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Mario Oropeza contributes to Penn's Village in so many ways. In this WHYY interview, he shares his post retirement journey and more about his "
Second Wind." Watch his interview 

2017 Slide Show

Membership With a Heart

Penn’s Village, with the other 350 villages across the U.S, is redefining what it means to grow older.


Most of us want to live active, engaged and interesting lives in the central Philadelphia neighborhoods we love. Penn’s Village cultural, educational and social programs create unique opportunities for discovery, learning and enjoyment. 


Should a neighbor need support, our volunteers provide services such as transportation, assistance with chores or navigating the health care system, companionship and even help setting up a computer or smart phone.


There are levels of membership based on your interests and needs, and very fulfilling volunteer opportunities both working directly with members and assisting behind the scenes.  Many neighbors are both members and volunteers.

Upcoming Programs
Saturday March 23   Rx for Happy Feet Excel Physical Therapy
Wednesday March 27    Dessert, Recipes, and Conversation
Monday April 8   All About DNA Testing Mary Lee Keane
Monday April 15   Pop Up Happy Hour P.J. Clarke's
Tuesday April 23   What Can Go Wrong With the Brain? Mutter Museum 
Wednesday April 24  
Welcome to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Frederic Murphy PhD
Saturday April 27   Painting Publics: Author Talk Caitlin Bruce
Tuesday April 30   The God Project 1812 Productions
Wednesday May 1   Lunch & Books  
Wednesday  May 8   Medical Marijuana - Is It Right for You?  

 Businesses Are Neighbors Too
We appreciate and rely on the donations of generous local businesses. Click Here to see the complete list of neighbor businesses.

We are a proud member of the Village to Village Network, with now 350 villages across the USA and beyond.  
A very sincere thank you to the First Presbyterian Church for generously providing space to Penn's Village and for always being there for us.