Free Studio Open House at Woodmere Art Museum

Woodmere Art Museum in Chestnut Hill has a variety of classes for all ages and skill levels through out the year and on Saturday, May 19 the museum is hosting a free studio open house event from 1-4pm for anyone interested in meeting the studio faculty, seeing samples of the artists’ work, learning about their teaching methods and watching demonstrations. The open house is open to all ages and will include a children’s activity from 1-3pm. To register or for more info please visit

Participating Artists:

  • Paul DuSold
  • Stefanie Lieberman
  • Frances Galante
  • Linda Freedman
  • Carlo Russo
  • Andrea Snyder
  • Kathran Segal
  • Elissa Collier
  • Jon Bandish

Painting demonstrations:
Frances Galante, 1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m.
Stefanie Lieberman, 2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
Paul DuSold, 3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

About Woodmere’s Studio programs:
Woodmere Art Museum offers a variety of art classes for all ages and skill levels. Our studio programs provide fun and engaging art experiences that encourage people of all abilities to celebrate traditional and contemporary ideas of art-making. Classes and workshops are offered year-round in areas such as painting, drawing, collage, poetry and literature, art and music, and photography. Classes for children and teens provide fun and unique art-making, and include printmaking, painting, batik on fabric, animation, sculpture, and bookmaking. With painters and artists in mind, the George D. Widener Studio is a professional setting with ample north light, easy access, and plenty of free parking. All classes are taught by talented groups of professional artists that live and work in the Philadelphia area.

Paid Research Opportunity: Installing Window Air Conditioners

Ethnographic Research, Inc. is doing a project in Philadelphia and the surrounding areas to understand how people install window air conditioners. They will visit you in your home while you install your air conditioner and observe the process. This helps them learn what their client can do to streamline the installation of their products. Participants will receive $160 in cash.

They are looking for both women and men in Philadelphia who are getting ready to install a window air conditioner. You need to have purchased a new window air conditioner in the last three years. You need to be the person who installs it, and you must be willing to have them observe you put the new window unit in.

To see if you qualify or to get more info please visit

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Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam Coming to Lincoln Financial Field

16 Monster Jam Trucks are Coming to Lincoln Financial Field

This year Monster Jam brings to Philadelphia an unprecedented Monster Jam truck line-up which includes 5 World Champion Drivers.

Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam®, starring the biggest performers on four wheels:
Monster Jam monster trucks! The twelve-feet-tall, ten-thousand-pound machines will bring you to your feet, racing and ripping up a custom-designed track full of obstacles to soar over or smash through! Monster Jam provides a massive night’s entertainment tailored perfectly for your family’s budget, and these colorful, larger-than-life beasts are sure to capture the hearts of both young and old.

Kids Tickets $10*

JUNE 9 @ 7pm
Lincoln Financial Field
Philadelphia, PA

Save $10* on tickets
Use code BLOGGER

or call 800-745-3000,_PA/

*$10 savings valid on the $35 and $25 seats only. Not valid on Total Access, Front Row,
VIP, $15 or Kids’ pricing. Kids’ tickets $10 only valid on $35, $25 and $15 seats. Offer
expires June 8 at 11:59 PM. Competitors subject to change without notice. Additional
service charges, handling and facility fees may apply. All tickets $2 more day of show.

Free Admission on International Museum Day

Every year since 1977, International Museum Day is held worldwide sometime around 18 May. This year, the museum community will celebrate the 35th anniversary of this event: more than 30,000 museums in around 100 countries will hold special activities on this occasion. This year International Museum Day is held on Friday, May 18th.

This year Philadelphia Museum of Art is offering FREE Admission to celebrate International Museum Day.

The free admission includes special exhibitions, public tours and Art After 5.

Not in Philadelphia or even in the United States? Visit for all participating venues across the globe.

Free First Sundays at The Barnes Foundation

Photo Courtesy of the Barnes Foundation

On the first Sunday of every month, visitors will enjoy free admission, family entertainment and informative seminars from 10 am to 6 pm.

Free First Sundays is generously presented by PECO.

Free tickets can be obtained at the Barnes Foundation beginning at 9 am. Advance reservations are not available for Free First Sundays.

This offer is limited to tickets for two adults and two children per transaction. Tickets are limited and available on a first come-first served basis.

Tickets include access to the Collection gallery, special exhibition and any programming taking place that day.

The Barnes Foundation and PECO look forward to welcoming you to Free First Sundays!

For more info please visit

Join me for National Mom’s Nite Out at King of Prussia Mall!

This Thursday night is National Mom’s Nite Out at King of Prussia Mall, attendees will have the opportunity to participate in an evening filled with pampering refreshments, entertainment, fashion and beauty services, all focused on rewarding Moms.

Simon has teamed up with several prestigious brands and organizations including Diet Coke, Dove Body Wash, Little Black Dress Vodka, StriVectin, and VISIT FLORIDA to celebrate Moms and their many contributions to the world. The fun starts at 5:00 p.m. and goes until 8:00 p.m. All event activities are free and open to moms of all ages.

Come join me! I’ll be on the Lower Level near the Fountain in the Plaza at King of Prussia Mall. I’m partnering with my good friends at AT&T Wireless and giving away to one lucky mom an HP VEER 4G and Jabra Stone Wireless Headset ($200 Value). What mom doesn’t need a great smartphone and hands-free headset???

These events, thanks to an alliance with Little Black Dress Vodka, are helping raise awareness for Dress for Success, an international not-for-profit organization offering services designed to help underprivileged women find jobs and remain employed. King of Prussia Mall will be serving as a drop off location for Dress for Success donations, accepting cleaned and gently worn professional attire, handbags and accessories for
women of all sizes in the week leading up to the event at all Guest Service desks.

For more info please visit

Giveaway: Mother’s Day Tea at Little Treehouse

Join the Little Treehouse for Mother’s Day Tea on Saturday, May 12th from 10 am – 12 pm. The Treehouse has partnered with Bredenbeck’s Bakery to offer delicious pastries fit for tiny fingers at this traditional sit down tea in honor of mom. They will also be serving petit fours, hot cocoa, chocolate milk, and English tea.

Make sure to bring a picture. Guests will enjoy a craft-making session that includes a picture frame for mom. Seating is limited, pre-registration is required by calling the Treehouse.

Cost is $10 per adult, $5 per child. Members are free, price includes Treehouse admission. Reserve your seats and pre-register today by calling 215-247-3637

For more info please visit


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Free Admission to Academy of Natural Sciences for All Moms on Mother’s Day

On Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 13, the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University is offering FREE ADMISSION TO ALL MOMS. I hope you will help us spread the word!

Regular admission for the rest of the family is $15 for adults, $13 for children, seniors, students and military.

And May 12 and 13 is Women in Natural Sciences Discovery Weekend
Celebrate women’s contributions in the natural sciences. Visit the Library to view rare treasures created by women during the past 400 years, meet our scientists, find out about scientific advances by women and make a gift for Mom.

For more info please visit

Deal: Half-Price Happy Hour at Starbucks

Don’t miss out on this great deal! Half Price-Happy Hour at Starbucks. Starting May 4 and running through May 13, come into participating stores between 3-5 p.m. for a half-price Frappuccino blended beverage of your choice.

For more info please visit

Giveaway: 4 Tickets to From Asbury Park to the Promised Land: The Life and Music of Bruce Springsteen

The National Constitution Center will be the only venue to host the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum’s must-see exhibition, From Asbury Park to the Promised Land: The Life and Music of Bruce Springsteen. The first major exhibition about the American songwriter will run at the Center through September 3, 2012.

From Asbury Park to the Promised Land takes a comprehensive look at Springsteen’s career and catalog, from such early bands as Child, the Castiles and Steel Mill through his work with the E Street Band and as a solo artist. Throughout the 5,000-square-foot exhibition, visitors will have the rare opportunity to view more than 150 items, including:

  • Family photos of Springsteen’s childhood in Asbury Park, N.J.
  • Scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings, photos and handbills from Springsteen’s early music endeavors
  • Handwritten lyrics from all phases of Springsteen’s career
  • Saxophone used by the late Clarence Clemons to play the solo in “Jungleland” from Born to Run
  • Springsteen’s 1960 Chevrolet Corvette
  • Springsteen’s Fender Esquire from the cover of Born to Run
  • The outfit Springsteen wore on the cover of Born in the U.S.A.
  • Springsteen’s 1993 Academy Award for Best Original Song for “Streets of Philadelphia”

The exhibition also features several listening stations where visitors can hear never-before-released songs by the Castiles; Springsteen’s successful 1972 audition for Columbia Records; and interviews with Springsteen on topics such as his songwriting process, his first recording session, and some of his best known albums. Video footage throughout the exhibition includes archival performances, an edited version of Wings for Wheels: The Making of Born to Run, and clips of Springsteen’s appearance on MTV Unplugged in 1992.

To complement the exhibition, the Center’s public programming staff is developing a variety of interactive programs and activities for students, teachers and families about the importance of free expression. The Center also is planning a series of special events celebrating the music of Bruce Springsteen.

Admission to From Asbury Park to the Promised Land: The Life and Music of Bruce Springsteen is $24.50 for adults, $23 for seniors and students and $12 for children ages 4-12. Group rates also are available. Admission to the Center’s main exhibition, The Story of We the People, including the award-winning theater production Freedom Rising, is included. For ticket information, call 215.409.6700 or visit

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