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Coming in February! (FREE!)

Don’t forget to check out these FREE events on February 4th!

Philly Materials Science and Engineering Day

Open House at Philly Improv Theater for potential kids, teens & parents

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Historian’s Program: “Free Blacks in Philadelphia History: From Slave Ships to City Hall”

WHAT: Historian Joe Becton spotlights the accomplishments of men like Absalom Jones, Robert Purvis and others who contributed much to early Philadelphia and the nation.

WHEN: Saturday, February 4th

Time: 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Location: Independence Visitor Center, 6th and Market Streets

Cost: FREE!!!

For More Information: NPS Special Programs

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The Freedom Principle:

Experiments in Art and Music, 1965 to Now

WHAT: Art Exhibit. This large-scale group exhibition links the vibrant legacy of
avant-garde jazz and experimental music of the late 1960s (particularly within the African American arts scene on the South Side of Chicago) and its continuing influence on contemporary art and culture today.

WHEN
: Wednesdays-Sundays, now thru March 2017

WHERE: Institute of Contemporary Art at University of Penn. 118 S. 36th Street, 19104

COST: FREE!!!

FOR MORE INFORMATION: The Freedom Principle

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Slide Program: “Lessons from the Earth: Uncovering Black History”

WHAT: Join the park archeologist for a slide program that offers a glimpse into the world of people like James Oronoco Dexter, a free black coachman, and Oney Judge, Martha Washington’s enslaved maid.

WHEN: Saturday, February 11th

Time: 1 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.

Location: Independence Visitor Center, 6th and Market Streets

Cost: FREE!!!

For More Information: NPS Special Programs

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