Past Events

Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Come to Tarken Recreation Center (3250 Frontenac St.), Mifflin Square Park (6th and Ritner), or Kingsessing Recreation Center (4901 Kingsessing Ave.) for three concurrent block parties. These parties will be a family-fun experience for refugees and non-refugees in the neighborhoods where Philadelphia's refugees live. In line with the "Neighborhoods Beyond Borders" theme, the goal is to promote the spirit of welcome and inclusion. This event is free. Contact: Kerry Coughlin, [email protected].

Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 5:00pm - 7:30pm
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Chinese American Women's Sisterhood Society of Philadelphia presents "Intergenerational Storytelling and Chinese Folk Dances: How Our Past Journeys Shape the Future of Our Children." This event is free. Contact: Margaret Bernardi, [email protected].

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 9:30am - Saturday, August 10, 2019 - 5:00pm

For a limited production run, beginning on June 19 (Juneteenth) — the holiday that commemorates the emancipation of enslaved African Americans throughout the Confederate States of America — visitors can experience FOURTEEN, a moving theatrical performance that sheds new light on the Reconstruction era and the ratification of the 14th Amendment.

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm

This month’s History After Hours includes an evening of self-expression celebrating the contributions of LGBTQ people in the ongoing Revolution.

If someone’s only introduction to you was reading your writing, how would you present yourself on paper? Read how people corresponded and learn how those messages could be construed, coded, and claimed, and try your hand at writing your own letter using historical materials.

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

This summer, explore the voices, viewpoints, and experiences of the diverse people of the Revolutionary era. Inside the Museum and on the outdoor plaza, costumed historical interpreters will make history come alive through theatrical performances, dynamic storytelling, and hands-on demonstrations.

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - Friday, June 28, 2019

Announcing a small-group Wine & Food Lover’s Tour of Piemonte, Italy

Tour Highlights:

Monday, June 17, 2019 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Transfer Your Skills to the American Work System. This forum will provide systems information about immigrant integration into Philadelphia's workforce.

Monday, June 17, 2019 - 5:15pm - 7:15pm

Jim Acosta's latest book, The Enemy of the People: A Dangerous Time to Tell the Truth in America, is his first-hand account about reporting on the current White House. Sponsored by Wilmington Trust.

About the Event:

With politics growing more polarized by the day, and the free press under attack from across the political spectrum, it’s no wonder we live in a world where #FakeNews has become a staple in today’s lexicon.

Saturday, June 15, 2019 - 1:30pm

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, June 15, 2019 - 11:00am - 6:00pm

Ourchive215 presents the People’s Festival, a FREE celebration of arts and activism at Vernon Park. The People’s Festival is a day of music, art instruction and poetry that is dedicated to promoting building better quality of life for all.

Friday, June 14, 2019 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

How did silk flags like General Washington’s Commander in Chief’s Standard survive battles, and what stories can they tell us about symbols and causes? Throughout this weekend, add a stitch to a reproduction of a Revolutionary flag, design your own flag, and try cutting a six-pointed star like the one on the Washington Standard.

Friday, June 14, 2019 - 10:00am - 6:00pm
Friday, June 14, 2019 - 9:00am - 4:00pm
Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Join us for an evening of out-of-this-world astronomy activities hosted by Franklin Institute Chief Astronomer Derrick Pitts.

Build your own experience from any combination of planetarium shows, a live science talk on astronomy or space science, hands-on astronomy activities, and continuous telescopic observing all evening (weather permitting). The program is staffed with knowledgeable observers, and free star maps are provided.

Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us to learn more about Fox’s Online Bachelor of Business Administration Program. Hear about how our program is different from competitors, what majors we offer, how it works and the cost of program.

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Father Judge High School in Philadelphia suffered more fatalities in the Vietnam War than any other Catholic high school in America. Join us for a screening of a new, feature-length documentary film recounting the lives, military service, and deaths of the students who perished during the war and the lingering impact those losses still have on the community.

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Join us to celebrate the extraordinary artist James Siena for a spectacular evening at the architecturally marvelous residence of Ligia Ravé Slovic! Each spring, we honor an artist or a significant member of the art community at our Dinner Date event. Dinner Date is The Print Center’s spring fundraiser.

June 12, 2019 -

6:00 p.m.: Champagne tour of Resonance Under Pressure with James Siena.

Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Join us for an evening of out-of-this-world astronomy activities hosted by Franklin Institute Chief Astronomer Derrick Pitts.

Build your own experience from any combination of planetarium shows, a live science talk on astronomy or space science, hands-on astronomy activities, and continuous telescopic observing all evening (weather permitting). The program is staffed with knowledgeable observers, and free star maps are provided.

Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Acculturation is largely a one-way street that can result in increased stress and health problems for immigrants. This event looks at what needs to change so that immigrants can integrate healthily into social and cultural spaces in the city.