Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Tiop 10 Upcoming Things To Do Mostly Snow or Shine

1. Now until April 19, 2015 Deep underground in a Colombian coal mine, scientists have uncovered remains of the largest snake in the world, Titanoboa cerrejonensis. Stand eye-to-eye with a full-scale model of this massive snake at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19103
 
2.February 18 Midnight Lion Dance 11:30 p.m. at 10th and Race Streets in Philadelphia's Chinatown.

3. February 19 Walnut Street Library Lunar New Year CELEBRATION hosted by Friends 4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. featuring the Penn Lions.

4. February 19 - 21. Please Touch Museum celebrates the Chinese New Year of the Goat! Festivities take place throughout the weekend.

5. February 19  The Japanese Film Festival, as presented by the Center for East Asian Studies and Shofuso Japanese House and Garden is back for 2015! This year’s theme is oneiric films, those relating to dreams or dreaming. The third film in the series of four, Ten Nights of Dreams, brings Natsume Soseki’s same-titled short story collection to life with imaginative, wacky, and sometimes unsettling detail. Please note, these FREE events take place at 7 p.m. in room B6 of the Stiteler Hall (208 South 37th Street, Philadelphia PA, 19104) on Penn’s campus. Oneiric means of or relating to dreams, I did not know.

6. February 20 Friday Flicks 12 p.m. 2015 Academy Award nominated Birdman 12 p.m. at the Lansdowne Public Library 55 S. Lansdowne Avenue  Lansdowne, PA 19050  610-623-0239.   

7. February 21 River Palooza Winter Edition - Manayunk Music Festival 12 p.m. - 2 a.m.

8. February 21 and 28  Landscapes and Structures Photography Program at Valley Forge National Park. Click on the link for more details.

9. February 21 Colonial Plantation first workshop of the year. learn to cook a whole meal from start to finish in our kitchen! Colonial Cooking Workshop 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. $25 members/volunteers $35 nonmembers. Limit 10 participants. Must register in advance! Call the office: 610-566-1725. February 21 The Rural History Federation will host  “At This Unseasonable Hour:” Illuminating Night Life of Our Past at Pennsbury Manor in Morrisville, the home of William Penn. snow date March 7.  Open to museum volunteers, professionals and lovers of all things history to learn about what really happened at night during earlier centuries. $35 registration fee includes presentations, Q&A panel discussion with all speakers, light breakfast & lunch. Optional tour of the site also available. Interested in attending, then download the brochure with registration form here For more information about this workshop, please contact Kimberly Boice:kboice@montcopa.org  or 610-584-5104.

10. Check out the Oscar Nominated Films including the Short Animated and Short Action Films. Playing at many theaters locally and in downtown Philadelphia. Pick a winner!

Go sledding, ice skating, snow boarding, or skiing, tis the season enjoy it while it is here.

Check the link before you go for possible cancellations or time changes.

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