“Now That’s Art” is a monthly pro-gram thatmeets on the fourthFriday of each month at the Hav-erford Township Free library. A short visual presentation is shownfollowed by a conversation aboutthe featured artist or medium. If you ever wanted to know moreabout art, join the library for thiscasual program. On Friday,
at 2 p.m., the group will be dis-cussing Art Nouveau. Art Nouveauexplores a new style in the visualarts and architecture that devel-oped in Europe and North Americaat the end of the nineteenth cen-tury. For info contact SamanthaShepherdat 610-446-3082 ext.206 or email email@example.com.
The toads are migrating! Join for this fun family toad walk duringthe toad migration right here inPhilly’s Roxborough neighborhoodon Friday,
March 26 and
March 27, 2010,
from 6:00 p.m. -7:00 p.m. Learn why toads headout onto this mysterious journey every spring, crossing busy roadsto get there. Hike up to the Rox-borough Reservoir (a special place
that’s rarely seen) to see where they
go. Learn about their fascinatinglife cycle and listen for the toads’ weird calls. Afterwards, meet the
volunteers who help the toads cross
the roads, or stay and volunteer yourself or as a family! Walks areled by Fairmount Park, SchuylkillCenter, and Toad Detour. Rain or
shine. Bring a flashlight. Free. Park
-ing is at the ballfield on Port Royal Ave. just off Ridge Ave. (Walks willalso take place on 4/2, 4/3, 4/9.) For info, visit www.toaddetour.com.
Third AnnualCommunity Day
Cheyney University will host itsThird Annual Community Day onSaturday,
from 10 a.m.to 2 p.m. in conjunction with the
First Annual Thornbury 5K/10K race
on the university’s main campuslocated in southeastern Pennsyl- vania. Community Day provides anopportunity for the university toinvite neighbors and friends to thecampus to learn about its students,
faculty, alumni, programs, and more.
Cheyney University’s Community Day is free and opened to the pub-lic. More info regarding the racemay be found at www.runccrs.com.There will also be children’s raceson the University’s track and field.Coupled with the CU Community Day activities, the event promisesto be a fun-filled family affair.Highlights of the day include amini-health fair, petting zoo, facepainting, student art exhibit, the-atrical performances, and more.Find a detailed listing of eventsand activities at www.cheyney.edu.
Low-Cost Wills for Older Adults
New Horizons Senior Center is colla
-borating with attorney Kathleen Valentine to provide low-cost willsfor older adults, age 55 and over, at206 Price Avenue in Narberth onTuesday,
from 9:00 a.m.until 12:00 noon. The fee is $35for senior center members and $50for non-members. Pre-registrationis required. For information, call610-664-2366 weekdays 9:15 a.m. -1:15 p.m.
Impromolding Lecture with Tejo Remy
a public lec-ture on Dutch master designer-artist Tejo Remy’s design philoso-phy and latest design technique
impromolding will be held at 7 p.m.
in Stein Auditorium (111 NesbittHall, 3215 Market St.). Drexel stu-dent work will be on display in thelobby of Nesbitt Hall, an exhibitionof the creating and making thathas taken place over the four-day
Charrette. Free and open to the pub-lic.
For info call 215-895-1029 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Averagazzi, a new troupe pre-senting not-so-traditional comme-dia dell’arte, present a parody of internet social networking entitledLibrofacé: a Social NotworkingFarce, on
at Walking FishTheatre, 2509 Frankford Avenue,in Fishtown. There will be two per-formances, at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.Tickets for the 8 p.m. show are $10each. Tickets for the 4 p.m. show
are pay what you can. Walking Fish
Theatre is the workshop and per-formance space for the community
of Fishtown and Kensington, at 2509
Frankford Avenue. For info call
215-427-WALK, or email@example.com,
Milkboy Open Mike
Open call for writers/readers and a
receptive audience. All are welcome
to share up to ten minutes of their personal narrative/creative non-fiction/memoir writing work. Writ-ers of all ages and levels of experi-ence are encouraged to bring in
your stories – prose or poetry. Stories
bind us to a common humanity.Let’s open up our hearts with anopen mike and an open mind. Tell
your friends and relatives. Tell your
story. This will be a first Tuesday monthly event beginning on Tues-day,
April 6, 2010
at 7:30 p.m. atMilkboy in Bryn Mawr.
Tamagawa TaikoDrummers andDancers
Straight from Tokyo, the famedTamagawa Taiko Drum and Dancetroupe performs its dramatic bal-let-like acrobatics to the beats of intricately decorated oversized
(7 p.m.). Levitt Audi
-torium, Gershman Hall (401 S.Broad St., Philadelphia). Free andopen to the public. For info, call
215-717-6110 or www.uarts.edu/go.
April’s ExecuNet Networking Event
and Senior Roundtable, facilitatedby Kelleher Associates, LLC, wiltake place Wednesday,
7:15 a.m. The topics of this month’s
meeting will center around “The Assessment Interview,” includinga review of the various aptitudes,
styles, values and temperament tests
that are often included in execu-
tive selection programs. The speak er
will be Michael B. (“Mickey”)
Fineberg, Ph.D., Managing Partne
of Delta Consultants. The even will take place at the Radisson Val-ley Forge Convention Center. Thecost is $25 advanced payment, $30at the door. Registration is requir-ed to participate in the SenioRoundtable. For info contacKelleher Associates, LLC, at 610-293-1115 or www.kelleherllc.com.
at 7:30p.m., the Parkway Central Library,Free Library of Philadelphia, 1901 Vine St. presents Jacqueline Edel-berg, author of “How to Walk to
School.” When two moms venture
inside their neighborhood’s strug-gling public elementary school, thenew principal asked what it woultake for them to enroll their chil-dren. Sensing opportunity, they re-turned the next day with an exten-sive wish list. The principal reatheir list and said, “Well, let’s gestarted, girls! It’s going to bebusy year…” In “How to Walk toSchool,” Jacqueline Edelberg, theneighborhood mom, and SusanKurland, the school principal, pro- vide a blueprint for reclaimingpublic education based on theiefforts to transform their ownchallenged urban school into oneof Chicago’s best. Book sales ansigning follow lecture. For infor-mation, call 215-686-5414.
Comedian to Perform
Funnyman Joel Chasnoff will bringhis antics to the greater Philadel-phia area
when he per-forms his standup routine undethe auspices of Doylestown anNewtown Hadassah. Reservationsare $36 in advance (by March 29),$40 at the door and $18 for stu-
dents. A wine and dessert reception
will follow the show. Sponsorshipsalso are available: A gold sponsoat $360 receives preferential seat-
ing for four; a silver sponsor at $118
receives preferential seating fo
two. To find out more about Chasnoff,
visit www.joelchasnoff.com. Fo
reservations and sponsor info, con
-tact Hadassah at Pasuez@aol.coor 215-340-5397.
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