River Ward events for the week of August 8

Keep up on what's go­ing on in your neigh­bor­hoods!

EKNA zon­ing meet­ing

To­night, Wed­nes­day, Au­gust 8 at 7:15 at Circle of Hope, 2009 Frank­ford Ave., the East Kens­ing­ton Neigh­bors As­so­ci­ation will meet to dis­cuss zon­ing mat­ters con­cern­ing the fol­low­ing ad­dresses: 2068-70 E. York St., 2133 E. Cum­ber­land St., and 2519 Frank­ford Ave. ••

Fal­cons CYO foot­ball

The Saint Anne’s Fal­cons CYO foot­ball team is look­ing for boys in grades five through eight in­ter­ested in play­ing foot­ball for the 2012 sea­son. No weight re­stric­tions. Prac­tice be­gins the third Monday of Au­gust.

Re­gis­tra­tion is Thursday, Au­gust 9 at 6 p.m. at Saint Anne’s gym at Tuck­er and Mem­ph­is streets. Any­one in­ter­ested should con­tact coach Joe Mc­Cook at 267-767-9123 or Jim Galasso at 267-496-4057. ••

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. ••

LSH trip to Mo­hegan Sun

Join the Luther­an Set­tle­ment House seni­ors on a sum­mer out­ing to Mo­hegan Sun at Po­cono Downs on Fri­day, Au­gust 10. The cost of the trip is $35 and in­cludes round-trip trans­port­a­tion, $20 in slot play and a lunch buf­fet.

You must have a gov­ern­ment-is­sued photo ID to re­ceive the casino bo­nus, and must be seated at the buf­fet by 3:00 p.m. The bus leaves LSH at 8:30 a.m. LSH is loc­ated at 1340 Frank­ford Ave. Call Peggy for in­form­a­tion at 216-426-8610 ext. 206. ••

Hous­ing Coun­selor wanted

NK­CDC is 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. ••

St. John Can­ti­us re­union

St. John Can­ti­us ele­ment­ary school is look­ing for con­tact in­form­a­tion for class of 1962 gradu­ates for a 50th an­niversary re­union in Novem­ber.

Please con­tact Joe L. at joelaz48@ve­r­i­zon.net or 215-313-1676; or Terry at tdsjc@com­cast.net or 215-535-6667. ••

Girl Scout troop lead­ers

Troop lead­ers needed to help run troops of all grades in Fishtown, Port Rich­mond and oth­er areas! 

Troop lead­ers work in part­ner­ship with girls with­in a spe­cif­ic grade level as they dis­cov­er them­selves, con­nect with oth­ers and take ac­tion to make the world a bet­ter place.

Help girls get ex­posed to new ex­per­i­ences through field trips, badges and more! Sup­port and train­ing are provided. 

Con­tact 215-564-4657 for in­form­a­tion to be­gin your re­ward­ing jour­ney. You must sub­mit to a back­ground check, com­plete an ori­ent­a­tion pro­cess and be at least 18 years old. ••

You can reach at star@bsmphilly.com.

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