Around Town May 17

• The Delaware Museum of Natural History will recognize Endangered Species Day on Saturday, May 19 from 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. with hands-on learning stations, activities, and expert presentations. Visitors will learn about some of the issues threatening the environment, and more important, what they can do to help protect endangered species. The day includes a special presentation on chimpanzee conservation at 11 a.m. and a look at elephants, turtles and more at noon.

• Musicians from the Curtis Opera Theater will perform at Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center Tuesday, May 22 at 7 pm. Third in the Curtis on tour concert series, this performance features future stars of opera in a thrilling and diverse program including arias, duets and the American songbook, in celebration of the centenary of Curtis alumnus Leonard Bernstein. Three talented classical music artists are appearing at Uptown! by special arrangement with Curtis on Tour, the Nina von Maltzahn Global Touring Initiative of the Curtis Institute of Music. Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center is conveniently located near parking and restaurants at 226 North High Street, West Chester. Purchase tickets at, at the box office or call 610-356-ARTS(2787).

• Neumann University’s Center for Leadership will host a workshop on sexual harassment in the workplace on Tuesday, May 22 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Employment law attorneys and human resource professionals will provide information on issues related to sexual harassment including the current landscape, employee rights, and best practices for employers related to training, establishing office policies, putting in place reporting structures, and reviewing complaints.  A mock sexual harassment deposition and Q&A panel to answer attendee questions will be held following the panelists’ individual presentations. The event will be in Neumann University’s Meagher Theatre, Bruder Life Center. For more information and to register, go here.

• It’s the 47th annual Memorial Day Weekend Antiques Show at the Brandywine River Museum of Art held this year May 26-28. The show will feature objects displayed throughout the museum and in the courtyard from 26 of the country’s most distinguished dealers, hailing from 10 states across the mid-Atlantic. For an exclusive first look at the dealer booths, the Brandywine’s Antiques Show Preview Party will be held on Friday evening, May 25, from 6-9 p.m. Tickets are $125 per member and $150 per non-member and also include valet parking and can be purchased online at Antiques Show continues Saturday-Monday, May 26-28, from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. Admission is $20 and includes entry to the museum and its galleries of renowned Wyeth and American art, including its special exhibition, The Way Back: The Paintings of George A. Weymouth, on-view through June 3.

The Brandywine Conservancy and River Museum of Art kept its native Plant Sale tradition going over the Mothers' Day weekend.

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