Monday, January 4, 2016

Upcoming the First Week of January 2016

January 4  Blue Monday is a name given to a date stated, as part of a publicity campaign by Sky Travel in 2005, to be the most depressing day of the year. The date is generally reported as falling on the third Monday in January but also on the second or fourth Monday, or the Monday of the last full week of January. The first such date declared was 24 January in 2005. Any Monday after a holiday week/weekend can be considered depressing, no worries, this is normal. The holidays are over! Welcome back! I hope you survived the holiday in one piece.


Downton Abbey is back!  If you missed the first show catch it OnDemand.  No spoiler alert from this Miss Mary.

Starting January 3 PA Turnpike new "cashless" toll westbound on the bridge over the Delaware Bridge in Bucks County.  E-Z Pass customers will be charged as usual and other vehicles will be sent monthly invoices and will be identified by a photographed identification of their license plate. Obtain the full version of this information at paturnpike.com. This should be filed under "new normal" and "technology trade-off's".

Through January 10 the last week to enjoy A Longwood Christmas, .....with lighter crowds, I would assume.

January 5 Tablet/EBook training session at Aston Library 6:16 - 7:15 p.m. at Aston Public Library. Did you get a new tablet or e-book reader for Christmas?  Come out and learn some tips and tricks. Aston Library located at Click on this link to register or call 610. 494.5877.

January 6 Genealogy Workshop 10:15 - 11:45 a.m. at Middletown Free Library. Make use of the Ancestry.com Library Edition. Click on this link for all the upcoming events for Adults , Teens and Kids this week at the MFL. The library is located 21 N. Pennell Road in Lima, PA.

January 8  Tablet/EBook training session at Aston Library 10-11 a.m.. at Aston Public Library. Did you get a new tablet or e-book reader for Christmas?  Come out and learn some tips and tricks. Aston Library located at Click on this link to registeror call 610. 494.5877.

January 8 - 10 The 2016 Greater Philadelphia Home Show at the Valley Forge Casino.  Warning most likely will result in a new home project or at least get the wheels a turning.

January 9 Bird Walk for Beginners at Heinz Wildlife Refuge 9 a.m.also an opportunity to volunteer on Stewardship Saturday from 9 a.m to noon.  Meet at the visitor's center.

January 10 The Twelve Day of Christmas at Collen Brook Farm with dinner, music and a sing along.Collen Brook Farm, Marvine and Mansion Road, Drexel Hill. The dinner will be "Early American Fare", Tickets $20 1- 4 p.m. Send checks to Upper Darby Hist. Soc., P.O. Box 731, Drexel Hill, PA 19026.




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