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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:
2:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: Center City locations. Will be confirmed to participants via email.
Members: $90, Guest: $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! 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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Spring Festival

Spring FestivalSaturday, April 27, 2019
Time:
2pm to 6pm
Location: HUC, 1 West 4th Street, New York (btwn Broadway and Mercer St.)
All Attendees: FREE

This year's NYC Chapter's Festival is in the Spring and Bigger than ever!  There is so much being planned that you will probably need the whole 4 hours to experience it all.... 

music - wine & hors d'oeuvres - fun demonstrations - sweet treats -  special guest speaker - silent auction - a literary lounge - awesome auction items - and still more to come!

Don't wait any longer.  Register now!

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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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Ardmore Library 14th Annual Kitchen Tour

Ardmore Library 14th Annual Kitchen TourSunday, April 28, 2019
Time:
1:00 - 4:00 PM
Location: Ardmore Library, 108 Ardmore Ave, Ardmore, PA

Tired of sitting in front of your computer to find new and interesting kitchen design elements? Come on the Tour to see newly renovated kitchens up close and personal.

ll proceeds from the Annual Kitchen Tour go toward purchasing books for the Ardmore Library. 

Purchase tickets at the Buy Tickets page for more information. 

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Physiological Effects of Stress Discussion

Physiological Effects of Stress DiscussionMonday, April 29, 2019
Time:
3:30 - 4:30 PM
Location: Independence Blue Cross IBX Live, 1919 Market Street, 2nd Floor, Philadelphia, PA
Restricted to members and their guests
Registration Deadline: Friday, April 19, 2019
Members: $10, Guests: $15

STRESS - we’ve all felt it and we all deal with it differently. Come join Wendy Romig, owner of Sage Integrative Health Center for a fascinating discussion on the physiological effects of stress on our gut, thyroid, sleep and brain.  We’ll also learn why we reach for all the wrong foods and how to mitigate and reverse the negative effects of stress through a nutritional and herbal approach.  As part of this interaction discussion, Wendy will combine the wisdom of ancient healing traditions along with modern evidence-based medicine.

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Transition Peer Groups: An Introduction and Orientation

Transition Peer Groups: An Introduction and OrientationTuesday, April 30, 2019
Time:
1:00 PM
Location: 210 S. 25th Street, Philadelphia (between Locust and Spruce)
Restricted to members only
Registration Deadline: Friday, April 26, 2019
Members: FREE

Transition Peer Groups are a Signature Program of TTN and more then half our members have been or are currently part of the Peer Group experience.

​To learn more about Peer Groups and what makes them unique we have scheduled an introductory meeting/orientation.

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TTN Volunteer in MANNA Kitchen

TTN Volunteer in MANNA KitchenWednesday, May 1, 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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Foodie Group: Celebrate Seis de Mayo at La Calaca Feliz!

Foodie Group: Celebrate Seis de Mayo at La Calaca Feliz!Monday, May 6, 2019
Time:
6:00 PM
Location: 2321 Fairmount Avenue, Philadelphia
Registration Deadline: Friday, May 3, 2019
Members: $40, Guest: $50

Join us one day later!

La Calaca Feliz has pushed the dial forward a few more clicks on the evolution of contemporary Mexican cooking in this town.

Join us at for Happy Hour at 6:00PM  and dinner at 6:30.         

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TTN Talk: Expressly for New and Prospective Members

TTN Talk:  Expressly for New and Prospective MembersTuesday, May 7, 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? 
 
Attend and you will receive details about TTN’s many varied programs and events and get your questions answered about everything TTN right on the spot.  And you’ll have the opportunity to meet a roomful of terrific women.

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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. Please email Cate Silver (csilver0313@gmail.com) if you wish to be placed on the waiting list.

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Nia Technique Fitness Class

Nia Technique Fitness ClassWednesday, May 15, 2019
Time:
11:00 - Noon
Location: The Claridge, Rittenhouse Square, 18th and Walnut, Philadelphia, PA
Restricted to members and their guests
Registration Deadline: Friday, May 3, 2019
Members: $15, Guests: $20

Get out of your winter rut and join fellow TTN members for an hour of easy dance movements that strengthen the heart, bone and muscle and improve balance and flexibility. The Nia Technique is a safe and body friendly movement class combining dance, martial arts and mindfulness.

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Online WELCOME Orientation for New Members

Online WELCOME Orientation for New MembersFriday, May 17, 2019
Time:
12:00 - 1:00 PM Eastern Time
Location: Online Webinar
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, May 15, 2019
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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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.

This event is sold out. Please email Susan Gordon (smog48@gmail.com) if you wish to be placed on the waiting list.

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The Woodlands Tour

The Woodlands TourTuesday, June 4, 2019
Time:
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: 4000 Baltimore St., Philadelphia PA
Restricted to members and their guests
Registration Deadline: Tuesday, May 21, 2019
This event is SOLD OUT!
Members: $25, Guests: $30

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT. Email your cell phone number to Cate Silver (csilver0313@gmail.com) if you wish to be placed on the waiting list. If a space opens up you will receive a text letting you know you can register.

If your interest is in architecture, landscape gardening, botany, historical Philadelphia or all four, this tour is for you. Join fellow TTN members at The Woodlands, a 54-acre National Historic Landmark that encompasses a mansion built in 1766, an 18th century English garden and a cemetery with notable Philadelphians.

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TTN Talk: Expressly for New and Prospective Members

TTN Talk:  Expressly for New and Prospective MembersTuesday, June 4, 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? 
 
Attend and you will receive details about TTN’s many varied programs and events and get your questions answered about everything TTN right on the spot.  And you’ll have the opportunity to meet a roomful of terrific women.

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TTN Volunteer in MANNA Kitchen

TTN Volunteer in MANNA KitchenWednesday, June 5, 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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Garden & Architecture Tour of Bartram’s Garden

Garden & Architecture Tour of Bartram’s GardenMonday, June 10, 2019
Time:
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: 5400 Lindbergh Blvd. Philadelphia
Registration Deadline: Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Members: $20, Guest: $26

Join us as expert guides take us on a guided tour of this National Historic Landmark.  Learn the fascinating story of John Bartam, see seasonal blooms, the carved stone cider press, and stunning examples of colonial architecture.

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Philadelphia City Hall Interior and Tower Tour

Philadelphia City Hall Interior and Tower TourWednesday, June 12, 2019
Time:
10:00 AM - Noon
Location: Broad & Market Streets, Philadelphia, Pa
Restricted to members and their guests
Registration Deadline: Saturday, June 1, 2019
This event is SOLD OUT!
Members: $18, Guests: $23

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT. Email your cell phone number to Fran Jonas (fjonas@comcast.net) if you wish to be placed on the waiting list. If a space opens up you will receive a text letting you know you can register.

City Hall is one of Philadelphia’s most iconic buildings and considered by some as the nation's largest and most elaborate seat of municipal government. Join fellow TTN members for a combination City Hall Interior and Tower Tour and explore the history, art, and architecture of the world's highest masonry load-bearing structure. 
 

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The Athenaeum of Philadelphia Tour

The Athenaeum of Philadelphia TourMonday, June 17, 2019
Time:
3:30 - 4:30 PM
Location: 219 S. 6th Street, Philadelphia, Pa
Restricted to members only
Registration Deadline: Monday, June 3, 2019
This event is SOLD OUT!
Members: $15

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT. Email your cell phone number to Mary Clifford (maryrclifford@aol.com) if you wish to be placed on the waiting list. If a space opens up you will receive a text letting you know you can register.

Founded in 1814, the Athenaeum of Philadelphia is one of America's oldest member-supported libraries and possesses an internationally significant collection of art, architecture and design documents. 

Join fellow TTN members as Curator of Architecture, Bruce Laverty, guides us on a tour of this impressive building and extensive collection.

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TTN Volunteer in MANNA Kitchen

TTN Volunteer in MANNA KitchenTuesday, June 18, 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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Estate Planning 101 Presentation & Luncheon

Estate Planning 101 Presentation & LuncheonWednesday, June 19, 2019
Time:
Noon - 3:00 PM
Location: Estia Restaurant (private room downstairs), 1405 Locust Street, Philadelphia
Restricted to members and their guests
Registration Deadline: Saturday, June 1, 2019
Members: $45, Guests: $50

While the planning of financial assets is often discussed, most individuals don’t think about the planning of estate assets until it is too late. Join us for a delicious lunch at Estia Restaurant and a presentation by attorney and estate planner, Dayna Rose Benn, as she educates us on this important topic.

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Focusing on iPhone Photography

Focusing on iPhone PhotographyWednesday, June 26, 2019
Time:
3:00 - 6:00 PM
Location: The Dorchester, Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia
Restricted to members only
Registration Deadline: Friday, June 14, 2019
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.

Waiting list instructions appear at bottom of "more info" page.

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Private Tour of Bethany Mission Gallery & The Performance Garage

Private Tour of Bethany Mission Gallery & The Performance GarageThursday, June 27, 2019
Time:
9:45 AM - Noon
Location: 1527 Brandywine Street, Philadelphia
Restricted to members only
Registration Deadline: Thursday, June 13, 2019
Members: $20

Join us for a unique opportunity to tour this hidden gem located in the Spring Garden neighborhood and accessible by appointment only. Just north of Philadelphia’s museum district, the 4,300-square foot Bethany Mission Gallery serves as the home to over one hundred works of outsider art and antiques acquired by long time collector, Victor Keen.

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The Mutter Museum & The Benjamin Rush Medicinal Plant Garden Tour

The Mutter Museum & The Benjamin Rush Medicinal Plant Garden TourMonday, July 8, 2019
Time:
10:00 - 11:00 AM
Location: 19 South 22nd Street, Philadelphia, Pa
Restricted to members only
Registration Deadline: Monday, June 24, 2019
Members: $21

Join your fellow TTN members for a fascinating tour of America's finest museum of medical history, the Mütter Museum.  The beautifully preserved collections of anatomical specimens, models, and medical instruments are displayed in a nineteenth-century "cabinet museum" setting. 

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