Weekend Planner: Penguins, Performances, and Pickles

Breaking News, Local Life July 22, 2011 0 Comments

by Jacqueline Weiss

Follow the March of The Penguins this weekend at the Summer Moonlight Movies Series

Screen Play:
What: Captain America: The First Avenger (PG-13)
When: July 22
Where: Check your local listings

After Steve Rogers is deemed unfit for military service, he joins a top-secret operation and becomes Captain America — a superhero dedicated to defending the United States and its ideals.

 

What: Shakespeare in Clark Park: Much Ado About Nothing
When: July 20 – 24 at 7 p.m.
Where: Clark Park
Chester Avenue and 43rd Street
Philadelphia

Enjoy a free performance of Much Ado About Nothing directed by Alex Torra. A small battle brews between two rivals, Benedick and Beatrice, and it’s obvious to everyone but them that they are destined to be together.

Family:
What: Moonlight Movies Series: March of the Penguins
When: July 22 at 8:30 p.m.
Where: Lovett Memorial Library, 6945 Germantown Ave., Mt. Airy

Mt. Airy USA is partnering with the Free Library of Philadelphia and the Trolley Car Diner to host a Moonlight Movies outdoor series that will run for six consecutive Fridays through August 12. This week’s movie is March of the Penguins, the 2005 nature documentary film depicting the yearly journey of the emperor penguins of Antarctica. Seating will begin at 8 p.m.

What: Treehouse Rocks! Summer Concert Series: Paisley Pickles
When: July 23, 6 p.m. – 6:45 p .m.
Where: The Little Treehouse Café, 10 Gravers Lane, Chestnut Hill

Enjoy a musical experience with your children and the Paisley Pickles. The Paisley Pickles are sure to have you moving and shaking all night long. Admission is $5 for adults and $15 for children (includes kid’s meal entrée, side and drink). Space is limited so call now to make a reservation and purchase your tickets.

Music:
What: Alison Krauss & Union Station Featuring Jerry Douglas
When: July 22 at 8 p.m.
Where: Kimmel Center
300 S. Broad Street

This one night event pairs Alison Krauss & Union Station with Jerry Douglas. Alison Krauss holds the title of holding more Grammy Awards than any other female music artist in history and is credited with generating a new interest in bluegrass music.

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