Events (July 18, 2012)


Thursday, Ju­ly 19



AARP Driver Safety Re­fresh­er Pro­gram The Vil­lages at Pine Val­ley club­house, 8540 Ver­ree Road. For drivers age 50 and older. Cop­ies of driver’s li­cense and com­ple­tion cer­ti­fic­ate from a pre­vi­ous two-day class are re­quired to par­ti­cip­ate. Mem­bers with AARP card $12, non-mem­bers $14. 6 to 10 p.m. Re­gister. 1-800-818-4747. 

Art Pro­gram Lawn­crest Lib­rary, 6098 Rising Sun Ave. Sponsored by Phil­adelphia Arts in Edu­ca­tion. Con­tin­ues Ju­ly 26, Aug. 2, 9 and 16. 2:30 p.m. Space is lim­ited. Re­gister at the lib­rary. 215-685-0549.

Craft of the Week Pro­gram Holmes­burg Lib­rary, 7810 Frank­ford Ave. Suit­able for school-age chil­dren. Preschool­ers wel­come if ac­com­pan­ied by an adult. Thursdays through Ju­ly 26. Sponsored by Friends of Holmes­burg Lib­rary. 3 p.m. 215-685-8756.

Daisy Jug Band Per­form­ance Phil­adelphia Prot­est­ant Home so­cial hall, 6500 Tabor Ave. 7 p.m. 215-697-8000.

Ger­man Prot­est­ant Ser­vice Phil­adelphia Prot­est­ant Home, 6500 Tabor Ave. 11 a.m. 215-697-8000.

Hear­ing Screen­ings Klein JCC, 10100 Jam­is­on Ave. Re­com­mend­a­tions will be made based on your score at the time of the test. Free. 9 to 11:45 a.m. No ap­point­ments are ne­ces­sary. 215-698-7300.

Or­al Health Aware­ness for Seni­ors Peter Bressi North­east Seni­or Cen­ter, 4744 Frank­ford Ave. A rep­res­ent­at­ive from San­ford Brown In­sti­tute will dis­cuss the im­port­ance of or­al health, good dent­al hy­giene and how or­al health af­fects over­all well be­ing. Also on Ju­ly 26. 10 a.m. 215-831-2926.

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

Teen Game Days Frank­ford Lib­rary, 4634 Frank­ford Ave. Suit­able for age 12 and older. Play Wii, board games and more. Bring a game to share. Thursdays through Aug. 9. 2:30 p.m. 215-685-1473.

Teen Thursdays! Bustleton Lib­rary, 10199 Bustleton Ave. Ro­bot­ics, movies, gam­ing and more for teens and tweens. Thursdays through Aug. 9. 3 to 5 p.m. 215-685-0472.


Unite, Inc. Sup­port Group Holy Re­deem­er Hos­pit­al, first floor phys­i­cians’ lounge, 1648 Hunt­ing­don Pike, Mead­ow­brook. Group provides grief sup­port fol­low­ing the loss of a baby, in­clud­ing mis­car­riage, ec­top­ic preg­nancy, still­birth and in­fant death. 7 to 9 p.m. Re­gister. 215-643-3344.

Fri­day, Ju­ly 20


Con­cert Danube Swa­bi­an As­so­ci­ation, 1277 Southamp­ton Road. Fea­tures No Ir­ish Need Ap­ply (Celt­ic rock and folk mu­sic). Free. The pub­lic is in­vited. Food and bever­ages will be avail­able for pur­chase. Will be held in­doors in case of rain. 7 to 9 p.m. 267-257-3094, 215-969-9356.

Fam­ily Movie Bustleton Lib­rary, 10199 Bustleton Ave. Con­tin­ues Fri­days through Aug. 31. 2 p.m. 215-685-0472.

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.


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

Sat­urday, Ju­ly 21


Ba­sic Com­puter Class with Trans­la­tion in Hindi North­east Re­gion­al Lib­rary, 2228 Cottman Ave. Hands-on class is offered to those who have lim­ited use of the Eng­lish lan­guage. Fun­ded with fed­er­al Lib­rary Ser­vices & Tech­no­logy Act funds. 11 a.m. Re­gister at the third floor ref­er­ence desk one-half hour be­fore class. 215-685-0525.

Friends of Pennypack Park Re­cyc­ling Lin­coln High School, Ry­an Av­en­ue park­ing lot. All pa­per products (in­clud­ing card­board), alu­min­um cans, cloth­ing, print­er cart­ridges, cell phones, house­hold bat­ter­ies, pack­ing pea­nuts and bubble wrap are ac­cep­ted. Vis­it the free book table. Will be held rain or shine. 9 a.m. to noon. 215-934-PARK.

Garden­ing at Glen Fo­erd 5001 Grant Ave. Vo­lun­teers are needed for dead­head­ing, weed­ing and trim­ming in the rose gar­dens. Bring gloves, clip­pers and wa­ter. Time and info: 215-632-5330.

In­fant Mas­sage Class Holy Re­deem­er Hos­pit­al, first floor con­fer­ence room 4/5, 1648 Hunt­ing­don Pike, Mead­ow­brook. Learn how in­fant mas­sage can help par­ent-in­fant bond­ing, ease col­ic, en­hance sleep and more. Par­ents and ba­bies at­tend to­geth­er. $20 per fam­ily. 2 to 3:30 p.m. Re­gister. 1-800-818-4747.

Safe Sit­ter Course Holy Re­deem­er Child Care Cen­ter, 1648 Hunt­ing­don Pike, Mead­ow­brook. Boys and girls ages 11 to 13 will learn about child de­vel­op­ment, age-ap­pro­pri­ate activ­it­ies and life-sav­ing skills. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Stu­dents must pass a prac­tic­al and writ­ten test to com­plete the pro­gram. Con­tin­ues Ju­ly 22, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. $40. Re­gister. 1-800-818-4747.


Holy Re­deem­er La­fay­ette Re­tire­ment Com­munity 8580 Ver­ree Road. Tables $15. 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. 215-214-2834.

Sunday, Ju­ly 22


Amici Op­era Com­pany Per­form­ance Holmes­burg United Meth­od­ist Church, 8118 Frank­ford Ave. Tchaikovsky’s “The Queen of Spades” will be per­formed at 4 p.m. Two park­ing lots, wheel­chair ac­cess­ible. 215-224-0257.

Monday, Ju­ly 23


Day Camp Lawn­crest Re­cre­ation Cen­ter, Rising Sun Av­en­ue and Comly Street. Co-ed camp runs Monday through Fri­day, Ju­ly 23 through Aug. 10. $270, in­cludes break­fast, trips, swim­ming and more. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 215-685-0597.

Va­ca­tion Bible School Cross­roads Com­munity Church, 7221 Tor­res­dale Ave. Suit­able for chil­dren age 3 (must be potty trained) to those en­ter­ing sev­enth grade. Con­tin­ues through Ju­ly 27. 6 to 8 p.m. 215-632-1564.

Varicose Vein Screen­ings Holy Re­deem­er Wound Care Cen­ter, 1650 Hunt­ing­don Pike, Suite 206, Mead­ow­brook. Free. In­cludes a phys­ic­al ex­am and re­view of your med­ic­al his­tory. 9 to 11:30 a.m. Re­gister. 1-800-818-4747.

Tues­day, Ju­ly 24


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

Cheer­lead­ing and Foot­ball Re­gis­tra­tion Holmes­burg Boys Club, 7756 Dit­man St. Re­gis­tra­tion for ages 5 to 16 con­tin­ues on Tues­days and Thursdays through Ju­ly. 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Chil­dren’s Sum­mer Read­ing Game Pro­gram Bustleton Lib­rary, 10199 Bustleton Ave. Tues­days through Aug. 7 at 7 p.m. 215-685-0472.

Court Re­port­ing Pro­gram In­form­a­tion Ses­sion North­east Re­gion­al Lib­rary, 2228 Cottman Ave. Hos­ted by Or­leans Tech­nic­al In­sti­tute. Pro­gram is for those in­ter­ested in learn­ing about the be­ne­fits of train­ing for and work­ing in the court-re­port­ing field. Free.  6 p.m. Re­gister. 215-728-4426.

Hear­ing Tests for Seni­ors Peter Bressi North­east Seni­or Cen­ter, 4744 Frank­ford Ave. Free tests provided by Sound In­vest­ments Hear­ing. 9 to 11 a.m. Ap­point­ments avail­able on a first-come, first-served basis. 215-831-2926.

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, take a tour of the or­tho­paed­ic unit and more. 6 to 7 p.m. Pre-re­gister. 215-728-4818.

Open House Com­munity Col­lege of Phil­adelphia North­east Re­gion­al Cen­ter, 12901 Town­send Road. Vis­it­ors will re­ceive in­form­a­tion on ca­reer and cer­ti­fic­a­tion pro­grams. 6 p.m. Re­gister by e-mail­ing open­

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

Teen Book Club Frank­ford Lib­rary, 4634 Frank­ford Ave. Suit­able for age 12 and older. En­joy good books, con­ver­sa­tion and snacks. Tues­days through Aug. 14. 2:30 p.m. 215-685-1473.

“The Wiz­ard of Oz” Per­form­ances Mitchell Per­form­ing Arts Cen­ter, Tom­lin­son Road and Hunt­ing­don Pike, Hunt­ing­don Val­ley. Presen­ted by Story­book Mu­sic­al Theatre. Con­tin­ues through Aug. 4. Show times are Tues­day to Fri­day at 10:30 a.m. and Sat­urday at 11 a.m. Adults $14, chil­dren $11. Group/camp dis­counts avail­able. 215-659-8550.

Tom Mc­Don­nell MA­GIC Bustleton Lib­rary, 10199 Bustleton Ave. This is a fam­ily pro­gram. 7 p.m. 215-685-0472.

Tor­res­dale Boys Club Cheer and Dance Teams Re­gis­tra­tion 4500 Linden Ave. Suit­able for ages 4 to 16. 5:30 p.m. Prac­tice fol­lows at 6 p.m. Con­tin­ues Ju­ly 31 and Aug. 7. 215-338-8277 or PA­cheer­

Wed­nes­day, Ju­ly 25


Film and Book Dis­cus­sion North­east Re­gion­al Lib­rary, 2228 Cottman Ave. Fea­tures “Hard Times” by Charles Dick­ens. 1 to 4 p.m. 215-685-0512.

Flea Mar­ket Bustleton Lib­rary, Bustleton Av­en­ue and Ver­ree Road. Out­door event. Sponsored by Friends of the Bustleton Av­en­ue Lib­rary. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Spaces avail­able. E-mail Mur­ray1381@hot­

Pennypack Park Mu­sic Fest­iv­al Band­shell near the park en­trance at Cresco Av­en­ue and Welsh Road. See An­thony Liguori as Elvis,  fea­turig Bill Turn­er and Blue Smoke. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. Free. 7 to 9:30 p.m. 215-574-2100.

Sil­ver Sneak­ers Tai Chi Phil­adelphia Prot­est­ant Home, Gate­way Base­ment, 6500 Tabor Ave. 1 to 2 p.m. 215-697-8007.

Taste of the Neigh­bor­hood The Vil­lages at Pine Val­ley club­house, 8540 Ver­ree Road. Loc­al res­taur­ants and shops of­fer a taste of their spe­cialty menu items. There will be a live cook­ing demon­stra­tion cour­tesy of Moon­struck Res­taur­ant and en­ter­tain­ment. A tour of The Vil­lages at Pine Val­ley’s con­dos and apart­ment homes fol­lows. Free. 5 to 7 p.m. Re­gister. 215-745-9824.

Teen Writ­ing Work­shop Lawn­crest Lib­rary, 6098 Rising Sun Ave. Teens can get some writ­ing in­spir­a­tion. 2 p.m. 215-685-0549.

Weight-Loss Sem­in­ar Phys­i­cians Weight Loss Cen­ters, 10012 Sand­mey­er Lane. Free. Wed­nes­days. 6:45 p.m. 215-969-2526.


8th Po­lice Dis­trict Pub­lic Meet­ings 3100 Red Li­on Road. The Cap­tain’s town hall meet­ing starts at 6 p.m. The Town Watch meets at 7 p.m. Re­gistered mem­bers and those in­ter­ested in join­ing Town Watch are in­vited. 215-686-3080.

Thursday, Ju­ly 26


Health­care Pro­vider CPR Course Holy Re­deem­er Hos­pit­al, fourth floor edu­ca­tion room, 1648 Hunt­ing­don Pike, Mead­ow­brook. Course is for health­care pro­fes­sion­als who re­quire a two-year cer­ti­fic­a­tion card and use of a pock­et mask. Bring a mask or add $10 to re­gis­tra­tion fee. A writ­ten test is re­quired. $75. 7 to 11 p.m. Re­gister. 1-800-818-4747.

House­hold Haz­ard­ous Waste Dis­pos­al De­part­ment of Streets train­ing cen­ter, State Road and Ash­burn­er Street. Res­id­ents who signed up with Phil­adelphia Re­cyc­ling Re­wards Pro­gram will re­ceive a card with a code to get 100 points when they drop off haz­ard­ous waste today. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 215-686-5560. ••

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

Fri­day, Ju­ly 27


Con­cert Danube Swa­bi­an As­so­ci­ation, 1277 Southamp­ton Road. Fea­tures Goose Creek Pi­on­eer (blue grass). Food and bever­age spe­cials avail­able. Will be held in­doors if it rains. 7 to 9 p.m. 215-969-9356.


Ox­ford Circle Chris­ti­an Com­munity De­vel­op­ment As­so­ci­ation 900 E. How­ell St. Flea mar­kets. Aug. 11 and Sept. 8. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Vendor spaces avail­able. 215-756-7292. ••End­Frag­ment 

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