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4 ways to enjoy your week in Philadelphia

From a faith-based community event to double dutch, there's plenty to enjoy in Philadelphia this week. Read on for a rundown of ideas for how to fill your calendar.

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Taking the Gospel 2 Da Streets

From the event description:

Check out a faith-based event this Saturday, featuring a bookbag giveaway, live entertainment, free food, door prizes and more. There will also be a talk by Bishop T. K. Grant. Check in at the welcome table and enter to win one of the door prizes distributed throughout the day. 

When: Saturday, Aug. 24, noon-6 p.m.
Where: Jerome Brown Playground, 3401 N. 20th St.
Admission: Free
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Nelly at Xfinity Live!

From the event description:

Join us for the hottest event of the summer and get ready to jam out with Grammy Award-winning rapper Nelly this Saturday night. This is a 21-and-over event. 

When: Saturday, Aug. 24, 9 p.m. 
Where: Xfinity Live!, 1100 Pattison Ave.
Admission: $20-$75
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Shake It Off: Taylor & Friends Dance Party

From the event description:

Celebrate the release of Taylor Swift's seventh studio album "Lover" at a dance party this Saturday night. Entertainment Weekly described the collection of songs as "mending fences and being kind to the self." All are welcome. 

When: Saturday, Aug. 24, 10:30 p.m.- Sunday, Aug. 25, 2 a.m.
Where: MilkBoy, 1100 Chestnut St.
Admission: $9-$13
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Philly Girls Jump community day 

From the event description:

Anyone who loves jumping double dutch, no matter how young or old, is encouraged and welcome to join the fun. Bring your ropes, water and your favorite double-dutch songs. There will be vendors, food and giveaways.

When: Sunday, Aug. 25, 2-6 p.m.
Where: Awbury Park, 6101 Ardleigh St.
Admission: Free
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Parking in Philadelphia can be tough, especially during popular events. To find free or cheap parking and to book parking in advance, see this map of Philadelphia parking from SpotAngels. And to get there by public transportation, check SEPTA's website for nearby stations and schedules.


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