Tuesday, November 30, 2010


Meet Santa Claus!

Sand art!

Face painting!

Take a trolley tour of historic Tacony! Please call the library at 215-685-8758 for Trolley reservations.

Sponsored by the Tacony Business Association, The Tacony Civic Association & The Historical Society of Tacony,

Saturday, 04 December 2010 12:30-3:30pm at the Tacony Library, 6742 Torresdale Avenue

Thursday, November 18, 2010

FREE History Video Screening

Please put this January 18, 2011 event on your calendars.

It promises to be a great event.

Jack McCarthy

Project Director, Northeast Philadelphia Hall of Fame





Invite you to a public screening of

Video Profiles of the 2010 Northeast Philadelphia Hall of Fame Inductees


Pilot Episode for Philadelphia: The Great Experiment

A documentary film on the history of Philadelphia,

followed by public discussion of the film with Producer Sam Katz

Tuesday, January 18, 2011 at 7:00 PM

(Snow Date: Tuesday, January 25th)

In the Auditorium of the John Perzel Education Technology Center

Holy Family University, Northeast Philadelphia Campus

9801 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19114

Free and Open to the Public

The first part of the program will feature a screening of brief video profiles of the 2010 inductees into the Northeast Philadelphia Hall of Fame: Benjamin Rush, Signer of the Declaration of Independence and Father of American Psychiatry; Robert Purvis, nineteenth-century African American Abolitionist; Butch Ballard, noted Jazz Drummer; Sister Mary Scullion, Advocate for the Homeless and Co-Founder/Executive Director of Project H.O.M.E; and SPIN, Inc (Special People in the Northeast), an award-winning human services organization.

The second part of the program will feature a screening of the pilot episode for "Philadelphia: The Great Experiment", a multi-part documentary film on the history of Philadelphia that is currently in-development. Following the screening there will be a public discussion of the film project with Producer Sam Katz, Partner, History Making Productions.

For more information, contact Jack McCarthy at 215-824-1636 or jacksnotes88@verizon.net