Events in the Philadelphia Region

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Upcoming Events Open to the Public


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Wednesday, May 22, 2019, 90-minute sessions begin at 1:00pm and 3:00pm
Social Security Retirement: Is it on your horizon?
Ardmore Library Processing Center
104 Ardmore Avenue
Ardmore, PA 19003
Pre-retirement seminars are free but registration is required by Friday, May 17th.
To register, email Edward.Lafferty@ssa.gov or call 866-398-3469, ext. 29305.



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Saturday, May 25, 2019 from 11:00am-6:00pm
Asian Fest 2019
Hosted by the Asian Pacific American Heritage Organization of Hampton Roads
Waterside District
333 Waterside Dr.
Norfolk, VA 23510
Website: Asian Fest 2019
Social Security Public Affairs Specialist Lizna “Liz” Odhwani will staff a resource table to answer questions and distribute literature.
Free



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Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at 2:00pm
Social Security Seminar
Bayside Special Service Library
936 Independence Blvd.
Virginia Beach, VA 23455
Do you have a plan for your future? Do you need one? A representative from the Social Security Administration will discuss how to create your online my Social Security account, review your Social Security Statement and answer your questions regarding Social Security.
To request reasonable accommodation, call (757) 385-2680.
Free and open to the public



Versability Logo

Saturday, June 1, 2019 from 9:00am - 1:00pm
VersAbility Resources' Student Transition Fair for middle and high school students with disabilities, their families and professionals.
Thomas Nelson Community College Peninsula Worforce Development Center
600 Butler Farm Road
Hampton, VA 23666
Social Security Public Affairs Specialist Lizna "Liz" Odhwani's workshop will be about Disability and Supplemental Security Income (SSI).
Event is free. Register at www.eventbrite.com.
For more information, contact Kendra Wormley at (757) 896-8444 or kwormley@versability.org.



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Saturday, June 1, 2019 from 12:00noon – 5:00pm
2019 King-Lincoln Park Day
Sponsored by Newport News Parks, Recreation & Tourism
King-Lincoln Park
600 Jefferson Ave.
Newport News, VA 23607
Website: King Lincoln Park Day
Social Security Public Affairs Specialist Lizna “Liz” Odhwani will staff a resource table to answer questions and distribute literature.
Free admission and parking



Saturday, June 15, 2019, from 10:00am - 2:00pm
Excel Senior Expo
Hilton Washington Dulles Airport
13869 Park Center Road
Herndon, VA 20171
Social Security Public Affairs Specialist David Melton will be a vendor at the expo answering questions and distributing publications.
For more information, visit Excel Senior Expo
Free and open to the public



Juneteenth Freedom Festival Image

Saturday, June 15, 2019 from 12:00noon – 4:00pm
Juneteenth Freedom Festival
Hosted by Downtown Newport News Merchants & Neighbors Association
Brooks Crossing
3001 Jefferson Ave.
Newport News, VA 23607
Social Security Public Affairs Specialist Lizna “Liz” Odhwani will staff a resource table to answer questions and distribute literature.
Free



Filipino Festival imgae

Friday, August 9, 2019 from 5:00 - 10:00pm
Saturday, August 10, 2019 from 10:00am - 8:00pm

Annual Filipino Festival
Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church
8200 Woodman Road
Henrico, VA 23228
Website: Filipino Festival
Social Security Public Affairs Specialist Jackie Weisgarber will host a resource table and answer questions.
Free and open to the public.



HOPE Health Fair image

Friday, Aug. 16, 2019 from 10:00am - 4:00pm
H.O.P.E. Foundation Health Fair
Helping Others Pursue Excellence
Lighthouse Community & Christ Believer Fellowship Church
9609 9th Bay St.
Norfolk, VA 23518
Public Affairs Specialist Lizna Odhwani will staff Social Security’s exhibit table, distribute information and answer questions.
Free and open to the public.



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Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019 from 10:00am – 6:00pm
Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019 from 10:00am – 5:00pm
31st Annual Nansemond Indian Pow Wow
Mattanock Town, 1001 Pembroke Lane
Suffolk, VA 23434
Website: 31st Annual Nansemond Indian Pow-Wow
Social Security Public Affairs Specialist Lizna “Liz” Odhwani will staff a resource table all day to answer questions and distribute literature.
Parking and admission are free.



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Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, from 6:00 - 8:00pm
Social Security 101: Everything You Wanted to Know, a free pre-retirement workshop
Slover Library
235 E. Plume St.
Norfolk, VA 23510
During the workshop, Social Security Public Affairs Specialist Lizna “Liz” Odhwani will answer the following questions:

  • When are you eligible to receive retirement benefits?
  • How does early retirement affect your benefits?
  • Do you qualify for disability, survivors, and/or spouse benefits?
  • When should you file for Medicare?
  • What is the future of Social Security?
Lizna will also discuss the my Social Security account and other online services.
Before the workshop, please go to www.socialsecurity.gov/myaccount, create a my Social Security account, print your Social Security Statement and bring it with you that night.
Free and open to the public



Festival of India Logo

Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 21 and 22, 2019 from 11:00am-9:00pm
Festival of India
403 N. Third Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Website: www.thefestivalofindia.org
Social Secuirity Public Affairs Specialists Jackie Weisgarber and Lizna Odhwani will host a resource table and answer questions.
Free and open to the public



Bear DE Library Image

Monday, Sept. 23, 2019 from 1:00-3:00 pm
Social Security 101 benefit seminar followed by Q&A
Bear Public Library
101 Governor’s Place
Bear, DE 19701
Seminar will focus on retirement, disability, auxiliary and survivor benefits.
Free and open to the public but registration is recommended. Call (302) 838-3300 if you wish to attend.



Image of Slover Library

Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019, from 6:00 - 8:00pm
Social Security Benefits for People with Disabilitis: Everything You Wanted to Know, free disability workshop
Slover Library
235 E. Plume St.
Norfolk, VA 23510
Social Security Public Affairs Specialist Lizna "Liz" Odhwani will discuss Social Security disability benefits and Supplemental Security Income (SSI), the application process, appeals and reporting responsibilities. She will also address other Social Security programs and how to qualify for them.
See Sept. 19th event above for instructions about creating a my Social Security account in advance of the workshop.
Free and open to the public



2019 VA Pridefest image

Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019 from 11:00am - 9:00pm
Virginia Pridefest
Brown's Island
7th and Tredegar Streets
Richmond, VA 23219
Website: www.vapride.org
Social Security Public Affairs Specialist Jackie Weisgarber will host a resource table and answer questions.
Free and open to the public



Bear DE Library Image

Monday, Sept. 30, 2019 from 1:00-3:00 p.m.
Social Security Disability and SSI workshop
Bear Public Library
101 Governor’s Place
Bear, DE 19701
This workshop covers the application and appeal process for Social Security Disability (SSD) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits and work incentives to help disability beneficiaries return to work.
Free and open to the public but registration is recommended. Call (302) 838-3300 if you wish to attend.



 





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