Past Events

Tuesday, August 9, 2022 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

 Join storyteller and mixologist Jacey Powers of Feminist Cocktail Hour for an online historical happy hour! This event will honor Mary Casset, one of the most famous American artists of all time, for her paintings depicting motherly love. 

Monday, August 8, 2022 - 10:00am - 11:30am

Join us for the release of Children First's report on COVID's impact on the children in Philadelphia.  Special guests Dr. Ala Stanford, Regional Director of the U.S. Department of Human Services and our new Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Tony Watlington will discuss the report's recommendations.

Sunday, August 7, 2022 - 10:30am - 1:30pm

Join the Independence Seaport Museum for a kayaking expedition along the Delaware River to see the remains of the Three Sisters Shipwreck! 

Saturday, August 6, 2022 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Experience the beloved movie, The Princess Bride, in concert at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center this August!  

Saturday, August 6, 2022 - 10:30am - 1:30pm

Join the Independence Seaport Museum for a kayaking expedition along the Delaware River to see the remains of the Three Sisters Shipwreck! 

Friday, August 5, 2022 - 7:30pm - Saturday, August 6, 2022 - 7:30pm

 For the first time since 2017, cellist Yo-Yo Ma s returning to the Saratoga Performing Arts Center with a program that opens with the “Ária” from Villa-Lobos’s Bachianas brasileiras No. 5, a delightful blend of Brazilian folk tunes and Bach-inspired chamber music.

Friday, August 5, 2022 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Thank you to everyone who joined us for part one of our three-part webinar on homegrown economies. We hope you can join us for the second session on Friday, August 5.
Friday, August 5, 2022 - 10:30am - 11:30am

On the occasion of Jamaica's 60th anniversary of independence, the honorary consul of Jamaica to Philadelphia, Mr. Christopher Chaplin, invites you to the Jamaica flag-raising ceremony.

Thursday, August 4, 2022 - 7:45pm - 8:45pm

Tune in Thursday, August 4th on Facebook Live to join Chief Astronomer, Derrick Pitts, as he takes you on a night sky tour at home. 

Thursday, August 4, 2022 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Join the Philadelphia Orchestra for pianist Lara Downes Orchestra debut. Not only is she a chart-topping recording artist, but also a well respected NPR host and is a very charismatic performer. 

Thursday, August 4, 2022 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Join key members of the entrepreneurial community at the 2022 PHL Innovation Picnic for great food, drinks, games, and lots of networking.

Wednesday, August 3, 2022 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

The Philadelphia orchestra presents Ledisis Sings Nina as a tribute to the singer, pianist, and activist Nina Simone.

Wednesday, August 3, 2022 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Join HIAS Pennsylvania for their advocacy family picnic in Washington Square Park! This event is geared towards families with children in elementary school and middle school kids with plenty of fun games to keep them entertained. 

Wednesday, August 3, 2022 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Join HIAS Pennsylvania on Wednesday, August 3rd from 5:30pm-6:30 pm for their next monthly New Volunteer Information Session!

Saturday, July 30, 2022 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Come celebrate Lady Alma’s birthday July 30th at the second installment of Gimme That Music! As the month of July represents freedom and independence, Lady Alma will be performing her high-energy Jazz-House fusion sounds with Philly’s own Vertical Current.

Saturday, July 30, 2022 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Friday, July 29, 2022 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Join The Library Company for a docent-led tour of the Library Company’s first-floor exhibition galleries. 

Wednesday, July 27, 2022 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Join us and toast to Siobhán's 7 years of service; welcoming over 5,000 international visitors to Philadelphia; creating new youth programs; and successfully guiding Citizen Diplomacy through a global pandemic.

Wednesday, July 27, 2022 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Join the members and friends of Philadelphia's international community for a business networking reception to celebrate the City’s status as a top US destination for frogein direct investment and trade!

Tuesday, July 26, 2022 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

This July, the Mayor’s Office is proud to support the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) 32nd Anniversary.