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Ricotta and Paneer with Alex Jones (Rescheduled from 1/8/18)

Tue, February 20, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Back by popular demand! Learn the simple and delicious joy of making fresh cheeses at home with this class taught by cheesemonger and food writer Alex Jones. In just a few quick steps and with simple ingredients you probably already have in your kitchen, you can make your own milk ricotta and…

Adult Discussion and Participation Workshops and Enrichment Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition

Edible Alphabet: Learning English Through Cooking

Thu, February 22, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Adults are invited to this FREE English class.  Each week we read, write, and speak in English--and cook a meal together! Date: Thursdays January 18, January 25, February 1, February 8, February 15, February 22 Time: 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Where: Culinary Literacy Center, Parkway…

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Around the Table

Thu, February 22, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Kingsessing Library

Taking inspiration from the traditions of family reunions celebrated in This Is the Rope, participants will make reusable placemats and hear stories from Mama Carla Wiley. Wiley is a storyteller, educator and artist who weaves together multigenerational memories with activities for children that…

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Senior Black History Month Culinary Literacy

Around the Table

Thu, February 22, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Kingsessing Library

Taking inspiration from the traditions of family reunions celebrated in This Is the Rope, participants will make reusable placemats and hear stories from Mama Carla Wiley. Wiley is a storyteller, educator and artist who weaves together multigenerational memories with activities for children that…

School Age Arts and Crafts Programs Family Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition One Book, One Philadelphia arts & crafts

CityLife Clinic: Adult Nutrition Workshop

Fri, February 23, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Walnut Street West

This workshop, led by a registered dietitian, is being offered by the Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative's Adult and Senior Nutrition Program in conjunction with CityLife Clinics. The Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative (AUNI) is a program of the Netter Center for Community Partnerships at…

Adult Senior Health Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Education Health

Cooking Class for Families and Teens

Sat, February 24, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library

Learn Knife Skills, Cooking, Baking, Food Safety, and Team Building with Ms. Kei the Mobile Cooking Teacher!

Adult Young Adult Senior Health Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition

Meatless Mondays

Mon, February 26, 2018 3:45 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Join Chef Char Nolan for Meatless Mondays, an interactive class on vegan cooking for all ages.

Adult Young Adult Health Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Health

Breaking Down the Hog: The Loin

Mon, February 26, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Join owner and head butcher of La Divisa Meats, Nick Macri, as we break down a hog by primal cuts. Each class will focus on a different cuts, giving a better understanding of each area, including how best to prepare and cook it. Learn the big deal about living high off the hog. This class…

Adult Workshops and Enrichment Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition

Family Cooking for Black History Month

Tue, February 27, 2018 4:30 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Join Chef Chris Paul for a hands-on cooking program for Black History Month. Create healthy and nutritious versions of common Soul Food recipes. This program is geared towards school-aged children and their families. 

Adult Black History Month Health Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Family Health

Ingredients Across Borders: Sumac

Tue, February 27, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Join the Free Library's Culinary Literacy Center and Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture for a very special evening highlighting sumac, a significant ingredient in cuisines of the Americas and the Middle East. Chef Anan Zahr will show everyone how to prepare musakhan, a popular farmer's dish from…

Adult Young Adult Community Events New Americans Culinary Literacy

CityLife Clinic: Adult Nutrition Workshop

Fri, March 2, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Walnut Street West

This workshop, led by a registered dietitian, is being offered by the Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative's Adult and Senior Nutrition Program in conjunction with CityLife Clinics. The Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative (AUNI) is a program of the Netter Center for Community Partnerships at…

Adult Senior Health Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Education Health

Hearty and Heart Healthy!

Sat, March 3, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Fumo Family Library

Come join us to prepare a midwinter’s meal that showcases the fruits and vegetables of the season. Learn how to transform the ordinary vegetables that are readily available this time of year into a winter celebration dinner for you and your loved ones. Our menu includes a colorful Mixed…

Adult Young Adult Family Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition

Southern Foodways Panel with the Historical Society of Pennsylvania and the Free Library’s Culinary Literacy Center

Mon, March 5, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

In Jacqueline Woodson’s books, cooking traces the roots and routes of families and memories. Join pre-eminent scholars Dr. Jessica Harris and Michael Twitty for a discussion facilitated by local chef and food writer Valerie Erwin. They will explore the food traditions that inspire…

Adult Workshops and Enrichment Culinary Literacy One Book, One Philadelphia

Southern Foodways Panel with the Historical Society of Pennsylvania and the Free Library’s Culinary Literacy Center

Mon, March 5, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

In Jacqueline Woodson’s books, cooking traces the roots and routes of families and memories. Join pre-eminent scholars Dr. Jessica Harris and Michael Twitty for a discussion facilitated by local chef and food writer Valerie Erwin. They will explore the food traditions that inspire…

Adult Workshops and Enrichment Culinary Literacy One Book, One Philadelphia

Cooking Country Captain with Michael Twitty

Tue, March 6, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

In Jacqueline Woodson’s books, cooking traces the roots and routes of families and memories. Join pre-eminent scholars Dr. Jessica Harris and Michael Twitty for a discussion facilitated by local chef and food writer Valerie Erwin. They will explore the food traditions that inspire…

Adult Workshops and Enrichment Culinary Literacy One Book, One Philadelphia

Cooking Country Captain with Michael Twitty

Tue, March 6, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

In Jacqueline Woodson’s books, cooking traces the roots and routes of families and memories. Join pre-eminent scholars Dr. Jessica Harris and Michael Twitty for a discussion facilitated by local chef and food writer Valerie Erwin. They will explore the food traditions that inspire…

Adult Workshops and Enrichment Culinary Literacy One Book, One Philadelphia

Around the Table

Wed, March 7, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Taking inspiration from the traditions of family reunions celebrated in This Is the Rope, participants will make reusable placemats and hear stories from Mama Carla Wiley. Wiley is a storyteller, educator and artist who weaves together multigenerational memories with activities for children that…

School Age Arts and Crafts Programs Family Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition One Book, One Philadelphia arts & crafts

Around the Table

Wed, March 7, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Taking inspiration from the traditions of family reunions celebrated in This Is the Rope, participants will make reusable placemats and hear stories from Mama Carla Wiley. Wiley is a storyteller, educator and artist who weaves together multigenerational memories with activities for children that…

School Age Arts and Crafts Programs Family Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition One Book, One Philadelphia arts & crafts

Around the Table

Tue, March 13, 2018 4:30 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Taking inspiration from the traditions of family reunions celebrated in This Is the Rope, participants will make reusable placemats and hear stories from Mama Carla Wiley. Wiley is a storyteller, educator and artist who weaves together multigenerational memories with activities for children that…

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition One Book, One Philadelphia

Around the Table

Tue, March 13, 2018 4:30 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Taking inspiration from the traditions of family reunions celebrated in This Is the Rope, participants will make reusable placemats and hear stories from Mama Carla Wiley. Wiley is a storyteller, educator and artist who weaves together multigenerational memories with activities for children that…

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition One Book, One Philadelphia
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