Community Calendar: February 1st, 2022

Dr. Kari J. Winter and Rhonda Brace will discuss the memoir of Jeffrey Brace on Feb. 17.

February 4-5

Year of the Tiger – At Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia celebrates the Year of the Tiger with traditional festivities honoring Asian culture. The casino will host a Lunar New Year Festival at Center Bar on Feb. 4 from 7 p.m. to midnight; and Feb. 5 from 8:30 p.m. to midnight for all Live! Rewards Card members. Promotions for a chance to win up to $1,000 Free Slot Play, to an evening filled with authentic performances, arts and crafts, and entertainment. Luk Fu will have a Lucky 8 Menu through Feb. 6. complete with eight authentic dishes known to bring good luck.

February 10

Meet James Forten – From 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Museum of the American Revolution, explore the life and legacy of James Forten, a free Black Philadelphian, Revolutionary War privateer and stalwart abolitionist in the performance “Meet James Forten.” The 20-minute live performance will be followed by a discussion with the audience. The event will take place in-person at the Museum and will be livestreamed for ticketed online audiences. Tickets are $10-$20 at

February 10

Black History Storytelling – At 4 p.m., Whitman Library brings you a special treat in observance of Black History Month. Mama Carla Wiley will bring her storytelling program live to the Whitman Library Facebook Page

February 12

Race in the United States: Connecting the Dots between 1776 and Today – From 1- 3:30 p.m. at the Museum of the American Revolution, in partnership with the Dennis Farm Charitable Land Trust, will present the fifth annual Lonae A. Moore Memorial Forum on racial understanding. This year’s theme will be “Race in the United States: Connecting the Dots between 1776 and today.” Open for free registration for virtual or onsite attendance.

February 17

Read the Revolution Speaker Series – From 6:30 – 8 p.m. at Museum of the American Revolution, Historian and author Dr. Kari J. Winter will discuss the memoir of Jeffrey Brace, an enslaved man who won his freedom through service during the Revolutionary War, before being joined by Brace descendant and family historian, Rhonda Brace.

February 25

Beginnings – The Ultimate Chicago Tribute Band – at 9 p.m., Beginnings is a tribute to America’s favorite “Rock and Roll Band with Horns,” Chicago. The show is an electrifying live concert experience, featuring world-class musicians performing accurate versions of Chicago’s vast catalog of hits including “Make Me Smile.” All tickets are $25 and can be purchased at or

March 6

Matt Fraser – At 7 p.m. at Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia, Matt Fraser, America’s top psychic medium and star of E! Entertainment’s Meet The Frasers, will take guests on a spiritual journey with live readings. The March 5 show is sold out. Tickets for March 6 start at $55 and can be purchased at or