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Bike Repair Fair

Sat, May 27, 2017 12:00 P.M.
Philbrick Hall at Parkway Central Library

Join us for an afternoon of learning to care for the bicycles that get us where we need to go! This program is open to all ages. For more information, contact TeenCentral@freelibrary.org. This program is made possible by grants from the Philadelphia City Institute Board of Managers,…

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Crochet and Knitting Club

Sat, May 27, 2017 1:00 P.M.
Wynnefield Library

Join Sisters Interacting Through Stitches , to create items which are donated to local, national, and international organizations.  Club members are willing to teach the art of crocheting and knitting to interested adults and teens.  All skill levels are welcome.

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Philly Bop Ballroom Dance Class

Sat, May 27, 2017 2:30 P.M.
Haddington Library

Join us to learn the "Philly Bop," a style of dance created by African Americans out of 1920's Lindy Hop, Jitterbug, and East Coast Swing traditions.  Please sign up in advance by calling Marvin DeBose at 215.685.1964 or register in person at Haverford Library.

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Ask-a-Nurse

Tue, May 30, 2017 10:00 A.M.
Parkway Central Library

Every Tuesday, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., an on-site nurse will be available at a table in the lobby to check blood pressures, measure blood sugar, and answer any health questions you might have for free! This month, small presentations on how to stay healthy for the new year will be…

Adult Young Adult Senior Health Programs Body, Mind & Spirit Health & Fitness Medical Health

Senior (Health) Safety - Part 2

Tue, May 30, 2017 1:30 P.M.
Frankford Library

 A representative from Health Partners will present a second workshop on senior health safety. Bring your questions.  

Adult Senior Health Programs Health & Fitness

A Taste of African Heritage

Wed, May 31, 2017 6:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Diabetes is not a part of African heritage. Neither is heart disease. Together, we can reclaim health by reclaiming history. Traditionally, African American ancestors ate a delicious, plant-based diet that was high in flavor and naturally low in cholesterol, sugars, and excess sodium. A Taste of…

Adult Senior Health Programs Workshops and Enrichment Culinary Literacy African American Cooking & Nutrition Health & Fitness Health

Live From the Parklet

Wed, May 31, 2017 6:30 P.M.
Tacony LAB (Library & Arts Building)

Local musicians and Philly-wide favorites will perform for free in the Solar Art Parklet. Every other Wednesday, 6:30-8 p.m. May 31: Boy Wonder (rock/funk/new wave) June 14: The SB Deluxe (gypsy jazz/rock) June 28: Evan Cory Levine ( old time jazz) July 12: Neon and Shy (pop/folk accordian) July…

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Wednesday Art Workshop

Wed, May 31, 2017 7:00 P.M.
Tacony LAB (Library & Arts Building)

Enjoy a free evening art workshop for adults and older teens (age 16 and up).  This program runs in partnership with Mural Arts Philadelphia and the Mayfair Arts Initiative.  RSVP is required, by e-mail to tacony@muralarts.org.  For a schedule of workshops, please visit…

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Fitness Friday: Tai Chi

Fri, June 2, 2017 3:00 P.M.
Central Senior Services at Parkway Central Library

The Senior Center at Parkway Central Library is hosting a seven week series of Friday afternoon Tai Chi classes: June 2 - July 14, 2017. Sessions are free and open to adults (and young adults) of all ages. Call ahead to reserve a spot. Check-in at Central Senior Services for exact…

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Philly Bop Ballroom Dance Class

Sat, June 3, 2017 2:30 P.M.
Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library

Join us to learn the "Philly Bop," a style of dance created by African Americans out of 1920's Lindy Hop, Jitterbug, and East Coast Swing traditions.  Please sign up in advance by calling Marvin DeBose at 215.685.1964 or register in person at Haverford Library.

Adult Young Adult Senior Family Programs Family Teens dance

Finance 50+

Mon, June 5, 2017 10:00 A.M.
Business Resource and Innovation Center at Parkway Central Library

Everyone can benefit from smart money habits! Finance 50+ is a three-part program designed to help you build habits that can improve your financial situation. The sessions will give you a good handle on where you stand financially, plus simple, hands-on ways to make measurable progress toward…

Adult Senior Business Business & Economics Personal Finance & Investing Seniors

Philadelphia Stories

Mon, June 5, 2017 6:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

As part of the Free Library of Philadelphia's 30 Days of Gay series, join Philadelphia gay historian Bob Skiba and chef Stephanie Thaw to learn more about Thaw’s Philadelphia Stories: A Dining Out For Life Cookbook (1993) and sample featured recipes. This program interweaves…

Adult Senior Health Programs Speakers and Lectures Workshops and Enrichment Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition 30 Days of Gay

Storytime in the Park

Mon, June 5, 2017 6:15 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

Join Miss Meredith for stories and songs in McMichael Park this summer!  Meet us by the turtle and be sure to bring a blanket.  This program is jointly sponsored by the Free Library of Philadelphia and Friends of McMichael Park.  Snacks will be provided.  Please call the…

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Arab Classical and Contemporary Music with Hanna Khoury and Hafez Kotain

Mon, June 5, 2017 7:00 P.M.
Music Department at Parkway Central Library

Join us for an evening of Arab Classical and Contemporary Music with Hanna Khoury and Hafez Kotain of the Al-Bustan Takht Ensemble.  Al-Bustan (Arabic for The Garden) promotes cross-cultural understanding of all ethnic, religious, and socio-economic backgrounds through artistic and…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Live Performances Music

Ask-a-Nurse

Tue, June 6, 2017 10:00 A.M.
Parkway Central Library

Every Tuesday, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., an on-site nurse will be available at a table in the lobby to check blood pressures, measure blood sugar, and answer any health questions you might have for free! This month, small presentations on how to stay healthy for the new year will be…

Adult Young Adult Senior Health Programs Body, Mind & Spirit Health & Fitness Medical Health

Pride Month Movie Screening

Wed, June 7, 2017 5:30 P.M.
Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library

You are invited to a screening of “Philadelphia” the 1993 film which was one of the first mainstream films to acknowledge HIV/AIDS, homosexuality, and homophobia.  Light refreshments will be served.

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A Taste of African Heritage

Wed, June 7, 2017 6:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Diabetes is not a part of African heritage. Neither is heart disease. Together, we can reclaim health by reclaiming history. Traditionally, African American ancestors ate a delicious, plant-based diet that was high in flavor and naturally low in cholesterol, sugars, and excess sodium. A Taste of…

Adult Senior Health Programs Workshops and Enrichment Culinary Literacy African American Cooking & Nutrition Health & Fitness Health

Fitness Friday: Tai Chi

Fri, June 9, 2017 3:00 P.M.
Central Senior Services at Parkway Central Library

The Senior Center at Parkway Central Library is hosting a seven week series of Friday afternoon Tai Chi classes: June 2 - July 14, 2017. Sessions are free and open to adults (and young adults) of all ages. Call ahead to reserve a spot. Check-in at Central Senior Services for exact…

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Philly Bop Ballroom Dance Class

Sat, June 10, 2017 2:30 P.M.
Haddington Library

Join us to learn the "Philly Bop," a style of dance created by African Americans out of 1920's Lindy Hop, Jitterbug, and East Coast Swing traditions.  Please sign up in advance by calling Marvin DeBose at 215.685.1964 or register in person at Haverford Library.

Adult Young Adult Senior Family Programs Family Teens dance

Ask-a-Nurse

Tue, June 13, 2017 10:00 A.M.
Parkway Central Library

Every Tuesday, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., an on-site nurse will be available at a table in the lobby to check blood pressures, measure blood sugar, and answer any health questions you might have for free! This month, small presentations on how to stay healthy for the new year will be…

Adult Young Adult Senior Health Programs Body, Mind & Spirit Health & Fitness Medical Health
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