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    Published: July 31, 2019

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    Looking for something fun to do with that special someone on a budget? Or perhaps a fun night out for yourself? Phillyfunguide has you covered!

     

    Here is a list of this week's date ideas that you may not have thought of in and around Philadelphia, for when dinner and a movie just isn't cutting it. Treat yo'self to an affordable night out with your significant other: most of these events are $25 or less!

     

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    Hamilton Quizzo and Karaoke

     

    Don't throw away your shot at winning quizzo based off of the 2015 smash Broadway musical Hamilton! Head to the World Cafe Live on Tuesday, August 13, and play like you're running out of time. Hosted by Johnny Goodtimes, this unofficial pre-party celebrating Hamilton coming to Philly this summer will feature themed cocktails and food options, as well as Hamilton karaoke. A portion of proceeds from this event will be donated to Art Reach, a nonprofit organization dedicated to making the arts sector more accessible.

    Hip Hop Classes at BalletX

     

    What's a more out the box date idea than learning something new? Grab your dance partner and try BalletX's affordable beginners classes? Aside from Hip Hop, they also offer Ballet, West African Dance and even Voguing!

    West Philadelphia Orchestra Weekly Balkan Dance Party

     

    With a line-up of Philadelphia musicians whose influences range from Sun Ra to Bulgarian brass bands, the West Philadelphia Orchestra is bound to get you on your feet! Head over to Franky Bradley’s on Tuesday nights for a midweek date night full of dancing and blistering beats. 

    Check out these other low-cost and free events in the Philadelphia area!

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    Ben Franklin Bridge Pedestrian Walkway
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    Cobbs Creek Trail
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    Cynwyd Heritage Trail
    The Circuit Trails
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    Gloucester Mt. Ephraim Trail: Gloucester Township Health and Fitness Trail
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    Heinz Refuge Trails
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    Manayunk Bridge Trail
    The Circuit Trails
    June 6th, 2018 - December 6th, 2019
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    The Pennypack Trail
    The Circuit Trails
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    Tacony Creek Trail
    The Circuit Trails
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    Tacony-Palmyra Bridge Walkway
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    Wissahickon Valley Park Trail - Forbidden Drive
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    Game Time Thursdays
    Free Library of Philadelphia - Fumo...
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    Poverty Simulation
    Bethesda Project
    November 21st, 2019
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    Beat Visions and the Counterculture
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    Northern Liberties: Your Neighborhood, Your City
    Philadelphia City Archives
    October 11th, 2019 - December 31st, 2019
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    From Thought Into Print: the Creative Process of Publishing
    University of Delaware Library,...
    September 9th, 2019 - December 13th, 2019

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