Northeast Times

Calendar of Events (Aug. 1, 2012)

Thursday, Aug. 2

EVENTS

 

Art Pro­gram Lawn­crest Lib­rary, 6098 Rising Sun Ave. Sponsored by Phil­adelphia Arts in Edu­ca­tion. Con­tin­ues Aug. 9 and 16. 2:30 p.m. Space is lim­ited. Re­gister at the lib­rary. 215-685-0549.

Sil­ver Sneak­ers MS­ROM Class Phil­adelphia Prot­est­ant Home, Gate­way Base­ment, 6500 Tabor Ave. 10:15 a.m. 215-697-8007.

Sum­mer Bazaar St. Adal­bert Par­ish grounds, Al­legheny Av­en­ue and Thompson Street. Homemade Pol­ish and Amer­ic­an foods, chances, bingo, mu­sic, en­ter­tain­ment, flea mar­ket and more. 6 p.m. Con­tin­ues Aug. 3 and 4. Takes place rain or shine. 215-739-3500.

Teen Game Days Frank­ford Lib­rary, 4634 Frank­ford Ave. Suit­able for age 12 and older. Play Wii, board games and more. Bring a game to share. Thursdays through Aug. 9. 2:30 p.m. 215-685-1473.

Teen Thursdays! Bustleton Lib­rary, 10199 Bustleton Ave. Ro­bot­ics, movies, gam­ing and more for teens and tweens. Also on Aug. 9. 3 to 5 p.m. 215-685-0472.

“The Wiz­ard of Oz” Per­form­ances Mitchell Per­form­ing Arts Cen­ter, Tom­lin­son Road and Hunt­ing­don Pike, Hunt­ing­don Val­ley. Presen­ted by Story­book Mu­sic­al Theatre. Con­tin­ues through Aug. 4. Show times are Thursday and Fri­day at 10:30 a.m. and Sat­urday at 11 a.m. Adults $14, chil­dren $11. Group/camp dis­counts avail­able. 215-659-8550.

Fri­day, Aug. 3

EVENTS

Con­cert North­east Older Adult Cen­ter, 8101 Bustleton Ave. Fea­tures City Rhythm Or­ches­tra. Will be held in­doors in case of rain. 7 to 9 p.m. 215-685-0576.

Fam­ily Movie Bustleton Lib­rary, 10199 Bustleton Ave. Con­tin­ues Fri­days through Aug. 31. 2 p.m. 215-685-0472.

“Vamps” Per­form­ances Chel­ten­ham Cen­ter for the Arts, 439 Ash­bourne Road, Chel­ten­ham. Presen­ted by Bold and Centered Pro­duc­tions. The whole fam­ily can en­joy a night of vil­lainy and mu­sic. 7 p.m. Con­tin­ues Aug. 4 at 7 p.m. and Aug. 5 at 2 p.m. $10. For tick­ets, e-mail Betsy@boldand­centered.com

MEET­ING

High­er Liberty Group for Men 4716 Tyson Ave. This is a City Church of Phil­adelphia Min­istry. Pro­gram is for men that hun­ger for a real ex­per­i­ence with a real God. Fri­days. 7 p.m. 215-695-0531, 215-331-7575.

Sat­urday, Aug. 4

EVENT

Chil­dren’s Craft Day Me­mori­al Church of St. Luke, 1946 Welsh Road. $5, in­cludes games, crafts and face paint­ing. 1 to 4 p.m. Re­gister. 267-475-3190.

Sunday, Aug. 5

EVENTS

Amici Op­era Com­pany Per­form­ance Holmes­burg United Meth­od­ist Church, 8118 Frank­ford Ave. Don­iz­etti’s “Maria Pa­dilla” will be per­formed. Seni­ors and ad­vance tick­ets $22, stu­dents $15, chil­dren 12 and young­er $10. Ad­mis­sion at the door is $25. 4 p.m. 215-224-0257.

Meet Up Walk­ing Club Pennypack Park, Winchester Av­en­ue en­trance. If it is rain­ing, meet at Klein JCC and the group will use the air-con­di­tioned fa­cil­ity there. 11 a.m. 215-698-7300, Ext. 157.

North­east Fibromy­al­gia/CFS Sup­port Group Fund-raiser Vil­lage of Pine Val­ley club­house, 8540 Ver­ree Road. The film “Liv­ing with Fibromy­al­gia: A Jour­ney of Hope and Un­der­stand­ing” will be shown. 2 to 5 p.m. $9 in ad­vance, $10 at the door. Re­gister. 215-393-3493.

Monday, Aug. 6

EVENTS

Bal­loons and Ma­gic Show with the Amaz­ing Mr. Q Holmes­burg Lib­rary, 7810 Frank­ford Ave. En­joy a com­edy show us­ing ma­gic, bal­loon sculp­ture and ima­gin­a­tion. 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. 215-685-8756.

Friends Fam­ily Night Holmes­burg Lib­rary, 7810 Frank­ford Ave. Join Friends of Holmes­burg Lib­rary for a vo­lun­teer mem­ber drive with face paint­ing and re­fresh­ments. Sponsored by Friends of Holmes­burg Lib­rary. 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. 215-685-8756.

Tues­day, Aug. 7

EVENTS

Bingo Peter Bressi North­east Seni­or Cen­ter, 4744 Frank­ford Ave. Every Tues­day, Wed­nes­day and Fri­day. 12:45 p.m. 215-831-2926.

Book Bingo Bustleton Lib­rary, 10199 Bustleton Ave. Suit­able for chil­dren in grades 1 to 6. 7 p.m. 215-685-0472.

Chil­dren’s Sum­mer Read­ing Game Bustleton Lib­rary, 10199 Bustleton Ave. 7 p.m. 215-685-0472.

GED Classes Ox­ford Circle Chris­ti­an Com­munity De­vel­op­ment As­so­ci­ation, 900 E. How­ell St. Tues­days. 5 to 8 p.m. 215-353-3235. 

Lunch­eon/Book Re­view Re­form Con­greg­a­tion Kene­seth Is­rael, 8339 Old York Road, Elkins Park. Hos­ted by Hanna Sen­esch Ha­dassah. Beverly Rosen, com­mu­nic­a­tions dir­ect­or of Bar­rack Academy, will re­view “Prague Winter” by Madeline Al­bright. Couvert is $30. Re­ser­va­tions: 215-887-0927, 215-885-4461.

Preschool Story Time Holmes­burg Lib­rary, 7810 Frank­ford Ave. Stor­ies, rhymes and col­or­ing for preschool­ers 3 to 5 ac­com­pan­ied by an adult. Also on Aug. 21. 10:30 a.m. 215-685-8756.

Sil­ver Sneak­ers MS­ROM Class Phil­adelphia Prot­est­ant Home, Gate­way Base­ment, 6500 Tabor Ave. 10:15 a.m. 215-697-8007.

Teen Book Club Frank­ford Lib­rary, 4634 Frank­ford Ave. Suit­able for age 12 and older. En­joy good books, con­ver­sa­tion and snacks. Also on Aug. 14. 2:30 p.m. 215-685-1473.

Tor­res­dale Boys Club Cheer and Dance Teams Re­gis­tra­tion 4500 Linden Ave. Suit­able for ages 4 to 16. 5:30 p.m. Prac­tice fol­lows at 6 p.m215-338-8277 or PA­cheer­25@aol.com

WURD Live Broad­cast from the Frank­ford Lib­rary 4634 Frank­ford Ave. Stephanie Ren­ee, host of the “Mid-Morn­ing Mojo Show” broad­casts live as part of WURD’s Sum­mer of Free­dom Lib­rary Tour. Stop in and check it out. 10 a.m. to noon. 215-685-1473.

Wed­nes­day, Aug. 8

EVENTS

Amer­ic­an Red Cross Blood Drive Old York Road Temple-Beth Am, 971 Old York Road, Abing­ton. 2 to 7 p.m. 215-886-8000, 1-800-RED CROSS. 

Mah Jongg Con­greg­a­tion Adath Je­shur­un, 7763 Old York Road, Elkins Park. Wed­nes­days through Aug. 29. Time and info.: 215-635-6611.

Pennypack Park Mu­sic Fest­iv­al Band­shell near the park en­trance at Cresco Av­en­ue and Welsh Road. Fea­tures Dia­mond Dogs with a Dav­id Bowie trib­ute. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. Free. 7 to 9:30 p.m. 215-574-2100.

Ret­ro­spect­ive of “The Jew­el in the Crown” Series North­east Re­gion­al Lib­rary, 2228 Cottman Ave. The pro­gram, also known as the Raj Quar­tet, will be shown epis­ode by epis­ode Wed­nes­days through Sept. 5. See epis­ode 4 today. 2 p.m. 215-685-0512.

Sil­ver Sneak­ers Tai Chi Phil­adelphia Prot­est­ant Home, Gate­way Base­ment, 6500 Tabor Ave. 1 to 2 p.m. 215-697-8007.

Weight-Loss Sem­in­ar Phys­i­cians Weight Loss Cen­ter, 10012 Sand­mey­er Lane. Free. Wed­nes­days. 6:45 p.m. 215-969-2526.

MEET­ING

Jew­ish War Vet­er­ans Gl­end­ale Up­town Home, 7800 Bustleton Ave. Vet­er­ans from World War II to the present are in­vited to join the group. Meets second Wed­nes­day of each month. 7:30 p.m. 215-673-6942.

Thursday, Aug. 9

EVENTS

Art Pro­gram Lawn­crest Lib­rary, 6098 Rising Sun Ave. Sponsored by Phil­adelphia Arts in Edu­ca­tion. Con­tin­ues Aug. 16. 2:30 p.m. Space is lim­ited. Re­gister at the lib­rary. 215-685-0549.

Sil­ver Sneak­ers MS­ROM Class Phil­adelphia Prot­est­ant Home, Gate­way Base­ment, 6500 Tabor Ave. 10:15 a.m. 215-697-8007.

Ta­cony Sum­mer Con­cert Series Dis­ston Re­cre­ation Cen­ter, 4510 Dis­ston St. Free. Fea­tures The Hop­pin’ John Or­ches­tra with open­ing act Huge Jack­man. Sponsored by Ta­cony Civic As­so­ci­ation. Bring chairs. Re­fresh­ments and re­strooms avail­able. 6:30 p.m.

Teen Game Days Frank­ford Lib­rary, 4634 Frank­ford Ave. Suit­able for age 12 and older. Play Wii, board games and more. Bring a game to share. 2:30 p.m. 215-685-1473.

Teen Thursdays! Bustleton Lib­rary, 10199 Bustleton Ave. Ro­bot­ics, movies, gam­ing and more for teens and tweens. 3 to 5 p.m. 215-685-0472.

MEET­ING

North­east Phil­adelphia Ra­dio Con­trol Club Fly­ing field at Ben­jamin Rush State Park, just north of the in­ter­sec­tion of Roosevelt Boulevard and Southamp­ton Road. 7 p.m. www.NEPRCC.org

Fri­day, Aug. 10

EVENTS

Din­ner, En­ter­tain­ment and Shab­bat Ser­vices Con­greg­a­tions of Shaare Shamay­im, 9768 Ver­ree Road. Din­ner at 5:45 p.m. will be fol­lowed by en­ter­tain­ment fea­tur­ing the Is­raeli Scouts. Adults $10, chil­dren $5 or $25 per fam­ily. Shab­bat ser­vices at 7:45 p.m. Re­ser­va­tions: 215-677-1600.

Is­raeli Scout Friend­ship Cara­van Per­form­ances Klein JCC, 10100 Jam­is­on Ave. Two one-hour mu­sic­al per­form­ances take place at 9:30 a.m. and 12:45 p.m. The pub­lic is in­vited. Two com­pli­ment­ary tick­ets per per­son are avail­able in the gal­lery of the Klein JCC. 215-698-7300.

Pro­duce from Lan­caster Farms Klein JCC, 10100 Jam­is­on Ave. Farm­ers are back with fresh fruits and ve­get­ables for sale. 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. 215-698-7300.

Sat­urday, Aug. 11

EVENTS

 ldquo;Feel­ing Buggy?” In­sect­ari­um, 8046 Frank­ford Ave. Learn how hu­mans and in­sects learn about their sur­round­ings through sight, touch and smell. Free with mu­seum ad­mis­sion. In­cludes work­sheets and crafts. 1 p.m. 215-335-9500.

Fund-raiser for John Sul­li­van Cur­ran’s Ir­ish Inn, 6900 State Road. $30, in­cludes live mu­sic, beef, beer, auc­tions, door prizes and more. 215-331-0980, 267-252-8568.

Open House, Pic­nic and Flea Mar­ket Solly Stables, 1140 Solly Ave. Food and re­fresh­ments will be avail­able. Pro­ceeds be­ne­fit 4-H pro­grams, equip­ment and the fa­cil­it­ies. Flea mar­ket spaces avail­able for $10. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Rain date Aug. 12. Inf.: 215-704-4422.

FLEA MAR­KET

Ox­ford Circle Chris­ti­an Com­munity De­vel­op­ment As­so­ci­ation 900 E. How­ell St. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. 215-756-7292.

 

VENDOR ALERT

Frank­lin­towne Ele­ment­ary School 4259 Rich­mond St. Aug. 25. Flea mar­ket and car show. Crafter and vendor spaces $25 with table and chair. Car show re­gis­tra­tion $20. Inf.: 215-289-5000.

St. An­drew’s Epis­copal Church 500 Somer­ton Ave. Sept. 7 and 8. Fall fest­iv­al. Crafters are needed. $20 for one night, $30 for both nights. Inf.: 215-673-5938.

Ox­ford Circle Chris­ti­an Com­munity De­vel­op­ment As­so­ci­ation 900 E. How­ell St. Sept. 8. Flea mar­ket. Vendor spaces avail­able. Inf.: 215-756-7292.

Amer­ic­an Le­gion Post 821 4404 Sal­mon St. Sept. 22. Flea mar­ket and craft show. Spaces $10, with table 15. Inf.: 215-288-4312.

Aria Hos­pit­al, Tor­res­dale Cam­pus park­ing gar­age, Knights and Red Li­on roads. Oct. 13. Flea mar­ket. Hos­ted by Aux­il­i­ary. Spaces $20. Inf.: 215-831-2179 by Oct. 1 for re­ser­va­tion pack­et.

St. Hubert High School cafet­er­ia, Bleigh and Dit­man streets en­trance. Oct. 27. Craft show. Hos­ted by Alum­nae As­so­ci­ation. Tables avail­able. Inf.: 215-673-9850. ••

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