The Festival of India takes place at Penn's Landing on Aug. 14.

by Jacqueline Weiss

Screen Play:

What: Final Destination 5 (R)
When: August 12
Where: Check your local listings

In present day San Francisco, a man’s genetic engineering experiments lead to the development of intelligence in apes and begin the war for supremacy.


What: The Help (PG-13)
When: August 12
Where: Check your local listings

A comedy in which a married father accidentally switches bodies with his party-boy, bachelor best friend. This leads to a series of hilarious antics and adventures before they can switch back to their bodies.


What: Moonlight Movies Series: E.T.
When: August 12 @8:30 p.m.
Where: Lovett Memorial Library
6945 Germantown Avenue
Mt. Airy

Mt. Airy USA is partnering with the Free Library of Philadelphia and the Trolley Car Diner to host a Moonlight Movies outdoor series that concludes this week with with  E.T., the 1982 sci-fi classic in which a shy boy finds a stranded extraterrestrial and must find the courage to defy authority to return the alien to his home planet. Seating will begin at 8 p.m.


What: Festival Of India
When: August 14 12 p.m. -7 p.m.
Where: Penn’s Landing
Festival Pier: Columbus Blvd. at Spring Garden St.

Experience glimpses of Indian culture and heritage at this free festival, featuring authentic Indian music, cuisine, crafts, art, dance and more.


What: Philadelphia Volunteer Firemen Muster for the Union
When: August 9- February 8, 2012
Where: Fireman’s Hall Museu
147 N. 2nd St.
Mt. Airy

Fireman’s Hall Museum and the Fire Zouaves of the 72nd Pennsylvania Regiment have just opened a new exhibit highlighting the role that Philadelphia’s volunteer firemen played in the Civil War. The exhibit includes documents and artifacts from the Philadelphia Fire Zouaves, the Pennsylvania 72nd Regiment.