May is Older Americans Month, designated by the U.S. Administration on Aging to pay tribute to older persons in our communities. This year’s Older Americans Month theme is “Older Americans: Connecting the Community.” This theme recognizes the diverse role of today’s older American in enriching and strengthening our community. This is a chance for each and every one of us to show our appreciation and support for all our seniors do for our community. Their shared histories, diverse experiences and wealth of knowledge have made our culture, economy and local character what they are today. -Janet Taylor,

Join Philadelphia Corporation for Aging all month long in celebrating art work created by older adults at the following locations:

  • Free Library of Philadelphia, 1901 Vine Street
    Monday – Thursday, 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
    Call 215-686-5403 for more hours.
    Reception: May 4, 2011
  • Philadelphia Senior Center, 509 South Broad Street
    View art Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
    Reception: May 13, 2011, 4-6 p.m.
  • Center on the Hill…the place for active adults, 8855 Germantown Ave.
    (Adjacent to the Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill)
    View art Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Sunday, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
    Reception: May 31, 2011, 5-7 p.m.

Admission to all receptions & exhibits is free.

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