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4 events worth checking out in Philadelphia this week

4 events worth checking out in Philadelphia this week
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By Hoodline - Published on December 04, 2019.

From a parade of lights to a magazine launch party, 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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Parade of Lights

From the event description:

After a day of fun seasonal crafts and activities, a parade of local working boats will be illuminated in holiday lights for all to see on the Delaware River. Santa's Workshop on the Water and our Makerspace will be decked with boughs of holly-day activities, with optional add-ons like gingerbread boats to decorate or LED holiday picture frames. 

When: Saturday, Dec. 7, 1-6 p.m.
Where: Independence Seaport Museum, 211 S. Christopher Columbus Blvd.
Admission: $14-$18
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New Spirit Community Church Presents V. Shayne Frederick and Friends

From the event description:

In celebration of our anniversary, New Spirit Community Church presents the musical stylings of V. Shanye Frederick and friends. Join us for an evening of jazz vocals and more. 

When: Saturday, Dec. 7, 4-6 p.m.
Where: New Spirit Community Church, 5736 Chester Ave.
Admission: $25
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Midnight Brunch Blackout

From the event description:

Get ready for another exclusive brunch experience presented by Que and Yaz. Black attire is required. Exclusive hors'doeuvres, complimentary champagne and edible treats will be available. 

When: Saturday, Dec. 7, 8 p.m.- Sunday, Dec. 8, 2 a.m.
Where: Hops Brewerytown, 3100 W. Master St.
Admission: $25-$100
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'Faces of Black Penn' Launch Party

From the event description:

The Black Student League is excited to announce our launch party for Faces of Black Penn magazine. This event will feature performances, food and copies of the publication.

When: Sunday, Dec. 8, 6-8:30 p.m.
Where: 3601 Locust Walk, Arch Building Room 208, 
Admission: $7-$9
Click here for more details, and to get your tickets


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