Northeast Times

Calendar (August 18, 2011)

Fri­day, Aug. 19

EVENTS

Amer­ic­an Red Cross Blood Drive ARIA Health, Tor­res­dale Cam­pus, Man­sion House, 10800 Knights Road. 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. 1-800-RED CROSS.

Arts and Crafts Max My­ers Play­ground, 1601 Heller­man St. Suit­able for ages 5 to 12. Fri­days. 7 p.m. $25 per month. 215-685-1242. Also at: Russo Park Play­ground, 7321 Tor­res­dale Ave. For ages 8 and older. Fri­days. 7 p.m. 215-685-8747.

Belly Dan­cing Classes for Adults and Chil­dren Phil­adelphia Dance Cen­ter, 8702 Crispin St. Fri­days at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2:30 p.m. 267-475-7005.

Bible Club Grace Bible Church, Big A Pa­vil­ion at Pol­lock Play­ground, Ashton Road, north of Holme Circle. Fun games, snacks and more for chil­dren 8 to 12. Fri­days. 7 p.m. 215-934-6625.

Bingo for Adults Re­sur­rec­tion of Our Lord school hall, 2020 Shelmire Ave. Snacks avail­able. Doors open at 7 p.m. Games start at 7:30 p.m. First and third Fri­day of every month. 215-219-5525.

Coun­sel­ing with the Rabbi Klein JCC, 10100 Jam­is­on Ave. Rabbi Ber­liner will share con­cerns, prob­lems or is­sues. Fri­days at 9:45 a.m. (by ap­point­ment). 215-698-7300.

Fri­day Night Spe­cials for Kids Amer­ic­an Le­gion Play­ground, 6201 Tor­res­dale Ave. $10 per child, in­cludes food, drink, arts and crafts, movie, bingo, etc. 6 to 8 p.m. First and third Fri­day of the month. 215-685-8733.

Kar­ate Nor­com Com­munity Cen­ter, 10980 Nor­com Road. Adults, chil­dren (4 and older) and fam­il­ies are wel­come. Fri­days. 5:15 p.m. 215-613-1070.

Let’s Talk with Norma Ta­bas House, 2101 Strahle St. Fri­days. 1 p.m. 215-745-3127.

Lunch with the Rabbi Klein JCC, 10100 Jam­is­on Ave. Join Rabbi Ber­liner at her tisch as she of­fers her own ver­sion of soul food. Sign up in ad­vance for lunch. Fri­days. 11:30 a.m. 215-698-7300.

Mar­tial Arts Class for Chil­dren Holmes­burg Re­cre­ation Cen­ter, Dit­man and Rhawn streets. Suit­able for ages 5 to 12. Fri­days and Mondays. $5 per class. 6 to 9 p.m. 215-290-2527.

Scrabble North­east Re­gion­al Lib­rary, 2228 Cottman Ave. Novices and ex­perts are wel­come. Fri­days. 10:30 a.m. to noon. 215-685-0547.

Sho­to­con Kar­ate Mi­chael Palmer Play­ground, Thornton and Comly roads. Suit­able for chil­dren in first grade to adult. Par­ent/child com­bos in­vited. $5 re­gis­tra­tion fee. $35 per month. Fri­days. 6:30 p.m. 215-685-0371.

Shuffle­board North­east Older Adult Cen­ter, 8101 Bustleton Ave. Fri­days. 2:30 to 4 p.m. The board is avail­able to all mem­bers at vari­ous times. 215-685-0576.

Sil­ver­Sneak­ers Mus­cu­lar Strength Train­ing North­east Older Adult Cen­ter, 8101 Bustleton Ave. Fri­days at 8:30 a.m. Also on Mondays and Wed­nes­days at 8:30 and 9:30 a.m. $2 per class if not covered by your in­sur­ance. 215-685-0576. More at: Klein JCC, 10100 Jam­is­on Ave. Ap­pro­pri­ate for older adults who are un­fa­mil­i­ar with ex­er­cise as well as those who are fit and act­ive. Fri­days at 9:15 a.m. and 1 p.m. Free. 215-698-7300.

Storytelling Camp­fire Pennypack En­vir­on­ment­al Cen­ter, 8600 Ver­ree Road. Free. 7:30 p.m. 215-685-0470.

Texas Hold’em North­east Older Adult Cen­ter, 8101 Bustleton Ave. Fri­days at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Also on Tues­days at the same times. 215-685-0576.

Zumba Max My­ers Play­ground, 1601 Heller­man St. Monday and Fri­day. $7 per class. Bring a tow­el and re­fil­lable bottle. 7 to 8 p.m. 215-685-1242. More at: Nor­com Com­munity Cen­ter, 10980 Nor­com Road. Lat­in dance workout. $10 per class. Fri­days. 6:30 p.m. 215-356-2280. Also at: En Pointe Dance Stu­dio, 3114 Wil­lits Road. Fri­days. 7 p.m. 215-856-7100.

MEET­INGS

Nar­cot­ics An­onym­ous 12-Step Group Somer­ton United Meth­od­ist Church, Wes­ley Room, 13073 Bustleton Ave. Fri­days. 1 and 8 p.m. 215-673-2745.

Over­eat­ers An­onym­ous Bustleton Lib­rary, Bustleton Av­en­ue and Ver­ree Road. Loc­a­tion is han­di­capped ac­cess­ible. 10:30 a.m. Fri­days. 215-674-4418.

Rotary Club of North­east Sun­risers Coun­try Club Res­taur­ant, 1717 Cottman Ave. Fri­days at 7:30 a.m. for break­fast. 215-887-9990.

Wid­ow and Wid­ower Sup­port Group North­east Older Adult Cen­ter, 8101 Bustleton Ave. Fri­days. Free. 10 a.m. 215-685-0576.

Sat­urday, Aug. 20

EVENTS

Com­edy Show­case North­east Philly Com­edy Cab­aret, Ra­mada Hotel, 11580 Roosevelt Blvd. Fea­tures Simply Dee and oth­er com­ics. $15 ad­mis­sion. 9 p.m. 215-676-5653.

Dance Classes Mi­chael Palmer Play­ground, Thornton and Comly roads. Co-ed tap and bal­let avail­able for ages 3-9 on Sat­urdays at 9:30 a.m. $5 re­gis­tra­tion. $35 per month. 215-685-0371. More at: Pel­bano Re­cre­ation Cen­ter, Bustleton and Solly av­en­ues. Bal­let and jazz are avail­able. $30 per month. Sat­urdays. Ages 3 to 5 at noon.; ages 6 to 8 at 1 p.m. 215-683-1975. An­oth­er at: North­east Fam­ily YMCA, 11088 Knights Road. Classes avail­able in jazz, tap, bal­let and cre­at­ive rhythm. Child must be a mem­ber. 215-632-0100. And at: Tarken Re­cre­ation Cen­ter, 6250 Fron­ten­ac St. For boys and girls ages 5 to 15. Sat­urdays. 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. 215-685-1226. More at: Of­ficer Robert Hayes Me­mori­al Play­ground, Roosevelt Boulevard and Con­well Av­en­ue. Tap for ages 6 and young­er, jazz for ages 7 and older. Time: 215-685-0376. Also at: Car­mella Play­ground, 2100 Wakeling St. For ages 3 to 14. $25 per month. 10 a.m. to noon. 215-685-1235.

Eng­lish for Speak­ers of Oth­er Lan­guages Gif­ford Re­cre­ation Cen­ter, 575 Tom­lin­son Road. Sat­urdays. In­tro­duct­ory level at 10 a.m.; ad­vanced level (adults) at 11:30 a.m. 215-685-0377.

Friends of Pennypack Park Re­cyc­ling Lin­coln High School, Ry­an Av­en­ue park­ing lot. Rain or shine. Bring all pa­per products, in­clud­ing card­board, alu­min­um cans and Nos. 1 through 7 plastics with lids re­moved. Print­er cart­ridges, cell phones, cray­ons, house­hold bat­ter­ies, pack­ing pea­nuts and bubble wrap are also ac­cep­ted. No glass or steel cans ac­cep­ted. Vis­it the free book and magazine table. 9 a.m. to noon. 215-934-PARK.

Garden­ing at Glen Fo­erd 5001 Grant Ave. Vo­lun­teers are needed for dead­head­ing, weed­ing and trim­ming in the rose gar­dens. Bring wa­ter, gloves and clip­pers. 9 a.m. 215-632-5330.

Phil­adelphia Spir­it Travel Soft­ball Try­outs Try­outs for 10U and 12U will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and for 14U from 9 to 11 a.m. at Delaware River fields, 7979 State Road. Also, try­outs for 16U, 16/18U Elite and 18U Gold take place from 9 to 11 a.m. at Key­stone fields, 6500 Key­stone St. Re­gis­tra­tion for all ages be­gins 30 minutes pri­or to try­out start time. Try­outs will also be held on Aug. 21. 215-499-4888 (Cell).

Po­ets on the Porch Ry­erss Mu­seum and Lib­rary, Burholme Park, 7370 Cent­ral Ave. Presen­ted by Fox Chase Read­ing Series. 1 p.m. Bring a porch chair and en­joy an af­ter­noon of verse.

Solly Stable Open House and Pic­nic 1140 Solly Ave. Food and re­fresh­ments will be avail­able for pur­chase. Will be held rain or shine. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. 215-901-5793.

Wiffle Ball Tour­na­ment and Beer-and-Beer Fund-  raiser Park­wood Re­cre­ation Cen­ter, 3301 Mech­an­ic­sville Road. Tour­na­ment takes place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. $30 entry fee per play­er in­cludes T-shirt, food and drinks at the field. Beef-and-beer fea­tur­ing the Sen­sa­tion­al Soul Cruis­ers will be held at Paddy Whacks Pub, 2711 Comly Road from 6 to 11 p.m. $30. Pro­ceeds be­ne­fit the Of­ficer John Pawlowski Schol­ar­ship Fund. 267-767-1758, 267-495-6127.

MEET­INGS

Co­caine An­onym­ous 7328 Castor Ave., second floor, above Lee’s Ho­agie House. Mid­night to 1:30 a.m. 215-333-7798.

In­ter­na­tion­al Pray­er War­ri­ors Somer­ton United Meth­od­ist Church, 13073 Bustleton Ave. Group meets the third Sat­urday of every month. 6 p.m. 215-673-2481.

Nar­cot­ics An­onym­ous Somer­ton United Meth­od­ist Church, Wes­ley Room, 13073 Bustleton Ave. Sat­urdays. 7 p.m. 215-673-2745.

Phil­adelphia Po­lice Ex­plorers Phil­adelphia Po­lice Academy, 8501 State Road. Pro­gram is for ages 14 to 20 who are in­ter­ested in a ca­reer in law en­force­ment. Sat­urdays. 10 a.m. www.pp­don­line.org (Click on Ex­plorers link).

FLEA MAR­KETS

Evan­gel­ic­al Luther­an Church of St. Luke 7200 Castor Ave. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 215-745-8922.

St. Helena Church 6161 N. Fifth St., along the side­walk. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. 215-317-9168.

Sunday, Aug. 21

EVENTS

Phil­adelphia Spir­it Travel Soft­ball Try­outs Try­outs for 10U and 12U will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and for 14U from 9 to 11 a.m. at Delaware River fields, 7979 State Road. Also, try­outs for 16U, 16/18U Elite and 18U Gold takes place from 9 to 11 a.m. at Key­stone fields, 6500 Key­stone St. Re­gis­tra­tion for all ages be­gins 30 minutes pri­or to try­out start time. 215-499-4888 (Cell).

Pi­l­ates Sculpt & Tone Nor­com Com­munity Cen­ter, 10980 Nor­com Road. Suit­able for all age groups and fit­ness levels. $8 per class. Sundays at 11:30 a.m. and Tues­days at 6 p.m. 215-613-1070.

Total Teen Ex­er­cise North­east Com­munity Cen­ter, 2840 Holme Ave. Class is a blend of legs and Abs/Pi­l­ates. Sundays. 10:45 to 11:45 a.m. 215-335-0870.

MEET­INGS

Friend­ship Singles Club The group for ages 50 and older will gath­er at 3 p.m. for a din­ner meet­ing. Call for loc­a­tion and de­tails. 215-969-7167.

Gam-Anon and Gam­blers An­onym­ous Naz­areth Hos­pit­al, 2601 Holme Ave. Twelve-step pro­gram for fam­ily and friends of com­puls­ive gam­blers. Sundays. 7 p.m. Hot line: 1-888-213-3945.

In­cest Sur­viv­ors Frank­ford Me­mori­al United Meth­od­ist Church, 1300 Dyre St. Enter on Oak­land Street. Sundays. 9:30 a.m. 215-848-3830.

Over­eat­ers An­onym­ous 12-Step Group Naz­areth Hos­pit­al, 2601 Holme Ave., second floor, con­fer­ence room 1. Sundays. 10:30 a.m. 215-745-9661.

FLEA MAR­KET

Moss Ath­let­ic As­so­ci­ation 5700 Tor­res­dale Ave. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. 267-303-9620.

Monday, Aug. 22

EVENTS

Ac­ryl­ic Art Class Jar­del Re­cre­ation Cen­ter, Cottman Av­en­ue and Pen­n­way Street. Mondays. 7:30 to 9 p.m. 215-728-7328.

Adult and Seni­or Aer­obics Car­mella Play­ground, 2100 Wakeling St. Low-im­pact ex­er­cise class for seni­ors at 6 p.m. Free. Car­dio/abs for adult men and wo­men at 7 p.m. Mondays. 215-685-1235.

Adult Ceram­ics Russo Park Play­ground, 7321 Tor­res­dale Ave. Mondays. 7 to 9 p.m. 215-685-8747.

Ad­vanced Be­gin­ners Hebrew Klein JCC, 10100 Jam­is­on Ave. Mondays. 9:30 a.m. 215-698-7300.

Aer­obics Classes Holy Re­deem­er Health & Fit­ness Cen­ter, 1648 Hunt­ing­don Pike, Mead­ow­brook. Held Monday, Wed­nes­day and Fri­day at 9 a.m.; Tues­day and Thursday at 9:30 a.m. and 6:15 p.m.; and Sat­urday at 9 a.m. 215-938-5712.

Amer­ic­an Red Cross Blood Drive St. Wil­li­am Par­ish Hall, 6200 Rising Sun Ave. 2:30 to 8:30 p.m. 1-800-RED CROSS.

Arts & Crafts and Ceram­ics Roosevelt Play­ground, 6455 Walk­er St. Class is suit­able for ages 5 to adult. Mondays. $12 per month. 6:30 to 8 p.m. 215-685-8754.

Arts & Crafts for Chil­dren Jun­od Play­ground, 12770 Dunks Ferry Road. For ages 6 to 10. $1 per class. 6 p.m. Mondays. 215-685-9396.

Ball Fu­sion Ex­er­cise Class North­east Com­munity Cen­ter, 2840 Holme Ave. Pi­l­ates-esque ex­er­cise ball workout. Monday, Wed­nes­day and Sat­urday. Time and inf.: 215-335-0870.

Be­gin­ners Yoga Class Tarken Re­cre­ation Cen­ter, 6250 Fron­ten­ac St. Bring a yoga mat. $5 per class. Drop-ins wel­come. Mondays. 7 to 8 p.m. Re­gister. 215-685-1487, 267-467-9277.

Boot Camp Workout Klein JCC, 10100 Jam­is­on Ave. Mondays. Bring sneak­ers and a tow­el. Mem­bers $3, non-mem­bers $5. 7 p.m. 215-698-7300.

Car­dio-Bal­let Nor­com Com­munity Cen­ter, 10980 Nor­com Road. Par­ti­cipants can gain muscle con­trol, bal­ance and flex­ib­il­ity by per­form­ing ba­sic jumps and dances. Mondays. Drop-ins $8. 6 p.m. 215-613-1070.

Car­dio Kick­box­ing for Wo­men Roosevelt Play­ground, 6455 Walk­er St. Learn self-de­fense skills while burn­ing cal­or­ies. $25 per month. Mondays and Wed­nes­days. 8:15 p.m. 215-685-8754.

Com­puter Classes Ju­ni­ata Park Older Adult Cen­ter, 1251 E. Sedgley Ave. Eight-week Monday class costs $80. 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. 215-685-1490. Also at: John Perzel Com­munity Cen­ter, 2990 St. Vin­cent St. $3 per class. Mondays. 11 a.m. 215-331-7120.

Cur­rent Events Dis­cus­sion North­east Older Adult Cen­ter, 8101 Bustleton Ave. Mondays. 10:30 a.m. 215-685-0576.

Dance Aer­obics North­east Fam­ily YMCA, 11088 Knights Road. Mondays and Wed­nes­days at 6:05 p.m. 215-632-0100.

Dance and Gym­nastics Classes Jun­od Play­ground, 12770 Dunks Ferry Road. Monday through Thursday and Sat­urday. Suit­able for ages 3 and older. $90 per year. Time and inf.: 215-685-9396.

Dance Classes Jar­del Re­cre­ation Cen­ter, Cottman Av­en­ue and Pen­n­way Street. Tap/bal­let combo for ages 3-5 at 4:30 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays and Fri­days. 215-685-0596. Also at: Dis­ston School, Knorr and Gillespie streets. Tap, bal­let and jazz are offered. Monday through Thursday at 7 p.m. 215-685-8750.

Deep-Wa­ter Power Class North­east Fam­ily YMCA, 11088 Knights Road. Monday, Tues­day and Wed­nes­day. Call for times and inf.: 215-632-0100.

Fit­ness Swim­mer North­east Fam­ily YMCA, 11088 Knights Road. Mondays at 7:45 p.m. $40. 215-632-0100.

Gui­tar and Drum Les­sons Pel­bano Re­cre­ation Cen­ter, Bustleton and Solly av­en­ues. Classes offered for chil­dren and adults Monday and Wed­nes­day even­ings. $15 per class. 215-683-1975.

Gym­nastics Lack­man Play­ground, 1101 Bart­lett St. Co-ed pro­gram for tots to age 16. Monday, Wed­nes­day, Thursday and Fri­day at 5:30 p.m. 215-685-0370.

In­ter­me­di­ate Con­ver­sa­tion­al Hebrew Class Klein JCC, 10100 Jam­is­on Ave. Mondays. 12:30 p.m. 215-698-7300.

Ir­ish Dance Classes Vo­gt Re­cre­ation Cen­ter, 6700 Cot­tage St. Three pay­ments of $35. Cos­tume fees not in­cluded. Mondays. 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. 215-685-8753. Also at: Car­mella Play­ground, Tulip and Wakeling streets. For ages 6 to 12. $20 per month plus $10 re­gis­tra­tion fee. Mondays. 7 to 8 p.m. 215-685-1235.

Jew­ish Life and Cul­ture Dis­cus­sion Klein JCC, 10100 Jam­is­on Ave. Mondays. 10:30 a.m. 215-698-7300.

Kar­ate Fitzpatrick Play­ground, Academy and Tor­rey roads. Class for ages 5 and older meets Mondays and Wed­nes­days from 6 to 7 p.m. $45 per month. 215-685-9395.

Knit­ting Circle Nor­com Com­munity Cen­ter, 10980 Nor­com Road. This is not a teach­ing class, but a chance for people of sim­il­ar in­terest to gath­er and share their skills in a com­fort­able so­cial set­ting. All ages wel­come. Mondays. 6 to 7 p.m. 215-698-3012.

Lib­rary Klein JCC, 10100 Jam­is­on Ave. A lib­rar­i­an will be avail­able every Monday from 9 to 11:30 a.m. 215-698-7300.

Little Pi­cas­sos Arts and Crafts Classes North­east Com­munity Cen­ter, 2840 Holme Ave. For ages 4 to 9. Mondays. 6:15 to 7 p.m. 215-335-0870.

Low Im­pact Aqua­cise North­east Fam­ily YMCA, 11088 Knights Road. Offered Mondays, Wed­nes­days and Fri­days at 10:30 a.m. 215-632-0100.

Mar­tial Arts Max My­ers Play­ground, 1601 Heller­man St. Chil­dren 8 and older from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. $25. Adults (18 and older) 6 to 7 p.m. $35. Monday, Wed­nes­day and Fri­day. 215-685-1242.

Open Floor Po­etry Read­ings Amer­ic­an Le­gion Play­ground, 6201 Tor­res­dale Ave. For ages 14 and older. Meets the second and fourth Monday of the month. 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. 215-685-8733.

Preschool Pro­gram Car­mella Play­ground, 2100 Wakeling St. For chil­dren 3 to 5. (Must be potty trained.) Monday, Wed­nes­day and Fri­day. $70 per month plus one-time re­gis­tra­tion fee of $15. 9 a.m. to noon. 215-685-1235.

Re­min­is­cing Klein JCC, 10100 Jam­is­on Ave. Let’s re­mem­ber when. Mondays. 12:15 p.m. 215-698-7300.

Sil­ver­Sneak­ers Car­dio Cir­cuit Klein JCC, 10100 Jam­is­on Ave. Mondays. Free. 1 p.m. 215-698-7300.

Tae Kwon Do Dorsey Play­ground, 4800 He­ger­man St. Suit­able for ages 4 and older. $35 per month. Mondays and Wed­nes­days. 6 to 7 p.m. 215-685-8734.

Tum­bling for Chil­dren Pi­car­i­ello Play­ground, Red Li­on and Calera roads. Suit­able for ages 4 and older at all levels. $10 re­gis­tra­tion. Class fees will be col­lec­ted in three in­stall­ments. Time and cost: 215-685-9393.

MEET­INGS

Ad­dic­tions Group Life Vic­tory Church, 7501 Frank­ford Ave. Meet­ing is open to those bat­tling all forms of ad­dic­tions and struggles. Mondays at 7 p.m. 215-331-7500.

Al-Anon New Be­gin­nings John­son Me­mori­al Meth­od­ist Church, 3117 Long­shore Ave. (second floor Rain­bow room). An AFG Dis­trict 1 be­gin­ners meet­ing also takes place in the Gos­pel room. Mondays. 7:30 p.m.

An­ger Man­age­ment Group for Chil­dren Cen­ter for Fam­il­ies and Re­la­tion­ships, 1600 Magee Ave. Mondays. 6 p.m. 215-537-5367.

Fox Chase Art Group Fox Chase Lib­rary, 501 Rhawn St. New mem­bers in­vited. Par­ti­cipants can work in any me­di­um. There are no re­stric­tions as to level of ex­per­i­ence. Free. Mondays. 1 to 3 p.m. 215-335-9042.

New Vis­ions Klein JCC, 10100 Jam­is­on Ave. This is a sup­port and edu­ca­tion group for people with low vis­ion and vis­ion impair­ments. Mondays. 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. 215-698-7300.

Over­eat­ers An­onym­ous Elkins Park Hos­pit­al/Moss Re­hab, 60 E. Town­ship Line Road, room G-3, Elkins Park. This loc­a­tion is han­di­capped ac­cess­ible. Mondays. 8 p.m. 215-674-4418.

St. Domin­ic Seni­ors Mari­an Hall, 8513 Frank­ford Ave. New mem­bers in­vited. Group meets Mondays. 10 a.m. 215-335-0929.

Tues­day, Aug. 23

EVENTS

AARP Driver Safety Pro­gram Nor­com Com­munity Cen­ter, 10980 Nor­com Road. Class size is lim­ited. 4:30 to 9 p.m. Pre-re­gis­tra­tion is re­quired. 215-676-0898.

As­so­ci­ated Ser­vices for the Blind (ASB) Pro­gram Peter Bressi North­east Seni­or Cen­ter, 4744 Frank­ford Ave. Rep­res­ent­at­ives will share in­form­a­tion about the ser­vices the or­gan­iz­a­tion provides. 10 a.m. 215-831-2926.

Bingo Far North­east Seni­or Cit­izen Cen­ter, 12601 Town­send Road. Tues­days. Noon. 215-673-7734. More at: Peter Bressi North­east Seni­or Cen­ter, 4744 Frank­ford Ave. Tues­days, Wed­nes­days and Fri­days. 12:45 p.m. 215-831-2926.

Busi­ness Coun­sel­ing North­east Re­gion­al Lib­rary, 2228 Cottman Ave. Hos­ted by SCORE, coun­selors to small busi­nesses. Free, one-hour one-on-one ses­sions can be sched­uled for small busi­ness own­ers and en­tre­pren­eurs. Re­gister. 215-231-9880.

Celt­ic Con­cert Phil­adelphia Prot­est­ant Home, so­cial hall, 6500 Tabor Road. Fea­tures the Celt­ic Ir­ish band Runa. 2:30 p.m. 215-697-8000.

Fam­ily Movie Night Jun­od Play­ground, 12770 Dunks Ferry Road. Out­door screen­ing of Despic­able Me be­gins at night­fall. Meet state Rep. Brendan F. Boyle and his staff. Bring pic­nic sup­plies, lawn chairs and blankets.

Joint Re­place­ment Sur­gery Sem­in­ar Jeanes Hos­pit­al, 7600 Cent­ral Ave. The be­ne­fits of total joint re­place­ment and what can be ex­pec­ted in the hos­pit­al and after dis­charge will be dis­cussed. A ques­tion-and-an­swer peri­od will also be held. 6 p.m. Re­gister. 215-728-4818.

Knit­ting Nook Klein JCC, 10100 Jam­is­on Ave. Tues­days. All levels wel­come. 12:30 p.m. 215-698-7300.

Line Dance Les­sons Ta­cony/May­fair Sons of Italy, 4741 Friend­ship St. Tues­days. $7 per class. 7 p.m. 215-335-3232.

Mar­cella Kochanska-Sem­brich Fe­male Chor­us Re­hears­al As­so­ci­ated Pol­ish Home, 9150 Academy Road. Tues­days. 7:30 p.m. 215-333-2383.

Mar­tial Arts/Self-de­fense Classes Gif­ford Play­ground, Gif­ford and Tom­lin­son streets. Tues­day and Thursday. $40 per month, dis­counts avail­able. 6:30 p.m. 215-685-0377.

Pi­l­ates Sculpt and Tone Nor­com Com­munity Cen­ter, 10980 Nor­com Road. Suit­able for all age groups and fit­ness levels. $8 per class. Tues­days at 6 p.m. and Sundays at 11:30 a.m. 215-613-1070.

Poker Games Klein JCC, 10100 Jam­is­on Ave. Open, friendly games on Tues­days at 12:30 p.m. 215-698-7300.

Preschool Story Hour Holmes­burg Lib­rary, 7810 Frank­ford Ave. Stor­ies, rhymes and col­or­ing for chil­dren 3-5 and ac­com­pa­ny­ing adult. Pro­gram­ming cour­tesy of Friends of Holmes­burg Lib­rary. 10:30 a.m. 215-685-8756.

Seni­or Ex­er­cise Class Wissi­nom­ing Bible Fel­low­ship Church, 4416 Van Kirk St. Stretch­ing and low-im­pact aer­obics. Tues­day and Thursday. $5 for both ses­sions. 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. 215-743-2360.

Sil­ver­Sneak­ers Car­dio Cir­cuit Ju­ni­ata Park Older Adult Cen­ter, 1251 E. Sedgley Ave. Tues­days and Thursdays. $1. 10 a.m. 215-685-1490.

Step Aer­obics Max My­ers Play­ground, 1601 Heller­man St. Tues­days, Thursdays and every oth­er Wed­nes­day. 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. 215-685-1242.

Tai Chi for Seni­ors John Perzel Com­munity Cen­ter, 2990 St. Vin­cent St. Tues­days. $3 per class. 10 a.m. 215-331-7120.

Tae Kwon Do Chalf­ont Play­ground, Chalf­ont and Deer­path roads. Tues­days and Thursdays. Chil­dren’s class from 5 to 6 p.m., adult class from 6 to 7 p.m. Inf.: 215-840-8357.

Texas Hold’em North­east Older Adult Cen­ter, 8101 Bustleton Ave. Tues­days. 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. 215-685-0576.

Tum­bling for Chil­dren Russo Park Play­ground, 7321 Tor­res­dale Ave. For chil­dren ages 5 to 9. Tues­days. 7 to 8 p.m. 215-685-8747.

Yoga Gif­ford Re­cre­ation Cen­ter, 575 Tom­lin­son Road. Suit­able for adults and chil­dren 12 and older. Mondays. $5 per class. 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. 215-685-0377. Also at: Centre for Well Be­ing, 7880 Ox­ford Ave. Be­gin­ners Tues­days at 6:30 p.m., mixed levels Wed­nes­days at 7 p.m., and a chil­dren’s class on Sat­urdays at 9:30 a.m. Re­gister. 215-745-4025. And at: Pel­bano Play­ground, Bustleton and Solly av­en­ues. $5 per class. Tues­days. 7 to 8 p.m. 215-683-1975. More at: Ju­ni­ata Park Older Adult Cen­ter, 1251 E. Sedgley Ave. Tues­days-Thursdays. $1. 11 a.m. 215-685-1490.

Zumba Dance Amer­ic­an Le­gion Play­ground, 6201 Tor­res­dale Ave. For ages 12 and older. Tues­days and Thursdays. 7 to 8 p.m. 215-685-8733.

MEET­INGS

Al-Anon Sup­port Groups Glor­ia Dei Church, 570 Welsh Road, Hunt­ing­don Val­ley. For friends and re­l­at­ives of those with a drink­ing prob­lem. 7:30 p.m. 215-947-8200. An­oth­er at: St. John’s Luther­an Church, Hawthorne Street and Tyson Av­en­ue. 1  p.m.

An­ger Man­age­ment for Men Cen­ter for Fam­il­ies and Re­la­tion­ships, 1600 Magee Ave. Tues­days. 7 and 8 p.m. 215-537-5367.

Cen­ter­ing Pray­er Sup­port Group Holy Fam­ily Uni­versity, Col­lege Cen­ter chapel, Grant and Frank­ford av­en­ues. Tues­days. 7 to 8:30 p.m. 215-332-9373.

Clut­ter­ers An­onym­ous 3501 Solly Ave. Tues­days. 7:30 p.m. 215-335-7500.

Com­mon Bond St. John’s Luther­an Church, 505 N. York Road, Hat­boro. This is a sup­port so­cial group for 50+ wid­owed and di­vorced adults. Dis­cus­sion top­ic: “Are you too old to date after loss? Dat­ing tips.” 2 p.m. 215-675-3947.

Fam­ily Sup­port Group North­east Com­munity Cen­ter MH/MR, Or­leans Build­ing, Roosevelt Boulevard and Adams Av­en­ue. For fam­il­ies of adults with men­tal ill­ness. Tues­days. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. 215-831-2854.

From Vic­tim to Vic­tor 7757 Frank­ford Ave. God’s Ar­rows fel­low­ship provided for chil­dren. Tues­days. 7:30 p.m. 215-343-8474.

Hatik­vah Ha­dassah Delaire Land­ing club­house, 9455 State Road. New mem­bers wel­come. 1 p.m. 215-917-4673.

Jar­del Seni­or Cit­izen Club Jar­del Re­cre­ation Cen­ter, Cottman Av­en­ue and Pen­n­way Street. The group meets every Tues­day. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 215-379-3051.

Let’s Talk Group Dis­cus­sion Klein JCC, 10100 Jam­is­on Ave. Fo­cus is on top­ics re­lat­ing to is­sues faced in life. Tues­days. 10:30 a.m. 215-698-7300.

Wed­nes­day, Aug. 24

EVENTS

Adult Tap Ta­cony/May­fair Sons of Italy, 4741 Friend­ship St. $10 per class. 8 p.m. Wed­nes­days. 215-335-3232.

Adult Ir­ish Ceili Dan­cing Amer­ic­an Le­gion hall, 301 E. God­frey Ave. Wed­nes­days. 7:30 p.m. 215-725-8055.

Amer­ic­an Red Cross Blood Drive Beth­el, the Church at Frank­lin Mills, 903 Frank­lin Mills Circle. 2 to 8 p.m. 1-800-RED CROSS.

Art Ther­apy for Chil­dren Cen­ter for Fam­il­ies and Re­la­tion­ships, 1600 Magee Ave. For ages 9 to 12. 6 p.m. Wed­nes­days. 215-537-5367.

Bol­ly­wood (In­dia Fu­sion) Dance Class for Adults Phil­adelphia Dance Cen­ter, 8702 Crispin St. 8:15 p.m. Wed­nes­days. 267-475-7005.

Buf­fet-style Break­fast Peter Bressi North­east Seni­or Cen­ter, 4744 Frank­ford Ave. Second and fourth Wed­nes­day of each month. Space is lim­ited. 9 a.m. 215-831-2926.

Ceram­ics for Adults Dis­ston Re­cre­ation Cen­ter, Dis­ston and Glen­loch streets. Wed­nes­days. 7 to 9 p.m. 215-338-0988.

Co-ed Box­ing Class for Adults and Teens North­east Com­munity Cen­ter, 2840 Holme Ave. No ex­per­i­ence is ne­ces­sary. Wed­nes­days at 7:30 p.m. 215-335-0870.

Core Train­ing Klein JCC, 10100 Jam­is­on Ave. Wed­nes­days. Mem­bers $3, non-mem­bers $5. 7 p.m. 215-698-7300.

Glen Fo­erd Tours 5001 Grant Ave. Guided tours avail­able most Wed­nes­days. $10, stu­dents and seni­ors (65 and older) $9. 11 a.m. and noon.  Call first to be sure the man­sion is not closed for a spe­cial event. 215-632-5330.

Jew­elry Design for Adults Fox Chase Lib­rary, 501 Rhawn St. Par­ti­cipants will make hand­craf­ted ear­rings. There is a charge for ma­ter­i­als. Space is lim­ited. 7 p.m. 215-685-0547.

Kar­ate Vo­gt Re­cre­ation Cen­ter, Cot­tage Street and Un­ruh Av­en­ue. Wed­nes­days. 6 to 7 p.m. $75 month. 215-685-8753.

Mah Jongg Games Old York Road Temple Beth Am, 971 Old York Road, Abing­ton. All ages and levels, mem­bers and non-mem­bers are in­vited. Con­tin­ues Aug. 31, Sept. 7, 14 and 21 and Oct. 5, 12 and 26. Bring your card and set. 9 a.m. to noon. 215-886-8000.

Sil­ver­Sneak­ers Yoga Stretch John Perzel Com­munity Cen­ter, 2990 St. Vin­cent St. Wed­nes­days. Non-mem­bers $3. 11 a.m. 215-331-7120. Also at: Nor­com Com­munity Cen­ter, 10980 Nor­com Road. Move your body through a series of seated and stand­ing yoga poses. Non-mem­bers $3 per class. Wed­nes­days at 9 a.m. Re­gister. 215-613-1070.

Tae Kwon Do Class Gif­ford Re­cre­ation Cen­ter, 575 Tom­lin­son Road. Suit­able for ages 5-14. Wed­nes­days and Fri­days. Classes held at 6, 7 and 8 p.m. de­pend­ing on age group. $50 per month in­cludes uni­form. 215-685-0377.

Tai Chi for Seni­ors North­east Older Adult Cen­ter, 8101 Bustleton Ave. 10:30 a.m. Wed­nes­days. 215-685-0576.

Yoga Nor­com Com­munity Cen­ter, 10980 Nor­com Road. $8 per class. Wed­nes­days at 6 p.m. 215-613-1070.

Zumba Nor­com Com­munity Cen­ter, 10980 Nor­com Road. $10. 7:15 p.m. Wed­nes­days. 215-613-1070. And at: Phil­adelphia Dance Cen­ter, 8702 Crispin St. Wed­nes­days. 7 p.m. 267-475-7005. More at: The Academy of Rus­si­an Arts, 11018 Rennard St. 4:45 p.m. Wed­nes­days. Drop-ins $10. 267-934-2055.

MEET­INGS

Alzheimer’s Care­givers Sup­port Group St. Joseph’s Man­or, 1616 Hunt­ing­don Pike, Mead­ow­brook. For those caring for a re­l­at­ive or friend with Alzheimer’s. 6 p.m. Re­gister. 1-800-818-4747.

Be­reave­ment Sup­port Groups Klein JCC, 10100 Jam­is­on Ave. Wed­nes­days. 12:45 p.m. 215-698-7300. Also at: Peter Bressi North­east Seni­or Cen­ter, 4744 Frank­ford Ave. Last two Wed­nes­days of the month. 10 to 11 a.m. 215-831-2926.

Gam-Anon and Gam­blers An­onym­ous St. Dav­id’s Luther­an Church, Academy Road and Linden Av­en­ue. Pro­grams are for those with a gambling prob­lem, their fam­ily and friends. Wed­nes­days. 7 p.m. Hot lines: 1-888-442-7085 (GA), 1-888-213-3945 (Gam Anon).

Le­Tip In­ter­na­tion­al Steve Stein’s Fam­ous Deli, 9359 Krewstown Road. The chapter meets Wed­nes­days for busi­ness-to-busi­ness net­work­ing from 11:31 a.m. to 1:01 p.m. 1-800-675-3847.

“My Weigh” Weight-loss Sup­port Group 11410 Bustleton Ave. Wed­nes­days. $5. Inf.: 215-947-4040.

TOPS Weight Loss Groups St. Steph­en’s Church, 4201 Prin­ceton Ave. Learn to take off pounds sens­ibly. Wed­nes­days at 9:45 a.m. 215-697-8385. An­oth­er meet­ing be­gins with weigh-in at 6:45 p.m. A short meet­ing fol­lows. 215-624-6764.

Thursday, Aug. 25

EVENTS

Aqua­cise North­east Fam­ily YMCA, 11088 Knights Road. Thursdays. 7:30 p.m. 215-632-0100.

Arts & Crafts North­east Older Adult Cen­ter, 8101 Bustleton Ave. 9 to 11 a.m. Thursdays. 215-685-0576.

Art Ther­apy for Chil­dren Cen­ter for Fam­il­ies and Re­la­tion­ships, 1600 Magee Ave. Suit­able for ages 5 to 8. Thursdays. 6 p.m. 215-537-5367.

As­sist­ance for Vet­er­ans with VA Claims Dis­trict Of­fice of U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz, 7219 Frank­ford Ave. Joseph Buckley, an ac­cred­ited vet­er­an ser­vice of­ficer from the Vet­er­ans of For­eign Wars, will as­sist vet­er­ans and their fam­il­ies with sub­mis­sion of new VA claims and an­swer eli­gib­il­ity and pa­per­work ques­tions. Thursdays. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call for an ap­point­ment. 215-517-6572.

Bal­let Boot Camp Phil­adelphia Dance Cen­ter, 8702 Crispin St. Thursday. 7 to 8 p.m. 267-475-7005.

Ball­room Dance North­east Older Adult Cen­ter, 8101 Bustleton Ave. $2.  Thursdays. 12:30 to 2 p.m. 215-685-0576.

Bingo Cannstat­ter Volks­fest Ver­ein, 9130 Academy Road. Sponsored by Die Al­ten Her­ren des Cannstat­ters. Thursdays. Doors open at 5 p.m.; games start at 6:30 p.m. 215-332-0121, 215-332-7103.

Chess North­east Older Adult Cen­ter, 8101 Bustleton Ave. Thursdays at 11:30 a.m. 215-685-0576. More at: Klein JCC, 10100 Jam­is­on Ave. Play and in­struc­tion for be­gin­ners and ex­per­i­enced play­ers. Thursdays. 12:30 p.m. 215-698-7300.

Com­puter Classes North­east Older Adult Cen­ter, 8101 Bustleton Ave. Thursdays. 1:30 to 4 p.m. 215-685-0576.

Cook­ing Class for Kids Jun­od Play­ground, 12770 Dunks Ferry Road. Thursdays. $5 per class. 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Re­gister. 215-685-9396.

Dance Classes Jar­del Re­cre­ation Cen­ter, Cottman Av­en­ue and Pen­n­way Street. Jazz for ages 9 and older offered Thursdays from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. 215-685-0596.  Also at: Tarken Re­cre­ation Cen­ter, 6250 Fron­ten­ac St. For boys and girls ages 5 to 15. Thursdays. 6 to 8:30 p.m. Re­gister. 215-685-1226.

Ex­er­cise Class Peter Bressi North­east Seni­or Cen­ter, 4744 Frank­ford Ave. Free. Thursdays. 10 a.m. 215-831-2926.

Heal­ing Ex­er­cise Klein JCC, 10100 Jam­is­on Ave. Thursdays. 9:30 a.m. 215-698-7300.

Hip-Hop Car­dio Fit­ness Class Nor­com Com­munity Cen­ter, 10980 Nor­com Road. Drop-ins $8 per vis­it. 7 p.m. Thursdays. 215-698-3012.

Hip-Hop/Jazz Class Mi­chael Palmer Play­ground, Thornton and Comly roads. Co-ed class for ages 10-14 held Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. $5 re­gis­tra­tion fee. $35 per month. 215-685-0371.

Karaoke North­east Older Adult Cen­ter, 8101 Bustleton Ave. Free. Thursdays. 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., ex­cept third Thursday. 215-685-0576.

Kar­ate Nor­com Com­munity Cen­ter, 10980 Nor­com Road. For ages 4 and older. Thursdays. 5:15 p.m. 215-613-1070. Also at: North­east Fam­ily YMCA, Car­riage House, 11088 Knights Road. Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. 215-632-0100.

Line Dan­cing for Adults Jun­od Play­ground, 12770 Dunks Ferry Road. Thursdays. Call for time. 215-685-9396.

Midiri Broth­ers in Con­cert Phil­adelphia Prot­est­ant Home, so­cial hall, 6500 Tabor Road. 7 p.m. 215-697-8000.

Movie Mad­ness Ta­bas House, 2101 Strahle St. Thursdays. 10:30 a.m. 215-745-3127.

Mu­sic­al Memor­ies Klein JCC, 10100 Jam­is­on Ave. En­joy show tunes and jazz. Thursdays. 10:30 a.m. 215-698-7300.

Open House Old York Road Temple-Beth Am, 971 Old York Road, Abing­ton. En­joy ice cream, sweet treats and Kosh­er wine tast­ing while meet­ing the clergy and learn­ing about edu­ca­tion­al pro­grams for all ages. 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. 215-886-8000.

Ox­ford Circle Farm­ers’ Mar­ket North­east Com­munity Cen­ter, 900 E. How­ell St. Sponsored by the Food Trust. SNAP/food stamps (EBT/Ac­cess cards), Farm­ers’ Mar­ket Nu­tri­tion Pro­gram vouch­ers and Philly Food Bucks ac­cep­ted. Sea­son­al fruits and ve­get­ables will be avail­able Thursdays throughout the sum­mer. 2 to 6 p.m. 215-575-0444, Ext. 167.

Paint­ing Class Peter Bressi North­east Seni­or Cen­ter, 4744 Frank­ford Ave. Learn to paint land­scapes, faces and ab­stract art. Thursdays. 1 p.m. A dona­tion is re­ques­ted. 215-831-2926.

Pilox­ing Nor­com Com­munity Cen­ter, 10980 Nor­com Road. Class is a mix of pi­l­ates and box­ing. Drop-ins $8. Thursdays. 6 to 7 p.m. 215-613-1070.

Sil­ver­Sneak­ers Car­dio Cir­cuit John Perzel Com­munity Cen­ter, 2990 St. Vin­cent St. Thursdays. $3 per class. 11 a.m. 215-331-7120.

Sil­ver­Splash Klein JCC, 10100 Jam­is­on Ave. 12:30 p.m. Thursdays. Free. 215-698-7300.

Total Tone North­east Com­munity Cen­ter, 2840 Holme Ave. Learn to sculpt and con­tour your body. Suit­able for all ages and fit­ness levels. Thursdays at 6:30 p.m., Sundays at 9:30 a.m. Twelve ses­sions cost $60 for mem­bers, $70 for non-mem­bers. Drop-ins $7. 215-335-0870.

Wit & Wis­dom Ta­bas House, 2101 Strahle St. Thursdays. 10:30 a.m. 215-745-3127.

Yoga Pi­car­i­ello Re­cre­ation Cen­ter, Red Li­on and Calera roads. The class is for all levels. Bring a yoga mat. $8 per class or $20 per four-week month. There is also a yearly re­gis­tra­tion fee. Thursdays. 6:50 to 8:15 p.m. 267-738-8393.

Zumba Klein JCC, 10100 Jam­is­on Ave. $5. Thursdays. 3 p.m. 215-698-7300.

MEET­INGS

Al-Anon Paths to Re­cov­ery St. John’s Luther­an Church, Tyson Av­en­ue and Hawthorne Street. Thursdays. 1 p.m.

Al-Anon Sup­port Group Naz­areth Hos­pit­al, Mari­an Hall, 2601 Holme Ave. For re­l­at­ives and friends of those with a drink­ing prob­lem. 8 p.m. Thursdays. 215-222-5244.

An­ger Man­age­ment for Wo­men Cen­ter for Fam­il­ies and Re­la­tion­ships, 1600 Magee Ave. Thursdays. 7 p.m. 215-537-5367.

Fam­ily Sup­port Group 6726 Rising Sun Ave. Sponsored by North­east Com­munity Cen­ter for Men­tal Health/Men­tal Re­tard­a­tion. For fam­il­ies of adults with men­tal ill­ness. Thursdays. 1 to 3 p.m. 215-831-2854.

Go­ing From We to Me Klein JCC, 10100 Jam­is­on Ave. Group is for re­cently wid­owed or di­vorced in­di­vidu­als 55 and older. Thursdays. 12:30 p.m. 215-698-7300.

North­east EPIC Stake­hold­ers Aria Health, Frank­ford cam­pus, 4900 Frank­ford Ave., second-floor con­fer­ence room. The meet­ing will serve as a polit­ic­al for­um for City Coun­cil and city com­mis­sion­er can­did­ates. Group meets the last Thursday of every month. 5:30 p.m. The pub­lic is in­vited.

Par­ent­ing Group Cen­ter for Fam­il­ies and Re­la­tion-ships, 1600 Magee Ave. Thursdays. 6 p.m. 215-537-5367.

Post-Be­reave­ment Sup­port Group Klein JCC, 10100 Jam­is­on Ave. Pro­gram is led by Joan Freed­man. Thursdays. 10:30 a.m. 215-698-7300, Ext. 147.

Fri­day, Aug. 26

EVENT

Amer­ic­an Red Cross Blood Drive East­ern Re­gion­al Med­ic­al Cen­ter, Can­cer Treat­ment Cen­ters of Amer­ica, 1331 E. Wyom­ing Ave. 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. 1-800-RED CROSS.

in­Home Shop­ping Phil­adelphia Prot­est­ant Home, Foun­tain Room. Rep­res­ent­at­ives from Snacks by the Pound will be avail­able from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. 215-697-8000.

VENDOR ALERT

St. Helena Church 6161 N. Fifth St, along the side­walk.

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