Riverward upcoming events for this week, June 20

Sum­mer has of­fi­cially be­gun! Stay on top of what's go­ing on with our com­pre­hens­ive cal­en­dar. See you around the neigh­bor­hoods!

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.

40 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. ••

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. ••


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.

The $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. ••

Shop­ping trip to Lan­caster

Join the LSH Seni­ors for a trip to the Lan­caster Out­lets and lunch at Good “N” Plenty on Fri­day, June 29. Bus leaves at 8:30 a.m. and re­turns at 6 p.m. Cost, in­clud­ing lunch, is $45. Call Peggy at 215-426-8610 x 206 for more in­form­a­tion. ••

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. ••

Port Rich­mond West CAN to meet

The next meet­ing of Port Rich­mond West CAN will take place to­night at 7 p.m. at Firm Hope Baptist Church at 2313 E. Au­burn St. (Agate and Au­burn Streets).

The CAN will be joined by the Wo­men’s Com­munity Re­vital­iz­a­tion Pro­ject, City Plan­ner Dav­id Fecteau and new L&I Com­mis­sion­er Carlton Wil­li­ams, as well as rep­res­ent­at­ives of the Take Back Va­cant Land co­ali­tion. For info., email PortRich­mondWest­CAN@Gmail.com or call 267.650.6168. ••

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. ••

Tioga Heights flea mar­ket

On June 23, Tioga Heights Chris­ti­an Church will hold a flea mar­ket and cake sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The church is loc­ated at 3530 G St. Rent a space for $10 with your own table’ $15 with a church table. Set-up be­gins at 9 a.m. Con­tact John for info. at 215-739-6262. ••

First Pres­by­teri­an Church flea mar­ket

First Pres­by­teri­an Church, at 418 Gir­ard Ave., will hold a flea mar­ket on Sat­urday, June 23 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Come early for the best se­lec­tions! A light lunch will be avail­able at noon. Every­one is wel­come. ••

Monkiewicz events

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. ••

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. from June 20 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. ••

Be­hind the screens

Teens, ex­plore the ex­cit­ing world of how movies are made! Learn about the ma­gic be­hind film­mak­ing with hands-on cre­at­ive pro­jects.  Please come in­to the Rich­mond Lib­rary at 2987 Al­mond St. to re­gister for this six-week series of film edu­ca­tion. The pro­gram will take place on the fol­low­ing Thursdays: Ju­ly 12, 19, 26; Au­gust 2, 9, 16 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. For more in­form­a­tion, please con­tact the lib­rar­i­an at 215-685-9992. ••

Teen con­fer­ence

The “My Life, My Fu­ture,” 10th-an­nu­al Teen Con­fer­ence 2012 will be held Thursday, June 28 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Temple Uni­versity Howard Git­tis Stu­dent Cen­ter, 1755 N. 13th St.

The con­fer­ence will cel­eb­rate 10 years of en­cour­aging, en­light­en­ing and em­power­ing youth with awe­some speak­ers. 

Dis­cus­sion top­ics range from self-es­teem to re­la­tion­ship vi­ol­ence to build­ing a suc­cess­ful fu­ture. There will also be great en­ter­tain­ment and plenty of giveaways. 

Lunch is provided. Space is lim­ited; teens can re­gister at www.ysi­philly.org; look for the event list­ing on the webpage for the re­gis­tra­tion form. Open to all teen­agers. For ques­tions, con­tact 215-222-3262 ext. 64 or teen­con­fer­ence@ysi­phila.org. ••

Vi­et­nam Me­mori­al tours

In hon­or of the 25th an­niversary of the ded­ic­a­tion of the Phil­adelphia Vi­et­nam Vet­er­ans Me­mori­al at Front and Spruce streets, free edu­ca­tion­al guided tours are be­ing offered by the PVVM Fund.

The 25th an­niversary will be cel­eb­rated on Oc­to­ber 26 and 27. In­ter­ested parties can con­tact VEAP­DD214@gmail.com to sched­ule trips for Septem­ber or Oc­to­ber or spring of next year.

Lim­ited time slots are on a first-come, first-served basis. Cer­ti­fied teach­ers are on-hand, along with loc­al Vi­et­nam vet­er­ans to of­fer an in­sight­ful and in­ter­act­ive pro­gram to en­hance un­der­stand­ing of this peri­od in our coun­try’s his­tory. 

Ad­di­tion­al in­form­a­tion about this and oth­er Vet­er­ans’ is­sues can be viewed at www.PVVM.org or www.VVA266.org. ••

PRCG to meet

Port Rich­mond Com­munity Group will meet on Thursday, June 28 at 7 p.m. at the Our Lady Help of Chris­ti­ans church hall, on Al­legheny Av­en­ue at Gaul Street.

Guests will in­clude Hon. John Taylor, who will provide neigh­bor­hood up­dates, Mark Collazzo, Esq., and Coun­cil­man-at-Large Dav­id Oh, who will dis­cuss a job cre­ation plan. Forms are avail­able to ad­dress qual­ity of life is­sues. Com­plaint forms will be provided and for­war­ded to prop­er agen­cies. Please bring ex­act ad­dress. For info. email PRCGhelp@aol.com. ••

You can reach at star@bsmphilly.com.

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