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Around The World Embassy Tour  

More than 40 embassies representing six continents open their doors to visitors. Travel the world as you experience the food, art, dance, fashion, and music of different countries. The 2015 date will either be the first or second weekend in May - confirmation of exact date is pending. Complimentory shuttle service is provided in Washington. Embassies open from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Course: 25185     Registration: $25    Course Fee: $34    
Meeting Day(s): Sat.   5/2/2015    Time: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM  1 session
Location: Edgewood Hall    Instructor: Staff
May 2 is the confirmed date of this tour. 

Cherry Blossom Cruise  

Enjoy the sites of Washington, DC from the Potomac. This unforgettable lunch cruise aboard the Odyssey includes a narration of the Washington monuments and affords a breathtaking view of the cherry blossoms. The only vessel designed specifically to travel beneath the historical bridges spanning the Potomac, the Odyssey offers exclusive river views of the nation's greatest monuments from every table. Course fee includes transportation, lunch, cruise, and academic escort.
Course: 25289     Registration: $25    Course Fee: $104    
Meeting Day(s): Thur.   4/2/2015    Time: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM  1 session
Location: Edgewood Hall    Instructor: Staff

Fords Theater: Widow Lincoln  

April 2015 marks 150 years since the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. This play, set in the 40 days following the Lincoln assassination, explores the tenacious attitudes and heartbreaking grief of the maligned Mary Todd Lincoln. Prior to the performance, visit the Peterson House, the Center for Education and Leadership, and tour the theater.
Course: 25407     Registration: $25    Course Fee: $79    
Meeting Day(s): Sun.   2/22/2015    Time: 9:30 AM - 6:30 PM  1 session
Location: Edgewood Hall    Instructor: Staff

Italian for Travelers  

CIAO! This class is designed specifically for travelers and tourists. Learn enough to have a level of comfort in Italy (or host an exchange student). Text required.
Course: 25834     Registration: $45    Course Fee: $12    
Meeting Day(s): Thur.   1/15/2015 - 1/29/2015    Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM  3 sessions
Location: Havre de Grace, Rm. 212    Instructor: M. Perino

Mansions on Delaware  

From the time of William Penn through the turn of the 20th century, many of Philadelphia’s first families built their country estates on the banks of the Delaware River. By river barge or carriage they came to escape the heat of summers in the city and it was here that they entertained some of the foremost figures in the history of our nation. Enjoy a visit to the country estates of Andalusia, Glen Foerd, and Pennsbury Manor along the banks of the Delaware River where you will explore three centuries of gracious living in Bucks County. A late lunch (1:30) is included at King George’s Inn. This tour includes stairs and a good amount of walking. Houses are not heated so dress for the weather.
Course: 26049     Registration: $25    Course Fee: $84    
Meeting Day(s): Tues.   4/14/2015    Time: 7:30 AM - 7:30 PM  1 session
Location: Edgewood Hall    Instructor: Staff

Monuments by Moonlight  

When the sun goes down, Washington turns into a different city. Now is your chance to the see the city in a different light - moonlight! Visit some of the city's most popular monuments including Iwo Jima Memorial, FDR Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, Vietnam Veteran's Memorial, Korean War Memorial, and the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial. Along the way, you’ll be transported back in time as you ride along the same streets the presidents have traveled, and hear historical tales and anecdotes about the city's fascinating history. You will have time to step-off the bus and visit the monuments up close. Dress for the weather. A boxed dinner is included to enjoy on the way.
Course: 25191     Registration: $25    Course Fee: $64    
Meeting Day(s): Thur.   4/23/2015    Time: 4:30 PM - 11:30 PM  1 session
Location: Edgewood Hall    Instructor: Staff

Museum of Natural History  

Whether looking at the history and cultures of Africa, describing our earliest Mammalian ancestor or primate diversity around the world, examining ancient life forms including the ever popular dinosaurs, or exploring the beauty of rare gemstones such as uniquely colored diamonds, the Museum’s temporary and permanent exhibitions serve to educate, enlighten and entertain millions of visitors each year.
Course: 26083     Registration: $25    Course Fee: $44    
Meeting Day(s): Thur.   3/19/2015    Time: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM  1 session
Location: Edgewood Hall    Instructor: Staff

Pearl S. Buck House/Gardens  

Pearl S. Buck, author and humanitarian, lived 40 years in China and 40 years in Bucks County, PA. She was a human bridge between the East and West. As you walk through her pre-1824 Pennsylvania stone farmhouse, you will learn her life history, which began in childhood as a daughter of missionary parents in China and ended as a Pulitzer and Nobel-prize winning author. Lunch included.
Course: 25300     Registration: $25    Course Fee: $74    
Meeting Day(s): Wed.   5/20/2015    Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM  1 session
Location: Edgewood Hall    Instructor: Staff

Philadelphia Flower Show  

The magic of the movies will move from the silver screen to living color in "Lights, Camera, Bloom!" - this year's theme for the Philadelphia Flower Show. The red carpet will lead guests through an Art Deco movie palace topped with a fantasy marquee of dazzling flowers and lights. Enjoy an academy award-winning lunch and show at The Moshula Retaurant, prior to the flower show.
Course: 25229     Registration: $25    Course Fee: $114    
Meeting Day(s): Mon.   3/2/2015    Time: 9:30 AM - 7:30 PM  1 session
Location: Edgewood Hall    Instructor: Staff

Shortcut to Europe: Embassy  

The European Union Delegation to the U.S. and the embassies of the EU Member States invite visitors to experience the authentic music, dance, food, film, and art of 28 distinctive nations along with a rare behind-the-scenes look into the European Union embassies. Previous participating embassies include: Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Malta, Portugal, Slovenia, United Kingdom, Austria, Cyprus, Estonia, France and the Federal Republic of Germany, Ireland, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Romania, Spain, Belgium, the Czech Republic, the Delegation of the European Union, Greece, Italy, Luxembourg, Republic of Poland, Slovakia, and Sweden.
Course: 25188     Registration: $25    Course Fee: $34    
Meeting Day(s): Sat.   5/9/2015    Time: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM  1 session
Location: Edgewood Hall    Instructor: Staff
May 9 is the confirmed date of this tour. 

Woodberry Kitchen and More!  

Our first stop will be the Baltimore Basilica, America's first basilica that dates back to 1806. It’s restoration to its original glory was completed in 2006 and you will enjoy a very informative tour that includes the crypt. Our next stop is Woodberry Kitchen, in a quaint Baltimore neighborhood. Woodberry Kitchen ranks among Baltimore's best restaurants and is a place where getting a reservation can be tricky. Highlights include a private lunch with a talk about the building, the restaurant history, and a cooking demonstration. Lunch starts with passed hors d'oeuvres of house smoked fish and a spring vegetable tart that is a house specialty. The main course is served family style so you can taste everything on the menu. It includes a spring salad, a whole wood burning oven roasted chicken with spring vegetables, braised beef with mashed potatoes, cookies, and other sweets. After lunch, visit Millstone Cellars, a Monkton ciderie in an 1840' grist mill where you will learn about (and sample!) hard ciders and mead.
Course: 26318     Registration: $25    Course Fee: $104    
Meeting Day(s): Tues.   4/7/2015    Time: 9:15 AM - 5:00 PM  1 session
Location: Edgewood Hall    Instructor: T. Meyer

Course: 26120     Registration: $25    Course Fee: $104    
Meeting Day(s): Wed.   4/8/2015    Time: 9:15 AM - 5:00 PM  1 session
Location: Edgewood Hall    Instructor: T. Meyer

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