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March 2019

UN Speaker Series: Dr. Abraham Joseph

March 13, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Benjamin Franklin Hall – American Philosophical Society, 427 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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$40

Join us for a thought-provoking and fun night exploring current global issues with Senior Economic Advisor of the UN, Dr. Abraham Joseph.

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Marco Polo Explores a Night in Italy!

March 27, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Positano Coast, 212 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
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$40 – $45

An evening in Italy - art, culture, travel, and more!

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April 2019

Honoring Derrick Pitts – GEO’s Legacy Event

April 17, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Union League of Philadelphia, 140 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, 19102 United States
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Join us to celebrate our 128th year, honoring a true Philly Hero, the Honorary Dr. Derrick Pitts!

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May 2019

Birds: Philly’s Innovators in Ornithology & Odd Modern-Day Dinosaurs

May 1, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Space & Company, 2200 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States
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$15

George gives us the quick and dirty on the evolution of ornithology in America, and a round-up of the most fascinating bird species on the planet!

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September 2019

Marco Polo Explores South India, France and Mexico!

September 10, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
DoubleTree by Hilton Philadelphia Center City, 237 S Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107 United States
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$40 – $45

Marco Polo explores three countries in pictures: South India, a Barge Trip in France, and Masked Pastorela Dances of Mexico.

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October 2019

Crossing Medical Borders

October 2, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Space&Co, 2200 Walnut Street
Phiadelphia, 19103 United States
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Conversation and cocktails, and an insider's perspective on crossing medical borders!

November 2019

Marco Polo Explores Ancient Sites of Malta, Laos, the Russian Far East and Wrangel Island

November 14, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
DoubleTree by Hilton Philadelphia Center City, 237 S Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107 United States
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$40 – $45

Join fellow explorers where Marco Polo travels to three countries in pictures: Malta, Laos, Russian Far East, and Wrangel Island

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February 2020

Explore with GEO: Paris in the Springtime, the Balkans and “Día de Los Muertos” – Day of the Dead, Mexico

February 6 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
DoubleTree by Hilton Philadelphia Center City, 237 S Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107 United States
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$40 – $45
Photo by Tom Tauber

Join fellow travelers sharing photos, stories, and tips about their trips to the Balkans and Paris!

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Preservation/Restoration: The National Museum of Brazil, Notre Dame de Paris, Palmyra, Gloria Dei Church

February 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
gloria dei old swedes church, 916 S Swanson Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147 United States
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$35 – $40

GEO presents a panel of experts discussing Palmyra, the National Museum of Brazil, Notre Dame Cathedral, and Gloria Dei (Old Swedes' Church) followed by a cocktail and jazz music to mingle with the panelists and fellow explorers.

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March 2020

GEO’s Sip & Talk with New Liberty Distillery

March 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tattooed Mom, 530 South Street
Philadelphia, 19147 United States
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Free
Whiskey Tasting with New Liberty Distillery

What's the science behind the whiskey? Presented by the master distiller Robert Cassell and mixologist David Birkowski, whiskey enthusiasts will learn the differences in taste and between different bottles, how the whiskey is distilled as they get to taste Kinsey American 10, Rye, and Bourbon, New Liberty Bloody Butcher.

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