Longwood Gardens has acres of reasons to visit this winter.Thehorticultural showplace near Ken-nett Square, PA, transforms its
majestic conservatory into an Orchid
January 22 - March
The heated 4-acre conservato-ry transports guests into a warmoasis featuring the “divas” of theplant world with thousands of
orchid blooms, displays and specialexhibits. The award-winning OrchidCurtain returns, fashioned this year
with Phalaenopsis ‘China Xen Queen,’
in addition to stunning displays of orchids in planting beds, window boxes, containers and other eye-catching exhibits. Find details at www.longwoodgardens.org.
Drawings by Edwina Brennan willcontinue to be in the Fireside Gal-
lery at Main Line Unitarian Church
thru January 23.
Pat Boyer’s paint-
ings will be shown from
January 30 thru March 13.
The public is
invited to a wine and cheese recep
-tion on Sunday,
from2 to 4. Go to www.patboyer.com for information. The Church is locat
edat 816 S. Valley Forge Rd., Devon.
www.mluc.org. Hours are 9:00 to4:30 Monday through Friday and
9:00 to 2:00 Sundays. Call 484-341
-8014 for information.
“Jenny Drumgoole: Real Woman of
January 29 - March
6 - 8 p.m.; The Galleries atMoore, Levy Gallery for the Arts inPhiladelphia, Moore College of Art& Design, free and open to the
public. For info call 215-965-4027 or visit www.thegalleriesatmoore.org.
FELA! at BMFI
FELA!, a provocative and wholly unique hybrid of dance, theatreand music, exploring the extrava-
gant, decadent, and rebellious world
of Afrobeat legend Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, will be filmed live at the Na-tional Theatre’s Olivier Theatre inLondon and broadcast to screens worldwide. Bryn Mawr Film Insti-tute will feature HD screenings of FELA! on Sunday,
at 7 p.m. FELA! runs 3 hours, includ
-ing pre-show and intermission.
For details visit www.BrynMawrFilm.org.
CHF, The Chemical Heritage Foun-dation (315 Chestnut St., Philadel-
phia, PA 19106; 215-925-2222), hosts
the U.S. launch of the Interna-
tional Year of Chemistry (IYC 2011)
with the panel discussion GlobalChallenges/Chemistry Solutions.Prominent leaders from industry
and academia will gather to discuss
and debate solutions to the press-ing issues of energy, water, food,and human health on
from 10:00 a.m. to noon. Theevent is free, but RSVPs are requir
-ed. A reception will follow. For
information, or to reserve a seat, visit:
011panel. Chemical Heritage Foun
dation Museum hours: Monday - Fri
day, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.; First Fri-
days 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. Free admis-sion.
IYC Book Club
CHF, The Chemical Heritage Foun-dation (315 Chestnut St., Philadel-phia, PA 19106; 215-925-2222),presents the inaugural meeting of
the International Year of Chemistry (IYC 2011) Book Club, in collabora
tion with Head House Books. Parti-ci
pants will discuss “The Emperor
of Scent” by Chandler Burr, in which
the turbulent world of scent andscience meet. Chemist JosephRucker will discuss the sense andsensibility of smell on
from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Partici-pants need not have a chemistry
(or strong science) background. Free
and open to the public. For info,
Chemical Heritage FoundationMuseum hours: Monday-Friday,10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.; First Fridays5:00 - 8:00 p.m. Free admission.
Narberth AreaGarden Club
at 7:45 p.m., inthe Narberth Borough Building at100 Conway Avenue, Narberth,2nd floor, Josh Morin will speak tothe Narberth Area Garden Club oncommon insect pests from a horti-cultural as well as urban forestry perspective. His advice on strate-gies for managing them in thelandscape comes from a depth of experience and education. Mr.Morin received a B.S. in Forestry from Virginia Tech and is now acertified arborist and professionalhorticulturist in his 10th year withBartlett Tree Experts. He teachesa course on diseases of trees and
shrubs at the Barnes Foundation in
Merion and is a volunteer teacher in the Pennsylvania Horticultural
Society’s Tree Tenders course as well
as in the horticultural program atUpper Darby High School. Admis-
sion is free to members. Non-mem-
bers are welcome with a $5 fee.
CHF, The Chemical Heritage Foun-dation (315 Chestnut St., Philadel-
phia, PA 19106; 215-925-2222), cele-
brates the exhibit opening of “Ele-mental Matters: Artists Imagine
Chemistry” with extended First Fri-day hours. “Elemental Matters” fea-
tures contemporary artists whoseartwork uses the elements as sym-bol, material, or energy to trans-form ordinary associations about
chemistry into something genuine-ly
surprising and evocative. The
artists will be on hand for the open-
ing and available for informal con-
versations about their work, on
-ary 4, 2011,
from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00p.m. For info, visit: www.chemher-itage.org/iyc2011. Chemical Heri-tage Foundation Museum hours:Monday - Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00p.m.; First Fridays 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.Free admission.
The Stagecrafters Theater will pre-sentNoel Coward’s satiric an
sophisticated comedy classic, “Private
Feb. 4 - 6,
Feb. 10 - 13,
Feb. 17 - 20.
All shows 8 p.m.,except Sun. shows 2 p.m. In thetheater, 8130 Germantown Avenue(Chestnut Hill), Phila., PA 19118.Tickets online $16 (no servicefee), at the door $20; Thu. 2-for-$25 online & at the door. All majo
credit cards accepted. Info: 215-247
-8881, www.thestagecrafters.org.Reservations-direct: 215-247-9913.
DesignLab 2010at Moore
“DesignLab: Sarah Van Aken + Brenn
K. Murphy” on exhibit
- March 15, 2011;
Window on Race,
Moore College of Art & Design; free
and open to the public; 215-965-4027
or thegalleriesatmoore.org. The
Closing Reception is Tuesday,
6 - 8 p.m.; Reception follows
“Studio Conversations: Janine Antoni,”
presented by Moore’s GraduateProgram in Studio Art in coopera-tion with The Galleries at Moore.For details visit www.moore.edu.
Valentine’s Day atLongwood Gardens
Love is in the air this Valentine’sDay Weekend,
February 12 and13
when Longwood presents theLove Blooms Valentine’s Brunch
and Dinner events. Saturday, Febru
-ary 12 and Sunday, February 13 – Valentine’s Day Brunch in 1906.Seatings at 10 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 3p.m. Enjoy a 4-course, prix-fixebrunch that includes a complimen-tary glass of Champagne. $99 pecouple/Garden Pass Members $85per couple. Saturday, February 12at 7 p.m. – Valentine’s Dinner in
Conservatory. Bring that special some-
one to an evening of elegance aLongwood from 7 - 11 p.m. Enjoy gourmet menu featuring Asian,Moroccan, and Italian Antipasto
specialties as well as a Carving Sta
tion and French Dessert station in
Longwood’s dazzling conservatory set
-ting.Special tickets are requireand can be purchased online a www.longwoodgardens.org or by calling 610-388-1000. Ticket pricesare $150 each ($130 for GardenPass Members) or $275 per couple($235 for Garden Pass members).
Jazz on Sunday
Jazz vocalist Carolyn Nelson anher trio will perform at the UnionUnited Methodist Church, 200Brookline Boulevard, Havertown,
PA 19083 on Sunday,
at 7:00 p.m. A reception to meeCarolyn will follow.
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