Philly LIVE Weekends, in partnership with VISIT PHILADELPHIA kicked off Friday, March 27 in an effort to bring Philly into the homes of people who are spending more time at home amid the coronavirus outbreak. In week eight of the scheduled facebook live streams, Philly LIVE Weekends viewers got a behind-the-scenes look at the historic houses in Fairmount Park, circus acts, and fun outdoor workouts. If you missed it, take a look.
Tour of Two Historic Houses & Grounds in Fairmount Park
On Friday, May 15, 2020, at 5 p.m., viewers went on a tour of the interiors and the grounds of Woodford Mansion and Historic Strawberry Mansion, two of Fairmount Park’s notable historic houses, with Historic Houses Program Coordinator John Sigmund of the Fairmount Park Conservancy.
Circus from Home with Philadelphia School of Circus Arts
On Saturday, May 16, 2020, at 5 p.m., folks from the Funicular Circus and the Philadelphia School of Circus Arts performed exciting outdoor circus acts for viewers.
Outdoor Workout & Exercise with Unite Fitness and Ready Set Active Online Training
Philly LIVE Weekends also encourages viewers to donate to the PHL COVID-19 Fund, a regional grants program serving at-risk populations.