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CityLife Clinic: Adult Nutrition Workshop

Fri, May 25, 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

A Taste of African Heritage

Fri, May 25, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Our six-week cooking program, A Taste of African Heritage, celebrates the healthy food traditions of the African diaspora. The program introduces participants to the rich cultural history of African heritage foods while providing them the tools they need to adopt this traditional way of eating…

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

A Taste of African Heritage

Fri, June 1, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Our six-week cooking program, A Taste of African Heritage, celebrates the healthy food traditions of the African diaspora. The program introduces participants to the rich cultural history of African heritage foods while providing them the tools they need to adopt this traditional way of eating…

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

Meatless Mondays

Mon, June 4, 2018 4:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Join Chef Char Nolan for an all-ages vegan cooking class! All levels of experience welcome.  

Adult Young Adult Health Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Health

Cooking with Health Partners Plans

Wed, June 6, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Cooking with Health Partners Plans is a free program from Health Partners Plans, where you can learn how to make healthy and delicious meals. Join us for a hands-on take on how to create accessible dishes that increase fruit and vegetable intake affordably. Participants will work with chef Hugo…

Adult Health Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition

Summer Reading Kick Off Party

Mon, June 11, 2018 4:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

 Kick off the season! Sign up for summer reading Free Library’s Book Bike and the Vetri Mobile Teaching Kitchen, and more! This program will be held at DiSilvestro Rec Center located behind the library. Entrance on Morris St. All are welcome!

School Age Family Programs Culinary Literacy Children Summer Reading Book Bike

Tracing Cross-Cultural Terroir: Cheese Tasting and Discussion

Wed, June 13, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

At the intersection of food and culture, an emphasis on authenticity often shapes how culinary staples such as cheese are prepared and enjoyed – even with centuries of globalization to inform and complicate these narratives. In this class, we start with a seemingly quintessential cheese…

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

Telling Our Stories: Regional Seedkeeping and Foodways

Mon, June 18, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

The American Northeast shares an intricate and varied foodways network shaped through centuries of indigenous and cross-cultural practices. Join indigenous cuisine scholar and practitioner Rachel Sayet (Mohegan) and Philadelphia-based seedkeeper Owen Taylor as we prepare traditional New England…

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

Juneberry Joy Celebration

Sat, June 23, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Join The Philadelphia Orchard Project, Food Everyone Deserves & Fikira Bakery for a special Juneberry Joy collaboration. Commonly referred to as the Juneberry, Serviceberry, Shadbush, Saskatoon, and more, Amelanchier berries taste like a blueberry-cherry with edible almond seeds, and…

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Senior Workshops and Enrichment Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Animals and Nature

Meatless Mondays

Mon, June 25, 2018 4:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Join Chef Char Nolan for an all-ages vegan cooking class! All levels of experience welcome.  

Adult Young Adult Health Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Health

Edible Alphabet: Learning English Through Cooking

Tue, June 26, 2018 11:00 A.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! This series is best suited for students who are high beginner to intermediate. Attendance is preferred at  all of the classes . Tuesdays, 11:00 a.m. –…

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Edible Alphabet: Learning English Through Cooking

Tue, July 3, 2018 11:00 A.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! This series is best suited for students who are high beginner to intermediate. Attendance is preferred at  all of the classes . Tuesdays, 11:00 a.m. –…

Adult Discussion and Participation Community Events Health Programs Culinary Literacy New Americans ESL ESL - English as a Second Language

Cookbook Club

Sat, July 7, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Do you enjoy cooking and sharing meals with friends? Join us one Saturday a month as we explore a new cookbook. We’ll each choose a recipe from the featured cookbook to make and bring for sharing with the group. On July 7, we will be preparing recipes from Vegetable Literacy by Deborah…

Adult Health Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Health

Still Life Painting with Mike Geno: Donuts

Sat, July 21, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Join fine artist Mike Geno for a hands-on painting and tasting class featuring two of our favorite muses: donuts and coffee from Federal Donuts! Mike will create still life compositions of our culinary models, with an eye towards lighting, rhythm and movement. In a small group setting, you will…

Adult Young Adult Workshops and Enrichment Culinary Literacy Art Cooking & Nutrition

Medicine Making in a Changing Ecosystem: A Hands-On Workshop

Wed, July 25, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Humans have been intentionally and inadvertently moving plants around the world for thousands of years. In this hands-on workshop, led by Kelly McCarthy of Attic Apothecary, we'll explore the concept of "invasive species" and use some of Philadelphia's invasive plants to make…

Adult Workshops and Enrichment Culinary Literacy Health

Mozzarella Making with Alex Jones

Mon, July 30, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Back by popular demand! Learn the simple and delicious joy of making mozzarella cheese at home with this class taught by cheesemonger and food writer Alex Jones. In just a few quick steps, you can make your own mozzarella cheeses at home. You will learn about the benefits of grassfed milk and…

Adult Young Adult Workshops and Enrichment Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition

Cooking with Health Partners Plans at Blackwell Regional Library

Wed, August 8, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Cooking with Health Partners Plans is a free program from Health Partners Plans, where you can learn how to make healthy and delicious meals. Join us for a hands-on take on how to create accessible dishes that increase fruit and vegetable intake affordably. Participants will work with chef Hugo…

Adult Health Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition

Cookbook Club

Sat, August 11, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Do you enjoy cooking and sharing meals with friends? Join us one Saturday a month as we explore a new cookbook. We’ll each choose a recipe from the featured cookbook to make and bring for sharing with the group. On August 11, we will be preparing recipes from Zoe’s Ghana Kitchen by…

Adult Health Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Health

Cookbook Club

Sat, September 8, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Do you enjoy cooking and sharing meals with friends? Join us one Saturday a month as we explore a new cookbook. We’ll each choose a recipe from the featured cookbook to make and bring for sharing with the group. On September 8, we will be preparing recipes from Cravings by Chrissy Teigen…

Adult Health Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Health

Recipes from the Paw Paw Patch

Thu, September 13, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Join the Philadelphia Orchard Project and chef Ari Miller for a collaborative approach to using the season’s harvests of paw paw, or Asimina triloba, a mango-sized fruit indigenous to North America. Much of the paw paw tree’s native habitat has been destroyed by development; all the…

Adult Young Adult Senior Workshops and Enrichment Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition
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