Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Events week of of August 15 2016

August 15 Early Bird Tickets went on sale for Middletown Free Library Craft BeerFest go on sale for the October 20 event.

Upcoming: August 19 Civil Wall Tall ship Fundraiser to benefit Chester History Preservation and Cooper Battery aboard the Gazela, Cruise the Delaware River. Tickets $100. Facebook info.

August 15 Presidential Greatness at Middletown Free Library presentation by Roger Arthur 2 p.m. This program is audience participation and looks at the qualities a person needs to be president. Forty-three people have been president. Three or four have been great, a few have been "near greats," three have been failures and one was a criminal. All of the others have be in various states of mediocrity. Why? With the backdrop of Mt. Rushmore the audience is invited to investigate the answer to that question.

August 16 Around the Island Row at 15th Avenue Beach in  North Wildwood, N.J.

August 17 2016 Atlantic City Air Show Thunder over the Boardwalk. 

August 17  Tune in to Historic Insights by author/historian Gene Pisasale Living History WCHE AM 1520 at 1 p.m. when he interviews, Ed Herr, CEO of Herr's Snack Foods. Listen on the radio AM 1520 or on the Internet at www.wche1520.com (click "listen Live"). Shows are recorded and are later available on the WCHR website under "Podcasts" and on www.GenePisasale.com.

August 18 - 21 PA Folk Festival

August 19 Part of the Circuit 2 Bike Rides to Sullivan's Bridge opening, ribbon cutting at 10:30 a.m.

August 19 thru August 29 A Walk in the Park at Annapolis, MD created by members of the Colored Pencils Society of America. marylandhall.org/exhibitions/walk-park .

August 19 - 21 America's 15th Annual 911 Ride click on the link to find start and stop locations.  Motorcyclists will be traveling from Somerset, PA, Flight 93 Memorial, to the Pentagon in Arlington, VA and World Trade Center in NYC to honor the victims. Normally the sound of a motorcycle weaving in and out of traffic can cause a disturbance, until you witness this, their thunder will give you chills. Pay respect if you happen to spot them on the road. It's something.

August 20 Festival of India at the Great Plaza Penn’s Landing

August 20 Moonlight Kayak Tour 8 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. starts at Walnut Street Dock on the Schuylkill River.  

August 20 Pirate Day at Ft. Mifflin 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

August 20 Bike Ride from Bartram Gardens to Heinz Wildlife Refuge with the Philadelphia Bicycle Coalition.

August 20  East Fairmount Park Public Art Bike Tour 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Meet at the Oval's Fairmount Park Launch (western end adjacent to Warby Parker bus). This is where the tour will begin and end.

August 21 11th Annual Chester Community Fair at the center 501 Yarnall St. in Chester. 2 - 6 p.m.

August 21 Caribbean Festival Noon to 8 pm. at the Delaware River Waterfront, Penns Landing.

August 21 Bugs and Butterflies Festival at Tyler Arboretum 10 a.m to 2 p.m. 

Register for the September 9 - 11 Red White and Brew Run in the Brandywine Valley. Take part in One Main Street Mile or 5K Run, Half Marathon or all three.

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