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Off the Wall: American Art to Wear

Off the Wall: American Art to WearThursday, February 27, 2020
Time:
10:00 - 11:30 AM
Location: Philadelphia Museum of Art Perelman Building, 2525 Pennsylvania Ave. Philadelphia
Restricted to members only
Registration Deadline: Monday, February 24, 2020
Members: $36

The Philadelphia Museum of Art presents Off the Wall: American Art to Wear, a major exhibition that highlights a distinctive American art movement that emerged in the late 1960s and flourished during the following decades. TTN’s own Babs DeLorey has generously offered to guide us through this off-the-wall collection. The price includes admission to all exhibits in the main Museum of Art as well.

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TTN Volunteer in MANNA Kitchen

TTN Volunteer in MANNA KitchenWednesday, March 4, 2020
Time:
10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: 420 N 20th St, near Rodin Place, Philadelphia
All Attendees: 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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19th Amendment Exhibit Tour

19th Amendment Exhibit TourMonday, March 9, 2020
Time:
10:00 - Noon
Location: National Constitution Center, 525 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA
Restricted to members only
Registration Deadline: Saturday, February 29, 2020
Members: $20

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


This tour was recently developed by one of the Constitution Center’s new Museum Educators. From the American Revolution, through the ratification of the 19th amendment, our docent will discuss important female figures and issues, including women in wartime, suffragists and the Abolitionist movement.
 
Following the tour, we will be treated to the theatrical performance, FOURTEEN, a moving performance that sheds light on the Reconstruction Era and the ratification of the 14th Amendment. Through dramatic interpretation of original texts, the 35-minute performance brings to life the leaders, influential figures, and everyday Americans who were central to the era.
 
This tour has not yet open to the general public and is being offered exclusively to TTN members. 



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Online WELCOME Orientation for New Members

Online WELCOME Orientation for New MembersFriday, March 13, 2020
Time:
12:00 - 1:00 PM Eastern Time
Location: Online Webinar
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, March 11, 2020
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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Climate Change – What Exactly Is Going On?

Climate Change – What Exactly Is Going On?Monday, March 16, 2020
Time:
2:00 - 4:00 PM
Location: IBX Live, 1901 Market St., Philadelphia, PA
Members: $10, Guest: $12

The Citizens’ Climate Education (CCE) is a nonpartisan grassroots advocacy organization that empowers individuals to educate key stakeholders, policymakers, and the general public about effective solutions to climate change. By training and mobilizing a powerful coalition of climate advocates, CCE builds political will for long-lasting climate solutions.

Join us as TTN member Martha Morgan, a member of CCE and veteran photojournalist for ABC and NBC Network News, presents an overview of climate change issues followed by Q&A and discussion.



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TTN Volunteer in MANNA Kitchen

TTN Volunteer in MANNA KitchenTuesday, March 17, 2020
Time:
10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: 420 N 20th St, near Rodin Place, Philadelphia
All Attendees: 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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TTN Talk: Expressly for New and Prospective Members

TTN Talk:  Expressly for New and Prospective MembersWednesday, March 25, 2020
Time:
2:30 - 4:00 PM
Location: Center City. Address will be provided to registered participants
Registration Deadline: Friday, March 20, 2020
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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Keeping You On Your Toes:  The Female Foot After 50!

Keeping You On Your Toes:  The Female Foot After 50!Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Time:
2:00 - 3:30 PM
Location: IBX Live, 1919 Market Street, 2nd Floor, Philadelphia
Registration Deadline: Sunday, March 22, 2020
Members: $20, Guest: $25

Now is the time to keep moving as fabulous, fit, fearless, 50+ females!  Let's talk about common foot and ankle issues women experience and how to address them so we can stay on our toes!

Join podiatrist, Dr. Elena Wellens, of Rothman Orthopedics for an educational session.

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Revisionist History: Revising Women's Suffrage

Revisionist History: Revising Women's SuffrageWednesday, March 25, 2020
Time:
7:00 - 8:30 PM
Location: Driscoll Auditorium, Villanova University, Villanova PA

The 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage offers an opportunity to shine light on historical scholarship that challenges familiar myths and draws our attention to people and stories that these celebrations often overlook. Join us for a discussion that revises how we think about this anniversary and what histories it comprises.

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TTN Volunteer in MANNA Kitchen

TTN Volunteer in MANNA KitchenWednesday, April 1, 2020
Time:
10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: 420 N 20th St, near Rodin Place, Philadelphia
All Attendees: 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-TOUR ADDED DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND!

Behind the Scenes Tour at the Curtis Institute of Music-TOUR ADDED DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND!Monday, April 13, 2020
Time:
4:30 - 6:00 PM
Location: 1616 Locust St., Philadelphia, Pa
Restricted to members only
This event is SOLD OUT!
Members: $10
THIS EVENT HAS SOLD OUT. Email Mary Lou Gross (mlgross7037@gmail.com) if you wish to be placed on the waiting list. 

TOUR ADDED DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND!

Founded in 1924, the Curtis Institute is one of the premier conservatories in the world.  and it's located right in our own backyard! 
 
TTN members are invited for a "Behind the Scenes Tour" where you will have the opportunity to speak with students and staff and tour areas of Curtis buildings that are not usually open to the public.

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Am I Creative? YES! 7 Steps To Activate Your Creative Brain

Am I Creative?  YES!  7 Steps To Activate Your Creative BrainTuesday, April 14, 2020
Time:
2:00 - 4:30 PM
Location: Independence Blue Cross IBX LIVE, 1919 Market Street, 2nd Floor, Philadelphia
Restricted to members only
Registration Deadline: Saturday, April 11, 2020
This event is SOLD OUT!
Members: $15

Am I Creative?  YES!   Creativity isn't exclusively used by artists, writers and musicians.  It is a vital resource for meeting the challenges, dangers and opportunities of today's fast-paced world.  We are all endowed with a creative brain!  In this Workshop you will learn and experience the seven essential brainsets associated with creativity and walk out with tangible strategies to work through pressing and pesky problems and address creative blocks.    

Prior participants RAVE about the value of this workshop and it's long-lasting impacts!

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TTN Volunteer in MANNA Kitchen

TTN Volunteer in MANNA KitchenTuesday, April 21, 2020
Time:
10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: 420 N 20th St, near Rodin Place, Philadelphia
All Attendees: 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-TOUR ADDED DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND!

Behind the Scenes Tour at the Curtis Institute of Music-TOUR ADDED DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND!Monday, April 27, 2020
Time:
4:30 - 6:00 PM
Location: 1616 Locust St., Philadelphia, Pa
Restricted to members only
This event is SOLD OUT!
Members: $10
THIS EVENT HAS SOLD OUT. Email Mary Lou Gross (mlgross7037@gmail.com) if you wish to be placed on the waiting list. 

TOUR ADDED DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND!

Founded in 1924, the Curtis Institute is one of the premier conservatories in the world.  and it's located right in our own backyard! 
 
TTN members are invited for a "Behind the Scenes Tour" where you will have the opportunity to speak with students and staff and tour areas of Curtis buildings that are not usually open to the public.

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Alice Paul Institute Tour

Alice Paul Institute TourWednesday, April 29, 2020
Time:
10 AM - Noon
Location: 128 Hooten Road, Mt. Laurel, NJ
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, April 15, 2020
Members: $22, Guest: $25

The Alice Paul Institute educates the public about the life and work of Alice Stokes Paul. who led the final fight to get women the vote and wrote the Equal Rights Amendment. The Institute, formerly her home and a National Historic Landmark is a model of historic site reuse. Our tour will include a presentation by a trained Institute speaker, a tour of the outside former farmland and information about the present-day use and mission.
 

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Making Life Meaningful - Every Step of the Way - With Author Ann Atkins

Making Life Meaningful - Every Step of the Way - With Author Ann AtkinsWednesday, May 6, 2020
Time:
2:00 - 4:00 PM
Location: IBX Live, 1919 Market Street, 2nd Floor, Philadelphia
Registration Deadline: Sunday, May 3, 2020
Members: $25, Guest: $30

When our life map needs an update, we catch ourselves searching to find insight and inspiration to evolve and keep our life meaningful.

Author Ann Atkins shares stories from her biographies of three iconic women, Eleanor Roosevelt, Golda Meir and Marie Curie and how they persevered to make their lives meaningful in the face of transitions caused by betrayal, death and family dysfunction.

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Votes for Women Exhibition Tour & Curator Gallery Talk

Votes for Women Exhibition Tour & Curator Gallery TalkThursday, May 14, 2020
Time:
12:45 - 3:00 PM
Location: 1 Hoffman's Mill Rd, Chadds Ford, PA
Registration Deadline: Thursday, April 30, 2020
Members: $25, Guest: $30
The long road to women’s suffrage played out very differently from political movements today. In the absence of televised and digital media, the suffragists spread their message through magazines, political cartoons, posters, plays, parades, and even through fashion. This exhibition will examine the visual culture of the suffrage movement, revealing how the “look” of women’s rights developed along with the important visual strategies that propelled the campaign.

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EVENT CANCELLED-Inga Saffron, Journalist and Architecture Critic - EVENT CANCELLED

EVENT CANCELLED-Inga Saffron, Journalist and Architecture Critic - EVENT CANCELLEDMonday, June 22, 2020
Time:
6:00 - 7:30 PM
Location: IBX Live, 1901 Market St., Philadelphia
Registration Deadline: Friday, January 31, 2020
Members: $12, Guest: $15
Inga Saffron writes for The Philadelphia Inquirer, which she joined in 1985 as a suburban reporter. Saffron started her "Changing Skyline" column for the Inquirer and became resident architecture critic in 1999. She has won many awards for her insightful and pointed critiques of architecture, planning, and urbanism in her city and won the Pulitzer Prize for Criticism in 2014.
 
TTN welcomes Ms. Saffron as she discusses her career and newly released book, Becoming Philadelphia: How an Old American City Made Itself New Again.

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