Past Events

Saturday, April 30, 2022 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

We’ll begin at 30th Street Station and learn some Market Street Elevated Railway history, hop on a subterranean trolley to City Hall, then transfer to the Broad Street Line.  We'll travel the subway south to the stadiums, and north to Fern Rock where the subway actually exits the tunnel. From there we’ll take the Broad-Ridge Express Spur to 8th and Market, then board PATCO to Camden and back.

Saturday, April 30, 2022 - 9:00am - 3:00pm

You are invited to join us to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Korean American Association of Greater Philadelphia (KAAGP) on Saturday, April 30, 2022, at the Montgomery County Community College, entitled “KOREA IN PHILLY!” 

Saturday, April 30, 2022 - Sunday, May 15, 2022

Moana’s adventures come to life onstage! Disney’s Moana JR. is a new 60-minute musical adaptation of the hit Disney animated film, with music and lyrics co-written by Hamilton’s Lin-Manuel Miranda. Featuring all the beloved songs from the film, Moana’s uplifting story will have you cheering as she embarks on an epic journey of self-discovery and learns to harness the power that lies within. With empowering messages of bravery and selflessness, Moana JR. is sure to bring out the hero within each of us.

Thursday, April 28, 2022 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Please join us for the 11th Annual British American Business Council of Greater Philadelphia signature New Jersey networking event and dinner at The British Chip Shop in Haddonfield, New Jersey.

Thursday, April 28, 2022 - 11:00am - 3:45pm

You are invited by St. Joseph’s University to attend the art unveiling of a mural by Arthur Haywood celebrating SDG 4: Quality Education. All RSVPs can be made to Finn Martel at [email protected] 

Wednesday, April 27, 2022 - 7:30pm

To officially start the 20th annual program season of One Book, One Philadelphia, join us for a conversation between 2022 featured authors Quiara Alegría Hudes and Lilliam Rivera. Hudes is the author of My Broken Language, the 2022 One Book featured title, and Rivera is the author of Never Look Back, the 2022 One Book youth companion title. 

Wednesday, April 27, 2022 - 5:30pm - 8:30pm

Solas means “light” in Irish. Each year at the Solas Awards, The Welcoming Center shines a light on the contributions immigrants have been making in our city and region.

Tuesday, April 26, 2022 - 6:43pm - Friday, May 6, 2022 - 6:43pm

Israel - Advancing Women and Girls in STEM.

Tuesday, April 26, 2022 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

The French Resistance is too often described in masculine terms. However, women played an important and neglected role. This new cycle of Parlons Histoire entitled "Les grandes figures féminines de la Résistance", pays tribute to these unsung heroines. Aubrac, De Gaulle-Anthonioz, Albrecht, Tillion and Fourcade are among them! Each month, we invite you to discover the exciting and tragic lives of these Braves among the Brave, who command respect and admiration.

Monday, April 25, 2022 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm

The Woman One Award and Scholarship Fund annually honors a person of exceptional leadership and raises tuition funds for talented underrepresented students at Drexel University. Thirty-six Scholars have received tuition support of almost $3 million since the program began in 2003. Many are currently practicing medicine in underserved communities.

Sunday, April 24, 2022 - 8:30am - 12:00pm

For 15 years, the Valley Forge Revolutionary 5-Mile Run ® has been a unique challenge for runners of all skill levels. Runners trek a five-mile, USAF-certified course that traverses the scenic Valley Forge National Historical Park.

Saturday, April 23, 2022 - 9:00am - 2:00pm

Marbling is the art of floating and designing watercolors on a base fluid then permanently transferring the design to paper. It was developed by the Persians in the 15thC. The participants will be instructed in preparing the paper to accept the paint; mixing the colors for marbling; creating the base fluid; floating the colors on the base, then designing them; and transferring the design to paper.

Friday, April 22, 2022 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

The human experience has forever been intertwined with the persistent presence of trees. Whether situated in a multispecies forest network or an urban neighborhood, trees are critical to our survival.

Friday, April 22, 2022 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Are you looking to practice your conversation en français? Are you wondering about what is happening in the French and Francophone world? Join Abigail De Soto every Friday at 11 AM and discuss current events happening around France and the Francophonie. Every week, a different subject will be discussed in a relaxed & friendly atmosphere.

Friday, April 22, 2022 - 10:00am - Sunday, April 24, 2022 - 5:00pm

As the pandemic nears its two-year mark, The Inclusive Museum Research Network is coming up with innovative and refreshing methods to rethink the way we communicate with one another, choose to gather, and evolve in an era of globalization to be more inclusive. For the network’s fifteenth international conference on the inclusive museum, they seek to do exactly that by offering a blended conference experience at the Moore College of Art and Design. 

 

Thursday, April 21, 2022 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Thursday, April 21, 2022 - 11:00am - 1:00pm

African American gardeners have contributed to the gardening paradigm, the beautification movement, and American history for centuries. This year marks the 90th anniversary of the Negro Garden Club of Virginia, which was a pivotal moment for African American gardeners and their efforts to organize.

Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 6:30pm - 9:30pm

After a municipal decision, a shelter for homeless women, ‘l’Envol’, is about to close. With only three months to reintegrate the women they care for, the social workers do everything they can: pulling-strings, bending the truth, and even outright lies... From now on, everything goes.

Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

 The small business economy continues to adapt to shifting Covid-19 related challenges. Small business owners are emerging from Covid related mandates to inflation pressures and staffing shortages.

Tuesday, April 19, 2022 - 10:00am - 11:30am

Join us in welcoming international peers from Maldives, Morocco, Nepal, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Rwanda, Spain, and Tajikistan.