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A Sip of Science Benefit Cocktail Party - Friday, November 14th, 2014, 5:30-8 PM

Join us for a Sauropod Soiree honoring Dr. Peter Dodson for his groundbreaking work on dinosaurs and vertebrate paleontology.

“Unedited Philadelphia: Girard to Lehigh” - Tuesday, November 18, 2014, 6-8 PM

Wagner Free Institute of Science, Beech Companies, and Temple University Libraries’ Special Collections Research Center present “Unedited Philadelphia: Girard to Lehigh,” a screening of North Philadelphia-related footage from the Urban Archives' news footage collections.   The screening will feature unedited news footage and completed documentaries about people, events, and places that have shaped North Philadelphia's dynamic history, including Progress Plaza, Yorktown, Martin Luther King, Jr.’s visit to Temple, and the Columbia Avenue Riots, which took place 50 years ago in August 1964.

Wagner Free Poetry - a project developed by poet CAConrad and the Wagner.


Science on Tap: Phil Forsyth

Date: Monday, September 8, 2014
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: National Mechanics
22 S. Third Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Open to the public (age 21+)

Science on Tap is a monthly science café that features a brief, informal presentation by a scientist or other expert followed by lively conversation.

Permaculture Food Forests in the City

with Phil Forsyth, urban orchardist and Director of the Philadelphia Orchard Project

More information on Science on Tap

Science on Tap is sponsored by a consortium of five Philadelphia institutions: the Academy of Natural Sciences, the American Philosophical Society Museum, the Chemical Heritage Foundation, the Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia, and the Wagner Free Institute of Science.