Tagged Seniors

#OneBookWednesday: The Best Stories – A Day at Philadelphia’s Senior Center

Last week, One Book, One Philadelphia joined a session of The Best Day of My Life So Far , which brings together older Philadelphians to write and share their stories. Younger folks are invited to listen, with the goal of getting…

Recap of TLC's 5th Annual Tech-Ed Conference

On Friday, October 6th, the Technology Learning Collaborative (TLC) hosted its 5th Annual Tech-Ed Conference at Parkway Central Library . This year’s theme was "Talking about i-Generation",  which showcased…

Monthly Military History Club Discusses Major Personalities and Battles of World War II

For the members of our Military History Club, each monthly meeting leads to a passionate and well-informed discussion about the major personalities and battles of World War II. The group is led by John Hemphill, a staff member of…

Are You the Poetry 'Type'?

What if an entire community wrote one line each on a vintage Underwood Typewriter to create a really, really, long poem? Would it bring world peace? Would love abound? Would we become a united nation?  One can hope, right? On April…

Old-school Motown Dance Party

Central Senior Services concludes its observance of Black History Month with an Old-school Motown Dance Party featuring music by leading African American Artists of the 60’s and 70’s.

Heroes of Harlem: Zora Neale Hurston & James Weldon Johnson

Temple University Professor Roland Williams, Jr . provides a compelling second look at the lives and work of two of the most remarkable writers that the Harlem Renaissance produced.  Hurston , an anthropologist and folklorist as…