All Meetings Online

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Philadelphia Community College is closed. All PhACT meetings are now being held online, using the Zoom web conferencing platform. Registration is required to attend the meetings. See the links in the meeting descriptions below.

Monthly Lectures

Monthly lectures are usually held on the third Saturday of each month (except in the summer and December), at 2:00 PM at the Community College of Philadelphia's Main campus in Center City Philadelphia, PA. Exceptions are noted below.
NOTE: The Community College of Philadelphia is now requiring visitors to sign in with photo ID. This includes PhACT meetings. Please allow extra time when coming to meetings to complete this process.
Parking is available for $4.00 in the college parking garage on 17th St. The garage is open until 6 PM.
Click here for a campus map.

PhACT thanks Dr. David Cattell and the Philadelphia Community College for providing us with an excellent meeting space.

The general public is more than welcome to attend our lectures. You do not need to be a PhACT member to attend.
For more information, contact Bob Glickman at
Executive meetings are held prior to the monthly lectures, at 1:00 p.m. Any member may attend.
NOTE: Our Zoom meetings are limited to 100 attendees. We will also be live-streaming the meetings on YouTube. Follow this link to the live YouTube stream.
(This is only active during a meeting.)
Unfortunately, the YouTube stream is view-only. You will not be able to ask questions of the speaker.

Upcoming Meetings

Saturday, July 24, 2021 - Picnic and book swap

Time: 11am
Location: Fort Washington State Park Details
Our annual picnic and book swap will be at Ft Washington State Park, near the Ft Washington exit of PA Turnpike. Pavillion #1 next to Parking Lot #1.
Directions -
o PATP to Ft Washington exit
o At exit go west on Pennsylvania Ave for < 1 mile
o at 4th light, make a left on Bethlehem Pike (Wawa on right hand corner)
o drive on B-Pike for 1.2 miles, make a right onto Skippack Pike (rt 73)
o drive on Skippack-Pike for ½ mile, then turn left on Militia Hill Rd.
o drive ½ mile on MH rd (past the first picnic area!) to Joshua Rd (there may not be a street sign) and go left at the 4-way stop sign
o drive ½ mile on Joshua and make the first left, then an immediate right into the picnic area. Pavilion on the left, parking and restrooms on the right.

NB: Enter off of Joshua Road, not Militia Hill Road.
Follow path to Pavilions. Park at Parking Lot #1.

Map: Pavilion marked as MHL-1

GPS: 40°6'58"N 75°13'60"W
PhACT will supply hot dogs, rolls, condiments, paper products and soda. You supply anything else you wish to eat.
Bring books you no longer want, and go home with new (to you) books.
N.B. - Masks are required for entry into Park buildings, including restroom areas. If Park alerts change, attendees will be notified.

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