Opening day for Philadelphia’s pop-up park The Oval

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This morning on PHL17 Morning News we got a sneak peak into the opening of Philadelphia's pop-up park, The Oval. PHL17's David Grzybowski spoke with artist Brad Carney and founder/executive director of the Philadelphia Mural Arts program, Jane Golden.

The Oval, is in partnership with the Philadelphia Parks and Recreation and the Fairmount Park Conservancy. The Oval runs for five weeks through Sunday August 21st offering movies, music. kid-friendly activities, interactive games, food trucks and a beer garden.

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The Oval Schedule

The Oval Regular Summer Season 2016 July 15-Aug 21:

Wednesdays (Wellness): 11 am – 10 pm

Thursdays (Arts & Culture):  11 am – 10 pm

Fridays (Food & Flicks): 11 am – 10 pm

Saturdays (Game Day): 11 am – 10 pm (note Saturday closing time is extended this year)

Sundays (Family Fun): 11 am – 7 pm

Beer Garden at The Oval

Wednesdays - Fridays, 5 – 10 pm

Saturdays, 12 – 10 pm (note Saturday closing time is extended this year)

Sundays, 12 – 5 pm (note open for the first time on Sundays)

by:David Grzybowski/ PHL17

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