8/25: After School Special

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    PHILADELPHIA, PA - NOVEMBER 23: A bingo dabber is photographed during Gay Bingo November 23, 2002 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Since it started in 1996, Gay Bingo has raised over1.1 million dollars from ticket sales and donations for organizations assisting persons afflicted with the AIDS virus. This month's theme was Madonnarama Gay Bingo. (Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

    GAME ON: Your neighborhood senior center will get along without you at the bingo game this week. One of Draft magazine's favorite 200 bars in the country, the Libertine Bar, can't offer the rush of crashing a game, but the place does extend happy hour prices when the cards and chips come out on the the last Tuesday of each month. And you'll still get to bed on time -- start hollerin' at 6:30PM.

    MANGIAMO!: First lesson, kids: a plate of pasta won't bring your summer back, but it'll sure make ya feel better about losing it. A special cena italiana is in order to fuel those golden minds! Parents can purchase a regular meal at Ferrari's Italian Villa and get a helping of free lasagna for school-aged kids. 5-9:30PM.

    JAZZ IT UP: The most felt jazz magic can happen outside nightclubs, where everyone's included and it's all about the music. Hit up Sandaga Jazz in the tent of Sandaga Market for a family-friendly jam on Tuesdays, and check out the nonprofit's programs available for youth. 8PM.