Events 5/25-5/31: Camden Night Gardens, Comedy Shows, Pedalpalooza and More!

The latest and greatest things happening in Philly and Camden from Friday, May 25 to Thursday, May 31. Share your event by tweeting us @citywidestories or tagging us on Facebook.


Camden Night Gardens  

Friday, May 25

7 pm  

Cooper’s Poynt Waterfront Park

Cost: Free

The City of Camden and Cooper’s Ferry Partnership are hosting Camden Night Gardens, a nighttime public arts festival with temporary light, sound, and projection installations, and more! Don’t miss this spectacular community showcase!


I’m Just Kidneying

Friday, May 25, Saturday May 26

9 pm

Philly Improv Theater

2030 Sansom St.

Cost: $12

Have you ever carried your own urine in a cooler on the NYC subway? Amanda Nicastro has. Come see her solo show about her experience donating a kidney to sister and watch as she explores whether or not that alone is an act of heroism.


Kaleidoscope City: Visions of Duality, hosted at DVAA

Saturday, May 26

1 pm

Da Vinci Art Alliance

704 Catherine St.

Cost: Free

Don’t miss Kaleidoscope City: Visions of Duality, and exhibition by Max Victor Alper that shows unusual environments and activities in New York City and Philadelphia. The 56 photographs are presented in pairs, as diptychs, where one is realistic and the other is fantasy. Don’t miss this exhibit, and read more about DVAA in our latest feature.


MSNBC Town Hall on Racism with Joy Reid and Chris Hayes

Tuesday, May 29

3:30 – 5:30 pm

Prince Theater

1412 Chestnut St.

Cost: Free

Be part of the live audience for Everyday Racism in America, a special MSNBC town hall. Joy Reid and Chris Hayes will be facilitating an open dialogue about the state of racial bias in American society and what can be done to create change. Seating is available on a first come, first served basis so make sure to register, and arrive early!


Comedy at the Cannery

Wednesday, May 30

8 – 10 pm

Dock Street Cannery + Lounge

705 South 50th St.

Cost: Free

Comedy at the Canner is back! Don’t miss this monthly evening of local comics featuring Chris Davis, Rachel Fogletto, Betty J Smithsonian, Nathan Holt, Nazeer L. Harper, Tara Hernon, and Katonya Mosley.



Thursday, May 31

6 – 9 pm

Smith Memorial Playground

3500 Reservoir Dr.

Cost: $50 – $150

Neighborhood Bike Works is hosting their annual gala, Pedalpalooza! Join them at Smith Memorial Playground to hear from the NBW Youth Council, participate in a silent auction, participate in games and activities, and even get a bike tuneup!