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Penn's Village Reads: Nearing Ninety by Judith Viorst

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Pat Wisch will read from “Nearing 90,” bestselling author Judith Viorst’s book of poems that candidly share the complicated joys and everyday tribulations that await us at the age of ninety, all with a large dose of humor and an understanding that nothing in life should be taken too seriously. Viorst is a graduate of the Washington Psychoanalytic Institute, which means she has something else in common with Pat, who is a retired psychologist, hospital chaplain, former Director of the Institute of Awareness at the now-defunct YM/YWHA, and nearing ninety!!

This will be an online event hosted via Zoom Conferencing. You do not need a Zoom account but you will need to download and install the Zoom app on your computer or mobile device to join the event. Please email us at in advance or check out our new Zoom Instructions if you need assistance installing the Zoom app. If you cannot join the event using your computer or mobile device and the Zoom app, you can join the event via teleconference and hear the audio portion. You will receive an email a day or so before the event with a link to the meeting, the Meeting ID, call-in telephone numbers and instructions for joining the meeting.

Please register through our website by clicking the Register Now on the right.   Directions for Self Registration can be found here.  You can also register by emailing or calling 215-925-7333.

This program is free of charge to our members, volunteers and donors. Guests are welcome to attend up to three programs before being required to join and/or volunteer with Penn’s Village.
During the coronavirus crisis, we are waiving the three-program limit and $10 fee for non-member guests to help our neighbors stay connected and engaged while social distancing.

Penn’s Village welcomes and actively encourages an inclusive and  diverse community of members, staff, Board of Directors and volunteers. Inclusiveness and diversity means welcoming all and excluding no one because of age, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, social-economic status, physical abilities, religious beliefs or political beliefs.
Friday, July 24, 2020, 3:30 PM until 4:30 PM
A Zoom Conference link will be emailed to all registered participants.

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