BC-PA–Daybook, PA


Here is the Pennsylvania Daybook for Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013.

Please note that listings are subject to change. The daybook will be updated as needed if the organization listing the event provides timely notice.

8 a.m. DIABETES EDUCATION CONFERENCE — Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter welcomes members of the American Association of Diabetes Educators attending the association’s annual meeting and exhibition that opens Wednesday and continues through Saturday, Aug. 10.

Note: Please notify contact Khaila Edward before attending by sending an email to Khaila@discoverPHL.com or calling 215-636-3412.

Location: Hall B, Pennsylvania Convention Center, 11th and Arch streets, Philadelphia

Contacts: Khaila Edward, 215-636-3412

David Harrison, 410-843-3869

Deirdre Childress-Hopkins, 215-418-4754

Mark McDonald, 215-686-6210 or 267-303-9248 (cell)

Kate Hagedorn, 215-686-6210 or 267-239-1308 (cell)

8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. VETERANS SERVICES CONFERENCE — Officials from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and people who assist veterans participate in a “Rapid Results Housing Boot Camp” conference in Philadelphia from Tuesday through Thursday, Aug. 6 to 8, discussing proposals to help veterans find housing more quickly and provide employment services and medical, psychiatric and substance abuse treatment.

Location: DoubleTree by Hilton Philadelphia Center City hotel, 237 S. Broad St. (state Route 611) at Spruce Street, Philadelphia

Contacts: Jennifer Askey, 215-823-5916 or 215-498-5763 (cell)

Noon. NURSING STUDENT LAWSUIT — People who studied at St. Joseph’s Hospital’s former nursing school discuss their civil lawsuit against the hospital.

Location: Outside St. Joseph’s Hospital, 17th Street and Girard Avenue, Philadelphia

Contacts: Marilyn Kai Jewett, 215-379-1163

3 p.m. BOX–GARCIA-PHILADELPHIA WORKOUT — Super lightweight world champion professional boxer Danny “Swift” Garcia participates in a workout in Philadelphia, open to news coverage, to promote his scheduled Saturday, Sept. 14, pay-per-view bout in Las Vegas against Lucas “The Machine” Matthysse, joined by his father and trainer Angel Garcia and professional boxer and Golden Boy Promotions partner Bernard Hopkins.

Location: Danny “Swift” Garcia boxing gymnasium, 3731 Jasper St., Philadelphia

Contacts: Kelly Swanson, 202-783-5500

Lisa Milner, 202-783-5500

Flo Jocou, 202-783-5500

Nicole Craig, 702-807-1788

Marylyn Aceves, 213-489-5631

Ramiro Gonzalez, 213-489-5631

Luis Fernando Loza, 11 52 (33) 3662 3370

Scott Ghertner, 702-891-1838

Chris DeBlasio, 212-708-1633

Annie Van Tornhout, 212-708-1663

Nicole Chayet, 212-708-7319

John Beyrooty, 562-233-7477 or 352-262-3073

Matt Donovan, 562-233-7477 or 352-262-3073

7 p.m. JAZZ MUSICIAN DOCUMENTARY — Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia presents free screenings of a new 25-minute documentary about 20th-century jazz composer and saxophone player John Coltrane, titled “Coltrane’s Philadelphia,” on Wednesday, Aug. 7, and Thursday, Sept. 19.

Note: Wednesday’s screening will be followed by a question-and-answer session with members of the film’s production team including a musician and former columnist for The Philadelphia Inquirer, Tom Moon, as well as a screening of the hour-long 1980 documentary “Sun Ra: A Joyful Noise.”

Location: Ibrahim Theater, International House Philadelphia, 3701 Chestnut St., Philadelphia

Contacts: Melissa Jest, 215-546-1146 ext. 6

7 – 8:30 p.m. WEST CHESTER U-HONEYBEES — Eastern Apicultural Society members visit West Chester University to present two free education programs about honeybees, titled “Kids & Bees” and “Well Bee-ing: Your Move.”

Location: Theater, Sykes Student Union, West Chester University, 110 W. Rosedale Ave., West Chester

Contacts: Jim Bobb, 610-584-6778

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