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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…

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Origami Fun

Wed, July 26, 2017 4:00 A.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,…

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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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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…

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Let’s Speak English! | For International Adults

Wed, July 26, 2017 5:00 P.M.
Independence Library

Join us for a weekly conversation hour and build your confidence in speaking English. Topics may include: small talk, holidays, customs, and common slang. You can practice speaking English in a casual and relaxed environment without examinations. You will be able to make friends with other…

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Fiber Craft Group

Wed, July 26, 2017 6:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Fiber artists are invited to join us every Wednesday from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.  Bring your latest project and enjoy an evening of crafting and conversation with fellow artists. Assistance with knitting and crochet projects usually available. All skill levels welcome. 

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Sit and Stitch

Wed, July 26, 2017 6:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Join a circle of knitters and crocheters for an informal evening of needlecrafts.  Any skill level welcome, though formal instruction will not be guaranteed. All are welcome!

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Family Book Club

Wed, July 26, 2017 6:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Children entering grades 1-3 are invited to participate in our Family Book Club this summer, along with an adult family member of their choice. We will meet on the following Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m. to discuss the featured books, and also write our own stories over the summer, using Chris Van…

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Yoga for Adults

Wed, July 26, 2017 6:30 P.M.
Whitman Library

An inclusive yoga class for people of all skill levels and abilities. Mats are available, or you can bring your own. Wear something comfortable and come to the library for wellness, stretching, and relaxation.

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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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WURD's Summer of Freedom Library Tour

Thu, July 27, 2017 10:00 A.M.
Roxborough Library

WURD 900am celebrates their seventh annual Summer of Freedom tour at Free Library! Join The Mojo host Stephanie Renee, broadcasting LIVE, as she explores topical issues, plays great tunes, and interviews insightful people, including Library folks! Upcoming broadcasts, listed below, run from…

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CareerLink Workshop

Thu, July 27, 2017 11:00 A.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Build Your Job Skills, Find a Career! Sign up with a certified PA CareerLink Navigator to develop your resume, search for jobs, learn about job skills training, and connect directly with PA CareerLink resources. Please speak to a staff member to sign-up or call 215.686.7502 for more information.

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CareerLink Workshop

Thu, July 27, 2017 11:00 A.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Build Your Job Skills, Find a Career! Sign up with a certified PA CareerLink Navigator to develop your resume, search for jobs, learn about job skills training, and connect directly with PA CareerLink resources. Please speak to a staff member to sign-up or call 215.686.7502 for more information.

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Tai Chi for Adults with Darrell Bryant

Thu, July 27, 2017 1:30 P.M.
Oak Lane Library

A healthy and stress relieving break in the middle of your day: Tai Chi for Adults with Darrel Bryant, instructor.

Adult Health Programs Health & Fitness Tai Chi

Book Discussion Group | The lost city of Z : a tale of deadly obsession in the Amazon by David Grann

Thu, July 27, 2017 2:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Please join us to discuss The lost city of Z : a tale of deadly obsession in the Amazon by David Grann.  Our book discussion group will meet on the last Thursday of every month, at 2:00 p.m. in the meeting room.  "In 1925, the legendary British explorer Percy Fawcett ventured into…

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E-Gadget Help Desk

Thu, July 27, 2017 3:30 P.M.
Katharine Drexel Library

Need help with your phone, tablet, E-Reader, or laptop? Want to download E-books to read at home? Bring your device to our new E-Gadget Helpdesk! No appointment necessary. Tuesdays and Thursdays 3:30 to 6:00 p.m.

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Indego Bicycle Street Skills

Thu, July 27, 2017 6:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Do you want to try Indego , but need to build a little more confidence in your city biking skills? Indego Street Skills is a FREE 90 minute class that will give you the knowledge to start bicycling safely in Philadelphia. We cover everything you need to know to have fun and be safe. Includes: ?…

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Lawrence Wright | The Terror Years: From al-Qaeda to the Islamic State

Thu, July 27, 2017 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: FREE

In conversation with Dick Polman, "Writer in Residence" at the University of Pennsylvania, and national political columnist at WHYY's Newsworks.org A longtime staff writer for The New Yorker , Lawrence Wright won the Pulitzer Prize for The Looming Tower , a “wrenchingly…

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Volunteer with AARP

Fri, July 28, 2017 10:00 A.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Meet representatives from AARP Experience Corps and learn about volunteer opportunities to assist children with reading. Interested? Contact Nadiyah at 267-592-4459 or email nowens@aarp.org

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