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[http://www.barnesfoundation.org/visit/philadelphia/free-first-sundays First Free Sunday at the Barnes Foundation!]
[http://www.barnesfoundation.org/visit/philadelphia/free-first-sundays First Free Sunday at the Barnes Foundation!]
[http://www.songkick.com/concerts/25150589-leon-bridges-at-fillmore-philadelphia Leon Bringes and Son Little] - KIller night of R&B/ Soul including Philly's own [http://sonlittlemusic.net/#sonlittle Son Little]
[http://www.songkick.com/concerts/25150589-leon-bridges-at-fillmore-philadelphia Leon Bringes and Son Little] - Killer night of R&B/ Soul including Philly's own [http://sonlittlemusic.net/#sonlittle Son Little]
[http://www.songkick.com/concerts/25331894-blanck-mass-at-johnny-brendas Blanck Mass at Johnny Brendas
] - Electronic /Drone show at a great Philadelphia venue
=== Monday, March 7 ===
=== Monday, March 7 ===

Revision as of 03:42, 15 February 2016

The Social Activities Group is working on several events and social opportunities for after conference hours. We will be adding more events as they come along. Watch this page!

Also, if you find a cool event to go to, and want to share the wealth with others, feel free to add the event to the page. :)

Planned Events

Newcomer Dinner, Monday, March 7th

First time at code4lib? Join fellow c4l newbies and veterans for an evening of food, socializing, and stimulating discussions about demonstrations of the many uses of bacon XML EZProxy LibGuides alternatives spreadsheets.

Code4Lib veterans, you're invited too. Join us in welcoming the newcomers!


  • When: Monday, March 7th
  • Time: 6 PM (ish) or whenever you can get your group together
  • Mastermind (if you have any questions): Becky Yoose


  • Max of 6 per group
    • Please, no waitlisting
    • Some restaurants can hold multiple groups of six. It is up to you to investigate the venue to see if this is possible.
  • ID yourselves so we can get a good mix of new people and veterans in each group
    • New folks - n
    • c4l vets - v
  • One leader needed for each location (declare yourself! - Vets are highly encouraged to lead the group)
    • Leader duties
      • Make reservations if required; otherwise make sure that the restaurant can handle a group of 6 rowdy library tech type folks
      • Herd folks from hotel to restaurant (know where you're going!)
  • See a restaurant that's not listed? Feel free to add one, but please make sure that it is open that Monday evening.

Restaurant list and dinner sign ups link will be posted on Google Docs mid to late February

Social Map - Places of Interest


Want to see a specific event? Add your own ideas here...

Local Food


Name Variety of Food Address Distance from Hotel (miles) Cost Take Reservations Veg*n Friendly
Khyber Pass Pub Gastropub/Cajun 56 SW. 2nd Street 0.1 $$ no yes
Zahav Israeli 237 St. James Place 0.2 $$$ yes yes
Han Dynasty Chinese 123 Chestnut Street 0.2 $$ meh vegetarian
2nd Story Brewing Co Brewpub 117 Chestnut Street 0.2 $$ yes vegetarian
Franklin Fountain Ice Cream 116 Market Street 0.2 $$ no- cash only yes
Amada Tapas 217 Chestnut Street 0.2 $$$ yes yes
Eulogy Belgian Tavern Belgian 136 Chestnut Street 0.2 $$ yes vegetarian
Karma Indian Restaurant Indian 114 Chestnut St 0.2 $$ yes vegetarian
The Plough & the Stars Irish Pub 123 Chestnut Street 0.2 $$ yes meh
Bierstube German Beer Hall 206 Market Street 0.3 $ yes vegetarian
Fork New American 306 Market Street 0.3 $$$ yes yes
High Street on Market New American 308 Market Street 0.3 $$ yes yes
Buddakan Asian Fusion 325 Chestnut Street 0.3 $$$ yes yes
Mac's Tavern Gastropub/New American 226 Market Street 0.3 $$ no vegetarian
The Gaslight New American 120 Market Street 0.3 $$ yes vegetarian
National Mechanics Traditional American 22 S. 3rd Street 0.4 $$ yes vegetarian
Pizzeria Stella Pizza/Italian 215 Lombard Street 0.5 $$ no vegetarian
Talula's Garden New American 210 W. Washington Sq. 0.5 $$$ yes vegetarian
Cooperage Gastropub/New American 123 S. 7th Street 0.5 $$ yes vegetarian
Tamarind Thai 117 South St. 0.5 $$ yes vegetarian
Hikaru Japanese 607 S 2nd St 0.5 $$ yes vegetarian
Bridget Foy's Traditional American 200 South Street 0.6 $$ yes yes
Famous 4th Street Delicatessen Sandwiches/Breakfast 700 S. 4th Street 0.6 $$ no vegetarian
Morimoto Japanese 723 Chestnut Street 0.6 $$$$ yes meh
Wedge + Fig New American/Cheese Bistro 160 N. 3rd Street 0.6 $$$
Blackbird Pizza/Vegan 507 S. 6th Street 0.7 $ no yes
Serpico New American 604 South Street 0.7 $$$ yes
Tattooed Mom Pub Grub 530 South Street 0.7 $ no yes
Bistrot La Minette French 623 S. 6th Street 0.8 $$$ yes vegetarian
Brauhaus Schmitz German 718 South Street 0.9 $$ yes vegetarian
Catahoula Cajun/Creole 775 S. Front Street 0.9 $$ no no
Little Fish Seafood 746 S. 6th Street 0.9 $$$ yes no
Reading Terminal Market Market/Grocery 12th and Arch Street 0.9 $$
Percy Street Barbecue Barbecue 900 South Street 1 $$ yes no
Vegan Tree Vegan 742 South St. 1 $ no yes
Blind Pig Pub food 702 N 2nd Street 1.1 $$ no meh
Charlie was a sinner Vegan bar 131 S. 13th St. 1.1 $$ yes yes
Silk City Diner New American 435 Spring Garden St 1.2 $$ no meh
The Standard Tap Pub Grub 901 North 2nd Street 1.3 $$ no yes
Kennett Gastropub/New American 848 S. 2nd Street 1.4 $$ yes yes
Monk's Cafe Belgian 264 S 16th St 1.8 $$ no yes
Village Whiskey Whiskey pub 118 S 20th St 2 $$ no vegetarian
Mama's Vegetarian Kosher 18 S 20TH STREET 2.1 $ no- cash only yes
The Belgian Cafe Belgian/Pub (Great beer list) 601 North 21st Street 3.3 $$ no yes


Federal Donuts



Local Drinks



Bottle Shops and Taprooms

Philadelphia Events

Saturday and Sunday, March 5 & 6

Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest - includes a skating rink. You know you want to...

Sunday First Free Sunday at the Barnes Foundation!

Leon Bringes and Son Little - Killer night of R&B/ Soul including Philly's own Son Little

[http://www.songkick.com/concerts/25331894-blanck-mass-at-johnny-brendas Blanck Mass at Johnny Brendas ] - Electronic /Drone show at a great Philadelphia venue

Monday, March 7

Tuesday, March 8

Wednesday, March 9

Thursday, March 10

All days

The 2016 Philadelphia Flower Show, March 5 - 13, Pennsylvania Convention Center

Picasso: The Great War, Experimentation and Change, Barnes Foundation

The Golden Age of King Midas, Penn Museum

International Pop, Philadelphia Museum of Art

Headed to the White House, National Constitution Center

Drapetomania, African American Museum

Down the Rabbit Hole: Celebrating 150 Years of Alice in Wonderland, The Rosenbach

Getting Around