Northeast Times

Events (July 4, 2012)

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Thursday, Ju­ly 5

EVENTS

 

Amer­ic­an Red Cross Blood Drives St. Kath­er­ine of Si­ena Par­ish Cen­ter gym, 9700 Frank­ford Ave. 2:30 to 7:30 p.m. An­oth­er at: Christ the King Church hall, 3252 Chester­field Road. 2 to 7 p.m. And at: St. John Can­ti­us Par­ish hall, 4415 Al­mond St. 2 to 7 p.m. 1-800-RED CROSS.

Art Pro­gram Lawn­crest Lib­rary, 6098 Rising Sun Ave. Sponsored by Phil­adelphia Arts in Edu­ca­tion. 2:30 p.m. Also on Ju­ly 19 and 26, and Aug. 2, 9 and 16. 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.

Drama Camp Lawn­crest Re­cre­ation Cen­ter, Rising Sun Av­en­ue and Comly Street. Fea­tures voice, vo­cals, writ­ing and more. Suit­able for chil­dren 8 to 16. Con­tin­ues Thursday and Fri­day through Aug. 17. Par­ti­cipants will per­form at the end of camp. $50. 6 to 7 p.m. Re­gister. 215-685-0597.

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

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.

Fri­day, Ju­ly 6

EVENTS

Amer­ic­an Red Cross Blood Drive CORA Ser­vices, con­fer­ence cen­ter staff break room, 8540 Ver­ree Road. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 1-800-RED CROSS.

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

MEET­INGS

Alzheimer’s Care­givers Sup­port Group Holy Re­deem­er La­fay­ette, 8580 Ver­ree Road. Learn about the dis­ease, ap­proaches to care­giv­ing, ad­vances in re­search and ad­vocacy and more. 10:30 a.m. to noon. Re­gister. 1-800-818-4747.

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 7

EVENTS

Ba­gels, Cof­fee and Torah Old York Road Temple-Beth Am, 971 Old York Road, Abing­ton. Shab­bat morn­ing be­gins with an in­ter­act­ive dis­cus­sion of the weekly por­tion with ba­gels and cof­fee at 9 a.m. Peer-led Shab­bat ser­vice fol­lows at 10:15 a.m. Cas­u­al dress is ap­pro­pri­ate. The pub­lic is wel­come. 215-886-8000.

Con­ser­va­tion/Res­tor­a­tion Pro­jects in the Pennypack Hos­ted by Phil­adelphia Parks and Re­cre­ation and Friends of Pennypack Park. Com­munity ser­vice hours are avail­able. First Sat­urday of each month. Loc­a­tions vary. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Info.: 215-685-0119.

FLEA MAR­KET

St. James Luther­an Church Castor Av­en­ue and Pratt Street. Event also in­cludes food, games and prizes. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. 267-205-1121, 215-743-1828.

Sunday, Ju­ly 8

EVENT

Mu­sic and Drama Camp Cres­centville United Meth­od­ist Church, 412 E. Sen­t­ner St. The camp cel­eb­rates Christ­mas in Ju­ly with “Bows of Holly,” a Christ­mas mu­sic­al about giv­ing. Par­ti­cipants will learn and per­form a chil­dren’s mu­sic­al, do crafts, hear Bible stor­ies and more. Pro­gram is suit­able for chil­dren in pre-kinder­garten to those fin­ish­ing eighth grade. Con­tin­ues daily through Ju­ly 13. 7 to 9 p.m. $5 per child. 215-745-7115.

Monday, Ju­ly 9

EVENTS

Friends and Fam­ily CPR Holy Re­deem­er Hos­pit­al, fourth floor edu­ca­tion room, 1648 Hunt­ing­ton Pike, Mead­ow­brook. Class provides ba­sic CPR in­struc­tion to par­ents, fam­ily and friends. It is not a cer­ti­fy­ing or cre­den­tial­ing course. $55. 7 to 10 p.m. Re­gister. 1-800-818-4747.

Va­ca­tion Bible School Im­manuel Luther­an Church, 14100 Wor­thing­ton Road. Suit­able for chil­dren 3 to 12. Con­tin­ues through Ju­ly 13, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. 215-464-1540.

MEET­ING

Adath Je­shur­un Wo­men’s As­so­ci­ation Book Club Con­greg­a­tion Adath Je­shur­un, 7763 Old York Road, Elkins Park. The book “Hearts of Fire” by El­len Brazer will be dis­cussed. 8 p.m. 215-635-6611.

Tues­day, Ju­ly 10

EVENTS

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

Book Talk with Jack Be­l­it­sky Klein JCC, 10100 Jam­is­on Ave. “All Oth­er Nights” by Dara Horn will be dis­cussed. Co-sponsored by Rhawn­hurst NORC. A lim­ited num­ber of free cop­ies of the book are avail­able, or re­serve a copy through the North­east Re­gion­al Lib­rary. 12:45 p.m. Re­gister. 215-698-7300, 215-320-0351.

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

Chef’s Spe­cial Lunch Peter Bressi North­east Seni­or Cen­ter, 4744 Frank­ford Ave. Fea­tures fruits and ve­g­gies with dips. Lunch served daily at 11:30 a.m. Call to re­serve a seat. 215-831-2926.

Com­puter Les­sons in Hindi North­east Re­gion­al Lib­rary, 2228 Cottman Ave. A ba­sic com­puter class is offered with trans­la­tion in Hindi for those who have lim­ited use of the Eng­lish lan­guage. 7 to 8:30 p.m. Also on Ju­ly 14, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Lim­ited space. Re­gister at the third floor ref­er­ence desk one-half hour be­fore class. 215-685-0525.

Cook For a Friend Old York Road Temple Beth Am, 971 Old York Road, Abing­ton. Vo­lun­teers are wel­come. 10 a.m. 215-886-8000

Nu­tri­tion Lunch and Learn Klein JCC, 10100 Jam­is­on Ave. Join nu­tri­tion­ist Eileen Chopnick for a nu­tri­tion­al ver­sion of lunch & learn. Bring your own lunch or lunch tick­et. Space is lim­ited. 11:45 a.m. 215-698-7300.

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

MEET­INGS

CARES Sup­port Group Charles A. and Betty Bott Can­cer Cen­ter at Holy Re­deem­er Hos­pit­al, first floor, 1648 Hunt­ing­don Pike, Mead­ow­brook. Open to all can­cer pa­tients, their care­givers and fam­il­ies. 7 to 8:30 p.m. Re­gister. 1-800-818-4747.

Sur­viv­ors of Sui­cide Aria Hos­pit­al, Tor­res­dale Cam­pus, Knights and Red Li­on roads. Group is for those who lost loved ones to sui­cide. Meets the second Tues­day of every month. 7:30 p.m. 215-545-2242.

Wed­nes­day, Ju­ly 11

EVENTS

Breast Can­cer Screen­ings Holy Re­deem­er Wo­men’s Health­Care at Southamp­ton, 45 Second Street Pike, Southamp­ton. Avail­able free to wo­men 40 and older who are un­in­sured and have not had a mam­mo­gram in the past year. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Pre-re­gister. 1-800-818-4747.

Com­ic Draw­ing Work­shop for Teens Lawn­crest Lib­rary, 6098 Rising Sun Ave. Par­ti­cipants will in­vent char­ac­ters and write stor­ies for them to live in. 2 to 3:30 p.m. Lim­ited space. Presen­ted by ECBACC STARS. Pre-re­gis­tra­tion is re­quired. 215-685-0549.

Dis­tri­bu­tion of Farm Mar­ket Vouch­ers Klein JCC, 10100 Jam­is­on Ave. Con­tin­ues Ju­ly 12. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Van trans­port­a­tion is avail­able through Rhawn­hurst NORC. 215-320-0351, Ext. 4.

Open House for Ac­cel­er­ated De­gree Pro­grams Holy Fam­ily Uni­versity, Wood­haven Cam­pus, 1311 Bris­tol Pike, Ben­s­alem. Un­der­gradu­ate ac­cel­er­ated pro­grams in­clude busi­ness ad­min­is­tra­tion, crim­in­al justice and nurs­ing. Gradu­ate pro­grams in­clude a vari­ety of MBA con­cen­tra­tions. 5 to 7 p.m. Re­gister. 267-341-5030.

Pennypack Park Mu­sic Fest­iv­al Band­shell near the en­trance of Cresco Av­en­ue and Welsh Road. Fea­tures Romeo De­light, a trib­ute to Van Halen and RS­VP, a trib­ute to Bad Com­pany. Free. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. 7 to 9:30 p.m. 215-574-2100.

Ret­ro­spect­ive of “The Jew­el in the Crown” Series North­east Re­gion­al Lib­rary, 2228 Cottman Ave. Epis­ode one will be shown today. Pro­gram will be shown epis­ode by epis­ode on a weekly basis Wed­nes­days through Sept. 5. 3 p.m. 215-685-0512.

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

MEET­ING

Meta Friends Sup­port Group Holy Re­deem­er Wo­men’s Health­care at Southamp­ton, 45 Second Street Pike, Southamp­ton. Men and wo­men with meta­stat­ic breast can­cer can share their ex­per­i­ences in a sup­port­ive en­vir­on­ment. 6 to 7:30 p.m. Re­gister. 1-800-818-4747.

Thursday, Ju­ly 12

EVENTS

Seni­or Pro­gram Peter Bressi North­east Seni­or Cen­ter, 4744 Frank­ford Ave. A rep­res­ent­at­ive from the Fair Hous­ing Com­mis­sion will dis­cuss the or­gan­iz­a­tion  and its ser­vices. 10 a.m. 215-831-2926.

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

Ta­cony Sum­mer Con­cert Dis­ston Re­cre­ation Cen­ter, 4510 Dis­ston St. See open­ing act Ta­cony Noise and fea­tured per­former Charlie Gracie. Bring beach  chairs. Re­fresh­ments will be avail­able for pur­chase. Re­strooms will be avail­able. Free. 6:30 p.m.

MEET­INGS

Liv­ing in My Genes Sup­port Group Holy Re­deem­er Wo­men’s Health­care at Southamp­ton, 45 Second Street Pike, Southamp­ton. Wo­men and men who may have a ge­net­ic risk for can­cer can share con­cerns and ex­plore is­sues sur­round­ing screen­ing and pre­vent­at­ive care. 7 to 8:30 p.m. Re­gister. 1-800-818-4747.

North­east Phil­adelphia Ra­dio Con­trol Club Fly­ing field at Ben­jamin Rush State Park, just north of the in­ter­sec­tion of Roosevelt Boulevard and Southamp­ton Road. 7 p.m. www.NEPRCC.org

Ta­cony Town Watch, Inc. and Holmes­burg Town Watch Dis­ston Baptist Church, Tor­res­dale Av­en­ue and Dis­ston Street. 7 p.m.

Fri­day, Ju­ly 13

EVENTS

Con­cert Danube Swa­bi­an As­so­ci­ation, 1277 Southamp­ton Road. Fea­tures Matt Gauss Band. Free. The pub­lic is in­vited. Food and bever­ages will be avail­able for pur­chase. 7 to 9 p.m. Will be held in­doors in case of rain. 267-257-3094.

Lan­caster Farm­ers Mar­ket Vis­it Klein JCC, 10100 Jam­is­on Ave. Fresh fruits and ve­get­ables will be avail­able. 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. 215-698-7300.

Sat­urday, Ju­ly 14

MEET­ING

AARP Phil­adelphia Prot­est­ant Home, 6500 Tabor Ave. Dan­ish, donuts, cof­fee and tea will be avail­able for $1. Noon. 215-697-8000.

FLEA MAR­KET

Ox­ford Circle Chris­ti­an Com­munity De­vel­op­ment As­so­ci­ation 900 E. How­ell St. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. 215-756-7292.

VENDOR ALERT

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

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