Thursday, January 17 -The Dyottville Glassworks: "One of the Greatest Curiosities of this Country"
Final lecture program of the series examining discoveries during digs throughout Fishtown/Kensington and Port Richmond exhibit as part of PennDOT's I-95/Girard Avenue Interchange project. Program begins at 6 p.m. with cake and coffee reception; lecture at 6:30. Free parking available in the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation parking lot adjacent to the museum at Penn's Landing. The archaeology exhibit at the Independence Seaport museum, "Digging the City: Archaeological Discoveries From the Delaware Riverfront," continues through February 3.

Thursday, January 24-History of Beer in Philadelphia
Rich Wagner joins Rosemarie Certo, owner of Dock Street Brewing, and Tom Kehoe, owner of Yards Brewing, on a program panel about the legacy of Philadelphia beer making at the Philadelphia History Museum at 15 S. 7th Street. Doors open at 5 p.m. so visitors can view the museum exhibit featuring historic objects and ephemera from many historic Philadelphia breweries. Presentation at 6 p.m. Beer tasting follows. $10; museum members, free. For more information or to reserve, see Philadelphia History Museum or call 215-685-4827.

Wednesday, January 30 APT Hosts 2013 Cultural Lecture Series
The Association of Philadelphia Tour Guides (APT) presents its popular culture and history lecture series, "A Guide's View of Philadelphia," from 6 to 8:30 p.m., Wednesdays, starting January 30 and continuing through March 20, 2013, at Christ Church Neighborhood House, 20 N. American Street. Speakers include Ken Hinde, Daniel Richter, Randall M. Miller, Charlene Mires, Ed Grusheski, Jeff Cohen, Paul Levy, Meryl Levitz and Alan Greenberger. Ed will speak February 27 about Athens of America and the Industrial City.
You don't have to be an APT member or even a tour guide to attend the programs. The non-member price for a single lecture is $25; $190 for the entire 8-lecture series. For more information about the program, check out the information brochure at the APT website at