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Thursday August 15

Drag Queen Story Time

@make

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Come hear Philly’s favorite drag queen, Brittany Lynn, read stories about love, diversity, friendship, and acceptance. Dress up time (costumes and props provided), musical breaks, and arts and crafts will have everyone learning while having fun out in the sunshine!

Reading & Music Room

@make

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Enjoy an outdoor reading and music room designed and fabricated by Tiny WPA and Interface Studio! Read a book or play an instrument on the MAKE Block of the Parkway.

Reading & Music Room

@make

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Enjoy an outdoor reading and music room designed and fabricated by Tiny WPA and Interface Studio! Read a book or play an instrument on the MAKE Block of the Parkway.

GLBL VLLG Art

@make

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

GLBL VLLG Art by  Vic The objective for each class would be to invite the community to indulge in their creative side while broadening their ideas on what wellness truly is. Each class will have a focus for a dimension of wellness and each painting will depict what 1 that looks like to us. Each […]

Live Performance by Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers

@hear

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Enjoy a live performance by Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers (KYL/D) on the HEAR Block on the Parkway! (In front of the Rodin Museum). The company will perform site specific work inspired by the environment of The Oval and in connection with the company’s mission to celebrate dance as the ultimate integration of body, spirit and mind. For […]

Silent Philly (in the Beer Garden)

@theoval

8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Come experience the silent party for free at The Oval+! Silent Philly is a party experience like nothing you’ve had before. Three DJ’s Red (80’s 90’s 2000’s) , Green (Top 40 and EDM), and Blue (Hip Hop), all spin the best music while you sing and dance along. As you flip from one channel to the […]

Silent Philly

@theoval

8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Come experience the silent party for free at The Oval+! Silent Philly is a party experience like nothing you’ve had before. Three DJ’s Red (80’s 90’s 2000’s) , Green (Top 40 and EDM), and Blue (Hip Hop), all spin the best music while you sing and dance along. As you flip from one channel to the […]

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

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