Philadelphia Living - Activities - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Philadelphiaans take part in many clubs and organizations; activities include interest groups, clubs, hobbies, community centers, organizations, and groups
  • Art Allens: Allens Lane Art Center; Mt. Airy community arts center
  • Art Alliance: Philadelphia Art Alliance; multidisciplinary arts center; visual, literary, and performance arts
  • Art Assoc: Fairmount Park Art Association; works to integrating public art and urban planning; commissions, interprets, and preserves public art in Philadelphia; founded in 1872
  • Art Mural: Philadelphia Mural Arts Program; component of the Anti-Graffiti Network; vandals are invited to create murals instead of defacing property
  • Art Sanctuary: North Philadelphia arts center
  • Art Sketch: Philadelphia Sketch Club
  • Art UC: University City Arts League
  • Art Woodmere: Woodmere Art Museum
  • Constitutional: Walking tour of Philadelphia historic sites; self-guide (free) tour is 5 km covering more than 30 historic sites; guided tour available (purchase tickets)
  • Culture: Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance; arts and cultural institutions working together
  • Fabric: Fabric Workshop and Museum; creating new work in fabric and other materials
  • Folk Songs: Philadelphia Folksong Society
  • German: German Society of Pennsylvania; devoted to furthering the understanding of German and German-American contributions to history and culture
  • History, PA: Historical Society of Pennsylvania; gateway to historical resources related to the origins and development of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; building on Locust Street on the City of Philadelphia's Register of Historical Places, houses manuscripts, printed, and graphic items; family history library; Web site includes online exhibits
  • History, UC: University City Historical Society
  • History, US: Independence Hall Association; group of citizens overseeing and being consulted on matters concerning the Independence National Historical Park
  • Horticulture: Pennsylvania Horticultural Society; produces Philadelphia Flower Show, Philadelphia Green program; McLean Library
  • Italian: America-Italy Society; the study and enjoyment of Italian language, culture, music, and art
  • Jewish: Jewish Community Centers of Greater Philadelphia
  • Link: Neighborhood Link; neighborhood and nonprofit group information
  • Literacy: The Mayor's Commission on Literacy
  • Parks: Philadelphia Parks Alliance
  • Philosophical: American Philosophical Society; scholarly organization founded in 1743 that aims to promotes useful knowledge; research; library holdings on the history of science and technology includes first editions of Newton and Franklin;
  • Polish: Polish American Cultural Center and Museum
  • Red Cross: American Red Cross of Philadelphia and Southeastern Pennyslvania; provides relief to victims of disasters and helps people prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies
  • Recreation: City of Philadelphia Recreation Department
  • Singles: PHIL Personals; find your match in Philadelphia
  • Theatre: Theatre Alliance of Greater Philadelphia
  • United Way: United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania
  • World: World Affairs Council of Philadelphia; discussion, events, learning about matters of national and international significance
  • -USA Directories-: Search organization directories; there are hundreds of thousands of organizations, associations, societies, and nonprofits in the US covering many interests; many of these are in Philadelphia; these directories help you locate an organization
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