April 2018 in pictures May 8, 2018 Samantha Madera Office of the Mayor Here are ten of our favorite moments from April 2018! A student at Tilden Middle school, one of Philadelphia’s community schools, enjoys the new calming room made possible through Cigna’s Community Ambassador Fellowship Program on April 4. The calming room provides therapeutic space for students. Learn more about community schools from the Mayor’s Office of Education. Philadelphia celebrates the Villanova men’s basketball team’s championship during the parade on April 4. The Philadelphia Phillies celebrate their home opener on April 5. Sylvester Stallone makes an appearance at the Rocky statute with Mayor Kenney on April 6. A volunteer reads to a student as part of the Philly Reading Coaches program on April 11. Reading coaches read one-on-one with a K-3 student for an hour each week. Learn more about how to become a Philly Reading Coach. Mayor Kenney, city officials, and representatives of Wawa celebrate Wawa Day with the opening of a new store at 22nd & South streets on April 12. Mayor Kenney poses with taekwondo students at the Sayre Health Fair on April 14. Mayor Kenney watches students prepare plant-based noodles at the Free Library on April 17. A student laughs while wearing Mayor Kenney’s glasses during a program at the Free Library on April 17. Mayor Kenney, former Philadelphia Eagles player Connor Barwin, and government officials cut the ribbon for the revitalized Smith Playground on April 21. Looking for more photos? Check out the City's Flickr account!