Events (May 16, 2012)


Fri­day, May 18


Camp­fire Storytelling Activ­ity and Marsh­mal­low Toast 7:30 to 9 p.m., Pennypack En­vir­on­ment­al Cen­ter, 8600 Ver­ree Road. 215-685-0470.

Cha­ris­mat­ic Heal­ing Mass St. Martha Cath­ol­ic Church, 11301 Academy Road. Pray­er and praise at 6:45 p.m.; liturgy at 7:15. Sponsored by the North Vi­cari­ate Pray­er Com­munit­ies. 215-637-5441.


Dis­ston Me­mori­al Pres­by­teri­an Church 4500 Tyson Ave. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Also May 19, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. No goods ac­cep­ted on sale days. 215-624-0151.

Sat­urday, May 19


Car Show 6200 block Hawthorne St. 2 p.m. to dusk. Live mu­sic and an art show. Info: 267-334-0118 or­li­

Com­munity Day, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tar­get store, 7400 Bustleton Ave. Presen­ted by 2nd Po­lice Dis­trict Ad­vis­ory Coun­cil and state Sen. Christine Tartagli­one. Ken Hy­ers Me­mori­al Bike Ride starts at 9 a.m. Day’s activ­it­ies in­clude free child fin­ger­print­ing, VIN etch­ing, doc­u­ment shred­ding, elec­tron­ics re­cyc­ling, pet-food drive for PAWS; also in­form­a­tion tables for po­lice K-9 unit, crime-scene unit, Phil­adelphia Fire De­part­ment, state and loc­al agen­cies and elec­ted of­fi­cials. 215-533-0440.

Fifth An­nu­al May­fair May Fair Noon to 6 p.m. Along Frank­ford Av­en­ue from Har­bison Av­en­ue to Rhawn Street. Live mu­sic, dog parade, snacks, car show and art show. www.may­fair­ 

Frank­ford Garden Club Plant Sale 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Over­ing­ton Park, Or­tho­dox and Leiper streets. No food vendors. Church will host a free Com­munity Break­fast that day. 215-988-0703.

Friends of Pennypack Park Re­cyc­ling, Lin­coln High School, Ry­an Av­en­ue park­ing lot, 9 a.m. to noon, rain or shine. Bring all pa­per products, in­clud­ing card­board, alu­min­um cans and cloth­ing (in­clud­ing lin­ens, tow­els, belts and

shoes). Print­er cart­ridges, cell phones, house­hold bat­ter­ies, pack­ing pea­nuts and bubble wrap also ac­cep­ted. Vis­it the free book and magazine table. Info: 215-934-PARK.

Gym­nastics re­gis­tra­tion Noon to 2 p.m., Pel­bano Re­cre­ation Cen­ter, 8101 Bustleton Ave. Re­gister for Tues­day and Fri­day sum­mer classes, $60. Also: Re­gister on May 22, 6 to 8 p.m. 215-880-8986.

May­fair Fallen Her­oes 5K Run and Walk, in memory of fire­fight­er Joseph Kon­rad. 8:30 a.m. Lin­coln High School park­ing lot, 3200 Ry­an Ave. The entry fee $25. Re­gis­tra­tion runs from 7:30 to 8:20 a.m. www.may­fair­

Re­mem­brance Mass Nativ­ity BVM Church, 2535 E. Al­legheny Ave. Mass marks the one-year an­niversary of the death of Timothy Con­nors. All par­ents who have lost a child are in­vited. 215-739-2735.

Storytelling Camp­fire, Jack Tales An even­ing of stor­ies around the camp­fire. Pennypack En­vir­on­ment­al Cen­ter on Ver­ree Road. En­joy a se­lec­tion of South­ern Ap­palachi­an Jack Tales. Camp­fires and marsh­mal­lows.

Farm to Table Day, Sat­urday, May 19, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free event sponsored by the Phil­adelphia School Dis­trict. Activ­it­ies, demon­stra­tions and hands-on activ­it­ies. 215-685-0426.

Two Funny Philly Guys, com­edy show fea­tur­ing Big Daddy Gra­ham and Joe Conk­lin, 8 p.m. at the Klein JCC, 10100 Jam­is­on Ave. Show is a fund-raiser for con­struc­tion of an out­door hockey rink at the com­munity cen­ter. Tick­ets at the door, $30. 215-698-7300, Ext. 146.


A.L. Fitzpatrick School 11061 Knights Road. Sponsored by Fitz/PVO. Spaces $20 each, two for $35. 215-281-2646.

Beth­esda Church 808 Red Li­on Road. Spaces $15 or two for $25. 215-464-3131.

Farm Table Day at Fox Chase Farm 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free event and open to all mem­bers of com­munity. Over 30 ex­hib­it­ors cov­er­ing ag­ri­cul­tur­al products, dairy, ve­get­ables, beef and apples. Op­por­tun­it­ies for mak­ing candles, build­ing bird houses, pony rides, draft horse demo and square dan­cing. Vendors dis­play­ing and selling Pennsylvania products. Apple pie and cook­ie con­test and prizes. 215-728-5008.

Holmes­burg United Meth­od­ist Church 8118 Frank­ford Ave. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Vendor spaces $10 if re­served by May 16, $15 after. 215-333-3155 or 215-338-2249. Church also wel­comes dona­tions knick-knacks, bric-a-brac, house­hold items and col­lect­ibles to its second­hand shop Ann’s At­tic, which raises funds to be­ne­fit church out­reach pro­grams, daily meal pro­gram and weekly food cup­board.

Pil­grim Com­munity Church, 1407 Marl­bor­ough St. (corner of Marl­bor­ough and Bel­grade). 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Space $10 ($15 if table is re­quired from church). No food vendors. 215-287-0703.

Ta­cony Lib­rary 6742 Tor­res­dale Ave. (at Knorr Street), 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Presen­ted by the Friends of Ta­cony Lib­rary. Rain date June 2. 215-685-8755.

Sunday, May 20


Con­cert, 6:30 p.m., Con­greg­a­tions Adath Je­shur­un 7763 Old York Road, Elkins Park, fea­tures The Foun­tain­heads, an Is­raeli singing group that per­forms Hebrew and Is­raeli songs along with con­tem­por­ary pop songs set to Jew­ish lyr­ics. Info: 215-635-6611.


The South Phil­adelphia Post #98, Jew­ish War Vet­er­ans, in­vites any man or wo­man who served in the mil­it­ary to join.  As­so­ci­ate mem­bers also wel­come. Group meets at Casino Deli Res­taur­ant, 2425 Welsh Road, on the third Sunday of each month at 10 a.m. Info: Bernie, 215-332-5047 or Gil, 215-969-6700 Ext. 212 and leave mes­sage.


Samuel Ta­bas Apts. 2101 Strahle St. In­door-out­door. 9 a.m. to noon.

Monday, May 21


Mary Moth­er of Cap­tives Cop­ing with a loved one in pris­on. Sup­port group for those with a loved one in pris­on. 7 p.m. Cath­ol­ic So­cial Ser­vices, 7340 Jack­son St., second floor.

May­fair Civic As­so­ci­ation 7 p.m. May­fair Com­munity Cen­ter, 2990 St. Vin­cent St. 215-292-3926.

Tues­day, May 22


Con­cert, Ol­ney Sym­phony Or­ches­tra, Jack Moore, con­duct­or, 7:30 p.m., Be­rachah Church, 400 Ash­bourne Road, Row­land Park, Chel­ten­ham Twp. All con­certs are free, mem­ber­ships or dona­tions ap­pre­ci­ated.

Quit Smoking Com­fort­ably Free pro­gram at Lawn­crest Lib­rary, 6098 Rising Sun Ave., 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Tues­days through June 26. Sup­por­ted by Phil­adelphia and Pennsylvania de­part­ments of health. Re­gis­tra­tion re­quired: 888-736-6776.

Wed­nes­day, May 23


Arth­rit­is Pain Dis­cus­sion Naz­areth Hos­pit­al cafet­er­ia. Free arth­rit­is as­sess­ments will be offered. Sem­in­ar at 6 p.m.; check-in and screen­ings at 4:30 p.m. Re­gis­tra­tion is re­quired.  To re­gister call 1.877.GO.MERCY, or vis­it www.Mer­cyOrthoSem­in­­areth


Le­high Baptist Church, 934 Al­bur­ger Ave., June 2. Space $20, or two for $30. 215-495-9684.

United Meth­od­ist Church of Hunt­ing­don Val­ley, Hunt­ing­don Pike and By­berry Road. 215-947-7961. Flea Mar­ket, June 2, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Auump­tion BVM Church, 1900 Mead­ow­brook Ave. Feasterville, Flea mar­ket. June 9, 7 to 11 a.m., $15 cost of table. To re­serve table call 215-364-2435.

Holy Re­deem­er Vil­lage 1551 Hunt­ing­don Pike. June 9, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call for info on spaces 215-938-0469.

Wissi­nom­ing United Meth­od­ist Church, 4419 Comly St. Flea mar­ket, June 9, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., table $10. Info: 215-289-5957.

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, call 215-638-1815 for more info.

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

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

White­hall Baptist Church, 3541 Avalon St. June 23, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call for info on spaces: 215-969-3836. ••


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