PL130 opens new exhibition
PL130 Gallery at PhotoLounge will open an exhibition called Projected Exposures, which will run through Nov. 12.
Projected Exposures will highlight 13 Member Moments of inspiring interviews and beautiful photographs that show each photographer’s point of view.
The show invites viewers to delve into the work by also reading the full artist interviews and providing feedback and reactions. The goal of Projected Exposures is not only to encourage the exhibiting photographer’s, but to help viewers develop their own critical eye.
Open house will be held on Nov. 4 from 6-9 p.m. at PhotoLounge, 130 S. 17th St.
Walk to end Alzheimer’s
The Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s — Philadelphia is taking place on Nov. 12 at Citizens Bank Park. More than 6 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease — a leading cause of death in the United States. Additionally, more than 11 million family members and friends provide care to people living with Alzheimer’s and other dementias. In the tri-state area alone, there are more than 489,000 people living with the disease and 809,000 caregivers. The Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. To register and receive the latest updates on this year’s walk, visit act.alz.org/philadelphia. ••
Sports Hall of Fame on Thursday
The Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame’s 2022 Class will be Inducted on Nov. 3 at 5:30 p.m. at Live! Casino & Hotel, 9th Street and Packer Avenue. Inductees will be the Blue Horizon, the 1983 NBA-champion 76ers, Adele Boyd, Art McNally, Charles T. Cooper, David Akers, Ed Bolden, Fredia Gibbs, Howard Eskin, Jimmy Rollins, Keith Allen, Nikki Franke, Phil Martelli, Ray Kelly, Reds Bagnell, Rollie Massimino and Susan Francia. For more information, visit https://www.philadelphiasportshalloffame.org/. ••
Support Wreaths Across America
Wreaths Across America is organizing an event at Most Holy Redeemer Cemetery, 4268 Richmond St., on Saturday, Dec. 17, at noon.
The group will place fresh, decorated balsam wreaths on every grave and memorial.
Wreaths may be sponsored for $15 apiece at WreathsAcrossAmerica.org/pages/164416. The location ID is PAMHRC. The group ID is PA0529P. The deadline is Nov. 21. Checks can be mailed to Wreaths Across America, P.O. Box 249, Columbia Falls, ME 04623.
For more information, call Gary Roman at 215-749-0756. ••
New exhibition at Academy of Natural Sciences
A new exhibition opening Saturday, Nov. 19, at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, 19th and the Parkway, presents a new perspective on insects and reveals their beauty.
Microsculpture: The Insect Portraits of Levon Biss is a series of portraits that capture the microscopic form of insects in high-resolution detail. It will be on view until April 23, 2023.
Each photograph makes visible the many intricate adaptations to the form of insects.
Award-winning British photographer Levon Biss created the exhibition, which showcases the insect collection of the Oxford University Museum of Natural History in Oxford, England. Pinned specimens from the Academy’s own entomology collection are added to provide visitors an up-close look at the actual size of insects compared to similar-looking insects in the photographs.
South Phila. HS class of ‘68 reunion
The South Philadelphia High School Class of 1968 will hold its 55th reunion on Saturday, Oct. 21, 2023, from noon to 4 p.m. at the Waterfall Room, 2015 S. Water St. Tickets cost $60 and include buffet dinner and open bar. For tickets and more information, call Arleen Liberi [609-922-2419], Maria Leati [856-287-3734] or Stephen Michielli [267-252-2740]. ••
The Bristol Cultural and Historical Foundation is sponsoring a fully escorted Holy Lands & Aegean Majesty cruise that will sail Oct. 6-17, 2023, featuring 10 ports-of-call. Rates, including airfare, range from $4,198 to $7,998 per person, double occupancy. Call 215-788-9408 for information and reservations. ••
The Hooters are back
Joe Hand Promotions has announced the Take 2 40th anniversary tour of the Hooters. The band will play on Nov. 4-5 at 8 p.m. at the Keswick Theatre. For tickets, call 800-557-4263 or visit JoeHandPromotions.com. ••
Dawkins knocks House GOP
State Rep. Jason Dawkins, chairman of the House Democratic Philadelphia Delegation, criticized House Republicans for their attempt to impeach District Attorney Larry Krasner. He said it was a waste of money and a political ploy.
“If House Republicans gave a damn about Philly, they would release rainy day funds to rebuild schools, rehab our rec centers and parks, provide additional funding for basic home repair and provide money for rental assistance. They would demand their friends in law enforcement to show up to work. The Philadelphia city controller just released a police audit that shows large numbers within the police force using loopholes to avoid showing up to work, leading to staffing issues which create unsafe conditions throughout the city. If you want to help, start by showing up to work.” ••
Train show on Sunday
The Train Collectors Association Atlantic Division will hold its Thanksgiving Train Show and Sale on Sunday, Nov. 6, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Penns Landing Caterers (Sheet Metal Workers Union Hall), 1301 S. Columbus Blvd. There will be 140 tables with a variety of vintage toy trains and repair parts for sale, test track, operating toy train layouts, kids activities and door prizes for adults and children. Admission is $5 per attendee or per family of two adults and all children 12 and under. Food is available on premises, and there is plenty of free parking. Visit www.ADTCA.com or call Bob at 610-872-3309. ••
Free pet adoption Saturday
Cosmetics company Doll 10 Beauty is partnering with Women’s Animal Center, 3839 Richlieu Road in Bensalem, for a free pet adoption event on Saturday, Nov. 5, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The event will feature family activities, food and refreshments.
All adoption fees will be fully covered by Doll 10 Beauty. All event-day adoptions include spaying or neutering, vaccinations, microchip, flea/tick treatment, free and discounted veterinary services and adoption gift bags.
Adoption applications and information on some of the currently adoptable dogs, cats and small domestic animals can be accessed at www.womensanimalcenter.org. ••
Cruise the Mediterranean
Norwegian Cruise Line will host a Mediterranean cruise from Rome to Venice on Oct. 10-19, 2023. The trip is all inclusive with round-trip airfare, a beverage package, all meals, three specialty dinners, taxes, transfers and all gratuities. The cost for a balcony sea view cabin is $3,511 per person. For more information, contact Fillmore Travel’s Kevin Fries at 215-498-8294 or email@example.com.