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Saturday, October 10, 2015 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Organized in partnership with an array of artists and community stakeholders, the Pearl Street Block Party is a neighborhood art festival that celebrates Chinatown North’s rich cultural diversity and artistic community.

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 12:00am - Friday, October 23, 2015 - 11:59pm

An ongoing high school exchange continues between Torun, Poland and Philadelphia’s Swenson Arts and Technology High School and Abraham Lincoln High School with a group from Torun exploring American life and culture through classes, home stays and sightseeing in Philadelphia and Washington, D.C.

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm

The Middle East/North Africa (MENA) region is incredibly diverse-- and its LGBTQ communities are just as heterogeneous. How does queer subjectivity differ across the region? What are the challenges to local and international LGBTQ rights organizing in the Middle East? While the case of Queer Palestine will serve as a key area of discussion, this lecture, presented by Sa’ed Atshan, will also address the broader regional context.

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm

The REUNION welcomes back partners, former clients and staff, and all friends of HIAS Pennsylvania past and present. The Director of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), León Rodríguez, will be visiting from the Washington, DC headquarters to provide the Keynote Address.

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 - 2:30pm - Sunday, March 27, 2016 - 2:30pm

This fall, the Rosenbach will mark the 150th anniversary of this internationally beloved story in fantastic fashion.

Follow down the rabbit hole as they bring Wonderland to the heart of Philadelphia with a captivating exhibition and an exciting schedule of public programming exploring the many facets of this literary classic, including a pop-up display of the incredible original manuscript. Revisit the fun and fanciful characters you know and love, and learn the fascinating stories behind the story. ​​

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm

Global Philly 2015 and The International Law and Immigration Law Committees of the Philadelphia Bar Association, request the pleasure of your company at a panel discussion.

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Considering an MBA, but not sure where to start? Take the first step and join us at an Open House to experience a sample class and network with current students, alumni, faculty, and the MBA admissions committee.

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Celebrate Archives Month Philly at the Wagner Free Institute of Science with an evening of historic lantern slide images and the stories behind them.

Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 8:00am - Friday, October 16, 2015 - 5:00pm

The Global Education Forum, co-sponsored by Asia Society and Penn GSE, will be held on October 16 and 17 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The conference is an opportunity to engage in a critical conversation between K–12 and higher education educators about how best to prepare students for a global world.

Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 8:51am

The Arts + Business Council invites you to a conversation with pioneers from the worlds of arts and technology: prolific street artist and activist, Shepard Fairey, and co-founding entrepreneur of Android and Google Ventures lead, Rich Miner. While artistic and technological creations have a long history of being jealously guarded, Fairey and Miner will discuss how and why they have made their intellectual property available to everyone.

Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 5:30pm - 8:30pm

Explore the Science Center’s newest space – our first residential building - with your fellow business and civic leaders, entrepreneurs, innovators, groundbreakers, explorers and game changers for an evening of networking and conversation as we celebrate the region’s women innovators by announcing the newest inductees to the Innovators Walk of Fame.

Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

 A Wing and a Prayer, a new PBS documentary, tells the virtually unknown story of World War II aviators who risked their lives and freedom in 1948 to prevent a second Holocaust. Boaz Dvir, an award-winning filmmaker and Penn State professor, directed and produced the independent documentary being shown around the country on PBS stations. 

Friday, October 16, 2015 - 9:00am - 11:30am

Local economic development is of critical concern for municipalities and much effort is put into economic development strategies and initiatives.

Friday, October 16, 2015 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

The Welcome Reception introduces international students and scholars to the Philadelphia area and to the rich network of global communities and resources in the region. The event is provided free of charge to international students and scholars from universities in the Delaware Valley region, featuring live multicultural performances and cuisine.

Friday, October 16, 2015 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Opera Philadelphia's fifth annual Opera on the Mall is a FREE opera broadcast in the shadow of Independence Hall. 

Friday, October 16, 2015 - 7:23pm

Co-sponsored by the Browne Center for International Politics and the Fox Leadership Program. A public policy discussion on global issues and careers related to the media, national security, and foreign policy.

Friday, October 16, 2015 - 8:00pm - Saturday, October 17, 2015 - 11:00pm

A beloved Orchestra collaborator, Donald Runnicles (Chief Conductor of the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra) returns for a two-week visit.

Saturday, October 17, 2015 - 8:45am - Sunday, October 18, 2015 - 12:45pm

A casual glance at the newspaper headlines related to the Middle East reveals a litany of religious, ethnic, and political actors - each with their own histories, conflicts, and dynamics that are little known or understood.

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

Fall is here, and that means it’s harvest time! Come and bring the entire family to celebrate the foods of the Pennsylvania harvest at the Market’s annual Harvest Festival. Filbert Street (aka Harry Ochs Way) will be closed to vehicle traffic and transformed into an urban farm with hay bales and corn stalks.