Northeast Times

Events (August 15, 2012)

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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.

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

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.

Pro­gram for Seni­ors Peter Bressi North­east Seni­or Cen­ter, 4744 Frank­ford Ave. The Gate­way Health Plan will be dis­cussed by a CPT in­sur­ance rep­res­ent­at­ive. Learn about sup­ple­ment­al in­sur­ance and Medi­care Ad­vant­age Pro­grams. 10 a.m. 215-831-2926.

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.

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

In­door Pic­nic and Ser­vice Un­der the Stars Old York Road Temple-Beth Am, 971 Old York Road, Abing­ton. The pub­lic is in­vited. Pic­nic at 6 p.m. will be fol­lowed by 7 p.m. ser­vice. Bring a lawn chair. Treats and wa­ter ice avail­able at Oneg Shab­bat. 215-886-8000.

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.

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. 18

EVENTS

AAA Seni­or De­fens­ive Driv­ing Ba­sic and Re­fresh­er Courses Great­er Phil­adelphia Re­alty School, 7725 Castor Ave. Re­fresh­er course from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., ba­sic course starts at 4 p.m. Re­fresh­er course is $19 for mem­bers, $24 for non-mem­bers. Ba­sic course is $25 for mem­bers, $30 for non-mem­bers; couples dis­count is $40 for mem­bers, $50 for non-mem­bers. 1-877-457-0711 or vis­it AAA.com­Driver­Train­ing

Back-to-School Yard Sale So­ci­ety of St. Vin­cent de Paul, 901 E. Luzerne St. New and gently used cloth­ing/shoes, house­hold goods, fur­niture and dorm ne­ces­sit­ies will be avail­able. 9 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. 215-288-9540.

Cloth­ing Drive St. An­selm Church (rear), 12670 Dunks Ferry Road. Sponsored by St. An­selm So­ci­ety of St. Vin­cent de Paul. New and used cloth­ing, books, toys, small ap­pli­ances and games will be ac­cep­ted. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 215-285-7130.

Friends of Pennypack Park Re­cyc­ling Ab­ra­ham Lin­coln High School, Ry­an Av­en­ue park­ing lot. All pa­per products, in­clud­ing card­board, alu­min­um cans, cloth­ing, print­er cart­ridges, house­hold bat­ter­ies are ac­cep­ted. 9 a.m. to noon. 215-934-PARK, www.friend­sof­pennypack­park.org

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

Sunday, Aug. 19

EVENTS

Hymn Sing Phil­adelphia Prot­est­ant Home chapel, 6500 Tabor Ave. 7 p.m. 215-697-8000.

Is­land-Themed Open House Holy Re­deem­er La­fay­ette, 8580 Ver­ree Road. Meet the staff and res­id­ents, en­joy cool­ing fruit drinks and is­land-in­spired hors d’oeuvres, and tour the fa­cil­ity. 1 to 4 p.m. Re­gister. 215-214-2877.

MEET­INGS

North­east Philly for Peace & Justice Med­ic­al Mis­sion Sis­ters, 8400 Pine Road. Potluck sup­per at 6 p.m. Meet­ing be­gins at 7 p.m. 215-338-8420.

South Phil­adelphia Post 98 Jew­ish War Vet­er­ans Casino Deli Res­taur­ant, 2425 Welsh Road. Meets the third Sunday of each month. 10 a.m. 215-332-5047, 215-969-6700, Ext. 212 (leave mes­sage).

Monday, Aug. 20

MEET­INGS

Mary Moth­er of Cap­tives Cath­ol­ic So­cial Ser­vices, 7340 Jack­son St., second floor. The sup­port group is for those with a loved one in pris­on. Pen Pals are needed. 7 p.m. 215-698-7656.

North­wood Academy Charter School Board At the school, 4621 Castor Ave. 5 p.m.

Take Back Your Neigh­bor­hood Group Max My­ers Play­ground, 1601 Heller­man St. 7 p.m. 215-205-2167.

The Com­pas­sion­ate Friends Amer­ic­an Her­it­age Fed­er­al Cred­it Uni­on, 2068 Red Li­on Road. The non-profit sup­port group is for fam­ily mem­bers griev­ing the death of a child, re­gard­less of age or cause. 7 p.m. 215-396-0460.

Tues­day, Aug. 21

EVENTS

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

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

Jazz with the Clef Club Glen Fo­erd on the Delaware, 5001 Grant Ave. Premi­um seats (only 160) in the air-con­di­tioned tent cost $3 for non-mem­bers. Lawn seat­ing is free for all. 7 p.m. 215-632-5330.

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

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.

Stop Smoking Com­fort­ably Class Aria Hos­pit­al, Tor­res­dale Cam­pus, Can­cer Cen­ter re­source room, Knights and Red Li­on roads. Free nicot­ine re­place­ment products avail­able. Tues­days through Sept. 25. Noon to 1 p.m. or 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Pre-re­gis­tra­tion by Aug. 28 is man­dat­ory. 1-888-PENN-STOP.

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

MEET­ING

Be­reave­ment Sup­port Group Holy Re­deem­er Hos­pit­al, first floor, con­fer­ence room 1, 1648 Hunt­ing­don Pike, Mead­ow­brook. All those griev­ing the loss of a fam­ily mem­ber or friend are in­vited. 6:30 p.m. Re­gister. 1-800-818-4747.

Wed­nes­day, Aug. 22

EVENTS

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

Life Coach Train­ing Sem­in­ar At a loc­a­tion in the North­east. Learn how to start a ca­reer as a life coach or en­hance your ex­ist­ing ca­reer. 7 p.m. Re­gister. 215-725-1995, www.li­fe­coach­philly.com

Pennypack Park Mu­sic Fest­iv­al Band­shell near the park en­trance at Cresco Av­en­ue and Welsh Road. Fea­tures Wo­men Who Rock with Little Para­dise, a Pat Benatar trib­ute, and Kick it Out, a trib­ute to Heart. 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. 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.

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. 23

EVENTS

Amer­ic­an Red Cross Blood Drive Fox Chase Can­cer Cen­ter, 333 Cottman Ave. 6:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 1-800-RED-CROSS.

“Farewell to Fact­ory Towns” Screen­ing Old York Road Temple-Beth Am chapel, 971 Old York Road, Abing­ton. Dr. Maynard Seider presents the doc­u­ment­ary film at 7 p.m. A ques­tion and an­swer peri­od fol­lows. Free. 215-886-8000.

Midiri Broth­ers Swing Band Con­cert Phil­adelphia Prot­est­ant Home so­cial hall, 6500 Tabor Ave. 7 p.m. 215-697-8000.

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

VENDOR ALERT

Frank­lin Towne 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.

River’s Edge Nurs­ing and Re­hab­il­it­a­tion Cen­ter 9501 State Road. Sept. 8. Flea mar­ket. Vendors needed. Inf.: 215-632-5700 or e-mail activ­it­ies@ri­versedgen­urs­ing.com

Arch­bish­op Ry­an High School front park­ing lot, 11201 Academy Road. Sept. 15. Flea mar­ket. Hos­ted by the march­ing band. Spaces $20. Inf.: 267-334-5064.

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

St. Kath­er­ine of Si­ena park­ing lot, 9700 Frank­ford Ave. Sept. 22. Flea mar­ket. Spaces $25, with table $35. Re­serve by Sept. 15. Inf.: 215-637-7548, jdeessr@ve­r­i­zon.net

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.

Ben­s­alem High School 4319 Hul­meville Road, Ben­s­alem. Nov. 17. Craft fair. Vendor spaces $40. E-mail Ben­s­alem­Craft­Fair@ya­hoo.com for ap­plic­a­tion. Dead­line for ap­plic­a­tions is Aug. 31. ••

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