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Sundays on Stage: Ginga Brasileira's Free to Dance

Sun, July 23, 2017 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Ginga Brasileira will take us on a journey from Brazil’s 16th-century slave plantation to Rio’s Carnival in an exploration of Afro-Brazilian culture through dance. Montgomery Auditorium Parkway Central Library 1901 Vine Street All programs begin at 2:00 p.m. Doors open at 1:30 p.m.…

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Family Movie Day

Mon, July 24, 2017 1:00 P.M.
Wynnefield Library

Enjoy a great movie with your family. Snacks will be provided.

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Film Screening Family Summer Reading

ESL Class

Mon, July 24, 2017 5:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

PEDAL@GSE ESL Classes are FREE for adults (17 years+); Registration is preferred. Novice Class: Mondays from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. & Wednesdays from 12:30p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Intermediate Class: Wednesdays from 3:00 p.m to 5:00 p.m Advanced Class: from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. REGISTER IN…

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Conversational ESL

Mon, July 24, 2017 6:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Join our new Conversation Group at the Walnut Street West Library, practice your English language skills in a relaxed and informal setting. This eight part workshop series will run until August 28th, with future series installments to follow.

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Drawing and Painting

Tue, July 25, 2017 4:00 P.M.
West Oak Lane Library

Learn drawing and painting skills from one of the best artists in the library!  Each session will focus on a different activity.  We'll provide all the supplies but you are welcome to bring your favorite materials to work with.  Come one time, or all the time.

Adult Young Adult Senior Other Great Programs Art Summer Reading

Hedgerow Theatre Radio Mysteries

Tue, July 25, 2017 6:00 P.M.
The Rosenbach

With minimal staging, the talented Hedgerow Theatre Company brings classic radio mystery plays to life with the power of the human voice and imagination. This summer, tune in for a live performance of suspense, thrills, mystery—and catchy jingles. Each event will revive classic…

Adult Young Adult Senior Live Performances Other Great Programs Literature Performing Arts We the Detectives

ESL Class

Wed, July 26, 2017 12:30 P.M.
Walnut Street West

PEDAL@GSE ESL Classes are FREE for adults (17 years+); Registration is preferred. Novice Class: Mondays from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. & Wednesdays from 12:30p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Intermediate Class: Wednesdays from 3:00 p.m to 5:00 p.m Advanced Class: from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. REGISTER IN…

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ESL Class

Wed, July 26, 2017 3:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

PEDAL@GSE ESL Classes are FREE for adults (17 years+); Registration is preferred. Novice Class: Mondays from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. & Wednesdays from 12:30p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Intermediate Class: Wednesdays from 3:00 p.m to 5:00 p.m Advanced Class: from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. REGISTER IN…

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Origami Fun

Wed, July 26, 2017 4:00 P.M.
Nicetown-Tioga Library

Explore origami with us and make some incredible things - like pianos and frogs - all using folded paper.  All ages are welcome, but younger kids should be accompanied by an adult to help. From 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. Space may be limited.  If you have questions, or want more information,…

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Arts and Crafts Programs Summer Reading

English as a Second Language Class

Wed, July 26, 2017 4:30 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

FREE English as a second language CLASSES 8 week course for non-native English speakers provided at no cost by West Philadelphia community members Please join us for more ESL classes and English tutoring this summer! Our classes are open to all nationalities and skill levels and are…

Adult Young Adult Senior New Americans Language Study ESL

West Philly Writers Workshop

Wed, July 26, 2017 6:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Blue Moon Fiction will be hosting a weekly creative writer's group for all ages. Each meeting will be a networking opportunity for published and aspiring writer's to socialize. Prompts and other inspirational writing aids will be provided.

Adult Young Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Workshops and Enrichment Literature Humanities

Wednesday Art Workshop

Wed, July 26, 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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Sustainable City Living

Thu, July 27, 2017 1:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

It's easy to be green in even the busiest cities when you have a plan. Strategically tread the green path, not away from the frenzy of the rat race, but while living in it! In this interactive workshop, you'll get a few easy to implement tools and resources to jump off the trendy green…

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Jazz at Shakespeare Park with Ben Seltzer & Friends

Thu, July 27, 2017 5:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Hear some of Philly's newest jazz voices each Thursday evening during the Oval+ (July 20 to August 20). Picnic on the lawn or grab a chair in the amphitheater of the renovated Shakespeare Park, immediately in front of Parkway Central. 

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Live Performances Music Performing Arts Shakespeare Park

ESL Class

Fri, July 28, 2017 12:30 P.M.
Walnut Street West

PEDAL@GSE ESL Classes are FREE for adults (17 years+); Registration is preferred. Novice Class: Mondays from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. & Wednesdays from 12:30p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Intermediate Class: Wednesdays from 3:00 p.m to 5:00 p.m Advanced Class: from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. REGISTER IN…

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Live From the Parklet

Fri, July 28, 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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Stories Alive: Family Story Hour for Incarcerated Parents and Their Children

Sat, July 29, 2017 10:00 A.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Stories Alive gives incarcerated parents the opportunity to read and connect with their children during a live videoconference call. Families who participate will get books to take home and keep! Stories Alive is available to children and caregivers with family members at the Curran-Fromhold and…

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English as a Second Language Class

Sat, July 29, 2017 3:15 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

FREE English as a second language CLASSES 8 week course for non-native English speakers provided at no cost by West Philadelphia community members Please join us for more ESL classes and English tutoring this summer! Our classes are open to all nationalities and skill levels and are…

Adult Young Adult Senior New Americans Language Study ESL

Family Movie Day

Mon, July 31, 2017 1:00 P.M.
Wynnefield Library

Enjoy a great movie with your family. Snacks will be provided.

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Film Screening Family Summer Reading

Philadelphia’s night out kick off rally honoring Town Watch Groups and PCRO’s

Mon, July 31, 2017 4:00 P.M.
Marconi Plaza: Broad and Oregon Avenues

Come meet the Free Library Book Bike and  join us for an informal sesion about library services!

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Family Programs Family Book Bike
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