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Sunday, September 13, 2015 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Lace up your walking shoes and join MOIMA and VisitPhilly in a guided tour that will take us to the sites that tell the story of our nation's founding. Whether you are an American history aficionado or an aspiring citizen, join us as we get an insider's look at the people, places and events that have shaped this great nation.

Monday, September 14, 2015 - 12:00am - Tuesday, September 22, 2015 - 11:59pm

What can YOU do to build PEACE in your world? The United Nations International Day of Peace (“Peace Day”) is a global day of local opportunity observed on Sept. 21 (and in many cities for an entire week or more). Individuals, organizations and communities can get involved by engaging in peace related activities that are meaningful to them. 

Monday, September 14, 2015 - 8:00am - Monday, September 21, 2015 - 5:00pm

The 2015 Trade Winds program offers U.S. companies the opportunity to explore eight markets in Sub-Saharan Africa. Hosted in South Africa, Trade Winds will feature an Africa-focused business forum, consisting of regional and industry specific conference sessions as well as pre-arranged consultations with U.S. Senior Government Diplomats representing commercial markets from 19 African countries.

Tuesday, September 15, 2015 - 12:00am - Tuesday, September 22, 2015 - 11:59pm

Promoting openness by exploring our city's immigrant and multicultural heritage.
An initiative of the Mayor's Office of Immigrant and Multicultural Affairs (MOIMA)

Tuesday, September 15, 2015 - 8:00am - Sunday, November 15, 2015 - 5:00pm

This second edition will span two months - September 15th to November 15th, 2015 – and aim to feature 150 events of international interest or significance. The events will be put on by GPA’s member organizations and specially invited guests, and will reflect a broad diversity of programs and activities in the fields of Education, Advocacy, Business, Heritage, Cuisine, Sports and Arts.

Tuesday, September 15, 2015 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Did you know that 10,000 people turn 65 each day in the United States? This panel will provide an introduction to the aging population, along with a specific overview of HIV and older adults to highlight National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day (NHAAD).

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 - 9:40am - 12:00pm

Lace up your walking shoes and join MOIMA and Urban Adventures in a guided tour that will take us through the Italian Market, showcasing the influence of the many waves of immigrants in this exciting and vibrant neighborhood. (Rain or Shine)

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

In support of the United Nations International Day of Peace, and the 2015 Global Theme: "Partnerships for Peace - Dignity for All, join us for this interacive program, including stories of student and community immigrants/refugees as well as your reflections and experiences on the universal themes of belonging, home, healing and identity. 

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 - 5:30pm - Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 7:00pm

ICS is hosting it's Fall Annual Back to School Nights. Wednesday September 16 is for grades K-4 and Thursday September 18 is for grades 5-8. The event is for ICS parents and families.

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

No, Heroes Aren't Born. They're Built. And This Is How You Become One.

Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 9:03am - Sunday, September 20, 2015 - 9:03am

Citizen Diplomacy International is arranging meetings for twenty-five entrepreneurs from Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Cote d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Gabon, Haiti, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, United Republic of Tanzania and Zimbabwe.

Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 10:30am - 11:30am

In a first for the federal Judiciary, America’s newest citizens are being invited to join an annual celebration of Constitution Day and Citizenship Day, by taking part in more than two dozen naturalization ceremonies that will be held from Maine to Alaska on Sept. 17 and 18.

Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 10:50am - Sunday, September 20, 2015 - 10:50am

Citizen Diplomacy International is arranging meetings for the Attaché from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Legal Officer from the Ministry of Defense from Mongolia. These Officials will receive an introduction to military legal practice with focus on legal considerations for international military deployments for United Nations (UN) peacekeeping missions and other coalition missions.

Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

This panel discussion will cover HIV/AIDS and Aging from the prospective of an older person who is positive, a medical case manager who provides assistance to older adults living with HIV/AIDS, and a granddaughter of a positive grandparent.

Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Join Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer for a special Constitution Day appearance as he unveils his newly released book, The Court and the World: American Law and the New Global Realities—a fascinating account examining the work of the Supreme Court in an increasingly interconnected world.

Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Many cities across the country credit their population growth to an influx of immigrants. This migration has contributed to the revitalization and economic growth of many U.S. cities and Philadelphia is no exception.

Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

In an increasingly globalized society, the world (including Philadelphia!) needs truly global citizens who are comfortable and competent engaging respectfully across cultural, religious, ideological and other differences.

Friday, September 18, 2015 - 10:00am - Sunday, September 20, 2015 - 4:00pm

The PHS Pop Up Gardens will celebrate the fall season with Harvest Fest at two locations, South St. and East Passyunk. This three-day event will feature kids’ activities, live music, harvest competitions and seasonal fare. Get the full schedule of events at PHSonline.org

Friday, September 18, 2015 - 8:00pm - Saturday, September 19, 2015 - 8:00pm

Courtyard Dancers presents “Facing East” in September, as a new dance festival in Philadelphia, which celebrates the richness and diversity of Indian dance and music.  

Saturday, September 19, 2015 - 9:00am - 3:00pm

Commemorate this year's International Day of Peace, Partnerships for Peace - Dignity for All!, and celebrate as a local intramural youth soccer teams compete in a friendly round robin.