3 events worth checking out in Philadelphia this week

Looking for something to do this week? From blues and classic rock to stories about the Haitian Revolution, here are the best options to help you get off the couch and out into the world.

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Ian Lander Band

From the event description:

This band performs blues and classic rock. Tickets are standing room only. 

When: Friday, Feb. 7, 9 p.m.- Saturday, Feb. 8, 1 a.m.
Where: The Twisted Tail, 509 S. Second St.
Admission: Free
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Jazz on the Creek

From the event description:

Join us for an exciting evening of sizzling hot jazz and soul music every first Thursday. Socialize with friends and neighbors while honoring our rich historical tradition of jazz. All children under 12 are free. Delicious refreshments will be served before the show and during intermission.  

When: Thursday, Feb. 6, 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Where: Cobbs Creek Community Environmental Education Center, 700 Cobbs Creek Parkway
Admission: $15 (donation)
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Heroes and Sheroes of the Haitian Revolution 

From the event description:

Join us as we celebrate Black History Month by sharing legendary stories of the many men and women that fought for the independence of Haiti. Also, best selling Haitian American author and publisher Frantz Derenoncourt, Jr. will be in attendance signing copies of all four of his books.   

When: Sunday, Feb. 9, 3-6 p.m.
Where: Harmony Literary Cafe, 6605 Rising Sun Ave.
Admission: Free
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