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Music & Dance for All Ages

Tue, October 16, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Roxborough Library

Merge Dance Studio will be here to engage us with music and dancing for all ages. This program is sponsored by Friends of Roxborough Library.

Adult Preschool Toddler Senior Other Great Programs Music dance

Guitar Lessons for Children

Thu, October 18, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Interested in learning to play the guitar? Looking for tips, or even just a place to practice? We welcome the Penn Music Department, as they will be helping teach students and other young people how to play the guitar. For more information, please ask at the reference desk on the second floor.…

School Age Other Great Programs Music Performing Arts

Concert Series| The Gabe Preston Quartet

Wed, October 24, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

The Gabe Preston Quartet is a Philly-based jazz quartet that explores the possibilities of chord-less music. Some music dates back as early as the Gerry Mulligan quartet of the 1950s, while other music is original work written by Gabe Preston himself, who is currently a music student at Temple…

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Fall for Chamber Music

Wed, October 24, 2018 7:00 P.M.
Music Department at Parkway Central Library

Dolce Suono Ensemble launches “Fall for Chamber Music”, their new 3-year project supported by the William Penn Foundation to engage new audiences in chamber music. They will present performances, coachings, and other interactive events in some of Philadelphia’s…

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Music & Movement with Mr. Ray

Thu, October 25, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Fumo Family Library

Music & Movement is a time for the youngest children to sing, dance, and share stories.  

Preschool Family Programs Children Music

Guitar Lessons for Children

Thu, October 25, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Interested in learning to play the guitar? Looking for tips, or even just a place to practice? We welcome the Penn Music Department, as they will be helping teach students and other young people how to play the guitar. For more information, please ask at the reference desk on the second floor.…

School Age Other Great Programs Music Performing Arts

Sundays on Stage: Keepers of the Culture

Sun, October 28, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

The rich legacy of the African Oral Tradition has been preserved in the stories told among the African American communities that survived and thrive in Philadelphia.  Come hear this rich tapestry of tales told by members of Keepers of the Culture. Montgomery Auditorium Doors open at 1:30…

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Halloween Preschool Party!

Tue, October 30, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Roxborough Library

Join us for music, games, crafts, snacks and  more! For all ages.

Preschool Toddler Other Great Programs Music arts & crafts

Guitar Lessons for Children

Thu, November 1, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Interested in learning to play the guitar? Looking for tips, or even just a place to practice? We welcome the Penn Music Department, as they will be helping teach students and other young people how to play the guitar. For more information, please ask at the reference desk on the second floor.…

School Age Other Great Programs Music Performing Arts

Sundays on Stage: Yogapalooza! with Bari Koral

Sun, November 4, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Learn yoga with a dancing bear, pop like popcorn, “sleep” like a pony in the barn, fly like rocket ships, run with a gingerbread  man, relax in the garden and much more as we dance, stretch, sing and play to Bari’s award winning songs. Montgomery Auditorium Doors open at…

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Guitar Lessons for Children

Thu, November 8, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Interested in learning to play the guitar? Looking for tips, or even just a place to practice? We welcome the Penn Music Department, as they will be helping teach students and other young people how to play the guitar. For more information, please ask at the reference desk on the second floor.…

School Age Other Great Programs Music Performing Arts

Anthony Tommasini | The Indispensable Composers: A Personal Guide

Thu, November 8, 2018 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: $15
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Tickets on sale September 7, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. Covering orchestras, opera, major international festivals, and a wide variety of contemporary music, Anthony Tommasini is the chief classical music critic for The New York Times . His books include a biography of the composer and critic Virgil…

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Philadelphia Flute Quartet

Sat, November 10, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Music Department at Parkway Central Library

Please join us in the Parkway Central Music Departmen t for a free concert!. The Philadelphia Flute Quartet will be appearing for a special concert of music for multiple flutes. They will perform newly discovered pieces from the library’s vast collection of chamber music . Works…

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Guitar Lessons for Children

Thu, November 15, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Interested in learning to play the guitar? Looking for tips, or even just a place to practice? We welcome the Penn Music Department, as they will be helping teach students and other young people how to play the guitar. For more information, please ask at the reference desk on the second floor.…

School Age Other Great Programs Music Performing Arts

Jeff Tweedy | Let's Go (So We Can Get Back): A Memoir of Recording and Discording with Wilco, Etc.

Thu, November 15, 2018 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: $33/$48 single + book/couple + book
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Auditorium Sold Out! In-house Simulcast Tickets Available. Jeff Tweedy is the lead vocalist, songwriter, and guitarist for the Grammy Award-winning rock band Wilco, declared “one of the most respected bands on the planet” and lauded as “paragons of good taste, masters of…

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Music & Movement with Mr. Ray

Thu, November 29, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Fumo Family Library

Music & Movement is a time for the youngest children to sing, dance, and share stories.  

Preschool Family Programs Children Music

Guitar Lessons for Children

Thu, November 29, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Interested in learning to play the guitar? Looking for tips, or even just a place to practice? We welcome the Penn Music Department, as they will be helping teach students and other young people how to play the guitar. For more information, please ask at the reference desk on the second floor.…

School Age Other Great Programs Music Performing Arts

Sundays on Stage: The Nutcracker

Sun, December 2, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Presented by Pages to Pirouettes, bring the whole family to hear the story of Marie and the Nutcracker Prince and their journey to the Land of the Sweets,  then see it come to life to the enchanting music of Tchaikovsky. This Sundays on Stage tradition closes with a ballet lesson for the…

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Gary Giddins | Bing Crosby: Swinging on a Star: The War Years, 1940-1946

Tue, December 4, 2018 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: FREE

Gary Giddins is the author of the National Book Critics Circle Award-winning Visions of Jazz: The First Century , “a grand, brilliant history" ( The New York Times Book Review ). Jazz columnist at The Village Voice for 30 years, his other books include Weatherbird: Jazz at the Dawn of…

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Sundays on Stage: Eda Ne Kakati (From the Past to the Present)

Sun, December 9, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Ssuuna is a dancer, drummer, singer, songwriter, and reggae artist from Uganda with a wide range of performance experience. In this interactive show, you will learn a song in Luganda, the language of Uganda! Montgomery Auditorium Doors open at 1:30 p.m. Free Admission! Seating is on a…

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