The Third 3rd Thursday-November 19

Once again, as there had been for the first two of these monthly celebrations, there will be free on-street parking after 6 p.m. from 30th to 50th Streets between Spring & Woodland Avenue. Discounted $5 parking at Penn garages at 34th & Chestnut and 38th and Walnut. UCD Safety Ambassadors will help direct participants to restaurants and to the arts & cultural happenings such as those listed below. For website info:

On Campus 'Go West!' Events

Museums and galleries

The University Museum is sponsoring a Toast to Ancient Rome. There will be music, food, and fun highlighting the Museum's sparkling exhibition, Roman Glass: Reflections on Cultural Change from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m., in the second floor galleries, 33rd and Spruce Streets. Call 898-4000 for more info, or visit Special half price (2 of 1) admission; donation of $2.50 for adults, $1.25 for students and senior citizens, free for PENNCard holders and children under 6.

'Go West!' Events in the Neighborhood

A unique 3rd Thursday Event sponsored by Great American Tours is Mural, Mural on the Wall Tour. This is a candlelight tour of murals in West Philadelphia. For more information call (215) 895-4054.

The Bushfire Theatre of Performing Arts present Hats on the Vine, a dramatic gospel musical by Joseph P. Blake at 52nd & Chestnut Streets, 7:30 p.m. Ticket prices are $21-$28. Call 895-4054 for information.

The University City Arts League is sponsoring a Craft Show of handmade arts and crafts by Arts League faculty, students and members. There is a reception from 6 to 8 p.m. at 4226 Spruce Street.

Philadanco offers half-price Adult Dance Classes; Ballet II from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and Jazz II from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m., at 40th North Preston Street, Philadanco Way. For more info: 387-8202.

The New Edge Performing Arts Series presents The Claude Lawrence Trio in Jazz Up & Down and Around at the Community Education Center, 3500 Lancaster Ave., 7:30 p.m. General Admission is $10.00, members $8.00, family rate $20.00 (3 or more). Call 387-1911 for more info.

Almanac, Vol. 45, No. 9, October 27, 1998