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GriefShare
GriefShare is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life's most difficult experiences. You don't have to go through the grieving process alone. Let us help you recover from loss and look forward to rebuilding your ...
Christ Community Church
State College, PA

Wed 9/20/17 at 6:30pm-8pm
Wed 9/27/17 at 6:30pm-8pm
Wed 10/4/17 at 6:30pm-8pm
Wed 10/11/17 at 6:30pm-8pm
Wed 10/18/17 at 6:30pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Saturday Night Star-Hopping
This program will focus on learning how to use a star map, finding visible constellations and sharing some folklore and mythology. Bring binoculars to enhance the view of some of the different constellations and stars. Should the weather be cloudy, an ...
Kettle Creek State Park
Renovo, PA

Sat 9/23/17 at 8:30pm-9:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Understanding How You Are Being Taxed
This one hour educational session will consist of 20-30 minutes of facts and information and 15+ minutes of Q&A.
Albright-Bethune United Methodist Church
State College, PA

Mon 9/25/17 at 6:30pm-7:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Distinguished Speaker Kiri Wagstaff, Ph.D. "A Day in the Life of the Mars Rover"
Join us for a fascinating presentation on how the Mars Rover operates and the “smarts” it carries onboard to analyze its environment. Kiri Wagstaff is the tactical planner and uplink lead for the Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity, and senior researcher in...
Juniata College – Brumbaugh Academic Center
State College, PA

Tue 9/26/17 at 7:30pm
Talks & Readings: Open Mic/Comedy
LGBTQA Support Network's Friday Night Live @ Webster's
All are welcome to come join us at Webster's every last Friday of the month, the LGBTQA community will host an open Mic event also offereing support
Webster's Bookstore Cafe
State College, PA

Fri 9/29/17 at 7pm-8pm
Fri 10/27/17 at 7pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Speech on Campus
Tom Sullivan, president of The University of Vermont, will deliver a talk entitled "Speech and Expression on Campus” in the Sutliff Auditorium of the Lewis Katz Building. A reception will follow at 2 p.m. Free and open to the public.
Penn State School of International Affairs & School of Law – Lewis Katz Bldg.
University Park, PA

Fri 9/29/17 at 1pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Scams & Rip-offs: Schemes to Take Your Money
This one hour educational session will consist of 20-30 minutes of facts and information and 15+ minutes of Q&A.
Albright-Bethune United Methodist Church
State College, PA

Mon 10/2/17 at 6:30pm-7:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Raising Financially Smart Children
Raising Financially Smart Children Mid-State Literacy Council in collaboration with the Pennsylvania Employees Credit Union and hosted by Schlow Centre Region Library will present a new program for children in grades 1-5. The program will emphasize teach...
Schlow Centre Region Library
State College, PA

Sat 10/7/17 at 1pm-3pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
The Nittany Valley Writers Network at Schlow Library
We're pleased to welcome Dave Housley, author and editor of Barrelhouse Magazine as our guest speaker at the October 10th meeting. Please note our meeting time has changed to 6:30 PM The Nittany Valley Writers' Network is a sharing, supportive, inspiri...
Schlow Centre Region Library
State College, PA

Tue 10/10/17
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America
Penn State Law and the Rock Ethics Institute present "Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America," a book talk with author James Forman Jr., in the Sutliff Auditorium of the Lewis Katz Building on Penn State's University Park campus. James F...
Penn State School of International Affairs & School of Law – Lewis Katz Bldg.
University Park, PA

Thu 10/12/17 at 12:45pm-2:45pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Signing/Readings
2017 Henszey-Pyle Author Series: Dr. Gary Cross, Distinguished Professor of Modern History at Penn State
Dr. Gary Cross is a 20th century U.S. cultural historian with a focus on consumption, childhood, and leisure issues. He will talk about his book, “Consumed Nostalgia,” which is about how we cope with accelerating change, unpacking the cultural dynamics tha...
Centre Furnace Mansion
State College, PA

Sun 10/15/17 at 2pm-3pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Lunch and (Lit)erature with Sarah K. Stephens
Our moderated author series for the lunch crowd! Bring a bagged lunch and join the discussion. Book sales and signing to follow. Sarah K. Stephens will discuss A Flash of Red, a psychological thriller from Pandamoon Publishing
Schlow Centre Region Library
State College, PA

Mon 10/16/17 at 12:30pm-1:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Distinguished Speaker "Embracing Discomfort Through Food" Michael Twitty
Michael Twitty is a food writer, historical interpreter, and culinary historian. A 2016 TED Fellow, he has written the award-winning blog, Afroculinaria, since 2011. His writing has appeared in The Guardian, The Washington Post, Ebony, and The Local Palate...
Juniata College – Brumbaugh Academic Center
State College, PA

Thu 10/26/17 at 7:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Distinguished Speaker William D. Phillips, Ph.D., Nobel Prize-winner to Physics
Don't miss this lively, multimedia presentation, including exciting experimental demonstrations and down-to-earth explanations about some of today’s hottest (and coolest) science! The ability to cool a gas of atoms to temperatures millions of times lower t...
Juniata College – Brumbaugh Academic Center
State College, PA

Sat 10/28/17 at 7:30pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
The Art of Poetry
Cindy Clem Speigel, poet and author of Cat/Dog and Other Binaries (2016). Surround yourself in visual and verbal imagery while Penn State poets, storytellers, and other literary friends read their latest work in a feast for the eyes and ears.
Penn State University – Palmer Museum
University Park, PA

Wed 12/6/17 at 12:10pm-1pm
    

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