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Riverward upcoming events for this week, June 13

Our cal­en­dar just keeps get­ting bet­ter! There's so much go­ing on in the neigh­bor­hoods; check out what's up!

Walk­ing Fish shows

B. Someday Pro­duc­tions presents the fi­nal show of its sea­son, Sub­urb­an Motel – two plays in rep­er­tory. The plays, Fea­tur­ing Lor­etta and The End of Civil­iz­a­tion will play through June 30 at the Walk­ing Fish Theatre. Spe­cif­ic show dates and times lis­ted on­line at www.walk­ing­fishtheatre.com. Tick­et prices are $20 for a single show and $30 for both. Walk­ing Fish Theatre is loc­ated at 2509 Frank­ford Ave. Tick­ets can be pur­chased on­line at no ex­tra charge, or at the door.  ••

AMS move­ment classes

Angler Move­ment Stu­dio is of­fer­ing classes in ba­sic move­ment for both adults and chil­dren, as well as adult classes in Afric­an dance, bal­let, Pi­l­ates, kick­box­ing, stretch, Tai Chi, and more. AMS will of­fer con­tinu­ous six-week ses­sions that can be paid for in ad­vance ($80), or any class can be taken on a per class basis for a drop in rate of $15.

Drop in for classes at the stu­dio, 1550 E. Mont­gomery Ave., and vis­it the stu­dio on­line and view a class sched­ule at www.angler­move­ment­arts.com. ••

EKNA to meet

Gen­er­al com­munity meet­ing Monday, June 18. Doors 6:30 p.m., meet­ing be­gins at 7 p.m. Loc­a­tion: Urb­an Wor­ship Cen­ter, 2006 E Cum­ber­land St. EKNA’s sum­mer meet­ings will be held at the Urb­an Wor­ship Cen­ter. They will be re­turn­ing to the Phil­adelphia Brew­ing Com­pany in Septem­ber. Please see www.ekna.org, or email eknacom­munity@gmail.com for more in­form­a­tion. ••

Bingo at LSH

The Luther­an Set­tle­ment House, at Frank­ford Av­en­ue and Mas­ter Street, will host bingo on Fri­day, June 22. A spe­cial lunch will be for sale at 11:30 a.m. $7 ad­mis­sion in­cludes five lap cards and a free chance on the door prize.

For more in­form­a­tion and to re­serve a spot in the game, call Mary at 215-426-8610 x202. Septa Routes 5 and 25 stop at the front door of LSH. ••

Kon­rad Square flea mar­ket

Friends of Kon­rad Square will host a flea mar­ket Sat­urday June 23 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Kon­rad Square at Tulip and Dauph­in Streets. To rent a space call Vicky at 215-426-9654. ••

FNA to meet

On Tues­day, June 19, the Fishtown Neigh­bors As­so­ci­ation zon­ing meet­ing will be held at the Fishtown Rec. Cen­ter, 1202 E. Mont­gomery Ave.  All res­id­ents of Fishtown are eli­gible to vote on the is­sues be­low. 

Please bring proof of res­id­ence or busi­ness own­er­ship in the form of a driver’s li­cense or a photo ID and a lease, util­ity bill, or re­cent piece of mail ad­dressed to your home or busi­ness.

The fol­low­ing ad­dresses are up for zon­ing dis­cus­sion: at 6:30 p.m., 1561 Hewson St.: a pro­pos­al for the leg­al­iz­a­tion of an ex­ist­ing home (rear ad­di­tion). At 7 p.m., 624 Flora St.: a pro­pos­al for sev­en homes. At 7:30 p.m., 1100 E. Hewson St.: a pro­pos­al to con­vert 11 prop­er­ties in­to 12. ••

Port Rich­mond West CAN to meet

The next meet­ing of Port Rich­mond West CAN will take place on Wed­nes­day even­ing, June 20 at 7 p.m. at Firm Hope Baptist Church at 2313 East Au­burn St. Hear about com­munity de­vel­op­ments planned for the area, in­clud­ing a storm wa­ter park, and an en­er­get­ic af­ford­able hous­ing pro­pos­al.

The CAN will be joined by City Plan­ner Dav­id Fecteau and new L&I Com­mis­sion­er Carlton Wil­li­ams is in­vited as well. For de­tails: PortRich­mondWest­CAN@Gmail.com or 267-650-6168. ••

Cus­tom­er ap­pre­ci­ation day

At Sweets and Treats shop, 3138 Rich­mond St. June 16, noon un­til close. Be­cause of com­munity sup­port, the shop was able to ex­pand to now carry Her­shey’s ice cream and an Ash­er’s chocol­ate counter. The shop will give every cus­tom­er a free scoop of ice cream and samples of Ash­er’s chocol­ates and Jelly Belly jelly­beans. ••

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 pig­nataro.nick@gmail.com or call 732-865-0585. ••

Palmer Street gar­age sale

On the 1100 block of Palmer Street on Sat­urday, June 16 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. All are in­vited to at­tend. ••

Flea mar­ket and bake sale

The Amer­ic­an Le­gion Aux­il­i­ary Unit 88 will hold a flea mar­ket and bake sale Sat­urday, June 16 from 9 a.m. un­til 2 p.m. Baked goods and re­fresh­ments will be sold in­side Elm Tree Post 88, 1414 Palmer St.

There will be a flag re­tire­ment ce­re­mony in­side the Palmer Cemetery around 2 p.m. Flea mar­ket tables will be set up on the side­walk of the cemetery and cost $8 to re­serve; please call Marge at 215-426-6435 or Ginny at 215-425-3605. ••

Block Cap­tain Boot­camp

Sat­urday, June 16, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Roberto Clem­ente Prom­ise Academy, 122 W. Eer­ie Ave. Join Coun­cil­wo­man Maria Quinones Sanc­hez, the Phil­adelphia Pre­ven­tion Part­ner­ship, and the Latino Em­power­ment Al­li­ance of Delaware Val­ley (LEAD) at the 1st An­nu­al Block Cap­tain-Com­munity Lead­er Boot Camp!

The camp will provide block cap­tains, com­munity rep­res­ent­at­ives and con­cerned res­id­ents with an op­por­tun­ity to learn about the many re­sources and in­form­a­tion avail­able to them from the City of Phil­adelphia.

There will be rep­res­ent­at­ives from the City de­part­ments of Streets, Li­censes and In­spec­tions, Health, Phil­lyR­ising, Re­cre­ation, Wa­ter and Rev­en­ue, and more.

Learn how to keep your block clean, or­gan­ize a block party, and take ad­vant­age of re­cre­ation sum­mer camp op­por­tun­it­ies, seni­or and res­id­ent tax dis­counts, and LI­HEAP fund­ing. Meet your 7th Coun­cil Dis­trict neigh­bors and or­gan­iz­a­tions.

To re­gister call 215-686-3448 or email Di­ana.Ort­iz@phila.gov.

Space is lim­ited so re­ser­va­tions are strongly en­cour­aged! ••

Prob­lem gambling edu­ca­tion

The Coun­cil of South­east Pennsylvania presents a free train­ing ses­sion for com­munity lead­ers, faith-based pro­gram man­agers, so­cial ser­vice pro­viders and coun­selors to learn more about prob­lem gambling in Pennsylvania and Phil­adelphia.

The pro­gram is a fo­cused train­ing ini­ti­at­ive on gambling-re­lated is­sues cru­cial in identi­fy­ing and provid­ing needed ser­vices to in­di­vidu­als and com­munit­ies.

It is in­struc­ted by Jason Ra­dosky, LC­SW, CADC of The Coun­cil of South­east Pennsylvania, Inc. The ses­sion is free; re­fresh­ments will be provided. June 19 from 4:45 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Atone­ment Luther­an Church at 1544 E. Mont­gomery Ave.

Re­gister at coun­cilsepa.org or call 215-489-6120 x1. ••

Sum­mer Youth Arts Work­shop

Asi­an Arts Ini­ti­at­ive, a com­munity-based arts cen­ter, is seek­ing ap­plic­a­tions for its an­nu­al free Sum­mer Youth Arts Work­shop and Sum­mer Youth Lounge.

The week­day work­shop ses­sions are hos­ted at the Ini­ti­at­ive’s headquar­ters in Chin­atown (1219 Vine St.) from Ju­ly 9 to Au­gust 17.

Led by pro­fes­sion­al teach­ing artists who serve as ment­ors for youth in­ter­ested in the arts, the ses­sions are free and open to Phil­adelphia pub­lic, private and charter school stu­dents in grades six through 12.

The re­gis­tra­tion dead­line is June 15. To re­gister, par­ents can call John Park at 215-557-0455, ext. 228, or email john@asi­anart­sin­i­ti­at­ive.org. ••

You can reach at star@bsmphilly.com.

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