River Ward events for the week of August 15

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, r&ea­cute;sum&ea­cute;, and salary re­quire­ments by Au­gust 20 to Deputy Dir­ect­or Shanta Schachter at NK­CDC, 2515 Frank­ford Av­en­ue, 19125 or sschachter@nk­cdc.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 mdan­gler­427@gmail.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. ••

You can reach at star@bsmphilly.com.

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