Events are free unless otherwise indicated.

Symposiums & seminars

Forum on School Violence, hosted by The Inquirer as a follow-up to "Assault on Learning" series. Moderator is Charles A. Williams 3d, director of the Center for Prevention of School-Aged Violence, Drexel. Mayor Nutter will offer opening remarks. Panelists include Tomás Hanna, associate superintendent of the Philadelphia School District; Steve Korr, trainer with the International Institute for Restorative Practices; Jack Stollsteimer, former Pennsylvania safe-schools advocate; and Inquirer reporter Susan Snyder. Submit questions via Twitter (using hash tag #PHLSV) or at www.facebook.com/ PhilaSchools. 400 N. Broad St; RSVP pmnevents@philly.com or 215-854-5640. 6 pm Mon.

Recycle Your Condo. Recycling technologies have advanced light-years since the '70s. Come see what happens to the items you take the trouble to recycle. The Academy of Natural Sciences, 19th & Pkwy; 215-299-1000 or ansp.org. Reception 6 pm, program 6:30 pm Mon.

Authors

Daniel Biddle and Murray Dubin,

Tasting Freedom

, National Liberty Museum, 321 Chestnut St; 215-925-2800, Ext. 0 Reservations required. 6:30 pm Thurs.

Free Library of Philadelphia. Central Library, 1901 Vine St; 215-567-4341; www.freelibrary.org. Tomi Ungerer, Subversive Genius: The 80th Birthday Interview, 7:30 pm Tues Steve Volk, Fringe-ology, 7:30 pm Wed. David McCullough, The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris, general $15, students $7, 7:30 pm Thurs. Sister Souljah, Midnight and the Meaning of Love, 2 pm Sat.

For a complete calendar of events,

go to "What's Happening," at http://www.philly.com/philly/calendar