Calendar of Events

All of PHC's produced and funded programs are open to the general public. For details, please use the calendar of events that follows. While every effort is made to insure the information is accurate, PHC recommends that audience members verify the location, date and time with the contact person listed.

Events by county:

August 2014

2 Searching for the Life of Harriet Hemings
Williamsport
Commonwealth Speakers
2 Ukrainian Immigration to the Anthracite Coal Region of NE PA
Forest City
Commonwealth Speakers
20 Time Travel in Popular Culture
Honesdale
Commonwealth Speakers
21 Time Travel in Popular Culture
Lewisburg
Commonwealth Speakers
23 Civil War Era Music
Bristol
Commonwealth Speakers
30 Coal Mining Songs of the Northeast
Wyoming
Commonwealth Speakers
31 Pennsylvania German Music, Dance and Instruments
White Haven
Commonwealth Speakers

September 2014

9 Hiking in Penn's Woods: A History
Gettysburg
Commonwealth Speakers
14 Steeltowns, Coalfields and the Unbroken Circle
Pittsburgh
Commonwealth Speakers
18 Steeltowns, Coalfields and the Unbroken Circle
Confluence
Commonwealth Speakers
24 Healing African Dance
Allentown
Commonwealth Speakers
27 Founding Gardens: Penn, Washington and Jefferson
Washington Crossing
Commonwealth Speakers
28 Ukrainian Immigration to the Coal Region of Northeastern Pennsylvania
Edwardsville
Commonwealth Speakers

October 2014

11 The Pow-Wow Principle: Pennsylvania German Folk Healing
York
Commonwealth Speakers
16 Reverend Gary Davis: Genius of Piedmont Guitar--An Homage
Waynesburg
Commonwealth Speakers
16 Based on the Book: Bestseller Cinema
Feasterville
Commonwealth Speakers
18 The Underground Railroad in Quilts?
Grove City
Commonwealth Speakers
22 Leonard Bernstein: American Idol, American Idealist
Huntingdon Valley
Commonwealth Speakers

November 2014

4 Phillis Wheatley: Voice of Freedom
Harrisburg
Commonwealth Speakers
6 Sevdalinka: A Musical Tour of Bosnia
Beaver
Commonwealth Speakers
17 Rachel Carson and the Music of the Spheres
Springs
Commonwealth Speakers

Commonwealth Speakers is a program of the Pennsylvania Humanities Council, supported in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Humanities Grants are a program of the Pennsylvania Humanities Council, supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Humanities on the Road is a program of the Pennsylvania Humanities Council in partnership with Pennsylvania Cable Network, supported in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities as part of its We the People initiative on American history. Other supporters include: Altoona Regional Health System, Benzel's Bretzel Bakery, Inc., Blair Companies, The Buhl Foundation, Capital BlueCross, Nancy L. Eaton, The Foundation for Enhancing Communities, Anne M. and Philip H. Glatfelter III Family Foundation, Institute of Museum and Library Services with the Pennsylvania Heritage Society, McLanahan Corporation, Mount Aloysius College, National Park Service with the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Pennsylvania Abolition Society, Pennsylvania State University Libraries, Surplus City.

Making Sense of the American Civil War, a reading and discussion series, has been made possible through a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Library Association.

These Pennsylvania Civil War 150 events are a program of Pennsylvania Humanities Council, made possible by a grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services and presented in partnership with the Pennsylvania Heritage Society and State Library of Pennsylvania.

Teen Reading Lounge is a program of the Pennsylvania Humanities Council, developed in part by federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds administered by the Office of the Commonwealth Libraries, and supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities.