Past Events

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

This session will provide an overview of international research fellowships for graduate students, including Fulbright, Boren, DAAD RISE Pro, ThinkSwiss, Endeavour, and GRFP GRO. In addition, participants will learn about the application processes, available resources and best practices for constructing a competitive application.

Kelly Weissberger
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Monday, July 29, 2019 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Personal and Professional Branding – Living In a 100% On-Line World

Monday, July 29, 2019 - 9:00am

At The Business of Doing Good, we hold 5 day summer programs to teach middle school kids about social entrepreneurship. We provide the exposure and tools and every participant chooses their own topic to focus on. We provide a dynamic and engaging curriculum that will leave kids inspired to change the world. We also teach kids how to create, present, and launch their unique social entrepreneurial endeavor. Topics we focus on include: ideation, communication, marketing, and presentation skills. Kids get the chance to meet and engage with local entrepreneurs, who will share their stories.

Monday, July 29, 2019 - 8:30am - Friday, August 2, 2019 - 5:00pm

Join a week-long genealogy course designed to explore the records and repositories available for researching ancestors in Pennsylvania. Hear from nationally-recognized instructors, explore the significance of the Keystone State as a hub for immigration, and access records only available onsite at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania.

This is a complete “how-to” course, training you to use the resources available at HSP and elsewhere to uncover your family’s story! The curriculum takes participants through three primary questions:

Sunday, July 28, 2019 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Sunday, July 28, 2019 - 12:00pm - 5:00pm

Hold on to your horsepower. The 14th Annual Car Show and Street Festival is just down the road.

Get ready to check out some of the most impressive wheels on the road at the day of mobile-centric fun.

The festival spans from Broad to Dickinson Streets on East Passyunk Avenue.

Along the avenue, find muscle cars, classic cars, antique cars, trucks and motorcycles all hoping to bring home one of the sought-after prizes awarded at 4:30 p.m. Prize categories include best ’50s custom, best low rider, best of show car and a people’s choice award.

Saturday, July 27, 2019 - 4:00pm

The Olney neighborhood of Philadelphia is one of the most ethnically diverse communities in Pennsylvania, and this is definitely reflected in the food culture of the main business district along North 5th Street. Join us on a journey of discovering the hidden culinary treasures of this underrated corner of the city.

Participants on this tour will:

Saturday, July 27, 2019 - 3:00pm - 7:00pm

Celebrate “Les Francais au Fort” on Saturday, July 27 from 3 p.m. till 7 p.m. at Fort Mifflin!

Meet members of the Regiment Gatinais, a unit that served with Continental forces during the American Revolution, enjoy a display of historic French fashions, and even visit with Thomas Jefferson himself! (5 p.m. till 6 p.m.) Jefferson served as Minister to France from 1785 until 1789 and his love of French food and wine is well established. Join him in a French wine tasting or enjoy crepes with ice cream, a cheese plate or a cup of Paris Punch!

Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm

RAIN (Regional Affinity Incubation Network) convenes the area’s innovators and entrepreneurs. From coworking spaces to accelerators and incubators, non-profits, funders and municipal governments, the RAIN network explores ways to make the startup community more vibrant, connected and accessible.

Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 11:00am - 2:00pm

The Philadelphia Inquirer is proud to host the second annual Influencers of Real Estate Awards, presented by PNC Wealth Management. Join Inquirer Reporter Caitlin McCabe for an interesting panel discussion on the 10-year tax abatement. We're honoring 24 outstanding Real Estate professionals who are proud to service the Philadelphia region. Limited seating available, purchase your tickets today!

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 7:00pm

 Jawdat Fakhreddine belongs to the second generation of Arab modernists. In Lebanon, he is sometimes included under the label “Poets of the South” (shu‘arā al-janūb) which circulated in the late 1970s and early 1980sThe Sky That Denied Me, includes poetry about familial love, displacement, memory, and grief.

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

For entrepreneurs interested in growing their business to the next level: learn about what Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania does for technology-focused startups and companies in the Greater Philadelphia region, and the capital, counsel, and connections you can gain through Ben Franklin’s investments.

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

The Diaspora Drum Exchange is an exciting rhythmic exploration of the folkloric musical genres of the Afro-Caribbean Spanish language nations. Through various percussion styles, such as plena and bomba, hand-crafted instruments, and call-and-response singing and dance as a language, this FREE event at Fairhill Square will interweave the stories of cultural traditions and celebrations.

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

The Mid-Atlantic-Eurasia Business Council is delighted to participate as a Presenting Partner for the Summer 2019 International Business Networking Reception. 

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 5:00pm - 8:45pm

Enjoy everything the Museum has to offer—at your own pace and price every Wednesday night. Admission is Pay What You Wish from 5:00 to 8:45 p.m. You Can: Relax. Dhyana Yoga offers two classes per week. Refresh. The Balcony Café is open late, serving fresh snacks, coffee and tea, and wine and beer. Get inspired. Explore the collection in a casual and playful atmosphere.

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Where did Hamilton and Burr go wrong in love and war? Learn how to be offensive but avoid a duel in ten easy steps. Select your second, bolster your spirits, and see if you can survive a competitive gallery game night that puts your friendship to the test.

Our History After Hours series features extended evening hours from 5 – 8 p.m., special themed programs, happy hour food and drink specials, and full access to the Museum’s exhibits including timed screenings of Washington's War Tent.

Sunday, July 21, 2019 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Ready, set, go! Take part in a fast-paced all-zoo scavenger hunt using the free Scavify app, where you’ll answer questions, take selfies, give high-fives and more in this high-stakes challenge for the chance to win this year’s coveted trophy—and your place as our 2019 Member Scavenger Hunt Champions!

Member Evenings are available exclusively to Philadelphia Zoo members and guests covered by their memberships.
Become a member now!

Sunday, July 21, 2019 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Sunday, July 21, 2019 - Monday, July 22, 2019

Tourism demand between China and the U.S., two of the world’s largest source markets and destination countries, has been growing at a fast pace. China is now the U.S.’s top source market in terms of visitor spending, and the U.S. is China’s largest long-haul source market.

Saturday, July 20, 2019 - 12:00pm - Sunday, July 21, 2019 - 4:00pm