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Upcoming Community Events 2024

Upcoming Community Events 2024

The UKRFCU is a proud sponsor and supporter of local community events. We invite you to learn more about the sponsored events listed below!

April

Affirmation of Life. Art from today’s Ukraine. Philadelphia
Abington Art Center, at 515 Meetinghouse Road, Jenkintown, PA 19046| Through Apr.15

“Affirmation of Life, Art from Today’s Ukraine,” organized by the Ukrainian Cultural Initiative in partnership with Abington Art Center, Ukraine Global Scholars, and the American Jewish Committee. The exhibition has become possible with the financial support of the Ukrainian Community Foundation of Philadelphia and the Ukrainian Selfreliance Federal Credit Union (UKRFCU).

This remarkable exhibition will showcase a fusion of traditional and modern artwork, providing a window into the diverse and compelling world of Ukrainian artists. Conceived and spearheaded by Nataliya Proskura and Vladislav Shapiro, both Bedford, MA – based mathematicians with Ukrainian ancestry, the exhibition will feature an array of mediums and themes, highlighting the incredible talent present in today’s Ukraine. All the artists presented at the exhibition currently live and work in Ukraine.

This exhibition will showcase the works of the following artists: T.Kolechko, S.Kolechko, B.Eghiazaryan, N.Martynenko, L.Minenko, O.Bednoshey, O.Omelchyshyna, N.Huliayeva-Smahlo, O.Dovban, O.Pilyuhina.

All the proceeds collected during the exhibition will go directly to Ukraine to support the artists.

For more information, visit: Affirmation of Life, Art from Today’s Ukraine

Iron Hill Ukrainian Heritage School Matura 2024 fundraiser
Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant, 785 Huntingdon Pike, Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006| Every Monday in Apr

Support the Matura Class of UHS and visit Iron Hill on Mondays for the rest of the month of April and they will donate 20%! Show the flyer that is in our Instagram and Facebook post to your server to participate. Redeemable only at the Huntingdon Valley location.

My Final Territory at War: An Evening With Ukrainian Writer Yuri Andrukhovych
Ukrainian League of Philadelphia at 800 North 23rd Street Philadelphia, PA 19046 | Apr. 13 at 7:00 p.m.

Yuri Andrukhovych will read from recent publications of his writing in English translation, including Ukraine 22: Ukrainian Writers Respond to War (Penguin,2023) and My Final Territory: Selected Essays (University of Toronto Press , Reprinted 2023). Mr. Andrukhoych will also preview new translations of his poetry and prose from forthcoming publications and discuss Ukraine two years after Russia’s full-scale invasion.

UKRFCU is a proud sponsor of this event.

Glimpsing Cosmic Origins With The Simons Observatory a Lecture with Andrew Bazarko, PHD
St. Sophia Association at 7911 Whitewood Rd. Elkins Park, PA 19027 | Apr. 14 at 3:00 p.m.

The Shevchenko Scientific Society, Inc. Philadelphia Chapter invites you to their lecture series. Join Andrew Bazarko, PhD for his lecture on Glimpsing Cosmic Origins.

UKRFCU is a proud sponsor of this event.

20 Days in Mariupol Screening
700 N. Cedar Road Jenkintown, PA 19046 | Apr. 20 at 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Join the Ukrainian Library for a free Screening of the award winning film 20 Days in Mariupol. Addition is free but donations are encouraged.

Diplomacy in War: Roles and Functions of an Ambassador
Ukrainian Heritage Studies Museum at Manor College and Via Zoom
| Apr. 25 at 6:30 p.m.

Our “Ukraine Dialogue – Diplomacy in War: Roles and Functions of an Ambassador” program features two ambassadors and a retired colonel who have all been intimately involved in various aspects of Russia’s unprovoked and unjustified war against Ukraine. From humanitarian efforts to strategic, these featured panelists have had to lead and manage through the greatest crisis of all, the loss and injury to human life at a large scale, and the protection of a homeland that not only needs preservation due to international norms on self governance and self defense, but because of its representative and symbolic purposes as a westernized democracy on the edge of eastern Europe and abutting a tyrannical, power thirsty neighbor.

Featured Panelists
Ambassador Oksana Markarova: Ambassador Extraordinary & Plenipotentiary of Ukraine to the USA, Permanent Observer of Ukraine to the Organization of American States (via zoom)

Colonel (ret) Robert J. DeSousa: Counsel, Eckert Seamans, Attorneys at Law, former State Director for US Sen. Pat Toomey and Retired Army Judge Advocate

MODERATED BY
Ambassador Roman Popadiuk: American diplomat, the first United States Ambassador to Ukraine under George H.W. Bush Administration

UKRFCU is a proud sponsor of this event.

For more information and registration, visit: Ukraine Dialogue

May

Ukrainian Catholic University Fundraiser Perelaz
St Michael the Archangel Ukrainian Catholic Church at

1013 Fox Chase Road Jenkintown, PA 19046| May. 11 at 5:00 to 9:30 p.m.

Join The UCU Community for a traditional, family-friendly evening celebrating our University. Delicious Ukrainian cuisine, drinks, and musical entertainment are all included. A separate program for children will also be offered.

UKRFCU is a proud sponsor of this event.

For more information and tickets, visit: UCU Perelaz

St Sophia Religious Association of Ukrainian Catholics 50th Anniversary Banquet at
700 N. Cedar Road Jenkintown, PA 19046| May. 19 at 6:00 p.m.

Join St. Sophia Religious Society for their 50th anniversary and charity banquet! Proceeds will go towards churches destroyed by the war. There will be a silent auction, performance by the band Тріода, and documentary footage will be shown.

For ticket purchase, call: (215) 635-1555