Events for People of Color

May 2024

Date

May 28, 2024

Time

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Location

The Rotunda

Cost

Free
“Set It Off” (1996), directed by F. Gary Gray, centers on four Black women in Los Angeles—Frankie, Stony, Tisean, and Cleo—whose economic struggles lead them to bank robbery. The film blends intense action sequences with a deep exploration of socio-economic pressures and personal tragedies, showcasing the challenges that drive each character towards crime. It is…

Date

May 30, 2024

Time

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location

Parkway Central Library

Cost

0.00
A panel of community advocates, healers, and clinicians will discuss healing-centered engagement in AAPI communities.  Topics include queer identity, workplace wellness, acupuncture, building bridges, and mental health – This event is open to the public!
June 2024

Date

June 1, 2024

Time

3:00 pm

Location

Cavanaugh's River Deck

Cost

20.00
SWEAT IS BACK for the 5th year and we are ready to turn up like never before! The Main Event Philly is kicking off PRIDE MONTH with the LGBTQIA+ experience you grown to love and have been waiting on. This year SWEAT will be hosted by internet sensation BIG SEXY and he is ready to…

Date

June 1, 2024

Time

8:00 pm

Location

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Cost

30
Saturday, June 1, 8:00 p.m. – Midnight For adults 21+ Dress up and step out for PRIDE Promenade, Philly’s official opening night event for Pride 2024. Adults 21+ who are LGBTQIA and allies are invited to celebrate their prom years in a way that’s liberating, affirming, and fashion forward. Come for the community and stay for…

Date

June 1, 2024 - June 2, 2024

Time

10:00 pm - 2:00 am

Location

FringeArts

Cost

For the first time The Main Event Philly is bringing the heat from Miami to Philly! We have teamed up with SWEETHEAT MIAMI to throw the MOST INSANE SWEAT AFTERPARTY we’ve ever done! After the SWEAT day event, join us across the street at FRINGE BAR for round 2 at night! Tell a friend to…

Date

June 1, 2024

Time

10:00 pm

Location

Moshulu

Cost

$15 - $100
Set sail into the vibrant spirit of Pride at The Sway Pride Boat Party on June 1, 2024. This massive boat party, located on the historic Moshulu, is the official kickoff for Philly Pride, featuring four decks, diverse DJ sets, live performances, and a panoramic waterfront view. The event promises a celebratory atmosphere with plenty…

Date

June 3, 2024

Time

11:15 am

Location

Fishtown Community Library

Cost

Join us for a special visit with local artist and children’s book illustrator Kah Yangni, who will share their books and talk about their creative process! Kah is the illustrator of The Making of Butterflies and Not He or She, I’m Me, a 2024 Stonewall Honor Book. Their art can be seen across Philadelphia, including…

Date

June 3, 2024

Time

12:15 pm

Location

Fishtown Community Library

Cost

Join us for a special visit with local artist and children’s book illustrator Kah Yangni, who will share their books and talk about their creative process! Kah is the illustrator of The Making of Butterflies and Not He or She, I’m Me, a 2024 Stonewall Honor Book. Their art can be seen across Philadelphia, including…

Date

June 3, 2024

Time

5:30 pm

Location

Katharine Drexel Library

Cost

Celebrate Pride Month! Cheryl is young, Black, and lesbian, working in Philadelphia with her best friend Tamara to make a video about her search for a Black actress from Philly who appeared in films in the 30s and was known as the Watermelon Woman.

Date

June 4, 2024

Time

10:30 am

Location

Fishtown Community Library

Cost

Join us for a special visit with local artist and children’s book illustrator Kah Yangni, who will share their books and talk about their creative process! Kah is the illustrator of The Making of Butterflies and Not He or She, I’m Me, a 2024 Stonewall Honor Book. Their art can be seen across Philadelphia, including…

Date

June 4, 2024

Time

12:30 pm

Location

Fishtown Community Library

Cost

Join us for a special visit with local artist and children’s book illustrator Kah Yangni, who will share their books and talk about their creative process! Kah is the illustrator of The Making of Butterflies and Not He or She, I’m Me, a 2024 Stonewall Honor Book. Their art can be seen across Philadelphia, including…

Date

June 4, 2024

Time

4:00 pm

Location

Fishtown Community Library

Cost

Join us for a special visit with local artist and children’s book illustrator Kah Yangni, who will share their books and talk about their creative process! Kah is the illustrator of The Making of Butterflies and Not He or She, I’m Me, a 2024 Stonewall Honor Book. Their art can be seen across Philadelphia, including…
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