Back to school sale
Please join Society of St. Vincent de Paul at 901 E. Luzerne Street for a “back to school” yard sale August 18, from 9 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. For sale are new and gently used clothes and shoes, household goods, furniture and dorm necessities. ••
NKCDC job opportunity
New Kensington Community Development Corporation seeks an afternoon receptionist to answer and direct phone calls, greet and screen clients and visitors, enter data into client database and maintain housing counseling appointment schedules.
Receptionist will also support general office by receiving faxes, placing supply orders and making repair calls.
For more info, visit www.nkcdc.org or send cover letter, résumé, and salary requirements by August 20 to Deputy Director Shanta Schachter at NKCDC, 2515 Frankford Avenue, 19125 or firstname.lastname@example.org. ••
Housing counselor wanted
NKCDC is also hiring a housing counselor. Counselors educate residents about credit and managing finances, preparing loan applications, loan modifications, workouts or other appropriate solution to achieve homeownership. Previous experience a must. For more info go to: www.nkcdc.org. ••
PAL selling Phillies tickets
Forty percent of each ticket purchase is donated back to PAL. Tickets can be purchased at PAL Headquarters, 2524 E. Clearfield St.
Buy tickets for the following games: Wednesday, August 22, vs. Reds, 7:05 p.m.; Thursday, August 23 vs. Reds, 7:05 p.m.; Wednesday, September 12, vs. Marlins, 4:05 p.m.; Tuesday, September 25 vs. Nationals, 7:05 p.m.
Tickets are $30 each. If you have any questions, call Sandy Harris at 215-291-9000, ext. 105. ••
Franklin Towne Charter car show
Franklin Towne Charter High School’s first annual car show will be held Saturday, August 25 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sponsored by the Northeast Muscle Car Club and the Towne Parent Association.
To be held at Franklintowne Elementary at 4529 Richmond St. in the school gym and parking area.
For crafters and vendor registration, set up is 8 a.m. Cost is $25 for a table and chair in the air-conditioned gym. Car registration is $20.
All vendors are asked to donate an item for the raffle table. Please make checks payable to the Towne Parent Association and mail to 5301 Tacony St. Box 310, Philadelphia PA 19137. ••
St. Anne’s alumni event
Save the date for St. Anne’s “Summer Shore Thing,” August 18 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Lighthouse Pointe, Wildwood, N.J. The cost is $30 for beer, wine, soda and entertainment provided by the Iggtones. For more information contact Bill at 267-230-0079 or Eileen at 215-423-4040 or email@example.com. ••
Mater Dolorosa bus trip
Celebrate the Feast of San Gennaro with Mater Dolorosa Church with a bus trip to New York City. The trip will take place on September 16. Bus departs from the church, at 1676 Ruan St., at 8:30 a.m. The bus leaves New York City at 4:30 p.m. Tickets are $40, for reservations call the rectory at 215-535-4036 or call Lou at 215-285-2067. ••
Entertainment books available
Women’s Cancer Research Association is raising funds by selling the Entertainment Book 2013. Each book contains discount coupons on dining, shopping, travel, movies and more. Books are $30 and can be used immediately.
Proceeds benefit the Brady Cancer Research Institute at Hahnemann Hospital. To order, call 215-742-4939. Books are available through December 10. ••
FACT membership meeting
Monday, September 10 at 7 p.m. at Holy Name of Jesus Church, 701 Gaul St. Guest Speaker: State Senator Larry Farnese. Find out the updated plans for I-95; refreshments will be served. ••
Cione Playground activities
Cione Playground is offering various activities starting in the fall, including: an after school program for children in kindergarten through sixth grade; tumbling and gymnastics for ages 3 ½ and up; “Pee-Wee” soccer for ages 4 to 6; arts and crafts, and bicycle polo.
For specific information, dates and times call 215-685-9880. Cione Playground is located at Aramingo and Lehigh avenues. ••
Spirit of Philadelphia lunch cruise
Join the Lutheran Settlement House seniors as they cruise the Delaware aboard The Spirit of Philadelphia on Friday, August 24. Lunch and entertainment costs $45.
The boarding is 11:30 a.m. and the boat will return at 2 p.m. Septa route 25 stops at Lombard Circle, where the boat is docked.
The annual trip is a wonderful picture opportunity and farewell to summer. Call Peggy at 215-426-8610, ext. 206. ••