Movies For Good at Cira Green

A partnership between Sunset Social and Brandywine Realty Trust brings weekly movies to the lawn of Cira Green, the 1.2-acre park overlooking University City from 12 stories above. Movies are free, and proceeds from the pay-what-you-wish popcorn stand benefit a different charity each month — the West Philadelphia Alliance for Children, The Veterans Group and McMichael School Playground. Movies begin at 8 pm.

  • July 17: Rocky
  • July 24: Beauty and the Beast
  • July 31: Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
  • August 7: Dirty Dancing
  • August 14: The Little Mermaid
  • August 21: The Goonies
  • August 28: The Philadelphia Story

The 2019 Misconduct Mile Benefiting CHOP

Forget the 5k, real runners race a 1K! Misconduct Tavern is hosting their second annual Misconduct Mile on Saturday, August 3, 2019 at 11 am (rain or shine.) This short and sweet beer-fueled race will start from Misconduct Taverns’ Rittenhouse location at 1511 Locust St. Runners will start with a complimentary beer (21+) and make their way towards the Logan Square location at 1801 JFK where every runner will receive a medal, second beer (21+) and burger of their choice. 

The cost to register for the Misconduct Mile is $30. All ages are welcome, but participants must be 21+ to drink. All participants must bring a valid form of ID on the day of the race. No refunds are available. All proceeds will benefit the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

To register, please visit: http://tinyurl.com/y6anlpaa

University City Dining Days

Join University City District from July 18 to 28, 2019 for University City Dining Days, an exploration of the neighborhood’s innovative and diverse dining options. From exceptional craft beer bars to celebrity chef restaurants to cozy BYOBs, University City’s international dining scene features dishes from India, Ethiopia, China, Vietnam, and beyond.

Enjoy over 30 of University City’s finest restaurants featuring three courses at three different price points ($15, $25 or $35). From Vietnam Café to Zavino University Pizza there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Check out the lunch and dinner options here.

Linvilla Blueberry Festival

Blueberries are back and ready for picking! Bring your friends and family to Linvilla Orchards on Saturday, July 13, 2019 to celebrate their annual Blueberry Festival. Make sure to come hungry for delicious blueberries and a decadent blueberry pie-eating contest. The winners of each age bracket will earn the champion title and receive a great prize!

Hosted by the one and only Silly Joe! He will be on stage entertaining the kids, singing and making the whole family laugh! Costume characters will also be on hand during the festival, too! Visit them at www.linvilla.com for more information.