6/12: Bon Appetit
Join Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation for a delicious evening all benefitting childhood cancer research. The 7th Annual Great Chefs Event brings together more than 50 local and national super-chefs for a specialty tasting. Featuring James Beard Award-winner Marc Vetri, Food Network Iron Chefs Jose Garces and Masahara Morimoto, Top Chef host Tom Colicchio, and many more as they cook to preserve the memory of Philadelphia’s famous Alex Scott, the face behind Alex’s Lemonade Stand. June 12, 6-9 p.m. at the Urban Outfitters Corporate Headquarters, 5000 S. Broad St., Philadelphia, (610) 649-3038, AlexsLemonade.org
6/21: Under the Big Top
Life’s a circus at Ritz Theatre Company’s Barnum. The musical, based on the life of P.T. Barnum, features live acrobats, clowns and jugglers from the Philadelphia School of Circus Arts and PNC Arts Alive. The final performance features a sensory workshop, along with specialty open captioning, an audio description and costumed actors performing in American Sign Language. June 21-23, at the Ritz Theatre Company, 915 White Horse Pike, Haddon Township, (856) 828-5230, RitzTheatreCo.org, free
6/27: Summer Strings
Grab a lawn chair and head down to Collingswood’s Powell Lane to check out the high-stepping Fralinger String Band. Part of the city’s Summer Mummers Concerts, this free event brings Philadelphia’s favorite brigades to the streets of South Jersey to strut their stuff one Wednesday each month. June 27, 7-8:30 p.m. on Powell Lane, Collingswood, (856) 854-2901, Collingswood.com, free
Published (and copyrighted) in South Jersey Magazine, Volume 9, Issue 3 (June, 2012).
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