Past Events

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Brush up your French and francophone cultures knowledge. 

BYOQ (Bring Your Own Quiche!)

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 7:30am

Join Mary Ellen and Tom Heisey, avid local birders, on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month for a fascinating bird walk. See or hear different species in a variety of seasons and habitats such as meadow, edge and woods. Walk is intended for birders of all levels, beginners welcome and encouraged.

Friday, August 18, 2017 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

 

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Friday, August 18, 2017 - 1:00pm - Saturday, August 19, 2017 - 6:30pm

The Carribean Foundation of Arts & Humanities, Inc. invites artists to display their artwork for $25 per day during the Trinidad & Tobago 55 years of independance festivities and the Philadelphia Youth Cultural PTA parade on August 18 and August 19.

Contact [email protected].

 

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 7:30pm - Friday, August 18, 2017 - 8:00pm

Watch KYL/D perform Santuario, which the Broad Street Review recently described as an "elegiac dance poem" on  Wednesday August 16th and Friday August 18th as part of the Come Together Dance Festival at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre. The festival is produced by Koresh Dance Company and supported by The Dexter F. & Dorothy H. Baker Foundation & Richard Glassman.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm

The Kyle Lacy Band takes you home to the roots of 1950's rock 'n' roll while creating something new. Armed with an elegantly raucous voice, a 50's grit guitar style and a keen knack for "in the moment" lyrical honesty, Kyle uses his hepcat showmanship to keep his audience grooving down to the last beat.
Admission is $10, $5 PennCard holders, Penn Medicine / CHOP employees with ID

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 10:00am - 11:00am

In commemoration of the fifth anniversary of the implementation of DACA, the Office of Immigrant Affairs and PICC will be holding a joint press conference this Tuesday, August 15th from 10-11:00 am in Conversation Hall in City Hall. Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney will be in attendance to deliver short remarks. 

Friday, August 11, 2017 - 7:30pm

In a city like Philadelphia where even the established companies find themselves vying for the same audiences, it’s easy for emerging artists to get overlooked. Fortunately, the quarterly InHale Performance Series, hosted by Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers at the CHI Movement Arts Center, gives up-and-coming choreographers a much needed and well deserved change to strut their stuff.” ~The Dance Journal

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm

This six-piece Brazilian jazz group of Philadelphia features vibraphone, electric and nylon string guitars, bass guitar, drums, percussion and saxophone. Inspired by the music of Brazil, the group creates a spacious, welcoming sound.
Admission is $10

Sunday, August 6, 2017 - 2:00pm - 8:00pm

Celebrating the 10th annual African Festival hosted by The African Cultural Alliance of North America’s (ACANA). The ACANA African Musical, Dance and Cultural Festival will involve a day of nonstop music, food, games and activities for the whole family.

Saturday, August 5, 2017 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

A behind-the-scenes look at the Museum's creation and history! Includes a boxed lunch. Space is limited, reserve your tickets in advance. $15 for General Members. Free for Museum Circle and Revolutionary Society.

Thursday, August 3, 2017 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Our friends at Center City District have put together a series of Pairings on the Parkway for us to enjoy! On August 3rd, take a seat on our blanket, enjoy the view of glorious Swan Memorial Foundation and listen to singer-songwriter Brian Fitzy. There is a special summer grilling menu at Logan Square Café and it’s a BYOB event, but Chaddsford Winery will be on hand with wine for sale by the glass or bottle. And thanks to Philadelphia Brewing Company, we've got a complimentary beer or Commonwealth Cider for Citizen Diplomacy members.

Thursday, August 3, 2017 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Join us for a presentation by Swedish urban forester Johan Ostberg. He is a researcher and teacher with the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management. He will speak about two topics: 1) resident complaints regarding city trees, with data mined from 311 systems, and 2) structural soils and biochar developed in Sweden.

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Bill Koutsouros' internationally acclaimed ensemble offers an exciting fusion of ancient and modern music with traditional elements of Greek, rock, Middle Eastern, blues, Indian, jazz, and African music.
Admission is $10

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 11:00am - 12:15pm

Feel the beat through the energizing combo of percussive step dancing and traditional African dance, which is sure to get your hearts pounding and out of your seat!

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 8:00am - Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 8:00am

Philadelphians are celebrating our new status as a World Heritage City and finding ways to make connections to our natural and cultural heritages. This opportunity during the first two weeks of August is designed for educators to see and study first-hand Indian and Nepalese World Heritage sites and cities and learn about their cultural significance in the past and present.

Saturday, July 29, 2017 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

For the seventh consecutive year, members and friends of Philadelphia’s international chambers have joined forces to host an international business networking reception to celebrate Philadelphia’s status as a top U.S. destination for foreign direct investment and commercial trade.

On the evening of July 26th, join hundreds of your business peers to network together and reaffirm Philadelphia’s economic, political, and commercial impact as an influential global city.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Conjunto Philadelphia is a musical ensemble based in the Philadelphia area performing the music of Pre-Revolutionary Cuba. The group's main aspiration is to maintain the authenticity of the music while performing it in a way that pays homage to Cuba's deep and treasured musical history.
Admission is $10

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

The Lunch and Learn Speaker Series highlights some of the park’s most interesting and significant stories over the lunch hour. All ages are welcome. Bring your own brown bag lunch and we’ll provide the lemonade.

Lunch and Learn programs are free, open to the public, and take place on Wednesdays from noon to 1 pm in the Meeting Room at Valley Forge National Historic Park.