CALENDAR OF EVENTS

 

March 16, 23, 30: Mother’s Day Memory Quilt Workshop Series

Do you like or want to learn how to quilt? Experienced quilter Gloria Davis will be your teacher for a three-session workshop series. This is an opportunity to honor a significant other on Mother’s Day. Students use their own photos to create personal narratives to craft a cherished small quilt suitable as a wall hanging and meaningful gift in time to celebrate Mother’s Day. Space limited.

10:00 am – 1:00 pm

$45.00

Johnson House, 6306 Germantown Ave.

RSVP: [email protected]

June 17: Philadelphia Juneteenth Festival

Celebrate Juneteenth and the passage and ratification of the 13th Amendment to the US Constitution that commemorates African Americans as free and slavery ended. Features all-day family-oriented activities: social issue panel discussion, reenactments, food trucks, performance arts, exhibits, vendor marketplace, resource tables, and historic tours.

12:00 pm – 7:00 pm

FREE

6300 Germantown Avenue

July 5 – August 11: Underground Railroad (UGRR) Cultural Literacy Enrichment Camp

This program highlights the importance of the UGRR in the struggle for freedom for enslaved Africans. Through lessons, readings, discussion, films, music, arts and crafts, drama, and dance students learn about the UGRR.

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Ages 6 – 12 years.

FREE Space limited.

Johnson House 6306 Germantown Ave.

RSVP: [email protected]

October 7: Revolutionary Germantown Festival 1777

The Battle of Germantown is reenacted throughout the day. Tour Johnson House to learn about the roles of African Americans in the battle.

FREE (TBD)

December 14: Holiday Carol Sing & Food Basket Give-a-way

No musical expertise is required! Lend your voice, stroll along Germantown Avenue, and sing carols with neighbors. Embrace the joy of the season and distribute food baskets to area families. Hot cider and cookies after the stroll!

4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

FREE

Johnson House, 6306 Germantown Avenue