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Feb
20
Tue
Talk: The Ghosts of Immigrants Past at Pier 53
Feb 20 all-day

Hear Susan McAninley of the Friends of Washington Avenue Green as she brings to life the story of immigration in Philadelphia during the years 1873 to 1915. The Pier 53 Project encompasses the 50 years from 1876 to 1926—from the purchase of the Navy Yard by the Pennsylvania Railroad to the dwindling of immigration due to the gradually restrictive laws by the Federal Government. Over one million European immigrants arrived in Philadelphia at Pier 53. At the height of the immigration movement between 1910 and 1914, the port was the third largest in the nation. Discover the wide variety of immigrants who arrived and settled in Philadelphia and beyond.

All ages, free, suggested donation $2 per person. 

Improv level 1
Feb 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

White Pines believes improv is a door to a deeper understanding of your gifts. Our goal is to give you a fun experience as we approach improv from our unique, “theater-based” point of view that improv is acting. Get to know your wild and crazy side with authenticity and discipline! Come swim in the deep end with us!

Improv at White Pines
  • grows your confidence
  • expands your creativity
  • unlocks your joy
  • reveals your spontaneity!

Level 1

This 8 week class introduces you to White Pines’s approach to improv. Level 1 is for anyone who wants to learn the basics of improvisation and gain foundational skills in the development authentic improvised scene work, ensemble connection, and the concept of “Yes, And!” No experience required – but a willingness to play and challenge yourself is encouraged!

Tuesdays 7pm-9pm

  • 1/23
  • 1/30
  • 2/6
  • 2/13
  • 2/20
  • 2/27
  • 3/6
  • 3/13
Feb
21
Wed
Talk: The Ghosts of Immigrants Past at Pier 53
Feb 21 all-day

Hear Susan McAninley of the Friends of Washington Avenue Green as she brings to life the story of immigration in Philadelphia during the years 1873 to 1915. The Pier 53 Project encompasses the 50 years from 1876 to 1926—from the purchase of the Navy Yard by the Pennsylvania Railroad to the dwindling of immigration due to the gradually restrictive laws by the Federal Government. Over one million European immigrants arrived in Philadelphia at Pier 53. At the height of the immigration movement between 1910 and 1914, the port was the third largest in the nation. Discover the wide variety of immigrants who arrived and settled in Philadelphia and beyond.

All ages, free, suggested donation $2 per person. 

Feb
22
Thu
Talk: The Ghosts of Immigrants Past at Pier 53
Feb 22 all-day

Hear Susan McAninley of the Friends of Washington Avenue Green as she brings to life the story of immigration in Philadelphia during the years 1873 to 1915. The Pier 53 Project encompasses the 50 years from 1876 to 1926—from the purchase of the Navy Yard by the Pennsylvania Railroad to the dwindling of immigration due to the gradually restrictive laws by the Federal Government. Over one million European immigrants arrived in Philadelphia at Pier 53. At the height of the immigration movement between 1910 and 1914, the port was the third largest in the nation. Discover the wide variety of immigrants who arrived and settled in Philadelphia and beyond.

All ages, free, suggested donation $2 per person. 

Breweries Along the Schuylkill
Feb 22 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Making History Greater Series 2018

Mark Your Calendar: Come hear about brewing in the Schuylkill River valley.

Brewing historian Rich Wagner will highlight the many breweries that operated along the Schuylkill River like the Scheidt Brewery in Norristown as well as other breweries in Montgomery County from the Schuylkill’s headwaters to “America’s Oldest Brewery” in Pottsville.

Social begins at 6:30 p.m. with the presentation at 7:00 p.m. This program is free and open to the public. 

Improv level 2
Feb 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
WPP believes improv is a door to a deeper understanding of your gifts. Our goal is to give you a fun experience as we approach improv from our unique, “theater-based” point of view that improv is acting. Get to know your wild and crazy side with authenticity and discipline! Come swim in the deep end with us!
Improv at White Pines
  • grows your confidence
  • expands your creativity
  • unlocks your joy
  • reveals your spontaneity!

Level 2
This 8 week class will help you discover your strengths as an improviser. Level 2 will focus deepening scene work, original character creation as well as object & environment work. Open to students who have completed level 1, or by permission of instructor. 

Thursdays 7pm-9pm

  • 1/18
  • 1/25
  • 2/1
  • 2/8
  • 2/15
  • 2/22
  • 2/29
  • 3/8
Open Mic Night
Feb 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Join us the last Thursday of each month for open mic night. We’ll provide the sound system and lighting, just bring your gear and talent! Enjoy the entertainment with a hot espresso treat or try one of our frozen selections! Check out our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/connectionsonhigh/. 

Feb
23
Fri
Talk: The Ghosts of Immigrants Past at Pier 53
Feb 23 all-day

Hear Susan McAninley of the Friends of Washington Avenue Green as she brings to life the story of immigration in Philadelphia during the years 1873 to 1915. The Pier 53 Project encompasses the 50 years from 1876 to 1926—from the purchase of the Navy Yard by the Pennsylvania Railroad to the dwindling of immigration due to the gradually restrictive laws by the Federal Government. Over one million European immigrants arrived in Philadelphia at Pier 53. At the height of the immigration movement between 1910 and 1914, the port was the third largest in the nation. Discover the wide variety of immigrants who arrived and settled in Philadelphia and beyond.

All ages, free, suggested donation $2 per person. 

Feb
24
Sat
“Touch the Future” Juried Art Show Features Public HS Students
Feb 24 – Mar 15 all-day

The 31st annual “Touch the Future” art show will honor winners from 26 public high schools in Bucks and Montgomery counties as it kicks off its three-week run on Saturday, February 24 at Arcadia University in Glenside. The exhibit is sponsored by the Pennsylvania State Education Association, Mideastern Region (PSEA/MER), and the Council for the Advancement of Public Schools (CAPS). It will remain open through March 15 during gallery hours, to showcase the students’ impressive talent in 14 categories of artwork and pay tribute to Christa McAuliffe for whom the art show was named. She was the first teacher in space who perished aboard the space shuttle Challenger.

The winners of the juried show will be selected by Tamryn McDermott, Director of Admissions at Tyler School of Art, Temple University.

GALLERY HOURS: Monday through Friday, 10 am to 8 pm; Saturday and Sunday, noon to 4 pm

CATEGORIES: Drawing – Black & White; Color Drawing; Painting; 2-D Mixed Media; 2-D Design (no digital); Printmaking; Digital Imaging/Computer Graphics; Traditional Silver Print; Digital Photography; 3-D Mixed Media Sculpture; 3-D Single Medium Sculpture; 3-D Functional; Fiber Crafts; Jewelry/Metals

Talk: The Ghosts of Immigrants Past at Pier 53
Feb 24 all-day

Hear Susan McAninley of the Friends of Washington Avenue Green as she brings to life the story of immigration in Philadelphia during the years 1873 to 1915. The Pier 53 Project encompasses the 50 years from 1876 to 1926—from the purchase of the Navy Yard by the Pennsylvania Railroad to the dwindling of immigration due to the gradually restrictive laws by the Federal Government. Over one million European immigrants arrived in Philadelphia at Pier 53. At the height of the immigration movement between 1910 and 1914, the port was the third largest in the nation. Discover the wide variety of immigrants who arrived and settled in Philadelphia and beyond.

All ages, free, suggested donation $2 per person.