Mayor Nutter Launches Philadelphia’s New Shape of Fun – The Oval

WHO:            Mayor Michael A. Nutter

                        Council President Darrell Clarke

Michael DiBerardinis, Deputy Mayor for Environmental & Community Resources

Kathryn Ott Lovell, Fairmount Park Conservancy Executive Director


WHAT:          Mayor Nutter will celebrate the debut of The Oval, an initiative to provide programming and amenities at Eakins Oval on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway.


Starting in mid July, Eakins Oval will be activated as a park with various programming, events, and activities for adults and children of all ages to take part in for 12 hours per day, Tuesday through Sunday. Programming will include live musical performances, interactive arts and cultural activities, fun fitness and wellness activities, movie nights, beer gardens, miniature golf, mobile farming and much more.


WHERE:        Eakins Oval, 2601 Benjamin Franklin Parkway


WHEN:          Thursday, July 11, 2013                                       1:00 p.m.  TODAY 

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