Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Upcoming Events this Week February 16 - 21

and the Grammy goes to.......Lady Ga Ga, what a superb tribute to David Bowie.

Photography exhibit called "Faces of Literacy" (photographs by Andy Shelter Photography; design by Amy Pollack of Twist 'n' Shout Graphic Design).
Now the exhibit is going on tour throughout Delaware County, starting with the Marple Public Library, 2599 Sproul Road, Broomall PA 19008. Twelve of the twenty-four photographs from "Faces of Literacy" are currently on display in the lobby of the Marple Public Library and will remain there to be enjoyed for the entire month of February.

February 16 Students from the Knowledge is Power Program (KIPP) charter schools in Austin, Texas, will have the opportunity to speak with a NASA astronaut currently living and working on the International Space Station The 20-minute, Earth-to-space call will air live on NASA Television and the agency’s website. During the event, hosted by the Bullock Texas State History Museum, Austin native and Expedition 46 Flight Engineer Tim Kopra, who launched to the station on Dec. 15 will answer questions from second, fifth and sixth grade students from KIPP Austin Obras Elementary and KIPP Austin Vista Middle School at 11:55 a.m. EST.

February 17 Nature's Medicine Cabinet - Essential Oils Workshop at Middletown Free Library 10:30 a.m. registration required.

February 19-21 The Philadelphia Home Show at the Pennsylvania Convention Center 12th and Arch Streets phillyhomeshow.com 

February 19 - 21 Greater Philadelphia Pet Expo in Oaks, PA at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center.

February 20 Bethel Township Preservation Society presents: Garnet Mine Display Grand Opening. Come walk down memory lane with us. Learn about local history, see old photos and maps, deeds, jewelry, and beautifully polished locally mined garnets from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.at John L. Myers Memorial Township Building, 1082 Bethel Road, Garnet Valley, PA. This is a free program. However donations are sincerely appreciated. Special display items will be available only during the grand opening. Display cases will be available for viewing most Saturdays in 2016. See the website: www.BTPS-Pa.com Questions? Call (610) 459-4183 or email info@JayChild.com.

February 20 Mummers Mardi Gras Parade in Manayunk 17 String Bands Parade at 11 a.m. events all day until 6 p.m. Raindate February 27.
February 20 Cheers for CHOP at the Vally Forge Casino 

February 21 Winter Tea Party at the Carter Weir House hosted by The Collingdale Historical Society from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. $5 Suggested Donation
Patriotic Favorites and Music provided by Fran Sanskey. Please e-mail collingdalehistory@gmail.com for more information. Come and help us celebrate President's Day! For more information or to RSVP, please contact the collingdalehistory@gmail.com.

February 21 Chester Children's Chorus and St. David's Episcopal Church Children's Choir will perform a free concert 5 p.m. at St. David's Chapel 763 Valley Forge Road, Wayne, PA.

February 21- May 9 "Picasso: The Great War, Experimentation and Change" at the Barnes Museum.

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