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Event Calendar

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Reservations Required            Indicates Reservations Required

(To make a reservation call 215-925-2688 or email events@philaathenaeum.org unless other instructions are given)

     
     
August 11 11:00AM Socrates Cafe Discussion Group  RSVP to Gil Feinberg at gsfesq@verizon.net
     
August 26 6:00-8:00PM Writers' Group.  RSVP to Concha Alborg at calborg@comcast.net 
     
September 7   Closed for Labor Day
     
September 8 11:00AM Socrates Cafe Discussion Group  RSVP to Gil Feinberg at gsfesq@verizon.net
     
September 11 5:00-7:00PM Opening and Reception for the exhibition City Abandoned: Selected Photographs by Vincent D. FeldmanAdditional information.  
     
September 12 1:00-3:00PM Grandparent’s Day Workshop: Exploring Books-Telling Your Story with Mary Elizabeth Nelson.  Free for grandparents (or parents) accompanied by a child, but reservations are required and space is limited.  Additional information.  
     
September 13 2:00-4:00PM Tour: “Lovers of Learning: The Athenaeum and Laurel Hill Cemetery" A Tour of Laurel Hill Cemetery with an emphasis on Athenaeum members, led by Athenaeum member and Laurel Hill volunteer Kerry Bryan. $12.  Tour information and registration.
     
September 16 2:00-4:00PM Genealogy Workshop with Jill Lee. 
  6:00-8:00PM Writers' Group.  RSVP to Concha Alborg at calborg@comcast.net 
     
September 19 1:30PM Lecture: Vincent D. Feldman, City Abandoned: Charting the Loss of Civic Institutions in Philadelphia. Free for Athenaeum Members, All others $10.  Program description and online payment.
     
September 26   Closed due to Papal visit.
     
September 30 5:30PM Lecture: John L. Puckett and Mark Frazier Lloyd, Becoming Penn: The Pragmatic American University, 1950-2000 Free for Athenaeum Members, All others $10.  Program description and online payment.
     
October 3 1:00PM Gallery Talk by Vincent Feldman on the exhibition City Abandoned: Selected photographs by Vincent D. FeldmanAdditional information.
     
October 12   Closed for Columbus Day
     
October 13 11:00AM Socrates Cafe Discussion Group  RSVP to Gil Feinberg at gsfesq@verizon.net
     
October 14 6:00-8:00PM Writers' Group.  RSVP to Concha Alborg at calborg@comcast.net 
     
October 21 2:00-4:00PM Genealogy Workshop with Jill Lee. 
     
November 10 11:00AM Socrates Cafe Discussion Group  RSVP to Gil Feinberg at gsfesq@verizon.net
     
November 11 6:00-8:00PM Writers' Group.  RSVP to Concha Alborg at calborg@comcast.net 
     
November 18 2:00-4:00PM Genealogy Workshop with Jill Lee. 
     
November 25 1:00PM Athenaeum closes at 1:00PM
     
November 26-27   Closed for Thanksgiving
     
December 8 11:00AM Socrates Cafe Discussion Group  RSVP to Gil Feinberg at gsfesq@verizon.net
     
December 16 6:00-8:00PM Writers' Group.  RSVP to Concha Alborg at calborg@comcast.net