Monday, October 20, 2014

Top 10 Upcoming October Events

October 22 Pennsylvania Humanities Council (PHC) Presents: Nursing in a Civil War Hospital 7:30 p.m., Winsor Room, Radnor Memorial Library.


October 22 Open House at Garden City Fire House 6:30 p.m. 412 Moore Road in Nether Providence.

October 24 The Gravediggers Ball, Historic Laurel Hill Cemetery Fundraiser at the Crystal Tea Room located inside the historic Wanamaker Building in Center City Philadelphia. 7 p.m. - 12 p.m. Gravediggers Ball

October 25 The 50th Annual Media Halloween Parade on State St. 2 p.m. Raindate October 26.

October 25 Jumble sale at Swarthmore Friends Meeting 9 a.m. - 1 :30 p.m. on the campus of Swarthmore College.
October 25 Thomas Massey House Cooking class / Hearth cooking of seasonal food by Clarissa Dillon / reservations 610-642-6269.

October 25 Trick-or-Treat Your Way through Franklin Square. Noon - 3 p.m. Looking for a fun and safe place to take your kids trick-or-treating this year? Franklin Square's Trick-or-Treat Trail is the perfect solution! Young ones can make their own trick-or-treat bag and follow the trail map to discover Halloween treats throughout the park. FREE! Complete your day in the Square with a ride around the park on the Lightning Bolt Express Train! Tickets: $5 adults, $4 children.

October 25 The Friends of The Caleb Pusey House Invites you to WELCOME DAY at the Landingford Plantation 15 Race Street, Upland PA. Noon to 4:00 PM Free Guided Tours of the 1683 Caleb Pusey House. Come and Enjoy. Family Fun for all ages, Jan and John Haigis Colonial Musicians, Colonial Craft Demonstrators, Strolling Reenactors, “The Dilly”Antique Fire Apparatus, Hot Dogs, Sodas, and Baked Goods for Sale, Antique or Unique Appraisals, by Mr. Mike Wilson (Two Item Limit –First item is free Second Item appraised for $5.00). For directions or information call 610-874-5665.

October 25 - Owl Prowl, at the Newlin Grist Mill 6 p.m. If you would like to attend a bird walk, please email info@newlingristmill.org or call 610.459.2359.
Oct. 26 49th Annual Delaware County Halloween Parade, State Street in Media, 2 p.m. (rain date: Sun. Oct. 27).

October 25, 26 Boo at the Zoo Extinction Graveyard, Witch's Brew, Scarecrow Scavnger Hunt and more at the Philadelphia Zoo 10 - 4 p.m. 

October 26 The Chester Historical Preservation Committee presents The Old Chester, PA Reunion, 12 p.m. - 3 p.m. at Harrah's Philadelphia Casino and Racetrack.  Refreshments provided.  Renew former acquaintances and make new ones. Displays by historical organizations, local artists and Chester companies will be present.  Donations accepted for the Trolley Renovation Fund. For information call 610-872-4497. The Chester Preservation Committee is also planning a "Costume Commemorative Ball" Honoring the Completion of the 150th Anniversary Celebration of the End of the Civil War.  SAVE THE DATE June 6, 2015 at 5 p.m. - 10 p.m. At the Ballrooms of Boothwyn, PA.  Additional information 610-872-4497.

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