Monday, March 14, 2016

Upcoming Events Beginning March 14

Spring has sprung! Ah the weather, who has not had a dose of mood elevation? Premature April showers, but who will knock an early spring?

Brain Awareness Week March 14 - 21

Record Breaking Astronaut Scott Kelly who just returned from a year long stay at the International Space Station will retire on April 1. He and his brother Mark will continue to be part of the TWINS study that was so key to the last mission.

Washington D.C. Cherry Blossom "Peak Week" has been moved up to March 18 -23.  I have seen them blooming already in these parts how about you? If you have never been to this event, it's crowded but it is blooming beautiful, my new hashtag for spring, blooming beautiful#. Not really, I don't even know what a hashtag is exactly but I am sure some one tweets on it. Revised: peak bloom predicted March 23-24. I guess the predicted Nor'easter put a kibosh to the early bloom.

March 14 is PI Day 

March 14 Anthony Ray Hinton, who spent close to 30 years in prison for a crime he did not do will speak at Neumann University along with Cathleen Price of the Equal Justice Initiative who was part of the team that won his release. Mr. Hinton will speak at 1:30 p.m. at Community Hall.

March 14 "Archives to Azaleas:Beyond the Gates of One of the Greatest Gardens in the World". David Sleasman MLS, Library and Information Services Coordinator at Longwood Gardens will speak at the Delaware County Institute of Science. Free lecture 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

March 15-21 is National Poison Prevention Week

March 15 The Ancient Gods: Greek mythology for Kids presented by Hampstead Stage at the Aston Public Library 3270 Concord Road in Aston at 5 p.m. The event will be held in the gym. Get tickets for the Easter basket raffle while you are there. The winner will be drawn March 24.

March 15 Civil War lecture at the Ridley Public Library Jeffrey LaMonica discuses African-American Troops in the Civil War Union Army The program will beheld  in Garlin Hall at 6:30 p.m. To register call 610-583-0593 or email

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