new this summer? Love to dance? Check out Philadelphia Dance Day. Local dance companies have teamed up to offer 25-plus free dance workshops, live performances and a $5 evening dance party. All levels and ages of dancers are invited to participate. There will be a variety of dance styles from tap to ballroom to hip-hop and more! The day culminates with a dance party at the Ethical Society Building on Rittenhouse Square.

For more info, click here.

Bonus event:
Sunday, August 7
2 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Penn's Landing, Philadelphia, PA

Head over to the Great Plaza at Penn's Landing to join in the festivities of ACANAfest. Experience performances by award-winning African musical and dance artists, enjoy music, and eat great food. Feature performances include Pape DioufSharon Katz & The Peace Train South Africa, Chilton James Reggae Band, DenGUniversal African Dance & Drum Ensemble, and more! This is a family-friendly event

For more on this annual event, check out this story in Flying Kite. 

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