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Events are free unless otherwise indicated.
"Beyond Fashion: The Political Context of Revolutionary Struggle." Wooden Shoe Books, 508 S Fifth St; 215-413-0999. 7 p.m. Thu.
"Engaging the Next Generation of Leaders." Drexel U, Mitchell Auditorium in the Bossone Research Enterprise Ctr, 3128 Market St; 215-895-6400. 6:30 p.m. Thu. Register at
Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Center.
640 Water Works Dr (near Boathouse Row); 215-685-0723. Gerard Koeppel, author of "Water for Gotham," and Kevin Bone, author of "Water-Works." 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wed. RSVP by May 26.
Free Library of Philadelphia.
Central Library (Montgomery Auditorium), 1901 Vine St; 215-567-4341.
James Frey, "Bright Shiny Morning," 7 p.m. Tue. Richard A. Clarke, "Your Government Failed You: Breaking the Cycle of Natonal Security Disasters," Noon Thu. Leif Enger, "So Brave, Young, and Handsome," 7 p.m. Thu.
Barnes & Noble.
1805 Walnut St; 215-665-0716. Donald Scott Sr, "Camp William Penn," and Bernard Harvard and Mark Sylvester, "Walk Street Theatre," 7 p.m. Wed.
Walt Whitman's 189th Birthday.
Whitman Stafford Farmhouse, 315 Maple Ave, Laurel Springs; 856-783-8040. Tours, herb garden; refreshments, slide show 1:30 and 3 p.m. Sat.
Koyaanisqatsi; Life Out of Balance.