Weekend Planner: Running for Love and Smurfs

Breaking News, Local Life July 28, 2011 0 Comments

Philadelphia's Magic Gardens will be hosting a street fair this weekend on South Street.

by Jacqueline Weis

Screen Play:
What: The Smurfs (PG)
When: July 29
Where: Check your local listings
After the evil wizard Gargamel chases The Smurfs out of their magical world, they end up in our world. Enjoy this animated comedy featuring the voices of Katy Perry, Tim Gunn and more as the voices of The Smurfs.

What: Crazy, Stupid, Love (PG-13)
When: July 29
Where: Check your local listings
As Cal’s (Steve Carrell) marital life enters a crisis, he seeks the advice of a much younger Jacob (Ryan Gosling) on how to keep his marriage and relationship with his children together.

Family:
What: Moonlight Movies Series: The Sandlot
When: July 29 @8:30 p.m.
Where: Lovett Memorial Library
6945 Germantown Ave.

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 The Sandlot, the 1993 kids comedy where new-kid-on-the-block Scotty Smalls is taken under the wing of neighborhood baseball guru Rodriguez. Seating will begin at 8 p.m.

What: ART/GAGE: Celebrate Philly Creativity
When: July 30 12 p.m. -10 p.m.
Where: Philadelphia Magic Gardens
1020 South St.
Philadelphia

Enjoy performances by local musicians, poets and even fire twirlers on South Street at Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens. Tickets are $10-$15, and this all-day affair is not to be missed. The street fair will be held from 12 p.m. – 6 p.m. and is free to the public.  For performances by local bands, stop by from 1 p.m.- 10 p.m. Performance tickets are between $6 – $25.

 

Local:
What: Run For the Hill of It
When: July 30 @8:30 a.m.
Where: Fairmount Park
Northwestern Avenue & Forbidden Drive

This Saturday morning put on your running shoes and Run For The Hill of It with Montgomery Child Advocacy Program (MCAP). This annual five-mile run and one-mile walk will begin in Fairmount Park.  MCAP is a nonprofit organization that strives to provide free legal representation to children who are victims of neglect and abuse. Join the MCAP team for the 24th Annual Run For The Hill of It.

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