5 ways to make the most of your week in Philadelphia

From a reception celebrating a unique art exhibit to cardio boot camp, 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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Art Exhibit Closing Reception 

From the event description:

Please join us for light refreshments and hors d’oeuvres on Tuesday night for the closing reception of "Chance Encounter," the current rotational exhibit organized by InLiquid at Park Towne Place Museum District Residences. The exhibit features a group of artists whose work offers ready-made materials, including transformations of paper pinwheels, broken glass and wooden ladders. Artists include Megan T. Biddle, Kevin B. Huang and Annette Cords.

When: Tuesday, Aug. 13, 6-8 p.m.
Where: Park Towne Place - North Tower, 2200 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Admission: Free
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Disney Pixar Movie Trivia 

From the event description:

Join us for five unique and challenging rounds on all your favorite Disney Pixar movies. The best way to reserve tickets is by selecting a team captain and having them be in charge of tickets for all team members.

When: Tuesday, Aug. 13, 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Where: Field House Philly, 1150 Filbert St.
Admission: Free
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Rapper Tyler Cassidy Live

From the event description:

Check out a live performance of singer and rapper Tyler Cassidy, also known as Froggy Fresh. Cassidy first came on the music scene in 2013 with a viral YouTube rap called "The Baddest," which garnered six million views. 

When: Tuesday, Aug. 13, 8-11 p.m.
Where: Kung Fu Necktie, 1250 N. Front St.
Admission: $18-$55
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Philadelphia Home Buying Class 

From the event description:

In this home buying class happy hour, Philadelphia buyer agent Scott Hicks will lay out a detailed plan to help you enjoy your home buying experience. Discussion topics include the pros and cons of buying a home; building your team, financing your home; and more. Bring your questions and enjoy two free alcoholic beverages per person. 

When: Wednesday, Aug. 14, 6-8 p.m.
Where: Brauhaus Schmitz, 718 South St.
Admission: Free
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Cardio Boot Camp

From the event description:

Join PHYLA for a fun and challenging workout at University City Arts League this Wednesday. This class will focus on cardio circuit training and abdominal core toning. Bring a bottle of water, yoga mat and get ready to sweat.

When: Wednesday, Aug. 14, 6-7 p.m.
Where: University City Arts League, 4226 Spruce St.
Admission: Free-$2
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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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Kung Fu Necktie, 1250 North Front Street