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Sunday, June 30 Events: Historic Block Party, Rocky on the Art Museum Steps and Gospel

Day 2 of Wawa Welcome America included a day-long block party, free museums, a screening of Rocky and a gospel concert

From block parties to Rocky to gospel music, people of all ages enjoyed Day 2 of Wawa Welcome America.

The Boy Scouts of America kicked off Philadelphia's Historic Block Party Sunday at Independence Mall with a traditional folding of the American flag.

The patriotic party included former NBA star Amar'e Stoudemire, who honored local heroes with the help of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America.

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Lots of vendors were on hand with food, drinks and snacks, as well as activities for all ages. Live music and performances continued through the day on the main stage at 6th and Market streets.

Sunday was also a fun day for museum lovers. One Liberty Observation Deck, American Swedish Historical Museum, Fort Mifflin, Rodin Museum and the Rosenbach all participated in Free Museum Day.

Early Sunday evening, fans enjoyed a Philly-centric night on the famous steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, complete with a Rocky and Creed look-alike contest, entertainment by DJ Hollywood, and trivia led by Bobby Mansure prior to the free screening of the iconic Rocky.

Sunday's festivities concluded with the Gospel on Independence Concert at Independence Hall. More than 100 singers from Philly, the Philadelphia Men's Fellowship Choir and 'The Sisterly Love' choir spread a message of love during the annual concert.

Pictures: Historic Block Party, Rocky and Gospel on Day 2 of Wawa Welcome America


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