Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Wawa Welcome America! FREE Festival Continues in the City of Philadelphia

The 2016 Wawa Welcome America! festival continues with free admission to the Rodin Museum, Go 4th &Workout Like Rocky, a citywide reading with the Free Library of Philadelphia at all 54 branches, and a free screening of Rocky, part of the Philly @ The Movies series.


6:25 a.m. - 7:30 a.m.            
Go 4th & Workout Like Rocky
Steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art
Train like Rocky on the famous steps with the November Project, a national fitness initiative. All ages welcome!

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.          
Go 4th & Read
Free Library of Philadelphia – ALL LOCATIONS
Join the Free Library of Philadelphia at one of their 54 branches for a citywide reading. The first 100 kids at each library will receive a free book thanks to Duffy’s Books in Homes USA.

Kingsessing Branch
1201 South 51st Street (51st St between Kingsessing & Chester Ave)
City Representative Sheila Hess and President of Duffy’s Books in Home, Richard E. Quest will be guest readers.

7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.        
Philly @ The Movies: Rocky
Yo! Don’t miss this Philadelphia classic from the very steps that made Rocky a lifelong legend. Movie begins at dusk, but come early to get a good seat and enjoy the pre-movie activities. Don’t forget to bring a blanket or chair. Special thanks to our Philly @ the Movies sponsors: Beneficial Bank, Tastykake and T-Mobile.

10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.     
Free Museum Day at Rodin Museum
21st Street & Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Enjoy FREE admission to the Rodin Museum, a Philadelphia icon administered by the Philadelphia Museum of Art housing one of the most comprehensive public collections of work outside Paris by one of the world's most renowned sculptors.

About Welcome America Inc.: Welcome America, Inc. is a 501c3 non-profit organization founded in 1993 with a mission to produce Philadelphia’s official July 4th celebration with free events for residents and visitors. The festival is produced in partnership with the City of Philadelphia. Welcome America Inc. has produced this official July 4th commemoration for the City of Philadelphia since 1993. For more information, please visit Join the conversation by liking us on Facebook ( and following us on Twitter and Instagram (@July4thPhilly) #JULY4THPHILLY. 

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