Past Events

Saturday, August 24, 2019 - 11:00am - 5:00pm

Obon is a Japanese celebration of one’s ancestors. Each August, people return to their hometowns to remember the dead and reunite with loved ones. Obon is celebrated with regional dances called bon odori along with dances, music contests, and other cultural celebrations.

Saturday, August 24, 2019 - 9:00am - 10:00am

This program is specially designed for children on the autism spectrum or who have other sensory sensitivities. The lights, volume, and crowds are turned down but not the fun or creativity.

Friday, August 23, 2019 - 7:00pm

Reexamining classics of world cinema and independent film as they were meant to be seen, on the big screen.  

Film: Trust
Hal Hartley, UK, 1991, 35mm, 107 min

Popularly regarded as one of the essential American Independent films of the 1990's, Trust is a romantic comedy told with Hartley's characteristic verbal dexterity and mordant wit - an hilarious and moving analysis of family violence and the moral courage it takes to defeat it and assume faith in others. 

Friday, August 23, 2019 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Join the Echoes of Africa for the Reception for Eminent Guests

Hear guest speakers' reflections on 400 years, 1619 - 2019:

Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Check out live music and enjoy a movie on Impala Lawn! Say farewell to summer at our family-friendly entertainment extravaganza, featuring a performance by a quartet from the Philadelphia Orchestra, followed by a movie presentation.

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Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 9:00am - 10:00am

This program is specially designed for children on the autism spectrum or who have other sensory sensitivities. The lights, volume, and crowds are turned down but not the fun or creativity.

Monday, August 19, 2019 - 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Monday, August 19, 2019

7:30 PM-8:30 PM

Featuring question-and-answer sessions with current students and CCI Student Services staff, the web chats are a chance to get a feel for what Drexel is all about and the opportunities available in the College of Computing & Informatics. Our Dragons will be fielding your questions and giving a firsthand perspective of everyday student life here at the University.

Sunday, August 18, 2019 - 12:00pm - 8:00pm

The PECO Multicultural Series, a long-standing Philadelphia tradition, is back with an amazing lineup of free events to commemorate the City’s rich cultural history.

Sunday, August 18, 2019 - 12:00pm - 7:00pm

The PECO Multicultural Series, a long-standing Philadelphia tradition, is back with an amazing lineup of free events to commemorate the City’s rich cultural history.

Sunday, August 18, 2019 - 12:00pm - 8:00pm

On August 19, we’re bringing the islands to you! Join us for the 32nd Annual Philadelphia Caribbean Festival for a day full of island culture.

Saturday, August 17, 2019 - 8:00pm

Experience the finest selection of new Czech films!

Established in 2012 to accommodate increased interest in Czech cinema and culture in the United States, the Czech That Film festival is dedicated to raising the profile of current Czech films at an international level. It provides an opportunity for American enthusiasts of global cinema to experience successful new Czech films that not only expose participants to Czech culture, but also enlighten audiences, bring people together, and present inspired entertainment for all.

Saturday, August 17, 2019 - 6:00pm

Experience the finest selection of new Czech films!

Established in 2012 to accommodate increased interest in Czech cinema and culture in the United States, the Czech That Film festival is dedicated to raising the profile of current Czech films at an international level. It provides an opportunity for American enthusiasts of global cinema to experience successful new Czech films that not only expose participants to Czech culture, but also enlighten audiences, bring people together, and present inspired entertainment for all.

Friday, August 16, 2019 - 7:00pm

Experience the finest selection of new Czech films!

Established in 2012 to accommodate increased interest in Czech cinema and culture in the United States, the Czech That Film festival is dedicated to raising the profile of current Czech films at an international level. It provides an opportunity for American enthusiasts of global cinema to experience successful new Czech films that not only expose participants to Czech culture, but also enlighten audiences, bring people together, and present inspired entertainment for all.

Friday, August 16, 2019 - 9:00am - 5:00pm

The PECO Multicultural Series, a long-standing Philadelphia tradition, is back with an amazing lineup of free events to commemorate the City’s rich cultural history.

Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 7:00pm

Experience the finest selection of new Czech films!

Established in 2012 to accommodate increased interest in Czech cinema and culture in the United States, the Czech That Film festival is dedicated to raising the profile of current Czech films at an international level. It provides an opportunity for American enthusiasts of global cinema to experience successful new Czech films that not only expose participants to Czech culture, but also enlighten audiences, bring people together, and present inspired entertainment for all.

Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 7:00pm - Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 10:00pm

Animated films by currently-incarcerated artists, projected onto the facade of Eastern State Penitentiary.

Hidden Lives Illuminated will bring the often invisible stories of people living in prisons to light against the backdrop of Eastern State Penitentiary's dramatic stone walls. The series will feature nightly screenings of newly-commissioned, animated short films created by currently-incarcerated artists living in Pennsylvania correctional institutions.

Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 7:00pm - Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 9:00pm

 Hidden Lives Illuminated will bring the often invisible stories of people living in prisons to light against the backdrop of Eastern State Penitentiary's dramatic stone walls. The series will feature nightly screenings of newly-commissioned, animated short films created by currently-incarcerated artists living in Pennsylvania correctional institutions.

Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 3:24pm

The Funplex is Mt. Laurel's ultimate indoor amusement park and outdoor water park. Rides, arcade games, bowling, and attractions for all.

Register today. First come, first serve!

Limited tickets available free of charge, for 4 individuals per family. Additional tickets available at discounted rate. If interested email us at [email protected].

  

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 - 8:30pm - 10:30pm

 The cross-country adventures of two good-hearted but incredibly stupid friends.

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Animals need healthy environments just like us! Create upcycled animals, learn how animals fly, compete in the Animal Olympics, and share your ideas about how we can help our planet before you parade out of the Zoo!

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