Konrad Square flea market
The Friends of Konrad Square will host a flea market on Saturday, July 14 and Saturday, July 28 at Konrad Square at Tulip and Dauphin streets from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Anyone interested in renting a space should call Vicky at 215-426-9654. ••
St. Anne’s produce vouchers
St. Anne’s Senior Center will be distributing produce vouchers through the Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program.
You will receive four $5 vouchers that will be valid until Nov. 30, 2012.
Active center members can pick up vouchers Mon.-Fri. July 9 through July 20 from 10 a.m. until noon.
Non-members can receive vouchers on: Tuesday, July 10, Wednesday July 11, Tuesday, July 17 and Wednesday July 18, from 2 to 4 p.m. each day.
You must be 60 years old by December 31, 2012 (show proof of age), live in Philadelphia with proof of address, and meet certain income requirements.
Vouchers are available while supplies last; you can only receive vouchers once per year. For more information call the senior center (locate at 2607 E. Cumberland St.) at 215-426-9799. ••
Justice for Wayne walk
At 10 a.m. on July 28, there will be a march in memory of Wayne Ellis. He was shot and killed while on his way home on July 28, 2002, at Belgrade Street and Frankford Avenue.
In the 10 years since his death the family claims they have no answers. The march hopes to break the silence. They seek 100 or more people to join in the walk. Everyone is welcome.
The walk will begin at Club Deco on Front and Spring Garden streets and head to Frankford Avenue at Belgrade Street.
It costs $20 per person to participate in the walk and you will receive a bracelet and tee shirt. There will be a block party and beef-and-beer afterwards starting at 3 p.m., plus a DJ. It will cost $30 to attend the beef-and-beer if you don’t participate in the memorial walk. All money raised will be donated to the AOH Fishtown Division 51.
The family will be selling shirts, bracelets, raffle tickets and baskets. They still need donations, and every little bit helps. Come support a great cause. For info call Amy Ellis at 267-339-1133 or Wayne Ellis Sr. at 215-913-6437. ••
Bridesburg Rec. Center classes
The center, at 4625 Richmond St., will hold the following classes and camps this summer (for specific times, cost and information about each class, please visit or call the center at 216-685-1247). The classes and camps include: day camp for children ages 2, 3 and 4; tumbling and gymnastics camp for ages 3 through 12, and a Zumba class for adults Mondays and Thursdays from 7 to 8 p.m. Camps and classes are filling up quickly and start soon—give the center a call today! ••
Roar at the Shore
The Saint Laurentius School “Roar at the Shore” event will be held July 15 from 3 to 7 p.m. at Keenan’s (113 N. New Jersey Ave.) in North Wildwood, N.J. Tickets are $30 in advance, $35 at the door Call 215-739-1776 or 215-287-3492 for tickets and info. ••
Rock to the Future seeks students
After two successful years, Rock to the Future will again be expanding capacity for the 2012-2013 program year!
The program is free for participants (a $50 deposit is requested and returned upon program completion).
Students at Rock to the Future learn various instruments, write original music, and perform throughout the year at various community events and venues. Students also receive daily homework help to improve their grades.
To apply, students must be ages 9-14 by September 1, must reside in Philadelphia, and must be lower-income and/or at-risk.
Rock to the Future is located at 2139 E. Cumberland Ave. Students attend Monday through Friday after school until 6 p.m. Visit www.RocktotheFuturePhilly.org or email RocktotheFuturePhilly@gmail.com for more information. Applications are due July 31. ••
Penn Treaty Park movie
The Friends of Penn Treaty Park invite you to “Movie in the Park” night, on Tuesday, July 10 at 7 p.m., to see “A Dolphin Tale.” This film is rated PG, so bring the entire family to see this heartwarming story of Winter the dolphin. The park is located at 1199 N. Delaware Ave. ••
A Carribbean feast
The 8th annual Caribbean Feast will be held Saturday, July 14 from noon to 8 p.m. at 1338 Rising Sun Ave.
Hosted by the Peaches and Cream Foundation, this event brings food, praise dancers, a live reggae band, live DJ, water slide, moon bounce, kids’ workshops and more! Kids 12 and under eat free from noon until 3 p.m.
Bring a chair and umbrella. For more info contact Gabrielle White at 267-519-9775 or visit peachesandcream.org. ••
PAL selling Phillies tickets
The Police Athletic League of Philadelphia and the Junior Baseball Federation celebrate their 64th year of partnership in raising funds to support inner-city youth by making Phillies tickets available for purchase.
Forty percent of each ticket purchase is donated back to PAL. Tickets can be purchased at: PAL Headquarters, 2524 E. Clearfield St.
Buy tickets for the following games: Monday, August 6, vs. Braves, 7:05 p.m.; Wednesday, August 22, vs. Reds, 7:05 p.m.; Thursday, August 23 vs. Reds, 7:05 p.m.; Wednesday, September 12, vs. Marlins, 4:05 p.m.; Tuesday, September 25 vs. Nationals, 7:05 p.m. Tickets are $30 each.
If you have any questions, call Sandy Harris at 215-291-9000, ext. 105. ••
Monkiewicz Playground is having open registration for summer camps for children ages 3 1/2 to 11.
Camps run through August 10, and after care is available. Monkiewicz also has a few spaces in its fall Tot Rec. program for ages 2 1/2 to 4 1/2.
For more information call Mrs. Debbie at 215-989-1330. ••
Sol Food Mobile Farm
The Sol Food Mobile Farm bus will be rolling into Philly July 9 to build a community garden in partnership with Little Berlin.
Sol Food Mobile Farm was created as an experiential, hands-on teaching program based around planting and harvesting garden vegetables.
The mobile nonprofit operates out of a retrofitted school bus and works with communities in their own backyards!
Sol Food will be building a community vegetable garden at the Little Berlin Fairgrounds, 2430 Coral St. from July 9 through 12, working each day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday will be garden build days, followed by a celebration on Thursday!
Volunteers of all ages are invited to come get their hands dirty! Learn more about Sol Food Mobile Farm at: www.solfoodmobilefarm.org. ••
Join St. Anne’s choir
The music program at St. Anne’s Church, located at 2328 E. Lehigh Ave., is looking for choral singers to join the church’s festival choir. The choir will sing at the Solemn Closing of the Novena to St. Anne on Thursday, July 26 at 7 p.m.
The choir rehearses on Wednesday nights from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at St. Anne’s. For more information, contact Nick at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 732-865-0585. ••
Frank Glavin playground dance workshop
Broadway Dance is “steppin’” to the Frank Glavin playground, at 2600 E. Westmoreland St. this summer, with a special dance workshop patterned to Broadway performances.
This eight-week instructional program will be held weekly on Wednesday evenings from 7 to 8:30 p.m. through August 15 (no class July 4).
The course is designed for those 10 years old and older. Program cost is $50. Students should have tap or jazz shoes and water. Class size will be limited, so registration in advance is required. Please contact the office at 215-685-9898. ••