Friday, Feb. 3
Bingo for Kids Vogt Recreation Center, 6700 Cottage St. Children receive a slice of pizza and a drink. First and third Fridays of the month. $5. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. 215-685-8753.
Counseling with the Rabbi Klein JCC, 10100 Jamison Ave. Rabbi Berliner will share concerns, problems or issues. Fridays at 9:45 a.m. (by appointment). 215-698-7300.
Country Line Dancing Salvation Army, 5830 Rising Sun Ave. Free. Fridays. 9:30 a.m. 215-722-5447.
Friday Night Specials for Kids American Legion Playground, 6201 Torresdale Ave. $10 per child, includes food, drink, arts and crafts, movie, bingo, etc. 6 to 8 p.m. First and third Friday of the month. 215-685-8733.
Informal Reception Tacony Mayfair Sons of Italy Club, 4741 Friendship St. Meet Alexander Balloon, the new commercial corridor manager for the Tacony Community Development Corporation. 5:30 to 8 p.m. Register. 215-501-7799.
Lunch with the Rabbi Klein JCC, 10100 Jamison Ave. Join Rabbi Berliner at her tisch as she offers her own version of soul food. Pre-register for lunch. Fridays. 11:30 a.m. 215-698-7300.
Martial Arts Class for Children Holmesburg Recreation Center, Ditman and Rhawn streets. Suitable for ages 5 to 12. Fridays and Mondays. $5 per class. 6 to 9 p.m. 215-290-2527.
Prenatal Yoga Northeast Family Service Center of Catholic Social Services, 7340 Jackson St. $3 per class. Fridays. 12:30 p.m. 215-624-5920.
Pretty Picken’s Jewelry inHome Shopping Philadelphia Protestant Home, Fountain Room, 6500 Tabor Ave. Partial proceeds benefit PPH. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 215-697-8000.
Sabbath Service and Lunch Tabas House, 2101 Strahle St. Fridays. Noon to 2 p.m. 215-745-3127.
Scrabble Northeast Regional Library, 2228 Cottman Ave. Novices and experts are welcome. Fridays. 10:30 a.m. to noon. 215-685-0547.
Shotocon Karate Michael Palmer Playground, Thornton and Comly roads. Suitable for children in first grade to adult. Parent/child combos invited. $5 registration fee. $35 per month. Fridays. 6:30 p.m. 215-685-0371.
Shuffleboard Northeast Older Adult Center, 8101 Bustleton Ave. Fridays. 2:30 to 4 p.m. The board is available to all members at various times. 215-685-0576.
SilverSneakers Cardio Circuit Norcom Community Center, 10980 Norcom Road. Increase cardiovascular and muscular endurance power with a standing circuit workout. Fridays at 10 a.m. and Tuesdays at 1 p.m. Non-members $3. 215-613-1070.
SilverSneakers Muscular Strength Training Northeast Older Adult Center, 8101 Bustleton Ave. Fridays at 8:30 a.m. Also on Mondays and Wednesdays at 8:30 and 9:30 a.m. $2 per class if not covered by your insurance. 215-685-0576. More at: Klein JCC, 10100 Jamison Ave. For older adults who are unfamiliar with exercise as well as those who are fit and active. Fridays at 9:15 a.m. and 1 p.m. Free. 215-698-7300.
Tae Kwon Do Gifford Recreation Center, 575 Tomlinson Road. Ages 5 to 8 at 6 p.m.; ages 8 to 11 at 7 p.m.; ages 11 to 15 at 8 p.m. $60 per month. Fridays. Uniform is included with first payment. 215-685-0377.
Teacher Information Session Holy Family University, Education and Technology Center auditorium, 9801 Frankford Ave. Sessions are especially for archdiocesan teachers and staff facing career transition or displacement. Information also includes available certification options and programs. Also on Feb. 17. Refreshments available. 4:30 to 6 p.m. Register by e-mailing email@example.com
Texas Hold’em Northeast Older Adult Center, 8101 Bustleton Ave. Fridays at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Also on Tuesdays at the same times. 215-685-0576.
Zumba Houseman Recreation Center, Summerdale and Godfrey avenues. Fridays. $5 per class. There is a one-time registration fee of $5. 7 to 8 p.m. 215-685-1240. Another at: Norcom Community Center, 10980 Norcom Road. Drop-ins $12 per visit. Fridays. 6:30 p.m. 215-613-1070. Also at: En Pointe Dance Studio, 3114 Willits Road. Fridays. 7 p.m. 215-856-7100.
Alzheimer’s Caregivers Support Group Holy Redeemer Lafayette-Redeemer Senior Center, 8580 Verree Road. First Friday of the month. 1 p.m. 1-800-272-3900.
Narcotics Anonymous 12-Step Group Somerton United Methodist Church, Wesley Room, 13073 Bustleton Ave. Fridays. 1 and 8 p.m. 215-673-2745.
Overeaters Anonymous Bustleton Library, Bustleton Avenue and Verree Road. Location is handicapped accessible. 10:30 a.m. Fridays. 215-674-4418.
Widow and Widower Support Group Northeast Older Adult Center, 8101 Bustleton Ave. Fridays. Free. 10 a.m. 215-685-0576.
Saturday, Feb. 4
“Alzheimer’s Disease: Know the 10 Signs” Workshop Northeast Regional Library, 2228 Cottman Ave. Learn about early detection. Interactive program for adults features video clips of people with Alzheimer’s. Presented by the Alzheimer’s Association. 11 a.m. 215-685-0522.
Art Class Pelbano Recreation Center, Bustleton and Solly avenues. Suitable for age 10 and older. All skill levels are welcome. Emphasis is on sketching and painting. Six-week Saturday program. Register. 215-683-1975.
Beginners Yoga St. Luke’s Parish hall, 1946 Welsh Road. Bring a yoga mat. Saturdays. $20 per four-week month. 10 to 11:15 a.m. 267-738-8393.
Carmella Kings Basketball Program Carmella Playground, 2100 Wakeling St. Co-ed program for ages 6 to 13. Saturdays. $20. 10 a.m. 215-685-1235.
Children’s Intermediate Level Martial Arts Max Myers Playground, 1601 Hellerman St. Saturday. Noon to 1 p.m. Cost and inf.: 215-685-1242.
Comedy Night Fund-raiser Father Judge High School cafeteria, 3301 Solly Ave. Catering provided by Paddy Whack’s Irish Sports Pub and Marinucci’s Deli. Features “The Coach” Tom Whiteley, Joe Bublewicz and John Kinsel. $30, includes food, beer and soda. Benefits the athletic department. 7 to 11 p.m. 215-338-9494, Ext. 1166.
Couponing Oxford Circle Christian Community Development Association, 900 E. Howell St. Learn how to save money on grocery bills. 10:30 a.m. to noon. 215-288-8507.
Dance Classes Michael Palmer Playground, Thornton and Comly roads. Co-ed tap and ballet available for ages 3-9 on Saturdays at 9:30 a.m. $5 registration. $35 per month. 215-685-0371. More at: Northeast Family YMCA, 11088 Knights Road. Classes available in jazz, tap, ballet and creative rhythm. Child must be a member. 215-632-0100. And at: Tarken Recreation Center, 6250 Frontenac St. For boys and girls ages 5 to 15. Saturdays. 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. 215-685-1226. More at: Officer Robert Hayes Memorial Playground, Roosevelt Boulevard and Conwell Avenue. Tap for ages 6 and younger, jazz for ages 7 and older. Time: 215-685-0376. Also at: Carmella Playground, 2100 Wakeling St. For ages 3 to 14. $25 per month. 10 a.m. to noon. 215-685-1235.
Elvis Show Bustleton Memorial Post 810, 9151 Old Newtown Road. Features impersonator John Totco. $25 in advance (picked up at the post), $30 at the door, includes show, food and disc jockey. Cash bar. 7 to 11 p.m. 215-969-9437.
English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Gifford Recreation Center, 575 Tomlinson Road. Teacher speaks fluent Russian and English. Free. Donations are accepted. Saturdays. 10 to 11:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. 215-685-0377.
Financial Aid Workshop for Prospective Students Holy Family University, Education and Technology Center, 9801 Frankford Ave. Bring pencil, notebook and completed federal tax form if available. 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. E-mail questions to firstname.lastname@example.org
Heart Healthy Expo Holy Redeemer Court, in front of Macy’s at Neshaminy Mall, Route 1 and Bristol Road, Bensalem. Free health screenings, healthy-living demonstrations, a “Go Red” fashion show and more. 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Karate for Children Tarken Recreation Center, 6250 Frontenac St. Program is for ages 5 and older. Saturdays. 10 to 11 a.m. 215-685-1226.
Kinder Dance Classes Philadelphia Dance Center, 8702 Crispin St. Kinder tumblina, ballet/tap, ballet/jazz for ages 3-5 is available Saturday at 10 and 11 a.m. Register now and receive half-off the registration fee. 267-475-7005.
Pilates Northeast Community Center, 2840 Holme Ave. Core workout strengthens, stretches and tones. Saturdays at 8:45 a.m. and Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. Drop-ins $7. 215-335-0870.
SilverSneakers Cardio Circuit Klein JCC, 10100 Jamison Ave. Participants must be members of SilverSneakers. Saturdays. 1 p.m. 215-698-7300.
Tropical Plant Sale Meadowbrook Farm, 1633 Washington Lane, Meadowbrook. The farm is an affiliate of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society. Experts will be on hand to answer questions and help choose the right plants for your home. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tu B’Shevat Luncheon/Seder Congregations of Ner Zedek, 7520 Bustleton Ave. Will be held following Shabbat services. $9. Paid reservations are required. 215-728-1155.
Used Book Sale Ryerss Museum and Library, Burholme Park, 7370 Central Ave. Hosted by Friends of Ryerss. First Saturday of each month. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Zumba Aria Health, Torresdale Campus, Knights and Red Lion roads. Saturdays. $6 per class. 10 to 11 a.m. 215-612-4576.
Zumba and Zumba Toning En Pointe Dance Studio, 3114 Willits Road. Zumba toning at 8 a.m. Zumba class at 9 a.m. Drop-ins $8. Saturdays. 215-856-7100.
55+ Singles Breakfast Group Michael’s Restaurant, Roosevelt Boulevard and Haldeman Avenue. Saturdays. 10:30 a.m.
Philadelphia Police Explorers Philadelphia Police Academy, 8501 State Road. Program is for ages 14 to 20 who are interested in a career in law enforcement. Saturdays. 10 a.m. www.ppdonline.org (Click on Explorers link).
Silver Bookworms Social breakfast group for single, widowed and divorced persons 60 years and older meets at 10:30 a.m. the first and third Saturday of each month. Call for location. 215-624-3786.
Singles Fellowship Michael’s Restaurant III, 3340 Street Road, Bensalem. 60+ group meets for breakfast on Saturdays at 8:30 a.m. 215-364-6079.
Resurrection of Our Lord 2020 Shelmire Ave. (at Large Street). Early admission at 7:30 a.m. for a $5 fee. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 215-745-3211.
Sunday, Feb. 5
Adult/Teen Swim Lessons Northeast Family YMCA, 11088 Knights Road. Sundays. Beginners lessons at 9 a.m.; advanced class at 10 a.m. $40. 215-632-0100.
Belly Dancing for Children Philadelphia Dance Center, 8702 Crispin St. Classes available for ages 5-13. Sundays. 2:30 p.m. 267-475-7005.
Civil War Program Grand Army of the Republic Civil War Museum & Library, 4278 Griscom St. Andy Waskie will give a talk at 1:30 p.m. on Maj. Octavius V. Catto, the highest ranking black officer in the army. Museum is open from noon to 5 p.m. 215-289-6484.
Pilates Sculpt & Tone Norcom Community Center, 10980 Norcom Road. Suitable for all age groups and fitness levels. Drop-ins $10 per class. Sundays at 11:30 a.m. and Tuesdays at 6 p.m. 215-613-1070.
SOUP’er Bowl Day of Caring Bethany United Church of Christ, 6545 Rising Sun Ave. Canned soup drive takes place during the 10:30 a.m. service. Benefits the church food bank. Lunch and activities follow in Fellow-ship Hall. Visitors are invited.
Swim Lessons for All Ages Klein JCC, 10100 Jamison Ave. Private swim lessons are available seven days a week. Call for inf.: 215-698-7300, Ext. 141.
Zumba Norcom Community Center, 10980 Norcom Road. Sundays. $12 per class. 10:30 a.m. 215-613-1070. Also at: En Pointe Dance Studio, 3114 Willits Road. Sundays. 10 a.m. 215-856-7100.
60+ Widow and Widower Social Group Meets for brunch on Sundays. Time and location inf.: 267-344-5620, 215-624-0664.
Gam-Anon and Gamblers Anonymous Nazareth Hospital, 2601 Holme Ave. Twelve-step program for family and friends of compulsive gamblers. Sundays. 7 p.m. Hot line: 1-888-213-3945.
Incest Survivors Frankford Memorial United Methodist Church, 1300 Dyre St. Enter on Oakland Street. Sundays. 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. 215-848-3830.
Overeaters Anonymous 12-Step Group Nazareth Hospital, 2601 Holme Ave., second floor, conference room 1. Sundays. 10:30 a.m. 215-745-9661.
Monday, Feb. 6
Adult Acrylic Art Class Jardel Recreation Center, Cottman Avenue and Pennway Street. Mondays at 7:30 p.m. and Tuesdays at 11:30 a.m. $5 per class. 215-728-7328.
Adult and Senior Aerobics Carmella Playground, 2100 Wakeling St. Low-impact exercise class for seniors at 6 p.m. Free. Cardio/abs for adult men and women at 7 p.m. Mondays. 215-685-1235.
Adult Ceramics Russo Park Playground, 7321 Torresdale Ave. Mondays. 7 to 9 p.m. 215-685-8747.
Advanced Beginners Hebrew Class Klein JCC, 10100 Jamison Ave. Mondays. 9:30 a.m. 215-698-7300.
After-School Programs Pelbano Recreation Center, Bustleton and Solly avenues. Suitable for ages 5-10. Monday through Friday, 3 to 6 p.m. Coverage for half-days available. Before-school care also available for students of Farrell School. 215-683-1975. And at: Gifford Recreation Center, 575 Tomlinson Road. Offered to Loesche Elementary School students ages 6 to 12. Monday through Friday, 3 to 5:45 p.m. $60 per month. 215-685-0377.
All About Abs Aria Health, Torresdale Campus, Knights and Red Lion roads. Mondays. $6 per class. 5:30 to 6 p.m. 215-612-4576.
Arts & Crafts and Ceramics Roosevelt Playground, 6455 Walker St. Class is suitable for ages 5 to adult. Mondays. $12 per month. 6:30 to 8 p.m. 215-685-8754.
Arts & Crafts for Children Junod Playground, 12770 Dunks Ferry Road. For ages 6 to 10. $1 per class. Mondays. 6 to 7:30 p.m. 215-685-9396.
Beginners Computer Class Mayfair Community Center (JMPCC), 2990 St. Vincent St. $3. Mondays. 11 a.m. 215-683-1994.
Beginners Yoga Class Tarken Recreation Center, 6250 Frontenac St. Bring a yoga mat. $5 per class. Drop-ins welcome. Mondays. 7 to 8 p.m. Register. 215-685-1487, 267-467-9277.
Bingo for Seniors Mayfair Community Center (JMPCC), 2990 St. Vincent St. Mondays at noon. 215-683-1994. Also at: Northeast Older Adult Center, 8101 Bustleton Ave. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Two cards cost $1. 12:30 p.m. 215-685-0576.
Cardio Kickboxing for Women Roosevelt Playground, 6455 Walker St. Learn self-defense skills while burning calories. $25 per month. Mondays and Wednesdays. 8:15 p.m. 215-685-8754.
Country Western Dance Lessons Associated Polish Home Cultural Center, 9150 Academy Road. $7. 7:30 p.m. 215-624-9954.
Current Events Discussion Northeast Older Adult Center, 8101 Bustleton Ave. Mondays. 10:30 a.m. 215-685-0576.
Dance Aerobics Northeast Family YMCA, 11088 Knights Road. Mondays and Wednesdays at 6:05 p.m. 215-632-0100.
Dance and Gymnastics Classes Junod Playground, 12770 Dunks Ferry Road. Monday through Thursday and Saturday. For ages 3 and older. $90 per year. Time and inf.: 215-685-9396.
Dance Classes Philadelphia Dance Center, 8702 Crispin St. Classes available Monday through Thursday in ballet, lyrical, tap, jazz, hip-hop and tumble stretch for ages 5-18. Call for times. 267-475-7005. More at: Jardel Recreation Center, Cottman Avenue and Pennway Street. Tap/ballet combo for ages 3-5 at 4:30 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays. 215-685-0596. Also at: Disston School, Knorr and Gillespie streets. Tap, ballet and jazz are offered. Monday through Thursday at 7 p.m. 215-685-8750.
Family and Friends CPR Holy Redeemer Hospital, fourth floor education room, 1648 Huntingdon Pike, Meadowbrook. The course is designed for parents, grandparents and babysitters. $40. 7 to 10 p.m. Registration is required. 1-800-818-4747.
Gymnastics Lackman Playground, 1101 Bartlett St. Co-ed program for tots to age 16. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at 5:30 p.m. 215-685-0370.
Irish Dance Classes Vogt Recreation Center, 6700 Cottage St. Three payments of $35. Costume fees not included. Mondays. 6:30 p.m. 215-685-8753. Also at: Carmella Playground, Tulip and Wakeling streets. For ages 6 to 12. $20 per month plus $10 registration fee. Mondays. 7 p.m. 215-685-1235.
Karate Fitzpatrick Playground, Academy and Torrey roads. Class for ages 5 and older meets Mondays and Wednesdays from 6 to 7 p.m. $45 per month. 215-685-9395.
Library Klein JCC, 10100 Jamison Ave. A librarian will be available every Monday from 9 to 11:30 a.m. 215-698-7300.
Little Picassos Arts and Crafts Classes Northeast Community Center, 2840 Holme Ave. For ages 4 to 9. Mondays. 6:15 to 7 p.m. 215-335-0870.
Martial Arts Program Max Myers Playground, 1601 Hellerman St. Children’s classes on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. $30 per month plus $15 registration fee and $15 for uniform and handbook. 215-685-1242.
Music Lessons Pelbano Recreation Center, Bustleton and Solly avenues. Suitable for age 8 through adult. Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays. 3 to 8 p.m. 267-439-9315.
Preschool Program Carmella Playground, 2100 Wakeling St. For children 3 to 5. (Must be potty trained.) Monday, Wednesday and Friday. $70 per month plus one-time registration fee of $15. 9 a.m. to noon. 215-685-1235.
SilverSneakers Cardio Circuit Klein JCC, 10100 Jamison Ave. Mondays. Free. 1 p.m. 215-698-7300.
SilverSneakers Muscular Strength & Range of Movement Norcom Community Center, 10980 Norcom Road. Exercise to music to help increase muscular strength, range of movement, and activity for daily living skills. Non-members $3 per class. Mondays at 1 p.m. and Thursdays at 9 a.m. Register. 215-613-1070.
Tae Kwon Do Dorsey Playground, 4800 Hegerman St. Suitable for ages 4 and older. $35 per month. Mondays and Wednesdays. 6 to 7 p.m. 215-685-8734.
Tot Recreation Program Pelbano Recreation Center, Bustleton and Solly avenues. Four-year-olds meet Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9 a.m. to noon. 215-924-7404.
Tumbling for Children Mayfair Community Center (JMPCC), 2990 St. Vincent St. Boys and girls ages 3-6 Mondays from 4 to 4:45 p.m.; ages 7-8 Mondays from 4:45 to 5:45 p.m. 215-683-1994. More at: Picariello Playground, Red Lion and Calera roads. Suitable for ages 4 and older at all levels. $10 registration. Class fees will be collected in three installments. Time and cost: 215-685-9393.
Wii Bowling Peter Bressi Northeast Senior Center, 4744 Frankford Ave. Mondays. A donation is requested. 12:30 p.m. 215-831-2926.
Yoga Jardel Recreation Center, Cottman Avenue and Pennway Street. Mondays. $5 per class. 7 to 8 p.m. 215-685-0596. And at: Gifford Recreation Center, 575 Tomlinson Road. Program is for adults and teens age 13 and older. Mondays. $5 per class. 7 p.m. 215-685-0377. Also at: Northeast Family YMCA, 11088 Knights Road. Mondays and Wednesdays at 7 p.m. 215-632-0100.
Alcoholics Anonymous Gloria Dei Church, 570 Welsh Road, Huntingdon Valley. Mondays and Fridays at 12:30 p.m. and Thursdays at 8 p.m. 215-947-8200.
Fox Chase Art Group Fox Chase Library, 501 Rhawn St. New members invited. Participants can work in any medium. There are no restrictions as to level of experience. Free. Mondays. 1 to 3 p.m. 215-731-0101.
Girl Scouts Tarken Recreation Center, 6250 Frontenac St. Open to girls ages 6 to 12. Mondays from 6 to 7 p.m. 215-685-1226.
Marine Corps League, Pfc. Raymond F. Dewey Detachment Rising Sun VFW, 6850 Martins Mill Road. Group meets the first Monday of each month, October through June. 7:30 p.m. 215-342-3820.
Men’s Awareness Group Klein JCC, 10100 Jamison Ave. Discussions geared to interests of retired men. Members only. Mondays. 11 a.m. 215-698-7300.
Narcotics Anonymous Pelbano Recreation Center, meeting room, Bustleton and Solly avenues. Monday and Thursday. 8 to 10 p.m. 215-683-1975.
Our Lady of Consolation Seniors Church hall, Tulip Street and Princeton Avenue. New members welcome. Mondays. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. 215-742-2475.
St. Dominic Seniors Marian Hall, 8513 Frankford Ave. New members invited. Group meets Mondays. 10 a.m. 215-335-0929.
Tuesday, Feb. 7
Adult Irish Ceili Dance Lessons Fox Chase Recreation Center, Rockwell Avenue and Ridgeway Street. Tuesdays. 8 to 10 p.m. 215-945-8163.
Adult Ceramics Vogt Recreation Center, Cottage Street and Unruh Avenue. Tuesday-Thursday. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. 215-685-8753. Also at: Dorsey Playground, 4800 Hegerman St. For ages 15 and older. $4, includes firings. Tuesdays. 7 to 9 p.m. 215-685-8734, 215-425-2444.
Arthritis Aquatic Class Northeast Family YMCA, 11088 Knights Road. Classes offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays. 10:30 a.m. 215-632-0100.
Beginners Strength Training & Fitness for Teens Norcom Community Center, 10980 Norcom Road. On-going Tuesday-Thursday programs. Drop-ins $10 per class. 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. 215-613-1070.
Core Pilates Jardel Recreation Center, Cottman Avenue and Pennway Street. Class is for teens and adults at all levels. Tuesdays. $5 per class. 7 to 8 p.m. 215-685-0596.
ESL Classes Bustleton Library, 10199 Bustleton Ave. Free, ongoing multilevel classes for adults are offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays. New students are welcome the first session of each month. 1 to 3:30 p.m. or 5:30 to 8 p.m. 215-474-1235, Ext. 222.
Family Addiction Education Program CORA Services, 8540 Verree Road. Co-sponsored by CORA an