Upcoming Events

SoPhiE at Mifflin Square Park
Date: Wednesdays and Fridays until October
Time: 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Location: Mifflin Square Park (6th and Ritner)

Grab some good eats from our SoPhiE Food truck and enjoy Mifflin Square Park with your friends and family! Check our calendar for special events that will happen at the Park through the summer, such as outdoor movies, kids' activities and community clean-ups.
Happy Halloween at Mifflin Square Park (Fall Friday)
Date: Friday, October 25th, 2019
Time: 1:00pm-3:00pm
Location: Mifflin Square Park (6th and Ritner)

Halloween fun in the park! Games, arts and crafts, pumpkin painting and more! See more details on our Facebook event page.
Halloween and Library Fun at 8th Street
Date: Tuesday, October 29th, 2020
Time: 5:30pm-7:30pm
Location: 2108 S. 8th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19148

Join us for a family Halloween event at our 8th Street Office! Learn how to apply for a library card with Whitman Library, decorate pumpkins and other Halloween activities.
Elders Holiday Party
Date: Tuesday, November 26th, 2019
Time: 9:00am - 11:00am
Location: 1901 S. 9th Street (Dudley Entrance)

Holiday season begins! This year, we are celebrating Thanksgiving and Christmas with our Elders in one big party! If you would like to get involved in the celebration or contribute a food donation, please contact Donna Backues at dbackues@seamaac.org.
SEAMAAC's 36th Anniversary: Fight for Our Future Gala 2020
Date: Thursday, January 30th, 2020
Time: 6:00pm-9:00pm
Location: University of the Arts - Hamilton Hall

To build a society based on justice and love, hope isn’t enough, we must fight for it. Fear and hate will not make America great - it is our struggle to find common ground to live with hope, joy and dignity that will allow a great society to flourish. Stand together with us to Fight for Our Future!

Join us for a night of multicultural entertainment and cuisine, cocktails, a silent art auction and more. Stay tuned for ticket sales and sponsorship options!

Past Events


Comcast Cares Day 2019
#ComcastCaresDay2019 was beyond fantastic!! We want to thank all of the volunteers who came out to help us add new flowers, circular benches and pick up trash around Mifflin Square Park and South 7th Street. Special thank you to Brian Roberts, CEO of Comcast, Jay Minzhi Chen, Comcast Cares Day leader from Comcast, Anders Morholt who was the bench designer and builder for the day, SEAMAAC Board members Kristina Chang (also a Comcast employee) and Tommy Choi as well as Councilman Mark Squilla.


Vendor Village Spring Kick-Off 2019
Thank you to everyone who came and joined us for this celebration of culture, community and food! We are so happy to have the SoPhiE food truck back for their 2nd official season at Mifflin Square Park. Check out our calendar to see SoPhiE's park schedule and keep up with them on Instagram @sophiefoodtruck!

See the full photo album here.

Friends of SEAMAAC Happy Hour
The Friends of SEAMAAC (FOS) are a passionate group working on the local level to advocate for the community, social justice and civic change. FOS will have events, volunteer opportunities and the chance to build connections with other members. Wednesday, April 4th was their very first happy hour! Thank you to everyone who attended. For those who couldn't make it and are interested in joining the group please email events@seamaac.org.

See the full photo album here.

Philly Spring Clean-Up Day
Groups of community members and volunteers got together to help tidy up Mifflin Square Park and South 7th Street for the city's spring cleaning day! Everyone did an amazing job!

See the full photo album here.

Elders Lao and Bhutanese New Year Celebration
We had a great new years celebration full of lighthearted fun and delicious food at our Elders Gathering!
Thank you to all our volunteers and elders who donated their food and time to make this event possible.

See the full photo album here.

SoPhiE Returns to Love City
On Saturday, February 23rd, the SoPhiE food truck and Chef Yeni returned to Love City Brewing Co.
This was the truck's third time at the local brewery in Spring Garden.
It was another great night filled with Chef Yeni's Pangsit Gorang (crispy chicken wontons), Bihun Gorang (stir fried vegetarian noodles) and other yummy Indonesian plates.

See the full photo album here.

Elders Lunar New Year Celebration
Although Lunar New Year officially begins next Tuesday, celebrations came early this year at our Elders gathering!
Our Elders had a delicious spread filled with colorful fried rice sculpted into koi fish shapes, shrimp and tofu spring rolls,
dumplings and more. We were proud and honored by the performances and homemade dishes
our Elders brought to the day's festivities as well. Check out the full Facebook album here

Welcome, Year of the Pig! To love, community and of course good food!


Winter Ball 2018
SEAMAAC's 1st Winter Ball took place on December 6, 2018 at the Hilton on City Avenue.
Thank you to all of guests, staff, board, and supporters for creating a magical evening!
Check out more photos from the event on our Facebook.