January 11, 2016 |

The Week(end) Guide 1/11 – 1/17


2016 is in full swing and we want to set you up with events that are worth checking out! Get crafty at Pay What You Wish Wednesday at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, dive into the culinary culture of Restaurant Week, or get a good stretch session in at Winter Yoga at the Horticulture Center. Whatever you decide to do, be sure to share it with us– tag your posts with #meetphilly!

Wednesday, January 13th
Philadelphia Museum of Art: Make Stuff: Wish You Were Here
Leave behind the Philly freeze and create your own tropical escape.

Thursday, January 14th:
The  Franklin Institute: 3D Printing Workshop
Learn how to turn those designs you’ve imagined into physical formations with just the click of a button!

Thursday, January 14th:
The Franklin Institute: Night Skies in the Observatory 
Pluto: Newest Dwarf Planet of the Solar System. Come learn about what’s new at Pluto and get a better understanding of why it’s still a Dwarf!

Saturday, January 16th – Monday, January 18th:
Eastern State Penitentiary: Reading of  Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s 1963 “Letter from Birmingham Jail”

Special readings from the landmark text and opportunities for visitors to respond to its relevance today.

Sunday, January 17th
Winter Yoga at the Horticulture Center: “Beat the Winter Blues” Yoga:
In this all-levels yoga class, you will be led through a sequence that creates internal heat, stimulates the immune system and helps you to reconnect with inspiration and joy.

Sunday, January 17th – Friday, January 22nd
Center City District Restaurant Week Winter  2016
Every winter and fall, participating restaurants offer three-course dinners for only $35 per person. In addition, many participating restaurants will also offer a three-course lunch for $20.



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