Past Events

Tuesday, April 5, 2022 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

This lecture will focus on the Battle of Germantown from the American point view.

Tuesday, April 5, 2022 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

This exciting talk is presented by independent historian, Michael C. Harris. It is free, but we encourage attendees to donate $10 to the Valley Forge Park Alliance through the link below.

Tuesday, April 5, 2022 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

The Council Conversation Club, part of the Stan and Arlene Ginsburg Family Foundation “Great Debates” Series, is the Council's version of a "book club." Prior to coming together for this discussion group, participants read a few articles, listen to podcasts, or watch short videos from different viewpoints. Then, during the program, they discuss and debate the issues with their peers and engage with the world around them. Join this discussion about the repatriation of art and artifacts displayed in museums, and if/how they should be returned to their home countries.

Monday, April 4, 2022 - 12:00pm - 5:00pm

In this class, participants will be introduced to the traditional methods of creating a book all from the comfort and safety of your own home. These methods have been employed from about the first century through the mid-19th-century.

Sunday, April 3, 2022 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm

A family program of stories and songs with the master storyteller, Charlotte Blake Alston. Charlotte selects from her wide repertoire of stories and songs that feature animals from the African and African American oral traditions such as “Anansi”, “Starfish”, “How Raccoon Got His Dinner”, “Billy Goats’ Gruff” and “Little Red Hen.”  

Sunday, April 3, 2022 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

The Tredyffrin Historic Preservation Trust is proud to announce the grand opening of the Jones Log Barn Living History Center! Join them on April 3, from 1:00 – 3:00 PM to check out this new historical treasure just on the outskirts of the park.

Saturday, April 2, 2022 - 12:30pm - 4:30pm

There are only a few more openings for teams to compete in second annual Paddle for the Park event. Join to benefit the Valley Forge Park Alliance on Saturday, April 2 at the Picket Post Swim & Racquet Club located in Chesterbrook, PA.

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

On April 2nd, Al-Bustan's board is proud to participate in the Peoples Emergency Center's (PEC) Philly Spring Cleanup event. Philly Spring Cleanup is Philadelphia’s largest city-wide, single-day clean-up event.

Friday, April 1, 2022 - 5:00pm - Friday, April 29, 2022 - 5:00pm

The first solo exhibition in several years of Miller’s still-life and landscape paintings in oil, Nancy Bea Miller: New Paintings showcases the artist’s thoughtful and affirming representational work, at a time when we all need a little lift.

Friday, April 1, 2022 - 4:00pm - 7:00pm

Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture is excited to announce the opening reception of a group exhibition featuring works of Janell Wysock (All Together Now PA) and students created in Al-Bustan's after-school Arab arts program, led by Teaching Artist Lisa Volta.

Thursday, March 31, 2022 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

On March 31st, celebrate the 200th anniversary of the return of the first free Black Americans to what is now known as Liberia!

Wednesday, March 30, 2022 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm

Thanks to the Silk Road tea, coca, tobacco, cotton, whisky, and Marco Polo (1254–1324), famous for traveling to China's Yuan Empire when he was 17, earned their well-respected appreciation through the centuries. 

March 30th, in-person 6:30 - 9 PM, join the Geographical Society of Philadelphia’s panel of experts at the Gloria Dei historic site. 

Wednesday, March 30, 2022 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

YCPN will be hosting Mr. Dan Fitzpatrick, President of Citizens Bank Mid-Atlantic Region, for our first Professional Development workshop for 2022! 

Wednesday, March 30, 2022 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Join the Global Interdependence Center’s College of Central Bankers and the Americas Center at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta for an Executive Briefing on Wednesday, March 30, 2022 to examine contemporary developments with presentations, discussions, and a live audience Q&A.

Wednesday, March 30, 2022 - 9:00am

Join us for an early morning call with China and meet Xueting (Emma) Chen. We will talk about her work as an advocate at the frontlines of economic growth and social stability for entrepreneurs, migrant workers, and energy and chemical markets.

Wednesday, March 30, 2022 - 9:00am - 10:00am

Join the U.S. Commercial Service Philadelphia, with special guest Congresswoman Chrissy Houlahan, as we discuss the importance of international trade and having a strategy to enter new markets and increase international sales. Learn about the small business resources available to pursue export opportunities.

Tuesday, March 29, 2022 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

This presentation examines what it was like to be queer in 1950s and 1960s America, an America where anyone who did not conform to social norms and expectations was ostracized. The guest speaker, Bob Skiba, is the Curator of Collections for the John J. Wilcox Jr. LGBT Archives at the William Way Community Center in Philadelphia.

Thursday, March 24, 2022 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Easter witches, feathered branches, paper mâché eggs, and candy scavenger hunts? Sweden certainly has some unique ways of celebrating Easter! Join ASHM and Sweetish Candy as we explore these traditions.

Thursday, March 24, 2022 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Join Wheaton Arts for an exciting virtual conversation with the famous Peruvian mask maker Gustavo Boada to explore the use of masks in both ritual and theatrical contexts.