Past Events

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 - 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 - 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 - 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


Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 6:30pm

While hippies were enjoying "three days of peace and love" in Bethel, NY, another huge music festival was staged over eight weeks in Harlem. The Harlem Cultural Festival, aka Black Woodstock, was a historic but nearly forgotten event. Come learn more about it. We'll have music and refreshments.

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

 Founder’s Hall at Girard College was built from 1833-1847 to serve as Girard College’s first classroom building and is often considered the finest example of Greek revival architecture in the United States and designated a National Historic Landmark.  Thomas U. Walter, architect of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington D.C., was the architect for the building.

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

 Join us over lemonade to learn about the notable cultural history and planned restoration of the Cobbs Creek Golf Course in Philadelphia.

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

This workshop will explain what law schools are looking for in a personal statement, arguably the most important part of the law school application following LSAT score and GPA. We will discuss the process of drafting a strong personal statement, begin brainstorming potential topics, and engage in writing exercises to start or improve your personal statement.

Tuesday, July 16, 2019 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Celebrate summertime with Campus Philly! If you’re interning in Philadelphia this summer. join us at Cherry Street Pier for some light bites and refreshments. Connect with interns from all over the city, meet the Campus Philly team, and experience all that the Delaware River Waterfront has to offer at our annual events for students and recent graduates. 

Tuesday, July 16, 2019 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Join us for the My Philly Summer party on July 16, 2019 at Cherry Street Pier!

My Philly Summer is an annual party that gives interns throughout the region the opportunity to connect. Enjoy views of the Delaware River from Philly's newest public space, Cherry Street Pier. Connect with colleagues from your organization, mix and mingle with new faces from other industries, and network with our sponsors and featured guests.

Free food, fun activations, and prizes from partners throughout the region will be available.

Monday, July 15, 2019 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm

We invite you to visit The Franklin Institute for free on Community Nights!

Everyone is welcome to join us at this monthly event that features our famous permanent exhibits, hands-on activities, and live science shows. Each month we highlight local partner organizations that provide science activities or resources.

This event is free. Onsite registration is required.

Doors open at 5:00 pm.