Boneyard Bookworms July Meeting

Boneyard Bookworms July Meeting

July 25, 2017 - 6pm

This July, the Boneyard Bookworms will be discussing House of Sand and Fog by Andre Dubus III.

From The National Book Award finalist, Oprah Book Club pick, #1 New York Times bestseller and basis for the Oscar-nominated motion picture. A former colonel in the Iranian Air Force yearns to restore his family’s dignity. A recovering alcoholic and addict down on her luck struggles to hold on to the one thing she has left. And her lover, a married cop, is driven to extremes to win her love. In this masterpiece of American realism and Shakespearean consequence, Andre Dubus III’s unforgettable characters?people with ordinary flaws, looking for a small piece of ground to stand on?careen toward inevitable conflict, their tragedy painting a shockingly true picture of the country we live in today.

The July meeting will take place at Laurel Hill Cemetery.

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    Boneyard Bookworms August Meeting

    August 25, 2016 - 6pm

    The August Bookclub selection is All Other Nights by Dana Horn. From How is tonight different from all other nights? For Jacob Rappaport, a Jewish soldier in the Union Army, it is a ques…

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    IBA ConnX Networking Event

    IBA ConnX Networking Event

    September 13, 2016 - 5:00pm

    Join IBA Members and business professionals from around the Delaware Valley as we enjoy a garden party networking event on the grounds of West Laurel Hill. You will have the opportunity to enjoy a be…

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    Woof, Wag 'n Walk

    Woof, Wag ‘n Walk

    September 17, 2016 - 10:00am

    Calling all four leggers…our signature pet event is back for another year! Join West Laurel Hill & Pals For Life for a morning of entertainment for pets and parents alike! This year’s ev…

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    Tales From The Tomb

    Tales From The Tomb

    September 24, 2016 - 9:30am

    West Laurel Hill has one of the most extensive collections of private family mausoleums on the East Coast. Join us for a rare behind-the-scenes look at some of West Laurel Hill’s unique mausoleums!…

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    Boneyard Bookworms September Meeting

    September 27, 2016 - 6pm

    This September, the Boneyard Bookworms are excited to join with Surrey Services in Devon to attend a talk led by Robert Wittman, author of Priceless: How I Went Undercover to Rescue the World’s Stol…

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    Murder At The Moulin

    Murder At The Moulin

    October 15, 2016 - 6pm

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    October 22, 2016 - 4pm

    Join us for a fall festival at the stunning West Laurel Hill Cemetery! Come in costume your friends and family for an afternoon of fun, games, food, and drinks! When the sun sets, lace up your running…

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    Chocolate, Candy, and Cough Drops

    Chocolate, Candy, and Cough Drops

    Event is TBD

    EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED. STAY TUNED FOR THE NEW DATE! This October, join us for a special Day of the Dead themed chocolate and cocktail pairing! The afternoon will include a presentation on the hi…

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    Boos & Brews for Books

    Boos & Brews for Books

    November 5, 2016 - 7pm

    This November West Laurel Hill is excited to participate in Boos & Brews for Books, a Fundraiser for the Belmont Hills Public Library. The evening will feature craft beer and homebrew tastings, light…

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    Departures Film Screening

    January 22, 2017 - 2pm

    New for 2017 is a discussion series on topics related to death. The series starts with a Film Screening of Departures at The Psychoanalytic Center of Philadelphia. (from IMDB) Daigo Kobayashi, a dev…

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    Boneyard Bookworms January Meeting

    Boneyard Bookworms January Meeting

    January 26, 2017 - 6pm

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    Boneyard Bookworms February Meeting

    February 23, 2017 - 6pm

    February’s bookclub selection is Between The World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates. From Amazon: “This is your country, this is your world, this is your body, and you must find some way to liv…

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    Duffy's Cut Memorial Service

    Duffy’s Cut Memorial Service

    March 5, 2017 - 2:30pm

    This year marks the 6th Anniversary of the Duffy’s Cut Memorial Service. Join the Duffy’s Cut Project team and West Laurel Hill for a Memorial Service on March 5, 2017. Feel free to network …

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    Psychology of Death: Faith Rituals

    March 12, 2017 - 2pm

    Nearly every religion has specific and meaningful traditions and customs around death. From protocols for cleaning and dressing the body to features of the funeral service or memorial events, the stru…

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    Behind The Shroud

    Behind The Shroud

    March 22, 2017 - 6pm

    This spring, join us for Behind The Shroud, an open house which offers an exclusive look at the Cemetery and Funeral Home! Meet the staff, tour our facilities including the cemetery and arboretum; th…

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    Boneyard Bookworms March Meeting

    March 23, 2017 - 6pm

    For March, the bookclub will be discussing The Bridge on the Drina by Ivo Andric. From Amazon: The Bridge on the Drina is a vivid depiction of the suffering history has imposed upon the people of Bos…

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    General Meade Society Symposium

    General Meade Society Symposium

    April 2, 2017 - 12pm

    The General Meade Scoiety will be hosting their 18th annual Symposium at West Laurel Hill. The event features noted historians and speakers, and authors on the U.S. in World War I, as well as books, …

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    Annual Egg Hunt

    Annual Egg Hunt

    April 8, 2017 - 10am

    The 15th annual Egg Hunt will be held on April 8*! For this special anniversary, we have partnered with Alex’s Lemonade Stand and have a fun filled morning planned. Registration and pre-hunt …

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    Caregiver’s Open House

    April 26, 2017 - 4pm

    If you are a caregiver or hospice employee, join us for an Open House on March 29. Meet the staff, tour our facilities, and learn about West Laurel Hill’s services. This event is free. Please…

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    Kentucky Derby Party

    Kentucky Derby Party

    May 6, 2017 - 4:30pm

    Get your finest hats and bowties ready for the 5th Annual Kentucky Derby Party, which will be held on May 6! This year’s festivities include delicious hors d’oeuvres and cocktails, desser…

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    Murder Mystery Dinner

    Murder Mystery Dinner

    June 10, 2017 - 6pm

    This year, West Laurel Hill and Without A Cue Productions is excited to preset Murder At The Malt Shop, a 1950s themed event. The evening will include a reception with hors d’oeuvres and cockta…

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    Boneyard Bookworms June Meeting

    Boneyard Bookworms June Meeting

    June 29, 2017 - 6pm

    Join us this June for a discussion on The Secret History of Wonder Woman by Jill Lepore From Wonder Woman, created in 1941, on the brink of World War II, is the most popular female superh…

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    Boneyard Bookworms July Meeting

    Boneyard Bookworms July Meeting

    July 25, 2017 - 6pm

    This July, the Boneyard Bookworms will be discussing House of Sand and Fog by Andre Dubus III. From The National Book Award finalist, Oprah Book Club pick, #1 New York Times bestseller an…

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    Boneyard Bookworms August Meeting

    Boneyard Bookworms August Meeting

    August 31, 2017 - 6pm

    This August, the Boneyard Bookworms will be discussing Imbeciles: The Supreme Court, American Eugenics, and the Sterilization of Carrie Buck by Adam Cohen. From Imbeciles is the shocking …

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    Woof, Wag, & Walk

    Woof, Wag, & Walk

    September 16, 2017 - 10am

    It’s that time of year for our annual Woof, Wag, & Walk - our signature pet event! Join West Laurel Hill & Providence Animal Center for a morning of entertainment for pets and parents alike! Thi…

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    Boneyard Bookworms September Meeting

    Boneyard Bookworms September Meeting

    September 27, 2017 - 6pm

    This September, the Boneyard Bookworms will be discussing The Zookeeper’s Wife: A War Story by Diane Ackerman. From A true story in which the keepers of the Warsaw Zoo saved hundred…

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    Supper Club with Birchtree Catering

    October 11, 2017 - 7pm

    Each season, Birchtree Catering invites the public to experience their locally sourced menu creations in unique locations in and around Philadelphia. We invite you to dine with them on October 11th …

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    Boneyard Bookworms October Meeting

    Boneyard Bookworms October Meeting

    October 26, 2017 - 6pm

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    Run4UrLife benefiting MANNA

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    Yappy Hour

    Event TBD

    Yappy Hour will be rescheduled! Please check back or visit our Facebook page for updates! The Laurels, West Laurel Hill’s Pet Cemetery is opening and we would love your presence at our ribbon …

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