Riverward upcoming events for this week, June 27

We want to keep you busy! There's al­ways something hap­pen­ing in the neigh­bor­hoods—stay on top of it all with our handy cal­en­dar.

Mu­sic and fire­works

Friends of Penn Treaty Park present mu­sic­al act Fuse­box June 30 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. fol­lowed by the Penn’s Land­ing fire­works, presen­ted by the Penn Treaty Spe­cial Ser­vices Dis­trict. The park is loc­ated at 1199 N. Delaware Ave. (at Columbia Av­en­ue). ••

Roar at the Shore

The Saint Lauren­ti­us School “Roar at the Shore” event will be held Ju­ly 15 from 3 to 7 p.m. and 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 gui­tar, bass gui­tar, drums, or key­board, form bands, write ori­gin­al mu­sic, and per­form throughout the year at vari­ous com­munity events and ven­ues.  Stu­dents also re­ceive daily home­work help to im­prove their grades.

The only re­quire­ments to ap­ply are 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 from dir­ectly after school un­til 6 p.m. To ap­ply please vis­it www.Rock­tothe­Fu­ture­Philly.org or email Rock­tothe­Fu­ture­Philly@gmail.com for more in­form­a­tion. Ap­plic­a­tions are due Ju­ly 31. ••

St. Joseph’s blood drive

St. Joseph’s Hos­pit­al will host an Amer­ic­an Red Cross blood drive on Monday, Ju­ly 2 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at 1600 W. Gir­ard Ave., in aud­it­or­i­um A. Ap­point­ments are pre­ferred. Please call Bar­bara J. Hurd at 215-787-9051 or sign up on­line at www.red­cross­blood.org, enter spon­sor code 0223261. ••

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 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. ••

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. ••

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 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. ••

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.  ••

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 is $45. Call Peggy at 215-426-8610 x 206 for more in­form­a­tion. ••

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. ••

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 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. ••

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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