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Sunday, September 17, 2017 (All day)
Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 8:00am - Monday, September 25, 2017 - 11:59pm

The Office of Immigrants Affairs joins the national organization Welcoming America to celebrate Welcoming Week, by hosting a series of events to recognize immigrant contributions to our communities. This year, Philadelphia Welcoming Week is September 17-25, 2017

Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 10:00am - 1:00pm

No prior experience with hiking or meditation required! Hike portion led by park enthusiast and member Ambrose Crenshaw. Meditation portion led by local yoga teacher and personal coach, Nicole Taylor of Evolve Philadelphia. Meet at 10:00 AM. Hike portion will be around 3 miles. Event will conclude by 1:00 PM. Please wear sturdy shoes, comfy clothes and bring water, a snack and, if you would find it helpful, a small meditation cushion (or towel) that you can carry with you during the hike.

Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 12:00pm - Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 12:00pm

The International Day of Peace ("Peace Day"), celebrated each year on 21 September, calls for all citizens to contribute to building a Culture of Peace. International Classroom at the Penn Museum joins Peace Day Philly from September 17 through 23 to offer a special learning opportunity for students and adults to explore issues on global peace and conflicts.

Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Enjoy a traditional Japanese tea ceremony led by Shofuso’s own tea school. Members of Urasenke Philadelphia will demonstrate a tea ceremony, and then provide guests with a bowl of matcha (green tea) and a seasonal sweet.

Be prepared to sit on the floor for the duration of the program. Limited chairs are available.

Admission is $30 for general audiences and $25 for members of the Japan America Society of Greater Philadelphia. Members must sign in to receive a $5 discount during checkout.

Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 2:30pm - 3:30pm

Enjoy a traditional Japanese tea ceremony led by Shofuso’s own tea school. Members of Urasenke Philadelphia will demonstrate a tea ceremony, and then provide guests with a bowl of matcha (green tea) and a seasonal sweet.

Be prepared to sit on the floor for the duration of the program. Limited chairs are available.

Admission is $30 for general audiences and $25 for members of the Japan America Society of Greater Philadelphia. Members must sign in to receive a $5 discount during checkout.

Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 2:30pm

Inaugural Festival Artist Sondra Radvanovsky is a globally celebrated soprano, praised by The New York Times for her “alluringly dark-hued voice, with its distinctive timbre, expressive vibrato and gleaming top notes.” The sincerity and intensity that she brings to the stage as one of the most prominent sopranos of her generation have won her accolades from critics and loyalty from passionate fans.

Monday, September 18, 2017 - 9:30am - 5:00pm

In September of 1787, the Founding Fathers signed the most influential document in American history: the United States Constitution. Every year, the National Constitution Center commemorates that historic day by hosting the best Constitution Day Celebration in the country! Join us at the museum for outstanding and engaging programs or use our fantastic on-line resources in your classroom!

Monday, September 18, 2017 - 5:00pm - 8:03pm

Two Hundred years ago Chamounix Mansion was the summer retreat of the Plumstead family; 100 years ago the Mansion served as the clubhouse for the Quaker City Motor Club which promoted automobile racing along the adjacent Chamounix Speedway.

In 1964, Chamounix became the first metropolitan youth hostel in America. Today, the restored Chamounix and Carriage House continue to serve as an International Hostel and Meeting Center. Come share the welcome of Chamounix, an extraordinary Fairmount Park destination.

Monday, September 18, 2017 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

 “These centers will showcase—and make accessible—the mission-based faculty and student scholarship and public engagement that is at the heart of this University,” said Jeff Gingerich, PhD, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. “Aligning the inaugural year with Cabrini’s 60th Anniversary is an opportunity to demonstrate the continued legacy of an Education of the Heart that has always been a part of this great institution.”

Monday, September 18, 2017 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Philly Fashion Week presents:
Philadelphia Fashion Incubator
Style Gala

Join us for an exciting runway show and shopping event featuring 16 past and present Designers-in-Residence at Philadelphia Fashion Incubator!

Tickets: $40

Monday, September 18, 2017 - 8:00pm - Monday, September 25, 2017 - 8:00pm

World Premiere
Music and libretto by David Hertzberg
Based on the story The Wake World by Aleister Crowley
American Repertoire Program
Performed in English with English supertitles
A mind-bending dissection of art

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm

If you could know the truth about the threat of climate change - would you want to know? "Before the Flood" features Leonardo DiCaprio on a journey as a United Nations Messenger of Peace, traveling to five continents and the Arctic to witness climate change firsthand. He goes on expeditions with scientists uncovering the reality of climate change and meets with political leaders fighting against inaction.

The screening is part of Peace Day Philly, the local initiative for the UN International Day of Peace.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Putin's government is usually associated with incompetence and corruption. Yet, the Kremlin has managed to deploy power so ruthlessly at home and abroad in part because of its ability to muster economic resources. Miller traces the economic policies that underwrite Russia's expansive foreign policy and Putin's continued control over  the country's political system.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 12:00pm - Friday, January 26, 2018 - 12:00pm

Free Exhibition of more than 250 examples of “real photo postcards” a popular and wide-spread type that were produced by professional and amateur photographers alike between 1904 and 1918. These extraordinary images depict Philadelphia at the zenith of its industrial prosperity. Of particular note are the scores of pictures of children who played on the streets of the ever-growing row-house neighborhoods of the Workshop of the World. Presented by The Athenaeum

Friday, September 22, 2017 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Despite its name, this annual folk festival held in Munich, Germany since 1810, takes place in September and spotlights everything Bavarian, including and especially beer. Join us for an authentic German cultural experience including traditional cuisine such as wurstl, brezen, and sauerkraut, plus a sampling of German beers, polka music and dancing. Wear your lederhosen!

Friday, September 22, 2017 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm

The Women's Coalition for Empowerment, Inc., presents "Fall in Love with Sistahs Attune" a fun-filled, energetic, harmonious vocal production featuring the collective Sistahs Attune!

Featured headliners include: Alexa Gold, Ella Gahnt, Jakeya Sanders, and Saudah Al-Akbar.


This is an Equinox you don't want to miss! Proceeds from tickets go to charity. Order your tickets now! $15 online, $20 at the door.

For more information please send all inquiries to [email protected].

Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 12:00am - Sunday, September 24, 2017 - 11:59pm

The Flemish in the World's “ Flemish Lions “ team is participating for the 7th year in a row in the City to Shore (Philadelphia to OC and back) bike ride. The ride will take place on sat sept 23 and sun sept 24, 2017 and is in support of the MS society.

Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 9:30am - 2:30pm

In the wake of the Presidential election, courage is needed to address and reduce conflict and hostility. How do we create compassion when tensions have so divided people in the public square?