The PYM Calendar

Please note: The PYM Calendar is for all events in the PYM region under the care of any Quaker meeting, organization, school, committee, collaborative, or other group. Events hosted by individuals are not permitted.

Waging Peace: 100 Years of Action exhibit @ African American Museum Philadelphia
Jan 14 – Apr 23 all-day
12:00 am
Come and see the Waging Peace: 100 Years of Action museum exhibit at the African American Museum in Philadelphia. Our new traveling exhibition demonstrates the effectiveness of nonviolence to build justice, overcome oppression, and prevent violence—as told through the powerful stories of those who have confronted injustice over the past century. See what courage and love can do. The exhibit ...
Art For Relief @ George School Meeting House
Apr 1 @ 5:30 pm
Art For Relief @ George School Meeting House | Newtown | Pennsylvania | United States
5:30 pm
This event involves a silent auction beginning at 5:30 with free Afgani snacks. Entry is free. At 7:15, everyone will be moved into the George School Auditorium, where there will be a two acts of student performance including dance, step, strings, piano, and even a magic show! Entry to the performance is also free. Following the performance, the highest bidders ...
Journey Toward Wholeness: A Courage & Renewal® Retreat Series @ Pendle Hill | Nether Providence Township | Pennsylvania | United States
12:00 am
Developed by Parker J. Palmer and the Center for Courage & Renewal®, this retreat series explores issues of transition, vocation, passion, life purpose, meaning, direction, and underlying life patterns to help us live in greater alignment with our values, reconnecting who we are with what we do (click here to view the flyer). In a safe and nurturing environment, we ...
Apr 20 – Apr 23 all-day
American Friends Service Committee's Centennial Summit For Peace and Justice @ Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States
12:00 am
As part of our 100th anniversary celebration, AFSC is sponsoring a summit on April 20-23, 2017 in Philadelphia. With the summit, we will articulate a vision forward for peace and justice by joining movements that are making the connection between militarism, racism, and materialism. The summit consists of an academic symposium and a variety of workshops on successful ways to ...
May 4 – May 6 all-day
12:00 am
You’re invited to an Understanding & Analyzing Systemic Racism Workshop on May 4 – 6, 2017 at The Friends Center in Philadelphia PA hosted by Crossroads Antiracism Organizing and Training. This workshop takes an in-depth look into institutional, cultural, and individual manifestations of racism. Using a variety of interactive tools, it explores the historical development of institutional racism and its ...
Expanding Democracy in an Age of Polarization and Resistance @ Pendle Hill | Rose Valley | Pennsylvania | United States
12:00 am
We face a polarized body politic with poor civic discourse. Embattled segments of the population confront greater harassment, fear, and violence. Dissenters are met with increasing surveillance and curtailment of civil liberties. Many who have stood on the sidelines and hoped for more progressive outcomes feel challenged to engage more actively in making social change happen. How can we seize ...
Jun 16 – Jun 23 all-day
12:00 am
Quaker Leadership Program’s Mexican Summer Environmental Workcamp A week-long immersion in the stunningly beautiful Mexican cloud forest.The program is held at the Las Cañadas ecovillage in Huatusco, Mexico. This 600 plus acre property includes a dairy, cheese workshop, reforestation areas, a cloud forest preserve, eco-tourism center, community school, bio-intensive gardens and wonderful views of local mountains. There are solar heated ...
Junior Friends Conference @ Westtown School
Jun 18 – Jun 23 all-day
12:00 am
The Abington Quarter supports Junior Friends Conference (JFC) youth program for members and attenders of Friends Monthly Meetings. JFC is a one week residential conference for young people. We call it a conference and not a camp because while we have fun, our focus is to provide an environment rich in Quaker values. “I loved it all. I can’t describe ...
Journey Toward Wholeness: A Courage & Renewal® Retreat Series @ Pendle Hill | Nether Providence Township | Pennsylvania | United States
12:00 am
Developed by Parker J. Palmer and the Center for Courage & Renewal®, this retreat series explores issues of transition, vocation, passion, life purpose, meaning, direction, and underlying life patterns to help us live in greater alignment with our values, reconnecting who we are with what we do (click here to view the flyer). In a safe and nurturing environment, we ...