Looking for something to do this weekend? Here are our top picks. Enjoy!
SUPPORT: Second Friday journey2home event
Friday, January 10. 4:30pm – 7pm. 4119 Lancaster Ave. Last month Mural Arts opened the journey2home storefront, a hub for collaboration and conversation exploring youth housing insecurity. Tonight they will hold their first Second Friday open house, which will include hands-on art activities, button making and a project exploring the sounds of home. Free.
ADMIRE: Joe Boruchow Collages
Friday, January 10, 7-10pm. Chapterhouse, 620 S. 9th Street. Opening reception for the first exhibition of papercut collages made by prolific artist Joe Boruchow. Show stays up until April 9. Free.
Friday, January 10. 5pm – 7pm. Painted Bride, 230 Vine Street. On The Ground showcases art by more than 20 artists from Germantown, Mantua, Frankford and Camden, New Jersey (the four corners). The art is intended to bring together artists and residents in these neighborhoods and to explore how creativity and innovation can be a catalyst for business and cultural development throughout the region – especially along its commercial corridors. Free.
Saturday, January 11. 3pm. Mariposa Food Coop. 4824 Baltimore Avenue. Access to healthy food can depend on logistics, economics and specifics. This Saturday workshop will blend words, images and actions to share and transform attendees’ experiences with having and not having access. The goal is to take action steps toward making healthy food accessible to all. Free.
Saturday, January 11. 10am – 12pm. Bicycle Therapy, 2211 South Street. If you live in the 17th Police District (Lombard to Moore Streets, Broad to the Schuylkill River), this is your chance to register your bicycle with the 17th Police District Bicycle Registry, overseen by the South of South Neighborhood Association (SOSNA). Free.