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August
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CKO Kickboxing Class

CKO Kickboxing Class  is an hour of intense, calorie burning fun under the sun.

August
2

Power Yoga, Yoga Habit

Power Yoga, Yoga Habit is designed to move you physically and leave you feeling refreshed and energized. A 60 minute power yoga class, free of charge!

August
2

CKO Kickboxing Class

CKO Kickboxing Class  is an hour of intense, calorie burning fun under the sun.

August
2

Dance Boot Camp

A high energy, low impact workout featuring Top 40 hits, easy to follow dance moves and body weight exercises (think squats and push-ups) for all fitness levels. Singing along is encouraged! No equipment needed. Class will be taught with a live DJ set by Robin M. Gillespie of Philadelphia Sports Clubs.

August
2

Wild Wednesdays

Come and explore the natural world with us in Aviator Park. From Birds to butterflies to mammals big and small, join an Academy educator to learn all about the nature in your neighborhood.

August
2

Food Trucks

Flying Deutschman Bonjour Creperie Milk+Sugar

August
3

DJ Mike Nyce at the Oval+

August
3

League Cornhole

Sign up with a team of friends and co-workers, with a small group and be kept on the same team, or by yourself and be placed on a team with other free agents!

August
3

Hip Hop Fundamentals

Hip Hop Fundamentals, a half-hour lecture demonstration centered on youth participation in the arts followed by a half-hour movement workshop, is designed to promote youth participation in the art forms of Hip Hop while providing an example of how youth led art can be and is a catalyst for community change.

August
3

Summertime Thursday Jazz Series

Come hear some of Philly’s newest jazz voices each Thursday evening during the Oval+. Picnic on the lawn or grab a chair in the amphitheater of the renovated Shakespeare Park. Dream Pops will be selling water and popsicles.

August
3

Food Trucks

Foolish Bakers Farm Truck Lil Pop Shop

August
3

Telling Our Food Stories: Recipes and Rhythm

Join storyteller Carla Wiley and the Free Library’s Culinary Literacy Center for a FREE two-part family program pairing at the newly opened Shakespeare Park. At this event, taking inspiration from the traditions of family reunions, participants will work together to write collaborative poetry and stir up sweet summer drinks.  

August
4

Up at the Oval+

Movie begins at 9pm.

August
4

BEN FM

Join BEN FM for some awesome 80’s & 90’s tunes and a chance to win tickets to some of the hottest summer shows in the BEN FM Concert Cube.

August
4

Science Storytelling

The Free Library’s talented storytellers will take you on space explorations and go back in time to the days of dinosaurs. This interactive story hour will keep children, adults, and families engaged.

August
4

Food Trucks

Flying Deutschman Mama’s Meatballs Mucho Bueno Philly Pretzel Factory Waffles & Wedges  

August
5

Quizzo

Bring your friends and family for a fun afternoon of tough trivia in our beer garden for a chance to win a great prize plus ultimate bragging rights.

August
5

Saturday Stories

The Free Library’s talented storytellers will spin tall tales and wild adventures. This interactive story hour will keep children, adults, and families engaged. Dream Pops will be selling water and popsicles.

August
5

Music Jams

in the beer garden with Adam Web.

August
5

Food Trucks

Cow and the Curd Phoebe’s BBQ Dream Pops

August
6

StoryTheatre with StoryUP!

Philly’s finest improvisers present an interactive storytelling show based on ideas and suggestions from the children in the audience, with the kids taking part the whole way. A host and team of performers use props, costumes, music and improvisation to create stories onstage, with story ingredients provided by the audience. Entertaining for the whole family, […]

August
6

Let’s Rock Recess!!!

A kids DJ dance party in the beer garden.

August
6

Food Trucks

Surf & Turf Truck Braq BQ Philly Pretzel Factory Curbside Creamery

August
9

CKO Kickboxing Class

CKO Kickboxing Class is an hour of intense, calorie burning fun under the sun.

August
9

CKO Kickboxing Class

CKO Kickboxing Class is an hour of intense, calorie burning fun under the sun.

August
9

Power Yoga, Yoga Habit

Power Yoga, Yoga Habit is designed to move you physically and leave you feeling refreshed and energized. A 60 minute power yoga class, free of charge!

August
9

Dance Boot Camp

A high energy, low impact workout featuring Top 40 hits, easy to follow dance moves and body weight exercises (think squats and push-ups) for all fitness levels. Singing along is encouraged! No equipment needed. Class will be taught with a live DJ set by Robin M. Gillespie of Philadelphia Sports Clubs.

August
9

Wild Wednesdays

Come and explore the natural world with us in Aviator Park. From Birds to butterflies to mammals big and small, join an Academy educator to learn all about the nature in your neighborhood.

August
9

Food Trucks

Phoebe’s BBQ Made in the Shade Lemonade Flying Deutschman Lil Pop Shop

August
10

DJ Rich Medina at the Oval+

August
10

League Cornhole

Sign up with a team of friends and co-workers, with a small group and be kept on the same team, or by yourself and be placed on a team with other free agents!

August
10

Hip Hop Fundamentals

Hip Hop Fundamentals, a half-hour lecture demonstration centered on youth participation in the arts followed by a half-hour movement workshop, is designed to promote youth participation in the art forms of Hip Hop while providing an example of how youth led art can be and is a catalyst for community change.

August
10

Summertime Thursday Jazz Series

Come hear some of Philly’s newest jazz voices each Thursday evening during the Oval+. Picnic on the lawn or grab a chair in the amphitheater of the renovated Shakespeare Park. Dream Pops will be selling water and popsicles.

August
10

Food Trucks

Sum Pig Big Rube’s Chicken & Waffles Philly Pretzel Factory Dream Pops

August
10

Telling Our Food Stories: Around the Summer Table

Join storyteller Carla Wiley and the Free Library’s Culinary Literacy Center for a FREE two-part family program pairing at the newly opened Shakespeare Park. At this Make and Take craft featuring reusable no-sew cloth placemats, decorate your own placemat to bring home and enjoy a read-aloud of our favorite food-themed picture books.

August
11

Spaceballs at the Oval+

Movie begins at 8:30pm.

August
11

BEN FM

Join BEN FM for some awesome 80’s & 90’s tunes and a chance to win tickets to some of the hottest summer shows in the BEN FM Concert Cube.

August
11

Science Storytelling

The Free Library’s talented storytellers will take you on space explorations and go back in time to the days of dinosaurs. This interactive story hour will keep children, adults, and families engaged.

August
11

Food Trucks

Pbon’s Fresh Phood Say Cheese Sum Pig Cow and the Curd Lil Pop Shop

August
12

Quizzo

Bring your friends and family for a fun afternoon of tough trivia in our beer garden for a chance to win a great prize plus ultimate bragging rights.

August
12

Saturday Stories

The Free Library’s talented storytellers will spin tall tales and wild adventures. This interactive story hour will keep children, adults, and families engaged. Dream Pops will be selling water and popsicles.

August
12

Music Jams

in the beer garden with Ryan Tennis.

August
12

Food Trucks

Philly Pretzel Factory Flying Deutschman Phoebe’s BBQ Dream Pops

August
13

StoryTheatre with StoryUP!

Philly’s finest improvisers present an interactive storytelling show based on ideas and suggestions from the children in the audience, with the kids taking part the whole way. A host and team of performers use props, costumes, music and improvisation to create stories onstage, with story ingredients provided by the audience. Entertaining for the whole family, […]

August
13

Let’s Rock Recess!!!

A kids DJ dance party in the beer garden

August
13

Food Trucks

Local 215 Oink & Moo BBQ Pitruco Pizza Philly Pretzel Factory Milk+Sugar

August
16

Power Yoga, Yoga Habit

Power Yoga, Yoga Habit is designed to move you physically and leave you feeling refreshed and energized. A 60 minute power yoga class, free of charge!

August
16

Wild Wednesdays

Come and explore the natural world with us in Aviator Park. From Birds to butterflies to mammals big and small, join an Academy educator to learn all about the nature in your neighborhood.

August
16

CoreFitness Boot Camp

Join us for our outdoor boot camp workout! CoreFitness delivers an action packed class using body weight exercises in an outdoor environment that is more fun than you have ever had working out!  Open to all fitness levels!

August
16

Food Trucks

Flying Deutschman Braz BQ Bright Yellow Creamery

August
17

DJ Matthew Law at the Oval+

August
17

League Cornhole

Sign up with a team of friends and co-workers, with a small group and be kept on the same team, or by yourself and be placed on a team with other free agents!

August
17

Hip Hop Fundamentals

Hip Hop Fundamentals, a half-hour lecture demonstration centered on youth participation in the arts followed by a half-hour movement workshop, is designed to promote youth participation in the art forms of Hip Hop while providing an example of how youth led art can be and is a catalyst for community change.

August
17

Summertime Thursday Jazz Series

Come hear some of Philly’s newest jazz voices each Thursday evening during the Oval+. Picnic on the lawn or grab a chair in the amphitheater of the renovated Shakespeare Park. Dream Pops will be selling water and popsicles.

August
17

Food Trucks

Farm Truck Mama’s Meatballs Philly Pretzel Factory Big Rube’s Chicken & Waffles Cupcake Carnivale

August
18

Invincible at the Oval+

Movie begins at 9pm.

August
18

BEN FM

Join BEN FM for some awesome 80’s & 90’s tunes and a chance to win tickets to some of the hottest summer shows in the BEN FM Concert Cube.

August
18

Science Storytelling

The Free Library’s talented storytellers will take you on space explorations and go back in time to the days of dinosaurs. This interactive story hour will keep children, adults, and families engaged.

August
18

Food Trucks

Bonjour Creperie Local 215 Pitruco Pizza Phoebe’s BBQ UndrGrnd Donuts

August
19

Quizzo

Bring your friends and family for a fun afternoon of tough trivia in our beer garden for a chance to win a great prize plus ultimate bragging rights.

August
19

Julius Caesar: A Live Radio Play

Experience the Bard like you never have before. Revolution Shakespeare and the Hear Again Radio Project team up for an innovative production of an ancient political drama. With a script by Orson Welles, a cast of Philadelphia’s finest thespians, and old time radio effects, you’ll see Caesar in a whole new light. Runtime is 65 […]

August
19

Music Jams

in the beer garden with Adam Web.

August
19

Food Trucks

The Cow and the Curd Pbons Fresh Phood Mucho Bueno The Chilly Banana

August
19

Civics on Tap: Champs E-le’cheesesteak of Philly

Civics on Tap, in our first ever outdoor hang, will be talking about shapes. Namely, an oval, a circle, and how our neat little grid got a long diagonal slash through it. So come on out to Eakin’s Oval on August 12th to learn about the history, significance, and future of Philadelphia’s very own Avenue […]

August
20

StoryTheatre with StoryUP!

Philly’s finest improvisers present an interactive storytelling show based on ideas and suggestions from the children in the audience, with the kids taking part the whole way. A host and team of performers use props, costumes, music and improvisation to create stories onstage, with story ingredients provided by the audience. Entertaining for the whole family, […]

August
20

Let’s Rock Recess!!!

A kids DJ dance party in the beer garden

August
20

Food Trucks

Chewy’s  Phoebe’s BBQ Cow and the Curd Philly Pretzel Factory Cupcake Carnivale

  • The Oval
  • Fairmount Park Conservancy
  • Philadelphia Parks and Recreation Department
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A Special Thanks to Our Sponsors:
  • Warby Parker
  • Park Towne Place

About The Oval

The Oval is an initiative of Philadelphia Parks & Recreation in partnership with the Fairmount Park Conservancy.

the new shape of fun.

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