Cultural & Community Events

Cultural & Community Events

Book Discussion: Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic

November 8, 2017

Fun Home

Fun Home

Image: Penn State

Moderator: Dr. Karen Weekes, associate professor of English

A fresh and brilliantly told memoir from a cult favorite comic artist, marked by gothic twists, a family funeral home, sexual angst, and great books. Free admission. Register: 215-885-5180 ext. 15 or

7 p.m., Abington Township Public Library, 1030 Old York Road, Abington


Friday Night Film Series – Genius

November 17, 2017

Moderator: Dr. Moylan Mills, professor emeritus of integrative arts

Jude Law and Colin Firth.


Jude Law and Colin Firth star in "Genius".

Colin Firth stars as Perkins, who edited the fictional works of F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, and Thomas Wolfe and without a doubt helped to make these novelists the highly acclaimed artists they are today. Also in the cast are Jude Law, Nicole Kidman, and Guy Pearce.

Admission: $10. Free for PS Abington students.
7:30 p.m., 112 Woodland Building


PSU Abington Men’s & Women’s Basketball

November 28, 2017

An exciting evening of basketball awaits as the men’s and women’s teams of Penn State Abington take on the College of St. Elizabeth in this doubleheader. Free admission

6 p.m. Men's game  /  8 p.m. Women's game.
Athletic Building


Penn State Abington Jazz Ensemble

December 6, 2017

Enjoy the toe-tapping, smooth sounds of the Penn State Abington Jazz Ensemble.

Free admission.
7:30 p.m., Sutherland Auditorium


Video Archives

The Diversity Project was performed on April 20 and 21, 2017 at Penn State Abington. It arose from the course, "Theatre in Diverse Cultures", where the cultural diversity of the class inspired a search for theatrical ways for students to tell stories from their family histories, cultures and traditions.


The Jazz Ensemble Spring Concert was performed on April 24, 2017 at Penn State Abington. The ensemble is a talented group of devoted musicians who from Abington campus and the Philadelphia area.