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 another group. Events hosted by individuals are not permitted.
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The Water and Ways of China: Immersion and Impressions @ The Barn Gallery at Pendle Hill
Jul 20 – Nov 14 all-day
An exhibit of Diane Gordon’s environmental portraits and landscape photographs made during a photography tour of seemingly timeless villages in China, is on display in the Barn Gallery at Pendle Hill from July 20 through November 14. Free and open to the public, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.
Grapplingwith What’s Given: A Journey in Photo Mosaics @ Tree Room Gallery, Main House, Pendle Hill
Sep 8 2019 – Jan 2 2020 all-day
An exhibit of photo mosaics by Lynn Lampman will be on display in the Tree Room Gallery in Main House through January 2, 2020. An artist reception and talk will take place on September 8, between 2 and 4 p.m. Refreshments will be served.
Permaculture Design Certification @ Pendle Hill
Sep 15 – Sep 27 all-day
This internationally respected Permaculture Design Course developed by Grow Permaculture™ led by Koreen Brennan, is focused on giving you the tools to create a regenerative life, and a higher quality of life, through the basics of food, shelter, energy, water, health, nature, and community. It is a healthy mixture of ...
Young Friends at Bucks Quarter Peace Fair 2019 @ Buckingham Friends Meeting
Sep 20 @ 4:00 pm – Sep 22 @ 9:00 am
Come help to support the 20th annual Bucks Quarter Peace Fair! This September Young Friends gathering is wrapped around the Peace Fair on Saturday, September 21. The Peace Fair is a fun and lively gathering of vendors and performers from all around the region supporting work on peace, social justice ...
Peace Fair of Bucks Quarterly Meeting @ Buckingham Friends Meeting
Sep 21 all-day
100 booths of local crafts, artwork, food, games, animals and Bucks area non-profits whose focus is peace, community service, healthy living and the environment. Entertainers Tookany Creek (bluegrass), River Drivers (Celtic/folk), kids’ songster Ecoman, and others. Lenape Indians drum ceremony and Bachmann Players of Easton at 10:30; Bucks area poets ...
Sep 21 @ 9:30 am – 2:00 pm
This event is cancelled effective 9/16/19. PYM’s Committee on Friends Education and Friends Council on Education’s “Triad Gathering” of Clerks of Meetings, Heads of Friends schools, and Clerks of School Committees is CANCELLED Questions? Please contact Deborra Sines Pancoe. Committee on Friends Education Organizers: Lynn Oberfield, Deborra Sines Pancoe, and Melinda ...
Chichester Meetinghouse 250th Anniversary @ Chichester Meetinghouse
Sep 22 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Festivities include unveiling of a historical roadside marker, re-dedication of the meetinghouse, music by Historical Harmonies, open house and tours. Organized by Chichester Meetinghouse and Chichester Historical Society. Parking at Trinity Episcopal Church, 700 Meetinghouse Rd, Upper Chichester. Free, donations welcome.
History Day at Chichester Meetinghouse @ Chichester Meetinghouse
Sep 22 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join Chichester Meeting and the Chicheser Historical Society as they celebrate 250 continuous years of religious worship at the Chichester Meetinghouse. Free festivities including unveiling of a historical roadside marker, re-dedication of the building, music of the era by Historical Harmonies, William Penn, and open house. Free. Park at Trinity ...
Visiting Scholar at Haverford College to Talk About The Unexpected Outcomes of Peace @ Haverford College, Chase Hall, Chase Auditorium
Sep 23 @ 4:15 pm – 6:15 pm
The Quaker community is warmly invited to attend a lecture at Haverford college on Tuesday September 23rd at 4:15 PM. Distinguished Visitors Speaker – Dr. Jennifer Graber Visiting Scholar Dr. Jennifer Graber will discuss her research on 19th century Quaker mediation between Native Americans and the Federal Government. The talk ...
Climate Justice Work in PYM Eco Justice Collaborative @ Zoom link or call in
Sep 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
PYM Eco-Justice Collaborative (EJC) invites you to Zoom/call in for our webinar conversation. Talk to us about what your concerns about climate change. What do you want PYM to be doing? Would you like EJC to support your work or would you like to join our work in progress? https://zoom.us/j/862274652 ...
Tri-Quarter Gathering 2019 @ YMCA of the Pines
Sep 27 – Sep 29 all-day
Join Friends of all ages for this inspiring weekend retreat. Choose among many activities including: workshops, canoeing, nature walks, yoga, YAF Social, FQA Art Show, bonfire, and more. Comfortable and private lodging. Partial to full scholarships available. Use this link to view our Registration Packet: tiny.cc/Tri-Q-19 Please view our video ...
2019 Quaker College Fair @ Friends Center
Sep 28 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
A free event designed for students engaged in the college search process, The 2019 Quaker College Fair will be held noon-3pm on Saturday, September 28 at Friends Center, 1501 Cherry Street in Philadelphia. Registration, though not required, helps us prepare for your attendance. Register Typical Program Agenda Held annually, the ...
Visitors Day at Abington Meeting @ Abington Monthly Meeting
Sep 29 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Join us on First Day (Sunday), September 29 for Visitors Day at Abington Meeting to learn more about Quakerism, attend Meeting for Worship, and Adult Class and/or Children’s First Day School, and enjoy a Potluck Lunch. We will begin with a gathering at 9 a.m. in the John Barnes Room ...
Sep 29 @ 7:00 pm
Join Young Adult Friends for a potluck dinner and conversation with New Sanctuary Movement. This will be a space to talk about understanding and supporting immigrant rights in Philadelphia. We will learn about how Young Adult Friends and their communities can get involved with New Sanctuary Movement and begin to ...
Women’s Meeting for Worship @ Abington Monthly Meeting
Oct 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The women of Abington Monthly Meeting invite you to a multigenerational Women’s Meeting for Worship. Bring a f/Friend…women of all ages enjoy time spent together regardless of religious affiliation.
Quaker Earthcare Witness at Pendle Hill @ Quaker Earthcare Witness Fall Meeting
Oct 3 @ 4:00 pm – Oct 6 @ 12:00 pm
Quaker Earthcare Witness will hold their Fall Steering Committee Meeting at Pendle Hill in the Philadelphia, PA area. Meetings start approximately 4pm Thursday, October 3 and end after lunch on Sunday, October 6. All are welcome. Click here to register: https://secure.quakerearthcare.org/civicrm/event/info?reset=1&id=19
World Quaker Dasy Event @ John Woolman Memorial Association
Oct 6 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Celebrate World Quaker Day: Recreating a Day of Life and Leisure in the 18th Century • Learn about making linen, musket balls, scrimshaws, baskets • Enjoy tours of the historic house, dulcimer music, period clothing selfies, games for kids • Shop for antique treasures from the Woolman attic
Hayride and Potluck Campfire @ Wynnorr Farm,
Oct 6 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Co-sponsored by Western and Concord Quarters. Hayride first at 5, followed by a campfire potluck. We bring burgers, hot dogs, veggie burgers and drinks, you bring side dishes (and song books and instruments if you want!) Great fun for all. Free but donations accepted. Registration requested if possible.
Quakers the Quiet Revolutionaries @ WHYY TV
Oct 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Gardner Documentary Group‘s film–‘Quakers: the Quiet Revolutionaries‘ has been picked up by WHYY, Philadelphia’s Public TV station, for a 6:00 PM airing on October 6th. The product of more than seven years work, Producer-Director Janet Gardner and Senior Producer Richard (Dick) Nurse are pleased to announce the WHYY screening’s ...
Spiritual Formation Retreat @ Kenbrook Retreat Center
Oct 11 @ 4:00 pm – Oct 13 @ 2:00 pm
PYM’s Spiritual Formation Collaborative is calling all who are interested in a deeper communion with Spirit, spiritual formation, and/or spiritual nurture for a weekend residential retreat. Our goals for the weekend are: • Retreat and refreshment • Deepening, nurturing, and learning • Networking and connecting • Building stronger spiritual community ...
Penn’s 375th Birthday Celebration @ Merion Friends Meeting
Oct 12 – Oct 13 all-day
Lecture on the life of William Penn by historian Andrew Murphy in the Meetinghouse (corner of Montgomery Avenue and Meetinghouse Lane) followed by birthday cake in the neighboring Activities Building. Professor Murphy will present his extensive research on Penn’s life, including his relations with the Lenape and the Welsh settlers ...
PYM Families Autumn Community Playdate @ Solebury Orchards
Oct 12 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Photo: Solebury Orchards website We’re excited to invite PYM Families to our next Community Playdate for Apple and pumpkin picking, autumnal FUN at Solebury Orchards in Bucks County. The Community Playdate is an opportunity for fellowship and learning with our PYM Family community. Bring a neighbor or friend, and come ...
Meeting for Worship and Family (brown bag) Picnic @ Medford Meeting
Oct 13 @ 10:00 am
Sunday, October 13 caps a full and joyful week, Medford Meeting invites Friends Meetings to join us for worship and a family (brown bag) picnic in our new outdoor “gathering space.” You bring a sandwich (or two) and we’ll do dessert and beverages. If the weather does not cooperate, we’ll ...
Call To Action: Redressing Inclusion & Equity @ Friends Center
Oct 13 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The First Contact Reconciliation Collaborative is hosting a call-to-action. After screening the landmark documentary, Doctrine of Discovery: Unmasking the Domination Code, participants will reflect & thresh “decolonizing” practices using small group “civil conversations.” Affinity topics may include land acquisitions, 15th century Papal Bulls, Columbus Day holiday, racist mascots, and/ or ...
City’s Celebration of William Penn – 375 years @ Philadelphia City Hall
Oct 18 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Philadelphia is having a 375th birthday party for its founder, William Penn, and the public is invited. The 90-minute celebration starts 4:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 18, on the City Hall Courtyard stage, Broad and Market Streets. Sponsors of the event are the Association of Philadelphia Tour Guides (APT), the Independence ...