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Events (August 22, 2012)

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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.

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

“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.

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

PA Voter ID Pro­gram for Seni­ors Peter Bressi North­east Seni­or Cen­ter, 4744 Frank­ford Ave. The PA Voter ID Co­ali­tion will out­line the in­form­a­tion needed to vote in the up­com­ing elec­tion. 10 to 11 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.

Ta­cony Sum­mer Con­cert Dis­ston Re­cre­ation Cen­ter, 4510 Dis­ston St. Free. Fea­tures Le Compt with open­ing act OK Chief. Sponsored by the Ta­cony Civic As­so­ci­ation. Bring your own chairs. Re­fresh­ments and re­strooms will be avail­able. 6:30 p.m.

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

Fri­day, Aug. 24

EVENTS

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

Open House Temple Men­orah Kene­seth Chai, 4301 Tyson Ave. New mem­bers are in­vited. Tick­ets to the high hol­i­days are avail­able. 215-969-5346.

Sum­mer Shab­bat Old York Road Temple-Beth Am, 971 Old York Road, Abing­ton. Kab­bal­at ser­vice at 6 p.m. Kid­dush and HaMotzi fol­low in the Saltz­man Bib­lic­al Garden weath­er per­mit­ting. 215-886-8000.

MEET­ING

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

Sat­urday, Aug. 25

EVENTS

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

Cleanup Ball field on Holme Av­en­ue, be­hind Naz­areth Hos­pit­al. Hos­ted by Friends of Pennypack Park. Wear long pants and closed-foot shoes. Vo­lun­teers are in­vited. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. 215-934-PARK.

FLEA MAR­KET AND CAR SHOW

Frank­lin Towne Ele­ment­ary School 4259 Rich­mond St. Sponsored by North­east Muscle Car Club and Towne Par­ent As­so­ci­ation. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 215-289-5000.

Sunday, Aug. 26

 

EVENTS

Ger­man Fest­iv­al Danube Swa­bi­an Club, 1277 Southamp­ton Road. Fea­tures Ger­man food, re­fresh­ments, folk dan­cing, mu­sic and soc­cer games played throughout the day. Gates open at 11 a.m. Ad­mis­sion is $5, chil­dren un­der 12 ad­mit­ted at no charge. 267-257-3094.

Net­ball Game Lawn­crest Re­cre­ation Cen­ter, Rising Sun Av­en­ue and Comly Street. See Team Phil­adelphia vs. Cam­bria Uni­versity, Eng­land, at noon. www.net­bal­lamer­ica.com

Ukrain­i­an Folk Fest­iv­al Ukrain­i­an Amer­ic­an Sport Cen­ter, Lower State and County Line roads, Hor­sham. Fea­tures Ukrain­i­an folk art, food, song, mu­sic and dance. Ad­mis­sion is $15, stu­dents $10 and chil­dren un­der 14 are free. Noon to 8 p.m.

MEET­ING

Friend­ship Singles Club 50+ The group will hold a din­ner meet­ing at 3 p.m. Call for loc­a­tion in­form­a­tion. 215-969-7167.

Tues­day, Aug. 28

 

EVENTS

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

Birth­day Cel­eb­ra­tion Peter Bressi North­east Seni­or Cen­ter, 4744 Frank­ford Ave. Seni­ors are in­vited for cake, ice cream and en­ter­tain­ment. 11:45 a.m. 215-831-2926.

Fam­ily Movie Night Fitzpatrick Play­ground, 12501 Tor­rey Road. See and out­door screen­ing of “Kung Fu Panda 2” at 8 p.m. Hos­ted by state Rep. Brendan Boyle in part­ner­ship with the Phil­adelphia De­part­ment of Parks and Re­cre­ation. Bring blanket, lawn chairs and pic­nic sup­plies. Come out and meet Boyle and mem­bers of his staff.

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 and more. 6 to 7 p.m. Re­gister. 215-728-4818.

Pizza and Pray­er Pro­vin­cial­ate of the Sis­ters of the Holy Re­deem­er, 521 More­don Road, Hunt­ing­don Val­ley. Cath­ol­ic wo­men in­ter­ested in learn­ing more about re­li­gious life are in­vited for din­ner and pray­er. 6 to 7 p.m. Re­gister. 215-914-4109.

Pro­gram for Seni­ors Peter Bressi North­east Seni­or Cen­ter, 4744 Frank­ford Ave. The Gate­way Health Lit­er­acy Pro­gram will present “Take Charge of Your Health.” 10 a.m. 215-831-2926. 

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.

Wed­nes­day, Aug. 29

 

EVENTS

Amer­ic­an Red Cross Blood Drive North­east Fam­ily YMCA, 11088 Knights Road. 1 to 6 p.m. 1-800-RED CROSS.

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

Movie Night Arch­bish­op Ry­an High School grounds, 11201 Academy Road. See an out­door screen­ing of “The Three Stooges.” Hos­ted by state Rep. Ed Neilson. Bring blankets, lawn chairs and pic­nic sup­plies. Come out and meet Neilson and mem­bers of his staff. 8 p.m.

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. 30

 

EVENTS

Breast Health Edu­ca­tion Pro­gram Mead­ows Hous­ing, 4649 Paul St. “Passing on Wis­dom” is presen­ted by Phil­adelphia Cor­por­a­tion for Aging. A breast can­cer sur­viv­or, whose self-ex­am­in­a­tion led her to dis­cov­er her dis­ease, will lead the dis­cus­sion. Free. The pub­lic is in­vited. 2 to 3:30 p.m. 215-535-3010 or e-mail lbur­rell@wes­ley­en­hanced­liv­ing.org

Mas­quer­ade in­Home Shop­ping Phil­adelphia Prot­est­ant Home so­cial hall, 6500 Tabor Ave. 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Par­tial pro­ceeds be­ne­fit PPH. 215-697-8000.

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

Fri­day, Aug. 31

 

EVENTS

Digi Found­a­tion’s Beef-and-Beer/Con­cert Fund-raiser Can­stat­ter’s Park (in the tent), 9130 Academy Road. All pro­ceeds be­ne­fit Chil­dren’s Hos­pit­al of Phil­adelphia. Fea­tures vari­ous en­ter­tain­ers and more. Tick­ets cost $35; ages 13 to 20 cost $20; chil­dren 12 and young­er ad­mit­ted free with an adult. 6 to 11 p.m. 215-332-0121, 215-983-5200.

Lan­caster Farm­ers Mar­ket Vis­it Klein JCC, 10100 Jam­is­on Ave. 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. 215-698-7300.

MEET­ING

R.A.D. Book Club Tor­res­dale Lib­rary, 3079 Holme Ave. This is the last sum­mer ses­sion. School sup­plies for the “Good in the Neigh­bor­hood” pro­ject in sup­port of the Drued­ing Cen­ter will be col­lec­ted. Club is for chil­dren in grades two through nine. Sponsored by Friends of Tor­res­dale Lib­rary. 12:30 to 2 p.m. 215-685-0494.

VENDOR ALERT

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.

Holy Re­deem­er La­fay­ette Re­tire­ment Com­munity 8580 Ver­ree Road. Sept. 15. Flea mar­ket. Tables $10. Inf.: 215-214-2834.

All Saints Church, Rhawn­hurst 1811 Lo­ney St. Sept. 22. Flea mar­ket. Spaces $15. Inf.: 215-742-3687.

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

Christ the King Mor­rell and Chester­field av­en­ues. Sept. 23. In­door flea mar­ket. Tables $15. Inf.: 215-632-1662. 

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.

Holy Fam­ily Uni­versity 9801 Frank­ford Ave. Sept. 29. Flea mar­ket and fall fest­iv­al. Pro­ceeds help sup­port fu­ture com­munity ser­vice pro­jects of Stu­dents At Your Ser­vice (SAYS). Spaces $15 each, two for $25. Inf.: 267-341-3729 or e-mail SAYS@holy­fam­ily.edu

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.

New Found­a­tion Charter School Rhawn Street and Tor­res­dale Av­en­ue. Oct. 13. Flea mar­ket. Spaces avail­able. Inf.: 215-624-8100.

St. Hubert High School cafet­er­ia, Bleigh Av­en­ue and Dit­man street 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 an ap­plic­a­tion. Dead­line for ap­plic­a­tions is Aug. 31. ••

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