Past Events

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 8:30am - 5:00pm

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Office of Intellectual Property Rights, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and the U.S. Commercial Service cordially invite you to attend the Road Show, an Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement Outreach Program.

Monday, October 29, 2018 - 9:00am - 1:00pm

The U.S. Mint is hiring. All are invited to attend their career fair on October 29.

Sunday, October 28, 2018 - 3:00pm - 6:00pm

Center City Concerts feature Astral’s brilliant artists in recital and chamber music performances. Be the first to hear classical music’s rising stars.

Zhenni Li, piano
Matthew Cohen, viola

Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 10:00pm - Sunday, December 9, 2018 - 5:00pm
Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 8:00am - 5:00pm

At the National Constitution Center, scouts will enjoy action-packed day learning about American history and the importance of good citizenship—all while meeting badge, patch, or journey requirements!  Our Scout Days feature guided tours, interactive quiz games, outdoor flag ceremonies, hands-on artifact workshops, activity tables, and more!  PLUS: All Scouts receive a great National Constitution Center Scout Day Fun Patch!

Girl Scout Days

November 3, 2018
March 9, 2019

Friday, October 26, 2018 - 7:00pm - Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 12:00am

Turkish American Friendship Society of US (TAFSUS) Republic Day Dinner & Dance

Friday, October 26, 2018 - 6:00pm
Please join us for a poetry reading with Harriet Levin and E. Ethelbert Miller!
Friday, October 26, 2018 - 5:00pm - Saturday, December 29, 2018 - 10:00pm

Join the Philadelphia Dumpster Divers, as they partner with almost two dozen area museums, galleries and fine craft organizations to celebrate our city’s innovative craft culture, under the auspices of CraftNOW Philadelphia.

Mark your calendar for Diver opening night (Fri Oct 26) at the Dupree Gallery in Queen Village, where you’ll get the first look at witty assemblages by Philadelphia’s found-object art masters, who have been re-purposing the city’s castoffs since 1992.

Friday, October 26, 2018 - Sunday, December 16, 2018

The Legacy of Lynching: Confronting Racial Terror in America seeks to spark an honest conversation about the legacy of racial injustice in America today. Coordinated in collaboration with the Equal Justice Initiative (EJI) and the Brooklyn Museum with support from Google, this exhibition presents EJI’s groundbreaking research into the history of lynchings and connects it to digital media, documentary film, contemporary artworks, and archival materials.

Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 7:30pm - Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 10:00pm
Louis Langrée returns to lead this feast of French favorites, some of them - like The Sorcerer's Apprentice and Danse Macabre especially attuned to the spooky season! Kirill Gerstein (“Flat out fabulous!”—Cleveland Classical) solos in Ravel's Piano Concerto in G major.
Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm

The Young Friends’ first fundraiser of the 2018-19 season will celebrate our beloved city’s deeply rooted theater traditions with historical documents, cocktails, and fare.

Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 4:30pm - 7:00pm

Hosted in partnership with the Consular Corps of Philadelphia, this event is part of Global Career Week, a series of events and panels focused on the wide range of potential career tracks for University of Pennsylvania students and advice for how to approach them. Exposing students to the vast extent of international paths that Penn alumni and other professionals have taken is important to helping them realize the myriad opportunities that exist in these fields, and alleviating some of the uncertainty around non-linear career paths. 


Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 12:30pm - 1:45pm

Tibetan medicine can offer preventive care and treatment for some disorders, especially psychiatric and chronic disorders, for which western medicine fails.


Thursday, October 25, 2018 - Sunday, October 28, 2018

The Chenrezig Tibetan Buddhist Center will host a visit by Tibetan Doctors from the Men-Tsee-Khang, Tibetan Medical and Astro-science Institute October 25-28.

Their time with us will include:

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Come along to discuss human rights issues in our community and promote the work of the United Nations. 

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 8:30am - 10:30am

The Defining Innovation speaker series is back with perennial innovator Beth Comstock, former vice chair of GE and one of Forbes’ Most Powerful Women in the World. Comstock will address the difficulties and opportunities that arise when facing business transformation and explore the necessary mindset to make change work in your favor.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 7:30pm - 11:30pm

The Brentano and Biss unite for a program highlighting Antonín Dvořák. For inspiration, Dvořák often returned to the legends and folklore of his homeland, reveling in the intimate spirit of storytelling. Such qualities abound in his Piano Quintet and enliven it with resplendent rhythms and color.

Hosted by The Philadelphia Chamber Music Society. This concert is part of the Comcast Chamber Music Series.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

The adventurer and photographer Ryan Pyle crossed the globe exploring and photographing some of the most remote locations in the world.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 5:15pm - 7:15pm

Does the United States play an essential role around the world? Has America kept the world’s worst instability in check? What would the world look like if not for American influence throughout the last century? And, perhaps most importantly, do we want to find out what our future world looks like if the United States withdraws from the global stage?

Author and conservative American historian Robert Kagan is asking these questions in his latest book, The Jungle Grows Back: America and Our Imperiled World.

Sunday, October 21, 2018 - 3:00pm - 9:00pm

Lyric Fest commemorates the centennial of the birth of an extraordinary American composer and personality, Leonard Bernstein, in the latest in its Biography in Music series. With special guest Jamie Bernstein reading from her father’s letters, this life-retrospective is told through music, anecdotes, and the composer’s own words.

Jennifer Aylmer, soprano Elizabeth Shammash, mezzo-soprano Jonas Hacker, tenor Randall Scarlata, baritone Laura Ward, piano Jamie Bernstein, narrator Suzanne DuPlantis, narrator All-Bernstein Vocal Program