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Mastering our smart phones and tablets at the Charles Santore Library in Bella Vista

Penn's Village distinctive programs are designed to be of particular interest to the Central Philadelphian's that we serve.

Check out the event announcements to get a sense of our program themes: Making & Appreciating the Arts; Being Comfortable in the Digital Age; and Your Health & Safety.

2021 Programs


Getting To Know You - Going Beyond the Zoom Squares!

January 19th

2020 Programs

Aging As a Treatable Disease Series  Penn's Village Holiday Party
Everything Vegan! with Margherita Abe and Olivia Walling  Tackling Family History Projects
Fun in Philly (Don't) Pick Your Poison! Philadelphia’s Poison Control Center
Protect, Detect, Report! Avoiding Medicare Fraud and Other Scams The Silver Binder 2020 
Group Muse Concert Bone Health & Mindful Physical Therapy
How to be an Anti-Racist Lunch & Books: Between the World and Me
Everything You Need to Know About Medicare Part D Penn's Village Players
Sattriya: Classic Dance from Hindu Monasteries Medicare and You
Happy Hour: Malbec Argentine Steakhouse Climate Reality
Movie Discussion: Father's Kingdom What is Race
Bach Under the Influence Safe Secure Free and Fair Elections
Volunteer Recognition Garden Party Biology of Aging
Immunizations for Seniors Complete Streets
Social Determinants of COVID-19 Lunch & Books: Billion Dollar Burger
Borneo Travelogue How Oligonucleotide Therapeutics May Defeat COVID-19
 Music and Conversation  Holistic & Alternative Health Care
 Muse Behind the Artist VI
 Political Redistricting
 Shakespeare and Women
 Lunch & Books: Our Declaration
 My Mother, That Stranger
 Schuylkill River Revival
 Are you Stuck in Stuff?
 Penn's Village Reads Series
 Vietnam, A Country, Not a War  My General Tubman
 End of Life: What are your wishes?  Tour of Mother Bethel A.M.E. Church
 Lunch & Books  Digital Photos Part 2
 Next Up: Strategies for Your Future  Beer Pairings at Heirloom

2019 Programs

 Simplify Your Life to Age in Place  End of LIfe: Is there really a Good Death?
 Draw Me a River: A River Restoration  How to Take Photos on Your Digital Device
 DIscover Philly's Street Art  Tea Scones & Work with Your Phones
Predicting the Future  America’s Rome: Mores, Morality, and Models from Cicero and
Caregivers Perspectives on End-of-Life Care Cell Phone and Personal Computer Security
Strategies To Guard Against Negative Effects of IT on Thinking  Lunch & Books
The God Project Medical Marijuana – Is It Right For You?
 ISIS: The Islamic State End of Life Decisions - What Matters Most and What You Need to Know
Cross Border Music  Lives Well Lived
What Can Go Wrong With the Brain? Welcome to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Dessert, Recipes, and Conversation All About DNA Testing
New Trends in Medication Rx for Happy Feet
Virtual Safari - Discover Botswana Lunch & Books
Tea, Scones & Work with Your Phones VI Improve Your Safety At Home and On the Streets
Red Cross Blood Drive Muse Behind the Artist V
A Conversation On Race Cataract Surgery: Then and Now