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  • April 18, 2020, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

    Member Saturday: Explore the Newly Preserved Soup Alley

    Members only. Registration required. Join President and CEO Sally Elk to explore one of our most recent preservation projects, Soup Alley. Visit the site’s communal dining area for prisoners, and, for the first time, step inside a mess hall and enjoy an unobscured view of the food serving areas.

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  • May 16, 2020, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

    Member Saturday: Ron Johnson | Yard Out Fitness

    Members only. Registration required. Join Ron Johnson to learn about his journey from incarceration to establishing a career as a certified personal trainer. Ron will discuss training his mind and body while he was incarcerated, and how these practices led to his current work as a personal trainer. Then, Ron will lead a light training session appropriate for all abilities. Please dress comfortably and for the weather.

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  • June 20, 2020, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

    Member Saturday: Meet the Artist

    Members only. Registration required. Meet an artist with an installation at Eastern State and learn more about what it’s like to create site-specific art for the penitentiary. Have you ever wondered what inspires artists to install work here? Or are you curious about what their artistic process entails? Maybe you want to learn more about how the lack of climate control and overall conditions at the penitentiary affect their process.

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  • July 18, 2020, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

    Member Saturday: July 2020

    Members only. Registration required. Topic to be announced. This event is free for all members. Reserve free tickets online or call 215-236-5111 x224. Space is limited.  Join us on the third Saturday of every month for a special members-only program.

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  • August 15, 2020, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

    Member Saturday: August 2020

    Members only. Registration required. Topic to be announced. This event is free for all members. Reserve free tickets online or call 215-236-5111 x224. Space is limited.  Join us on the third Saturday of every month for a special members-only program.

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  • September 19, 2020, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

    Member Saturday: September 2020

    Members only. Registration required. Topic to be announced. This event is free for all members. Reserve free tickets online or call 215-236-5111 x224. Space is limited.  Join us on the third Saturday of every month for a special members-only program.

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  • October 17, 2020, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

    Member Saturday: October 2020

    Members only. Registration required. Topic to be announced. This event is free for all members. Reserve free tickets online or call 215-236-5111 x224. Space is limited.  Join us on the third Saturday of every month for a special members-only program.

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  • November 21, 2020, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

    Member Saturday: November 2020

    Members only. Registration required. Topic to be announced. This event is free for all members. Reserve free tickets online or call 215-236-5111 x224. Space is limited.  Join us on the third Saturday of every month for a special members-only program.

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  • December 19, 2020, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

    Member Saturday: December 2020

    Members only. Registration required. Topic to be announced. This event is free for all members. Reserve free tickets online or call 215-236-5111 x224. Space is limited.  Join us on the third Saturday of every month for a special members-only program.

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