June 19 Special Series: Inside the Museum Learning By Doing with Experimental Archaeology . Have you ever wondered how museums gather information? Join NGM Director Tony Shahn for the Inside the Museum series of programs at the Rachel Kohl Community Library. The presentations will be accompanied by a series of displays at the library incorporating artifacts, tools, and archaeological stories 6:30 p.m.. Free for all ages at the Rachel Kohl Library. Join Director Tony Shahan for a glimpse into the five-year journey of discovery to learn what a colonial mill was like. Uncover forgotten documents, examine important artifacts from around the world, and visit hidden treasures. Join in the search as surprising discoveries change how we think about colonial mills.
June 19 First in a Series at Haverford Township Free Library "Do Something About Climate Change" 7 p.m. The first topic will be "Understanding Climate Change" explained in understandable terms by presenter Noel Smyth. Following dates will be July 10 at 7 p.m., July 21 at 10:30 a.m. and July 24.
June 20 Eden Cemetery 116th Anniversary Celebration 4:30 p.m. Honorees: V. Chapman and Charles Blockson. Musical selections will be performed by Lincoln University Concert Choir accompanied by Toni Caldwell, under the direction of Dr. Camilia Horn. Reception to follow. Please R.S.V.P 610.583.8737 or email@example.com.
June 20 Philadelphia Flyers Community Caravan will be at the Ridley Township Library located at 100 E. MacDade Blvd. in Folsom 6 - 8 p.m. Meet Flyers Alumni!
June 20 Free Backyard Buffers and Rain Barrel Making Workshop at Lansdowne Borough Hall presented by Pennsylvania Resources Council and Eastern Delaware County Stormwater Collaborative 6:30 p.m. registration is required.
June 21 Enter the “Age of Reason” with our latest Tavern Talks theme of the enlightenment! To be sure you are well-informed, our notable guests for the evening include inventor Mr. Joseph Priestley (portrayed by Dean Howarth of Living Histories of Science), astronomer Caroline Herschel (portrayed by K. Lynn King), and a horticulturist (portrayed by Chuck Feld). We will also be putting the light in enlightenment with an interactive historical lighting display by demonstrator William Russell. Finally, guests will be immersed into a coffeehouse setting where news of the day would have been discussed in the 18th century from 7-9 p.m. Tavern Talks takes place at the Chadds Ford Historical Society’s Barns Brinton House, an historic 1714 tavern, located next to the Chaddsford Winery at 630 Baltimore Pike. Admission is $20 for non-members and $15 for members. Tickets must be purchased in advance over the phone, in person or online as space is limited. All attendees must be 21 and older.
June 21 Official First Day of Summer almost there hang in there!
June 22-23 Juneteenth Music Festival and Parade at the African American Museum in Philadelphia.
June 22 Begins The Sounds of Summer at Haverford Township Free Library, the fourth Friday of the month of June, July and August 7:30 p.m.
June 22 - 24 Chester County Balloon Festival at the New Garden Flying Field in Toughkenamon, PA.
Down the Shore
June 18 - 21 National Marbles Tournament in Wildwood