Every Monday we round up a handful of ways to get involved throughout the week to make your city better and have fun doing it. Have ideas for upcoming events? Email us tips. Now get out and do something!
Curious about coding but don’t know where to start? Get to the South Philly Branch of the Free Library of Philadelphia and buckle up for an intro to coding course that will cover everything you need to know about HTML tags, CSS selectors and basic web page development. Take a leap into your new hobby or next career, and support your library while doing it. Monday, May 20, 5:30 pm-7 pm, Free, South Philadelphia Library, 1700 S. Broad St.
The African American Museum is kicking off summer right with their new exhibitions, DO or DIE: Affect, Ritual, Resistance featuring works by Fahamu Pecou, and Self-Evident by Sonja Clark. Join the AAMP for this free celebration and enjoy some wine and music, too. Friday, May 24, 6 pm-8:30 pm, Free, The African American Museum, 701 Arch St.
Photo: Le Cat Cafe
Enjoy kittens and coffee during the last Saturday of every month from 1 pm-3 pm at Le Cat Cafe. Settle in for some snuggles with these adoptable felines and sip on some coffee with friends. All kittens and cats are available for adoption but reservations are recommended and it’s important to get your adoption application in ahead of time if you know you want to adopt day of. Caturday, May 25, 1 pm-3 pm, Reservations Suggested, Le Cat Cafe, 2713 W Girard St.
Parks on Tap is on the run again! Catch ‘em if you can during their guided fun run that will land at Columbus Square. A portion of the proceeds will go to Fairmount Park Conservancy, which keeps our city’s treasured park system clean, pretty and accessible. All runs begin at Washington Square. Check back for more details about which beer garden the runs will finish at, tie up your laces, and GO! Sunday, May 26, 2 pm, $20, Throughout Philly