Monday, April 27, 2015

Top 10 Upcoming Events Week of April 27

April 27 What's a brain break? It's a chance to give the mind and body a new boost of energy by taking a small exercise break. Next Monday, Kids.gov and others will be discussing healthy habits such as fitting in physical activity during the day so kids can feel better and perform better in school. At 8 p.m. ET,
share your ideas and join the conversation on Twitter by following and using #khchat!Follow @Kidsgov @KidsHealth @girlshealth @GoNoodle @Playworks @Shape_America and @Spark_Programs.

April 28  Academy Award Nominee Last Days in Vietnam documentary premieres on PBS at 9 p.m. Check PBS station for alternate times.

April 29 History of Norwood explore the early hostory of Norwood followed by a "Then and Now" slide presentation by Keith Lockhart 7 p.m. at Norwood Public Library located at 513 Welcome Ave, Norwood, PA.




April 30 History Lecture: The Springfield Historical Society presents “When The Railway Came To Concord”, Al Eelman and Ed Keane from the Concord Historical Society will present a slide show and share their information and pictures on the railways between 1857-1972. This local railway even transported troops during World War11 and was also used to ship mushrooms from this area to Philadelphia. The railway once went from Wawa to Perryville and from Philadelphia to Perryville. At first it was called the Philadelphia and Baltimore Central and later the Octorara branch of the Pennsylvania Railroad. ALL ABOARD! 7:30 p.m. at the Springfield Township Building
50 Powell Road, Springfield, Pa. The program is presented free of charge with light refreshments served at the conclusion.


April 30 Fall of Saigon 40th Anniversary.

May 1 Fun and Games at the Peter Wentz Farm Night Life What happened at the Wentz house after the sun went down? Guests ages 12+ only; Pre-Registration required (610-584-5104). The Farmstead is located at 2030 Shearer Road, just off of Route73/Skippack Pike in Worcester, PA. Please call 610-584-5104 for more information.

May 1 First Friday Movie Night Under the Stars and Stripes 5:30 p.m. join the Betsy Ross House for the return of the First Friday favorite, Movie Night Under the Stars and Stripes! May through October, kick back, relax, and enjoy a selection of cult horror classics from the 1950s and 60s in the historic courtyard. Be sure to arrive early for special after hours tours of the House starting at 5 pm. May 1st movie Bride of the Monster BUY TICKET.  Admission is $5 and includes a tour of the Betsy Ross House and movie screening.




Get tickets now for May 2 Meade Sites in Philadelphia presented by the General Meade Society.  Departs 8 a.m. from Laurel Hill Cemetery and returns to Laurel Hill at 5 p.m. Tickets $60 includes bus, driver tip, lunch and post tour. Click on the link for complete details. Contact Jerry McCormick  215-848-7752.



Get tickets now for May 2  All American Rock and Soul Concert, First Ladies of Rock and Soul  hear the 13 piece live band perform songs made famous by the Supremes, Ronettes, Martha and the Vandellas, Marvelettes, Mary Wells, Shirelles, Chiffons, Crystals and More! at the Community Performing Arts Center located at Pennsylvania Institute of Technology 800 Manchester Avenue, Media, PA. Show Time: 7:00 p.m. Doors Open: 6:00 p.m. TICKETS: $35 PER PERSON Proceeds benefit the Delaware County Historical Society Education Programs and Museum. Ticket information delcohistory.com or (610) 359-0832.



May 2 Chester Charter School for the Arts' Pop Up Party for the Entire Family, Art Exhibit and Sale at the McCabe Library, Swarthmore College 5:30- 7:30 p.m.


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