Northeast Times

Events (August 8, 2012)

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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.

Mixed Me­dia Art Pro­gram Peter Bressi North­east Seni­or Cen­ter, 4744 Frank­ford Ave. Thursdays at 12:30 p.m. Re­gister. 215-831-2926.

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.

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

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.

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. 11

 

EVENTS

Ba­sic Com­puter Class with Trans­la­tion in Hindi 2228 Cottman Ave. Hands-on class meets in the com­puter lab. Fun­ded with Fed­er­al Lib­rary Ser­vices Tech­no­logy Act funds. Space is lim­ited. 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Also on Aug. 25. Re­gister at the third floor ref­er­ence desk one-half hour be­fore the class. 215-685-0525.

“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 “L” 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.

Un­der­stand­ing Grief Work­shop Holy Re­deem­er Home­Care and Hos­pice, 12265 Town­send Road. Those who have re­cently ex­per­i­enced the death of a loved one are in­vited. Free. 10 to 11:30 a.m. Re­gister. 215-856-1093.

FLEA MAR­KET

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

Sunday, Aug. 12

 

EVENTS

Wa­ter Ice Ex­tra­vag­anza Shop Rite store, Roosevelt Boulevard and Hal­de­mann Av­en­ue. Hos­ted by Con­greg­a­tions of Shaare Shamay­im. Learn about the ad­vant­ages of be­long­ing to the coolest Shul in town. Free activ­it­ies planned for the chil­dren. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 215-677-1600.

Week-long Re­treat Moth­er Bon­iface Spir­itu­al­ity Cen­ter, 3501 Solly Ave. The presenter is the Rev. Steph­en Giorno, a mem­ber of the Mis­sion­ary Ser­vants of the Most Holy Trin­ity. Be­gins with sup­per today at 5:30 p.m. and con­cludes mid-morn­ing Sat­urday, Aug. 18. 267-350-1831, 267-350-7541.

Monday, Aug. 13

 

EVENTS

Arch­ery Camp Vo­gt Re­cre­ation Cen­ter, 6700 Cot­tage St. Con­tin­ues daily through Fri­day, Aug. 17, from 9 a.m. to noon. $40, in­cludes T-shirt, snacks and ba­sic arch­ery skills. Re­gister. 215-685-8753.

Com­puter Train­ing & Lab Ox­ford Circle Chris­ti­an Com­munity De­vel­op­ment As­so­ci­ation, 900 E. How­ell St. Learn com­puter ba­sics or get as­sist­ance with soft­ware. 7 to 8:30 p.m. 215-353-3235.

Fam­ily Movie Night Gif­ford Play­ground, 575 Tom­lin­son Road. Hos­ted by State Rep. Brendan Boyle in part­ner­ship with the Phil­adelphia De­part­ment of Parks and Re­cre­ation. See an out­door screen­ing of “Puss in Boots” at 8 p.m. Bring lawn chairs and pic­nic sup­plies. Meet your state rep­res­ent­at­ive and his staff.

Tues­day, Aug. 14

 

EVENTS

Amer­ic­an Red Cross Blood Drive Har­mony Place, 8420 Roosevelt Blvd. Noon to 5 p.m. 1-800-RED CROSS.

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

Dance Re­gis­tra­tion Jar­del Re­cre­ation Cen­ter, 1400 Cottman Ave. Pro­gram is for ages 3 and older. $25 re­gis­tra­tion fee. Also Aug. 15 and 16. 6 to 8 p.m. 215-685-0596.

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

Joint Re­place­ment Sur­gery Sem­in­ar Jeanes Hos­pit­al, 7600 Cent­ral Ave. Learn about the be­ne­fits of total joint re­place­ment, what to ex­pect in the hos­pit­al and after dis­charge, take a tour of the or­tho­paed­ic unit and more. 11 a.m. to noon. Re­gister. 215-728-4818.

Sil­ver Sneak­ers May­fair Com­munity Cen­ter, 2990 St. Vin­cent St. Tues­days. $3 if not a Sil­ver Sneak­ers mem­ber. 11 a.m. 215-683-1994.

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

Tai Chi May­fair Com­munity Cen­ter, 2990 St. Vin­cent St. Tues­days. 10 a.m. 215-683-1994.

Teen Book Club Frank­ford Lib­rary, 4634 Frank­ford Ave. Suit­able for age 12 and older. En­joy good books, con­ver­sa­tion and snacks. 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

MEET­INGS

CARES Sup­port Group Charles A. and Betty Bott Can­cer Cen­ter at Holy Re­deem­er Hos­pit­al, first floor, 1648 Hunt­ing­don Pike, Mead­ow­brook. Open to all can­cer pa­tients, their care­givers and fam­il­ies. In­cludes an edu­ca­tion­al ses­sion fol­lowed by sup­port group ses­sion. Free. 7 to 8:30 p.m. Re­gister. 1-800-818-4747.

Sur­viv­ors of Sui­cide Aria Hos­pit­al, Tor­res­dale Cam­pus, Knights and Red Li­on roads. 7:30 p.m. 215-545-2242.

Wed­nes­day, Aug. 15

 

EVENTS

Be­gin­ner Span­ish Class May­fair Com­munity Cen­ter, 2990 St. Vin­cent St. $5. Wed­nes­days. 1 p.m. 215-683-1994.

Fam­ily Movie Night May­fair Com­munity Cen­ter, 2990 St. Vin­cent St. Fea­tures an out­door screen­ing of “Puss in Boots.” Hos­ted by State Rep. Kev­in Boyle. Bring lawn chairs and pic­nic sup­plies. 8 p.m. Meet your state rep­res­ent­at­ive and his staff.

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

Pennypack Park Mu­sic Fest­iv­al Band­shell near the park en­trance at Cresco Av­en­ue and Welsh Road. Fea­tures Le­Compt. 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 5 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.

Weight-Loss Sur­gery Sem­in­ar Chel­ten­ham Friends Meet­ing­house, Jeanes Hos­pit­al cam­pus, 7600 Cent­ral Ave. Par­ti­cipants will get an over­view of the sur­gery, learn who may be a can­did­ate, and the life­style changes ne­ces­sary for suc­cess. 7 to 9 p.m. Re­gister. 215-728-2273.

Yoga Stretch May­fair Com­munity Cen­ter, 2990 St. Vin­cent St. Wed­nes­days. $3 if not a Sil­ver Sneak­ers mem­ber. 11 a.m. 215-683-1994.

Thursday, Aug. 16

 

EVENTS

AARP Driver Safety Re­fresh­er Pro­gram The Vil­lages at Pine Val­ley club­house, 8540 Ver­ree Road. Cop­ies of your driver’s li­cense and com­ple­tion cer­ti­fic­ate from a pre­vi­ous two-day class are re­quired. Mem­bers with AARP card $12, non-mem­bers $14. 6 to 10 p.m. Re­gister. 1-800-818-4747.

Amer­ic­an Red Cross Blood Drive Cal­vary Chapel Church, 13500 Philmont Ave. 10:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. 1-800-RED CROSS.

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

Car­dio Cir­cuit May­fair Com­munity Cen­ter, 2990 St. Vin­cent St. Thursdays. 11 a.m. $3 if not a Sil­ver Sneak­ers mem­ber. 215-683-1994.

Ger­man Prot­est­ant Ser­vice Phil­adelphia Prot­est­ant Home chapel, 6500 Tabor Ave. 11 a.m. 215-697-8000.

Pa­jama Party Story Time Lawn­crest Lib­rary, 6098 Rising Sun Ave. Chil­dren may at­tend in their pa­ja­mas to hear stor­ies, make an easy craft and have a bed­time snack. 6:30 p.m. 215-685-0549.

Sil­ver Sneak­ers May­fair Com­munity Cen­ter, 2990 St. Vin­cent St. Thursdays. 9:30 a.m. $3 if not a Sil­ver Sneak­ers mem­ber. 215-683-1994.

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

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.

Wine Tast­ing at Cairn­wood 1005 Cathed­ral Road, Bryn Athyn. Fea­tures in­ter­na­tion­al wines, do­mest­ic and im­por­ted cheeses, live mu­sic by Mark Fur­man and his jazz trio, and the op­por­tun­ity to ex­plore the man­sion and its grounds. Guests must be 21 or older. $15. Re­ser­va­tions re­com­men­ded. 215-947-2004.

Yoga May­fair Com­munity Cen­ter, 2990 St. Vin­cent St. Thursdays. 10 a.m. $5 per class. 215-683-1994.

MEET­INGS

Friends of Pennypack Park The La­fay­ette Re­deem­er, 8580 Ver­ree Road. 7:30 p.m. 215-934-PARK.

Unite, Inc. Sup­port Group Holy Re­deem­er Hos­pit­al, first floor phys­i­cians’ lounge, 1648 Hunt­ing­don Pike, Mead­ow­brook. Group helps provide grief sup­port fol­low­ing the loss of a baby due to mis­car­riage, ec­top­ic preg­nancy, still­birth and in­fant death. Free. 7 to 9 p.m. Re­gister. 215-643-3344.

Fri­day, Aug. 17

 

EVENTS

Amer­ic­an Red Cross Blood Drive Aria Health, Tor­res­dale Cam­pus, Knights and Red Li­on roads. 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. 1-800-RED CROSS.

Snacks by the Pound in­Home Shop­ping Phil­adelphia Prot­est­ant Home, Foun­tain Room, 6500 Tabor Ave. Par­tial pro­ceeds be­ne­fit PPH. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. 215-697-8000.

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.

Brides­burg Re­cre­ation Cen­ter 4601 Rich­mond St. Sept. 8. Craft fair/flea mar­ket. Hos­ted by Brides­burg United Meth­od­ist Church. Spaces $15. Inf.: 267-738-5414.

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.

Good Shep­herd United Meth­od­ist Church 10901 Calera Road. Sept. 29. Flea mar­ket/craft show. Spaces $20 each, two for $35. Inf.: 215-632-1929, 215-875-7255.

Brides­burg Re­cre­ation Cen­ter 4601 Rich­mond St. Oct. 6. Craft fair/flea mar­ket. Sponsored by the Brides­burg Coun­cil of Churches. Spaces $15. Inf.: 267-738-5414.

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 Av­en­ue and Dit­man streets en­trance. Oct. 27. Craft show. Hos­ted by Alum­nae As­so­ci­ation. Tables avail­able. Inf.: 215-673-9850. ••

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