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PHILLY 3 FOR ALL: Salsa dancing in NoLibs, Community Day in Frankford and fishing on the Wissahickon

Salsa Caliente

We spent three months in Frankford

Check out our picks for the week's top events.
Salsa Night
Friday, August 26
7 - 10 p.m.

Piazza at Schmidts, 1001 N. 2nd St., Philadelphia

Looking to try your hand (and feet!) at something new? Check out Salsa Night for a free lesson before a few hours of dancing! The class will be provided by Philadelphia Dance Foundation Executive Director Jackie Fisher at 7 p.m. Live music from Elvis Bonilla Y Su Orquesta and special guests starts at 7:30 p.m. This particular Salsa Night is dedicated to Edison High's longtime music teacher Kip Morris, who significantly contributed to the growth of Philly's salsa music scene. Salsa Night is presented by Siempre Salsa Philly and the Philadelphia Dance Foundation

For more info, click here.

2nd Annual Community Day
Saturday, August 27
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Deni Park, 1381 Ruan Street, Philadelphia

Working together, Frankford can make the Deni Playground a safe haven. Celebrate this goal at the 2nd Annual Community Day. Hosted by the Ray of Hope Project and the Neighbors of Frankford, the event will feature all sorts of family-friendly activities. Various city agencies will be on hand with info and resources, children can receive school supplies and backpacks, there will be food, music and more! Donations of school supplies, water, backpacks, and snacks are welcome. #OnTheGroundPhilly

For more info, click here.

Go Fishing Day
Saturday, August 27
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Wissahickon Environmental Center, 300 W. Northwestern Ave., Philadelphia

PennFuture and the Wissahickon Environmental Center are hosting a fishing day in celebration of the report Swimming Upstream from the National Wildlife Federation. Learn about the impact climate change has on our fishing heritage from Tony Croasdale, an environmental educator at the Wissahickon Environmental Center. For those of you who are out of practice, fear not! Fishing demonstrations will be available, along with a limited number of rods. It is recommended that participants bring water and fishing supplies. There will be giveaways, snacks and a raffle for two PennFuture family memberships.

For more info and to RSVP, click here.

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