Past Events

Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Diplomacy and Dialogue:
Vikram Dewan, President and CEO of the Philadelphia Zoo

Thursday, January 21

12 PM Eastern Time

In partnership with Citizen Diplomacy International 

Monday, January 18, 2021 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Yannick Nézet-Séguin Conductor
  • Laurin Talese Vocalist
  • Patrice Hawthorne Vocalist
  • Charlotte Blake Alston Speaker
  • Johnson “Lift Every Voice and Sing”
  • Traditional “Go Tell It on the Mountain”
  • Rivers Rumba, from Suite No. 2
  • Castro Diversity
Monday, January 18, 2021 - 1:00pm - 2:15pm

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., is remembered as a brilliant orator, civic leader and changemaker. But an underexplored competency of the young reverend was his media savviness. Dr. King and his allies understood that to affect change, they had to first sway public opinion, which meant attracting and leveraging the news media.

Monday, January 18, 2021 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Dr. Ebony Elizabeth Thomas shares her research on diversity in children's books followed by a Q & A with attendees.

About this Event

Ebony Elizabeth Thomas, PhD, Graduate School of Education - Associate Professor: Literacy, Culture, and International Education is the author of The Dark Fantastic: Race and the Imagination from Harry Potter to the Hunger Games.

Monday, January 18, 2021 - 9:32am

Global Citizen, in partnership with the Read by 4th Campaign, is seeking videos of volunteers reading their favorite children’s book. Especially seeking books with the theme of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., civic engagement and civil rights. The stories will be available on YouTube and shared with families.

The video recording should display you holding the book in your hand, or with the book on your screen while you read.

Please follow these steps to ensure a great project submission:

Sunday, January 17, 2021 - 5:00pm

Listen to great Piano Jazz and meet
2020 Free Speech Film Festival Award-winning Directors!

Saturday, January 16, 2021 - 10:00am - Monday, January 18, 2021 - 12:00pm

Join us for the 2021 King Day of Service Kids' Carnival. All opportunities under this event are family-friendly and safe activities to join for the 26th annual Greater Philadelphia Martin Luther King Day of Service.

Opportunities offered include programming from:

The African American Museum in Philadelphia
Dreamline
Wagner Free Institute of Science
American Red Cross
Girl Scouts of Central and Southern NJ
and more!

Saturday, January 16, 2021 - 8:00am - Monday, January 18, 2021 - 6:00pm

2021 MLK Weekend Celebration at AAMP

Sponsored by Citizens Charitable Foundation

January 16 - 18

Theme: What can we do for others?

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Saturday, December 19, 2020 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

The National Marian Anderson Museum & Historical Society cordially invites you to join us in ringing the Spirit of the Holiday Season remembering the Great Marian Anderson with ‘A Classical Christmas’ A Holiday Concert Spectacular. This Joyous Concert Event will be presented with a Limited in person audience and available via Virtual Live-Stream with our official Marian Anderson Historical Society Website & Official Facebook hosting page. 

Friday, December 18, 2020 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Dominicans of the Delaware Valley (DDV) will be hosting their
Annual Holiday Celebration

Friday, December 18 at 7:00PM

Virtual Tipico Happy Hour with Carmelito Mezquita & Band

Wednesday, December 16, 2020 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

History Making Productions and the Philadelphia Orchestra are hosting a virtual 250th birthday celebration for Ludwig van Beethoven, Beethoven in Beijing, on December 16th at 7:30 PM.  

Monday, December 7, 2020 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Mid-Atlantic - Eurasia Business Council, Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau & Philadelphia's International Chambers

present 

Soccer World in Philadelphia

on December 7, 2020 from 3:30-4:30pm and in late spring 2021

Please join us to celebrate the philadelphia union soccer Team's success and promote philadelphia's bid to host FIFA World Cup 2026 with panels from the philadelphia union and philadelphia soccer 2026.

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 6:15pm - 7:30pm

The Asian American Chamber of Commerce Greater Philadelphia will be hosting its 2020 Annual Awards Fundraiser on December 3rd.

Honoring Outstanding Asian American Businesses, Non-Profits, and Champions.

More information to come soon.

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 10:00am - 11:15am

Hosted by the World Trade Center Harrisburg

The Port of Philadelphia has been doing an extraordinary job supporting the vital supply chain for food, medical supplies, forest products and other essential good throughout the Coronavirus pandemic.

Remarkably,  PhilaPort was the only major port on the US East Coast to see cargo growth in the first half of 2020.

Please join us  for a virtual update on the Port of Philadelphia, presented by PhilaPort’s Director of Marketing Sean Mahoney.  The following topics will be addressed:

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm

David M. Breiner is the Associate Dean of Architecture & the Built Environment at Thomas Jefferson University.

Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Celebrating French-American Business Connections Virtually via Zoom!

The 30th Annual Savor Festival with a Twist is a French Philadelphia cultural tradition. Perfect for couples and adult family members (age 21+). Gather your pod for a festive night in. Singles are welcome -- more French treats for you!

Wednesday, November 18, 2020 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

On this Thanksgiving – this uniquely American holiday – we urge all Americans to take a few moments to express gratitude for the gifts that we receive from our diverse country and to reflect on what makes the United States so incomparably special.

AJC is proud to present “America’s Table,” a Thanksgiving reader, which is available for personal use at your own family celebrations.

Wednesday, November 18, 2020 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Philadelphia’s historic architecture rivals that of any American city. Yet we have no financial incentive program to encourage the restoration and adaptive re-use of historic properties. What can we learn from other cities? We’ll hear from preservation advocates in Baltimore, Chicago and New Orleans about municipal incentives for preservation available in those cities.

Programs highlighted will be: