News & Events
Movie Under The Stars / Parkway Walk For The Cure
Friday, September 23, 2016
6:30 p.m. • The Agnes Irwin School, Carter Field
This event is spearheaded by an 8th grade committee of peers who wanted to remember and honor their friend Naya. This year's movie is Zootopia and it will be shown on Carter Field (rain location is the Upper School gym). Food and beverages are available for purchase and donations to the Naya Foundation are welcome.
Sunday, September 25, 2016
8:30 a.m. • Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Eakins Oval
An Evening with Doris Kearns Goodwin
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
7 p.m. • The Agnes Irwin School, Main Gymnasium
EVENT SOLD OUT. TICKETS NOT AVAILABLE.
Save the date for an evening with Doris Kearns Goodwin, a world-renowned presidential historian and Pulitzer Prize-winning author.
Goodwin is the author of six critically acclaimed and New York Times best-selling books, including her most recent, The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism (November, 2013). Winner of the Carnegie Medal, The Bully Pulpit is a dynamic history of the first decade of the Progressive era, that tumultuous time when the nation was coming unseamed and reform was in the air. Steven Spielberg’s DreamWorks Studios has acquired the film rights to the book.
Goodwin was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in history for No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II, and is the author of the best sellers Wait Till Next Year, Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream and The Fitzgeralds and the Kennedys, which was adapted into an award-winning five-part TV miniseries. Join parents and community members from The Agnes Irwin School to hear America's "historian-in-chief" shed light on the tumultuous 2016 U.S. election season.
Sponsored by the Lily Foundation and the Class of 1957 Speakers Fund.