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Events & Programs

Upcoming Events at Franklin Square!

Safely-distanced, enhanced offerings abound for all!

Franklin Square Fountain Show Expanded Schedule
The Franklin Square Fountain Show will run performances every 30 minutes from noon-2 p.m. and 6-9 p.m., daily until October 31.

Each performance is a selection of one of six songs that rotate from the list below:
•    “Gonna Fly Now” by Bill Conti, Theme from Rocky
•    “Beautiful Day” by U2
•    “What a Wonderful World” by Louis Armstrong
•    “Motownphilly” by Boyz II Men
•    “Firework” by Katy Perry
•    “Under the Sea” by Howard Ashman from The Little Mermaid


Griot Tale Saturdays: Stories for Little Ones
The African American Museum in Philadelphia partners with Historic Philadelphia, Inc. and Keepers of the Culture to offer Griot Tale Saturdays. A Griot is an African oral historian that passes on their culture through the practice of storytelling. Perfect for children ages 5 - 12.

Through November, Saturdays, 4 -5 pm.


Ways to Give

To designate your United Way workplace program gifts to Historic Philadelphia, Inc., please use our Donor Choice Number: 14106. Contributions made through the United Way support our education outreach program.