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Here's what to do in Philadelphia this week

From a trail walk to a film screening, 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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Pennypack Trail Walk

From the event description:

Join us for a 20 to 27 mile walk from Holmesburg to Willow Grove to Fort Washington along the Pennypack Creek this Saturday. Enjoy a veritable arboretum along the Pennypack Creek, plus the recently developed Pennypack rail trail in Montgomery County and the Baxter Trail along the Delaware River that is set to open this year.

When: Saturday, Aug. 24, 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Where: Holmesburg Junction, 4783 Rhawn St.
Admission: Free
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Dog Day of Summer

From the event description:

Celebrate our four-legged friends this August with a day full of pet-friendly vendors, activities, pet adoptions, food vendors and more this Saturday. 

When: Saturday, Aug. 24, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: Venice Island Amphitheater, 7 Lock St. 
Admission: Free
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Chocolate Milk® Documentary Screening

From the event description:

Join the Pennsylvania Chapter of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc. for a community screening of the documentary film "Chocolate Milk." The film follows the breastfeeding journey of three African American mothers. We invite all expecting mothers, new moms, families, midwives, doulas and other obstetrics professionals to the screening. 

When: Saturday, Aug. 24, noon-3 p.m.
Where: Free Library of Philadelphia, 1901 Vine 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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