Saturdays7:30am-8:00am

Podcasts

Cruel Intentions: The 90’s Musical, The Philadelphia Zoo, and Healthy Kids Running Series 10-Fest

Cruel Intentions: the 90’s musical is touring the country right now. Catch the show in Philly from Wednesday, May 29th through Sunday June 2nd at the Kimmel Center’s Perelman theater. Kristen Herrmann had the chance to speak with Betsy Stewart, who stars in the show as Annette Hargrove, the incoming new headmaster’s daughter (played by…

Philly Loves PAWS Day, Philly Renaissance Faire, and VOADV's Give After Dark Event

Melissa Levy, Executive Director of PAWS (Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society) joins Kristen in the studio to talk about this year’s Philly Loves PAWS Day. In its fifth year, Philly Loves PAWS Day is a day held each May where nearly 100 local businesses donate 10% or more of proceeds to support PAWS’ lifesaving efforts. Support…

Philadelphia Renaissance Faire and Philly Loves PAWS Day

Gil Cnaan, the co-owner of the Philadelphia Renaissance Faire returns to the show to talk about this year’s Faire. That’s right, I said Philadelphia Renaissance Faire. It’s here in Philly on Saturday, May 4th and Sunday, May 5th from 11am-7pm and next weekend too, Saturday, May 11th and Sunday, May 12th. Located at Philadelphia's historic…

Bold Women and Beer Festival, VMC's 4th Annual Rewrite the Runway, and West Laurel Hill's 7th Annual Kentucky Derby Party and PA Ballet Performances

This week, Kristen catches up with Melissa Walter (co-owner of Love City Brewing), Erin Wallace (owner of the Devil’s Den), and Shawn Dulee (co-owner of Naked Brewing Company) who, along with other Pink Boots Society members are hosting the 1st Annual Bold Women & Beer Festival. This women-centered beer festival (the first of its kind…

Find Her Footing 5k Run/Walk and Kids Dash and Brickfest Live! at the Expo Center at Oaks

This week, Kristen speaks with Maxine Chalker, the Founder and CEO of Adoptions from the Heart, a non profit open adoption agency. The pair are joined by Mayra Herrera-  Events and Marketing Coordinator at Adoptions from the Heart who provides details on the agency's upcoming 7th Annual Find Her Footing 5K Walk, Run and Kids…

Dining Out For Life with Action Wellness and the Harley’s Haven FREE Philly Vet Clinic

Sarah DeLaurentis, the Director of Development and Communications at Action Wellness returns to BEN Around Philly to talk about this year’s 29th Annual 'Dining Out For Life' on Thursday, April 18th at over 150 participating restaurants and businesses in the area. Action Wellness is one of Pennsylvania’s largest AIDS service organizations, committed to helping people…

The Philadelphia Zoo and Garden of Health Food Bank's Sip and Savor Event

Kristen speaks with Amy Shearer, the Chief Marketing Officer at the Philadelphia Zoo about their new Creatures of Habitat LEGO Brick sculptures throughout the Zoo, Urban Green open air food marketplace, the return of the Zoo Keys, and all that the Philadelphia Zoo has to offer this year. PLUS - If you listen to the…

Dine Out for Life with Action Wellness and The Philadelphia Secret Admirer

Sarah DeLaurentis, the Director of Development and Communications at Action Wellness returns to BEN Around Philly to talk about this year’s 29th Annual 'Dining Out For Life' on Thursday, April 18th at over 150 participating restaurants and businesses in the area. Action Wellness is one of Pennsylvania’s largest AIDS service organizations, committed to helping people…

Red Cross Red Ball 2019, Miss Saigon at the Academy of Music, and Sips and Sweets with the ALS Association

The month of March is Red Cross Month, in recognition of the humanitarian services that the Red Cross provides. You can help the Red Cross by donating blood, making a financial donation, learning lifesaving skills, and becoming a volunteer. You can also help by attending the 2019 Red Cross Red Ball. Mary Ann Milner, Regional…

AWP's 24th Annual Chocolate Lovers' Fantasy Event and Chip Chantry's Swingers Party Comedy Album

This week, Kristen speaks with Jesse Steele, the Director of Development at A Woman’s Place, an organization dedicated to empowering women (and men) and working to end intimate and domestic violence for all. They are located in and serve as the only domestic violence organization in Bucks County. Join them on Saturday, March 23rd for…