Past Events

Thursday, February 18, 2021 - 6:30pm - Thursday, March 25, 2021 - 7:45pm

*6 THURSDAYS, February 18 – March 25, 6:30 - 7:45pm*
(Registration is required for each person participating)

Thursday, February 18, 2021 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Thursday, February 18, 2021 - 5:00pm - 7:30pm

The Social Entrepreneurship Summit is a three-part event:

Changemaker Challenge Pitch Competition (5:00-5:30pm)
The Changemaker Challenge, part of Temple University's Social Entrepreneurship program, is a workshop series and culminating pitch competition which offers guidance, resources, and seed funding to ideas and social impact ventures aiming to create positive change in the world.

Thursday, February 18, 2021 - 9:00am - 10:30am

How will Biden’s Administration differ from previous administrations and what will this mean for your business? Join the World Trade Center of Greater Philadelphia’s China Club for a virtual meeting on February 18, 2021 as Gary Biehn, Chairman of the World Trade Center of Greater Philadelphia, moderates a discussion with China expert Anna Ashton on the future of US-China Relations under a Biden Administration.

Wednesday, February 17, 2021 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Join Imam Kenneth Nuriddin of The Philadelphia Masjid, for a wide-ranging discussion about one of the leading mosques in Philadelphia.

Wednesday, February 17, 2021 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

The Human Bullet, 1968 Written and directed by Okamoto Kihachi This satirical look at the absurd side of World War II deals with the topic of human torpedoes and suicide missions. The unnamed protagonist is assigned to destroy an American battleship at the cost of his own life.

Wednesday, February 17, 2021 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Kevin Claiborne will take time to discuss his exhibition, Before I Died I was Invisible. In the works included in Before I Died I Was Invisible, Kevin Claiborne uses photographic and printmaking processes to address the Black experience in America today.

Wednesday, February 17, 2021 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm

The Middle East Center, co-sponsored by: Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures and Jewish Studies Program are hosting The Moral Triangle: Germans, Israelis, Palestinians. In The Moral Triangle, Sa’ed Atshan and Katharina Galor draw on ethnographic fieldwork and interviews with Israelis, Palestinians, and Germans in Berlin to explore these asymmetric relationships in the context of official German policies, public discourse, and the private sphere.

Wednesday, February 17, 2021 - 10:00am - 11:30am

Join PIDC as we host our partners at the Small Business Administration (SBA) in providing virtual guidance to small businesses on the latest round of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). Hear directly from SBA specialists, Sonia Smith and Kimberly Stout, as they offer guidance for the latest changes under the Consolidated Appropriations Act and walk you through the application.  

Tuesday, February 16, 2021 - 3:00pm - Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 4:00pm

Due to Covid-19, all homeschool programs are virtual until further notice.

The Institute is pleased to offer science programs for children who are home schooled or in groups of fewer than 10 children.

Tuesday, February 16, 2021 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Tuesday, February 16, 2021 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Monday, February 15, 2021 - 6:00am - 11:00pm

Celebrating ENIAC and the people who made it happen.

Once a year, the computer industry comes together across the world to celebrate this amazing machine, the ENIAC; the worlds first all electronic, programmable computer --- one of the world’s greatest engineering inventions bearing the official name of "Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer."

Philadelphia City Council Proclamation

Monday, February 15, 2021 - Thursday, April 8, 2021
Thursday, February 11, 2021 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Join The Historical Society of Pennsylvania for an exploration of a unique digital resource available for those tracing their African American ancestry.

Thursday, February 11, 2021 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Thursday, February 11, 2021 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Thursday, February 11, 2021 - 9:00am - 10:00am

Do you have questions about the SBA Emergency loan (2nd Round) for small business owners? This no-cost webinar is designed to provide our small business clients with answers to help you understand:

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Piotr Szyhalski made a drawing that would evolve into “Covid-19: Labor Camp Report,” a series of artistic responses to the global pandemic. Today the project, which can be seen in its entirety on Instagram @laborcamp, comprises over 225 digitally-printed posters that have been wheatpasted across the U.S. from Los Angeles to Baltimore and Minneapolis to Philadelphia. Join us to hear Szyhalski speak with Anna Drozdowski and Joseph del Pesco, who organized the wheatpasting efforts in Philadelphia and Baltimore. To register for this program, email [email protected]

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Join us for a Virtual Open House to learn about the improvement projects, programs, and volunteer events planned for the coming year in East Fairmount Park. Meet staff from Fairmount Park Conservancy and Philadelphia Parks & Recreation who oversee the maintenance, projects and programs in this park. The session will be in Zoom’s webinar format and will be recorded for later viewing.