Wednesday, March 16, 2016

More Events Beginning March 16

March 16 Kick Butts Day. Find events.

March 16 Freedom of Information (FOI) Day is an annual event on or near March 16, the birthday of James Madison, who is widely regarded as the Father of the Constitution and as the foremost advocate for openness in government.

March 16 Learn About the Quakers presented by the Chester Historical Preservation Committee at the Quaker Meeting House located at 520 E. 24th St. in Chester at 7:30 p.m. Robert Quary will present the topic “George Fox and the Quakers, from the founding to the end of the Holy Experiment”.  This event is free and open to the public, for more information call 610-872-4497.

March 16 "Literary Philadelphia: A History of Poetry and Prose in the City of Brotherly Love" at the Athenaeum in Philadelphia. Speaker Thom Nickels, poet, editor of ICON Magazine, weekly columnist for Spirit Newspaper and blogger for the Huntington Post and author of 11 books will be available after the lecture for a book signing. This event is free to members and $10 to all others. The Athenaeum is located 219 S. 6th Street just across from Washington Square. RSVP for programs.

March 16 Noah Lewis historian and teacher will bring to life Edward "Ned" Hector a free black man and Revolutionary War hero. Mr. Lewis a member of the Third Pennsylvania Artillery Unit is noted for his bravery at the Battle of Brandywine. The Newtown Square Historical Society presents this event at Dunwoody Village Auditorium 3500 West Chester Pike in Newtown Square at 7 p.m.

March 16 “Fighting for Hope” an addition recovery event presented by the Delaware County Bar Association. Residents in recovery will speak of hope, and information will be available about addiction, recovery, treatments and resources available in the county. Family members of those who struggle are also encouraged to attend 7 p.m. at 335 W. Front Street in Media.

March 17 St Patrick's Day get your green on.

March 17-18 The First Round of the NCAA March Madness begins. Is Cinderella here? If the shoe fits.

March 18 On NASA TV the Launch of the next Record Breaking Astronaut scheduled for 5:26 p.m. Pre-launch activities start at 4:40 p.m.

March 18, 19 and 20 Sugarloaf Craft Festival at Greater Philadelphia Expo in Oaks, PA.

Panning ahead for May 18 Simply Sanderson with Victoria Wyeth advanced notice on this because Victoria Wyeth is such a great and fun speaker you will want to see her and this event will sell out quickly. Visit sandersonmuseum.org for ticket information or call 610-388-6545. This event is 5 - 8 p.m. The museum is now open  for the season Thursday through Sunday 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. Admission to the museum is $5 and free to members and children under 12 accompanied by an adult.

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