Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Upcoming January events last week 26-31

January 26 "Delaware County Yesterday and Today" by Delaware County Historian Keith Lockhart. This PowerPoint program will feature well known places throughout Delaware County, how they looked 100 years ago and today. The 7:30 lecture will be preceded by a short business meeting at 7 p.m. This is a free program. However, donations are sincerely appreciated. The mission of the Bethel Township Preservation Society is to preserve the history of Bethel Township through the preservation of historic structures and features, community education and guidance, and the creation of archival records. Event 7:30 p.m. - 8;30 p.m. at John L. Myers Memorial Township Building, 1082 Bethel Road, Garnet Valley, PA.

January 27 International Holocaust Remembrance Day,  is an international memorial day for the victims of the Holocaust, the genocide that resulted in the annihilation of 6 million European Jews and millions of others by the Nazi regime. It was designated by the United Nations General Assembly Resolution 60/7 on 1 November 2005 during the 42nd plenary session. January 27 is the date, in 1945, when the largest Nazi death camp, Auschwitz-Birkenau, was liberated by Soviet troops.

January 27 Tweet in for a Data Privacy Twitter Chat. Use #ChatSTC to join! Time: 3 p.m. EST/noon PST on Wed., January 27 
January 28 is Data Privacy Day an educational initiative originally focused on raising awareness among teens and young adults about the importance of protecting the privacy of their personal information online, particularly in the context of social networking.    

January 28 NASA remembers the 30th Anniversary of the Challenger accident, NASA Day of Remembrance will also pay tribute to the crew of Apollo 1 and Space Shuttle Challenger with a wreath laying at Arlington Cemetery in Virginia at 9 a.m., various other NASA facilities will hold ceremonies

January 28 The 2016 Chamber Bowl at Sproul Lanes in Springfield, Noon - 4 p.m.

January 29 CHOP Black Tie Tail Gate Event at the Philadelphia Auto Show.
January 30 - February 7 Philadelphia Auto Show  at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

January 30 Hand Book Binding Workshop is sold-out! The next class is April 9. Try your hand at traditional bookbinding in Historic Sugartown’s Book Bindery! Colonial Williamsburg trained instructor, Ramon Townsend of Colonial Bindery.com, will lead the class through the entire binding process. Participants will create a book using methods employed through the mid-19th century. Participants will also be provided step-by-step written instructions they can take home. Workshop Admission: $75/ Participant, all supplies included. Ages 14 and Up. The workshop will take place from 9AM – 3PM. Pre-registration is required and space is limited to 6 participants.Visit HistoricSugartown.org or call 610.640.2667 to register!

January 30 Groundhog Festival at John Heinz NWR at Tinicum 9 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Many activities to enjoy including a groundhog walk, crafts, music, snacks, a Weather show and a Shadow show with the Franklin Institute. a walk with LL Bean,live animals from the Philly Zoo, art contest award ceremony and at 1 p.m. a Burrow Celebration. more info at friendsofheinzrefuge.org or call 215.365.3118. The Heinze NWR is located at 8601 Linbergh Blvd. Philadelphia, PA.

January 30 The Colonial Plantation will be open for a Winter Experience with farm tours, animal talks, house tours and blacksmithing 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission Adults $8 Senior Citizens and Children $6.

January 30 XFinity LIVE Winterfest Live 2016

January 30 The School Day of Non-violence and Peace (or DENIP, acronym from catalan-majorcan: Dia Escolar de la No-violència i la Pau), is an observance founded by the Spanish poet Llorenç Vidal Vidal in Majorca in 1964. It is observed on January 30 or thereabouts every year, on the anniversary of the death of Mahatma Gandhi, in schools all over the world. Season for Nonviolence was established by Arun Gandhi as a yearly event celebrating the philosophies and lives of Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King Jr. Today, he co-chairs the Season along with Rev. Michael Bernard Beckwith of the Agape International Spiritual Center. It is convened by the Association for Global New Thought. The "season" begins with the anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi's assassination on January 30 and ends with the anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s assassination on April 4. It is anchored by a mission, statement of principles, and commitments by participants towards living in a nonviolent way.

Now that winter has arrived it is always best to check the link or call in case a weather condition may cancel or postpone an event.

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