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Winter Wonderland at Smith Memorial Playground

Smith Memorial Playground 3500 Reservoir Drive, Philadelphia

Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse invites families to its historic 6 ½ acre Playground and indoor play space in East Fairmount Park to celebrate all things frosty and fun in the midst of the holiday season! Families will enjoy an ice carving demonstration by local sculptor Roger Wing, s'mores roasting over fire pits, an array of winter-themed crafts, and tasty treats. Admission is $10 per child or free for adults, Smith members, and ACCESS card holders. This event is rain or shine.

$10

Sisterly Love Collective Holiday Market

South Street South Street, Philadelphia, PA

Join the South Street Headhouse District and Sisterly Love Collective for a festive Holiday Market under the Headhouse Shambles! Mrs. Claus is breaking out on her own for two holiday markets at the Headhouse Shambles with the Sisterly Love Collective! Featuring small businesses, local vendors and creators, food & drinks, and lots of holiday cheer to go around!

Philly Talks Trash- From Packaging to Pollution

Zoom, Online Only

It’s the annual season for gift giving and that time of year when the U.S. sees an almost 25% increase in waste. This is a bonanza for the packaging industry, a significant boost in demand for plastic products, and further rationale for the fossil fuel industry to continue fracking. Join us virtually on Thursday, December 15, 6:30 - 8:00pm, for our next Philly Talks Trash Program, “From Packaging to Pollution,” a discussion led by experts who will provide a detailed look at how the fossil fuel industry is responsible for the huge rise in plastic manufacturing. We’ll discuss how this

Free

The Clay Studio presents Figuring Space

The Clay Studio 1425 N American Street, Philadelphia, PA

The Clay Studio presents Figuring Space, a new exhibition comprised of full-scale, figurative sculptures by 12 leading ceramic artists based in the United States. Each of the artists explores their individual cultural identity and what it means to be human through their figurative sculptures. The powerful figures will serve as a body of evidence to lay bare the issues that permeate American art and social culture. Figuring Space is co-curated by Jennifer Zwilling, Curator and Director of Artistic Programs at The Clay Studio, and Dr. Kelli Morgan, Professor of the Practice and Director of Cultural Studies at Tufts University.

Free