Events 2/23-3/1

The latest and greatest things happening in Philly from Friday, Feb 23 to Thursday, Mar 1. Share your event by tweeting us @citywidestories or tagging us on Facebook.


The Random Tea Room 10 Year Anniversary Party

Friday, February 23

6 – 10PM

The Random Tea Room & Curiosity Shop

713 N 4th St.

Cost: FREE

The Random Tea Room & Curiosity Shop has been in existence for 10 YEARS! Celebrate this milestone over gluten-free tea beer created by Tom Pettine from Philly Home Brew, music by Koofreh Umoren, snacks from Philly Food Works, and of course, plenty of tea!


A Listening Room @ Elixr w/ Sam Rise and Alexa Barchini

Friday, February 23

8:30 – 11:00PM


207 S Sydenham St.

Cost: $5 suggested donation

Attend this month’s A Listening Room event and enjoy a variety of music at Elixr coffee shop with musicians Alexa Barchini and Sam Rise.


Best Picture Weekend

Friday, February 23 – Sunday, February 25

Various Showtimes

The Prince Theater

1412 Chestnut St.

Cost: $50 Weekend Pass ($40 PFS Members)

The Philadelphia Film Society has created a lineup of all of eight of the The Academy Awards Best Picture nominees in one movie-packed weekend. Get your pass to see films such as Ladybird, Get Out, Call Me By Your Name, and more.


Volunteer Day at Greensgrow Farms 

Saturday, February 24

10AM – 3PM

Greensgrow Farm

2501 E. Cumberland St.

Cost: FREE

Assist the Greensgrow team in getting ready for opening day by helping with seasonal clean up, set up, and maintenance projects around the farm. Breakfast, snacks and lunch will be provided to volunteers.


Maple Sugar Day at the Wissahickon 

Saturday, February 24

11AM – 3PM

The Wissahickon

Forbidden Drive and Northwestern Ave.

Cost: FREE

Join Friends of the Wissahickon for their annual Maple Sugar Day where sweet-tooths of all ages can see maple sugaring demonstrations, taste test different pancake toppings, and try freshly made maple candy.


Philadelphia Printworks Misprints Sale

Saturday, February 24

12 – 5PM

Philadelphia Printworks

1901 S 9th St, BOK-215

Cost: Pay as you go

Everybody makes mistakes sometimes, including Philadelphia Printworks! Misprinted t-shirts and totes will be sold for $5 each on Saturday, February 24th. Also, read more about Philadelphia Printworks in our latest feature! 


Special Artists Reception for “The Physicality of Painting” + “Disruption”

Saturday, February 24

3 – 5PM

The InLiquid Gallery

1400 N American St.

Cost: Donation Request

Join InLiquid for an artists reception featuring TWO exhibitions, The Physicality of Painting, and Disruption. Each exhibition features a variety of artists and features art that features mixed media works, distorted landscapes, and more. Featuring artists: Barbara A. Straussberg, Barbara Schaff, Justin Snow, Kathleen Shaver and Val Rossman.


Winter Wellness Soup Brunch

Sunday, February 25

11AM – 1PM

Maas Building

1325 North Randolph St.

Cost: $15-$25

Join PhilaSoup for a wellness themed brunch where you will sip soup, share school stories, develop self-care plans, and also learn about new school projects that need funding. All proceeds from the event go directly to supporting projects and educators in various school communities.


Science After Hours

Tuesday, February 27

7 – 10PM

The Franklin Institute

271 North 21st St.

Cost: $20

This month’s after hours event, Love and Lust will feature a variety of salacious science such as a Science After Hours Quizzo, a Silent Philly dance party, a safe sex game show, and more!


Tattooed Momedy 

Tuesday, February 27

8 – 10PM

Tattooed Mom

530 South St.

Cost: FREE

Did you know that Tattooed Mom hosts a FREE comedy show every month? Don’t miss this next one on Tuesday, February 27th and enjoy the comedic stylings of local and national comedians.


Art at Lunch: 50 Years of Progress…and Some Backsliding – Women Artists 1970 – 2018

Wednesday, February 28


PAFA, Historic Landmark Building, Hamilton Auditorium

118-128 North Broad St.

Cost: FREE

Nancy Heller, Professor of Art History at The University of the Arts, will be giving a talk about what has and has not changed in the collecting, exhibiting, writing, lecturing, and thinking about women artists. An example from PAFA’s ongoing exhibition, Beyond Boundaries: Feminine Forms will be used.


Camden Tech Meetup

Wednesday, February 28

6 – 8PM

Waterfront Lab

121 Market Street, Camden, NJ 08102

Cost: $10

Join Tiffanie Stanard, Founder & CEO of Stimulus, for a conversation at Camden Tech Meetup, a monthly gathering hosted by Waterfront Ventures. Connect with entrepreneurs and business leaders, enjoy a fireside chat with top startups and business executives on technology, trends in startups, and learn business development skills from the best in their industries.


Jazz Lives Philadelphia Presents After Hours: La Colombe

Thursday, March 1

8 – 10PM

La Colombe

1335 Frankford Ave.

Cost: $20

Join Jazz Lives Philadelphia for After Hours, a year round concert series aiming to expand audiences for jazz by producing performances in non-traditional venues. Trumpeter Alphonso Horne will be performing, don’t miss this opportunity to experience the music of this internationally touring artist.