Tuesday, June 28, 2016

10 Hot Upcoming Concerts this Summer

July 3 Steely Dan with Steve Winwood at B B and T Pavilion in Camden
July 9 Billy Joel at Citizens Bank Park
July 10 Hall and Oates at B B and T Pavilion in Camden
July 12 Paul McCartney at Citizens Bank Park
July 13 Bob Dylan at Mann
July 15 Journey and The Doobie Brothers at  B B and T Pavilion in Camden
August 20 Barbara Streisand Wells Fargo Center
August 26 Bonnie Rait at Mann
September 7 and 9 Bruce Springsteen
September 9 and 10 Adele at Wells Fargo Center

Monday, June 27, 2016

Top 10 Plus Upcoming Events Week of June 27

Congratulations to the 2016 Copa America winner..................Chile.
Messi missed, my jaw is dropped. 
Shootouts, shaking my head.
Chile Champs!

Find Summer Meals in Your Community Nutritious free meals are available for children and teens 18 and younger at many locations throughout the nation throughout the summer while school is out of session. Use the mapping tool below to find a site near you. New sites will be added as the school year ends and throughout the summer. 

June 27 National get tested for HIV Day.

June 27 "Reinventing the Commercial Corridor" with Randall Arendt 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at The Coventry Mall, 351 W. Schuylkill Road, Pottstown, PA 19465  WORKSHOP WITH RANDALL ARENDT, SENIOR CONSERVATION ADVISER, NATURAL LANDS TRUST Learn how your community can:
• Use its unique historic and natural assets to attract economic opportunities
• Improve landscaping and create green spaces that preserve water quality
• Enhance access for pedestrians and bicyclists
• Improve economic viability and attractiveness
• Manage stormwater to emphasize groundwater infiltration and recharge
• Use native species in landscaping, minimizing water requirements, and capturing the distinctive “spirit of the place.”Light dinner will be served. Registration is FREE, but required, contact Maureen at 610-353-5587 x312 or
mhayward@natlands.org. Funding for this workshop is provided by The William Penn Foundation as part of the Delaware River Watershed Initiative, to learn more visit William Penn Foundation http://www.williampennfoundation.org.

June 27 Our Flag Unfurled Mural Rededication 2 - 3 p.m. at 500 N. Columbus Blvd. in Philadelphia.

June 27 Wawa Welcomes America begins  Link to the happenings.

June 27 Free Museum Day at the Ben Franklin Museum 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
June 27 Go Forth and Learn About Science Behind Pixar 7 - 8:30 p.m. at Franklin Square with the showing of Finding Nemo 8:30 - 10:30 p.m.

June 28 SummerMusic Festival at Middletown Free Library 6:30 p.m. Broadway Show Tunes and Jazz.

June 28 The Latest in Colorectal Cancer Research and Trends online webinar 7 p.m. click to register.

June 28 Free Museum Day at the Rodin Museum on the Parkway. 

June 29 Go Forth and Workout Like Rocky 6:25 a.m. - 7:30 a.m. Where else? Workout with November Project on the Philadelphia Art Museum Steps.

June 29 Tyler Arboretum Woody Plant Conference at Swarthmore College 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

June 29 - July 4 Parks on Tap at Schuylkill Banks at Walnut Street Bridge

Friday, June 24, 2016

Upcoming events this weekend June 24 -26, 2016

June 25 is National Campout Day. Are you a Happy Camper? Get Tips from the National Wildlife Federation. 

June 25 French and Indian Encampment and Skirmish at Colonial Plantation 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

June 25 Battleship Beerfest 12:30 p.m. aboard the Battleship N.J., located in Camden N.J.

June 25 Yachtstock River Jam Essington Noon - 10 p.m.

June 25 Food Truck Festival at the Navy Yard in Philadelphia. Tastes of Three Cities

June 25 Arts and Easter Seals 2 - 4 p.m. 

June 25-26 Get Into Your Sanctuary Days. Check out the NOAA.org website for a map of a sanctuary near you.  Unfortunately, we do not have one very close to us but Mallow Bay on the Potomac in Charles County, Maryland is not that far and perhaps worth checking out.

June 25-26 Mid Atlantic Sea Glass and Coastal Arts Festival in Lewes Delaware. 

June 25 Chester County Homebrew Fest at the American Helicopter Museum 6 - 10 p.m.

June 25 Margate Beachstock at Huntington Ave Beach margatehasmore.com 21st Century Version of Woodstock on the beach. 

June 25-26 New Castle County Ice Cream Festival in Rockwood Park in Wilmington, Delaware. 

June 25 - 26 Family Weekend: Pets in Prison, With New Leash on Life, USA at Eastern Penitentiary.

June 26 Burger Brawl, Taco Takedown and Cocktail Competition at XFINITY LIVE to benefit literacy programs through technology for undeserved children of Philadelphia. 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

June 26 Concord Township Historical Society Museum Opening Dates
Museum open 1 pm to 4 pm on June 26th, July 24th, August 28th, September 25th and October 23rd,  Virginia Merion DeNenno History and Educational Center at the Pierce-Willits House, 659 Smithbridge Road, Glen Mills, PA. Featuring
* A Beaver Valley Exhibit
* Historic Maps
* Antique Farm Implements
* Early Schools in Concord
* Colonial Cooking Implements
* The Pierce- Willis Story
* When the Railroad Came to Concord
Contact Concord Township Historical Society - Delaware County, Pennsylvania http://www.concordhist.org regarding private tours for 6 or more.

June 26-28 Big Barrel Country Music Concert in Dover Delaware cancelled, ticket refund info.

June 26 Concert By Candlelight at Laurel Hill Mansion in East Fairmount Park "Lance Wiseman" Forte piano. Concerts begin at 6:30 p.m.  Tickets can be purchased at www.laurelhillmansion.by using Pay Pal, by calling 215-643-7923 or emailing bfrankl433@comcast.net.

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

The Generations

Today is Baby Boomers Recognition Day, I would also like to acknowledge those who came before and those that follow.

This is a listing of recent generations for individuals born in the United States. Dates are approximate, as recognized by demographers.
2000/2001-Present - New Silent Generation or Generation Z
1980-2000 - Millennials or Generation Y
1965-1979 - Generation X
1946-1964 - Baby Boom
1925-1945 - Silent Generation
1900-1924 - G.I. Generation

The Population Reference Bureau provides an alternate listing and chronology of generational names in the United States.

1983-2001 - New Boomers
1965-1982 - Generation X
1946-1964 - Baby Boomers
1929-1945 - Lucky Few
1909-1928 - Good Warriors
1890-1908 - Hard Timers
1871-1889 - New Worlders


Source:List can be found at About Education