Monday, October 9, 2017

Upcoming Events Week of October 9

Oct. 9 Last day to catch the LBI International Kite Festival.

Oct. 9 Tales from the Crypt: Eden and Mt. Zion Cemeteries.  Come and learn more about the "citizens" of Eden and Mt. Zion cemeteries in Collingdale. Collingdale has four cemeteries....The two we will be focusing on are on the South end border. 7 p.m. Vicky Tuttle will lead the presentation at Collingdale VFW, Oak and MacDade Blvd... FREE.....Refreshments will be served. 

Oct. 9 Winner of Best Film and Best Actor announced from the Manhattan Short Film Festival. The World's First Global Film Festival and the audience is the judge. I got to place my vote at the LBI Foundation of the Arts and Sciences in Loveladies, New Jersey. I can't wait to see who wins! They were all great films that offered many different perspectives. Check out the interesting film topics at the link. According to the program these films are eligible for Academy Awards. It is a tough decision.

Oct. 9 Film Premiere Event and Panel Discussion 6 p.m. at the Museum of the American Revolution. Special Screening of “People of the Standing Stone: The Oneida Nation, The War of Independence, and the Making of America. Stay for a panel discussion immediately following the screening: Our Shared History: Lifting Up Lessor Known Stories of our Nation’s Founding.”  

Oct. 10 Guided Bird Walks at Valley Forge National Historical Park 8 a.m. - 10 a.m.

Oct. 11 Senior Citizens of Ridley Park, Eddystone and Ridley Township are invited to a lunch and fun day at Ridley High School Cafeteria. 901 Morton Avenue in Folsom 1 p.m.

Oct. 12 ¡Latinos STEM Up! is open to the public and will air live on NASA Television and the agency’s website at 10 a.m. EDT. 
Oct. 12 - 14 Fall and Winter Clothing sale at St. Timothy's Lutheran Church in Aston.

Oct. 12 - 15 The Rehoboth Beach Jazz Festival 

Oct. 12 Lecture by Rich Paul at the Marple Christian Church  7 p.m.  Where Pennsylvania Began, Delaware County's Contribution to American Society and Culture.

Oct. 12 Sip Behind the Scenes: Lighting and Libations at the Newlin Grist Mill 6 – 8 p.m. Gathering at the historic Miller’s House Beverages doated by 2SP Brewing Company in Aston light snacks also will be served learn about historic lighting techniques and devices. No registration required. Intended for ages 21 and over.

Oct. 12 Tavern Talks at the Barns-Brinton House tavern, spirits of both the supernatural and the fermented will flow freely from 7-9 p.m., guests will learn about the ways in which Colonists tried to ward off evil spirits, listen to some local ghostly tales and taste some treats that are to die for! Guest participants include Liquid Alchemy Beverages, Chaddsford Winery, Talks by Tammy, who will reveal the meanings behind 18th century tombstones and their symbols, and Delmarva Historic Haunts, a local paranormal investigation team who will answer your spookiest questions. Tavern Talks is a monthly experience (not a lecture!) aimed exclusively for adults 21 and older that focuses on unexplored aspects of early American history and culture. Guests will experience history with hands-on activities, food and drink tastings, demonstrations, and more. Tavern Talks takes place at the Chadds Ford Historical Society’s Barns Brinton House, an historic 1714 tavern, located next to the Chaddsford Winery at 630 Baltimore Pike. Admission is $20 for non-members and $15 for members. Tickets must be purchased in advance over the phone, in person or online as space is limited. All attendees must be 21 and older.   

Oct. 12 Taste of Ardmore 5:30 - 9 p.m. 

Oct. 14 "Come Together" Beatlemania fundraiser concert at Phoenix ar Reliance Fire House, 1661 Mill Road. All proceeds benefit the Upper Chichester Library/ Doors open 6 p.m. Oct. 12 last day to purchase tickets for table of nine.

Oct. 13 Friday the 13th, carry a lucky charm.
Oct. 13 Open Investigating Evening at Ft. Mifflin 7 p.m.

Oct. 13 - 15 Taste! Philadelphia at the Valley Forge Casino.

Oct. 13, Saturday, October 21 and Saturday, October 28
Lantern Ghost Tours 6:00pm – 9:30pm 
(Newtown Square, PA)  The Colonial Plantation, one of the most haunted properties in Delaware County, invites you to an evening of strange sounds, squeaky doors, and ghostly stories. Relive 300 years of the area’s most mysterious, scary and true tales of terror.  Start by following the torch lit path and discover the strange and inexplicable ways that colonists treated their dead.  Tour the wagon barn and farmhouse to hear a story in each room that will tell of bizarre events from times long past.  Indulge in the mysterious arts of colonial divination.  For the first time ever for the public, the Plantation’s farmhouse basement will provide the backdrop for one particularly horrific story.   To find the Plantation, please use GPS address 3900 North Sandy Flash Drive, Newtown Square, PA 19073.  Attendees should plan to bring a flashlight and expect loud sounds and sudden scares.  This is a walking tour; please contact us ahead of time if there are mobility concerns, and wear sturdy shoes.  Event is rain or shine, and tickets will only be available through pre-registration.  No tickets will be sold at the door.   


Oct. 15 AIDS Walk Philly 31st Annual AIDS Walk/Run Philly 5K. The funds raised from donations, sponsorships, and participation will remain in the region, which has a new infections rate three times greater than the national average. Funds raised at AIDS Walk Philly help those most vulnerable as AIDS Fund works toward zero stigma, zero new infections, and zero deaths. Produced by AIDS Fund, both the Walk and Run will be held on scenic Martin Luther King Drive. The course will begin at the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art; the Run will commence at 7:30 am and the Walk will follow at 9 am. Philadelphians can support their neighbors and loved ones by participating in the AIDS Walk/Run Philly 5K, which will bring together over 10,000 people to raise public awareness and funds for those living with HIV/AIDS in our community. Register online and get additional information at or call 215-731-WALK. AIDS Fund provides emergency financial assistance to people living with HIV disease in the Greater Philadelphia region, while providing education and increasing public awareness of HIV/AIDS issues.

Oct. 15 American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia details.

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