Monday, April 20, 2015

Top 10 Upcoming Events Week of April 20

April 20 Making Alcohol in Colonial Times Presentation by Tony Shahan, Director of Newlin Gristmill . Historian Tony Shahan will discuss how early beverages were produced with a focus on brewing, distilling whiskey, and producing rum. The presentation at Middletown Free Library 21 N. Pennell Road, Lima, PA at 2 p.m. will include a discussion of working historic breweries and distilleries. Please register by either calling 610-566-7828 or email

April 21 Col. John Nagl, Author - Knife Fights: A Memoir of Modern War in Theory and Practice 7:30 p.m. at the Winsor Room, Radnor Memorial Library.

April 22 "Haverford History as Seen in Old Postcards" at the Haverford Township Free Library (Mill Road and Darby Rd in Havetown. Keith Lockhart and Rich Kerr will be presenting historic views of the first two or thee decades of the 1900's.

April 22 Pathways 37th Anniversary Spring Beer Wine Cheese and Chocolate Event at Drexelbrook. 6 - 9 p.m.Tickets:$50 April 22, 2015  PathWays PA would like to invite all of their friends, colleagues and supporters to attend our 2015 Beer, Wine, Cheese and Chocolate Spring Event on Wednesday 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM at the Drexelbrook.

April 22 Earth Day,  NASA is asking people around the world to share pictures and videos on social media that show there is no place like home – planet Earth. NASA’s Earth Day #NoPlaceLikeHome project seeks to get the public involved in highlighting the great diversity of the places, landscapes and ecosystems of our home planet. Participants are invited to post photos and videos that answer a simple question: What is your favorite place on Earth? Images can be shared using the hashtag #NoPlaceLikeHome on Twitter, Instagram, Vine, Facebook, Google+ and Flickr. Leading up to Earth Day, NASA will participate by posting its own images and videos.

April 23 Take Our Sons and Daughters to Work Day (You better ask first, not all business establishments are family oriented).

April 23-25 The Penn Relays, watch it LIVE at

April 23 Program: The First World’s Fair in America Held in Fairmount Park, along the Schuylkill, the International Exhibition of 1876 was the first official World’s Fair in the United States. Historical researcher Mary Anne Eves will share photos of Memorial Hall and the many other buildings constructed for the fair. She’ll talk about this celebration of the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence which also celebrated America’s growing industrial prowess. Join us! The program is free and open to the public at 7:30 p.m. at Helen Kate Furness Library 100 North Providence Road, Wallingford, PA.

April 23 is World Book Night What are you reading?

NASA’s New Horizons probe has been traveling nine years and more than three billion miles to the outer edges of our solar system. When it reaches Pluto, on July 14, it will send back the first-ever close-up images of the dwarf planet and its moons.You can submit names for as-yet-undiscovered geological features on Pluto and its largest moon, Charon. Names must fit into themes about mythology or exploration. You can also check out suggested names and vote for your favorites (see the section just for kids). But don’t wait. Deadline for both is next Friday, April 24.

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