Wednesday, Feb. 8
Adult Irish Ceili Dancing American Legion hall, 301 E. Godfrey Ave. Wednesdays. 7:30 p.m. 215-725-8055.
Aerobics St. Bernard Senior Adult Program, 7340 Jackson St. $2. Wednesdays. 9:15 a.m. 215-624-5920.
Art Class Northeast Older Adult Center, 8101 Bustleton Ave. Class is with a professional instructor. $2. Wednesdays. 2 to 4 p.m. 215-685-0576.
Arts and Crafts Klein JCC, 10100 Jamison Ave. Beginners invited. Free. 12:30 p.m. 215-698-7300.
Art Therapy for Children Center for Families and Relationships, 1600 Magee Ave. Suitable for ages 9 to 12. Wednesdays. 6 p.m. 215-537-5367.
Big Top Story Time Bustleton Library, 10199 Bustleton Ave. Age-appropriate stories for ages 2-1/2 to 4 with a parent. Wednesdays. 10:30 a.m. 215-685-0472.
Bingo St. Anne’s Senior Center, 2607 E. Cumberland St. Packages $5. Second Wednesday of each month. Purchase supplies and packages at 11 a.m. Bingo begins at 12:30 p.m. Also on Monday, Thursday and Friday afternoons. Inf.: 215-426-9799.
Buffet-style Breakfast Peter Bressi Northeast Senior Center, 4744 Frankford Ave. Second and fourth Wednesday of each month. Space is limited. 9 a.m. 215-831-2926.
Cardio Blast Aria Health, Torresdale Campus, Knights and Red Lion roads. Wednesdays. $6 per class. 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. 215-612-4576.
Ceramics for Adults Disston Recreation Center, Disston and Glenloch streets. Wednesdays. 7 to 9 p.m. 215-338-0988.
Co-ed Boxing Class for Adults and Teens Northeast Community Center, 2840 Holme Ave. No experience is necessary. Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. 215-335-0870.
Core Training Klein JCC, 10100 Jamison Ave. Wednesdays. $5. 7 p.m. 215-698-7300.
Crocheting and Plastic Canvas Class Juniata Park Older Adult Center, 1251 E. Sedgley Ave. Wednesdays. $1. 1 p.m. 215-685-1490.
Dance Classes Picariello Playground, Red Lion and Calera roads. Tap and ballet for age 3 and older. $10 registration. Class fees will be collected in three installments. Time and cost: 215-685-9393. Also at: Lackman Playground, 1101 Bartlett St. Co-ed program for ages 3 to 5. Wednesdays. 5:30 p.m. 215-685-0370.
Exploring the Life and Work of Jean-Michel Basquiat Torresdale Library, 3079 Holme Ave. While creating a Basquiat-inspired collage, participants will learn facts about and see select works of the renowned Haitian artist. Program is suitable for teens and children. 6 p.m. 215-685-0494.
ldquo;FinanciallyHers” Workshop Series Citibank, 2118 Cottman Ave. Investigate investing: Learn how to save is the fourth in a five-part series on financial empowerment for women. Continues Feb. 15. Light refreshments. 6:30 to 8 p.m. Register. 1-800-989-CCCS.
“Glee” Singing Lessons Pelbano Recreation Center, Bustleton and Solly avenues. Suitable for boys and girls 8 and older. Wednesdays through April. 6:30 to 8 p.m. Register. 215-683-1975.
Golden Gals Tacony/Mayfair Sons of Italy, 4741 Friendship St. $5. Wednesdays. 7 p.m. 215-335-3232.
Hebrew Lessons for Adults Temple Beth Ami, 9201 Old Bustleton Ave. Free. Lessons are taught at all levels. Wednesdays. 6 p.m. 215-673-2511.
“Help Yourself to Health” Workshop Immaculate Mary Home, 2990 Holme Ave. Continues Wednesdays through March 14. 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Register. 215-992-1858.
Hip-Hop/Funk/Tumbling Classes for Boys Philadelphia Dance Center, 8702 Crispin St. Suitable for ages 4 to 13. Wednesdays. Inf.: 267-475-7005.
Intro to Dance Mayfair Community Center (JMPCC), 2990 St. Vincent St. Suitable for ages 4-6. Wednesdays and Thursdays. 6 to 7 p.m. 215-683-1994.
Jazz/Hip Hop Mayfair Community Center (JMPCC), 2990 St. Vincent St. Ages 7-10 and 11-14 each Wednesday and Thursday from 7 to 8 p.m.; ages 15 to adult Wednesdays from 8 to 9 p.m. 215-683-1994.
Karate Vogt Recreation Center, Cottage Street and Unruh Avenue. Wednesdays. 6 to 7 p.m. $75 month. 215-685-8753.
Klein Music Makers Klein JCC, 10100 Jamison Ave. Individuals who play an instrument and read music are invited. Wednesdays. 1:30 p.m. 215-698-7300.
Ladies Aerobics Heitzman Recreation Center, 3631 Amber St. $5 registration plus $5 per class. 6:15 to 7:15 p.m. 215-685-1244.
Life Coach Workshop Held at a location in the Northeast Wednesdays through February. Learn to develop a healthy lifestyle and get organized. 7 p.m. Inf.: 215-725-1995.
Literary Speed Dating for Singles at the Free Library Tacony Library, 6742 Torresdale Ave. Single adults, ages 35-45, are invited. Participants are encouraged to bring a book they loved, hated, or just want to talk about as an icebreaker. Mingle and light refreshments at 5:30 p.m. Speed dating begins at 6 p.m. Free. Pre-registration is required. 215-685-8755.
Planning for Life after High School for People with Disabilities 8th Police District, 3100 Red Lion Road. Hosted by Philadelphia Police and Fire Association for Handicapped Children. Training offers guidance to families and those with disabilities on how to design a successful transition process for students moving from high school to adulthood. 7 to 9 p.m. Register. 267-773-5295.
Prayer Service Philadelphia Protestant Home chapel, 6500 Tabor Ave. 7 p.m. 215-697-8000.
Scrapbooking Bridesburg Recreation Center, 4625 Richmond St. Supplies provided. Bring your own book and photos. Wednesdays. $5 per class. 6:30 p.m. 215-685-1247.
SilverSneakers MSROM Klein JCC, 10100 Jamison Ave. Free. Wednesdays. 9:15 a.m. 215-698-7300.
SilverSneakers Tai Chi Philadelphia Protestant Home, Gateway Basement, 6500 Tabor Ave. 1 to 2 p.m. 215-697-8007.
SilverSneakers Yoga Stretch Mayfair Community Center (JMPCC), 2990 St. Vincent St. Wednesdays. $3 per class if not a SilverSneakers member. 11 a.m. 215-683-1994. Also at: Norcom Community Center, 10980 Norcom Road. Move your body through a series of seated and standing yoga poses. Non-members $3 per class. Wednesdays at 9 a.m. Register. 215-613-1070.
Step & Sculpt Aria Health, Torresdale Campus, Knights and Red Lion roads. Wednesdays. $6 per class. 6:35 p.m. 215-612-4576.
Tae Kwon Do Gifford Recreation Center, 575 Tomlinson Road. Ages 5 to 8 at 7 p.m.; ages 8 to 11 at 8 p.m. $60 per month. Uniform included with the first payment. 215-685-0377.
Tai Chi for Seniors Northeast Older Adult Center, 8101 Bustleton Ave. Wednesdays. 10:30 a.m. 215-685-0576.
Water Aerobics Program Holy Redeemer Sports Medicine Center, 1648 Huntingdon Pike, Meadowbrook. 5:30 p.m. Also on Saturdays at 10 a.m. Members $62, non-members $80. Pre-register. 1-800-818-4747.
Yoga Norcom Community Center, 10980 Norcom Road. $10 per class. Wednesdays at 6 p.m. and Saturdays at 10 a.m. 215-613-1070.
Zumba Aria Health, Torresdale Campus, Knights and Red Lion roads. Wednesdays. $6 per class. 7:40 p.m. 215-612-4576. Also at: Klein JCC, 10100 Jamison Ave. $5. Wednesdays. 6 p.m. 215-698-7300. More at: Jardel Recreation Center, Cottman Avenue and Pennway Street. $5 per class. Wednesdays and Thursdays. 7 p.m. 215-685-0596. Another at: Norcom Community Center, 10980 Norcom Road. $12 per class. Wednesdays. 7:15 p.m. 215-613-1070. And at: Philadelphia Dance Center, 8702 Crispin St. Wednesdays and Mondays. $7. 7 p.m. 267-475-7005.
Bereavement Support Group Klein JCC, 10100 Jamison Ave. Facilitated by Helene Cohen. Wednesdays. 12:45 p.m. 215-698-7300.
Gam-Anon and Gamblers Anonymous St. David’s Lutheran Church, Academy Road and Linden Avenue. Programs are for those with a gambling problem, their family and friends. Wednesdays. 7 p.m. Hot lines: 1-888-442-7085 (GA), 1-888-213-3945 (Gam Anon).
Golden Age Seniors Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Cottman Avenue and Erdrick Street. (Use Erdrick Street entrance.) Wednesdays. Noon to 3 p.m. 215-331-9680.
Jewish Culture Club Northeast Older Adult Center, 8101 Bustleton Ave. Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. 215-685-0576.
L/Cpl. Joel Bernstein Post 791 Jewish War Veterans Glendale Uptown Home, 7800 Bustleton Ave. Meets the second Wednesday of each month. All men and women who served in the military are invited. 8 p.m. 215-742-6350.
“My Weigh” Weight-loss Support Group 11410 Bustleton Ave. Wednesdays. $5. Inf.: 215-947-4040.
Narcotics Anonymous 12-Step Program Somerton United Methodist Church, Wesley Room, 13073 Bustleton Ave. Wednesday. 8 p.m. 215-673-2745.
Parents/Caregivers/Family/Educators of Children with ADD/ADHD Support Group Aria Health, Torresdale Campus, conference room 4, Knights and Red Lion roads. Meets second Wednesday. 6:30 p.m. www.chadd.net/292
Rhawnhurst Seniors Pelbano Recreation Center, Bustleton and Solly avenues. Wednesdays. 9 a.m.
Thursday, Feb. 9
Aerobic Yoga Klein JCC, 10100 Jamison Ave. $5. 7 p.m. 215698-7300.
Civil War Class Manor College, 700 Fox Chase Road, Jenkintown. “Opening the War in the West” focuses on early 1862 battles at Fort Donelson and Shiloh. Three-part Thursday class. $65. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Register. 215-884-2218.
“Hairspray” Production Gratz College, Melrose Avenue and Old York Road, Melrose Park. Presented by Beth Sholom and Adath Jeshurun Players. 7:30 p.m. Also: Feb. 11 at 8 p.m. and Feb. 12 at 3 p.m. Tickets: 215-887-1342.
Haitian Music and Folklore Program Bushrod Library, 6304 Castor Ave. Learn about the celebrated tales of the island through the rhythms popular in Haitian culture. Each participant will create a rhythm instrument and play along. Suitable for children and teens. 4 p.m. 215-685-1471.
Healing Exercise Klein JCC, 10100 Jamison Ave. Thursdays. 9:30 a.m. 215-698-7300.
SilverSneakers MSROM Philadelphia Protestant Home, Gateway Basement, 6500 Tabor Ave. 10:15 to 11:15 a.m. 215-697-8007.
Bereavement Support Group Genesis Baptist Church, 6440 Rising Sun Ave. Meets second Thursday. 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. Register. 215-424-0323, 215-725-0902.
Burholme Community Town Watch and Civic Association United Methodist Church of the Redeemer, Cottman and Lawndale avenues. All prospective Town Watch members are invited. 7 p.m. 215-722-4901.
Northeast Philadelphia Radio Control Club Woodhaven Center, 2900 Southampton Road. Meets the second Thursday of each month. 7:30 p.m. www.neprcc.org
Pennsylvania Fish Culturist Association Lawncrest Recreation Center, 6000 Rising Sun Ave. The group meets the second Thursday of each month, except July and August. 7:30 p.m. 856-428-1431.
Friday, Feb. 10
Benefit for Vicki Cummings SmokeEaters Pub, 7681 Frankford Ave. Money raised will help offset uncovered medical expenses and unforeseen costs. Also, a portion of proceeds will be donated to Fox Chase Cancer Center. $35. 7 to 10 p.m. 215-292-3926.
“Holiness in the Ordinary” Weekend Retreat Mother Boniface Spirituality Retreat Center, 3501 Solly Ave. Brother Richard McCann will guide participants in looking at an integrated spirituality and an openness to God’s presence in prayer, silence and service. Retreat begins today at 7 p.m. and concludes Sunday after the noon meal. 267-350-1831.
Relaxation, Breathing & Meditation Session Holy Innocents St. Paul’s Church, 7001 Torresdale Ave. Wear loose clothing and bring a mat or towel. Free. Second Friday. 6 p.m. 215-624-1144.
Snacks by the Pound inHome Shopping Philadelphia Protestant Home, Fountain Room, 6500 Tabor Ave. Partial proceeds benefit PPH. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. 215-697-8000.
Torresdale Boys Club 4500 Linden Ave. Feb. 26. Automotive parts and general indoor/outdoor flea market. Hosted by Northeast Muscle Car Club. Indoor and outdoor vendor space available. Inf.: 267-307-8662.
Father Judge High School 3301 Solly Ave. March 3. Flea market. Sponsored by the school band. Tables $30, spaces $25. Inf.: 215-338-9494.
A.L. FitzPatrick School 11061 Knights Road. May 19. Outdoor craft show/flea market. Rain date May 20. Sponsored by Fitz/PVO. Spaces $20 each, two for $35. Inf.: 215-281-2646. ••