Events (June 6, 2012)


Thursday, June 7


Great­er North­east Phil­adelphia Cham­ber of Com­merce New Mem­ber Ori­ent­a­tion 8 a.m. Sam’s Club, 1000 Frank­lin Mills Circle. Also, con­tin­ent­al break­fast. RS­VP: 215-332-3400 or gn­pccof­;­

Phil­adelphia Prot­est­ant Home 24th An­nu­al Sum­mer Con­cert  7:15 p.m. Ferko String Band, 6500 Tabor Ave., park­ing lot. Bring lawn chairs. Held in so­cial hall if weath­er in­clement. 215-697-8000, pphfam­


To Live Again For all wid­ows and wid­owers. Rhawn­hurst Pres­by­teri­an Church, Lor­etto Av­en­ue and Lans­ing Street. 7 p.m. 215-744-7838 or 215-745-9119.

Fri­day, June 8


Pro-Life Uni­on of South­east­ern Pennsylvania Rally for Re­li­gious Free­dom In­de­pend­ence Hall, noon to 2 p.m. 215-885-8150, www.stan­dup­for­re­li­gious­free­


Di­vi­sion 61 An­cient Or­der of Hi­ber­ni­ans 1277 Southamp­ton Road. 8 p.m.

Wo­men For­ward Lunch­eon Know­lton Man­sion, Rhawn Street and Ver­ree Road.  Noon. Great­er North­east Phil­adelphia Cham­ber of Com­merce Found­a­tion’s group de­signed to cel­eb­rate the cre­ativ­ity, strength, lead­er­ship and hu­mor wo­men bring to their fam­il­ies, com­munit­ies, busi­ness and the world. Theme of the event is It Only Takes a Spark! Info: 215-332-3400 or­pccfound­a­

Sat­urday, June 9


Call to Wor­ship Rally St. James Luther­an Church, Castor Av­en­ue and Pratt Street, side lawn. 3  to 6 p.m. Mu­sic, wor­ship, Gos­pel mes­sages, testi­mon­ies, food, re­fresh­ments and a preschool open house. Rain date June 10.

Car Show/Pig Roast Im­macu­late Mary Home. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Rain date June 10. 215-992-1870.


Can­cer Sup­port Com­munity Lung Can­cer Net­work­ing Group. 10:30 a.m. to noon. People with lung can­cer and sup­port per­sons are wel­come. Loc­a­tion and more in­form­a­tion: 215-879-7733.

Can­cer Sup­port Com­munity  NIA Joy of Move­ment. Work­shop for people im­pacted by can­cer. Noon to 1 p.m. Loc­a­tion and more in­form­a­tion: 215-879-7733.


Ab­ra­ham Lin­coln High School 3201 Ry­an Ave., enter off of Row­land Av­en­ue. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Spaces $15. Bring your own table. Sponsored by the Home and School As­so­ci­ation. Pro­ceeds be­ne­fit an award at gradu­ation in hon­or of Will Wilkin­son, who passed away last year while try­ing to save a friend from drown­ing. 215-335-5653, Ext. 1520.

As­sump­tion BVM Church 1900 Mead­ow­brook Ave. Feasterville. 7 to 11 a.m., $15 per table. 215-364-2435.

Holy Re­deem­er Vil­lage 1551 Hunt­ing­don Pike. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Spaces $20. 215-938-0469.

Ox­ford Circle Chris­ti­an Com­munity De­vel­op­ment As­so­ci­ation 900 E. How­ell St. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Also sched­uled for Ju­ly 14, Aug. 11 and Sept 8. 215-756-7292.

Wissi­nom­ing United Meth­od­ist Church 4419 Comly St. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., table $10. 215-289-5957.

Sunday, June 10


Christ the King Cath­ol­ic Church, 3201 Chester­field Road. Opens its 50th An­niversary Year of Cel­eb­ra­tion. 11 a.m. Mass, fol­lowed by Euchar­ist­ic pro­ces­sion to open fields for out­door be­ne­dic­tion, fol­lowed by re­fresh­ments and fel­low­ship. All past, present as well as neigh­bors and friends are in­vited. Info: Call 215-595-8398 or e-mail: cg­ger­lach@hot­ For fu­ture news and events, go to www.christthek­ing­par­

Holy Re­deem­er Brunch for Can­cer Sur­viv­ors Day Cel­eb­ra­tion Philmont Coun­try Club, 301 Tom­lin­son Road, Hunt­ing­ton Val­ley. 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. At­tend­ance by in­vit­a­tion only, in­vit­ees may RS­VP by call­ing 215-938-3569 and are wel­come to bring a guest for a fee of $10. Event hon­ors can­cer sur­viv­ors who re­ceived their treat­ment at the Charles A. and Betty Bott Can­cer Cen­ter at Holy Re­deem­er Hos­pit­al.

New Life Com­munity Church 2680 Hunt­ing­don Pike, Hunt­ing­don Val­ley. Sunday school for all ages be­gin­ning at 9:15 a.m. fol­lowed by wor­ship ser­vice at 10:30 a.m. Chil­dren’s wor­ship and nurs­ery is provided. 215-947-1880.

St. Wil­li­am Par­ish Mass and Open House Rising Sun and Rob­bins av­en­ues. Mass at noon, fol­lowed by open house 1 to 4 p.m., in both school build­ings. All alumni, friends, neigh­bors, past and present fac­ulty and pa­rish­ion­ers are in­vited.  There will be disc jockey and a Castle Bounce. Light re­fresh­ments for sale. Pub­lic is wel­come.

Monday, June 11


Bring­ing the Garden In­side: Cut Flower Ar­range­ments  Glen Fo­erd on the Delaware, 5001 Grant Ave., 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Learn tricks of the trade for ar­ran­ging flowers. Bring a box to take home your cre­ation. Pre­pay­ment and re­gis­tra­tion re­quired. $45 mem­ber, $50 non-mem­ber. 215-632-5330.

Com­puter Train­ing Ox­ford Circle Chris­ti­an De­vel­op­ment As­so­ci­ation, 900 E. How­ell St. 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Learn com­puter ba­sics or get as­sist­ance with soft­ware, e.g. Mi­crosoft Of­fice. 215-288-8507.

Tues­day, June 12


Com­munity Col­lege of Phil­adelphia Open House North­east Re­gion­al Cen­ter, 12901 Town­send Road. 6 p.m. Also: Ju­ly 24, 6 p.m. RS­VP: open­ 

Fourth An­nu­al Fatima Holy Hours for World Peace 7 p.m. Second in a series sponsored by the Phil­adelphia Arch­dioces­an Di­vi­sion of the World Apostolate of Fatima. St. John Can­ti­us Chapel, Thompson and Or­tho­dox streets.


Frank­ford North­east Phila Rotary Club Cannstat­ter, 9130 Academy Road. 12:15 to 1:30 p.m. Buf­fet lunch served.

Holmes­burg Civic As­so­ci­ation Holmes­burg Re­cre­ation Cen­ter, Rhawn and Dit­man streets. 7:15 p.m. Guests: City Coun­cil­man Bobby Hen­on and Capt. Len Ditch­kof­sky, com­mand­er of the 8th Po­lice Dis­trict. 215-624-6614.

Life Coach Philly June 12 and every Tues­day through the sum­mer. Per­son­al Em­power­ment Presents: Weight Coach­ing Work­shop, led by Dr. Bak­shi. Starts at noon with in­ter­mit­tent ses­sions throughout the day. Call 215-725-1995 or e-mail paula@li­fe­coach­

Life Coach Philly June 12 and every Tues­day through the sum­mer. Learn to handle your day-to-day chal­lenges with Per­son­al Em­power­ment Group.. En­hance your ex­ist­ing ca­reer or just look­ing for per­son­al de­vel­op­ment. Space lim­ited. Call 215-725-1995 or e-mail paula@li­fe­coach­ 

Saint Mar­tin of Tours School Com­munity plan­ning meet­ing. 6:30 p.m. 5450 Roosevelt Blvd. Lower North­east Dis­trict Plan re­view pub­lic in­put from first com­munity meet­ing; hear draft re­com­mend­a­tions for the plan; work with City Plan­ning Com­mis­sion staff to de­term­ine fu­ture de­vel­op­ment scen­ari­os.  The dis­trict plans are a part of Phil­adelphi­a2035, the city’s com­pre­hens­ive plan. Free park­ing avail­able. Con­tact Ian Litwin, pro­ject man­ager; 215-683-4609 or www.phil­

Wed­nes­day, June 13


Bustleton Lib­rary E-Book Read­er Open House 10199 Bustleton Ave. 10 a.m. Also on June 14 at 6 p.m. Learn how to down­load free books to your kindle, nook, iPad. Bring your lib­rary card and I.D. 215-685-0472.

Thursday, June 14


Art Pro­gram Lawn­crest Lib­rary, 6098 Rising Sun Ave. 2:30 p.m. Sponsored by Phil­adelphia Arts in Edu­ca­tion. Also on June 21 and 28, Ju­ly 5, 19 and 26, and Aug. 2, 9 and 16. Space is lim­ited, must re­gister at lib­rary. 215-685-0549.

Flag Day Fam­ily Storytime Lawn­crest Lib­rary, 6098 Rising Sun Ave. 4 p.m. Stor­ies, an easy craft, snacks. 215-685-0549.


Burholme Com­munity Town Watch and Civic As­so­ci­ation 7 p.m. United Meth­od­ist Church of Re­deem­er, Cottman and Lawndale av­en­ues. Guest: City Coun­cil­wo­man Maria Quinones-Sanc­hez. 215-722-4901.

Can­cer Sup­port Com­munity, Food For Liv­ing Well for People Im­pacted by Can­cer - Pro­cess Foods: The Good, Bad and Real­ity. 3 to 4:30 p.m. RS­VP by June 12. For in­form­a­tion and loc­a­tion call 215-879-7733.

Fri­day, June 15


The Danube Swa­bi­an As­so­ci­ation 1277 Southamp­ton Road. Free Fri­day Night Con­certs. 7 p.m. Dixie Boys (Dixie­land and clas­sic jazz). Food and bever­ages avail­able for pur­chase. 215-722-4253.

Sat­urday, June 16


North­east Com­munity Church 3300 Tyson Ave. 5 p.m. Doubt Night-Can God Make a Dif­fer­ence? Itali­an din­ner and dis­cus­sion. All are wel­come, free, all ages in­cluded. 215-332-8738.

Yard Sale Grace Com­munity Bible Church, 648 Knorr St. (at Ox­ford Av­en­ue). 6 a.m. set-up; 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. No fee to set up. 215-745-2799.

Youth Field Day Holmes­burg Fish & Game Pro­tect­ive As­so­ci­ation/Phil­adelpia Hunt­ing & Shoot­ing As­so­ci­ation. 5100 Pennypack St. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Lunch will be provided. Sign-in be­gins at 8 a.m., pre-re­gis­tra­tion is re­quired. www.holmes­;

Sunday, June 17


Holmes­burg United Meth­od­ist Church - Her­old’s “Zampa” June 17 and June 24 at 4 p.m. 8118 Frank­ford Av­en­ue at Welsh Road. Two park­ing lots, wheel­chair ac­cess­ible. Tick­ets $25. In­form­a­tion and/or ad­vance re­ser­va­tions: 215-224-0257.


South Phil­adelphia Post 98, Jew­ish War Vet­er­ans Men and wo­men who served in the mil­it­ary in­vited to be­come mem­bers. As­so­ci­ate mem­bers are also wel­come. Group meets at Casino Deli Res­taur­ant, 2425 Welsh Road, every third Sunday of the month at 10 a.m. Info: Bernie, 215-332-5047 or Gil, 215-969-6700, Ext. 212 (leave mes­sage).

Monday, June 18


Tre­vose Hor­ti­cul­tur­al “Cot­tage Gar­dens” fea­tured pro­gram. 7 p.m. at Wood River Vil­lage, 3200 Ben­s­alem Blvd., Ben­s­alem. Dona­tion of $3 from non-mem­bers. 856-866-9163.

Vendor Alert

Peace Luther­an Church 3900 Hul­meville Road, Ben­s­alem. Flea mar­ket/straw­berry fest­iv­al, June 16, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. $15 single space, $25 double space. 215-638-1815.

Holy Re­deem­er La­fay­ette Out­doors. June 23, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. $25 a space. 215-214-2822.

Ta­cony Civic As­so­ci­ation Dis­ston Park, 6900 Key­stone St. June 23, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. No rain date. Spaces $10. 215-338-2575 or ta­co­n­

White­hall Baptist Church 3541 Avalon St. June 23, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. 215-969-3836.

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

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


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