Past Events

Wednesday, May 8, 2013 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Join the Geographical Society of Philadelphia for a tour of Chinatown, a culinary lesson and a dinner with Celebrity Chef Joseph Poon.

Monday, May 6, 2013 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

The Historical Society of Pennsylvania will be hosting a genealogy workshop about how to verify the stories of Chinese families. Jeanie Chooey Low, author of China Connection: Finding Ancestral Roots for Chinese in America, will provide techniques for interviewing family members and deciphering gravestone inscriptions.

Sunday, May 5, 2013 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

On Sunday, May 5th, at 3pm, the German Society of Pennsylvania invites you to a colorful and sparkling potpourri of musical theater selections called “Stay With Me”!

Sunday, May 5, 2013 - 3:00pm - 5:15pm

The Delaware County Symphony (DCS) will present the final full symphonic concert of the 2012-2013 season at 3:00 pm on Sunday May 5, 2013 in the Meagher Theatre of the Thomas A. Bruder, Jr. Life Center at Neumann University Aston. The concert features guest soloist Ms. Beatrice Hsieh performing the challenging and ever popular Violin Concerto in D Major by Johannes Brahms.

Saturday, May 4, 2013 - 6:00pm - 10:00pm

Come and join the Grumblethorpe's 5th Annual Jazz Event, an elegant evening of dinner and Jazz featuring world renown musicians Terell Stafford, trumpet, Bruce Barth, piano, Suzanne Brose, vocals, Mike Boone, bass and Chris Beck, drums.

Saturday, May 4, 2013 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

Join the Independence Seaport Museum for the Opening Celebration of the Tides of Freedom exhibit the first exhibition in their River of Freedom series. Curated by PBS's Tukufu Zuberi of History Detectives the show explores the concept of freedom through the lens of the African experience along the Delaware.

Saturday, May 4, 2013 - 9:30am - Sunday, October 6, 2013 - 5:00pm

In SPY: The Secret World of Espionage, learn the importance of intelligence gathering and discover how real men and women can change the world every day—one secret at a time. Featuring over 200 historical artifacts and the stories they have to tell—including a collapsible motorbike, a two-man submersible, and a CIA robotic catfish—combined with firsthand spy experiences like personal disguises, voice alteration and navigating through a field of laser beams—find out what it's truly like to be a spy!

Saturday, May 4, 2013 - 8:00am - 5:00pm

Join the Les Dames d’Escoffier International (LDEI) Philadelphia Chapter for a A Global Celebration Of Women and Food where you will have the opportunity to meet renowned cookbook author, TV personality and current Grand Dame, Nathalie Dupree, who will serve as keynote speaker and sign copies of her new book, Mastering the Art of Southern Cooking.

Friday, May 3, 2013 - 7:30pm - Sunday, May 5, 2013 - 3:00pm

Shen Yun brings to life 5,000 years of Chinese civilization through classical Chinese dance and music in an exhilarating show you will never forget. Shen Yun captures the spirit of a culture long lost. The show moves quickly through regions, dynasties, and legends. Ethnic and folk dances fill the stage with color and energy. Tremendous athleticism, thunderous battle drums, and masterful vocalists are all set to animated backdrops that transport you to another world.

Thursday, May 2, 2013 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm

At International Visitors Council (IVC)'s First Thursday prime networking events, attendees can expect to meet interesting and lively people from around the world! This is guaranteed to be a friendly evening of citizen diplomacy that will create lasting and positive impressions of the U.S., Philadelphia and of attendees. 

Thursday, May 2, 2013 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Join the French Heritage Society for a Lecture & Luncheon with Karen Archer. Karen has been with French Heritage Society since 2000, and now serves as Deputy Director for Strategic Development and Communications.

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 - 10:00am - 11:00am

Do you want to reduce stress, quiet down, move in a slow, balanced way, and cultivate energy? In the beautiful outdoor setting of the Morris Arboretum you will share in the practice of the healing art of Tai Chi. Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese tradition that today is practiced as a graceful form of exercise. It involves a series of movements performed in a slow, focused manner accompanied by deep breathing.

Tuesday, April 30, 2013 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Coming on the tenth anniversary of the fall of Baghdad to U.S. military forces in April 2003 and eight weeks into the sequester (under the terms of which the American military budget will be reduced over the next ten years by a comparable level to the post-Vietnam draw-down), the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia is convening this nationally and internationally significant exchange of views on the purposes and costs of American power in the 21st Century.

Tuesday, April 30, 2013 - 10:00am - Saturday, May 4, 2013 - 6:00pm

The 29th annual Philadelphia International Children’s Festival will be Tuesday, April 30 – Saturday, May 4. Enjoy family-friendly music and theatre performances, as well as a host of fun and interactive activities in the FUN ZONE on the Outdoor Plaza including crafts, face painting, jugglers and more!

Sunday, April 28, 2013 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Come listen to a Russian Choral Music Collaboration with the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul! Enjoy two different worlds of Russian sacred choral composition--Tchaikovsky’s Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom and Alfred Schnittke’s Choir Concerto.

Sunday, April 28, 2013 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

The German Society of Pennsylvania will present the final concert in their 2012/13 “Wister and More!” series on Sunday, April 28 at 3:00 p.m., featuring again the famous Wister Quartet (Nancy Bean, violin; Davyd Booth, violin and piano; Pamela Fay, viola; and Lloyd Smith, cello).

Sunday, April 28, 2013 - 12:00pm - Sunday, May 5, 2013 - 2:00pm

The film being highlighted this year as part of Mexican Week Philadelphia 2013 is the documentary, The Flight of the Buttflies, by Mike Slee. The documentary is currently playing at the Franklin Institute.

Sunday, April 28, 2013 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

This event is part of the 2013 Philadelphia Science Festival. In William Penn's original plan for his "greene country towne," he intended for Philadelphians to be connected to their waterways. Explore the many ways Philadelphia has been influenced by its relationship to water and the rivers that run through the city.

Friday, April 26, 2013 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Come listen to a Russian Choral Music Collaboration with the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul! Enjoy two different worlds of Russian sacred choral composition--Tchaikovsky’s Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom and Alfred Schnittke’s Choir Concerto.

Thursday, April 25, 2013 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Come listen to the magical sound of Italian violinist, Matteo Fedeli, as he plays the invaluable violin, Antonio Stradivari 1729 at the Ethical Society in Rittenhouse Square. Accompanied by pianist, Andrea Carcano, the duo will perform music by S. Rachmaninoff, G. Fauré, C. Saint-Saens, G. Pugnani, E. Pente, N. Paganini e B. Bartok. Admission is free. Light refreshments will be served.