Thursday, January 26, 2017

Upcoming Weekend Events Jan. 27-29 2017

Jan. 27  Our American Presidents presentation by Russell Williams " George Washington" at Middletown Free Library 2 p.m. register to sign up or call the library.

Jan. 27  Chinese New Year Celebration Midnight Lion Dance Performance at 10th and Race St. in Chinatown 11:30 p.m.

Jan. 27 Black Tie Tailgate Event at the Philadelphia Auto Show to Benefit The Division of Neurology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.7 - 11:30 p.m. at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

Jan. 28 Groundhog Festival at at John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Jan. 28 Lunar New Year Celebration at Independence Seaport Museum 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Jan. 28 Genealogy at Aston Library 3720 Concord Road in Aston. 11 a.m.

Jan. 28 Lecture: Winterthur 101: "A Who's Who of the duPonts" Copeland Lecture Hall, 1:00 p.m. How was P. S. du Pont of Longwood related to H. F. du Pont? What about Alfred I. of Nemours? Or the Copelands at Mt. Cuba? Join Director of Interpretation and Estate Historian Jeff Groff as he kicks off our first Winterthur 101 program, with a fascinating illustrated talk focusing on the three generations of du Ponts who lived at Winterthur as well as the expanded web of family members.  Members only. Members free. Members may bring up to two guests with guest passes. Reservations encouraged. Call 800.448.3883.

Jan. 28 - Feb. 5 Philadelphia Auto Show at the Convention Center.

Jan. 28 The 160th Anniversary of the Philadelphia Orchestra with special guest Martin Short 7:30 p.m. at the Academy of Music.
Jan. 29- Feb. 3 Philadelphia Restaurant Week

Jan. 29 Philadelphia Suns Lion Dance Parade 11 a.m. at 10th and Spring Sts. 

Jan. 29, Feb. 26, Mar. 26, and Apr. 23 at 2:00 p.m. Historian Katie Sibley and Owen Gilman, English Professor and Veteran, both of St. Joseph's University will lead this group covering program themes including: Why We Fight, Race and WWI, American Women at War, and At Home/Coming Home: The Toll of War.
Registration required at the reference desk.
World War I at Haverford Library.

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