Monday, March 7, 2016

Upcoming Events Week of March 7

Now through March 13 The Philadelphia Flower Show with The National Parks Theme at the Philadelphia Convention Center.

March 6 - 12 Consumer Protection Week

March 7 African-American Artwork at Chester Senior Center located at 721 Hayes St. “A Virtual Learning Experience” at 1 p.m. The program is free and open to the public.

March 7 - 11 School Breakfast Week

March 8 International Women’s Day

March 8 Live Music with The Derry Minstrels traditional Irish pub songs on guitar, fiddle and accordion and Beer Tastings of six different beers from Sterling Pig Brewery. Sterling Pig Brewery and restaurant are located right down the road in Media, PA. 6:30 p.m.

March 8 In honor of International Women’s Day, Women all over the world will meet to ignite Sisterhood. Locally Norwood Sisters will meet at the Norwood Public Library to remember women in history who have led the way for women today. An inspirational video will be shown followed by a short discussion and the Unity Global Sisterhood Heart Meditation, a guided meditation to connect local sister with sisters gathering globally. The documentary “Makers: Women Who Made America, Part One is screened. This event will be at 7 p.m. at the Norwood Public Library 513 Welcome Ave. in Norwood.

March 8 "The Philadelphia Country House" lecture sponsored by the Library Company of Philadelphia, Mark Reinberger, an architectural historian, and Elizabeth McLean, an accomplished scholar of landscape history, examine early American country houses and their landscapes that the urban gentry built on the outskirts of Philadelphia in response to both local and international economic forces, social imperatives, and fashion. co-sponsored by the National Society of the Colonial Dames of American in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and Bartram's Gardens. The lecture will be from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at The Library Company of Philadelphia, 1314 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107. Tickets.

March 8 Chadds Ford Historical Society Spring Lecture Series: Learn the Secrets of Botanical Photography! CHADDS FORDS, PA.  David Ward, a master of selecting, lighting, photographing, and printing botanical subjects will present on “The Aesthetics of Botanical Photography” at the Chadds Ford Historical Society for their Spring Lecture Series at 7:30 p.m. Ward, a teacher of botanical photography at Longwood Gardens, will share some of the secrets of how he has captured flowers and other botanical subjects. His lecture will deal with fundamental issues of aesthetics, such as the nature of beauty, the relationship between form and content, problems of evaluation of art, and issues of abstraction in art. Whether you are an amateur or professional photographer or simply enjoy nature, you will not want to miss this! The lecture costs $10 for non-members and free for Chadds Ford Historical Society members.

March 8 -9 Total Solar Eclipse Live coverage at NASA TV 8 p.m.

March 9 THE MEANING OF PLANTS; 10 a.m.–12 p.m., and 1–3 p.m. Getting ready for spring planting, explore how plants work and the designing of the section of the Children’s Garden. Homeschooler Days program serves home-schooled students, ages 5–13, and meets monthly with morning and afternoon sessions. This year’s topics range from botany to colonial cooking, and from navigation to creating music from birdsong!

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