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Saturday, October 17, 2015 - 10:00am - Sunday, October 18, 2015 - 4:00pm

Philadelphia Zoo is adding a little green to your Halloween with the return of Boo at the Zoo for two spooky weekends!

Put on your favorite costume and join us for a creepy, crawly celebration with trick-or-treating and so much more!

Saturday, October 17, 2015 - 10:00am - Sunday, October 18, 2015 - 5:00pm

Thousands of shells will be on display and for sale at the Philadelphia Shell Show and Festival, Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 17 and 18, at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University.

Saturday, October 17, 2015 - 12:00pm - Saturday, November 14, 2015 - 12:00pm

Exhibition Oct 17th – Nov 14th Circuitous Journey Contemporary photography that explores fictional vistas in lieu of documenting reality by International acclaimed artist Mei Xian Qui. Mei Xian Qiu is a Los Angeles based Chinese-Indonesian artist. In response to genocide, her family moved from Indonesia to the United state. In her work, she embraces a fantastical version of a long denied culture. The result is this stunning collection of work.

Sunday, October 18, 2015 - 9:00am - 11:52pm

Our musical heritage is one of the world's richest and most deeply spiritual. It's an extremely diverse and multilayered art that brings together many different traditions from England to South Africa, from the Americas to Asia.

Sunday, October 18, 2015 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Music director of the Philadelphia Orchestra and Curtis mentor conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin leads this program of 20th-century masterworks.

Sunday, October 18, 2015 - 5:30pm - Monday, October 19, 2015 - 5:30pm

This year’s annual symposium on LGBT regional history, Fighting Back: Defending the LGBT Mind and Body in Pennsylvania focuses on health activism and the LGBT community.

Sunday, October 18, 2015 - 8:00pm - 11:00pm

he 700-year old tradition of Qawwali music takes on a new life with the lively rhythmic cycles, gripping melodies and inspirational poetry from Texas-based Riyaaz Qawwali.

Monday, October 19, 2015 - 5:30pm - 9:00pm

Arang Keshavarzian will examine the changing urban morphology of the Persian Gulf port cities as a vehicle to trace the shifts in the global and local political economy. He will explore how the forces that de-couple ports from cities, namely containerization and state-building, reconfigured both the cities and the social relationships within and across the Gulf region.

Monday, October 19, 2015 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm

As part of State of Young Philly 2015, the Economy League of Greater Philadelphia, Global Philadelphia Association, and the Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians will host a learning forum focused on the city's dynamic and expanding international connections.

Monday, October 19, 2015 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Please join us for this Fireside Chat with Ambassador David O’Sullivan, EU Ambassador to the US,  Professor Jill Fisch, and Professor William Burke-White.

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 12:00am - Wednesday, October 21, 2015 - 11:59pm

USA250 is wheels up as we head to Milan's Expo 2015, this year's world's fair.

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm

This panel will explore human rights careers and pressing issues from a range of perspectives.

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

A World Affairs Council, Foreign Policy Research Institute, Global Philadelphia Association and Young Involved Philadephians (YIPhilly’s State of Young Philly (SOYP) 2015 Event Series

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 - 11:45am - 1:30pm

The Pan-American Association of Philadelphia will hold its 75th Annual Meeting and William J. Clothier II Memorial Award Luncheon at the Union League of Philadelphia.

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

"Welcome to Greater Philadelphia" brings together Greater Philadelphia’s top business and civic leaders to greet top business executives who have recently established their operations and their homes in our community.

Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 8:00am - Friday, October 23, 2015 - 8:00pm

Participants consistently rate the experience highly for exposure to new information and ideas, building connections, and creating a community of people who can shape the region's future; 100% say they'd apply again.

Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 9:30am - 2:00pm

Secondary School Students will meet to: Become more aware of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals and their impact on the future: Videoconference with the United Nations and students in Pittsburgh, PA.

Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 12:30pm - 3:00pm

Young USA250 supporters, and friends of any age, are invited to a special lunch briefing in the Philadelphia City Council Caucus Room, as part of State of Young Philly Week, organized by Young Involved Philadelphia. Meet leaders of our Gen250 Committee and learn how to get involved with our plans for 2026.

Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 5:29pm - 7:30pm

As a part of Global Philly 2015, the Office of International Programs invites students, faculty, and staff to attend the Drexel in Africa: Poster Fair and Reception on October 22, 5:30-7:30pm in Bossone Atrium celebrating the university’s engagement in the continent of Africa.

Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

The October Preview Party is free and open to the public, and consists of a program of trailers for each feature film included in our 2015 festival along with video greetings from their filmmakers. This is the public launch of our 2015 festival, after which advance ticket sales will go live. Complimentary food and beverages provided.