June 25th – July 2nd

    Hagley Film Showcase – Railroad Films

    The first selection, Call Us Penn Central, was produced by Penn Central Railroad circa 1969. This nineteen-minute film is a report on Penn Central after its creation by the merger of the Pennsylvania Railroad and the New York Central. The second selection, 225,000 Mile Proving Ground: The Headline Story of Railroad Research, was produced by Dudley Pictures Corporation for the Association of American Railroads in 1953. Hagley Museum and Library, June 25th, 3                                    p.m.

    Girl Talk: The Musical

    Ladies its fun, its fabulous and its everything female! From the author and producers of Girls Night: The Musical comes a new show that continues the party! Featuring hit songs form Beyonce, Aretha Franklin, Carrie Underwood, the Pointer Sisters and more! DuPont Theatre, June 29th & 30th, 8 p.m.

    Lost Gardens Lunchtime Lecture: “Jazz Age Gardens”

    Jenny Rose Carey, director of the Ambler Arboretum of Temple University, will focus on gardens from different parts of the country that epitomize the soul of the Jazz Age. She will discuss how changes in America’s culture after World War I, including the musical innovations of jazz and the socio-economic situation, influenced gardens. Winterthur Museum & Country Estate, July 1st, 12:15 p.m.

    Romford Drum & Trumpet Corps

    The Corps is a youth military style band, based in the London Borough of Havering. As one of the oldest independent youth marching bands in the country, it has a proud history, with performances throughout the U.K., France, Holland, Belgium, Germany, Gibraltar and the U.S. It has also had the honor of performing in the presence of every member of the Royal Family including a performance at Buckingham Palace. Smyrna Opera House, July 2nd, 7:30 p.m.

    You Can’t Take It With You

    You can’t take it with you is one of the most popular and successful plays of modern times. It is a comedy in three acts by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart produced by the Milton Theatre under the direction of Esther Friend. Milton Theatre, June 25th and 26th, 8 p.m. and June 27th, 2 p.m.

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