Events 3/10-3/15: Screenings, Readings, Workshops & more!

The latest and greatest things happening in Philly from Friday, March 9 to Thursday, March 15. Share your event by tweeting us @citywidestories or tagging us on Facebook.


We Love Camden Reception and Art Sale

Friday, March 9

5 – 9pm

Camden FireWorks

1813 South Broadway, Waterfront South, Camden, New Jersey 08104  

Cost: Free

Join Camden FireWorks to celebrate (and maybe take home), the work of local artists! This will be the only night to see the complete exhibition so come out for a night of amazing art!


Community Stoop Sale

Saturday, March 10

10am – 2pm

Franny Lou’s Porch

2400 Coral St.

Cost: $15 a spot

Sign up and help Franny Lou’s fundraiser towards providing tools needed to grow their business.


Saturday Morning Cartoons – March edition

Saturday, March 10

12 – 2pm


531 N 12th St.

Cost: $5

PhilaMOCA is bringing back the lost thrill of Saturday morning cartoons with a new monthly series of animated favorites from yesteryear! This month’s theme is 1980s obscurities. Enjoy short-lived and strange series from deep in the cartoon archives. Come out to this family friendly event!


Sourdough Workshop with John McGrath

Saturday, March 10

3 – 5pm

La Colombe Fishtown Cafe

1335 Frankford Ave.

Cost: $50

Did you know you can make bakery-quality sourdough bread in your own kitchen? Join Fishtown Cafe’s Head Baker, John McGrath, for a Sourdough Bread Workshop!


Beyond Apu: A Community Conversation

Saturday, March 10

4 – 6pm

Drexel University 3401 Filbert St.

Cost: $10-15

South Asian American Digital Archive (SAADA) will host the Philadelphia premiere of Hari Kondabolu’s “The Problem With Apu” documentary, followed by a community discussion about representations of South Asian Americans in popular culture. Join the conversation!  


Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon 

Saturday, March 10

1 – 7pm

Indy Hall  

399 Market St.

Cost: Free

Did you know that less than 10% of Wikipedia editors are women? At this event, people of all gender identities are welcome to come and learn how to edit Wikipedia. Come out for a day filled with feminism, fun and of course, snacks!


Our Stories: Our Closets

Saturday, March 10

1 – 3pm

Philly AIDS Thrift

710 S 5th St.

Cost: Free

Qunify presents “Our Closets’” in our “Our Stories” series. This edition of Our Stories celebrates LGBTQ+ people who use fashion to shape their queer identity and self expression. Come out to this free event to hear some amazing stories.


Black Girls Rock! with Beverly Bond + Fox 29 News Alex Holley

Saturday, March 10

2 – 4pm

Impact Your World Church

5507 Germantown Ave.

Cost: Free

Uncle Bobbie’s proudly welcomes Beverly Bond to Philadelphia to discuss her new book “Black Girls Rock: Owning Our Magic. Rocking Our Truth.” Come out to this free event for an afternoon filled with #BlackGirlMagic!


Displaced Showcase & Concert: Of Roads and Homes

Sunday, March 11  

4 – 6:30pm

Trinity Center for Urban Life

22nd and Spruce St.

Cost: $20 in Advance | $25 at the Door | $10 for Students with ID

Al-Bustan is pleased to present (DIS)PLACED: Philadelphia’s culminating showcase event, inviting friends, partners, and the public to enjoy an evening of poetry, music, art, food, and friendship.


Our Time To Wrinkle- Celebrating Girls and STEM with “A Wrinkle In Time”

Sunday, March 11

9:30am – 1:00pm

UA Riverview Plaza Stadium 17

1400 S Columbus Blvd.

Cost: $25  

Join I am Black SiFi, for a screening filled with extra-planetary adventures hosted by  Kennedy Allen, aka ‘Storm Tribble,”and Lani Kai. The screening will also feature a conversation with all-star Dr. Derrick Pitts, Chief Astronomer of the Franklin Institute.


Intentional Neighborhoods: A Gentrification Discussion

Monday, March 12  

6 – 8pm

Free Library of Philadelphia, Ramonita de Rodriguez Branch

600 West Girard Ave.

Cost: Free

Those interested in civic engagement, long-term neighborhood residents, and newcomers alike, are invited to talk about shaping their community into one that serves a greater good for everyone. All are welcome at this important discussion about gentrification.  


Tuesday Tea & Textiles

Tuesday, March 12

10am – 2pm  

Kensington Storefront

2774 Kensington Ave.

Cost: Free

Come learn how to weave in a relaxing, supportive atmosphere. Under the guidance of artists Kathryn Pannepacker and Lisa Kelley, you will create both a small piece of weaving to keep and a larger piece that will become part of a community project. Weaving experience is not required or expected.


The InLiquid Gallery – Grand Opening Reception

Wednesday, March 14  

6 – 8pm

The InLiquid Gallery

Crane Arts Studio 108 1400 N American St.

Join InLiquid for the Grand Opening of their new permanent gallery, located at Crane Arts! The reception will feature cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and beer provided by Philadelphia Brewing Company.


One Book, One Philadelphia Finale with Jacqueline Woodson

Wednesday, March 14

7:30 – 9pm

Parkway Central Library

1901 Vine St. 

Cost: Free

The One Book, One Philadelphia Finale will feature an interview with  author, Jacqueline Woodson, and with Tamala Edwards, 6ABC Action News Co-Anchor. This program will also feature a celebration of the poetry and music found in Jacqueline Woodson’s book “Another Brooklyn” with performances of original works inspired by the novel.


CreativeAtTheCannery: Prose Reading on the Ides of March

Thursday, March 15  

5 – 8:30pm

Dock Street Cannery + Lounge

705 South 50th St.

For the first time ever, there will be a prose reading showcasing local authors at Dock Street! Doors open at 5pm for drinks and snacks; the readings will start at 7pm. Come early to secure a seat!


Tire Fire Presents: Gerard, Saul-Zerby, Crawford, & Trivedi

Thursday, March 15

7 – 10pm

Tattooed Mom

530 South St. 

Join TireFire for a night of great readings from a variety of writers at Tattooed Mom. This month, they will also be collecting donations for Prevention Point Philadelphia, a private nonprofit organization providing harm reduction services to Philadelphia and the surrounding area.