Wednesday, Feb. 15
Accelerated Degree Program Information Session Holy Family University, Woodhaven Campus, 1311 Bristol Pike, Bensalem. Learn about the accelerated degree programs that are available and the application process. 6 p.m. 267-341-3050.
Adult Irish Ceili Dancing American Legion hall, 301 E. Godfrey Ave. Wednesdays. 7:30 to 9 p.m. 215-725-8055.
Aerobics St. Bernard Senior Adult Program, 7340 Jackson St. $2. Wednesdays. 9:15 a.m. 215-624-5920.
American Red Cross Blood Drive Politz Hebrew Academy, first floor gym, 9225 Old Bustleton Ave. 3:30 to 9 p.m. 1-800-RED CROSS.
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.
Book Discussion Northeast Regional Library, 2228 Cottman Ave. When the Killing’s Done by T.C Boyle will be discussed. 3 p.m. This is a program for adults. To register, and for copies, visit the library’s Humanities Department. 215-685-0522.
Books Aloud! Workshop Northeast Regional Library, 2228 Cottman Ave. Through a series of monthly workshops, adults are provided with the resources and skills needed to read aloud successfully with young children. Free. 6:30 p.m. Register. 215-686-5372.
Cardio CrossFit Norcom Community Center, 10980 Norcom Road. Wednesdays. 6 to 7 p.m. 215-613-1070.
Ceramics for Adults Disston Recreation Center, Disston and Glenloch streets. Wednesdays. 7 to 9 p.m. 215-338-0988.
Children’s Haitian Quilt Square Workshop Tacony Library, 6742 Torresdale Ave. Teens and children will learn about the history of quilt culture in Haiti during this hands-on workshop. They will also create a quilt square to take home. 3:30 p.m. 215-685-8755.
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.
Dancing Associated Polish Home, 9150 Academy Road. Live band provides swing music from the 40s and 50s. $10, includes refreshments. Wednesdays. 7:30 to 10:30 p.m.
“FinanciallyHers” Workshop Citibank, 2118 Cottman Ave. “Your Worth is Worth Protecting: Learn the Basics of Insurance” is the final session in the financial empowerment program for women. 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.
Haitian Music and Folklore Holmesburg Library, 7810 Frankford Ave. Learn about the celebrated tales of the island through the rhythms popular in Haitian culture. Children and teens will create a rhythm instrument and play along. 6 p.m. 215-685-8756.
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” Workshops Immaculate Mary Home, 2990 Holme Ave. Free workshops are for adults (60 and older) with chronic health conditions. A new topic will be covered each week. 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 10. Wednesdays. 6 to 7 p.m. 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, Ext. 134.
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, get organized in your home/office and more. 7 p.m. Inf.: 215-725-1995.
Line Dancing Klein JCC, 10100 Jamison Ave. Wednesdays. 1:15 p.m. 215-698-7300. Also at: Tacony/Mayfair Sons of Italy, 4741 Friendship St. Beginners class on Wednesdays at 6 p.m. No class the third Wednesday of the month. $7 per class. 215-335-3232.
Meet the Authors Frankford Library, 4634 Frankford Ave. Meet CJ and Chafik Waddy, authors of U Nooo Tito, Boy Hero Says No to Strangers. The father-son author-illustrator team from Frankford will appear in costumed character. Children and grown-ups are invited to participate in a read-aloud session. Copies of the book will be available for purchase and autographing. 4 p.m. 215-685-1471.
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 to 9:30 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 Aerobics Bridesburg Recreation Center, 4625 Richmond St. Eight classes $15 (Payable at your first class.) or $2.50 per class. Wednesdays. 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. 215-685-1247.
Step & Sculpt Aria Health, Torresdale Campus, Knights and Red Lion roads. Wednesdays. $6 per class. 6:35 to 7:35 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.
Yoga/Zumba Congregation Adath Jeshurun, 7763 Old York Road, Elkins Park. Designed for all levels of experience and ability. Wednesdays. Zumba at 5:30 p.m., yoga at 6:30 p.m. 215-635-6611.
Zumba Aria Health, Torresdale Campus, Knights and Red Lion roads. Wednesdays. $6 per class. 7:40 to 8:40 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 to 7:45 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. Drop-ins $7. 7 p.m. 267-475-7005.
Weight-Loss Surgery Seminar Jeanes Hospital, 7600 Central Ave. Learn who may be a candidate and the lifestyle changes necessary for success. Free. 7 p.m. Register. 215-728-2273.
Bereavement Support Group Klein JCC, 10100 Jamison Ave. Facilitated by Helene Cohen. Wednesdays. 12:45 p.m. 215-698-7300, Ext. 147.
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.
Keneseth Israel-Adath Jeshurun Senior Adult Club Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel, 8339 Old York Road, Elkins Park. Social hour at 11 a.m., business meeting at 11:45 a.m. Selma Dafilou speaks about “Herzl at 100 plus 2: Dreams and Reality” at 12:30 p.m. The public is invited. 215-635-6611.
LeTip International Steve Stein’s Famous Deli, 9359 Krewstown Road. The chapter meets Wednesdays for business-to-business networking from 11:31 a.m. to 1:01 p.m. 1-800-675-3847.
Maternity BVM Seniors School hall, 9220 Old Bustleton Ave. New members are invited. First and third Wednesday of every month. 11 a.m. 215-698-2614.
“My Weigh” Weight-loss Support Group 11410 Bustleton Ave. Wednesdays. $5 per class. Time and 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.
Nicotine Anonymous Paul’s Run Retirement Home, 9896 Bustleton Ave. Wednesdays. 4:45 to 5:45 p.m. 215-934-3000.
Normandy Civic Association Norcom Community Center, 10980 Norcom Road. 7 p.m. 215-673-9512.
Oxford Circle Chapter 1301, National Active and Retired Federal Employees Northeast Older Adult Center, 8101 Bustleton Ave. Active and retired federal employees and their families are invited. Kurt Yannelli and Mark Rosenblum will provide financial planning advice geared to federal employees and retirees. Noon. 215-331-5091.
Rhawnhurst Seniors Pelbano Recreation Center, Bustleton and Solly avenues. Wednesdays. 9 a.m.
Senior Citizens Group American Legion Oxley Post, Torresdale Avenue and Decatur Street. The group meets every Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. A committee is forming for future events.
SLAA Nazareth Hospital, 2601 Holme Ave., Marion Pavilion, conference room B. Twelve-step group meets Wednesdays. 7 p.m. 215-205-3422.
Supportive Older Women’s Network (SOWN) Klein JCC, 10100 Jamison Ave. Open forum for women to support each other with the problems of everyday life. Wednesdays. 10:30 a.m. 215-698-7300.
TOPS Weight Loss Groups St. Stephen’s Church, 4201 Princeton Ave. Learn to take off pounds sensibly. Wednesdays at 9:45 a.m. 215-697-8385. Another meeting begins with weigh-in at 6:45 p.m. A short meeting follows. 215-624-6764.
Thursday, Feb. 16
AARP Driver Safety Refresher Program Villages at Pine Valley clubhouse, 900 Pine Valley Blvd. Bring copy of driver’s license and completion certificate from a previous two-day class. Members with AARP card $12, non-members $14. 6 to 10 p.m.
Adult Painting Class Our Lady of Ransom School, 6740 Roosevelt Blvd. Ten-week session. Choice of Thursday evening or Friday afternoon class. Beginners or more experienced welcome. Cost and time: 215-332-4352.
Aerobic Yoga Klein JCC, 10100 Jamison Ave. $5. Thursdays. 7 p.m. 215698-7300.
American Red Cross Blood Drive Fox Chase Cancer Center, first floor medical center building, 7701 Burholme Ave. 6 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. 1-800-RED CROSS.
A.M. Jump Start Aria Health, Torresdale Campus, Knights and Red Lion roads. Thursdays. $6 per class. 7:15 to 8 a.m. 215-612-4576.
Aquacise Northeast Family YMCA, 11088 Knights Road. Thursdays. 7:30 p.m. 215-632-0100.
Arts & Crafts Northeast Older Adult Center, 8101 Bustleton Ave. 9 to 11 a.m. Thursdays. 215-685-0576.
Art Therapy for Children Center for Families and Relationships, 1600 Magee Ave. Suitable for ages 5 to 8. Thursdays. 6 p.m. 215-537-5367.
Assistance for Veterans with VA Claims District Office of U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz, 7219 Frankford Ave. Joseph Buckley, an accredited veteran service officer from the Veterans of Foreign Wars, will assist veterans and their families with submission of new VA claims and answer eligibility and paperwork questions. Thursdays. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call for an appointment. 215-517-6572.
Ballroom Dance Northeast Older Adult Center, 8101 Bustleton Ave. $2. Thursdays. 12:30 to 2 p.m. 215-685-0576.
Bingo Cannstatter Volksfest Verein, 9130 Academy Road. Sponsored by Die Alten Herren des Cannstatters. Thursdays. Doors open at 5 p.m.; games start at 6:30 p.m. 215-332-0121, 215-332-7103.
Bingo for Seniors Mayfair Community Center (JMPCC), 2990 St. Vincent St. Thursdays. 12:30 p.m. 215-683-1994.
Cardio Circuit Mayfair Community Center (JMPCC), 2990 St. Vincent St. Thursdays. $3 per class if not a SilverSneakers member. 11 a.m. 215-683-1994.
Cardio Sculpt Aria Health, Torresdale Campus, Knights and Red Lion roads. Thursdays. $6 per class. 6:20 to 7:20 p.m. 215-612-4576.
Chess Northeast Older Adult Center, 8101 Bustleton Ave. Thursdays at 11:30 a.m. 215-685-0576. More at: Klein JCC, 10100 Jamison Ave. Play and instruction for beginners and experienced players. Thursdays. 12:30 p.m. 215-698-7300.
Computer Classes Northeast Older Adult Center, 8101 Bustleton Ave. Thursdays. 1:30 to 4 p.m. 215-685-0576.
Cooking Class for Kids Junod Playground, 12770 Dunks Ferry Road. Thursdays. $5 per class. 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Register. 215-685-9396.
Dance Classes Max Myers Playground, 1601 Hellerman St. Tap and jazz classes available for girls 6 and older. $15 registration fee plus $125 class fee, which can be paid in two installments. Thursdays. 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. 215-685-1242. Another at: Jardel Recreation Center, Cottman Avenue and Pennway Street. Jazz for ages 9 and older offered Thursdays from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. 215-685-0596 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org Also at: Tarken Recreation Center, 6250 Frontenac St. For boys and girls ages 5 to 15. Thursdays. 6 to 8:30 p.m. Register. 215-685-1226.
Exercise Class Peter Bressi Northeast Senior Center, 4744 Frankford Ave. Free. Thursdays. 10 a.m. 215-831-2926.
Film Screening and Discussion Fox Chase Library, 501 Rhawn St. See Black Dawn, an animated film by Haitian artists explaining the history of Haiti, its journey to independence, and the religion of vodou. A discussion on Haiti’s history and relationships with other nations will follow. This is a program for teens and children. 4 p.m. 215-685-0547.
German Protestant Service Philadelphia Protestant Home chapel, 6500 Tabor Ave. 11 a.m. 215-697-8000.
Healing Exercise Klein JCC, 10100 Jamison Ave. Thursdays. 9:30 a.m. 215-698-7300.
Hip-Hop Dance Class Philadelphia Dance Center, 8702 Crispin St. Suitable for ages 7 to 14. Thursdays. 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. 267-475-7005.
Hip-Hop/Jazz Class Michael Palmer Playground, Thornton and Comly roads. Co-ed class for ages 10-14 held Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. $5 registration fee. $35 per month. 215-685-0371.
Information Session Peter Bressi Northeast Senior Center, 4744 Frankford Ave. Details of the SAFELINK cell phone requirements will be discussed. 10 to 11 a.m. 215-831-2926.
Karaoke Northeast Older Adult Center, 8101 Bustleton Ave. Free. Thursdays. 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., except third Thursday. 215-685-0576.
Karate Norcom Community Center, 10980 Norcom Road. Class for ages 4 to 13 at 7 p.m.; adult class at 8 p.m. Thursdays. Drop-ins $10 per class. 215-613-1070. Also at: Northeast Family YMCA, Carriage House, 11088 Knights Road. Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. 215-632-0100.
Kinder Dance Classes Philadelphia Dance Center, 8702 Crispin St. Kinder ballet/tap, ballet/jazz is offered Thursdays from 5 to 6 p.m. Register now and receive half-off the registration fee. 267-475-7005.
Line Dancing for Adults Junod Playground, 12770 Dunks Ferry Road. Thursdays. Call for time. 215-685-9396.
Masquerade inHome Shopping Philadelphia Protestant Home, social hall, 6500 Tabor Ave. Partial proceeds benefit PPH. 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. 215-697-8000.
Movie Madness Tabas House, 2101 Strahle St. Thursdays. 10:30 a.m. 215-745-3127.
Musical Memories Klein JCC, 10100 Jamison Ave. Enjoy show tunes and jazz. Thursdays. 10:30 a.m. 215-698-7300.
Painting Class Peter Bressi Northeast Senior Center, 4744 Frankford Ave. Learn to paint landscapes, faces and abstract art. Thursdays. A donation is requested. 1 p.m. 215-831-2926.
Piloxing Norcom Community Center, 10980 Norcom Road. Class is a mix of pilates and boxing. Drop-ins $10. Thursdays. 6 to 7 p.m. 215-613-1070.
Reverse Mortgage Seminar for Seniors 7725 Castor Ave. Includes learning guides and question-and-answer segment. Thursdays. Free. 6 to 8 p.m. Pre-register. 215-603-2680.
SilverSneakers Mayfair Community Center (JMPCC), 2990 St. Vincent St. $3 per class if not a SilverSneakers member. Thursdays. 9:30 a.m. 215-683-1994.
SilverSneakers MSROM Philadelphia Protestant Home, Gateway Basement, 6500 Tabor Ave. 10:15 to 11:15 a.m. 215-697-8007.
SilverSplash Klein JCC, 10100 Jamison Ave. Thursdays. Free. 12:30 p.m. 215-698-7300.
Slide & Tone Aria Health, Torresdale Campus, Knights and Red Lion roads. Thursdays. $6 per class. 5:30 to 6:15 p.m. 215-612-4576.
Tai Chi Fox Chase Library, 501 Rhawn St. $4 per class. First visit is free. Thursdays. 11 a.m. to noon. 215-332-3648.
Total Tone Northeast Community Center, 2840 Holme Ave. Learn to sculpt and contour your body. Suitable for all ages and fitness levels. Thursdays at 6:30 p.m., Sundays at 9:30 a.m. Twelve sessions cost $60 for members, $70 for non-members. Drop-ins $7. 215-335-0870.
Wit & Wisdom Tabas House, 2101 Strahle St. Thursdays. 10:30 a.m. 215-745-3127.
Yoga Aria Health, Torresdale Campus, Knights and Red Lion roads. Thursdays. $6 per class. 7:25 to 8:25 p.m. 215-612-4576. And at: Pelbano Recreation Center, Bustleton and Solly avenues. Suitable for age 12 to adult. Thursdays. 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. Register. 215-683-1975. Another at: Mayfair Community Center (JMPCC), 2990 St. Vincent St. $5 per class. Thursdays. 10 a.m. 215-683-1994. Also at: Picariello Recreation Center, Red Lion and Calera roads. The class is for all levels. Bring a yoga mat. $20 per four-week month. Thursdays. 6:50 to 8:15 p.m. 267-738-8393.
Zumba Klein JCC, 10100 Jamison Ave. $5. Thursdays. 3 p.m. 215-698-7300.
Zumba Master Class Bridgemen’s Hall (Ironworkers Union), 11600 Norcom Road. $10. 7 to 8:30 p.m. 215-612-0728.
Al-Anon Paths to Recovery St. John’s Lutheran Church, Tyson Avenue and Hawthorne Street. Thursdays. 1 to 2:30 p.m.
Al-Anon Support Group Nazareth Hospital, Marian Hall, 2601 Holme Ave. For relatives and friends of those with a drinking problem. Thursdays. 8 p.m. 215-222-5244.
Anger Management for Women Center for Families and Relationships, 1600 Magee Ave. Thursdays. 7 p.m. 215-537-5367.
Family Support Group 7226 Castor Ave. Sponsored by Northeast Community Center for Mental Health/Mental Retardation. For families of adults with mental illness. Thursdays. 1 to 3 p.m. 215-742-7817.
Friends of Pennypack Park The Lafayette-Redeemer Senior Center, 8580 Verree Road. 7:30 p.m. 215-934-PARK.
Friends of Summerdale Civic Association Houseman Recreation Center, Summerdale and Godfrey avenues. Officials from the 2nd Police District will be present. 7 p.m. 215-342-2167.
Girl Scouts Gifford Recreation Center, 575 Tomlinson Road. Girls in first through ninth grades are invited. Thursdays. $80 seasonal fee. 7 to 8:30 p.m. 215-685-0377.
Going From We to Me Klein JCC, 10100 Jamison Ave. Group is for recently widowed or divorced individuals 55 and older. Thursdays. 12:30 p.m. 215-698-7300, Ext. 147.
Greater Northeast Stamp Club Pelbano Recreation Center, Bustleton and Solly avenues. 7 to 9 p.m. 215-426-7881 (until 5:30 p.m.). 215-200-3693 (evenings).
Northeast Philadelphia Lions Club The group meets the first and third Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. Call for location information. 215-331-4262.
Overeaters Anonymous St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Old York and Ashbourne roads, Elkins Park. This is a HOW meeting. Thursdays. 7:30 p.m. 215-674-4418.
Parenting Group Center for Families and Relationships, 1600 Magee Ave. Thursdays. 6 p.m. 215-537-5367.
Philadelphia’s First Toastmasters Philadelphia Protestant Home, 6500 Tabor Road. Learn to develop communication and leadership skills, foster self-confidence and personal growth. New members are invited. Meets first and third Thursday of each month. 7 p.m. 215-428-4579, 215-697-8586.
Post-Bereavement Support Group Klein JCC, 10100 Jamison Ave. Program is led by Joan Freedman. Thursdays. 10:30 a.m. 215-698-7300, Ext. 147.
Unite, Inc. Support Group Holy Redeemer Hospital, first floor physicians’ lounge, 1648 Huntingdon Pike, Meadowbrook. The group provides grief support following the loss of a baby, including miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, stillbirth and infant death. Free. 7 to 9 p.m. Register. 215-643-3344.
Upper Holmesburg Civic Association St. Dominic’s Marian Hall, 8532 Frankford Ave. 7 p.m. 215-335-6799, www.upperholmesburg.org
Widow and Widower Support Group Congregations of Shaare Shamayim, 9768 Verree Road. All widows and widowers are invited. The group meets the third Thursday of each month. 7 p.m. 215-552-9893.
Friday, Feb. 17
Alpha Course Ten-week course (none on March 30) on basic Christianity will be held at a home in Lawncrest. The evening begins with a meal, and will be followed by a DVD talk and discussion. This week’s topic is “Christianity: Boring, Irrelevant or Untrue?” Free. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Register. 215-635-3820.
Bingo for Kids Vogt Recreation Center, 6700 Cottage St. Children receive a slice of pizza and a drink. $5. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. 215-685-8753.
Charismatic Healing Mass St. Martha Church, 11301 Academy Road. Sponsored by North Vicariate Prayer Communities. Prayer and praise at 6:45 p.m., liturgy at 7:15 p.m. 215-637-5441.
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. 215-685-8733.
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. Refreshments available. 4:30 to 6 p.m. Register by e-mailing email@example.com
Valentine’s Dance Northeast Older Adult Center, 8101 Bustleton Ave. Features Richie Moore. $6, includes pizza and refreshments. 7 to 10 p.m. 215-685-0576.
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, Ext. 1148.
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. ••