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Exciting Winter Events in Philadelphia Based on Your Interest

Entertainment isn’t a one-size-fits-all kind of deal. We humans are nuanced and want to find enjoyment in things that truly matter, like art and yoga with cats. Find events that tickle your fancy based on your interests, below.

By / February 7, 2018
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For the cultured

Drink and Draw: MECRO

WeWork Northern Liberties

Philly-area graffiti artist Glossback will lead an evening of art where you'll create Philly-inspired collages. Limited beverages and art supplies will be available.


The Watermelon Woman | Reviving and Reviewing the “Race Film”

International House

Screen this "fake documentary" where a Black lesbian filmmaker makes a film about a queer 1930s Black film actress. Discussion of the film to follow.


Philadelphia Art Week

5031 Baltimore Ave

Work from 40 different local artists will be exhibited over the course of five days - Wednesday, March 7th through Sunday, March 11. Meet the artists and see the pieces in an intimate setting.

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BalletX Spring Series 2018

The Wilma Theater

This contemporary ballet group will perform two world premieres from choreographers Darrell Grand Moultrie and Trey McIntyre, in addition to Matthew Neenan's 2014 work "Increasing."

$25 - $50 / RSVP

For the partier

Night Sweats: Robotropical

Kung Fu Necktie

Synths, 808s, post-disco. Dance all night long upstairs at Kung Fu Necktie. Oh, and $3 Citywides, folks.

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The Boom Room

Make this your late-night destination. DJs David Tidey, Jeffrey Bouchard, Tony Modica, and Sean Hearn provide the house and techno.

$10 / RSVP

Unknown Pleasures

The Dolphin Tavern

Pile on the eyeliner and embrace the goth, post-punk, and coldwave with DJs Littlespaceyy and Ian Galloway.


Mortal Techno

The Barbary

If you've ever wanted to dance to music from Mortal Kombat, now is the time to do so. DJ ADUB will spin classic '90s techno all night.

$5 / RSVP

For the empowered

PHL Self-Made Women February Event

Make Offices

Network and share insights with other female entrepreneurs, women business owners, and other career-oriented women in the city.

$11 / RSVP

Uncertainty: How to make choices that help you sleep at night


This hands-on workshop helps attendees determine their goals using meditation and gentle hypnosis and build a gameplan to help you get there.

$60 / RSVP

NET/WORK Philly 2018

Fillmore Philadelphia

Over 50 organizations will be exhibiting at this job fair, which focuses on tech-related positions like gigs in dev, design, engineering, UX, and programming.

$5 - $10 / RSVP

Philadelphia Career Fair

Courtyard Philadelphia City Avenue

Talk with representatives from a number of industries like real estate, beauty and cosmetics, advertising, web services, and more. Look the part and be prepared to talk the talk.


For the fitness junkie

Cupid’s Chase

Philadelphia Zoo

This 5k run/walk benefits Community Options, Inc., an organization that supports people with disabilities. Bundle up and get moving!

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Yoga with Cats


An instructor from Amrita Yoga will lead a class that, on the surface, seems like your average yoga class, except adoptable cats will roam the room.

$16 / RSVP

Namas Day Spring Celebration 2018

WHYY Building

Come for a day of non-stop yoga classes, whether you're into a one-off session or want to partake in multiple. Exhibitors and food trucks will also be on-site.

$54 - $155 / RSVP
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Philadelphia Love Run

Philadelphia Museum of Art

This half marathon course weaves through Center City, Old City, Chinatown, Fairmount Park, Strawberry Mansion, and back to the Art Museum. There's a 5K distance, too.

$50 - $97 / RSVP

For the curious

Evil Genius Beer Company presents Secret Lair Burlesque

Evil Genius Beer Company

Beer and burlesque, what could be better? Sip on a few Evil Genius brews and see a special pre-Valentine's Day performance.


Science After Hours: Love and Lust

Franklin Institute

What do science and lust have in common? Find out over a few beverages and sexy demonstrations.

$20 / RSVP

Celebrate the Green Fairy

Alchemist Society

Sample three different types of absinthe (including one that's locally made) and learn how to properly drink it. Prepare for things to maybe get weird.

$37 / RSVP

Treading on Toxicity: Philadelphia’s Lead Soil Contamination

Wagner Free Institute of Science

Dr. Cynthia Hall, associate professor in the Department of Earth and Space Sciences at West Chester University will discuss how lead got into Philadelphia soil, how to measure it, and more.




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