Events (June 20, 2012)


Thursday, June 21


Art Pro­gram Lawn­crest Lib­rary, 6098 Rising Sun Ave. Sponsored by Phil­adelphia Arts in Edu­ca­tion. 2:30 p.m. Also on June 28, Ju­ly 5, 19 and 26, and Aug. 2, 9 and 16. Space is lim­ited, re­gister at the lib­rary. 215-685-0549.

Chick­en Din­ner Phil­adelphia Prot­est­ant Home, 6500 Tabor Ave. Adults $9, chil­dren $4. Takeout $9.50. Sponsored by Wo­men’s Aux­il­i­ary. 3:30 to 7 p.m. 215-697-8000.

Ger­man Prot­est­ant Ser­vice Phil­adelphia Prot­est­ant Home chapel, 6500 Tabor Ave. 11 a.m. 215-698-8000.

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

Small Busi­ness Con­fer­ence Com­munity Col­lege of Phil­adelphia, North­east Re­gion­al Cen­ter, 12901 Town­send Road. Fea­tures net­work­ing and break­fast, key­note ad­dress, work­shops and more. Free. 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Re­gister in ad­vance. 215-972-6254.


Friends of Pennypack Park La­fay­ette-Holy Re­deem­er Cen­ter, 8580 Ver­ree Road. Pro­gram will fea­ture an up­date on the Tookany/Ta­cony-Frank­ford Wa­ter­shed. 7:30 p.m. Light re­fresh­ments fol­low the meet­ing. 215-934-PARK.

Friends of Sum­mer­dale Civic As­so­ci­ation House­man Play­ground, Sum­mer­dale and God­frey av­en­ues. 7 p.m. 215-685-1240.

Fri­day, June 22


Amer­ic­an Red Cross Blood Drive Rhawn­hurst Pres­by­teri­an Church, 7701 Lor­etto Ave. 2 to 8 p.m. 1-800-RED CROSS.

Con­cert Danube Swa­bi­an As­so­ci­ation, 1277 Southamp­ton Road. Fea­tures The Car­din­al Dougherty Alumni Band with clas­sic­al, Sousa and Broad­way tunes. Free. Will be held in­doors if in­clement weath­er. Food and bever­ages will be avail­able for pur­chase. 7 to 9 p.m. 215-969-9356.


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, June 23


Com­munity Cel­eb­ra­tion Max Mey­ers Com­munity Cen­ter, 1601 Heller­man St. Hos­ted by Take Back Your Neigh­bor­hood group. Fea­tures groups rep­res­ent­ing his­tor­ic­al land­marks, food, activ­it­ies for kids, mu­sic and com­munity or­gan­iz­a­tions that provide ser­vices to our neigh­bor­hood. Free. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 215-205-2167, jared­so­

Be­gin­ners Bot­any Walk Ta­cony Creek Park en­trance at 5150 Tabor Road, across from Whi­taker Mills. Join nat­ur­al­ist Peter Kur­tz from Pennypack En­vir­on­ment­al Cen­ter for a tour through the park. Wear sturdy walk­ing shoes. Hos­ted by Tookany/Ta­cony-Frank­ford Wa­ter­shed Part­ner­ship, Inc. 215-844-8100.

Friends of Pennypack Park Monthly Cleanup Row­land Av­en­ue and Welsh Road, near Fath­er Judge High School. Vo­lun­teers are in­vited. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. 215-934-PARK.

Hous­ing Fair St. Wil­li­am School Me­mori­al Hall, Rob­bins and Argyle streets. Door prizes and free raffle for KINDLE. Re­gis­tra­tion at 11 a.m. Pro­gram be­gins at 11:30 a.m. Fea­tures a hous­ing re­source fair, round table dis­cus­sions, on-the-spot free cred­it check, bank­ing ex­perts and more. Event is in part­ner­ship with the Great­er Phil­adelphia As­so­ci­ation of Re­altors. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Info: Of­fice of Coun­cil­wo­man Mari­an B. Tasco, 215-686-3454.


Holy Re­deem­er La­fay­ette 8580 Ver­ree Road. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 215-214-2822.

Ta­cony Civic As­so­ci­ation Dis­ston Park, 6900 Key­stone St. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. No rain date. 215-338-2575.

White­hall Baptist Church 3541 Avalon St. 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Spaces avail­able at no charge. 215-969-3836.

Sunday, June 24


Classroom Thrift Shop Half-price Sale Temple Men­orah Kene­seth Chai, 4301 Tyson Ave. Con­tin­ues June 25 and 26. A bag sale will be held June 27, 28 and 29. Open Monday through Fri­day 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., closed Sat­urday. Shop is closed dur­ing Ju­ly and Au­gust. 215-624-9600.

Amici Op­era Com­pany Per­form­ance of Her­old’s “Zampa” Holmes­burg United Meth­od­ist Church, 8118 Frank­ford Av­en­ue (at Welsh Road). Wheel­chair ac­cess­ible. $25. 4 p.m. Ad­vance re­ser­va­tions: 215-224-0257.

Fox Chase Read­ing Series Ry­erss Mu­seum and Lib­rary, 7370 Cent­ral Ave. J.C. Todd and Hay­den Sauni­er are the fea­tured po­ets. 2 p.m.

Safe Boat­ing Classes Wissi­nom­ing Yacht Club, 5200 Dever­eaux Ave. (base­ment). Hos­ted by United States Coast Guard Aux­il­i­ary Flo­tilla 210. Con­tin­ues Ju­ly 1. 1 to 5 p.m. 215-349-0982.

Zum­ba­thon The Ball­room at Bridge­men’s Hall, 11600 Nor­com Road. Be­ne­fits Fox Chase Can­cer Cen­ter. Min­im­um dona­tion $10. Re­gis­tra­tion be­gins at 9:30 a.m. Event starts at 10 a.m. The pub­lic is in­vited. Info: moveagain­st­can­cer@ya­


Friend­ship Singles Club In­di­vidu­als ages 50 plus are in­vited. 3 p.m. Call for loc­a­tion in­form­a­tion. 215-969-7167.

Monday, June 25


“Arth­rit­is of the Shoulder: Non-Sur­gic­al and Sur­gic­al Man­age­ment” Lec­ture and Dis­cus­sion Chel­ten­ham Friends Meet­ing­house, Jeanes Hos­pit­al cam­pus, 7600 Cent­ral Ave. Space is lim­ited. Free park­ing avail­able in Lot C. Light re­fresh­ments avail­able. 7 to 8:30 p.m. Re­gister. 215-728-4861.

Breathe Easy Pro­gram Klein JCC, 10100 Jam­is­on Ave. Learn about asthma, the en­vir­on­ment­al trig­gers, med­ic­a­tions and warn­ing signs. Brought to you by Pub­lic Health Man­age­ment Corp. 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. 215-698-7300.

Bridge Games Old York Road Temple-Beth Am, 971 Old York Rd, Abing­ton. Hos­ted by Broth­er­hood. Come and meet pleas­ant people and en­joy a com­pet­it­ive game. 7:15 p.m. 215-886-8000.

“Can­ning Ba­sics for the Home Cook” Lec­ture Glen Fo­erd on the Delaware, 5001 Grant Ave. Lec­ture class only, no cook­ing. Par­ti­cipants can sample a vari­ety of products made by the in­struct­or. Pre­pay­ment and re­gis­tra­tion re­quired. Mem­bers $5, non-mem­bers $10. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. 215-632-5330.

“Cre­at­ing Pos­it­ive Meal­times for Your Fam­ily” Pro­gram Ox­ford Circle Chris­ti­an Com­munity De­vel­op­ment As­so­ci­ation, 900 E. How­ell St. Learn to make meal­times pos­it­ive, en­joy­able and healthy. Also, dis­cuss healthy foods to feed your child and fam­ily, how to man­age weight chal­lenges and what to do with picky eat­ers. 6:30 to 8 p.m. Re­gister. 267-265-1709.

Nature Walk Led by Dav­id He­witt, a bot­an­ist from the Academy of Nat­ur­al Sci­ences, and Tony Gor­don, loc­al tree en­thu­si­ast. Meet at Wissi­nom­ing Park, Comly Street and Frank­ford Av­en­ue en­trance, at 3 p.m.

Sing and Move along with Pete Moses Lawn­crest Lib­rary, 6098 Rising Sun Ave. The en­tire fam­ily can en­joy ori­gin­al and tra­di­tion­al sing-a-longs. Part of this year’s Sum­mer Read­ing Pro­gram kick off. 11 a.m. 215-685-0549.

Va­ca­tion Bible School Le­high Baptist Church, 934 Al­bur­ger Ave. Pro­gram is for chil­dren age 5 to those com­plet­ing sev­enth grade. Re­gis­tra­tion is free. Con­tin­ues through June 29. 9 a.m. to noon. Daily of­fer­ings will be taken for a mis­sion­ary pro­ject. 215-673-9552.

Tues­day, June 26


Birth­day Party Peter Bressi North­east Seni­or Cen­ter, 4744 Frank­ford Ave. Cake, ice cream and en­ter­tain­ment at 10 a.m. Seni­ors are in­vited. 215-831-2926.

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

Chil­dren’s Sum­mer Read­ing Game Pro­grams Bustleton Lib­rary, Bustleton Av­en­ue and Ver­ree Road. Con­tin­ues Ju­ly 17, 24 and 31 and Aug. 7. 7 p.m. 215-685-0472.

Con­cert Glen Fo­erd on the Delaware, 5001 Grant Ave. Fea­tures har­mony with the Pine Bar­ons Chor­us. Premi­um seat­ing in the air-con­di­tioned tent is free for mem­bers, $3 for non-mem­bers. 7 p.m. 215-632-5330.

Mat­in­ee with Friends Fox Chase Lib­rary, 501 Rhawn St. Join Friends of the Fox Chase Lib­rary for a screen­ing of “Ex­tremely Loud and In­cred­ibly Close”. Noon.

Pizza and Pray­er for Wo­men Pro­vin­cial­ate of the Sis­ters of the Holy Re­deem­er, 521 More­don Road, Hunt­ing­don Val­ley. Free. Single, Cath­ol­ic wo­men in­ter­ested in learn­ing more about re­li­gious life are in­vited for din­ner and pray­er. 6 to 7 p.m. Re­gister. 215-914-4109.

Preschool Story Time Holmes­burg Lib­rary, 7810 Frank­ford Ave. Stor­ies, rhymes and col­or­ing for chil­dren 3-5 with ac­com­pa­ny­ing adult. Groups are wel­come, but must call in ad­vance to as­sure space is avail­able. Pro­gram also held Ju­ly 17, Aug. 7 and Aug. 21. 10:30 a.m. 215-685-8756.

Pro­gram for Seni­ors Peter Bressi North­east Seni­or Cen­ter, 4744 Frank­ford Ave. A rep­res­ent­at­ive from PGW will dis­cuss ways to save money on your gas bill and pay­ment op­tions. 10 to 11 a.m. 215-831-2926. 

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

Total Joint Re­place­ment Sem­in­ar Jeanes Hos­pit­al, 7600 Cent­ral Ave. Learn about the be­ne­fits of total joint re­place­ment, what can be ex­pec­ted after dis­charge and more. 6 to 7 p.m. Re­gister. 215-728-4818.

Wed­nes­day, June 27


Bingo Klein JCC, 10100 Jam­is­on Ave. The pub­lic is in­vited. Prizes awar­ded. 12:45 to 1:45 p.m. 215-698-7300.

Gym­nastics Camp Lawn­crest Re­cre­ation Cen­ter, 6000 Rising Sun Ave. Be­gin­ners camp for ages 6 to 15 Wed­nes­day even­ings from 6 to 7 p.m. 215-685-0597.

“How to Build a Bet­ter Plate for Bet­ter Health” Pro­gram Pro­vin­cial­ate of the Sis­ters of the Holy Re­deem­er, 521 More­don Road, Hunt­ing­don Val­ley. Learn to bal­ance cal­or­ies, re­duce foods high in so­di­um and sug­ar and more. $20. 7 to 8:30 p.m. Pre-re­gister. 1-800-818-4747.

Mah Jongg Games Old York Road Temple-Beth Am, 971 Old York Road, Abing­ton. Wed­nes­days at 7 p.m. Bring your card. Mah Jongg sets and cards for sale. 215-886-8000.

Mi­chael Woods’ “Story of In­dia” North­east Re­gion­al Lib­rary, 2228 Cottman Ave. 3 p.m. The lib­rary will be hold­ing a ret­ro­spect­ive of Paul Scott’s Series “The Jew­el in the Crown” Wed­nes­days at 3 p.m. be­gin­ning Ju­ly 11. 215-685-0512.

Pages to Pi­rou­ettes Holmes­burg Lib­rary, 7810 Frank­ford Ave. In this bal­let per­form­ance, “Sleep­ing Beauty” will be read aloud and brought to life by mu­sic and dan­cers in full cos­tume. This is a pro­gram for chil­dren. 4 p.m. 215-685-8756.

Pennypack Park Mu­sic Fest­iv­al Band­shell near the en­trance at Cresco Av­en­ue and Welsh Road. Fea­tures The Glim­mer Twins, a Rolling Stones trib­ute band. Free. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. 7 p.m. 215-574-2100.

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


Alzheimer’s Care­givers Sup­port Group Holy Re­deem­er St. Joseph Man­or, 1616 Hunt­ing­don Pike, Mead­ow­brook. Free. 6 to 7:30 p.m. Re­gister. 1-800-818-4747.

Holme Circle Civic As­so­ci­ation St. Jerome’s School lib­rary, Stam­ford and Col­fax streets. Pro­spect­ive mem­bers are in­vited. 7 p.m.

Thursday, June 28


Af­ter­noon at the Movies Klein JCC, 10100 Jam­is­on Ave. Free. The pub­lic is in­vited. Fea­tures “Born on the Fourth of Ju­ly” star­ring Tom Cruise and Tom Ber­enger. 12:45 to 2:15 p.m. 215-698-7300.

But­ter­fly Re­lease Me­mori­al Ser­vice Falls Cen­ter, 3300 Henry Ave. Hun­dreds of but­ter­flies will be re­leased sim­ul­tan­eously as memor­ies are shared between fam­il­ies and friends. Hos­ted by Hos­pice of Phil­adelphia. A dona­tion of $30 is ac­cep­ted for each but­ter­fly re­leased and an ac­know­ledge­ment will be sent to the des­ig­nated re­cip­i­ent. 3 p.m. 215-581-2080.

Clay­mobile Clay­ma­tion Work­shop Ta­cony Lib­rary, 6742 Tor­res­dale Ave. Six-week work­shop is for ages 12-18. Par­ti­cipants must be able to at­tend all ses­sions sched­uled for Thursdays through Aug. 2. 2 p.m. Pre-re­gister. 215-685-8755.

Cook­ing with Books Pro­gram for Chil­dren Holmes­burg Lib­rary, 7810 Frank­ford Ave. In­ter­act­ive pro­gram in­cor­por­ates the ma­gic of read­ing with the sci­ence of cook­ing. In­cludes story time, hands-on cook­ing, crafts and more. Par­ents, be aware of po­ten­tial al­ler­gies. 3 p.m. Pre-re­gister. 215-685-8756.

In­de­pend­ence Day Cel­eb­ra­tion Klein JCC, 10100 Jam­is­on Ave. The pub­lic is in­vited. 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. 215-698-7300.

Pa­jama Party Story Time Lawn­crest Lib­rary, 6098 Rising Sun Ave. Chil­dren are in­vited to wear their pa­ja­mas and en­joy prince and prin­cess stor­ies, an easy craft and snack. 6:30 p.m. 215-685-0549.

Res­pir­at­ory Pro­gram for Seni­ors Peter Bressi North­east Seni­or Cen­ter, 4744 Frank­ford Ave. “Every Breath you Take” will provide in­form­a­tion on asthma, res­pir­at­ory is­sues and treat­ment op­tions. Part 2 of 2. 10 to 11 a.m. 215-831-2926.

Sil­ver Sneak­ers MS­ROM Class Phil­adelphia Prot­est­ant Home, Gate­way Base­ment, 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.


Pho­to­graphy Club of Old York Road Temple-Beth Am, 971 Old York Rd, Abing­ton. Pho­to­graph­ers of all levels and skills are in­vited. 7 p.m. 215-886-8000.

Fri­day, June 29


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

Pro­duce from Lan­caster Farms Klein JCC, 10100 Jam­is­on Ave. The farm is back with fresh fruits and ve­get­ables for sale. 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. 215-698-7300.


Lawn­crest Re­cre­ation Cen­ter Rising Sun Av­en­ue and Comly Street. Ju­ly 4. Flea mar­ket and craft show. 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sponsored by Lawn­crest 4th of Ju­ly Com­mit­tee. 267-467-0034 or 215-287-7056.

Pil­grim Baptist Church Comly Street and Rising Sun Av­en­ue. Ju­ly 4. Flea mar­ket. Will be held on the church lawn. Spaces $15. Pro­ceeds be­ne­fit church mis­sion­ar­ies. 215-745-4975.

St. James Luther­an Church Castor Av­en­ue and Pratt Street. Ju­ly 7. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Spaces $10, $15 with table. 267-205-1121 or 215-743-1828.

Ox­ford Circle Chris­ti­an Com­munity De­vel­op­ment As­so­ci­ation 900 E. How­ell St. Flea mar­kets. Ju­ly 14, Aug. 11 and Sept. 8. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Vendor spaces avail­able. 215-756-7292. ••


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