National Constitution Center’s Front Lawn Children eight and under will receive FREE admission to the Center with a donation to Alex’s Lemonade Stand.2012 marks the 9th Annual National Lemonade Days – a meaningful fundraiser that allows people of all ages and all walks of life to make a difference in the battle against childhood cancer.Learn more at Citizenship Counts, a national nonprofit organization whose mission is to inspire pride in America, partners with the National Constitution Center to host a naturalization ceremony conducted by U. National Lemonade Days 2012 Kick-Off marks the 9th Annual National Lemonade Days – a meaningful fundraiser that allows people of all ages and all walks of life to make a difference in the battle against childhood cancer.LEGO Friends and Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation are collaborating to build the world’s largest lemonade stand made entirely of LEGO bricks.Web Event: Constitution Hall Pass: Dollars and Sense: Tax Day Available online beginning Monday, April 16, 2012 Live chat with National Constitution Center staff Monday, April 16 and Tuesday, April 17, 2012 from a.m. EST Constitution Hall Pass is back – just in time for Income Tax Day! Glory Days: Throwback to the ‘80s Party Thursday, April 26, 2012, p.m. Event Admission: for non-members, for members; includes access to From Asbury Park to the Promised Land: The Life and Music of Bruce Springsteen as well as drinks and light fare University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann and Harvard Professor Dennis F.Join the National Constitution Center as we explore what the Constitution says about how the American government manages its money. Visitors to the Center on Income Tax Day can take a special tour of the Center’s main exhibition, The Story of We the People, to discover how the Stamp Act, the Whiskey Rebellion, and the 16th Amendment all connect to the history of taxation in America Web Event: Constitution Hall Pass: Everything’s Gone Green: The Story of Earth Day Available online beginning Thursday, April 19, 2012 Live chat with National Constitution Center staff Thursday, April 19 and Friday, April 20, 2012 from a.m. EST In this exciting new episode of the Center’s popular webcast series Constitution Hall Pass, find out about the history of the environmental movement in the United States and the origins of the holiday we know as Earth Day. Thompson discuss how government leaders can overcome bipartisan divisions to move the country forward. As part of Equality Forum’s annual summit in Philadelphia, the National Constitution Center will host two compelling, back-to-back conversations that explore the pressing legal and political issues at stake for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans in the 2012 election.Documentary Screening: The Promise: The Making of Darkness on the Edge of Town.This 90-minute film combines never-before-seen footage of Springsteen and the E Street Band shot between 19, including home rehearsals and studio sessions, as well as new interviews.
Spring Break: Freedom of Expression Monday, April 2, 2012 – Sunday, April 15, 2012 Event Admission: FREE with museum admission During spring break, children and their families can explore how our constitutional right to freedom of expression has allowed artists and musicians, like Bruce Springsteen, to inspire social change through words and music.Bill of Rights Celebration Thursday, December 15, 2011, a.m. Event Admission: FREE with museum admission Visitors can celebrate the anniversary of the Bill of Rights with a fast-paced interactive game show and a special tour of Signers' Hall. The songs will be included in a Fourth of July “Best of Springsteen” countdown broadcast on Philadelphia radio station WXPN 88.5 FM. The hearing will take place at pm in the Kirby Auditorium.Get a sneak preview of a pivotal, upcoming Supreme Court case during our annual moot court as former Acting Solicitor General Neal Katyal and D. attorney Charles Rothfeld debate the constitutionality of the health care reform law championed by President Obama.Mighty Max: An Evening with Max Weinberg at the National Museum of Jewish American History Join legendary drummer Max Weinberg as he shares his personal experiences from playing his first Bar Mitzvah at age seven, to performing with Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, The Max Weinberg 7 on Late Night with Conan O'Brien, and the newly-formed Max Weinberg Big Band.In honor of Veterans Day, the National Constitution Center will honor the dedication and sacrifices of the brave men and women who have answered the Constitution’s call to “provide for the common defense.” Joseph J. NOW Thursday, February 16 – Wednesday, March 14, 2012 FREE with museum admission The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards’ traveling exhibition ART. NOW showcases work by top teen talent from around the nation. The hearing concerns two bills, House Bills 18, that would replace elections of judicial candidates with a merit selection system for judges. In partnership with CBS 3 and Philabundance, the Delaware Valley’s largest hunger relief organization, the National Constitution Center will collect non-perishable food items as part of the Bruce Springsteen-inspired “Hungry Heart” Food Drive.