Monday, October 5, 2015

Upcoming Events Week of October 4

October 4 -10 is Fire Prevention Week.  

October 5 NASA TV will air live when a group a second grade students at Robinson Elementary School in Fairfax, Virginia will get to talk with an alumni, astronaut Kjell Lindgren at the International Space Station.  How cool is that!

October 5 Blue Shirt Day created by Stomp Out Bullying. Wear blue.

October 6 Historic Waynesborough presents “People Who Shaped America” series 2 p.m. FAMOUS TRIALS in American History with Jack Ford, Emmy and Peabody Award-winning journalist, trial lawyer, novelist, former network TV news. $20 prepay. For information, call 610-647-1779 or email at

October 7 Provider Fair a resource information for employment for those with intellectual disabilities, 5 - 8 p.m. at the Delaware County Intermediate Unit, 200 Yale Avenue, Morton, Pa

October 8  Tune Into this LIVE Webcast on October 8 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. ET
Join  Dr. Hans Sues, a paleontologist at the National Museum of Natural History, as he discusses the events that opened the door for dinosaurs to dominate life on Earth. Teachers can get teaching resources and assessments for class during the session. The webcast will run twice that day at 11 AM and 2 PM ET.

October 8 Tales Tombstones Tell with story teller Ed Okonowicz at Darley House located at Darley Road and Philadelphia Pike in Claymont, Delaware. 7:30 p.m. Admission $8.00 reservations encouraged.

October 8 Fall Harvest Wine Festival at the Camden Aquarium Children's Garden 6 - 9 p.m. Guests 21+ only.

October 8  Hosted by Franklin Institute Chief Astronomer Derrick Pitts, Night Skies in the Observatory is a monthly stargazing event held in the Joel N. Bloom Observatory. View celestial objects in the night sky, including stars, planets, nebulae, and if conditions are right, a galaxy or two, from 5 different rooftop telescopes in the Observatory. The evening includes a Fels Planetarium show and a lecture or presentation (appropriate for ages 8 and up) on an astronomical or space science topic. The Observatory is staffed with knowledgeable observers and free star maps are provided. This event runs from 7:00pm to 10:00pm. Night Skies in the Observatory $5.00 Per Person, Free for Members.

October 8, individuals 62 and older can access any national park for free to enjoy healthy activities and have a memorable experience. They will also have the exclusive opportunity to obtain a voucher* for free lifetime access to all of America’s more than 400 national parks. Visit to learn more and to register for Humana Senior Skip Day events.

October 8 - 12 United States Sailboat Show in Annapolis.

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