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:

April 2014

16 TRL @ Carbondale Public Library Session #3
Carbondale
17 A Banjo Pickin' Girl
Nazareth
Commonwealth Speakers
17 Independence Square: America's Birthplace
Havertown
Commonwealth Speakers
19 TRL @ Wayne County Public Library Session #2
Honesdale
20 The Kaleidoscopic Mind of Rabindranath Tagore
Philadelphia
Humanities Grant
21 Coal Mining Songs of the Northeast
Kempton
Commonwealth Speakers
22 TRL @ Albright Memorial Library Session #4
Scranton
26 TRL @ Pittston Memorial Library Session #5
Pittston
26 Coal Mining Songs of the Northeast
Emmaus
Commonwealth Speakers
26 TRL @ Bethlehem Area Public Library Session #5
Bethlehem
26 TRL @ Allentown Public Library #5
Allentown
26 TRL @ Valley Community Library Session #6
Peckville
28 Exploring Celtic Culture--It's For All Ages
Harrisburg
Humanities Grant
28 Homegrown Heroes: Pennsylvania Communities in the Civil War
Johnstown
Commonwealth Speakers
29 TRL @ Marian Sutherland Kirby Library Session #5
Mountain Top
30 TRL @ Carbondale Public Library Session #4
Carbondale

May 2014

1 Steeltowns, Coalfields and the Unbroken Circle
Mckeesport
Commonwealth Speakers
3 TRL @ Pittston Memorial Library Session #6
Pittston
3 TRL @ Allentown Public Library #6
Allentown
3 TRL @ Wayne County Public Library Session #3
Honesdale
6 TRL @ Albright Memorial Library Session #5
Scranton
10 TRL @ Allentown Public Library #7
Allentown
10 TRL @ Bethlehem Area Public Library Session #6
Bethlehem
10 TRL @ Valley Community Library Session #7
Peckville
11 Jane Yolen Discusses The Devil's Arithmetic
Pittsburgh
Humanities Grant
13 Women's Voices - Women's Lives in Yiddish Song
Glen Mills
Commonwealth Speakers
13 TRL @ Marian Sutherland Kirby Library Session #6
Mountain Top
14 TRL @ Carbondale Public Library Session #5
Carbondale
15 The Harriet Tubman Living History Experience
New Hope
Commonwealth Speakers
16 Canawling on America's Canals
Mountainhome
Commonwealth Speakers
17 TRL @ Pittston Memorial Library Session #7
Pittston
17 TRL @ Wayne County Public Library Session #4
Honesdale
17 TRL @ Allentown Public Library #8
Allentown
17 Homegrown Heroes: Pennsylvania Communities in the Civil War
Saxonburg
Commonwealth Speakers
18 Concert Lecture Series
Philadelphia
Humanities Grant
18 The Underground Railroad in Quilts?
Muncy
Commonwealth Speakers
20 TRL @ Albright Memorial Library Session #6
Scranton
20 Leonard Bernstein: American Idol, American Idealist
Phoenixville
Commonwealth Speakers
27 TRL @ Marian Sutherland Kirby Library Session #7
Mountain Top
28 TRL @ Carbondale Public Library Session #6
Carbondale
31 TRL @ Pittston Memorial Library Session #8
Pittston
31 TRL @ Wayne County Public Library Session #5
Honesdale

June 2014

7 Civil War Era Music
Slippery Rock
Commonwealth Speakers
7 TRL @ Wayne County Public Library Session #6
Honesdale
8 Stephen Foster: American Dreamer
Newport
Commonwealth Speakers
14 TRL @ Wayne County Public Library Session #7
Honesdale
26 Civil War Era Music
Summit Hill
Commonwealth Speakers
28 Homemade Music in Pennsylvania
Elverson
Commonwealth Speakers
29 Coal Mining Songs of the Northeast
Tunkhannock
Commonwealth Speakers

July 2014

12 Great Escapes!
Williamsport
Commonwealth Speakers
12 Pennsylvania German Music, Dance and Instruments
Easton
Commonwealth Speakers

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
21 Time Travel in Popular Culture
Lewisburg
Commonwealth Speakers
23 Civil War Era Music
Bristol
Commonwealth Speakers
31 Pennsylvania German Music, Dance and Instruments
White Haven
Commonwealth Speakers

September 2014

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

October 2014

11 The Pow-Wow Principle: Pennsylvania German Folk Healing
York
Commonwealth Speakers
22 Leonard Bernstein: American Idol, American Idealist
Huntingdon Valley
Commonwealth Speakers

November 2014

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.