Main Point Books at 4pm
1041 W Lancaster Ave, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania 19010
Beth Kephart will be celebrating Philadelphia and its sister city, Florence, Italy, with a reading from and discussion of her two newest books–ONE THING STOLEN and LOVE: A PHILADELPHIA AFFAIR. ONE THING STOLEN, which as garnered starred reviews and was named an Amazon Editor Top April pick, has been called “an enigmatic, atmospheric, and beautifully written tale” by Booklist. LOVE: A PHILADELPHIA AFFAIR features many of the essays and photographs Kephart has written over the past two years in her popular Philadelphia Inquierer column on the intersection of memory and place. Please join us for an evening of photographs and stories, memories and conversation.
Great program at the Bala Cynwyd library next week–Thursday, October 29th.
What’s the single most stolen item in the library? What does your favorite library REALLY think of you? Did you know that librarians save the world?
Bala Cynwyd’s own librarian, Roz Warren, recently published Our Bodies, Our Shelves, a Collection of Library Humor, 20 sidesplitting essays that cover the amazing things that happen at the library Roz will be at our first fall program on Thursday, October 29, 7:30 p.m. and will answer questions about her book. Copies will be available for sale ($2.50 of which will be donated back to our Library). See you there, and please tell your friends.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24TH – from 4-6 PM at Linwood Park, at Linwood and Athens Aves Ardmore PA
Jack O’ Lantern Carve and Light! Join us as we watch master carvers Jason and Chris from Six:Eight Community of Faith carve beautiful artwork on giant pumpkins. You will also get a chance to carve or paint your own pumpkin and we will light them all up on the wall as darkness falls! Adult supervsion required for children. Bring a pumpkin or try your luck with one of ours ( first come, first serve). We will also have an apple press and you can press apples to make cider! Thanks to Trader Joe’s for donating small pumpkins. Snacks too! FREE.
Come on out and celebrate the Park with our Annual Fundraiser! Food, Music, Drinks, Art Prints for Sale, and Fun all right here in Ardmore! We will be gathering for an adults- only happy hour from 4-7 pm at Ardmore Music Hall on Lancaster Ave! This is our only fundraiser and a great chance to get together and share some drinks and chat at a cool space in Ardmore. We rely on this fundraiser to raise money for the maintenance, improvements, plantings, and programming at the Park. We do it all! Open bar for beer and wine (don’t forget to tip your server!). Finger food by Jack McShea’s. Bring your bib ( or let us know you ran it OR volunteered) from the Lower Merion Conservancy’s Storm Water Run Off 5K on 10/17 and get 5.00 off the ticket price! You can buy tickets online ahead of time or at the door! 35.00/per person. Thanks to Amy Rees for the event design and logo. Thanks to the Murphy/White family for the donation of the prints.
ARDMORE: The Ardmore Business Association businesses are buzzing with excitement waiting on all of the trick or treaters Saturday! Join us from 11 am to 1 pm for our Annual Halloween Spooktacular! Meet us at 11 am at The Mud Room to get your trick or treating bag and than follow the path through downtown Ardmore collecting treats along the way. After trick or treating, join us at Melodies Cafe for hot chocolate, cider, cookies, crafts and the costume contest! Prizes will be awarded!
- National Museum of American Jewish History
- 101 South Independence Mall East
- Philadelphia, PA
- (215) 923-3811
Wednesday, October 28, 2015 at 7 pm
Award-winning poet, author, and teacher Rodger Kamenetz joins us 25 years after the historic Jewish-Buddhist dialogue he chronicled in The Jew in the Lotus, the story of rabbis making a holy pilgrimage to meet with the Dalai Lama.
In conversation with Dr. Jay Michaelson, columnist for the Forward and author of The Gate of Tears: Sadness and the Spiritual Pathand Evolving Dharma: Meditation, Buddhism, and the Next Generation of Enlightenment.
Dessert reception with book sale and signing to follow.
Come by the Ardmore Pet Valu this weekend and meet your new best friend!! Many Puppy pens and adult dogs on leashes will be there, all adoptable!!! Comment or message me with any questions! Check out all our adoptable puppies and dogs: