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PlayItSafePHL

Connecting children, teens, and families with summer activities and information.

About

The City of Philadelphia and partners are committed to providing fun, safe, and enriching activities for children and families this summer.

Staying active, engaged, and safe this summer is important for your child and family’s well-being.

PlayItSafePHL is your guide to this summer’s activities and events. Check back often for updates on:

  • Summer programs.
  • Pools and spraygrounds.
  • Community events.
  • Summer meals.
  • And more!

You can sign up to receive email updates, including summer announcements, from the Office of Children and Families.

Summer program finder

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Look for summer programs for children and teens on this interactive map, and learn how to sign up for the program that’s right for your family.

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Events

  • Jun
    12
    Summer of Wonder Kickoff
    10:00 am to 11:00 am
    Oak Lane Library, 6614 N 12th St, Philadelphia, PA 19126, USA

    Summer of Wonder Kickoff

    June 12, 2021
    10:00 am to 11:00 am, 1 hour
    Oak Lane Library, 6614 N 12th St, Philadelphia, PA 19126, USA
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    Join us for our summer reading kick-off!  Come to the library's front lawn for free books, summer reading prizes, chalk art, and more. From 10:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. we will enjoy an all-ages music performance by Weez the Peeples Collective.  

    In case of rain, we will move to the the library's basement.

  • Jun
    14
    Philly Career Launch Fair - Health Care Day
    10:00 am to 4:00 pm
    https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIudu2pqj0tGtRGuMYVzL7Ht71m1z67bPx2

    Philly Career Launch Fair - Health Care Day

    June 14, 2021
    10:00 am to 4:00 pm, 6 hours
    https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIudu2pqj0tGtRGuMYVzL7Ht71m1z67bPx2
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    Attention job seekers! Here’s your chance to connect directly with training programs, employers, and experts in Health Care.

    Sessions will take place daily, every hour on the hour, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Drop in for any session throughout the week. A full agenda will be emailed to registrants the week before the event begins and specifics on each day’s session will be emailed to registrants the evening before. Here is the daily schedule, which we will be updating as the date gets closer:

    Training Program Presentation: 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

    Workshops for Job Seekers: 11:00 a.m. to noon and noon to 1:00 p.m.

    • Financial literacy
    • Adult education resources
    • Library resources for job seekers
    • Programs for the re-entry population

    Training Program Presentation: 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

    Employer “Meet & Greets:” 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

    Training Program Presentation: 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

    To register, please click here. Zoom meeting information will be emailed upon registration. 

    Philly Career Launch is made possible by PECO and Citizens Charitable Foundation.

    Monday, June 14 | 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

  • Jun
    15
    Summer of Wonder Kick-Off
    2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
    Logan Library, 1333 Wagner Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19141, USA

    Summer of Wonder Kick-Off

    June 15, 2021
    2:00 pm to 3:00 pm, 1 hour
    Logan Library, 1333 Wagner Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19141, USA
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    Join us for storytime with the Philly Goat Project's friendly goats!  We will have Summer Reading prizes, and fun for all ages on Stenton Museum's beautiful grounds.  Masks and physical distancing will be observed.  Just stop by, no pre-registration is required. Free!

    Stenton Museum is located at 4601 North 18th Street.  Program is scheduled from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m., and the rain date is June 22.

  • Jun
    15
    Philly Career Launch Fair - Information Technology Day
    10:00 am to 4:00 pm
    https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIudu2pqj0tGtRGuMYVzL7Ht71m1z67bPx2

    Philly Career Launch Fair - Information Technology Day

    June 15, 2021
    10:00 am to 4:00 pm, 6 hours
    https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIudu2pqj0tGtRGuMYVzL7Ht71m1z67bPx2
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    Attention job seekers! Here’s your chance to connect directly with training programs, employers, and experts in Information Technology.

    Sessions will take place daily, every hour on the hour, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Drop in for any session throughout the week. A full agenda will be emailed to registrants the week before the event begins and specifics on each day’s session will be emailed to registrants the evening before. Here is the daily schedule, which we will be updating as the date gets closer:

    Training Program Presentation: 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

    Workshops for Job Seekers: 11:00 a.m. to noon and noon to 1:00 p.m.

    • Financial literacy
    • Adult education resources
    • Library resources for job seekers
    • Programs for the re-entry population

    Training Program Presentation: 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

    Employer “Meet & Greets:” 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

    Training Program Presentation: 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

    To register, please click here. Zoom meeting information will be emailed upon registration. 

    Philly Career Launch is made possible by PECO and Citizens Charitable Foundation.

    Tuesday, June 15 | 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

  • Jun
    16
    11:00 am to 12:00 pm
    Whitman Library, 200 Snyder Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19148, USA

    June 16, 2021
    11:00 am to 12:00 pm, 1 hour
    Whitman Library, 200 Snyder Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19148, USA
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    Stay busy this summer! Whitman Library staff will be tabling in the back patio area with new & free books (for adults, teens, and children) and summer reading activity packets (for teens and children.) Enter through the 2nd St. gate to find us. Wednesdays 11 am-2 pm
  • Jun
    16
    Philly Career Launch Fair - Manufacturing and Skilled Trades Day
    10:00 am to 4:00 pm
    https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIudu2pqj0tGtRGuMYVzL7Ht71m1z67bPx2

    Philly Career Launch Fair - Manufacturing and Skilled Trades Day

    June 16, 2021
    10:00 am to 4:00 pm, 6 hours
    https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIudu2pqj0tGtRGuMYVzL7Ht71m1z67bPx2
    map

    Attention job seekers! Here’s your chance to connect directly with training programs, employers, and experts in  Manufacturing & Skilled Trades.

    Sessions will take place daily, every hour on the hour, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Drop in for any session throughout the week. A full agenda will be emailed to registrants the week before the event begins and specifics on each day’s session will be emailed to registrants the evening before. Here is the daily schedule, which we will be updating as the date gets closer:

    Training Program Presentation: 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

    Workshops for Job Seekers: 11:00 a.m. to noon and noon to 1:00 p.m.

    • Financial literacy
    • Adult education resources
    • Library resources for job seekers
    • Programs for the re-entry population

    Training Program Presentation: 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

    Employer “Meet & Greets:” 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

    Training Program Presentation: 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

    To register, please click here. Zoom meeting information will be emailed upon registration. 

    Philly Career Launch is made possible by PECO and Citizens Charitable Foundation.

    Wednesday, June 16 | 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

  • Jun
    17
    Philly Career Launch Fair - Manufacturing and Skilled Trades Day
    10:00 am to 4:00 pm
    https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIudu2pqj0tGtRGuMYVzL7Ht71m1z67bPx2

    Philly Career Launch Fair - Manufacturing and Skilled Trades Day

    June 17, 2021
    10:00 am to 4:00 pm, 6 hours
    https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIudu2pqj0tGtRGuMYVzL7Ht71m1z67bPx2
    map

    Attention job seekers! Here’s your chance to connect directly with training programs, employers, and experts in Construction & Skilled Trades.

    Sessions will take place daily, every hour on the hour, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Drop in for any session throughout the week. A full agenda will be emailed to registrants the week before the event begins and specifics on each day’s session will be emailed to registrants the evening before. Here is the daily schedule, which we will be updating as the date gets closer:

    Training Program Presentation: 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

    Workshops for Job Seekers: 11:00 a.m. to noon and noon to 1:00 p.m.

    • Financial literacy
    • Adult education resources
    • Library resources for job seekers
    • Programs for the re-entry population

    Training Program Presentation: 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

    Employer “Meet & Greets:” 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

    Training Program Presentation: 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

    To register, please click here. Zoom meeting information will be emailed upon registration. 

    Philly Career Launch is made possible by PECO and Citizens Charitable Foundation.

    Thursday, June 17 | 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Partners

  • Office of Children and Families
  • Philadelphia Parks & Recreation
  • Free Library of Philadelphia
  • School District of Philadelphia
  • Office of Violence Prevention
  • Philadelphia Youth Network
  • Philadelphia Department of Public Health

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