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Friday August 16

Reading & Music Cart

@make

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

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

Philly Reading Coaches

@make

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Philly Reading Coaches will be on hand to for one-on-one reading sessions with kids to boost confidence and encourage a love of reading. All ages welcome.

Architecture + Design (A+D) Play

@make

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Have fun and learn about design, build a project from your imagination, and hone your creative problem-solving skills. DesignPhiladelphia offersdifferent activitieseach week, so you can come again and again to work with others and build something amazing!

Live with Radio One Radio

@hear

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Enjoy live radio with Radio One at the BOOM BOX, a retrofitted double-decker bus on the HEAR Block of the Parkway, offering Rita’s Water Ice, Philly Pretzels, and craft beer by Mainstay Brewing. Radio One is the country’s largest urban radio network.

Ben FM DJ

@theoval

5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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.

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.

Ping Pong tournament with SPIN

@make

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Head to the PLAY Block on the Parkway for a Ping-Pong tournament with SPIN!

Live with Radio One DJ

@hear

8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Enjoy live music with Radio One DJ at the BOOM BOX, a retrofitted double-decker bus on the HEAR Block of the Parkway, offering Rita’s Water Ice, Philly Pretzels, and craft beer by Mainstay Brewing. Radio One is the country’s largest urban radio network.

Little Giants

@theoval

9:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Movie begins at 9pm.

  • The Oval
  • Fairmount Park Conservancy
  • Philadelphia Parks and Recreation Department
Presented By:
PNC
A Special Thanks to Our Sponsors:
  • Knight Foundation
  • Visit Philadelphia
  • Inspire
  • diadora

About The Oval

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

the new shape of fun.

Have Questions? Call (215) 607-3477 or email Erin Nardini for more information

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