Upcoming Events: a true South Philly mix

Black History month movies, Swedish pastries & film, Mummer’s Bingo, Amaro tastings, and drag Quizzo!

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Thursday, 2/7

4-5:30 pm
Urban Medicine Cabinet
Queen Memorial Library – 1201 South 23rd Street

Make and take first-aid ointment, herbal steam, and headache lozenge while learning about the beneficial properties of specific herbs and flowers. 215.685.1899

7-8 pm
Seeking Healing in the Church
Saint Rita Cascia -1166 South Broad Street

The National Shrine of Saint Rita of Cascia will host an evening of reflection on seeking healing in the church and provide thoughts addressing healing in the church following new relations last year pertaining to the sexual abuse crisis. Free event. 215.546.8333

Friday, 2/8

6:30 pm
St. Monica School Bingo Night
St. Monica’s Bowling Alley – 2500 South 16th Street

Tables for eight or more can be reserved.  Dessert, water, coffee, tea will be provided. Tickets:  $25/person, including bingo cards. BYOB event. 215.467.5338

1 pm
Black History Month Film Series
Whitman Library – 200 Snyder Avenue

Enjoy popcorn and films celebrating Black History Month each Friday! Southside With You chronicles the summer 1989 afternoon when the future President of the United States, Barack Obama, wooed his future First Lady, Michelle Obama, on a first date across Chicago’s South Side.

“Southside With You,” 2016, 84 minutes, PG-13. 215.685.1754

Saturday, 2/9

Second (Saturday) Chances at Love on East Passyunk
Assorted locations along East Passyunk Avenue.
February’s Second Saturday is all about love, as the last weekend before Valentine’s Day!

Love is in the air and on the Avenue on February 9th, with specials and events sure to pull on your heartstrings. Find, or do, something special for your loved one or yourself!

6 pm
Satin Slipper NYB’s Valentine Cash Bingo
EOM Hall – 144 Moore Street

$13/person and includes ten rounds of bingo.  Soda, coffee, dessert included.  267.237.6503

11 am
Semlor and a Movie
American Swedish Historical Museum – 1900 Pattison Avenue

Treat yourself to a rich semla, a cream-and-almond paste-filled Swedish pastry, along with a cup of hot coffee and the Swedish Film “Hotell.” Tickets: $13 in advance/$15 at door. 

Sunday, 2/10

1-4 pm
Love Letter to Your Sweetheart
A Novel Idea – 1726 East Passyunk Avenue

If you’re looking for a way to show love to your sweetheart, stop by. Several typewriters available from Philly Typewriter. Paper and some envelopes provided. Free event.

10-am – 3:30 pm (3 sessions)
Print Love-In
719 Catharine Street, Fleisher Art Memorial

Make your own valentines while exploring a wide range of print-making techniques.  $10/person.

10:30 am
Free Yoga & $15 Brunch & Cocktail
Acadia Restaurant – 824 South Eighth Street
More info: 215.922.7200

Monday, 2/11

4 pm
Kids’ Yoga Class
South Philly Branch of the Free Library – 1700 South Broad Street
For children ages 5-10. 215.685.1866 

4 pm
Get on the Bus – book reading
2437 South Broad Street, Fumo Family Library

Children will read “Last Stop on Market Street” and discuss their own bus experiences and create 3D paper buses. This is part of the One Book, One Philadelphia Program. 215.685.1758

Wednesday, 2/13

4-5 pm
Earring-Making Workshop
South Philly Branch of the Free Library – 1700 South Broad Street

Make special earrings for a loved one. Free event. All materials provided. One pair per person. 215.685.1758 

6-9 pm
For the Love of Amaro
Plenty Café – 1710 East Passyunk Avenue

Plenty Café is partnering with Campari Group for a complimentary Amaro tasting. Donations to benefit East Passyunk Business Association. 609.909.8033

6:30 pm
For the Love of Quizzo
Fumo Family Library – 2437 South Broad Street

Join Drag Queen Mistress Brittany Lynn for a family-friendly quizzo on all things “love.” Registration is highly encouraged.  215.685.1758 or email klebanoff@freelibrary.org