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TTN Discover Series featuring Joy Loverde - Active Aging: What's In Your Toolkit?

TTN Discover Series featuring Joy Loverde - Active Aging: What's In Your Toolkit?Monday, February 25, 2019
Time:
3:30 Eastern Time
Location: Program offered on video conference technology (link sent after registration)
Registration Deadline: Saturday, February 23, 2019
This event is SOLD OUT!
Members: $15, Guest: $25
The Transition Network will launch the "TTN Discover Series" with our inaugural program on Monday, February 25, 2019.
 
This series of 1-hour, live webinars is designed to bring topics of interest to our members and guests who want to discover their best lives.  And you don't even have to leave the comfort of your home to participate!
 

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Sound of Music Sing-A-Long

Sound of Music Sing-A-LongTuesday, February 26, 2019
Time:
4:00 - 7:00 PM
Location: 112 North 2nd Street, Philadelphia
Restricted to members only
Registration Deadline: Monday, February 25, 2019
Members: $10
Get a break from the winter doldrums and come join us to sing along with The Sound of Music while munching lots of popcorn and sipping wine with your TTN buddies.
 
Costumes welcome...but optional.  Possible potluck dinner following the movie, if members are interested.

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Pop Up! “Junctures in Women’s Leadership: The Arts”

Pop Up! “Junctures in Women’s Leadership:  The Arts”Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Time:
Noon - 1:00 PM
Location: Historic Landmark Building, Hamilton Auditorium Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts 118-128 North Broad Street, Philadelphia

In their third volume of the series Junctures: Case Studies in Women’s Leadership, Judith K. Brodsky and Ferris Olin profile female leaders in music, theater, dance, and visual art.

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TTN Talk: Expressly for New and Prospective Members

TTN Talk:  Expressly for New and Prospective MembersWednesday, February 27, 2019
Time:
2:30 - 4:00 PM
Location: Center City. Address will be provided to registered participants
Only 1 seats left!
All Attendees: FREE

Are you new to TTN?  Or are you thinking about joining TTN but need more information about what the organization offers before making your decision?  Then this event is for you.  
 
Attend and you will learn the difference between a Peer Group and a SIG (Special Interest Group), and how to find and join the ones that most appeal to you.  You'll also receive details about TTN’s other (many!) varied programs and events and get your questions answered about everything TTN right on the spot.  
 
Best of all, you’ll have the opportunity to meet a roomful of terrific women including newbies like yourself and seasoned members too.
 

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Focusing on iPhone Photography

Focusing on iPhone PhotographyThursday, February 28, 2019
Time:
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: The Dorchester, Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia
Restricted to members only
Registration Deadline: Thursday, February 21, 2019
This event is SOLD OUT!
Members: $25
We are repeating this workshop owing to popular demand! 

Your iPhone has one of the best cameras around. Now you can unleash your inner photographer and learn how to take great photos.

We are delighted to have Frank C. Barbella teach a three-hour workshop on iPhone photography. Frank will show us around the capabilities of our phones, acquaint us with other useful apps for editing and sharing, and introduce us to important principles of photography.

Should you find that this event is sold out, you are welcome to email Susan Gordon smog48@gmail.com to ask that your name be put on the waiting list.  Please be sure to provide your cell phone number & email address, and specify which date/event you are requesting.

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Herbal Medicine Prep

Herbal Medicine PrepMonday, March 4, 2019
Time:
10:00 - 11:30 AM
Location: Penn State Extension, 675 Sansom Street, Philadelphia
Restricted to members only
Registration Deadline: Friday, February 22, 2019
Members: $22
Herbalist, Marian Dalke, will give what promises to be a fascinating 90-minute class discussing a variety of herbal preparations, including infusions, decoctions, infused oils, salves, medicinal vinegars and tinctures.  She will focus particularly on ten medicinal plants and their properties and preparations. 

We will each have the opportunity to create a hands-on herbal product to take home:  Options are a salve (healing balm of infused oil and beeswax), infused vinegar, or tincture (medicinal preparation in alcohol).

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TTN Volunteer in MANNA Kitchen

TTN Volunteer in MANNA KitchenWednesday, March 6, 2019
Time:
10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: 420 N 20th St, near Rodin Place, Philadelphia
Restricted to members and their guests
Members and Guests: FREE

Do you want to be sure that your volunteer time really makes a very positive difference?  

Then join TTN at MANNA, the non-profit organization that cooks and delivers meals to area residents who are battling life-threatening illnesses.

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Happy Hour Event: How to Get Even More Out of Your TTN Membership

Happy Hour Event: How to Get Even More Out of Your TTN MembershipThursday, March 7, 2019
Time:
5:00 - 6:30 PM
Location: Creperie Beau Monde, 624 S. 6th Street, Philadelphia
Restricted to members only
Registration Deadline: Friday, March 1, 2019
This event is SOLD OUT!
Members: FREE

If TTN has made a positive difference in your life, how would you like to reap even more benefits?
 
Come to this Happy Hour and you’ll find out about the many and varied opportunities that are available for greater TTN involvement.
 
Here’s your chance to meet with members of TTN Philadelphia’s Steering Committee, other chapter leaders and members who are of similar mind.  You’ll learn about the inner workings of the chapter, what it takes to provide members with the incredible array of events and services that are offered and how you can pitch in and help make them happen.
 
Sooo…come check it out…the first drink is on us!      

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT. Email Jane Siegel   (janeesiegel@gmail.com) if you wish to be placed on the waiting list.

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Ahmadiyya Mosque Tour

Ahmadiyya Mosque TourFriday, March 8, 2019
Time:
12:30 - 2:00 PM
Location: 1215 W Glenwood Ave., Philadelphia PA
Restricted to members only
Registration Deadline: Tuesday, March 5, 2019
This event is SOLD OUT!
Members: $10

In Philadelphia, an estimated 200,000 people are Muslims - 15 percent of the population - and some 47 registered mosques exist, with many more existing informally.
 
The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community opened a new mosque last November in North Philadelphia and we are very fortunate to have this broadening, educational opportunity in our own backyard. This is your chance to join fellow TTN members to tour this beautiful and historically important building.    

 THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT. Email Cate Silver (csilver0313@gmail.com) if you wish to be placed on the waiting list.

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Online WELCOME Orientation for New Members

Online WELCOME Orientation for New MembersFriday, March 15, 2019
Time:
12:00 - 1:00 PM Eastern Time
Location: Online Webinar
Members: FREE, Guest: $5

Welcome to TTN!  Now that you've made the brilliant decision to join us, you'll want to know more about TTN and gain some valuable tips on how to make the most of your membership.


~ Posted by TTN's National Office

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Foodie Group: Experience the Exotic at Marrakesh

Foodie Group:  Experience the Exotic at MarrakeshMonday, March 18, 2019
Time:
6:00 PM
Location: 517 S. Leithgow St, (South St, between 4th and 5th)
Registration Deadline: Friday, March 15, 2019
Members: $40, Guest: $50
Venture down a dark side alley, ring the doorbell and feel like you've traveled thousands of miles away at this Moroccan BYO, where seating is on large cushions at low tables. Marrakesh is Philadelphia's award winning beacon of fine Moroccan cuisine. The exotic aromas and delectable flavors of the entrees at Marrakesh have won the palates of those who have dined there. Join the Foodie Group for an exotic dining experience.

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TTN Volunteer in MANNA Kitchen

TTN Volunteer in MANNA KitchenTuesday, March 19, 2019
Time:
10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: 420 N 20th St, near Rodin Place, Philadelphia
Restricted to members and their guests
Members and Guests: FREE

Do you want to be sure that your volunteer time really makes a very positive difference?  

Then join TTN at MANNA, the non-profit organization that cooks and delivers meals to area residents who are battling life-threatening illnesses.

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Focusing on Android Photography

Focusing on Android PhotographyTuesday, March 19, 2019
Time:
1:00 - 4:00 PM
Location: The Dorchester, Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia
Registration Deadline: Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Members: $25, Guest: $35

We are now offering a workshop devoted to Android photography. 

Your cellphone has one of the best cameras around. Now you can unleash your inner photographer and learn how to take great photos.

We are delighted to have Frank C. Barbella teach this three-hour workshop. Frank will show us around the capabilities of our phones, acquaint us with other useful apps for editing and sharing, and introduce us to important principles of photography.

This workshop is open to all.

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On Resilience: The Introductory Workshop - TTN Signature Program

On Resilience:  The Introductory Workshop - TTN Signature ProgramWednesday, March 20, 2019
Time:
11:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Independence Blue Cross IBX LIVE, 1919 Market Street, 2nd Floor, Philadelphia
Registration Deadline: Sunday, March 17, 2019
Members: $70, Guest: $80

Do you find that you'd like to have better ways to handle everyday challenges?  Or are you experiencing life events that are throwing you off course?   Wherever you are today, you have the ability to learn and strengthen your resiliency skills as a way to meet the growing demands of the big and little transitions that will inevitably occur in your life.  

Join us for a stimulating, research-based Workshop on resilience to learn what it takes to be more resilient and to know that you’ve got what it takes. 

This Workshop is a prerequisite to attending the On Resilience "Conversation Series".   Check out this LINK to the Conversation Series.  

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TTN Talk: Expressly for New and Prospective Members

TTN Talk:  Expressly for New and Prospective MembersWednesday, March 20, 2019
Time:
2:30 - 4:00 PM
Location: Center City. Address will be provided to registered participants
All Attendees: FREE

Are you new to TTN?  Or are you thinking about joining TTN but need more information about what the organization offers before making your decision?  Then this event is for you.  
 
Attend and you will learn the difference between a Peer Group and a SIG (Special Interest Group), and how to find and join the ones that most appeal to you.  You'll also receive details about TTN’s other (many!) varied programs and events and get your questions answered about everything TTN right on the spot.  
 
Best of all, you’ll have the opportunity to meet a roomful of terrific women including newbies like yourself and seasoned members too.
 

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Mingle into Spring with TTN

Mingle into Spring with TTNMonday, March 25, 2019
Time:
5:00 - 7:00 PM
Location: The Westin Hotel, 99 S.17th Street @ Liberty Place, 2nd Floor, Philadelphia
Registration Deadline: Friday, March 22, 2019
Members: $5, Guest: $7
Join us on the second floor of the Westin Hotel to welcome in Spring and Mingle with your TTN friends and guests. 

Appetizers will be served throughout the evening.  

CASH BAR with HAPPY HOUR PRICES.

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Mural Arts Love Letter Train Tour

Mural Arts Love Letter Train TourThursday, March 28, 2019
Time:
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: Philadelphia Academy of Fine Arts (PAFA), 128 N Broad St, Philadelphia
Restricted to members only
Registration Deadline: Friday, March 15, 2019
This event is SOLD OUT!
Members: $30

Back by popular demand! TTN members have experienced the famous Philadelphia murals by foot and by trolley and now is your opportunity to experience the power of murals by train.
 
We have arranged a very special tour on the Market-Frankford elevated train line that will take you through a series of 50 murals that reference the city’s history of painted building ads, with a twist: each mural is an open-ended love letter, from an artist to his hometown, from an individual to a neighborhood, from one lover to another.  

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT. Email Linda Hahn (lindakhahn03@gmail.com) if you wish to be placed on the waiting list.

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TTN Volunteer in MANNA Kitchen

TTN Volunteer in MANNA KitchenWednesday, April 3, 2019
Time:
10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: 420 N 20th St, near Rodin Place, Philadelphia
Restricted to members and their guests
Members and Guests: FREE

Do you want to be sure that your volunteer time really makes a very positive difference?  

Then join TTN at MANNA, the non-profit organization that cooks and delivers meals to area residents who are battling life-threatening illnesses.

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Cell Phone Photography: Editing and Composition

Cell Phone Photography:  Editing and CompositionTuesday, April 9, 2019
Time:
1:00 - 4:00 PM
Location: The Dorchester, Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia
Restricted to members only
Registration Deadline: Friday, March 29, 2019
This event is SOLD OUT!
Members: $25

For cellphone owners who want to dive a little deeper and expand their photography skills, this workshop is for you. 

In this three-hour workshop, Frank C. Barbella will guide us through the myriad of options to enable us to expertly edit our photos, allowing their special features to stand out. 

In addition, the second half of the workshop will focus on how we can set up and compose the best photo in the first place!

Please note that this workshop is for both iPhone and Adroid owners.

In the event that you find that this event is sold out, please send an email to Susan Gordon  smog48@gmail.com  to ask that your name be added to the waiting list.  Please be sure to provide your cell phone number & email address, and specify which date/event you are requesting.

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Increasing Personal Resilience: The Conversation Series - TTN Signature Program

Increasing Personal Resilience:  The Conversation Series  - TTN Signature ProgramWednesday, April 10, 2019 through Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Time:
3:00 to 5:30 PM
Location: Center City locations. Will be confirmed to participants via email.
Restricted to members and their guests
Members: $90, Guests: $110

The On Resilience Introductory Workshop on March 20, 2019, is a mandatory prerequisite to participate in this Conversation Series.  

In a series of six structured small group conversations, including a variety of exercises and assessments, you will discover how your can expand your repertoire of healthy resilient practices to move byond the limits of your default behaviors and responses. 

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Pop Up! X-Ray Artistry

Pop Up! X-Ray ArtistrySaturday, April 13, 2019
Time:
11:00 AM - Noon
Location: Science History Institute, 315 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia


Susan Summerton, a diagnostic radiologist, turns ordinary medical X-rays into original works of art that connect patients and doctors to their shared humanity.

Join us as we learn about the science behind how the diagnostic images are made and how Summerton’s art is created. She will discuss how the art connects us with our shared humanity, and helps reduce anxiety for those undergoing medical procedures and trying to navigate the medical world.
 

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BAPS Hindu Temple Tour

BAPS Hindu Temple TourTuesday, April 16, 2019
Time:
10:00 AM - Noon
Location: 112 North Main St., Robbinsville, NJ
Restricted to members only
Registration Deadline: Thursday, April 11, 2019
This event is SOLD OUT!
Members: $15

The BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir is considered one of the largest Hindu temples in the world. The temple is made entirely of Carrara marble imported from Italy to Rajasthan, India, where hundreds of artisans began hand-carving the stone. The finished mandir, which opened in 2014, is an awe-inspiring work of craftsmanship.
 
Join fellow TTN members for the opportunity to enjoy hours of beauty, peace and discovery at a masterpiece of exquisite Indian design and workmanship.  You will marvel at the intricate marble carvings, participate in Hindu rituals and learn about the world’s oldest living faith – Hinduism.

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT. Email Cate Silver (csilver0313@gmail.com) if you wish to be placed on the waiting list.
 

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TTN Volunteer in MANNA Kitchen

TTN Volunteer in MANNA KitchenTuesday, April 16, 2019
Time:
10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: 420 N 20th St, near Rodin Place, Philadelphia
Restricted to members and their guests
Members and Guests: FREE

Do you want to be sure that your volunteer time really makes a very positive difference?  

Then join TTN at MANNA, the non-profit organization that cooks and delivers meals to area residents who are battling life-threatening illnesses.

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Behind the Scenes Tour at the Curtis Institute of Music

Behind the Scenes Tour at the Curtis Institute of MusicWednesday, April 17, 2019
Time:
5:00 - 6:30 PM
Location: 1616 Locust St., Philadelphia, Pa
Restricted to members only
Registration Deadline: Monday, April 8, 2019
Members: $15
The Curtis Institute of Music is one of the world's most prestigious conservatories, and it's in our own backyard. TTN members are invited for a "Behind the Scenes Tour" where you will have the opportunity to speak with Curtis students and staff plus tour areas of Curtis buildings that are not usually open to the public.
 

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Pop Up! Janny Scott: “The Beneficiary: Fortune, Misfortune, and the Story of My Father”

Pop Up! Janny Scott: “The Beneficiary:   Fortune, Misfortune, and the Story of My Father”Monday, April 22, 2019
Time:
7:30 PM
Location: Free Library of Philadelphia 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia

Janny Scott, a 15-year reporter for The New York Times, was part of a team that won the 2000 Pulitzer Prize for national reporting.

​In her new book, she tells the multi-generational story of the ways in which financial and genetic inheritance affected members of her family, including her grandmother, Helen Hope Montgomery Scott, a socialite and celebrated horsewoman said to have inspired Katherine Hepburn's character in the play and Academy Award-winning film The Philadelphia Story.

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Bell Ringers of St. Mark’s

Bell Ringers of St. Mark’sSunday, April 28, 2019
Time:
11:45 AM - 1:00PM
Location: Bell tower of St. Mark’s Church, 1625 Locust Street, Philadelphia
Restricted to members only
Registration Deadline: Friday, April 19, 2019
Members: $10

St. Mark’s tower has a complete “ring” of eight bells which are rung to changes in the traditional English manner, one of only two bell towers in Philadelphia that are equipped for English change-ringing. 

And here is your once-in-a lifetime opportunity to get a close-up view of the bell ringing, from inside the bell tower – complete with demonstration and a chance to ring a bell yourself!

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Pennsylvania Hospital Tour of Historic Pine Building and Physic Garden

Pennsylvania Hospital Tour of Historic Pine Building and Physic GardenMonday, May 13, 2019
Time:
10:00 - 11:30 AM
Location: 800 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA
Restricted to members only
Registration Deadline: Thursday, May 9, 2019
This event is SOLD OUT!
Members: $15

Pennsylvania Hospital was founded 25 years before the American Revolution. A philosophy of caring inspired the founders, a group of public-spirited citizens led by Benjamin Franklin and Dr. Thomas Bond. Today that same spirit guides Pennsylvania Hospital through its third century.
 
Join fellow TTN members for an opportunity to experience this piece of living history.  The oldest medical facility in the country combines history, architecture, and landscaping in making another of Benjamin Franklin's legacies an important historical destination.  

 THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT. Email Cate Silver (csilver0313@gmail.com) if you wish to be placed on the waiting list.

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Cell Phone Photography: Portraits and People

Cell Phone Photography:  Portraits and PeopleTuesday, May 21, 2019
Time:
1:00 - 4:00 PM
Location: The Dorchester, Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia
Restricted to members only
Registration Deadline: Friday, May 10, 2019
This event is SOLD OUT!
Members: $25

Capturing that perfect moment and the twinkle in your loved-one’s eye often just doesn’t happen by accident.  For cellphone owners who want to dive a little deeper and expand their photography skills, this workshop is for you. 

In this three-hour workshop, Frank C. Barbella shares with us the secrets and tools behind what makes a successful portrait.  

Please note that this workshop is for both iPhone and Adroid owners.

Should you find that this event is sold out, you are welcome to send an email to Susan Gordon  smog48@gmail.com to ask to have your name added to the waiting list.  Be sure to include your cell phone number, email address and the date/event you are requesting.

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