Wednesday, Jan. 4
Adult Irish Ceili Dancing American Legion hall, 301 E. Godfrey Ave. Wednesdays. 7:30 to 9 p.m. 215-725-8055.
Aerobics St. Bernard Senior Adult Program, 7340 Jackson St. $2. Wednesdays. 9:15 a.m. 215-624-5920.
American Red Cross Blood Drive St. Katherine of Siena Church, parish center gym, 9700 Frankford Ave. 1 to 7 p.m. 1-800-RED CROSS.
Art Class Northeast Older Adult Center, 8101 Bustleton Ave. Class is with a professional instructor. $2. Wednesdays. 2 to 4 p.m. 215-685-0576.
Arts and Crafts Klein JCC, 10100 Jamison Ave. Beginners invited. Free. 12:30 p.m. 215-698-7300.
Art Therapy for Children Center for Families and Relationships, 1600 Magee Ave. Suitable for ages 9 to 12. Wednesdays. 6 p.m. 215-537-5367.
Big Top Story Time Bustleton Library, 10199 Bustleton Ave. Age-appropriate stories for ages 2-1/2 to 4 with a parent. Wednesdays. 10:30 a.m. 215-685-0472.
Books Aloud! Workshop Northeast Regional Library, 2228 Cottman Ave. Through a series of monthly workshops, adults are provided with the resources and skills needed to read aloud successfully with young children. Free. 6:30 p.m. Register. 215-686-5372.
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. $5. 7 p.m. 215-698-7300.
Crocheting and Plastic Canvas Class Juniata Park Older Adult Center, 1251 E. Sedgley Ave. Wednesdays. $1. 1 p.m. 215-685-1490.
Dance Classes Picariello Playground, Red Lion and Calera roads. Tap and ballet for age 3 and older. $10 registration. Class fees will be collected in three installments. Time and cost: 215-685-9393. Also at: Lackman Playground, 1101 Bartlett St. Co-ed program for ages 3 to 5. Wednesdays. 5:30 p.m. 215-685-0370.
Dance Program Registration Rizzo PAL, Belgrade and Clearfield streets. Classes for girls 10-16 are held every Wednesday for approximately 20 weeks starting Jan. 11. Register with a parent or guardian in attendance. No fee. 7 p.m. 215-426-6583.
“Glee” Singing Lessons Pelbano Recreation Center, Bustleton and Solly avenues. Suitable for boys and girls 8 and older. Wednesdays through April. 6:30 to 8 p.m. Register. 215-683-1975.
Golden Gals Tacony/Mayfair Sons of Italy, 4741 Friendship St. $5. Wednesdays. 7 p.m. 215-335-3232.
Hebrew Lessons for Adults Temple Beth Ami, 9201 Old Bustleton Ave. Free. Lessons are taught at all levels. Wednesdays. 6 p.m. 215-673-2511.
Hip-Hop/Funk/Tumbling Classes for Boys Philadelphia Dance Center, 8702 Crispin St. Suitable for ages 4 to 13. Wednesdays. Time and info.: 267-475-7005.
Intro to Dance Mayfair Community Center (JMPCC), 2990 St. Vincent St. Suitable for ages 4-6. Wednesdays and Thursdays. 6 to 7 p.m. 215-683-1994.
Jazz/Hip Hop Mayfair Community Center (JMPCC), 2990 St. Vincent St. Ages 7-10 and 11-14 each Wednesday and Thursday from 7 to 8 p.m.; ages 15 to adult Wednesdays from 8 to 9 p.m. 215-683-1994.
Karate Vogt Recreation Center, Cottage Street and Unruh Avenue. Wednesdays. 6 to 7 p.m. $75 month. 215-685-8753.
Klein Music Makers Klein JCC, 10100 Jamison Ave. Individuals who play an instrument and read music are invited. Wednesdays. 1:30 p.m. 215-698-7300, Ext. 134.
Ladies Aerobics Heitzman Recreation Center, 3631 Amber St. $5 registration plus $5 per class. 6:15 to 7:15 p.m. 215-685-1244.
Life Coach Workshop Held at a location in the Northeast Wednesdays through February. Learn to develop a healthy lifestyle, get organized in your home/office and more. 7 p.m. Inf.: 215-725-1995.
Line Dancing Klein JCC, 10100 Jamison Ave. Wednesdays. 1:15 p.m. 215-698-7300. Also at: Tacony/Mayfair Sons of Italy, 4741 Friendship St. Beginners class on Wednesdays at 6 p.m. No class the third Wednesday of the month. $7 per class. 215-335-3232.
Martin Luther King Jr. Program Fox Chase Library, 501 Rhawn St. Historical re-enactment of the life of Dr. Martin Luther King is presented by the African American Museum of Philadelphia. Program is for children in grade school. Sponsored in part by Friends of Fox Chase Library. 4 p.m. 215-685-0547.
Playgroup Frankford Group Ministry, 4620 Griscom St. For parents and children 5 and younger. Free. Wednesdays. 10 to 11:30 a.m. 267-693-7016.
Stop Smoking Comfortably Program Holmesburg Library, 7810 Frankford Ave. Program is supported by the Philadelphia Department of Public Health and the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Continues Wednesdays through Feb. 8. 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Registration is mandatory. 1-888-PENN-STOP.
Scrapbooking Bridesburg Recreation Center, 4625 Richmond St. Supplies provided. Bring your own book and photos. Wednesdays. $5 per class. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. 215-685-1247.
SilverSneakers MSROM Klein JCC, 10100 Jamison Ave. Free. Wednesdays. 9:15 a.m. 215-698-7300.
SilverSneakers Yoga Stretch John Perzel Community Center, 2990 St. Vincent St. Wednesdays. $3 per class if not a SilverSneakers member. 11 a.m. 215-683-1994. 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.
Spanish for Beginners John Perzel Community Center, 2990 St. Vincent St. $5 per class. Wednesdays. 12:30 p.m. 215-683-1994.
Step Aerobics Bridesburg Recreation Center, 4625 Richmond St. Eight classes $15 (Payable at your first class.) or $2.50 per class. Wednesdays. 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. 215-685-1247.
Tae Kwon Do Gifford Recreation Center, 575 Tomlinson Road. Ages 5 to 8 at 7 p.m.; ages 8 to 11 at 8 p.m. $60 per month. Uniform included with the first payment. 215-685-0377.
Tai Chi for Seniors Northeast Older Adult Center, 8101 Bustleton Ave. Wednesdays. 10:30 a.m. 215-685-0576.
Water Aerobics Program Holy Redeemer Sports Medicine Center, 1648 Huntingdon Pike, Meadowbrook. 5:30 p.m. Also on Saturdays at 10 a.m. Members $62, non-members $80. Pre-register. 1-800-818-4747.
Yoga Norcom Community Center, 10980 Norcom Road. $10 per class. Wednesdays at 6 p.m. and Saturdays at 10 a.m. 215-613-1070.
Yoga/Zumba Congregation Adath Jeshurun, 7763 Old York Road, Elkins Park. Designed for all levels of experience and ability. Wednesdays. Zumba at 5:30 p.m., yoga at 6:30 p.m. 215-635-6611.
Zumba Klein JCC, 10100 Jamison Ave. $5. Wednesdays. 6 p.m. 215-698-7300. More at: Jardel Recreation Center, Cottman Avenue and Pennway Street. $5 per class. Wednesdays and Thursdays. 7 to 7:45 p.m. 215-685-0596. Another at: Norcom Community Center, 10980 Norcom Road. $12 per class. Wednesdays. 7:15 p.m. 215-613-1070. And at: Philadelphia Dance Center, 8702 Crispin St. Wednesdays and Mondays. Drop-ins $7. 7 p.m. 267-475-7005.
Adults and Family Members with ADD/ADHD Support Group Aria Health, Torresdale Campus, conference room 2, Knights and Red Lion roads. Held first Wednesday of the month. 7 to 9 p.m. 267-401-9375.
Bereavement Support Group Klein JCC, 10100 Jamison Ave. Facilitated by Helene Cohen. Wednesdays. 12:45 p.m. 215-698-7300, Ext. 147.
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).
Golden Age Seniors Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Cottman Avenue and Erdrick Street. (Use Erdrick Street entrance.) Wednesdays. Noon to 3 p.m. 215-331-9680.
Jewish Culture Club Northeast Older Adult Center, 8101 Bustleton Ave. Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. 215-685-0576.
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.
Maternity BVM Seniors School hall, 9220 Old Bustleton Ave. New members are invited. First and third Wednesday of every month. 11 a.m. 215-698-2614.
“My Weigh” Weight-loss Support Group 11410 Bustleton Ave. Wednesdays. $5 per class. Time and inf.: 215-947-4040.
Narcotics Anonymous 12-Step Program Somerton United Methodist Church, Wesley Room, 13073 Bustleton Ave. Wednesday. 8 p.m. 215-673-2745.
Nicotine Anonymous Paul’s Run Retirement Home, 9896 Bustleton Ave. Wednesdays. 4:45 to 5:45 p.m. 215-934-3000.
Philadelphia Mothers of Twins & Triplets Club Pelbano Recreation Center, Bustleton and Solly avenues. All mothers of twins and higher order multiples are invited. 7:30 p.m. First Wednesday of the month September through June. www.nepmottc.com
Rhawnhurst Seniors Pelbano Recreation Center, Bustleton and Solly avenues. Wednesdays. 9 a.m.
Senior Citizens Group American Legion Oxley Post, Torresdale Avenue and Decatur Street. The group meets every Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. A committee is forming for future events.
SLAA Nazareth Hospital, 2601 Holme Ave., Marion Pavilion, conference room B. Twelve-step group meets Wednesdays. 7 p.m. 215-205-3422.
Supportive Older Women’s Network (SOWN) Klein JCC, 10100 Jamison Ave. Open forum for women to support each other with the problems of everyday life. Wednesdays. 10:30 a.m. 215-698-7300.
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, Jan. 5
Adult Painting Class Our Lady of Ransom School, 6740 Roosevelt Blvd. Ten-week session. Choice of Thursday evening or Friday afternoon class. Beginners or more experienced welcome. Cost and time: 215-332-4352.
Aerobic Yoga Klein JCC, 10100 Jamison Ave. $5. Thursdays. 7 p.m. 215698-7300.
American Red Cross Blood Drive Christ the King Church hall, 3252 Chesterfield Road. 1 to 7 p.m. 1-800-RED CROSS.
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.
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.
Bingo for Seniors John Perzel Community Center, 2990 St. Vincent St. Thursdays. 12:30 p.m. 215-683-1994.
Cardio Circuit John Perzel Community Center, 2990 St. Vincent St. Thursdays. $3 per class if not a SilverSneakers member. 11 a.m. 215-683-1994.
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 Max Myers Playground, 1601 Hellerman St. Tap and jazz classes available for girls 6 and older. $15 registration fee plus $125 class fee, which can be paid in two installments. Thursdays. 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. 215-685-1242. Another at: 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 or e-mail email@example.com 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 Dance Class Philadelphia Dance Center, 8702 Crispin St. Suitable for ages 7 to 14. Thursdays. 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. 267-475-7005.
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.
Job Training Oxford Circle Christian Community Development Association, 900 E. Howell St. Computer and general interest classes also offered. Free. 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. 267-265-1709.
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. Class for ages 4 to 12 at 7 p.m.; adult class at 8 p.m. Thursdays. Drop-ins $10 per class. 215-613-1070. Also at: Northeast Family YMCA, Carriage House, 11088 Knights Road. Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. 215-632-0100.
Kinder Dance Classes Philadelphia Dance Center, 8702 Crispin St. Kinder ballet/tap, ballet/jazz is offered Thursdays at 5 p.m. Register now and receive half-off the registration fee. 267-475-7005.
Line Dancing for Adults Junod Playground, 12770 Dunks Ferry Road. Thursdays. Call for time. 215-685-9396.
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.
Painting Class Peter Bressi Northeast Senior Center, 4744 Frankford Ave. Learn to paint landscapes, faces and abstract art. Thursdays. A donation is requested. 1 p.m. 215-831-2926.
Piloxing Norcom Community Center, 10980 Norcom Road. Class is a mix of pilates and boxing. Drop-ins $10. Thursdays. 6 to 7 p.m. 215-613-1070.
Reverse Mortgage Seminar for Seniors 7725 Castor Ave. Includes learning guides and question-and-answer segment. Thursdays. Free. 6 to 8 p.m. Pre-register. 215-603-2680.
SilverSneakers John Perzel Community Center, 2990 St. Vincent St. $3 per class if not a SilverSneakers member. Thursdays. 9:30 a.m. 215-683-1994.
SilverSplash Klein JCC, 10100 Jamison Ave. Thursdays. Free. 12:30 p.m. 215-698-7300.
Tai Chi Fox Chase Library, 501 Rhawn St. $4 per class. First visit is free. Thursdays. 11 a.m. to noon. 215-332-3648.
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 Pelbano Recreation Center, Bustleton and Solly avenues. Suitable for age 12 to adult. Thursdays. 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. Register. 215-683-1975. Another at: John Perzel Community Center, 2990 St. Vincent St. $5 per class. Thursdays. 10 a.m. 215-683-1994. Also at: Picariello Recreation Center, Red Lion and Calera roads. The class is for all levels. Bring a yoga mat. $20 per four-week month. 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.
Al-Anon Paths to Recovery St. John’s Lutheran Church, Tyson Avenue and Hawthorne Street. Thursdays. 1 to 2:30 p.m.
Al-Anon Support Group Nazareth Hospital, Marian Hall, 2601 Holme Ave. For relatives and friends of those with a drinking problem. Thursdays. 8 p.m. 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 7226 Castor Ave. Sponsored by Northeast Community Center for Mental Health/Mental Retardation. For families of adults with mental illness. Thursdays. 1 to 3 p.m. 215-742-7817.
Frankford Civic Association Aria Health, Frankford Campus, second-floor meeting room, 4900 Frankford Ave. Frankford residents, business owners and workers are invited. 7 p.m.
Girl Scouts Gifford Recreation Center, 575 Tomlinson Road. Girls in first through ninth grades are invited. Thursdays. $80 seasonal fee. 7 to 8:30 p.m. Runs thru school year. 215-685-0377.
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, Ext. 147.
Overeaters Anonymous St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Old York and Ashbourne roads, Elkins Park. This is a HOW meeting. Thursdays. 7:30 p.m. 215-674-4418.
Parenting Group Center for Families and Relationships, 1600 Magee Ave. Thursdays. 6 p.m. 215-537-5367.
Philadelphia’s First Toastmasters Philadelphia Protestant Home, 6500 Tabor Road. Learn to develop communication and leadership skills, foster self-confidence and personal growth. New members are invited. Meets first and third Thursday of each month. 7 p.m. 215-428-4579, 215-697-8586.
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.
Tabernacle Leisurites Tabernacle Memorial United Methodist Church, Loretto Avenue and Ripley Street. First Thursday of the month. 11:30 a.m. 215-725-7512.
To Live Again Rhawnhurst Chapter Rhawnhurst Presbyterian Church, Loretto Avenue and Lansing Street. All widows and widowers are welcome. 7:30 p.m. 215-745-9119, 215-744-7838.
Friday, Jan. 6
Bingo for Kids Vogt Recreation Center, 6700 Cottage St. Children receive a slice of pizza and a drink. $5. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. 215-685-8753.
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.
Alzheimer’s Caregivers Support Group Lafayette-Redeemer Senior Center, 8580 Verree Road. First Friday of the month. 1 p.m. 1-800-272-3900.
St. Hubert High School Ditman and Bleigh streets. Jan. 14. Flea market. Hosted by Alumnae Association. Spaces $20, with table $25. Inf.: 267-205-0675 or e-mail MStott58@gmail.com for application.
Old York Road Temple-Beth Am 971 Old York Road, Abington. March 11. Boutique and craft show. Vendors and exhibitors needed. Inf.: 215-886-8000. ••