March 9-15, 2006
ATLANTIC CITY RV & CAMPING SHOW What's 45 feet long, has radiant heat floors, an electric fireplace, solid wood cabinets, cameras, sensors and moves on wheels? No, not your derelict cousin's mobile home! It's the $700,000 Travel Supreme Select Limited RV. Solving world hunger or educating underprivileged youth ... no worries, you'll be cruising down I-95 to Baco Raton stoking the fireplace. Runs Fri.-Sun., March 10-12, $6-$11, Atlantic City Convention Center, 1 Miss America Way, Atlantic City, NJ, 800-332-3976.
BEWARE THE IDES OF MARCH Join Old City Arts Association for its 15th anniversary celebration. Meet and greet friends and neighbors, enjoy music by Lauren Bass, win prizes and gorge yourself on food. RSVP recommended, Mon, March 13, 6-9pm, Ristorante Panorama & Wine Bar, 14 N. Front St., 215-625-9200.
FILIPINO NIGHT & BARRIO FIESTA Sizzling Filipino culture is celebrated with music, dancing, acting and food. For more info, contact Brad Baldia at firstname.lastname@example.org, Sat, March 11, 6pm, Drexel University, 32nd & Chestnut sts.
PHILADELPHIA FLOWER SHOW Just because your jerk-of-an-ex-boyfriend never bought you flowers on Valentine's Day doesn't mean you can't buy them for yourself. Behold the widest selection, like, ever. (Note: If Little Shop of Horrors sends you screaming, this 25-foot-high, 60-foot-long plant sculpture of Natura, the goddess of Nature, will surely be the death of you. The flower show needed a little excitement maybe next year we'll get a cash bar.) Runs March 5-12Runs March 5-12. Visit www.theflowershow.com for more info, $12-$26, Pennsylvania Convention Center, 12th & Arch sts., 215-418-4700.
PURIM CARNIVAL Celebrate Purim with game booths, a juggling show, clowns, face painting, a moon bounce and of course food. Scarf down Hamantashen, hot dogs or a sub, and the food and games are included, Mon, March 13, 6:30pm, $5-$10, The Clarion Hotel, Rt. 70 & 295, 856-874-1500.
PURIM PARTY Party, Party! Come for the buffet dinner, but stay for the music, Megillah reading, "interactive construction demonstration" (I always build something when I have a party too!) puppet show, crafts, and games. RSVP people, this party is going to be off the hook, Tue, March 14, 4:45pm, $15-$25, Lower Merion Synagogue, 123 Old Lancaster Rd., Bala Cynwyd, 610-660-9192.
PURIM PLAY Celebrate Purim with the Germantown Jewish Centre with a Purim play and Purim service, followed by hamentaschen, Mon, March 13, 7pm, FREE, Germantown Jewish Center, 400 Ellet St., 215-844-1507.
ROCK ON Hey rock lovers, need to beef up your collection of rocks, minerals and micromounts (remember those little glass tanks that "grew" rocks!). Dealers will be selling pieces from 25 cents up through $20, or you can bring your own to trade. The event is free for kids, $1 for adults, Fri, March 10, 10am-3pm, First United Methodist Church, 840 Trenton Rd, 215-785-2642.
SKATEBOARDING ADVOCACY NETWORK BENEFIT Help send kids in the Gear for Groms program to skateboard camp this summer with this benefit by the Skateboarding Advocacy Network, Wed, March 15, 7:30pm, $4, The Rotunda, 4012 Walnut St., 215-573-3234.
ST. PATRICK'S DAY BEEF & BEER FUNDRAISER Enjoy meat balls, roast beef, cheese, rolls, baked ziti, Coors Light and Budweiser on tap, DJs, prize drawings and more at this fundraiser for St. Aidan's Roof Fund, Sat, March 11, 7-11pm, $25-$45, St. Aidan's Episcopal Church, Cottman & Central Ave., Cheltenham, 215-379-4974.