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September 2020

Bee Basics: Honeybees and Beekeeping

September 10, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online, 39658 Mission Boulevard, Fremont, CA 94539, USA.
fremont, CA 94539 American Samoa
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Honeybees remain one of the most intriguing backyard insects, and more and more people express an interest in both bees and beekeeping every day.  Sadly, however, they face many threats. Two members of the Philadelphia Beekeepers Guild join us to share information on bees and their extraordinary biology, from how they create a queen to how they communicate where pollen is (hint: by dancing!), plus the basics of beekeeping, and what those threats might be. On the cusp of the…

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Bats: Cause of– and Possible Cure for– COVID-19

September 17, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online, 39658 Mission Boulevard, Fremont, CA 94539, USA.
fremont, CA 94539 American Samoa
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Research on COVID has focused on bats, the creature that is the likely source of the novel coronavirus that jumped to people in China. Dr. DeeAnn Reeder, a professor of biology and bat expert at Bucknell University, takes all your questions on the bat-COVID connection, including the virus’s jump to humans,  while sharing her new research sampling coronavirus from a cross-section of bat species. How might bats have coevolved with the virus, as it does not harm them? And might…

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Ecotactical: Earth Day at 50, a Virtual Art Reception

September 24, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online, 39658 Mission Boulevard, Fremont, CA 94539, USA.
fremont, CA 94539 American Samoa
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It’s a virtual celebration of our new art exhibition, "Ecotactical: Earth Day at 50." Originally planned for April, the exhibit examines the contemporary role of Earth Day 50 years after the  first 1970 celebration, and features artists like Ants on a Log, Nicole Donnelly, Julia Way Rix, Kristen Neville Taylor, Tools for Action, Sophy Tuttle, Water Ways, and Pili X. See images of their art while hearing commentary by the artists, and join the Q&A.    Here's an added bonus:…

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October 2020

Nature Trivia Night

October 1, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Online, 39658 Mission Boulevard, Fremont, CA 94539, USA.
fremont, CA 94539 American Samoa
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It’s a cornucopia of questions about nature, wildlife, the environment and all things green– even frogs. Which nocturnal animal plays dead, emitting a putrid smell to escape its predators? What popular nocturnal creature’s droppings can actually be used as a fertilizer? Gather around the computer and vie for prizes in our live Zoom trivia event. Small prizes will also be awarded to first, second, and third place teams. Teams can consist of 1-6 players.

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Cabaret by the River: A Virtual Fundraiser

October 3, 2020 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Online, 39658 Mission Boulevard, Fremont, CA 94539, USA.
fremont, CA 94539 American Samoa
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$2 – $185

Support Andalusia Historic House, Gardens and Arboretum by purchasing a ticket to the Andalusia Foundation’s annual celebration. Virtual for 2020, Cabaret by the River will feature a performance by singer, actress, and comedian Tori Scott. Named a Top 10 Cabaret Performer by Time Out New York and called “the Bette Midler of the new millennium” by Provincetown Magazine, Tori is back by popular demand for a second year.   Guests of the Cabaret will enjoy an unforgettable show from the…

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The Wildlife Clinic: A Virtual Tour

October 8, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online, 39658 Mission Boulevard, Fremont, CA 94539, USA.
fremont, CA 94539 American Samoa
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Our Wildlife Clinic treats thousands of injured, orphaned, and sick animals every year.  Join us for a virtual behind-the-scenes tour with our Wildlife Rehabilitation team with Director Chris Strub  and Assistant Director Liz Ellmann. Our clinic, the only one in Philadelphia, has handled over 150 different species, everything from tiny hummingbirds to massive snapping turtles. Chris and Liz will answer all your questions about how you can champion wildlife and rehabilitation in the region.

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Roxborough’s River and Water: A History

October 15, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online, 39658 Mission Boulevard, Fremont, CA 94539, USA.
fremont, CA 94539 American Samoa
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For almost 100 years the Roxborough Pumping Station, just above the Flat Rock Dam, was a landmark on the Schuylkill River, pumping water into two reservoirs on high ground to serve the city's northwestern section. In this illustrated talk, Adam Levine, historian for Philadelphia Water, reveals why the system was built, how it worked, why it was abandoned, and its ultimate dereliction and demolition in 2011. River pollution and flooding, drownings, water filtration, the revitalization of the reservoirs as parkland,…

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Run Away to Nowhere: The New Normal? with Devamrita Swami

October 16, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Online, 39658 Mission Boulevard, Fremont, CA 94539, USA.
fremont, CA 94539 American Samoa
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TO REGISTER: https://forms.gle/JQnFJVmwGv9RAtka7 Trapped more than ever before in an already isolated, dystopian world, you may wonder: “Where have I landed? Where do I belong? How did the unthinkable become ‘normal’?” As winter creeps up on us, perhaps some of us are wondering why things are so difficult. The thought can cross our minds, “What it would be like to run away somewhere to get a break from all this…” But where do you run to? You are where your…

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Pandemic Play: Spread Joy, not the Virus

October 29, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online, 39658 Mission Boulevard, Fremont, CA 94539, USA.
fremont, CA 94539 American Samoa
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Here’s a lecture perfect for frustrated parents navigating the current COVID world, with both you and your children spending too much time online. Come learn how Studio Ludo, a non-profit design firm specializing in play, uses play during the pandemic to fight against social disconnect, preserve parental happiness, and build more resilient, happier kids. They believe that play helps us live life a little more fully. The evening is presented by Meghan Talarowski, Studio Ludo’s executive director, who believes that…

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November 2020

The David McCullough Prize for Excellence in American Public History 

November 14, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Online, 39658 Mission Boulevard, Fremont, CA 94539, USA.
fremont, CA 94539 American Samoa
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 U.S. Congressman Dwight Evans will present the inaugural David McCullough Prize for Excellence in American Public History during a virtual ceremony to Lonnie Bunch, Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution and Founding Director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture. A second McCullough Prize will also be awarded to Francine Gold, history teacher at Philadelphia’s Constitution High School. Named for Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David McCullough and presented by The Carpenters’ Company of the City and County of Philadelphia,…

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January 2021

The Overwhelmed Brain – Meditation, the Anxiety Slayer

January 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Online, 39658 Mission Boulevard, Fremont, CA 94539, USA.
fremont, CA 94539 American Samoa
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We just got out of the proverbial dark tunnel of a rather interesting year full of unexpected events. 2020 was a whirlwind for the best of us. Now, on a good, normal day, where we don't have to wear masks and there isn't a disease circulating and paralyzing our day-to-day affairs, we get caught up in our minds with the need-to-do's, and didn't-do's, the wish-I-could-do's, and so on - what to speak of the state in which we may feel…

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February 2021

Impact Investing Series

February 3 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Online, 39658 Mission Boulevard, Fremont, CA 94539, USA.
fremont, CA 94539 American Samoa
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$10

IMPACT INVESTING: RESHAPING THE FINANCIAL DOGMA Sustainable impact investing can have a large effect on creating a better future for people and the planet. Not too long ago, the concept was introduced to the world. Today, it has become a household name in global finance for investing to generate social and environmental impact alongside a financial return. In a very short period of time: Sustainable investment forums were established to help investors mobilize capital to drive positive change; Sustainable capital…

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April 2021

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Waterways: The Fracking Game

April 7 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Online, 39658 Mission Boulevard, Fremont, CA 94539, USA.
fremont, CA 94539 American Samoa
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$2 – $10

Join Glen Foerd and Water Ways for a virtual interactive program, "The Fracking Game" which invites participants to take part in telling the story of water and the effects that the natural gas industry has on Pennsylvania, New Jersey and the surrounding area. In this role-playing activity, participants will embody the many different people who are impacted by fracking in a variety of ways, drawing from a detailed illustration by Water Ways that highlights the struggle to protect the water…

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Spy Sites of Philadelphia

April 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Online, 39658 Mission Boulevard, Fremont, CA 94539, USA.
fremont, CA 94539 American Samoa
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$5

Join authors H. Keith Melton and Robert Wallace, nationally recognized experts on America's espionage history and board members of the International Spy Museum in Washington DC, as they discuss some of their favorite sites from their recently republished book Spy Sites of Philadelphia. This virtual event explores our city's multiple connections to the history of spying in America, including the connection to Carpenters' Hall. The event is presented in partnership with Arch Street Meeting House, The Franklin Institute and the…

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Lunchtime Climate Chat with Rep. Susan Wild: Debriefing Biden’s Joint Address

April 29 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online, 39658 Mission Boulevard, Fremont, CA 94539, USA.
fremont, CA 94539 American Samoa
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On Thursday, April 29th at 11am, join Congresswoman Susan Wild (PA 07), statewide Pennsylvania environmental groups, and other PA leaders for a lunchtime chat to discuss President Biden’s upcoming Joint Address, what it will mean for Pennsylvania’s environment and climate, and what we’d like to see Congress do this session to protect our environment and tackle the climate crisis.   The day before our event, President Joe Biden will address lawmakers in a joint session of Congress, delivering his first…

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