It’s hard to believe but spring actually starts this week! How are you kicking of the season? There’s the 21st Annual Boston Underground Film Festival or how about the adult night at LEGOland? There are lots of great events happening this week for sure. Check out our picks: Monday, March 18 Preschool Movies Enjoy movies with your preschooler at the Roslindale Branch of the Boston Public Library. 10:30-11:30 a.m., 4246 Washington St., Roslindale. Harpoon Brewery Tours Guided tours take place daily at Harpoon Brewery, giving visitors an up close and personal view of the brewing process. As part of the tour, visitors 21 and over will enjoy a range of freshly-brewed Harpoon and UFO beers. Tours last approximately one hour. Tickets are $5 and only available the day of the tour and can only be purchased in person. Noon to 5 p.m., Harpoon Brewery, 306 Northern Ave., Boston. Boston History Tour Pub Crawl Mix hidden history, craft beer and good times during … [Read more...] about 25+ Great Events Happening This Week in and Around Boston
COMEDY Trevor Noah Daily Show host Trevor Noah pulled out of a fund-raiser for the Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Greater Philadelphia this year because of a “business scheduling conflict,” so let’s hope his Parx Casino show doesn’t suffer the same fate. Otherwise, you’ll just have to catch him on Comedy Central. — Nick Vadala 10 p.m. Saturday, Parx Casino, 2999 Street Road, Bensalem, $50-$85, parxcasino.com ART Marilyn Monroe & Other Photographs Lawrence Schiller, a photojournalist whose work has been exhibited around the world and in publications such as Life, The Saturday Evening Post, and Paris Match, debuts an exhibition this Friday in New Hope, featuring photographs of Marilyn Monroe at its center. The exhibition shares Schiller’s story of working with Monroe in the weeks just before her death, while also displaying photographs of Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Clint Eastwood, Barbra Streisand, and other … [Read more...] about Trevor Noah, 2nd Street Festival, and other great events in Philadelphia, Aug. 3-9
By: Kiyaurie X. The legendary and heroic Michael Guinn has been the glue to keeping social awareness alive since 1997. Born and raised in Jacksonville Texas, Michael Guinn is known best for his exceptional southern hospitality. Mr. Guinn started out as a CPS Investigator where he spent 6 years protecting children and rebuilding families. From there, Mike began to write his ideas, emotions, and experiences down onto paper. Focusing on his challenging experiences and encounters, Mike began to make an entrepreneurial difference in society. Mike has dedicated his life passionately to promoting childhood and prevention, social awareness, HIV awareness, and also relationship issues that arise in our society. Michael Guinn is truly in love with his work and he never hesitates when it comes to sharing his gift with the world. Mike holds these following titles with style and dignity: National Poet, Host, Facilitator, Published Author, Motivational Speaker, Phenomenal Father, Event Coordinator, … [Read more...] about Michael Guinn, The Great. Events with Purpose.
COMEDY Ron Funches Ron Funches is one of the most lovable comedians in modern stand-up, and though his image might not fit Philly’s gritty reputation, his stoner, non sequitur delivery is a perfect match. Currently, he can be heard on Netflix’s Trolls: The Beat Goes On! as the long-necked pink troll Cooper. — Nick Vadala >> READ MORE: Comedian Ron Funches just lost 140 pounds. He’s still going to eat a cheesesteak when he’s in Philly July 12-14, Punch Line Philly, 33 E. Laurel St, $25-$35, 215-606-6555, punchlinephilly.com FAMILY Tie-Dye Music Festival Bring the family out for a full afternoon of music and art at the sixth annual Tie-Dye Music Festival, set to unfold on the lawn of Wallingford’s Community Arts Center. Look forward to a wide range of musical performances ranging in genre from jazz to reggae to acoustic rock to bluegrass and more. To partake in the tie-dying, bring $10 for a T-shirt at the event or pack two of … [Read more...] about Taylor Swift, ‘Star Wars’ with The Philadelphia Orchestra, and other great events in Philadelphia, July 13-20
GAMING New Jersey Gamer Con Want to stay up all night playing video games with other console enthusiasts? The New Jersey Gamer Con returns for its fourth year, inviting you to battle it out in a 24-hour, free-play arcade and also fuel competition on both vintage and the newest gaming consoles. Additionally, the weekend event includes special guest visits, tabletop games, and tournaments featuring games like Super Smash Brothers and Mario Kart 8. Those who partake in the Cosplay Costume Contest will have chances to win prizes, including a spot in an upcoming Cartoon Network commercial. — Grace Dickinson 10 a.m. July 7 through 4 p.m. July 8, The Crowne Plaza Philadelphia-Cherry Hill, 2349 Marlton Pike West, Cherry Hill, N.J., $20-$70, njgamercon.com FAMILY “Coco” at Penn Treaty Park Head to Fishtown and spread out a blanket on the grassy lawn of Penn Treaty Park to catch a free outdoor screening of Coco. The popular animated film recently won two Oscars and two … [Read more...] about University City Dining Days, Hispanic Fiesta at Penn’s Landing, Movie night at Penn Treaty Park, and other great events in Philadelphia, July 6-13