Past Events

Wednesday, October 14, 2020 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

As part of the U.S. Navy's birthday, The Independence Seaport Museum will be hosting a virtual scavenger hunt aboard National Historic Landmark ship Submarine Becuna. Join Submarine Becuna Manager and Shipboard Educator Greg Williams as he leads you on a family-friendly quest, where you will be on the lookout for items hiding in the sub's various compartments. The person who finds the most items will be our winner and receive a prize!

Ticket price: $10

Wednesday, October 14, 2020 - 11:00am - 1:00pm

On Wednesday, October 14th at 11:00 A.M., the Parkway Central Branch of the Free Library will be offering a free, virtual lecture on Crowdcast called: “Defying Putin: The Dangers and Opportunities in Opposing Russia’s President.” The speaker for this program is Dr. Benjamin Nathans, a historian from the University of Pennsylvania who is an expert on both the Soviet Union and contemporary Russia. He led an international committee of scholars who helped to shape the content for the Museum of Jewish History in Moscow.

Tuesday, October 13, 2020 - 6:00pm - Tuesday, December 15, 2020 - 7:30pm

Thomas Jefferson University's Center for the Preservation of Modernism and MS in Historic Preservation is hosting a speaker series virtually this fall. Enjoy lectures on the Lazaretto, Paint analysis in Al Capone's Cell at Eastern State Penitentiary, Preserving Modernism and much more, all from the comfort and safety of your home.

Tuesday, October 13, 2020 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm

The Independence Seaport Museum will be hosting a virtual event to discuss the exhibit, Patriots & Pirates.

Join Chief Curator Craig Bruns for our next installment of Inquire with ISM: Ask a Curator. This time we will be discussing our exhibit Patriots & Pirates which highlights the role Philadelphia had in the founding of the U.S. Navy. Craig will be leading a guided tour through the gallery via Zoom and answering YOUR questions on the Navy's 245th birthday. Come explore with us!

Ticket price: $10

Thursday, October 8, 2020 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Staff and volunteers have been actively working hard to prepare for this signature event. Many of you have reached out and asked if there were opportunities for people to help, and yes, there are! Here is a list of "bits of help" we could use as donations for a silent and live auction.

Thursday, October 8, 2020 - 3:23pm - Thursday, November 12, 2020 - 3:23pm

The Center for the Advanced Study of India (CASI) is hosting a series of virtual events:

Thursday, October 8, 2020 - 11:30am - 1:00pm

Capital Analytics’ in-depth research into the South Jersey market has never been more important. Invest: South Jersey, one of an annual series of business reports from media platform Capital Analytics, offers comprehensive business intelligence during a time of economic uncertainty. With 136 pages of thoroughly researched analysis, the inaugural edition of Invest: South Jersey 2020 highlights the economic opportunities in the South Jersey metro area through C-level insider insights and key business intelligence.

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - 7:30pm - 8:30pm

A Special Virtual Event

for 30 Years of Reimagining Global Jewish Advocacy

Thirty years ago, David Harris took the reins at AJC and revolutionized global Jewish advocacy. He had a vision for something bigger and bolder, and that vision is now a reality. Under David’s leadership, AJC has become the most influential and transformational force advancing Jewish interests throughout the world.

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

The Japanese Society will be hosting a Virtual Workshop.

Wednesday, October 7, 6:30 PM EDT 

This workshop will be conducted online via Zoom. To participate fully, you will need access to a device with internet and microphone (such as a laptop, smartphone, or tablet). Registrants will receive the viewing link by email on the day of the event. Please note that all times listed are New York time (ET/UTC-04:00).

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

This gala reception is dedicated to recognizing the global achievement of the Greater Philadelphia region and to celebrate local business leaders who have made a significant contribution to regional and national economic growth through international trade. The event is in keeping with World Trade Centers Day, a worldwide celebration of the contributions to peace and prosperity made by World Trade Centers across the globe. 

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Moore College of Art & Design will present its 2020 Visionary Woman Awards to interior designer Barbara Eberlein and photographer Susan Unterberg.

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm

The event will take place on October 7th, promptly at 5:30 p.m. EST with opening remarks by 6abc Anchor, Walter Perez, and the keynote speech delivered by Richard Montañez, the creator of the Flamin' Hot Cheetos Brand.  

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

We are pleased to announce that our 2020 Member Company of the Year is Philadelphia International Medicine!

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - 9:10am - Thursday, October 8, 2020 - 12:00pm
Tuesday, October 6, 2020 - 8:00am - 6:00pm

Stay tuned this fall for German-American Friendship day on October 6!

With CDI and German American Chamber.


Sunday, October 4, 2020 - 11:00am - Wednesday, December 16, 2020 - 4:30pm

Al-Bustan is pleased to offer online Modern Standard Arabic classes for 4th graders and older youth. Held on ZOOM, the pilot 10-week sessions are held from October 4 till mid-December, 2020. There are three sessions to choose from (1 day per week or 2 days per week), taught by experienced teachers Issam Bougtoub and Majd Subih. We have 10% sibling discount for the 2nd and 3rd siblings!

Saturday, October 3, 2020 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Cliveden and the sites of Historic Germantown are excited to present the 2020 Revolutionary Germantown Festival! The festival will be on Saturday October 3rd from 12 PM to 4 PM.

Friday, October 2, 2020 - 9:00am - Sunday, October 11, 2020 - 5:00pm

In partnership with Curtis Institute of Music - Conservatory World Premiere OCTOBER 2 - 11

Friday, October 2, 2020 - 8:45am - 11:00am

Virtual Format Including General and Breakout Sessions Friday October 2, 2020 8:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. In collaboration with Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week Complete event details coming soon!

Thursday, October 1, 2020 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Mark your calendars for October 1st, 2020 to join YCPN as we recognize and celebrate the recipients of the 7th Annual University Scholarship Awards Event. These awards support Afro/Caribbean/Latino/Minority students in the region with funds to continue their post-secondary education.