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Outdoor Movie Series at Dilworth Park Begins July 19

(, PA--Watch blockbuster films on the big screen at Pictures in the Park presented by TD Bank! On July 19 through August 23, Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes at the Franklin Institute will sponsor fantastic fantasies and super hero smash-hits every Friday night starting at 8:30 p.m. The series will begin each week with movie trivia curated by the Philadelphia Film Society.

TD Bank will provide free popcorn to the first 100 guests while supplies last. Snacks and refreshments, including beer, wine and cocktails, will be available for purchase at the Dilworth Park Café. These free events are perfect for family nights, friendly hangs and first dates. So, bring a blanket, pick a spot and enjoy the show!

For more event details, visit Follow @CCDParks on Twitter for event updates and share your favorite event photos on Instagram with @CCDParks and #DilworthPark.

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Dilworth Park comes to life with fun, free, fitness programs led by top-notch trainers from Optimal Sport Health Clubs 1315 Walnut. Free classes run through October 15. Classes are designed to keep you informed and in shape!

Join us every Monday from 6-7 p.m. for Zumba®* and every Tuesdays through July 23 from  6-7 p.m. for Boot Camp. Cardio Kickboxing will begin Tuesday, July 30.

Select nights during Zumba® and Boot Camp, a physician from Rothman Orthopaedic Institute will be on site to offer advice on preventing injuries. Check back or follow @CCDParks, to learn when the next physician is scheduled to attend. In the meantime, you can find valuable tips on topics like how to avoid shin splints on Rothman Orthopaedic Institute’s blog.

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Live Music at Sister Cities Park on Thursday Nights

Guests of all ages are invited to enjoy a season-long party on the Parkway at Live at Sister Cities Park! Now through August 29, a full lineup of local singer-songwriters will perform from 5 p.m.-8 p.m. every Thursday evening, with Sister Cities Café offering a variety of on-site refreshments and summertime favorites, like Weckerly’s ice cream, artisan flatbreads and kid-friendly mac and cheese. Beer, wine and cocktails will also be available to guests 21 and older.

Little ones will love the park’s Children’s Discovery Garden and Boat Pond, designed to mimic the intricate and beautiful landscape of Philadelphia’s Wissahickon Valley. The Earth Fountain can help keep visitors cool in between sets. While BYOB libations are prohibited during this series, parkgoers are encouraged to bring blankets and chairs for the lawn.

For more event details, visit Follow @CCDParks on Twitter for event updates and share your favorite event photos on Instagram with @CCDParks and #SisterCitiesPark.